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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,078,937Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,919 $25,078,937
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,825 $25,078,937
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 93 $25,078,937
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 910 $25,078,937
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,183 $25,078,937
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 443 $25,078,937
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 483 $25,078,937

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 21st, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for language and brief violence
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,449 $83,308 Feb 13, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 283 $83,308 Feb 13, 1998 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,108 $700 Feb 13, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 805 $253,092 Feb 6, 1998 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 143 $253,092 Feb 6, 1998 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,602 $501 Feb 6, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 570 $476,367 Jan 30, 1998 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 96 $476,367 Jan 30, 1998 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,387 $713 Jan 30, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,066 $28,064 Jan 23, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 811 $28,064 Jan 23, 1998 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,768 $597 Jan 23, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,911 $56,787 Jan 16, 1998 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 684 $56,787 Jan 16, 1998 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,426 $887 Jan 16, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,517 $127,164 Jan 9, 1998 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 511 $127,164 Jan 9, 1998 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,185 $573 Jan 9, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,720 $493,621 Jan 2, 1998 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 241 $493,621 Jan 2, 1998 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,957 $888 Jan 2, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,176 $540,526 Dec 26, 1997 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 258 $540,526 Dec 26, 1997 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,078 $972 Dec 26, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,567 $738,754 Dec 19, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 249 $738,754 Dec 19, 1997 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,778 $727 Dec 19, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,416 $1,646,217 Dec 12, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 130 $1,646,217 Dec 12, 1997 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,444 $1,255 Dec 12, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,337 $2,946,639 Dec 5, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 45 $2,946,639 Dec 5, 1997 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,930 $2,335 Dec 5, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,080 $5,327,105 Nov 28, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 9 $5,327,105 Nov 28, 1997 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,411 $4,933 Nov 28, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,893 $5,233,658 Nov 21, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 22 $5,233,658 Nov 21, 1997 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,482 $6,352 Nov 21, 1997 3
Theater Average Limited Release 4,631 $6,352 Nov 21, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 143 $6,352 Nov 21, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,623 $25,078,937 Nov 21, 1997 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 267 488 Nov 21, 1997 0

Cast

   Jim Williams
   John Kelso
   Minerva
   Mandy Nichols
   Chablis Deveau
Jack Thompson    Sonny Seiler
Jude Law    Billy Hanson
Geoffrey Lewis    Luther Driggers
Paul Hipp    Joe Odom
Dorothy Loudon    Serena Dawes
Anne Haney    Margaret Williams
Kim Hunter    Betty Harty
Richard Herd    Henry Skerridge
Leon Rippy    Detective Boone
Bob Gunton    Finley Largent
Michael O'Hagan    Geza Von Habsburg
Gary Anthony Williams    Bus Driver
Tim Black    Jeff Braswell
Muriel Moore    Mrs. Baxter
Sonny Seiler    Judge White
Terry Rhoads    Assistant D.A.
Victor Brandt    Baliff
Patricia Herd    Juror
Nick Gillie    Juror
Patrika Darbo    Sara Warren
J. Patrick McCormack    Doctor
Emma Kelly    Herself
Tyrone Lee Weaver    Ellis
Greg Goossen    Prison Cell Lunatic
Shannon Eubanks    Mrs. Hamilton
Virginia Duncan    Card Club Woman
Rhoda Griffis    Card Club Woman
Judith Robinson    Card Club Woman
Jo Ann Pflug    Cynthia Vaughn
James Moody    Mr. Glover
John Duncan    Gentleman in Park
Bess S. Thompson    Pretty Girl
Jin Hi Soucy    Receptionist
Michael Rosenbaum    George Tucker
Dan Biggers    Harry Cram
Georgia Allen    Lucille Wright
Collin Wilcox Paxton    Woman at Party
Charles Black    Alpha
Aleta Mitchell    Alphabette
Michael Kevin Harry    Phillip
Dorothy Kingery    Jim Williams' Sister
Amanda Kingery    Jim Williams' Niece Amanda
Susan Kingery    Jim Williams' Niece Susan
Ted Manson    Passer-by
Margaret R. Davis    Ruth
Danny Nelson    Senator
Bree Luck    Woman at Club
Ann Cusack    Delivery Woman
Jerry Spence    Hairdresser

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    John Lee Hancock
Based on the Book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" By    John Berendt
Producer    Clint Eastwood
Producer    Arnold Stiefel
Executive Producer    Anita Zuckerman
Production Designer    Henry Bumstead
Editor    Joel Cox
Composer    Lennie Niehaus
Director of Photography    Jack N. Green
Co-Producer    Tom Rooker
Associate Producer    Michael Maurer
Assistant Director    Robert Lorenz
Production Manager    Michael Maurer
Art Director    Jack G. Taylor, Jr
Art Director    James J. Murakami
Set Decorator    Richard Goddard
Set Decorator    John Anderson
Special Effects Coordinator    Joe Pancake
Special Effects Coordinator    Steve Riley
Special Effects    Ken Ebert
Special Effects    Jim Jolley
Special Effects    Tim Moran
Special Effects    Francis Pennington
Costume Supervisor    Deborah Hopper
Sound Mixer    Willie Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin E. Carpenter
Re-recording Mixer    David Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    Alan Robert Murray
Supervising Sound Editor    Bub Asman
Sound Effects Editor    Mike Dobie
Sound Effects Editor    Gary Krivacek
Sound Effects Editor    Doug Jackson
Sound Effects Editor    Jay Wilkinson
Sound Effects Editor    Adam Johnston
Sound Effects Editor    Jayme Parker
Supervising Dialogue Editor    Lucy Coldsnow
Dialogue Editor    Constance A. Kazmer
Dialogue Editor    Samuel C. Crutcher
Dialogue Editor    Karen Spangenberg
Dialogue Editor    Bruce Richardson
Dialogue Editor    John F. Reynolds
Dialogue Editor    Patrick Foley
Music Editor    Don Harris
Make up    Tania McComas
Hairstylist    Carol A. O'Connell
Casting Director    Phyllis Huffman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/21 6 $5,233,658   824 $6,352   $5,233,658 3
1997/11/28 7 $5,327,105 +2% 1,080 $4,933   $13,540,439 10
1997/12/05 6 $2,946,639 -45% 1,262 $2,335   $17,803,033 17
1997/12/12 10 $1,646,217 -44% 1,312 $1,255   $20,431,431 24
1997/12/19 13 $738,754 -55% 1,016 $727   $21,819,011 31
1997/12/26 19 $540,526 -27% 556 $972   $22,769,192 38
1998/01/02 20 $493,621 -9% 556 $888   $23,616,463 45
1998/01/09 30 $127,164 -74% 222 $573   $23,881,224 52
1998/01/16 47 $56,787 -55% 64 $887   $23,979,419 59
1998/01/23 56 $28,064 -51% 47 $597   $24,021,049 66
1998/01/30 22 $476,367 +1,597% 668 $713   $24,511,944 73
1998/02/06 28 $253,092 -47% 505 $501   $24,932,457 80
1998/02/13 49 $83,308 -67% 119 $700   $25,078,937 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/21 5 $1,560,000   824 $1,893   $1,560,000 1
1997/11/22 6 $2,205,000 +41% 824 $2,676   $3,765,000 2
1997/11/23 6 $1,402,000 -36% 824 $1,701   $5,234,000 3
1997/11/24 5 $426,024 -70% 824 $517   $5,659,682 4
1997/11/25 6 $493,936 +16% 824 $599   $6,153,618 5
1997/11/26 7 $805,382 +63% 1,080 $746   $6,959,000 6
1997/11/27 7 $1,255,000 +56% 1,080 $1,162   $8,214,000 7
1997/11/28 7 $2,005,000 +60% 1,080 $1,856   $10,219,000 8
1997/11/29 7 $2,150,000 +7% 1,080 $1,991   $12,369,000 9
1997/11/30 8 $1,173,000 -45% 1,080 $1,086   $13,540,439 10
1997/12/01 6 $307,935 -74% 1,080 $285   $13,848,374 11
1997/12/02 6 $361,118 +17% 1,080 $334   $14,209,492 12
1997/12/03 6 $321,999 -11% 1,080 $298   $14,531,491 13
1997/12/04 6 $324,903 +1% 1,080 $301   $14,856,394 14
1997/12/05 6 $870,000 +168% 1,262 $689   $15,726,000 15
1997/12/06 6 $1,337,000 +54% 1,262 $1,059   $17,063,000 16
1997/12/07 7 $740,000 -45% 1,262 $586   $17,803,033 17
1997/12/08 6 $231,156 -69% 1,262 $183   $18,034,189 18
1997/12/09 5 $273,140 +18% 1,262 $216   $18,307,329 19
1997/12/10 5 $238,022 -13% 1,262 $189   $18,545,351 20
1997/12/11 6 $239,863 +1% 1,262 $190   $18,785,214 21
1997/12/12 10 $485,000 +102% 1,312 $370   $19,270,000 22
1997/12/13 10 $725,000 +49% 1,312 $553   $19,995,000 23
1997/12/14 10 $433,000 -40% 1,312 $330   $20,431,000 24
1997/12/15 10 $146,174 -66% 1,312 $111   $20,577,605 25
1997/12/16 9 $187,248 +28% 1,312 $143   $20,764,738 26
1997/12/17 10 $156,440 -16% 1,312 $119   $20,921,178 27

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/21 5 $8,213,334   824 $9,968   $8,213,334 7
1997/11/28 7 $6,643,060 -19% 1,080 $6,151   $14,856,394 14
1997/12/05 7 $3,928,820 -41% 1,262 $3,113   $18,785,214 21
1997/12/12 10 $2,295,043 -42% 1,312 $1,749   $21,080,257 28
1997/12/19 14 $1,148,409 -50% 1,016 $1,130   $22,228,666 35
1997/12/26 20 $894,176 -22% 556 $1,608   $23,122,842 42
1998/01/02 26 $631,218 -29% 556 $1,135   $23,754,060 49
1998/01/09 30 $168,572 -73% 222 $759   $23,922,632 56
1998/01/16 48 $70,353 -58% 64 $1,099   $23,992,985 63
1998/01/23 54 $42,592 -39% 47 $906   $24,035,577 70
1998/01/30 22 $643,788 +1,412% 668 $964   $24,679,365 77
1998/02/06 29 $316,264 -51% 505 $626   $24,995,629 84