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For Love of the Game (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,188,640Details
International Box Office $10,924,000
Worldwide Box Office $46,112,640
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 17th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language and some sexuality
Comparisons: vs. Seven Pounds
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Keywords: Baseball
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,128 $60,730 Nov 26, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,135 $87,985 Nov 19, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,045 $134,345 Nov 12, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,875 $235,755 Nov 5, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,151 $282,625 Oct 29, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,293 $446,340 Oct 22, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,130 $1,077,480 Oct 15, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,016 $2,148,230 Oct 8, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,980 $3,548,930 Oct 1, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,732 $6,435,770 Sep 24, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,377 $13,041,685 Sep 17, 1999 3
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 97 $13,041,685 Sep 17, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,051 2,829 Sep 17, 1999 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,350 $5,269,000 Sep 18, 1999 2
Biggest September Day at the Domestic Box Office 195 $5,269,000 Sep 18, 1999 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 457 2.97 Sep 17, 1999 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 532 33.7% Sep 17, 1999 1

Cast

   Billy Chapel
Kelly Preston    Jane Aubrey
John C. Reilly    Gus Osinski
Jena Malone    Heather
Brian Cox    Gary Wheeler
Michael Neeley    Horseback Cop
Greer Barnes    Mickey Hart
Dave Eiland    Kevin Costner's pitching double
Chris Fischer    Detroit Tiger
Carmine Giovinazzo   
Tracy Howe   
Sheila Lussier    Baseball player's girlfriend
Jonathan Marc McDonnell    Steve Baish
Seth William Meier    Whelan
Luis Moro    Detroit Tiger
Ted Raimi    Art Gallery Manager
Bill E. Rogers    Davis Birche
Hugh Ross   
Kevin Craig West    Chuckie Dobbs
J.K. Simmons    Frank Perry
Daniel Dae Kim    E.R. Doctor
Michael Emerson    Gallery Doorman
Michael Papajohn    Sam Tuttle

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Basil Poledouris
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara
Dialogue Editor    Dan Hegeman

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/17 2 $13,041,685   2,829 $4,610   $13,041,685 3
1999/09/24 4 $6,435,770 -51% 2,854 $2,255   $23,018,835 10
1999/10/01 7 $3,548,930 -45% 2,933 $1,210   $28,408,595 17
1999/10/08 10 $2,148,230 -39% 2,414 $890   $31,524,405 24
1999/10/15 13 $1,077,480 -50% 1,476 $730   $33,206,535 31
1999/10/22 20 $446,340 -59% 642 $695   $33,970,335 38
1999/10/29 24 $282,625 -37% 475 $595   $34,387,730 45
1999/11/05 29 $235,755 -17% 403 $585   $34,725,455 52
1999/11/12 36 $134,345 -43% 277 $485   $34,941,760 59
1999/11/19 43 $87,985 -35% 212 $415   $35,071,420 66
1999/11/26 52 $60,730 -31% 150 $405   $35,168,395 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/17 2 $4,398,000   2,825 $1,557   $4,398,000 1
1999/09/18 2 $5,269,000 +20% 2,825 $1,865   $9,667,000 2
1999/09/19 2 $3,100,000 -41% 2,825 $1,097   $13,041,685 3
1999/09/20 2 $933,570 -70% 2,829 $330   $13,975,255 4
1999/09/21 2 $1,018,440 +9% 2,829 $360   $14,993,695 5
1999/09/22 2 $820,410 -19% 2,829 $290   $15,814,105 6
1999/09/23 2 $768,960 -6% 2,829 $272   $16,583,065 7
1999/09/24 4 $2,080,000 +170% 2,855 $729   $18,609,000 8
1999/09/25 4 $3,122,000 +50% 2,856 $1,093   $21,678,000 9
1999/09/26 5 $1,398,000 -55% 2,854 $490   $23,018,835 10
1999/09/27 5 $428,100 -69% 2,854 $150   $23,446,935 11
1999/09/28 5 $499,450 +17% 2,854 $175   $23,946,385 12
1999/09/29 5 $470,910 -6% 2,854 $165   $24,417,295 13
1999/09/30 5 $442,370 -6% 2,854 $155   $24,859,665 14
1999/10/01 7 $1,082,000 +145% 2,932 $369   $25,942,000 15
1999/10/02 7 $1,740,000 +61% 2,932 $593   $27,682,000 16
1999/10/03 8 $821,000 -53% 2,933 $280   $28,408,595 17
1999/10/04 8 $234,640 -71% 2,933 $80   $28,643,235 18
1999/10/05 8 $249,305 +6% 2,933 $85   $28,892,540 19
1999/10/06 7 $234,640 -6% 2,933 $80   $29,127,180 20
1999/10/07 7 $248,995 +6% 2,933 $85   $29,376,175 21
1999/10/08 9 $608,000 +144% 2,403 $253   $29,984,000 22
1999/10/09 10 $944,000 +55% 2,403 $393   $30,928,000 23
1999/10/10 10 $579,000 -39% 2,414 $240   $31,524,405 24
1999/10/11 11 $205,198 -65% 2,414 $85   $31,729,595 25
1999/10/12 11 $132,770 -35% 2,414 $55   $31,862,365 26
1999/10/13 10 $121,850 -8% 2,414 $50   $31,984,215 27
1999/10/14 10 $144,840 +19% 2,414 $60   $32,129,055 28
1999/10/15 11 $310,000 +114% 1,445 $215   $32,439,000 29
1999/10/16 12 $505,000 +63% 1,445 $349   $32,944,000 30
1999/10/17 15 $236,000 -53% 1,476 $160   $33,206,535 31
1999/10/18 14 $73,815 -69% 1,476 $50   $33,280,350 32
1999/10/19 14 $73,905 n/c 1,476 $50   $33,354,255 33
1999/10/20 14 $81,160 +10% 1,476 $55   $33,435,435 34
1999/10/21 12 $88,560 +9% 1,476 $60   $33,523,995 35
1999/10/25 20 $32,095   642 $50   $34,002,430 39
1999/10/26 20 $32,050 n/c 642 $50   $34,034,480 40
1999/10/27 18 $32,105 n/c 642 $50   $34,066,585 41
1999/10/28 17 $38,520 +20% 642 $60   $34,105,105 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/17 2 $16,583,065   2,829 $5,862   $16,583,065 7
1999/09/24 5 $8,276,600 -50% 2,854 $2,900   $24,859,665 14
1999/10/01 7 $4,516,510 -45% 2,933 $1,540   $29,376,175 21
1999/10/08 10 $2,752,880 -39% 2,414 $1,140   $32,129,055 28
1999/10/15 13 $1,394,940 -49% 1,476 $945   $33,523,995 35
1999/10/22 20 $581,110 -58% 642 $905   $34,105,105 42
1999/10/29 26 $384,595 -34% 475 $810   $34,489,700 49
1999/11/05 30 $317,715 -17% 403 $788   $34,807,415 56
1999/11/12 38 $176,020 -45% 277 $635   $34,983,435 63
1999/11/19 44 $124,230 -29% 212 $586   $35,107,665 70
1999/11/26 55 $80,975 -35% 150 $540   $35,188,640 77