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Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $144,156,464Details
International Box Office $150,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $294,156,464
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$71,500,000
Domestic Releases: June 26th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude humor and language
Running Time: 85 minutes
Franchise: Doctor Dolittle
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Keywords: Talking Animals
Source:Remake
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Davis Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 375 $843 Jan 8, 1999 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 368 $1,701 Jan 1, 1999 192
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 362 $6,443 Dec 18, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 301 $22,215 Dec 11, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 290 $32,722 Dec 4, 1998 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 235 $76,251 Nov 27, 1998 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 262 $83,421 Nov 20, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 261 $111,812 Nov 13, 1998 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 326 $113,216 Nov 6, 1998 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 361 $129,885 Oct 30, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 322 $204,316 Oct 23, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 306 $267,448 Oct 16, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 321 $316,864 Oct 9, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 369 $337,533 Oct 2, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 302 $501,928 Sep 25, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 287 $632,814 Sep 18, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 315 $677,948 Sep 11, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 257 $1,161,070 Sep 4, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 426 $926,167 Aug 28, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 490 $1,163,612 Aug 21, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 535 $1,612,022 Aug 14, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 384 $3,053,717 Aug 7, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 312 $4,587,632 Jul 31, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 239 $7,297,205 Jul 24, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 289 $9,478,938 Jul 17, 1998 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 334 $102,413,000 Jul 17, 1998 23
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 338 $12,877,547 Jul 10, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 345 $19,675,651 Jul 3, 1998 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 194 $19,675,651 Jul 3, 1998 10
Biggest July Day at the Domestic Box Office 579 $7,450,000 Jul 3, 1998 8
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 364 $52,598,000 Jul 3, 1998 8
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 619 $8,245,000 Jun 28, 1998 3
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 105 $29,014,324 Jun 26, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 472 $29,014,324 Jun 26, 1998 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 689 $29,014,324 Jun 26, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,100 2,777 Jun 26, 1998 3
Biggest June Day at the Domestic Box Office 258 $11,170,000 Jun 27, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 662 $11,170,000 Jun 27, 1998 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 656 $9,685,000 Jun 26, 1998 1
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 57 3.00 Jun 26, 1998 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 75 33.4% Jun 26, 1998 1

Cast

   Dr. John Dolittle
Ossie Davis    Archer Dolittle
Oliver Platt    Dr. Mark Weller
Peter Boyle    Calloway
Richard Schiff    Dr. Gene Reiss
Kristen Wilson    Lisa Dolittle
Jeffrey Tambor    Dr. Fish
Kyla Pratt    Maya
Raven-Symonť Pearman    Charisse Dolittle
Steven Gilborn    Dr. Litvack
Erik Dellums    Jeremy
June Christopher    Diane
Cherie Franklin    Mrs. Parkus
Mark Adair-Rios    Intern
Arnold Turner    Animal Control Officer
Don Calfa    Patient at Hammersmith
Pruitt Taylor Vince    Patient at Hammersmith
Paul Giamatti    Blaine (uncredited)
Kay Yamamoto    Receptionist
Kellye Nakahara Wallett    Beagle Woman
Beth Grant    Woman
Yule Caise    Vet's Assistant
Brian Kwan    Busboy
L Peter Callender    Policeman
Charles Branklyn    Security Guard
Cliff McLaughlin    Mounted Policeman
Richard Penn    Principal
John Lafayette    Reverend
Raymond Matthew Mason    3 Year-Old Dolittle
Dari Gerard Smith    5 Year-Old Dolittle
Karl T. Wright    Reporter
Stan Sellers    Cop 1
Ming Lo    Cop 2
Norm MacDonald    Lucky
Albert Brooks    Tiger (voice)
Chris Rock    Rodney (guinea pig) (voice)
Reni Santoni    Rat #1
John Leguizamo    Rat #2 (voice)
Julie Kavner    Female Pigeon
Garry Shandling    Male Pigeon (voice)
Ellen DeGeneres    Prologue Dog
Brian Doyle-Murray    Old Beagle
Phil Proctor    Drunk Monkey
Jenna Elfman    Owl (voice)
Jonathan Lipnicki    Baby Tiger (voice)
Paul Reubens    Raccoon (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried    Compulsive Dog
Phyllis Katz    Goat
Douglas Shamburger    Pound Dog
Jeff Doucette    Possum
Archie Hahn    Heavy Woman's Dog
Tom Towles    German Shepard
Eddie Frierson    Skunk
Royce D. Applegate    "I Love You" Dog
James F Dean    Orangutan
Chad Einbinder    Bettleheim the Cat
Hamilton Camp    Pig
Kerrigan Mahan    Penguin

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    John Davis
Producer    Joseph M. Singer
Producer    David T. Friendly
Screenwriter    Nat Mauldin
Screenwriter    Larry Levin
Based on the "Doctor Dolittle" Stories by    Hugh Lofting
Executive Producer    Sue Baden-Powell
Executive Producer    Jenno Topping
Director of Photography    Russell Boyd
Production Designer    William Elliott
Editor    Peter Teschner
Visual Effects Supervisor    Jon Farhat
Composer    Richard Gibbs
Music Supervisor    Pilar McCurry
Associate Producer    Steph Lady
Assistant Director    Richard Graves
Second Unit Director    Ernie Orsatti
Second Unit Director    Jon Farhat
Unit Production Manager    Sue Baden-Powell
Art Director    Greg Papalia
Set Decorator    K.C. Fox
Special Effects Supervisor    Burt Dalton
Costume Designer    Sharen Davis
Costume Supervisor    Riki Lin Sabusawa
Sound Mixer    David Kirschner
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Alexander
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael J. Benavente
Supervising Sound Editor    John A Larsen
Sound Effects Editor    Craig Berkey
Sound Effects Editor    Paul Apted
Music Editor    Paul Silver
Special Make-up Effects    Matthew W. Mungle
Song Writer    Ivan Matias
Song Writer    Andrea Martin
Casting Director    Nancy Foy
Stunt Coordinator    Ernie Orsatti

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/06/26 1 $29,014,324   2,777 $10,448   $29,014,324 3
1998/07/03 2 $19,675,651 -32% 2,871 $6,853   $64,801,316 10
1998/07/10 4 $12,877,547 -35% 2,869 $4,489   $89,189,379 17
1998/07/17 5 $9,478,938 -26% 2,805 $3,379   $105,382,410 24
1998/07/24 6 $7,297,205 -23% 2,528 $2,887   $117,965,240 31
1998/07/31 9 $4,587,632 -37% 2,184 $2,101   $126,125,563 38
1998/08/07 11 $3,053,717 -33% 1,821 $1,677   $131,586,778 45
1998/08/14 15 $1,612,022 -47% 1,390 $1,160   $134,702,862 52
1998/08/21 19 $1,163,612 -28% 934 $1,246   $136,661,554 59
1998/08/28 19 $926,167 -20% 914 $1,013   $138,058,507 66
1998/09/04 18 $1,161,070 +25% 951 $1,221   $139,485,308 73
1998/09/11 20 $677,948 -42% 833 $814   $140,967,339 80
1998/09/18 16 $632,814 -7% 936 $676   $141,095,860 87
1998/09/25 16 $501,928 -21% 769 $653   $141,743,389 94
1998/10/02 20 $337,533 -33% 600 $563   $142,206,330 101
1998/10/09 21 $316,864 -6% 652 $486   $142,612,051 108
1998/10/16 23 $267,448 -16% 441 $606   $143,014,629 115
1998/10/23 29 $204,316 -24% 417 $490   $143,286,264 122
1998/10/30 32 $129,885 -36% 340 $382   $143,469,371 129
1998/11/06 36 $113,216 -13% 270 $419   $143,662,649 136
1998/11/13 36 $111,812 -1% 254 $440   $143,822,626 143
1998/11/20 42 $83,421 -25% 198 $421   $143,932,336 150
1998/11/27 43 $76,251 -9% 165 $462   $144,051,595 157
1998/12/04 53 $32,722 -57% 145 $226   $144,096,799 164
1998/12/11 56 $22,215 -32% 116 $192   $144,127,846 171
1998/12/18 64 $6,443 -71% 53 $122   $144,139,984 178
1999/01/01 77 $1,701   7 $243   $144,155,118 192
1999/01/08 71 $843 -50% 5 $169   $144,156,464 199

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/06/26 1 $9,685,000   2,777 $3,488   $9,685,000 1
1998/06/27 1 $11,170,000 +15% 2,777 $4,022   $20,855,000 2
1998/06/28 1 $8,245,000 -26% 2,777 $2,969   $29,014,000 3
1998/06/29 1 $4,090,495 -50% 2,777 $1,473   $33,104,495 4
1998/06/30 1 $4,352,488 +6% 2,777 $1,567   $37,457,307 5
1998/07/01 2 $3,721,033 -15% 2,789 $1,334   $41,178,340 6
1998/07/02 2 $3,970,000 +7% 2,789 $1,423   $45,148,000 7
1998/07/03 2 $7,450,000 +88% 2,869 $2,597   $52,598,000 8
1998/07/04 2 $5,856,000 -21% 2,869 $2,041   $58,454,000 9
1998/07/05 2 $6,347,000 +8% 2,869 $2,212   $64,801,000 10
1998/07/06 2 $2,823,047 -56% 2,871 $983   $67,624,363 11
1998/07/07 2 $2,906,883 +3% 2,871 $1,012   $70,531,246 12
1998/07/08 2 $3,144,297 +8% 2,871 $1,095   $73,675,543 13
1998/07/09 2 $2,630,289 -16% 2,871 $916   $76,311,832 14
1998/07/10 4 $3,825,000 +45% 2,874 $1,331   $80,137,000 15
1998/07/11 4 $5,005,000 +31% 2,874 $1,741   $85,142,000 16
1998/07/12 4 $3,586,000 -28% 2,869 $1,250   $89,189,000 17
1998/07/13 4 $1,568,741 -56% 2,869 $547   $90,758,120 18
1998/07/14 4 $1,766,286 +13% 2,869 $616   $92,524,406 19
1998/07/15 5 $1,670,242 -5% 2,869 $582   $94,194,648 20
1998/07/16 5 $1,708,824 +2% 2,869 $596   $95,903,472 21
1998/07/17 5 $2,775,000 +62% 2,808 $988   $98,678,000 22
1998/07/18 5 $3,735,000 +35% 2,808 $1,330   $102,413,000 23
1998/07/19 5 $2,814,000 -25% 2,808 $1,002   $105,382,410 24
1998/07/20 5 $1,274,922 -55% 2,805 $455   $106,657,332 25
1998/07/21 5 $1,353,140 +6% 2,805 $482   $108,010,472 26
1998/07/22 5 $1,299,352 -4% 2,805 $463   $109,309,824 27
1998/07/23 5 $1,358,211 +5% 2,805 $484   $110,668,035 28
1998/07/24 8 $1,975,000 +45% 2,528 $781   $112,643,000 29
1998/07/25 6 $2,890,000 +46% 2,528 $1,143   $115,533,000 30
1998/07/26 6 $2,088,000 -28% 2,528 $826   $117,965,240 31
1998/07/27 7 $908,497 -56% 2,509 $362   $118,873,737 32
1998/07/28 6 $989,251 +9% 2,509 $394   $119,862,988 33
1998/07/29 9 $790,532 -20% 2,509 $315   $120,653,520 34
1998/07/30 8 $884,411 +12% 2,509 $352   $121,537,931 35
1998/07/31 9 $1,405,000 +59% 2,180 $644   $122,943,000 36
1998/08/01 9 $1,885,000 +34% 2,180 $865   $124,828,000 37
1998/08/02 9 $1,335,000 -29% 2,184 $611   $126,126,000 38
1998/08/03 9 $602,427 -55% 2,184 $276   $126,727,990 39
1998/08/04 9 $645,335 +7% 2,184 $295   $127,373,325 40
1998/08/05 10 $589,399 -9% 2,184 $270   $127,962,724 41
1998/08/06 10 $570,337 -3% 2,184 $261   $128,533,061 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/06/26 1 $45,125,665   2,777 $16,250   $45,125,665 7
1998/07/03 2 $31,186,167 -31% 2,871 $10,862   $76,311,832 14
1998/07/10 4 $19,591,640 -37% 2,869 $6,829   $95,903,472 21
1998/07/17 5 $14,764,563 -25% 2,805 $5,264   $110,668,035 28
1998/07/24 6 $10,869,896 -26% 2,528 $4,300   $121,537,931 35
1998/07/31 9 $6,995,130 -36% 2,184 $3,203   $128,533,061 42
1998/08/07 11 $4,557,779 -35% 1,821 $2,503   $133,090,840 49
1998/08/14 15 $2,407,102 -47% 1,390 $1,732   $135,497,942 56
1998/08/21 20 $1,634,398 -32% 934 $1,750   $137,132,340 63
1998/08/28 20 $1,191,898 -27% 914 $1,304   $138,324,238 70
1998/09/04 15 $1,965,153 +65% 951 $2,066   $140,289,391 77
1998/09/11 40 $173,655 -91% 833 $208   $140,463,046 84
1998/09/18 17 $778,415 +348% 936 $832   $141,241,461 91
1998/09/25 17 $627,336 -19% 769 $816   $141,868,797 98
1998/10/02 20 $426,390 -32% 600 $711   $142,295,187 105
1998/10/09 21 $451,994 +6% 652 $693   $142,747,181 112
1998/10/16 24 $334,767 -26% 441 $759   $143,081,948 119
1998/10/23 29 $257,538 -23% 417 $618   $143,339,486 126
1998/10/30 29 $209,947 -18% 340 $617   $143,549,433 133
1998/11/06 35 $161,381 -23% 270 $598   $143,710,814 140
1998/11/13 37 $138,101 -14% 254 $544   $143,848,915 147
1998/11/20 40 $126,429 -8% 198 $639   $143,975,344 154
1998/11/27 45 $88,733 -30% 165 $538   $144,064,077 161
1998/12/04 53 $41,554 -53% 145 $287   $144,105,631 168
1998/12/11 54 $27,910 -33% 116 $241   $144,133,541 175
1999/01/01 64 $2,204   7 $315   $144,155,621 196