A Prairie Home Companion

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Grosses

Domestic (78.3%)
$20,342,852
Summary Details
DistributorPicturehouse
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Opening$4,566,293
760 theaters
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 45 min
GenresComedy Drama Music Musical Romance Western
In Release206 days/29 weeks
Widest Release767 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jun 9, 2006Friday7$1,419,379--760$1,867$1,419,3791
Jun 10, 2006Saturday7$1,936,706+36.4%-760$2,548$3,356,0852
Jun 11, 2006Sunday7$1,210,208-37.5%-760$1,592$4,566,2933
Jun 12, 2006Monday7$422,465-65.1%-760$555$4,988,7584
Jun 13, 2006Tuesday7$408,397-3.3%-760$537$5,397,1555
Jun 14, 2006Wednesday7$420,726+3%-760$553$5,817,8816
Jun 15, 2006Thursday7$402,483-4.3%-760$529$6,220,3647
Jun 16, 2006Friday11$773,151+92.1%-45.5%767$1,008$6,993,5158
Jun 17, 2006Saturday11$1,154,732+49.4%-40.4%767$1,505$8,148,2479
Jun 18, 2006Sunday11$918,821-20.4%-24.1%767$1,197$9,067,06810
Jun 19, 2006Monday11$298,308-67.5%-29.4%767$388$9,365,37611
Jun 20, 2006Tuesday11$292,581-1.9%-28.4%767$381$9,657,95712
Jun 21, 2006Wednesday11$304,565+4.1%-27.6%767$397$9,962,52213
Jun 22, 2006Thursday11$312,719+2.7%-22.3%767$407$10,275,24114
Jun 23, 2006Friday13$619,326+98%-19.9%752$823$10,894,56715
Jun 24, 2006Saturday12$993,589+60.4%-14%752$1,321$11,888,15616
Jun 25, 2006Sunday13$687,511-30.8%-25.2%752$914$12,575,66717
Jun 26, 2006Monday14$241,683-64.8%-19%752$321$12,817,35018
Jun 27, 2006Tuesday15$243,122+0.6%-16.9%752$323$13,060,47219
Jun 28, 2006Wednesday14$210,945-13.2%-30.7%695$303$13,271,41720
Jun 29, 2006Thursday14$210,208-0.3%-32.8%695$302$13,481,62521
Jun 30, 2006Friday15$346,517+64.8%-44%717$483$13,828,14222
Jul 1, 2006Saturday14$546,953+57.8%-45%717$762$14,375,09523
Jul 2, 2006Sunday14$528,459-3.4%-23.1%717$737$14,903,55424
Jul 3, 2006Monday15$376,172-28.8%+55.6%717$524$15,279,72625
Jul 4, 2006
Independence Day
Tuesday15$385,468+2.5%+58.5%717$537$15,665,19426
Jul 5, 2006Wednesday15$151,852-60.6%-28%717$211$15,817,04627
Jul 6, 2006Thursday15$158,414+4.3%-24.6%717$220$15,975,46028
Jul 7, 2006Friday15$236,045+49%-31.9%653$361$16,211,50529
Jul 8, 2006Saturday14$381,676+61.7%-30.2%653$584$16,593,18130
Jul 9, 2006Sunday15$233,769-38.8%-55.8%653$357$16,826,95031
Jul 10, 2006Monday16$101,682-56.5%-73%653$155$16,928,63232
Jul 11, 2006Tuesday16$112,865+11%-70.7%653$172$17,041,49733
Jul 12, 2006Wednesday15$124,336+10.2%-18.1%653$190$17,165,83334
Jul 13, 2006Thursday15$118,440-4.7%-25.2%653$181$17,284,27335
Jul 14, 2006Friday17$169,392+43%-28.2%536$316$17,453,66536
Jul 15, 2006Saturday15$297,287+75.5%-22.1%536$554$17,750,95237
Jul 16, 2006Sunday15$217,179-26.9%-7.1%536$405$17,968,13138
Jul 17, 2006Monday18$85,119-60.8%-16.3%536$158$18,053,25039
Jul 18, 2006Tuesday18$90,336+6.1%-20%536$168$18,143,58640
Jul 19, 2006Wednesday18$87,219-3.5%-29.9%536$162$18,230,80541
Jul 20, 2006Thursday18$89,156+2.2%-24.7%536$166$18,319,96142
Jul 21, 2006Friday21$100,445+12.7%-40.7%297$338$18,420,40643
Jul 22, 2006Saturday18$181,884+81.1%-38.8%297$612$18,602,29044
Jul 23, 2006Sunday18$122,854-32.5%-43.4%298$412$18,725,14445
Jul 24, 2006Monday20$47,428-61.4%-44.3%298$159$18,772,57246
Jul 25, 2006Tuesday21$47,298-0.3%-47.6%298$158$18,819,87047
Jul 26, 2006Wednesday22$48,010+1.5%-45%298$161$18,867,88048
Jul 27, 2006Thursday22$51,016+6.3%-42.8%298$171$18,918,89649
Jul 28, 2006Friday25$71,813+40.8%-28.5%214$335$18,990,70950
Jul 29, 2006Saturday20$123,862+72.5%-31.9%214$578$19,114,57151
Jul 30, 2006Sunday21$86,636-30.1%-29.5%214$404$19,201,20752
Jul 31, 2006Monday24$33,190-61.7%-30%214$155$19,234,39753
Aug 1, 2006Tuesday25$39,092+17.8%-17.3%214$182$19,273,48954
Aug 2, 2006Wednesday22$40,569+3.8%-15.5%214$189$19,314,05855
Aug 3, 2006Thursday23$37,523-7.5%-26.4%214$175$19,351,58156
Aug 4, 2006Friday30$46,050+22.7%-35.9%182$253$19,397,63157
Aug 5, 2006Saturday27$77,590+68.5%-37.4%182$426$19,475,22158
Aug 6, 2006Sunday29$51,213-34%-40.9%182$281$19,526,43459
Aug 7, 2006Monday28$26,121-49%-21.3%182$143$19,552,55560
Aug 8, 2006Tuesday29$24,091-7.8%-38.4%182$132$19,576,64661
Aug 9, 2006Wednesday30$21,246-11.8%-47.6%182$116$19,597,89262
Aug 10, 2006Thursday30$21,440+0.9%-42.9%182$117$19,619,33263
Aug 11, 2006Friday35$35,209+64.2%-23.5%164$214$19,654,54164
Aug 12, 2006Saturday35$49,329+40.1%-36.4%164$300$19,703,87065
Aug 13, 2006Sunday35$37,642-23.7%-26.5%164$229$19,741,51266
Aug 14, 2006Monday33$16,543-56.1%-36.7%164$100$19,758,05567
Aug 15, 2006Tuesday33$18,249+10.3%-24.2%164$111$19,776,30468
Aug 16, 2006Wednesday32$17,592-3.6%-17.2%164$107$19,793,89669
Aug 17, 2006Thursday33$18,365+4.4%-14.3%164$111$19,812,26170
Aug 18, 2006Friday41$23,085+25.7%-34.4%108$213$19,835,34671
Aug 19, 2006Saturday40$36,517+58.2%-26%108$338$19,871,86372
Aug 20, 2006Sunday42$22,937-37.2%-39.1%108$212$19,894,80073
Aug 21, 2006Monday38$9,379-59.1%-43.3%108$86$19,904,17974
Aug 22, 2006Tuesday38$10,776+14.9%-41%108$99$19,914,95575
Aug 23, 2006Wednesday38$10,119-6.1%-42.5%108$93$19,925,07476
Aug 24, 2006Thursday38$10,638+5.1%-42.1%108$98$19,935,71277
Aug 25, 2006Friday37$20,294+90.8%-12.1%85$238$19,956,00678
Aug 26, 2006Saturday37$29,493+45.3%-19.2%85$346$19,985,49979
Aug 27, 2006Sunday39$18,236-38.2%-20.5%85$214$20,003,73580
Aug 28, 2006Monday39$6,285-65.5%-33%85$73$20,010,02081
Aug 29, 2006Tuesday36$7,404+17.8%-31.3%85$87$20,017,42482
Aug 30, 2006Wednesday35$7,910+6.8%-21.8%85$93$20,025,33483
Aug 31, 2006Thursday36$7,432-6%-30.1%85$87$20,032,76684
Sep 1, 2006Friday41$12,454+67.6%-38.6%90$138$20,045,22085
Sep 2, 2006Saturday42$19,702+58.2%-33.2%90$218$20,064,92286
Sep 3, 2006Sunday42$17,638-10.5%-3.3%90$195$20,082,56087
Sep 4, 2006
Labor Day
Monday40$15,123-14.3%+140.6%90$168$20,097,68388
Sep 5, 2006Tuesday38$4,645-69.3%-37.3%90$51$20,102,32889
Sep 6, 2006Wednesday36$5,786+24.6%-26.9%90$64$20,108,11490
Sep 7, 2006Thursday35$6,387+10.4%-14.1%90$70$20,114,50191
Sep 8, 2006Friday39$20,724+224.5%+66.4%118$175$20,135,22592
Sep 9, 2006Saturday39$23,388+12.9%+18.7%118$198$20,158,61393
Sep 10, 2006Sunday39$13,437-42.5%-23.8%118$113$20,172,05094
Sep 11, 2006Monday35$8,156-39.3%-46.1%118$69$20,180,20695
Sep 12, 2006Tuesday36$7,436-8.8%+60.1%118$63$20,187,64296
Sep 13, 2006Wednesday36$7,187-3.3%+24.2%118$60$20,194,82997
Sep 14, 2006Thursday36$8,719+21.3%+36.5%118$73$20,203,54898
Sep 15, 2006Friday46$7,780-10.8%-62.5%87$89$20,211,32899
Sep 16, 2006Saturday46$11,006+41.5%-52.9%87$126$20,222,334100
Sep 17, 2006Sunday45$7,273-33.9%-45.9%87$83$20,229,607101
Sep 18, 2006Monday32$8,980+23.5%+10.1%87$103$20,238,587102
Sep 19, 2006Tuesday40$3,634-59.5%-51.1%87$41$20,242,221103
Sep 20, 2006Wednesday36$5,637+55.1%-21.6%87$64$20,247,858104
Sep 21, 2006Thursday39$4,263-24.4%-51.1%87$49$20,252,121105
Sep 22, 2006Friday45$9,692+127.4%+24.6%72$134$20,261,813106
Sep 23, 2006Saturday43$16,385+69.1%+48.9%72$227$20,278,198107
Sep 24, 2006Sunday43$9,137-44.2%+25.6%72$126$20,287,335108
Sep 25, 2006Monday36$4,893-46.4%-45.5%72$67$20,292,228109
Sep 26, 2006Tuesday37$3,712-24.1%+2.1%72$51$20,295,940110
Sep 27, 2006Wednesday38$3,602-3%-36.1%72$50$20,299,542111
Sep 28, 2006Thursday41$2,841-21.1%-33.4%72$39$20,302,383112
Sep 29, 2006Friday43$3,856+35.7%-60.2%44$87$20,306,239113
Sep 30, 2006Saturday43$7,515+94.9%-54.1%44$170$20,313,754114
Oct 1, 2006Sunday42$4,793-36.2%-47.5%44$108$20,318,547115
Oct 2, 2006Monday33$5,467+14.1%+11.7%44$124$20,324,014116
Oct 3, 2006Tuesday38$2,949-46.1%-20.6%44$67$20,326,963117
Oct 4, 2006Wednesday38$2,717-7.9%-24.6%44$61$20,329,680118
Oct 5, 2006Thursday38$2,274-16.3%-20%44$51$20,331,954119
Oct 6, 2006Friday44$1,576-30.7%-59.1%20$78$20,333,530120
Oct 7, 2006Saturday43$2,215+40.5%-70.5%20$110$20,335,745121
Oct 8, 2006Sunday42$2,864+29.3%-40.2%20$143$20,338,609122
Oct 9, 2006
Columbus Day
Monday41$610-78.7%-88.8%20$30$20,339,219123
Oct 10, 2006Tuesday39$586-3.9%-80.1%20$29$20,339,805124
Oct 11, 2006Wednesday35$1,724+194.2%-36.5%20$86$20,341,529125
Oct 12, 2006Thursday37$1,323-23.3%-41.8%20$66$20,342,852126