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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

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,601 $17,650,704
All Time International Box Office 4,552 $3,190,419
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,246 $20,841,123
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,128 $17,650,704
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,406 $3,190,419
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,300 $20,841,123
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 517 $17,650,704
All Time International Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 374 $3,190,419
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 519 $20,841,123

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


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
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,626 $114,685 Feb 13, 1998 53
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,317 $16,158 Jan 30, 1998 39
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,092 $43,411 Jan 23, 1998 32
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,730 $431,458 Jan 16, 1998 25
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,605 $1,127,922 Jan 9, 1998 18
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,781 $3,533,942 Jan 2, 1998 11
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,880 $5,260,324 Dec 26, 1997 4
Widest Opening Weekend 1,988 2,207 Dec 26, 1997 4
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,152 $17,650,704 Dec 25, 1997 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/26 9 $5,260,324   2,207 $2,383   $6,814,391 4
1998/01/02 12 $3,533,942 -33% 2,107 $1,677   $14,327,628 11
1998/01/09 18 $1,127,922 -68% 1,722 $655   $16,518,149 18
1998/01/16 27 $431,458 -62% 741 $582   $17,312,906 25
1998/01/23 51 $43,411 -90% 191 $227   $17,420,741 32
1998/01/30 65 $16,158 -63% 95 $170   $17,454,407 39
1998/02/13 43 $114,685   246 $466   $17,593,391 53

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 GrossDays
1997/12/26 11 $9,239,619   2,207 $4,187   $10,793,686 8
1998/01/02 14 $4,596,541 -50% 2,107 $2,182   $15,390,227 15
1998/01/09 18 $1,491,221 -68% 1,722 $866   $16,881,448 22
1998/01/16 28 $495,882 -67% 741 $669   $17,377,330 29
1998/01/23 52 $60,919 -88% 191 $319   $17,438,249 36