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Cookie's Fortune (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,920,544Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,581 $10,920,544
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,742 $10,920,544
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 264 $10,920,544
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,163 $10,920,544
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,361 $10,920,544

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 2nd, 1999 (Limited) by October Films
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for the depiction of a violent act, and for sensuality
Running Time: 118 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Waking Ned Devine
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 678 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 409 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 406 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 559 $2,228 Sep 17, 1999 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 279 $2,228 Sep 17, 1999 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 318 $557 Sep 17, 1999 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 611 $2,627 Sep 10, 1999 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 296 $2,627 Sep 10, 1999 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 386 $525 Sep 10, 1999 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 520 $9,365 Sep 3, 1999 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 175 $9,365 Sep 3, 1999 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 129 $1,338 Sep 3, 1999 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 913 $1,843 Aug 27, 1999 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 456 $1,843 Aug 27, 1999 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 654 $205 Aug 27, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 689 $12,558 Aug 20, 1999 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 240 $12,558 Aug 20, 1999 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 231 $1,142 Aug 20, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 949 $6,680 Aug 13, 1999 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 366 $6,680 Aug 13, 1999 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 347 $954 Aug 13, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 945 $13,798 Aug 6, 1999 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 287 $13,798 Aug 6, 1999 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 657 $575 Aug 6, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,005 $21,744 Jul 30, 1999 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 262 $21,744 Jul 30, 1999 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 447 $988 Jul 30, 1999 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,190 $23,577 Jul 23, 1999 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 303 $23,577 Jul 23, 1999 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 567 $873 Jul 23, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,234 $38,416 Jul 16, 1999 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 278 $38,416 Jul 16, 1999 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 555 $1,011 Jul 16, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,517 $30,797 Jul 9, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 369 $30,797 Jul 9, 1999 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 996 $642 Jul 9, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,461 $57,678 Jul 2, 1999 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 301 $57,678 Jul 2, 1999 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 595 $1,109 Jul 2, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,450 $83,222 Jun 25, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 284 $83,222 Jun 25, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 927 $832 Jun 25, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,778 $69,239 Jun 18, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 356 $69,239 Jun 18, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,429 $607 Jun 18, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,425 $148,055 Jun 11, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 257 $148,055 Jun 11, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,409 $702 Jun 11, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,393 $207,051 Jun 4, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 253 $207,051 Jun 4, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,621 $681 Jun 4, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,148 $389,786 May 28, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 183 $389,786 May 28, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,287 $972 May 28, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,328 $460,326 May 21, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 202 $460,326 May 21, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,610 $913 May 21, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,600 $568,929 May 14, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 213 $568,929 May 14, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,728 $1,025 May 14, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,783 $850,072 May 7, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 182 $850,072 May 7, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,355 $1,540 May 7, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,266 $1,001,113 Apr 30, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 188 $1,001,113 Apr 30, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,424 $1,791 Apr 30, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,707 $1,306,479 Apr 23, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 174 $1,306,479 Apr 23, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,360 $2,337 Apr 23, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,023 $1,801,083 Apr 16, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 105 $1,801,083 Apr 16, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,338 $3,222 Apr 16, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,239 $1,009,581 Apr 9, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 221 $1,009,581 Apr 9, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,199 $5,640 Apr 9, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,624 $186,828 Apr 2, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 963 $186,828 Apr 2, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 493 $18,683 Apr 2, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 683 $18,683 Apr 2, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 20 $18,683 Apr 2, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 278 $10,920,544 Apr 2, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,937 $10,920,544 Apr 2, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 234 549 Apr 2, 1999 0

Cast

   Camille Orcutt
   Cora Duvall
   Emma Duvall
   Jason Brown
   Willis Richland
   Jewel Mae "Cookie" Orcutt
Ned Beatty    Lester Boyle
Courtney B. Vance    Otis Tucker
Donald Moffat    Jack Palmer
Lyle Lovett    Manny Hood
Danny Darst    Billy Cox
Matt Malloy    Eddie "The Expert" Pitts
Niecy Nash    Wanda Carter
Randle Mell    Patrick Freeman
Rufus Thomas    Theo Johnson
Ruby Wilson    Josie Martin
Preston Strobel    Ronnie Freeman
Ann Whitfield    Mrs. Henderson/Herodias
Hank Worsham    Tigellinus
Kenny Pillow    Soldier #1
Derek Guyer    Soldier #2
Emily Sindelar    Marlene
Heath Lail    Prop Boy
Shari Schneider    Mrs. Tippi
John M. Sullivan, II    Orville Tippit
Red West    Mr. Henderson
Ferguson Reid    Deputy
Chris Coulson    Deputy
Cheryl Cole    Picnic Lady

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Anne Rapp
Producer    Etchie Stroh
Producer    Robert Altman
Co-Producer    James McLindon
Co-Producer    David Levy
Director of Photography    Toyomichi Kurita
Editor    Abraham Lim
Production Designer    Stephen Altman
Costumes    Dona Granata
Music    David A. Stewart
Executive Producer    Willi Baer
Casting    Pam Dixon
Assistant Director    Tommy Thompson
Second Unit Director    Stephen Altman
Unit Production Manager    Barbara A. Hall
Art Director    Richard L. Johnson
Set Decorator    Susan J. Emshwiller
Second Unit Photography    Robert Reed Altman
Costume Supervisor    Susan Kaufmann
Production Sound Mixer    Mark Weingarten
Re-recording Mixer    John Ross
Re-recording Mixer    Joe Barnett
Supervising Sound Editor    Frederick Howard
Sound Effects Editor    Javier Bennassar
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Mullane
Sound Effects Editor    Roland Thai
Dialogue Editor    David Grant
Dialogue Editor    Michael Hertlein
Dialogue Editor    Robert C. Jackson
Music Editor    Helena Lea
Key Makeup    Manlio Rocchetti
Key Hairstylist    Martial Corneville
Casting Associate    Barbara Allen

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/02 35 $186,828   10 $18,683   $186,828 3
1999/04/09 15 $1,009,581 +440% 179 $5,640   $1,274,342 10
1999/04/16 9 $1,801,083 +78% 559 $3,222   $3,363,030 17
1999/04/23 11 $1,306,479 -27% 559 $2,337   $5,169,339 24
1999/04/30 12 $1,001,113 -23% 559 $1,791   $6,557,987 31
1999/05/07 9 $850,072 -15% 552 $1,540   $7,715,766 38
1999/05/14 16 $568,929 -33% 555 $1,025   $8,550,388 45
1999/05/21 16 $460,326 -19% 504 $913   $9,222,958 52
1999/05/28 18 $389,786 -15% 401 $972   $9,767,231 59
1999/06/04 24 $207,051 -47% 304 $681   $10,058,311 66
1999/06/11 30 $148,055 -28% 211 $702   $10,291,238 73
1999/06/18 47 $69,239 -53% 114 $607   $10,427,549 80
1999/06/25 38 $83,222 +20% 100 $832   $10,559,059 87
1999/07/02 46 $57,678 -31% 52 $1,109   $10,664,512 94
1999/07/09 57 $30,797 -47% 48 $642   $10,707,513 101
1999/07/16 56 $38,416 +25% 38 $1,011   $10,761,863 108
1999/07/23 65 $23,577 -39% 27 $873   $10,799,989 115
1999/07/30 69 $21,744 -8% 22 $988   $10,833,159 122
1999/08/06 68 $13,798 -37% 24 $575   $10,856,097 129
1999/08/13 81 $6,680 -52% 7 $954   $10,868,582 136
1999/08/20 73 $12,558 +88% 11 $1,142   $10,884,897 143
1999/08/27 94 $1,843 -85% 9 $205   $10,899,231 150
1999/09/03 85 $9,365 +408% 7 $1,338   $10,909,918 157
1999/09/10 95 $2,627 -72% 5 $525   $10,914,660 164
1999/09/17 100 $2,228 -15% 4 $557   $10,918,124 171
1999/09/24 110 $144 -94% 1 $144   $10,919,177 178

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/11 15 $290,000   179 $1,620   $1,274,342 10
1999/04/12 17 $67,717 -77% 179 $378   $1,342,059 11
1999/04/13 15 $70,080 +3% 179 $392   $1,412,139 12
1999/04/14 15 $69,897 n/c 179 $390   $1,482,036 13
1999/04/15 15 $74,255 +6% 179 $415   $1,556,291 14
1999/04/16 10 $480,000 +546% 559 $859   $1,905,000 15
1999/04/17 9 $880,000 +83% 559 $1,574   $2,785,000 16
1999/04/18 9 $460,000 -48% 559 $823   $3,363,030 17
1999/04/19 11 $113,380 -75% 559 $203   $3,476,410 18
1999/04/20 11 $126,746 +12% 559 $227   $3,603,156 19
1999/04/21 11 $119,720 -6% 559 $214   $3,722,876 20
1999/04/22 12 $125,047 +4% 559 $224   $3,847,923 21
1999/04/23 12 $360,000 +188% 559 $644   $4,223,000 22
1999/04/24 11 $625,000 +74% 559 $1,118   $4,848,000 23
1999/04/25 11 $300,000 -52% 559 $537   $5,169,339 24
1999/04/26 14 $80,855 -73% 559 $145   $5,250,194 25
1999/04/27 14 $98,227 +21% 559 $176   $5,348,421 26
1999/04/28 13 $101,358 +3% 559 $181   $5,449,779 27
1999/04/29 13 $95,125 -6% 559 $170   $5,544,904 28
1999/05/02 11 $250,000   559 $447   $6,557,987 31
1999/05/03 14 $65,136 -74% 559 $117   $6,623,123 32
1999/05/04 14 $79,261 +22% 559 $142   $6,702,384 33
1999/05/05 14 $72,415 -9% 559 $130   $6,774,799 34
1999/05/06 13 $79,513 +10% 559 $142   $6,854,312 35
1999/05/09 10 $224,000   552 $406   $7,715,766 38
1999/05/10 14 $54,532 -76% 552 $99   $7,770,298 39
1999/05/11 14 $65,730 +21% 552 $119   $7,836,028 40
1999/05/12 12 $66,178 +1% 552 $120   $7,902,206 41
1999/05/13 11 $71,000 +7% 552 $129   $7,973,206 42
1999/05/16 16 $132,000   555 $238   $8,550,000 45
1999/05/17 16 $43,815 -67% 555 $79   $8,594,203 46
1999/05/18 15 $49,939 +14% 555 $90   $8,644,142 47
1999/05/19 15 $49,232 -1% 555 $89   $8,693,374 48
1999/05/23 15 $138,000   504 $274   $9,222,958 52
1999/05/24 16 $35,773 -74% 504 $71   $9,258,731 53
1999/05/25 16 $39,201 +10% 504 $78   $9,297,932 54
1999/05/26 16 $38,263 -2% 504 $76   $9,336,195 55
1999/05/31 16 $101,195   401 $252   $9,767,231 60
1999/06/01 18 $24,492 -76% 401 $61   $9,791,723 61
1999/06/02 18 $28,136 +15% 401 $70   $9,819,859 62
1999/06/03 18 $30,086 +7% 401 $75   $9,849,945 63
1999/06/07 18 $20,818   304 $68   $10,079,129 67
1999/06/08 19 $22,195 +7% 304 $73   $10,101,324 68
1999/06/09 19 $22,912 +3% 304 $75   $10,124,236 69
1999/06/10 20 $24,099 +5% 304 $79   $10,148,335 70

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/02 35 $264,761   10 $26,476   $264,761 7
1999/04/09 16 $1,297,186 +390% 179 $7,247   $1,561,947 14
1999/04/16 10 $2,300,913 +77% 559 $4,116   $3,862,860 21
1999/04/23 11 $1,694,014 -26% 559 $3,030   $5,556,874 28
1999/04/30 12 $1,308,820 -23% 559 $2,341   $6,865,694 35
1999/05/07 11 $1,115,765 -15% 552 $2,021   $7,981,459 42
1999/05/14 15 $781,173 -30% 555 $1,408   $8,762,632 49
1999/05/21 17 $614,813 -21% 504 $1,220   $9,377,445 56
1999/05/28 20 $473,815 -23% 401 $1,182   $9,851,260 63
1999/06/04 24 $291,923 -38% 304 $960   $10,143,183 70
1999/06/11 34 $215,127 -26% 211 $1,020   $10,358,310 77
1999/06/18 44 $117,527 -45% 114 $1,031   $10,475,837 84
1999/06/25 38 $130,997 +11% 100 $1,310   $10,606,834 91
1999/07/02 49 $69,882 -47% 52 $1,344   $10,676,716 98
1999/07/09 58 $46,731 -33% 48 $974   $10,723,447 105
1999/07/16 60 $52,965 +13% 38 $1,394   $10,776,412 112
1999/07/23 65 $35,003 -34% 27 $1,296   $10,811,415 119
1999/07/30 63 $30,884 -12% 22 $1,404   $10,842,299 126
1999/08/06 69 $19,603 -37% 24 $817   $10,861,902 133
1999/08/13 79 $10,437 -47% 7 $1,491   $10,872,339 140
1999/08/20 69 $25,049 +140% 11 $2,277   $10,897,388 147
1999/08/27 91 $3,165 -87% 9 $352   $10,900,553 154
1999/09/03 82 $11,480 +263% 7 $1,640   $10,912,033 161
1999/09/10 94 $3,863 -66% 5 $773   $10,915,896 168
1999/09/17 98 $3,137 -19% 4 $784   $10,919,033 175