Follow us on

8MM (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $36,443,442Details
International Box Office $59,955,384
Worldwide Box Office $96,398,826
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
22% - Rotten
Audience
52% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 26th, 1999 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: September 16th, 2008 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong perverse sexuality and violence, and for strong language
Comparisons: vs. Colombiana
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Private Investigator, Film Noir, Snuff Film
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,126 $61,880 May 7, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,938 $110,742 Apr 30, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,987 $50,059 Apr 23, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,008 $75,959 Apr 16, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,081 $113,635 Apr 9, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,760 $285,043 Apr 2, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,550 $714,090 Mar 26, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,348 $1,676,211 Mar 19, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,001 $3,520,356 Mar 12, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,599 $7,011,136 Mar 5, 1999 10
Biggest February Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 156 $14,252,888 Feb 26, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,251 $14,252,888 Feb 26, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,735 2,370 Feb 26, 1999 3
Biggest February Day at the Domestic Box Office 329 $5,875,000 Feb 27, 1999 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,027 $5,875,000 Feb 27, 1999 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 447 3.12 Feb 26, 1999 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 521 32.0% Feb 26, 1999 1

Cast

   Tom Welles
Joaquin Phoenix    Max
James Gandolfini    Eddie Poole
Peter Stormare    Dino Velvet
Christopher Bauer    The Machine
Anthony Heald    Longdale
Catherine Keener    Amy Welles
Myra Carter   
Bob Clendenin    Porn Clerk
Jacklyn Lick   
Norman Reedus    Warren Anderson

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Mychael Danna

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/02/26 1 $14,252,888   2,370 $6,014   $14,252,888 3
1999/03/05 3 $7,011,136 -51% 2,370 $2,958   $25,326,673 10
1999/03/12 9 $3,520,356 -50% 2,241 $1,571   $30,970,380 17
1999/03/19 15 $1,676,211 -52% 1,324 $1,266   $34,007,166 24
1999/03/26 19 $714,090 -57% 727 $982   $35,325,714 31
1999/04/02 30 $285,043 -60% 407 $700   $35,748,617 38
1999/04/09 43 $113,635 -60% 253 $449   $35,917,753 45
1999/04/16 47 $75,959 -33% 182 $417   $36,014,588 52
1999/04/23 59 $50,059 -34% 121 $414   $36,078,368 59
1999/04/30 36 $110,742 +121% 422 $262   $36,201,000 66
1999/05/07 47 $61,880 -44% 297 $208   $36,283,501 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/02/26 1 $4,565,000   2,370 $1,926   $4,565,000 1
1999/02/27 1 $5,875,000 +29% 2,370 $2,479   $10,440,000 2
1999/02/28 1 $3,800,000 -35% 2,370 $1,603   $14,252,888 3
1999/03/01 1 $1,067,715 -72% 2,370 $451   $15,320,608 4
1999/03/02 1 $1,216,494 +14% 2,370 $513   $16,537,097 5
1999/03/03 1 $871,051 -28% 2,370 $368   $17,408,148 6
1999/03/04 1 $907,389 +4% 2,370 $383   $18,315,537 7
1999/03/05 3 $2,010,463 +122% 2,370 $848   $20,326,000 8
1999/03/06 3 $3,025,000 +50% 2,370 $1,276   $23,351,000 9
1999/03/07 3 $1,975,000 -35% 2,370 $833   $25,326,673 10
1999/03/08 3 $518,080 -74% 2,370 $219   $25,844,753 11
1999/03/09 3 $627,532 +21% 2,370 $265   $26,472,285 12
1999/03/10 3 $502,700 -20% 2,370 $212   $26,974,985 13
1999/03/11 3 $475,039 -6% 2,370 $200   $27,450,024 14
1999/03/12 9 $1,070,000 +125% 2,241 $477   $28,520,000 15
1999/03/13 9 $1,545,000 +44% 2,241 $689   $30,065,000 16
1999/03/14 8 $1,034,000 -33% 2,241 $461   $30,970,380 17
1999/03/15 9 $359,147 -65% 2,241 $160   $31,329,527 18
1999/03/16 9 $394,295 +10% 2,241 $176   $31,723,822 19
1999/03/17 10 $288,151 -27% 2,241 $129   $32,011,973 20
1999/03/18 10 $318,982 +11% 2,241 $142   $32,330,955 21
1999/03/19 15 $450,000 +41% 1,324 $340   $32,781,000 22
1999/03/20 15 $705,000 +57% 1,324 $532   $33,486,000 23
1999/03/21 14 $415,000 -41% 1,324 $313   $34,007,166 24
1999/03/22 14 $142,194 -66% 1,324 $107   $34,149,360 25
1999/03/23 13 $173,883 +22% 1,324 $131   $34,323,243 26
1999/03/24 14 $143,038 -18% 1,324 $108   $34,466,281 27
1999/03/25 15 $145,343 +2% 1,324 $110   $34,611,624 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/02/26 1 $18,315,537   2,370 $7,728   $18,315,537 7
1999/03/05 3 $9,134,487 -50% 2,370 $3,854   $27,450,024 14
1999/03/12 9 $4,880,931 -47% 2,241 $2,178   $32,330,955 21
1999/03/19 15 $2,280,669 -53% 1,324 $1,723   $34,611,624 28
1999/03/26 19 $851,950 -63% 727 $1,172   $35,463,574 35
1999/04/02 33 $340,544 -60% 407 $837   $35,804,118 42
1999/04/09 43 $134,511 -61% 253 $532   $35,938,629 49
1999/04/16 50 $89,680 -33% 182 $493   $36,028,309 56
1999/04/23 57 $61,949 -31% 121 $512   $36,090,258 63
1999/04/30 39 $131,363 +112% 422 $311   $36,221,621 70