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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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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 287 $162,798,565
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 356 $200,296,754
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 299 $363,095,319
All Time Domestic Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 53 $162,798,565
All Time International Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 64 $200,296,754
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Digital Animation Movies 61 $363,095,319

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 20th, 1998 (Exclusive) by Walt Disney
November 27th, 1998 (Expands 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. Space Chimps
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $150m 282 $151,734,828 Jan 22, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 73 $4,552,139 Jan 15, 1999 59
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 246 $7,751,182 Jan 15, 1999 59
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 188 $5,661,072 Jan 15, 1999 59
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 144 $9,639,424 Jan 15, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 98 $4,723,951 Jan 8, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 29 $8,830,882 Jan 1, 1999 45
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 147 $8,830,882 Jan 1, 1999 45
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 139 $15,036,836 Jan 1, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 48 $10,126,455 Dec 25, 1998 38
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 121 $10,126,455 Dec 25, 1998 38
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 105 $18,676,724 Dec 25, 1998 38
Fastest to $100m 459 $100,585,000 Dec 18, 1998 33
Fastest to $50m 692 $50,271,896 Nov 27, 1998 13
Biggest Domestic November Weekend 78 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Top Fantasy Weekend Domestic 91 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Top G Weekend Domestic 26 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 22 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 8 $61,339,478 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 25 $45,739,516 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 21 $84,359,662 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day) 8 $33,258,052 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 4 $61,339,478 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day) 9 $45,739,516 Nov 27, 1998 10
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 8 $84,359,662 Nov 27, 1998 10

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

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

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 GrossWeek
1998/11/20 4 $12,853,404   1 $12,853,404   $12,853,404 1
1998/11/27 1 $38,650,384 +201% 2,686 $14,390   $51,503,788 2
1998/12/04 1 $20,790,007 -46% 2,701 $7,697   $72,293,795 3
1998/12/11 2 $14,060,933 -32% 2,748 $5,117   $86,354,728 4
1998/12/18 3 $18,010,971 +28% 2,773 $6,495   $104,365,699 5
1998/12/25 5 $23,223,865 +29% 2,456 $9,456   $127,589,564 6
1999/01/01 5 $10,641,694 -54% 2,551 $4,172   $138,231,258 7
1999/01/08 8 $5,723,410 -46% 2,500 $2,289   $143,954,668 8
1999/01/15 12 $5,059,544 -12% 1,815 $2,788   $149,014,212 9
1999/01/22 13 $3,215,721 -36% 1,521 $2,114   $152,229,933 10
1999/01/29 12 $2,312,781 -28% 1,510 $1,532   $154,542,714 11
1999/02/05 17 $1,656,071 -28% 1,286 $1,288   $156,198,785 12
1999/02/12 21 $1,307,133 -21% 979 $1,335   $157,505,918 13
1999/02/19 27 $673,010 -49% 745 $903   $158,178,928 14
1999/02/26 30 $493,156 -27% 558 $884   $158,672,084 15
1999/03/05 28 $391,273 -21% 490 $799   $159,063,357 16
1999/03/12 25 $498,866 +27% 444 $1,124   $159,562,223 17
1999/03/19 27 $451,939 -9% 449 $1,007   $160,014,162 18
1999/03/26 20 $797,364 +76% 661 $1,206   $160,811,526 19
1999/04/02 20 $734,064 -8% 649 $1,131   $161,545,590 20
1999/04/09 25 $483,059 -34% 538 $898   $162,028,649 21
1999/04/16 25 $383,756 -21% 484 $793   $162,412,405 22
1999/04/23 32 $201,589 -47% 380 $530   $162,613,994 23
1999/04/30 47 $107,118 -47% 275 $390   $162,721,112 24
1999/05/07 62 $54,633 -49% 184 $297   $162,775,745 25

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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records