The Aviator

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.

Grosses

Domestic (48%)
$102,610,330
Summary Details
Opening$858,021
40 theaters
Budget$110,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 17, 2004 (Dec 25, 2004) - Jun 2, 2005
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 50 min
GenresBiography Drama
In Release380 days/54 weeks
Widest Release2,530 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 17, 2004Friday14$252,000--40$6,300$252,0001
Dec 18, 2004Saturday14$327,000+29.8%-40$8,175$579,0002
Dec 19, 2004Sunday14$279,000-14.7%-40$6,975$858,0213
Dec 20, 2004Monday14$139,000-50.2%-40$3,475$997,0004
Dec 21, 2004Tuesday14$129,000-7.2%-40$3,225$1,126,0005
Dec 22, 2004Wednesday16$104,000-19.4%-41$2,536$1,231,0466
Dec 23, 2004Thursday16$123,692+18.9%-41$3,016$1,354,7387
Dec 24, 2004Friday16$150,000+21.3%-40.5%41$3,658$1,505,0008
Dec 25, 2004
Christmas Day
Saturday4$4,240,000+2,726.7%+1,196.6%1,796$2,360$5,745,0009
Dec 26, 2004Sunday4$4,240,000-+1,419.7%1,796$2,360$9,986,10510
Dec 27, 2004Monday5$2,740,000-35.4%+1,871.2%1,796$1,525$12,726,00011
Dec 28, 2004Tuesday5$2,480,000-9.5%+1,822.5%1,796$1,380$15,206,00012
Dec 29, 2004Wednesday5$2,315,000-6.7%+2,126%1,796$1,288$17,519,69913
Dec 30, 2004Thursday5$2,657,027+14.8%+2,048.1%1,796$1,479$20,176,72614
Dec 31, 2004
New Year's Eve
Friday3$3,912,000+47.2%+2,508%1,796$2,178$24,089,00015
Jan 1, 2005
New Year's Day
Saturday4$4,432,000+13.3%+4.5%1,796$2,467$28,521,00016
Jan 2, 2005Sunday3$3,021,000-31.8%-28.8%1,796$1,682$31,541,39017
Jan 3, 2005Monday3$1,200,000-60.3%-56.2%1,796$668$32,741,00018
Jan 4, 2005Tuesday2$878,000-26.8%-64.6%1,796$488$33,619,00019
Jan 5, 2005Wednesday2$823,000-6.3%-64.4%1,796$458$34,442,00020
Jan 6, 2005Thursday2$863,000+4.9%-67.5%1,796$480$35,306,19521
Jan 7, 2005Friday3$2,222,000+157.5%-43.2%1,867$1,190$37,528,00022
Jan 8, 2005Saturday4$3,356,000+51%-24.3%1,867$1,797$40,884,00023
Jan 9, 2005Sunday4$1,915,000-42.9%-36.6%1,867$1,025$42,798,84224
Jan 10, 2005Monday3$569,000-70.3%-52.6%1,867$304$43,368,00025
Jan 11, 2005Tuesday3$638,000+12.1%-27.3%1,867$341$44,006,00026
Jan 12, 2005Wednesday3$579,000-9.2%-29.6%1,867$310$44,585,00027
Jan 13, 2005Thursday3$594,000+2.6%-31.2%1,867$318$45,178,05928
Jan 14, 2005Friday7$1,443,000+142.9%-35.1%1,956$737$46,621,00029
Jan 15, 2005Saturday7$2,149,000+48.9%-36%1,956$1,098$48,770,00030
Jan 16, 2005Sunday7$1,466,000-31.8%-23.4%1,956$749$50,235,59531
Jan 17, 2005
MLK Day
Monday8$1,292,542-11.8%+127.2%1,956$660$51,528,13732
Jan 18, 2005Tuesday5$622,000-51.9%-2.5%1,956$317$52,150,00033
Jan 19, 2005Wednesday5$515,000-17.2%-11.1%1,956$263$52,665,00034
Jan 20, 2005Thursday5$520,000+1%-12.5%1,956$265$53,186,27435
Jan 21, 2005Friday9$1,514,000+191.2%+4.9%2,261$669$54,700,00036
Jan 22, 2005Saturday7$2,140,000+41.3%-0.4%2,261$946$56,840,00037
Jan 23, 2005Sunday8$1,185,000-44.6%-19.2%2,261$524$58,024,14638
Jan 24, 2005Monday6$441,000-62.8%-65.9%2,261$195$58,465,00039
Jan 25, 2005Tuesday3$687,000+55.8%+10.5%2,261$303$59,152,00040
Jan 26, 2005Wednesday2$773,000+12.5%+50.1%2,261$341$59,925,00041
Jan 27, 2005Thursday3$758,000-1.9%+45.8%2,261$335$60,682,90342
Jan 28, 2005Friday6$2,024,000+167%+33.7%2,503$808$62,707,00043
Jan 29, 2005Saturday6$3,390,000+67.5%+58.4%2,503$1,354$66,097,00044
Jan 30, 2005Sunday5$2,135,000-37%+80.2%2,503$852$68,233,03145
Jan 31, 2005Monday4$517,000-75.8%+17.2%2,503$206$68,750,00046
Feb 1, 2005Tuesday3$573,000+10.8%-16.6%2,503$228$69,323,00047
Feb 2, 2005Wednesday3$573,000--25.9%2,503$228$69,896,00048
Feb 3, 2005Thursday3$573,000--24.4%2,503$228$70,467,98149
Feb 4, 2005Friday6$1,633,000+185%-19.3%2,530$645$72,101,00050
Feb 5, 2005Saturday6$2,810,000+72.1%-17.1%2,530$1,110$74,911,00051
Feb 6, 2005Sunday7$985,000-64.9%-53.9%2,530$389$75,895,72052
Feb 7, 2005Monday6$425,000-56.9%-17.8%2,530$167$76,321,00053
Feb 8, 2005Tuesday5$450,000+5.9%-21.5%2,530$177$76,771,00054
Feb 9, 2005Wednesday5$411,000-8.7%-28.3%2,530$162$77,182,00055
Feb 10, 2005Thursday5$470,000+14.4%-18%2,530$185$77,652,26156
Feb 11, 2005Friday8$1,178,000+150.6%-27.9%2,196$536$78,830,00057
Feb 12, 2005Saturday8$2,184,000+85.4%-22.3%2,196$994$81,014,00058
Feb 13, 2005Sunday8$1,310,000-40%+33%2,196$596$82,323,90759
Feb 14, 2005Monday7$603,000-54%+41.9%2,196$274$82,927,00060
Feb 15, 2005Tuesday6$343,000-43.1%-23.8%2,196$156$83,270,00061
Feb 16, 2005Wednesday5$324,000-5.5%-21.2%2,196$147$83,594,00062
Feb 17, 2005Thursday5$358,000+10.5%-23.8%2,196$163$83,952,33763
Feb 18, 2005Friday9$964,000+169.3%-18.2%1,710$563$84,916,00064
Feb 19, 2005Saturday8$1,877,000+94.7%-14.1%1,710$1,097$86,793,00065
Feb 20, 2005Sunday9$1,314,000-30%+0.3%1,710$768$88,107,36166
Feb 21, 2005
Presidents' Day
Monday8$769,425-41.4%+27.6%1,710$449$88,876,78667
Feb 22, 2005Tuesday7$339,000-55.9%-1.2%1,710$198$89,216,00068
Feb 23, 2005Wednesday7$344,000+1.5%+6.2%1,710$201$89,560,00069
Feb 24, 2005Thursday6$344,000--3.9%1,710$201$89,904,75270
Feb 25, 2005Friday9$980,000+184.9%+1.7%1,579$620$90,885,00071
Feb 26, 2005Saturday9$1,862,000+90%-0.8%1,579$1,179$92,747,00072
Feb 27, 2005Sunday10$897,000-51.8%-31.7%1,579$568$93,643,78973
Feb 28, 2005Monday8$254,000-71.7%-67%1,579$160$93,898,00074
Mar 1, 2005Tuesday8$270,000+6.3%-20.4%1,579$170$94,168,00075
Mar 2, 2005Wednesday8$254,000-5.9%-26.2%1,579$160$94,422,00076
Mar 3, 2005Thursday8$290,000+14.2%-15.7%1,579$183$94,712,23077
Mar 4, 2005Friday11$628,000+116.6%-35.9%1,331$471$95,340,00078
Mar 5, 2005Saturday10$1,156,000+84.1%-37.9%1,331$868$96,496,00079
Mar 6, 2005Sunday11$543,000-53%-39.5%1,331$407$97,039,46180
Mar 7, 2005Monday11$149,000-72.6%-41.3%1,331$111$97,188,00081
Mar 8, 2005Tuesday11$175,000+17.4%-35.2%1,331$131$97,363,00082
Mar 9, 2005Wednesday11$185,000+5.7%-27.2%1,331$138$97,548,00083
Mar 10, 2005Thursday11$154,000-16.8%-46.9%1,331$115$97,701,97384
Mar 11, 2005Friday13$343,000+122.7%-45.4%1,002$342$98,045,00085
Mar 12, 2005Saturday11$672,000+95.9%-41.9%1,002$670$98,717,00086
Mar 13, 2005Sunday14$343,000-49%-36.8%1,002$342$99,061,02187
Mar 14, 2005Monday14$110,000-67.9%-26.2%1,002$109$99,171,00088
Mar 15, 2005Tuesday13$119,000+8.2%-32%1,002$118$99,290,00089
Mar 16, 2005Wednesday12$128,000+7.6%-30.8%1,002$127$99,418,00090
Mar 17, 2005Thursday11$128,000--16.9%1,002$127$99,545,24391
Mar 18, 2005Friday14$232,000+81.2%-32.4%718$323$99,777,00092
Mar 19, 2005Saturday13$440,000+89.7%-34.5%718$612$100,217,00093
Mar 20, 2005Sunday14$227,000-48.4%-33.8%718$316$100,444,30594
Mar 25, 2005Friday19$142,000--38.8%405$350$100,951,00099
Mar 26, 2005Saturday17$203,000+43%-53.9%405$501$101,154,000100
Mar 27, 2005
Easter Sunday
Sunday18$117,000-42.4%-48.5%405$288$101,270,465101