THE MAN

Budget: $25m (estimated) Financed by: New Line
Domestic Gross: $8,330,720 Domestic Distributor: New Line
Overseas Gross: $5,154,425

The ManNew Line financed The Man with a budget in the mid $20m range and sold off overseas rights, which would partially cover their investment in this turkey.  New Line opened the film in the US in 2,040 theaters and it was dead on arrival with $4,065,014 and The Man declined 50.6% in its second weekend to $2,009,547 followed by an 81% drop to $381,622.  The Man closed its run with $8,330,720 leaving New Line with $4.5m after theaters take their percentage of the gross, leaving most of their P&A costs and budget in the red.  Entertainment distributed in the UK and opened the film in 240 theaters where it tanked with $605,921 and closed after three weeks with $1,511,071 which was the strongest overseas numbers.  Roadshow dumped the film in Australia, where it grossed a mere $107,196 and its overseas total was $5,154,425 across numerous distributors.  The Man was sent straight to video in Germany and many smaller markets.