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Election (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,943,582Details
International Box Office $2,259,272Details
Worldwide Box Office $17,202,854
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,946 $14,943,582
All Time International Box Office 4,882 $2,259,272
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,675 $17,202,854
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 173 $14,943,582
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,257 $14,943,582
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,510 $2,259,272
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,429 $17,202,854

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,500,000
Domestic Releases: April 23rd, 1999 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexuality, sex-related dialogue and language, and a scene of drug use
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Keywords: Political
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: MTV Films

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,259 $35,402 Aug 6, 1999 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 290 $35,402 Aug 6, 1999 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,177 $432 Aug 6, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,203 $58,804 Jul 30, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 248 $58,804 Jul 30, 1999 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,355 $375 Jul 30, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 940 $134,209 Jul 23, 1999 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 177 $134,209 Jul 23, 1999 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,477 $371 Jul 23, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,900 $38,212 Jul 16, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 453 $38,212 Jul 16, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,244 $616 Jul 16, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,904 $58,454 Jul 9, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 412 $58,454 Jul 9, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,704 $433 Jul 9, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,542 $130,989 Jul 2, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 286 $130,989 Jul 2, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,603 $590 Jul 2, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,535 $178,894 Jun 25, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 286 $178,894 Jun 25, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,873 $531 Jun 25, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,454 $269,075 Jun 18, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 263 $269,075 Jun 18, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,073 $529 Jun 18, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,135 $602,448 Jun 11, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 157 $602,448 Jun 11, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,891 $728 Jun 11, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,268 $854,684 Jun 4, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 139 $854,684 Jun 4, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,710 $1,033 Jun 4, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,354 $1,358,197 May 28, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 110 $1,358,197 May 28, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,235 $1,642 May 28, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,825 $1,474,508 May 21, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 131 $1,474,508 May 21, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,428 $1,783 May 21, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,983 $2,266,891 May 14, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 81 $2,266,891 May 14, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,088 $2,741 May 14, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,213 $3,162,540 May 7, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 42 $3,162,540 May 7, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,050 $3,824 May 7, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,047 $245,582 Apr 30, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 726 $245,582 Apr 30, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 150 $17,542 Apr 30, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,983 $119,080 Apr 23, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,284 $119,080 Apr 23, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 433 $19,847 Apr 23, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 590 $19,847 Apr 23, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 15 $19,847 Apr 23, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 154 $14,943,582 Apr 23, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,432 $14,943,582 Apr 23, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 130 821 Apr 23, 1999 0

Cast

Matthew Broderick    Jim McAllister
Colleen Camp    Judith R. Flick
Jessica Campbell    Tammy Metzler
Delaney Driscoll    Linda Novotny
Molly Hagan    Diane McAllister
Mark Harelik    Dave Novotny
Frankie Ingrassia    Lisa Flanagan
Jeanine Jackson    Jo Metzler
Chris Klein    Paul Metzler
Phil Reeves    Principal Hendricks
   Tracy Flick

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Rolfe Kent

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/23 37 $119,080   6 $19,847   $119,080 3
1999/04/30 26 $245,582 +106% 14 $17,542   $419,087 10
1999/05/07 5 $3,162,540 +1,188% 827 $3,824   $3,696,536 17
1999/05/14 9 $2,266,891 -28% 827 $2,741   $7,015,155 24
1999/05/21 10 $1,474,508 -35% 827 $1,783   $9,157,870 31
1999/05/28 11 $1,358,197 -8% 827 $1,642   $11,079,471 38
1999/06/04 10 $854,684 -37% 827 $1,033   $12,260,203 45
1999/06/11 12 $602,448 -30% 827 $728   $13,248,614 52
1999/06/18 19 $269,075 -55% 509 $529   $13,806,822 59
1999/06/25 25 $178,894 -34% 337 $531   $14,145,859 66
1999/07/02 33 $130,989 -27% 222 $590   $14,355,429 73
1999/07/09 45 $58,454 -55% 135 $433   $14,455,310 80
1999/07/16 57 $38,212 -35% 62 $616   $14,524,160 87
1999/07/23 35 $134,209 +251% 362 $371   $14,675,321 94
1999/07/30 48 $58,804 -56% 157 $375   $14,813,007 101
1999/08/06 56 $35,402 -40% 82 $432   $14,879,556 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/03 20 $27,622   14 $1,973   $446,709 11
1999/05/06 20 $32,856   14 $2,347   $533,996 14
1999/05/07 4 $1,025,000 +3,020% 827 $1,239   $1,559,000 15
1999/05/08 5 $1,430,000 +40% 827 $1,729   $2,989,000 16
1999/05/09 5 $709,000 -50% 827 $857   $3,696,536 17
1999/05/10 4 $267,016 -62% 827 $323   $3,963,552 18
1999/05/11 4 $274,212 +3% 827 $332   $4,237,764 19
1999/05/12 5 $254,482 -7% 827 $308   $4,492,246 20
1999/05/13 5 $255,754 n/c 827 $309   $4,748,000 21
1999/05/14 7 $760,000 +197% 827 $919   $5,508,000 22
1999/05/15 9 $1,010,000 +33% 827 $1,221   $6,518,000 23
1999/05/16 9 $539,000 -47% 827 $652   $7,015,000 24
1999/05/17 6 $197,544 -63% 827 $239   $7,212,699 25
1999/05/18 7 $193,244 -2% 827 $234   $7,405,943 26
1999/05/19 8 $144,542 -25% 827 $175   $7,550,485 27
1999/05/20 9 $132,515 -8% 827 $160   $7,683,000 28
1999/05/21 9 $410,000 +209% 827 $496   $8,093,000 29
1999/05/22 10 $635,000 +55% 827 $768   $8,728,000 30
1999/05/23 10 $427,000 -33% 827 $516   $9,157,870 31
1999/05/24 10 $149,566 -65% 827 $181   $9,307,436 32
1999/05/25 9 $140,143 -6% 827 $169   $9,447,579 33
1999/05/26 10 $132,343 -6% 827 $160   $9,579,922 34
1999/05/31 13 $282,109   827 $341   $11,079,471 39
1999/06/01 11 $109,325 -61% 827 $132   $11,188,796 40
1999/06/02 12 $108,672 -1% 827 $131   $11,297,468 41
1999/06/03 11 $108,051 -1% 827 $131   $11,405,519 42
1999/06/07 10 $98,584   827 $119   $12,358,787 46
1999/06/08 10 $111,591 +13% 827 $135   $12,470,378 47
1999/06/09 12 $98,206 -12% 827 $119   $12,568,584 48
1999/06/10 15 $77,582 -21% 827 $94   $12,646,166 49
1999/06/13 12 $173,000   827 $209   $13,248,614 52
1999/06/14 12 $72,812 -58% 827 $88   $13,321,426 53
1999/06/15 14 $71,355 -2% 827 $86   $13,392,781 54
1999/06/16 14 $68,852 -4% 827 $83   $13,461,633 55
1999/06/17 13 $76,114 +11% 827 $92   $13,537,747 56
1999/06/20 16 $79,000   509 $155   $13,806,822 59
1999/06/21 15 $38,709 -51% 509 $76   $13,845,531 60
1999/06/22 15 $41,339 +7% 509 $81   $13,886,870 61
1999/06/23 16 $37,642 -9% 509 $74   $13,924,512 62
1999/06/24 16 $42,453 +13% 509 $83   $13,966,965 63
1999/06/27 18 $55,000   337 $163   $14,145,859 66
1999/06/28 19 $21,465 -61% 337 $64   $14,167,324 67
1999/06/29 19 $22,888 +7% 337 $68   $14,190,212 68

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/23 36 $173,505   6 $28,918   $173,505 7
1999/04/30 25 $360,491 +108% 14 $25,749   $533,996 14
1999/05/07 5 $4,214,268 +1,069% 827 $5,096   $4,748,264 21
1999/05/14 9 $2,935,098 -30% 827 $3,549   $7,683,362 28
1999/05/21 10 $2,037,912 -31% 827 $2,464   $9,721,274 35
1999/05/28 12 $1,684,245 -17% 827 $2,037   $11,405,519 42
1999/06/04 10 $1,240,647 -26% 827 $1,500   $12,646,166 49
1999/06/11 12 $891,581 -28% 827 $1,078   $13,537,747 56
1999/06/18 19 $429,218 -52% 509 $843   $13,966,965 63
1999/06/25 25 $257,475 -40% 337 $764   $14,224,440 70
1999/07/02 36 $172,416 -33% 222 $777   $14,396,856 77
1999/07/09 49 $89,092 -48% 135 $660   $14,485,948 84
1999/07/16 57 $55,164 -38% 62 $890   $14,541,112 91
1999/07/23 38 $213,091 +286% 362 $589   $14,754,203 98
1999/07/30 49 $89,951 -58% 157 $573   $14,844,154 105