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The Mighty (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,652,246Details
International Box Office $3,469,336Details
Worldwide Box Office $6,121,582
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,843 $2,652,246
All Time International Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,055 $3,469,336
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,401-7,500) 7,455 $6,121,582
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 928 $2,652,246

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$100,000
Domestic Releases: October 9th, 1998 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for elements of violence and peril
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Terminal Illness, Bullies, Coming of Age, Dysfunctional Family, Intertitle, Life on the Outside, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Kidnap, High School Hell, New Guy/Girl in School, Gangs, Basketball, Learning Disabilities
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Supporting Cast

Sharon Stone    Gwen Dillon
Elden Henson    Maxwell Kane


Meat Loaf    Iggy
Joseph Perrino    Blade
James Gandolfini    Kenny Kane
Gillian Anderson    Loretta Lee
Harry Dean Stanton    Grim
Gena Rowlands    Gram
Kieran Culkin    Kevin Dillon
Jenifer Lewis    Mrs. Addison

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Production and Technical Credits

Harvey Weinstein    Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein    Executive Producer
Cal Loucks*    Set Decorator

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

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January 9th, 2012

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January 9th, 2012

The Mighty came out more than a decade ago and was a pretty sizable hit in limited release. It cost just $100,000 to make, but earned $2.65 million theatrically. It managed to pick up a couple Golden Globe nominations, but wasn't a major player during Awards Season. It first came out on DVD in 1999, but has been out of print for a long time. This week, Echo Bridge is re-releasing on a featureless DVD, but is it worth grabbing for those who missed it the first time? More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/10/09 39 $87,705   9 $9,745   $87,705 1
1998/10/16 20 $347,453 +296% 129 $2,693   $472,616 2
1998/10/23 16 $623,183 +79% 518 $1,203   $1,204,831 3
1998/10/30 17 $530,053 -15% 614 $863   $1,914,443 4
1998/11/06 28 $243,583 -54% 418 $583   $2,382,973 5
1998/11/13 41 $80,371 -67% 221 $364   $2,578,119 6
1998/11/20 53 $27,420 -66% 83 $330   $2,643,689 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/10/09 36 $125,163   9 $13,907   $125,163 1
1998/10/16 20 $456,485 +265% 129 $3,539   $581,648 2
1998/10/23 17 $802,742 +76% 518 $1,550   $1,384,390 3
1998/10/30 17 $755,000 -6% 614 $1,230   $2,139,390 4
1998/11/06 26 $358,358 -53% 418 $857   $2,497,748 5
1998/11/13 41 $118,521 -67% 221 $536   $2,616,269 6

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records