Dolphin Tale

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Grosses

Domestic (75.8%)
$72,286,779
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$19,152,401
3,507 theaters
Budget$37,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 53 min
GenresDrama Family
In Release466 days/66 weeks
Widest Release3,515 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Sep 23, 2011Friday3$5,097,129--3,507$1,453$5,097,1291
Sep 24, 2011Saturday2$8,636,208+69.4%-3,507$2,462$13,733,3372
Sep 25, 2011Sunday2$5,419,064-37.3%-3,507$1,545$19,152,4013
Sep 26, 2011Monday4$744,331-86.3%-3,507$212$19,896,7324
Sep 27, 2011Tuesday4$879,063+18.1%-3,507$250$20,775,7955
Sep 28, 2011Wednesday3$833,197-5.2%-3,507$237$21,608,9926
Sep 29, 2011Thursday3$1,662,385+99.5%-3,507$474$23,271,3777
Sep 30, 2011Friday2$3,486,960+109.8%-31.6%3,515$992$26,758,3378
Oct 1, 2011Saturday1$6,522,453+87.1%-24.5%3,515$1,855$33,280,7909
Oct 2, 2011Sunday1$3,903,006-40.2%-28%3,515$1,110$37,183,79610
Oct 3, 2011Monday3$611,019-84.3%-17.9%3,515$173$37,794,81511
Oct 4, 2011Tuesday3$784,085+28.3%-10.8%3,515$223$38,578,90012
Oct 5, 2011Wednesday3$652,271-16.8%-21.7%3,515$185$39,231,17113
Oct 6, 2011Thursday3$678,474+4%-59.2%3,515$193$39,909,64514
Oct 7, 2011Friday3$2,408,305+255%-30.9%3,478$692$42,317,95015
Oct 8, 2011Saturday3$3,952,798+64.1%-39.4%3,478$1,136$46,270,74816
Oct 9, 2011Sunday3$2,769,988-29.9%-29%3,478$796$49,040,73617
Oct 10, 2011
Columbus Day
Monday2$1,715,485-38.1%+180.8%3,478$493$50,756,22118
Oct 11, 2011Tuesday5$555,417-67.6%-29.2%3,478$159$51,311,63819
Oct 12, 2011Wednesday5$467,259-15.9%-28.4%3,478$134$51,778,89720
Oct 13, 2011Thursday5$548,084+17.3%-19.2%3,478$157$52,326,98121
Oct 14, 2011Friday6$1,683,409+207.1%-30.1%3,286$512$54,010,39022
Oct 15, 2011Saturday5$2,827,395+68%-28.5%3,286$860$56,837,78523
Oct 16, 2011Sunday4$1,722,381-39.1%-37.8%3,286$524$58,560,16624
Oct 17, 2011Monday7$362,495-79%-78.9%3,286$110$58,922,66125
Oct 18, 2011Tuesday7$391,490+8%-29.5%3,286$119$59,314,15126
Oct 19, 2011Wednesday7$388,365-0.8%-16.9%3,286$118$59,702,51627
Oct 20, 2011Thursday5$488,159+25.7%-10.9%3,286$148$60,190,67528
Oct 21, 2011Friday7$1,246,449+155.3%-26%2,828$440$61,437,12429
Oct 22, 2011Saturday6$1,849,605+48.4%-34.6%2,828$654$63,286,72930
Oct 23, 2011Sunday5$1,121,206-39.4%-34.9%2,828$396$64,407,93531
Oct 24, 2011Monday9$231,371-79.4%-36.2%2,828$81$64,639,30632
Oct 25, 2011Tuesday10$233,263+0.8%-40.4%2,828$82$64,872,56933
Oct 26, 2011Wednesday9$231,136-0.9%-40.5%2,828$81$65,103,70534
Oct 27, 2011Thursday7$298,159+29%-38.9%2,828$105$65,401,86435
Oct 28, 2011Friday11$445,949+49.6%-64.2%1,838$242$65,847,81336
Oct 29, 2011Saturday11$719,515+61.3%-61.1%1,838$391$66,567,32837
Oct 30, 2011Sunday11$467,965-35%-58.3%1,838$254$67,035,29338
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday11$177,143-62.1%-23.4%1,838$96$67,212,43639
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday13$140,417-20.7%-39.8%1,838$76$67,352,85340
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday13$116,229-17.2%-49.7%1,838$63$67,469,08241
Nov 3, 2011Thursday12$126,035+8.4%-57.7%1,838$68$67,595,11742
Nov 4, 2011Friday15$239,013+89.6%-46.4%1,105$216$67,834,13043
Nov 5, 2011Saturday14$478,050+100%-33.6%1,105$432$68,312,18044
Nov 6, 2011Sunday14$305,203-36.2%-34.8%1,105$276$68,617,38345
Nov 7, 2011Monday15$63,060-79.3%-64.4%1,105$57$68,680,44346
Nov 8, 2011Tuesday14$96,487+53%-31.3%1,105$87$68,776,93047
Nov 9, 2011Wednesday16$58,491-39.4%-49.7%1,105$52$68,835,42148
Nov 10, 2011Thursday15$105,357+80.1%-16.4%1,105$95$68,940,77849
Nov 11, 2011Friday15$257,708+144.6%+7.8%705$365$69,198,48650
Nov 12, 2011Saturday15$267,232+3.7%-44.1%705$379$69,465,71851
Nov 13, 2011Sunday15$168,354-37%-44.8%705$238$69,634,07252
Nov 14, 2011Monday22$29,631-82.4%-53%705$42$69,663,70353
Nov 15, 2011Tuesday23$31,112+5%-67.8%705$44$69,694,81554
Nov 16, 2011Wednesday22$28,001-10%-52.1%705$39$69,722,81655
Nov 17, 2011Thursday22$33,321+19%-68.4%705$47$69,756,13756
Nov 18, 2011Friday20$59,540+78.7%-76.9%388$153$69,815,67757
Nov 19, 2011Saturday17$118,160+98.5%-55.8%388$304$69,933,83758
Nov 20, 2011Sunday17$83,291-29.5%-50.5%388$214$70,017,12859
Nov 21, 2011Monday18$41,646-50%+40.5%388$107$70,058,77460
Nov 22, 2011Tuesday18$52,307+25.6%+68.1%388$134$70,111,08161
Nov 23, 2011Wednesday18$44,510-14.9%+59%216$206$70,155,59162
Nov 24, 2011
Thanksgiving
Thursday24$21,810-51%-34.5%216$100$70,177,40163
Nov 25, 2011Friday26$71,438+227.5%+20%216$330$70,248,83964
Nov 26, 2011Saturday27$72,055+0.9%-39%216$333$70,320,89465
Nov 27, 2011Sunday25$42,361-41.2%-49.1%216$196$70,363,25566
Nov 28, 2011Monday28$9,320-78%-77.6%216$43$70,372,57567
Nov 29, 2011Tuesday29$8,813-5.4%-83.2%216$40$70,381,38868
Nov 30, 2011Wednesday30$8,139-7.6%-81.7%216$37$70,389,52769
Dec 1, 2011Thursday29$10,071+23.7%-53.8%216$46$70,399,59870
Dec 2, 2011Friday19$82,328+717.5%+15.2%410$200$70,481,92671
Dec 3, 2011Saturday18$139,611+69.6%+93.8%410$340$70,621,53772
Dec 4, 2011Sunday18$93,339-33.1%+120.3%410$227$70,714,87673
Dec 5, 2011Monday21$19,602-79%+110.3%410$47$70,734,47874
Dec 6, 2011Tuesday22$24,482+24.9%+177.8%410$59$70,758,96075
Dec 7, 2011Wednesday23$19,586-20%+140.6%410$47$70,778,54676
Dec 8, 2011Thursday23$20,369+4%+102.3%410$49$70,798,91577
Dec 9, 2011Friday21$69,517+241.3%-15.6%342$203$70,868,43278
Dec 10, 2011Saturday18$126,070+81.4%-9.7%342$368$70,994,50279
Dec 11, 2011Sunday21$74,150-41.2%-20.6%342$216$71,068,65280
Dec 12, 2011Monday23$16,013-78.4%-18.3%342$46$71,084,66581
Dec 13, 2011Tuesday24$18,996+18.6%-22.4%342$55$71,103,66182
Dec 14, 2011Wednesday25$16,337-14%-16.6%342$47$71,119,99883
Dec 15, 2011Thursday26$17,770+8.8%-12.8%342$51$71,137,76884
Dec 16, 2011Friday24$47,261+166%-32%281$168$71,185,02985
Dec 17, 2011Saturday22$87,406+84.9%-30.7%281$311$71,272,43586
Dec 18, 2011Sunday22$58,425-33.2%-21.2%281$207$71,330,86087
Dec 19, 2011Monday22$39,477-32.4%+146.5%281$140$71,370,33788
Dec 20, 2011Tuesday19$56,831+44%+199.2%281$202$71,427,16889
Dec 21, 2011Wednesday22$39,036-31.3%+138.9%250$156$71,466,20490
Dec 22, 2011Thursday22$44,952+15.2%+153%250$179$71,511,15691
Dec 23, 2011Friday28$39,177-12.8%-17.1%188$208$71,550,33392
Dec 24, 2011Saturday28$17,940-54.2%-79.5%188$95$71,568,27393
Dec 25, 2011
Christmas Day
Sunday32$18,976+5.8%-67.5%188$100$71,587,24994
Dec 26, 2011Monday30$49,954+163.2%+26.5%188$265$71,637,20395
Dec 27, 2011Tuesday26$56,448+13%-0.7%188$300$71,693,65196
Dec 28, 2011Wednesday26$57,012+1%+46%188$303$71,750,66397
Dec 29, 2011Thursday25$61,003+7%+35.7%188$324$71,811,66698
Dec 30, 2011Friday29$64,759+6.2%+65.3%188$344$71,876,42599
Dec 31, 2011
New Year's Eve
Saturday28$46,291-28.5%+158%188$246$71,922,716100
Jan 1, 2012
New Year's Day
Sunday33$41,076-11.3%+116.5%188$218$71,963,792101
Jan 2, 2012Monday30$52,177+27%+4.5%188$277$72,015,969102
Jan 3, 2012Tuesday26$24,524-53%-56.6%188$130$72,040,493103
Jan 4, 2012Wednesday31$15,696-36%-72.5%188$83$72,056,189104
Jan 5, 2012Thursday31$14,284-9%-76.6%188$75$72,070,473105
Jan 6, 2012Friday38$22,200+55.4%-65.7%149$148$72,092,673106
Jan 7, 2012Saturday31$45,810+106.4%-1%149$307$72,138,483107
Jan 8, 2012Sunday34$27,336-40.3%-33.5%149$183$72,165,819108
Jan 9, 2012Monday34$5,194-81%-90%149$34$72,171,013109
Jan 10, 2012Tuesday34$6,544+26%-73.3%149$43$72,177,557110
Jan 11, 2012Wednesday35$5,301-19%-66.2%149$35$72,182,858111
Jan 12, 2012Thursday35$5,358+1.1%-62.5%149$35$72,188,216112
Jan 13, 2012Friday41$8,244+53.9%-62.9%91$90$72,196,460113
Jan 14, 2012Saturday38$18,008+118.4%-60.7%91$197$72,214,468114
Jan 15, 2012Sunday40$14,107-21.7%-48.4%91$155$72,228,575115
Jan 16, 2012
MLK Day
Monday34$19,199+36.1%+269.6%91$210$72,247,774116
Jan 17, 2012Tuesday38$2,504-87%-61.7%91$27$72,250,278117
Jan 18, 2012Wednesday37$2,194-12.4%-58.6%91$24$72,252,472118
Jan 19, 2012Thursday37$2,325+6%-56.6%91$25$72,254,797119
Jan 20, 2012Friday43$5,063+117.8%-38.6%63$80$72,259,860120
Jan 21, 2012Saturday41$12,872+154.2%-28.5%63$204$72,272,732121
Jan 22, 2012Sunday42$6,958-45.9%-50.7%63$110$72,279,690122
Jan 23, 2012Monday40$2,202-68.4%-88.5%63$34$72,281,892123
Jan 24, 2012Tuesday40$1,756-20.3%-29.9%63$27$72,283,648124
Jan 25, 2012Wednesday41$1,330-24.3%-39.4%63$21$72,284,978125
Jan 26, 2012Thursday40$1,801+35.4%-22.5%63$28$72,286,779126