Murder by Numbers

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.

Grosses

Domestic (56.3%)
$31,945,749
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$9,307,394
2,663 theaters
Budget$50,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresCrime Mystery Thriller
In Release257 days/36 weeks
Widest Release2,663 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Apr 19, 2002Friday3$2,967,370--2,663$1,114$2,967,3701
Apr 20, 2002Saturday3$4,012,456+35.2%-2,663$1,506$6,979,8262
Apr 21, 2002Sunday3$2,327,568-42%-2,663$874$9,307,3943
Apr 22, 2002Monday3$704,374-69.7%-2,663$264$10,011,7684
Apr 23, 2002Tuesday3$730,294+3.7%-2,663$274$10,742,0625
Apr 24, 2002Wednesday3$651,405-10.8%-2,663$244$11,393,4676
Apr 25, 2002Thursday3$606,909-6.8%-2,663$227$12,000,3767
Apr 26, 2002Friday5$1,878,377+209.5%-36.7%2,663$705$13,878,7538
Apr 27, 2002Saturday3$2,807,813+49.5%-30%2,663$1,054$16,686,5669
Apr 28, 2002Sunday4$1,676,267-40.3%-28%2,663$629$18,362,83310
Apr 29, 2002Monday3$454,191-72.9%-35.5%2,663$170$18,817,02411
Apr 30, 2002Tuesday3$524,169+15.4%-28.2%2,663$196$19,341,19312
May 1, 2002Wednesday3$476,509-9.1%-26.8%2,663$178$19,817,70213
May 2, 2002Thursday3$451,531-5.2%-25.6%2,663$169$20,269,23314
May 3, 2002Friday5$1,171,190+159.4%-37.6%2,565$456$21,440,42315
May 4, 2002Saturday4$1,630,560+39.2%-41.9%2,565$635$23,070,98316
May 5, 2002Sunday4$822,737-49.5%-50.9%2,565$320$23,893,72017
May 6, 2002Monday4$258,354-68.6%-43.1%2,565$100$24,152,07418
May 7, 2002Tuesday4$314,461+21.7%-40%2,565$122$24,466,53519
May 8, 2002Wednesday4$287,175-8.7%-39.7%2,565$111$24,753,71020
May 9, 2002Thursday4$281,703-1.9%-37.6%2,565$109$25,035,41321
May 10, 2002Friday6$642,828+128.2%-45.1%2,116$303$25,678,24122
May 11, 2002Saturday7$1,037,503+61.4%-36.4%2,116$490$26,715,74423
May 12, 2002Sunday7$746,987-28%-9.2%2,116$353$27,462,73124
May 13, 2002Monday6$208,412-72.1%-19.3%2,116$98$27,671,14325
May 14, 2002Tuesday6$214,724+3%-31.7%2,116$101$27,885,86726
May 15, 2002Wednesday6$202,128-5.9%-29.6%2,116$95$28,087,99527
May 16, 2002Thursday7$151,245-25.2%-46.3%2,116$71$28,239,24028
May 17, 2002Friday8$463,244+206.3%-27.9%1,580$293$28,702,48429
May 18, 2002Saturday9$764,155+65%-26.3%1,580$483$29,466,63930
May 19, 2002Sunday8$445,055-41.8%-40.4%1,580$281$29,911,69431
May 20, 2002Monday8$162,491-63.5%-22%1,580$102$30,074,18532
May 21, 2002Tuesday8$143,423-11.7%-33.2%1,580$90$30,217,60833
May 22, 2002Wednesday8$142,309-0.8%-29.6%1,580$90$30,359,91734
May 23, 2002Thursday8$159,647+12.2%+5.6%1,580$101$30,519,56435
May 24, 2002Friday13$114,939-28%-75.2%752$152$30,634,50336
May 25, 2002Saturday13$161,058+40.1%-78.9%752$214$30,795,56137
May 26, 2002Sunday14$145,295-9.8%-67.4%752$193$30,940,85638
May 27, 2002
Memorial Day
Monday13$105,278-27.5%-35.2%752$139$31,046,13439
May 28, 2002Tuesday12$46,256-56.1%-67.7%752$61$31,092,39040
May 29, 2002Wednesday12$46,697+1%-67.2%752$62$31,139,08741
May 30, 2002Thursday12$49,076+5.1%-69.3%752$65$31,188,16342
May 31, 2002Friday16$37,663-23.3%-67.2%217$173$31,225,82643
Jun 1, 2002Saturday16$56,725+50.6%-64.8%217$261$31,282,55144
Jun 2, 2002Sunday16$27,270-51.9%-81.2%217$125$31,309,82145
Jun 3, 2002Monday15$13,968-48.8%-86.7%217$64$31,323,78946
Jun 4, 2002Tuesday15$15,578+11.5%-66.3%217$71$31,339,36747
Jun 5, 2002Wednesday15$15,255-2.1%-67.3%217$70$31,354,62248
Jun 6, 2002Thursday15$15,238-0.1%-69%217$70$31,369,86049
Jun 7, 2002Friday15$52,607+245.2%+39.7%251$209$31,422,46750
Jun 8, 2002Saturday15$59,236+12.6%+4.4%251$236$31,481,70351
Jun 9, 2002Sunday15$45,416-23.3%+66.5%251$180$31,527,11952
Jun 10, 2002Monday15$18,650-58.9%+33.5%251$74$31,545,76953
Jun 11, 2002Tuesday15$21,577+15.7%+38.5%251$85$31,567,34654
Jun 12, 2002Wednesday15$18,591-13.8%+21.9%251$74$31,585,93755
Jun 13, 2002Thursday15$18,837+1.3%+23.6%251$75$31,604,77456
Jun 14, 2002Friday18$23,738+26%-54.9%196$121$31,628,51257
Jun 15, 2002Saturday19$33,059+39.3%-44.2%196$168$31,661,57158
Jun 16, 2002Sunday18$21,529-34.9%-52.6%196$109$31,683,10059
Jun 17, 2002Monday18$11,202-48%-39.9%196$57$31,694,30260
Jun 18, 2002Tuesday18$14,313+27.8%-33.7%196$73$31,708,61561
Jun 19, 2002Wednesday18$12,234-14.5%-34.2%196$62$31,720,84962
Jun 20, 2002Thursday18$11,978-2.1%-36.4%196$61$31,732,82763
Jun 21, 2002Friday20$19,737+64.8%-16.9%160$123$31,752,56464
Jun 22, 2002Saturday20$26,536+34.4%-19.7%160$165$31,779,10065
Jun 23, 2002Sunday20$19,099-28%-11.3%160$119$31,798,19966
Jun 24, 2002Monday20$9,782-48.8%-12.7%160$61$31,807,98167
Jun 25, 2002Tuesday20$10,694+9.3%-25.3%160$66$31,818,67568
Jun 26, 2002Wednesday20$10,151-5.1%-17%160$63$31,828,82669
Jun 27, 2002Thursday20$9,835-3.1%-17.9%160$61$31,838,66170
Jun 28, 2002Friday19$10,824+10.1%-45.2%103$105$31,849,48571
Jun 29, 2002Saturday19$14,775+36.5%-44.3%103$143$31,864,26072
Jun 30, 2002Sunday19$10,609-28.2%-44.5%103$103$31,874,86973
Jul 1, 2002Monday19$6,318-40.4%-35.4%103$61$31,881,18774
Jul 2, 2002Tuesday19$6,677+5.7%-37.6%103$64$31,887,86475
Jul 3, 2002Wednesday22$5,353-19.8%-47.3%103$51$31,893,21776
Jul 4, 2002
Independence Day
Thursday22$4,768-10.9%-51.5%103$46$31,897,98577