Released Date
June 11, 2004
Distributor
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Rating
PG
Budget
$400,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$44,540,956 + $1,597,931 = $46,138,887
36

Haylie Duff

as Summer Wheatley

44

Jon Heder

as Napoleon Dynamite

55

Diedrich Bader

as Rex

36

Tina Majorino

as Deb Bradshaw

48

Efren Ramirez

as Pedro Sánchez

45

Aaron Ruell

as Kipling Dynamite

64

Jon Gries

as Rico Dynamite

About Napoleon Dynamite

A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.

About

Written and directed by Jared Hess, the movie follows an awkward teen trying to help his friend get elected school president.

Trivia

The movie is based on Jared Hess' short film, Peluca. Jon Heder, who plays Napoleon, received $1,000 for his role.