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The Love Letter (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,322,608Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,097 $8,322,608
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,503 $8,322,608
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 301-400) 335 $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)
Comparisons: vs. The Perfect Match
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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 Opening Weekend Limited Release 82 $2,692,819 May 21, 1999 3

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 GrossWeek
1999/05/21 5 $2,692,819   769 $3,502   $2,692,819 1
1999/05/28 10 $1,439,242 -47% 781 $1,843   $5,111,905 2
1999/06/04 13 $768,296 -47% 817 $940   $6,234,097 3
1999/06/11 14 $551,747 -28% 771 $716   $7,184,321 4
1999/06/18 24 $210,610 -62% 550 $383   $7,688,439 5
1999/06/25 32 $113,651 -46% 269 $422   $7,958,808 6
1999/07/02 55 $43,690 -62% 87 $502   $8,068,519 7
1999/07/09 38 $97,033 +122% 341 $285   $8,179,424 8
1999/07/16 54 $41,497 -57% 166 $250   $8,276,228 9

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

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