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Cruel Intentions (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,230,075Details
International Box Office $37,573,641
Worldwide Box Office $75,803,716
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
49% - Rotten
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 5th, 1999 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual dialogue and sexual situations involving teens, language and drug use
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Keywords: Boarding School, Modern Adaptation
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 485 $24,218 Jul 30, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 564 $25,040 Jul 23, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 621 $30,456 Jul 16, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 823 $23,894 Jul 9, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 794 $43,733 Jul 2, 1999 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 953 $44,589 Jun 25, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,261 $34,802 Jun 18, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,078 $78,424 Jun 11, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,176 $86,738 Jun 4, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,218 $111,227 May 28, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,335 $127,232 May 21, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,345 $161,152 May 14, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,533 $57,679 May 7, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,352 $102,177 Apr 30, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,230 $168,908 Apr 23, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,290 $253,590 Apr 16, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,352 $437,707 Apr 9, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,068 $1,162,178 Apr 2, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,974 $2,274,293 Mar 26, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,836 $4,008,790 Mar 19, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,631 $7,006,829 Mar 12, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic March Weekend 195 $13,020,565 Mar 5, 1999 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,413 $13,020,565 Mar 5, 1999 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,759 2.61 Mar 5, 1999 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 515 38.4% Mar 5, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,844 2,312 Mar 5, 1999 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 954 $38,230,075 Mar 5, 1999 0

Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar    Kathryn Merteuil
Ryan Phillippe    Sebastian Valmont
   Annette Hargrove
Selma Blair    Cecile Caldwell
Louise Fletcher    Helen Rosemond
Joshua Jackson    Blaine Tuttle
Eric Mabius    Greg McConnell
Sean Patrick Thomas    Ronald Clifford
Swoosie Kurtz    Dr. Greenbaum
Christine Baranski    Bunny Caldwell
Tara Reid    Marci Greenbaum
Charlie O'Connell    Court Reynolds

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Craig Armstrong

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/05 2 $13,020,565   2,312 $5,632   $13,020,565 3
1999/03/12 3 $7,006,829 -46% 2,312 $3,031   $23,391,114 10
1999/03/19 5 $4,008,790 -43% 2,235 $1,794   $29,871,102 17
1999/03/26 10 $2,274,293 -43% 1,951 $1,166   $33,381,420 24
1999/04/02 13 $1,162,178 -49% 1,405 $827   $35,421,906 31
1999/04/09 21 $437,707 -62% 809 $541   $36,387,730 38
1999/04/16 27 $253,590 -42% 537 $472   $36,723,940 45
1999/04/23 31 $168,908 -33% 348 $485   $36,939,436 52
1999/04/30 39 $102,177 -40% 250 $409   $37,072,975 59
1999/05/07 49 $57,679 -44% 191 $302   $37,149,539 66
1999/05/14 34 $161,152 +179% 38 $4,241   $37,321,279 73
1999/05/21 33 $127,232 -21% 427 $298   $37,487,018 80
1999/05/28 39 $111,227 -13% 264 $421   $37,623,441 87
1999/06/04 42 $86,738 -22% 253 $343   $37,738,079 94
1999/06/11 44 $78,424 -10% 153 $513   $37,891,515 101
1999/06/18 57 $34,802 -56% 94 $370   $37,929,834 108
1999/06/25 48 $44,589 +28% 64 $697   $37,984,863 115
1999/07/02 54 $43,733 -2% 41 $1,067   $38,041,275 122
1999/07/09 64 $23,894 -45% 29 $824   $38,080,475 129
1999/07/16 62 $30,456 +27% 36 $846   $38,129,656 136
1999/07/23 64 $25,040 -18% 33 $759   $38,167,661 143
1999/07/30 63 $24,218 -3% 30 $807   $38,201,895 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/05 2 $4,995,000   2,312 $2,160   $4,995,000 1
1999/03/06 2 $4,835,000 -3% 2,312 $2,091   $9,830,000 2
1999/03/07 2 $2,954,000 -39% 2,312 $1,278   $13,020,565 3
1999/03/08 2 $843,469 -71% 2,312 $365   $13,864,034 4
1999/03/09 2 $1,021,183 +21% 2,312 $442   $14,885,217 5
1999/03/10 2 $717,450 -30% 2,312 $310   $15,602,667 6
1999/03/11 2 $781,618 +9% 2,312 $338   $16,384,285 7
1999/03/12 2 $2,560,000 +228% 2,312 $1,107   $18,944,000 8
1999/03/13 2 $2,785,000 +9% 2,312 $1,205   $21,729,000 9
1999/03/14 3 $1,702,000 -39% 2,312 $736   $23,391,114 10
1999/03/15 2 $674,903 -60% 2,312 $292   $24,066,017 11
1999/03/16 2 $736,863 +9% 2,312 $319   $24,802,880 12
1999/03/17 2 $478,183 -35% 2,312 $207   $25,281,063 13
1999/03/18 2 $581,249 +22% 2,312 $251   $25,862,312 14
1999/03/19 4 $1,385,000 +138% 2,235 $620   $27,247,000 15
1999/03/20 6 $1,735,000 +25% 2,235 $776   $28,982,000 16
1999/03/21 7 $885,000 -49% 2,235 $396   $29,871,102 17
1999/03/22 6 $291,128 -67% 2,235 $130   $30,162,230 18
1999/03/23 6 $351,266 +21% 2,235 $157   $30,513,496 19
1999/03/24 6 $288,292 -18% 2,235 $129   $30,801,788 20
1999/03/25 6 $305,339 +6% 2,235 $137   $31,107,127 21
1999/03/26 9 $800,000 +162% 1,951 $410   $31,907,000 22
1999/03/27 10 $970,000 +21% 1,951 $497   $32,877,000 23
1999/03/28 11 $558,000 -42% 1,951 $286   $33,381,420 24
1999/03/29 10 $208,971 -63% 1,951 $107   $33,590,391 25
1999/03/30 9 $265,815 +27% 1,951 $136   $33,856,206 26
1999/03/31 13 $171,510 -35% 1,405 $122   $34,027,722 27
1999/04/01 13 $240,000 +40% 1,405 $171   $34,268,000 28
1999/04/04 14 $283,000   1,405 $201   $35,421,906 31
1999/04/05 14 $143,726 -49% 1,405 $102   $35,565,632 32
1999/04/06 14 $144,933 +1% 1,405 $103   $35,710,565 33
1999/04/07 14 $117,167 -19% 1,405 $83   $35,827,732 34
1999/04/08 14 $122,291 +4% 1,405 $87   $35,950,023 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/05 2 $16,384,285   2,312 $7,087   $16,384,285 7
1999/03/12 2 $9,478,027 -42% 2,312 $4,099   $25,862,312 14
1999/03/19 4 $5,244,815 -45% 2,235 $2,347   $31,107,127 21
1999/03/26 10 $3,152,601 -40% 1,951 $1,616   $34,259,728 28
1999/04/02 14 $1,690,295 -46% 1,405 $1,203   $35,950,023 35
1999/04/09 22 $520,327 -69% 809 $643   $36,470,350 42
1999/04/16 31 $300,178 -42% 537 $559   $36,770,528 49
1999/04/23 33 $200,270 -33% 348 $575   $36,970,798 56
1999/04/30 41 $121,062 -40% 250 $484   $37,091,860 63
1999/05/07 52 $68,267 -44% 191 $357   $37,160,127 70
1999/05/14 37 $199,659 +192% 38 $5,254   $37,359,786 77
1999/05/21 38 $152,428 -24% 427 $357   $37,512,214 84
1999/05/28 39 $139,127 -9% 264 $527   $37,651,341 91
1999/06/04 36 $161,750 +16% 253 $639   $37,813,091 98
1999/06/11 53 $81,941 -49% 153 $536   $37,895,032 105
1999/06/18 54 $45,242 -45% 94 $481   $37,940,274 112
1999/06/25 51 $57,268 +27% 64 $895   $37,997,542 119
1999/07/02 54 $59,039 +3% 41 $1,440   $38,056,581 126
1999/07/09 61 $42,619 -28% 29 $1,470   $38,099,200 133
1999/07/16 63 $43,421 +2% 36 $1,206   $38,142,621 140
1999/07/23 64 $35,056 -19% 33 $1,062   $38,177,677 147