The Ring

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.

Grosses

Domestic (51.8%)
$129,128,133
Summary Details
DistributorDreamWorks Distribution
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Opening$15,015,393
1,981 theaters
Budget$48,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresHorror Mystery
In Release440 days/62 weeks
Widest Release2,927 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 18, 2002Friday1$4,843,291--1,981$2,444$4,843,2911
Oct 19, 2002Saturday1$6,323,567+30.6%-1,981$3,192$11,166,8582
Oct 20, 2002Sunday1$3,848,535-39.1%-1,981$1,942$15,015,3933
Oct 21, 2002Monday1$1,388,470-63.9%-1,981$700$16,403,8634
Oct 22, 2002Tuesday1$1,470,421+5.9%-1,981$742$17,874,2845
Oct 23, 2002Wednesday1$1,390,570-5.4%-1,981$701$19,264,8546
Oct 24, 2002Thursday1$1,638,188+17.8%-1,981$826$20,903,0427
Oct 25, 2002Friday2$6,086,596+271.5%+25.7%2,634$2,310$26,989,6388
Oct 26, 2002Saturday2$7,770,175+27.7%+22.9%2,634$2,949$34,759,8139
Oct 27, 2002Sunday2$4,631,488-40.4%+20.3%2,634$1,758$39,391,30110
Oct 28, 2002Monday2$1,405,223-69.7%+1.2%2,634$533$40,796,52411
Oct 29, 2002Tuesday2$1,524,125+8.5%+3.7%2,634$578$42,320,64912
Oct 30, 2002Wednesday2$1,328,135-12.9%-4.5%2,634$504$43,648,78413
Oct 31, 2002
Halloween
Thursday1$2,777,426+109.1%+69.5%2,634$1,054$46,426,21014
Nov 1, 2002Friday2$5,791,174+108.5%-4.9%2,808$2,062$52,217,38415
Nov 2, 2002Saturday2$7,974,461+37.7%+2.6%2,808$2,839$60,191,84516
Nov 3, 2002Sunday2$4,351,552-45.4%-6%2,808$1,549$64,543,39717
Nov 4, 2002Monday2$1,493,666-65.7%+6.3%2,808$531$66,037,06318
Nov 5, 2002Tuesday2$1,582,465+5.9%+3.8%2,808$563$67,619,52819
Nov 6, 2002Wednesday1$1,162,122-26.6%-12.5%2,808$413$68,781,65020
Nov 7, 2002Thursday2$1,312,531+12.9%-52.7%2,808$467$70,094,18121
Nov 8, 2002Friday3$5,107,641+289.1%-11.8%2,927$1,745$75,201,82222
Nov 9, 2002Saturday3$6,320,526+23.7%-20.7%2,927$2,159$81,522,34823
Nov 10, 2002Sunday3$4,079,635-35.5%-6.2%2,927$1,393$85,601,98324
Nov 11, 2002Monday3$1,899,275-53.4%+27.2%2,927$648$87,501,25825
Nov 12, 2002Tuesday2$892,875-53%-43.6%2,927$305$88,394,13326
Nov 13, 2002Wednesday2$783,331-12.3%-32.6%2,927$267$89,177,46427
Nov 14, 2002Thursday2$844,688+7.8%-35.6%2,927$288$90,022,15228
Nov 15, 2002Friday3$3,579,468+323.8%-29.9%2,882$1,242$93,601,62029
Nov 16, 2002Saturday4$4,774,280+33.4%-24.5%2,882$1,656$98,375,90030
Nov 17, 2002Sunday4$2,308,435-51.6%-43.4%2,882$800$100,684,33531
Nov 18, 2002Monday3$606,687-73.7%-68.1%2,882$210$101,291,02232
Nov 19, 2002Tuesday3$701,221+15.6%-21.5%2,882$243$101,992,24333
Nov 20, 2002Wednesday3$599,241-14.5%-23.5%2,882$207$102,591,48434
Nov 21, 2002Thursday3$686,191+14.5%-18.8%2,882$238$103,277,67535
Nov 22, 2002Friday5$2,535,362+269.5%-29.2%2,628$964$105,813,03736
Nov 23, 2002Saturday6$3,354,469+32.3%-29.7%2,628$1,276$109,167,50637
Nov 24, 2002Sunday6$1,670,369-50.2%-27.6%2,628$635$110,837,87538
Nov 25, 2002Monday6$537,126-67.8%-11.5%2,628$204$111,375,00139
Nov 26, 2002Tuesday5$822,175+53.1%+17.2%2,628$312$112,197,17640
Nov 27, 2002Wednesday10$1,050,649+27.8%+75.3%1,912$549$113,247,82541
Nov 28, 2002
Thanksgiving
Thursday9$1,271,455+21%+85.3%1,912$664$114,519,28042
Nov 29, 2002Friday10$2,157,042+69.7%-14.9%1,912$1,128$116,676,32243
Nov 30, 2002Saturday9$2,146,779-0.5%-36%1,912$1,122$118,823,10144
Dec 1, 2002Sunday9$957,813-55.4%-42.7%1,912$500$119,780,91445
Dec 2, 2002Monday10$253,537-73.5%-52.8%1,912$132$120,034,45146
Dec 3, 2002Tuesday9$275,966+8.8%-66.4%1,912$144$120,310,41747
Dec 4, 2002Wednesday9$236,111-14.4%-77.5%1,912$123$120,546,52848
Dec 5, 2002Thursday8$246,419+4.4%-80.6%1,912$128$120,792,94749
Dec 6, 2002Friday8$839,065+240.5%-61.1%1,642$511$121,632,01250
Dec 7, 2002Saturday9$1,161,316+38.4%-45.9%1,642$707$122,793,32851
Dec 8, 2002Sunday11$518,998-55.3%-45.8%1,642$316$123,312,32652
Dec 9, 2002Monday11$165,356-68.1%-34.8%1,642$100$123,477,68253
Dec 10, 2002Tuesday10$187,666+13.5%-32%1,642$114$123,665,34854
Dec 11, 2002Wednesday11$173,027-7.8%-26.7%1,642$105$123,838,37555
Dec 12, 2002Thursday10$174,999+1.1%-29%1,642$106$124,013,37456
Dec 13, 2002Friday12$437,950+150.3%-47.8%1,282$341$124,451,32457
Dec 14, 2002Saturday12$590,487+34.8%-49.2%1,282$460$125,041,81158
Dec 15, 2002Sunday13$316,258-46.4%-39.1%1,282$246$125,358,06959
Dec 16, 2002Monday13$123,266-61%-25.5%1,282$96$125,481,33560
Dec 17, 2002Tuesday13$125,452+1.8%-33.2%1,282$97$125,606,78761
Dec 18, 2002Wednesday13$124,381-0.9%-28.1%1,282$97$125,731,16862
Dec 19, 2002Thursday13$121,951-2%-30.3%1,282$95$125,853,11963
Dec 20, 2002Friday16$113,888-6.6%-74%373$305$125,967,00764
Dec 21, 2002Saturday17$141,036+23.8%-76.1%373$378$126,108,04365
Dec 22, 2002Sunday18$114,365-18.9%-63.8%373$306$126,222,40866
Dec 23, 2002Monday18$75,393-34.1%-38.8%373$202$126,297,80167
Dec 24, 2002Tuesday20$27,472-63.6%-78.1%373$73$126,325,27368
Dec 25, 2002
Christmas Day
Wednesday19$67,986+147.5%-45.3%237$286$126,393,25969
Dec 26, 2002Thursday20$70,343+3.5%-42.3%237$296$126,463,60270
Dec 27, 2002Friday23$93,855+33.4%-17.6%237$396$126,557,45771
Dec 28, 2002Saturday22$122,280+30.3%-13.3%237$515$126,679,73772
Dec 29, 2002Sunday23$82,111-32.9%-28.2%237$346$126,761,84873
Dec 30, 2002Monday24$58,231-29.1%-22.8%237$245$126,820,07974
Dec 31, 2002
New Year's Eve
Tuesday26$33,888-41.8%+23.4%237$142$126,853,96775
Jan 1, 2003
New Year's Day
Wednesday27$82,009+142%+20.6%237$346$126,935,97676
Jan 2, 2003Thursday25$59,172-27.8%-15.9%237$249$126,995,14877
Jan 3, 2003Friday22$80,364+35.8%-14.4%206$390$127,075,51278
Jan 4, 2003Saturday23$102,257+27.2%-16.4%206$496$127,177,76979
Jan 5, 2003Sunday23$52,661-48.5%-35.9%206$255$127,230,43080
Jan 6, 2003Monday25$22,625-57%-61.1%206$109$127,253,05581
Jan 7, 2003Tuesday26$21,376-5.5%-36.9%206$103$127,274,43182
Jan 8, 2003Wednesday26$17,208-19.5%-79%206$83$127,291,63983
Jan 9, 2003Thursday25$19,093+11%-67.7%206$92$127,310,73284
Jan 10, 2003Friday26$54,753+186.8%-31.9%195$280$127,365,48585
Jan 11, 2003Saturday26$79,543+45.3%-22.2%195$407$127,445,02886
Jan 12, 2003Sunday26$34,963-56%-33.6%195$179$127,479,99187
Jan 13, 2003Monday26$11,506-67.1%-49.1%195$59$127,491,49788
Jan 14, 2003Tuesday26$13,696+19%-35.9%195$70$127,505,19389
Jan 15, 2003Wednesday26$11,999-12.4%-30.3%195$61$127,517,19290
Jan 16, 2003Thursday26$12,363+3%-35.2%195$63$127,529,55591
Jan 17, 2003Friday24$81,711+560.9%+49.2%366$223$127,611,26692
Jan 18, 2003Saturday25$136,125+66.6%+71.1%366$371$127,747,39193
Jan 19, 2003Sunday23$124,990-8.2%+257.5%366$341$127,872,38194
Jan 20, 2003
MLK Day
Monday26$69,454-44.4%+503.6%366$189$127,941,83595
Jan 21, 2003Tuesday24$32,321-53.5%+136%366$88$127,974,15696
Jan 22, 2003Wednesday23$29,143-9.8%+142.9%366$79$128,003,29997
Jan 23, 2003Thursday23$33,369+14.5%+169.9%366$91$128,036,66898
Jan 24, 2003Friday24$80,853+142.3%-1.1%332$243$128,117,52199
Jan 25, 2003Saturday24$126,159+56%-7.3%332$379$128,243,680100
Jan 26, 2003Sunday24$44,951-64.4%-64%332$135$128,288,631101
Jan 27, 2003Monday25$21,276-52.7%-69.4%332$64$128,309,907102
Jan 28, 2003Tuesday24$20,397-4.1%-36.9%332$61$128,330,304103
Jan 29, 2003Wednesday25$20,922+2.6%-28.2%332$63$128,351,226104
Jan 30, 2003Thursday24$21,444+2.5%-35.7%332$64$128,372,670105
Jan 31, 2003Friday28$57,718+169.2%-28.6%261$221$128,430,388106
Feb 1, 2003Saturday28$92,292+59.9%-26.8%261$353$128,522,680107
Feb 2, 2003Sunday28$57,018-38.2%+26.8%261$218$128,579,698108
Feb 3, 2003Monday29$14,332-74.9%-32.6%261$54$128,594,030109
Feb 4, 2003Tuesday28$14,967+4.4%-26.6%261$57$128,608,997110
Feb 5, 2003Wednesday28$14,420-3.7%-31.1%261$55$128,623,417111
Feb 6, 2003Thursday28$13,698-5%-36.1%261$52$128,637,115112