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A Bug's Life (1998)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $162,798,565Details
International Box Office $200,296,754Details
Worldwide Box Office $363,095,319
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Certified Fresh
Audience
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 20th, 1998 (Wide) by Walt Disney
International Releases: December 10th, 1998 (Wide) (Australia)
March 7th, 2015 (Limited), released as A Bug's Life (RE: 2015) (Australia)
Video Release: April 20th, 1999 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment, released as Bug's Life, A
MPAA Rating: G
Running Time: 96 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Toy Story 2
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Keywords: Family Movie, Tiny Worlds
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Disney-Pixar, Walt Disney Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 278 $16,932 May 14, 1999 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 229 $41,951 May 7, 1999 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 177 $84,590 Apr 30, 1999 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 144 $165,222 Apr 23, 1999 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 110 $315,084 Apr 16, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 108 $400,809 Apr 9, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 124 $423,476 Apr 2, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 120 $529,461 Mar 26, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $344,384 Mar 19, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 298 $273,504 Mar 12, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 328 $313,003 Mar 5, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 340 $359,901 Feb 26, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 266 $563,966 Feb 19, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 185 $1,069,012 Feb 12, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $1,417,171 Feb 5, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 135 $1,922,070 Jan 29, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 114 $2,720,616 Jan 22, 1999 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 255 $151,734,828 Jan 22, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 70 $4,552,139 Jan 15, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 95 $4,723,951 Jan 8, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $8,830,882 Jan 1, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 45 $10,126,455 Dec 25, 1998 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 420 $100,585,000 Dec 18, 1998 33
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 97 $9,987,932 Dec 18, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $11,193,675 Dec 11, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 177 $17,174,218 Dec 4, 1998 17
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 129 $17,174,218 Dec 4, 1998 17
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 337 $7,928,279 Dec 5, 1998 16
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 632 $50,271,896 Nov 27, 1998 13
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 704 $7,690,018 Nov 29, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 117 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 71 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 523 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 556 $12,471,098 Nov 28, 1998 9
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 381 $13,096,936 Nov 27, 1998 8
Biggest November Day at the Domestic Box Office 158 $13,096,936 Nov 27, 1998 8
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 152 $7,327,335 Nov 26, 1998 7
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 279 $5,154,129 Nov 25, 1998 6
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,112 $291,121 Nov 20, 1998 3

Cast

   Flik
Kevin Spacey    Hopper
Julia Louis-Dreyfus    Princess Atta
Hayden Panettiere    Princess Dot
Phyllis Diller    The Queen
Richard Kind    Molt
David Hyde Pierce    Slim
Joe Ranft    Heimlich
Denis Leary    Francis
Jonathan Harris    Manny
Madeline Kahn    Gypsy
Bonnie Hunt    Rosie
Michael McShane    Tuck/Roll
John Ratzenberger    P.T. Flea
Brad Garrett    Dim
Roddy McDowall    Mr. Soil
Edie McClurg    Dr. Flora
Alex Rocco    Thorny
David Ossman    Cornelius
Sherry Lynn    Additional Voices
Debi Derryberry    Additional Voices
Phil Proctor    Additional Voices
Mickie McGowan    Additional Voices
Christina Milian    Additional Voices
Jack Angel    Additional Voices
Bill Farmer    Additional Voices
Bob Bergen    Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Co-Director    Andrew Stanton
Screenwriter    Andrew Stanton
Screenwriter    Donald McEnery
Screenwriter    Bob Shaw
Story Creator    John Lasseter
Story Creator    Andrew Stanton
Story Creator    Joe Ranft
Producer    Darla Anderson
Producer    Kevin Reher
Cinematographer    Sharon Calahan
Supervising Film Editor    Lee Unkrich
Composer    Randy Newman
Production Designer    William Cone
Art Director    Tia W. Kratter
Art Director    Bob Pauley
Story Supervisor    Joe Ranft
Supervising Technical Director    William Reeves
Supervising Technical Director    Eben Ostby
Supervising Animator    Glenn McQueen
Supervising Animator    Rich Quade
Sound Designer    Gary Rydstrom
Casting Director    Ruth Lambert
Casting Director    Mary Hidalgo

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/20 27 $291,121   1 $291,121   $291,121 3
1998/11/27 1 $33,258,052 +11,324% 2,686 $12,382   $46,111,456 10
1998/12/04 1 $17,174,218 -48% 2,701 $6,358   $68,678,006 17
1998/12/11 2 $11,193,675 -35% 2,748 $4,073   $83,487,470 24
1998/12/18 3 $9,987,932 -11% 2,773 $3,602   $96,342,660 31
1998/12/25 7 $10,126,455 +1% 2,456 $4,123   $114,492,154 38
1999/01/01 5 $8,830,882 -13% 2,551 $3,462   $136,420,446 45
1999/01/08 7 $4,723,951 -47% 2,500 $1,890   $142,955,209 52
1999/01/15 13 $4,552,139 -4% 1,815 $2,508   $148,506,807 59
1999/01/22 12 $2,720,616 -40% 1,521 $1,789   $151,734,828 66
1999/01/29 12 $1,922,070 -29% 1,510 $1,273   $154,152,003 73
1999/02/05 15 $1,417,171 -26% 1,286 $1,102   $155,959,885 80
1999/02/12 21 $1,069,012 -25% 979 $1,092   $157,267,797 87
1999/02/19 24 $563,966 -47% 745 $757   $158,069,884 94
1999/02/26 29 $359,901 -36% 558 $645   $158,538,829 101
1999/03/05 28 $313,003 -13% 490 $639   $158,985,087 108
1999/03/12 30 $273,504 -13% 444 $616   $159,336,861 115
1999/03/19 26 $344,384 +26% 449 $767   $159,906,607 122
1999/03/26 21 $529,461 +54% 661 $801   $160,543,623 129
1999/04/02 18 $423,476 -20% 649 $653   $161,235,002 136
1999/04/09 22 $400,809 -5% 538 $745   $161,946,399 143
1999/04/16 23 $315,084 -21% 484 $651   $162,343,733 150
1999/04/23 32 $165,222 -48% 380 $435   $162,577,627 157
1999/04/30 41 $84,590 -49% 275 $308   $162,698,584 164
1999/05/07 60 $41,951 -50% 184 $228   $162,763,063 171
1999/05/14 75 $16,932 -60% 83 $204   $162,792,677 178

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/20 - $93,038   1 $93,038   $93,038 1
1998/11/21 - $107,727 +16% 1 $107,727   $200,765 2
1998/11/22 - $90,356 -16% 1 $90,356   $291,121 3
1998/11/23 - $40,724 -55% 1 $40,724   $331,845 4
1998/11/24 - $40,095 -2% 1 $40,095   $371,940 5
1998/11/25 1 $5,154,129 +12,755% 2,686 $1,919   $5,526,069 6
1998/11/26 1 $7,327,335 +42% 2,686 $2,728   $12,853,404 7
1998/11/27 1 $13,096,936 +79% 2,686 $4,876   $25,950,340 8
1998/11/28 1 $12,471,098 -5% 2,686 $4,643   $38,421,438 9
1998/11/29 1 $7,690,018 -38% 2,686 $2,863   $46,111,456 10
1998/11/30 1 $1,524,407 -80% 2,686 $568   $47,635,863 11
1998/12/01 1 $1,416,383 -7% 2,686 $527   $49,052,246 12
1998/12/02 1 $1,219,650 -14% 2,686 $454   $50,271,896 13
1998/12/03 1 $1,231,892 +1% 2,686 $459   $51,503,788 14
1998/12/04 2 $4,006,751 +225% 2,701 $1,483   $55,510,539 15
1998/12/05 1 $7,928,279 +98% 2,701 $2,935   $63,438,818 16
1998/12/06 1 $5,239,188 -34% 2,701 $1,940   $68,678,006 17
1998/12/07 1 $881,231 -83% 2,701 $326   $69,559,237 18
1998/12/08 1 $1,024,578 +16% 2,701 $379   $70,583,815 19
1998/12/09 1 $840,516 -18% 2,701 $311   $71,424,331 20
1998/12/10 1 $869,464 +3% 2,701 $322   $72,293,795 21
1998/12/11 2 $2,540,000 +192% 2,748 $924   $74,833,795 22
1998/12/12 2 $5,050,000 +99% 2,748 $1,838   $79,883,795 23
1998/12/13 2 $3,804,000 -25% 2,748 $1,384   $83,487,000 24
1998/12/14 2 $626,991 -84% 2,748 $228   $84,114,461 25
1998/12/15 2 $747,259 +19% 2,748 $272   $84,861,720 26
1998/12/16 2 $715,067 -4% 2,748 $260   $85,576,787 27
1998/12/17 2 $777,941 +9% 2,748 $283   $86,354,728 28
1998/12/18 4 $2,100,000 +170% 2,773 $757   $88,455,000 29
1998/12/19 3 $4,420,000 +110% 2,773 $1,594   $91,575,000 30
1998/12/20 3 $3,460,000 -22% 2,773 $1,248   $96,354,000 31
1998/12/21 3 $1,917,826 -45% 2,773 $692   $98,260,606 32
1998/12/22 3 $2,324,394 +21% 2,773 $838   $100,585,000 33
1998/12/23 3 $2,270,000 -2% 2,773 $819   $102,855,000 34
1998/12/24 3 $1,515,000 -33% 2,773 $546   $104,375,000 35
1998/12/25 7 $2,045,000 +35% 2,773 $737   $106,420,000 36
1998/12/26 5 $4,275,000 +109% 2,456 $1,741   $110,695,000 37
1998/12/27 5 $3,734,000 -13% 2,456 $1,520   $114,429,000 38
1998/12/28 5 $3,382,493 -9% 2,456 $1,377   $117,811,493 39
1998/12/29 5 $3,565,152 +5% 2,456 $1,452   $121,376,645 40
1998/12/30 5 $3,205,000 -10% 2,456 $1,305   $124,582,000 41
1998/12/31 5 $3,000,000 -6% 2,456 $1,221   $127,682,000 42
1999/01/01 5 $3,750,000 +25% 2,551 $1,470   $131,432,000 43
1999/01/02 5 $3,185,000 -15% 2,551 $1,249   $134,642,000 44
1999/01/03 5 $2,039,000 -36% 2,551 $799   $136,420,000 45
1999/01/04 6 $566,942 -72% 2,551 $222   $136,987,388 46
1999/01/05 6 $501,404 -12% 2,551 $197   $137,488,792 47
1999/01/06 6 $363,047 -28% 2,551 $142   $137,851,839 48
1999/01/07 6 $379,419 +5% 2,551 $149   $138,231,258 49
1999/01/08 10 $815,000 +115% 2,500 $326   $139,046,000 50
1999/01/09 7 $2,200,000 +170% 2,500 $880   $141,246,000 51
1999/01/10 7 $1,709,209 -22% 2,500 $684   $142,955,209 52
1999/01/11 8 $244,962 -86% 2,500 $98   $143,200,171 53
1999/01/12 8 $270,589 +10% 2,500 $108   $143,470,760 54
1999/01/13 8 $232,268 -14% 2,500 $93   $143,703,028 55
1999/01/14 8 $251,640 +8% 2,500 $101   $143,954,668 56
1999/01/18 7 $1,108,933   1,815 $611   $148,506,807 60
1999/01/24 9 $970,000   1,521 $638   $151,735,000 66
1999/02/07 15 $0   0     $155,959,885 80
1999/02/08 17 $70,293   1,286 $55   $156,030,178 81
1999/02/09 19 $54,998 -22% 1,286 $43   $156,085,176 82
1999/02/10 19 $56,019 +2% 1,286 $44   $156,141,195 83
1999/02/11 19 $57,590 +3% 1,286 $45   $156,198,785 84
1999/02/15 13 $265,908   979 $272   $157,267,797 88
1999/02/16 19 $75,946 -71% 979 $78   $157,343,743 89
1999/02/17 18 $76,766 +1% 979 $78   $157,420,509 90
1999/02/18 18 $85,409 +11% 979 $87   $157,505,918 91

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/20 4 $12,853,404   1 $12,853,404   $12,853,404 7
1998/11/27 1 $38,650,384 +201% 2,686 $14,390   $51,503,788 14
1998/12/04 1 $20,790,007 -46% 2,701 $7,697   $72,293,795 21
1998/12/11 2 $14,060,933 -32% 2,748 $5,117   $86,354,728 28
1998/12/18 3 $18,010,971 +28% 2,773 $6,495   $104,365,699 35
1998/12/25 5 $23,223,865 +29% 2,456 $9,456   $127,589,564 42
1999/01/01 5 $10,641,694 -54% 2,551 $4,172   $138,231,258 49
1999/01/08 8 $5,723,410 -46% 2,500 $2,289   $143,954,668 56
1999/01/15 12 $5,059,544 -12% 1,815 $2,788   $149,014,212 63
1999/01/22 13 $3,215,721 -36% 1,521 $2,114   $152,229,933 70
1999/01/29 12 $2,312,781 -28% 1,510 $1,532   $154,542,714 77
1999/02/05 17 $1,656,071 -28% 1,286 $1,288   $156,198,785 84
1999/02/12 21 $1,307,133 -21% 979 $1,335   $157,505,918 91
1999/02/19 27 $673,010 -49% 745 $903   $158,178,928 98
1999/02/26 30 $493,156 -27% 558 $884   $158,672,084 105
1999/03/05 28 $391,273 -21% 490 $799   $159,063,357 112
1999/03/12 25 $498,866 +27% 444 $1,124   $159,562,223 119
1999/03/19 27 $451,939 -9% 449 $1,007   $160,014,162 126
1999/03/26 20 $797,364 +76% 661 $1,206   $160,811,526 133
1999/04/02 20 $734,064 -8% 649 $1,131   $161,545,590 140
1999/04/09 25 $483,059 -34% 538 $898   $162,028,649 147
1999/04/16 25 $383,756 -21% 484 $793   $162,412,405 154
1999/04/23 32 $201,589 -47% 380 $530   $162,613,994 161
1999/04/30 47 $107,118 -47% 275 $390   $162,721,112 168
1999/05/07 62 $54,633 -49% 184 $297   $162,775,745 175

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 3/7/2015 $0 0 71 71 $41,112 7/1/2015
 
Rest of World $200,255,642
 
International Total$200,296,754 7/1/2015