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Boogie Nights (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,410,771Details
International Box Office $16,700,954Details
Worldwide Box Office $43,111,725
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,802 $26,410,771
All Time International Box Office 2,733 $16,700,954
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,689 $43,111,725
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 86 $26,410,771
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 867 $26,410,771
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 834 $16,700,954
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 857 $43,111,725

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 10th, 1997 (Limited) by New Line
October 31st, 1997 (Expands Wide) by New Line
Video Release: August 31st, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong sex scenes with explicit dialogue, nudity, drug use, language and violence
Running Time: 155 minutes
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Keywords: Porn Business
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: New Line Cinema, Lawrence Gordon
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 191 $29,868 Apr 10, 1998 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 58 $29,868 Apr 10, 1998 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 297 $421 Apr 10, 1998 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 151 $68,692 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 27 $68,692 Apr 3, 1998 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 266 $577 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 127 $122,285 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 26 $122,285 Mar 27, 1998 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 326 $546 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 123 $178,077 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 20 $178,077 Mar 20, 1998 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 298 $688 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 138 $177,338 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 24 $177,338 Mar 13, 1998 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 355 $652 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 314 $64,736 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 69 $64,736 Mar 6, 1998 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 295 $925 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 342 $77,628 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 74 $77,628 Feb 27, 1998 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 337 $882 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 374 $90,795 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 82 $90,795 Feb 20, 1998 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 581 $582 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 264 $216,577 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 55 $216,577 Feb 13, 1998 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 434 $895 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 183 $436,373 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 37 $436,373 Feb 6, 1998 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 539 $833 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,058 $34,546 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 250 $34,546 Jan 30, 1998 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 418 $1,114 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,126 $47,900 Jan 23, 1998 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 229 $47,900 Jan 23, 1998 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 440 $1,168 Jan 23, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,091 $76,847 Jan 16, 1998 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 209 $76,847 Jan 16, 1998 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 268 $1,601 Jan 16, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,087 $103,904 Jan 9, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 198 $103,904 Jan 9, 1998 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 508 $1,237 Jan 9, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,404 $88,460 Jan 2, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 269 $88,460 Jan 2, 1998 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 327 $1,638 Jan 2, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,795 $68,293 Dec 26, 1997 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 366 $68,293 Dec 26, 1997 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 524 $1,366 Dec 26, 1997 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,547 $130,804 Dec 19, 1997 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 288 $130,804 Dec 19, 1997 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,139 $866 Dec 19, 1997 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,070 $301,643 Dec 12, 1997 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 185 $301,643 Dec 12, 1997 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,245 $900 Dec 12, 1997 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 788 $657,961 Dec 5, 1997 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 114 $657,961 Dec 5, 1997 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,154 $1,084 Dec 5, 1997 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 876 $930,136 Nov 28, 1997 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 104 $930,136 Nov 28, 1997 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 584 $1,946 Nov 28, 1997 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,009 $1,244,381 Nov 21, 1997 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 98 $1,244,381 Nov 21, 1997 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 980 $1,664 Nov 21, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 791 $2,577,634 Nov 14, 1997 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 45 $2,577,634 Nov 14, 1997 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 578 $2,570 Nov 14, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 777 $3,940,924 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 28 $3,940,924 Nov 7, 1997 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 312 $4,144 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 994 $4,681,934 Oct 31, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 20 $4,681,934 Oct 31, 1997 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 339 $5,162 Oct 31, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,014 $1,807,702 Oct 24, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 103 $1,807,702 Oct 24, 1997 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 64 $14,578 Oct 24, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,342 $869,146 Oct 17, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 261 $869,146 Oct 17, 1997 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 40 $28,972 Oct 17, 1997 10
Theater Average Limited Release 268 $28,972 Oct 17, 1997 10
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 6 $28,972 Oct 17, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,011 $50,168 Oct 10, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,177 $50,168 Oct 10, 1997 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 283 $25,084 Oct 10, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,524 $26,410,771 Oct 10, 1997 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 75 1,001 Oct 10, 1997 0

Cast

   Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler
   Amber Waves
   Jack Horner
   Buck Swope
   Reed Rothchild
   Little Bill
   Rollergirl/Brandy
Nicole Parker    Becky Barnett
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Scotty
Thomas Jane    Todd Parker
Luis Guzman    Maurice T. Rodriguez
Ricky Jay    Kurt Longjohn
Melora Walters    Jessie St. Vincent
Robert Ridgely    The Colonel James
Philip Baker Hall    Floyd Gondolli
Alfred Molina    Rahad Jackson
Nina Hartley    Little Bill's Wife
Michael Jace    Jerome
Jack Wallace    Rocky
John Doe    Amber's Husband
Joanna Gleason    Dirk's Mother
Laurel Holloman    Sheryl Lynn
Jonathon Quint    Johnny Doe
Stanley DeSantis    Buck's Manager
Rico Bueno    Hot Traxx Waiter
Samson Barkhordarian    Hot Traxx Manager
Brad Braeden    Big Stud
Lawrence Hudd    Dirk's Father
Michael Stein    Stereo Customer
Patricia Forte    Teacher
Kai Lennox    High School/College Kid
Jason Andrews    Johnny, Limo Driver
Amber Hunter    Colonel's Lady Friend
Greg Lauren    Young Stud
Tom Dorfmeister    Watcher #1
Jake Cross    Watcher #2
Selwyn Emerson Miller    Hot Traxx DJ
Jamielyn Gamboa    Colonel's Hot Traxx Girlfriend
Melissa Spell    Becky's Girlfriend
Raymond Laboriel    Becky's Girlfriend's Friend
Jon Brion    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Brian Kehew    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Robin Sharp    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Audrey Wiechman    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Tim Soronen    Raphael
Alexander D Slanger    Floyd's Kid
Thomas Lenk    Floyd's Kid
Lexi Leigh    Floyd's Kid
Laura Gronewald    Floyd's Kid
Vernon Guichard, II    Mugsy Jack's Bartender
Tony Tedeschi    New Year's Eve Young Stud
Leslie Redden    KC Sunshine
Gregory Daniel    Minister
Michael Penn    Nick the Engineer
Don Amendolia    Bank Worker
Robert Downey, Sr.    Burt Studio Manager
Veronica Hart    Judge
Jack Riley    Lawyer
Channon Roe    Surfer
Mike Gunther    Surfer Punk
Michael Raye Smith    Surfer Punk
Michael Scott Stencil    Surfer Punk
Dustin Courtney    Donut Boy
Allan Graf    Man with Gun
Jose Chaidez    Puerto Rican Kid
B Philly Johnson    Rahad's Bodyguard
Joe G M Chan    Cosmo
Goliath    Tyrone
Israel Juarbe    Maurice's Brother
George Anthony Rae    Maurice's Brother
Eric Winzenried    Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Paul Thomas Anderson
Producer    Lloyd Levin
Producer    John Lyons
Producer    Paul Thomas Anderson
Producer    Joanne Sellar
Executive Producer    Lawrence Gordon
Co-Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Co-Executive Producer    Lynn Harris
Co-Producer    Daniel Lupi
Director of Photography    Robert Elswit
Production Designer    Bob Ziembicki
Editor    Dylan Tichenor
Costume Designer    Mark Bridges
Composer    Michael Penn
Assistant Director    John Wildermuth
Unit Production Manager    Daniel Lupi
Art Director    Ted Berner
Set Decorator    Sandy Struth
Special Effects Supervisor    Lou Carlucci
Costume Supervisor    David Davenport
Sound Mixer    Stephen Halbert
Re Recording Mixer-Supervisor    David Parker
Re-recording Mixer    Sam Lehmer
Supervising Sound Editor    Dane A. Davis
Sound Effects Editor    Kini Kay
Sound Effects Editor    Mark Yardas
Sound Effects Editor    John Kwiatkowski
Music Editor    Ron Finn
Make up    Tina K. Roesler
Hairstylist    Theo Mayes
Casting Director    Christine Sheaks
Stunt Coordinator    Cliff Cudney

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 43 $50,168   2 $25,084   $50,168 3
1997/10/17 16 $869,146 +1,632% 30 $28,972   $1,025,671 10
1997/10/24 12 $1,807,702 +108% 124 $14,578   $3,300,228 17
1997/10/31 4 $4,681,934 +159% 907 $5,162   $8,751,415 24
1997/11/07 7 $3,940,924 -16% 951 $4,144   $14,550,063 31
1997/11/14 9 $2,577,634 -35% 1,003 $2,570   $18,575,435 38
1997/11/21 14 $1,244,381 -52% 748 $1,664   $20,258,958 45
1997/11/28 16 $930,136 -25% 478 $1,946   $21,794,752 52
1997/12/05 15 $657,961 -29% 607 $1,084   $22,705,852 59
1997/12/12 24 $301,643 -54% 335 $900   $23,242,869 66
1997/12/19 27 $130,804 -57% 151 $866   $23,518,429 73
1997/12/26 43 $68,293 -48% 50 $1,366   $23,653,065 80
1998/01/02 37 $88,460 +30% 54 $1,638   $23,816,064 87
1998/01/09 34 $103,904 +17% 84 $1,237   $23,961,986 94
1998/01/16 42 $76,847 -26% 48 $1,601   $24,088,340 101
1998/01/23 49 $47,900 -38% 41 $1,168   $24,157,547 108
1998/01/30 56 $34,546 -28% 31 $1,114   $24,214,579 115
1998/02/06 21 $436,373 +1,163% 524 $833   $24,665,139 122
1998/02/13 34 $216,577 -50% 242 $895   $25,073,583 129
1998/02/20 46 $90,795 -58% 156 $582   $25,253,351 136
1998/02/27 48 $77,628 -15% 88 $882   $25,382,702 143
1998/03/06 50 $64,736 -17% 70 $925   $25,489,529 150
1998/03/13 31 $177,338 +174% 272 $652   $25,701,121 157
1998/03/20 32 $178,077 n/c 259 $688   $25,983,457 164
1998/03/27 32 $122,285 -31% 224 $546   $26,198,795 171
1998/04/03 44 $68,692 -44% 119 $577   $26,321,987 178
1998/04/10 57 $29,868 -57% 71 $421   $26,384,919 185

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/17 14 $262,000   30 $8,733   $479,000 8
1997/10/18 15 $325,000 +24% 30 $10,833   $804,000 9
1997/10/26 9 $523,000   124 $4,218   $2,007,000 17
1997/10/27 7 $187,340 -64% 124 $1,511   $3,487,568 18
1997/10/28 7 $209,362 +12% 124 $1,688   $3,696,930 19
1997/10/29 6 $194,564 -7% 124 $1,569   $3,891,494 20
1997/10/30 6 $177,506 -9% 124 $1,432   $177,506 21
1997/10/31 4 $920,000 +418% 907 $1,014   $4,989,000 22
1997/11/01 4 $2,425,000 +164% 907 $2,674   $7,414,000 23
1997/11/02 4 $1,345,000 -45% 907 $1,483   $8,751,000 24
1997/11/03 4 $435,939 -68% 907 $481   $9,187,354 25
1997/11/04 4 $524,951 +20% 907 $579   $9,712,305 26
1997/11/05 4 $408,791 -22% 907 $451   $10,121,096 27
1997/11/06 4 $423,377 +4% 907 $467   $10,544,473 28
1997/11/07 7 $1,245,000 +194% 951 $1,309   $11,854,000 29
1997/11/08 7 $1,655,000 +33% 951 $1,740   $13,509,000 30
1997/11/09 7 $1,041,063 -37% 951 $1,095   $14,550,063 31
1997/11/10 7 $397,370 -62% 951 $418   $14,947,433 32
1997/11/11 8 $489,949 +23% 951 $515   $15,437,382 33
1997/11/12 7 $264,177 -46% 951 $278   $15,701,559 34
1997/11/13 7 $267,181 +1% 951 $281   $15,968,740 35
1997/11/14 10 $670,000 +151% 1,003 $668   $16,638,740 36
1997/11/15 10 $1,100,000 +64% 1,003 $1,097   $15,998,000 37
1997/11/16 9 $658,000 -40% 1,003 $656   $18,575,435 38
1997/11/17 9 $167,854 -74% 1,003 $167   $18,743,289 39
1997/11/18 9 $214,733 +28% 1,003 $214   $18,958,022 40
1997/11/19 9 $175,878 -18% 1,003 $175   $19,133,900 41
1997/11/20 9 $169,652 -4% 1,003 $169   $19,303,552 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 33 $156,525   2 $78,263   $156,525 7
1997/10/17 17 $1,336,001 +754% 30 $44,533   $1,492,526 14
1997/10/24 10 $2,576,955 +93% 124 $20,782   $4,069,481 21
1997/10/31 4 $6,539,658 +154% 907 $7,210   $10,609,139 28
1997/11/07 7 $5,388,662 -18% 951 $5,666   $15,997,801 35
1997/11/14 10 $3,016,776 -44% 1,003 $3,008   $19,014,577 42
1997/11/21 14 $1,850,039 -39% 748 $2,473   $20,864,616 49
1997/11/28 17 $1,183,275 -36% 478 $2,475   $22,047,891 56
1997/12/05 16 $893,335 -25% 607 $1,472   $22,941,226 63
1997/12/12 20 $446,399 -50% 335 $1,333   $23,387,625 70
1997/12/19 29 $197,147 -56% 151 $1,306   $23,584,772 77
1997/12/26 36 $142,832 -28% 50 $2,857   $23,727,604 84
1998/01/02 44 $130,478 -9% 54 $2,416   $23,858,082 91
1998/01/09 33 $153,411 +18% 84 $1,826   $24,011,493 98
1998/01/16 43 $98,154 -36% 48 $2,045   $24,109,647 105
1998/01/23 48 $70,386 -28% 41 $1,717   $24,180,033 112
1998/01/30 55 $48,733 -31% 31 $1,572   $24,228,766 119
1998/02/06 18 $628,240 +1,189% 524 $1,199   $24,857,006 126
1998/02/13 31 $305,550 -51% 242 $1,263   $25,162,556 133
1998/02/20 43 $142,518 -53% 156 $914   $25,305,074 140
1998/02/27 46 $119,719 -16% 88 $1,360   $25,424,793 147
1998/03/06 47 $98,990 -17% 70 $1,414   $25,523,783 154
1998/03/13 30 $281,597 +184% 272 $1,035   $25,805,380 161
1998/03/20 31 $271,130 -4% 259 $1,047   $26,076,510 168
1998/03/27 32 $176,785 -35% 224 $789   $26,253,295 175
1998/04/03 43 $101,756 -42% 119 $855   $26,355,051 182