Riding in Cars with Boys

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.

Grosses

Domestic (84.4%)
$30,165,536
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$10,404,652
2,770 theaters
Release DateOct 19, 2001
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 12 min
GenresBiography Comedy Drama
In Release77 days/11 weeks
Widest Release2,770 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 19-212$10,404,652-2,770-$3,756$10,404,6521
Oct 26-284$6,011,394-42.2%2,770-$2,170$19,102,7832
Nov 2-46$4,056,350-32.5%2,554-216$1,588$24,562,1073
Nov 9-119$2,105,466-48.1%2,182-372$964$27,771,3724
Nov 16-1816$715,256-66%962-1,220$743$29,175,8105
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
26$208,786-70.8%267-695$781$29,601,2986
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
36$89,213-57.3%196-71$455$29,726,6517
Dec 7-942$41,606-53.4%114-82$364$29,781,4538