Follow us on

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,306,697Details
International Box Office $3,644,550Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,951,247
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,001 $4,306,697
All Time International Box Office 4,436 $3,644,550
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,439 $7,951,247
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 597 $4,306,697
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,905 $4,306,697
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,371 $3,644,550
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,939 $7,951,247

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


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. The Burning Plain
Create your own comparison chart…
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 Domestic 26th Weekend 198 $43,760 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 49 $43,760 Apr 3, 1998 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 186 $875 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 215 $48,499 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 51 $48,499 Mar 27, 1998 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 174 $990 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 234 $56,522 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 54 $56,522 Mar 20, 1998 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 277 $764 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 242 $74,164 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 50 $74,164 Mar 13, 1998 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 227 $976 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 257 $86,723 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 53 $86,723 Mar 6, 1998 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 202 $1,172 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 206 $171,267 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 43 $171,267 Feb 27, 1998 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 107 $1,803 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 263 $158,947 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 52 $158,947 Feb 20, 1998 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 137 $1,766 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 292 $182,423 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 60 $182,423 Feb 13, 1998 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 61 $2,569 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 434 $145,089 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 89 $145,089 Feb 6, 1998 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 93 $2,166 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 491 $154,457 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 97 $154,457 Jan 30, 1998 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 88 $2,452 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 611 $153,971 Jan 23, 1998 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 112 $153,971 Jan 23, 1998 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 93 $2,444 Jan 23, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 515 $241,300 Jan 16, 1998 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 93 $241,300 Jan 16, 1998 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 37 $3,656 Jan 16, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 677 $214,074 Jan 9, 1998 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 118 $214,074 Jan 9, 1998 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 55 $3,345 Jan 9, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 747 $226,218 Jan 2, 1998 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 132 $226,218 Jan 2, 1998 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 37 $4,040 Jan 2, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 908 $223,975 Dec 26, 1997 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 157 $223,975 Dec 26, 1997 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 59 $3,555 Dec 26, 1997 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,351 $46,784 Dec 19, 1997 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 547 $46,784 Dec 19, 1997 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 55 $3,899 Dec 19, 1997 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,444 $64,869 Dec 12, 1997 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 540 $64,869 Dec 12, 1997 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 307 $2,162 Dec 12, 1997 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,469 $90,884 Dec 5, 1997 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 528 $90,884 Dec 5, 1997 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 184 $3,029 Dec 5, 1997 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,660 $110,732 Nov 28, 1997 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 558 $110,732 Nov 28, 1997 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 19 $7,382 Nov 28, 1997 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,340 $92,367 Nov 21, 1997 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 750 $92,367 Nov 21, 1997 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 94 $4,861 Nov 21, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,752 $62,210 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,172 $62,210 Nov 7, 1997 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 673 $2,962 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,648 $75,455 Oct 24, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,410 $75,455 Oct 24, 1997 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,242 $3,430 Oct 24, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,573 $47,286 Oct 17, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,990 $47,286 Oct 17, 1997 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,117 $5,911 Oct 17, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,669 $31,149 Oct 10, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,794 $31,149 Oct 10, 1997 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 701 $15,575 Oct 10, 1997 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,012 $15,575 Oct 10, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 25 $15,575 Oct 10, 1997 3
Never Wide Domestic 728 $4,306,697 Oct 10, 1997 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,056 $4,306,697 Oct 10, 1997 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 825 93 Oct 10, 1997 0

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

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Canada 10/10/1997 $0 0 0 0 $0
 
International Total$3,644,550

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records