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Cookie's Fortune (1999)

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

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
86% - Certified Fresh
Audience
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1999 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 127 $10,920,544
Top 1999 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 119 $10,920,544
Top 1999 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 11 $10,920,544
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 61,954 $144
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 37,473 $954
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,719 $1,338
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 49,950 $557
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 39,732 $873
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,526 $1,109
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,449 $5,640
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 49,357 $575
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,319 $1,540
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,915 $1,011
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 47,045 $642
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 16,527 $2,337
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,974 $972
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,032 $702
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 60,826 $205
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 38,575 $913
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,781 $1,142
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 51,059 $525
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,916 $832
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,554 $1,025
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,723 $681
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 21,885 $1,791
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,534 $988
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 677 $18,683
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 48,264 $607
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,333 $3,222
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,703 $10,920,544
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 205 $18,122,081
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 4,228 $18,122,081
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 263 $10,920,544
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,563 $10,920,544

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
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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 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 677 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 408 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Highest Theater Average 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 405 $144 Sep 24, 1999 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 558 $2,228 Sep 17, 1999 171
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 278 $2,228 Sep 17, 1999 171
Highest Theater Average 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 317 $557 Sep 17, 1999 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 609 $2,627 Sep 10, 1999 164
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 294 $2,627 Sep 10, 1999 164
Highest Theater Average 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 384 $525 Sep 10, 1999 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 518 $9,365 Sep 3, 1999 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 173 $9,365 Sep 3, 1999 157
Highest Theater Average 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 130 $1,338 Sep 3, 1999 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 908 $1,843 Aug 27, 1999 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 452 $1,843 Aug 27, 1999 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 649 $205 Aug 27, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 686 $12,558 Aug 20, 1999 143
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 238 $12,558 Aug 20, 1999 143
Highest Theater Average 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 231 $1,142 Aug 20, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 942 $6,680 Aug 13, 1999 136
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 363 $6,680 Aug 13, 1999 136
Highest Theater Average 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 345 $954 Aug 13, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 934 $13,798 Aug 6, 1999 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 285 $13,798 Aug 6, 1999 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 655 $575 Aug 6, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 994 $21,744 Jul 30, 1999 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 260 $21,744 Jul 30, 1999 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 445 $988 Jul 30, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,178 $23,577 Jul 23, 1999 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 301 $23,577 Jul 23, 1999 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 566 $873 Jul 23, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,225 $38,416 Jul 16, 1999 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 276 $38,416 Jul 16, 1999 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 553 $1,011 Jul 16, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,507 $30,797 Jul 9, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 367 $30,797 Jul 9, 1999 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 989 $642 Jul 9, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,450 $57,678 Jul 2, 1999 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 299 $57,678 Jul 2, 1999 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 592 $1,109 Jul 2, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,445 $83,222 Jun 25, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 283 $83,222 Jun 25, 1999 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 923 $832 Jun 25, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,771 $69,239 Jun 18, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 356 $69,239 Jun 18, 1999 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,419 $607 Jun 18, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,419 $148,055 Jun 11, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 257 $148,055 Jun 11, 1999 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,401 $702 Jun 11, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,388 $207,051 Jun 4, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 253 $207,051 Jun 4, 1999 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,614 $681 Jun 4, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,144 $389,786 May 28, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 183 $389,786 May 28, 1999 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,281 $972 May 28, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,322 $460,326 May 21, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 202 $460,326 May 21, 1999 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,605 $913 May 21, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,592 $568,929 May 14, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 213 $568,929 May 14, 1999 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,722 $1,025 May 14, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,774 $850,072 May 7, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 182 $850,072 May 7, 1999 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,350 $1,540 May 7, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,255 $1,001,113 Apr 30, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 188 $1,001,113 Apr 30, 1999 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,419 $1,791 Apr 30, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,693 $1,306,479 Apr 23, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 173 $1,306,479 Apr 23, 1999 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,353 $2,337 Apr 23, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,004 $1,801,083 Apr 16, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 104 $1,801,083 Apr 16, 1999 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,334 $3,222 Apr 16, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,212 $1,009,581 Apr 9, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 219 $1,009,581 Apr 9, 1999 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,194 $5,640 Apr 9, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,586 $186,828 Apr 2, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 953 $186,828 Apr 2, 1999 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 487 $18,683 Apr 2, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 20 $18,683 Apr 2, 1999 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 278 $10,920,544 Apr 2, 1999 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 2,925 $10,920,544 Apr 2, 1999 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 233 549 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

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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