Akeelah and the Bee

A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee.

Grosses

Domestic (99.5%)
$18,848,430
Summary Details
DistributorLionsgate
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Opening$6,011,585
2,195 theaters
Budget$8,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresDrama Family
In Release248 days/35 weeks
Widest Release2,195 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Apr 28, 2006Friday8$1,692,744--2,195$771$1,692,7441
Apr 29, 2006Saturday8$2,668,413+57.6%-2,195$1,215$4,361,1572
Apr 30, 2006Sunday8$1,650,428-38.1%-2,195$751$6,011,5853
May 1, 2006Monday8$323,079-80.4%-2,195$147$6,334,6644
May 2, 2006Tuesday8$316,188-2.1%-2,195$144$6,650,8525
May 3, 2006Wednesday8$302,977-4.2%-2,195$138$6,953,8296
May 4, 2006Thursday8$308,954+2%-2,195$140$7,262,7837
May 5, 2006Friday10$884,120+186.2%-47.8%2,195$402$8,146,9038
May 6, 2006Saturday9$1,531,793+73.3%-42.6%2,195$697$9,678,6969
May 7, 2006Sunday9$953,717-37.7%-42.2%2,195$434$10,632,41310
May 8, 2006Monday9$219,847-76.9%-32%2,195$100$10,852,26011
May 9, 2006Tuesday9$237,122+7.9%-25%2,195$108$11,089,38212
May 10, 2006Wednesday8$244,634+3.2%-19.3%2,195$111$11,334,01613
May 11, 2006Thursday7$270,633+10.6%-12.4%2,195$123$11,604,64914
May 12, 2006Friday13$548,740+102.8%-37.9%1,176$466$12,153,38915
May 13, 2006Saturday10$919,422+67.6%-40%1,176$781$13,072,81116
May 14, 2006Sunday7$935,258+1.7%-1.9%1,176$795$14,008,06917
May 15, 2006Monday10$170,761-81.7%-22.3%1,176$145$14,178,83018
May 16, 2006Tuesday10$176,360+3.3%-25.6%1,176$149$14,355,19019
May 17, 2006Wednesday9$169,446-3.9%-30.7%1,176$144$14,524,63620
May 18, 2006Thursday8$197,600+16.6%-27%1,176$168$14,722,23621
May 19, 2006Friday11$271,675+37.5%-50.5%751$361$14,993,91122
May 20, 2006Saturday10$435,127+60.2%-52.7%751$579$15,429,03823
May 21, 2006Sunday11$299,851-31.1%-67.9%751$399$15,728,88924
May 22, 2006Monday11$115,334-61.5%-32.5%751$153$15,844,22325
May 23, 2006Tuesday10$122,148+5.9%-30.7%751$162$15,966,37126
May 24, 2006Wednesday10$120,204-1.6%-29.1%751$160$16,086,57527
May 25, 2006Thursday10$131,288+9.2%-33.6%751$174$16,217,86328
May 26, 2006Friday12$174,491+32.9%-35.8%487$358$16,392,35429
May 27, 2006Saturday11$260,881+49.5%-40%487$535$16,653,23530
May 28, 2006Sunday12$218,061-16.4%-27.3%487$447$16,871,29631
May 29, 2006
Memorial Day
Monday9$249,054+14.2%+115.9%487$511$17,120,35032
May 30, 2006Tuesday10$76,303-69.4%-37.5%487$156$17,196,65333
May 31, 2006Wednesday9$79,800+4.6%-33.6%487$163$17,276,45334
Jun 1, 2006Thursday10$84,817+6.3%-35.4%487$174$17,361,27035
Jun 2, 2006Friday15$112,337+32.4%-35.6%405$277$17,473,60736
Jun 3, 2006Saturday14$196,740+75.1%-24.6%405$485$17,670,34737
Jun 4, 2006Sunday14$128,975-34.4%-40.9%405$318$17,799,32238
Jun 5, 2006Monday14$49,815-61.4%-80%405$123$17,849,13739
Jun 6, 2006Tuesday16$44,462-10.7%-41.7%347$128$17,893,59940
Jun 7, 2006Wednesday14$49,914+12.3%-37.5%347$143$17,943,51341
Jun 8, 2006Thursday14$52,383+4.9%-38.2%347$150$17,995,89642
Jun 9, 2006Friday19$63,317+20.9%-43.6%266$238$18,059,21343
Jun 10, 2006Saturday20$89,673+41.6%-54.4%266$337$18,148,88644
Jun 11, 2006Sunday20$56,236-37.3%-56.4%266$211$18,205,12245
Jun 12, 2006Monday16$32,152-42.8%-35.5%266$120$18,237,27446
Jun 13, 2006Tuesday17$30,675-4.6%-31%266$115$18,267,94947
Jun 14, 2006Wednesday17$31,687+3.3%-36.5%266$119$18,299,63648
Jun 15, 2006Thursday16$31,907+0.7%-39.1%266$119$18,331,54349
Jun 16, 2006Friday29$15,534-51.3%-75.5%106$146$18,347,07750
Jun 17, 2006Saturday29$20,837+34.1%-76.8%106$196$18,367,91451
Jun 18, 2006Sunday29$17,859-14.3%-68.2%106$168$18,385,77352
Jun 19, 2006Monday27$8,750-51%-72.8%106$82$18,394,52353
Jun 20, 2006Tuesday27$9,370+7.1%-69.5%106$88$18,403,89354
Jun 21, 2006Wednesday26$10,637+13.5%-66.4%106$100$18,414,53055
Jun 22, 2006Thursday26$11,968+12.5%-62.5%106$112$18,426,49856
Jun 23, 2006Friday29$9,648-19.4%-37.9%71$135$18,436,14657
Jun 24, 2006Saturday29$13,767+42.7%-33.9%71$193$18,449,91358
Jun 25, 2006Sunday29$9,817-28.7%-45%71$138$18,459,73059
Jun 26, 2006Monday28$4,937-49.7%-43.6%71$69$18,464,66760
Jun 27, 2006Tuesday29$6,006+21.7%-35.9%71$84$18,470,67361
Jun 28, 2006Wednesday29$4,906-18.3%-53.9%71$69$18,475,57962
Jun 29, 2006Thursday29$5,845+19.1%-51.2%71$82$18,481,42463
Jun 30, 2006Friday24$20,614+252.7%+113.7%160$128$18,502,03864
Jul 1, 2006Saturday25$28,824+39.8%+109.4%160$180$18,530,86265
Jul 2, 2006Sunday27$17,389-39.7%+77.1%160$108$18,548,25166
Jul 3, 2006Monday24$23,548+35.4%+377%160$147$18,571,79967
Jul 4, 2006
Independence Day
Tuesday25$20,053-14.8%+233.9%160$125$18,591,85268
Jul 5, 2006Wednesday22$16,006-20.2%+226.3%160$100$18,607,85869
Jul 6, 2006Thursday22$18,815+17.5%+221.9%160$117$18,626,67370
Jul 7, 2006Friday26$23,686+25.9%+14.9%152$155$18,650,35971
Jul 8, 2006Saturday27$29,437+24.3%+2.1%152$193$18,679,79672
Jul 9, 2006Sunday27$19,472-33.9%+12%152$128$18,699,26873
Jul 10, 2006Monday26$12,489-35.9%-47%152$82$18,711,75774
Jul 11, 2006Tuesday25$17,176+37.5%-14.3%152$113$18,728,93375
Jul 12, 2006Wednesday25$15,609-9.1%-2.5%152$102$18,744,54276
Jul 13, 2006Thursday25$17,077+9.4%-9.2%152$112$18,761,61977
Jul 14, 2006Friday30$15,336-10.2%-35.3%90$170$18,776,95578
Jul 15, 2006Saturday32$19,776+29%-32.8%90$219$18,796,73179
Jul 16, 2006Sunday32$14,404-27.2%-26%90$160$18,811,13580
Jul 17, 2006Monday29$7,967-44.7%-36.2%90$88$18,819,10281
Jul 18, 2006Tuesday29$8,826+10.8%-48.6%90$98$18,827,92882
Jul 19, 2006Wednesday28$10,141+14.9%-35%90$112$18,838,06983
Jul 20, 2006Thursday28$10,361+2.2%-39.3%90$115$18,848,43084