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How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,672,944Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
48% - Rotten
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 14th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexuality
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Keywords: Divorcée Romance, African-American
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 956 $1,285 Jan 8, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 935 $3,593 Jan 1, 1999 143
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,421 $1,930 Dec 18, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,340 $6,296 Dec 11, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,482 $8,960 Dec 4, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,540 $15,917 Nov 27, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,793 $14,923 Nov 20, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,693 $34,847 Nov 13, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,552 $68,237 Nov 6, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,615 $84,860 Oct 30, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,559 $125,102 Oct 23, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,905 $116,387 Oct 16, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,561 $230,700 Oct 9, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,659 $305,753 Oct 2, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,729 $471,796 Sep 25, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,738 $864,540 Sep 18, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,798 $1,483,946 Sep 11, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,546 $3,019,496 Sep 4, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,956 $3,648,012 Aug 28, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,743 $6,475,227 Aug 21, 1998 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 267 $11,318,919 Aug 14, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,618 $11,318,919 Aug 14, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,076 1,395 Aug 14, 1998 3

Cast

Angela Bassett    Stella
Whoopi Goldberg    Delilah
Taye Diggs    Winston Shakespeare
Regina King    Vanessa
Carl Lumbly    Judge Boyle
Victor Garber    Isaac

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
1998/08/14 2 $11,318,919   1,395 $8,114   $11,318,919 3
1998/08/21 4 $6,475,227 -43% 1,399 $4,628   $22,155,282 10
1998/08/28 7 $3,648,012 -44% 1,383 $2,638   $27,984,915 17
1998/09/04 10 $3,019,496 -17% 1,340 $2,253   $32,053,252 24
1998/09/11 10 $1,483,946 -51% 1,275 $1,164   $33,992,350 31
1998/09/18 12 $864,540 -42% 1,053 $821   $35,329,596 38
1998/09/25 17 $471,796 -45% 758 $622   $36,079,938 45
1998/10/02 22 $305,753 -35% 446 $686   $36,552,855 52
1998/10/09 25 $230,700 -25% 363 $636   $36,891,296 59
1998/10/16 34 $116,387 -50% 217 $536   $37,107,652 66
1998/10/23 35 $125,102 +7% 231 $542   $37,279,750 73
1998/10/30 39 $84,860 -32% 188 $451   $37,414,866 80
1998/11/06 41 $68,237 -20% 110 $620   $37,515,201 87
1998/11/13 50 $34,847 -49% 90 $387   $37,571,497 94
1998/11/20 61 $14,923 -57% 55 $271   $37,600,336 101
1998/11/27 60 $15,917 +7% 26 $612   $37,632,210 108
1998/12/04 65 $8,960 -44% 30 $299   $37,644,802 115
1998/12/11 70 $6,296 -30% 32 $197   $37,654,314 122
1998/12/18 75 $1,930 -69% 14 $138   $37,659,364 129
1999/01/01 72 $3,593   6 $599   $37,669,029 143
1999/01/08 69 $1,285 -64% 6 $214   $37,672,350 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/14 1 $4,010,000   1,393 $2,879   $4,010,000 1
1998/08/15 2 $4,142,000 +3% 1,393 $2,973   $8,152,000 2
1998/08/16 2 $3,167,000 -24% 1,393 $2,274   $11,318,919 3
1998/08/17 3 $1,288,158 -59% 1,393 $925   $12,557,077 4
1998/08/18 5 $1,095,694 -15% 1,393 $787   $13,652,771 5
1998/08/19 3 $1,007,564 -8% 1,395 $722   $14,660,335 6
1998/08/20 3 $1,019,720 +1% 1,396 $730   $15,680,055 7
1998/08/21 4 $1,900,000 +86% 1,398 $1,359   $17,580,000 8
1998/08/22 4 $2,645,000 +39% 1,398 $1,892   $20,225,000 9
1998/08/23 4 $1,915,000 -28% 1,398 $1,370   $22,140,000 10
1998/08/24 6 $601,009 -69% 1,399 $430   $22,756,291 11
1998/08/25 6 $588,432 -2% 2,169 $271   $23,344,723 12
1998/08/26 6 $513,926 -13% 1,399 $367   $23,825,913 13
1998/08/27 5 $510,990 -1% 1,399 $365   $24,336,903 14
1998/08/28 7 $990,000 +94% 1,383 $716   $25,327,000 15
1998/08/29 7 $1,540,000 +56% 1,383 $1,114   $26,867,000 16
1998/08/30 5 $1,068,000 -31% 1,383 $772   $27,985,000 17
1998/08/31 8 $280,986 -74% 1,383 $203   $28,265,901 18
1998/09/01 9 $267,358 -5% 1,383 $193   $28,533,259 19
1998/09/02 8 $255,570 -4% 1,383 $185   $28,786,829 20
1998/09/03 8 $244,927 -4% 1,383 $177   $29,033,756 21
1998/09/04 9 $595,000 +143% 1,339 $444   $29,629,000 22
1998/09/05 9 $960,000 +61% 1,339 $717   $30,589,000 23
1998/09/06 9 $815,000 -15% 1,339 $609   $31,404,000 24
1998/09/07 10 $605,561 -26% 1,339 $452   $32,053,252 25
1998/09/08 9 $162,870 -73% 1,340 $122   $32,216,122 26
1998/09/09 9 $143,947 -12% 1,340 $107   $32,360,069 27
1998/09/10 8 $148,335 +3% 1,340 $111   $32,508,404 28
1998/09/13 8 $396,000   1,275 $311   $33,992,000 31
1998/09/14 9 $105,044 -73% 1,275 $82   $34,097,394 32
1998/09/17 8 $135,190   1,275 $106   $34,465,056 35
1998/09/21 10 $68,384   1,053 $65   $35,397,980 39

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/14 2 $15,680,055   1,395 $11,240   $15,680,055 7
1998/08/21 4 $8,656,848 -45% 1,399 $6,188   $24,336,903 14
1998/08/28 7 $4,696,853 -46% 1,383 $3,396   $29,033,756 21
1998/09/04 10 $3,474,648 -26% 1,340 $2,593   $32,508,404 28
1998/09/11 10 $1,956,652 -44% 1,275 $1,535   $34,465,056 35
1998/09/18 11 $1,143,086 -42% 1,053 $1,086   $35,608,142 42
1998/09/25 16 $638,960 -44% 758 $843   $36,247,102 49
1998/10/02 22 $413,494 -35% 446 $927   $36,660,596 56
1998/10/09 27 $330,669 -20% 363 $911   $36,991,265 63
1998/10/16 34 $163,383 -51% 217 $753   $37,154,648 70
1998/10/23 34 $175,358 +7% 231 $759   $37,330,006 77
1998/10/30 35 $116,958 -33% 188 $622   $37,446,964 84
1998/11/06 42 $89,686 -23% 110 $815   $37,536,650 91
1998/11/13 50 $48,763 -46% 90 $542   $37,585,413 98
1998/11/20 54 $30,880 -37% 55 $561   $37,616,293 105
1998/11/27 59 $19,549 -37% 26 $752   $37,635,842 112
1998/12/04 60 $12,176 -38% 30 $406   $37,648,018 119
1998/12/11 66 $9,416 -23% 32 $294   $37,657,434 126
1999/01/01 61 $5,629   6 $938   $37,671,065 147