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The Theory of Flight (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,999Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 11,147 $71,999
All Time Worldwide Box Office 13,979 $71,999
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,110 $71,999
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 3,551 $71,999
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 3,890 $71,999

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 23rd, 1998 (Limited) by Fine Line
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language.
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Production Companies: Distant Horizon, BBC Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,395 $2,520 Jan 29, 1999 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,681 $2,520 Jan 29, 1999 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,155 $315 Jan 29, 1999 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,084 $10,857 Jan 22, 1999 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,192 $10,857 Jan 22, 1999 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,619 $835 Jan 22, 1999 33
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 8,477 $2,330 Jan 8, 1999 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,912 $2,330 Jan 8, 1999 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,766 $777 Jan 8, 1999 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,790 $15,246 Jan 1, 1999 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,097 $15,246 Jan 1, 1999 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,720 $2,541 Jan 1, 1999 12
Theater Average Limited Release 15,029 $2,541 Jan 1, 1999 12
Top 1998 Theater Average Limited Release 448 $2,541 Jan 1, 1999 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,674 $15,179 Dec 25, 1998 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,754 $15,179 Dec 25, 1998 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,836 $2,530 Dec 25, 1998 5
Never Wide Domestic 5,021 $71,999 Dec 23, 1998 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,506 $71,999 Dec 23, 1998 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,522 7 Dec 23, 1998 0

Cast

   Jane
   Richard
Gemma Jones    Anne
Holly Aird    Julie
Ray Stevenson    Gigolo
Sue Jones-Davies    Catherine
Gwenyth Petty    Magistrate
Robert Blythe    Farmer
Aneirin Hughes    Doctor
Natasha Williams    Care Worker
Sian Naiomi    Volunteer
Ruth Jones    Becky
Nia Roberts    ASDA Teller
Dilys Price    Mrs. Williams
Jill James    Mrs. Allen
Sidney Williams    Club Owner
Daryl Beeton    Disabled Man
Deborah Sheridan-Taylor    Shop Assistant

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Richard Hawkins
Producer    Helena Spring
Producer    Ruth Caleb
Producer    David M. Thompson
Producer    Anant Singh
Production Designer    Melanie Allen
Editor    Mark Day
Composer    Rolfe Kent
Director of Photography    Ivan Strasburg
Co-Producer    Paul Janssen
Co-Producer    Sudhir Pragjee
Co-Producer    Sanjeev Singh
Associate Producer    Tracey Scoffield
Line Producer    Shan Davies
Assistant Director    Jennie Osborn
Art Director    Tom Bowyer
Costume Designer    Dinah Collin
Recordist    John Taylor
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Phillips
Sound Designer    Nicky De Beer
Make up    Marina Monios
Casting Director    John Hubbard
Casting Director    Ros Hubbard
Stunt Coordinator    Andreas Petrides
Stunt Coordinator    Jim Dowdall

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 57 $15,179   6 $2,530   $18,376 5
1999/01/01 63 $15,246 n/c 6 $2,541   $46,931 12
1999/01/08 65 $2,330 -85% 3 $777   $53,007 19
1999/01/22 61 $10,857   13 $835   $65,525 33
1999/01/29 64 $2,520 -77% 8 $315   $71,999 40

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/25 57 $28,488   6 $4,748   $31,685 9
1999/01/01 55 $18,992 -33% 6 $3,165   $50,677 16
1999/01/22 56 $14,811   13 $1,139   $69,479 37

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records