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The Borrowers (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,619,589Details
International Box Office $31,426,243Details
Worldwide Box Office $54,045,832
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,219 $22,619,589
All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,138 $31,426,243
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,451 $54,045,832

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$29,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 13th, 1998 (Wide) by Polygram
MPAA Rating: PG for mild peril and some crude humor
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: Tiny Worlds
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Working Title Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Leggiest Opening Weekend 1 7.89 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 190 $6,075,079 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 167 $11,619,074 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 137 $7,680,047 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 105 $14,688,704 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 82 $6,075,079 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 86 $11,619,074 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 66 $7,680,047 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 57 $14,688,704 Feb 13, 1998 3

Leading Cast

   Ocious P. Potter
   Pod Clock

Supporting Cast

Mark Williams    Exterminator Jeff
Hugh Laurie    Officer Steady
Bradly Pierce    Pete Lender
Celia Imrie    Homily Clock
Ruby Wax    City Hall clerk
Flora Newbigin    Arrietty Clock
Tom Felton    Peagreen Clock
Raymond Pickard    Spiller
Aden Gillett    Joe Lender
Doon Mackichan    Victoria Lende
Andrew Dunford    Dustbunny
Bob Goody    Minty
Patrick Monkton    Swag
Dick Ward    Milk Man
George Yiasoumi    Wrigley
Alex Winter    TV Ganster
Michael Hewitt    TV Sergeant
Simon Hewitt    TV Constable
David Freeman    TV Constable

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Gavin Scott    Screenwriter
John Kamps    Screenwriter
Tim Bevan    Producer
Eric Fellner    Producer
Rachel Talalay    Producer
Walt Defaria    Executive Producer
Mary Richards    Line Producer
Mary Norton    Story-Based on the Novels by
John Fenner    Director of Photography
Trevor Brooker    Director of Photography
David Freeman    Editor
Gemma Jackson    Production Designer
Peter Chiang    Visual Effects Supervisor
Marie France    Costume Designer
Hans Zimmer    Score Producer
Harry Gregson-Williams    Composer
Nina Gold    Casting Director
Debra Hayward    Co-Producer
Liza Chasin    Co-Producer
Andrew Ackland-Snow    Art Director
Gareth Tandy    Assistant Director
Careen Hertzog    Set Decorator
Digby Milner    Special Effects Supervisor
David Stephenson    Sound Mixer
Peter Maxwell    Re-recording Mixer
Adrian Rhodes    Re-recording Mixer
Peter Joly    Supervising Sound Editor
Adrian Rhodes    Sound Effects Editor

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 6 $6,075,079   1,535 $3,958   $6,075,079 1
1998/02/20 7 $4,011,304 -34% 1,593 $2,518   $11,232,084 2
1998/02/27 9 $2,771,184 -31% 1,606 $1,726   $14,533,004 3
1998/03/06 10 $2,073,962 -25% 1,581 $1,312   $17,270,127 4
1998/03/13 12 $1,313,706 -37% 1,514 $868   $19,008,365 5
1998/03/20 15 $1,041,278 -21% 1,241 $839   $20,601,297 6
1998/03/27 20 $411,259 -61% 1,002 $410   $21,231,001 7
1998/04/03 25 $229,980 -44% 706 $326   $21,578,472 8
1998/04/10 38 $105,919 -54% 456 $232   $21,806,489 9
1998/04/17 39 $129,347 +22% 475 $272   $22,047,877 10
1998/04/24 41 $100,218 -23% 386 $260   $22,188,266 11
1998/05/01 39 $91,728 -8% 326 $281   $22,301,008 12
1998/05/08 52 $43,764 -52% 200 $219   $22,359,293 13

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/13 7 $770,000   1,536 $501   $770,000 1
1998/02/14 6 $2,040,000 +165% 1,536 $1,328   $2,810,000 2
1998/02/15 6 $2,481,000 +22% 1,536 $1,615   $5,291,000 3
1998/02/16 4 $1,604,968 -35% 1,535 $1,046   $6,075,079 4
1998/02/17 6 $411,597 -74% 1,535 $268   $6,486,676 5
1998/02/18 6 $352,742 -14% 1,535 $230   $6,839,418 6
1998/02/19 6 $381,362 +8% 1,535 $248   $7,220,780 7
1998/02/20 8 $855,000 +124% 1,593 $537   $8,076,000 8
1998/02/21 6 $1,850,000 +116% 1,593 $1,161   $9,926,000 9
1998/02/22 6 $1,315,000 -29% 1,593 $825   $11,241,000 10
1998/02/23 10 $166,965 -87% 1,593 $105   $11,399,049 11
1998/02/24 10 $145,221 -13% 1,593 $91   $11,544,227 12
1998/02/25 10 $132,510 -9% 1,593 $83   $11,676,737 13
1998/02/26 10 $145,000 +9% 1,593 $91   $11,828,000 14
1998/02/27 10 $538,000 +271% 1,606 $335   $12,366,000 15
1998/02/28 9 $1,300,000 +142% 1,606 $809   $13,666,000 16
1998/03/01 7 $1,018,000 -22% 1,606 $634   $14,657,000 17
1998/03/07 10 $865,000   1,581 $547   $16,366,000 23
1998/03/08 8 $931,000 +8% 1,581 $589   $17,270,127 24
1998/03/15 10 $472,000   1,514 $312   $19,008,365 31

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 6 $7,220,780   1,535 $4,704   $7,220,780 1
1998/02/20 7 $4,541,040 -37% 1,593 $2,851   $11,761,820 2
1998/02/27 9 $3,434,345 -24% 1,606 $2,138   $15,196,165 3
1998/03/06 10 $2,498,494 -27% 1,581 $1,580   $17,694,659 4
1998/03/13 12 $1,865,360 -25% 1,514 $1,232   $19,560,019 5
1998/03/20 15 $1,259,723 -32% 1,241 $1,015   $20,819,742 6
1998/03/27 20 $528,750 -58% 1,002 $528   $21,348,492 7
1998/04/03 25 $352,078 -33% 706 $499   $21,700,570 8
1998/04/10 34 $217,960 -38% 456 $478   $21,918,530 9
1998/04/17 40 $169,518 -22% 475 $357   $22,088,048 10
1998/04/24 42 $121,232 -28% 386 $314   $22,209,280 11
1998/05/01 45 $106,249 -12% 326 $326   $22,315,529 12

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