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Tea with Mussolini (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,395,874Details
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  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 4,024 $14,395,874
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,101 $14,395,874
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 180 $14,395,874

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 14th, 1999 (Limited) by MGM
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, language, brief nudity and some mild violence
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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 27th Weekend 246 $12,253 Nov 12, 1999 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 91 $12,253 Nov 12, 1999 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 311 $371 Nov 12, 1999 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 307 $12,253 Nov 5, 1999 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 107 $12,253 Nov 5, 1999 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 347 $371 Nov 5, 1999 178
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 370 $19,004 Oct 22, 1999 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 115 $19,004 Oct 22, 1999 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 410 $464 Oct 22, 1999 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 435 $20,071 Oct 15, 1999 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 129 $20,071 Oct 15, 1999 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 438 $478 Oct 15, 1999 157
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 574 $24,077 Oct 1, 1999 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 169 $24,077 Oct 1, 1999 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 593 $491 Oct 1, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 569 $40,550 Sep 24, 1999 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 147 $40,550 Sep 24, 1999 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 660 $483 Sep 24, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 596 $57,073 Sep 17, 1999 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 135 $57,073 Sep 17, 1999 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 703 $528 Sep 17, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 684 $64,265 Sep 10, 1999 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 150 $64,265 Sep 10, 1999 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 703 $643 Sep 10, 1999 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 702 $89,718 Sep 3, 1999 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 147 $89,718 Sep 3, 1999 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 471 $1,020 Sep 3, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 998 $66,339 Aug 27, 1999 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 199 $66,339 Aug 27, 1999 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 933 $609 Aug 27, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 966 $99,027 Aug 20, 1999 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 181 $99,027 Aug 20, 1999 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 961 $660 Aug 20, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 986 $125,358 Aug 13, 1999 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 183 $125,358 Aug 13, 1999 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 909 $779 Aug 13, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,032 $145,424 Aug 6, 1999 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 184 $145,424 Aug 6, 1999 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 882 $871 Aug 6, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 958 $208,133 Jul 30, 1999 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 166 $208,133 Jul 30, 1999 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 795 $1,073 Jul 30, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 832 $310,175 Jul 23, 1999 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 146 $310,175 Jul 23, 1999 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 565 $1,456 Jul 23, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,012 $319,843 Jul 16, 1999 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 173 $319,843 Jul 16, 1999 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 10 $9,138 Jul 16, 1999 66
Theater Average Limited Release 2,687 $9,138 Jul 16, 1999 66
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 102 $9,138 Jul 16, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,051 $441,750 Jul 9, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 167 $441,750 Jul 9, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 687 $1,572 Jul 9, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,004 $755,594 Jul 2, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 129 $755,594 Jul 2, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 311 $2,661 Jul 2, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,497 $641,530 Jun 25, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 187 $641,530 Jun 25, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 579 $2,267 Jun 25, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,066 $614,000 Jun 18, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 236 $614,000 Jun 18, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 779 $2,170 Jun 18, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,516 $789,786 Jun 11, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 240 $789,786 Jun 11, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 711 $2,872 Jun 11, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,215 $766,966 Jun 4, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 267 $766,966 Jun 4, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,050 $2,830 Jun 4, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,490 $1,249,776 May 28, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 177 $1,249,776 May 28, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 754 $4,698 May 28, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,059 $1,280,862 May 21, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 161 $1,280,862 May 21, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,492 $4,692 May 21, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,318 $1,633,183 May 14, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 169 $1,633,183 May 14, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,624 $6,049 May 14, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 164 $14,395,874 May 14, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,501 $14,395,874 May 14, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,037 14 May 14, 1999 0

Cast

Cher    Elsa
Judi Dench    Arabella
Joan Plowright    Mary
Maggie Smith    Hester
Lily Tomlin    Georgie
Baird Wallace    Luca
Charlie Lucas    Luca
Massimo Ghini    Paolo
Paolo Seganti    Vittorio
Paul Chequer    Wilfred
Tessa Pritchard    Connie
Mino Bellei    Cesare
Claudio Spadaro    Mussolini
Rizia Ortolani    Lady in the Coach

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/14 10 $1,633,183   270 $6,049   $1,633,183 3
1999/05/21 12 $1,280,862 -22% 273 $4,692   $3,596,320 10
1999/05/28 13 $1,249,776 -2% 266 $4,698   $5,429,094 17
1999/06/04 14 $766,966 -39% 271 $2,830   $6,498,184 24
1999/06/11 9 $789,786 +3% 275 $2,872   $7,682,969 31
1999/06/18 10 $614,000 -22% 283 $2,170   $8,693,336 38
1999/06/25 13 $641,530 +4% 283 $2,267   $9,709,993 45
1999/07/02 15 $755,594 +18% 284 $2,661   $10,846,181 52
1999/07/09 18 $441,750 -42% 281 $1,572   $11,537,869 59
1999/07/16 24 $319,843 -28% 35 $9,138   $12,152,746 66
1999/07/23 27 $310,175 -3% 213 $1,456   $12,660,964 73
1999/07/30 30 $208,133 -33% 194 $1,073   $13,038,687 80
1999/08/06 37 $145,424 -30% 167 $871   $13,301,729 87
1999/08/13 44 $125,358 -14% 161 $779   $13,520,278 94
1999/08/20 48 $99,027 -21% 150 $660   $13,695,635 101
1999/08/27 55 $66,339 -33% 109 $609   $13,827,452 108
1999/09/03 58 $89,718 +35% 88 $1,020   $13,956,499 115
1999/09/10 51 $64,265 -28% 100 $643   $14,045,483 122
1999/09/17 50 $57,073 -11% 108 $528   $14,140,279 129
1999/09/24 65 $40,550 -29% 84 $483   $14,213,781 136
1999/10/01 68 $24,077 -41% 49 $491   $14,263,344 143
1999/10/15 65 $20,071   42 $478   $14,327,685 157
1999/10/22 68 $19,004 -5% 41 $464   $14,348,123 164
1999/11/05 79 $12,253   33 $371   $14,381,584 178
1999/11/12 71 $12,253 n/c 33 $371   $14,388,329 185

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/16 10 $475,000   270 $1,759   $1,633,000 3
1999/05/17 9 $169,941 -64% 270 $629   $1,803,124 4
1999/05/18 9 $183,777 +8% 270 $681   $1,986,901 5
1999/05/19 7 $173,649 -6% 270 $643   $2,160,550 6
1999/05/23 11 $419,000   273 $1,535   $3,596,320 10
1999/05/24 9 $168,261 -60% 273 $616   $3,764,581 11
1999/05/25 10 $136,881 -19% 273 $501   $3,901,462 12
1999/05/26 9 $139,992 +2% 273 $513   $4,041,454 13
1999/05/27 8 $137,883 -2% 273 $505   $4,179,337 14
1999/05/28 10 $201,300 +46% 240 $839   $4,380,637 15
1999/05/31 11 $312,220   266 $1,174   $5,429,094 18
1999/06/01 13 $95,813 -69% 266 $360   $5,524,907 19
1999/06/02 13 $102,951 +7% 266 $387   $5,627,858 20
1999/06/03 13 $103,360 n/c 266 $389   $5,731,218 21
1999/06/07 12 $92,694   271 $342   $6,590,878 25
1999/06/08 12 $110,212 +19% 271 $407   $6,701,090 26
1999/06/09 11 $98,473 -11% 271 $363   $6,799,563 27
1999/06/10 11 $93,620 -5% 271 $345   $6,893,183 28
1999/06/13 9 $252,000   275 $916   $7,682,969 31
1999/06/14 10 $91,353 -64% 275 $332   $7,774,322 32
1999/06/15 10 $105,043 +15% 275 $382   $7,879,365 33
1999/06/16 11 $96,213 -8% 275 $350   $7,975,578 34
1999/06/17 10 $103,758 +8% 275 $377   $8,079,336 35
1999/06/20 10 $181,000   283 $640   $8,693,336 38
1999/06/21 10 $84,747 -53% 283 $299   $8,778,083 39
1999/06/22 10 $99,404 +17% 283 $351   $8,877,487 40
1999/06/23 10 $93,681 -6% 283 $331   $8,971,168 41
1999/06/24 10 $97,295 +4% 283 $344   $9,068,463 42
1999/06/27 12 $201,000   283 $710   $9,709,993 45
1999/06/28 12 $90,306 -55% 283 $319   $9,800,299 46
1999/06/29 12 $104,668 +16% 283 $370   $9,904,967 47
1999/06/30 13 $87,071 -17% 283 $308   $9,992,038 48
1999/07/01 13 $98,549 +13% 283 $348   $10,090,587 49
1999/07/05 13 $215,700   284 $760   $10,846,181 53
1999/07/06 13 $91,730 -57% 284 $323   $10,937,911 54
1999/07/07 13 $77,480 -16% 284 $273   $11,015,391 55
1999/07/08 13 $81,000 +5% 284 $285   $11,096,391 56
1999/07/11 16 $129,000   281 $459   $11,537,869 59
1999/07/12 14 $58,499 -55% 281 $208   $11,596,368 60
1999/07/14 15 $69,346   281 $247   $11,740,221 62
1999/07/15 15 $66,883 -4% 281 $238   $11,807,104 63
1999/07/18 20 $107,000   246 $435   $12,153,000 66
1999/07/19 19 $44,913 -58% 246 $183   $12,197,659 67
1999/07/20 19 $51,389 +14% 246 $209   $12,249,048 68
1999/07/21 19 $49,389 -4% 246 $201   $12,298,437 69
1999/07/22 19 $52,352 +6% 246 $213   $12,350,789 70

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/05/14 10 $2,315,458   270 $8,576   $2,315,458 7
1999/05/21 11 $1,863,860 -20% 273 $6,827   $4,179,318 14
1999/05/28 13 $1,551,900 -17% 266 $5,834   $5,731,218 21
1999/06/04 13 $1,161,965 -25% 271 $4,288   $6,893,183 28
1999/06/11 9 $1,186,153 +2% 275 $4,313   $8,079,336 35
1999/06/18 10 $989,127 -17% 283 $3,495   $9,068,463 42
1999/06/25 13 $1,022,124 +3% 283 $3,612   $10,090,587 49
1999/07/02 16 $1,005,532 -2% 284 $3,541   $11,096,119 56
1999/07/09 19 $736,784 -27% 281 $2,622   $11,832,903 63
1999/07/16 25 $517,886 -30% 35 $14,797   $12,350,789 70
1999/07/23 29 $479,765 -7% 213 $2,252   $12,830,554 77
1999/07/30 30 $325,751 -32% 194 $1,679   $13,156,305 84
1999/08/06 38 $238,615 -27% 167 $1,429   $13,394,920 91
1999/08/13 45 $201,688 -15% 161 $1,253   $13,596,608 98
1999/08/20 44 $164,505 -18% 150 $1,097   $13,761,113 105
1999/08/27 54 $105,668 -36% 109 $969   $13,866,781 112
1999/09/03 56 $114,437 +8% 88 $1,300   $13,981,218 119
1999/09/10 47 $101,988 -11% 100 $1,020   $14,083,206 126
1999/09/17 50 $90,025 -12% 108 $834   $14,173,231 133
1999/09/24 61 $66,036 -27% 84 $786   $14,239,267 140
1999/10/15 70 $21,505   42 $512   $14,329,119 161
1999/11/05 87 $6,745   33 $204   $14,376,076 182
1999/11/12 72 $19,798 +194% 33 $600   $14,395,874 189