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For Richer or Poorer (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,680,796Details
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 12th, 1997 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual innuendo and one use of strong language
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Keywords: Country Mouse, City Mouse, Fugitive / On the Run
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,233 $79,185 Mar 13, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,018 $145,595 Mar 6, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $181,495 Feb 27, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,084 $215,730 Feb 20, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 839 $400,985 Feb 13, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,023 $446,940 Feb 6, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,120 $605,340 Jan 30, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,362 $741,910 Jan 23, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,568 $1,060,495 Jan 16, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,791 $1,494,895 Jan 9, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,505 $3,126,395 Jan 2, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,725 $4,202,290 Dec 26, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,830 $3,360,870 Dec 19, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,631 $6,015,970 Dec 12, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,363 1,904 Dec 12, 1997 3

Cast

Kirstie Alley    Caroline Sexton
   Brad Sexton
Larry Miller    Insp. Derek Lester
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.    Frank Hall, IRS
Jay O. Sanders    Samuel Yoder
Michael Lerner    Phil Kleinman
Wayne Knight    Bob Lachman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 3 $6,015,970   1,904 $3,160   $6,015,970 3
1997/12/19 7 $3,360,870 -44% 1,926 $1,745   $10,871,465 10
1997/12/26 12 $4,202,290 +25% 1,950 $2,155   $17,567,925 17
1998/01/02 13 $3,126,395 -26% 1,954 $1,600   $24,453,915 24
1998/01/09 15 $1,494,895 -52% 1,359 $1,100   $26,592,705 31
1998/01/16 18 $1,060,495 -29% 880 $1,205   $27,974,735 38
1998/01/23 17 $741,910 -30% 878 $845   $28,870,550 45
1998/01/30 17 $605,340 -18% 708 $855   $29,659,145 52
1998/02/06 20 $446,940 -26% 573 $780   $30,256,730 59
1998/02/13 23 $400,985 -10% 403 $995   $30,766,860 66
1998/02/20 27 $215,730 -46% 306 $705   $31,043,420 73
1998/02/27 30 $181,495 -16% 275 $660   $31,285,985 80
1998/03/06 32 $145,595 -20% 224 $650   $31,482,710 87
1998/03/13 45 $79,185 -46% 148 $535   $31,611,225 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 2 $1,900,000   1,904 $998   $1,900,000 1
1997/12/13 3 $2,585,000 +36% 1,904 $1,358   $4,485,000 2
1997/12/14 4 $1,504,000 -42% 1,904 $790   $6,016,000 3
1997/12/15 3 $342,720 -77% 1,904 $180   $6,358,690 4
1997/12/16 3 $409,360 +19% 1,904 $215   $6,768,050 5
1997/12/17 3 $361,760 -12% 1,904 $190   $7,129,810 6
1997/12/18 2 $380,785 +5% 1,904 $200   $7,510,595 7
1997/12/19 5 $995,000 +161% 1,926 $517   $8,506,000 8
1997/12/20 6 $1,478,000 +49% 1,926 $767   $9,984,000 9
1997/12/21 6 $887,465 -40% 1,926 $461   $10,871,465 10
1997/12/22 9 $529,050 -40% 1,926 $275   $11,400,515 11
1997/12/23 7 $635,000 +20% 1,925 $330   $12,037,000 12
1997/12/24 8 $430,000 -32% 1,925 $223   $12,467,000 13
1998/01/02 13 $1,120,000   0     $22,472,000 22

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 3 $7,510,595   1,904 $3,945   $7,510,595 7
1997/12/19 9 $5,855,040 -22% 1,926 $3,040   $13,365,635 14
1997/12/26 13 $7,961,885 +36% 1,950 $4,083   $21,327,520 21
1998/01/02 16 $3,770,290 -53% 1,954 $1,930   $25,097,810 28
1998/01/09 15 $1,816,430 -52% 1,359 $1,337   $26,914,240 35
1998/01/16 20 $1,214,400 -33% 880 $1,380   $28,128,640 42
1998/01/23 17 $925,165 -24% 878 $1,054   $29,053,805 49
1998/01/30 17 $755,985 -18% 708 $1,068   $29,809,790 56
1998/02/06 22 $556,085 -26% 573 $970   $30,365,875 63
1998/02/13 23 $461,815 -17% 403 $1,146   $30,827,690 70
1998/02/20 26 $276,800 -40% 306 $905   $31,104,490 77
1998/02/27 33 $232,625 -16% 275 $846   $31,337,115 84
1998/03/06 33 $194,925 -16% 224 $870   $31,532,040 91