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The Straight Story (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,197,866Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,504 $6,197,866
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,963 $6,197,866
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 440 $6,197,866

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 221 $13,877 Apr 21, 2000 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 84 $13,877 Apr 21, 2000 192
Theater Average 28th Weekend Limited Release 252 $463 Apr 21, 2000 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 209 $24,054 Apr 14, 2000 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 69 $24,054 Apr 14, 2000 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 294 $430 Apr 14, 2000 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 289 $15,095 Apr 7, 2000 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 96 $15,095 Apr 7, 2000 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 258 $604 Apr 7, 2000 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 234 $41,069 Mar 31, 2000 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 60 $41,069 Mar 31, 2000 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 195 $913 Mar 31, 2000 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 223 $60,235 Mar 24, 2000 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 50 $60,235 Mar 24, 2000 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 160 $1,158 Mar 24, 2000 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 265 $63,566 Mar 17, 2000 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 57 $63,566 Mar 17, 2000 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 168 $1,177 Mar 17, 2000 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 306 $68,011 Mar 10, 2000 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 66 $68,011 Mar 10, 2000 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 146 $1,447 Mar 10, 2000 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 418 $53,118 Mar 3, 2000 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 104 $53,118 Mar 3, 2000 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 278 $1,022 Mar 3, 2000 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 457 $66,369 Feb 25, 2000 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 109 $66,369 Feb 25, 2000 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 308 $1,037 Feb 25, 2000 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 424 $106,662 Feb 18, 2000 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 88 $106,662 Feb 18, 2000 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 178 $1,524 Feb 18, 2000 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 575 $91,184 Feb 11, 2000 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 122 $91,184 Feb 11, 2000 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 369 $1,112 Feb 11, 2000 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 553 $130,151 Feb 4, 2000 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 110 $130,151 Feb 4, 2000 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 409 $1,122 Feb 4, 2000 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 833 $94,173 Jan 28, 2000 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 160 $94,173 Jan 28, 2000 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 649 $888 Jan 28, 2000 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,022 $85,647 Jan 21, 2000 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 195 $85,647 Jan 21, 2000 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 559 $1,057 Jan 21, 2000 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 778 $181,621 Jan 14, 2000 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 136 $181,621 Jan 14, 2000 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 303 $1,622 Jan 14, 2000 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 915 $171,381 Jan 7, 2000 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 163 $171,381 Jan 7, 2000 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 457 $1,382 Jan 7, 2000 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,063 $185,134 Dec 31, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 183 $185,134 Dec 31, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 493 $1,413 Dec 31, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,629 $118,153 Dec 24, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 307 $118,153 Dec 24, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,086 $916 Dec 24, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,514 $183,363 Dec 17, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 282 $183,363 Dec 17, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 918 $1,153 Dec 17, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,023 $145,184 Dec 10, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 401 $145,184 Dec 10, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,206 $1,037 Dec 10, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,040 $208,406 Dec 3, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 384 $208,406 Dec 3, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 870 $1,532 Dec 3, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,039 $334,165 Nov 26, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 323 $334,165 Nov 26, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 439 $2,611 Nov 26, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,708 $309,987 Nov 19, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 409 $309,987 Nov 19, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 893 $2,026 Nov 19, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,141 $396,817 Nov 12, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 413 $396,817 Nov 12, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,097 $2,192 Nov 12, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,461 $584,982 Nov 5, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 338 $584,982 Nov 5, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 902 $3,145 Nov 5, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,413 $372,733 Oct 29, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 519 $372,733 Oct 29, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,032 $3,883 Oct 29, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,006 $276,787 Oct 22, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 688 $276,787 Oct 22, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 656 $8,650 Oct 22, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,276 $92,312 Oct 15, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,523 $92,312 Oct 15, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 938 $13,187 Oct 15, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,388 $13,187 Oct 15, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 49 $13,187 Oct 15, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 519 $6,197,866 Oct 15, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,659 $6,197,866 Oct 15, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 552 179 Oct 15, 1999 0

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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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