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Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,632,037Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
52% - Rotten
Audience
40% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,461 $19,839 Apr 9, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,343 $44,493 Apr 2, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,133 $93,372 Mar 26, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 765 $217,399 Mar 19, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 678 $301,860 Mar 12, 1999 80
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,397 $50,001,198 Mar 12, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 712 $366,593 Mar 5, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 786 $433,257 Feb 26, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 878 $562,241 Feb 19, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,026 $717,883 Feb 12, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,085 $1,083,576 Feb 5, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,157 $1,689,748 Jan 29, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,210 $2,575,283 Jan 22, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,006 $4,565,278 Jan 15, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,432 $5,041,684 Jan 8, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $8,119,749 Jan 1, 1999 10
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 328 $10,602,042 Dec 25, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,715 $10,602,042 Dec 25, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,593 2,502 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

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 6 $10,602,042   2,502 $4,237   $10,602,042 3
1999/01/01 6 $8,119,749 -23% 2,544 $3,192   $28,148,105 10
1999/01/08 6 $5,041,684 -38% 2,559 $1,970   $34,833,616 17
1999/01/15 12 $4,565,278 -9% 2,087 $2,187   $40,358,246 24
1999/01/22 14 $2,575,283 -44% 1,773 $1,453   $43,401,380 31
1999/01/29 13 $1,689,748 -34% 1,621 $1,042   $45,529,281 38
1999/02/05 18 $1,083,576 -36% 1,247 $869   $46,938,617 45
1999/02/12 24 $717,883 -34% 802 $895   $47,841,489 52
1999/02/19 25 $562,241 -22% 719 $782   $48,549,424 59
1999/02/26 26 $433,257 -23% 627 $691   $49,121,341 66
1999/03/05 25 $366,593 -15% 563 $651   $49,620,754 73
1999/03/12 26 $301,860 -18% 516 $585   $50,001,198 80
1999/03/19 35 $217,399 -28% 391 $556   $50,342,330 87
1999/03/26 43 $93,372 -57% 225 $415   $50,500,530 94
1999/04/02 58 $44,493 -52% 108 $412   $50,582,634 101
1999/04/09 66 $19,839 -55% 53 $374   $50,628,009 108

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 GrossDays
1998/12/25 6 $20,028,356   2,502 $8,005   $20,028,356 7
1999/01/01 6 $9,763,576 -51% 2,544 $3,838   $29,791,932 14
1999/01/08 6 $6,001,036 -39% 2,559 $2,345   $35,792,968 21
1999/01/15 13 $5,033,129 -16% 2,087 $2,412   $40,826,097 28
1999/01/22 14 $3,013,436 -40% 1,773 $1,700   $43,839,533 35
1999/01/29 14 $2,015,508 -33% 1,621 $1,243   $45,855,041 42
1999/02/05 20 $1,268,565 -37% 1,247 $1,017   $47,123,606 49
1999/02/12 24 $863,577 -32% 802 $1,077   $47,987,183 56
1999/02/19 25 $700,901 -19% 719 $975   $48,688,084 63
1999/02/26 27 $566,077 -19% 627 $903   $49,254,161 70
1999/03/05 26 $445,177 -21% 563 $791   $49,699,338 77
1999/03/12 29 $425,593 -4% 516 $825   $50,124,931 84
1999/03/19 35 $282,227 -34% 391 $722   $50,407,158 91
1999/03/26 45 $130,983 -54% 225 $582   $50,538,141 98
1999/04/02 57 $70,029 -47% 108 $648   $50,608,170 105