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Bowfinger (1999)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $66,458,769Details
International Box Office $32,241,000
Worldwide Box Office $98,699,769
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
81% - Certified Fresh
Audience
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 13th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex-related material and language
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Movie Business, Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,042 $57,230 Nov 26, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 943 $100,395 Nov 19, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,057 $107,155 Nov 12, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,050 $139,920 Nov 5, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,478 $104,880 Oct 29, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,561 $124,555 Oct 22, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,583 $165,825 Oct 15, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,608 $217,655 Oct 8, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,650 $308,640 Oct 1, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,319 $785,895 Sep 24, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,147 $1,712,290 Sep 17, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 849 $3,604,425 Sep 10, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 488 $7,389,970 Sep 3, 1999 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 985 $52,220,000 Sep 3, 1999 23
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,024 $6,584,350 Aug 27, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 964 $10,609,885 Aug 20, 1999 10
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 1,429 $5,060,000 Aug 15, 1999 3
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 110 $18,062,550 Aug 13, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 961 $18,062,550 Aug 13, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,266 2,706 Aug 13, 1999 3
Biggest August Day at the Domestic Box Office 257 $7,240,000 Aug 14, 1999 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,535 $7,240,000 Aug 14, 1999 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,505 $5,830,000 Aug 13, 1999 1

Cast

   Bowfinger
   Kit Ramsey/Jiff Ramsey
Heather Graham    Daisy
Christine Baranski    Carol
Terence Stamp    Terry Stricter
Robert Downey, Jr.    Jerry Renfro
Adam Alexi-Malle    Afrim
Alfred De Contreras    Martinez
Ramiro Fabian    Hector
Jamie Kennedy    Dave
Barry Newman    Kit's Agent
Alejandro Patino    Sanchez
Johnny Sanchez    Luis
Kohl Sudduth    Slater
Marisol Nichols    Young Acress at Audition
John Cho    Nightclub Cleaner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Steve Martin
Producer    Brian Grazer
Executive Producer    Karen Kehela Sherwood
Executive Producer    Bernie Williams
Production Designer    Jackson De Govia
Director of Photography    Ueli Steiger
Editor    Richard Pearson
Composer    David Newman
Casting Director    Margery Simkin
Associate Producer    Kathleen Courtney
Assistant Director    Michele Panelli-Venetis
Unit Production Manager    Bernie Williams
Art Director    Tom Reta
Set Decorator    K.C. Fox
Special Effects Coordinator    Cory Philip
Costume Designer    Joseph G. Aulisi
Sound Mixer    Martin Raymond Bolger
Re-recording Mixer    Lee Dichter
Re-recording Mixer    Ron Bochar
Supervising Sound Editor    Ron Bochar
Makeup    Steve Artmont
Hairstylist    Gloria Albarran Ponce
Stunt Coordinator    Bud Davis

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 2 $18,062,550   2,706 $6,675   $18,062,550 3
1999/08/20 2 $10,609,885 -41% 2,717 $3,905   $35,802,745 10
1999/08/27 4 $6,584,350 -38% 2,732 $2,410   $46,404,385 17
1999/09/03 4 $7,389,970 +12% 2,702 $2,735   $55,870,320 24
1999/09/10 5 $3,604,425 -51% 2,390 $1,508   $60,406,930 31
1999/09/17 8 $1,712,290 -52% 2,063 $830   $62,989,770 38
1999/09/24 13 $785,895 -54% 1,299 $605   $64,312,065 45
1999/10/01 18 $308,640 -61% 643 $480   $64,874,060 52
1999/10/08 24 $217,655 -29% 431 $505   $65,194,570 59
1999/10/15 29 $165,825 -24% 335 $495   $65,433,665 66
1999/10/22 40 $124,555 -25% 235 $530   $65,623,400 73
1999/10/29 39 $104,880 -16% 228 $460   $65,766,880 80
1999/11/05 35 $139,920 +33% 264 $530   $65,956,940 87
1999/11/12 41 $107,155 -23% 228 $470   $66,126,160 94
1999/11/19 39 $100,395 -6% 207 $485   $66,267,660 101
1999/11/26 55 $57,230 -43% 118 $485   $66,365,290 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 2 $5,830,000   2,700 $2,159   $5,830,000 1
1999/08/14 2 $7,240,000 +24% 2,700 $2,681   $13,070,000 2
1999/08/15 2 $5,060,000 -30% 2,706 $1,870   $18,062,550 3
1999/08/16 2 $1,853,610 -63% 2,706 $685   $19,916,160 4
1999/08/17 2 $1,975,380 +7% 2,706 $730   $21,891,540 5
1999/08/18 2 $1,704,780 -14% 2,706 $630   $23,596,320 6
1999/08/19 2 $1,596,540 -6% 2,706 $590   $25,192,860 7
1999/08/20 2 $3,498,000 +119% 2,706 $1,293   $28,691,000 8
1999/08/21 3 $4,191,000 +20% 2,706 $1,549   $32,882,000 9
1999/08/22 2 $2,921,000 -30% 2,717 $1,075   $35,802,745 10
1999/08/23 2 $1,032,460 -65% 2,717 $380   $36,835,205 11
1999/08/24 3 $1,127,555 +9% 2,717 $415   $37,962,760 12
1999/08/25 4 $937,365 -17% 2,717 $345   $38,900,125 13
1999/08/26 4 $919,910 -2% 2,717 $339   $39,820,035 14
1999/08/27 4 $2,070,000 +125% 2,727 $759   $41,890,000 15
1999/08/28 4 $2,885,000 +39% 2,727 $1,058   $44,775,000 16
1999/08/29 3 $1,748,000 -39% 2,732 $640   $46,404,385 17
1999/08/30 4 $587,380 -66% 2,732 $215   $46,991,765 18
1999/08/31 5 $614,795 +5% 2,732 $225   $47,606,560 19
1999/09/01 5 $463,995 -25% 2,732 $170   $48,070,555 20
1999/09/02 4 $515,627 +11% 2,732 $189   $48,586,182 21
1999/09/03 4 $1,406,000 +173% 2,704 $520   $49,992,000 22
1999/09/04 4 $2,228,000 +58% 2,704 $824   $52,220,000 23
1999/09/05 4 $2,295,000 +3% 2,700 $850   $54,515,000 24
1999/09/06 4 $1,567,160 -32% 2,702 $580   $55,870,320 25
1999/09/07 6 $364,770 -77% 2,702 $135   $56,235,090 26
1999/09/08 6 $297,220 -19% 2,702 $110   $56,532,310 27
1999/09/09 6 $270,195 -9% 2,702 $100   $56,802,505 28
1999/09/10 5 $860,000 +218% 2,702 $318   $57,663,000 29
1999/09/11 4 $1,955,000 +127% 2,390 $818   $59,654,000 30
1999/09/12 6 $736,000 -62% 2,452 $300   $60,407,000 31
1999/09/13 7 $183,915 -75% 2,452 $75   $60,590,845 32
1999/09/14 7 $220,680 +20% 2,452 $90   $60,811,525 33
1999/09/15 7 $232,940 +6% 2,452 $95   $61,044,465 34
1999/09/16 7 $233,015 n/c 2,452 $95   $61,277,480 35
1999/09/17 8 $541,000 +132% 2,049 $264   $61,818,000 36
1999/09/18 8 $753,000 +39% 2,049 $367   $62,571,000 37
1999/09/19 9 $423,000 -44% 2,049 $206   $62,989,770 38
1999/09/20 10 $140,770 -67% 2,063 $68   $63,130,540 39
1999/09/21 9 $144,525 +3% 2,063 $70   $63,275,065 40
1999/09/22 10 $123,780 -14% 2,063 $60   $63,402,845 41
1999/09/23 9 $123,325 n/c 2,063 $60   $63,526,170 42
1999/09/24 12 $212,000 +72% 1,262 $168   $63,738,000 43
1999/09/25 12 $364,000 +72% 1,262 $288   $64,102,000 44
1999/09/26 14 $182,000 -50% 1,299 $140   $64,312,065 45
1999/09/27 13 $64,950 -64% 1,299 $50   $64,377,015 46
1999/09/28 13 $71,445 +10% 1,299 $55   $64,448,460 47
1999/09/29 14 $58,455 -18% 1,299 $45   $64,506,915 48
1999/09/30 14 $58,505 n/c 1,299 $45   $64,565,420 49
1999/10/01 17 $85,000 +45% 639 $133   $64,650,000 50
1999/10/02 17 $140,000 +65% 639 $219   $64,790,000 51
1999/10/03 18 $71,000 -49% 643 $110   $64,874,060 52
1999/10/04 18 $22,505 -68% 643 $35   $64,896,565 53
1999/10/05 20 $25,720 +14% 643 $40   $64,922,285 54
1999/10/06 18 $25,695 n/c 643 $40   $64,947,980 55

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 2 $25,192,860   2,706 $9,310   $25,192,860 7
1999/08/20 2 $14,627,175 -42% 2,717 $5,384   $39,820,035 14
1999/08/27 4 $8,660,315 -41% 2,732 $3,170   $48,480,350 21
1999/09/03 4 $8,322,155 -4% 2,702 $3,080   $56,802,505 28
1999/09/10 5 $4,474,975 -46% 2,390 $1,872   $61,277,480 35
1999/09/17 9 $2,248,690 -50% 2,063 $1,090   $63,526,170 42
1999/09/24 13 $1,039,250 -54% 1,299 $800   $64,565,420 49
1999/10/01 20 $411,495 -60% 643 $640   $64,976,915 56
1999/10/08 25 $290,925 -29% 431 $675   $65,267,840 63
1999/10/15 29 $231,005 -21% 335 $690   $65,498,845 70
1999/10/22 40 $163,155 -29% 235 $694   $65,662,000 77
1999/10/29 43 $155,020 -5% 228 $680   $65,817,020 84
1999/11/05 36 $201,985 +30% 264 $765   $66,019,005 91
1999/11/12 42 $148,260 -27% 228 $650   $66,167,265 98
1999/11/19 43 $140,795 -5% 207 $680   $66,308,060 105