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Detroit Rock City (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,217,115Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$16,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 13th, 1999 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for strong language, drug use and sex-related content
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Keywords: Rock 'n' Roll, Coming of Age
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,901 $50,425 Sep 10, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,826 $30,568 Sep 3, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,009 $46,401 Aug 27, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,472 $645,028 Aug 20, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,120 $2,005,512 Aug 13, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,492 1,802 Aug 13, 1999 3

Cast

Edward Furlong    Hawk
Natasha Lyonne    Christine, Sixteen
Sam Huntington    Jam Bruce
James DeBello    Trip
Giuseppe Andrews    Lex
Melanie Lynskey    Beth Bumstein
Lin Shaye    Mrs. Bruce
Gene Simmons    Himself (Kiss)
Paul Stanley    Himself (Kiss)
Ace Frehley    Himself (Kiss)
David Quane    Bobby
Peter Criss    Himself (Kiss)
Robert N. Smith    Simple Simon
Pamela Bowman Stanley   
Miles Dougal    Janitor
Richard Hillman    Scalper
Nick Scotti    Muscle bound disco freak
Shannon Tweed    Amanda Finch
Kevin Corrigan    Beefy Jerk
Joe Flaherty    Father McNulty

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    J. Peter Robinson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 13 $2,005,512   1,802 $1,113   $2,005,512 3
1999/08/20 19 $645,028 -68% 1,802 $358   $3,656,297 10
1999/08/27 60 $46,401 -93% 99 $469   $4,082,880 17
1999/09/03 71 $30,568 -34% 41 $746   $4,135,962 24
1999/09/10 60 $50,425 +65% 179 $282   $4,193,025 31

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 13 $750,000   1,802 $416   $750,000 1
1999/08/14 13 $675,000 -10% 1,802 $375   $1,425,000 2
1999/08/15 13 $581,000 -14% 1,802 $322   $2,005,512 3
1999/08/16 13 $262,327 -55% 1,802 $146   $2,267,839 4
1999/08/17 13 $304,068 +16% 1,802 $169   $2,571,907 5
1999/08/18 14 $225,450 -26% 1,802 $125   $2,797,357 6
1999/08/19 14 $206,675 -8% 1,802 $115   $3,004,032 7
1999/08/22 19 $189,000   1,802 $105   $3,656,297 10
1999/08/23 17 $110,856 -41% 1,802 $62   $3,767,153 11
1999/08/24 17 $128,145 +16% 1,802 $71   $3,895,298 12
1999/08/25 19 $104,240 -19% 1,802 $58   $3,999,538 13
1999/08/26 19 $93,905 -10% 1,802 $52   $4,093,443 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 13 $3,011,269   1,802 $1,671   $3,011,269 7
1999/08/20 19 $1,025,210 -66% 1,802 $569   $4,036,479 14
1999/08/27 60 $68,915 -93% 99 $696   $4,105,394 21
1999/09/03 70 $37,206 -46% 41 $907   $4,142,600 28
1999/09/10 55 $74,515 +100% 179 $416   $4,217,115 35