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The First Wives Club (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $105,489,203Details
International Box Office $76,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $181,489,203
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Metrics

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Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
39% - Rotten
Audience
68% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 20th, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, some mild language and sensuality
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 515 $33,545 Feb 7, 1997 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 478 $59,327 Jan 31, 1997 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 533 $72,308 Jan 24, 1997 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 413 $151,784 Jan 17, 1997 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 349 $226,387 Jan 10, 1997 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 185 $594,070 Jan 3, 1997 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 187 $746,143 Dec 27, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 352 $431,366 Dec 20, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,529 $71,619 Dec 13, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $184,503 Dec 6, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 460 $588,820 Nov 29, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 521 $723,675 Nov 22, 1996 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 549 $100,557,663 Nov 22, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 391 $1,511,844 Nov 15, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 382 $2,242,056 Nov 8, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 311 $3,561,788 Nov 1, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 356 $4,380,111 Oct 25, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 276 $6,737,593 Oct 18, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 249 $10,192,126 Oct 11, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 474 $11,017,356 Oct 4, 1996 17
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 229 $11,017,356 Oct 4, 1996 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 814 $58,491,416 Oct 4, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 555 $15,314,530 Sep 27, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 908 $18,913,411 Sep 20, 1996 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 54 $18,913,411 Sep 20, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,345 1,922 Sep 20, 1996 3

Cast

   Brenda Morelli Cushman
   Elise Eliot Atchinson
   Annie MacDuggan Paradis
Philip Bosco    Uncle Carmine Morelli
Rob Reiner    Dr. Morris Packman
J.K. Simmons    Federal Marshal
Stephen Collins    Aaron Paradis
Bronson Pinchot    Duarto Feliz
Victor Garber    Bill Atchison
Elizabeth Berkley    Phoebe LaVelle
Heather Locklear    Gil Griffin's New Wife
Maggie Smith    Gunilla Garson Goldberg
Marcia Gay Harden    Dr. Leslie Rosen
Timothy Olyphant    Brett Artourian
Dan Hedaya    Morton Cushman
Sarah Jessica Parker    Shelly Stewart
Stockard Channing    Cynthia Swann Griffin

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/09/20 1 $18,913,411   1,922 $9,840   $18,913,411 3
1996/09/27 1 $15,314,530 -19% 2,312 $6,624   $41,784,740 10
1996/10/04 1 $11,017,356 -28% 2,312 $4,765   $58,491,416 17
1996/10/11 2 $10,192,126 -7% 2,406 $4,236   $73,128,149 24
1996/10/18 3 $6,737,593 -34% 2,406 $2,800   $82,155,146 31
1996/10/25 5 $4,380,111 -35% 2,406 $1,820   $88,693,006 38
1996/11/01 7 $3,561,788 -19% 2,051 $1,737   $93,741,105 45
1996/11/08 6 $2,242,056 -37% 1,700 $1,319   $97,079,441 52
1996/11/15 7 $1,511,844 -33% 1,498 $1,009   $99,400,000 59
1996/11/22 10 $723,675 -52% 990 $731   $100,557,663 66
1996/11/29 11 $588,820 -19% 620 $950   $101,259,383 73
1996/12/06 17 $184,503 -69% 460 $401   $101,543,622 80
1996/12/13 26 $71,619 -61% 273 $262   $101,684,873 87
1996/12/20 16 $431,366 +502% 712 $606   $102,147,985 94
1996/12/27 19 $746,143 +73% 712 $1,048   $103,368,736 101
1997/01/03 23 $594,070 -20% 640 $928   $104,625,228 108
1997/01/10 28 $226,387 -62% 466 $486   $104,985,554 115
1997/01/17 36 $151,784 -33% 309 $491   $105,204,790 122
1997/01/24 40 $72,308 -52% 268 $270   $105,305,958 129
1997/01/31 48 $59,327 -18% 212 $280   $105,393,322 136
1997/02/07 60 $33,545 -43% 146 $230   $105,444,419 143

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/09/20 1 $26,470,210   1,922 $13,772   $26,470,210 7
1996/09/27 1 $21,003,850 -21% 2,312 $9,085   $47,474,060 14
1996/10/04 1 $15,461,963 -26% 2,312 $6,688   $62,936,023 21
1996/10/11 3 $12,481,530 -19% 2,406 $5,188   $75,417,553 28
1996/10/18 4 $8,895,342 -29% 2,406 $3,697   $84,312,895 35
1996/10/25 4 $5,866,422 -34% 2,406 $2,438   $90,179,317 42
1996/11/01 6 $4,658,068 -21% 2,051 $2,271   $94,837,385 49
1996/11/08 6 $3,050,771 -35% 1,700 $1,795   $97,888,156 56
1996/11/15 8 $1,945,832 -36% 1,498 $1,299   $99,833,988 63
1996/11/22 11 $836,575 -57% 990 $845   $100,670,563 70
1996/11/29 11 $688,556 -18% 620 $1,111   $101,359,119 77
1996/12/06 14 $254,135 -63% 460 $552   $101,613,254 84
1996/12/13 27 $103,365 -59% 273 $379   $101,716,619 91
1996/12/20 17 $905,974 +776% 712 $1,272   $102,622,593 98
1996/12/27 19 $1,408,565 +55% 712 $1,978   $104,031,158 105
1997/01/03 23 $728,009 -48% 640 $1,138   $104,759,167 112
1997/01/10 28 $293,839 -60% 466 $631   $105,053,006 119
1997/01/17 36 $180,644 -39% 309 $585   $105,233,650 126
1997/01/24 40 $100,345 -44% 268 $374   $105,333,995 133
1997/01/31 47 $76,879 -23% 212 $363   $105,410,874 140