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There's Something About Mary (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $176,484,651Details
International Box Office $183,615,348Details
Worldwide Box Office $360,099,999
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 238 $176,484,651
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 386 $183,615,348
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 296 $360,099,999
Leggiest Movies 48 12.84
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 21 $176,484,651
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 65 $183,615,348
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 42 $360,099,999

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 15th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: August 3rd, 1999 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong comic sexual content and language
Running Time: 118 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Big Momma's House
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Keywords: Private Investigator, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 91 $34,684 Feb 19, 1999 222
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 74 $69,234 Feb 12, 1999 215
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 62 $117,674 Feb 5, 1999 208
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 54 $179,536 Jan 29, 1999 201
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 40 $260,183 Jan 22, 1999 194
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 46 $288,321 Jan 15, 1999 187
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 68 $262,536 Jan 8, 1999 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 77 $288,377 Jan 1, 1999 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 95 $249,334 Dec 25, 1998 166
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 88 $659,473 Nov 27, 1998 138
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 100 $1,362,605 Oct 23, 1998 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 80 $1,868,532 Oct 16, 1998 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 56 $2,777,500 Oct 9, 1998 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 49 $3,396,357 Oct 2, 1998 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 43 $4,430,566 Sep 25, 1998 75
Fastest to $150m 284 $150,084,000 Sep 25, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 34 $5,634,385 Sep 18, 1998 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 26 $6,952,863 Sep 11, 1998 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 10 $10,920,201 Sep 4, 1998 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 39 $8,374,865 Aug 28, 1998 47
Fastest to $100m 493 $101,690,000 Aug 21, 1998 39
Fastest to $50m 855 $52,449,000 Jul 31, 1998 17

Cast

   Mary Jenson
   Ted
Matt Dillon    Pat Healy
Lee Evans    Tucker
Chris Elliott    Dom Woganowski
Lin Shaye    Magda
Jeffrey Tambor    Sully
Markie Post    Mary's Mom
Keith David    Mary's Dad (Charlie Jensen)
W. Earl Brown    Warren
Sarah Silverman    Brenda
Jonathan Richman    Jonathan
Brett Favre    Himself
Harland Williams    Hitchhiker
Richard Jenkins    Psychiatrist
Khandi Alexander    Joanie
Max Murphy    Office Worker

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Ed Decter
Screenwriter    John J. Strauss
Screenwriter    Peter Farrelly
Screenwriter    Bobby Farrelly
Story Creator    Ed Decter
Story Creator    John J. Strauss
Producer    Frank Beddor
Producer    Michael Steinberg
Producer    Charles B. Wessler
Producer    Bradley Thomas
Executive Producer    Peter Farrelly
Executive Producer    Bobby Farrelly
Co-Producer    Marc S. Fischer
Co-Producer    James B. Rogers
Cinematographer    Christopher Greenbury
Composer    Jonathan Richman
Music Supervisor    Happy Walters
Music Supervisor    Tom Wolfe
Art Director    Arlan Jay Vetter
Visual Consultant    Sidney J. Bartholomew
Costume Designer    Mary Zophres
Costume Designer    Earl Stein
Associate Producer    Mark Charpentier
Associate Producer    Patrick Healy
Assistant Director    James B. Rogers
Casting Director    Rick Montgomery

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/17 4 $13,740,644   2,186 $6,286   $17,797,481 5
1998/07/24 4 $12,540,472 -9% 2,216 $5,659   $40,904,733 12
1998/07/31 3 $10,910,994 -13% 2,145 $5,087   $60,050,268 19
1998/08/07 4 $9,626,022 -12% 2,084 $4,619   $76,635,083 26
1998/08/14 4 $8,824,832 -8% 2,203 $4,006   $91,308,241 33
1998/08/21 3 $7,690,128 -13% 2,186 $3,518   $104,005,443 40
1998/08/28 2 $8,374,865 +9% 2,401 $3,488   $116,232,467 47
1998/09/04 1 $10,920,201 +30% 2,545 $4,291   $130,268,038 54
1998/09/11 2 $6,952,863 -36% 2,555 $2,721   $139,238,354 61
1998/09/18 3 $5,634,385 -19% 2,538 $2,220   $147,126,261 68
1998/09/25 5 $4,430,566 -21% 2,471 $1,793   $153,259,520 75
1998/10/02 7 $3,396,357 -23% 2,174 $1,562   $158,025,286 82
1998/10/09 8 $2,777,500 -18% 1,936 $1,435   $161,852,138 89
1998/10/16 11 $1,868,532 -33% 1,416 $1,320   $164,778,351 96
1998/10/23 13 $1,362,605 -27% 1,051 $1,296   $166,767,554 103
1998/10/30 14 $1,019,511 -25% 1,005 $1,014   $168,257,374 110
1998/11/06 15 $865,917 -15% 721 $1,201   $169,579,292 117
1998/11/13 18 $597,126 -31% 601 $994   $170,502,181 124
1998/11/20 18 $612,822 +3% 737 $832   $171,317,177 131
1998/11/27 19 $659,473 +8% 608 $1,085   $172,343,146 138
1998/12/04 20 $386,820 -41% 584 $662   $172,920,167 145
1998/12/11 23 $304,780 -21% 527 $578   $173,366,307 152
1998/12/18 26 $244,303 -20% 393 $622   $173,744,067 159
1998/12/25 28 $249,334 +2% 313 $797   $174,151,288 166
1999/01/01 27 $288,377 +16% 315 $915   $174,711,122 173
1999/01/08 24 $262,536 -9% 327 $803   $175,105,888 180
1999/01/15 31 $288,321 +10% 283 $1,019   $175,505,604 187
1999/01/22 29 $260,183 -10% 277 $939   $175,834,196 194
1999/01/29 32 $179,536 -31% 281 $639   $176,101,937 201
1999/02/05 39 $117,674 -34% 254 $463   $176,280,141 208
1999/02/12 47 $69,234 -41% 145 $477   $176,385,813 215
1999/02/19 57 $34,684 -50% 115 $302   $176,437,971 222
1999/02/26 61 $14,429 -58% 46 $314   $176,461,827 229
1999/03/05 74 $6,180 -57% 25 $247   $176,472,910 236
1999/03/19 76 $2,306   7 $329   $176,483,808 250

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/15 3 $2,007,550   2,137 $939   $2,007,550 1
1998/07/16 3 $2,049,287 +2% 2,137 $959   $4,056,837 2
1998/07/17 4 $4,115,000 +101% 2,187 $1,882   $8,172,000 3
1998/07/18 4 $5,190,000 +26% 2,187 $2,373   $13,362,000 4
1998/07/19 4 $4,597,000 -11% 2,187 $2,102   $17,797,481 5
1998/07/20 2 $2,584,780 -44% 2,186 $1,182   $20,382,261 6
1998/07/21 2 $2,758,539 +7% 2,186 $1,262   $23,140,800 7
1998/07/22 2 $2,659,785 -4% 2,186 $1,217   $25,800,585 8
1998/07/23 1 $2,563,676 -4% 2,186 $1,173   $28,364,261 9
1998/07/24 4 $3,810,000 +49% 2,216 $1,719   $32,174,000 10
1998/07/25 4 $4,715,000 +24% 2,216 $2,128   $36,889,000 11
1998/07/26 2 $4,112,000 -13% 2,216 $1,856   $40,904,733 12
1998/07/27 2 $2,067,380 -50% 2,188 $945   $42,972,113 13
1998/07/28 2 $2,206,350 +7% 2,188 $1,008   $45,178,463 14
1998/07/29 3 $1,964,838 -11% 2,188 $898   $47,143,301 15
1998/07/30 3 $1,995,973 +2% 2,188 $912   $49,139,274 16
1998/07/31 4 $3,310,000 +66% 2,145 $1,543   $52,449,000 17
1998/08/01 2 $4,275,000 +29% 2,145 $1,993   $56,724,000 18
1998/08/02 2 $3,460,000 -19% 2,145 $1,613   $60,050,000 19
1998/08/03 3 $1,764,281 -49% 2,436 $724   $61,814,549 20
1998/08/04 3 $1,866,022 +6% 2,145 $870   $63,680,571 21
1998/08/05 4 $1,660,331 -11% 2,145 $774   $65,340,902 22
1998/08/06 4 $1,668,159 n/c 2,145 $778   $67,009,061 23
1998/08/07 4 $2,774,939 +66% 2,111 $1,315   $69,784,000 24
1998/08/08 4 $3,635,000 +31% 2,111 $1,722   $73,419,000 25
1998/08/09 4 $2,749,000 -24% 2,111 $1,302   $75,635,083 26
1998/08/10 4 $1,472,218 -46% 2,109 $698   $77,107,301 27
1998/08/11 5 $1,624,044 +10% 2,109 $770   $78,731,345 28
1998/08/12 4 $1,408,574 -13% 2,109 $668   $80,139,919 29
1998/08/13 4 $1,343,490 -5% 2,109 $637   $81,483,409 30
1998/08/14 6 $2,575,000 +92% 2,201 $1,170   $85,058,000 31
1998/08/15 5 $3,532,000 +37% 2,201 $1,605   $88,590,000 32
1998/08/16 4 $2,718,000 -23% 2,201 $1,235   $91,308,241 33
1998/08/17 2 $1,296,662 -52% 2,201 $589   $92,604,903 34
1998/08/18 2 $1,385,122 +7% 2,201 $629   $93,990,025 35
1998/08/19 2 $1,190,974 -14% 2,201 $541   $95,180,999 36
1998/08/20 2 $1,134,316 -5% 2,201 $515   $96,315,315 37
1998/08/21 3 $2,205,000 +94% 2,189 $1,007   $98,520,000 38
1998/08/22 3 $3,170,000 +44% 2,189 $1,448   $101,690,000 39
1998/08/23 3 $2,260,000 -29% 2,189 $1,032   $103,950,000 40
1998/08/24 3 $899,180 -60% 2,186 $411   $104,904,623 41
1998/08/25 3 $1,049,931 +17% 2,186 $480   $105,954,554 42
1998/08/26 3 $923,714 -12% 2,186 $423   $106,878,268 43
1998/08/27 3 $979,332 +6% 2,186 $448   $107,857,602 44
1998/08/28 2 $2,435,000 +149% 2,401 $1,014   $110,293,000 45
1998/08/29 2 $3,810,000 +56% 2,401 $1,587   $114,103,000 46
1998/08/30 2 $2,268,000 -40% 2,401 $945   $116,232,000 47
1998/08/31 2 $775,168 -66% 2,401 $323   $117,007,635 48
1998/09/01 2 $844,762 +9% 2,401 $352   $117,852,397 49
1998/09/02 2 $738,668 -13% 2,401 $308   $118,591,065 50
1998/09/03 2 $756,772 +2% 2,401 $315   $119,347,837 51
1998/09/04 1 $2,235,000 +195% 2,555 $875   $121,583,000 52
1998/09/05 1 $3,365,000 +51% 2,555 $1,317   $124,948,000 53
1998/09/06 1 $3,060,000 -9% 2,555 $1,198   $128,008,000 54
1998/09/07 2 $2,109,992 -31% 2,555 $826   $130,268,038 55
1998/09/08 1 $713,859 -66% 2,545 $280   $130,981,897 56
1998/09/09 1 $670,111 -6% 2,545 $263   $131,652,008 57
1998/09/10 1 $633,483 -5% 2,545 $249   $132,285,491 58
1998/09/11 2 $2,025,000 +220% 2,557 $792   $134,310,000 59
1998/09/12 2 $3,420,000 +69% 2,557 $1,338   $137,730,000 60
1998/09/13 2 $1,621,000 -53% 2,555 $634   $139,238,000 61
1998/09/14 2 $479,011 -70% 2,555 $187   $139,717,365 62
1998/09/15 2 $670,800 +40% 2,555 $263   $140,388,165 63
1998/09/16 2 $546,777 -18% 2,555 $214   $140,934,942 64
1998/09/17 2 $556,934 +2% 2,555 $218   $141,491,876 65
1998/09/18 3 $1,630,000 +193% 2,543 $641   $143,122,000 66
1998/09/19 3 $2,735,000 +68% 2,543 $1,076   $145,857,000 67
1998/09/20 3 $1,337,000 -51% 2,538 $527   $147,126,000 68
1998/09/21 3 $410,343 -69% 2,538 $162   $147,536,604 69
1998/09/22 3 $531,216 +29% 2,538 $209   $148,067,820 70
1998/09/23 3 $384,738 -28% 2,538 $152   $148,452,558 71
1998/09/24 3 $376,396 -2% 2,538 $148   $148,828,954 72
1998/09/25 5 $1,255,000 +233% 2,470 $508   $150,084,000 73
1998/09/26 4 $2,178,000 +74% 2,471 $881   $152,262,000 74
1998/09/27 5 $998,000 -54% 2,471 $404   $153,260,000 75
1998/09/28 5 $275,047 -72% 2,471 $111   $153,534,567 76
1998/09/29 5 $395,081 +44% 2,471 $160   $153,929,648 77
1998/09/30 5 $356,169 -10% 2,471 $144   $154,285,817 78
1998/10/01 4 $343,112 -4% 2,471 $139   $154,628,929 79
1998/10/02 7 $985,000 +187% 2,177 $452   $155,614,000 80
1998/10/03 7 $1,635,000 +66% 2,177 $751   $157,249,000 81
1998/10/04 7 $759,000 -54% 2,174 $349   $158,026,000 82
1998/10/05 7 $209,265 -72% 2,174 $96   $158,234,551 83
1998/10/06 7 $280,694 +34% 2,174 $129   $158,515,245 84
1998/10/07 7 $244,697 -13% 2,174 $113   $158,759,942 85
1998/10/08 7 $314,696 +29% 2,174 $145   $159,074,638 86
1998/10/09 8 $775,000 +146% 1,933 $401   $159,850,000 87
1998/10/10 8 $1,275,000 +65% 1,933 $660   $161,125,000 88
1998/10/11 8 $727,138 -43% 1,936 $376   $161,852,138 89
1998/10/12 8 $328,500 -55% 1,936 $170   $162,180,638 90
1998/10/13 8 $255,546 -22% 1,936 $132   $162,436,184 91
1998/10/14 8 $234,714 -8% 1,936 $121   $162,670,898 92
1998/10/15 8 $238,921 +2% 1,936 $123   $162,909,819 93
1998/10/22 10 $174,427   1,416 $123   $165,404,949 100

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/17 4 $24,307,424   2,186 $11,120   $28,364,261 9
1998/07/24 2 $20,775,013 -15% 2,216 $9,375   $49,139,274 16
1998/07/31 3 $17,869,787 -14% 2,145 $8,331   $67,009,061 23
1998/08/07 4 $15,474,348 -13% 2,084 $7,425   $82,483,409 30
1998/08/14 4 $13,831,906 -11% 2,203 $6,279   $96,315,315 37
1998/08/21 3 $11,542,287 -17% 2,186 $5,280   $107,857,602 44
1998/08/28 2 $11,490,235 n/c 2,401 $4,786   $119,347,837 51
1998/09/04 1 $12,937,654 +13% 2,545 $5,084   $132,285,491 58
1998/09/11 2 $9,206,385 -29% 2,555 $3,603   $141,491,876 65
1998/09/18 3 $7,337,078 -20% 2,538 $2,891   $148,828,954 72
1998/09/25 5 $5,799,975 -21% 2,471 $2,347   $154,628,929 79
1998/10/02 7 $4,445,709 -23% 2,174 $2,045   $159,074,638 86
1998/10/09 8 $3,835,181 -14% 1,936 $1,981   $162,909,819 93
1998/10/16 11 $2,495,130 -35% 1,416 $1,762   $165,404,949 100
1998/10/23 13 $1,832,914 -27% 1,051 $1,744   $167,237,863 107
1998/10/30 14 $1,475,512 -19% 1,005 $1,468   $168,713,375 114
1998/11/06 16 $1,191,680 -19% 721 $1,653   $169,905,055 121
1998/11/13 18 $799,300 -33% 601 $1,330   $170,704,355 128
1998/11/20 19 $979,318 +23% 737 $1,329   $171,683,673 135
1998/11/27 20 $849,674 -13% 608 $1,397   $172,533,347 142
1998/12/04 20 $528,180 -38% 584 $904   $173,061,527 149
1998/12/11 23 $438,237 -17% 527 $832   $173,499,764 156
1998/12/18 25 $402,190 -8% 393 $1,023   $173,901,954 163
1998/12/25 26 $520,791 +29% 313 $1,664   $174,422,745 170
1999/01/01 26 $420,607 -19% 315 $1,335   $174,843,352 177
1999/01/08 24 $373,931 -11% 327 $1,144   $175,217,283 184
1999/01/15 29 $356,730 -5% 283 $1,261   $175,574,013 191
1999/01/22 29 $348,388 -2% 277 $1,258   $175,922,401 198
1999/01/29 32 $240,066 -31% 281 $854   $176,162,467 205
1999/02/05 37 $154,112 -36% 254 $607   $176,316,579 212
1999/02/12 46 $86,708 -44% 145 $598   $176,403,287 219
1999/02/19 54 $44,111 -49% 115 $384   $176,447,398 226
1999/02/26 59 $19,332 -56% 46 $420   $176,466,730 233