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Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,632,037Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,602 $50,632,037
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,474 $50,632,037
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 88 $50,632,037
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $50,632,037

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for some menacing action violence and mild language
Comparisons: vs. King Kong
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Keywords: Animal Lead
Source:Remake
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,450 $50,001,198 Mar 12, 1999 80
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 245 $7,998,223 Jan 15, 1999 24
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 192 $5,590,688 Jan 15, 1999 24
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 146 $9,794,709 Jan 15, 1999 24
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 168 $8,119,749 Jan 1, 1999 10
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 155 $14,225,545 Jan 1, 1999 10
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 112 $10,602,042 Dec 25, 1998 3
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 97 $20,119,014 Dec 25, 1998 3
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 48 $10,602,042 Dec 25, 1998 3
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 40 $20,119,014 Dec 25, 1998 3

Cast

Charlize Theron    Jill Young
Bill Paxton    Gregg O'Hara
Rade Sherbedgia    Strasser
Peter Firth    Garth
David Paymer    Harry Ruben
Regina King    Cecily Banks
Robert Wisdom    Kweli
Naveen Andrews    Pindi
Linda Purl    Dr. Ruth Young
Mika Boorem    Young Jill
John Alexander    Mighty Joe Young
Deborah Kellner   
Terry Moore   
Scarlett Pomers    Charlotte
Geoffrey Blake    Vern
Verne Troyer    Baby Joe
Lawrence Pressman    Dr. Elliot Baker
Tracey Walter    Security Guard
Rick Cramer    Police Pilot (uncredited)

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    James Horner

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/12/25 6 $10,602,042   2,502 $4,237   $10,602,042 1
1999/01/01 6 $8,119,749 -23% 2,544 $3,192   $28,148,105 2
1999/01/08 6 $5,041,684 -38% 2,559 $1,970   $34,833,616 3
1999/01/15 12 $4,565,278 -9% 2,087 $2,187   $40,358,246 4
1999/01/22 14 $2,575,283 -44% 1,773 $1,453   $43,401,380 5
1999/01/29 13 $1,689,748 -34% 1,621 $1,042   $45,529,281 6
1999/02/05 18 $1,083,576 -36% 1,247 $869   $46,938,617 7
1999/02/12 24 $717,883 -34% 802 $895   $47,841,489 8
1999/02/19 25 $562,241 -22% 719 $782   $48,549,424 9
1999/02/26 26 $433,257 -23% 627 $691   $49,121,341 10
1999/03/05 25 $366,593 -15% 563 $651   $49,620,754 11
1999/03/12 26 $301,860 -18% 516 $585   $50,001,198 12
1999/03/19 35 $217,399 -28% 391 $556   $50,342,330 13
1999/03/26 43 $93,372 -57% 225 $415   $50,500,530 14
1999/04/02 58 $44,493 -52% 108 $412   $50,582,634 15
1999/04/09 66 $19,839 -55% 53 $374   $50,628,009 16

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 6 $3,140,000   2,502 $1,255   $3,140,000 1
1998/12/26 6 $4,085,000 +30% 2,502 $1,633   $7,225,000 2
1998/12/27 6 $3,220,000 -21% 2,502 $1,287   $10,445,000 3
1998/12/28 6 $2,415,351 -25% 2,502 $965   $12,860,351 4
1998/12/29 6 $2,491,351 +3% 2,502 $996   $15,351,702 5
1998/12/30 6 $2,335,000 -6% 2,502 $933   $17,687,000 6
1998/12/31 6 $2,435,000 +4% 2,502 $973   $20,117,000 7
1999/01/01 6 $3,375,000 +39% 2,544 $1,327   $23,492,000 8
1999/01/02 6 $2,900,000 -14% 2,544 $1,140   $26,392,000 9
1999/01/03 6 $1,907,000 -34% 2,544 $750   $28,148,000 10
1999/01/04 7 $501,953 -74% 2,544 $197   $28,650,058 11
1999/01/05 7 $440,877 -12% 2,544 $173   $29,090,935 12
1999/01/06 9 $337,243 -24% 2,544 $133   $29,428,178 13
1999/01/07 7 $363,754 +8% 2,544 $143   $29,791,932 14
1999/01/08 8 $945,000 +160% 2,559 $369   $30,737,000 15
1999/01/09 6 $2,315,000 +145% 2,559 $905   $33,052,000 16
1999/01/10 6 $1,781,616 -23% 2,559 $696   $34,833,616 17
1999/01/11 9 $234,093 -87% 2,559 $91   $35,067,709 18
1999/01/12 10 $250,811 +7% 2,559 $98   $35,318,520 19
1999/01/13 10 $224,267 -11% 2,559 $88   $35,542,787 20
1999/01/14 9 $250,181 +12% 2,559 $98   $35,792,968 21
1999/01/18 9 $1,025,410   2,087 $491   $40,358,246 25

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/12/25 6 $20,028,356   2,502 $8,005   $20,028,356 1
1999/01/01 6 $9,763,576 -51% 2,544 $3,838   $29,791,932 2
1999/01/08 6 $6,001,036 -39% 2,559 $2,345   $35,792,968 3
1999/01/15 13 $5,033,129 -16% 2,087 $2,412   $40,826,097 4
1999/01/22 14 $3,013,436 -40% 1,773 $1,700   $43,839,533 5
1999/01/29 14 $2,015,508 -33% 1,621 $1,243   $45,855,041 6
1999/02/05 20 $1,268,565 -37% 1,247 $1,017   $47,123,606 7
1999/02/12 24 $863,577 -32% 802 $1,077   $47,987,183 8
1999/02/19 25 $700,901 -19% 719 $975   $48,688,084 9
1999/02/26 27 $566,077 -19% 627 $903   $49,254,161 10
1999/03/05 26 $445,177 -21% 563 $791   $49,699,338 11
1999/03/12 29 $425,593 -4% 516 $825   $50,124,931 12
1999/03/19 35 $282,227 -34% 391 $722   $50,407,158 13
1999/03/26 45 $130,983 -54% 225 $582   $50,538,141 14
1999/04/02 57 $70,029 -47% 108 $648   $50,608,170 15

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