The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Grosses

Domestic (22.4%)
$9,046,156
Summary Details
Runtime1 hr 34 min
Opening Weekend$253,085
17 theaters
GenresDrama War
Release Date (Wide)Nov 7, 2008 (Dec 5, 2008) - Jan 22, 2009
Widest Release679 theaters
In Release420 days/60 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 7, 2008Friday28$60,604--17$3,564$60,6041
Nov 8, 2008Saturday27$109,354+80.4%-17$6,432$169,9582
Nov 9, 2008Sunday24$83,127-24%-17$4,889$253,0853
Nov 10, 2008Monday27$25,104-69.8%-17$1,476$278,1894
Nov 11, 2008Tuesday27$33,539+33.6%-17$1,972$311,7285
Nov 12, 2008Wednesday26$20,204-39.8%-17$1,188$331,9326
Nov 13, 2008Thursday26$21,361+5.7%-17$1,256$353,2937
Nov 14, 2008Friday22$118,419+454.4%+95.4%38$3,116$471,7128
Nov 15, 2008Saturday20$210,849+78.1%+92.8%38$5,548$682,5619
Nov 16, 2008Sunday18$145,122-31.2%+74.6%38$3,819$827,68310
Nov 17, 2008Monday21$37,412-74.2%+49%38$984$865,09511
Nov 18, 2008Tuesday23$37,312-0.3%+11.2%38$981$902,40712
Nov 19, 2008Wednesday21$39,846+6.8%+97.2%38$1,048$942,25313
Nov 20, 2008Thursday21$38,286-3.9%+79.2%38$1,007$980,53914
Nov 21, 2008Friday9$458,894+1,098.6%+287.5%406$1,130$1,439,43315
Nov 22, 2008Saturday8$729,000+58.9%+245.7%406$1,795$2,168,43316
Nov 23, 2008Sunday8$459,620-37%+216.7%406$1,132$2,628,05317
Nov 24, 2008Monday9$152,407-66.8%+307.4%406$375$2,780,46018
Nov 25, 2008Tuesday9$189,795+24.5%+408.7%406$467$2,970,25519
Nov 26, 2008Wednesday11$250,416+31.9%+528.5%582$430$3,220,67120
Nov 27, 2008
Thanksgiving
Thursday9$252,637+0.9%+559.9%582$434$3,473,30821
Nov 28, 2008Friday9$635,721+151.6%+38.5%582$1,092$4,109,02922
Nov 29, 2008Saturday9$678,273+6.7%-7%582$1,165$4,787,30223
Nov 30, 2008Sunday10$382,193-43.7%-16.8%582$656$5,169,49524
Dec 1, 2008Monday10$110,984-71%-27.2%582$190$5,280,47925
Dec 2, 2008Tuesday10$114,851+3.5%-39.5%582$197$5,395,33026
Dec 3, 2008Wednesday10$116,868+1.8%-53.3%582$200$5,512,19827
Dec 4, 2008Thursday10$114,046-2.4%-54.9%582$195$5,626,24428
Dec 5, 2008Friday13$303,189+165.8%-52.3%678$447$5,929,43329
Dec 6, 2008Saturday13$436,161+43.9%-35.7%678$643$6,365,59430
Dec 7, 2008Sunday13$291,686-33.1%-23.7%678$430$6,657,28031
Dec 8, 2008Monday13$95,741-67.2%-13.7%678$141$6,753,02132
Dec 9, 2008Tuesday13$102,796+7.4%-10.5%678$151$6,855,81733
Dec 10, 2008Wednesday13$113,511+10.4%-2.9%678$167$6,969,32834
Dec 11, 2008Thursday13$108,269-4.6%-5.1%678$159$7,077,59735
Dec 12, 2008Friday16$193,001+78.3%-36.3%679$284$7,270,59836
Dec 13, 2008Saturday16$304,592+57.8%-30.2%679$448$7,575,19037
Dec 14, 2008Sunday16$187,872-38.3%-35.6%679$276$7,763,06238
Dec 15, 2008Monday15$74,734-60.2%-21.9%679$110$7,837,79639
Dec 16, 2008Tuesday15$82,549+10.5%-19.7%679$121$7,920,34540
Dec 17, 2008Wednesday15$89,299+8.2%-21.3%679$131$8,009,64441
Dec 18, 2008Thursday15$95,315+6.7%-12%679$140$8,104,95942
Dec 19, 2008Friday20$75,502-20.8%-60.9%403$187$8,180,46143
Dec 20, 2008Saturday21$114,277+51.4%-62.5%403$283$8,294,73844
Dec 21, 2008Sunday22$84,702-25.9%-54.9%403$210$8,379,44045
Dec 22, 2008Monday21$58,237-31.2%-22.1%403$144$8,437,67746
Dec 23, 2008Tuesday21$60,792+4.4%-26.4%403$150$8,498,46947
Dec 24, 2008Wednesday22$53,883-11.4%-39.7%403$133$8,552,35248
Dec 25, 2008
Christmas Day
Thursday32$20,664-61.7%-78.3%96$215$8,573,01649
Dec 26, 2008Friday33$28,072+35.8%-62.8%96$292$8,601,08850
Dec 27, 2008Saturday33$32,215+14.8%-71.8%96$335$8,633,30351
Dec 28, 2008Sunday32$27,614-14.3%-67.4%96$287$8,660,91752
Dec 29, 2008Monday31$20,812-24.6%-64.3%96$216$8,681,72953
Dec 30, 2008Tuesday31$23,061+10.8%-62.1%96$240$8,704,79054
Dec 31, 2008
New Year's Eve
Wednesday33$16,432-28.7%-69.5%96$171$8,721,22255
Jan 1, 2009
New Year's Day
Thursday34$37,070+125.6%+79.4%96$386$8,758,29256
Jan 2, 2009Friday31$31,647-14.6%+12.7%93$340$8,789,93957
Jan 3, 2009Saturday31$38,254+20.9%+18.7%93$411$8,828,19358
Jan 4, 2009Sunday31$25,944-32.2%-6%93$278$8,854,13759
Jan 5, 2009Monday27$10,543-59.4%-49.3%93$113$8,864,68060
Jan 6, 2009Tuesday27$11,865+12.5%-48.5%93$127$8,876,54561
Jan 7, 2009Wednesday27$10,460-11.8%-36.3%93$112$8,887,00562
Jan 8, 2009Thursday27$11,964+14.4%-67.7%93$128$8,898,96963
Jan 9, 2009Friday30$18,280+52.8%-42.2%85$215$8,917,24964
Jan 10, 2009Saturday31$23,254+27.2%-39.2%85$273$8,940,50365
Jan 11, 2009Sunday31$16,671-28.3%-35.7%85$196$8,957,17466
Jan 12, 2009Monday31$6,562-60.6%-37.8%85$77$8,963,73667
Jan 13, 2009Tuesday32$7,148+8.9%-39.8%85$84$8,970,88468
Jan 14, 2009Wednesday29$8,693+21.6%-16.9%85$102$8,979,57769
Jan 15, 2009Thursday28$8,505-2.2%-28.9%85$100$8,988,08270
Jan 16, 2009Friday36$9,984+17.4%-45.4%58$172$8,998,06671
Jan 17, 2009Saturday37$13,802+38.2%-40.6%58$237$9,011,86872
Jan 18, 2009Sunday36$11,571-16.2%-30.6%58$199$9,023,43973
Jan 19, 2009
MLK Day
Monday42$7,142-38.3%+8.8%58$123$9,030,58174
Jan 20, 2009Tuesday35$4,090-42.7%-42.8%58$70$9,034,67175
Jan 21, 2009Wednesday37$4,278+4.6%-50.8%58$73$9,038,94976
Jan 22, 2009Thursday36$7,207+68.5%-15.3%58$124$9,046,15677