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The Opposite of Sex (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,367,164Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 309 $6,043 Nov 20, 1998 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 348 $7,921 Nov 13, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 363 $12,159 Nov 6, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 373 $17,978 Oct 30, 1998 164
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 465 $29,612 Oct 16, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 507 $35,202 Oct 9, 1998 143
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 620 $51,646 Sep 25, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 691 $60,703 Sep 18, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 841 $59,713 Sep 11, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 668 $132,558 Sep 4, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 920 $105,451 Aug 28, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 970 $125,733 Aug 21, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $139,440 Aug 14, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,210 $144,564 Aug 7, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,130 $204,401 Jul 31, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,171 $266,984 Jul 24, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,146 $383,136 Jul 17, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,263 $486,360 Jul 10, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,681 $501,537 Jul 3, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,523 $360,719 Jun 26, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,390 $288,122 Jun 19, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,130 $254,804 Jun 12, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,179 $124,292 Jun 5, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,376 $145,199 May 29, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,076 $102,385 May 22, 1998 3

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