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Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,540,607Details
International Box Office $9,200,393Details
Worldwide Box Office $20,741,000
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,457 $11,540,607
All Time International Box Office 3,399 $9,200,393
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,245 $20,741,000
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 245 $11,540,607
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,418 $11,540,607
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,058 $9,200,393
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,299 $20,741,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 8th, 1999 (Limited) by Fox Searchlight
Video Release: April 18th, 2000 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: LGBT
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 129 $9,671 May 19, 2000 227
Biggest 33rd Weekend Limited Release 47 $9,671 May 19, 2000 227
Theater Average 33rd Weekend Limited Release 126 $537 May 19, 2000 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 119 $16,230 May 12, 2000 220
Biggest 32nd Weekend Limited Release 36 $16,230 May 12, 2000 220
Theater Average 32nd Weekend Limited Release 149 $524 May 12, 2000 220
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 120 $26,851 May 5, 2000 213
Biggest 31st Weekend Limited Release 30 $26,851 May 5, 2000 213
Theater Average 31st Weekend Limited Release 169 $488 May 5, 2000 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 86 $68,053 Apr 28, 2000 206
Biggest 30th Weekend Limited Release 17 $68,053 Apr 28, 2000 206
Theater Average 30th Weekend Limited Release 136 $724 Apr 28, 2000 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 58 $161,303 Apr 21, 2000 199
Biggest 29th Weekend Limited Release 12 $161,303 Apr 21, 2000 199
Theater Average 29th Weekend Limited Release 112 $1,021 Apr 21, 2000 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 35 $344,404 Apr 14, 2000 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 7 $344,404 Apr 14, 2000 192
Theater Average 28th Weekend Limited Release 79 $1,367 Apr 14, 2000 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 30 $674,451 Apr 7, 2000 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 6 $674,451 Apr 7, 2000 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 60 $1,873 Apr 7, 2000 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 18 $984,311 Mar 31, 2000 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 4 $984,311 Mar 31, 2000 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 35 $2,697 Mar 31, 2000 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 34 $695,333 Mar 24, 2000 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 5 $695,333 Mar 24, 2000 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 43 $2,483 Mar 24, 2000 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 57 $512,618 Mar 17, 2000 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 9 $512,618 Mar 17, 2000 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 75 $1,972 Mar 17, 2000 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 73 $462,078 Mar 10, 2000 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 13 $462,078 Mar 10, 2000 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 48 $2,484 Mar 10, 2000 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 87 $436,326 Mar 3, 2000 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 18 $436,326 Mar 3, 2000 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 60 $2,397 Mar 3, 2000 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 124 $334,251 Feb 25, 2000 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 26 $334,251 Feb 25, 2000 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 50 $2,740 Feb 25, 2000 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 100 $583,099 Feb 18, 2000 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 20 $583,099 Feb 18, 2000 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 17 $4,942 Feb 18, 2000 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 419 $107,598 Feb 11, 2000 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 85 $107,598 Feb 11, 2000 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 16 $4,304 Feb 11, 2000 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 476 $127,887 Feb 4, 2000 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 98 $127,887 Feb 4, 2000 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 24 $3,761 Feb 4, 2000 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 546 $133,393 Jan 28, 2000 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 109 $133,393 Jan 28, 2000 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 25 $3,923 Jan 28, 2000 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 923 $79,106 Jan 21, 2000 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 183 $79,106 Jan 21, 2000 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 134 $2,138 Jan 21, 2000 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 792 $138,207 Jan 14, 2000 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 142 $138,207 Jan 14, 2000 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 49 $3,214 Jan 14, 2000 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,066 $107,803 Jan 7, 2000 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 195 $107,803 Jan 7, 2000 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 100 $2,629 Jan 7, 2000 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,240 $109,898 Dec 31, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 234 $109,898 Dec 31, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 148 $2,290 Dec 31, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,841 $64,496 Dec 24, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 385 $64,496 Dec 24, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 600 $1,265 Dec 24, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,954 $80,869 Dec 17, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 412 $80,869 Dec 17, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 146 $2,609 Dec 17, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,225 $84,192 Dec 10, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 475 $84,192 Dec 10, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 197 $2,631 Dec 10, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,296 $106,993 Dec 3, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 482 $106,993 Dec 3, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 143 $3,344 Dec 3, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,403 $142,294 Nov 26, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 478 $142,294 Nov 26, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 108 $4,312 Nov 26, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,804 $155,798 Nov 19, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 555 $155,798 Nov 19, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 137 $4,211 Nov 19, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,476 $143,603 Nov 12, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 695 $143,603 Nov 12, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 140 $4,787 Nov 12, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,725 $204,474 Nov 5, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 653 $204,474 Nov 5, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 133 $6,014 Nov 5, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,160 $257,330 Oct 29, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 628 $257,330 Oct 29, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 212 $6,276 Oct 29, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,529 $307,581 Oct 22, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 595 $307,581 Oct 22, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 278 $7,887 Oct 22, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,580 $121,018 Oct 15, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,160 $121,018 Oct 15, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 946 $6,723 Oct 15, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,512 $73,720 Oct 8, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,745 $73,720 Oct 8, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 118 $36,860 Oct 8, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 135 $36,860 Oct 8, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 2 $36,860 Oct 8, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 248 $11,540,607 Oct 8, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,844 $11,540,607 Oct 8, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 326 363 Oct 8, 1999 0

Cast

Hilary Swank    Brandon Teena
Chloe Sevigny    Lana
Peter Sarsgaard    John
Brendan Sexton III    Tom
Alison Folland    Kate
Alicia Goranson    Candace
Matt McGrath    Lonny
Rob Campbell    Brian
Jeanetta Arnette    Lana's Mom
Jennifer Harris    Young Teena
Robert Prentiss   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/08 43 $73,720   2 $36,860   $73,720 3
1999/10/15 34 $121,018 +64% 18 $6,723   $237,504 10
1999/10/22 24 $307,581 +154% 39 $7,887   $595,961 17
1999/10/29 25 $257,330 -16% 41 $6,276   $975,059 24
1999/11/05 30 $204,474 -21% 34 $6,014   $1,295,683 31
1999/11/12 35 $143,603 -30% 30 $4,787   $1,536,097 38
1999/11/19 30 $155,798 +8% 37 $4,211   $1,749,153 45
1999/11/26 36 $142,294 -9% 33 $4,312   $1,961,871 52
1999/12/03 38 $106,993 -25% 32 $3,344   $2,118,767 59
1999/12/10 39 $84,192 -21% 32 $2,631   $2,249,024 66
1999/12/17 38 $80,869 -4% 31 $2,609   $2,370,938 73
1999/12/24 41 $64,496 -20% 51 $1,265   $2,485,430 80
1999/12/31 40 $109,898 +70% 48 $2,290   $2,697,068 87
2000/01/07 43 $107,803 -2% 41 $2,629   $2,881,431 94
2000/01/14 38 $138,207 +28% 43 $3,214   $3,074,284 101
2000/01/21 46 $79,106 -43% 37 $2,138   $3,190,627 108
2000/01/28 42 $133,393 +69% 34 $3,923   $3,393,369 115
2000/02/04 44 $127,887 -4% 34 $3,761   $3,578,044 122
2000/02/11 47 $107,598 -16% 25 $4,304   $3,734,381 129
2000/02/18 22 $583,099 +442% 118 $4,942   $4,370,540 136
2000/02/25 25 $334,251 -43% 122 $2,740   $4,839,061 143
2000/03/03 23 $436,326 +31% 182 $2,397   $5,407,452 150
2000/03/10 25 $462,078 +6% 186 $2,484   $6,070,561 157
2000/03/17 23 $512,618 +11% 260 $1,972   $6,817,529 164
2000/03/24 17 $695,333 +36% 280 $2,483   $7,802,635 171
2000/03/31 16 $984,311 +42% 365 $2,697   $9,326,087 178
2000/04/07 18 $674,451 -31% 360 $1,873   $10,369,824 185
2000/04/14 20 $344,404 -49% 252 $1,367   $10,968,569 192
2000/04/21 31 $161,303 -53% 158 $1,021   $11,288,912 199
2000/04/28 45 $68,053 -58% 94 $724   $11,425,402 206
2000/05/05 63 $26,851 -61% 55 $488   $11,484,710 213
2000/05/12 77 $16,230 -40% 31 $524   $11,515,562 220
2000/05/19 81 $9,671 -40% 18 $537   $11,533,945 227

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/28 20 $32,233   39 $826   $717,729 21
1999/11/01 19 $26,349   41 $643   $1,001,408 25
1999/11/02 20 $29,663 +13% 41 $723   $1,031,071 26
1999/11/03 18 $30,762 +4% 41 $750   $1,061,833 27
1999/11/04 20 $29,376 -5% 41 $716   $1,091,209 28
2000/01/17 35 $22,226   43 $517   $3,074,284 102

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/08 41 $116,486   2 $58,243   $116,486 7
1999/10/15 34 $171,894 +48% 18 $9,550   $288,380 14
1999/10/22 24 $429,349 +150% 39 $11,009   $717,729 21
1999/10/29 27 $373,480 -13% 41 $9,109   $1,091,209 28
1999/11/05 32 $301,285 -19% 34 $8,861   $1,392,494 35
1999/11/12 36 $200,861 -33% 30 $6,695   $1,593,355 42
1999/11/19 32 $226,222 +13% 37 $6,114   $1,819,577 49
1999/11/26 35 $192,197 -15% 33 $5,824   $2,011,774 56
1999/12/03 38 $153,058 -20% 32 $4,783   $2,164,832 63
1999/12/10 38 $125,237 -18% 32 $3,914   $2,290,069 70
1999/12/17 41 $130,865 +4% 31 $4,221   $2,420,934 77
1999/12/24 41 $166,236 +27% 51 $3,260   $2,587,170 84
1999/12/31 41 $186,458 +12% 48 $3,885   $2,773,628 91
2000/01/07 38 $162,449 -13% 41 $3,962   $2,936,077 98
2000/01/14 38 $175,444 +8% 43 $4,080   $3,111,521 105
2000/01/21 42 $148,455 -15% 37 $4,012   $3,259,976 112
2000/01/28 41 $190,181 +28% 34 $5,594   $3,450,157 119
2000/02/04 43 $176,626 -7% 34 $5,195   $3,626,783 126
2000/02/11 46 $160,658 -9% 25 $6,426   $3,787,441 133
2000/02/18 23 $717,369 +347% 118 $6,079   $4,504,810 140
2000/02/25 26 $466,316 -35% 122 $3,822   $4,971,126 147
2000/03/03 23 $637,357 +37% 182 $3,502   $5,608,483 154
2000/03/10 25 $696,428 +9% 186 $3,744   $6,304,911 161
2000/03/17 22 $802,391 +15% 260 $3,086   $7,107,302 168
2000/03/24 16 $1,234,474 +54% 280 $4,409   $8,341,776 175
2000/03/31 16 $1,353,597 +10% 365 $3,708   $9,695,373 182
2000/04/07 17 $928,792 -31% 360 $2,580   $10,624,165 189
2000/04/14 21 $503,444 -46% 252 $1,998   $11,127,609 196
2000/04/21 32 $229,740 -54% 158 $1,454   $11,357,349 203
2000/04/28 47 $100,510 -56% 94 $1,069   $11,457,859 210
2000/05/05 62 $41,473 -59% 55 $754   $11,499,332 217
2000/05/12 79 $24,942 -40% 31 $805   $11,524,274 224
2000/05/19 77 $16,333 -35% 18 $907   $11,540,607 231