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The Opposite of Sex (1998)

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,466 $6,367,164
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,908 $6,367,164
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 430 $6,367,164
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,722 $6,367,164
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,056 $6,367,164

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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 Domestic 27th Weekend 310 $6,043 Nov 20, 1998 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 137 $6,043 Nov 20, 1998 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 136 $1,007 Nov 20, 1998 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 349 $7,921 Nov 13, 1998 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 137 $7,921 Nov 13, 1998 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 109 $1,320 Nov 13, 1998 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 365 $12,159 Nov 6, 1998 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 131 $12,159 Nov 6, 1998 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 132 $1,216 Nov 6, 1998 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 375 $17,978 Oct 30, 1998 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 119 $17,978 Oct 30, 1998 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 116 $1,383 Oct 30, 1998 164
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 467 $29,612 Oct 16, 1998 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 135 $29,612 Oct 16, 1998 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 284 $955 Oct 16, 1998 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 509 $35,202 Oct 9, 1998 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 142 $35,202 Oct 9, 1998 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 798 $0 Oct 9, 1998 143
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 624 $51,646 Sep 25, 1998 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 146 $51,646 Sep 25, 1998 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 1,014 $0 Sep 25, 1998 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 699 $60,703 Sep 18, 1998 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 155 $60,703 Sep 18, 1998 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 427 $1,012 Sep 18, 1998 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 852 $59,713 Sep 11, 1998 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 186 $59,713 Sep 11, 1998 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 446 $1,066 Sep 11, 1998 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 676 $132,558 Sep 4, 1998 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 122 $132,558 Sep 4, 1998 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 148 $2,039 Sep 4, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 932 $105,451 Aug 28, 1998 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 174 $105,451 Aug 28, 1998 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 254 $1,648 Aug 28, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 984 $125,733 Aug 21, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 182 $125,733 Aug 21, 1998 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 189 $2,028 Aug 21, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,068 $139,440 Aug 14, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 191 $139,440 Aug 14, 1998 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 360 $1,567 Aug 14, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,225 $144,564 Aug 7, 1998 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 220 $144,564 Aug 7, 1998 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 454 $1,490 Aug 7, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,145 $204,401 Jul 31, 1998 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 206 $204,401 Jul 31, 1998 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 353 $1,858 Jul 31, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,185 $266,984 Jul 24, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 213 $266,984 Jul 24, 1998 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 443 $1,780 Jul 24, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,164 $383,136 Jul 17, 1998 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 186 $383,136 Jul 17, 1998 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 367 $2,202 Jul 17, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,279 $486,360 Jul 10, 1998 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 190 $486,360 Jul 10, 1998 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 312 $2,658 Jul 10, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,705 $501,537 Jul 3, 1998 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 237 $501,537 Jul 3, 1998 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 349 $2,866 Jul 3, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,555 $360,719 Jun 26, 1998 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 357 $360,719 Jun 26, 1998 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 200 $4,244 Jun 26, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,432 $288,122 Jun 19, 1998 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 521 $288,122 Jun 19, 1998 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 317 $4,116 Jun 19, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,183 $254,804 Jun 12, 1998 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 640 $254,804 Jun 12, 1998 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 929 $3,107 Jun 12, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,249 $124,292 Jun 5, 1998 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,095 $124,292 Jun 5, 1998 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 244 $8,286 Jun 5, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,446 $145,199 May 29, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,038 $145,199 May 29, 1998 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 391 $11,169 May 29, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,160 $102,385 May 22, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,426 $102,385 May 22, 1998 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 417 $20,477 May 22, 1998 3
Theater Average Limited Release 561 $20,477 May 22, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release 18 $20,477 May 22, 1998 3
Never Wide Domestic 503 $6,367,164 May 22, 1998 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,627 $6,367,164 May 22, 1998 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 556 178 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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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