The Dictator

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Grosses

Domestic (33.3%)
$59,650,222
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$17,435,092
3,008 theaters
Budget$65,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 23 min
GenresComedy
In Release230 days/32 weeks
Widest Release3,014 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
May 16, 2012Wednesday2$4,175,274--3,003$1,390$4,175,2741
May 17, 2012Thursday2$2,865,807-31.4%-3,003$954$7,041,0812
May 18, 2012Friday3$5,727,753+99.9%-3,008$1,904$12,768,8343
May 19, 2012Saturday3$6,651,247+16.1%-3,008$2,211$19,420,0814
May 20, 2012Sunday3$5,056,092-24%-3,008$1,680$24,476,1735
May 21, 2012Monday3$2,157,365-57.3%-3,008$717$26,633,5386
May 22, 2012Tuesday3$2,151,734-0.3%-3,008$715$28,785,2727
May 23, 2012Wednesday3$1,520,191-29.4%-63.6%3,008$505$30,305,4638
May 24, 2012Thursday3$1,542,641+1.5%-46.2%3,008$512$31,848,1049
May 25, 2012Friday5$2,777,545+80.1%-51.5%3,014$921$34,625,64910
May 26, 2012Saturday4$3,318,973+19.5%-50.1%3,014$1,101$37,944,62211
May 27, 2012Sunday4$3,180,042-4.2%-37.1%3,014$1,055$41,124,66412
May 28, 2012
Memorial Day
Monday4$2,188,857-31.2%+1.5%3,014$726$43,313,52113
May 29, 2012Tuesday3$1,158,547-47.1%-46.2%3,014$384$44,472,06814
May 30, 2012Wednesday4$812,022-29.9%-46.6%3,014$269$45,284,09015
May 31, 2012Thursday4$826,270+1.8%-46.4%3,014$274$46,110,36016
Jun 1, 2012Friday6$1,403,679+69.9%-49.5%2,649$529$47,514,03917
Jun 2, 2012Saturday6$1,977,641+40.9%-40.4%2,649$746$49,491,68018
Jun 3, 2012Sunday5$1,320,684-33.2%-58.5%2,649$498$50,812,36419
Jun 4, 2012Monday4$561,166-57.5%-74.4%2,649$211$51,373,53020
Jun 5, 2012Tuesday4$669,732+19.3%-42.2%2,649$252$52,043,26221
Jun 6, 2012Wednesday7$502,062-25%-38.2%2,649$189$52,545,32422
Jun 7, 2012Thursday7$493,216-1.8%-40.3%2,649$186$53,038,54023
Jun 8, 2012Friday8$713,818+44.7%-49.1%1,651$432$53,752,35824
Jun 9, 2012Saturday9$849,480+19%-57%1,651$514$54,601,83825
Jun 10, 2012Sunday8$679,265-20%-48.6%1,651$411$55,281,10326
Jun 11, 2012Monday8$311,012-54.2%-44.6%1,651$188$55,592,11527
Jun 12, 2012Tuesday8$386,067+24.1%-42.4%1,651$233$55,978,18228
Jun 13, 2012Wednesday8$318,114-17.6%-36.6%1,651$192$56,296,29629
Jun 14, 2012Thursday8$271,967-14.5%-44.9%1,651$164$56,568,26330
Jun 15, 2012Friday11$347,160+27.6%-51.4%1,119$310$56,915,42331
Jun 16, 2012Saturday12$453,050+30.5%-46.7%1,119$404$57,368,47332
Jun 17, 2012Sunday11$309,244-31.7%-54.5%1,119$276$57,677,71733
Jun 18, 2012Monday11$158,014-48.9%-49.2%1,119$141$57,835,73134
Jun 19, 2012Tuesday11$182,377+15.4%-52.8%1,119$162$58,018,10835
Jun 20, 2012Wednesday11$157,820-13.5%-50.4%1,119$141$58,175,92836
Jun 21, 2012Thursday11$148,160-6.1%-45.5%1,119$132$58,324,08837
Jun 22, 2012Friday18$120,371-18.8%-65.3%316$380$58,444,45938
Jun 23, 2012Saturday18$151,604+25.9%-66.5%316$479$58,596,06339
Jun 24, 2012Sunday17$108,989-28.1%-64.8%316$344$58,705,05240
Jun 25, 2012Monday16$63,067-42.1%-60.1%316$199$58,768,11941
Jun 26, 2012Tuesday15$73,365+16.3%-59.8%316$232$58,841,48442
Jun 27, 2012Wednesday17$53,309-27.3%-66.2%316$168$58,894,79343
Jun 28, 2012Thursday19$47,239-11.4%-68.1%316$149$58,942,03244
Jun 29, 2012Friday29$45,725-3.2%-62%130$351$58,987,75745
Jun 30, 2012Saturday28$56,868+24.4%-62.5%130$437$59,044,62546
Jul 1, 2012Sunday26$49,051-13.7%-55%130$377$59,093,67647
Jul 2, 2012Monday27$22,754-53.6%-63.9%130$175$59,116,43048
Jul 3, 2012Tuesday29$19,548-14.1%-73.4%130$150$59,135,97849
Jul 4, 2012
Independence Day
Wednesday31$15,320-21.6%-71.3%130$117$59,151,29850
Jul 5, 2012Thursday32$15,372+0.3%-67.5%130$118$59,166,67051
Jul 6, 2012Friday31$44,809+191.5%-2%186$240$59,211,47952
Jul 7, 2012Saturday31$53,240+18.8%-6.4%186$286$59,264,71953
Jul 8, 2012Sunday31$45,832-13.9%-6.6%186$246$59,310,55154
Jul 9, 2012Monday29$22,591-50.7%-0.7%186$121$59,333,14255
Jul 10, 2012Tuesday30$24,315+7.6%+24.4%186$130$59,357,45756
Jul 11, 2012Wednesday30$20,946-13.9%+36.7%186$112$59,378,40357
Jul 12, 2012Thursday31$22,574+7.8%+46.9%186$121$59,400,97758
Jul 13, 2012Friday34$31,427+39.2%-29.9%161$195$59,432,40459
Jul 14, 2012Saturday33$37,968+20.8%-28.7%161$235$59,470,37260
Jul 15, 2012Sunday32$34,055-10.3%-25.7%161$211$59,504,42761
Jul 16, 2012Monday29$15,547-54.3%-31.2%161$96$59,519,97462
Jul 17, 2012Tuesday29$17,516+12.7%-28%161$108$59,537,49063
Jul 18, 2012Wednesday31$16,769-4.3%-19.9%161$104$59,554,25964
Jul 19, 2012Thursday33$15,013-10.5%-33.5%161$93$59,569,27265
Jul 20, 2012Friday34$14,153-5.7%-55%105$134$59,583,42566
Jul 21, 2012Saturday34$17,615+24.5%-53.6%105$167$59,601,04067
Jul 22, 2012Sunday32$16,028-9%-52.9%105$152$59,617,06868
Jul 23, 2012Monday29$8,032-49.9%-48.3%105$76$59,625,10069
Jul 24, 2012Tuesday30$8,653+7.7%-50.6%105$82$59,633,75370
Jul 25, 2012Wednesday31$7,836-9.4%-53.3%105$74$59,641,58971
Jul 26, 2012Thursday30$8,633+10.2%-42.5%105$82$59,650,22272