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Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,540,607Details
International Box Office $9,200,393
Worldwide Box Office $20,741,000
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 128 $9,671 May 19, 2000 227
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 118 $16,230 May 12, 2000 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $26,851 May 5, 2000 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 86 $68,053 Apr 28, 2000 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $161,303 Apr 21, 2000 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $344,404 Apr 14, 2000 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 30 $674,451 Apr 7, 2000 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 18 $984,311 Mar 31, 2000 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $695,333 Mar 24, 2000 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $512,618 Mar 17, 2000 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 73 $462,078 Mar 10, 2000 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 87 $436,326 Mar 3, 2000 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 123 $334,251 Feb 25, 2000 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 99 $583,099 Feb 18, 2000 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 418 $107,598 Feb 11, 2000 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 474 $127,887 Feb 4, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 543 $133,393 Jan 28, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 913 $79,106 Jan 21, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 783 $138,207 Jan 14, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $107,803 Jan 7, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,225 $109,898 Dec 31, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,820 $64,496 Dec 24, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,933 $80,869 Dec 17, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,202 $84,192 Dec 10, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,271 $106,993 Dec 3, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,378 $142,294 Nov 26, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,774 $155,798 Nov 19, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,439 $143,603 Nov 12, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,685 $204,474 Nov 5, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,117 $257,330 Oct 29, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,485 $307,581 Oct 22, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,522 $121,018 Oct 15, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,447 $73,720 Oct 8, 1999 3

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

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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