Burn After Reading

A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it.

Grosses

Domestic (36.9%)
$60,355,347
Summary Details
DistributorFocus Features
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Runtime1 hr 36 min
Opening Weekend$19,128,001
2,651 theaters
GenresComedy Crime Drama Thriller
Widest Release2,657 theaters
In Release112 days/16 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Sep 12, 2008Friday1$6,454,564--2,651$2,434$6,454,5641
Sep 13, 2008Saturday1$7,937,585+23%-2,651$2,994$14,392,1492
Sep 14, 2008Sunday1$4,735,852-40.3%-2,651$1,786$19,128,0013
Sep 15, 2008Monday1$1,493,389-68.5%-2,651$563$20,621,3904
Sep 16, 2008Tuesday1$1,640,625+9.9%-2,651$618$22,262,0155
Sep 17, 2008Wednesday1$1,437,723-12.4%-2,651$542$23,699,7386
Sep 18, 2008Thursday1$1,407,226-2.1%-2,651$530$25,106,9647
Sep 19, 2008Friday2$3,478,005+147.2%-46.1%2,657$1,308$28,584,9698
Sep 20, 2008Saturday2$5,004,740+43.9%-36.9%2,657$1,883$33,589,7099
Sep 21, 2008Sunday2$2,545,512-49.1%-46.3%2,657$958$36,135,22110
Sep 22, 2008Monday2$790,649-68.9%-47.1%2,657$297$36,925,87011
Sep 23, 2008Tuesday2$907,846+14.8%-44.7%2,657$341$37,833,71612
Sep 24, 2008Wednesday2$794,863-12.4%-44.7%2,657$299$38,628,57913
Sep 25, 2008Thursday2$742,543-6.6%-47.2%2,657$279$39,371,12214
Sep 26, 2008Friday5$1,635,096+120.2%-53%2,649$617$41,006,21815
Sep 27, 2008Saturday4$3,069,438+87.7%-38.7%2,649$1,158$44,075,65616
Sep 28, 2008Sunday6$1,491,735-51.4%-41.4%2,649$563$45,567,39117
Sep 29, 2008Monday4$471,328-68.4%-40.4%2,649$177$46,038,71918
Sep 30, 2008Tuesday3$601,342+27.6%-33.8%2,649$227$46,640,06119
Oct 1, 2008Wednesday3$514,309-14.5%-35.3%2,649$194$47,154,37020
Oct 2, 2008Thursday4$403,604-21.5%-45.6%2,649$152$47,557,97421
Oct 3, 2008Friday7$1,262,603+212.8%-22.8%2,397$526$48,820,57722
Oct 4, 2008Saturday7$1,904,812+50.9%-37.9%2,397$794$50,725,38923
Oct 5, 2008Sunday8$952,714-50%-36.1%2,397$397$51,678,10324
Oct 6, 2008Monday7$316,479-66.8%-32.9%2,397$132$51,994,58225
Oct 7, 2008Tuesday6$337,402+6.6%-43.9%2,397$140$52,331,98426
Oct 8, 2008Wednesday6$382,693+13.4%-25.6%2,397$159$52,714,67727
Oct 9, 2008Thursday7$367,075-4.1%-9.1%2,397$153$53,081,75228
Oct 10, 2008Friday13$629,772+71.6%-50.1%1,406$447$53,711,52429
Oct 11, 2008Saturday14$943,054+49.7%-50.5%1,406$670$54,654,57830
Oct 12, 2008Sunday14$522,821-44.6%-45.1%1,406$371$55,177,39931
Oct 13, 2008
Columbus Day
Monday14$298,595-42.9%-5.7%1,406$212$55,475,99432
Oct 14, 2008Tuesday14$188,907-36.7%-44%1,406$134$55,664,90133
Oct 15, 2008Wednesday13$161,732-14.4%-57.7%1,406$115$55,826,63334
Oct 16, 2008Thursday14$194,740+20.4%-46.9%1,406$138$56,021,37335
Oct 17, 2008Friday18$346,452+77.9%-45%708$489$56,367,82536
Oct 18, 2008Saturday18$495,504+43%-47.5%708$699$56,863,32937
Oct 19, 2008Sunday17$255,590-48.4%-51.1%708$361$57,118,91938
Oct 20, 2008Monday17$94,574-63%-68.3%708$133$57,213,49339
Oct 21, 2008Tuesday17$109,565+15.9%-42%708$154$57,323,05840
Oct 22, 2008Wednesday17$103,606-5.4%-35.9%708$146$57,426,66441
Oct 23, 2008Thursday17$102,680-0.9%-47.3%708$145$57,529,34442
Oct 24, 2008Friday18$232,770+126.7%-32.8%422$551$57,762,11443
Oct 25, 2008Saturday18$337,858+45.1%-31.8%422$800$58,099,97244
Oct 26, 2008Sunday18$173,847-48.5%-32%422$411$58,273,81945
Oct 27, 2008Monday18$57,227-67.1%-39.5%422$135$58,331,04646
Oct 28, 2008Tuesday18$66,373+16%-39.4%422$157$58,397,41947
Oct 29, 2008Wednesday18$61,145-7.9%-41%422$144$58,458,56448
Oct 30, 2008Thursday18$60,918-0.4%-40.7%422$144$58,519,48249
Oct 31, 2008
Halloween
Friday21$93,450+53.4%-59.9%327$285$58,612,93250
Nov 1, 2008Saturday21$242,254+159.2%-28.3%327$740$58,855,18651
Nov 2, 2008Sunday22$120,874-50.1%-30.5%327$369$58,976,06052
Nov 3, 2008Monday22$37,582-68.9%-34.3%327$114$59,013,64253
Nov 4, 2008Tuesday22$34,544-8.1%-48%327$105$59,048,18654
Nov 5, 2008Wednesday22$41,996+21.6%-31.3%327$128$59,090,18255
Nov 6, 2008Thursday22$47,484+13.1%-22.1%327$145$59,137,66656
Nov 7, 2008Friday22$107,717+126.8%+15.3%270$398$59,245,38357
Nov 8, 2008Saturday23$166,642+54.7%-31.2%270$617$59,412,02558
Nov 9, 2008Sunday23$89,487-46.3%-26%270$331$59,501,51259
Nov 10, 2008Monday21$39,360-56%+4.7%270$145$59,540,87260
Nov 11, 2008Tuesday21$56,009+42.3%+62.1%270$207$59,596,88161
Nov 12, 2008Wednesday23$29,952-46.5%-28.7%270$110$59,626,83362
Nov 13, 2008Thursday24$28,213-5.8%-40.6%270$104$59,655,04663
Nov 14, 2008Friday28$61,058+116.4%-43.3%207$294$59,716,10464
Nov 15, 2008Saturday29$90,974+49%-45.4%207$439$59,807,07865
Nov 16, 2008Sunday29$43,716-51.9%-51.1%207$211$59,850,79466
Nov 17, 2008Monday27$14,622-66.6%-62.9%207$70$59,865,41667
Nov 18, 2008Tuesday28$17,486+19.6%-68.8%207$84$59,882,90268
Nov 19, 2008Wednesday28$16,518-5.5%-44.9%207$79$59,899,42069
Nov 20, 2008Thursday28$17,565+6.3%-37.7%207$84$59,916,98570
Nov 21, 2008Friday25$34,138+94.4%-44.1%134$254$59,951,12371
Nov 22, 2008Saturday25$53,090+55.5%-41.6%134$396$60,004,21372
Nov 23, 2008Sunday26$25,379-52.2%-41.9%134$189$60,029,59273
Nov 24, 2008Monday25$12,156-52.1%-16.9%134$90$60,041,74874
Nov 25, 2008Tuesday25$15,407+26.7%-11.9%134$114$60,057,15575
Nov 26, 2008Wednesday28$12,138-21.2%-26.5%97$125$60,069,29376
Nov 27, 2008
Thanksgiving
Thursday24$13,595+12%-22.6%97$140$60,082,88877
Nov 28, 2008Friday25$34,240+151.9%+0.3%97$352$60,117,12878
Nov 29, 2008Saturday26$35,633+4.1%-32.9%97$367$60,152,76179
Nov 30, 2008Sunday27$17,027-52.2%-32.9%97$175$60,169,78880
Dec 1, 2008Monday25$7,345-56.9%-39.6%97$75$60,177,13381
Dec 2, 2008Tuesday24$8,290+12.9%-46.2%97$85$60,185,42382
Dec 3, 2008Wednesday26$7,141-13.9%-41.2%97$73$60,192,56483
Dec 4, 2008Thursday25$7,009-1.8%-48.4%97$72$60,199,57384
Dec 5, 2008Friday27$14,598+108.3%-57.4%78$187$60,214,17185
Dec 6, 2008Saturday27$19,815+35.7%-44.4%78$254$60,233,98686
Dec 7, 2008Sunday28$11,001-44.5%-35.4%78$141$60,244,98787
Dec 8, 2008Monday25$6,412-41.7%-12.7%78$82$60,251,39988
Dec 9, 2008Tuesday26$6,084-5.1%-26.6%78$78$60,257,48389
Dec 10, 2008Wednesday27$5,702-6.3%-20.2%78$73$60,263,18590
Dec 11, 2008Thursday27$5,914+3.7%-15.6%78$75$60,269,09991
Dec 12, 2008Friday33$10,348+75%-29.1%57$181$60,279,44792
Dec 13, 2008Saturday33$14,116+36.4%-28.8%57$247$60,293,56393
Dec 14, 2008Sunday34$8,017-43.2%-27.1%57$140$60,301,58094
Dec 15, 2008Monday29$5,389-32.8%-16%57$94$60,306,96995
Dec 16, 2008Tuesday32$4,783-11.2%-21.4%57$83$60,311,75296
Dec 17, 2008Wednesday31$5,563+16.3%-2.4%57$97$60,317,31597
Dec 18, 2008Thursday32$5,262-5.4%-11%57$92$60,322,57798
Dec 19, 2008Friday35$5,081-3.4%-50.9%44$115$60,327,65899
Dec 20, 2008Saturday38$6,152+21.1%-56.4%44$139$60,333,810100
Dec 21, 2008Sunday37$5,081-17.4%-36.6%44$115$60,338,891101
Dec 22, 2008Monday36$4,001-21.3%-25.8%44$90$60,342,892102
Dec 23, 2008Tuesday35$4,186+4.6%-12.5%44$95$60,347,078103
Dec 24, 2008Wednesday36$3,380-19.3%-39.2%44$76$60,350,458104
Dec 25, 2008
Christmas Day
Thursday41$4,889+44.6%-7.1%44$111$60,355,347105