How the Grinch Stole Christmas

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.

Grosses

Domestic (75.4%)
$260,745,620
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$55,082,330
3,127 theaters
Budget$123,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 44 min
GenresComedy Family Fantasy
In Release8,648 days/1,235 weeks
Widest Release3,256 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 17Friday1$15,635,225--3,127$5,000$15,635,2251
Nov 18Saturday1$22,717,655+45.3%-3,127$7,265$38,352,8802
Nov 19Sunday1$16,729,450-26.4%-3,127$5,350$55,082,3303
Nov 20Monday1$3,611,685-78.4%-3,127$1,155$58,694,0154
Nov 21Tuesday1$4,878,120+35.1%-3,127$1,560$63,572,1355
Nov 22Wednesday1$9,370,660+92.1%-3,134$2,990$72,942,7956
Nov 23
Thanksgiving
Thursday1$12,034,560+28.4%-3,134$3,840$84,977,3557
Nov 24Friday1$19,744,225+64.1%+26.3%3,134$6,300$104,721,5808
Nov 25Saturday1$19,822,550+0.4%-12.7%3,134$6,325$124,544,1309
Nov 26Sunday1$12,551,670-36.7%-25%3,134$4,005$137,095,80010
Nov 27Monday1$2,178,130-82.6%-39.7%3,134$695$139,273,93011
Nov 28Tuesday1$2,037,100-6.5%-58.2%3,134$650$141,311,03012
Nov 29Wednesday1$1,770,710-13.1%-81.1%3,134$565$143,081,74013
Nov 30Thursday1$1,817,720+2.7%-84.9%3,134$580$144,899,46014
Dec 1Friday1$6,621,180+264.3%-66.5%3,138$2,110$151,520,64015
Dec 2Saturday1$12,159,750+83.6%-38.7%3,138$3,875$163,680,39016
Dec 3Sunday1$8,315,700-31.6%-33.7%3,138$2,650$171,996,09017
Dec 4Monday1$1,192,440-85.7%-45.3%3,138$380$173,188,53018
Dec 5Tuesday1$1,365,030+14.5%-33%3,138$435$174,553,56019
Dec 6Wednesday1$1,190,895-12.8%-32.7%3,138$379$175,744,45520
Dec 7Thursday1$1,255,200+5.4%-30.9%3,138$400$176,999,65521
Dec 8Friday2$4,359,340+247.3%-34.2%3,182$1,370$181,358,99522
Dec 9Saturday1$8,702,770+99.6%-28.4%3,182$2,735$190,061,76523
Dec 10Sunday1$5,584,410-35.8%-32.8%3,182$1,755$195,646,17524
Dec 11Monday2$859,140-84.6%-28%3,182$270$196,505,31525
Dec 12Tuesday2$1,193,250+38.9%-12.6%3,182$375$197,698,56526
Dec 13Wednesday1$985,555-17.4%-17.2%3,182$309$198,684,12027
Dec 14Thursday1$1,144,815+16.2%-8.8%3,182$359$199,828,93528
Dec 15Friday2$3,207,160+180.1%-26.4%3,256$985$203,036,09529
Dec 16Saturday2$6,121,280+90.9%-29.7%3,256$1,880$209,157,37530
Dec 17Sunday2$4,477,025-26.9%-19.8%3,256$1,375$213,634,40031
Dec 18Monday2$1,204,720-73.1%+40.2%3,256$370$214,839,12032
Dec 19Tuesday2$1,579,160+31.1%+32.3%3,256$485$216,418,28033
Dec 20Wednesday2$1,759,125+11.4%+78.5%3,256$540$218,177,40534
Dec 21Thursday2$2,214,125+25.9%+93.4%3,256$680$220,391,53035
Dec 22Friday5$3,986,640+80.1%+24.3%3,164$1,260$224,378,17036
Dec 23Saturday3$5,489,540+37.7%-10.3%3,164$1,735$229,867,71037
Dec 24Sunday2$2,768,495-49.6%-38.2%3,164$874$232,636,20538
Dec 25
Christmas Day
Monday5$2,483,785-10.3%+106.2%3,164$785$235,119,99039
Dec 26Tuesday5$3,274,740+31.8%+107.4%3,164$1,035$238,394,73040
Dec 27Wednesday5$3,005,555-8.2%+70.9%3,164$949$241,400,28541
Dec 28Thursday5$2,942,520-2.1%+32.9%3,164$930$244,342,80542
Dec 29Friday5$2,987,145+1.5%-25.1%3,161$945$247,329,95043
Dec 30Saturday5$2,528,795-15.3%-53.9%3,161$799$249,858,74544
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Sunday6$1,770,160-30%-36.1%3,161$560$251,628,90545
Jan 1
New Year's Day
Monday7$1,738,550-1.8%-30%3,161$550$253,367,45546
Jan 2Tuesday5$948,295-45.5%-71%3,161$299$254,315,75047
Jan 3Wednesday5$537,370-43.3%-82.1%3,161$170$254,853,12048
Jan 4Thursday6$473,995-11.8%-83.9%3,161$149$255,327,11549
Jan 5Friday6$661,470+39.6%-77.9%2,594$255$255,988,58550
Jan 6Saturday6$1,128,390+70.6%-55.4%2,594$435$257,116,97551
Jan 7Sunday6$713,350-36.8%-59.7%2,594$275$257,830,32552
Jan 8Monday6$129,665-81.8%-92.5%2,594$49$257,959,99053
Jan 9Tuesday6$128,995-0.5%-86.4%2,594$49$258,088,98554
Jan 10Wednesday7$102,485-20.6%-80.9%2,594$39$258,191,47055
Jan 11Thursday6$104,225+1.7%-78%2,594$40$258,295,69556
Jan 12Friday9$91,185-12.5%-86.2%912$99$258,386,88057
Jan 13Saturday8$255,360+180%-77.4%912$280$258,642,24058
Jan 14Sunday8$191,520-25%-73.2%912$210$258,833,76059
Jan 15
MLK Day
Monday8$177,840-7.1%+37.2%912$195$259,011,60060
Jan 16Tuesday9$27,360-84.6%-78.8%912$30$259,038,96061
Jan 17Wednesday9$22,785-16.7%-77.8%912$24$259,061,74562
Jan 18Thursday9$22,845+0.3%-78.1%912$25$259,084,59063
Jan 19Friday9$37,800+65.5%-58.5%504$75$259,122,39064
Jan 20Saturday9$93,240+146.7%-63.5%504$185$259,215,63065
Jan 21Sunday9$70,555-24.3%-63.2%504$139$259,286,18566
Jan 22Monday9$10,080-85.7%-94.3%504$20$259,296,26567
Jan 23Tuesday9$12,600+25%-53.9%504$25$259,308,86568
Jan 24Wednesday6$10,145-19.5%-55.5%504$20$259,319,01069
Jan 25Thursday6$10,055-0.9%-56%504$19$259,329,06570
Jan 26Friday7$33,490+233.1%-11.4%394$85$259,362,55571
Jan 27Saturday7$78,795+135.3%-15.5%394$199$259,441,35072
Jan 28Sunday7$43,340-45%-38.6%394$110$259,484,69073
Jan 29Monday7$11,820-72.7%+17.3%394$30$259,496,51074
Jan 30Tuesday7$13,790+16.7%+9.4%394$35$259,510,30075
Jan 31Wednesday7$9,850-28.6%-2.9%394$25$259,520,15076
Feb 1Thursday7$10,045+2%<0.1%394$25$259,530,19577
Feb 2Friday7$28,785+186.6%-14%303$95$259,558,98078
Feb 3Saturday7$68,175+136.8%-13.5%303$225$259,627,15579
Feb 4Sunday8$46,965-31.1%+8.4%303$155$259,674,12080
Feb 5Monday8$9,090-80.6%-23.1%303$30$259,683,21081
Feb 6Tuesday8$10,605+16.7%-23.1%303$35$259,693,81582
Feb 7Wednesday8$7,575-28.6%-23.1%303$25$259,701,39083
Feb 8Thursday8$7,625+0.7%-24.1%303$25$259,709,01584
Feb 9Friday8$18,460+142.1%-35.9%284$65$259,727,47585
Feb 10Saturday8$45,440+146.2%-33.3%284$160$259,772,91586
Feb 11Sunday9$34,080-25%-27.4%284$120$259,806,99587
Feb 12Monday8$8,605-74.8%-5.3%284$30$259,815,60088
Feb 13Tuesday8$7,100-17.5%-33.1%284$25$259,822,70089
Feb 14Wednesday6$8,520+20%+12.5%284$30$259,831,22090
Feb 15Thursday6$7,085-16.8%-7.1%284$24$259,838,30591
Feb 16Friday7$17,780+151%-3.7%254$70$259,856,08592
Feb 17Saturday7$40,635+128.5%-10.6%254$159$259,896,72093
Feb 18Sunday7$31,750-21.9%-6.8%254$125$259,928,47094
Feb 19
Presidents' Day
Monday8$22,855-28%+165.6%254$89$259,951,32595
Feb 20Tuesday7$7,620-66.7%+7.3%254$30$259,958,94596
Feb 21Wednesday7$6,350-16.7%-25.5%254$25$259,965,29597
Feb 22Thursday7$6,415+1%-9.5%254$25$259,971,71098
Feb 23Friday7$12,885+100.9%-27.5%172$74$259,984,59599
Feb 24Saturday7$26,660+106.9%-34.4%172$155$260,011,255100
Feb 25Sunday7$19,780-25.8%-37.7%172$115$260,031,035101
Feb 26Monday7$4,295-78.3%-81.2%172$24$260,035,330102
Feb 27Tuesday7$3,440-19.9%-54.9%172$20$260,038,770103
Feb 28Wednesday7$2,580-25%-59.4%172$15$260,041,350104
Mar 1Thursday7$3,475+34.7%-45.8%172$20$260,044,825105