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Jakob the Liar (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,956,401Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,809 $4,956,401
All Time Worldwide Box Office 7,382 $4,956,401

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 24th, 1999 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence and disturbing images
Comparisons: vs. Love and Basketball
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,228 $17,868 Oct 29, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,785 $59,695 Oct 22, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,726 $125,835 Oct 15, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,302 $434,132 Oct 8, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,235 $1,002,114 Oct 1, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,122 $2,056,647 Sep 24, 1999 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 200 3.49 Sep 24, 1999 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,285 28.7% Sep 24, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,453 1,200 Sep 24, 1999 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,893 $4,956,401 Sep 24, 1999 0

Cast

   Jakob Heym
Alan Arkin    Frankfurter
Bob Balaban    Kowalsky
Zoltan Barabas    Meyer
Gregg Bello    Blumenthal
Janos Gosztonyi    Samuel
Michael Jeter    Avron
Mathieu Kassovitz   
Janos Kulka    Nathan
Mark Margolis    Fajngold
Armin Mueller-Stahl    Dr. Kirschbaum
Peter Rudolf    Roman
Liev Schreiber    Mischa
Nina Siemaszko   
Hannah Taylor-Gordon    Lina
Justus von Dohnany    Preuss

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/24 8 $2,056,647   1,200 $1,714   $2,056,647 3
1999/10/01 12 $1,002,114 -51% 1,200 $835   $3,733,923 10
1999/10/08 18 $434,132 -57% 928 $468   $4,515,222 17
1999/10/15 32 $125,835 -71% 348 $362   $4,814,101 24
1999/10/22 52 $59,695 -53% 168 $355   $4,920,625 31
1999/10/29 65 $17,868 -70% 61 $293   $4,956,401 38

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/24 8 $590,000   1,200 $492   $590,000 1
1999/09/25 8 $934,000 +58% 1,200 $778   $1,509,000 2
1999/09/26 8 $515,000 -45% 1,200 $429   $2,056,647 3
1999/09/27 8 $166,565 -68% 1,200 $139   $2,223,212 4
1999/09/28 8 $193,305 +16% 1,200 $161   $2,416,517 5
1999/09/29 9 $162,877 -16% 1,200 $136   $2,579,394 6
1999/09/30 9 $152,415 -6% 1,200 $127   $2,731,809 7
1999/10/01 13 $283,000 +86% 1,199 $236   $3,015,000 8
1999/10/02 13 $453,000 +60% 1,199 $378   $3,468,000 9
1999/10/03 12 $239,000 -47% 1,200 $199   $3,733,923 10
1999/10/04 13 $74,236 -69% 1,200 $62   $3,808,159 11
1999/10/05 12 $102,318 +38% 1,200 $85   $3,910,477 12
1999/10/06 12 $84,230 -18% 1,200 $70   $3,994,707 13
1999/10/07 12 $86,383 +3% 1,200 $72   $4,081,090 14
1999/10/08 17 $115,000 +33% 927 $124   $4,196,000 15
1999/10/09 18 $186,000 +62% 927 $201   $4,382,000 16
1999/10/10 17 $122,000 -34% 928 $131   $4,515,222 17
1999/10/11 17 $58,543 -52% 928 $63   $4,573,765 18
1999/10/12 18 $38,501 -34% 928 $41   $4,612,266 19
1999/10/13 17 $38,851 +1% 928 $42   $4,651,117 20
1999/10/14 18 $37,148 -4% 928 $40   $4,688,265 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/09/24 8 $2,731,809   1,200 $2,277   $2,731,809 7
1999/10/01 12 $1,349,281 -51% 1,200 $1,124   $4,081,090 14
1999/10/08 19 $607,176 -55% 928 $654   $4,688,266 21
1999/10/15 33 $172,664 -72% 348 $496   $4,860,930 28
1999/10/22 51 $77,603 -55% 168 $462   $4,938,533 35
1999/10/29 69 $17,868 -77% 61 $293   $4,956,401 42