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The Mighty (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,652,246Details
International Box Office $3,469,336
Worldwide Box Office $6,121,582
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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:$100,000
Domestic Releases: October 9th, 1998 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for elements of violence and peril
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Terminal Illness, Bullies, Coming of Age, Dysfunctional Family, Intertitle, Life on the Outside, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Kidnap, High School Hell, New Guy/Girl in School, Gangs, Basketball, Learning Disabilities
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,367 $27,420 Nov 20, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,957 $80,371 Nov 13, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,544 $243,583 Nov 6, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,507 $530,053 Oct 30, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,024 $623,183 Oct 23, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,819 $347,453 Oct 16, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,251 $87,705 Oct 9, 1998 3

Cast

Sharon Stone    Gwen Dillon
Meat Loaf    Iggy
Joseph Perrino    Blade
James Gandolfini    Kenny Kane
Gillian Anderson    Loretta Lee
Harry Dean Stanton    Grim
Gena Rowlands    Gram
Kieran Culkin    Kevin Dillon
Elden Henson    Maxwell Kane
Jenifer Lewis    Mrs. Addison

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 10th, 2012

January 9th, 2012

It's a pretty good week on the home market, for this time of year, with a number of releases that are worth checking out. This includes big budget releases, like Moneyball on Blu-ray Combo Pack, as well as TV on DVD releases like Doctor Who: Story 71: Invasion of the Dinosaurs and Story 83: The Android Invasion, as well as smaller releases like Higher Ground on Blu-ray Combo Pack. Unfortunately, it's not a particularly deep week for releases, and it isn't long before we start getting to DVDs and Blu-rays that would be ignored during a typically busy week. Not only that, but I'm still waiting for screeners for a number of bigger releases. One of these, Boardwalk Empire: Season One on Blu-ray, is the most likely candidate for Pick of the Week. More...

Featured DVD Review: The Mighty

January 9th, 2012

The Mighty came out more than a decade ago and was a pretty sizable hit in limited release. It cost just $100,000 to make, but earned $2.65 million theatrically. It managed to pick up a couple Golden Globe nominations, but wasn't a major player during Awards Season. It first came out on DVD in 1999, but has been out of print for a long time. This week, Echo Bridge is re-releasing on a featureless DVD, but is it worth grabbing for those who missed it the first time? More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/09 39 $87,705   9 $9,745   $87,705 3
1998/10/16 20 $347,453 +296% 129 $2,693   $472,616 10
1998/10/23 16 $623,183 +79% 518 $1,203   $1,204,831 17
1998/10/30 17 $530,053 -15% 614 $863   $1,914,443 24
1998/11/06 28 $243,583 -54% 418 $583   $2,382,973 31
1998/11/13 41 $80,371 -67% 221 $364   $2,578,119 38
1998/11/20 53 $27,420 -66% 83 $330   $2,643,689 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/09 36 $125,163   9 $13,907   $125,163 7
1998/10/16 20 $456,485 +265% 129 $3,539   $581,648 14
1998/10/23 17 $802,742 +76% 518 $1,550   $1,384,390 21
1998/10/30 17 $755,000 -6% 614 $1,230   $2,139,390 28
1998/11/06 26 $358,358 -53% 418 $857   $2,497,748 35
1998/11/13 41 $118,521 -67% 221 $536   $2,616,269 42