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Happiness (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,746,453Details
International Box Office $3,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $5,746,453
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1998 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 168 $2,746,453
Top 1998 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 35 $2,746,453
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,489 $1,155
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 44,343 $722
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 490 $21,717
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 8,140 $4,181
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,108 $1,004
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,778 $679
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,391 $5,697
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 3,585 $5,746,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Not Rated Movies 415 $5,746,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Live Action Movies 6,026 $5,746,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Contemporary Fiction Movies 3,525 $5,746,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,679 $5,746,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office 7,074 $5,746,453
All Time International Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 2,337 $3,000,000
All Time International Box Office for Not Rated Movies 443 $3,000,000
All Time International Box Office for Live Action Movies 3,855 $3,000,000
All Time International Box Office for Contemporary Fiction Movies 2,259 $3,000,000
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 914 $3,000,000
All Time International Box Office 4,564 $3,000,000
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 665 $4,921,282
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 5,794 $4,921,282
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 853 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 3,320 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for Not Rated Movies 117 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for Live Action Movies 5,693 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for Contemporary Fiction Movies 3,239 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,616 $2,746,453
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,583 $2,746,453

Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 16th, 1998 (Wide) by Good Machine Releasing
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Comparisons: vs. The History Boys
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Coming of Age, LGBT
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 1,819 $14,262 Jan 22, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 545 $14,262 Jan 22, 1999 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 925 $679 Jan 22, 1999 101
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,081 $26,099 Jan 8, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 554 $26,099 Jan 8, 1999 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 750 $1,004 Jan 8, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,239 $34,640 Jan 1, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 552 $34,640 Jan 1, 1999 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 715 $1,155 Jan 1, 1999 80
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,761 $42,593 Dec 18, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 669 $42,593 Dec 18, 1998 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,540 $722 Dec 18, 1998 66
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,691 $242,515 Oct 30, 1998 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 709 $242,515 Oct 30, 1998 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 911 $4,181 Oct 30, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,861 $341,815 Oct 23, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 586 $341,815 Oct 23, 1998 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,183 $5,697 Oct 23, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,888 $130,303 Oct 16, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,212 $130,303 Oct 16, 1998 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 368 $21,717 Oct 16, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 13 $21,717 Oct 16, 1998 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 1,060 $2,746,453 Oct 16, 1998 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 4,505 $2,746,453 Oct 16, 1998 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 1,083 54 Oct 16, 1998 0

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman    Allen
Camryn Manheim    Kristina
Jon Lovitz    Andy Kornbluth
Molly Shannon    Nancy
Lara Flynn Boyle    Helen Jordan
Dylan Baker    Bill Maplewood
Jared Harris    Vlad
Cynthia Stevenson    Trish Maplewood
Louise Lasser    Mona Jordan
Ben Gazzara    Lenny Jordan

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 33 $130,303   6 $21,717   $224,890 3
1998/10/23 19 $341,815 +162% 60 $5,697   $645,871 10
1998/10/30 24 $242,515 -29% 58 $4,181   $982,572 17
1998/12/18 45 $42,593   59 $722   $2,510,727 66
1999/01/01 54 $34,640   30 $1,155   $2,635,624 80
1999/01/08 50 $26,099 -25% 26 $1,004   $2,678,102 87
1999/01/22 59 $14,262   21 $679   $2,746,453 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 30 $209,469   6 $34,912   $304,056 7
1998/10/23 20 $436,001 +108% 60 $7,267   $740,057 14
1999/01/01 49 $51,019   30 $1,701   $2,652,003 84