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Urban Legend (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,116,707Details
International Box Office $34,455,157Details
Worldwide Box Office $72,571,864
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: February 23rd, 1999 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for horror violence/gore and sexual content.
Running Time: 100 minutes
Franchise: Urban Legend
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 243 $5,478,887 Oct 16, 1998 24

Cast

Alicia Witt    Natalie
Rebecca Gayheart    Brenda
Jared Leto    Paul
Joshua Jackson    Damon
Tara Reid    Sasha
Michael Rosenbaum    Parker
John Neville    Dean Adams
Robert Englund    Professor Wexler
Loretta Devine    Reese
Danielle Harris    Tosh
Julian Richings    Janitor
Brad Dourif    Gas Station Attendant
Natasha Gregson Wagner    Michelle Mancini

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Christopher Young

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/09/25 3 $10,515,444   2,257 $4,659   $10,515,444 1
1998/10/02 6 $6,707,512 -36% 2,257 $2,972   $20,113,846 2
1998/10/09 6 $4,770,882 -29% 2,257 $2,114   $26,501,095 3
1998/10/16 8 $2,887,189 -39% 2,063 $1,400   $30,859,469 4
1998/10/23 11 $1,636,892 -43% 1,524 $1,074   $33,300,477 5
1998/10/30 11 $1,231,896 -25% 1,395 $883   $35,015,643 6
1998/11/06 19 $645,737 -48% 776 $832   $36,006,412 7
1998/11/13 28 $185,442 -71% 369 $503   $36,350,067 8
1998/11/20 45 $68,893 -63% 125 $551   $36,456,266 9
1998/11/27 62 $15,184 -78% 41 $370   $36,494,558 10
1998/12/25 20 $531,732   541 $983   $37,052,806 14
1999/01/01 25 $350,879 -34% 541 $649   $37,857,342 15
1999/01/08 39 $79,102 -77% 302 $262   $38,001,496 16
1999/01/15 49 $30,175 -62% 134 $225   $38,048,637 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/25 3 $3,700,000   2,257 $1,639   $3,700,000 1
1998/09/26 3 $4,357,000 +18% 2,257 $1,930   $8,057,000 2
1998/09/27 3 $2,458,000 -44% 2,257 $1,089   $10,515,000 3
1998/09/28 3 $632,614 -74% 2,257 $280   $11,148,058 4
1998/09/29 3 $928,956 +47% 2,257 $412   $12,077,013 5
1998/09/30 3 $703,752 -24% 2,257 $312   $12,780,765 6
1998/10/01 3 $625,569 -11% 2,257 $277   $13,406,334 7
1998/10/02 5 $2,160,000 +245% 2,257 $957   $15,566,000 8
1998/10/03 6 $2,950,000 +37% 2,257 $1,307   $18,516,000 9
1998/10/04 6 $1,589,000 -46% 2,257 $704   $20,114,000 10
1998/10/05 6 $375,176 -76% 2,257 $166   $20,489,022 11
1998/10/06 6 $467,214 +25% 2,257 $207   $20,956,236 12
1998/10/07 6 $352,600 -25% 2,257 $156   $21,308,836 13
1998/10/08 6 $421,377 +20% 2,257 $187   $21,730,213 14
1998/10/09 6 $1,485,000 +252% 2,257 $658   $23,215,000 15
1998/10/10 6 $2,076,000 +40% 2,257 $920   $25,291,000 16
1998/10/11 7 $1,210,095 -42% 2,257 $536   $26,501,095 17
1998/10/12 7 $532,840 -56% 2,257 $236   $27,033,935 18
1998/10/13 7 $323,253 -39% 2,257 $143   $27,357,188 19
1998/10/14 6 $287,680 -11% 2,257 $127   $27,644,868 20
1998/10/15 6 $327,412 +14% 2,257 $145   $27,972,280 21
1998/10/16 8 $850,000 +160% 2,063 $412   $28,822,000 22
1998/10/17 8 $1,230,000 +45% 2,063 $596   $30,052,000 23
1998/10/18 9 $689,000 -44% 2,063 $334   $30,859,000 24
1998/10/19 9 $192,408 -72% 2,063 $93   $31,051,877 25
1998/10/20 9 $221,297 +15% 2,063 $107   $31,273,174 26
1998/10/21 9 $181,759 -18% 2,063 $88   $31,454,933 27
1998/10/22 9 $208,652 +15% 2,063 $101   $31,663,585 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/09/25 3 $13,406,334   2,257 $5,940   $13,406,334 1
1998/10/02 6 $8,323,879 -38% 2,257 $3,688   $21,730,213 2
1998/10/09 7 $6,242,067 -25% 2,257 $2,766   $27,972,280 3
1998/10/16 9 $3,691,305 -41% 2,063 $1,789   $31,663,585 4
1998/10/23 11 $2,120,162 -43% 1,524 $1,391   $33,783,747 5
1998/10/30 13 $1,576,928 -26% 1,395 $1,130   $35,360,675 6
1998/11/06 20 $803,950 -49% 776 $1,036   $36,164,625 7
1998/11/13 32 $222,748 -72% 369 $604   $36,387,373 8
1998/11/20 46 $92,001 -59% 125 $736   $36,479,374 9
1998/12/25 21 $985,389   541 $1,821   $37,506,463 14
1999/01/01 27 $415,931 -58% 541 $769   $37,922,394 15
1999/01/08 39 $96,068 -77% 302 $318   $38,018,462 16

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