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The Numbers - Movies Released in 1998

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This list shows all films released in 1998, including films that went direct-to-video, or only got an international theatrical release. For each film, we use the first date on which it was made available to the public, which might include international theatrical or domestic video releases that were a few days, or sometimes more, earlier than the domestic (US/Canada) theatrical release.

See also: Top 1998 Worldwide - Domestic Release Schedule for 1998 - Most Popular 1998

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Release DateMovieGenreProduction
Budget
Domestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

January, 1998

January 1 Monte Walsh Western   $0  
Sometimes a Great Notion Drama   $0  
 
January 9 Arguing the World Documentary   $47,044  
Firestorm Action $19,000,000 $8,123,860  
 
January 12 The Wedding Singer Romantic Comedy   $80,245,725  
 
January 13 Sunset Boulevard Drama   $0  
 
January 16 Carne trémula Drama   $1,535,558  
The Dress Drama $2,650,000 $16,556  
Fallen Thriller/Suspense   $25,310,938  
Half Baked Comedy $8,000,000 $17,394,881  
Hard Rain Action $70,000,000 $19,870,567  
Illtown Drama   $68,955  
Star Kid Adventure   $7,015,240  
 
January 21 Fallen Angels Drama   $58,318  
 
January 23 The Gingerbread Man Thriller/Suspense   $1,626,593  
Phantoms Horror   $5,755,333  
Slappy and the Stinkers Comedy   $34,488  
Spice World Comedy $25,000,000 $29,342,592  
Swept From The Sea Drama   $283,081  
 
January 29 Blue Planet Documentary   $0  
 
January 30 Caught Up Drama   $6,754,958  
Deceiver Drama   $699,062  
Deep Rising Action $45,000,000 $11,203,026  
Desperate Measures Action   $13,678,274  
Four Days in September Drama   $310,724  
Great Expectations Drama   $26,333,044  
Killing Time Action   $12,154  
Ta'm e guilass Drama   $311,873  
Zero Effect Comedy $5,000,000 $2,080,693  

February, 1998

February 6 Blues Brothers 2000 Comedy   $14,089,198  
The Night Flier Horror   $91,549  
The Replacement Killers Action $30,000,000 $19,035,741  
 
February 13 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life Documentary   $209,244  
The Borrowers Adventure $29,000,000 $22,619,589  
Hurricane Streets Drama $500,000 $334,041  
The Only Thrill   $15,093  
Post Coitum, Animal Triste Drama   $109,596  
Sphere Horror $73,000,000 $37,068,294  
 
February 20 Dangerous Beauty Drama   $4,553,271  
I Love You … Don't Touch Me! $68,000 $33,598  
Love Walked In   $5,000  
Mrs. Dalloway Drama   $3,263,672  
Palmetto Thriller/Suspense   $5,846,660  
Senseless Comedy   $13,109,234  
 
February 27 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Comedy $10,000,000 $45,779  
Dark City Thriller/Suspense $27,000,000 $14,435,076  
Kissing a Fool Romantic Comedy   $4,100,505  
Krippendorf's Tribe Comedy   $7,571,115  
Kurt and Courtney   $441,808  
The Real Blonde   $247,745  

March, 1998

March 5 Change of Habit Drama   $0  
 
March 6 The Big Lebowski Comedy $15,000,000 $17,498,804  
El Callejón de los Milagros Drama   $0  
Everest Documentary   $87,178,599  
Hush Thriller/Suspense   $13,587,246  
The Leading Man Drama   $5,000  
Love and Death on Long Island Drama $4,030,000 $2,542,264  
Men with Guns Action   $742,032  
Notes from Underground Drama   $5,000  
Twilight Drama $20,000,000 $15,055,091  
U.S. Marshals Thriller/Suspense   $57,833,603  
 
March 13 Chairman of the Board Comedy $7,000,000 $306,715  
The Man in the Iron Mask Adventure $35,000,000 $56,968,169  
 
March 20 Fireworks   $401,540  
Le Bossu   $56,158  
Madadayo Drama $11,900,000 $48,856  
Mr. Nice Guy Action $6,000,000 $12,716,953  
Niagara Niagara   $168,462  
Primary Colors Comedy $65,000,000 $39,017,984  
Die Story von Monty Spinnerratz   $33,768  
Wide Awake   $305,704  
Wild Things Thriller/Suspense $20,000,000 $29,795,299  
 
March 25 A Price Above Rubies Drama   $1,118,808  
 
March 27 Couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs 2, Les Comedy $20,000,000 $146,072  
Karakter Drama $4,500,000 $713,413  
Meet the Deedles Comedy $24,000,000 $4,356,126  
The Newton Boys Drama $27,000,000 $10,341,093  
No Looking Back $5,000,000 $143,273  
The Proposition Drama   $1,622,381  
Ride Comedy   $5,485,295  

April, 1998

April 3 Artemisia Drama   $377,512  
Barney's Great Adventure Adventure $15,000,000 $11,156,471  
The Butcher Boy Drama   $1,822,193  
Heaven's Burning   $5,000  
Lost In Space Adventure $80,000,000 $69,117,629  
Mercury Rising Thriller/Suspense $60,000,000 $32,983,332  
The Spanish Prisoner Drama $10,000,000 $10,162,034  
Warners 75th   $498,426  
 
April 8 The Players Club Drama $5,000,000 $23,047,939  
 
April 10 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain Action   $308,082  
The Big One Documentary   $720,074  
City of Angels Drama $55,000,000 $78,750,909  
I Think I Do   $278,332  
The Last of the High Kings   $2,647  
My Giant Comedy   $7,985,929  
The Odd Couple II Comedy   $18,912,328  
Species 2 Horror   $19,217,565  
 
April 14 Every Girl Should Be Married Romantic Comedy   $0  
 
April 15 24 7: Twenty Four Seven Comedy $2,000,000 $72,544  
 
April 17 Chinese Box Drama   $2,265,328  
Homegrown   $215,553  
Major League: Back to the Minors Comedy   $3,551,208  
Nightwatch Thriller/Suspense   $1,278,516  
The Object of my Affection Romantic Comedy $15,000,000 $29,145,924  
Paulie Adventure   $27,084,499  
Sour Grapes   $219,932  
Suicide Kings Drama   $1,692,872  
Wild Man Blues   $483,917  
 
April 22 Deja Vu Drama   $821,997  
 
April 24 The Big Hit Action $13,000,000 $27,066,941  
In God's Hands Action   $1,431,239  
Music From Another Room   $5,000  
Sliding Doors Drama $6,000,000 $11,911,200  
Tarzan and the Lost City Adventure   $2,147,114  
The Truce   $71,448  
Two Girls and a Guy Drama $1,000,000 $2,057,193  

May, 1998

May 1 Black Dog Action   $12,857,351  
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 Comedy $2,300,000 $574,838  
Friend of Deceased   $157,437  
Go Now!   $3,657  
He Got Game Drama $25,000,000 $21,567,853  
Les Miserables Drama   $13,887,945  
Shooting Fish $4,000,000 $302,204  
Still Breathing   $212,267  
Two Moon Junction Drama   $1,547,397  
Wilde Drama   $2,157,701  
 
May 4 Bugs Bunny Film Fest Comedy   $352,397  
 
May 8 Africa's Elephant Kingdom Documentary   $13,485,455  
Deep Impact Adventure $80,000,000 $140,464,664  
The Kingdom, Part II   $8,294  
Louisa May Alcott's Little Men   $4,092  
Shopping for Fangs   $2,194  
Woo Romantic Comedy $13,000,000 $8,064,972  
 
May 15 Bulworth Comedy $30,000,000 $26,528,684  
The Climb   $78,677  
Clockwatchers $2,000,000 $537,948  
The Horse Whisperer Drama $60,000,000 $75,383,563  
Lawn Dogs   $106,292  
Plump Fiction Comedy   $37,260  
Quest for Camelot Adventure $40,000,000 $22,772,500  
 
May 19 Godzilla Action $125,000,000 $136,314,294  
 
May 22 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Comedy $18,500,000 $10,680,275  
The Opposite of Sex Black Comedy   $6,367,164  
 
May 27 I Got the Hook-Up! Comedy $3,500,000 $10,317,779  
 
May 29 Almost Heroes Comedy   $6,175,688  
Hope Floats Drama $30,000,000 $60,110,313  
Insomnia   $221,173  
The Last Days of Disco Drama   $3,024,198  
Little Boy Blue   $3,526  

June, 1998

June 2 Fathers Little Dividend Comedy   $0  
 
June 5 Charlie Hoboken Comedy   $0  
Jenseits der Stille Drama   $171,334  
Mr. Jealousy   $287,752  
A Perfect Murder Thriller/Suspense   $67,658,331  
The Truman Show Drama $60,000,000 $125,618,201  
 
June 12 Can't Hardly Wait Comedy $10,000,000 $25,358,996  
Cousin Bette Comedy   $1,161,063  
Dirty Work Comedy $13,000,000 $10,020,081  
High Art Drama   $1,835,565  
The Land Girls $8,000,000 $146,083  
Passion in the Desert   $181,083  
Six Days, Seven Nights Romantic Comedy $80,000,000 $74,339,294  
 
June 19 Dream for an Insomniac   $5,000  
Hav Plenty Comedy $650,000 $2,301,777  
Henry Fool Comedy   $1,334,786  
Mulan Adventure $90,000,000 $120,620,254  
The X Files: Fight the Future Action $66,000,000 $83,898,313  
 
June 20 Ambushed Action   $5,000  
 
June 24 I Went Down   $405,297  
 
June 26 Buffalo '66 Comedy $1,500,000 $2,380,606  
Doctor Dolittle Adventure $71,500,000 $144,156,605  
Out of Sight Drama $48,000,000 $37,562,568  
Picnic at Hanging Rock Drama   $84,744  
Smoke Signals Comedy $2,000,000 $6,719,300  
 
June 30 Talk to Me Romantic Comedy   $0  

July, 1998

July 1 Armageddon Adventure $140,000,000 $201,578,182  
Nights of Cabiria Drama   $752,045  
 
July 3 Mark Twain's America 3D Documentary   $2,992,106  
 
July 10 Hands on a Hardbody Documentary   $909,650  
Lethal Weapon 4 Action $140,000,000 $130,444,603  
Madeline Adventure   $29,858,048  
Pi Thriller/Suspense $68,000 $3,221,152  
Small Soldiers Adventure $40,000,000 $55,143,823  
Whatever   $229,750  
When I Close My Eyes   $0  
 
July 15 There's Something About Mary Romantic Comedy $22,000,000 $176,484,651  
 
July 16 Mysteries of Egypt Documentary   $40,593,286  
 
July 17 The Mask of Zorro Adventure $65,000,000 $93,828,745  
Polish Wedding Comedy   $608,296  
The Thief Drama   $1,126,115  
 
July 22 Ganja & Hess Thriller/Suspense   $0  
Lolita Drama $55,000,000 $1,147,784  
The Saltmen of Tibet   $146,437  
 
July 24 Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss Romantic Comedy   $2,020,700  
Disturbing Behavior Thriller/Suspense $15,000,000 $17,507,368  
East Palace West Palace   $46,470  
Jane Austen's Mafia Comedy $10,000,000 $19,843,795  
Saving Private Ryan Drama $65,000,000 $216,335,085  
Western   $200,840  
 
July 29 The Negotiator Action $50,000,000 $44,705,766  
The Parent Trap Adventure   $66,308,518  
 
July 31 BASEketball Comedy   $7,042,541  
Ever After: A Cinderella Story Drama $26,000,000 $65,705,772  
Full Tilt Boogie   $0  
Governess Drama   $3,794,031  
Killer Condom   $0  
Seventh Heaven   $45  

August, 1998

August 5 Halloween: H2O Horror $17,000,000 $55,041,738  
 
August 7 First Love, Last Rites Drama $300,000 $10,876  
Gadjo Dilo Drama   $673,153  
Safe Men $1,000,000 $21,210  
Snake Eyes Thriller/Suspense $73,000,000 $55,591,409  
Unmade Beds   $9,615  
 
August 14 Air Bud: Golden Receiver Adventure   $10,093,523  
The Avengers Action $60,000,000 $23,385,416  
La femme de chambre du Titanic Drama $10,000,000 $244,465  
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Drama $20,000,000 $37,672,944  
Regeneration   $19,273  
Return to Paradise Drama   $8,352,677  
Slums of Beverly Hills Comedy $5,000,000 $5,502,773  
 
August 19 Your Friends and Neighbors Black Comedy   $4,714,658  
 
August 21 Blade Action $45,000,000 $70,141,876  
Dance With Me Musical   $15,923,354  
Dead Man on Campus Black Comedy $14,000,000 $15,064,948  
The Eel   $418,192  
Next Stop, Wonderland Romantic Comedy $1,000,000 $3,395,581  
Strike Comedy   $968,506  
Wrongfully Accused Comedy   $9,642,860  
 
August 25 My Dinner with Andre   $15,063  
Troll 2 Horror   $0  
 
August 28 54 Drama $13,000,000 $16,757,163  
I Married a Strange Person Comedy $250,000 $203,134  
Like It Is   $94,943  
A Merry War   $373,830  
See the Sea   $49,983  
Why Do Fools Fall In Love? Drama   $12,506,676  

September, 1998

September 1 Atlantis, The Lost Continent Adventure   $0  
The Best Man Drama   $0  
The Caretakers Drama   $0  
Comrade X Comedy   $0  
Fitzwilly Comedy   $0  
Gabriel Over the White House Drama   $0  
The Gallant Hours Drama   $0  
Give A Girl A Break Musical   $0  
The Glory Guys Western   $0  
The Gorgeous Hussy Drama   $0  
The Green Slime Action   $0  
The Honey Pot Drama   $0  
The Human Comedy Drama   $0  
The Landlord Drama   $0  
The Last of England Drama   $0  
The Offence Drama   $0  
Our Vines Have Tender Grapes Drama   $0  
Pretty Maids All In A Row Black Comedy   $0  
The Subject Was Roses Drama   $0  
The Tenth Man Drama   $0  
They Met In Bombay Romantic Comedy   $0  
Toys in the Attic Drama   $0  
Valentino Drama   $0  
The Whisperers Drama   $0  
The White Cliffs of Dover Drama   $0  
 
September 3 The Jew in the Lotus   $0  
 
September 4 Firelight Drama   $784,419  
Knock Off Action $35,000,000 $10,319,915  
Modulations   $138,425  
Phoenix Drama   $5,000  
 
September 11 Chicago Cab Comedy   $5,000  
Cube Thriller/Suspense $250,000 $489,220  
Digging to China   $33,000  
Let's Talk About Sex Comedy $300,000 $373,615  
Out of the Past   $8,688  
Rounders Drama $12,000,000 $22,921,898  
Simon Birch Drama $20,000,000 $18,253,415  
Without Limits Drama $25,000,000 $780,326  
 
September 14 Wrestling Earnest Hemmingway   $0  
 
September 16 Permanent Midnight Drama   $1,171,001  
 
September 18 One True Thing Drama $30,000,000 $23,337,196  
Rush Hour Action $35,000,000 $141,186,864  
Six-String Samurai $2,000,000 $134,624  
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Drama   $1,775,523  
Somewhere in the City   $7,016  
 
September 23 Shadrach   $20,167  
 
September 25 The Brandon Teena Story Documentary   $43,506  
Clay Pigeons Thriller/Suspense $8,000,000 $1,793,359  
The Last Big Thing $1,000,000 $22,434  
Monument Avenue   $332,388  
Pecker Comedy   $2,281,761  
Ronin Action $55,000,000 $41,610,884  
Urban Legend Horror $14,000,000 $38,116,707  

October, 1998

October 2 Antz Adventure $60,000,000 $90,757,863  
Dear Jesse   $15,631  
Hit Me   $3,348  
The Imposters Comedy   $2,197,921  
A Night at the Roxbury Comedy $17,000,000 $30,331,165  
Separation, La   $62,626  
Strangeland Horror   $631,221  
What Dreams May Come Drama $80,000,000 $55,485,043  
 
October 7 Love is the Devil   $343,023  
 
October 9 C't'a ton tour Laura Cadieux Comedy   $1,045,907  
Diner de Cons, le   $331,803  
Festen Comedy $1,300,000 $1,647,780  
Holy Man Comedy $60,000,000 $12,069,719  
The Inheritors   $196,452  
The Mighty Drama $100,000 $2,652,246  
One Tough Cop Drama   $1,313,607  
Slam Drama $1,000,000 $1,009,819  
 
October 13 Vengeance Valley Western   $0  
 
October 16 All the Rage Comedy   $198,553  
Beloved Drama $53,000,000 $22,852,487  
Bride of Chucky Horror $25,000,000 $32,404,188  
Happiness Comedy $3,000,000 $2,746,453  
Life During Wartime Comedy   $55,986  
Practical Magic Comedy $60,000,000 $46,850,558  
Reach the Rock   $4,960  
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer   $113,484  
 
October 21 Freeriders Documentary   $2,750,064  
 
October 23 Apt Pupil Thriller/Suspense   $8,863,193  
The Cruise   $238,434  
Last Night Drama   $591,165  
Les Boys II Comedy   $5,974,732  
Orgazmo Comedy $1,000,000 $582,024  
Pleasantville Comedy   $40,584,421  
Soldier Action $75,000,000 $14,623,082  
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous Adventure   $53,743,249  
La vita è bella Drama $20,000,000 $57,598,247  
 
October 27 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Adventure   $0  
 
October 30 American History X Drama $10,000,000 $6,719,864  
Living Out Loud Drama $12,000,000 $12,905,901  
Summer of the Monkeys   $22,500  
Talk of Angels   $15,546  
Vampires Horror $20,000,000 $20,268,825  

November, 1998

November 4 Belly Drama   $9,639,390  
 
November 6 Elizabeth Drama $25,000,000 $30,082,699  
Gods and Monsters Drama $3,500,000 $6,451,628  
The Siege Action $70,000,000 $40,934,175  
Velvet Goldmine Musical $9,000,000 $1,053,788  
The Waterboy Comedy $23,000,000 $161,491,646  
 
November 13 Dancing at Lughnasa Drama   $2,361,632  
Hard Core Logo   $17,012  
I'll Be Home For Christmas Comedy   $12,214,338  
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Horror $24,000,000 $40,020,622  
Meet Joe Black Drama $85,000,000 $44,650,003  
River Red   $2,197  
Ten Benny   $9,003  
Thursday   $1,971  
Welcome to Woop-Woop   $35,471  
 
November 20 A Bug's Life Adventure $45,000,000 $162,798,565  
Celebrity Comedy $12,000,000 $5,078,660  
Central do Brasil Drama $2,900,000 $5,969,553  
Enemy of the State Action $85,000,000 $111,549,836  
The Rugrats Movie Adventure $28,000,000 $100,494,685  
Savior   $12,903  
Storefront Hitchcock   $3,073  
Sue   $113,775  
Taxi Action   $0  
Waking Ned Devine Comedy $3,000,000 $24,793,251  
 
November 24 Cracking Up   $0  
 
November 25 Babe: Pig in the City Adventure $80,000,000 $18,319,860  
Home Fries Black Comedy $15,000,000 $10,513,979  
Jerry Springer: Ringmaster Comedy   $9,257,103  
The Mirror   $69,225  
The Nutcracker Musical   $1,009,291  
Steam: The Turkish Bath Drama   $655,078  
Very Bad Things Black Comedy $10,000,000 $9,949,470  
Vietnam Long Time Coming   $951  

December, 1998

December 4 Hallelujah! Ron Athey: A Story of Deliverance   $719  
Hi-Life   $7,957  
Little Voice Musical $6,000,000 $4,595,000  
Psycho Horror $20,000,000 $21,541,218  
Shattered Image   $102,523  
Vig   $5,000  
 
December 11 Didn't Do It For Love   $10,525  
Jack Frost Comedy $50,000,000 $34,645,374  
The Ogre   $49,166  
Red Meat   $0  
Rushmore Black Comedy $10,000,000 $17,105,219  
Shakespeare in Love Romantic Comedy $26,000,000 $100,317,794  
A Simple Plan Drama $17,000,000 $16,316,273  
Star Trek: Insurrection Adventure $70,000,000 $70,187,658  
 
December 18 The Emperor's Shadow   $71,906  
The General Drama   $1,256,461  
Outside Ozona   $7,394  
The Prince of Egypt Adventure $60,000,000 $101,413,188  
You've Got Mail Drama $65,000,000 $115,821,495  
 
December 23 The Day of the Beast   $15,324  
The Theory of Flight   $71,999  
The Thin Red Line Drama $52,000,000 $36,400,491  
 
December 25 A Civil Action Drama $60,000,000 $56,709,981  
Down in the Delta Drama   $5,672,903  
The Faculty Horror $15,000,000 $40,283,321  
Hurlyburly Comedy   $1,798,862  
Mighty Joe Young Adventure $80,000,000 $50,632,037  
Patch Adams Comedy $50,000,000 $135,014,968  
Stepmom Drama $50,000,000 $91,137,662  
The Swindle Comedy $10,000,000 $245,359  
 
December 28 This is the Sea   $5,000  
 
December 30 Affliction Drama   $6,330,054  
Another Day in Paradise Drama   $1,036,818  
The Hi-Lo Country   $166,082  
Hilary and Jackie Drama   $4,874,838  
Playing by Heart Drama   $3,956,212  
 
December 31 Bad Manners   $0  
Biker Dreams   $0  
Chile, Obstinate Memory   $0  
City of Peace   $0  
Classified X   $0  
Day for Night   $0  
Destiny   $0  
Detroit 9000   $0  
Divorce Iranian Style   $0  
Esmeralda   $0  
Free Tibet   $0  
Gia Drama   $0  
How I Spent My Summer Vacation   $0  
Ill-Gotten Gains   $0  
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story   $0  
Krzsztof Kieslowski: I'm So So   $0  
Legionnaire Action   $0  
Letters from a Killer Drama   $0  
Life of Jesus   $0  
A Murder of Crows   $0  
Night Calls: The Movie   $0  
The Patriot Thriller/Suspense   $0  
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World   $0  
Recoil Action   $0  
Sentinelle, La   $0  
Shock Television   $0  
SlamNation   $0  
Some Nudity Required   $0  
The Souler Opposite   $0  
The Staircase Western   $0  
Storm in the Afternoon   $0  
Touch Me   $5,000  
War Zone   $0  
The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy Action   $0  
The Witness   $0  

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