How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.

All Releases

Domestic (14.5%)
$2,778,752
International (85.5%)
$16,373,045
Worldwide
$19,151,797
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Domestic Opening$1,430,294
Budget$28,000,000
Earliest Release DateOctober 3, 2008 (EMEA, Domestic)
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 50 min
GenresBiography Comedy Drama Romance

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticOct 3, 2008$1,430,294$2,778,752

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaMar 13, 2009$3,689$4,153
BelgiumNov 12, 2008$34,375$56,991
CroatiaJan 1, 2009$17,233$69,614
Czech RepublicJan 1, 2009$31,931$69,152
EgyptJan 13, 2010$7,633$10,515
GermanyNov 27, 2008$323,036$498,981
GreeceFeb 5, 2009$52,560$52,560
IcelandNov 7, 2008$3,071$8,678
ItalyMay 8, 2009$163,189$251,935
LebanonApr 30, 2009$7,216$12,686
LithuaniaNov 14, 2008$3,522$9,146
NetherlandsNov 13, 2008$57,649$149,085
Norway
PolandOct 3, 2008$195,909$526,303
PortugalJan 1, 2009$40,047$77,796
RomaniaNov 14, 2008$143,937
SlovakiaFeb 26, 2009$6,133$6,133
South AfricaDec 19, 2008$8,268$39,651
South Africa/NigeriaDec 19, 2008$41,020
SpainJul 24, 2009$305,442$976,030
SwedenApr 3, 2009$7,088$7,088
SwitzerlandNov 27, 2008$32,724$32,724
TurkeyApr 24, 2009$15,072$70,942
United Arab EmiratesFeb 5, 2009$51,247$81,784
United KingdomOct 3, 2008$2,045,000$7,056,100

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
BrazilMar 27, 2009$36,093$70,477
MexicoJul 24, 2009$91,531$465,825

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaOct 23, 2008$621,815$1,962,893
New ZealandOct 23, 2008$75,583$196,038
Russia/CISOct 16, 2008$1,410,524$2,927,210
South KoreaOct 16, 2008$245,078$497,810