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A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,287,595Details
International Box Office $10,345,675
Worldwide Box Office $14,633,270
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
39% - Rotten
Audience
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 1997 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,387 $27,601 Nov 21, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,517 $44,640 Nov 14, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,854 $186,400 Nov 7, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,311 $846,233 Oct 31, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,118 $2,007,279 Oct 24, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,390 1,207 Oct 24, 1997 3

Cast

Holly Hunter    O'Reilly
Ewan McGregor    Robert
Stanley Tucci    Elliot
Dan Hedaya    Gabriel
Tony Shalhoub    Al
   Celine
Delroy Lindo    Jackson
Ian Holm    Naville
Timothy Olyphant    Hiker
Maury Chaykin    Tod
Ian McNeice    Mayhew

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    David Arnold

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 9 $2,007,279   1,207 $1,663   $2,007,279 3
1997/10/31 16 $846,233 -58% 1,208 $701   $3,511,326 10
1997/11/07 30 $186,400 -78% 276 $675   $4,083,747 17
1997/11/14 45 $44,640 -76% 84 $531   $4,218,615 24
1997/11/21 53 $27,601 -38% 45 $613   $4,266,243 31

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 8 $725,000   1,207 $601   $725,000 1
1997/10/27 8 $170,262   1,207 $141   $2,177,541 4
1997/10/28 8 $203,578 +20% 1,207 $169   $2,381,119 5
1997/10/29 10 $149,183 -27% 1,207 $124   $2,530,302 6
1997/10/30 9 $134,698 -10% 1,207 $112   $2,665,000 7
1997/10/31 14 $155,000 +15% 0     $2,820,000 8

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/24 8 $2,665,093   1,207 $2,208   $2,665,093 7
1997/10/31 16 $1,232,254 -54% 1,208 $1,020   $3,897,347 14
1997/11/07 30 $276,628 -78% 276 $1,002   $4,173,975 21
1997/11/14 46 $64,667 -77% 84 $770   $4,238,642 28