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The Postman (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,650,704Details
International Box Office $3,190,419Details
Worldwide Box Office $20,841,123
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence and some sexuality
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Keywords: Post Apocalypse
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 327 $6,517,825 Jan 2, 1998 11
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 253 $5,260,324 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 235 $9,913,247 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 86 $5,260,324 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 81 $9,913,247 Dec 26, 1997 4

Cast

   The Postman
Larenz Tate    Ford Lincoln Mercury
Will Patton    Bethlehem
Olivia Williams    Abby
Shawn Hatosy    Billy
Mary Stuart Masterson    Hope, The Postman's Daughter
James Russo    Idaho
Giovanni Ribisi   
Todd Allen    Gibbs

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    James Newton Howard
Co-Visual Effects Supervisor    Sheena Duggal

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/12/26 9 $5,260,324   2,207 $2,383   $6,814,391 1
1998/01/02 12 $3,533,942 -33% 2,107 $1,677   $14,327,628 2
1998/01/09 18 $1,127,922 -68% 1,722 $655   $16,518,149 3
1998/01/16 27 $431,458 -62% 741 $582   $17,312,906 4
1998/01/23 51 $43,411 -90% 191 $227   $17,420,741 5
1998/01/30 65 $16,158 -63% 95 $170   $17,454,407 6
1998/02/13 43 $114,685   246 $466   $17,593,391 8

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/25 8 $1,555,000   2,207 $705   $1,555,000 1
1998/01/02 12 $1,255,000   0     $12,068,000 9
1998/01/05 10 $267,523   2,207 $121   $14,595,151 12
1998/01/06 9 $302,441 +13% 2,207 $137   $14,897,592 13
1998/01/07 10 $253,803 -16% 2,207 $115   $15,151,395 14
1998/01/08 10 $236,832 -7% 2,207 $107   $15,388,227 15

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/12/26 11 $9,239,619   2,207 $4,187   $10,793,686 2
1998/01/02 14 $4,596,541 -50% 2,107 $2,182   $15,390,227 3
1998/01/09 18 $1,491,221 -68% 1,722 $866   $16,881,448 4
1998/01/16 28 $495,882 -67% 741 $669   $17,377,330 5
1998/01/23 52 $60,919 -88% 191 $319   $17,438,249 6