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Chinese Box (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,265,328Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
62% - Fresh
Audience
54% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1998 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 175 $2,265,328
Top 1998 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 42 $2,265,328
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 14,991 $2,543
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 39,824 $870
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,190 $1,548
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 10,312 $3,484
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,602 $1,586
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 16,392 $2,355
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,944 $831
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,462 $5,632
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,541 $1,026
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,170 $8,160
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,651 $1,583
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 7,687 $4,375
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,874 $1,971
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 42,787 $771
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,555 $2,265,328
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 4,434 $2,265,328
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Live Action Movies 7,323 $2,265,328
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Drama Movies 2,138 $2,265,328
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Contemporary Fiction Movies 4,267 $2,265,328
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,712 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 780 $4,071,791
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 5,999 $4,071,791
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 971 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,182 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 3,430 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office for Live Action Movies 5,885 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office for Drama Movies 1,607 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office for Contemporary Fiction Movies 3,348 $2,265,328
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,807 $2,265,328

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 17th, 1998 (Wide) by Trimark
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,999 $17,410 Jul 17, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 570 $17,410 Jul 17, 1998 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 321 $1,583 Jul 17, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,849 $41,390 Jul 10, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 431 $41,390 Jul 10, 1998 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 219 $1,971 Jul 10, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,867 $61,912 Jul 3, 1998 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 399 $61,912 Jul 3, 1998 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 424 $1,548 Jul 3, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,610 $32,398 Jun 26, 1998 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 665 $32,398 Jun 26, 1998 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,271 $771 Jun 26, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,437 $64,400 Jun 19, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 541 $64,400 Jun 19, 1998 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,297 $870 Jun 19, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,769 $66,504 Jun 12, 1998 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 635 $66,504 Jun 12, 1998 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,523 $831 Jun 12, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,775 $99,482 Jun 5, 1998 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 595 $99,482 Jun 5, 1998 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,456 $1,026 Jun 5, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,790 $156,967 May 29, 1998 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 551 $156,967 May 29, 1998 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,049 $1,586 May 29, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,849 $269,509 May 22, 1998 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 457 $269,509 May 22, 1998 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 590 $2,543 May 22, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,635 $226,124 May 15, 1998 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 614 $226,124 May 15, 1998 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 985 $2,355 May 15, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,218 $236,930 May 8, 1998 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 669 $236,930 May 8, 1998 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 771 $3,484 May 8, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,132 $135,627 May 1, 1998 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,016 $135,627 May 1, 1998 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 854 $4,375 May 1, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,078 $73,221 Apr 24, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,587 $73,221 Apr 24, 1998 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,196 $5,632 Apr 24, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,169 $97,916 Apr 17, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,450 $97,916 Apr 17, 1998 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,839 $8,160 Apr 17, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 122 $8,160 Apr 17, 1998 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 1,212 $2,265,328 Apr 17, 1998 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 4,685 $2,265,328 Apr 17, 1998 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 801 94 Apr 17, 1998 0

Cast

Jeremy Irons    John
Maggie Cheung    Jean
Michael Hui    Chang
Ruben Blades    Jim
Russell Cawthorne    Master of Ceremonies
Jared Harris    William
Gong Li    Vivian

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Graeme Revell

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/17 43 $97,916   12 $8,160   $97,916 3
1998/04/24 45 $73,221 -25% 13 $5,632   $217,545 10
1998/05/01 35 $135,627 +85% 31 $4,375   $392,713 17
1998/05/08 28 $236,930 +75% 68 $3,484   $678,762 24
1998/05/15 26 $226,124 -5% 96 $2,355   $981,102 31
1998/05/22 26 $269,509 +19% 106 $2,543   $1,336,867 38
1998/05/29 30 $156,967 -42% 99 $1,586   $1,547,735 45
1998/06/05 34 $99,482 -37% 97 $1,026   $1,712,832 52
1998/06/12 41 $66,504 -33% 80 $831   $1,831,928 59
1998/06/19 38 $64,400 -3% 74 $870   $1,930,608 66
1998/06/26 48 $32,398 -50% 42 $771   $1,992,705 73
1998/07/03 42 $61,912 +91% 40 $1,548   $2,075,479 80
1998/07/10 46 $41,390 -33% 21 $1,971   $2,154,444 87
1998/07/17 59 $17,410 -58% 11 $1,583   $2,195,190 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/17 43 $144,324   12 $12,027   $144,324 7
1998/04/24 43 $112,762 -22% 13 $8,674   $257,086 14
1998/05/01 35 $184,746 +64% 31 $5,960   $441,832 21
1998/05/08 27 $313,146 +70% 68 $4,605   $754,978 28
1998/05/15 27 $312,380 n/c 96 $3,254   $1,067,358 35
1998/05/22 26 $323,410 +4% 106 $3,051   $1,390,768 42
1998/05/29 33 $222,582 -31% 99 $2,248   $1,613,350 49
1998/06/05 36 $152,074 -32% 97 $1,568   $1,765,424 56
1998/06/12 41 $100,784 -34% 80 $1,260   $1,866,208 63
1998/06/19 39 $94,099 -7% 74 $1,272   $1,960,307 70
1998/06/26 46 $53,260 -43% 42 $1,268   $2,013,567 77
1998/07/03 42 $99,487 +87% 40 $2,487   $2,113,054 84
1998/07/10 45 $64,726 -35% 21 $3,082   $2,177,780 91