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The Ice Storm (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,038,061Details
International Box Office $7,973,914
Worldwide Box Office $16,011,975
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
84% - Certified Fresh
Audience
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 26th, 1997 (Wide) by Fox Searchlight
Video Release: July 23rd, 2013 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and drug use, including scenes involving children, and for language
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Coming of Age
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 514 $49,877 Feb 6, 1998 135
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 129 $49,877 Feb 6, 1998 135
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 361 $924 Feb 6, 1998 135
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 526 $74,509 Jan 30, 1998 128
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 114 $74,509 Jan 30, 1998 128
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 234 $1,307 Jan 30, 1998 128
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 626 $76,618 Jan 23, 1998 121
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 134 $76,618 Jan 23, 1998 121
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 369 $1,110 Jan 23, 1998 121
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 649 $100,393 Jan 16, 1998 114
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 131 $100,393 Jan 16, 1998 114
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 211 $1,594 Jan 16, 1998 114
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 707 $120,804 Jan 9, 1998 107
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 131 $120,804 Jan 9, 1998 107
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 182 $1,888 Jan 9, 1998 107
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 848 $125,610 Jan 2, 1998 100
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 155 $125,610 Jan 2, 1998 100
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 234 $1,721 Jan 2, 1998 100
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,059 $109,159 Dec 26, 1997 93
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 193 $109,159 Dec 26, 1997 93
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 335 $1,559 Dec 26, 1997 93
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,018 $148,060 Dec 19, 1997 86
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 182 $148,060 Dec 19, 1997 86
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 448 $1,397 Dec 19, 1997 86
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 683 $302,183 Dec 12, 1997 79
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 122 $302,183 Dec 12, 1997 79
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 334 $1,778 Dec 12, 1997 79
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 532 $507,095 Dec 5, 1997 72
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 89 $507,095 Dec 5, 1997 72
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 212 $2,274 Dec 5, 1997 72
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 503 $769,586 Nov 28, 1997 65
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 75 $769,586 Nov 28, 1997 65
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 108 $3,346 Nov 28, 1997 65
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 769 $676,945 Nov 21, 1997 58
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 109 $676,945 Nov 21, 1997 58
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 171 $3,120 Nov 21, 1997 58
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 972 $785,931 Nov 14, 1997 51
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 123 $785,931 Nov 14, 1997 51
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 64 $5,103 Nov 14, 1997 51
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,596 $565,263 Nov 7, 1997 44
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 214 $565,263 Nov 7, 1997 44
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 21 $8,437 Nov 7, 1997 44
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,323 $451,606 Oct 31, 1997 37
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 298 $451,606 Oct 31, 1997 37
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 20 $9,818 Oct 31, 1997 37
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,295 $328,224 Oct 24, 1997 30
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 472 $328,224 Oct 24, 1997 30
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 9 $14,271 Oct 24, 1997 30
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,965 $323,502 Oct 17, 1997 23
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 545 $323,502 Oct 17, 1997 23
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 24 $14,705 Oct 17, 1997 23
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,517 $84,485 Oct 10, 1997 16
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,317 $84,485 Oct 10, 1997 16
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 9 $28,162 Oct 10, 1997 16
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,738 $100,375 Oct 3, 1997 9
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,295 $100,375 Oct 3, 1997 9
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 24 $33,458 Oct 3, 1997 9
Theater Average Limited Release 181 $33,458 Oct 3, 1997 9
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 3 $33,458 Oct 3, 1997 9
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,474 $75,183 Sep 26, 1997 2
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,717 $75,183 Sep 26, 1997 2
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 281 $25,061 Sep 26, 1997 2
Never Wide Domestic 384 $8,038,061 Sep 26, 1997 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,311 $8,038,061 Sep 26, 1997 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 470 227 Sep 26, 1997 0

Cast

Kevin Kline    Ben Hood
Christina Ricci    Wendy Hood
Katie Holmes    Libbets Casey
Tobey Maguire    Paul Hood
Elijah Wood    Mikey Carver
Allison Janney    Dot Halford
Joan Allen    Elena Hood
   Janey Carver
David Krumholtz    Francis Davenport
Colleen Camp    Dr. Pasmier
Jamey Sheridan    Jim Carver
Henry Czerny    George Clair

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Mychael Danna

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 37 $75,183   3 $25,061   $75,183 2
1997/10/03 32 $100,375 +34% 3 $33,458   $237,022 9
1997/10/10 36 $84,485 -16% 3 $28,162   $365,812 16
1997/10/17 23 $323,502 +283% 22 $14,705   $743,499 23
1997/10/24 23 $328,224 +1% 23 $14,271   $1,193,935 30
1997/10/31 22 $451,606 +38% 46 $9,818   $1,748,896 37
1997/11/07 20 $565,263 +25% 67 $8,437   $2,471,190 44
1997/11/14 18 $785,931 +39% 154 $5,103   $3,448,354 51
1997/11/21 17 $676,945 -14% 217 $3,120   $4,355,550 58
1997/11/28 18 $769,586 +14% 230 $3,346   $5,428,690 65
1997/12/05 17 $507,095 -34% 223 $2,274   $6,122,679 72
1997/12/12 23 $302,183 -40% 170 $1,778   $6,582,261 79
1997/12/19 25 $148,060 -51% 106 $1,397   $6,826,044 86
1997/12/26 33 $109,159 -26% 70 $1,559   $7,012,588 93
1998/01/02 33 $125,610 +15% 73 $1,721   $7,238,051 100
1998/01/09 32 $120,804 -4% 64 $1,888   $7,414,142 107
1998/01/16 39 $100,393 -17% 63 $1,594   $7,557,899 114
1998/01/23 40 $76,618 -24% 69 $1,110   $7,657,163 121
1998/01/30 48 $74,509 -3% 57 $1,307   $7,761,526 128
1998/02/06 54 $49,877 -33% 54 $924   $7,837,632 135

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/27 - $41,045   3 $13,682   $41,045 1
1997/09/28 - $34,138 -17% 3 $11,379   $75,183 2
1997/09/29 - $13,898 -59% 3 $4,633   $89,081 3
1997/09/30 - $13,385 -4% 3 $4,462   $102,466 4
1997/10/01 - $14,610 +9% 3 $4,870   $117,076 5
1997/10/02 - $19,571 +34% 3 $6,524   $136,647 6
1997/10/03 - $30,313 +55% 3 $10,104   $166,960 7
1997/10/04 - $39,754 +31% 3 $13,251   $206,714 8
1997/10/05 - $30,308 -24% 3 $10,103   $237,022 9
1997/10/06 - $9,646 -68% 3 $3,215   $246,668 10
1997/10/07 - $10,670 +11% 3 $3,557   $257,338 11
1997/10/08 - $12,372 +16% 3 $4,124   $269,710 12
1997/10/09 - $11,618 -6% 3 $3,873   $281,328 13
1997/10/10 - $22,975 +98% 3 $7,658   $304,303 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 34 $136,647   3 $45,549   $136,647 6
1997/10/03 32 $144,680 +6% 3 $48,227   $281,327 13
1997/10/10 35 $138,670 -4% 3 $46,223   $419,997 20
1997/10/17 24 $445,714 +221% 22 $20,260   $865,711 27
1997/10/24 22 $431,579 -3% 23 $18,764   $1,297,290 34
1997/10/31 22 $608,637 +41% 46 $13,231   $1,905,927 41
1997/11/07 20 $756,496 +24% 67 $11,291   $2,662,423 48
1997/11/14 20 $1,016,182 +34% 154 $6,599   $3,678,605 55
1997/11/21 17 $980,499 -4% 217 $4,518   $4,659,104 62
1997/11/28 19 $956,480 -2% 230 $4,159   $5,615,584 69
1997/12/05 18 $664,494 -31% 223 $2,980   $6,280,078 76
1997/12/12 24 $397,906 -40% 170 $2,341   $6,677,984 83
1997/12/19 26 $225,445 -43% 106 $2,127   $6,903,429 90
1997/12/26 31 $209,012 -7% 70 $2,986   $7,112,441 97
1998/01/02 40 $180,897 -13% 73 $2,478   $7,293,338 104
1998/01/09 32 $164,168 -9% 64 $2,565   $7,457,506 111
1998/01/16 40 $123,039 -25% 63 $1,953   $7,580,545 118
1998/01/23 40 $106,472 -13% 69 $1,543   $7,687,017 125
1998/01/30 49 $100,738 -5% 57 $1,767   $7,787,755 132