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The First Wives Club (1996)

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 599 $105,489,203
All Time International Box Office 1,039 $76,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 763 $181,489,203
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 140 $105,489,203
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 158 $76,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 133 $181,489,203

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


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
Comparisons: vs. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 516 $33,545 Feb 7, 1997 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 479 $59,327 Jan 31, 1997 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 534 $72,308 Jan 24, 1997 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 415 $151,784 Jan 17, 1997 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 352 $226,387 Jan 10, 1997 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 187 $594,070 Jan 3, 1997 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 189 $746,143 Dec 27, 1996 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 359 $431,366 Dec 20, 1996 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,546 $71,619 Dec 13, 1996 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,068 $184,503 Dec 6, 1996 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 466 $588,820 Nov 29, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 528 $723,675 Nov 22, 1996 66
Fastest to $100m 560 $100,557,663 Nov 22, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 396 $1,511,844 Nov 15, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 388 $2,242,056 Nov 8, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 318 $3,561,788 Nov 1, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 363 $4,380,111 Oct 25, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 283 $6,737,593 Oct 18, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 257 $10,192,126 Oct 11, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 482 $11,017,356 Oct 4, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic October Weekend 229 $11,017,356 Oct 4, 1996 17
Fastest to $50m 825 $58,491,416 Oct 4, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 565 $15,314,530 Sep 27, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 919 $18,913,411 Sep 20, 1996 3
Biggest Domestic September Weekend 54 $18,913,411 Sep 20, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,376 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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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