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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 (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,568 $6,197,866
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,135 $6,197,866
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 401-500) 444 $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 28th Weekend Limited Release 84 $13,877 Apr 21, 2000 192
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 69 $24,054 Apr 14, 2000 185
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 96 $15,095 Apr 7, 2000 178
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 60 $41,069 Mar 31, 2000 171
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 50 $60,235 Mar 24, 2000 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 57 $63,566 Mar 17, 2000 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 66 $68,011 Mar 10, 2000 150
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 89 $106,662 Feb 18, 2000 129
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 49 $13,187 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

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/10/15 39 $92,312   7 $13,187   $92,312 1
1999/10/22 27 $276,787 +200% 32 $8,650   $406,321 2
1999/10/29 19 $372,733 +35% 96 $3,883   $863,769 3
1999/11/05 21 $584,982 +57% 186 $3,145   $1,580,095 4
1999/11/12 23 $396,817 -32% 181 $2,192   $2,165,224 5
1999/11/19 23 $309,987 -22% 153 $2,026   $2,595,401 6
1999/11/26 25 $334,165 +8% 128 $2,611   $3,072,928 7
1999/12/03 26 $208,406 -38% 136 $1,532   $3,355,921 8
1999/12/10 26 $145,184 -30% 140 $1,037   $3,573,722 9
1999/12/17 23 $183,363 +26% 159 $1,153   $3,811,480 10
1999/12/24 33 $118,153 -36% 129 $916   $4,036,769 11
1999/12/31 30 $185,134 +57% 131 $1,413   $4,375,944 12
2000/01/07 30 $171,381 -7% 124 $1,382   $4,634,293 13
2000/01/14 35 $181,621 +6% 112 $1,622   $4,871,252 14
2000/01/21 44 $85,647 -53% 81 $1,057   $4,991,750 15
2000/01/28 45 $94,173 +10% 106 $888   $5,128,770 16
2000/02/04 43 $130,151 +38% 116 $1,122   $5,300,526 17
2000/02/11 50 $91,184 -30% 82 $1,112   $5,439,564 18
2000/02/18 48 $106,662 +17% 70 $1,524   $5,591,098 19
2000/02/25 53 $66,369 -38% 64 $1,037   $5,686,237 20
2000/03/03 58 $53,118 -20% 52 $1,022   $5,764,363 21
2000/03/10 52 $68,011 +28% 47 $1,447   $5,853,100 22
2000/03/17 52 $63,566 -7% 54 $1,177   $5,952,858 23
2000/03/24 49 $60,235 -5% 52 $1,158   $6,038,937 24
2000/03/31 55 $41,069 -32% 45 $913   $6,108,434 25
2000/04/07 81 $15,095 -63% 25 $604   $6,142,800 26
2000/04/14 69 $24,054 +59% 56 $430   $6,172,985 27
2000/04/21 87 $13,877 -42% 30 $463   $6,197,866 28

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 GrossWeek
1999/10/15 40 $129,534   7 $18,505   $129,534 1
1999/10/22 27 $361,502 +179% 32 $11,297   $491,036 2
1999/10/29 22 $504,077 +39% 96 $5,251   $995,113 3
1999/11/05 22 $773,294 +53% 186 $4,157   $1,768,407 4
1999/11/12 25 $517,007 -33% 181 $2,856   $2,285,414 5
1999/11/19 25 $453,349 -12% 153 $2,963   $2,738,763 6
1999/11/26 25 $408,752 -10% 128 $3,193   $3,147,515 7
1999/12/03 27 $281,023 -31% 136 $2,066   $3,428,538 8
1999/12/10 26 $199,579 -29% 140 $1,426   $3,628,117 9
1999/12/17 24 $290,499 +46% 159 $1,827   $3,918,616 10
1999/12/24 36 $272,194 -6% 129 $2,110   $4,190,810 11
1999/12/31 35 $272,102 n/c 131 $2,077   $4,462,912 12
2000/01/07 32 $226,719 -17% 124 $1,828   $4,689,631 13
2000/01/14 35 $216,472 -5% 112 $1,933   $4,906,103 14
2000/01/21 43 $128,494 -41% 81 $1,586   $5,034,597 15
2000/01/28 44 $135,778 +6% 106 $1,281   $5,170,375 16
2000/02/04 42 $178,005 +31% 116 $1,535   $5,348,380 17
2000/02/11 48 $136,056 -24% 82 $1,659   $5,484,436 18
2000/02/18 50 $135,432 n/c 70 $1,935   $5,619,868 19
2000/02/25 54 $91,377 -33% 64 $1,428   $5,711,245 20
2000/03/03 57 $73,844 -19% 52 $1,420   $5,785,089 21
2000/03/10 51 $104,203 +41% 47 $2,217   $5,889,292 22
2000/03/17 53 $89,410 -14% 54 $1,656   $5,978,702 23
2000/03/24 50 $88,663 -1% 52 $1,705   $6,067,365 24
2000/03/31 57 $60,340 -32% 45 $1,341   $6,127,705 25
2000/04/07 78 $21,226 -65% 25 $849   $6,148,931 26
2000/04/14 70 $35,058 +65% 56 $626   $6,183,989 27
2000/04/21 94 $13,877 -60% 30 $463   $6,197,866 28