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Practical Magic (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $46,850,558Details
International Box Office $21,486,439Details
Worldwide Box Office $68,336,997
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 16th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: February 16th, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence, intense thematic elements and sensuality
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Secret Magic
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Di Novi Pictures, Fortis Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day) 52 $5,352,047 Oct 30, 1998 17
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 37 $10,236,218 Oct 30, 1998 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 47 $13,104,694 Oct 16, 1998 3
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 26 $25,063,775 Oct 16, 1998 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day) 27 $13,104,694 Oct 16, 1998 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 18 $25,063,775 Oct 16, 1998 3

Leading Cast

   Sally Owens
   Gillian Owens

Supporting Cast

Dianne Wiest    Aunt Jet
Stockard Channing    Aunt Frances
Aidan Quinn    Gary Hallet
Goran Visnjic    James 'Jimmy' Angelov
Chloe Webb    Carla
Evan Rachel Wood    Kylie Owens
Alexandra Artrip    Antonia
Margo Martindale    Linda Bennett
Lucinda Jenney    Sara, Adult
Mary Gross    Debbie
Mark Feuerstein    Michael
Caprice Benedetti    Maria Owens
Annabella Price    Lovelorn Lady
Camilla Belle    Sally at Age 11
Lora Anne Criswell    Gillian at Age 10
Martha Gehman    Patty
Cordelia Richards    Nan
Jack Kirschke    Old Man Wilkes
Herta Ware    Old Lady Wilkes
Ellen Geer    Pharmacist
Courtney Dettrich    Young Sara
John McLeod    Puritan Minister
Trevor Duncan    Sara's Boy
Colby Cochran    Ice Cream Boy
Caitlyn Holley    Ice Cream Girl
Ken Serratt, Jr.    Lovelorn's Lover
Rich Sickler    Dwight
Jeanne Robinson    PTC Mom 1
Deborah Kancher    PTC Mom 2
Peter Shaw    Jack
Caralyn Kozlowski    Regina

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Denise Di Novi    Producer
Alice Hoffman    Based on the Novel By
Robin Swicord    Screenwriter
Akiva Goldsman    Screenwriter
Adam Brooks    Screenwriter
Mary McLaglen    Executive Producer
Bruce Berman    Executive Producer
Andrew Dunn    Director of Photography
Robin Standefer    Production Designer
Elizabeth Kling    Editor
Robin Swicord    Co-Producer
Alan Silvestri    Composer
Josh McLaglen    Assistant Director
Mary McLaglen    Unit Production Manager
Claire Jenora Bowin*    Set Decorator
John Scheele    Visual Effects Supervisor
Jay Riddle    Visual Effects Supervisor
Burt Dalton    Special Effects Supervisor
Judianna Makovsky    Costume Designer
Margo Baxley    Costume Supervisor
Craig McKay    Additional Editor
Richard Goodman    Sound Mixer
Tom Fleischman    Re-recording Mixer
Peter Waggoner    Re-recording Mixer
Greg Watkins*    Re-recording Mixer
Robert Schaper    Re-recording Mixer
Robert Hein    Supervising Sound Editor
Pamela Westmore    Make up
Janine Rath    Hairstylist
Amanda Mackey Johnson*    Casting Director
Cathy Sandrich    Casting Director
Elizabeth Lang Fedrick    Casting Director
Mercedes Danforth    Casting Director
Jeff Dashnaw    Stunt Coordinator
Jim Halty    Stunt Coordinator

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/10/16 1 $13,104,694   2,652 $4,941   $13,104,694 1
1998/10/23 2 $8,792,505 -33% 2,652 $3,315   $25,878,968 2
1998/10/30 3 $5,352,047 -39% 2,642 $2,026   $33,652,824 3
1998/11/06 7 $4,074,422 -24% 2,552 $1,597   $39,650,970 4
1998/11/13 10 $1,919,519 -53% 2,250 $853   $42,910,592 5
1998/11/20 16 $805,037 -58% 1,541 $522   $44,218,648 6
1998/11/27 24 $431,546 -46% 641 $673   $44,860,351 7
1998/12/04 35 $87,560 -80% 175 $500   $45,074,909 8
1998/12/11 43 $51,309 -41% 114 $450   $45,156,254 9
1998/12/18 14 $525,211 +924% 628 $836   $45,702,388 10
1998/12/25 25 $311,435 -41% 621 $502   $46,262,588 11
1999/01/01 34 $206,408 -34% 571 $361   $46,611,204 12

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/16 1 $4,300,000   2,652 $1,621   $4,300,000 1
1998/10/17 1 $5,450,000 +27% 2,652 $2,055   $9,800,000 2
1998/10/18 2 $3,251,000 -40% 2,652 $1,226   $13,105,000 3
1998/10/19 1 $913,212 -72% 2,652 $344   $14,017,906 4
1998/10/20 1 $1,142,147 +25% 2,652 $431   $15,160,053 5
1998/10/21 1 $944,571 -17% 2,652 $356   $16,104,624 6
1998/10/22 1 $981,839 +4% 2,652 $370   $17,086,463 7
1998/10/23 1 $2,800,000 +185% 2,652 $1,056   $19,886,000 8
1998/10/24 1 $3,850,000 +38% 2,652 $1,452   $23,736,000 9
1998/10/25 3 $2,135,000 -45% 2,652 $805   $25,878,968 10
1998/10/26 2 $547,712 -74% 2,652 $207   $26,426,680 11
1998/10/27 1 $719,276 +31% 2,652 $271   $27,145,956 12
1998/10/28 2 $578,603 -20% 2,652 $218   $27,724,559 13
1998/11/01 4 $1,635,000   2,642 $619   $33,653,000 17
1998/11/02 3 $444,877 -73% 2,642 $168   $34,097,701 18
1998/11/03 4 $576,209 +30% 2,642 $218   $34,673,910 19
1998/11/04 4 $437,989 -24% 2,642 $166   $35,111,399 20
1998/11/05 3 $464,549 +6% 2,642 $176   $35,576,948 21
1998/11/06 4 $1,315,000 +183% 2,552 $515   $36,892,000 22
1998/11/07 7 $1,815,000 +38% 2,552 $711   $38,707,000 23
1998/11/08 8 $881,000 -51% 2,552 $345   $39,650,970 24
1998/11/09 9 $211,431 -76% 2,552 $83   $39,862,401 25
1998/11/10 4 $403,479 +91% 2,552 $158   $40,265,880 26
1998/11/11 6 $481,637 +19% 2,552 $189   $40,747,517 27
1998/11/12 7 $243,556 -49% 2,552 $95   $40,991,073 28
1998/11/13 10 $635,000 +161% 2,250 $282   $41,626,000 29
1998/11/14 10 $865,000 +36% 2,250 $384   $42,491,000 30
1998/11/15 10 $421,000 -51% 2,250 $187   $42,911,000 31
1998/11/17 10 $151,170   2,250 $67   $43,169,558 33
1998/11/18 10 $121,135 -20% 2,250 $54   $43,290,693 34
1998/11/19 10 $122,918 +1% 2,250 $55   $43,413,611 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/10/16 1 $17,086,463   2,652 $6,443   $17,086,463 1
1998/10/23 2 $11,214,314 -34% 2,652 $4,229   $28,300,777 2
1998/10/30 3 $7,275,771 -35% 2,642 $2,754   $35,576,548 3
1998/11/06 7 $5,414,525 -26% 2,552 $2,122   $40,991,073 4
1998/11/13 10 $2,422,538 -55% 2,250 $1,077   $43,413,611 5
1998/11/20 18 $1,015,194 -58% 1,541 $659   $44,428,805 6
1998/11/27 24 $558,544 -45% 641 $871   $44,987,349 7
1998/12/04 36 $117,596 -79% 175 $672   $45,104,945 8
1998/12/11 42 $72,232 -39% 114 $634   $45,177,177 9
1998/12/18 15 $773,976 +972% 628 $1,232   $45,951,153 10
1998/12/25 28 $453,643 -41% 621 $731   $46,404,796 11

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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