Precious

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Grosses

Domestic (74.7%)
$47,566,524
Summary Details
DistributorLionsgate
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Opening$1,872,458
18 theaters
Budget$10,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Nov 6, 2009 (Nov 20, 2009) - Mar 18, 2010
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 50 min
GenresDrama
In Release421 days/60 weeks
Widest Release1,003 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 6Friday12$587,859--18$32,658$587,8591
Nov 7Saturday14$699,614+19%-18$38,867$1,287,4732
Nov 8Sunday11$584,985-16.4%-18$32,499$1,872,4583
Nov 9Monday10$232,636-60.2%-18$12,924$2,105,0944
Nov 10Tuesday11$227,698-2.1%-18$12,649$2,332,7925
Nov 11Wednesday12$323,600+42.1%-18$17,977$2,656,3926
Nov 12Thursday11$168,160-48%-18$9,342$2,824,5527
Nov 13Friday4$1,904,375+1,032.5%+224%174$10,944$4,728,9278
Nov 14Saturday4$2,396,227+25.8%+242.5%174$13,771$7,125,1549
Nov 15Sunday3$1,574,026-34.3%+169.1%174$9,046$8,699,18010
Nov 16Monday3$479,012-69.6%+105.9%174$2,752$9,178,19211
Nov 17Tuesday4$465,310-2.9%+104.4%174$2,674$9,643,50212
Nov 18Wednesday4$398,182-14.4%+23%174$2,288$10,041,68413
Nov 19Thursday5$354,065-11.1%+110.6%174$2,034$10,395,74914
Nov 20Friday4$3,598,731+916.4%+89%629$5,721$13,994,48015
Nov 21Saturday6$4,582,032+27.3%+91.2%629$7,284$18,576,51216
Nov 22Sunday6$2,701,009-41.1%+71.6%629$4,294$21,277,52117
Nov 23Monday6$870,174-67.8%+81.7%629$1,383$22,147,69518
Nov 24Tuesday6$893,560+2.7%+92%629$1,420$23,041,25519
Nov 25Wednesday9$1,029,713+15.2%+158.6%643$1,601$24,070,96820
Nov 26
Thanksgiving
Thursday9$1,281,482+24.5%+261.9%643$1,992$25,352,45021
Nov 27Friday9$2,769,091+116.1%-23.1%663$4,176$28,121,54122
Nov 28Saturday8$2,897,453+4.6%-36.8%663$4,370$31,018,99423
Nov 29Sunday9$1,414,488-51.2%-47.6%663$2,133$32,433,48224
Nov 30Monday7$416,464-70.6%-52.1%663$628$32,849,94625
Dec 1Tuesday7$420,361+0.9%-53%663$634$33,270,30726
Dec 2Wednesday7$349,785-16.8%-66%663$527$33,620,09227
Dec 3Thursday7$349,843<0.1%-72.7%663$527$33,969,93528
Dec 4Friday12$714,210+104.2%-74.2%664$1,075$34,684,14529
Dec 5Saturday12$974,082+36.4%-66.4%664$1,466$35,658,22730
Dec 6Sunday12$593,785-39%-58%664$894$36,252,01231
Dec 7Monday11$188,623-68.2%-54.7%664$284$36,440,63532
Dec 8Tuesday12$194,293+3%-53.8%664$292$36,634,92833
Dec 9Wednesday12$176,643-9.1%-49.5%664$266$36,811,57134
Dec 10Thursday12$190,368+7.8%-45.6%664$286$37,001,93935
Dec 11Friday14$381,559+100.4%-46.6%664$574$37,383,49836
Dec 12Saturday15$561,445+47.1%-42.4%664$845$37,944,94337
Dec 13Sunday15$337,546-39.9%-43.2%664$508$38,282,48938
Dec 14Monday13$127,319-62.3%-32.5%664$191$38,409,80839
Dec 15Tuesday13$154,758+21.6%-20.3%664$233$38,564,56640
Dec 16Wednesday13$157,615+1.8%-10.8%664$237$38,722,18141
Dec 17Thursday13$158,490+0.6%-16.7%664$238$38,880,67142
Dec 18Friday13$357,236+125.4%-6.4%1,003$356$39,237,90743
Dec 19Saturday13$445,473+24.7%-20.7%1,003$444$39,683,38044
Dec 20Sunday12$401,032-10%+18.8%1,003$399$40,084,41245
Dec 21Monday12$235,873-41.2%+85.3%1,003$235$40,320,28546
Dec 22Tuesday13$258,758+9.7%+67.2%1,003$257$40,579,04347
Dec 23Wednesday13$203,093-21.5%+28.9%907$223$40,782,13648
Dec 24Thursday14$131,701-35.2%-16.9%907$145$40,913,83749
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Friday16$218,408+65.8%-38.9%629$347$41,132,24550
Dec 26Saturday16$346,043+58.4%-22.3%629$550$41,478,28851
Dec 27Sunday16$300,632-13.1%-25%629$477$41,778,92052
Dec 28Monday15$225,350-25%-4.5%629$358$42,004,27053
Dec 29Tuesday16$213,652-5.2%-17.4%629$339$42,217,92254
Dec 30Wednesday16$214,084+0.2%+5.4%629$340$42,432,00655
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Thursday17$135,983-36.5%+3.3%629$216$42,567,98956
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Friday15$339,314+149.5%+55.4%629$539$42,907,30357
Jan 2Saturday15$378,248+11.5%+9.3%629$601$43,285,55158
Jan 3Sunday15$206,641-45.4%-31.3%629$328$43,492,19259
Jan 4Monday14$84,296-59.2%-62.6%629$134$43,576,48860
Jan 5Tuesday14$90,252+7.1%-57.8%629$143$43,666,74061
Jan 6Wednesday14$91,111+1%-57.4%629$144$43,757,85162
Jan 7Thursday12$88,890-2.4%-34.6%629$141$43,846,74163
Jan 8Friday17$123,519+39%-63.6%408$302$43,970,26064
Jan 9Saturday18$199,435+61.5%-47.3%408$488$44,169,69565
Jan 10Sunday17$141,764-28.9%-31.4%408$347$44,311,45966
Jan 11Monday16$45,556-67.9%-46%408$111$44,357,01567
Jan 12Tuesday16$53,884+18.3%-40.3%408$132$44,410,89968
Jan 13Wednesday16$53,801-0.2%-41%408$131$44,464,70069
Jan 14Thursday17$55,044+2.3%-38.1%408$134$44,519,74470
Jan 15Friday24$58,893+7%-52.3%228$258$44,578,63771
Jan 16Saturday24$99,266+68.6%-50.2%228$435$44,677,90372
Jan 17Sunday24$80,638-18.8%-43.1%228$353$44,758,54173
Jan 18
MLK Day
Monday22$75,219-6.7%+65.1%228$329$44,833,76074
Jan 19Tuesday21$32,557-56.7%-39.6%228$142$44,866,31775
Jan 20Wednesday21$30,475-6.4%-43.4%228$133$44,896,79276
Jan 21Thursday21$34,314+12.6%-37.7%228$150$44,931,10677
Jan 22Friday25$57,165+66.6%-2.9%194$294$44,988,27178
Jan 23Saturday25$96,285+68.4%-3%194$496$45,084,55679
Jan 24Sunday25$58,370-39.4%-27.6%194$300$45,142,92680
Jan 25Monday23$19,808-66.1%-73.7%194$102$45,162,73481
Jan 26Tuesday23$22,745+14.8%-30.1%194$117$45,185,47982
Jan 27Wednesday23$23,695+4.2%-22.2%194$122$45,209,17483
Jan 28Thursday23$23,584-0.5%-31.3%194$121$45,232,75884
Jan 29Friday27$54,694+131.9%-4.3%222$246$45,287,45285
Jan 30Saturday26$95,112+73.9%-1.2%222$428$45,382,56486
Jan 31Sunday26$65,325-31.3%+11.9%222$294$45,447,88987
Feb 1Monday24$21,573-67%+8.9%222$97$45,469,46288
Feb 2Tuesday21$37,426+73.5%+64.5%222$168$45,506,88889
Feb 3Wednesday21$38,476+2.8%+62.4%222$173$45,545,36490
Feb 4Thursday21$37,689-2%+59.8%222$169$45,583,05391
Feb 5Friday19$135,492+259.5%+147.7%669$202$45,718,54592
Feb 6Saturday19$221,313+63.3%+132.7%669$330$45,939,85893
Feb 7Sunday18$117,351-47%+79.6%669$175$46,057,20994
Feb 8Monday18$55,184-53%+155.8%669$82$46,112,39395
Feb 9Tuesday16$72,593+31.5%+94%669$108$46,184,98696
Feb 10Wednesday17$56,939-21.6%+48%669$85$46,241,92597
Feb 11Thursday16$67,996+19.4%+80.4%669$101$46,309,92198
Feb 12
Vancouver Olympics
Friday24$44,183-35%-67.4%269$164$46,354,10499
Feb 13
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday24$85,967+94.6%-61.2%269$319$46,440,071100
Feb 14
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday24$80,694-6.1%-31.2%269$299$46,520,765101
Feb 15
Presidents' Day
Vancouver Olympics
Monday25$50,719-37.1%-8.1%269$188$46,571,484102
Feb 16
Vancouver Olympics
Tuesday24$26,458-47.8%-63.6%269$98$46,597,942103
Feb 17
Vancouver Olympics
Wednesday24$29,795+12.6%-47.7%269$110$46,627,737104
Feb 18
Vancouver Olympics
Thursday24$30,750+3.2%-54.8%269$114$46,658,487105
Feb 19
Vancouver Olympics
Friday26$40,394+31.4%-8.6%259$155$46,698,881106
Feb 20
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday26$72,448+79.4%-15.7%259$279$46,771,329107
Feb 21
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday27$48,006-33.7%-40.5%259$185$46,819,335108
Feb 22
Vancouver Olympics
Monday25$16,724-65.2%-67%259$64$46,836,059109
Feb 23
Vancouver Olympics
Tuesday23$22,194+32.7%-16.1%259$85$46,858,253110
Feb 24
Vancouver Olympics
Wednesday23$24,801+11.7%-16.8%259$95$46,883,054111
Feb 25
Vancouver Olympics
Thursday23$21,684-12.6%-29.5%259$83$46,904,738112
Feb 26
Vancouver Olympics
Friday29$35,541+63.9%-12%268$132$46,940,279113
Feb 27
Vancouver Olympics
Saturday24$121,367+241.5%+67.5%268$452$47,061,646114
Feb 28
Vancouver Olympics
Sunday27$47,979-60.5%<0.1%268$179$47,109,625115
Mar 1Monday24$19,527-59.3%+16.8%268$72$47,129,152116
Mar 2Tuesday23$27,401+40.3%+23.5%268$102$47,156,553117
Mar 3Wednesday23$28,199+2.9%+13.7%268$105$47,184,752118
Mar 4Thursday22$29,235+3.7%+34.8%268$109$47,213,987119
Mar 5Friday26$46,590+59.4%+31.1%217$214$47,260,577120
Mar 6Saturday23$93,898+101.5%-22.6%217$432$47,354,475121
Mar 7Sunday26$41,186-56.1%-14.2%217$189$47,395,661122
Mar 8Monday24$18,829-54.3%-3.6%217$86$47,414,490123
Mar 9Tuesday24$21,749+15.5%-20.6%217$100$47,436,239124
Mar 10Wednesday24$18,725-13.9%-33.6%217$86$47,454,964125
Mar 11Thursday26$16,493-11.9%-43.6%217$76$47,471,457126
Mar 12Friday32$19,210+16.5%-58.8%115$167$47,490,667127
Mar 13Saturday32$28,550+48.6%-69.6%115$248$47,519,217128
Mar 14Sunday32$17,742-37.9%-56.9%115$154$47,536,959129
Mar 15Monday29$8,020-54.8%-57.4%115$69$47,544,979130
Mar 16Tuesday29$8,542+6.5%-60.7%115$74$47,553,521131
Mar 17Wednesday31$6,005-29.7%-67.9%115$52$47,559,526132
Mar 18Thursday30$6,998+16.5%-57.6%115$60$47,566,524133