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The Theory of Flight (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,999Details
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 23rd, 1998 (Limited) by Fine Line
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality and language.
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Production Companies: Distant Horizon, BBC Films
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Gemma Jones    Anne
Holly Aird    Julie
Ray Stevenson    Gigolo
Sue Jones-Davies    Catherine
Gwenyth Petty    Magistrate
Robert Blythe    Farmer
Aneirin Hughes    Doctor
Natasha Williams    Care Worker
Sian Naiomi    Volunteer
Ruth Jones    Becky
Nia Roberts    ASDA Teller
Dilys Price    Mrs. Williams
Jill James    Mrs. Allen
Sidney Williams    Club Owner
Daryl Beeton    Disabled Man
Deborah Sheridan-Taylor    Shop Assistant

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Production and Technical Credits

Richard Hawkins    Screenwriter
Helena Spring    Producer
Ruth Caleb    Producer
David M. Thompson    Producer
Anant Singh    Producer
Melanie Allen    Production Designer
Mark Day    Editor
Rolfe Kent    Composer
Ivan Strasburg    Director of Photography
Paul Janssen    Co-Producer
Sudhir Pragjee    Co-Producer
Sanjeev Singh    Co-Producer
Tracey Scoffield    Associate Producer
Shan Davies    Line Producer
Jennie Osborn    Assistant Director
Tom Bowyer    Art Director
Dinah Collin    Costume Designer
John Taylor    Recordist
Mark Phillips    Re-recording Mixer
Nicky De Beer    Sound Designer
Marina Monios    Make up
John Hubbard    Casting Director
Ros Hubbard    Casting Director
Andreas Petrides    Stunt Coordinator
Jim Dowdall    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
1998/12/25 57 $15,179   6 $2,530   $18,376 1
1999/01/01 63 $15,246 n/c 6 $2,541   $46,931 2
1999/01/08 65 $2,330 -85% 3 $777   $53,007 3
1999/01/22 61 $10,857   13 $835   $65,525 5
1999/01/29 64 $2,520 -77% 8 $315   $71,999 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/12/25 57 $28,488   6 $4,748   $31,685 2
1999/01/01 55 $18,992 -33% 6 $3,165   $50,677 3
1999/01/22 56 $14,811   13 $1,139   $69,479 6