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A Simple Wish (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,165,213Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,093 $8,165,213
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,458 $8,165,213
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,293 $8,165,213
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,540 $8,165,213

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 11th, 1997 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 9th, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Simple Wish, A
MPAA Rating: PG for mild language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Cast

Amanda Plummer    Boots
Martin Short    Murray
Kathleen Turner    Claudia
Ruby Dee    Hortense
Jack McGee    Officer O'York

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Bruce Broughton

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/11 9 $2,732,880   1,676 $1,631   $2,732,880 3
1997/07/18 12 $1,146,820 -58% 1,699 $675   $5,546,320 10
1997/07/25 20 $400,330 -65% 817 $490   $6,956,815 17
1997/08/01 27 $191,795 -52% 431 $445   $7,428,790 24
1997/08/08 32 $140,010 -27% 280 $500   $7,727,640 31
1997/08/15 34 $140,640 n/c 293 $480   $7,974,535 38
1997/08/22 50 $45,005 -68% 63 $714   $8,119,205 45

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/11 8 $863,140   1,676 $515   $863,140 1
1997/07/12 9 $1,047,500 +21% 1,676 $625   $1,910,640 2
1997/07/13 8 $821,240 -22% 1,676 $490   $2,731,880 3
1997/07/14 8 $452,520 -45% 1,676 $270   $3,184,400 4
1997/07/15 8 $536,320 +19% 1,676 $320   $3,720,720 5
1997/07/16 9 $360,340 -33% 1,676 $215   $4,081,060 6
1997/07/17 9 $318,440 -12% 1,676 $190   $4,399,500 7
1997/07/18 12 $339,795 +7% 1,699 $200   $4,739,295 8
1997/07/19 12 $450,235 +33% 1,699 $265   $5,189,530 9
1997/07/20 12 $356,790 -21% 1,699 $210   $5,546,320 10
1997/07/21 12 $220,740 -38% 1,699 $130   $5,767,060 11
1997/07/22 11 $254,700 +15% 1,699 $150   $6,021,760 12
1997/07/23 10 $254,555 n/c 1,699 $150   $6,276,315 13
1997/07/24 10 $280,170 +10% 1,699 $165   $6,556,485 14
1997/07/25 - $118,465 -58% 817 $145   $6,674,950 15
1997/07/26 - $142,975 +21% 817 $175   $6,817,925 16
1997/07/27 - $138,890 -3% 817 $170   $6,956,815 17
1997/07/28 - $72,630 -48% 817 $89   $7,029,445 18
1997/07/29 - $88,550 +22% 817 $108   $7,117,995 19
1997/07/30 - $60,690 -31% 817 $74   $7,178,685 20
1997/07/31 - $58,310 -4% 817 $71   $7,236,995 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/11 8 $4,399,500   1,676 $2,625   $4,399,500 7
1997/07/18 12 $2,156,985 -51% 1,699 $1,270   $6,556,485 14
1997/07/25 18 $680,510 -68% 817 $833   $7,236,995 21
1997/08/01 27 $350,635 -48% 431 $814   $7,587,630 28
1997/08/08 30 $246,265 -30% 280 $880   $7,833,895 35
1997/08/15 32 $240,305 -2% 293 $820   $8,074,200 42