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EDtv (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,508,689Details
International Box Office $12,811,000
Worldwide Box Office $35,319,689
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
29% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 26th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex-related situations, partial nudity and crude language
Running Time: 123 minutes
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Keywords: TV Industry
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Brian Grazer Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,466 $37,532 Jun 4, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,334 $69,345 May 28, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,347 $98,250 May 21, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,267 $154,570 May 14, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,742 $157,080 May 7, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,835 $262,845 Apr 30, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,841 $506,140 Apr 23, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,895 $1,023,975 Apr 16, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,801 $2,055,075 Apr 9, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,330 $4,446,390 Apr 2, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,076 $8,311,290 Mar 26, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,355 2,626 Mar 26, 1999 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 598 2.96 Mar 26, 1999 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 697 33.7% Mar 26, 1999 1

Cast

   Ed Pekurny
Jenna Elfman    Shari
Woody Harrelson    Ray Pekurny
Ellen DeGeneres    Cynthia Topping
Sally Kirkland    Jeanette
Martin Landau    Al
Rob Reiner    Whitaker
Dennis Hopper    Hank
Elizabeth Hurley    Jill
Clint Howard    Ken
Adam Goldberg    John
Viveka Davis    Marcia
Geoffrey Blake    Keith
Gail Boggs    Alice
Jenna Byrne    Felicia
Merrin Dungey    Ms. Seaver
Ian Gomez    McIlvaine
Gavin Grazer    Cliff
Chris Hogan    Paul
Arianna Huffington    Panel Member
Larry Jenkins    Husband
Wendle Josepher    Rita
Scott LaRose    Desipio
John Livingston    Terry
Mitzi McCall    Fig Lady
Jim Meskimen    Dr. Geller
Don Most    Benson
Rick Overton    Barry
James Ritz    Tad
RuPaul Charles    Himself
Rusty Schwimmer    Alice
Steven Shenbaum    Jack
Gedde Watanabe    Greg
Steve Kehela    Reporter
Googy Gress    Reporter
Jo McGinley    Tracy
John Pirruccello    Kevin
Charles Berg    Party Goer
Anthony Jensen    Party Goer
Joe Bellan    Lou
Brian Michael Erlich    Video Store Clerk
Marcus J Oliver    Video Store Clerk
Sam Rubin    Entertainment Reporter
Mark Thompson    Anchor
Barry Wiggins    Sports Anchor
Michael Parsons    Kid
Zidu Chen    Dental Patient
Eric Shinn    Camera Truck Tech Driver
Robert Pastoriza    Carlos
Jeffrey Schecter    Utility-1st team
Michael Esposito    Camera Operator-2nd team
Connie Campbell Gott    Camera Operator-2nd team
Louie Mejia    Camera Operator-2nd team
Crystall Carmen    Utility-2nd team
Matt Morrissey    Director-2nd team
Marilyn Pittman    Woman in Window
Sommer Saqr    College Girl
Jennifer Elise Cox    College Girl
Alexandra Holden    College Girl
Mark Wheeler    Bartender
Kathleen Marshall    Hygienist
Harry Shearer    Moderator
Michael Moore    Panel Member
Merrill Markoe    Panel Member
George Plimpton    Panel Member
Geoff Bolt    Drunk Guy
Azalea Stanley    Teenager
Ezra Stanley    Teenager
Anna Karin    Snapple Girl
Todd Hallowell    Interviewer
Cyndi Pass    Cassie
Jen Moe    Girl
Velina Brown    Girl
Rod Tate    Moe
Todd Krainin    Younger Man
Zeidy Martinez    Interview Teenager
Azura Skye    Interview Teenager
Daisy Clarke    Interview Teenager
Lombardo Boyar    New York Guy
Rainbow Borden    New York Guy
David Quane    New York Guy
Christian Kane    P.A.
Gina Hecht    Party Girl
Cheryl Howard    Party Girl
Louisa Marie    Party Girl
Mike Grief    Repairman
Jason Kim    Frat Guy
King Alexander    Frat Guy
Dublin James    Frat Guy
T.J. Thyne    Frat Guy
Laurel Moglen    Underwear Woman
Wade Robson    Teenage Boy
Sy Hearn    Teenage Boy
Nathan Paul    Teenage Boy
Bill Maher    Bill Maher
Anita Morales    Nurse
Lowell Ganz    Lawyer
Bob Sarlatte    Motorcycle Cop
Ashley Clark    Girl
William M. Connor    Toilet Man
Roberta Callahan    Cat Advocate
William Bagnell    Presidential Aide
Jay Leno    Jay Leno
Julie Rose Stevens    Ken Groupie
Brigitte Jacoby Baker    Ken Groupie
Joe Mazza    Vet
Mel Berger    Confused Man
Diane Amos    Autograph Mom
James Brooks    Delivery Man
Luke Esterkyn    Band Member
Mark Marking    Ed's Fan
Tom Turpel    Ed's Fan
Sun St. Pierre    Female Well-Wisher
Roger L. Jackson    Mama's Boy
Julie Donatt    Reporter
Thomas Barg    Boom Box Boy
Glenn E Schuldt    Paramedic
Curtis Davis    Whoop Boy
William Dance    Beauty Salon Owner
Sonia Bhalla    Ticket Taker
Todd P McCormick    P.I. Guest
Jordan Harrelson    Audition Guy
Tony Harras    Warehouse Worker
Vince Lozano    Warehouse Worker
Rolando Molina    Warehouse Worker
Alberto Vasquez    Grave Digger
Lydee Walsh    College Girl
Veronica Moody    College Dorm Room

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Lowell Ganz
Screenwriter    Babaloo Mandel
Producer    Brian Grazer
Producer    Ron Howard
Executive Producer    Todd Hallowell
Executive Producer    Michel Roy
Executive Producer    Richard Sadler
Director of Photography    John Schwartzman
Production Designer    Michael Corenblith
Editor    Mike Hill
Editor    Dan Hanley
Associate Producer    Aldric La'auli Porter
Costume Designer    Rita Ryack
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Composer    Randy Edelman
Associate Producer    Louisa Velis
Assistant Director    Aldric La'auli Porter
Second Unit Director    Todd Hallowell
Unit Production Manager    David Womark
Art Director    Dan Webster
Set Decorator    Merideth Boswell
Second Unit Camera    David Dunlap
Second Unit Camera    Mitchell Amundsen
Sound Mixer    David MacMillan
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Re-recording Mixer    Bob Chefalas
Re-recording Mixer    Franco Morrone
Supervising Sound Editor    Chic Ciccolini
Sound Effects Editor    Daniel Pagan
Make up    Fred C Blau
Make up    Ken Chase
Hairstylist    Charlene Johnson
Hairstylist    Frances Mathias
Based on the Film 'Louis 19: Roi des Ondes' by    Emile Gaudreault
Based on the Film 'Louis 19: Roi des Ondes' by    Sylvie Bouchard
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Stunt Coordinator    Rocky Capella

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/26 3 $8,311,290   2,626 $3,165   $8,311,290 3
1999/04/02 6 $4,446,390 -47% 2,631 $1,690   $15,357,405 10
1999/04/09 12 $2,055,075 -54% 2,491 $825   $18,961,780 17
1999/04/16 14 $1,023,975 -50% 1,517 $675   $20,505,385 24
1999/04/23 21 $506,140 -51% 823 $615   $21,280,175 31
1999/04/30 25 $262,845 -48% 531 $495   $21,664,690 38
1999/05/07 31 $157,080 -40% 408 $385   $21,902,915 45
1999/05/14 35 $154,570 -2% 377 $410   $22,116,205 52
1999/05/21 42 $98,250 -36% 262 $375   $22,258,995 59
1999/05/28 48 $69,345 -29% 201 $345   $22,362,500 66
1999/06/04 60 $37,532 -46% 77 $487   $22,421,087 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/26 2 $2,805,000   2,627 $1,068   $2,805,000 1
1999/03/27 3 $3,510,000 +25% 2,627 $1,336   $6,315,000 2
1999/03/28 3 $2,048,000 -42% 2,627 $780   $8,311,290 3
1999/03/29 2 $617,110 -70% 2,627 $235   $8,928,400 4
1999/03/30 3 $735,280 +19% 2,626 $280   $9,663,680 5
1999/03/31 5 $525,385 -29% 2,626 $200   $10,188,865 6
1999/04/01 5 $725,000 +38% 2,626 $276   $10,914,000 7
1999/04/02 6 $1,755,000 +142% 2,630 $667   $12,669,000 8
1999/04/03 6 $1,915,000 +9% 2,630 $728   $14,584,000 9
1999/04/04 6 $1,013,000 -47% 2,630 $385   $15,357,405 10
1999/04/05 8 $434,115 -57% 2,630 $165   $15,791,520 11
1999/04/06 7 $420,960 -3% 2,631 $160   $16,212,480 12
1999/04/07 7 $355,185 -16% 2,631 $135   $16,567,665 13
1999/04/08 7 $339,040 -5% 2,631 $129   $16,906,705 14
1999/04/09 14 $368,000 +9% 2,494 $148   $17,275,000 15
1999/04/10 10 $920,000 +150% 2,494 $369   $18,195,000 16
1999/04/11 13 $473,000 -49% 2,494 $190   $18,961,780 17
1999/04/12 13 $123,950 -74% 2,491 $50   $19,085,730 18
1999/04/13 11 $136,235 +10% 2,491 $55   $19,221,965 19
1999/04/14 11 $123,650 -9% 2,491 $50   $19,345,615 20
1999/04/15 11 $135,795 +10% 2,491 $55   $19,481,410 21
1999/04/18 16 $228,000   1,517 $150   $20,505,385 24
1999/04/19 15 $67,365 -70% 1,517 $44   $20,572,750 25
1999/04/20 15 $67,320 n/c 1,517 $44   $20,640,070 26
1999/04/21 17 $59,615 -11% 1,517 $39   $20,699,685 27
1999/04/22 16 $74,350 +25% 1,517 $49   $20,774,035 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/03/26 3 $10,911,015   2,626 $4,155   $10,911,015 7
1999/04/02 6 $5,995,690 -45% 2,631 $2,279   $16,906,705 14
1999/04/09 12 $2,574,705 -57% 2,491 $1,034   $19,481,410 21
1999/04/16 16 $1,292,625 -50% 1,517 $852   $20,774,035 28
1999/04/23 21 $627,810 -51% 823 $763   $21,401,845 35
1999/04/30 27 $343,990 -45% 531 $648   $21,745,835 42
1999/05/07 34 $215,800 -37% 408 $529   $21,961,635 49
1999/05/14 38 $199,110 -8% 377 $528   $22,160,745 56
1999/05/21 43 $132,410 -33% 262 $505   $22,293,155 63
1999/05/28 49 $90,400 -32% 201 $450   $22,383,555 70