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Bowfinger (1999)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $66,458,769Details
International Box Office $32,241,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $98,699,769
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 13th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sex-related material and language
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Movie Business, Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 99 $7,389,970 Sep 3, 1999 24
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 77 $13,048,825 Sep 3, 1999 24
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 88 $8,957,130 Sep 3, 1999 24
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 51 $15,816,035 Sep 3, 1999 24
Fastest to $50m 1,053 $52,220,000 Sep 3, 1999 23

Leading Cast

   Bowfinger
   Kit Ramsey/Jiff Ramsey

Supporting Cast

Heather Graham    Daisy
Christine Baranski    Carol
Terence Stamp    Terry Stricter
Robert Downey, Jr.    Jerry Renfro
Adam Alexi-Malle    Afrim
Alfred De Contreras    Martinez
Ramiro Fabian    Hector
Jamie Kennedy    Dave
Barry Newman    Kit's Agent
Alejandro Patino    Sanchez
Johnny Sanchez    Luis
Kohl Sudduth    Slater

Cameos

Marisol Nichols    Young Acress at Audition
John Cho    Nightclub Cleaner

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Steve Martin    Screenwriter
Brian Grazer    Producer
Karen Kehela*    Executive Producer
Bernie Williams    Executive Producer
Jackson De Govia    Production Designer
Ueli Steiger    Director of Photography
Richard Pearson    Editor
David Newman    Composer
Margery Simkin    Casting Director
Kathleen Courtney    Associate Producer
Michele Panelli-Venetis    Assistant Director
Bernie Williams    Unit Production Manager
Tom Reta    Art Director
K.C. Fox    Set Decorator
Cory Philip    Special Effects Coordinator
Joseph G. Aulisi    Costume Designer
Martin Raymond Bolger    Sound Mixer
Lee Dichter    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Bochar    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Bochar    Supervising Sound Editor
Steve Artmont    Makeup
Gloria Albarran Ponce    Hairstylist
Bud Davis    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
1999/08/13 2 $18,062,550   2,706 $6,675   $18,062,550 1
1999/08/20 2 $10,609,885 -41% 2,717 $3,905   $35,802,745 2
1999/08/27 4 $6,584,350 -38% 2,732 $2,410   $46,404,385 3
1999/09/03 4 $7,389,970 +12% 2,702 $2,735   $55,870,320 4
1999/09/10 5 $3,604,425 -51% 2,390 $1,508   $60,406,930 5
1999/09/17 8 $1,712,290 -52% 2,063 $830   $62,989,770 6
1999/09/24 13 $785,895 -54% 1,299 $605   $64,312,065 7
1999/10/01 18 $308,640 -61% 643 $480   $64,874,060 8
1999/10/08 24 $217,655 -29% 431 $505   $65,194,570 9
1999/10/15 29 $165,825 -24% 335 $495   $65,433,665 10
1999/10/22 40 $124,555 -25% 235 $530   $65,623,400 11
1999/10/29 39 $104,880 -16% 228 $460   $65,766,880 12
1999/11/05 35 $139,920 +33% 264 $530   $65,956,940 13
1999/11/12 41 $107,155 -23% 228 $470   $66,126,160 14
1999/11/19 39 $100,395 -6% 207 $485   $66,267,660 15
1999/11/26 55 $57,230 -43% 118 $485   $66,365,290 16

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/08/13 2 $5,830,000   2,700 $2,159   $5,830,000 1
1999/08/14 2 $7,240,000 +24% 2,700 $2,681   $13,070,000 2
1999/08/15 2 $5,060,000 -30% 2,706 $1,870   $18,062,550 3
1999/08/16 2 $1,853,610 -63% 2,706 $685   $19,916,160 4
1999/08/17 2 $1,975,380 +7% 2,706 $730   $21,891,540 5
1999/08/18 2 $1,704,780 -14% 2,706 $630   $23,596,320 6
1999/08/19 2 $1,596,540 -6% 2,706 $590   $25,192,860 7
1999/08/20 2 $3,498,000 +119% 2,706 $1,293   $28,691,000 8
1999/08/21 3 $4,191,000 +20% 2,706 $1,549   $32,882,000 9
1999/08/22 2 $2,921,000 -30% 2,717 $1,075   $35,802,745 10
1999/08/23 2 $1,032,460 -65% 2,717 $380   $36,835,205 11
1999/08/24 3 $1,127,555 +9% 2,717 $415   $37,962,760 12
1999/08/25 4 $937,365 -17% 2,717 $345   $38,900,125 13
1999/08/26 4 $919,910 -2% 2,717 $339   $39,820,035 14
1999/08/27 4 $2,070,000 +125% 2,727 $759   $41,890,000 15
1999/08/28 4 $2,885,000 +39% 2,727 $1,058   $44,775,000 16
1999/08/29 3 $1,748,000 -39% 2,732 $640   $46,404,385 17
1999/08/30 4 $587,380 -66% 2,732 $215   $46,991,765 18
1999/08/31 5 $614,795 +5% 2,732 $225   $47,606,560 19
1999/09/01 5 $463,995 -25% 2,732 $170   $48,070,555 20
1999/09/02 4 $515,627 +11% 2,732 $189   $48,586,182 21
1999/09/03 4 $1,406,000 +173% 2,704 $520   $49,992,000 22
1999/09/04 4 $2,228,000 +58% 2,704 $824   $52,220,000 23
1999/09/05 4 $2,295,000 +3% 2,700 $850   $54,515,000 24
1999/09/06 4 $1,567,160 -32% 2,702 $580   $55,870,320 25
1999/09/07 6 $364,770 -77% 2,702 $135   $56,235,090 26
1999/09/08 6 $297,220 -19% 2,702 $110   $56,532,310 27
1999/09/09 6 $270,195 -9% 2,702 $100   $56,802,505 28
1999/09/10 5 $860,000 +218% 2,702 $318   $57,663,000 29
1999/09/11 4 $1,955,000 +127% 2,390 $818   $59,654,000 30
1999/09/12 6 $736,000 -62% 2,452 $300   $60,407,000 31
1999/09/13 7 $183,915 -75% 2,452 $75   $60,590,845 32
1999/09/14 7 $220,680 +20% 2,452 $90   $60,811,525 33
1999/09/15 7 $232,940 +6% 2,452 $95   $61,044,465 34
1999/09/16 7 $233,015 n/c 2,452 $95   $61,277,480 35
1999/09/17 8 $541,000 +132% 2,049 $264   $61,818,000 36
1999/09/18 8 $753,000 +39% 2,049 $367   $62,571,000 37
1999/09/19 9 $423,000 -44% 2,049 $206   $62,989,770 38
1999/09/20 10 $140,770 -67% 2,063 $68   $63,130,540 39
1999/09/21 9 $144,525 +3% 2,063 $70   $63,275,065 40
1999/09/22 10 $123,780 -14% 2,063 $60   $63,402,845 41
1999/09/23 9 $123,325 n/c 2,063 $60   $63,526,170 42
1999/09/24 12 $212,000 +72% 1,262 $168   $63,738,000 43
1999/09/25 12 $364,000 +72% 1,262 $288   $64,102,000 44
1999/09/26 14 $182,000 -50% 1,299 $140   $64,312,065 45
1999/09/27 13 $64,950 -64% 1,299 $50   $64,377,015 46
1999/09/28 13 $71,445 +10% 1,299 $55   $64,448,460 47
1999/09/29 14 $58,455 -18% 1,299 $45   $64,506,915 48
1999/09/30 14 $58,505 n/c 1,299 $45   $64,565,420 49
1999/10/01 17 $85,000 +45% 639 $133   $64,650,000 50
1999/10/02 17 $140,000 +65% 639 $219   $64,790,000 51
1999/10/03 18 $71,000 -49% 643 $110   $64,874,060 52
1999/10/04 18 $22,505 -68% 643 $35   $64,896,565 53
1999/10/05 20 $25,720 +14% 643 $40   $64,922,285 54
1999/10/06 18 $25,695 n/c 643 $40   $64,947,980 55

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/08/13 2 $25,192,860   2,706 $9,310   $25,192,860 1
1999/08/20 2 $14,627,175 -42% 2,717 $5,384   $39,820,035 2
1999/08/27 4 $8,660,315 -41% 2,732 $3,170   $48,480,350 3
1999/09/03 4 $8,322,155 -4% 2,702 $3,080   $56,802,505 4
1999/09/10 5 $4,474,975 -46% 2,390 $1,872   $61,277,480 5
1999/09/17 9 $2,248,690 -50% 2,063 $1,090   $63,526,170 6
1999/09/24 13 $1,039,250 -54% 1,299 $800   $64,565,420 7
1999/10/01 20 $411,495 -60% 643 $640   $64,976,915 8
1999/10/08 25 $290,925 -29% 431 $675   $65,267,840 9
1999/10/15 29 $231,005 -21% 335 $690   $65,498,845 10
1999/10/22 40 $163,155 -29% 235 $694   $65,662,000 11
1999/10/29 43 $155,020 -5% 228 $680   $65,817,020 12
1999/11/05 36 $201,985 +30% 264 $765   $66,019,005 13
1999/11/12 42 $148,260 -27% 228 $650   $66,167,265 14
1999/11/19 43 $140,795 -5% 207 $680   $66,308,060 15

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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