The Contender

Senator Laine Hanson is a contender for U.S. Vice President, but information and disinformation about her past surfaces that threatens to derail her confirmation.

Grosses

Domestic (79.9%)
$17,872,723
Summary Details
DistributorDreamWorks Distribution
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Opening$5,363,900
1,516 theaters
Budget$20,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 6 min
GenresDrama Thriller
In Release445 days/63 weeks
Widest Release1,639 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 13, 2000Friday3$1,607,435--1,516$1,060$1,607,4351
Oct 14, 2000Saturday3$2,328,806+44.9%-1,516$1,536$3,936,2412
Oct 15, 2000Sunday3$1,427,659-38.7%-1,516$941$5,363,9003
Oct 16, 2000Monday3$442,457-69%-1,516$291$5,806,3574
Oct 17, 2000Tuesday3$426,819-3.5%-1,516$281$6,233,1765
Oct 18, 2000Wednesday3$416,526-2.4%-1,516$274$6,649,7026
Oct 19, 2000Thursday3$417,380+0.2%-1,516$275$7,067,0827
Oct 20, 2000Friday3$1,001,829+140%-37.7%1,571$637$8,068,9118
Oct 21, 2000Saturday3$1,580,530+57.8%-32.1%1,571$1,006$9,649,4419
Oct 22, 2000Sunday3$903,750-42.8%-36.7%1,571$575$10,553,19110
Oct 23, 2000Monday3$249,672-72.4%-43.6%1,571$158$10,802,86311
Oct 24, 2000Tuesday3$261,875+4.9%-38.6%1,571$166$11,064,73812
Oct 25, 2000Wednesday3$236,156-9.8%-43.3%1,571$150$11,300,89413
Oct 26, 2000Thursday3$233,498-1.1%-44.1%1,571$148$11,534,39214
Oct 27, 2000Friday3$683,275+192.6%-31.8%1,639$416$12,217,66715
Oct 28, 2000Saturday3$1,125,620+64.7%-28.8%1,639$686$13,343,28716
Oct 29, 2000Sunday3$642,904-42.9%-28.9%1,639$392$13,986,19117
Oct 30, 2000Monday3$165,500-74.3%-33.7%1,639$100$14,151,69118
Oct 31, 2000
Halloween
Tuesday3$224,627+35.7%-14.2%1,639$137$14,376,31819
Nov 1, 2000Wednesday3$186,350-17%-21.1%1,639$113$14,562,66820
Nov 2, 2000Thursday3$191,987+3%-17.8%1,639$117$14,754,65521
Nov 3, 2000Friday5$370,225+92.8%-45.8%1,309$282$15,124,88022
Nov 4, 2000Saturday5$663,570+79.2%-41%1,309$506$15,788,45023
Nov 5, 2000Sunday5$332,456-49.9%-48.3%1,309$253$16,120,90624
Nov 6, 2000Monday5$90,393-72.8%-45.4%1,309$69$16,211,29925
Nov 7, 2000Tuesday5$104,553+15.7%-53.5%1,309$79$16,315,85226
Nov 8, 2000Wednesday5$88,764-15.1%-52.4%1,309$67$16,404,61627
Nov 9, 2000Thursday5$103,582+16.7%-46%1,309$79$16,508,19828
Nov 10, 2000Friday5$160,758+55.2%-56.6%653$246$16,668,95629
Nov 11, 2000Saturday5$267,413+66.3%-59.7%653$409$16,936,36930
Nov 12, 2000Sunday5$129,570-51.5%-61%653$198$17,065,93931
Nov 13, 2000Monday5$36,642-71.7%-59.5%653$56$17,102,58132
Nov 14, 2000Tuesday5$42,550+16.1%-59.3%653$65$17,145,13133
Nov 15, 2000Wednesday5$38,573-9.3%-56.5%653$59$17,183,70434
Nov 16, 2000Thursday5$40,642+5.4%-60.8%653$62$17,224,34635
Nov 17, 2000Friday9$37,226-8.4%-76.8%180$206$17,261,57236
Nov 18, 2000Saturday9$71,485+92%-73.3%180$397$17,333,05737
Nov 19, 2000Sunday10$33,397-53.3%-74.2%180$185$17,366,45438
Nov 20, 2000Monday10$9,323-72.1%-74.6%180$51$17,375,77739
Nov 21, 2000Tuesday10$14,472+55.2%-66%180$80$17,390,24940
Nov 22, 2000Wednesday11$9,031-37.6%-76.6%101$89$17,399,28041
Nov 23, 2000
Thanksgiving
Thursday11$10,452+15.7%-74.3%101$103$17,409,73242
Nov 24, 2000Friday10$33,987+225.2%-8.7%101$336$17,443,71943
Nov 25, 2000Saturday10$40,106+18%-43.9%101$397$17,483,82544
Nov 26, 2000Sunday11$19,554-51.2%-41.4%101$193$17,503,37945
Nov 27, 2000Monday11$5,532-71.7%-40.7%101$54$17,508,91146
Nov 28, 2000Tuesday11$6,248+12.9%-56.8%101$61$17,515,15947
Nov 29, 2000Wednesday11$5,539-11.3%-38.7%101$54$17,520,69848
Nov 30, 2000Thursday11$6,372+15%-39%101$63$17,527,07049
Dec 1, 2000Friday11$19,607+207.7%-42.3%113$173$17,546,67750
Dec 2, 2000Saturday11$36,528+86.3%-8.9%113$323$17,583,20551
Dec 3, 2000Sunday12$16,119-55.9%-17.6%113$142$17,599,32452
Dec 4, 2000Monday11$4,860-69.8%-12.1%113$43$17,604,18453
Dec 5, 2000Tuesday11$6,754+39%+8.1%113$59$17,610,93854
Dec 6, 2000Wednesday11$4,186-38%-24.4%113$37$17,615,12455
Dec 7, 2000Thursday11$5,535+32.2%-13.1%113$48$17,620,65956
Dec 8, 2000Friday14$11,082+100.2%-43.5%73$151$17,631,74157
Dec 9, 2000Saturday14$23,473+111.8%-35.7%73$321$17,655,21458
Dec 10, 2000Sunday15$7,012-70.1%-56.5%73$96$17,662,22659
Dec 11, 2000Monday14$2,196-68.7%-54.8%73$30$17,664,42260
Dec 12, 2000Tuesday14$3,525+60.5%-47.8%73$48$17,667,94761
Dec 13, 2000Wednesday14$4,186+18.8%-73$57$17,672,13362
Dec 14, 2000Thursday14$3,002-28.3%-45.8%73$41$17,675,13563
Dec 15, 2000Friday16$4,192+39.6%-62.2%44$95$17,679,32764
Dec 16, 2000Saturday16$8,500+102.8%-63.8%44$193$17,687,82765
Dec 17, 2000Sunday16$5,345-37.1%-23.8%44$121$17,693,17266
Dec 18, 2000Monday16$1,005-81.2%-54.2%44$22$17,694,17767
Dec 19, 2000Tuesday16$2,196+118.5%-37.7%44$49$17,696,37368
Dec 20, 2000Wednesday16$1,483-32.5%-64.6%44$33$17,697,85669
Dec 21, 2000Thursday16$2,185+47.3%-27.2%44$49$17,700,04170
Dec 22, 2000Friday12$8,236+276.9%+96.5%143$57$17,708,27771
Dec 23, 2000Saturday12$11,403+38.5%+34.2%143$79$17,719,68072
Dec 24, 2000Sunday12$6,158-46%+15.2%143$43$17,725,83873
Dec 25, 2000
Christmas Day
Monday15$7,089+15.1%+605.4%143$49$17,732,92774
Dec 26, 2000Tuesday18$8,235+16.2%+275%143$57$17,741,16275
Dec 27, 2000Wednesday16$9,076+10.2%+512%143$63$17,750,23876
Dec 28, 2000Thursday17$9,371+3.3%+328.9%143$65$17,759,60977
Dec 29, 2000Friday11$12,452+32.9%+51.2%114$109$17,772,06178
Dec 30, 2000Saturday12$13,279+6.6%+16.5%114$116$17,785,34079
Dec 31, 2000
New Year's Eve
Sunday15$7,746-41.7%+25.8%114$67$17,793,08680
Jan 1, 2001
New Year's Day
Monday16$11,187+44.4%+57.8%114$98$17,804,27381
Jan 2, 2001Tuesday14$6,533-41.6%-20.7%114$57$17,810,80682
Jan 3, 2001Wednesday14$6,420-1.7%-29.3%114$56$17,817,22683
Jan 4, 2001Thursday14$4,244-33.9%-54.7%114$37$17,821,47084
Jan 5, 2001Friday9$7,018+65.4%-43.6%48$146$17,828,48885
Jan 6, 2001Saturday9$10,638+51.6%-19.9%49$217$17,839,12686
Jan 7, 2001Sunday11$5,110-52%-34%49$104$17,844,23687
Jan 8, 2001Monday9$1,681-67.1%-85%49$34$17,845,91788
Jan 9, 2001Tuesday9$2,425+44.3%-62.9%49$49$17,848,34289
Jan 10, 2001Wednesday9$2,346-3.3%-63.5%49$47$17,850,68890
Jan 11, 2001Thursday9$2,471+5.3%-41.8%50$49$17,853,15991
Jan 12, 2001Friday12$1,493-39.6%-78.7%14$106$17,854,65292
Jan 13, 2001Saturday12$2,512+68.3%-76.4%14$179$17,857,16493
Jan 14, 2001Sunday12$1,655-34.1%-67.6%15$110$17,858,81994
Jan 15, 2001
MLK Day
Monday12$761-54%-54.7%15$50$17,859,58095
Jan 16, 2001Tuesday12$561-26.3%-76.9%15$37$17,860,14196
Jan 17, 2001Wednesday12$702+25.1%-70.1%16$43$17,860,84397
Jan 18, 2001Thursday12$424-39.6%-82.8%16$26$17,861,26798
Jan 19, 2001Friday12$558+31.6%-62.6%6$93$17,861,82599
Jan 20, 2001Saturday12$1,073+92.3%-57.3%8$134$17,862,898100
Jan 21, 2001Sunday12$561-47.7%-66.1%8$70$17,863,459101
Jan 22, 2001Monday12$234-58.3%-69.3%8$29$17,863,693102
Jan 23, 2001Tuesday12$381+62.8%-32.1%8$47$17,864,074103
Jan 24, 2001Wednesday9$282-26%-59.8%8$35$17,864,356104
Jan 25, 2001Thursday9$318+12.8%-25%8$39$17,864,674105
Jan 26, 2001Friday9$1,818+471.7%+225.8%2$909$17,866,492106
Jan 27, 2001Saturday10$314-82.7%-70.7%2$157$17,866,806107
Jan 28, 2001Sunday10$1,407+348.1%+150.8%3$469$17,868,213108
Jan 29, 2001Monday9$1,075-23.6%+359.4%3$358$17,869,288109
Jan 30, 2001Tuesday10$929-13.6%+143.8%3$309$17,870,217110
Jan 31, 2001Wednesday9$1,190+28.1%+322%3$396$17,871,407111
Feb 1, 2001Thursday9$1,316+10.6%+313.8%3$438$17,872,723112