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Being John Malkovich (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,858,926Details
International Box Office $9,523,455
Worldwide Box Office $32,382,381
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
93% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1999 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 74 $32,382,381
Top 1999 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 79 $22,858,926
Top 1999 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 2 $22,858,926
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,576 $1,107
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 46,177 $668
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 26,753 $1,449
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,272 $854
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,647 $1,342
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 18,781 $2,078
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 2,060 $10,583
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 6,443 $5,005
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,731 $1,577
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 31,937 $1,180
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 16,519 $2,338
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,512 $1,528
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,208 $1,124
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 10,357 $3,472
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 26,414 $1,473
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 49,902 $558
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 39,149 $893
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 59,587 $254
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 48,006 $615
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 20,662 $1,898
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 354 $25,509
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 44,106 $729
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 30,975 $1,223
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 17,820 $2,185
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,482 $1,530
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 31,958 $1,179
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,603 $3,158
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,664 $1,516
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,248 $32,382,381
All Time International Box Office 3,344 $9,523,455
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 84 $37,492,754
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 2,918 $37,492,754
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 110 $22,858,926
All Time Domestic Box Office by First-Time Directors 578 $22,858,926
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,066 $22,858,926

Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 29th, 1999 (Limited) by USA Films
Video Release: May 2nd, 2000 by Polygram USA Video
MPAA Rating: R for language and sexuality
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Keywords: Body Swap
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 277 $5,339 May 5, 2000 192
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 124 $5,339 May 5, 2000 192
Highest Theater Average 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 307 $254 May 5, 2000 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 217 $20,103 Apr 28, 2000 185
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 74 $20,103 Apr 28, 2000 185
Highest Theater Average 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 257 $558 Apr 28, 2000 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $34,993 Apr 21, 2000 178
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 57 $34,993 Apr 21, 2000 178
Highest Theater Average 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 224 $729 Apr 21, 2000 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 272 $29,509 Apr 14, 2000 171
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 77 $29,509 Apr 14, 2000 171
Highest Theater Average 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 295 $615 Apr 14, 2000 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 252 $49,405 Apr 7, 2000 164
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 58 $49,405 Apr 7, 2000 164
Highest Theater Average 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 309 $668 Apr 7, 2000 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 245 $70,052 Mar 31, 2000 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 51 $70,052 Mar 31, 2000 157
Highest Theater Average 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 271 $854 Mar 31, 2000 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 251 $90,782 Mar 24, 2000 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 51 $90,782 Mar 24, 2000 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 226 $1,107 Mar 24, 2000 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 379 $65,225 Mar 17, 2000 143
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 85 $65,225 Mar 17, 2000 143
Highest Theater Average 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 332 $893 Mar 17, 2000 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 394 $82,514 Mar 10, 2000 136
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 89 $82,514 Mar 10, 2000 136
Highest Theater Average 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 255 $1,179 Mar 10, 2000 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 420 $106,745 Mar 3, 2000 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 85 $106,745 Mar 3, 2000 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 312 $1,124 Mar 3, 2000 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 392 $159,237 Feb 25, 2000 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 80 $159,237 Feb 25, 2000 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 337 $1,180 Feb 25, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 338 $242,969 Feb 18, 2000 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 63 $242,969 Feb 18, 2000 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 246 $1,473 Feb 18, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 401 $250,749 Feb 11, 2000 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 76 $250,749 Feb 11, 2000 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 293 $1,449 Feb 11, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 402 $313,840 Feb 4, 2000 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 74 $313,840 Feb 4, 2000 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 300 $1,516 Feb 4, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 480 $312,603 Jan 28, 2000 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 83 $312,603 Jan 28, 2000 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 439 $1,342 Jan 28, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 584 $302,702 Jan 21, 2000 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 104 $302,702 Jan 21, 2000 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 354 $1,577 Jan 21, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 409 $509,722 Jan 14, 2000 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 78 $509,722 Jan 14, 2000 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 159 $2,338 Jan 14, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 551 $488,303 Jan 7, 2000 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 93 $488,303 Jan 7, 2000 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 266 $2,078 Jan 7, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 741 $472,661 Dec 31, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 124 $472,661 Dec 31, 1999 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 399 $1,898 Dec 31, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,354 $302,111 Dec 24, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 237 $302,111 Dec 24, 1999 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 999 $1,223 Dec 24, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,004 $751,248 Dec 17, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 131 $751,248 Dec 17, 1999 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 873 $1,530 Dec 17, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,188 $962,925 Dec 10, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 130 $962,925 Dec 10, 1999 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,114 $1,528 Dec 10, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,348 $1,363,626 Dec 3, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 109 $1,363,626 Dec 3, 1999 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 768 $2,185 Dec 3, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,469 $2,044,834 Nov 26, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 88 $2,044,834 Nov 26, 1999 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 468 $3,472 Nov 26, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,250 $1,866,210 Nov 19, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 106 $1,866,210 Nov 19, 1999 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 893 $3,158 Nov 19, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,674 $2,337,348 Nov 12, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 74 $2,337,348 Nov 12, 1999 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 677 $5,005 Nov 12, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,681 $1,852,093 Nov 5, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 96 $1,852,093 Nov 5, 1999 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 454 $10,583 Nov 5, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,802 $637,721 Oct 29, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 402 $637,721 Oct 29, 1999 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 271 $25,509 Oct 29, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 9 $25,509 Oct 29, 1999 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 70 $22,858,926 Oct 29, 1999 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 1,736 $22,858,926 Oct 29, 1999 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 210 605 Oct 29, 1999 0

Cast

David Fincher    Christopher Bing
Spike Jonze    Derek Mantini's Assistant for Emily Dickinson Puppet
Ned Bellamy    Derek Mantini
Sean Penn    Himself
W. Earl Brown    Erroll
Charlie Sheen    Charlie
   John Horatio Malkovich
Mary Kay Place    Floris
Orson Bean    Dr. Lester
Catherine Keener    Maxine
Cameron Diaz    Lotte Schwartz
   Craig Schwartz

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Carter Burwell

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 15th, 2012

May 14th, 2012

It's not a bad week, for this time of year, with three films that are selling well, and two of those earned really good reviews. Unfortunately, I'm still waiting for those screeners. Also, after those three big releases, there's a sharp drop-off in sales strength and we quickly find releases that would be overlooked most weeks. As for the best of the best, both Chronicle and The Grey are contenders for Pick of the Week, but like I said, I don't have the screeners to judge the extras. Therefore, I'm giving that title to Being John Malkovich Criterion Collection Blu-ray. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/29 17 $637,721   25 $25,509   $637,721 3
1999/11/05 14 $1,852,093 +190% 175 $10,583   $2,875,714 10
1999/11/12 14 $2,337,348 +26% 467 $5,005   $6,094,597 17
1999/11/19 10 $1,866,210 -20% 591 $3,158   $8,767,533 24
1999/11/26 10 $2,044,834 +10% 589 $3,472   $11,908,584 31
1999/12/03 8 $1,363,626 -33% 624 $2,185   $13,826,808 38
1999/12/10 10 $962,925 -29% 630 $1,528   $15,294,721 45
1999/12/17 11 $751,248 -22% 491 $1,530   $16,488,703 52
1999/12/24 18 $302,111 -60% 247 $1,223   $17,307,726 59
1999/12/31 17 $472,661 +56% 249 $1,898   $18,243,969 66
2000/01/07 21 $488,303 +3% 235 $2,078   $19,039,056 73
2000/01/14 24 $509,722 +4% 218 $2,338   $19,744,510 80
2000/01/21 30 $302,702 -41% 192 $1,577   $20,158,402 87
2000/01/28 29 $312,603 +3% 233 $1,342   $20,604,174 94
2000/02/04 30 $313,840 n/c 207 $1,516   $21,058,680 101
2000/02/11 31 $250,749 -20% 173 $1,449   $21,415,998 108
2000/02/18 32 $242,969 -3% 165 $1,473   $21,761,714 115
2000/02/25 34 $159,237 -34% 135 $1,180   $21,980,927 122
2000/03/03 43 $106,745 -33% 95 $1,124   $22,136,532 129
2000/03/10 47 $82,514 -23% 70 $1,179   $22,268,399 136
2000/03/17 51 $65,225 -21% 73 $893   $22,373,277 143
2000/03/24 43 $90,782 +39% 82 $1,107   $22,500,727 150
2000/03/31 43 $70,052 -23% 82 $854   $22,620,571 157
2000/04/07 48 $49,405 -29% 74 $668   $22,701,293 164
2000/04/14 61 $29,509 -40% 48 $615   $22,752,683 171
2000/04/21 60 $34,993 +19% 48 $729   $22,804,123 178
2000/04/28 75 $20,103 -43% 36 $558   $22,842,994 185
2000/05/05 99 $5,339 -73% 21 $254   $22,858,926 192

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/31 17 $192,000   25 $7,680   $637,721 3
1999/11/01 15 $89,571 -53% 25 $3,583   $727,292 4
1999/11/02 15 $96,582 +8% 25 $3,863   $823,874 5
1999/11/03 14 $89,944 -7% 25 $3,598   $913,818 6
1999/11/04 15 $91,915 +2% 25 $3,677   $1,005,733 7
1999/11/07 11 $515,000   25 $20,600   $2,875,714 10
1999/11/08 11 $164,657 -68% 25 $6,586   $3,040,371 11
1999/11/09 11 $198,330 +20% 25 $7,933   $3,238,701 12
1999/11/10 13 $222,506 +12% 175 $1,271   $3,461,207 13
1999/11/11 14 $273,659 +23% 175 $1,564   $3,734,866 14
1999/11/12 12 $740,000 +170% 416 $1,779   $4,475,000 15
1999/11/13 13 $980,000 +32% 468 $2,094   $5,455,000 16
1999/11/14 11 $619,000 -37% 467 $1,325   $6,094,597 17
1999/11/15 9 $180,341 -71% 467 $386   $6,274,938 18
1999/11/16 9 $219,832 +22% 467 $471   $6,494,770 19
1999/11/17 9 $201,559 -8% 467 $432   $6,696,329 20
1999/11/18 9 $197,971 -2% 467 $424   $6,894,300 21
1999/11/19 10 $543,000 +174% 590 $920   $7,437,000 22
1999/11/20 10 $865,000 +59% 590 $1,466   $8,302,000 23
1999/11/21 10 $483,000 -44% 591 $817   $8,767,533 24
1999/11/22 10 $164,495 -66% 591 $278   $8,932,028 25
1999/11/23 10 $225,850 +37% 591 $382   $9,157,878 26
1999/11/24 11 $305,000 +35% 591 $516   $9,463,000 27
1999/11/25 11 $382,000 +25% 591 $646   $9,845,000 28
1999/11/26 10 $768,000 +101% 591 $1,299   $10,613,000 29
1999/11/27 10 $828,000 +8% 591 $1,401   $11,441,000 30
1999/11/28 10 $431,000 -48% 589 $732   $11,908,584 31
1999/11/29 9 $120,263 -72% 589 $204   $12,028,848 32
1999/11/30 9 $150,185 +25% 589 $255   $12,179,033 33
1999/12/01 9 $130,278 -13% 589 $221   $12,309,311 34
1999/12/02 8 $133,488 +2% 589 $227   $12,442,799 35
1999/12/03 9 $404,000 +203% 624 $647   $12,847,000 36
1999/12/04 9 $643,000 +59% 624 $1,030   $13,490,000 37
1999/12/05 9 $338,000 -47% 624 $542   $13,826,808 38
1999/12/06 8 $112,094 -67% 624 $180   $13,938,902 39
1999/12/07 8 $142,206 +27% 624 $228   $14,081,108 40
1999/12/08 8 $126,304 -11% 624 $202   $14,207,412 41
1999/12/09 8 $119,629 -5% 624 $192   $14,327,041 42
1999/12/10 9 $268,000 +124% 630 $425   $14,595,000 43
1999/12/11 10 $421,000 +57% 630 $668   $15,016,000 44
1999/12/12 10 $253,000 -40% 630 $402   $15,295,721 45
1999/12/13 9 $91,060 -64% 630 $145   $15,385,781 46
1999/12/14 9 $132,754 +46% 630 $211   $15,498,535 47
1999/12/15 9 $100,547 -24% 630 $160   $15,599,082 48
1999/12/16 9 $102,135 +2% 630 $162   $15,701,217 49
1999/12/19 11 $231,000   491 $470   $16,488,703 52
1999/12/20 12 $118,678 -49% 491 $242   $16,583,936 53
1999/12/21 11 $146,231 +23% 491 $298   $16,730,167 54
1999/12/27 16 $111,383   247 $451   $17,419,108 60
1999/12/28 17 $106,835 -4% 247 $433   $17,525,943 61
1999/12/29 17 $98,620 -8% 247 $399   $17,624,563 62
2000/01/02 16 $177,000   249 $711   $18,243,969 66
2000/01/03 16 $92,121 -48% 249 $370   $18,336,090 67
2000/01/04 16 $66,854 -27% 249 $268   $18,402,944 68
2000/01/05 16 $69,971 +5% 249 $281   $18,472,915 69
2000/01/06 16 $71,164 +2% 249 $286   $18,544,079 70
2000/01/09 19 $132,000   235 $562   $19,039,056 73
2000/01/10 20 $46,435 -65% 235 $198   $19,076,294 74
2000/01/11 20 $54,028 +16% 235 $230   $19,130,322 75

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/29 17 $1,023,621   25 $40,945   $1,023,621 7
1999/11/05 12 $2,733,628 +167% 175 $15,621   $3,757,249 14
1999/11/12 11 $3,144,074 +15% 467 $6,732   $6,901,323 21
1999/11/19 11 $2,962,427 -6% 591 $5,013   $9,863,750 28
1999/11/26 10 $2,599,432 -12% 589 $4,413   $12,463,182 35
1999/12/03 9 $1,868,614 -28% 624 $2,995   $14,331,796 42
1999/12/10 10 $1,405,659 -25% 630 $2,231   $15,737,455 49
1999/12/17 12 $1,268,160 -10% 491 $2,583   $17,005,615 56
1999/12/24 16 $765,693 -40% 247 $3,100   $17,771,308 63
1999/12/31 17 $779,445 +2% 249 $3,130   $18,550,753 70
2000/01/07 20 $684,035 -12% 235 $2,911   $19,234,788 77
2000/01/14 24 $620,912 -9% 218 $2,848   $19,855,700 84
2000/01/21 30 $435,871 -30% 192 $2,270   $20,291,571 91
2000/01/28 29 $453,269 +4% 233 $1,945   $20,744,840 98
2000/02/04 30 $420,409 -7% 207 $2,031   $21,165,249 105
2000/02/11 30 $353,496 -16% 173 $2,043   $21,518,745 112
2000/02/18 33 $302,945 -14% 165 $1,836   $21,821,690 119
2000/02/25 35 $208,097 -31% 135 $1,541   $22,029,787 126
2000/03/03 42 $156,098 -25% 95 $1,643   $22,185,885 133
2000/03/10 48 $122,167 -22% 70 $1,745   $22,308,052 140
2000/03/17 49 $101,893 -17% 73 $1,396   $22,409,945 147
2000/03/24 43 $140,574 +38% 82 $1,714   $22,550,519 154
2000/03/31 45 $101,369 -28% 82 $1,236   $22,651,888 161
2000/04/07 49 $71,286 -30% 74 $963   $22,723,174 168
2000/04/14 60 $45,956 -36% 48 $957   $22,769,130 175
2000/04/21 59 $53,761 +17% 48 $1,120   $22,822,891 182
2000/04/28 76 $30,696 -43% 36 $853   $22,853,587 189
2000/05/05 101 $5,339 -83% 21 $254   $22,858,926 196