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How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,089 $37,672,944
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,942 $37,672,944
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 629 $37,672,944
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 927 $37,672,944

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


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
Comparisons: vs. Eat Pray Love
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 957 $1,285 Jan 8, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 937 $3,593 Jan 1, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,429 $1,930 Dec 18, 1998 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,352 $6,296 Dec 11, 1998 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,496 $8,960 Dec 4, 1998 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,555 $15,917 Nov 27, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,812 $14,923 Nov 20, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,713 $34,847 Nov 13, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,569 $68,237 Nov 6, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,634 $84,860 Oct 30, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,577 $125,102 Oct 23, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,926 $116,387 Oct 16, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,581 $230,700 Oct 9, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,678 $305,753 Oct 2, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,749 $471,796 Sep 25, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,760 $864,540 Sep 18, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,818 $1,483,946 Sep 11, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,569 $3,019,496 Sep 4, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,979 $3,648,012 Aug 28, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,764 $6,475,227 Aug 21, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic August Weekend 267 $11,318,919 Aug 14, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,641 $11,318,919 Aug 14, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,230 2.82 Aug 14, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,107 35.4% Aug 14, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,111 1,395 Aug 14, 1998 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 990 $37,672,944 Aug 14, 1998 0

Cast

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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