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A Simple Plan (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,316,273Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,818 $16,316,273
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,908 $16,316,273
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 101-200) 160 $16,316,273
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,228 $16,316,273
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,517 $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
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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 98 $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 GrossWeek
1998/12/11 20 $390,563   31 $12,599   $390,563 1
1998/12/18 18 $406,036 +4% 72 $5,639   $960,130 2
1998/12/25 22 $444,014 +9% 80 $5,550   $1,643,369 3
1999/01/01 20 $512,070 +15% 80 $6,401   $2,515,990 4
1999/01/08 23 $308,901 -40% 80 $3,861   $2,999,234 5
1999/01/15 24 $401,509 +30% 80 $5,019   $3,536,158 6
1999/01/22 10 $3,422,072 +752% 660 $5,185   $7,078,184 7
1999/01/29 11 $2,107,277 -38% 673 $3,131   $10,069,654 8
1999/02/05 16 $1,367,177 -35% 673 $2,031   $12,121,149 9
1999/02/12 18 $1,221,786 -11% 675 $1,810   $13,717,155 10
1999/02/19 21 $703,845 -42% 625 $1,126   $14,654,632 11
1999/02/26 28 $379,170 -46% 514 $738   $15,234,793 12
1999/03/05 34 $207,062 -45% 325 $637   $15,560,477 13
1999/03/12 43 $113,344 -45% 220 $515   $15,747,647 14
1999/03/19 49 $59,405 -48% 117 $508   $15,847,710 15
1999/03/26 56 $37,591 -37% 75 $501   $15,915,352 16
1999/04/02 64 $27,819 -26% 57 $488   $15,956,744 17
1999/04/09 65 $20,748 -25% 33 $629   $15,991,490 18
1999/04/16 76 $14,020 -32% 25 $561   $16,013,157 19
1999/04/23 44 $113,313 +708% 322 $352   $16,131,697 20
1999/04/30 56 $59,406 -48% 226 $263   $16,245,186 21
1999/05/07 74 $21,855 -63% 110 $199   $16,288,495 22
1999/05/14 80 $13,581 -38% 36 $377   $16,311,763 23

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 GrossWeek
1998/12/11 19 $554,094   31 $17,874   $554,094 1
1998/12/18 20 $645,261 +16% 72 $8,962   $1,199,355 2
1998/12/25 23 $804,565 +25% 80 $10,057   $2,003,920 3
1999/01/01 20 $686,413 -15% 80 $8,580   $2,690,333 4
1999/01/08 22 $444,316 -35% 80 $5,554   $3,134,649 5
1999/01/15 24 $521,463 +17% 80 $6,518   $3,656,112 6
1999/01/22 10 $4,306,265 +726% 660 $6,525   $7,962,377 7
1999/01/29 11 $2,791,595 -35% 673 $4,148   $10,753,972 8
1999/02/05 15 $1,741,397 -38% 673 $2,588   $12,495,369 9
1999/02/12 18 $1,455,418 -16% 675 $2,156   $13,950,787 10
1999/02/19 21 $904,836 -38% 625 $1,448   $14,855,623 11
1999/02/26 29 $497,792 -45% 514 $968   $15,353,415 12
1999/03/05 33 $280,888 -44% 325 $864   $15,634,303 13
1999/03/12 43 $154,002 -45% 220 $700   $15,788,305 14
1999/03/19 50 $89,456 -42% 117 $765   $15,877,761 15
1999/03/26 56 $51,164 -43% 75 $682   $15,928,925 16
1999/04/02 64 $41,817 -18% 57 $734   $15,970,742 17
1999/04/09 65 $28,395 -32% 33 $860   $15,999,137 18
1999/04/16 75 $19,247 -32% 25 $770   $16,018,384 19
1999/04/23 39 $167,396 +770% 322 $520   $16,185,780 20
1999/04/30 58 $80,860 -52% 226 $358   $16,266,640 21
1999/05/07 70 $31,542 -61% 110 $287   $16,298,182 22