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Simon Birch (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,253,415Details
International Box Office $57,176Details
Worldwide Box Office $18,310,591
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,542 $18,253,415
All Time International Box Office 7,789 $57,176
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,543 $18,310,591
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 142 $18,253,415

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 11th, 1998 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG for language, emotional thematic elements, and an accident scene
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,487 $947 Dec 25, 1998 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,226 $947 Dec 25, 1998 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,380 $189 Dec 25, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,232 $4,747 Dec 18, 1998 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 864 $4,747 Dec 18, 1998 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,509 $226 Dec 18, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,043 $16,256 Dec 11, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 597 $16,256 Dec 11, 1998 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,674 $223 Dec 11, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,997 $31,103 Dec 4, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 500 $31,103 Dec 4, 1998 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,738 $288 Dec 4, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,816 $66,901 Nov 27, 1998 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 377 $66,901 Nov 27, 1998 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,683 $449 Nov 27, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,606 $121,822 Nov 20, 1998 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 297 $121,822 Nov 20, 1998 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,886 $432 Nov 20, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,357 $216,677 Nov 13, 1998 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 249 $216,677 Nov 13, 1998 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,991 $469 Nov 13, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,519 $252,304 Nov 6, 1998 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 276 $252,304 Nov 6, 1998 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,121 $504 Nov 6, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,822 $260,598 Oct 30, 1998 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 328 $260,598 Oct 30, 1998 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,306 $507 Oct 30, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,065 $325,100 Oct 23, 1998 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 329 $325,100 Oct 23, 1998 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,411 $624 Oct 23, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,099 $584,874 Oct 16, 1998 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 245 $584,874 Oct 16, 1998 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,314 $826 Oct 16, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,201 $1,055,295 Oct 9, 1998 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 174 $1,055,295 Oct 9, 1998 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,132 $1,162 Oct 9, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,549 $1,492,164 Oct 2, 1998 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 148 $1,492,164 Oct 2, 1998 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,998 $1,604 Oct 2, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,550 $2,591,857 Sep 25, 1998 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 60 $2,591,857 Sep 25, 1998 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,588 $2,808 Sep 25, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,679 $3,744,801 Sep 18, 1998 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 21 $3,744,801 Sep 18, 1998 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,718 $4,179 Sep 18, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,584 $3,321,370 Sep 11, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 57 $3,321,370 Sep 11, 1998 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,841 $5,573 Sep 11, 1998 3
Theater Average Limited Release 5,572 $5,573 Sep 11, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release 201 $5,573 Sep 11, 1998 3
Never Wide Domestic 109 $18,253,415 Sep 11, 1998 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,110 $18,253,415 Sep 11, 1998 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 355 334 Sep 11, 1998 0

Cast

Ian Michael Smith    Simon Birch
Joseph Mazzello    Joe Wenteworth
Ashley Judd    Rebecca Wenteworth
Oliver Platt    Ben Goodrich
David Strathairn    Rev. Russell
Beatrice Winde    Hilde Grove
Jan Hooks    Miss Leavey
Cecilley Carroll    Marjorie
Sumela Kay    Ann
Jim Carrey    Adult Joe Wenteworth
Dana Ivey    Grandmother Wenteworth

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    John Irving

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/11 5 $3,321,370   596 $5,573   $3,321,370 3
1998/09/18 5 $3,744,801 +13% 896 $4,179   $8,111,342 10
1998/09/25 6 $2,591,857 -31% 923 $2,808   $11,672,312 17
1998/10/02 10 $1,492,164 -42% 930 $1,604   $13,858,379 24
1998/10/09 11 $1,055,295 -29% 908 $1,162   $15,322,557 31
1998/10/16 15 $584,874 -45% 708 $826   $16,307,868 38
1998/10/23 21 $325,100 -44% 521 $624   $16,804,039 45
1998/10/30 21 $260,598 -20% 514 $507   $17,151,085 52
1998/11/06 27 $252,304 -3% 501 $504   $17,516,285 59
1998/11/13 26 $216,677 -14% 462 $469   $17,831,870 66
1998/11/20 34 $121,822 -44% 282 $432   $18,051,955 73
1998/11/27 46 $66,901 -45% 149 $449   $18,171,160 80
1998/12/04 56 $31,103 -54% 108 $288   $18,215,058 87
1998/12/11 59 $16,256 -48% 73 $223   $18,239,437 94
1998/12/18 69 $4,747 -71% 21 $226   $18,250,532 101
1998/12/25 74 $947 -80% 5 $189   $18,252,684 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/11 5 $905,000   596 $1,518   $905,000 1
1998/09/12 5 $1,500,000 +66% 596 $2,517   $2,405,000 2
1998/09/13 5 $894,000 -40% 596 $1,500   $3,321,000 3
1998/09/14 5 $224,784 -75% 596 $377   $3,546,154 4
1998/09/15 5 $276,412 +23% 596 $464   $3,822,566 5
1998/09/16 5 $257,947 -7% 596 $433   $4,080,513 6
1998/09/17 5 $286,028 +11% 596 $480   $4,366,541 7
1998/09/18 5 $1,045,000 +265% 896 $1,166   $5,412,000 8
1998/09/19 5 $1,705,000 +63% 896 $1,903   $7,117,000 9
1998/09/20 5 $1,008,000 -41% 896 $1,125   $8,111,000 10
1998/09/21 6 $280,323 -72% 896 $313   $8,391,665 11
1998/09/22 7 $290,148 +4% 896 $324   $8,681,813 12
1998/09/23 7 $200,760 -31% 896 $224   $8,882,573 13
1998/09/24 7 $197,882 -1% 896 $221   $9,080,455 14
1998/09/25 7 $730,000 +269% 923 $791   $9,810,000 15
1998/09/26 7 $1,189,000 +63% 923 $1,288   $10,999,000 16
1998/09/27 6 $673,000 -43% 923 $729   $11,672,000 17
1998/09/28 9 $143,824 -79% 923 $156   $11,816,136 18
1998/09/29 8 $187,409 +30% 923 $203   $12,003,545 19
1998/09/30 7 $208,186 +11% 923 $226   $12,211,731 20
1998/10/01 9 $154,484 -26% 923 $167   $12,366,215 21
1998/10/02 10 $415,000 +169% 930 $446   $12,781,000 22
1998/10/03 10 $705,000 +70% 930 $758   $13,486,000 23
1998/10/04 10 $380,000 -46% 923 $412   $13,858,000 24
1998/10/05 10 $91,758 -76% 923 $99   $13,950,137 25
1998/10/06 10 $107,798 +17% 923 $117   $14,057,935 26
1998/10/07 10 $98,613 -9% 923 $107   $14,156,548 27
1998/10/08 10 $110,714 +12% 923 $120   $14,267,262 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/11 5 $4,366,541   596 $7,326   $4,366,541 7
1998/09/18 5 $4,713,914 +8% 896 $5,261   $9,080,455 14
1998/09/25 7 $3,285,760 -30% 923 $3,560   $12,366,215 21
1998/10/02 10 $1,901,047 -42% 930 $2,044   $14,267,262 28
1998/10/09 11 $1,455,732 -23% 908 $1,603   $15,722,994 35
1998/10/16 15 $755,945 -48% 708 $1,068   $16,478,939 42
1998/10/23 21 $411,548 -46% 521 $790   $16,890,487 49
1998/10/30 21 $373,494 -9% 514 $727   $17,263,981 56
1998/11/06 28 $351,212 -6% 501 $701   $17,615,193 63
1998/11/13 26 $314,940 -10% 462 $682   $17,930,133 70
1998/11/20 35 $174,126 -45% 282 $617   $18,104,259 77
1998/11/27 47 $79,696 -54% 149 $535   $18,183,955 84
1998/12/04 54 $39,226 -51% 108 $363   $18,223,181 91
1998/12/11 56 $22,604 -42% 73 $310   $18,245,785 98
1998/12/18 58 $5,952 -74% 21 $283   $18,251,737 105