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Better Than Chocolate (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,011,254Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,986 $2,011,254
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,983 $2,011,254
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,063 $2,011,254
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,260 $2,011,254
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,633 $2,011,254

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 13th, 1999 (Wide) by Trimark
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong sexual content, nudity and language
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Keywords: LGBT, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,544 $10,010 Nov 5, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 831 $10,010 Nov 5, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,092 $715 Nov 5, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,593 $18,689 Oct 29, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 735 $18,689 Oct 29, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,110 $813 Oct 29, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,202 $12,450 Oct 22, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,030 $12,450 Oct 22, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,743 $519 Oct 22, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,290 $20,334 Oct 15, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 946 $20,334 Oct 15, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,979 $473 Oct 15, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,008 $51,280 Oct 8, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 721 $51,280 Oct 8, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,624 $777 Oct 8, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,692 $108,018 Oct 1, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 569 $108,018 Oct 1, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,695 $864 Oct 1, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,825 $152,325 Sep 24, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 563 $152,325 Sep 24, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,538 $1,172 Sep 24, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,046 $220,357 Sep 17, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 525 $220,357 Sep 17, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 833 $2,099 Sep 17, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,599 $239,578 Sep 10, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 595 $239,578 Sep 10, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,053 $2,260 Sep 10, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,052 $295,495 Sep 3, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 576 $295,495 Sep 3, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 547 $4,104 Sep 3, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,869 $197,503 Aug 27, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 830 $197,503 Aug 27, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,005 $3,950 Aug 27, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,150 $70,693 Aug 20, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,630 $70,693 Aug 20, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,938 $3,721 Aug 20, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,386 $84,584 Aug 13, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,620 $84,584 Aug 13, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,810 $5,639 Aug 13, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 5,485 $5,639 Aug 13, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 248 $5,639 Aug 13, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,320 $2,011,254 Aug 13, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,827 $2,011,254 Aug 13, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 728 115 Aug 13, 1999 0

Cast

Wendy Crewson    Lila

Production and Technical Credits

Sound Supervisor    Gael MacLean

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 48 $84,584   15 $5,639   $84,584 3
1999/08/20 52 $70,693 -16% 19 $3,721   $203,977 10
1999/08/27 33 $197,503 +179% 50 $3,950   $445,702 17
1999/09/03 35 $295,495 +50% 72 $4,104   $815,920 24
1999/09/10 32 $239,578 -19% 106 $2,260   $1,125,206 31
1999/09/17 29 $220,357 -8% 105 $2,099   $1,425,590 38
1999/09/24 34 $152,325 -31% 130 $1,172   $1,708,168 45
1999/10/01 40 $108,018 -29% 125 $864   $1,862,308 52
1999/10/08 55 $51,280 -53% 66 $777   $1,962,623 59
1999/10/15 64 $20,334 -60% 43 $473   $1,943,913 66
1999/10/22 78 $12,450 -39% 24 $519   $1,968,067 73
1999/10/29 64 $18,689 +50% 23 $813   $1,992,739 80
1999/11/05 82 $10,010 -46% 14 $715   $2,011,254 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 48 $133,284   15 $8,886   $133,284 7
1999/08/20 51 $114,915 -14% 19 $6,048   $248,199 14
1999/08/27 37 $272,226 +137% 50 $5,445   $520,425 21
1999/09/03 34 $365,203 +34% 72 $5,072   $885,628 28
1999/09/10 34 $319,605 -12% 106 $3,015   $1,205,233 35
1999/09/17 29 $350,610 +10% 105 $3,339   $1,555,843 42
1999/09/24 38 $198,447 -43% 130 $1,527   $1,754,290 49
1999/10/01 38 $157,053 -21% 125 $1,256   $1,911,343 56
1999/10/08 76 $12,236 -92% 66 $185   $1,923,579 63
1999/10/15 62 $32,038 +162% 43 $745   $1,955,617 70
1999/10/22 75 $18,433 -42% 24 $768   $1,974,050 77
1999/10/29 64 $27,194 +48% 23 $1,182   $2,001,244 84
1999/11/05 79 $10,010 -63% 14 $715   $2,011,254 91