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The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,801,755Details
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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 4,113 $13,801,755
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,193 $13,801,755
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,053 $13,801,755
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,238 $13,801,755
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 564 $13,801,755
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 585 $13,801,755

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 14th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG for language, innuendo, comic violence and sensuality
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre: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 10th Weekend 3,024 $29,712 Jan 16, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,210 $40,744 Jan 9, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,525 $126,227 Jan 2, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,492 $209,769 Dec 26, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,724 $110,495 Dec 19, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,311 $325,642 Dec 12, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,055 $925,485 Dec 5, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,282 $1,465,246 Nov 28, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,078 $2,938,348 Nov 21, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,080 $4,604,819 Nov 14, 1997 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 183 3.54 Nov 14, 1997 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,303 28.2% Nov 14, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,205 2,036 Nov 14, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,572 $13,801,755 Nov 14, 1997 0

Cast

   Wallace Ritchie
Peter Gallagher    James Ritchie
Alfred Molina    Boris Ivanovich, the Butcher
Joanne Whalley    Lorelei 'Lori'
Dexter Fletcher    Otto
J.E. Freeman    CIA Man

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Christopher Young

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/14 5 $4,604,819   2,036 $2,262   $4,604,819 3
1997/11/21 9 $2,938,348 -36% 2,039 $1,441   $8,574,922 10
1997/11/28 12 $1,465,246 -50% 1,588 $923   $11,212,298 17
1997/12/05 12 $925,485 -37% 1,496 $619   $12,413,817 24
1997/12/12 22 $325,642 -65% 921 $354   $12,973,205 31
1997/12/19 31 $110,495 -66% 268 $412   $13,175,411 38
1997/12/26 29 $209,769 +90% 428 $490   $13,429,947 45
1998/01/02 32 $126,227 -40% 394 $320   $13,678,426 52
1998/01/09 46 $40,744 -68% 141 $289   $13,747,783 59
1998/01/16 55 $29,712 -27% 33 $900   $13,801,755 66

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/14 5 $1,300,000   2,036 $639   $1,300,000 1
1997/11/15 5 $2,150,000 +65% 2,036 $1,056   $3,450,000 2
1997/11/16 5 $1,153,000 -46% 2,036 $566   $4,604,819 3
1997/11/17 5 $242,311 -79% 2,036 $119   $4,847,130 4
1997/11/18 5 $292,782 +21% 2,036 $144   $5,139,912 5
1997/11/19 5 $252,897 -14% 2,036 $124   $5,392,809 6
1997/11/20 5 $243,765 -4% 2,036 $120   $5,636,574 7
1997/11/21 9 $900,000 +269% 2,039 $441   $6,537,000 8
1997/11/22 9 $1,310,000 +46% 2,039 $642   $7,847,000 9
1997/11/23 9 $700,000 -47% 2,039 $343   $8,575,000 10
1997/11/24 9 $176,170 -75% 2,039 $86   $8,751,092 11
1997/11/25 10 $259,047 +47% 2,039 $127   $9,010,139 12
1997/12/05 10 $305,000   1,496 $204   $11,793,000 22

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/14 5 $5,636,574   2,036 $2,768   $5,636,574 7
1997/11/21 9 $4,110,478 -27% 2,039 $2,016   $9,747,052 14
1997/11/28 14 $1,741,280 -58% 1,588 $1,097   $11,488,332 21
1997/12/05 13 $1,159,231 -33% 1,496 $775   $12,647,563 28
1997/12/12 23 $417,353 -64% 921 $453   $13,064,916 35
1997/12/19 34 $155,262 -63% 268 $579   $13,220,178 42
1997/12/26 28 $332,021 +114% 428 $776   $13,552,199 49
1998/01/02 41 $154,840 -53% 394 $393   $13,707,039 56
1998/01/09 44 $65,004 -58% 141 $461   $13,772,043 63