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A Simple Plan (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,316,273Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,787 $16,316,273
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,831 $16,316,273
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 101-200) 162 $16,316,273
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,202 $16,316,273
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,486 $16,316,273

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$17,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 11th, 1998 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
Comparisons: vs. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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Keywords: Film Noir, Found Money
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 97 $59,406 Apr 30, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 70 $113,313 Apr 23, 1999 136
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 69 $703,845 Feb 19, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 48 $1,221,786 Feb 12, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 51 $1,367,177 Feb 5, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 39 $2,107,277 Jan 29, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 22 $3,422,072 Jan 22, 1999 45
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release 56 $12,599 Dec 11, 1998 3

Cast

Bill Paxton    Hank Mitchell
Billy Bob Thornton    Jacob Mitchell
Brent Briscoe    Lou
Bridget Fonda    Sarah
Jack Walsh    Tom Butler
Chelcie Ross    Carl
Becky Ann Baker    Nancy
Gary Cole    Baxter

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Danny Elfman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/11 20 $390,563   31 $12,599   $390,563 3
1998/12/18 18 $406,036 +4% 72 $5,639   $960,130 10
1998/12/25 22 $444,014 +9% 80 $5,550   $1,643,369 17
1999/01/01 20 $512,070 +15% 80 $6,401   $2,515,990 24
1999/01/08 23 $308,901 -40% 80 $3,861   $2,999,234 31
1999/01/15 24 $401,509 +30% 80 $5,019   $3,536,158 38
1999/01/22 10 $3,422,072 +752% 660 $5,185   $7,078,184 45
1999/01/29 11 $2,107,277 -38% 673 $3,131   $10,069,654 52
1999/02/05 16 $1,367,177 -35% 673 $2,031   $12,121,149 59
1999/02/12 18 $1,221,786 -11% 675 $1,810   $13,717,155 66
1999/02/19 21 $703,845 -42% 625 $1,126   $14,654,632 73
1999/02/26 28 $379,170 -46% 514 $738   $15,234,793 80
1999/03/05 34 $207,062 -45% 325 $637   $15,560,477 87
1999/03/12 43 $113,344 -45% 220 $515   $15,747,647 94
1999/03/19 49 $59,405 -48% 117 $508   $15,847,710 101
1999/03/26 56 $37,591 -37% 75 $501   $15,915,352 108
1999/04/02 64 $27,819 -26% 57 $488   $15,956,744 115
1999/04/09 65 $20,748 -25% 33 $629   $15,991,490 122
1999/04/16 76 $14,020 -32% 25 $561   $16,013,157 129
1999/04/23 44 $113,313 +708% 322 $352   $16,131,697 136
1999/04/30 56 $59,406 -48% 226 $263   $16,245,186 143
1999/05/07 74 $21,855 -63% 110 $199   $16,288,495 150
1999/05/14 80 $13,581 -38% 36 $377   $16,311,763 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/01/22 9 $935,000   660 $1,417   $4,583,000 43
1999/01/23 10 $1,610,000 +72% 660 $2,439   $6,193,000 44
1999/01/24 11 $885,000 -45% 660 $1,341   $7,078,000 45
1999/01/25 10 $225,617 -75% 660 $342   $7,303,617 46
1999/01/26 9 $244,552 +8% 660 $371   $7,540,353 47
1999/01/27 10 $204,577 -16% 660 $310   $7,744,930 48
1999/01/28 9 $217,447 +6% 660 $329   $7,962,377 49
1999/01/29 10 $660,000 +204% 673 $981   $8,622,000 50
1999/01/31 11 $0   0     $10,069,654 52
1999/02/01 10 $168,176   673 $250   $10,237,830 53
1999/02/02 10 $194,042 +15% 673 $288   $10,431,872 54
1999/02/03 10 $162,102 -16% 673 $241   $10,593,974 55
1999/02/07 16 $0   0     $12,121,149 59
1999/02/08 16 $81,220   673 $121   $12,202,369 60
1999/02/09 15 $106,091 +31% 673 $158   $12,308,460 61
1999/02/10 17 $91,161 -14% 673 $135   $12,399,621 62
1999/02/11 17 $95,748 +5% 673 $142   $12,495,369 63
1999/02/15 20 $163,256   675 $242   $13,717,155 67
1999/02/16 18 $82,988 -49% 675 $123   $13,800,143 68
1999/02/17 19 $72,780 -12% 675 $108   $13,872,923 69
1999/02/18 19 $77,864 +7% 675 $115   $13,950,787 70
1999/02/21 20 $190,000   625 $304   $14,654,632 73
1999/02/22 19 $48,653 -74% 625 $78   $14,703,485 74
1999/02/25 19 $52,676   625 $84   $14,856,623 77

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/11 19 $554,094   31 $17,874   $554,094 7
1998/12/18 20 $645,261 +16% 72 $8,962   $1,199,355 14
1998/12/25 23 $804,565 +25% 80 $10,057   $2,003,920 21
1999/01/01 20 $686,413 -15% 80 $8,580   $2,690,333 28
1999/01/08 22 $444,316 -35% 80 $5,554   $3,134,649 35
1999/01/15 24 $521,463 +17% 80 $6,518   $3,656,112 42
1999/01/22 10 $4,306,265 +726% 660 $6,525   $7,962,377 49
1999/01/29 11 $2,791,595 -35% 673 $4,148   $10,753,972 56
1999/02/05 15 $1,741,397 -38% 673 $2,588   $12,495,369 63
1999/02/12 18 $1,455,418 -16% 675 $2,156   $13,950,787 70
1999/02/19 21 $904,836 -38% 625 $1,448   $14,855,623 77
1999/02/26 29 $497,792 -45% 514 $968   $15,353,415 84
1999/03/05 33 $280,888 -44% 325 $864   $15,634,303 91
1999/03/12 43 $154,002 -45% 220 $700   $15,788,305 98
1999/03/19 50 $89,456 -42% 117 $765   $15,877,761 105
1999/03/26 56 $51,164 -43% 75 $682   $15,928,925 112
1999/04/02 64 $41,817 -18% 57 $734   $15,970,742 119
1999/04/09 65 $28,395 -32% 33 $860   $15,999,137 126
1999/04/16 75 $19,247 -32% 25 $770   $16,018,384 133
1999/04/23 39 $167,396 +770% 322 $520   $16,185,780 140
1999/04/30 58 $80,860 -52% 226 $358   $16,266,640 147
1999/05/07 70 $31,542 -61% 110 $287   $16,298,182 154