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Very Bad Things (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,949,470Details
International Box Office $11,145,504Details
Worldwide Box Office $21,094,974
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 25th, 1998 (Wide) by Polygram
MPAA Rating: R for strong, grisly violence, sexuality, drug use and language
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Interscope Communications
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 283 $6,207,953 Nov 27, 1998 5
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 272 $8,923,817 Nov 27, 1998 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day) 94 $3,245,853 Nov 27, 1998 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 88 $6,207,953 Nov 27, 1998 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day) 92 $4,665,853 Nov 27, 1998 5
Thanksgiving (Opening, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 89 $8,923,817 Nov 27, 1998 5

Leading Cast

   Robert Boyd
   Laura Garrety

Supporting Cast

Daniel Stern    Adam Berkow
Jeanne Tripplehorn    Lois Berkow
Jon Favreau    Kyle Fisher
Jeremy Piven    Michael Berkow
Leland Orser    Charles Moore
Joey Zimmerman    Adam Berkow Jr.
Tyler Cole Malinger    Timmy Berkow
Carla Scott    Tina
Russell B. McKenzie    Security Guard
Pancho Demmings    Cop
Blake Gibbons    Suit
Angelo DiMascio    Clerk
Lawrence Pressman    Mr. Fisher
Steve Fitchpatrick    Cop at Hospital
Brian Grandison    Doctor 1
John Cappon    Doctor 2
Linda Klein    Doctor 3
Byrne Piven    Rabbi
Bob Bancroft    Barry Morris
Trey Davis    Receptionist
Marilyn McIntyre    Judge Tower

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Peter Berg    Screenwriter
Michael Schiffer    Producer
Cindy Cowan    Producer
Diane Nabatoff    Producer
Ted Field    Executive Producer
Scott Kroopf    Executive Producer
Michael Helfant    Executive Producer
Christian Slater    Executive Producer
Dina Lipton    Production Designer
Dan Lebental    Editor
Stewart Copeland    Composer
David Hennings    Director of Photography
Joanna Johnson    Associate Producer
Laura Greenlee    Line Producer
Eric Heffron    Assistant Director
Chris Howell    Second Unit Director
Laura Greenlee    Production Manager
Michael Atwell    Art Director
Kathy Lucas    Set Decorator
Ian Fox    Second Unit Camera
Terry Dresbach    Costume Designer
Mark Weingarten    Sound Mixer
Matthew Iadarola    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Gegan    Re-recording Mixer
Gregory King    Supervising Sound Editor
Yann Delpuech    Supervising Sound Editor
Greg Brown    Sound Editor
Kim Haves    Sound Editor
Darren King    Sound Editor
Meg Taylor    Sound Editor
Michael Dittrick    Supervising Music Editor
Sharyn Tylk    Music Editor
Jeanne Van Phue    Make up
Nancy Baca    Make up
Daniel Curet    Hairstylist
Sterling Meredith    Music Supervisor
Debi Manwiller    Casting Director
Chris Howell    Stunt Coordinator

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
1998/11/27 11 $3,245,853   1,260 $2,576   $4,657,574 1
1998/12/04 11 $1,518,619 -53% 1,260 $1,205   $7,093,369 2
1998/12/11 11 $863,891 -43% 1,008 $857   $8,542,683 3
1998/12/18 19 $404,544 -53% 535 $756   $9,327,846 4
1998/12/25 40 $80,500 -80% 107 $752   $9,670,405 5
1999/01/01 44 $66,037 -18% 75 $880   $9,801,782 6

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/25 10 $550,000   1,260 $437   $550,000 1
1998/11/26 9 $870,000 +58% 1,260 $690   $1,420,000 2
1998/11/27 10 $1,245,000 +43% 1,260 $988   $2,665,000 3
1998/11/28 10 $1,305,000 +5% 1,260 $1,036   $3,970,000 4
1998/11/29 9 $763,000 -42% 1,260 $606   $4,653,000 5
1998/11/30 7 $223,747 -71% 1,260 $178   $4,881,321 6
1998/12/01 6 $279,808 +25% 1,260 $222   $5,161,123 7
1998/12/02 7 $212,520 -24% 1,260 $169   $5,373,643 8
1998/12/03 7 $201,107 -5% 1,260 $160   $5,574,750 9
1998/12/07 8 $137,626   1,260 $109   $7,230,995 13
1998/12/08 6 $185,907 +35% 1,260 $148   $7,416,907 14
1998/12/09 8 $132,035 -29% 1,260 $105   $7,548,937 15
1998/12/10 9 $129,855 -2% 1,260 $103   $7,678,792 16
1998/12/15 10 $111,458   1,008 $111   $8,744,241 21
1998/12/16 10 $85,053 -24% 1,008 $84   $8,829,294 22

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/11/27 10 $4,163,029   1,260 $3,304   $5,574,750 2
1998/12/04 11 $2,104,042 -49% 1,260 $1,670   $7,678,792 3
1998/12/11 11 $1,244,510 -41% 1,008 $1,235   $8,923,302 4
1998/12/18 19 $666,603 -46% 535 $1,246   $9,589,905 5
1998/12/25 42 $145,840 -78% 107 $1,363   $9,735,745 6

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