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Pleasantville (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,584,421Details
International Box Office $9,221,041
Worldwide Box Office $49,805,462
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 23rd, 1998 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements emphasizing sexuality, and for language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 334 $41,543 Mar 26, 1999 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $117,408 Mar 19, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 202 $181,191 Mar 12, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 206 $237,928 Mar 5, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 215 $275,606 Feb 26, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 872 $34,099 Feb 19, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,053 $33,764 Feb 12, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,249 $35,336 Feb 5, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,361 $43,026 Jan 29, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,492 $53,452 Jan 22, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,421 $85,136 Jan 15, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,624 $83,720 Jan 8, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,694 $106,430 Jan 1, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,104 $93,885 Dec 25, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,615 $217,026 Dec 18, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,306 $461,161 Dec 11, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,684 $501,005 Dec 4, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,450 $1,204,095 Nov 27, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,363 $2,246,978 Nov 20, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,287 $3,675,133 Nov 13, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,265 $5,593,743 Nov 6, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,643 $6,879,604 Oct 30, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,014 $8,855,063 Oct 23, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,684 1,636 Oct 23, 1998 3

Cast

   David/Bud Parker
Jeff Daniels    Mr. Johnson
Joan Allen    Betty Parker
William H. Macy    George Parker
J.T. Walsh    Big Bob
   Jennifer/Mary Sue Parker
Don Knotts    TV Repairman
Paul Walker    Skip Martin
Marley Shelton    Margaret
Jane Kaczmarek    David and Jennifer's Mom
Jason Behr    Mark's Lackey #2
Weston Blakesley    Gus
Jeanine Jackson    Neighbor
Jason Maves    Paperboy
Marissa Ribisi   
Marc Blucas    Basketball Hero

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Randy Newman
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 1st, 2011

February 1st, 2011

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/23 1 $8,855,063   1,636 $5,413   $8,855,063 3
1998/10/30 2 $6,879,604 -22% 1,761 $3,907   $18,294,728 10
1998/11/06 3 $5,593,743 -19% 1,761 $3,176   $26,184,082 17
1998/11/13 7 $3,675,133 -34% 1,773 $2,073   $31,647,228 24
1998/11/20 9 $2,246,978 -39% 1,715 $1,310   $34,718,343 31
1998/11/27 14 $1,204,095 -46% 1,089 $1,106   $36,720,568 38
1998/12/04 18 $501,005 -58% 831 $603   $37,437,387 45
1998/12/11 18 $461,161 -8% 801 $576   $38,060,436 52
1998/12/18 29 $217,026 -53% 602 $361   $38,413,677 59
1998/12/25 39 $93,885 -57% 159 $590   $38,666,023 66
1999/01/01 38 $106,430 +13% 25 $4,257   $38,868,118 73
1999/01/08 38 $83,720 -21% 148 $566   $38,995,327 80
1999/01/15 44 $85,136 +2% 112 $760   $39,122,547 87
1999/01/22 49 $53,452 -37% 95 $563   $39,194,840 94
1999/01/29 50 $43,026 -20% 80 $538   $39,252,946 101
1999/02/05 51 $35,336 -18% 59 $599   $39,304,146 108
1999/02/12 55 $33,764 -4% 36 $938   $39,350,608 115
1999/02/19 58 $34,099 +1% 33 $1,033   $39,393,515 122
1999/02/26 34 $275,606 +708% 335 $823   $39,687,220 129
1999/03/05 32 $237,928 -14% 386 $616   $40,020,034 136
1999/03/12 39 $181,191 -24% 314 $577   $40,288,680 143
1999/03/19 43 $117,408 -35% 215 $546   $40,474,152 150
1999/03/26 53 $41,543 -65% 87 $478   $40,568,025 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/23 2 $2,740,000   1,636 $1,675   $2,740,000 1
1998/10/24 2 $3,825,000 +40% 1,636 $2,338   $6,565,000 2
1998/10/25 2 $2,217,000 -42% 1,636 $1,355   $8,855,063 3
1998/10/26 1 $583,522 -74% 1,636 $357   $9,438,585 4
1998/10/27 2 $700,164 +20% 1,636 $428   $10,138,749 5
1998/10/28 1 $613,427 -12% 1,636 $375   $10,752,176 6
1998/11/01 2 $2,181,000   1,761 $1,239   $18,295,000 10
1998/11/02 2 $530,924 -76% 1,761 $301   $18,825,652 11
1998/11/03 2 $663,592 +25% 1,761 $377   $19,489,244 12
1998/11/04 3 $496,452 -25% 1,761 $282   $19,985,696 13
1998/11/05 1 $521,340 +5% 1,761 $296   $20,507,036 14
1998/11/06 3 $1,685,000 +223% 1,761 $957   $22,275,000 15
1998/11/07 3 $2,635,000 +56% 1,761 $1,496   $24,910,000 16
1998/11/08 5 $1,264,000 -52% 1,761 $718   $26,184,082 17
1998/11/09 4 $267,459 -79% 1,761 $152   $26,451,541 18
1998/11/10 3 $487,363 +82% 1,761 $277   $26,938,904 19
1998/11/11 5 $714,263 +47% 1,761 $406   $27,653,167 20
1998/11/12 4 $310,997 -56% 1,761 $177   $27,964,164 21
1998/11/13 5 $1,115,000 +259% 1,773 $629   $29,087,000 22
1998/11/14 7 $1,750,000 +57% 1,773 $987   $30,837,000 23
1998/11/15 8 $820,000 -53% 1,773 $462   $31,647,000 24
1998/11/16 5 $185,666 -77% 1,773 $105   $31,832,894 25
1998/11/17 5 $232,369 +25% 1,773 $131   $32,065,263 26
1998/11/18 5 $198,926 -14% 1,773 $112   $32,264,189 27
1998/11/19 5 $199,492 n/c 1,773 $113   $32,453,681 28
1998/11/20 7 $705,000 +253% 1,715 $411   $33,176,000 29
1998/11/21 8 $1,120,000 +59% 1,776 $631   $34,296,000 30
1998/11/22 9 $476,000 -58% 1,715 $278   $34,718,000 31
1998/11/23 7 $151,602 -68% 1,715 $88   $34,869,945 32
1998/11/24 7 $215,000 +42% 1,715 $125   $35,073,000 33

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/23 1 $11,415,124   1,636 $6,977   $11,415,124 7
1998/10/30 2 $9,175,215 -20% 1,761 $5,210   $20,590,339 14
1998/11/06 4 $7,381,756 -20% 1,761 $4,192   $27,972,095 21
1998/11/13 6 $4,499,270 -39% 1,773 $2,538   $32,471,365 28
1998/11/20 9 $3,045,108 -32% 1,715 $1,776   $35,516,473 35
1998/11/27 14 $1,419,909 -53% 1,089 $1,304   $36,936,382 42
1998/12/04 18 $662,893 -53% 831 $798   $37,599,275 49
1998/12/11 18 $597,376 -10% 801 $746   $38,196,651 56
1998/12/18 27 $375,487 -37% 602 $624   $38,572,138 63
1998/12/25 40 $189,550 -50% 159 $1,192   $38,761,688 70
1999/01/01 36 $149,919 -21% 25 $5,997   $38,911,607 77
1999/01/08 36 $125,804 -16% 148 $850   $39,037,411 84
1999/01/15 42 $103,977 -17% 112 $928   $39,141,388 91
1999/01/22 46 $68,532 -34% 95 $721   $39,209,920 98
1999/01/29 47 $58,890 -14% 80 $736   $39,268,810 105
1999/02/05 47 $48,034 -18% 59 $814   $39,316,844 112
1999/02/12 54 $42,572 -11% 36 $1,183   $39,359,416 119
1999/02/19 51 $52,198 +23% 33 $1,582   $39,411,614 126
1999/02/26 34 $370,492 +610% 335 $1,106   $39,782,106 133
1999/03/05 32 $325,383 -12% 386 $843   $40,107,489 140
1999/03/12 39 $249,255 -23% 314 $794   $40,356,744 147
1999/03/19 42 $169,738 -32% 215 $789   $40,526,482 154