The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

In order to support her ten children, Evelyn Ryan enters a commercial jingle-writing contest.

Grosses

Domestic (91.1%)
$627,844
Summary Details
DistributorDreamWorks Distribution
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Opening$159,056
41 theaters
Budget$12,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 39 min
GenresBiography Drama
In Release98 days/14 weeks
Widest Release41 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Sep 30, 2005Friday27$42,005--41$1,024$42,0051
Oct 1, 2005Saturday27$71,386+69.9%-41$1,741$113,3912
Oct 2, 2005Sunday26$45,665-36%-41$1,113$159,0563
Oct 3, 2005Monday22$12,561-72.5%-41$306$171,6174
Oct 4, 2005Tuesday18$19,687+56.7%-41$480$191,3045
Oct 5, 2005Wednesday20$16,538-16%-41$403$207,8426
Oct 6, 2005Thursday23$13,688-17.2%-41$333$221,5307
Oct 7, 2005Friday36$24,502+79%-41.7%41$597$246,0328
Oct 8, 2005Saturday33$48,048+96.1%-32.7%41$1,171$294,0809
Oct 9, 2005Sunday32$33,889-29.5%-25.8%41$826$327,96910
Oct 10, 2005
Columbus Day
Monday32$13,619-59.8%+8.4%41$332$341,58811
Oct 11, 2005Tuesday31$8,772-35.6%-55.4%41$213$350,36012
Oct 12, 2005Wednesday31$8,498-3.1%-48.6%41$207$358,85813
Oct 13, 2005Thursday30$10,284+21%-24.9%41$250$369,14214
Oct 14, 2005Friday38$16,051+56.1%-34.5%35$458$385,19315
Oct 15, 2005Saturday35$35,985+124.2%-25.1%35$1,028$421,17816
Oct 16, 2005Sunday36$19,816-44.9%-41.5%35$566$440,99417
Oct 17, 2005Monday33$5,850-70.5%-57%35$167$446,84418
Oct 18, 2005Tuesday33$6,124+4.7%-30.2%35$174$452,96819
Oct 19, 2005Wednesday32$6,485+5.9%-23.7%35$185$459,45320
Oct 20, 2005Thursday33$6,043-6.8%-41.2%35$172$465,49621
Oct 21, 2005Friday44$11,437+89.3%-28.7%26$439$476,93322
Oct 22, 2005Saturday41$19,352+69.2%-46.2%26$744$496,28523
Oct 23, 2005Sunday42$12,462-35.6%-37.1%26$479$508,74724
Oct 24, 2005Monday40$3,428-72.5%-41.4%26$131$512,17525
Oct 25, 2005Tuesday37$4,883+42.4%-20.3%26$187$517,05826
Oct 26, 2005Wednesday40$3,947-19.2%-39.1%26$151$521,00527
Oct 27, 2005Thursday37$4,859+23.1%-19.6%26$186$525,86428
Oct 28, 2005Friday45$7,171+47.6%-37.3%25$286$533,03529
Oct 29, 2005Saturday46$10,496+46.4%-45.8%25$419$543,53130
Oct 30, 2005Sunday46$6,675-36.4%-46.4%25$267$550,20631
Oct 31, 2005
Halloween
Monday39$2,331-65.1%-32%25$93$552,53732
Nov 1, 2005Tuesday39$2,384+2.3%-51.2%25$95$554,92133
Nov 2, 2005Wednesday39$3,016+26.5%-23.6%25$120$557,93734
Nov 3, 2005Thursday39$2,421-19.7%-50.2%25$96$560,35835
Nov 4, 2005Friday44$7,453+207.8%+3.9%29$257$567,81136
Nov 5, 2005Saturday43$9,649+29.5%-8.1%29$332$577,46037
Nov 6, 2005Sunday43$6,625-31.3%-0.7%29$228$584,08538
Nov 7, 2005Monday37$2,243-66.1%-3.8%29$77$586,32839
Nov 8, 2005Tuesday38$1,849-17.6%-22.4%29$63$588,17740
Nov 9, 2005Wednesday38$1,625-12.1%-46.1%29$56$589,80241
Nov 10, 2005Thursday38$2,955+81.8%+22.1%29$101$592,75742
Nov 11, 2005Friday45$5,610+89.8%-24.7%28$200$598,36743
Nov 12, 2005Saturday45$7,946+41.6%-17.6%28$283$606,31344
Nov 13, 2005Sunday46$3,482-56.2%-47.4%28$124$609,79545
Nov 14, 2005Monday34$2,299-34%+2.5%28$82$612,09446
Nov 15, 2005Tuesday37$2,015-12.4%+9%28$71$614,10947
Nov 16, 2005Wednesday36$2,027+0.6%+24.7%28$72$616,13648
Nov 17, 2005Thursday37$1,814-10.5%-38.6%28$64$617,95049
Nov 18, 2005Friday39$2,483+36.9%-55.7%15$165$620,43350
Nov 19, 2005Saturday39$3,811+53.5%-52%15$254$624,24451
Nov 20, 2005Sunday39$2,066-45.8%-40.7%15$137$626,31052
Nov 21, 2005Monday35$670-67.6%-70.9%15$44$626,98053
Nov 22, 2005Tuesday35$864+29%-57.1%15$57$627,84454