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The Wedding Singer (1998)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $80,245,725Details
International Box Office $43,100,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $123,345,725
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 905 $80,245,725
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,681 $43,100,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,204 $123,345,725

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 13th, 1998 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: January 12th, 1998 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex-related material and language
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Romance, Singers, Wedding Day Disasters, 1980s
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Robert Simonds Company, Brad Grey
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 954 $50,135,253 Feb 27, 1998 19
Biggest Domestic February Weekend 70 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Top Historical Fiction Weekend Domestic 80 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Top New Line Weekend Domestic 31 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Top Romantic Comedy Weekend Domestic 26 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 27 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 12 $41,591,137 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 32 $25,022,098 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 12 $47,483,299 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 17 $21,917,127 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 8 $41,591,137 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 19 $25,022,098 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 8 $47,483,299 Feb 13, 1998 3

Cast

   Robby Hart
   Julia
Christine Taylor    Holly
Allen Covert    Sammy
Angela Featherstone    Linda
Ellen Albertini Dow    Rose
Matthew Glave    Glenn
Billy Idol    Himself
Peter Dante    David's Friend
Kevin Nealon    Mr. Simms
Jodi Thelen    Kate

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Tim Herlihy
Producer    Jack Giarraputo
Producer    Robert Simonds
Executive Producer    Brad Grey
Executive Producer    Sandy Wernick
Co-Producer    Ira Shuman
Associate Producer    Rita Smith
Associate Producer    Michelle Holdsworth
Composer    Teddy Castellucci
Editor    Tom Lewis
Assistant Director    James M. Freitag
Unit Production Manager    Ira Shuman
Production Designer    Perry Andelin Blake
Art Director    Alan Au
Set Decorator    Lisa Deutsch
Director of Photography    Tim Suhrstedt
Costume Designer    Mona May
Costume Designer    Deahdra 'Dee Dee' Scarano
Sound Mixer    Kim H. Ornitz
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Millan
Re-recording Mixer    Brad Sherman
Re-recording Mixer    Jim Fitzpatrick
Sound Designer    Elmo Weber
Music Supervisor    Michael Dilbeck
Casting    Roger Mussenden
Stunt Coordinator    Michael Runyard

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 2 $21,917,127   2,821 $7,769   $21,917,127 1
1998/02/20 2 $12,228,970 -44% 2,837 $4,311   $37,652,488 2
1998/02/27 2 $8,719,890 -29% 2,826 $3,086   $48,833,850 3
1998/03/06 3 $6,198,896 -29% 2,826 $2,194   $57,076,673 4
1998/03/13 5 $4,666,969 -25% 2,550 $1,830   $63,482,769 5
1998/03/20 9 $3,254,479 -30% 2,065 $1,576   $68,391,968 6
1998/03/27 13 $1,821,287 -44% 1,686 $1,080   $71,164,169 7
1998/04/03 14 $1,178,282 -35% 1,026 $1,148   $72,880,931 8
1998/04/10 19 $601,711 -49% 772 $779   $73,996,535 9
1998/04/17 24 $397,838 -34% 407 $977   $74,662,893 10
1998/04/24 28 $287,759 -28% 325 $885   $75,070,741 11
1998/05/01 27 $258,826 -10% 279 $928   $75,406,211 12
1998/05/08 27 $244,887 -5% 261 $938   $75,737,016 13
1998/05/15 27 $206,668 -16% 217 $952   $76,001,620 14
1998/05/22 15 $813,013 +293% 653 $1,245   $76,868,604 15
1998/05/29 17 $436,343 -46% 599 $728   $77,515,681 16
1998/06/05 16 $394,235 -10% 523 $754   $78,159,383 17
1998/06/12 19 $286,386 -27% 435 $658   $78,706,378 18
1998/06/19 21 $201,378 -30% 345 $584   $79,112,042 19
1998/06/26 28 $144,136 -28% 248 $581   $79,410,776 20
1998/07/03 35 $109,407 -24% 235 $466   $79,631,716 21
1998/07/10 36 $81,192 -26% 226 $359   $79,811,125 22
1998/07/17 37 $67,799 -16% 114 $595   $79,953,898 23
1998/07/24 38 $60,129 -11% 98 $614   $80,071,563 24
1998/07/31 49 $39,109 -35% 68 $575   $80,157,601 25
1998/08/07 51 $29,708 -24% 50 $594   $80,224,502 26

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/13 2 $5,200,000   2,812 $1,849   $5,200,000 1
1998/02/14 2 $7,750,000 +49% 2,812 $2,756   $12,950,000 2
1998/02/15 2 $9,250,000 +19% 2,812 $3,289   $18,812,156 3
1998/02/16 2 $3,104,971 -66% 2,821 $1,101   $21,917,127 4
1998/02/17 2 $1,462,101 -53% 2,821 $518   $23,379,228 5
1998/02/18 2 $1,197,915 -18% 2,821 $425   $24,577,143 6
1998/02/19 2 $1,266,860 +6% 2,821 $449   $25,844,003 7
1998/02/20 2 $3,885,000 +207% 2,837 $1,369   $29,309,000 8
1998/02/21 2 $5,635,000 +45% 2,837 $1,986   $34,944,000 9
1998/02/22 2 $3,305,000 -41% 2,837 $1,165   $38,249,000 10
1998/02/23 2 $744,877 -77% 2,837 $263   $38,397,365 11
1998/02/24 2 $810,252 +9% 2,837 $286   $39,128,451 12
1998/02/25 2 $650,536 -20% 2,837 $229   $39,953,976 13
1998/02/26 2 $680,000 +5% 2,837 $240   $40,388,000 14
1998/02/27 2 $2,601,000 +283% 2,836 $917   $42,989,000 15
1998/02/28 2 $4,250,000 +63% 2,836 $1,499   $47,239,000 16
1998/03/01 2 $2,077,000 -51% 2,826 $735   $48,834,000 17
1998/03/02 2 $579,427 -72% 2,826 $205   $49,418,277 18
1998/03/03 2 $721,976 +25% 2,826 $255   $50,135,253 19
1998/03/04 2 $554,904 -23% 2,826 $196   $50,690,157 20
1998/03/05 2 $598,352 +8% 2,826 $212   $51,288,509 21
1998/03/06 4 $1,810,000 +202% 2,826 $640   $52,688,000 22
1998/03/07 3 $2,675,000 +48% 2,826 $947   $55,363,000 23
1998/03/08 3 $1,527,000 -43% 2,826 $540   $57,076,673 24
1998/03/09 3 $461,228 -70% 2,826 $163   $57,537,901 25
1998/03/10 5 $430,000 -7% 2,826 $152   $57,892,000 26
1998/03/11 3 $447,044 +4% 2,826 $158   $58,535,364 27
1998/03/12 3 $511,842 +14% 2,826 $181   $59,047,206 28
1998/03/13 5 $1,365,000 +167% 2,550 $535   $60,368,000 29
1998/03/14 5 $2,125,000 +56% 2,550 $833   $62,306,000 30
1998/03/15 5 $1,161,000 -45% 2,550 $455   $63,482,769 31
1998/03/16 4 $451,093 -61% 2,550 $177   $63,933,862 32
1998/03/17 4 $495,375 +10% 2,550 $194   $64,429,237 33
1998/03/18 5 $464,101 -6% 2,550 $182   $64,893,338 34
1998/03/19 5 $495,684 +7% 2,550 $194   $65,389,022 35
1998/03/20 8 $990,000 +100% 2,065 $479   $66,127,000 36
1998/03/21 9 $1,470,000 +48% 2,065 $712   $67,597,000 37
1998/03/22 9 $774,000 -47% 2,065 $375   $68,391,968 38
1998/03/23 8 $206,006 -73% 2,065 $100   $68,597,974 39
1998/03/24 9 $235,000 +14% 2,065 $114   $68,832,974 40
1998/03/25 9 $258,896 +10% 2,065 $125   $69,138,946 41
1998/03/26 8 $280,730 +8% 2,065 $136   $69,419,676 42
1998/04/01 10 $170,440   1,686 $101   $71,660,287 48
1998/04/02 10 $174,578 +2% 1,686 $104   $71,834,865 49

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 2 $25,423,518   2,821 $9,012   $25,423,518 1
1998/02/20 2 $14,690,442 -42% 2,837 $5,178   $40,113,960 2
1998/02/27 2 $10,763,817 -27% 2,826 $3,809   $50,877,777 3
1998/03/06 3 $7,938,023 -26% 2,826 $2,809   $58,815,800 4
1998/03/13 5 $6,321,689 -20% 2,550 $2,479   $65,137,489 5
1998/03/20 9 $4,205,393 -33% 2,065 $2,037   $69,342,882 6
1998/03/27 13 $2,359,767 -44% 1,686 $1,400   $71,702,649 7
1998/04/03 14 $1,692,175 -28% 1,026 $1,649   $73,394,824 8
1998/04/10 19 $870,231 -49% 772 $1,127   $74,265,055 9
1998/04/17 24 $517,927 -40% 407 $1,273   $74,782,982 10
1998/04/24 28 $364,403 -30% 325 $1,121   $75,147,385 11
1998/05/01 27 $344,744 -5% 279 $1,236   $75,492,129 12
1998/05/08 28 $302,823 -12% 261 $1,160   $75,794,952 13
1998/05/15 28 $260,639 -14% 217 $1,201   $76,055,591 14
1998/05/22 15 $1,023,747 +293% 653 $1,568   $77,079,338 15
1998/05/29 17 $685,810 -33% 599 $1,145   $77,765,148 16
1998/06/05 17 $654,844 -5% 523 $1,252   $78,419,992 17
1998/06/12 19 $490,672 -25% 435 $1,128   $78,910,664 18
1998/06/19 21 $355,976 -27% 345 $1,032   $79,266,640 19
1998/06/26 29 $255,669 -28% 248 $1,031   $79,522,309 20
1998/07/03 31 $207,624 -19% 235 $884   $79,729,933 21
1998/07/10 34 $156,166 -25% 226 $691   $79,886,099 22
1998/07/17 34 $125,335 -20% 114 $1,099   $80,011,434 23
1998/07/24 36 $107,058 -15% 98 $1,092   $80,118,492 24
1998/07/31 46 $76,302 -29% 68 $1,122   $80,194,794 25

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