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Fairytale: A True Story (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,059,077Details
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 1997 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG for brief mild language
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Keywords: Fairies
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,259 $18,020 Jan 16, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,647 $15,739 Jan 9, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,073 $66,893 Jan 2, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,128 $90,963 Dec 26, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,171 $120,697 Dec 19, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,510 $44,212 Dec 12, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,110 $112,274 Dec 5, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,846 $266,327 Nov 28, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,853 $512,069 Nov 21, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,672 $1,305,173 Nov 14, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,779 $2,139,792 Nov 7, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,074 $2,902,338 Oct 31, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,461 $3,515,323 Oct 24, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,652 1,058 Oct 24, 1997 3

Cast

Harvey Keitel    Harry Houdini
Mel Gibson    Frances' Father
Peter O'Toole    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Paul McGann    Arthur Wright

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 6 $3,515,323   1,058 $3,323   $3,515,323 3
1997/10/31 7 $2,902,338 -17% 1,278 $2,271   $7,117,520 10
1997/11/07 10 $2,139,792 -26% 1,286 $1,664   $9,972,529 17
1997/11/14 14 $1,305,173 -39% 1,286 $1,015   $12,179,342 24
1997/11/21 21 $512,069 -61% 1,012 $506   $12,869,077 31
1997/11/28 24 $266,327 -48% 652 $408   $13,298,002 38
1997/12/05 29 $112,274 -58% 508 $221   $13,444,079 45
1997/12/12 42 $44,212 -61% 221 $200   $13,521,483 52
1997/12/19 29 $120,697 +173% 589 $205   $13,657,409 59
1997/12/26 36 $90,963 -25% 260 $350   $13,827,168 66
1998/01/02 44 $66,893 -26% 181 $370   $14,013,508 73
1998/01/09 58 $15,739 -76% 115 $137   $14,036,249 80
1998/01/16 61 $18,020 +14% 81 $222   $14,057,929 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 7 $770,000   1,058 $728   $770,000 1
1997/10/25 6 $1,505,000 +95% 1,058 $1,422   $2,275,000 2
1997/10/26 5 $1,143,000 -24% 1,058 $1,080   $3,515,000 3
1997/10/27 6 $202,833 -82% 1,058 $192   $3,718,156 4
1997/10/28 10 $176,928 -13% 1,058 $167   $3,895,084 5
1997/10/29 7 $163,877 -7% 1,058 $155   $4,058,961 6
1997/10/30 7 $156,039 -5% 1,058 $147   $4,215,000 7
1997/10/31 10 $270,000 +73% 1,278 $211   $4,485,000 8
1997/11/01 7 $1,465,000 +443% 1,278 $1,146   $5,950,000 9
1997/11/02 5 $1,085,000 -26% 1,278 $849   $7,118,000 10
1997/11/03 9 $162,144 -85% 1,278 $127   $7,279,063 11
1997/11/04 9 $258,291 +59% 1,278 $202   $7,537,955 12
1997/11/05 9 $143,770 -44% 1,278 $112   $7,681,725 13
1997/11/06 9 $151,012 +5% 1,278 $118   $7,832,737 14
1997/11/10 10 $227,676   1,286 $177   $10,200,205 18
1997/11/11 7 $496,225 +118% 1,286 $386   $10,696,430 19

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 6 $4,215,182   1,058 $3,984   $4,215,182 7
1997/10/31 7 $3,617,555 -14% 1,278 $2,831   $7,832,737 14
1997/11/07 10 $3,041,432 -16% 1,286 $2,365   $10,874,169 21
1997/11/14 15 $1,482,839 -51% 1,286 $1,153   $12,357,008 28
1997/11/21 20 $674,667 -55% 1,012 $667   $13,031,675 35
1997/11/28 26 $300,130 -56% 652 $460   $13,331,805 42
1997/12/05 30 $145,466 -52% 508 $286   $13,477,271 49
1997/12/12 44 $59,441 -59% 221 $269   $13,536,712 56
1997/12/19 28 $199,493 +236% 589 $339   $13,736,205 63
1997/12/26 30 $210,410 +5% 260 $809   $13,946,615 70
1998/01/02 51 $73,895 -65% 181 $408   $14,020,510 77
1998/01/09 54 $19,399 -74% 115 $169   $14,039,909 84