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The Object of my Affection (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,145,924Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
49% - Rotten
Audience
51% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 17th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for strong language and some sexuality
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,389 $43,164 Jun 26, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,819 $128,077 Jun 19, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,917 $158,390 Jun 12, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,044 $203,320 Jun 5, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,297 $247,786 May 29, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,021 $625,307 May 22, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,015 $1,199,623 May 15, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,071 $2,100,093 May 8, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,076 $3,393,712 May 1, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,105 $5,161,304 Apr 24, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,874 $9,725,855 Apr 17, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,377 1,890 Apr 17, 1998 3

Cast

Paul Rudd    George Hanson
Kali Rocha    Melissa Marx
   Nina Borowski
Lena Cardwell    Girl at Community Center
Natalie B. Kikkenborg    Girl at Community Center
Lauren Varija Pratt    Sally Miller
Hayden Panettiere    Mermaid
Lauren Chen    Violin Player
Liam Aiken    Nathan
Alan Alda    Sidney Miller
Allison Janney    Constance Miller
Timothy Daly    Dr. Robert Joley
Janet Zarish    Dinner guest
Steve Zahn    Frank Hanson
Nigel Hawthorne    Rodney Fraser

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    George Fenton
Set Decorator    Susan Bode

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/17 2 $9,725,855   1,890 $5,146   $9,725,855 3
1998/04/24 3 $5,161,304 -47% 1,963 $2,629   $17,094,017 10
1998/05/01 8 $3,393,712 -34% 1,990 $1,705   $21,856,227 17
1998/05/08 10 $2,100,093 -38% 1,818 $1,155   $24,906,627 24
1998/05/15 12 $1,199,623 -43% 1,468 $817   $26,764,814 31
1998/05/22 18 $625,307 -48% 604 $1,035   $27,739,002 38
1998/05/29 23 $247,786 -60% 439 $564   $28,145,007 45
1998/06/05 24 $203,320 -18% 434 $468   $28,478,926 52
1998/06/12 26 $158,390 -22% 403 $393   $28,764,086 59
1998/06/19 27 $128,077 -19% 217 $590   $29,003,026 66
1998/06/26 41 $43,164 -66% 67 $644   $29,106,737 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/17 2 $3,865,000   1,888 $2,047   $3,865,000 1
1998/04/18 2 $3,900,000 +1% 1,888 $2,066   $7,765,000 2
1998/04/19 2 $2,192,000 -44% 1,890 $1,160   $9,726,000 3
1998/04/20 2 $582,038 -73% 1,890 $308   $10,307,893 4
1998/04/21 3 $546,695 -6% 1,890 $289   $10,954,588 5
1998/04/22 2 $478,540 -12% 1,890 $253   $11,433,128 6
1998/04/23 2 $510,000 +7% 1,888 $270   $11,943,000 7
1998/04/24 3 $1,685,000 +230% 1,962 $859   $13,618,000 8
1998/04/25 4 $2,310,000 +37% 1,962 $1,177   $15,928,000 9
1998/04/26 4 $1,253,000 -46% 1,963 $638   $17,094,000 10
1998/04/27 3 $324,939 -74% 1,963 $166   $17,418,956 11
1998/04/28 3 $398,567 +23% 1,963 $203   $17,817,523 12
1998/04/29 3 $318,239 -20% 1,963 $162   $18,135,762 13
1998/04/30 3 $326,753 +3% 1,953 $167   $18,462,515 14
1998/05/01 6 $1,010,000 +209% 1,991 $507   $19,473,000 15
1998/05/02 8 $1,495,000 +48% 1,991 $751   $20,968,000 16
1998/05/03 9 $782,000 -48% 1,990 $393   $21,856,000 17
1998/05/04 6 $219,535 -72% 1,990 $110   $22,075,762 18
1998/05/05 6 $278,483 +27% 1,990 $140   $22,354,245 19
1998/05/06 6 $237,484 -15% 1,990 $119   $22,591,729 20
1998/05/07 7 $214,805 -10% 1,990 $108   $22,806,534 21
1998/05/08 8 $658,000 +206% 1,821 $361   $23,467,000 22
1998/05/09 10 $900,000 +37% 1,821 $494   $24,367,000 23
1998/05/10 10 $520,000 -42% 1,818 $286   $24,907,000 24
1998/05/11 8 $172,276 -67% 1,818 $95   $25,078,903 25
1998/05/12 7 $208,962 +21% 1,818 $115   $25,287,865 26
1998/05/13 7 $164,654 -21% 1,818 $91   $25,452,519 27
1998/05/14 9 $110,000 -33% 1,821 $60   $25,563,000 28
1998/05/19 10 $93,256   1,468 $64   $26,973,784 33

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/17 2 $11,932,713   1,890 $6,314   $11,932,713 7
1998/04/24 3 $6,529,802 -45% 1,963 $3,326   $18,462,515 14
1998/05/01 7 $4,344,019 -33% 1,990 $2,183   $22,806,534 21
1998/05/08 10 $2,758,657 -36% 1,818 $1,517   $25,565,191 28
1998/05/15 12 $1,548,504 -44% 1,468 $1,055   $27,113,695 35
1998/05/22 18 $783,526 -49% 604 $1,297   $27,897,221 42
1998/05/29 22 $378,385 -52% 439 $862   $28,275,606 49
1998/06/05 22 $330,090 -13% 434 $761   $28,605,696 56
1998/06/12 25 $269,253 -18% 403 $668   $28,874,949 63
1998/06/19 29 $188,624 -30% 217 $869   $29,063,573 70