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Magnolia (1999)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,450,975Details
International Box Office $25,995,827
Worldwide Box Office $48,446,802
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
84% - Certified Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$37,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 17th, 1999 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for strong language, drug use, sexuality and violence
Running Time: 189 minutes
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Keywords: Terminal Illness
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Joanne Seller, Ghoulardi Film Company
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 694 $6,034 May 12, 2000 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 742 $9,474 May 5, 2000 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 661 $24,931 Apr 28, 2000 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 877 $17,448 Apr 21, 2000 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 996 $21,643 Apr 14, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,138 $26,242 Apr 7, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,097 $50,005 Mar 31, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,005 $86,773 Mar 24, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,237 $78,592 Mar 17, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,389 $88,317 Mar 10, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,336 $125,563 Mar 3, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,051 $224,692 Feb 25, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 765 $447,773 Feb 18, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 657 $797,330 Feb 11, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 660 $1,290,415 Feb 4, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 804 $1,586,327 Jan 28, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 951 $2,109,687 Jan 21, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 768 $3,902,759 Jan 14, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 754 $5,694,588 Jan 7, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,964 $158,148 Dec 31, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,474 $128,706 Dec 24, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,517 $193,604 Dec 17, 1999 3

Cast

Jeremy Blackman    Stanley Spector
Tom Cruise    Frank T.J. Mackey
Melinda Dillon    Rose Gator
Philip Baker Hall    Jimmy Gator
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Phil Parma
Ricky Jay    Burt Ramsey
William H. Macy    Donnie Smith
Alfred Molina    Solomon Solomon
Julianne Moore    Linda Partridge
John C. Reilly    Jim Kurring
Jason Robards, Jr.    Earl Partridge
Melora Walters    Claudia Wilson Gator
April Grace    Gwenovier
Michael Murphy    Alan Kligman, Esq.
Michael Bowen    Rick Spector
Henry Gibson    Thurston Howell
Felicity Huffman    Cynthia
Emmanuel Johnson    Dixon
Don McManus    Dr. Landon
Eileen Ryan    Mary
Danny Wells    Dick Jennings
Pat Healy    Sir Edmund William Godfrey
Genevieve Zweig    Mrs. Godfrey
Mark Flannagan    Joseph Green
Neil Flynn    Stanley Berry
Rod McLachlan    Daniel Hill
Allan Graf    Firefighter
Patton Oswalt    Delmer Darion
Raymond Gonzales    Reno Security Guard
Brad Hunt    Craig Hansen
Jim Meskimen    Forensic Scientist
Chris O'Hara    Sydney Barringer
Clement Blake    Arthur Barringer
Frank Elmore    1958 Detective
John Kraft Seitz    1958 Policeman
Cory Buck    Young Boy
Tim Soronen    Infomercial Guy
Jim Ortlieb    Middle Aged Guy
Thomas Jane    Young Jimmy Gator
Holly Houston    Jimmy's Showgirl
Benjamin Niedens    Little Donnie Smith
Veronica Hart    Dentist Nurse #1
Melissa Spell    Dentist Nurse #2
James Kiriyama-Lem    Dr. Lee
Jake Cross    Pedestrian #1
Charlie Scott    Pedestrian #2
Juan Medrano    Nurse Juan
John Pritchett    Police Captain
Cleo King    Marcie
Michael Shamus Wiles    Captain Muffy
Jason Andrews    Doc
John S. Davies    Cameraman
Kevin Breznahan    Geoff/Seminar Guy
Miguel Perez    Avi Solomon
David Masuda    Coroner Man
Neil Pepe    Officer #1
Lionel Mark Smith    Detective
Annette Helde    Coroner Woman
Lynne Lerner    Librarian
Scott Burkett    WDKK Page #1
Bob Brewer    Richard's Dad
Julie Brewer    Richard's Mom
Nancy Marston    Julia's Mom
Maurey Marston    Julia's Dad
Jamala Gaither    WDKK P.A.
Amy Brown    WDKK Page #2
Meagan Fay    Dr. Diane
Patricia Forte    Mim
Patrick Warren    Todd Geronimo
Orlando Jones    Worm
Virginia Pereira    Pink Dot Girl
Craig Kvinsland    Brad The Bartender
Patricia Scanlon    Cocktail Waitress
Natalie Marston    Julia
Bobby Brewer    Richard
Clark Gregg    WDKK Floor Director
Art Frankel    Old Pharmacist
Matt Gerald    Officer #2
Guillermo Melgarejo    Pink Dot Guy
Paul F. Tompkins    Chad [Seduce & Destroy]
Mary Lynn Rajskub    Janet [Frank's Assistant]
Jim Beaver    Smiling Peanut Patron #1
Ezra Buzzington    Smiling Peanut Patron #2
Denise Woolfork    Smiling Peanut Patron #3
Bob Downey Sr.    WDKK Show Director
William Mapother    WDKK Director's Assistant
Larry Ballard    WDKK Medic
Brett Higgins    Mackey Disciple Twin #1
Michael Phillips    Mackey Disciple In Middle
Lillian Adams    Donnie's Old Neighbor
Steven Bush    Paramedic #1
Mike Massa    Paramedic #2
Dale Gibson    Paramedic #3
Scott Alan Smith    ER Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Paul Thomas Anderson
Producer    Paul Thomas Anderson
Producer    Joanne Sellar
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Executive Producer    Lynn Harris
Production Designer    William Arnold
Production Designer    Mark Bridges
Editor    Dylan Tichenor
Composer    Aimee Mann
Director of Photography    Robert Elswit
Co-Producer    Daniel Lupi
Associate Producer    Dylan Tichenor
Assistant Director    Adam Druxman
Unit Production Manager    Daniel Lupi
Production Supervisor    Craig Markey
Set Decorator    Chris Spellman
Visual Effects Supervisor    Joe Letteri
Animation Supervisor    Paul Griffin
Frog Effects    Steve Johnson
Special Effects Supervisor    Lou Carlucci
Special Effects Supervisor    Dan Rebert
Costume Designer    Mark Bridges
Costume Supervisor    Karla Stevens
Sound Mixer    John Pritchett
Re-recording Mixer    Robert J. Litt
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Semanick
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Herbick
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard King
Sound Effects Editor    Hamilton Sterling
Sound Designer    Richard King
Dialogue Editor    Michael Haight
Dialogue Editor    James Matheny
Dialogue Editor    Hugo Weng
Music Editor    Paul Rabjohns
Make up    Tina K. Roesler
Hairstylist    Kelvin Trahan
Hairstylist    Rita Troy
Song Writer    Jon Brion
Casting Director    Cassandra Kulukundis
Stunt Coordinator    Webster Whinery

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/17 22 $193,604   7 $27,658   $193,604 3
1999/12/24 30 $128,706 -34% 9 $14,301   $434,196 10
1999/12/31 33 $158,148 +23% 9 $17,572   $764,945 17
2000/01/07 7 $5,694,588 +3,501% 1,034 $5,507   $6,610,047 24
2000/01/14 12 $3,902,759 -31% 1,038 $3,760   $12,247,305 31
2000/01/21 15 $2,109,687 -46% 1,077 $1,959   $15,063,338 38
2000/01/28 15 $1,586,327 -25% 1,086 $1,461   $17,438,194 45
2000/02/04 15 $1,290,415 -19% 829 $1,557   $19,300,617 52
2000/02/11 19 $797,330 -38% 497 $1,604   $20,480,965 59
2000/02/18 26 $447,773 -44% 287 $1,560   $18,274,085 66
2000/02/25 28 $224,692 -50% 169 $1,330   $21,570,650 73
2000/03/03 41 $125,563 -44% 79 $1,589   $21,759,902 80
2000/03/10 45 $88,317 -30% 56 $1,577   $21,903,515 87
2000/03/17 46 $78,592 -11% 53 $1,483   $22,039,264 94
2000/03/24 45 $86,773 +10% 61 $1,423   $22,170,358 101
2000/03/31 50 $50,005 -42% 41 $1,220   $22,259,838 108
2000/04/07 67 $26,242 -48% 36 $729   $22,310,224 115
2000/04/14 70 $21,643 -18% 21 $1,031   $22,348,598 122
2000/04/21 79 $17,448 -19% 21 $831   $22,379,901 129
2000/04/28 70 $24,931 +43% 17 $1,467   $22,416,146 136
2000/05/05 88 $9,474 -62% 14 $677   $22,437,122 143
2000/05/12 97 $6,034 -36% 10 $603   $22,450,975 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/19 20 $65,000   7 $9,286   $193,604 3
2000/01/06 20 $38,118   9 $4,235   $916,790 21
2000/01/07 6 $1,716,000 +4,402% 1,035 $1,658   $2,633,000 22
2000/01/08 8 $2,417,000 +41% 1,035 $2,335   $5,050,000 23
2000/01/09 7 $1,506,000 -38% 1,034 $1,456   $6,610,047 24
2000/01/10 6 $439,142 -71% 1,034 $425   $7,049,189 25
2000/01/11 5 $474,684 +8% 1,034 $459   $7,523,873 26
2000/01/12 7 $405,481 -15% 1,034 $392   $7,929,354 27
2000/01/13 7 $369,085 -9% 1,034 $357   $8,298,439 28
2000/01/14 11 $923,000 +150% 1,034 $893   $9,221,439 29
2000/01/15 11 $1,502,000 +63% 1,040 $1,444   $10,723,439 30
2000/01/16 13 $1,012,407 -33% 1,040 $973   $11,735,846 31
2000/01/17 13 $511,459 -49% 1,038 $493   $12,247,305 32
2000/01/18 11 $255,425 -50% 1,038 $246   $12,502,731 33
2000/01/19 10 $229,986 -10% 1,038 $222   $12,732,717 34
2000/01/20 10 $214,744 -7% 1,038 $207   $12,947,461 35
2000/01/23 14 $539,000   1,077 $500   $15,063,338 38
2000/01/24 13 $198,594 -63% 1,077 $184   $15,261,932 39
2000/01/25 10 $240,213 +21% 1,077 $223   $15,502,145 40
2000/01/26 11 $191,098 -20% 1,077 $177   $15,693,243 41
2000/01/27 11 $184,000 -4% 1,077 $171   $15,877,000 42
2000/01/30 15 $297,000   1,086 $273   $17,438,194 45
2000/01/31 14 $141,809 -52% 1,086 $131   $17,580,003 46
2000/02/01 12 $160,884 +13% 1,086 $148   $17,740,887 47
2000/02/02 13 $149,089 -7% 1,086 $137   $17,883,976 48
2000/02/03 13 $137,000 -8% 1,086 $126   $18,021,000 49
2000/02/06 14 $336,000   829 $405   $19,301,000 52
2000/02/07 14 $83,324 -75% 829 $101   $19,383,941 53
2000/02/08 13 $111,966 +34% 829 $135   $19,495,907 54
2000/02/09 14 $95,466 -15% 829 $115   $19,591,373 55
2000/02/10 14 $95,131 n/c 829 $115   $19,686,504 56
2000/02/13 17 $209,000   497 $421   $20,480,965 59
2000/02/14 17 $88,890 -57% 497 $179   $20,569,855 60
2000/02/15 15 $77,694 -13% 497 $156   $20,647,549 61
2000/02/16 15 $71,438 -8% 497 $144   $20,718,987 62
2000/02/17 16 $66,837 -6% 497 $134   $20,785,824 63
2000/02/22 20 $46,569   287 $162   $21,278,902 68
2000/02/23 20 $36,766 -21% 287 $128   $21,315,668 69

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/17 22 $305,490   7 $43,641   $305,490 7
1999/12/24 31 $301,307 -1% 9 $33,479   $606,797 14
1999/12/31 31 $308,662 +2% 9 $34,296   $915,459 21
2000/01/07 7 $7,429,087 +2,307% 1,034 $7,185   $8,344,546 28
2000/01/14 12 $4,609,105 -38% 1,038 $4,440   $12,953,651 35
2000/01/21 15 $2,898,216 -37% 1,077 $2,691   $15,851,867 42
2000/01/28 15 $2,158,335 -26% 1,086 $1,987   $18,010,202 49
2000/02/04 15 $1,673,433 -22% 829 $2,019   $19,683,635 56
2000/02/18 13 $3,519,646   287 $12,264   $21,345,958 70
2000/02/25 29 $288,381 -92% 169 $1,706   $21,634,339 77
2000/03/03 39 $180,859 -37% 79 $2,289   $21,815,198 84
2000/03/10 44 $145,474 -20% 56 $2,598   $21,960,672 91
2000/03/17 46 $122,913 -16% 53 $2,319   $22,083,585 98
2000/03/24 44 $126,248 +3% 61 $2,070   $22,209,833 105
2000/03/31 48 $74,149 -41% 41 $1,809   $22,283,982 112
2000/04/07 65 $42,973 -42% 36 $1,194   $22,326,955 119
2000/04/14 69 $35,498 -17% 21 $1,690   $22,362,453 126
2000/04/21 73 $28,762 -19% 21 $1,370   $22,391,215 133
2000/04/28 68 $36,433 +27% 17 $2,143   $22,427,648 140
2000/05/05 78 $17,293 -53% 14 $1,235   $22,444,941 147
2000/05/12 100 $6,034 -65% 10 $603   $22,450,975 154