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Love Jones (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,554,569Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
67% - Fresh
Audience
97% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1997 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office 108 $12,554,569
Top 1997 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 104 $12,554,569
Top 1997 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 11 $12,554,569
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 34,494 $1,067
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 57,578 $327
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 6,848 $4,767
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,404 $1,114
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,126 $1,170
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 51,493 $512
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 28,443 $1,352
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 41,479 $813
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 22,994 $1,705
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 34,608 $1,062
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,829 $3,108
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 32,945 $1,134
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 29,338 $1,304
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 39,460 $882
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,619 $1,584
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,377 $12,554,569
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 151 $23,057,736
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 3,806 $23,057,736
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 226 $12,554,569
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,299 $12,554,569

Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 14th, 1997 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for language and sexuality
Comparisons: vs. The Ultimate Gift
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 362 $34,803 Aug 15, 1997 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 95 $34,803 Aug 15, 1997 157
Highest Theater Average 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 417 $512 Aug 15, 1997 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 292 $72,358 Aug 8, 1997 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 61 $72,358 Aug 8, 1997 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 585 $327 Aug 8, 1997 150
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,034 $28,680 Jun 6, 1997 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 524 $28,680 Jun 6, 1997 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 697 $1,062 Jun 6, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,155 $39,765 May 30, 1997 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 508 $39,765 May 30, 1997 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 696 $1,170 May 30, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,112 $65,180 May 23, 1997 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 469 $65,180 May 23, 1997 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 678 $1,304 May 23, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,401 $67,018 May 16, 1997 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 527 $67,018 May 16, 1997 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,274 $882 May 16, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,640 $74,721 May 9, 1997 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 587 $74,721 May 9, 1997 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,163 $1,067 May 9, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,799 $97,481 May 2, 1997 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 603 $97,481 May 2, 1997 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,297 $1,134 May 2, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,858 $145,991 Apr 25, 1997 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 573 $145,991 Apr 25, 1997 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,600 $1,114 Apr 25, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,050 $217,154 Apr 18, 1997 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 531 $217,154 Apr 18, 1997 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,317 $813 Apr 18, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,201 $366,337 Apr 11, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 441 $366,337 Apr 11, 1997 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,859 $1,352 Apr 11, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,326 $665,107 Apr 4, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 299 $665,107 Apr 4, 1997 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,009 $1,584 Apr 4, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,607 $1,099,527 Mar 28, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 201 $1,099,527 Mar 28, 1997 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,517 $1,705 Mar 28, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,299 $2,551,763 Mar 21, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 53 $2,551,763 Mar 21, 1997 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,286 $3,108 Mar 21, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,322 $3,908,725 Mar 14, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 37 $3,908,725 Mar 14, 1997 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,240 $4,767 Mar 14, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 201 $4,767 Mar 14, 1997 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 222 $12,554,569 Mar 14, 1997 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 2,731 $12,554,569 Mar 14, 1997 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 4,189 1 Mar 14, 1997 0

Cast

Bill Bellamy    Hollywood
Larenz Tate    Darius Lovehall
Nia Long    Nina Mosley
Isaiah Washington    Savon Garrison
Lisa Nicole Carson    Josie Nichols

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/03/14 6 $3,908,725   820 $4,767   $3,908,725 3
1997/03/21 8 $2,551,763 -35% 821 $3,108   $7,511,075 10
1997/03/28 14 $1,099,527 -57% 645 $1,705   $9,343,224 17
1997/04/04 20 $665,107 -40% 420 $1,584   $10,451,536 24
1997/04/11 22 $366,337 -45% 271 $1,352   $11,014,267 31
1997/04/18 27 $217,154 -41% 267 $813   $11,340,584 38
1997/04/25 32 $145,991 -33% 131 $1,114   $11,560,836 45
1997/05/02 35 $97,481 -33% 86 $1,134   $11,712,855 52
1997/05/09 36 $74,721 -23% 70 $1,067   $11,821,540 59
1997/05/16 40 $67,018 -10% 76 $882   $11,915,599 66
1997/05/23 47 $65,180 -3% 50 $1,304   $12,006,816 73
1997/05/30 48 $39,765 -39% 34 $1,170   $12,061,896 80
1997/06/06 53 $28,680 -28% 27 $1,062   $12,106,482 87
1997/08/08 40 $72,358   221 $327   $12,332,605 150
1997/08/15 53 $34,803 -52% 68 $512   $12,514,138 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/03/14 7 $4,959,312   820 $6,048   $4,959,312 7
1997/03/21 11 $3,284,385 -34% 821 $4,000   $8,243,697 14
1997/03/28 15 $1,542,732 -53% 645 $2,392   $9,786,429 21
1997/04/04 19 $861,501 -44% 420 $2,051   $10,647,930 28
1997/04/11 22 $475,500 -45% 271 $1,755   $11,123,430 35
1997/04/18 27 $291,415 -39% 267 $1,091   $11,414,845 42
1997/04/25 31 $200,529 -31% 131 $1,531   $11,615,374 49
1997/05/02 35 $131,445 -34% 86 $1,528   $11,746,819 56
1997/05/09 38 $101,762 -23% 70 $1,454   $11,848,581 63
1997/05/16 41 $93,055 -9% 76 $1,224   $11,941,636 70
1997/05/23 43 $80,495 -13% 50 $1,610   $12,022,131 77
1997/05/30 47 $55,671 -31% 34 $1,637   $12,077,802 84
1997/08/08 33 $219,088   221 $991   $12,479,335 154