Follow us on

Flirting with Disaster (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,853,474Details
International Box Office $1,295,706
Worldwide Box Office $16,149,180
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
87% - Certified Fresh
Audience
69% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1996 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 105 $16,149,180
Top 1996 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 101 $14,853,474
Top 1996 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 9 $14,853,474
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,800 $836
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,125 $2,043
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,300 $997
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 414 $23,494
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 29,345 $1,303
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 4,769 $6,197
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 25,136 $1,550
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,364 $2,017
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 37,720 $943
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 18,616 $2,094
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 29,775 $1,280
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 2,256 $10,084
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,977 $1,321
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,790 $3,118
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 23,909 $1,636
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,797 $16,149,180
All Time International Box Office 5,395 $1,295,706
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 120 $28,329,133
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 3,444 $28,329,133
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 174 $14,853,474
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,945 $14,853,474

Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 22nd, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: November 4th, 1997 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality and a comic drug scene
Comparisons: Create your own comparison chart…
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 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 964 $97,156 Jun 28, 1996 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 181 $97,156 Jun 28, 1996 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 636 $943 Jun 28, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 673 $213,139 Jun 21, 1996 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 118 $213,139 Jun 21, 1996 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 854 $836 Jun 21, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,503 $74,769 Jun 14, 1996 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 297 $74,769 Jun 14, 1996 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 753 $997 Jun 14, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,294 $134,724 Jun 7, 1996 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 234 $134,724 Jun 7, 1996 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 562 $1,321 Jun 7, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,340 $161,598 May 31, 1996 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 245 $161,598 May 31, 1996 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 679 $1,303 May 31, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 962 $340,929 May 24, 1996 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 162 $340,929 May 24, 1996 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 347 $2,017 May 24, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,046 $441,759 May 17, 1996 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 166 $441,759 May 17, 1996 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 940 $1,280 May 17, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,256 $500,673 May 10, 1996 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 187 $500,673 May 10, 1996 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 852 $1,550 May 10, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,453 $665,872 May 3, 1996 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 179 $665,872 May 3, 1996 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 703 $2,043 May 3, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,618 $1,015,992 Apr 26, 1996 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 153 $1,015,992 Apr 26, 1996 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,239 $1,636 Apr 26, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,476 $2,028,781 Apr 19, 1996 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 89 $2,028,781 Apr 19, 1996 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,165 $2,094 Apr 19, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,560 $3,021,024 Apr 12, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 51 $3,021,024 Apr 12, 1996 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 921 $3,118 Apr 12, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,019 $1,766,054 Apr 5, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 106 $1,766,054 Apr 5, 1996 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 463 $6,197 Apr 5, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,438 $705,899 Mar 29, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 320 $705,899 Mar 29, 1996 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 503 $10,084 Mar 29, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,684 $164,458 Mar 22, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,038 $164,458 Mar 22, 1996 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 310 $23,494 Mar 22, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 21 $23,494 Mar 22, 1996 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 155 $14,853,474 Mar 22, 1996 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 2,436 $14,853,474 Mar 22, 1996 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 92 962 Mar 22, 1996 0

Cast

   Mel Coplin
Patricia Arquette    Nancy Coplin
Tea Leoni    Tina Kalb
Josh Brolin    Tony
Alan Alda    Richard Schlichting
Lily Tomlin    Mary Schlichting
Richard Jenkins    Paul
Mary Tyler Moore    Mrs. Coplin
David Patrick Kelly    Fritz Boudreau
George Segal    Mr. Coplin

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/22 35 $164,458   7 $23,494   $164,458 3
1996/03/29 18 $705,899 +329% 70 $10,084   $936,673 10
1996/04/05 10 $1,766,054 +150% 285 $6,197   $2,959,743 17
1996/04/12 8 $3,021,024 +71% 969 $3,118   $6,598,430 24
1996/04/19 10 $2,028,781 -33% 969 $2,094   $9,379,053 31
1996/04/26 13 $1,015,992 -50% 621 $1,636   $10,877,355 38
1996/05/03 19 $665,872 -34% 326 $2,043   $11,844,179 45
1996/05/10 19 $500,673 -25% 323 $1,550   $12,558,596 52
1996/05/17 19 $441,759 -12% 345 $1,280   $13,182,127 59
1996/05/24 22 $340,929 -23% 169 $2,017   $13,671,068 66
1996/05/31 27 $161,598 -53% 124 $1,303   $13,901,338 73
1996/06/07 28 $134,724 -17% 102 $1,321   $14,112,683 80
1996/06/14 36 $74,769 -45% 75 $997   $14,249,985 87
1996/06/21 24 $213,139 +185% 255 $836   $14,510,390 94
1996/06/28 31 $97,156 -54% 103 $943   $14,702,438 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/22 35 $230,774   7 $32,968   $230,774 7
1996/03/29 18 $962,915 +317% 70 $13,756   $1,193,689 14
1996/04/05 11 $2,383,717 +148% 285 $8,364   $3,577,406 21
1996/04/12 7 $3,772,866 +58% 969 $3,894   $7,350,272 28
1996/04/19 9 $2,511,091 -33% 969 $2,591   $9,861,363 35
1996/04/26 13 $1,316,944 -48% 621 $2,121   $11,178,307 42
1996/05/03 18 $879,616 -33% 326 $2,698   $12,057,923 49
1996/05/10 19 $682,445 -22% 323 $2,113   $12,740,368 56
1996/05/17 19 $589,771 -14% 345 $1,709   $13,330,139 63
1996/05/24 21 $409,601 -31% 169 $2,424   $13,739,740 70
1996/05/31 29 $238,219 -42% 124 $1,921   $13,977,959 77
1996/06/07 29 $197,257 -17% 102 $1,934   $14,175,216 84
1996/06/14 32 $122,035 -38% 75 $1,627   $14,297,251 91
1996/06/21 24 $308,031 +152% 255 $1,208   $14,605,282 98