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Waiting for Guffman (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,922,988Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 31st, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures Classics
Video Release: August 21st, 2001 by Turner Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for brief strong language
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Keywords: Mockumentary
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 44th Weekend Limited Release 59 $217 Nov 28, 1997 304
Biggest 40th Weekend Limited Release 82 $150 Oct 31, 1997 276
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 91 $23,981 Jul 18, 1997 171
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 26 $15,302 Feb 7, 1997 10

Cast

Parker Posey    Libby Mae Brown
Eugene Levy    Dr. Allan Pearl
   Corky St. Clair
Brian Doyle-Murray    Red Savage
Catherine O'Hara    Sheila Albertson
Bob Balaban    Lloyd Miller
Fred Willard    Ron Albertson
Lewis Arquette    Clifford Wooley
David Cross    UFO Expert
Larry Miller    Glenn Welsch, Mayor

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/01/31 56 $37,990   3 $12,663   $37,990 3
1997/02/07 52 $45,907 +21% 3 $15,302   $101,607 10
1997/02/14 51 $59,439 +29% 6 $9,907   $178,289 17
1997/02/21 49 $59,956 +1% 9 $6,662   $254,033 24
1997/02/28 47 $65,899 +10% 12 $5,492   $345,771 31
1997/03/07 31 $175,814 +167% 32 $5,494   $552,037 38
1997/03/14 32 $166,336 -5% 35 $4,752   $766,771 45
1997/03/21 37 $140,750 -15% 39 $3,609   $1,039,603 52
1997/03/28 39 $143,699 +2% 42 $3,421   $1,238,857 59
1997/04/04 39 $134,133 -7% 48 $2,794   $1,426,102 66
1997/04/11 37 $132,433 -1% 60 $2,207   $1,611,208 73
1997/04/18 38 $117,095 -12% 54 $2,168   $1,774,423 80
1997/04/25 39 $101,644 -13% 58 $1,752   $1,923,316 87
1997/05/02 39 $83,497 -18% 54 $1,546   $2,040,248 94
1997/05/09 38 $71,007 -15% 53 $1,340   $2,142,666 101
1997/05/16 39 $68,848 -3% 64 $1,076   $2,245,310 108
1997/05/23 35 $116,836 +70% 50 $2,337   $2,400,473 115
1997/05/30 43 $58,088 -50% 45 $1,291   $2,480,692 122
1997/06/06 42 $50,006 -14% 42 $1,191   $2,559,415 129
1997/06/13 47 $47,430 -5% 36 $1,318   $2,634,561 136
1997/06/20 50 $39,152 -17% 34 $1,152   $2,708,575 143
1997/06/27 42 $34,750 -11% 30 $1,158   $2,770,413 150
1997/07/04 43 $29,676 -15% 26 $1,141   $2,822,376 157
1997/07/11 51 $20,959 -29% 18 $1,164   $2,858,363 164
1997/07/18 51 $23,981 +14% 18 $1,332   $2,892,582 171
1997/10/31 76 $150   1 $150   $2,922,169 276
1997/11/28 75 $217   1 $217   $2,922,988 304

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/01/31 52 $55,700   3 $18,567   $55,700 7
1997/02/07 48 $63,150 +13% 3 $21,050   $118,850 14
1997/02/14 49 $75,227 +19% 6 $12,538   $194,077 21
1997/02/21 47 $85,795 +14% 9 $9,533   $279,872 28
1997/02/28 46 $96,351 +12% 12 $8,029   $376,223 35
1997/03/07 30 $224,212 +133% 32 $7,007   $600,435 42
1997/03/14 30 $298,418 +33% 35 $8,526   $898,853 49
1997/03/21 37 $196,305 -34% 39 $5,033   $1,095,158 56
1997/03/28 40 $196,811 n/c 42 $4,686   $1,291,969 63
1997/04/04 36 $186,806 -5% 48 $3,892   $1,478,775 70
1997/04/11 37 $178,553 -4% 60 $2,976   $1,657,328 77
1997/04/18 38 $164,344 -8% 54 $3,043   $1,821,672 84
1997/04/25 39 $135,079 -18% 58 $2,329   $1,956,751 91
1997/05/02 39 $114,908 -15% 54 $2,128   $2,071,659 98
1997/05/09 36 $104,803 -9% 53 $1,977   $2,176,462 105
1997/05/16 37 $107,175 +2% 64 $1,675   $2,283,637 112
1997/05/23 36 $138,967 +30% 50 $2,779   $2,422,604 119
1997/05/30 41 $86,805 -38% 45 $1,929   $2,509,409 126
1997/06/06 41 $77,722 -10% 42 $1,851   $2,587,131 133
1997/06/13 44 $82,292 +6% 36 $2,286   $2,669,423 140
1997/06/20 45 $66,240 -20% 34 $1,948   $2,735,663 147
1997/06/27 42 $57,037 -14% 30 $1,901   $2,792,700 154
1997/07/04 44 $44,704 -22% 26 $1,719   $2,837,404 161
1997/07/11 50 $31,197 -30% 18 $1,733   $2,868,601 168