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
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 6-812$1,872,458-18-$104,025$1,872,4581
Nov 13-153$5,874,628+213.7%174+156$33,762$8,699,1802
Nov 20-226$10,881,772+85.2%629+455$17,300$21,277,5213
Nov 25-29
Thanksgiving 5-Day
9$9,392,227-663-$14,166$32,433,482-
Nov 26-29
Thanksgiving 4-Day
8$8,362,514-663-$12,613$32,433,482-
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
8$7,081,032-34.9%663+34$10,680$32,433,4824
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
12$2,282,077-67.8%664+1$3,436$36,252,0125
Dec 11-1315$1,280,550-43.9%664-$1,928$38,282,4896
Dec 18-2013$1,203,741-6%1,003+339$1,200$40,084,4127
Dec 25-2716$865,083-28.1%629-374$1,375$41,778,9208
Jan 1-316$924,203+6.8%629-$1,469$43,492,1929
Jan 8-1018$464,718-49.7%408-221$1,139$44,311,45910
Jan 15-1726$238,797-48.6%228-180$1,047$44,758,54111
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
26$314,016-228-$1,377$44,833,760-
Jan 22-2429$211,820-11.3%194-34$1,091$45,142,92612
Jan 29-3129$215,131+1.6%222+28$969$45,447,88913
Feb 5-720$474,156+120.4%669+447$708$46,057,20914
Feb 12-1427$210,844-55.5%269-400$783$46,520,76515
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
28$261,563-269-$972$46,571,484-
Feb 19-2132$160,848-23.7%259-10$621$46,819,33516
Feb 26-2830$204,887+27.4%268+9$764$47,109,62517
Mar 5-731$181,674-11.3%217-51$837$47,395,66118
Mar 12-1439$65,502-63.9%115-102$569$47,536,95919