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Festen (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,647,780Details
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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 7,203 $1,647,780
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,329 $1,647,780
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,712 $1,647,780
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 2,103 $1,647,780
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,332 $1,647,780
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,724 $1,647,780

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,300,000
Domestic Releases: October 9th, 1998 (Wide) by October Films, released as The Celebration
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language, including references to sexual abuse
Comparisons: vs. Titanic
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Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 765 $16,108 Feb 19, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 685 $42,105 Feb 12, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 921 $49,643 Jan 29, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,177 $43,240 Jan 22, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,350 $45,303 Jan 15, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,504 $54,102 Jan 8, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,743 $50,497 Jan 1, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,102 $44,321 Dec 25, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,349 $47,064 Dec 18, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,825 $40,104 Dec 11, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,630 $77,236 Dec 4, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,791 $99,095 Nov 27, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,368 $89,836 Nov 20, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,730 $110,422 Nov 13, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,358 $101,624 Nov 6, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,963 $96,225 Oct 30, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,130 $44,937 Oct 23, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,774 $39,798 Oct 16, 1998 10
Never Wide Domestic 1,477 $1,647,780 Oct 9, 1998 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,989 $1,647,780 Oct 9, 1998 0

Cast

Ulrich Thomsen    Christian Klingenfeldt
Henning Moritzen    Faderen/Father Helge Klingenfeldt-Hansen
Thomas Bo Larsen    Michael
Paprika Steen    Helene
Birthe Neumann    Moderen/Mother
Thomas Vinterberg    Taxi Driver

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 49 $39,798   4 $9,950   $83,069 10
1998/10/23 51 $44,937 +13% 11 $4,085   $147,963 17
1998/10/30 36 $96,225 +114% 25 $3,849   $267,908 24
1998/11/06 37 $101,624 +6% 26 $3,909   $415,685 31
1998/11/13 37 $110,422 +9% 31 $3,562   $570,471 38
1998/11/20 39 $89,836 -19% 32 $2,807   $710,244 45
1998/11/27 38 $99,095 +10% 31 $3,197   $863,987 52
1998/12/04 38 $77,236 -22% 36 $2,145   $978,563 59
1998/12/11 47 $40,104 -48% 26 $1,542   $1,048,793 66
1998/12/18 44 $47,064 +17% 28 $1,681   $1,117,551 73
1998/12/25 49 $44,321 -6% 23 $1,927   $1,178,492 80
1999/01/01 50 $50,497 +14% 28 $1,803   $1,250,305 87
1999/01/08 41 $54,102 +7% 27 $2,004   $1,324,105 94
1999/01/15 46 $45,303 -16% 17 $2,665   $1,391,049 101
1999/01/22 50 $43,240 -5% 24 $1,802   $1,447,368 108
1999/01/29 47 $49,643 +15% 22 $2,257   $1,514,307 115
1999/02/12 52 $42,105   15 $2,807   $1,618,611 129
1999/02/19 62 $16,108 -62% 15 $1,074   $1,647,780 136

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 45 $59,755   4 $14,939   $103,026 14
1998/10/23 42 $68,657 +15% 11 $6,242   $171,683 21
1998/10/30 32 $142,378 +107% 25 $5,695   $314,061 28
1998/11/06 36 $145,988 +3% 26 $5,615   $460,049 35
1998/11/13 36 $160,359 +10% 31 $5,173   $620,408 42
1998/11/20 39 $144,484 -10% 32 $4,515   $764,892 49
1998/11/27 39 $136,435 -6% 31 $4,401   $901,327 56
1998/12/04 37 $107,362 -21% 36 $2,982   $1,008,689 63
1998/12/11 44 $61,798 -42% 26 $2,377   $1,070,487 70
1998/12/18 41 $63,684 +3% 28 $2,274   $1,134,171 77
1998/12/25 51 $65,637 +3% 23 $2,854   $1,199,808 84
1999/01/01 46 $70,195 +7% 28 $2,507   $1,270,003 91
1999/01/08 42 $75,743 +8% 27 $2,805   $1,345,746 98
1999/01/15 44 $58,382 -23% 17 $3,434   $1,404,128 105
1999/01/22 47 $60,536 +4% 24 $2,522   $1,464,664 112
1999/02/12 52 $55,166   15 $3,678   $1,631,672 133