Where the Wild Things Are

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

Grosses

Domestic (77.2%)
$77,233,467
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Runtime1 hr 41 min
Opening Weekend$32,695,407
3,735 theaters
GenresAdventure Drama Family Fantasy
Widest Release3,735 theaters
In Release442 days/63 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 16, 2009Friday1$12,077,282--3,735$3,233$12,077,2821
Oct 17, 2009Saturday1$12,335,551+2.1%-3,735$3,302$24,412,8332
Oct 18, 2009Sunday1$8,282,574-32.9%-3,735$2,217$32,695,4073
Oct 19, 2009Monday1$1,974,279-76.2%-3,735$528$34,669,6864
Oct 20, 2009Tuesday3$1,757,127-11%-3,735$470$36,426,8135
Oct 21, 2009Wednesday2$1,566,443-10.9%-3,735$419$37,993,2566
Oct 22, 2009Thursday2$1,546,319-1.3%-3,735$414$39,539,5757
Oct 23, 2009Friday3$4,344,010+180.9%-64%3,735$1,163$43,883,5858
Oct 24, 2009Saturday2$6,130,231+41.1%-50.3%3,735$1,641$50,013,8169
Oct 25, 2009Sunday2$3,545,165-42.2%-57.2%3,735$949$53,558,98110
Oct 26, 2009Monday4$832,457-76.5%-57.8%3,735$222$54,391,43811
Oct 27, 2009Tuesday4$845,364+1.6%-51.9%3,735$226$55,236,80212
Oct 28, 2009Wednesday4$715,018-15.4%-54.4%3,683$194$55,951,82013
Oct 29, 2009Thursday4$767,142+7.3%-50.4%3,683$208$56,718,96214
Oct 30, 2009Friday5$1,948,875+154%-55.1%3,645$534$58,667,83715
Oct 31, 2009
Halloween
Saturday6$1,684,455-13.6%-72.5%3,645$462$60,352,29216
Nov 1, 2009Sunday3$2,298,087+36.4%-35.2%3,645$630$62,650,37917
Nov 2, 2009Monday5$578,371-74.8%-30.5%3,645$158$63,228,75018
Nov 3, 2009Tuesday4$713,234+23.3%-15.6%3,645$195$63,941,98419
Nov 4, 2009Wednesday5$508,292-28.7%-28.9%3,645$139$64,450,27620
Nov 5, 2009Thursday5$593,059+16.7%-22.7%3,645$162$65,043,33521
Nov 6, 2009Friday9$1,187,850+100.3%-39%2,756$431$66,231,18522
Nov 7, 2009Saturday9$1,867,001+57.2%+10.8%2,756$677$68,098,18623
Nov 8, 2009Sunday9$1,122,398-39.9%-51.2%2,756$407$69,220,58424
Nov 9, 2009Monday9$257,076-77.1%-55.6%2,756$93$69,477,66025
Nov 10, 2009Tuesday9$368,132+43.2%-48.4%2,756$133$69,845,79226
Nov 11, 2009Wednesday6$918,150+149.4%+80.6%2,756$333$70,763,94227
Nov 12, 2009Thursday9$258,331-71.9%-56.4%2,756$93$71,022,27328
Nov 13, 2009Friday12$628,772+143.4%-47.1%2,090$300$71,651,04529
Nov 14, 2009Saturday12$1,109,569+76.5%-40.6%2,090$530$72,760,61430
Nov 15, 2009Sunday11$679,799-38.7%-39.4%2,090$325$73,440,41331
Nov 16, 2009Monday12$143,167-78.9%-44.3%2,090$68$73,583,58032
Nov 17, 2009Tuesday12$133,012-7.1%-63.9%2,090$63$73,716,59233
Nov 18, 2009Wednesday12$133,489+0.4%-85.5%2,090$63$73,850,08134
Nov 19, 2009Thursday13$127,218-4.7%-50.8%2,090$60$73,977,29935
Nov 20, 2009Friday16$163,444+28.5%-74%1,010$161$74,140,74336
Nov 21, 2009Saturday14$301,573+84.5%-72.8%1,010$298$74,442,31637
Nov 22, 2009Sunday14$223,043-26%-67.2%1,010$220$74,665,35938
Nov 23, 2009Monday15$79,251-64.5%-44.6%1,010$78$74,744,61039
Nov 24, 2009Tuesday15$98,167+23.9%-26.2%1,010$97$74,842,77740
Nov 25, 2009Wednesday20$69,885-28.8%-47.6%404$172$74,912,66241
Nov 26, 2009
Thanksgiving
Thursday21$58,140-16.8%-54.3%404$143$74,970,80242
Nov 27, 2009Friday21$161,261+177.4%-1.3%404$399$75,132,06343
Nov 28, 2009Saturday21$150,232-6.8%-50.2%404$371$75,282,29544
Nov 29, 2009Sunday20$86,913-42.1%-61%404$215$75,369,20845
Nov 30, 2009Monday21$19,990-77%-74.8%404$49$75,389,19846
Dec 1, 2009Tuesday21$22,095+10.5%-77.5%404$54$75,411,29347
Dec 2, 2009Wednesday21$19,442-12%-72.2%404$48$75,430,73548
Dec 3, 2009Thursday21$19,588+0.8%-66.3%404$48$75,450,32349
Dec 4, 2009Friday27$32,910+68%-79.6%235$140$75,483,23350
Dec 5, 2009Saturday27$52,456+59.4%-65.1%235$223$75,535,68951
Dec 6, 2009Sunday26$39,652-24.4%-54.4%235$168$75,575,34152
Dec 7, 2009Monday25$11,325-71.4%-43.3%235$48$75,586,66653
Dec 8, 2009Tuesday24$12,797+13%-42.1%235$54$75,599,46354
Dec 9, 2009Wednesday24$10,804-15.6%-44.4%235$45$75,610,26755
Dec 10, 2009Thursday24$12,856+19%-34.4%235$54$75,623,12356
Dec 11, 2009Friday30$19,799+54%-39.8%145$136$75,642,92257
Dec 12, 2009Saturday30$31,948+61.4%-39.1%145$220$75,674,87058
Dec 13, 2009Sunday28$23,318-27%-41.2%145$160$75,698,18859
Dec 14, 2009Monday29$7,929-66%-30%145$54$75,706,11760
Dec 15, 2009Tuesday29$9,812+23.7%-23.3%145$67$75,715,92961
Dec 16, 2009Wednesday31$7,946-19%-26.5%145$54$75,723,87562
Dec 17, 2009Thursday31$9,175+15.5%-28.6%145$63$75,733,05063
Dec 18, 2009Friday35$14,702+60.2%-25.7%123$119$75,747,75264
Dec 19, 2009Saturday35$22,021+49.8%-31.1%123$179$75,769,77365
Dec 20, 2009Sunday33$19,913-9.6%-14.6%123$161$75,789,68666
Dec 21, 2009Monday32$13,987-29.8%+76.4%123$113$75,803,67367
Dec 22, 2009Tuesday31$16,304+16.6%+66.2%123$132$75,819,97768
Dec 23, 2009Wednesday34$13,859-15%+74.4%108$128$75,833,83669
Dec 24, 2009Thursday35$7,417-46.5%-19.2%108$68$75,841,25370
Dec 25, 2009
Christmas Day
Friday26$42,425+472%+188.6%267$158$75,883,67871
Dec 26, 2009Saturday24$82,854+95.3%+276.2%267$310$75,966,53272
Dec 27, 2009Sunday23$72,379-12.6%+263.5%267$271$76,038,91173
Dec 28, 2009Monday23$63,070-12.9%+350.9%267$236$76,101,98174
Dec 29, 2009Tuesday23$74,063+17.4%+354.3%267$277$76,176,04475
Dec 30, 2009Wednesday23$72,836-1.7%+425.6%267$272$76,248,88076
Dec 31, 2009
New Year's Eve
Thursday22$53,099-27.1%+615.9%267$198$76,301,97977
Jan 1, 2010
New Year's Day
Friday24$97,013+82.7%+128.7%267$363$76,398,99278
Jan 2, 2010Saturday24$105,233+8.5%+27%267$394$76,504,22579
Jan 3, 2010Sunday22$62,266-40.8%-14%267$233$76,566,49180
Jan 4, 2010Monday22$25,530-59%-59.5%267$95$76,592,02181
Jan 5, 2010Tuesday22$23,743-7%-67.9%267$88$76,615,76482
Jan 6, 2010Wednesday23$20,182-15%-72.3%267$75$76,635,94683
Jan 7, 2010Thursday22$18,972-6%-64.3%267$71$76,654,91884
Jan 8, 2010Friday26$41,223+117.3%-57.5%243$169$76,696,14185
Jan 9, 2010Saturday25$78,081+89.4%-25.8%243$321$76,774,22286
Jan 10, 2010Sunday25$52,372-32.9%-15.9%243$215$76,826,59487
Jan 11, 2010Monday26$11,258-78.5%-55.9%243$46$76,837,85288
Jan 12, 2010Tuesday25$13,398+19%-43.6%243$55$76,851,25089
Jan 13, 2010Wednesday25$12,729-5%-36.9%243$52$76,863,97990
Jan 14, 2010Thursday24$13,941+9.5%-26.5%243$57$76,877,92091
Jan 15, 2010Friday32$23,090+65.6%-44%185$124$76,901,01092
Jan 16, 2010Saturday33$42,670+84.8%-45.4%185$230$76,943,68093
Jan 17, 2010Sunday32$35,721-16.3%-31.8%185$193$76,979,40194
Jan 18, 2010
MLK Day
Monday27$34,526-3.3%+206.7%185$186$77,013,92795
Jan 19, 2010Tuesday31$7,441-78.4%-44.5%185$40$77,021,36896
Jan 20, 2010Wednesday30$6,697-10%-47.4%185$36$77,028,06597
Jan 21, 2010Thursday30$6,328-5.5%-54.6%185$34$77,034,39398
Jan 22, 2010Friday34$16,701+163.9%-27.7%142$117$77,051,09499
Jan 23, 2010Saturday33$33,039+97.8%-22.6%142$232$77,084,133100
Jan 24, 2010Sunday32$21,229-35.7%-40.6%142$149$77,105,362101
Jan 25, 2010Monday30$5,545-73.9%-83.9%142$39$77,110,907102
Jan 26, 2010Tuesday30$6,221+12.2%-16.4%142$43$77,117,128103
Jan 27, 2010Wednesday31$4,484-27.9%-33%142$31$77,121,612104
Jan 28, 2010Thursday31$4,628+3.2%-26.9%142$32$77,126,240105
Jan 29, 2010Friday34$11,005+137.8%-34.1%109$100$77,137,245106
Jan 30, 2010Saturday34$23,339+112.1%-29.4%109$214$77,160,584107
Jan 31, 2010Sunday34$15,290-34.5%-28%109$140$77,175,874108
Feb 1, 2010Monday31$4,029-73.6%-27.3%109$36$77,179,903109
Feb 2, 2010Tuesday31$4,190+4%-32.6%109$38$77,184,093110
Feb 3, 2010Wednesday32$3,646-13%-18.7%109$33$77,187,739111
Feb 4, 2010Thursday33$3,597-1.3%-22.3%109$33$77,191,336112
Feb 5, 2010Friday35$7,029+95.4%-36.1%88$79$77,198,365113
Feb 6, 2010Saturday34$15,870+125.8%-32%88$180$77,214,235114
Feb 7, 2010Sunday34$7,949-49.9%-48%88$90$77,222,184115
Feb 8, 2010Monday33$2,860-64%-29%88$32$77,225,044116
Feb 9, 2010Tuesday34$2,974+4%-29%88$33$77,228,018117
Feb 10, 2010Wednesday33$2,882-3.1%-21%88$32$77,230,900118
Feb 11, 2010Thursday34$2,567-10.9%-28.6%88$29$77,233,467119