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Beloved (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,852,487Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,070 $22,852,487
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,014 $22,852,487
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 961 $22,852,487
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,233 $22,852,487

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$53,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 16th, 1998 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: R for violent images, sexuality and nudity
Comparisons: vs. The Scarlet Letter
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Keywords: Death of a Son or Daughter, Slavery, African-American, Friendly Ghost, Hauntings, Bigotry, Incest, Non-Chronological, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 534 $17,159 Mar 12, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 408 $55,582 Mar 5, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,440 $724 Dec 25, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,966 $5,943 Dec 18, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,877 $15,053 Dec 11, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,806 $31,942 Dec 4, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,786 $57,222 Nov 27, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,371 $158,809 Nov 20, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,847 $530,222 Nov 13, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,550 $1,477,904 Nov 6, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,493 $2,656,117 Oct 30, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,440 $4,286,417 Oct 23, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,147 $8,165,551 Oct 16, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 525 3.13 Oct 16, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,883 31.9% Oct 16, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,964 1,501 Oct 16, 1998 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,739 $22,852,487 Oct 16, 1998 0

Cast

Oprah Winfrey    Sethe
Thandie Newton    Beloved
Irma P. Hall    Ella
Kimberly Elise    Denver
Beah Richards    Baby Suggs
Lisa Gay Hamilton    Younger Sethe
Albert Hall    Stamp Paid
Danny Glover    Paul D
Dorothy Love Coates    M. Lucille Williams
Vertamae Grosvener    Grace
Kessia Randall    Amy Denver
Carol Jean Lewis    Janey Wagon
Wes Bentley    Schoolteacher's Nephew
Tracey Walter    Slave Catcher
Jason Robards, Jr.    Mr. Bodwin
Jane White    Lady Jones
Alerte Belance    Nan
Hill Harper    Halle

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara

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.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 5 $8,165,551   1,501 $5,440   $8,165,551 3
1998/10/23 7 $4,286,417 -48% 1,507 $2,844   $14,736,650 10
1998/10/30 8 $2,656,117 -38% 1,571 $1,691   $18,712,389 17
1998/11/06 12 $1,477,904 -44% 1,386 $1,066   $21,137,134 24
1998/11/13 19 $530,222 -64% 626 $847   $22,227,635 31
1998/11/20 31 $158,809 -70% 247 $643   $22,550,984 38
1998/11/27 49 $57,222 -64% 66 $867   $22,659,813 45
1998/12/04 54 $31,942 -44% 66 $484   $22,705,177 52
1998/12/11 61 $15,053 -53% 43 $350   $22,731,272 59
1998/12/18 65 $5,943 -61% 21 $283   $22,743,463 66
1998/12/25 76 $724 -88% 2 $362   $22,746,521 73
1999/03/05 54 $55,582   206 $270   $22,802,816 143
1999/03/12 65 $17,159 -69% 60 $286   $22,843,047 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 4 $2,605,000   1,501 $1,736   $2,605,000 1
1998/10/17 5 $3,435,000 +32% 1,501 $2,288   $6,040,000 2
1998/10/18 4 $2,170,000 -37% 1,501 $1,446   $8,166,000 3
1998/10/19 3 $620,671 -71% 1,501 $414   $8,786,222 4
1998/10/20 3 $604,842 -3% 1,501 $403   $9,391,064 5
1998/10/21 3 $520,381 -14% 1,501 $347   $9,911,445 6
1998/10/22 4 $538,788 +4% 1,501 $359   $10,450,233 7
1998/10/23 7 $1,230,000 +128% 1,507 $816   $11,680,000 8
1998/10/24 7 $1,905,000 +55% 1,507 $1,264   $13,585,000 9
1998/10/25 7 $1,164,000 -39% 1,507 $772   $14,736,650 10
1998/10/26 7 $335,360 -71% 1,507 $223   $15,072,010 11
1998/10/27 7 $366,903 +9% 1,507 $243   $15,438,913 12
1998/10/28 6 $313,852 -14% 1,507 $208   $15,752,765 13
1998/11/01 8 $828,000   1,571 $527   $18,712,000 17
1998/11/02 8 $222,802 -73% 1,571 $142   $18,935,191 18
1998/11/03 7 $273,931 +23% 1,571 $174   $19,209,122 19
1998/11/04 8 $222,984 -19% 1,671 $133   $19,432,106 20
1998/11/05 8 $227,124 +2% 1,671 $136   $19,659,230 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 4 $10,450,233   1,501 $6,962   $10,450,233 7
1998/10/23 7 $5,606,039 -46% 1,507 $3,720   $16,056,272 14
1998/10/30 8 $3,602,958 -36% 1,571 $2,293   $19,659,230 21
1998/11/06 12 $2,038,183 -43% 1,386 $1,471   $21,697,413 28
1998/11/13 20 $694,762 -66% 626 $1,110   $22,392,175 35
1998/11/20 33 $210,416 -70% 247 $852   $22,602,591 42
1998/11/27 49 $70,644 -66% 66 $1,070   $22,673,235 49
1998/12/04 52 $42,984 -39% 66 $651   $22,716,219 56
1998/12/11 57 $21,301 -50% 43 $495   $22,737,520 63
1998/12/18 56 $8,277 -61% 21 $394   $22,745,797 70
1999/03/05 50 $78,654   206 $382   $22,825,888 147

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records