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The Muse (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,614,954Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Audience Upright
Audience
98% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 27th, 1999 (Wide) by October Films
Video Release: August 1st, 2000 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief nudity
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Crosby Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,776 $1,451 Nov 12, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,685 $4,948 Nov 5, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,796 $8,616 Oct 29, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,981 $12,359 Oct 22, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,702 $7,874 Oct 15, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,510 $23,619 Oct 8, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,596 $40,565 Oct 1, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,017 $148,497 Sep 24, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,494 $550,531 Sep 17, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,632 $1,076,083 Sep 10, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,811 $3,452,346 Sep 3, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,324 $3,926,825 Aug 27, 1999 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 295 3.33 Aug 27, 1999 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,161 30.0% Aug 27, 1999 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,308 1,263 Aug 27, 1999 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,832 $11,614,954 Aug 27, 1999 0

Cast

   Steven Phillips
   Sarah
   Laura Phillips
Jeff Bridges    Jack Warrick
Mark Feuerstein    Josh Martin
Steven Wright    Stan Spielberg
Bradley Whitford    Hal
Mario Opinato    European Man
Dakin Matthews    Dr. Jacobson
Concetta Tomei    Nurse Rennert
Cybill Shepherd    Herself
Monica Mikala    Julie Phillips
Jamie Alexis    Mary Phillips
Marnie Shelton    Jennifer
Catherine MacNeal    Anne
Lorenzo Lamas    Himself
Jennifer Tilly    Herself
Skip O'Brien    Universal Studio Guard
Aude Charles    Spielberg Secretary
Ange Billman    Spielberg Secretary #2
Gannon Daniels    Spielberg Secretary #3
Jennie Ventriss    Older Secretary
Bobby Edner    Boy at Sarah's House
Stacy Travis    Phyllis
Michelle Crosby Jones    Tiffany Saleswoman
Paul C. Jensen    Four Seasons Porter
Steve Valentine    Four Seasons Hotel Security
Greg Grunberg    Four Seasons Hotel Security
James Cameron    Himself
Alexandra Kaplan    Rob Reiner's Daughter
Rob Reiner    Himself
Steven Anthony Lawrence    Rob Reiner's Son
Wolfgang Puck    Himself
James Cameron    Himself
Jill Tobin    Female Attendant
Martin Scorsese    Himself
Walter Williamson    Bruno
A.J. Orta    Boy in Cookie Store

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Albert Brooks
Screenwriter    Monica Johnson
Producer    Herb Nanas
Executive Producer    Barry Berg
Production Designer    Dina Lipton
Editor    Peter Teschner
Composer    Elton John
Director of Photography    Thomas Ackerman
Assistant Director    Daniel Silverberg
Unit Production Manager    Barry Berg
Production Supervisor    Kevin E. Landry
Art Director    Marc Dabe
Set Decorator    Anne D. McCulley
Costume Designer    Betsy Cox
Costume Supervisor    Linda Matthews
Sound Mixer    Kim H. Ornitz
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Re-recording Mixer    Myron Nettinga
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael J. Benavente
Sound Effects Editor    John Joseph Thomas
Dialogue Editor    Hugo Weng
Dialogue Editor    Mike Chock
Music Editor    Michael Ryan
Make up    Nina Kraft
Hairstylist    Linda Arnold
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Song Writer    Bernie Taupin
Casting Director    Victoria Burrows
Additional Casting    Scot Boland

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/27 10 $3,926,825   1,263 $3,109   $3,926,825 3
1999/09/03 10 $3,452,346 -12% 1,263 $2,733   $8,592,473 10
1999/09/10 14 $1,076,083 -69% 1,002 $1,074   $10,153,910 17
1999/09/17 17 $550,531 -49% 655 $841   $11,075,772 24
1999/09/24 36 $148,497 -73% 343 $433   $11,410,464 31
1999/10/01 62 $40,565 -73% 98 $414   $11,509,671 38
1999/10/08 63 $23,619 -42% 51 $463   $11,549,317 45
1999/10/15 85 $7,874 -67% 29 $272   $11,567,880 52
1999/10/22 79 $12,359 +57% 5 $2,472   $11,583,727 59
1999/10/29 78 $8,616 -30% 21 $410   $11,599,184 66
1999/11/05 95 $4,948 -43% 13 $381   $11,609,757 73
1999/11/12 96 $1,451 -71% 3 $484   $11,614,236 80

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/27 9 $1,178,000   1,259 $936   $1,178,000 1
1999/08/28 9 $1,508,000 +28% 1,259 $1,198   $2,686,000 2
1999/08/29 10 $978,000 -35% 1,262 $775   $3,926,825 3
1999/08/30 10 $344,294 -65% 1,263 $273   $4,271,110 4
1999/08/31 9 $333,664 -3% 1,263 $264   $4,604,782 5
1999/09/01 11 $280,329 -16% 1,263 $222   $4,885,111 6
1999/09/02 11 $264,537 -6% 1,263 $209   $5,136,648 7
1999/09/03 10 $658,000 +149% 1,263 $521   $5,795,000 8
1999/09/04 9 $996,000 +51% 1,263 $789   $6,791,000 9
1999/09/05 11 $948,000 -5% 1,262 $751   $7,739,000 10
1999/09/06 13 $723,794 -24% 1,263 $573   $8,592,473 11
1999/09/07 12 $170,021 -77% 1,263 $135   $8,762,494 12
1999/09/08 11 $150,564 -11% 1,263 $119   $8,913,058 13
1999/09/09 11 $146,696 -3% 1,263 $116   $9,059,754 14
1999/09/10 14 $310,000 +111% 1,263 $245   $9,370,000 15
1999/09/11 13 $479,000 +55% 1,002 $478   $9,842,000 16
1999/09/12 15 $251,000 -48% 1,002 $250   $10,154,000 17
1999/09/13 14 $75,530 -70% 1,002 $75   $10,229,440 18
1999/09/14 13 $92,161 +22% 1,002 $92   $10,321,601 19
1999/09/15 12 $98,685 +7% 1,002 $98   $10,420,286 20
1999/09/16 12 $97,626 -1% 1,002 $97   $10,517,912 21
1999/09/17 15 $163,000 +67% 657 $248   $10,681,000 22
1999/09/18 15 $249,000 +53% 657 $379   $10,930,000 23
1999/09/20 18 $45,623   655 $70   $11,121,395 25
1999/09/21 17 $46,630 +2% 655 $71   $11,168,025 26
1999/09/22 17 $44,289 -5% 655 $68   $11,212,314 27
1999/09/23 16 $44,000 -1% 655 $67   $11,256,314 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/27 10 $5,140,127   1,263 $4,070   $5,140,127 7
1999/09/03 11 $3,937,700 -23% 1,263 $3,118   $9,077,827 14
1999/09/10 14 $1,447,414 -63% 1,002 $1,445   $10,525,241 21
1999/09/17 17 $736,726 -49% 655 $1,125   $11,261,967 28
1999/09/24 37 $207,139 -72% 343 $604   $11,469,106 35
1999/10/01 54 $56,592 -73% 98 $577   $11,525,698 42
1999/10/08 64 $34,308 -39% 51 $673   $11,560,006 49
1999/10/15 85 $11,362 -67% 29 $392   $11,571,368 56
1999/10/22 73 $19,200 +69% 5 $3,840   $11,590,568 63
1999/10/29 76 $14,241 -26% 21 $678   $11,604,809 70
1999/11/05 84 $7,976 -44% 13 $614   $11,612,785 77
1999/11/12 93 $2,169 -73% 3 $723   $11,614,954 84