The Good Lie

A group of Sudanese refugees, given the chance to resettle in the U.S., arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.

Grosses

Domestic (80.2%)
$2,722,209
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$841,422
461 theaters
Release DateOct 3, 2014 - Jan 8, 2015
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 50 min
GenresBiography Drama
In Release455 days/65 weeks
Widest Release461 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 1, 2014Saturday35$41,983+92.9%+49.6%41$1,023$2,313,52230
Oct 4, 2014Saturday15$335,154+11.7%-461$727$635,3252
Oct 3, 2014Friday13$300,171--461$651$300,1711
Nov 8, 2014Saturday38$19,374+28.3%-53.9%30$645$2,401,98237
Nov 29, 2014Saturday34$11,976+19.3%-6.2%21$570$2,562,60658
Nov 15, 2014Saturday40$15,735+3.9%-18.8%28$561$2,466,58944
Oct 25, 2014Saturday37$28,057+24.1%-56.4%51$550$2,194,86823
Nov 14, 2014Friday34$15,143+193.9%+0.3%28$540$2,450,85443
Oct 31, 2014
Halloween
Friday30$21,766+177.7%-3.7%41$530$2,271,53929
Nov 7, 2014Friday35$15,101+83.2%-30.6%30$503$2,382,60836
Nov 28, 2014Friday35$10,042+73.4%+17.6%21$478$2,550,63057
Oct 11, 2014Saturday17$220,129+30.7%-34.3%461$477$1,541,2739
Oct 18, 2014Saturday28$64,346+31.3%-70.8%135$476$2,033,05216
Dec 6, 2014Saturday33$13,726+28.4%+14.6%29$473$2,602,11165
Oct 5, 2014Sunday14$206,097-38.5%-461$447$841,4223
Oct 24, 2014Friday34$22,608+0.5%-53.9%51$443$2,166,81122
Nov 22, 2014Saturday33$12,765+49.5%-18.9%29$440$2,515,51451
Nov 2, 2014Sunday37$17,517-58.3%-11.9%41$427$2,331,03931
Oct 26, 2014Sunday35$19,873-29.2%-51.3%51$389$2,214,74124
Dec 5, 2014Friday34$10,690+349.2%+6.5%29$368$2,588,38564
Oct 10, 2014Friday17$168,421+120.2%-43.9%461$365$1,321,1448
Oct 17, 2014Friday28$49,005+6.5%-70.9%135$363$1,968,70615
Dec 13, 2014Saturday32$12,670+22.6%-7.7%35$362$2,646,07072
Nov 9, 2014Sunday40$9,809-49.4%-44%30$326$2,411,79138
Oct 12, 2014Sunday17$146,916-33.3%-28.7%461$318$1,688,18910
Oct 19, 2014Sunday27$40,807-36.6%-72.2%135$302$2,073,85917
Dec 12, 2014Friday32$10,333+192.2%-3.3%35$295$2,633,40071
Nov 21, 2014Friday32$8,540+96.9%-43.6%29$294$2,502,74950
Nov 11, 2014Tuesday38$8,670+52.7%-23.2%30$289$2,426,13840
Nov 16, 2014Sunday42$8,048-48.9%-18%28$287$2,474,63745
Nov 27, 2014
Thanksgiving
Thursday32$5,792+61.4%+33.5%21$275$2,540,58856
Nov 4, 2014Tuesday32$11,283+27.5%-7.3%41$275$2,351,17333
Jan 3, 2015Saturday42$4,288+1.1%+3%16$268$2,715,86093
Jan 2, 2015Friday41$4,241-16.5%-7.9%16$265$2,711,57292
Jan 1, 2015
New Year's Day
Thursday39$5,080+67.8%+238.7%20$254$2,707,33191
Nov 30, 2014Sunday34$5,316-55.6%-23.4%21$253$2,567,92259
Nov 23, 2014Sunday35$6,942-45.6%-13.7%29$239$2,522,45652
Oct 28, 2014Tuesday30$12,167+60%-30.1%51$238$2,234,51426
Dec 26, 2014Friday40$4,604+206.9%+28%20$230$2,688,69385
Nov 18, 2014Tuesday35$6,163+33.2%-28.9%28$220$2,485,42847
Dec 20, 2014Saturday38$3,955+9.9%-68.8%18$219$2,674,73179
Nov 3, 2014Monday33$8,851-49.5%+16.4%41$215$2,339,89032
Dec 27, 2014Saturday40$4,165-9.5%+5.3%20$208$2,692,85886
Nov 6, 2014Thursday34$8,245+1.9%+5.2%41$201$2,367,50735
Dec 19, 2014Friday37$3,598-0.4%-65.2%18$199$2,670,77678
Dec 7, 2014Sunday35$5,732-58.2%+7.8%29$197$2,607,84366
Nov 5, 2014Wednesday35$8,089-28.3%+9%41$197$2,359,26234
Oct 7, 2014Tuesday12$89,196+25.1%-461$193$1,001,9315
Dec 14, 2014Sunday34$6,628-47.7%+15.6%35$189$2,652,69873
Nov 10, 2014Monday37$5,677-42.1%-35.9%30$189$2,417,46839
Dec 9, 2014Tuesday31$5,375+67.1%+64.1%29$185$2,616,43568
Nov 25, 2014Tuesday35$5,225+48.1%-15.2%29$180$2,531,20854
Nov 13, 2014Thursday36$5,152+16.5%-37.5%30$171$2,435,71142
Nov 26, 2014Wednesday37$3,588-31.3%-19.2%21$170$2,534,79655
Oct 23, 2014Thursday25$22,497+45.5%-51.1%135$166$2,144,20321
Oct 9, 2014Thursday12$76,495+3%-461$165$1,152,7237
Nov 17, 2014Monday32$4,628-42.5%-18.5%28$165$2,479,26546
Oct 13, 2014
Columbus Day
Monday17$75,020-48.9%+5.2%461$162$1,763,20911
Oct 8, 2014Wednesday13$74,297-16.7%-461$161$1,076,2286
Nov 19, 2014Wednesday38$4,443-27.9%+0.5%28$158$2,489,87148
Dec 2, 2014Tuesday32$3,276+95%-37.3%21$156$2,572,87861
Nov 20, 2014Thursday38$4,338-2.4%-15.8%28$154$2,494,20949
Oct 6, 2014Monday12$71,313-65.4%-461$154$912,7354
Oct 30, 2014Thursday33$7,837+5.6%-65.2%51$153$2,249,77328
Dec 31, 2014
New Year's Eve
Wednesday40$3,027+12.1%+47.7%20$151$2,702,25190
Oct 27, 2014Monday33$7,606-61.7%-49.2%51$149$2,222,34725
Nov 12, 2014Wednesday37$4,421-49%-45.3%30$147$2,430,55941
Oct 29, 2014Wednesday35$7,422-39%-52%51$145$2,241,93627
Dec 30, 2014Tuesday41$2,700+14.3%+35.4%20$135$2,699,22489
Oct 21, 2014Tuesday29$17,398+16.1%-70.6%135$128$2,106,23919
Oct 14, 2014Tuesday17$59,194-21.1%-33.6%461$128$1,822,40312
Dec 16, 2014Tuesday33$4,483+46.3%-16.6%35$128$2,660,24675
Dec 11, 2014Thursday33$3,536+14.2%+48.6%29$121$2,623,06770
Nov 24, 2014Monday37$3,527-49.2%-23.8%29$121$2,525,98353
Dec 29, 2014Monday42$2,363+81.4%+27.9%20$118$2,696,52488
Dec 3, 2014Wednesday35$2,437-25.6%-32.1%21$116$2,575,31562
Oct 22, 2014Wednesday28$15,467-11.1%-69.8%135$114$2,121,70620
Dec 24, 2014Wednesday36$2,050+2.8%-38.2%18$113$2,682,58983
Dec 4, 2014Thursday34$2,380-2.3%-58.9%21$113$2,577,69563
Oct 15, 2014Wednesday17$51,294-13.3%-31%461$111$1,873,69713
Oct 20, 2014Monday29$14,982-63.3%-80%135$110$2,088,84118
Dec 8, 2014Monday34$3,217-43.9%+91.5%29$110$2,611,06067
Dec 23, 2014Tuesday38$1,994+7.9%-55.5%18$110$2,680,53982
Dec 21, 2014Sunday39$1,966-50.3%-70.3%18$109$2,676,69780
Dec 10, 2014Wednesday34$3,096-42.4%+27%29$106$2,619,53169
Dec 18, 2014Thursday36$3,614+8.9%+2.2%35$103$2,667,17877
Dec 22, 2014Monday38$1,848-6%-39.7%18$102$2,678,54581
Oct 16, 2014Thursday17$46,004-10.3%-39.9%461$99$1,919,70114
Jan 7, 2015Wednesday38$1,571+8.9%-48.1%16$98$2,720,94597
Dec 17, 2014Wednesday35$3,318-26%+7.2%35$94$2,663,56476
Jan 6, 2015Tuesday40$1,442+52.9%-46.6%16$90$2,719,37496
Dec 15, 2014Monday35$3,065-53.8%-4.7%35$87$2,655,76374
Dec 1, 2014Monday36$1,680-68.4%-52.4%21$80$2,569,60260
Jan 8, 2015Thursday39$1,264-19.5%-75.1%16$79$2,722,20998
Dec 25, 2014
Christmas Day
Thursday42$1,500-26.8%-58.5%20$75$2,684,08984
Jan 4, 2015Sunday46$1,129-73.7%-13.4%16$70$2,716,98994
Dec 28, 2014Sunday45$1,303-68.7%-33.7%20$65$2,694,16187
Jan 5, 2015Monday41$943-16.5%-60.1%16$58$2,717,93295