The Life of David Gale

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Grosses

Domestic (51.2%)
$19,955,598
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$7,117,225
2,002 theaters
Budget$38,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 10 min
GenresCrime Drama Thriller
In Release314 days/44 weeks
Widest Release2,003 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Feb 21, 2003Friday5$2,322,355--2,002$1,160$2,322,3551
Feb 22, 2003Saturday6$3,023,075+30.2%-2,002$1,510$5,345,4302
Feb 23, 2003Sunday6$1,771,795-41.4%-2,002$885$7,117,2253
Feb 24, 2003Monday5$460,460-74%-2,002$230$7,577,6854
Feb 25, 2003Tuesday5$551,245+19.7%-2,002$275$8,128,9305
Feb 26, 2003Wednesday5$490,135-11.1%-2,002$244$8,619,0656
Feb 27, 2003Thursday5$450,985-8%-2,002$225$9,070,0507
Feb 28, 2003Friday8$1,301,555+188.6%-44%2,003$649$10,371,6058
Mar 1, 2003Saturday8$2,003,995+54%-33.7%2,003$1,000$12,375,6009
Mar 2, 2003Sunday8$1,231,845-38.5%-30.5%2,003$615$13,607,44510
Mar 3, 2003Monday7$340,510-72.4%-26.1%2,003$170$13,947,95511
Mar 4, 2003Tuesday6$380,570+11.8%-31%2,003$190$14,328,52512
Mar 5, 2003Wednesday6$340,510-10.5%-30.5%2,003$170$14,669,03513
Mar 6, 2003Thursday7$319,495-6.2%-29.2%2,003$159$14,988,53014
Mar 7, 2003Friday10$598,125+87.2%-54%1,872$319$15,586,65515
Mar 8, 2003Saturday10$964,125+61.2%-51.9%1,872$515$16,550,78016
Mar 9, 2003Sunday10$561,983-41.7%-54.4%1,872$300$17,112,76517
Mar 10, 2003Monday10$177,840-68.4%-47.8%1,872$95$17,290,60518
Mar 11, 2003Tuesday10$233,905+31.5%-38.5%1,872$124$17,524,51019
Mar 12, 2003Wednesday10$197,025-15.8%-42.1%1,872$105$17,721,53520
Mar 13, 2003Thursday10$187,335-4.9%-41.4%1,872$100$17,908,87021
Mar 14, 2003Friday18$263,435+40.6%-56%893$295$18,172,30522
Mar 15, 2003Saturday18$415,245+57.6%-56.9%893$465$18,587,55023
Mar 16, 2003Sunday18$223,245-46.2%-60.3%893$249$18,810,79524
Mar 17, 2003Monday18$71,335-68%-59.9%893$79$18,882,13025
Mar 18, 2003Tuesday17$102,775+44.1%-56.1%893$115$18,984,90526
Mar 19, 2003Wednesday18$84,595-17.7%-57.1%893$94$19,069,50027
Mar 20, 2003Thursday18$84,835+0.3%-54.7%893$95$19,154,33528
Mar 21, 2003Friday26$80,025-5.7%-69.6%302$264$19,234,36029
Mar 22, 2003Saturday25$128,350+60.4%-69.1%302$425$19,362,71030
Mar 23, 2003Sunday27$52,850-58.8%-76.3%302$175$19,415,56031
Mar 24, 2003Monday28$24,160-54.3%-66.1%302$80$19,439,72032
Mar 25, 2003Tuesday27$28,690+18.8%-72.1%302$95$19,468,41033
Mar 26, 2003Wednesday27$25,555-10.9%-69.8%302$84$19,493,96534
Mar 27, 2003Thursday27$27,180+6.4%-68%302$90$19,521,14535
Mar 28, 2003Friday41$20,895-23.1%-73.9%110$189$19,542,04036
Mar 29, 2003Saturday41$32,450+55.3%-74.7%110$295$19,574,49037
Mar 30, 2003Sunday44$19,250-40.7%-63.6%110$175$19,593,74038
Mar 31, 2003Monday42$6,605-65.7%-72.7%110$60$19,600,34539
Apr 1, 2003Tuesday37$10,450+58.2%-63.6%110$95$19,610,79540
Apr 2, 2003Wednesday39$8,295-20.6%-67.5%110$75$19,619,09041
Apr 3, 2003Thursday42$7,150-13.8%-73.7%110$65$19,626,24042
Apr 4, 2003Friday53$8,499+18.9%-59.3%65$130$19,634,73943
Apr 5, 2003Saturday53$12,442+46.4%-61.7%65$191$19,647,18144
Apr 6, 2003Sunday54$7,099-42.9%-63.1%65$109$19,654,18345
Apr 7, 2003Monday51$2,420-65.9%-63.4%65$37$19,656,60346
Apr 8, 2003Tuesday48$4,491+85.6%-57%65$69$19,661,09447
Apr 9, 2003Wednesday50$3,750-16.5%-54.8%65$57$19,664,84448
Apr 10, 2003Thursday54$3,020-19.5%-57.8%65$46$19,667,86449
Apr 11, 2003Friday62$3,455+14.4%-59.3%20$172$19,671,31950
Apr 12, 2003Saturday61$4,680+35.5%-62.4%20$234$19,675,99951
Apr 13, 2003Sunday62$2,365-49.5%-66.7%20$118$19,678,36452
Apr 18, 2003Friday66$2,115--38.8%9$235$19,680,47957
Apr 19, 2003Saturday67$2,081-1.6%-55.5%9$231$19,682,56058
Apr 20, 2003
Easter Sunday
Sunday65$1,639-21.2%-30.7%9$182$19,684,19959
Apr 25, 2003Friday73$1,469--30.5%7$209$19,685,66864
Apr 26, 2003Saturday74$2,360+60.7%+13.4%7$337$19,688,02865
Apr 27, 2003Sunday71$1,654-29.9%+0.9%7$236$19,689,68266
Apr 28, 2003Monday69$559-66.2%-7$79$19,690,24167
Apr 29, 2003Tuesday68$623+11.4%-7$89$19,690,86468
Apr 30, 2003Wednesday69$669+7.4%-7$95$19,691,53369
May 1, 2003Thursday67$617-7.8%-7$88$19,692,15070
May 2, 2003Friday79$898+45.5%-38.9%3$299$19,693,04871
May 3, 2003Saturday80$1,166+29.8%-50.6%3$388$19,694,21472
May 4, 2003Sunday78$421-63.9%-74.5%3$140$19,694,63573