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eXistenZ (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,840,417Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,572 $2,840,417
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,409 $2,840,417
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 842 $2,840,417
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,114 $2,840,417
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,470 $2,840,417

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,700,000
Domestic Releases: April 23rd, 1999 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for strong sci-fi violence and gore, and for language
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir, Surprise Twist, Video Game, Virtual Reality, Corporate Malfeasance, Terrorism, Hitmen, Body Horror
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: Canada

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,768 $18,455 Jun 18, 1999 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,149 $18,455 Jun 18, 1999 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,145 $486 Jun 18, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,850 $30,545 Jun 11, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,066 $30,545 Jun 11, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,968 $694 Jun 11, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,564 $72,466 Jun 4, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 844 $72,466 Jun 4, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,910 $917 Jun 4, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,028 $77,843 May 28, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 928 $77,843 May 28, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,356 $803 May 28, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,445 $91,422 May 21, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 993 $91,422 May 21, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,904 $662 May 21, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,782 $118,748 May 14, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,000 $118,748 May 14, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,117 $792 May 14, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,804 $216,429 May 7, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 777 $216,429 May 7, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,581 $898 May 7, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,816 $385,530 Apr 30, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 538 $385,530 Apr 30, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,759 $1,506 Apr 30, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,712 $810,262 Apr 23, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 332 $810,262 Apr 23, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,293 $3,165 Apr 23, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 11,637 $3,165 Apr 23, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 543 $3,165 Apr 23, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,041 $2,840,417 Apr 23, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,499 $2,840,417 Apr 23, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 6,429 0 Apr 23, 1999 0

Cast

   Allegra Geller
Jude Law    Ted Pikul
Willem Dafoe    Gas
Ian Holm    Kiri Vinokur
Don McKellar    Yevgeny Nourish
Callum Keith Rennie    Hugo Carlaw
Sarah Polley    Merle
Christopher Eccleston    Levi
Kris Lemche    Noel Dichter
Vik Sahay    Male Assistant

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Howard Shore

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/23 15 $810,262   256 $3,165   $810,262 3
1999/04/30 21 $385,530 -52% 256 $1,506   $1,643,228 10
1999/05/07 26 $216,429 -44% 241 $898   $2,094,334 17
1999/05/14 39 $118,748 -45% 150 $792   $2,346,413 24
1999/05/21 43 $91,422 -23% 138 $662   $2,535,634 31
1999/05/28 47 $77,843 -15% 97 $803   $2,664,312 38
1999/06/04 46 $72,466 -7% 79 $917   $2,742,468 45
1999/06/11 60 $30,545 -58% 44 $694   $2,607,852 52
1999/06/18 65 $18,455 -40% 38 $486   $2,840,417 59

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/25 16 $226,000   256 $883   $810,262 3
1999/04/26 13 $82,990 -63% 256 $324   $893,252 4
1999/04/27 8 $191,598 +131% 256 $748   $1,084,850 5
1999/04/28 14 $100,852 -47% 256 $394   $1,185,702 6
1999/04/29 14 $74,368 -26% 256 $291   $1,260,070 7
1999/05/02 19 $104,000   256 $406   $1,643,228 10
1999/05/03 16 $44,224 -57% 256 $173   $1,687,452 11
1999/05/04 12 $90,484 +105% 256 $353   $1,777,936 12
1999/05/05 16 $53,512 -41% 256 $209   $1,831,448 13
1999/05/06 16 $46,451 -13% 256 $181   $1,877,899 14
1999/05/10 19 $25,452   241 $106   $2,119,786 18
1999/05/11 17 $46,383 +82% 241 $192   $2,166,169 19
1999/05/12 19 $32,588 -30% 241 $135   $2,198,757 20
1999/05/13 20 $28,000 -14% 241 $116   $2,226,757 21
1999/05/17 20 $16,702   150 $111   $2,363,115 25
1999/05/18 20 $23,512 +41% 150 $157   $2,386,627 26

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/04/23 14 $1,257,698   256 $4,913   $1,257,698 7
1999/04/30 18 $620,207 -51% 256 $2,423   $1,877,905 14
1999/05/07 25 $349,760 -44% 241 $1,451   $2,227,665 21
1999/05/14 34 $216,547 -38% 150 $1,444   $2,444,212 28
1999/05/21 41 $142,257 -34% 138 $1,031   $2,586,469 35
1999/05/28 51 $83,533 -41% 97 $861   $2,670,002 42
1999/06/11 30 $244,655   44 $5,560   $2,821,962 56
1999/06/18 66 $18,455 -92% 38 $486   $2,840,417 63