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

DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 17-1914$858,021-40-$21,450$858,0211
Dec 24-264$9,400,000+995.5%1,796+1,756$5,233$10,800,0002
Dec 31-Jan 2, 20053$11,200,000+19.1%1,796-$6,236$31,100,0003
Jan 7-93$7,600,000-32.1%1,867+71$4,070$42,900,0004
Jan 14-167$4,800,000-36.8%1,956+89$2,453$50,000,0005
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
7$6,350,078-1,956-$3,246$51,528,137-
Jan 21-238$4,800,000-2,261+305$2,122$58,000,0006
Jan 28-306$7,500,000+56.2%2,503+242$2,996$68,200,0007
Feb 4-66$5,400,000-28%2,530+27$2,134$75,900,0008
Feb 11-138$4,600,000-14.8%2,196-334$2,094$82,300,0009
Feb 18-208$4,200,000-8.7%1,710-486$2,456$88,100,00010
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
9$4,924,449-1,710-$2,879$88,876,786-
Feb 25-279$3,900,000-7.1%1,579-131$2,469$93,800,00011
Mar 4-611$2,300,000-41%1,331-248$1,728$97,100,00012
Mar 11-1312$1,400,000-39.1%1,002-329$1,397$99,100,00013
Mar 18-2014$899,062-35.8%718-284$1,252$100,444,30514
Mar 25-2719$461,719-48.6%405-313$1,140$101,270,46515
Mar 25-28
Easter wknd
19$461,465-405-$1,139$101,270,465-
Apr 1-325$245,969-46.7%289-116$851$101,707,51816
Apr 8-1028$130,129-47.1%210-79$619$101,912,22917
Apr 15-1733$105,301-19.1%173-37$608$102,065,45918
Apr 22-2429$149,461+41.9%283+110$528$102,253,73319
Apr 29-May 136$107,418-28.1%224-59$479$102,432,14120
May 6-842$43,070-59.9%138-86$312$102,511,31521
May 13-1549$30,128-30%95-43$317$102,563,67922
May 20-2262$16,406-45.5%58-37$282$102,593,53423
May 27-2980$4,406-73.1%13-45$338$102,607,59224
May 27-30
Memorial Day wknd
85$5,641-13-$433$102,608,827-