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The Postman (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,650,704Details
International Box Office $3,190,419Details
Worldwide Box Office $20,841,123
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence and some sexuality
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Keywords: Post Apocalypse
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 333 $6,758,947 Jan 2, 1998 11
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 259 $5,260,324 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 238 $10,279,980 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 89 $5,260,324 Dec 26, 1997 4
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 83 $10,279,980 Dec 26, 1997 4

Leading Cast

   The Postman

Supporting Cast

Todd Allen    Gibbs

Uncategorized

Larenz Tate    Ford Lincoln Mercury
Will Patton    Bethlehem
Olivia Williams    Abby
Shawn Hatosy    Billy
Mary Stuart Masterson    Hope, The Postman's Daughter
James Russo    Idaho
Giovanni Ribisi   

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
James Newton Howard    Composer
Sheena Duggal    Co-Visual Effects Supervisor

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
1997/12/26 9 $5,260,324   2,207 $2,383   $6,814,391 1
1998/01/02 12 $3,533,942 -33% 2,107 $1,677   $14,327,628 2
1998/01/09 18 $1,127,922 -68% 1,722 $655   $16,518,149 3
1998/01/16 27 $431,458 -62% 741 $582   $17,312,906 4
1998/01/23 51 $43,411 -90% 191 $227   $17,420,741 5
1998/01/30 65 $16,158 -63% 95 $170   $17,454,407 6
1998/02/13 43 $114,685   246 $466   $17,593,391 8

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/25 8 $1,555,000   2,207 $705   $1,555,000 1
1998/01/02 12 $1,255,000   0     $12,068,000 9
1998/01/05 10 $267,523   2,207 $121   $14,595,151 12
1998/01/06 9 $302,441 +13% 2,207 $137   $14,897,592 13
1998/01/07 10 $253,803 -16% 2,207 $115   $15,151,395 14
1998/01/08 10 $236,832 -7% 2,207 $107   $15,388,227 15

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/12/26 11 $9,239,619   2,207 $4,187   $10,793,686 2
1998/01/02 14 $4,596,541 -50% 2,107 $2,182   $15,390,227 3
1998/01/09 18 $1,491,221 -68% 1,722 $866   $16,881,448 4
1998/01/16 28 $495,882 -67% 741 $669   $17,377,330 5
1998/01/23 52 $60,919 -88% 191 $319   $17,438,249 6

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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