How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.

Grosses

Domestic (14.5%)
$2,778,752
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Runtime1 hr 50 min
Opening Weekend$1,430,294
1,750 theaters
GenresBiography Comedy Drama Romance
Widest Release1,750 theaters
In Release91 days/13 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 3, 2008Friday16$471,330--1,750$269$471,3301
Oct 4, 2008Saturday19$591,503+25.5%-1,750$338$1,062,8332
Oct 5, 2008Sunday17$367,461-37.9%-1,750$209$1,430,2943
Oct 6, 2008Monday16$139,943-61.9%-1,750$79$1,570,2374
Oct 7, 2008Tuesday16$149,402+6.8%-1,750$85$1,719,6395
Oct 8, 2008Wednesday16$147,137-1.5%-1,750$84$1,866,7766
Oct 9, 2008Thursday16$151,250+2.8%-1,750$86$2,018,0267
Oct 10, 2008Friday22$139,247-7.9%-70.5%1,673$83$2,157,2738
Oct 11, 2008Saturday25$170,203+22.2%-71.2%1,673$101$2,327,4769
Oct 12, 2008Sunday24$130,616-23.3%-64.5%1,673$78$2,458,09210
Oct 13, 2008
Columbus Day
Monday23$77,393-40.7%-44.7%1,673$46$2,535,48511
Oct 14, 2008Tuesday20$52,753-31.8%-64.7%1,673$31$2,588,23812
Oct 15, 2008Wednesday20$49,321-6.5%-66.5%1,673$29$2,637,55913
Oct 16, 2008Thursday21$52,443+6.3%-65.3%1,673$31$2,690,00214
Oct 17, 2008Friday45$10,406-80.2%-92.5%122$85$2,700,40815
Oct 18, 2008Saturday43$14,872+42.9%-91.3%122$121$2,715,28016
Oct 19, 2008Sunday44$10,670-28.3%-91.8%122$87$2,725,95017
Oct 20, 2008Monday41$3,648-65.8%-95.3%122$29$2,729,59818
Oct 21, 2008Tuesday39$4,979+36.5%-90.6%122$40$2,734,57719
Oct 22, 2008Wednesday44$3,582-28.1%-92.7%122$29$2,738,15920
Oct 23, 2008Thursday41$3,944+10.1%-92.5%122$32$2,742,10321
Oct 24, 2008Friday49$2,502-36.6%-76%18$139$2,744,60522
Oct 25, 2008Saturday51$2,706+8.2%-81.8%18$150$2,747,31123
Oct 26, 2008Sunday52$2,192-19%-79.5%18$121$2,749,50324
Oct 27, 2008Monday49$836-61.9%-77.1%18$46$2,750,33925
Oct 28, 2008Tuesday48$1,101+31.7%-77.9%18$61$2,751,44026
Oct 29, 2008Wednesday50$1,273+15.6%-64.5%18$70$2,752,71327
Oct 30, 2008Thursday49$963-24.4%-75.6%18$53$2,753,67628
Oct 31, 2008
Halloween
Friday56$426-55.8%-83%5$85$2,754,10229
Nov 1, 2008Saturday56$1,028+141.3%-62%5$205$2,755,13030
Nov 2, 2008Sunday58$481-53.2%-78.1%5$96$2,755,61131
Nov 3, 2008Monday52$392-18.5%-53.1%5$78$2,756,00332
Nov 4, 2008Tuesday53$201-48.7%-81.7%5$40$2,756,20433
Nov 5, 2008Wednesday56$267+32.8%-79%5$53$2,756,47134
Nov 6, 2008Thursday57$316+18.4%-67.2%5$63$2,756,78735
Nov 7, 2008Friday56$259-18%-39.2%2$129$2,757,04636
Nov 8, 2008Saturday56$407+57.1%-60.4%2$203$2,757,45337
Nov 9, 2008Sunday57$260-36.1%-45.9%2$130$2,757,71338
Nov 10, 2008Monday53$177-31.9%-54.8%2$88$2,757,89039
Nov 11, 2008Tuesday54$59-66.7%-70.6%2$29$2,757,94940
Nov 12, 2008Wednesday56$57-3.4%-78.7%2$28$2,758,00641
Nov 13, 2008Thursday54$58+1.8%-81.6%2$29$2,758,06442
Nov 14, 2008Friday55$382+558.6%+47.5%5$76$2,758,44643
Nov 15, 2008Saturday55$469+22.8%+15.2%5$93$2,758,91544
Nov 16, 2008Sunday55$235-49.9%-9.6%5$47$2,759,15045
Nov 17, 2008Monday50$149-36.6%-15.8%5$29$2,759,29946
Nov 18, 2008Tuesday50$171+14.8%+189.8%5$34$2,759,47047
Nov 19, 2008Wednesday51$101-40.9%+77.2%5$20$2,759,57148
Nov 20, 2008Thursday51$110+8.9%+89.7%5$22$2,759,68149
Nov 21, 2008Friday52$264+140%-30.9%4$66$2,759,94550
Nov 22, 2008Saturday52$316+19.7%-32.6%4$79$2,760,26151
Nov 23, 2008Sunday51$192-39.2%-18.3%4$48$2,760,45352
Nov 24, 2008Monday49$78-59.4%-47.7%4$19$2,760,53153
Nov 25, 2008Tuesday49$166+112.8%-2.9%4$41$2,760,69754
Nov 26, 2008Wednesday44$896+439.8%+787.1%29$30$2,761,59355
Nov 27, 2008
Thanksgiving
Thursday44$938+4.7%+752.7%29$32$2,762,53156
Nov 28, 2008Friday45$1,936+106.4%+633.3%29$66$2,764,46757
Nov 29, 2008Saturday45$2,069+6.9%+554.7%29$71$2,766,53658
Nov 30, 2008Sunday44$1,474-28.8%+667.7%29$50$2,768,01059
Dec 1, 2008Monday43$715-51.5%+816.7%29$24$2,768,72560
Dec 2, 2008Tuesday43$718+0.4%+332.5%29$24$2,769,44361
Dec 3, 2008Wednesday43$758+5.6%-15.4%29$26$2,770,20162
Dec 4, 2008Thursday45$652-14%-30.5%29$22$2,770,85363
Dec 5, 2008Friday46$1,660+154.6%-14.3%26$63$2,772,51364
Dec 6, 2008Saturday46$2,004+20.7%-3.1%26$77$2,774,51765
Dec 7, 2008Sunday46$1,076-46.3%-27%26$41$2,775,59366
Dec 8, 2008Monday45$625-41.9%-12.6%26$24$2,776,21867
Dec 9, 2008Tuesday44$756+21%+5.3%26$29$2,776,97468
Dec 10, 2008Wednesday45$668-11.6%-11.9%26$25$2,777,64269
Dec 11, 2008Thursday45$600-10.2%-8%26$23$2,778,24270