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Home Fries (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,513,979Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
31% - Rotten
Audience
33% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual humor
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,395 $91,932 Jan 22, 1999 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,102 $183,705 Jan 15, 1999 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,212 $6,730 Jan 8, 1999 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,406 $45,578 Jan 1, 1999 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,774 $176,167 Dec 25, 1998 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,057 $258,516 Dec 18, 1998 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,822 $771,718 Dec 11, 1998 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,682 $1,725,359 Dec 4, 1998 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,312 $3,784,023 Nov 27, 1998 5
Widest Opening Weekend 2,296 1,925 Nov 27, 1998 5
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 909 39.8% Nov 27, 1998 3

Cast

   Sally
Luke Wilson    Dorian
Catherine O'Hara    Mrs. Lever
Shelly Duvall    Mrs. Jackson
Kim Robillard    Billy
Daryl Mitchell    Roy
Lanny Flaherty    Red
Chris Ellis    Henry Lever
Blue Deckert    Sheriff
Zachary Moore    Benny (little brother)
Morgana Shaw    Lucy Garland
Jake Busey    Angus
Barry Levinson    Producer

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
1998/11/27 8 $3,784,023   1,925 $1,966   $5,313,518 5
1998/12/04 10 $1,725,359 -54% 1,925 $896   $7,844,785 12
1998/12/11 13 $771,718 -55% 1,525 $506   $9,138,966 19
1998/12/18 25 $258,516 -67% 725 $357   $9,696,020 26
1998/12/25 32 $176,167 -32% 525 $336   $9,972,175 33
1999/01/01 51 $45,578 -74% 146 $312   $10,095,740 40
1999/01/08 56 $6,730 -85% 28 $240   $10,121,009 47
1999/01/15 37 $183,705 +2,630% 368 $499   $10,307,422 54
1999/01/22 44 $91,932 -50% 238 $386   $10,443,316 61

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/25 8 $685,000   1,925 $356   $685,000 1
1998/11/26 10 $810,000 +18% 1,925 $421   $1,495,000 2
1998/11/27 8 $1,505,000 +86% 1,925 $782   $3,000,000 3
1998/11/28 8 $1,480,000 -2% 1,925 $769   $4,475,000 4
1998/11/29 10 $758,000 -49% 1,925 $394   $5,314,000 5
1998/11/30 9 $203,686 -73% 1,925 $106   $5,517,204 6
1998/12/01 7 $232,863 +14% 1,925 $121   $5,750,062 7
1998/12/02 9 $187,362 -20% 1,925 $97   $5,937,429 8
1998/12/03 9 $194,571 +4% 1,925 $101   $6,132,000 9
1998/12/04 7 $585,000 +201% 1,925 $304   $6,717,000 10
1998/12/05 9 $745,000 +27% 1,925 $387   $7,462,000 11
1998/12/06 10 $383,000 -49% 1,925 $199   $7,845,000 12
1998/12/07 10 $118,269 -69% 1,925 $61   $7,963,054 13
1998/12/08 9 $157,162 +33% 1,925 $82   $8,120,215 14
1998/12/09 10 $122,682 -22% 1,925 $64   $8,242,898 15
1998/12/10 10 $124,350 +1% 1,925 $65   $8,367,248 16
1998/12/11 10 $270,000 +117% 1,925 $140   $8,637,248 17

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/27 8 $4,589,931   1,925 $2,384   $6,119,426 9
1998/12/04 9 $2,247,822 -51% 1,925 $1,168   $8,367,248 16
1998/12/11 12 $1,070,256 -52% 1,525 $702   $9,437,504 23
1998/12/18 28 $358,504 -67% 725 $494   $9,796,008 30
1998/12/25 36 $254,154 -29% 525 $484   $10,050,162 37
1999/01/01 47 $64,117 -75% 146 $439   $10,114,279 44
1999/01/08 52 $9,438 -85% 28 $337   $10,123,717 51
1999/01/15 35 $227,667 +2,312% 368 $619   $10,351,384 58