|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300)||292||$175,531,840|
|All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000)||1,972||$46,812,848|
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800)||754||$222,344,688|
|All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies||18||$175,531,840|
How much did Will Ferrell improvise in Elf?
The interaction between Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf and Artie Lange, as the department store Santa who “smells like beef and cheese,” was mostly improvised over several takes, Favreau said. But he said the actual fight between the characters had to be done in one take.
Did Elf do well in box office?
‘Elf’ pulled in a whopping $173 million at the box office
That’s more than all three of Tim Allen’s Santa Clause movies. It was topped by Tom Hanks’s Polar Express, which earned $182 million, and Jim Carrey’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Carrey’s Grinch came in at No. 1, with $260 million earned.
Was Elf a successful movie?
Elf, released in 2003, saw Ferrell play Buddy, a human raised by elves who embarks on a journey from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, played by James Caan. The film is one of the most successful Christmas movies of all time, grossing $220 million against a budget of $33 million.