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Eve's Bayou (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,843,425Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,088 $14,843,425
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,279 $14,843,425
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 101-200) 183 $14,843,425
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,362 $14,843,425
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,659 $14,843,425

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 7th, 1997 (Wide) by Trimark
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Chubbco, Addis Wechsler
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 58 $2,538,199 Nov 14, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 62 $3,287,846 Nov 7, 1997 3

Lead Ensemble Members

   Louis Batiste
   Roz Batiste
   Mozelle Batiste Delacroix
   Julian Grayraven
   Matty Mereaux

Supporting Cast

Branford Marsalis    Harry Delacroix
Jurnee Smollett    Eve Batiste
Diahann Carroll    Elzora
Meagan Good    Cisely Batiste
Roger Guenveur Smith    Lenny Mereaux
Jake Smollett    Poe Batiste
Ethel Ayler    Gran Mere
Afonda Colbert    Henrietta
Lola Dalferes    Lynette
Marcus Lyle Brown    Hosea
Alverta Perkins Dunigan    Paige
Ron Flagge    Vendor
Sharon K. London    Hilary
Carol Sutton    Madame Renard
Victoria Rowell    Stevie Hobbs
Oneal A. Isaac    Bus Driver
Julian Dalcour    Bartender
Leonard Thomas    Maynard
Allen Toussaint    Proprietor
Billie Neal    Ghost of Original Eve

Narrator(s)

Tamara Tunie    Narrator

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Kasi Lemmons    Screenwriter
Caldecot Chubb    Producer
Samuel L. Jackson    Producer
Mark Amin    Executive Producer
Eli Selden    Executive Producer
Nick Wechsler    Executive Producer
Julie Silverman Yorn    Executive Producer
Jeff Howard    Production Designer
Terilyn A. Shropshire    Editor
Terence Blanchard    Composer
Amy Vincent    Director of Photography
Cevin Cathell    Co-Producer
Jay Polstein    Co-Producer
Cami Winikoff    Co-Producer
Michael Bennett    Co-Executive Producer
Margaret Matheson    Co-Executive Producer
Bobby Rock    Associate Producer
James Alan Hensz    Assistant Director
Edith Dupre LeBlanc    Unit Production Manager
Adele Plauche    Art Director
Joanne Schmidt    Set Decorator
Philip C. Pfeiffer    Second Unit Camera
Paul Boyington    Visual Effects Supervisor
Karyn Wagner    Costume Designer
Benjamin A. Patrick    Sound Mixer
Dennis Patterson    Re-recording Mixer
Edward C. Carr III    Re-recording Mixer
Jay Nierenberg    Supervising Sound Editor
Steven D. Williams    Sound Effects Editor
Howard Neiman    Sound Effects Editor
Marshall Winn    Sound Effects Editor
Brian T. Best    Sound Effects Editor
Alberto Garcia    Sound Effects Editor
Marietta Carter-Narcisse    Make up
Pamela Roth    Make up
Robert L. Stevenson    Hairstylist
Julie Glaze    Music Supervisor
Curtis Mayfield    Song Writer
Jaki-Brown Karman    Casting Director
Robyn M. Mitchell    Casting Director

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
1997/11/07 8 $3,287,846   659 $4,989   $3,287,846 1
1997/11/14 10 $2,538,199 -23% 672 $3,777   $6,925,575 2
1997/11/21 12 $1,566,505 -38% 652 $2,403   $9,081,751 3
1997/11/28 13 $1,460,802 -7% 557 $2,623   $11,216,617 4
1997/12/05 13 $865,532 -41% 636 $1,361   $12,360,950 5
1997/12/12 20 $329,591 -62% 385 $856   $12,934,121 6
1997/12/19 28 $128,979 -61% 164 $786   $13,174,119 7
1997/12/26 42 $70,658 -45% 60 $1,178   $13,305,622 8
1998/01/02 34 $100,235 +42% 62 $1,617   $13,475,192 9
1998/01/09 35 $85,220 -15% 72 $1,184   $13,598,124 10
1998/01/16 44 $69,405 -19% 67 $1,036   $13,698,151 11
1998/01/23 48 $52,163 -25% 54 $966   $13,777,158 12
1998/01/30 50 $63,875 +22% 53 $1,205   $13,864,475 13
1998/02/06 36 $162,771 +155% 221 $737   $14,054,598 14
1998/02/13 36 $201,085 +24% 178 $1,130   $14,421,465 15
1998/02/20 41 $108,924 -46% 117 $931   $14,592,983 16
1998/02/27 43 $97,031 -11% 55 $1,764   $14,727,939 17
1998/03/06 55 $54,453 -44% 36 $1,513   $14,821,531 18

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 8 $960,000   659 $1,457   $960,000 1
1997/11/08 8 $1,285,000 +34% 659 $1,950   $2,245,000 2
1997/11/09 6 $1,042,846 -19% 659 $1,582   $3,287,846 3
1997/11/10 8 $284,193 -73% 659 $431   $3,572,039 4
1997/11/11 9 $359,390 +26% 559 $643   $3,931,429 5
1997/11/12 8 $177,940 -50% 659 $270   $4,109,369 6
1997/11/13 8 $191,740 +8% 659 $291   $4,301,109 7
1997/11/14 9 $680,000 +255% 672 $1,012   $4,981,109 8
1997/11/15 9 $1,160,000 +71% 672 $1,726   $6,227,000 9
1997/11/16 8 $670,000 -42% 672 $997   $6,925,575 10
1997/11/17 10 $147,596 -78% 672 $220   $7,073,171 11
1997/11/19 10 $134,964   672 $201   $7,339,941 13
1997/11/20 10 $144,485 +7% 672 $215   $7,515,247 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/11/07 8 $4,387,376   659 $6,658   $4,387,376 1
1997/11/14 9 $3,127,870 -29% 672 $4,655   $7,515,246 2
1997/11/21 12 $2,240,569 -28% 652 $3,436   $9,755,815 3
1997/11/28 15 $1,739,603 -22% 557 $3,123   $11,495,418 4
1997/12/05 15 $1,109,112 -36% 636 $1,744   $12,604,530 5
1997/12/12 21 $440,610 -60% 385 $1,144   $13,045,140 6
1997/12/19 30 $189,824 -57% 164 $1,157   $13,234,964 7
1997/12/26 37 $139,993 -26% 60 $2,333   $13,374,957 8
1998/01/02 42 $137,947 -1% 62 $2,225   $13,512,904 9
1998/01/09 34 $115,842 -16% 72 $1,609   $13,628,746 10
1998/01/16 44 $96,249 -17% 67 $1,437   $13,724,995 11
1998/01/23 46 $75,605 -21% 54 $1,400   $13,800,600 12
1998/01/30 50 $91,227 +21% 53 $1,721   $13,891,827 13
1998/02/06 28 $328,553 +260% 221 $1,487   $14,220,380 14
1998/02/13 36 $263,679 -20% 178 $1,481   $14,484,059 15
1998/02/20 42 $146,849 -44% 117 $1,255   $14,630,908 16
1998/02/27 44 $136,170 -7% 55 $2,476   $14,767,078 17

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