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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,078,937Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 21st, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for language and brief violence
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 47 $2,946,639 Dec 5, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 10 $5,327,105 Nov 28, 1997 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 216 $5,327,105 Nov 28, 1997 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 204 $10,410,486 Nov 28, 1997 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 204 $7,387,487 Nov 28, 1997 10
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 199 $14,436,984 Nov 28, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 23 $5,233,658 Nov 21, 1997 3

Lead Ensemble Members

   Jim Williams
   John Kelso
   Minerva
   Mandy Nichols
   Chablis Deveau

Supporting Cast

Jack Thompson    Sonny Seiler
Jude Law    Billy Hanson
Geoffrey Lewis    Luther Driggers
Paul Hipp    Joe Odom
Dorothy Loudon    Serena Dawes
Anne Haney    Margaret Williams
Kim Hunter    Betty Harty
Richard Herd    Henry Skerridge
Leon Rippy    Detective Boone
Bob Gunton    Finley Largent
Michael O'Hagan    Geza Von Habsburg
Gary Anthony Williams    Bus Driver
Tim Black    Jeff Braswell
Muriel Moore    Mrs. Baxter
Sonny Seiler    Judge White
Terry Rhoads    Assistant D.A.
Victor Brandt    Baliff
Patricia Herd    Juror
Nick Gillie    Juror
Patrika Darbo    Sara Warren
J. Patrick McCormack    Doctor
Tyrone Lee Weaver    Ellis
Gregory Goosen*    Prison Cell Lunatic
Shannon Eubanks    Mrs. Hamilton
Virginia Duncan    Card Club Woman
Rhoda Griffis    Card Club Woman
Judith Robinson    Card Club Woman
Jo Ann Pflug    Cynthia Vaughn
James Moody    Mr. Glover
John Duncan    Gentleman in Park
Bess S. Thompson    Pretty Girl
Jin Hi Soucy    Receptionist
Michael Rosenbaum    George Tucker
Dan Biggers    Harry Cram
Georgia Allen    Lucille Wright
Collin Wilcox Paxton    Woman at Party
Charles Black    Alpha
Aleta Mitchell    Alphabette
Michael Kevin Harry    Phillip
Dorothy Kingery    Jim Williams' Sister
Amanda Kingery    Jim Williams' Niece Amanda
Susan Kingery    Jim Williams' Niece Susan
Ted Manson    Passer-by
Margaret R. Davis    Ruth
Danny Nelson    Senator
Bree Luck    Woman at Club
Ann Cusack    Delivery Woman
Jerry Spence    Hairdresser

Cameos

Emma Kelly    Herself

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
John Lee Hancock    Screenwriter
John Berendt    Based on the Book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" By
Clint Eastwood    Producer
Arnold Stiefel    Producer
Anita Zuckerman    Executive Producer
Henry Bumstead    Production Designer
Joel Cox    Editor
Lennie Niehaus    Composer
Jack N. Green    Director of Photography
Tom Rooker    Co-Producer
Michael Maurer    Associate Producer
Robert Lorenz    Assistant Director
Michael Maurer    Production Manager
Jack G. Taylor, Jr    Art Director
James J. Murakami    Art Director
Richard Goddard    Set Decorator
John Anderson    Set Decorator
Joe Pancake    Special Effects Coordinator
Steve Riley    Special Effects Coordinator
Ken Ebert    Special Effects
Jim Jolley    Special Effects
Tim Moran    Special Effects
Francis Pennington    Special Effects
Deborah Hopper    Costume Supervisor
Willie Burton    Sound Mixer
Jeffrey J. Haboush    Re-recording Mixer
Kevin E. Carpenter    Re-recording Mixer
David Campbell    Re-recording Mixer
Alan Robert Murray    Supervising Sound Editor
Bub Asman    Supervising Sound Editor
Mike Dobie    Sound Effects Editor
Gary Krivacek    Sound Effects Editor
Doug Jackson    Sound Effects Editor
Jay Wilkinson    Sound Effects Editor
Adam Johnston    Sound Effects Editor
Jayme Parker    Sound Effects Editor
Lucy Coldsnow-Smith*    Supervising Dialogue Editor
Constance A. Kazmer    Dialogue Editor
Samuel C. Crutcher    Dialogue Editor
Karen Spangenberg    Dialogue Editor
Bruce Richardson    Dialogue Editor
John F. Reynolds    Dialogue Editor
Patrick Foley    Dialogue Editor
Don Harris    Music Editor
Tania McComas    Make up
Carol A. O'Connell    Hairstylist
Phyllis Huffman    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
1997/11/21 6 $5,233,658   824 $6,352   $5,233,658 1
1997/11/28 7 $5,327,105 +2% 1,080 $4,933   $13,540,439 2
1997/12/05 6 $2,946,639 -45% 1,262 $2,335   $17,803,033 3
1997/12/12 10 $1,646,217 -44% 1,312 $1,255   $20,431,431 4
1997/12/19 13 $738,754 -55% 1,016 $727   $21,819,011 5
1997/12/26 19 $540,526 -27% 556 $972   $22,769,192 6
1998/01/02 20 $493,621 -9% 556 $888   $23,616,463 7
1998/01/09 30 $127,164 -74% 222 $573   $23,881,224 8
1998/01/16 47 $56,787 -55% 64 $887   $23,979,419 9
1998/01/23 56 $28,064 -51% 47 $597   $24,021,049 10
1998/01/30 22 $476,367 +1,597% 668 $713   $24,511,944 11
1998/02/06 28 $253,092 -47% 505 $501   $24,932,457 12
1998/02/13 49 $83,308 -67% 119 $700   $25,078,937 13

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/21 5 $1,560,000   824 $1,893   $1,560,000 1
1997/11/22 6 $2,205,000 +41% 824 $2,676   $3,765,000 2
1997/11/23 6 $1,402,000 -36% 824 $1,701   $5,234,000 3
1997/11/24 5 $426,024 -70% 824 $517   $5,659,682 4
1997/11/25 6 $493,936 +16% 824 $599   $6,153,618 5
1997/11/26 7 $805,382 +63% 1,080 $746   $6,959,000 6
1997/11/27 7 $1,255,000 +56% 1,080 $1,162   $8,214,000 7
1997/11/28 7 $2,005,000 +60% 1,080 $1,856   $10,219,000 8
1997/11/29 7 $2,150,000 +7% 1,080 $1,991   $12,369,000 9
1997/11/30 8 $1,173,000 -45% 1,080 $1,086   $13,540,439 10
1997/12/01 6 $307,935 -74% 1,080 $285   $13,848,374 11
1997/12/02 6 $361,118 +17% 1,080 $334   $14,209,492 12
1997/12/03 6 $321,999 -11% 1,080 $298   $14,531,491 13
1997/12/04 6 $324,903 +1% 1,080 $301   $14,856,394 14
1997/12/05 6 $870,000 +168% 1,262 $689   $15,726,000 15
1997/12/06 6 $1,337,000 +54% 1,262 $1,059   $17,063,000 16
1997/12/07 7 $740,000 -45% 1,262 $586   $17,803,033 17
1997/12/08 6 $231,156 -69% 1,262 $183   $18,034,189 18
1997/12/09 5 $273,140 +18% 1,262 $216   $18,307,329 19
1997/12/10 5 $238,022 -13% 1,262 $189   $18,545,351 20
1997/12/11 6 $239,863 +1% 1,262 $190   $18,785,214 21
1997/12/12 10 $485,000 +102% 1,312 $370   $19,270,000 22
1997/12/13 10 $725,000 +49% 1,312 $553   $19,995,000 23
1997/12/14 10 $433,000 -40% 1,312 $330   $20,431,000 24
1997/12/15 10 $146,174 -66% 1,312 $111   $20,577,605 25
1997/12/16 9 $187,248 +28% 1,312 $143   $20,764,738 26
1997/12/17 10 $156,440 -16% 1,312 $119   $20,921,178 27

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/11/21 5 $8,213,334   824 $9,968   $8,213,334 1
1997/11/28 7 $6,643,060 -19% 1,080 $6,151   $14,856,394 2
1997/12/05 7 $3,928,820 -41% 1,262 $3,113   $18,785,214 3
1997/12/12 10 $2,295,043 -42% 1,312 $1,749   $21,080,257 4
1997/12/19 14 $1,148,409 -50% 1,016 $1,130   $22,228,666 5
1997/12/26 20 $894,176 -22% 556 $1,608   $23,122,842 6
1998/01/02 26 $631,218 -29% 556 $1,135   $23,754,060 7
1998/01/09 30 $168,572 -73% 222 $759   $23,922,632 8
1998/01/16 48 $70,353 -58% 64 $1,099   $23,992,985 9
1998/01/23 54 $42,592 -39% 47 $906   $24,035,577 10
1998/01/30 22 $643,788 +1,412% 668 $964   $24,679,365 11
1998/02/06 29 $316,264 -51% 505 $626   $24,995,629 12

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