Whale Rider (2002)

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

All Releases

Domestic (50.6%)
$20,779,666
International (49.4%)
$20,283,310
Worldwide
$41,062,976
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorNewmarket Films
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Domestic Opening$137,418
Budget$3,500,000
Earliest Release DateJanuary 31, 2003 (New Zealand)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 41 min
GenresDrama Family

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticJun 6, 2003$137,418$20,779,666

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
GermanyAug 14, 2003$2,568,271
United Kingdom$198,320$1,723,685
AustriaSep 19, 2003$262,270
NorwayDec 26, 2003$29,390$188,124
South AfricaJul 25, 2003$158,701
ItalyNov 21, 2003$88,680
FranceSep 17, 2003$75,892
SpainJun 11, 2004$71,259
FinlandOct 24, 2003$48,056
Czech RepublicFeb 19, 2004$30,307
GreeceJan 30, 2004$29,440$29,440
NetherlandsMay 15, 2003$27,029

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
MexicoMar 26, 2004$218,553
ArgentinaOct 23, 2003$98,763
ChileMay 6, 2004$34,401

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaMay 8, 2003$5,208,397
New ZealandJan 31, 2003$3,593,015