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1998 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
137 Tarzan and the Lost City WB $1,110,564 51.1% 1,412 $787 $2,172,941 4/24/98
133 Major League: Back to the Minors WB $2,087,011 58.4% 2,322 $899 $3,572,443 4/17/98
132 Kissing a Fool Uni. $2,308,145 56.2% 1,742 $1,325 $4,106,588 2/27/98
135 Meet the Deedles BV $2,006,751 46.1% 1,763 $1,138 $4,356,216 3/27/98
123 Phantoms Mira. $3,065,951 54.5% 1,859 $1,649 $5,624,282 1/23/98
125 Palmetto Sony $2,876,753 48.9% 1,505 $1,911 $5,878,911 2/20/98
126 Almost Heroes WB $2,837,928 46.2% 2,048 $1,386 $6,136,856 5/29/98
130 Caught Up Live $2,422,631 35.9% 713 $3,398 $6,754,958 2/27/98
122 BASEketball Uni. $3,086,105 43.9% 1,905 $1,620 $7,027,290 7/31/98
124 Star Kid Trim. $2,958,768 42.1% 1,041 $2,842 $7,029,025 1/16/98
118 Krippendorf's Tribe BV $3,316,377 43.8% 1,529 $2,169 $7,571,115 2/27/98
128 Woo NL $2,517,263 31.2% 625 $4,028 $8,064,972 5/8/98
121 My Giant Sony $3,117,795 38.6% 1,948 $1,601 $8,072,007 4/10/98
109 Firestorm Fox $3,849,308 47.1% 2,037 $1,890 $8,165,212 1/9/98
129 Return to Paradise Poly $2,465,129 29.6% 965 $2,554 $8,341,087 8/14/98
113 Apt Pupil Sony $3,583,151 40.4% 1,448 $2,474 $8,863,193 10/23/98
116 Ringmaster Art. $3,344,022 36.1% 1,312 $2,548 $9,257,103 11/27/98
114 Wrongfully Accused WB $3,504,630 36.4% 2,062 $1,700 $9,623,329 8/21/98
115 Belly Art. $3,454,776 35.8% 600 $5,757 $9,639,390 11/6/98
120 Very Bad Things Poly $3,245,853 32.8% 1,260 $2,576 $9,898,412 11/27/98
112 Dirty Work MGM $3,634,236 36.3% 1,776 $2,046 $10,023,282 6/12/98
127 Air Bud: Golden Receiver Mira. $2,603,726 25.5% 1,669 $1,560 $10,224,116 8/14/98
119 I Got the Hook-Up! Mira. $3,310,349 32.1% 655 $5,054 $10,317,779 5/29/98
92 Knock Off Sony $5,516,231 53.5% 1,800 $3,064 $10,319,915 9/4/98
106 The Newton Boys Fox $4,010,245 38.4% 1,965 $2,041 $10,452,012 3/27/98
110 Home Fries WB $3,784,023 36.2% 1,925 $1,965 $10,459,961 11/27/98
117 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Uni. $3,338,590 31.3% 1,126 $2,965 $10,680,275 5/22/98
101 Deep Rising BV $4,737,793 42.3% 1,758 $2,695 $11,203,026 1/30/98
97 Holy Man BV $5,106,919 42.3% 2,013 $2,536 $12,069,719 10/9/98
108 I'll Be Home for Christmas BV $3,898,293 31.9% 1,759 $2,216 $12,214,338 11/13/98
136 Barney's Great Adventure Poly $1,382,373 11.3% 809 $1,709 $12,218,638 4/10/98
107 Why Do Fools Fall in Love? WB $3,946,382 31.7% 1,369 $2,882 $12,461,773 8/28/98
96 Mr. Nice Guy NL $5,250,704 41.3% 1,463 $3,589 $12,716,953 3/20/98
95 Senseless Dim. $5,337,651 41.5% 1,843 $2,896 $12,874,899 2/20/98
105 Living Out Loud NL $4,319,745 33.5% 1,086 $3,977 $12,905,901 11/6/98
100 Black Dog Uni. $4,809,375 37.1% 2,025 $2,375 $12,951,088 5/1/98
89 Hush Sony $5,742,431 42.3% 1,966 $2,921 $13,583,690 3/6/98
88 Desperate Measures Sony $5,833,412 42.3% 1,963 $2,972 $13,806,137 1/30/98
85 Blues Brothers 2000 Uni. $6,129,615 43.6% 2,507 $2,445 $14,051,384 2/6/98
98 Les Miserables (1998) Sony $5,011,840 35.6% 1,477 $3,393 $14,096,321 5/1/98
90 Dark City NL $5,576,953 38.8% 1,754 $3,180 $14,378,331 2/27/98
82 Soldier WB $6,447,237 44.2% 2,507 $2,571 $14,594,226 10/23/98
94 The Wizard of Oz (1998 re-issue) WB $5,354,311 36.1% 1,879 $2,849 $14,817,226 11/6/98
87 Twilight (1998) Par. $5,866,411 39.0% 1,351 $4,342 $15,055,091 3/6/98
102 Dead Man on Campus Par. $4,704,688 31.2% 1,797 $2,618 $15,064,946 8/21/98
103 Dance with Me Sony $4,507,663 28.3% 1,467 $3,073 $15,923,122 8/21/98
79 54 Mira. $6,611,532 39.5% 1,859 $3,556 $16,757,163 8/28/98
91 The Big Lebowski Gram. $5,533,844 31.7% 1,207 $4,585 $17,451,873 3/6/98
74 Half Baked Uni. $7,722,540 44.2% 1,701 $4,540 $17,460,020 1/16/98
78 Disturbing Behavior MGM $7,007,714 40.0% 1,842 $3,804 $17,514,980 7/24/98
111 Simon Birch BV $3,744,801 20.5% 896 $4,179 $18,253,415 9/18/98
84 Babe: Pig in the City Uni. $6,162,640 33.6% 2,384 $2,585 $18,319,860 11/27/98
99 The Odd Couple II Par. $4,810,288 25.4% 1,650 $2,915 $18,912,328 4/10/98
70 The Replacement Killers Sony $8,046,553 41.9% 1,936 $4,156 $19,204,929 2/6/98
76 Species II MGM $7,274,008 37.8% 2,510 $2,898 $19,221,939 4/10/98
131 The Apostle Oct. $2,403,800 12.1% 676 $3,556 $19,868,354 2/20/98
72 Hard Rain Par. $8,009,024 40.3% 2,107 $3,801 $19,870,567 1/16/98
81 Mafia! BV $6,577,961 33.1% 1,942 $3,387 $19,889,299 7/24/98
65 John Carpenter's Vampires Sony $9,106,497 44.8% 1,793 $5,078 $20,308,772 10/30/98
60 Psycho (1998) Uni. $10,031,850 46.8% 2,477 $4,050 $21,456,130 12/4/98
75 He Got Game BV $7,610,663 35.3% 1,319 $5,770 $21,567,853 5/1/98
86 Quest for Camelot WB $6,041,602 26.8% 3,107 $1,945 $22,510,798 5/15/98
104 The Borrowers Poly $4,470,111 19.8% 1,535 $2,912 $22,619,589 2/13/98
69 Beloved BV $8,165,551 35.7% 1,501 $5,440 $22,852,487 10/16/98
68 Rounders Mira. $8,459,126 36.9% 2,176 $3,887 $22,912,409 9/11/98
134 The Players Club NL $2,034,303 8.8% 624 $3,260 $23,047,939 4/24/98
80 One True Thing Uni. $6,606,455 28.4% 1,590 $4,155 $23,245,840 9/18/98
56 The Avengers (1998) WB $10,305,957 44.1% 2,466 $4,179 $23,384,939 8/14/98
55 Fallen WB $10,401,586 41.2% 2,448 $4,249 $25,232,289 1/16/98
71 Can't Hardly Wait Sony $8,025,910 31.3% 1,987 $4,039 $25,605,015 6/12/98
64 Great Expectations Fox $9,593,290 36.3% 1,867 $5,138 $26,420,672 1/30/98
53 Bulworth Fox $10,515,839 39.6% 2,047 $5,137 $26,528,185 5/22/98
93 Paulie DW $5,369,800 20.0% 1,553 $3,458 $26,875,268 4/17/98
50 The Big Hit Sony $10,809,424 40.0% 2,149 $5,030 $27,007,143 4/24/98
42 Grease (Re-issue) Par. $12,705,463 44.7% 2,064 $6,156 $28,411,018 3/27/98
61 The Object of My Affection Fox $9,725,855 33.3% 1,890 $5,146 $29,187,243 4/17/98
52 Spice World Sony $10,527,222 35.9% 2,339 $4,501 $29,342,592 1/23/98
83 Madeline Sony $6,414,668 21.4% 1,863 $3,443 $29,967,750 7/10/98
62 Wild Things Sony $9,622,444 31.9% 2,177 $4,420 $30,147,739 3/20/98
63 A Night at the Roxbury Par. $9,604,791 31.7% 1,865 $5,150 $30,331,165 10/2/98
46 Bride of Chucky Uni. $11,830,855 36.5% 2,412 $4,904 $32,383,850 10/16/98
59 Mercury Rising Uni. $10,104,715 30.7% 2,386 $4,235 $32,935,289 4/3/98
77 Jack Frost WB $7,104,125 20.6% 2,152 $3,301 $34,562,556 12/11/98
35 Sphere WB $14,433,957 39.0% 2,814 $5,129 $37,020,277 2/13/98
45 Out of Sight Uni. $12,020,435 32.0% 2,106 $5,707 $37,562,568 6/26/98
48 How Stella Got Her Groove Back Fox $11,318,919 30.0% 1,395 $8,113 $37,672,941 8/14/98
54 Urban Legend Sony $10,515,444 27.6% 2,257 $4,659 $38,072,438 9/25/98
44 Primary Colors Uni. $12,045,395 30.9% 1,965 $6,130 $39,001,187 3/20/98
27 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Sony $16,520,038 41.3% 2,443 $6,762 $40,002,112 11/13/98
47 The Faculty Mira. $11,633,495 28.9% 2,365 $4,919 $40,283,321 12/25/98
66 Pleasantville NL $8,855,063 21.8% 1,636 $5,412 $40,584,421 10/23/98
38 The Siege Fox $13,931,285 34.0% 2,541 $5,482 $40,981,289 11/6/98
43 Ronin MGM $12,697,641 30.5% 2,487 $5,105 $41,616,262 9/25/98
73 Wag the Dog NL $7,778,122 18.1% 1,665 $4,672 $43,061,945 1/9/98
58 The Negotiator WB $10,218,831 22.9% 2,436 $4,194 $44,547,681 7/31/98
33 Meet Joe Black Uni. $15,017,995 33.7% 2,503 $5,999 $44,619,100 11/13/98
41 Practical Magic WB $13,104,694 28.1% 2,652 $4,941 $46,683,377 10/16/98
51 Mighty Joe Young BV $10,602,042 20.9% 2,502 $4,237 $50,632,037 12/25/98
37 Small Soldiers DW $14,047,592 25.7% 2,539 $5,532 $54,682,547 7/10/98
30 Halloween: H20 Dim. $16,187,724 29.4% 2,607 $6,209 $55,041,738 8/7/98
31 What Dreams May Come Poly $15,833,592 28.6% 2,526 $6,268 $55,382,927 10/2/98
29 Snake Eyes Par. $16,310,373 29.3% 2,713 $6,011 $55,591,409 8/7/98
22 The Man in the Iron Mask MGM $17,271,450 30.3% 3,101 $5,570 $56,968,902 3/13/98
25 U.S. Marshals WB $16,863,988 29.5% 2,817 $5,987 $57,167,405 3/6/98
36 Hope Floats Fox $14,210,464 23.7% 2,367 $6,004 $60,053,195 5/29/98
67 Ever After: A Cinderella Story Fox $8,526,904 13.0% 1,767 $4,825 $65,705,771 7/31/98
49 The Parent Trap BV $11,148,497 16.8% 2,247 $4,961 $66,308,518 7/31/98
26 A Perfect Murder WB $16,615,704 24.6% 2,845 $5,840 $67,638,368 6/5/98
17 Lost in Space NL $20,154,919 29.2% 3,306 $6,096 $69,117,629 4/3/98
24 Blade NL $17,073,856 24.4% 2,322 $7,353 $70,087,718 8/21/98
16 Star Trek: Insurrection Par. $22,052,836 31.4% 2,620 $8,417 $70,187,658 12/11/98
28 Six Days, Seven Nights BV $16,485,276 22.2% 2,550 $6,465 $74,339,294 6/12/98
40 The Horse Whisperer BV $13,685,488 18.2% 2,039 $6,712 $75,383,563 5/15/98
32 City of Angels WB $15,369,048 19.5% 2,212 $6,948 $78,685,114 4/10/98
20 The Wedding Singer NL $18,865,080 23.5% 2,821 $6,687 $80,245,725 2/13/98
10 The X-Files Fox $30,138,758 35.9% 2,629 $11,464 $83,898,313 6/19/98
23 Antz DW $17,195,160 18.9% 2,449 $7,021 $90,757,863 10/2/98
19 Stepmom Sony $19,142,440 21.0% 2,358 $8,118 $91,137,662 12/25/98
15 The Mask of Zorro Sony $22,525,855 23.9% 2,515 $8,956 $94,095,523 7/17/98
12 The Rugrats Movie Par. $27,321,470 27.2% 2,782 $9,820 $100,494,675 11/20/98
34 The Prince of Egypt DW $14,524,321 14.3% 3,118 $4,658 $101,413,188 12/18/98
18 Enemy of the State BV $20,038,573 18.0% 2,393 $8,373 $111,549,836 11/20/98
21 You've Got Mail WB $18,426,749 15.9% 2,691 $6,847 $115,821,495 12/18/98
14 Mulan BV $22,745,143 18.9% 2,888 $7,876 $120,620,254 6/19/98
8 The Truman Show Par. $31,542,121 25.1% 2,315 $13,625 $125,618,201 6/5/98
5 Lethal Weapon 4 WB $34,048,124 26.1% 3,117 $10,923 $130,444,603 7/10/98
13 Patch Adams Uni. $25,262,280 18.7% 2,712 $9,315 $135,026,902 12/25/98
1 Godzilla Sony $44,047,541 32.3% 3,310 $13,307 $136,314,294 5/20/98
57 Good Will Hunting Mira. $10,261,471 7.4% 1,787 $5,742 $138,433,435 1/9/98
2 Deep Impact Par. $41,152,375 29.3% 3,156 $13,039 $140,464,664 5/8/98
7 Rush Hour NL $33,001,803 23.4% 2,638 $12,510 $141,186,864 9/18/98
11 Doctor Dolittle Fox $29,014,324 20.1% 2,777 $10,448 $144,156,605 6/26/98
3 The Waterboy BV $39,414,071 24.4% 2,664 $14,795 $161,491,646 11/6/98
6 A Bug's Life BV $33,258,052 20.4% 2,686 $12,382 $162,798,565 11/27/98
39 There's Something About Mary Fox $13,740,644 7.8% 2,186 $6,285 $176,484,651 7/15/98
4 Armageddon BV $36,089,972 17.9% 3,127 $11,541 $201,578,182 7/1/98
9 Saving Private Ryan DW $30,576,104 14.1% 2,463 $12,414 $216,540,909 7/24/98
Totals and Averages (137 Movies):
Totals:$1,511,276,41225.2%--$6,006,445,503-
Averages:$11,031,21525.2%2,045$5,393$43,842,668-
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