The Help

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Grosses

Domestic (78.3%)
$169,708,112
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Runtime2 hr 26 min
Opening Weekend$26,044,590
2,534 theaters
GenresDrama
Widest Release3,014 theaters
In Release510 days/72 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 10, 2011Wednesday1$5,539,917--2,511$2,206$5,539,9171
Aug 11, 2011Thursday1$4,333,909-21.8%-2,511$1,725$9,873,8262
Aug 12, 2011Friday2$7,644,608+76.4%-2,534$3,016$17,518,4343
Aug 13, 2011Saturday2$9,996,887+30.8%-2,534$3,945$27,515,3214
Aug 14, 2011Sunday2$8,403,095-15.9%-2,534$3,316$35,918,4165
Aug 15, 2011Monday1$3,891,426-53.7%-2,534$1,535$39,809,8426
Aug 16, 2011Tuesday1$4,378,810+12.5%-2,534$1,728$44,188,6527
Aug 17, 2011Wednesday1$3,564,041-18.6%-35.7%2,534$1,406$47,752,6938
Aug 18, 2011Thursday1$3,569,477+0.2%-17.6%2,534$1,408$51,322,1709
Aug 19, 2011Friday1$5,838,542+63.6%-23.6%2,690$2,170$57,160,71210
Aug 20, 2011Saturday1$8,099,476+38.7%-19%2,690$3,010$65,260,18811
Aug 21, 2011Sunday1$6,080,641-24.9%-27.6%2,690$2,260$71,340,82912
Aug 22, 2011Monday1$2,606,233-57.1%-33%2,690$968$73,947,06213
Aug 23, 2011Tuesday1$3,073,232+17.9%-29.8%2,690$1,142$77,020,29414
Aug 24, 2011Wednesday1$2,636,642-14.2%-26%2,690$980$79,656,93615
Aug 25, 2011Thursday1$2,640,369+0.1%-26%2,690$981$82,297,30516
Aug 26, 2011Friday1$4,402,344+66.7%-24.6%2,778$1,584$86,699,64917
Aug 27, 2011Saturday1$5,882,006+33.6%-27.4%2,778$2,117$92,581,65518
Aug 28, 2011Sunday1$4,251,768-27.7%-30.1%2,778$1,530$96,833,42319
Aug 29, 2011Monday1$1,806,855-57.5%-30.7%2,778$650$98,640,27820
Aug 30, 2011Tuesday1$2,162,591+19.7%-29.6%2,778$778$100,802,86921
Aug 31, 2011Wednesday1$1,802,985-16.6%-31.6%2,778$649$102,605,85422
Sep 1, 2011Thursday1$1,784,699-1%-32.4%2,778$642$104,390,55323
Sep 2, 2011Friday1$3,631,457+103.5%-17.5%2,843$1,277$108,022,01024
Sep 3, 2011Saturday1$5,364,078+47.7%-8.8%2,843$1,886$113,386,08825
Sep 4, 2011Sunday1$5,599,088+4.4%+31.7%2,843$1,969$118,985,17626
Sep 5, 2011
Labor Day
Monday1$5,286,948-5.6%+192.6%2,843$1,859$124,272,12427
Sep 6, 2011Tuesday1$1,484,070-71.9%-31.4%2,843$522$125,756,19428
Sep 7, 2011Wednesday1$1,341,384-9.6%-25.6%2,843$471$127,097,57829
Sep 8, 2011Thursday1$1,304,080-2.8%-26.9%2,843$458$128,401,65830
Sep 9, 2011Friday2$2,675,273+105.1%-26.3%2,935$911$131,076,93131
Sep 10, 2011Saturday2$3,925,548+46.7%-26.8%2,935$1,337$135,002,47932
Sep 11, 2011Sunday2$2,325,321-40.8%-58.5%2,935$792$137,327,80033
Sep 12, 2011Monday2$751,822-67.7%-85.8%2,935$256$138,079,62234
Sep 13, 2011Tuesday2$1,020,582+35.7%-31.2%2,935$347$139,100,20435
Sep 14, 2011Wednesday2$878,307-13.9%-34.5%2,935$299$139,978,51136
Sep 15, 2011Thursday2$948,243+8%-27.3%2,935$323$140,926,75437
Sep 16, 2011Friday5$1,940,456+104.6%-27.5%3,014$643$142,867,21038
Sep 17, 2011Saturday4$2,837,950+46.3%-27.7%3,014$941$145,705,16039
Sep 18, 2011Sunday4$1,734,633-38.9%-25.4%3,014$575$147,439,79340
Sep 19, 2011Monday4$560,796-67.7%-25.4%3,014$186$148,000,58941
Sep 20, 2011Tuesday4$742,017+32.3%-27.3%3,014$246$148,742,60642
Sep 21, 2011Wednesday4$631,158-14.9%-28.1%3,014$209$149,373,76443
Sep 22, 2011Thursday4$670,338+6.2%-29.3%3,014$222$150,044,10244
Sep 23, 2011Friday8$1,313,688+96%-32.3%2,695$487$151,357,79045
Sep 24, 2011Saturday8$1,908,316+45.3%-32.8%2,695$708$153,266,10646
Sep 25, 2011Sunday8$1,148,047-39.8%-33.8%2,695$425$154,414,15347
Sep 26, 2011Monday8$412,208-64.1%-26.5%2,695$152$154,826,36148
Sep 27, 2011Tuesday8$510,260+23.8%-31.2%2,695$189$155,336,62149
Sep 28, 2011Wednesday8$471,593-7.6%-25.3%2,695$174$155,808,21450
Sep 29, 2011Thursday8$548,814+16.4%-18.1%2,695$203$156,357,02851
Sep 30, 2011Friday12$891,943+62.5%-32.1%2,505$356$157,248,97152
Oct 1, 2011Saturday12$1,331,736+49.3%-30.2%2,505$531$158,580,70753
Oct 2, 2011Sunday12$792,316-40.5%-31%2,505$316$159,373,02354
Oct 3, 2011Monday12$287,433-63.7%-30.3%2,505$114$159,660,45655
Oct 4, 2011Tuesday11$365,782+27.3%-28.3%2,505$146$160,026,23856
Oct 5, 2011Wednesday10$332,020-9.2%-29.6%2,505$132$160,358,25857
Oct 6, 2011Thursday10$349,057+5.1%-36.4%2,505$139$160,707,31558
Oct 7, 2011Friday13$561,665+60.9%-37%2,064$272$161,268,98059
Oct 8, 2011Saturday13$827,902+47.4%-37.8%2,064$401$162,096,88260
Oct 9, 2011Sunday13$555,481-32.9%-29.9%2,064$269$162,652,36361
Oct 10, 2011
Columbus Day
Monday13$326,096-41.3%+13.5%2,064$157$162,978,45962
Oct 11, 2011Tuesday12$238,588-26.8%-34.8%2,064$115$163,217,04763
Oct 12, 2011Wednesday12$232,737-2.5%-29.9%2,064$112$163,449,78464
Oct 13, 2011Thursday10$268,504+15.4%-23.1%2,064$130$163,718,28865
Oct 14, 2011Friday15$356,862+32.9%-36.5%1,267$281$164,075,15066
Oct 15, 2011Saturday14$518,459+45.3%-37.4%1,267$409$164,593,60967
Oct 16, 2011Sunday14$312,363-39.8%-43.8%1,267$246$164,905,97268
Oct 17, 2011Monday13$125,403-59.9%-61.5%1,267$98$165,031,37569
Oct 18, 2011Tuesday13$144,831+15.5%-39.3%1,267$114$165,176,20670
Oct 19, 2011Wednesday13$147,574+1.9%-36.6%1,267$116$165,323,78071
Oct 20, 2011Thursday13$153,056+3.7%-43%1,267$120$165,476,83672
Oct 21, 2011Friday16$217,628+42.2%-39%776$280$165,694,46473
Oct 22, 2011Saturday16$315,995+45.2%-39.1%776$407$166,010,45974
Oct 23, 2011Sunday16$179,806-43.1%-42.4%776$231$166,190,26575
Oct 24, 2011Monday14$68,488-61.9%-45.4%776$88$166,258,75376
Oct 25, 2011Tuesday14$84,303+23.1%-41.8%776$108$166,343,05677
Oct 26, 2011Wednesday12$80,664-4.3%-45.3%776$103$166,423,72078
Oct 27, 2011Thursday14$87,681+8.7%-42.7%776$112$166,511,40179
Oct 28, 2011Friday17$116,133+32.4%-46.6%450$258$166,627,53480
Oct 29, 2011Saturday17$168,894+45.4%-46.6%450$375$166,796,42881
Oct 30, 2011Sunday16$107,631-36.3%-40.1%450$239$166,904,05982
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday17$47,017-56.3%-31.4%450$104$166,951,07683
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday18$43,301-7.9%-48.6%450$96$166,994,37784
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday17$47,835+10.5%-40.7%450$106$167,042,21285
Nov 3, 2011Thursday17$52,449+9.6%-40.2%450$116$167,094,66186
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