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Doctor Dolittle (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $144,156,605Details
International Box Office $150,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $294,156,605
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 362 $144,156,605
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 534 $150,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 438 $294,156,605
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 18 $144,156,605
All Time International Box Office for Remake Movies 23 $150,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 20 $294,156,605

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$71,500,000
Domestic Releases: June 26th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude humor and language
Running Time: 85 minutes
Franchise: Doctor Dolittle
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Keywords: Talking Animals
Source:Remake
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Davis Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 376 $102,413,000 Jul 17, 1998 23
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 55 $19,675,651 Jul 3, 1998 10
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 40 $37,631,256 Jul 3, 1998 10
Fastest to $50m 419 $52,598,000 Jul 3, 1998 8
Top Remake Weekend Domestic 37 $29,014,324 Jun 26, 1998 3

Leading Cast

   Dr. John Dolittle

Supporting Cast

Ossie Davis    Archer Dolittle
Oliver Platt    Dr. Mark Weller
Peter Boyle    Calloway
Richard Schiff    Dr. Gene Reiss
Kristen Wilson    Lisa Dolittle
Jeffrey Tambor    Dr. Fish
Kyla Pratt    Maya
Raven-SymonĂ© Pearman    Charisse Dolittle
Steven Gilborn    Dr. Litvack
Erik Dellums    Jeremy
June Christopher    Diane
Cherie Franklin    Mrs. Parkus
Mark Adair-Rios    Intern
Arnold Turner    Animal Control Officer
Don Calfa    Patient at Hammersmith
Pruitt Taylor Vince    Patient at Hammersmith
Paul Giamatti    Blaine (uncredited)
Kay Yamamoto    Receptionist
Kellye Nakahara Wallett    Beagle Woman
Beth Grant    Woman
Yule Caise    Vet's Assistant
Brian Kwan    Busboy
L Peter Callender    Policeman
Charles Branklyn    Security Guard
Cliff McLaughlin    Mounted Policeman
Richard Penn    Principal
John Lafayette    Reverend
Raymond Matthew Mason    3 Year-Old Dolittle
Dari Gerard Smith    5 Year-Old Dolittle
Karl T. Wright    Reporter
Stan Sellers    Cop 1
Ming Lo    Cop 2
Norm MacDonald    Lucky
Albert Brooks    Tiger (voice)
Chris Rock    Rodney (guinea pig) (voice)
Reni Santoni    Rat #1
John Leguizamo    Rat #2 (voice)
Julie Kavner    Female Pigeon
Garry Shandling    Male Pigeon (voice)
Ellen DeGeneres    Prologue Dog
Brian Doyle-Murray    Old Beagle
Phil Proctor    Drunk Monkey
Jenna Elfman    Owl (voice)
Jonathan Lipnicki    Baby Tiger (voice)
Paul Reubens    Raccoon (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried    Compulsive Dog
Phyllis Katz    Goat
Douglas Shamburger    Pound Dog
Jeff Doucette    Possum
Archie Hahn    Heavy Woman's Dog
Tom Towles    German Shepard
Eddie Frierson    Skunk
Royce D. Applegate    "I Love You" Dog
James F Dean    Orangutan
Chad Einbinder    Bettleheim the Cat
Hamilton Camp    Pig
Kerrigan Mahan    Penguin

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
John Davis    Producer
Joseph M. Singer    Producer
David T. Friendly    Producer
Nat Mauldin    Screenwriter
Larry Levin    Screenwriter
Hugh Lofting    Based on the "Doctor Dolittle" Stories by
Sue Baden-Powell    Executive Producer
Jenno Topping    Executive Producer
Russell Boyd    Director of Photography
William Elliott    Production Designer
Peter Teschner    Editor
Jon Farhat    Visual Effects Supervisor
Richard Gibbs    Composer
Pilar McCurry    Music Supervisor
Steph Lady    Associate Producer
Richard Graves    Assistant Director
Ernie Orsatti    Second Unit Director
Jon Farhat    Second Unit Director
Sue Baden-Powell    Unit Production Manager
Greg Papalia    Art Director
K.C. Fox    Set Decorator
Burt Dalton    Special Effects Supervisor
Sharen Davis    Costume Designer
Riki Lin Sabusawa    Costume Supervisor
David Kirschner    Sound Mixer
Gary Bourgeois    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Alexander    Re-recording Mixer
Michael J. Benavente    Supervising Sound Editor
John A Larsen    Supervising Sound Editor
Craig Berkey    Sound Effects Editor
Paul Apted    Sound Effects Editor
Paul Silver    Music Editor
Matthew W. Mungle    Special Make-up Effects
Ivan Matias    Song Writer
Andrea Martin    Song Writer
Nancy Foy    Casting Director
Ernie Orsatti    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
1998/06/26 1 $29,014,324   2,777 $10,448   $29,014,324 1
1998/07/03 2 $19,675,651 -32% 2,871 $6,853   $64,801,316 2
1998/07/10 4 $12,877,547 -35% 2,869 $4,489   $89,189,379 3
1998/07/17 5 $9,478,938 -26% 2,805 $3,379   $105,382,410 4
1998/07/24 6 $7,297,205 -23% 2,528 $2,887   $117,965,240 5
1998/07/31 9 $4,587,632 -37% 2,184 $2,101   $126,125,563 6
1998/08/07 11 $3,053,717 -33% 1,821 $1,677   $131,586,778 7
1998/08/14 15 $1,612,022 -47% 1,390 $1,160   $134,702,862 8
1998/08/21 19 $1,163,612 -28% 934 $1,246   $136,661,554 9
1998/08/28 19 $926,167 -20% 914 $1,013   $138,058,507 10
1998/09/04 18 $1,161,070 +25% 951 $1,221   $139,485,308 11
1998/09/11 20 $677,948 -42% 833 $814   $140,967,339 12
1998/09/18 16 $632,814 -7% 936 $676   $141,095,860 13
1998/09/25 16 $501,928 -21% 769 $653   $141,743,389 14
1998/10/02 20 $337,533 -33% 600 $563   $142,206,330 15
1998/10/09 21 $316,864 -6% 652 $486   $142,612,051 16
1998/10/16 23 $267,448 -16% 441 $606   $143,014,629 17
1998/10/23 29 $204,316 -24% 417 $490   $143,286,264 18
1998/10/30 32 $129,885 -36% 340 $382   $143,469,371 19
1998/11/06 36 $113,216 -13% 270 $419   $143,662,649 20
1998/11/13 36 $111,812 -1% 254 $440   $143,822,626 21
1998/11/20 42 $83,421 -25% 198 $421   $143,932,336 22
1998/11/27 43 $76,251 -9% 165 $462   $144,051,595 23
1998/12/04 53 $32,722 -57% 145 $226   $144,096,799 24
1998/12/11 56 $22,215 -32% 116 $192   $144,127,846 25
1998/12/18 64 $6,443 -71% 53 $122   $144,139,984 26
1999/01/01 77 $1,701   7 $243   $144,155,118 28
1999/01/08 71 $843 -50% 5 $169   $144,156,464 29

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/06/26 1 $9,685,000   2,777 $3,488   $9,685,000 1
1998/06/27 1 $11,170,000 +15% 2,777 $4,022   $20,855,000 2
1998/06/28 1 $8,245,000 -26% 2,777 $2,969   $29,014,000 3
1998/06/29 1 $4,090,495 -50% 2,777 $1,473   $33,104,495 4
1998/06/30 1 $4,352,488 +6% 2,777 $1,567   $37,457,307 5
1998/07/01 2 $3,721,033 -15% 2,789 $1,334   $41,178,340 6
1998/07/02 2 $3,970,000 +7% 2,789 $1,423   $45,148,000 7
1998/07/03 2 $7,450,000 +88% 2,869 $2,597   $52,598,000 8
1998/07/04 2 $5,856,000 -21% 2,869 $2,041   $58,454,000 9
1998/07/05 2 $6,347,000 +8% 2,869 $2,212   $64,801,000 10
1998/07/06 2 $2,823,047 -56% 2,871 $983   $67,624,363 11
1998/07/07 2 $2,906,883 +3% 2,871 $1,012   $70,531,246 12
1998/07/08 2 $3,144,297 +8% 2,871 $1,095   $73,675,543 13
1998/07/09 2 $2,630,289 -16% 2,871 $916   $76,311,832 14
1998/07/10 4 $3,825,000 +45% 2,874 $1,331   $80,137,000 15
1998/07/11 4 $5,005,000 +31% 2,874 $1,741   $85,142,000 16
1998/07/12 4 $3,586,000 -28% 2,869 $1,250   $89,189,000 17
1998/07/13 4 $1,568,741 -56% 2,869 $547   $90,758,120 18
1998/07/14 4 $1,766,286 +13% 2,869 $616   $92,524,406 19
1998/07/15 5 $1,670,242 -5% 2,869 $582   $94,194,648 20
1998/07/16 5 $1,708,824 +2% 2,869 $596   $95,903,472 21
1998/07/17 5 $2,775,000 +62% 2,808 $988   $98,678,000 22
1998/07/18 5 $3,735,000 +35% 2,808 $1,330   $102,413,000 23
1998/07/19 5 $2,814,000 -25% 2,808 $1,002   $105,382,410 24
1998/07/20 5 $1,274,922 -55% 2,805 $455   $106,657,332 25
1998/07/21 5 $1,353,140 +6% 2,805 $482   $108,010,472 26
1998/07/22 5 $1,299,352 -4% 2,805 $463   $109,309,824 27
1998/07/23 5 $1,358,211 +5% 2,805 $484   $110,668,035 28
1998/07/24 8 $1,975,000 +45% 2,528 $781   $112,643,000 29
1998/07/25 6 $2,890,000 +46% 2,528 $1,143   $115,533,000 30
1998/07/26 6 $2,088,000 -28% 2,528 $826   $117,965,240 31
1998/07/27 7 $908,497 -56% 2,509 $362   $118,873,737 32
1998/07/28 6 $989,251 +9% 2,509 $394   $119,862,988 33
1998/07/29 9 $790,532 -20% 2,509 $315   $120,653,520 34
1998/07/30 8 $884,411 +12% 2,509 $352   $121,537,931 35
1998/07/31 9 $1,405,000 +59% 2,180 $644   $122,943,000 36
1998/08/01 9 $1,885,000 +34% 2,180 $865   $124,828,000 37
1998/08/02 9 $1,335,000 -29% 2,184 $611   $126,126,000 38
1998/08/03 9 $602,427 -55% 2,184 $276   $126,727,990 39
1998/08/04 9 $645,335 +7% 2,184 $295   $127,373,325 40
1998/08/05 10 $589,399 -9% 2,184 $270   $127,962,724 41
1998/08/06 10 $570,337 -3% 2,184 $261   $128,533,061 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/06/26 1 $45,125,665   2,777 $16,250   $45,125,665 1
1998/07/03 2 $31,186,167 -31% 2,871 $10,862   $76,311,832 2
1998/07/10 4 $19,591,640 -37% 2,869 $6,829   $95,903,472 3
1998/07/17 5 $14,764,563 -25% 2,805 $5,264   $110,668,035 4
1998/07/24 6 $10,869,896 -26% 2,528 $4,300   $121,537,931 5
1998/07/31 9 $6,995,130 -36% 2,184 $3,203   $128,533,061 6
1998/08/07 11 $4,557,779 -35% 1,821 $2,503   $133,090,840 7
1998/08/14 15 $2,407,102 -47% 1,390 $1,732   $135,497,942 8
1998/08/21 20 $1,634,398 -32% 934 $1,750   $137,132,340 9
1998/08/28 20 $1,191,898 -27% 914 $1,304   $138,324,238 10
1998/09/04 15 $1,965,153 +65% 951 $2,066   $140,289,391 11
1998/09/11 40 $173,655 -91% 833 $208   $140,463,046 12
1998/09/18 17 $778,415 +348% 936 $832   $141,241,461 13
1998/09/25 17 $627,336 -19% 769 $816   $141,868,797 14
1998/10/02 20 $426,390 -32% 600 $711   $142,295,187 15
1998/10/09 21 $451,994 +6% 652 $693   $142,747,181 16
1998/10/16 24 $334,767 -26% 441 $759   $143,081,948 17
1998/10/23 29 $257,538 -23% 417 $618   $143,339,486 18
1998/10/30 29 $209,947 -18% 340 $617   $143,549,433 19
1998/11/06 35 $161,381 -23% 270 $598   $143,710,814 20
1998/11/13 37 $138,101 -14% 254 $544   $143,848,915 21
1998/11/20 40 $126,429 -8% 198 $639   $143,975,344 22
1998/11/27 45 $88,733 -30% 165 $538   $144,064,077 23
1998/12/04 53 $41,554 -53% 145 $287   $144,105,631 24
1998/12/11 54 $27,910 -33% 116 $241   $144,133,541 25
1999/01/01 64 $2,204   7 $315   $144,155,621 28

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