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The Love Letter (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,322,608Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,017 $8,322,608
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,304 $8,322,608
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 330 $8,322,608

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: May 21st, 1999 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: November 23rd, 1999 by Dreamworks Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 on appeal for some sensuality, nudity and strong language (previously rated R)
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,195 $41,497 Jul 16, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 804 $41,497 Jul 16, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,500 $250 Jul 16, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,809 $97,033 Jul 9, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 607 $97,033 Jul 9, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,668 $285 Jul 9, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,031 $43,690 Jul 2, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,046 $43,690 Jul 2, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,632 $502 Jul 2, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,701 $113,651 Jun 25, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 791 $113,651 Jun 25, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,993 $422 Jun 25, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,700 $210,610 Jun 18, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 642 $210,610 Jun 18, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,317 $383 Jun 18, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,503 $551,747 Jun 11, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 352 $551,747 Jun 11, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,236 $716 Jun 11, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,917 $768,296 Jun 4, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 289 $768,296 Jun 4, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,500 $940 Jun 4, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,941 $1,439,242 May 28, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 137 $1,439,242 May 28, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,380 $1,843 May 28, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,842 $2,692,819 May 21, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 80 $2,692,819 May 21, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,033 $3,502 May 21, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 10,285 $3,502 May 21, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 468 $3,502 May 21, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 367 $8,322,608 May 21, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,276 $8,322,608 May 21, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,176 48 May 21, 1999 0

Cast

Kate Capshaw    Helen
Blythe Danner    Lillian MacFarquhar
Gloria Stuart    Eleanor MacFarquhar
Ellen DeGeneres    Janet Hall
Geraldine McEwan    Mrs. Scattergoods
Tom Everett Scott    Johnny
Tom Selleck    George Mathias
Bill Buell    Officer Dan
Alice Drummond    Postal Clerk
Erik Jensen    Ray
Patrick Donnelly    Bookstore Customer
Margaret Ann Brady    Selma
Jessica Capshaw    Kelly
Walter Covell    Post Office Customer
Lucas Hall    Garbage Man
Jack Black    Fisherman (uncredited)

Production and Technical Credits

Supervising Sound Editor    Victoria Sampson

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/21 5 $2,692,819   769 $3,502   $2,692,819 3
1999/05/28 10 $1,439,242 -47% 781 $1,843   $5,111,905 10
1999/06/04 13 $768,296 -47% 817 $940   $6,234,097 17
1999/06/11 14 $551,747 -28% 771 $716   $7,184,321 24
1999/06/18 24 $210,610 -62% 550 $383   $7,688,439 31
1999/06/25 32 $113,651 -46% 269 $422   $7,958,808 38
1999/07/02 55 $43,690 -62% 87 $502   $8,068,519 45
1999/07/09 38 $97,033 +122% 341 $285   $8,179,424 52
1999/07/16 54 $41,497 -57% 166 $250   $8,276,228 59

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/21 4 $810,000   769 $1,053   $810,000 1
1999/05/22 5 $1,140,000 +41% 769 $1,482   $1,950,000 2
1999/05/23 5 $761,000 -33% 769 $990   $2,692,819 3
1999/05/24 6 $259,504 -66% 769 $337   $2,952,323 4
1999/05/25 6 $245,476 -5% 769 $319   $3,197,799 5
1999/05/26 6 $241,376 -2% 769 $314   $3,439,175 6
1999/05/27 6 $233,825 -3% 769 $304   $3,673,000 7
1999/05/28 9 $290,000 +24% 769 $377   $3,963,000 8
1999/05/29 7 $647,000 +123% 769 $841   $4,610,000 9
1999/05/30 10 $390,000 -40% 769 $507   $5,000,000 10
1999/05/31 10 $345,497 -11% 769 $449   $5,111,905 11
1999/06/01 10 $113,714 -67% 769 $148   $5,225,619 12
1999/06/02 9 $116,706 +3% 769 $152   $5,342,325 13
1999/06/03 9 $123,467 +6% 769 $161   $5,465,801 14
1999/06/07 13 $89,659   817 $110   $6,323,756 18
1999/06/08 11 $110,736 +24% 817 $136   $6,434,492 19
1999/06/09 10 $105,371 -5% 817 $129   $6,539,863 20
1999/06/10 12 $92,711 -12% 817 $113   $6,632,574 21
1999/06/13 13 $160,000   771 $208   $7,184,321 24
1999/06/14 14 $66,709 -58% 771 $87   $7,251,030 25
1999/06/15 13 $72,301 +8% 771 $94   $7,323,331 26
1999/06/16 13 $75,066 +4% 771 $97   $7,398,397 27
1999/06/17 12 $79,432 +6% 771 $103   $7,477,829 28
1999/06/20 19 $61,000   550 $111   $7,688,439 31
1999/06/21 17 $31,698 -48% 550 $58   $7,720,137 32
1999/06/22 17 $40,713 +28% 550 $74   $7,760,850 33
1999/06/23 15 $39,605 -3% 550 $72   $7,800,455 34
1999/06/24 15 $44,702 +13% 550 $81   $7,845,157 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/21 6 $3,672,663   769 $4,776   $3,672,663 7
1999/05/28 10 $1,793,138 -51% 781 $2,296   $5,465,801 14
1999/06/04 12 $1,166,773 -35% 817 $1,428   $6,632,574 21
1999/06/11 13 $845,255 -28% 771 $1,096   $7,477,829 28
1999/06/18 21 $367,328 -57% 550 $668   $7,845,157 35
1999/06/25 33 $179,672 -51% 269 $668   $8,024,829 42
1999/07/02 55 $57,562 -68% 87 $662   $8,082,391 49
1999/07/09 40 $152,340 +165% 341 $447   $8,234,731 56