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Boogie Nights (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,410,771Details
International Box Office $16,700,954Details
Worldwide Box Office $43,111,725
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 10th, 1997 (Limited) by New Line
October 31st, 1997 (Expands Wide) by New Line
Video Release: August 31st, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong sex scenes with explicit dialogue, nudity, drug use, language and violence
Running Time: 155 minutes
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Keywords: Porn Business
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: New Line Cinema, Lawrence Gordon
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 58 $29,868 Apr 10, 1998 185
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 27 $68,692 Apr 3, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 26 $122,285 Mar 27, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 20 $178,077 Mar 20, 1998 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 24 $177,338 Mar 13, 1998 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 69 $64,736 Mar 6, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 75 $77,628 Feb 27, 1998 143
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 83 $90,795 Feb 20, 1998 136
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 56 $216,577 Feb 13, 1998 129
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 39 $436,373 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 48 $2,577,634 Nov 14, 1997 38
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 238 $5,037,337 Nov 14, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 29 $3,940,924 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 20 $4,681,934 Oct 31, 1997 24
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 48 $9,149,662 Oct 31, 1997 24
Halloween (Opening, 3-Day) 14 $4,681,934 Oct 31, 1997 24
Halloween (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $9,149,662 Oct 31, 1997 24
Theater Average 2nd Weekend 97 $28,972 Oct 17, 1997 10
Top 1997 Theater Average 12 $28,972 Oct 17, 1997 10
Widest Expansion Limited Release 81 1,001 Oct 10, 1997 0

Lead Ensemble Members

   Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler
   Amber Waves
   Jack Horner
   Buck Swope
   Reed Rothchild
   Little Bill
   Rollergirl/Brandy

Supporting Cast

Nicole Parker    Becky Barnett
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Scotty
Thomas Jane    Todd Parker
Luis Guzman    Maurice T. Rodriguez
Ricky Jay    Kurt Longjohn
Melora Walters    Jessie St. Vincent
Robert Ridgely    The Colonel James
Philip Baker Hall    Floyd Gondolli
Alfred Molina    Rahad Jackson
Nina Hartley    Little Bill's Wife
Michael Jace    Jerome
Jack Wallace    Rocky
John Doe    Amber's Husband
Joanna Gleason    Dirk's Mother
Laurel Holloman    Sheryl Lynn
Jonathon Quint    Johnny Doe
Stanley DeSantis    Buck's Manager
Rico Bueno    Hot Traxx Waiter
Samson Barkhordarian    Hot Traxx Manager
Brad Braeden    Big Stud
Lawrence Hudd    Dirk's Father
Michael Stein    Stereo Customer
Patricia Forte    Teacher
Kai Lennox    High School/College Kid
Jason Andrews    Johnny, Limo Driver
Amber Hunter    Colonel's Lady Friend
Greg Lauren    Young Stud
Tom Dorfmeister    Watcher #1
Jake Cross    Watcher #2
Selwyn Emerson Miller    Hot Traxx DJ
Jamielyn Gamboa    Colonel's Hot Traxx Girlfriend
Melissa Spell    Becky's Girlfriend
Raymond Laboriel    Becky's Girlfriend's Friend
Jon Brion    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Brian Kehew    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Robin Sharp    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Audrey Wiechman    Awards Ceremony Band Member
Tim "Stuffy" Soronen*    Raphael
Alexander D Slanger    Floyd's Kid
Thomas Lenk    Floyd's Kid
Lexi Leigh    Floyd's Kid
Laura Gronewald    Floyd's Kid
Vernon Guichard, II    Mugsy Jack's Bartender
Tony Tedeschi    New Year's Eve Young Stud
Leslie Redden    KC Sunshine
Gregory Daniel    Minister
Michael Penn    Nick the Engineer
Don Amendolia    Bank Worker
Robert Downey, Sr.    Burt Studio Manager
Veronica Hart    Judge
Jack Riley    Lawyer
Channon Roe    Surfer
Mike Gunther    Surfer Punk
Michael Raye Smith    Surfer Punk
Michael Scott Stencil    Surfer Punk
Dustin Courtney    Donut Boy
Allan Graf    Man with Gun
Jose Chaidez    Puerto Rican Kid
B Philly Johnson    Rahad's Bodyguard
Joe G M Chan    Cosmo
Goliath    Tyrone
Israel Juarbe    Maurice's Brother
George Anthony Rae    Maurice's Brother
Eric Winzenried    Doctor

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Paul Thomas Anderson    Screenwriter
Lloyd Levin    Producer
John Lyons    Producer
Paul Thomas Anderson    Producer
Joanne Sellar    Producer
Lawrence Gordon    Executive Producer
Michael De Luca    Co-Executive Producer
Lynn Harris    Co-Executive Producer
Daniel Lupi    Co-Producer
Robert Elswit    Director of Photography
Bob Ziembicki    Production Designer
Dylan Tichenor    Editor
Mark Bridges    Costume Designer
Michael Penn    Composer
John Wildermuth    Assistant Director
Daniel Lupi    Unit Production Manager
Ted Berner    Art Director
Sandy Struth    Set Decorator
Lou Carlucci    Special Effects Supervisor
David Davenport    Costume Supervisor
Stephen Halbert    Sound Mixer
David Parker    Re Recording Mixer-Supervisor
Sam Lehmer    Re-recording Mixer
Dane A. Davis    Supervising Sound Editor
Kini Kay    Sound Effects Editor
Mark Yardas    Sound Effects Editor
John Kwiatkowski    Sound Effects Editor
Ron Finn    Music Editor
Tina K. Roesler    Make up
Theo Mayes    Hairstylist
Christine Sheaks    Casting Director
Cliff Cudney    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/10/10 43 $50,168   2 $25,084   $50,168 1
1997/10/17 16 $869,146 +1,632% 30 $28,972   $1,025,671 2
1997/10/24 12 $1,807,702 +108% 124 $14,578   $3,300,228 3
1997/10/31 4 $4,681,934 +159% 907 $5,162   $8,751,415 4
1997/11/07 7 $3,940,924 -16% 951 $4,144   $14,550,063 5
1997/11/14 9 $2,577,634 -35% 1,003 $2,570   $18,575,435 6
1997/11/21 14 $1,244,381 -52% 748 $1,664   $20,258,958 7
1997/11/28 16 $930,136 -25% 478 $1,946   $21,794,752 8
1997/12/05 15 $657,961 -29% 607 $1,084   $22,705,852 9
1997/12/12 24 $301,643 -54% 335 $900   $23,242,869 10
1997/12/19 27 $130,804 -57% 151 $866   $23,518,429 11
1997/12/26 43 $68,293 -48% 50 $1,366   $23,653,065 12
1998/01/02 37 $88,460 +30% 54 $1,638   $23,816,064 13
1998/01/09 34 $103,904 +17% 84 $1,237   $23,961,986 14
1998/01/16 42 $76,847 -26% 48 $1,601   $24,088,340 15
1998/01/23 49 $47,900 -38% 41 $1,168   $24,157,547 16
1998/01/30 56 $34,546 -28% 31 $1,114   $24,214,579 17
1998/02/06 21 $436,373 +1,163% 524 $833   $24,665,139 18
1998/02/13 34 $216,577 -50% 242 $895   $25,073,583 19
1998/02/20 46 $90,795 -58% 156 $582   $25,253,351 20
1998/02/27 48 $77,628 -15% 88 $882   $25,382,702 21
1998/03/06 50 $64,736 -17% 70 $925   $25,489,529 22
1998/03/13 31 $177,338 +174% 272 $652   $25,701,121 23
1998/03/20 32 $178,077 n/c 259 $688   $25,983,457 24
1998/03/27 32 $122,285 -31% 224 $546   $26,198,795 25
1998/04/03 44 $68,692 -44% 119 $577   $26,321,987 26
1998/04/10 57 $29,868 -57% 71 $421   $26,384,919 27

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/17 14 $262,000   30 $8,733   $479,000 8
1997/10/18 15 $325,000 +24% 30 $10,833   $804,000 9
1997/10/26 9 $523,000   124 $4,218   $2,007,000 17
1997/10/27 7 $187,340 -64% 124 $1,511   $3,487,568 18
1997/10/28 7 $209,362 +12% 124 $1,688   $3,696,930 19
1997/10/29 6 $194,564 -7% 124 $1,569   $3,891,494 20
1997/10/30 6 $177,506 -9% 124 $1,432   $177,506 21
1997/10/31 4 $920,000 +418% 907 $1,014   $4,989,000 22
1997/11/01 4 $2,425,000 +164% 907 $2,674   $7,414,000 23
1997/11/02 4 $1,345,000 -45% 907 $1,483   $8,751,000 24
1997/11/03 4 $435,939 -68% 907 $481   $9,187,354 25
1997/11/04 4 $524,951 +20% 907 $579   $9,712,305 26
1997/11/05 4 $408,791 -22% 907 $451   $10,121,096 27
1997/11/06 4 $423,377 +4% 907 $467   $10,544,473 28
1997/11/07 7 $1,245,000 +194% 951 $1,309   $11,854,000 29
1997/11/08 7 $1,655,000 +33% 951 $1,740   $13,509,000 30
1997/11/09 7 $1,041,063 -37% 951 $1,095   $14,550,063 31
1997/11/10 7 $397,370 -62% 951 $418   $14,947,433 32
1997/11/11 8 $489,949 +23% 951 $515   $15,437,382 33
1997/11/12 7 $264,177 -46% 951 $278   $15,701,559 34
1997/11/13 7 $267,181 +1% 951 $281   $15,968,740 35
1997/11/14 10 $670,000 +151% 1,003 $668   $16,638,740 36
1997/11/15 10 $1,100,000 +64% 1,003 $1,097   $15,998,000 37
1997/11/16 9 $658,000 -40% 1,003 $656   $18,575,435 38
1997/11/17 9 $167,854 -74% 1,003 $167   $18,743,289 39
1997/11/18 9 $214,733 +28% 1,003 $214   $18,958,022 40
1997/11/19 9 $175,878 -18% 1,003 $175   $19,133,900 41
1997/11/20 9 $169,652 -4% 1,003 $169   $19,303,552 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/10/10 33 $156,525   2 $78,263   $156,525 1
1997/10/17 17 $1,336,001 +754% 30 $44,533   $1,492,526 2
1997/10/24 10 $2,576,955 +93% 124 $20,782   $4,069,481 3
1997/10/31 4 $6,539,658 +154% 907 $7,210   $10,609,139 4
1997/11/07 7 $5,388,662 -18% 951 $5,666   $15,997,801 5
1997/11/14 10 $3,016,776 -44% 1,003 $3,008   $19,014,577 6
1997/11/21 14 $1,850,039 -39% 748 $2,473   $20,864,616 7
1997/11/28 17 $1,183,275 -36% 478 $2,475   $22,047,891 8
1997/12/05 16 $893,335 -25% 607 $1,472   $22,941,226 9
1997/12/12 20 $446,399 -50% 335 $1,333   $23,387,625 10
1997/12/19 29 $197,147 -56% 151 $1,306   $23,584,772 11
1997/12/26 36 $142,832 -28% 50 $2,857   $23,727,604 12
1998/01/02 44 $130,478 -9% 54 $2,416   $23,858,082 13
1998/01/09 33 $153,411 +18% 84 $1,826   $24,011,493 14
1998/01/16 43 $98,154 -36% 48 $2,045   $24,109,647 15
1998/01/23 48 $70,386 -28% 41 $1,717   $24,180,033 16
1998/01/30 55 $48,733 -31% 31 $1,572   $24,228,766 17
1998/02/06 18 $628,240 +1,189% 524 $1,199   $24,857,006 18
1998/02/13 31 $305,550 -51% 242 $1,263   $25,162,556 19
1998/02/20 43 $142,518 -53% 156 $914   $25,305,074 20
1998/02/27 46 $119,719 -16% 88 $1,360   $25,424,793 21
1998/03/06 47 $98,990 -17% 70 $1,414   $25,523,783 22
1998/03/13 30 $281,597 +184% 272 $1,035   $25,805,380 23
1998/03/20 31 $271,130 -4% 259 $1,047   $26,076,510 24
1998/03/27 32 $176,785 -35% 224 $789   $26,253,295 25
1998/04/03 43 $101,756 -42% 119 $855   $26,355,051 26

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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