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Very Bad Things (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,949,470Details
International Box Office $11,145,504
Worldwide Box Office $21,094,974
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
44% - Rotten
Audience
58% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Polygram
MPAA Rating: R for strong, grisly violence, sexuality, drug use and language
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Interscope Communications
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,133 $66,037 Jan 1, 1999 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,505 $80,500 Dec 25, 1998 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,745 $404,544 Dec 18, 1998 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,786 $863,891 Dec 11, 1998 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,862 $1,518,619 Dec 4, 1998 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,570 $3,245,853 Nov 27, 1998 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,292 1,260 Nov 27, 1998 5

Cast

   Robert Boyd
   Laura Garrety
Daniel Stern    Adam Berkow
Jeanne Tripplehorn    Lois Berkow
Jon Favreau    Kyle Fisher
Jeremy Piven    Michael Berkow
Leland Orser    Charles Moore
Joey Zimmerman    Adam Berkow Jr.
Tyler Cole Malinger    Timmy Berkow
Carla Scott    Tina
Russell B. McKenzie    Security Guard
Pancho Demmings    Cop
Blake Gibbons    Suit
Angelo DiMascio    Clerk
Lawrence Pressman    Mr. Fisher
Steve Fitchpatrick    Cop at Hospital
Brian Grandison    Doctor 1
John Cappon    Doctor 2
Linda Klein    Doctor 3
Byrne Piven    Rabbi
Bob Bancroft    Barry Morris
Trey Davis    Receptionist
Marilyn McIntyre    Judge Tower

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Peter Berg
Producer    Michael Schiffer
Producer    Cindy Cowan
Producer    Diane Nabatoff
Executive Producer    Ted Field
Executive Producer    Scott Kroopf
Executive Producer    Michael Helfant
Executive Producer    Christian Slater
Production Designer    Dina Lipton
Editor    Dan Lebental
Composer    Stewart Copeland
Director of Photography    David Hennings
Associate Producer    Joanna Johnson
Line Producer    Laura Greenlee
Assistant Director    Eric Heffron
Second Unit Director    Chris Howell
Production Manager    Laura Greenlee
Art Director    Michael Atwell
Set Decorator    Kathy Lucas
Second Unit Camera    Ian Fox
Costume Designer    Terry Dresbach
Sound Mixer    Mark Weingarten
Re-recording Mixer    Matthew Iadarola
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Gegan
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregory King
Supervising Sound Editor    Yann Delpuech
Sound Editor    Greg Brown
Sound Editor    Kim Haves
Sound Editor    Darren King
Sound Editor    Meg Taylor
Supervising Music Editor    Michael Dittrick
Music Editor    Sharyn Tylk
Make up    Jeanne Van Phue
Make up    Nancy Baca
Hairstylist    Daniel Curet
Music Supervisor    Sterling Meredith
Casting Director    Debi Manwiller
Stunt Coordinator    Chris Howell

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/27 11 $3,245,853   1,260 $2,576   $4,657,574 5
1998/12/04 11 $1,518,619 -53% 1,260 $1,205   $7,093,369 12
1998/12/11 11 $863,891 -43% 1,008 $857   $8,542,683 19
1998/12/18 19 $404,544 -53% 535 $756   $9,327,846 26
1998/12/25 40 $80,500 -80% 107 $752   $9,670,405 33
1999/01/01 44 $66,037 -18% 75 $880   $9,801,782 40

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/25 10 $550,000   1,260 $437   $550,000 1
1998/11/26 9 $870,000 +58% 1,260 $690   $1,420,000 2
1998/11/27 10 $1,245,000 +43% 1,260 $988   $2,665,000 3
1998/11/28 10 $1,305,000 +5% 1,260 $1,036   $3,970,000 4
1998/11/29 9 $763,000 -42% 1,260 $606   $4,653,000 5
1998/11/30 7 $223,747 -71% 1,260 $178   $4,881,321 6
1998/12/01 6 $279,808 +25% 1,260 $222   $5,161,123 7
1998/12/02 7 $212,520 -24% 1,260 $169   $5,373,643 8
1998/12/03 7 $201,107 -5% 1,260 $160   $5,574,750 9
1998/12/07 8 $137,626   1,260 $109   $7,230,995 13
1998/12/08 6 $185,907 +35% 1,260 $148   $7,416,907 14
1998/12/09 8 $132,035 -29% 1,260 $105   $7,548,937 15
1998/12/10 9 $129,855 -2% 1,260 $103   $7,678,792 16
1998/12/15 10 $111,458   1,008 $111   $8,744,241 21
1998/12/16 10 $85,053 -24% 1,008 $84   $8,829,294 22

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/27 10 $4,163,029   1,260 $3,304   $5,574,750 9
1998/12/04 11 $2,104,042 -49% 1,260 $1,670   $7,678,792 16
1998/12/11 11 $1,244,510 -41% 1,008 $1,235   $8,923,302 23
1998/12/18 19 $666,603 -46% 535 $1,246   $9,589,905 30
1998/12/25 42 $145,840 -78% 107 $1,363   $9,735,745 37