Whatever Works

A middle-aged, misanthropic divorcée from New York City surprisingly enters a fulfilling, Pygmalion-type relationship with a much younger, unsophisticated Southern girl.

Grosses

Domestic (15.1%)
$5,306,706
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Classics
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Opening$266,162
9 theaters
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 33 min
GenresComedy Romance
In Release196 days/28 weeks
Widest Release353 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 19-2120$266,162-9-$29,573$266,1621
Jun 26-2819$359,805+35.2%35+26$10,280$738,9692
Jul 3-513$960,061+166.8%353+318$2,719$1,911,0013
Jul 10-1215$678,055-29.4%320-33$2,118$3,099,9174
Jul 17-1918$471,288-30.5%228-92$2,067$3,890,7555
Jul 24-2621$303,948-35.5%176-52$1,726$4,440,2436
Jul 31-Aug 229$202,168-33.5%146-30$1,384$4,810,0577
Aug 7-936$94,649-53.2%84-62$1,126$5,008,9798
Sep 18-2089$5,854-27.5%6-3$975$5,278,65314
Sep 4-7
Labor Day wknd
60$24,810-26-$954$5,254,492-
Aug 21-2350$31,479-39%34-22$925$5,183,64410
Aug 14-1646$51,611-45.5%56-28$921$5,117,3499
Sep 11-1379$8,074-61.4%9-17$897$5,270,16513
Aug 28-3060$18,773-40.4%21-13$893$5,220,35111
Sep 4-660$20,911+11.4%26+5$804$5,250,59312
Sep 25-27103$2,646-54.8%7+1$378$5,282,70015
Oct 23-25119$1,004+17.8%3-$334$5,305,62219
Oct 16-18113$852-44.7%3-3$284$5,303,83818
Oct 9-11110$1,542-80%6-25$257$5,301,89117
Oct 2-484$7,725+192%31+24$249$5,294,30416
Oct 30-Nov 1118$626-37.6%3-$208$5,306,44720