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The Straight Story (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,197,866Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
91% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 15th, 1999 (Limited) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: G
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Keywords: Road Trip
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 221 $13,877 Apr 21, 2000 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 209 $24,054 Apr 14, 2000 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 289 $15,095 Apr 7, 2000 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 234 $41,069 Mar 31, 2000 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 223 $60,235 Mar 24, 2000 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 263 $63,566 Mar 17, 2000 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 305 $68,011 Mar 10, 2000 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 416 $53,118 Mar 3, 2000 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 454 $66,369 Feb 25, 2000 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 421 $106,662 Feb 18, 2000 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 569 $91,184 Feb 11, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 547 $130,151 Feb 4, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 822 $94,173 Jan 28, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $85,647 Jan 21, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 765 $181,621 Jan 14, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 904 $171,381 Jan 7, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,051 $185,134 Dec 31, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,608 $118,153 Dec 24, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,496 $183,363 Dec 17, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,997 $145,184 Dec 10, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,015 $208,406 Dec 3, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,013 $334,165 Nov 26, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,676 $309,987 Nov 19, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,102 $396,817 Nov 12, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,417 $584,982 Nov 5, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,357 $372,733 Oct 29, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,941 $276,787 Oct 22, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,190 $92,312 Oct 15, 1999 3

Cast

Richard Farnsworth    Alvin Straight
Sissy Spacek    Rose
Jane Heitz    Dorothy
Everett McGill    Tom the Dealer
Jennifer Edwards    Brenda
Barbara E. Robertson    Derr Woman
John Farley    Thorvald
John Lordan    Priest
Harry Dean Stanton    Lyle
Stephen Cinabro    Policeman
Gary D'Amico    Cyclist #1
Kevin P. Farley    Wendell
Ralph Feldhacker    Harold
Don Flannery    Doctor Gibbons
Ed Grennan    Pete
Barbara Ann Grimes    Verlyn Heller
Wiley Harker    Janet Johnson
Jeremy Jackson    Andy
Barbara June Patterson   
Barbara Kingsley    Darla Riordan
Lucina Paquet    Crystal
Gil Pearson    Bus Driver
Lana Schwab    Old Lady #1
Jack Walsh    Apple
Anastasia Webb    Alice
Donald Wieggert    Sig
Sally Wingert    Deer Woman

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/15 39 $92,312   7 $13,187   $92,312 3
1999/10/22 27 $276,787 +200% 32 $8,650   $406,321 10
1999/10/29 19 $372,733 +35% 96 $3,883   $863,769 17
1999/11/05 21 $584,982 +57% 186 $3,145   $1,580,095 24
1999/11/12 23 $396,817 -32% 181 $2,192   $2,165,224 31
1999/11/19 23 $309,987 -22% 153 $2,026   $2,595,401 38
1999/11/26 25 $334,165 +8% 128 $2,611   $3,072,928 45
1999/12/03 26 $208,406 -38% 136 $1,532   $3,355,921 52
1999/12/10 26 $145,184 -30% 140 $1,037   $3,573,722 59
1999/12/17 23 $183,363 +26% 159 $1,153   $3,811,480 66
1999/12/24 33 $118,153 -36% 129 $916   $4,036,769 73
1999/12/31 30 $185,134 +57% 131 $1,413   $4,375,944 80
2000/01/07 30 $171,381 -7% 124 $1,382   $4,634,293 87
2000/01/14 35 $181,621 +6% 112 $1,622   $4,871,252 94
2000/01/21 44 $85,647 -53% 81 $1,057   $4,991,750 101
2000/01/28 45 $94,173 +10% 106 $888   $5,128,770 108
2000/02/04 43 $130,151 +38% 116 $1,122   $5,300,526 115
2000/02/11 50 $91,184 -30% 82 $1,112   $5,439,564 122
2000/02/18 48 $106,662 +17% 70 $1,524   $5,591,098 129
2000/02/25 53 $66,369 -38% 64 $1,037   $5,686,237 136
2000/03/03 58 $53,118 -20% 52 $1,022   $5,764,363 143
2000/03/10 52 $68,011 +28% 47 $1,447   $5,853,100 150
2000/03/17 52 $63,566 -7% 54 $1,177   $5,952,858 157
2000/03/24 49 $60,235 -5% 52 $1,158   $6,038,937 164
2000/03/31 55 $41,069 -32% 45 $913   $6,108,434 171
2000/04/07 81 $15,095 -63% 25 $604   $6,142,800 178
2000/04/14 69 $24,054 +59% 56 $430   $6,172,985 185
2000/04/21 87 $13,877 -42% 30 $463   $6,197,866 192

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/31 20 $92,000   96 $958   $863,769 17
1999/11/01 16 $30,679 -67% 96 $320   $894,448 18
1999/11/02 18 $35,459 +16% 96 $369   $929,907 19
1999/11/03 17 $32,470 -8% 96 $338   $962,377 20
1999/11/04 16 $32,726 +1% 96 $341   $995,103 21
1999/11/07 19 $149,000   96 $1,552   $1,580,095 24
1999/11/08 18 $38,409 -74% 96 $400   $1,618,504 25
1999/11/09 19 $38,107 -1% 96 $397   $1,656,611 26
1999/11/11 20 $67,251   186 $362   $1,768,407 28
2000/01/17 31 $27,721   112 $248   $4,871,252 95

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/15 40 $129,534   7 $18,505   $129,534 7
1999/10/22 27 $361,502 +179% 32 $11,297   $491,036 14
1999/10/29 22 $504,077 +39% 96 $5,251   $995,113 21
1999/11/05 22 $773,294 +53% 186 $4,157   $1,768,407 28
1999/11/12 25 $517,007 -33% 181 $2,856   $2,285,414 35
1999/11/19 25 $453,349 -12% 153 $2,963   $2,738,763 42
1999/11/26 25 $408,752 -10% 128 $3,193   $3,147,515 49
1999/12/03 27 $281,023 -31% 136 $2,066   $3,428,538 56
1999/12/10 26 $199,579 -29% 140 $1,426   $3,628,117 63
1999/12/17 24 $290,499 +46% 159 $1,827   $3,918,616 70
1999/12/24 36 $272,194 -6% 129 $2,110   $4,190,810 77
1999/12/31 35 $272,102 n/c 131 $2,077   $4,462,912 84
2000/01/07 32 $226,719 -17% 124 $1,828   $4,689,631 91
2000/01/14 35 $216,472 -5% 112 $1,933   $4,906,103 98
2000/01/21 43 $128,494 -41% 81 $1,586   $5,034,597 105
2000/01/28 44 $135,778 +6% 106 $1,281   $5,170,375 112
2000/02/04 42 $178,005 +31% 116 $1,535   $5,348,380 119
2000/02/11 48 $136,056 -24% 82 $1,659   $5,484,436 126
2000/02/18 50 $135,432 n/c 70 $1,935   $5,619,868 133
2000/02/25 54 $91,377 -33% 64 $1,428   $5,711,245 140
2000/03/03 57 $73,844 -19% 52 $1,420   $5,785,089 147
2000/03/10 51 $104,203 +41% 47 $2,217   $5,889,292 154
2000/03/17 53 $89,410 -14% 54 $1,656   $5,978,702 161
2000/03/24 50 $88,663 -1% 52 $1,705   $6,067,365 168
2000/03/31 57 $60,340 -32% 45 $1,341   $6,127,705 175
2000/04/07 78 $21,226 -65% 25 $849   $6,148,931 182
2000/04/14 70 $35,058 +65% 56 $626   $6,183,989 189
2000/04/21 94 $13,877 -60% 30 $463   $6,197,866 196