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The General (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,256,461Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,499 $1,256,461
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,790 $1,256,461
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,350 $1,256,461
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,439 $1,256,461
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,859 $1,256,461

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures Classics
MPAA Rating: R for violence and pervasive language
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Keywords: Biography
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 668 $3,507 May 21, 1999 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 295 $3,507 May 21, 1999 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 391 $585 May 21, 1999 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 750 $4,841 May 14, 1999 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 319 $4,841 May 14, 1999 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 547 $403 May 14, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 679 $13,458 May 7, 1999 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 231 $13,458 May 7, 1999 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 541 $561 May 7, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 677 $23,852 Apr 30, 1999 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 196 $23,852 Apr 30, 1999 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 419 $822 Apr 30, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 781 $29,369 Apr 23, 1999 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 204 $29,369 Apr 23, 1999 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 370 $1,013 Apr 23, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 933 $28,510 Apr 16, 1999 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 237 $28,510 Apr 16, 1999 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 401 $1,056 Apr 16, 1999 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,018 $38,003 Apr 9, 1999 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 229 $38,003 Apr 9, 1999 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 504 $974 Apr 9, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,136 $47,105 Apr 2, 1999 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 235 $47,105 Apr 2, 1999 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 456 $1,149 Apr 2, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,349 $45,378 Mar 26, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 288 $45,378 Mar 26, 1999 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 482 $1,164 Mar 26, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,809 $28,450 Mar 19, 1999 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 451 $28,450 Mar 19, 1999 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 747 $948 Mar 19, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,761 $48,897 Mar 12, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 380 $48,897 Mar 12, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 448 $1,397 Mar 12, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,077 $45,800 Mar 5, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 483 $45,800 Mar 5, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 395 $1,636 Mar 5, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,494 $39,011 Feb 26, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 607 $39,011 Feb 26, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 208 $2,295 Feb 26, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,874 $37,493 Feb 19, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 722 $37,493 Feb 19, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 261 $2,343 Feb 19, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,613 $78,813 Feb 12, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 578 $78,813 Feb 12, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 102 $3,753 Feb 12, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,170 $67,306 Feb 5, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 735 $67,306 Feb 5, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 680 $1,771 Feb 5, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,863 $53,554 Jan 29, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 962 $53,554 Jan 29, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 647 $2,142 Jan 29, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,673 $38,323 Jan 22, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,274 $38,323 Jan 22, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 70 $6,387 Jan 22, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,244 $35,836 Jan 15, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,511 $35,836 Jan 15, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 136 $5,973 Jan 15, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,836 $32,902 Jan 8, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,780 $32,902 Jan 8, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 290 $5,484 Jan 8, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,196 $42,403 Jan 1, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,857 $42,403 Jan 1, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 359 $7,067 Jan 1, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,557 $48,294 Dec 25, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,975 $48,294 Dec 25, 1998 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 731 $8,049 Dec 25, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,898 $26,771 Dec 18, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,007 $26,771 Dec 18, 1998 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 915 $13,386 Dec 18, 1998 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,345 $13,386 Dec 18, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release 48 $13,386 Dec 18, 1998 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,708 $1,256,461 Dec 18, 1998 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,221 $1,256,461 Dec 18, 1998 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,304 39 Dec 18, 1998 0

Cast

Brendan Gleeson    Martin Cahill
Adrian Dunbar    Noel Curley
Sean McGinley    Gary
Jon Voight    Ned Kenny
Maria Doyle Kennedy    Frances Cahill
Angeline Ball    Tina
Eamonn Owens    Martin Cahill (as child)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/18 49 $26,771   2 $13,386   $26,771 3
1998/12/25 48 $48,294 +80% 6 $8,049   $100,144 10
1999/01/01 52 $42,403 -12% 6 $7,067   $177,220 17
1999/01/08 46 $32,902 -22% 6 $5,484   $230,973 24
1999/01/15 47 $35,836 +9% 6 $5,973   $282,323 31
1999/01/22 51 $38,323 +7% 6 $6,387   $329,979 38
1999/01/29 46 $53,554 +40% 25 $2,142   $398,254 45
1999/02/05 46 $67,306 +26% 38 $1,771   $485,473 52
1999/02/12 41 $78,813 +17% 21 $3,753   $589,790 59
1999/02/19 54 $37,493 -52% 16 $2,343   $642,635 66
1999/02/26 55 $39,011 +4% 17 $2,295   $693,521 73
1999/03/05 56 $45,800 +17% 28 $1,636   $765,917 80
1999/03/12 53 $48,897 +7% 35 $1,397   $824,526 87
1999/03/19 59 $28,450 -42% 30 $948   $869,848 94
1999/03/26 52 $45,378 +60% 39 $1,164   $929,058 101
1999/04/02 56 $47,105 +4% 41 $1,149   $996,798 108
1999/04/09 59 $38,003 -19% 39 $974   $1,051,955 115
1999/04/16 65 $28,510 -25% 27 $1,056   $1,096,270 122
1999/04/23 69 $29,369 +3% 29 $1,013   $1,135,049 129
1999/04/30 74 $23,852 -19% 29 $822   $1,169,940 136
1999/05/07 78 $13,458 -44% 24 $561   $1,194,712 143
1999/05/14 92 $4,841 -64% 12 $403   $1,205,710 150
1999/05/21 91 $3,507 -28% 6 $585   $1,211,865 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/18 43 $51,850   2 $25,925   $51,850 7
1998/12/25 49 $82,967 +60% 6 $13,828   $134,817 14
1999/01/01 48 $63,254 -24% 6 $10,542   $198,071 21
1999/01/08 47 $48,416 -23% 6 $8,069   $246,487 28
1999/01/15 46 $45,169 -7% 6 $7,528   $291,656 35
1999/01/22 49 $53,044 +17% 6 $8,841   $344,700 42
1999/01/29 44 $73,467 +39% 25 $2,939   $418,167 49
1999/02/05 44 $92,810 +26% 38 $2,442   $510,977 56
1999/02/12 42 $94,165 +1% 21 $4,484   $605,142 63
1999/02/19 53 $49,368 -48% 16 $3,086   $654,510 70
1999/02/26 50 $65,607 +33% 17 $3,859   $720,117 77
1999/03/05 54 $55,512 -15% 28 $1,983   $775,629 84
1999/03/12 54 $65,769 +18% 35 $1,879   $841,398 91
1999/03/19 61 $42,282 -36% 30 $1,409   $883,680 98
1999/03/26 52 $66,013 +56% 39 $1,693   $949,693 105
1999/04/02 58 $64,259 -3% 41 $1,567   $1,013,952 112
1999/04/09 57 $53,808 -16% 39 $1,380   $1,067,760 119
1999/04/16 65 $37,920 -30% 27 $1,404   $1,105,680 126
1999/04/23 65 $40,408 +7% 29 $1,393   $1,146,088 133
1999/04/30 73 $35,166 -13% 29 $1,213   $1,181,254 140
1999/05/07 76 $19,615 -44% 24 $817   $1,200,869 147
1999/05/14 82 $7,489 -62% 12 $624   $1,208,358 154