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The Opposite of Sex (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,367,164Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
80% - Certified Fresh
Audience
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 1998 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 143 $6,367,164
Top 1998 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 18 $6,367,164
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 22,016 $1,780
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 11,841 $3,107
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,009 $1,007
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 24,918 $1,567
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 14,216 $2,658
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 27,881 $1,383
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,165 $2,039
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 31,133 $1,216
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 21,148 $1,858
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 8,311 $4,116
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 35,893 $1,012
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 23,761 $1,648
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 13,015 $2,866
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 37,448 $955
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 558 $20,477
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 26,105 $1,490
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 17,664 $2,202
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 29,006 $1,320
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,106 $8,286
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 19,285 $2,028
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 1,848 $11,169
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 7,990 $4,244
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 34,540 $1,066
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,859 $6,367,164
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 324 $11,444,602
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 4,866 $11,444,602
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 428 $6,367,164
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,443 $6,367,164

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 22nd, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures Classics
MPAA Rating: R for strong language and sex related dialogue and sexuality
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Keywords: LGBT
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 309 $6,043 Nov 20, 1998 185
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 136 $6,043 Nov 20, 1998 185
Highest Theater Average 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 136 $1,007 Nov 20, 1998 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 348 $7,921 Nov 13, 1998 178
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 136 $7,921 Nov 13, 1998 178
Highest Theater Average 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 108 $1,320 Nov 13, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 364 $12,159 Nov 6, 1998 171
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 130 $12,159 Nov 6, 1998 171
Highest Theater Average 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 132 $1,216 Nov 6, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 374 $17,978 Oct 30, 1998 164
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 118 $17,978 Oct 30, 1998 164
Highest Theater Average 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 116 $1,383 Oct 30, 1998 164
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 465 $29,612 Oct 16, 1998 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 133 $29,612 Oct 16, 1998 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 284 $955 Oct 16, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 507 $35,202 Oct 9, 1998 143
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 140 $35,202 Oct 9, 1998 143
Highest Theater Average 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 791 $0 Oct 9, 1998 143
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 620 $51,646 Sep 25, 1998 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 144 $51,646 Sep 25, 1998 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,009 $0 Sep 25, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 692 $60,703 Sep 18, 1998 122
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 154 $60,703 Sep 18, 1998 122
Highest Theater Average 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 425 $1,012 Sep 18, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 842 $59,713 Sep 11, 1998 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 184 $59,713 Sep 11, 1998 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 445 $1,066 Sep 11, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 670 $132,558 Sep 4, 1998 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 120 $132,558 Sep 4, 1998 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 148 $2,039 Sep 4, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 925 $105,451 Aug 28, 1998 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 172 $105,451 Aug 28, 1998 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 252 $1,648 Aug 28, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 975 $125,733 Aug 21, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 180 $125,733 Aug 21, 1998 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 187 $2,028 Aug 21, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,064 $139,440 Aug 14, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 191 $139,440 Aug 14, 1998 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 360 $1,567 Aug 14, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,220 $144,564 Aug 7, 1998 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 220 $144,564 Aug 7, 1998 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 453 $1,490 Aug 7, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,139 $204,401 Jul 31, 1998 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 206 $204,401 Jul 31, 1998 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 353 $1,858 Jul 31, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,182 $266,984 Jul 24, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 213 $266,984 Jul 24, 1998 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 443 $1,780 Jul 24, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,161 $383,136 Jul 17, 1998 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 186 $383,136 Jul 17, 1998 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 366 $2,202 Jul 17, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,275 $486,360 Jul 10, 1998 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 190 $486,360 Jul 10, 1998 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 312 $2,658 Jul 10, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,698 $501,537 Jul 3, 1998 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 237 $501,537 Jul 3, 1998 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 349 $2,866 Jul 3, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,545 $360,719 Jun 26, 1998 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 357 $360,719 Jun 26, 1998 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 200 $4,244 Jun 26, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,416 $288,122 Jun 19, 1998 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 518 $288,122 Jun 19, 1998 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 317 $4,116 Jun 19, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,161 $254,804 Jun 12, 1998 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 635 $254,804 Jun 12, 1998 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 927 $3,107 Jun 12, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,213 $124,292 Jun 5, 1998 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,082 $124,292 Jun 5, 1998 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 243 $8,286 Jun 5, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,410 $145,199 May 29, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,025 $145,199 May 29, 1998 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 391 $11,169 May 29, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,121 $102,385 May 22, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,411 $102,385 May 22, 1998 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 414 $20,477 May 22, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 18 $20,477 May 22, 1998 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 502 $6,367,164 May 22, 1998 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 3,610 $6,367,164 May 22, 1998 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 547 178 May 22, 1998 0

Cast

Christina Ricci    Dedee Truitt
Martin Donovan    Bill Truitt
Lisa Kudrow    Lucia
Johnny Galecki    Jason
Ivan Sergei    Matt Mateo
Heather Lee    Tricia
Lyle Lovett    Sheriff Carl Tippett
William Lee Scott    Randy 'One Ball' Cates

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/05/22 36 $102,385   5 $20,477   $102,385 3
1998/05/29 32 $145,199 +42% 13 $11,169   $275,836 10
1998/06/05 31 $124,292 -14% 15 $8,286   $482,988 17
1998/06/12 21 $254,804 +105% 82 $3,107   $782,474 24
1998/06/19 19 $288,122 +13% 70 $4,116   $1,192,960 31
1998/06/26 19 $360,719 +25% 85 $4,244   $1,742,507 38
1998/07/03 17 $501,537 +39% 175 $2,866   $2,454,613 45
1998/07/10 17 $486,360 -3% 183 $2,658   $3,245,914 52
1998/07/17 19 $383,136 -21% 174 $2,202   $3,918,500 59
1998/07/24 23 $266,984 -30% 150 $1,780   $4,408,629 66
1998/07/31 27 $204,401 -23% 110 $1,858   $4,765,587 73
1998/08/07 32 $144,564 -29% 97 $1,490   $5,032,716 80
1998/08/14 34 $139,440 -4% 89 $1,567   $5,286,203 87
1998/08/21 39 $125,733 -10% 62 $2,028   $5,496,021 94
1998/08/28 45 $105,451 -16% 64 $1,648   $5,238,551 101
1998/09/04 42 $132,558 +26% 65 $2,039   $5,405,938 108
1998/09/11 48 $59,713 -55% 56 $1,066   $5,496,989 115
1998/09/18 48 $60,703 +2% 60 $1,012   $6,041,505 122
1998/09/25 51 $51,646 -15% 0     $6,115,267 129
1998/10/09 57 $35,202   0     $6,225,943 143
1998/10/16 59 $29,612 -16% 31 $955   $6,267,497 150
1998/10/30 59 $17,978   13 $1,383   $5,844,328 164
1998/11/06 64 $12,159 -32% 10 $1,216   $5,849,917 171
1998/11/13 74 $7,921 -35% 6 $1,320   $5,866,549 178
1998/11/20 73 $6,043 -24% 6 $1,007   $5,879,254 185

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/05/22 36 $130,637   5 $26,127   $130,637 7
1998/05/29 30 $228,059 +75% 13 $17,543   $358,696 14
1998/06/05 31 $168,974 -26% 15 $11,265   $527,670 21
1998/06/12 22 $377,168 +123% 82 $4,600   $904,838 28
1998/06/19 19 $476,950 +26% 70 $6,814   $1,381,788 35
1998/06/26 19 $571,288 +20% 85 $6,721   $1,953,076 42
1998/07/03 17 $806,478 +41% 175 $4,608   $2,759,554 49
1998/07/10 18 $775,810 -4% 183 $4,239   $3,535,364 56
1998/07/17 20 $606,281 -22% 174 $3,484   $4,141,645 63
1998/07/24 23 $419,541 -31% 150 $2,797   $4,561,186 70
1998/07/31 28 $326,966 -22% 110 $2,972   $4,888,152 77
1998/08/07 32 $258,611 -21% 97 $2,666   $5,146,763 84
1998/08/14 34 $223,525 -14% 89 $2,512   $5,370,288 91
1998/08/28 42 $140,280   64 $2,192   $5,273,380 105
1998/09/04 42 $163,896 +17% 65 $2,521   $5,437,276 112
1998/09/11 25 $543,526 +232% 56 $9,706   $5,980,802 119
1998/09/18 48 $82,819 -85% 60 $1,380   $6,063,621 126
1998/10/09 50 $47,144   0     $6,237,885 147
1998/10/30 66 $11,408   13 $878   $5,837,758 168
1998/11/06 62 $20,870 +83% 10 $2,087   $5,858,628 175
1998/11/13 66 $14,583 -30% 6 $2,431   $5,873,211 182