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Chasing Amy (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,006,514Details
International Box Office $3,148,581
Worldwide Box Office $15,155,095
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1997 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 96 $15,155,095
Top 1997 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 106 $12,006,514
Top 1997 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 12 $12,006,514
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 37,594 $950
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,422 $1,354
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,267 $1,038
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 55,987 $378
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 27,223 $1,421
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,335 $1,118
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 54,863 $413
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 21,853 $1,794
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 1,615 $12,096
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 31,541 $1,199
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,056 $862
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 30,096 $1,265
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,973 $972
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,575 $3,165
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,315 $1,359
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 34,082 $1,087
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 55,875 $381
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 23,611 $1,659
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,430 $1,157
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 42,563 $779
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,447 $2,011
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 803 $17,482
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 31,127 $1,216
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,938 $15,155,095
All Time International Box Office 4,511 $3,148,581
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 162 $22,051,177
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 3,896 $22,051,177
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 239 $12,006,514
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,378 $12,006,514

Movie Details

Production Budget:$250,000
Domestic Releases: April 4th, 1997 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic sex-related dialogue, language, sexuality and drug content
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 245 $24,400 Sep 26, 1997 178
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 68 $24,400 Sep 26, 1997 178
Highest Theater Average 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 345 $381 Sep 26, 1997 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 192 $60,406 Sep 19, 1997 171
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 44 $60,406 Sep 19, 1997 171
Highest Theater Average 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 394 $378 Sep 19, 1997 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 170 $96,276 Sep 12, 1997 164
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 35 $96,276 Sep 12, 1997 164
Highest Theater Average 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 434 $413 Sep 12, 1997 164
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 662 $24,924 Aug 15, 1997 136
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 187 $24,924 Aug 15, 1997 136
Highest Theater Average 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 441 $779 Aug 15, 1997 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 701 $39,659 Aug 8, 1997 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 176 $39,659 Aug 8, 1997 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 456 $862 Aug 8, 1997 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 685 $61,944 Aug 1, 1997 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 153 $61,944 Aug 1, 1997 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 385 $1,087 Aug 1, 1997 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 669 $96,174 Jul 25, 1997 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 138 $96,174 Jul 25, 1997 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 411 $1,118 Jul 25, 1997 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 692 $124,963 Jul 18, 1997 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 126 $124,963 Jul 18, 1997 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 448 $1,157 Jul 18, 1997 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 700 $165,009 Jul 11, 1997 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 123 $165,009 Jul 11, 1997 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 574 $1,038 Jul 11, 1997 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 662 $218,768 Jul 4, 1997 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 113 $218,768 Jul 4, 1997 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 721 $972 Jul 4, 1997 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 514 $347,530 Jun 27, 1997 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 91 $347,530 Jun 27, 1997 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 801 $950 Jun 27, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 838 $242,932 Jun 20, 1997 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 149 $242,932 Jun 20, 1997 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 598 $1,265 Jun 20, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 806 $319,865 Jun 13, 1997 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 140 $319,865 Jun 13, 1997 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 755 $1,216 Jun 13, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,040 $308,639 Jun 6, 1997 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 179 $308,639 Jun 6, 1997 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 725 $1,354 Jun 6, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,320 $312,662 May 30, 1997 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 225 $312,662 May 30, 1997 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 798 $1,421 May 30, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,225 $520,256 May 23, 1997 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 179 $520,256 May 23, 1997 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 665 $1,794 May 23, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,553 $592,225 May 16, 1997 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 204 $592,225 May 16, 1997 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,495 $1,199 May 16, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,088 $585,811 May 9, 1997 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 244 $585,811 May 9, 1997 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,542 $1,359 May 9, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,393 $879,265 May 2, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 220 $879,265 May 2, 1997 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,547 $1,659 May 2, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,868 $1,111,989 Apr 25, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 205 $1,111,989 Apr 25, 1997 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,594 $2,011 Apr 25, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,123 $1,642,402 Apr 18, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 120 $1,642,402 Apr 18, 1997 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,362 $3,165 Apr 18, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,913 $302,406 Apr 11, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 624 $302,406 Apr 11, 1997 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 338 $12,096 Apr 11, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,917 $52,446 Apr 4, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,110 $52,446 Apr 4, 1997 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 572 $17,482 Apr 4, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 21 $17,482 Apr 4, 1997 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 238 $12,006,514 Apr 4, 1997 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 2,799 $12,006,514 Apr 4, 1997 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 232 550 Apr 4, 1997 0

Cast

Matt Damon    Exec #2
   Holden McNeil
Jason Lee    Banky Edwards
Jason Mewes    Jay
Joey Lauren Adams    Alyssa Jones
Casey Affleck    Little Kid
Kevin Smith    Silent Bob
Ethan Suplee    Fan
Brian O'Halloran    Jim Hicks - Executive #1

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/04/04 54 $52,446   3 $17,482   $52,446 3
1997/04/11 26 $302,406 +477% 25 $12,096   $388,770 10
1997/04/18 10 $1,642,402 +443% 519 $3,165   $2,160,942 17
1997/04/25 10 $1,111,989 -32% 553 $2,011   $3,886,506 24
1997/05/02 12 $879,265 -21% 530 $1,659   $5,195,843 31
1997/05/09 14 $585,811 -33% 431 $1,359   $6,143,150 38
1997/05/16 16 $592,225 +1% 494 $1,199   $7,042,401 45
1997/05/23 17 $520,256 -12% 290 $1,794   $7,857,868 52
1997/05/30 20 $312,662 -40% 220 $1,421   $8,308,217 59
1997/06/06 20 $308,639 -1% 228 $1,354   $8,790,660 66
1997/06/13 21 $319,865 +4% 263 $1,216   $9,279,450 73
1997/06/20 22 $242,932 -24% 192 $1,265   $9,756,839 80
1997/06/27 14 $347,530 +43% 366 $950   $10,277,505 87
1997/07/04 18 $218,768 -37% 225 $972   $10,706,795 94
1997/07/11 23 $165,009 -25% 159 $1,038   $11,032,139 101
1997/07/18 26 $124,963 -24% 108 $1,157   $11,266,381 108
1997/07/25 31 $96,174 -23% 86 $1,118   $11,438,614 115
1997/08/01 38 $61,944 -36% 57 $1,087   $11,559,854 122
1997/08/08 47 $39,659 -36% 46 $862   $11,644,011 129
1997/08/15 54 $24,924 -37% 32 $779   $11,696,642 136
1997/09/12 38 $96,276   233 $413   $11,813,637 164
1997/09/19 42 $60,406 -37% 160 $378   $11,933,047 171
1997/09/26 54 $24,400 -60% 64 $381   $12,006,514 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/04/04 51 $86,364   3 $28,788   $86,364 7
1997/04/11 26 $432,176 +400% 25 $17,287   $518,540 14
1997/04/18 10 $2,255,977 +422% 519 $4,347   $2,774,517 21
1997/04/25 9 $1,542,061 -32% 553 $2,789   $4,316,578 28
1997/05/02 12 $1,240,761 -20% 530 $2,341   $5,557,339 35
1997/05/09 14 $892,837 -28% 431 $2,072   $6,450,176 42
1997/05/16 15 $887,436 -1% 494 $1,796   $7,337,612 49
1997/05/23 17 $657,943 -26% 290 $2,269   $7,995,555 56
1997/05/30 18 $486,466 -26% 220 $2,211   $8,482,021 63
1997/06/06 18 $477,564 -2% 228 $2,095   $8,959,585 70
1997/06/13 20 $554,322 +16% 263 $2,108   $9,513,907 77
1997/06/20 20 $416,068 -25% 192 $2,167   $9,929,975 84
1997/06/27 13 $558,052 +34% 366 $1,525   $10,488,027 91
1997/07/04 17 $379,103 -32% 225 $1,685   $10,867,130 98
1997/07/11 21 $274,288 -28% 159 $1,725   $11,141,418 105
1997/07/18 25 $201,022 -27% 108 $1,861   $11,342,440 112
1997/07/25 30 $155,470 -23% 86 $1,808   $11,497,910 119
1997/08/01 38 $106,442 -32% 57 $1,867   $11,604,352 126
1997/08/08 46 $67,366 -37% 46 $1,464   $11,671,718 133
1997/09/12 36 $155,280   233 $666   $11,872,641 168
1997/09/19 37 $109,473 -29% 160 $684   $11,982,114 175