The Manchurian Candidate

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Grosses

Domestic (68.6%)
$65,955,630
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$20,018,620
2,867 theaters
Budget$80,000,000
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 9 min
GenresDrama Mystery Sci-Fi Thriller
In Release161 days/23 weeks
Widest Release2,867 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 30, 2004Friday3$6,105,679--2,867$2,129$6,105,6791
Jul 31, 2004Saturday3$8,007,448+31.1%-2,867$2,792$14,113,1272
Aug 1, 2004Sunday3$5,905,493-26.2%-2,867$2,059$20,018,6203
Aug 2, 2004Monday3$2,112,717-64.2%-2,867$736$22,131,3374
Aug 3, 2004Tuesday3$1,908,217-9.7%-2,867$665$24,039,5545
Aug 4, 2004Wednesday3$1,833,235-3.9%-2,867$639$25,872,7896
Aug 5, 2004Thursday3$1,836,117+0.2%-2,867$640$27,708,9067
Aug 6, 2004Friday4$3,037,096+65.4%-50.3%2,867$1,059$30,746,0028
Aug 7, 2004Saturday4$4,381,383+44.3%-45.3%2,867$1,528$35,127,3859
Aug 8, 2004Sunday4$2,837,942-35.2%-51.9%2,867$989$37,965,32710
Aug 9, 2004Monday5$1,008,222-64.5%-52.3%2,867$351$38,973,54911
Aug 10, 2004Tuesday5$1,044,304+3.6%-45.3%2,867$364$40,017,85312
Aug 11, 2004Wednesday5$993,284-4.9%-45.8%2,867$346$41,011,13713
Aug 12, 2004Thursday5$964,284-2.9%-47.5%2,867$336$41,975,42114
Aug 13, 2004Friday7$1,696,856+76%-44.1%2,612$649$43,672,27715
Aug 14, 2004Saturday7$2,570,238+51.5%-41.3%2,612$984$46,242,51516
Aug 15, 2004Sunday7$1,746,763-32%-38.4%2,612$668$47,989,27817
Aug 16, 2004Monday7$648,147-62.9%-35.7%2,612$248$48,637,42518
Aug 17, 2004Tuesday7$622,441-4%-40.4%2,612$238$49,259,86619
Aug 18, 2004Wednesday6$636,537+2.3%-35.9%2,612$243$49,896,40320
Aug 19, 2004Thursday6$629,284-1.1%-34.7%2,612$240$50,525,68721
Aug 20, 2004Friday9$1,147,461+82.3%-32.4%1,920$597$51,673,14822
Aug 21, 2004Saturday8$1,818,797+58.5%-29.2%1,920$947$53,491,94523
Aug 22, 2004Sunday8$1,051,302-42.2%-39.8%1,920$547$54,543,24724
Aug 23, 2004Monday10$403,209-61.6%-37.8%1,920$210$54,946,45625
Aug 24, 2004Tuesday8$432,474+7.3%-30.5%1,920$225$55,378,93026
Aug 25, 2004Wednesday8$402,709-6.9%-36.7%1,920$209$55,781,63927
Aug 26, 2004Thursday8$391,851-2.7%-37.7%1,920$204$56,173,49028
Aug 27, 2004Friday13$784,959+100.3%-31.6%1,484$528$56,958,44929
Aug 28, 2004Saturday12$1,286,092+63.8%-29.3%1,484$866$58,244,54130
Aug 29, 2004Sunday13$767,751-40.3%-27%1,484$517$59,012,29231
Aug 30, 2004Monday14$246,311-67.9%-38.9%1,484$165$59,258,60332
Aug 31, 2004Tuesday14$247,141+0.3%-42.9%1,484$166$59,505,74433
Sep 1, 2004Wednesday15$207,176-16.2%-48.6%1,484$139$59,712,92034
Sep 2, 2004Thursday14$194,647-6%-50.3%1,484$131$59,907,56735
Sep 3, 2004Friday17$480,287+146.7%-38.8%1,085$442$60,387,85436
Sep 4, 2004Saturday16$748,921+55.9%-41.8%1,085$690$61,136,77537
Sep 5, 2004Sunday16$779,319+4.1%+1.5%1,085$718$61,916,09438
Sep 6, 2004
Labor Day
Monday18$583,016-25.2%+136.7%1,085$537$62,499,11039
Sep 7, 2004Tuesday15$133,288-77.1%-46.1%1,085$122$62,632,39840
Sep 8, 2004Wednesday15$127,113-4.6%-38.6%1,085$117$62,759,51141
Sep 9, 2004Thursday15$112,685-11.4%-42.1%1,085$103$62,872,19642
Sep 10, 2004Friday16$283,796+151.8%-40.9%886$320$63,155,99243
Sep 11, 2004Saturday16$497,091+75.2%-33.6%886$561$63,653,08344
Sep 12, 2004Sunday18$231,260-53.5%-70.3%886$261$63,884,34345
Sep 13, 2004Monday15$83,019-64.1%-85.8%886$93$63,967,36246
Sep 14, 2004Tuesday15$88,726+6.9%-33.4%886$100$64,056,08847
Sep 15, 2004Wednesday15$95,991+8.2%-24.5%886$108$64,152,07948
Sep 16, 2004Thursday16$103,410+7.7%-8.2%886$116$64,255,48949
Sep 17, 2004Friday17$169,208+63.6%-40.4%628$269$64,424,69750
Sep 18, 2004Saturday17$274,095+62%-44.9%628$436$64,698,79251
Sep 19, 2004Sunday20$119,758-56.3%-48.2%628$190$64,818,55052
Sep 20, 2004Monday17$45,706-61.8%-44.9%628$72$64,864,25653
Sep 21, 2004Tuesday17$53,609+17.3%-39.6%628$85$64,917,86554
Sep 22, 2004Wednesday17$45,321-15.5%-52.8%628$72$64,963,18655
Sep 23, 2004Thursday17$45,932+1.3%-55.6%628$73$65,009,11856
Sep 24, 2004Friday22$74,792+62.8%-55.8%389$192$65,083,91057
Sep 25, 2004Saturday22$122,711+64.1%-55.2%389$315$65,206,62158
Sep 26, 2004Sunday24$53,615-56.3%-55.2%389$137$65,260,23659
Sep 27, 2004Monday19$17,380-67.6%-62%389$44$65,277,61660
Sep 28, 2004Tuesday18$22,853+31.5%-57.4%389$58$65,300,46961
Sep 29, 2004Wednesday18$21,851-4.4%-51.8%389$56$65,322,32062
Sep 30, 2004Thursday18$17,873-18.2%-61.1%389$45$65,340,19363
Oct 1, 2004Friday27$26,957+50.8%-64%156$172$65,367,15064
Oct 2, 2004Saturday26$46,320+71.8%-62.3%156$296$65,413,47065
Oct 3, 2004Sunday30$19,099-58.8%-64.4%156$122$65,432,56966
Oct 4, 2004Monday22$7,922-58.5%-54.4%156$50$65,440,49167
Oct 5, 2004Tuesday21$8,422+6.3%-63.1%156$53$65,448,91368
Oct 6, 2004Wednesday22$7,474-11.3%-65.8%156$47$65,456,38769
Oct 7, 2004Thursday21$9,040+21%-49.4%156$57$65,465,42770
Oct 8, 2004Friday29$12,162+34.5%-54.9%85$143$65,477,58971
Oct 9, 2004Saturday28$26,184+115.3%-43.5%85$308$65,503,77372
Oct 10, 2004Sunday28$16,638-36.5%-12.9%85$195$65,520,41173
Oct 11, 2004
Columbus Day
Monday25$8,462-49.1%+6.8%85$99$65,528,87374
Oct 12, 2004Tuesday25$4,501-46.8%-46.6%85$52$65,533,37475
Oct 13, 2004Wednesday24$4,393-2.4%-41.2%85$51$65,537,76776
Oct 14, 2004Thursday24$5,249+19.5%-41.9%85$61$65,543,01677
Oct 15, 2004Friday28$12,112+130.7%-0.4%49$247$65,555,12878
Oct 16, 2004Saturday28$17,757+46.6%-32.2%49$362$65,572,88579
Oct 17, 2004Sunday31$8,578-51.7%-48.4%49$175$65,581,46380
Oct 18, 2004Monday25$3,222-62.4%-61.9%49$65$65,584,68581
Oct 19, 2004Tuesday24$4,029+25%-10.5%49$82$65,588,71482
Oct 20, 2004Wednesday23$4,687+16.3%+6.7%49$95$65,593,40183
Oct 21, 2004Thursday25$4,236-9.6%-19.3%49$86$65,597,63784
Oct 22, 2004Friday26$32,634+670.4%+169.4%208$156$65,630,27185
Oct 23, 2004Saturday26$46,357+42.1%+161.1%208$222$65,676,62886
Oct 24, 2004Sunday27$23,890-48.5%+178.5%208$114$65,700,51887
Oct 25, 2004Monday16$10,562-55.8%+227.8%208$50$65,711,08088
Oct 26, 2004Tuesday16$12,322+16.7%+205.8%208$59$65,723,40289
Oct 27, 2004Wednesday16$9,408-23.6%+100.7%208$45$65,732,81090
Oct 28, 2004Thursday16$11,018+17.1%+160.1%208$52$65,743,82891
Oct 29, 2004Friday29$21,081+91.3%-35.4%140$150$65,764,90992
Oct 30, 2004Saturday29$28,511+35.2%-38.5%140$203$65,793,42093
Oct 31, 2004
Halloween
Sunday29$15,174-46.8%-36.5%140$108$65,808,59494
Nov 1, 2004Monday21$8,272-45.5%-21.7%140$59$65,816,86695
Nov 2, 2004Tuesday22$9,197+11.2%-25.4%140$65$65,826,06396
Nov 3, 2004Wednesday21$7,861-14.5%-16.4%140$56$65,833,92497
Nov 4, 2004Thursday22$8,074+2.7%-26.7%140$57$65,841,99898
Nov 5, 2004Friday28$17,489+116.6%-17%109$160$65,859,48799
Nov 6, 2004Saturday29$26,136+49.4%-8.3%109$239$65,885,623100
Nov 7, 2004Sunday30$12,864-50.8%-15.2%109$118$65,898,487101
Nov 8, 2004Monday27$5,338-58.5%-35.5%109$48$65,903,825102
Nov 9, 2004Tuesday25$5,681+6.4%-38.2%109$52$65,909,506103
Nov 10, 2004Wednesday27$5,403-4.9%-31.3%109$49$65,914,909104
Nov 11, 2004Thursday26$8,872+64.2%+9.9%109$81$65,923,781105
Nov 12, 2004Friday37$9,054+2.1%-48.2%50$181$65,932,835106
Nov 13, 2004Saturday36$11,517+27.2%-55.9%50$230$65,944,352107
Nov 14, 2004Sunday38$4,359-62.2%-66.1%50$87$65,948,711108
Nov 15, 2004Monday34$1,382-68.3%-74.1%50$27$65,950,093109
Nov 16, 2004Tuesday32$1,933+39.9%-66%50$38$65,952,026110
Nov 17, 2004Wednesday33$1,706-11.7%-68.4%50$34$65,953,732111
Nov 18, 2004Thursday32$1,898+11.3%-78.6%50$37$65,955,630112