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Patch Adams (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $135,014,968Details
International Box Office $67,158,032
Worldwide Box Office $202,173,000
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
22% - Rotten
Audience
74% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 11th, 2002 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some strong language and crude humor
Running Time: 115 minutes
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Keywords: Doctors
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre: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 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 394 $26,965 May 28, 1999 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 381 $44,290 May 21, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 470 $41,428 May 14, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 509 $49,875 May 7, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 501 $80,080 Apr 30, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 499 $114,745 Apr 23, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 424 $185,515 Apr 16, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 363 $270,285 Apr 9, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 346 $352,185 Apr 2, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 339 $444,310 Mar 26, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 291 $625,105 Mar 19, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 804 $248,870 Mar 12, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 525 $504,645 Mar 5, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 444 $873,260 Feb 26, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 330 $1,742,395 Feb 19, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 179 $3,570,665 Feb 12, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 200 $4,407,335 Feb 5, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 183 $6,001,680 Jan 29, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 176 $8,101,565 Jan 22, 1999 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 389 $100,487,095 Jan 15, 1999 28
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 157 $12,049,345 Jan 15, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 349 $12,686,600 Jan 8, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 367 $19,050,675 Jan 1, 1999 10
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 83 $19,050,675 Jan 1, 1999 10
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 851 $8,250,000 Jan 1, 1999 8
Biggest January Day at the Domestic Box Office 166 $8,250,000 Jan 1, 1999 8
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 349 $54,472,000 Jan 1, 1999 8
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 217 $5,920,000 Dec 31, 1998 7
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 284 $5,112,120 Dec 29, 1998 5
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 350 $5,266,605 Dec 28, 1998 4
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 745 $7,377,000 Dec 27, 1998 3
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 71 $25,262,280 Dec 25, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 572 $25,262,280 Dec 25, 1998 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 872 $25,262,280 Dec 25, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,199 2,712 Dec 25, 1998 3
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 247 $9,605,000 Dec 26, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 894 $9,605,000 Dec 26, 1998 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 69 3.12 Dec 25, 1998 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 90 32.0% Dec 25, 1998 1

Cast

   Patch Adams
Daniel London    Truman
Monica Potter    Carin
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Mitch
Bob Gunton    Dean Walcott
Josef Sommer    Dr. Eaton
Irma P. Hall    Joletta
Lee McCain    Judy
Daniella Kuhn    Adelane
Jake Bowen    Bryan
Peter Coyote    Bill Davis
James Greene    Bile
Michael Jeter    Rudy
Harold Gould    Arthur Mendelson
Harve Presnell    Dean Anderson
Alan Tudyk    Everton
Kelvin Han Yee    Orderly

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 1 $25,262,280   2,712 $9,315   $25,262,280 3
1999/01/01 1 $19,050,675 -25% 2,751 $6,925   $65,495,000 10
1999/01/08 2 $12,686,600 -33% 2,770 $4,580   $83,504,170 17
1999/01/15 2 $12,049,345 -5% 2,893 $4,165   $98,697,840 24
1999/01/22 2 $8,101,565 -33% 2,909 $2,785   $108,588,660 31
1999/01/29 2 $6,001,680 -26% 2,879 $2,085   $116,507,970 38
1999/02/05 3 $4,407,335 -27% 2,729 $1,615   $122,377,900 45
1999/02/12 9 $3,570,665 -19% 2,101 $1,700   $127,005,430 52
1999/02/19 12 $1,742,395 -51% 1,584 $1,100   $129,358,260 59
1999/02/26 15 $873,260 -50% 929 $940   $130,674,665 66
1999/03/05 19 $504,645 -42% 608 $830   $131,417,750 73
1999/03/12 33 $248,870 -51% 321 $775   $131,809,875 80
1999/03/19 21 $625,105 +151% 665 $940   $132,523,485 87
1999/03/26 23 $444,310 -29% 566 $785   $133,254,845 94
1999/04/02 25 $352,185 -21% 443 $795   $133,824,095 101
1999/04/09 26 $270,285 -23% 340 $795   $134,263,635 108
1999/04/16 31 $185,515 -31% 265 $700   $134,521,030 115
1999/04/23 41 $114,745 -38% 185 $620   $134,688,010 122
1999/04/30 44 $80,080 -30% 143 $560   $134,797,250 129
1999/05/07 56 $49,875 -38% 105 $475   $134,865,675 136
1999/05/14 58 $41,428 -17% 91 $455   $134,921,873 143
1999/05/21 56 $44,290 +7% 86 $515   $134,976,848 150
1999/05/28 67 $26,965 -39% 71 $380   $135,014,968 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 1 $8,090,000   2,714 $2,981   $8,090,000 1
1998/12/26 1 $9,605,000 +19% 2,714 $3,539   $17,695,000 2
1998/12/27 1 $7,377,000 -23% 2,714 $2,718   $25,072,000 3
1998/12/28 1 $5,266,605 -29% 2,714 $1,941   $30,338,605 4
1998/12/29 1 $5,112,120 -3% 2,714 $1,884   $35,450,725 5
1998/12/30 1 $4,740,000 -7% 2,714 $1,746   $40,201,000 6
1998/12/31 1 $5,920,000 +25% 2,714 $2,181   $46,222,000 7
1999/01/01 1 $8,250,000 +39% 2,752 $2,998   $54,472,000 8
1999/01/02 1 $6,915,000 -16% 2,752 $2,513   $61,387,000 9
1999/01/03 1 $4,085,000 -41% 2,751 $1,485   $65,495,000 10
1999/01/04 1 $1,374,885 -66% 2,751 $500   $66,869,885 11
1999/01/05 1 $1,540,560 +12% 2,751 $560   $68,410,445 12
1999/01/06 1 $1,182,930 -23% 2,751 $430   $69,593,375 13
1999/01/07 1 $1,224,195 +3% 2,751 $445   $70,817,570 14
1999/01/08 2 $3,275,000 +168% 2,770 $1,182   $74,093,000 15
1999/01/09 2 $6,260,000 +91% 2,770 $2,260   $80,353,000 16
1999/01/10 2 $3,151,170 -50% 2,770 $1,138   $83,504,170 17
1999/01/11 2 $706,350 -78% 2,770 $255   $84,210,520 18
1999/01/12 2 $914,100 +29% 2,770 $330   $85,124,620 19
1999/01/13 2 $761,750 -17% 2,770 $275   $85,886,370 20
1999/01/14 2 $762,125 n/c 2,770 $275   $86,648,495 21
1999/01/15 4 $2,704,505 +255% 2,890 $936   $89,353,000 22
1999/01/16 3 $4,550,000 +68% 2,890 $1,574   $93,903,000 23
1999/01/17 2 $2,725,000 -40% 2,890 $943   $96,628,000 24
1999/01/18 2 $1,822,590 -33% 2,893 $630   $98,697,840 25
1999/01/19 4 $663,320 -64% 2,893 $229   $99,361,160 26
1999/01/20 4 $562,380 -15% 2,893 $194   $99,923,540 27
1999/01/21 4 $563,556 n/c 2,893 $195   $100,487,095 28
1999/01/22 2 $2,105,000 +274% 2,915 $722   $102,592,000 29
1999/01/23 2 $4,065,000 +93% 2,915 $1,395   $106,657,000 30
1999/01/24 2 $2,080,000 -49% 2,915 $714   $108,589,000 31
1999/01/25 2 $436,050 -79% 2,909 $150   $109,024,710 32
1999/01/26 2 $537,980 +23% 2,909 $185   $109,562,690 33
1999/01/27 2 $450,430 -16% 2,909 $155   $110,013,120 34
1999/01/28 2 $493,170 +9% 2,909 $170   $110,506,290 35
1999/01/29 3 $1,785,000 +262% 2,880 $620   $112,291,000 36
1999/01/30 2 $3,110,000 +74% 2,880 $1,080   $115,401,000 37
1999/01/31 2 $1,022,000 -67% 2,879 $355   $116,507,970 38
1999/02/01 3 $330,510 -68% 2,879 $115   $116,838,480 39
1999/02/02 2 $429,915 +30% 2,879 $149   $117,268,395 40
1999/02/03 2 $343,920 -20% 2,879 $119   $117,612,315 41
1999/02/04 2 $358,250 +4% 2,879 $124   $117,970,565 42
1999/02/05 5 $1,150,000 +221% 2,879 $399   $119,121,000 43
1999/02/06 3 $2,175,000 +89% 2,725 $798   $121,296,000 44
1999/02/07 4 $1,023,000 -53% 2,729 $375   $122,377,900 45
1999/02/08 4 $244,710 -76% 2,729 $90   $122,622,610 46
1999/02/09 5 $297,880 +22% 2,729 $109   $122,920,490 47
1999/02/10 5 $244,080 -18% 2,729 $89   $123,164,570 48
1999/02/11 5 $270,195 +11% 2,729 $99   $123,434,765 49
1999/02/12 10 $640,000 +137% 2,110 $303   $124,075,000 50
1999/02/13 8 $1,260,000 +97% 2,110 $597   $125,335,000 51
1999/02/14 9 $1,080,000 -14% 2,110 $512   $126,415,000 52
1999/02/15 11 $440,995 -59% 2,110 $209   $127,005,430 53
1999/02/16 10 $224,290 -49% 2,110 $106   $127,229,720 54
1999/02/17 11 $183,150 -18% 2,101 $87   $127,412,870 55
1999/02/18 10 $202,995 +11% 2,101 $97   $127,615,865 56
1999/02/19 14 $465,000 +129% 1,570 $296   $128,081,000 57
1999/02/20 12 $870,000 +87% 1,570 $554   $128,951,000 58
1999/02/21 12 $404,000 -54% 1,570 $257   $129,358,260 59
1999/02/22 13 $100,100 -75% 1,584 $63   $129,458,360 60
1999/02/25 12 $114,595   1,584 $72   $129,801,405 63
1999/02/28 16 $214,000   929 $230   $130,674,665 66
1999/03/01 16 $54,060 -75% 929 $58   $130,728,725 67
1999/03/02 16 $61,460 +14% 929 $66   $130,790,185 68
1999/03/03 16 $57,070 -7% 929 $61   $130,847,255 69
1999/03/04 16 $65,850 +15% 929 $71   $130,913,105 70
1999/03/07 19 $125,000   608 $206   $131,417,750 73
1999/03/08 21 $31,845 -75% 608 $52   $131,449,595 74
1999/03/09 20 $36,920 +16% 608 $61   $131,486,515 75
1999/03/10 20 $34,380 -7% 608 $57   $131,520,895 76
1999/03/11 20 $40,110 +17% 608 $66   $131,561,005 77
1999/03/21 20 $160,000   665 $241   $132,523,485 87
1999/03/22 19 $68,145 -57% 665 $102   $132,591,630 88
1999/03/23 19 $80,125 +18% 665 $120   $132,671,755 89
1999/03/24 19 $67,830 -15% 665 $102   $132,739,585 90
1999/03/25 19 $70,950 +5% 665 $107   $132,810,535 91
1999/03/29 19 $46,495   566 $82   $133,301,340 95
1999/03/30 20 $54,105 +16% 566 $96   $133,355,445 96
1999/03/31 20 $52,985 -2% 566 $94   $133,408,430 97

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 1 $46,444,325   2,712 $17,125   $46,444,325 7
1999/01/01 1 $24,373,245 -48% 2,751 $8,860   $70,817,570 14
1999/01/08 2 $15,830,925 -35% 2,770 $5,715   $86,648,495 21
1999/01/15 2 $13,838,600 -13% 2,893 $4,783   $100,487,095 28
1999/01/22 2 $10,019,195 -28% 2,909 $3,444   $110,506,290 35
1999/01/29 2 $7,464,275 -26% 2,879 $2,593   $117,970,565 42
1999/02/05 3 $5,464,200 -27% 2,729 $2,002   $123,434,765 49
1999/02/12 9 $4,181,100 -23% 2,101 $1,990   $127,615,865 56
1999/02/19 12 $2,185,540 -48% 1,584 $1,380   $129,801,405 63
1999/02/26 15 $1,111,700 -49% 929 $1,197   $130,913,105 70
1999/03/05 20 $647,900 -42% 608 $1,066   $131,561,005 77
1999/03/12 34 $337,375 -48% 321 $1,051   $131,898,380 84
1999/03/19 20 $912,155 +170% 665 $1,372   $132,810,535 91
1999/03/26 23 $661,375 -27% 566 $1,169   $133,471,910 98
1999/04/02 23 $521,440 -21% 443 $1,177   $133,993,350 105
1999/04/09 28 $342,165 -34% 340 $1,006   $134,335,515 112
1999/04/16 35 $237,750 -31% 265 $897   $134,573,265 119
1999/04/23 45 $143,905 -39% 185 $778   $134,717,170 126
1999/04/30 51 $98,630 -31% 143 $690   $134,815,800 133
1999/05/07 53 $64,645 -34% 105 $616   $134,880,445 140
1999/05/14 60 $52,113 -19% 91 $573   $134,932,558 147
1999/05/21 55 $55,445 +6% 86 $645   $134,988,003 154