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Kama Sutra (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,109,095Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1997 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 147 $4,109,095
Top 1997 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 29 $4,109,095
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 13,838 $2,716
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,264 $1,164
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,072 $8,350
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,017 $3,296
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 23,916 $1,636
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 6,709 $4,849
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 20,545 $1,908
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,711 $1,102
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,195 $5,843
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 14,376 $2,630
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,297 $1,163
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,869 $3,100
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 27,716 $1,392
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 8,677 $3,991
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 23,433 $1,673
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 18,859 $2,070
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,448 $1,156
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,819 $7,178
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 3,930 $4,109,095
All Time Worldwide Box Office 7,690 $4,109,095
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 469 $7,546,764
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 5,348 $7,546,764
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 621 $4,109,095
All Time Domestic Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 3,048 $4,109,095
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,038 $4,109,095

Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 28th, 1997 (Wide) by Trimark
MPAA Rating: R for strong erotic sequences, nudity and some violence
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 971 $23,664 Jun 27, 1997 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 249 $23,664 Jun 27, 1997 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 254 $1,392 Jun 27, 1997 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 981 $40,743 Jun 20, 1997 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 221 $40,743 Jun 20, 1997 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 379 $1,164 Jun 20, 1997 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,111 $48,478 Jun 13, 1997 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 226 $48,478 Jun 13, 1997 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 490 $1,102 Jun 13, 1997 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,384 $41,621 Jun 6, 1997 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 305 $41,621 Jun 6, 1997 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 482 $1,156 Jun 6, 1997 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,359 $67,444 May 30, 1997 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 270 $67,444 May 30, 1997 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 554 $1,163 May 30, 1997 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,184 $116,416 May 23, 1997 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 220 $116,416 May 23, 1997 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 235 $1,908 May 23, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,325 $129,276 May 16, 1997 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 241 $129,276 May 16, 1997 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 393 $1,636 May 16, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,504 $135,518 May 9, 1997 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 278 $135,518 May 9, 1997 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 435 $1,673 May 9, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,584 $167,667 May 2, 1997 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 298 $167,667 May 2, 1997 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 328 $2,070 May 2, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,848 $174,674 Apr 25, 1997 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 355 $174,674 Apr 25, 1997 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 152 $3,296 Apr 25, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,142 $186,744 Apr 18, 1997 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 408 $186,744 Apr 18, 1997 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 318 $2,630 Apr 18, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,534 $201,011 Apr 11, 1997 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 466 $201,011 Apr 11, 1997 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 405 $2,716 Apr 11, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,023 $223,221 Apr 4, 1997 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 516 $223,221 Apr 4, 1997 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 397 $3,100 Apr 4, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,507 $259,426 Mar 28, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 553 $259,426 Mar 28, 1997 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 350 $3,991 Mar 28, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,872 $358,816 Mar 21, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 502 $358,816 Mar 21, 1997 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 386 $4,849 Mar 21, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,623 $268,777 Mar 14, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 658 $268,777 Mar 14, 1997 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 526 $5,843 Mar 14, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,954 $287,128 Mar 7, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 660 $287,128 Mar 7, 1997 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 860 $7,178 Mar 7, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,362 $83,499 Feb 28, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,618 $83,499 Feb 28, 1997 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,792 $8,350 Feb 28, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 91 $8,350 Feb 28, 1997 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 759 $4,109,095 Feb 28, 1997 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 4,094 $4,109,095 Feb 28, 1997 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 930 71 Feb 28, 1997 0

Cast

Naveen Andrews    Raj Singh

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/02/28 43 $83,499   10 $8,350   $83,499 3
1997/03/07 26 $287,128 +244% 40 $7,178   $415,030 10
1997/03/14 27 $268,777 -6% 46 $5,843   $791,408 17
1997/03/21 26 $358,816 +33% 74 $4,849   $1,267,619 24
1997/03/28 30 $259,426 -28% 65 $3,991   $1,672,861 31
1997/04/04 27 $223,221 -14% 72 $3,100   $2,006,003 38
1997/04/11 30 $201,011 -10% 74 $2,716   $2,300,004 45
1997/04/18 30 $186,744 -7% 71 $2,630   $2,568,971 52
1997/04/25 30 $174,674 -6% 53 $3,296   $2,831,251 59
1997/05/02 29 $167,667 -4% 81 $2,070   $3,086,801 66
1997/05/09 27 $135,518 -19% 81 $1,673   $3,304,678 73
1997/05/16 28 $129,276 -5% 79 $1,636   $3,517,652 80
1997/05/23 36 $116,416 -10% 61 $1,908   $3,714,378 87
1997/05/30 36 $67,444 -42% 58 $1,163   $3,806,964 94
1997/06/06 47 $41,621 -38% 36 $1,156   $3,901,526 101
1997/06/13 43 $48,478 +16% 44 $1,102   $3,978,551 108
1997/06/20 47 $40,743 -16% 35 $1,164   $4,061,824 115
1997/06/27 51 $23,664 -42% 17 $1,392   $4,109,095 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/02/28 42 $127,902   10 $12,790   $127,902 7
1997/03/07 24 $394,729 +209% 40 $9,868   $522,631 14
1997/03/14 26 $386,172 -2% 46 $8,395   $908,803 21
1997/03/21 27 $504,632 +31% 74 $6,819   $1,413,435 28
1997/03/28 30 $369,347 -27% 65 $5,682   $1,782,782 35
1997/04/04 27 $316,211 -14% 72 $4,392   $2,098,993 42
1997/04/11 28 $283,234 -10% 74 $3,827   $2,382,227 49
1997/04/18 29 $274,350 -3% 71 $3,864   $2,656,577 56
1997/04/25 27 $262,557 -4% 53 $4,954   $2,919,134 63
1997/05/02 29 $250,026 -5% 81 $3,087   $3,169,160 70
1997/05/09 25 $219,216 -12% 81 $2,706   $3,388,376 77
1997/05/16 27 $209,586 -4% 79 $2,653   $3,597,962 84
1997/05/23 35 $141,558 -32% 61 $2,321   $3,739,520 91
1997/05/30 33 $120,385 -15% 58 $2,076   $3,859,905 98
1997/06/06 46 $70,168 -42% 36 $1,949   $3,930,073 105
1997/06/13 39 $91,008 +30% 44 $2,068   $4,021,081 112
1997/06/20 46 $64,350 -29% 35 $1,839   $4,085,431 119