The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Grosses

Domestic (30.3%)
$6,003,227
Summary Details
Opening$75,721
3 theaters
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresBiography Drama
In Release398 days/56 weeks
Widest Release213 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jan 18, 2008Friday27$98,000--107$915$2,239,00050
Jan 19, 2008Saturday26$171,000+74.5%-107$1,598$2,410,00051
Jan 20, 2008Sunday26$117,000-31.6%-107$1,093$2,528,03652
Jan 21, 2008
MLK Day
Monday27$83,919-28.3%-107$784$2,611,95553
Jan 22, 2008Tuesday26$37,000-55.9%-107$345$2,649,00054
Jan 23, 2008Wednesday25$39,000+5.4%-107$364$2,688,00055
Jan 24, 2008Thursday25$42,000+7.7%-107$392$2,732,61756
Jan 25, 2008Friday29$96,000+128.6%-2%123$780$2,829,00057
Jan 26, 2008Saturday30$179,000+86.5%+4.7%123$1,455$3,008,00058
Jan 27, 2008Sunday30$122,000-31.8%+4.3%123$991$3,130,45959
Jan 28, 2008Monday28$37,000-69.7%-55.9%123$300$3,167,00060
Jan 29, 2008Tuesday27$37,000--123$300$3,204,00061
Jan 30, 2008Wednesday26$39,000+5.4%-123$317$3,243,00062
Jan 31, 2008Thursday27$37,000-5.1%-11.9%123$300$3,279,38263
Feb 1, 2008Friday25$110,000+197.3%+14.6%205$536$3,389,00064
Feb 2, 2008Saturday26$226,000+105.5%+26.3%205$1,102$3,615,00065
Feb 3, 2008Sunday25$106,000-53.1%-13.1%205$517$3,720,93066
Feb 4, 2008Monday25$44,000-58.5%+18.9%205$214$3,765,00067
Feb 5, 2008Tuesday25$42,000-4.5%+13.5%205$204$3,807,00068
Feb 8, 2008Friday26$114,000-+3.6%213$535$4,014,00071
Feb 9, 2008Saturday25$202,000+77.2%-10.6%213$948$4,216,00072
Feb 10, 2008Sunday25$118,000-41.6%+11.3%213$553$4,333,74173
Feb 11, 2008Monday25$35,000-70.3%-20.5%213$164$4,369,00074
Feb 12, 2008Tuesday25$34,000-2.9%-19%213$159$4,403,00075
Feb 13, 2008Wednesday23$35,000+2.9%-213$164$4,438,00076
Feb 14, 2008Thursday25$50,000+42.9%-181$276$4,488,92477
Feb 15, 2008Friday25$80,000+60%-29.8%181$441$4,569,00078
Feb 16, 2008Saturday24$151,000+88.8%-25.2%181$834$4,720,00079
Feb 17, 2008Sunday25$120,000-20.5%+1.7%181$662$4,839,64680
Feb 18, 2008
Presidents' Day
Monday25$73,691-38.6%+110.5%181$407$4,913,33781
Feb 19, 2008Tuesday25$35,000-52.5%+2.9%181$193$4,948,00082
Feb 20, 2008Wednesday24$35,000--181$193$4,983,00083
Feb 21, 2008Thursday24$37,000+5.7%-26%181$204$5,021,12484