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The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,306,697Details
International Box Office $3,644,550Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,951,247
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 10th, 1997 (Wide) (Canada)
November 21st, 1997 (Limited) by Fine Line
International Releases: October 10th, 1997 (Wide) (Canada)
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and some language
Comparisons: vs. Another Happy Day
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 49 $43,760 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 51 $48,499 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 54 $56,522 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 50 $74,164 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 53 $86,723 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 43 $171,267 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 52 $158,947 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 60 $182,423 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 90 $145,089 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 98 $154,457 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 94 $241,300 Jan 16, 1998 101
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 25 $15,575 Oct 10, 1997 3

Cast

Sarah Polley    Nicole Burnell
Bruce Greenwood    Billy Ansell
Ian Holm    Mitchell Stephens
Maury Chaykin    Wendell

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 53 $31,149   2 $15,575   $31,149 3
1997/10/17 46 $47,286 +52% 8 $5,911   $143,274 10
1997/10/24 43 $75,455 +60% 22 $3,430   $244,784 17
1997/11/07 45 $62,210   21 $2,962   $503,439 31
1997/11/21 41 $92,367   19 $4,861   $583,530 45
1997/11/28 38 $110,732 +20% 15 $7,382   $762,736 52
1997/12/05 33 $90,884 -18% 30 $3,029   $895,369 59
1997/12/12 37 $64,869 -29% 30 $2,162   $1,006,006 66
1997/12/19 40 $46,784 -28% 12 $3,899   $1,096,794 73
1997/12/26 28 $223,975 +379% 63 $3,555   $1,387,966 80
1998/01/02 29 $226,218 +1% 56 $4,040   $1,104,717 87
1998/01/09 26 $214,074 -5% 64 $3,345   $2,149,587 94
1998/01/16 31 $241,300 +13% 66 $3,656   $2,485,643 101
1998/01/23 31 $153,971 -36% 63 $2,444   $2,689,359 108
1998/01/30 36 $154,457 n/c 63 $2,452   $2,915,161 115
1998/02/06 40 $145,089 -6% 67 $2,166   $3,122,000 122
1998/02/13 39 $182,423 +26% 71 $2,569   $3,358,779 129
1998/02/20 35 $158,947 -13% 90 $1,766   $3,554,070 136
1998/02/27 32 $171,267 +8% 95 $1,803   $3,789,183 143
1998/03/06 45 $86,723 -49% 74 $1,172   $3,946,406 150
1998/03/13 47 $74,164 -14% 76 $976   $4,061,086 157
1998/03/20 47 $56,522 -24% 74 $764   $4,161,768 164
1998/03/27 46 $48,499 -14% 49 $990   $4,239,936 171
1998/04/03 53 $43,760 -10% 50 $875   $4,306,697 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 38 $95,988   2 $47,994   $95,988 7
1997/10/17 46 $73,341 -24% 8 $9,168   $169,329 14
1997/11/21 38 $160,841   19 $8,465   $652,004 49
1997/11/28 37 $152,481 -5% 15 $10,165   $804,485 56
1997/12/05 31 $136,652 -10% 30 $4,555   $941,137 63
1997/12/12 34 $108,873 -20% 30 $3,629   $1,050,010 70
1997/12/19 37 $113,981 +5% 12 $9,498   $1,163,991 77
1998/01/02 22 $1,057,014   56 $18,875   $1,935,513 91
1998/01/09 25 $308,830 -71% 64 $4,825   $2,244,343 98
1998/01/16 33 $291,045 -6% 66 $4,410   $2,535,388 105
1998/01/23 31 $225,316 -23% 63 $3,576   $2,760,704 112
1998/01/30 35 $216,207 -4% 63 $3,432   $2,976,911 119
1998/02/06 38 $199,445 -8% 67 $2,977   $3,176,356 126
1998/02/13 40 $218,767 +10% 71 $3,081   $3,395,123 133
1998/02/20 34 $222,793 +2% 90 $2,475   $3,617,916 140
1998/02/27 31 $241,767 +9% 95 $2,545   $3,859,683 147
1998/03/06 43 $127,239 -47% 74 $1,719   $3,986,922 154
1998/03/13 43 $118,324 -7% 76 $1,557   $4,105,246 161
1998/03/20 43 $86,191 -27% 74 $1,165   $4,191,437 168
1998/03/27 46 $71,500 -17% 49 $1,459   $4,262,937 175