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The Best Man (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,102,780Details
International Box Office $470,000
Worldwide Box Office $34,572,780
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$9,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 22nd, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: February 29th, 2000 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Best Man, The
MPAA Rating: R for language and sexuality
Franchise: The Best Man
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Keywords: Romance, African-American
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,206 $80,080 Jan 21, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,052 $136,805 Jan 14, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,190 $146,010 Jan 7, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,609 $114,000 Dec 31, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,755 $132,345 Dec 24, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,459 $257,580 Dec 17, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,421 $393,020 Dec 10, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,524 $585,095 Dec 3, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,434 $1,201,750 Nov 26, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,870 $1,336,535 Nov 19, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,822 $2,400,855 Nov 12, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,634 $4,340,850 Nov 5, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,736 $6,281,690 Oct 29, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,935 $9,031,660 Oct 22, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,064 1,346 Oct 22, 1999 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,768 3.11 Oct 22, 1999 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,012 32.2% Oct 22, 1999 1

Cast

Taye Diggs    Harper
Nia Long    Jordan
Morris Chestnut    Lance
Terrence Howard    Quentin
Sanaa Lathan    Robin
Monica Calhoun    Mia
Melissa De Sousa    Shelby
Victoria Dillard    Anita
Regina Hall    Candy
Harold Perrineau    Julian Murch

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/22 1 $9,031,660   1,346 $6,710   $9,031,660 3
1999/10/29 2 $6,281,690 -30% 1,348 $4,660   $17,937,760 10
1999/11/05 5 $4,340,850 -31% 1,290 $3,365   $24,037,745 17
1999/11/12 12 $2,400,855 -45% 1,053 $2,280   $27,647,725 24
1999/11/19 14 $1,336,535 -44% 766 $1,745   $29,573,940 31
1999/11/26 13 $1,201,750 -10% 506 $2,375   $31,344,960 38
1999/12/03 15 $585,095 -51% 511 $1,145   $32,129,920 45
1999/12/10 15 $393,020 -33% 457 $860   $32,668,660 52
1999/12/17 19 $257,580 -34% 318 $810   $33,040,275 59
1999/12/24 29 $132,345 -49% 146 $906   $33,293,520 66
1999/12/31 39 $114,000 -14% 156 $731   $33,293,520 73
2000/01/07 34 $146,010 +28% 146 $1,000   $33,789,025 80
2000/01/14 40 $136,805 -6% 144 $950   $33,968,845 87
2000/01/21 45 $80,080 -41% 143 $560   $34,074,895 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/22 1 $2,905,000   1,345 $2,160   $2,905,000 1
1999/10/23 1 $3,700,000 +27% 1,345 $2,751   $6,605,000 2
1999/10/24 1 $2,470,000 -33% 1,345 $1,836   $9,031,660 3
1999/10/25 1 $746,995 -70% 1,346 $555   $9,778,655 4
1999/10/26 2 $659,540 -12% 1,346 $490   $10,438,195 5
1999/10/27 1 $605,445 -8% 1,346 $450   $11,043,640 6
1999/10/28 1 $612,430 +1% 1,346 $455   $11,656,070 7
1999/10/29 2 $1,770,000 +189% 1,350 $1,311   $13,426,000 8
1999/10/30 2 $2,820,000 +59% 1,350 $2,089   $16,246,000 9
1999/10/31 2 $1,618,000 -43% 1,348 $1,200   $17,937,760 10
1999/11/01 2 $505,495 -69% 1,348 $375   $18,443,255 11
1999/11/02 5 $431,360 -15% 1,348 $320   $18,874,615 12
1999/11/03 4 $397,660 -8% 1,348 $295   $19,272,275 13
1999/11/04 3 $424,620 +7% 1,348 $315   $19,696,895 14
1999/11/05 6 $1,154,000 +172% 1,290 $895   $20,851,000 15
1999/11/06 6 $2,014,000 +75% 1,290 $1,561   $22,865,000 16
1999/11/07 5 $1,129,000 -44% 1,348 $838   $24,037,745 17
1999/11/08 5 $277,350 -75% 1,348 $206   $24,315,095 18
1999/11/09 8 $251,550 -9% 1,348 $187   $24,566,645 19
1999/11/10 10 $272,090 +8% 1,290 $211   $24,838,735 20
1999/11/11 10 $408,135 +50% 1,290 $316   $25,246,870 21
1999/11/12 14 $650,000 +59% 1,045 $622   $25,897,000 22
1999/11/13 11 $1,035,000 +59% 1,045 $990   $26,932,000 23
1999/11/14 9 $648,000 -37% 1,053 $615   $27,647,725 24
1999/11/15 10 $168,480 -74% 1,053 $160   $27,816,205 25
1999/11/16 13 $142,155 -16% 1,053 $135   $27,958,360 26
1999/11/17 14 $136,890 -4% 1,053 $130   $28,095,250 27
1999/11/18 13 $142,155 +4% 1,053 $135   $28,237,405 28
1999/11/19 15 $346,000 +143% 758 $456   $28,583,000 29
1999/11/20 14 $622,000 +80% 758 $821   $29,205,000 30
1999/11/21 12 $352,000 -43% 766 $460   $29,573,940 31
1999/11/22 14 $91,920 -74% 766 $120   $29,665,860 32
1999/11/23 16 $95,730 +4% 766 $125   $29,761,610 33
1999/11/28 14 $223,000   506 $441   $31,344,960 38
1999/11/29 15 $60,720 -73% 506 $120   $31,405,680 39
1999/11/30 19 $43,010 -29% 506 $85   $31,448,690 40
1999/12/01 16 $45,540 +6% 506 $90   $31,494,230 41
1999/12/02 16 $50,595 +11% 506 $100   $31,544,825 42
1999/12/05 15 $143,000   511 $280   $32,129,920 45
1999/12/06 18 $38,325 -73% 511 $75   $32,168,245 46
1999/12/07 18 $38,410 n/c 511 $75   $32,206,655 47
1999/12/08 18 $33,215 -14% 511 $65   $32,239,870 48
1999/12/09 18 $35,770 +8% 511 $70   $32,275,640 49
1999/12/12 15 $105,000   457 $230   $32,668,660 52
1999/12/13 16 $29,705 -72% 457 $65   $32,698,365 53
1999/12/14 17 $27,420 -8% 457 $60   $32,725,785 54
1999/12/15 17 $27,205 -1% 457 $60   $32,752,990 55
2000/01/17 36 $20,880   144 $145   $33,968,845 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/22 1 $11,656,070   1,346 $8,660   $11,656,070 7
1999/10/29 2 $8,040,825 -31% 1,348 $5,965   $19,696,895 14
1999/11/05 6 $5,549,975 -31% 1,290 $4,302   $25,246,870 21
1999/11/12 13 $2,990,535 -46% 1,053 $2,840   $28,237,405 28
1999/11/19 16 $1,905,805 -36% 766 $2,488   $30,143,210 35
1999/11/26 15 $1,401,615 -26% 506 $2,770   $31,544,825 42
1999/12/03 16 $730,815 -48% 511 $1,430   $32,275,640 49
1999/12/10 16 $507,055 -31% 457 $1,110   $32,782,695 56
1999/12/17 20 $378,480 -25% 318 $1,190   $33,161,175 63
1999/12/24 69 $18,345 -95% 146 $126   $33,179,520 70
1999/12/31 28 $463,495 +2,427% 156 $2,971   $33,643,015 77
2000/01/07 36 $189,025 -59% 146 $1,295   $33,832,040 84
2000/01/14 39 $162,775 -14% 144 $1,130   $33,994,815 91
2000/01/21 46 $107,965 -34% 143 $755   $34,102,780 98