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Primary Colors (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $39,017,984Details
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 20th, 1998 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for strong language and sexual references
Comparisons: vs. Bulworth
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Keywords: Political
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Cast

   Jack Stanton
   Susan Stanton
Adrian Lester    Henry Burton
Billy Bob Thornton    Richard Jemmons
Maura Tierney    Daisy Green
Kathy Bates    Libby Holden
Larry Hagman    Freddy Picker
Paul Guilfoyle    Howard Ferguson
Caroline Aaron    Lucille Kaufman
Rebecca Walker    March Cunningham
Gia Carides    Cashmere McLeod
Stacy Edwards    Jennifer Rogers
Diane Ladd    Mamma Stanton
Allison Janney    Miss Walsh
Tony Shalhoub    Eddie Reyes
James Earl Jones    CNN Voiceover (voice)
Mykelti Williamson    Dewayne Smith
Rob Reiner    Izzy Rosenblatt
Larry King    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/03/20 2 $12,045,395   1,965 $6,130   $12,045,395 1
1998/03/27 3 $7,005,780 -42% 1,968 $3,560   $22,244,315 2
1998/04/03 5 $4,702,920 -33% 1,976 $2,380   $28,944,755 3
1998/04/10 10 $2,410,545 -49% 1,779 $1,355   $32,735,465 4
1998/04/17 12 $1,534,305 -36% 1,317 $1,165   $35,158,705 5
1998/04/24 18 $833,400 -46% 926 $900   $36,379,432 6
1998/05/01 21 $550,515 -34% 734 $750   $37,147,192 7
1998/05/08 22 $313,045 -43% 457 $685   $37,613,382 8
1998/05/15 25 $237,695 -24% 347 $685   $37,939,277 9
1998/05/22 27 $242,970 +2% 267 $910   $38,275,612 10
1998/05/29 31 $153,735 -37% 277 $555   $38,494,807 11
1998/06/05 29 $140,220 -9% 246 $570   $38,714,217 12
1998/06/12 38 $85,920 -39% 179 $480   $38,856,507 13
1998/06/19 39 $61,875 -28% 104 $595   $38,966,057 14

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/20 2 $3,630,000   1,966 $1,846   $3,630,000 1
1998/03/21 2 $5,470,000 +51% 1,966 $2,782   $9,100,000 2
1998/03/22 2 $3,026,000 -45% 1,966 $1,539   $12,045,395 3
1998/03/23 3 $618,975 -80% 1,965 $315   $12,664,370 4
1998/03/24 3 $880,000 +42% 1,966 $448   $13,544,370 5
1998/03/25 2 $864,615 -2% 1,965 $440   $14,403,410 6
1998/03/26 2 $835,125 -3% 1,965 $425   $15,238,535 7
1998/03/27 3 $2,160,000 +159% 1,969 $1,097   $17,399,000 8
1998/03/28 3 $3,350,000 +55% 1,969 $1,701   $20,749,000 9
1998/03/29 3 $1,663,000 -50% 1,969 $845   $22,244,000 10
1998/03/30 3 $413,280 -75% 1,968 $210   $22,657,595 11
1998/03/31 3 $560,880 +36% 1,968 $285   $23,218,475 12
1998/04/01 2 $521,520 -7% 1,968 $265   $23,739,995 13
1998/04/02 2 $501,840 -4% 1,968 $255   $24,241,835 14
1998/04/03 6 $1,245,000 +148% 1,975 $630   $25,487,000 15
1998/04/04 5 $2,290,000 +84% 1,975 $1,159   $27,777,000 16
1998/04/05 5 $1,057,000 -54% 1,976 $535   $28,944,755 17
1998/04/06 7 $305,815 -71% 1,976 $155   $29,250,570 18
1998/04/07 7 $345,275 +13% 1,976 $175   $29,595,845 19
1998/04/08 7 $344,925 n/c 1,976 $175   $29,940,770 20
1998/04/09 6 $395,230 +15% 1,976 $200   $30,336,000 21
1998/04/10 10 $775,000 +96% 1,775 $437   $31,111,000 22
1998/04/11 9 $1,005,000 +30% 1,775 $566   $32,116,000 23
1998/04/12 9 $551,000 -45% 1,779 $310   $32,735,000 24

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/03/20 2 $15,238,535   1,965 $7,755   $15,238,535 1
1998/03/27 3 $9,003,300 -41% 1,968 $4,575   $24,241,835 2
1998/04/03 5 $6,083,085 -32% 1,976 $3,078   $30,324,920 3
1998/04/10 10 $3,299,480 -46% 1,779 $1,855   $33,624,400 4
1998/04/17 12 $1,921,632 -42% 1,317 $1,459   $35,546,032 5
1998/04/24 19 $1,050,645 -45% 926 $1,135   $36,596,677 6
1998/05/01 21 $703,660 -33% 734 $959   $37,300,337 7
1998/05/08 23 $401,245 -43% 457 $878   $37,701,582 8
1998/05/15 26 $331,060 -17% 347 $954   $38,032,642 9
1998/05/22 27 $308,430 -7% 267 $1,155   $38,341,072 10
1998/05/29 29 $232,925 -24% 277 $841   $38,573,997 11
1998/06/05 29 $196,590 -16% 246 $799   $38,770,587 12
1998/06/12 38 $133,595 -32% 179 $746   $38,904,182 13

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