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Eve's Bayou (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,843,425Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
80% - Certified Fresh
Audience
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 7th, 1997 (Wide) by Trimark
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Chubbco, Addis Wechsler
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 726 $54,453 Mar 6, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 666 $97,031 Feb 27, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 746 $108,924 Feb 20, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 593 $201,085 Feb 13, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 831 $162,771 Feb 6, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,590 $63,875 Jan 30, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,964 $52,163 Jan 23, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,042 $69,405 Jan 16, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,186 $85,220 Jan 9, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,351 $100,235 Jan 2, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,085 $70,658 Dec 26, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,967 $128,979 Dec 19, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,627 $329,591 Dec 12, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,385 $865,532 Dec 5, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,546 $1,460,802 Nov 28, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,164 $1,566,505 Nov 21, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,285 $2,538,199 Nov 14, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,554 $3,287,846 Nov 7, 1997 3

Cast

   Louis Batiste
   Roz Batiste
   Mozelle Batiste Delacroix
   Julian Grayraven
Branford Marsalis    Harry Delacroix
   Matty Mereaux
Jurnee Smollett    Eve Batiste
Diahann Carroll    Elzora
Meagan Good    Cisely Batiste
Roger Guenveur Smith    Lenny Mereaux
Jake Smollett    Poe Batiste
Ethel Ayler    Gran Mere
Afonda Colbert    Henrietta
Lola Dalferes    Lynette
Marcus Lyle Brown    Hosea
Alverta Perkins Dunigan    Paige
Ron Flagge    Vendor
Sharon K. London    Hilary
Carol Sutton    Madame Renard
Victoria Rowell    Stevie Hobbs
Oneal A. Isaac    Bus Driver
Julian Dalcour    Bartender
Leonard Thomas    Maynard
Allen Toussaint    Proprietor
Billie Neal    Ghost of Original Eve
Tamara Tunie    Narrator

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Kasi Lemmons
Producer    Caldecot Chubb
Producer    Samuel L. Jackson
Executive Producer    Mark Amin
Executive Producer    Eli Selden
Executive Producer    Nick Wechsler
Executive Producer    Julie Silverman Yorn
Production Designer    Jeff Howard
Editor    Terilyn A. Shropshire
Composer    Terence Blanchard
Director of Photography    Amy Vincent
Co-Producer    Cevin Cathell
Co-Producer    Jay Polstein
Co-Producer    Cami Winikoff
Co-Executive Producer    Michael Bennett
Co-Executive Producer    Margaret Matheson
Associate Producer    Bobby Rock
Assistant Director    James Alan Hensz
Unit Production Manager    Edith Dupre LeBlanc
Art Director    Adele Plauche
Set Decorator    Joanne Schmidt
Second Unit Camera    Philip C. Pfeiffer
Visual Effects Supervisor    Paul Boyington
Costume Designer    Karyn Wagner
Sound Mixer    Benjamin A. Patrick
Re-recording Mixer    Dennis Patterson
Re-recording Mixer    Edward C. Carr III
Supervising Sound Editor    Jay Nierenberg
Sound Effects Editor    Steven D. Williams
Sound Effects Editor    Howard Neiman
Sound Effects Editor    Marshall Winn
Sound Effects Editor    Brian T. Best
Sound Effects Editor    Alberto Garcia
Make up    Marietta Carter-Narcisse
Make up    Pamela Roth
Hairstylist    Robert L. Stevenson
Music Supervisor    Julie Glaze
Song Writer    Curtis Mayfield
Casting Director    Jaki-Brown Karman
Casting Director    Robyn M. Mitchell

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 8 $3,287,846   659 $4,989   $3,287,846 3
1997/11/14 10 $2,538,199 -23% 672 $3,777   $6,925,575 10
1997/11/21 12 $1,566,505 -38% 652 $2,403   $9,081,751 17
1997/11/28 13 $1,460,802 -7% 557 $2,623   $11,216,617 24
1997/12/05 13 $865,532 -41% 636 $1,361   $12,360,950 31
1997/12/12 20 $329,591 -62% 385 $856   $12,934,121 38
1997/12/19 28 $128,979 -61% 164 $786   $13,174,119 45
1997/12/26 42 $70,658 -45% 60 $1,178   $13,305,622 52
1998/01/02 34 $100,235 +42% 62 $1,617   $13,475,192 59
1998/01/09 35 $85,220 -15% 72 $1,184   $13,598,124 66
1998/01/16 44 $69,405 -19% 67 $1,036   $13,698,151 73
1998/01/23 48 $52,163 -25% 54 $966   $13,777,158 80
1998/01/30 50 $63,875 +22% 53 $1,205   $13,864,475 87
1998/02/06 36 $162,771 +155% 221 $737   $14,054,598 94
1998/02/13 36 $201,085 +24% 178 $1,130   $14,421,465 101
1998/02/20 41 $108,924 -46% 117 $931   $14,592,983 108
1998/02/27 43 $97,031 -11% 55 $1,764   $14,727,939 115
1998/03/06 55 $54,453 -44% 36 $1,513   $14,821,531 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 8 $960,000   659 $1,457   $960,000 1
1997/11/08 8 $1,285,000 +34% 659 $1,950   $2,245,000 2
1997/11/09 6 $1,042,846 -19% 659 $1,582   $3,287,846 3
1997/11/10 8 $284,193 -73% 659 $431   $3,572,039 4
1997/11/11 9 $359,390 +26% 559 $643   $3,931,429 5
1997/11/12 8 $177,940 -50% 659 $270   $4,109,369 6
1997/11/13 8 $191,740 +8% 659 $291   $4,301,109 7
1997/11/14 9 $680,000 +255% 672 $1,012   $4,981,109 8
1997/11/15 9 $1,160,000 +71% 672 $1,726   $6,227,000 9
1997/11/16 8 $670,000 -42% 672 $997   $6,925,575 10
1997/11/17 10 $147,596 -78% 672 $220   $7,073,171 11
1997/11/19 10 $134,964   672 $201   $7,339,941 13
1997/11/20 10 $144,485 +7% 672 $215   $7,515,247 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 8 $4,387,376   659 $6,658   $4,387,376 7
1997/11/14 9 $3,127,870 -29% 672 $4,655   $7,515,246 14
1997/11/21 12 $2,240,569 -28% 652 $3,436   $9,755,815 21
1997/11/28 15 $1,739,603 -22% 557 $3,123   $11,495,418 28
1997/12/05 15 $1,109,112 -36% 636 $1,744   $12,604,530 35
1997/12/12 21 $440,610 -60% 385 $1,144   $13,045,140 42
1997/12/19 30 $189,824 -57% 164 $1,157   $13,234,964 49
1997/12/26 37 $139,993 -26% 60 $2,333   $13,374,957 56
1998/01/02 42 $137,947 -1% 62 $2,225   $13,512,904 63
1998/01/09 34 $115,842 -16% 72 $1,609   $13,628,746 70
1998/01/16 44 $96,249 -17% 67 $1,437   $13,724,995 77
1998/01/23 46 $75,605 -21% 54 $1,400   $13,800,600 84
1998/01/30 50 $91,227 +21% 53 $1,721   $13,891,827 91
1998/02/06 28 $328,553 +260% 221 $1,487   $14,220,380 98
1998/02/13 36 $263,679 -20% 178 $1,481   $14,484,059 105
1998/02/20 42 $146,849 -44% 117 $1,255   $14,630,908 112
1998/02/27 44 $136,170 -7% 55 $2,476   $14,767,078 119