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Jakob the Liar (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,956,401Details
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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
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,171 $17,868 Oct 29, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,738 $59,695 Oct 22, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,675 $125,835 Oct 15, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,261 $434,132 Oct 8, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,199 $1,002,114 Oct 1, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,086 $2,056,647 Sep 24, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,417 1,200 Sep 24, 1999 3

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

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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