Why Do Fools Fall In Love?

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,506,676Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
54% - Rotten
Audience
77% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: August 28th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 19th, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexuality
Keywords: African-American, Singers, Jazz, Lawyers, New York, Non-Chronological, Inheritance, Relationships Gone Wrong, Bigamy or Polygamy, Addiction, Narcotics, 1960s, 1980s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Cast

Larenz Tate    Frankie Lymon
Halle Berry    Zola Taylor
Lela Rochon    Emira Eagle
Vivica Fox    Elizabeth Waters
Pamela Reed    Judge Lambrey
Miguel A. Nez, Jr.    Young Little Richard
J. August Richards    Sherman

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/28 5 $1,335,000   1,369 $975   $1,335,000 1
1998/08/29 6 $1,565,000 +17% 1,369 $1,143   $2,900,000 2
1998/08/30 6 $1,036,000 -34% 1,369 $757   $3,946,000 3
1998/08/31 6 $307,886 -70% 1,369 $225   $4,254,263 4
1998/09/01 6 $351,380 +14% 1,369 $257   $4,605,648 5
1998/09/02 5 $326,916 -7% 1,369 $239   $4,932,564 6
1998/09/03 6 $307,831 -6% 1,369 $225   $5,240,395 7
1998/09/04 7 $760,000 +147% 1,377 $552   $6,000,000 8
1998/09/05 6 $1,110,000 +46% 1,377 $806   $7,110,000 9
1998/09/06 7 $930,000 -16% 1,377 $675   $8,040,000 10
1998/09/07 8 $714,685 -23% 1,377 $519   $8,780,803 11
1998/09/08 7 $182,908 -74% 1,377 $133   $8,963,711 12
1998/09/09 7 $157,708 -14% 1,377 $115   $9,121,419 13
1998/09/10 7 $152,488 -3% 1,377 $111   $9,273,907 14
1998/09/13 10 $355,000   1,123 $316   $10,611,000 17
1998/09/18 9 $175,000   884 $198   $11,152,000 22
1998/09/19 9 $285,000 +63% 884 $322   $11,437,000 23

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/28 5 $3,946,382   1,369 $2,883   $3,946,382 3
1998/09/04 7 $3,540,408 -10% 1,377 $2,571   $8,780,803 10
1998/09/11 12 $1,337,227 -62% 1,123 $1,191   $10,611,134 17
1998/09/18 17 $622,878 -53% 884 $705   $11,599,415 24
1998/09/25 24 $247,788 -60% 445 $557   $12,003,181 31
1998/10/02 42 $81,966 -67% 185 $443   $12,159,381 38
1998/10/09 48 $47,583 -42% 119 $400   $12,231,584 45
1998/10/30 31 $138,214   483 $286   $12,413,650 66

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