The Devil's Advocate

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.

Grosses

Domestic (39.8%)
$60,944,660
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$12,170,536
2,161 theaters
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 24 min
GenresDrama Mystery Thriller
In Release441 days/63 weeks
Widest Release2,404 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 17, 1997Friday1$3,787,274--2,161$1,752$3,787,2741
Oct 18, 1997Saturday1$5,010,330+32.3%-2,161$2,318$8,797,6042
Oct 19, 1997Sunday1$3,372,932-32.7%-2,161$1,560$12,170,5363
Oct 20, 1997Monday1$1,056,260-68.7%-2,161$488$13,226,7964
Oct 21, 1997Tuesday1$1,181,220+11.8%-2,161$546$14,408,0165
Oct 22, 1997Wednesday1$1,002,279-15.1%-2,161$463$15,410,2956
Oct 23, 1997Thursday1$1,006,819+0.5%-2,161$465$16,417,1147
Oct 24, 1997Friday1$3,050,162+203%-19.5%2,351$1,297$19,467,2768
Oct 25, 1997Saturday1$4,460,006+46.2%-11%2,351$1,897$23,927,2829
Oct 26, 1997Sunday1$2,708,785-39.3%-19.7%2,351$1,152$26,636,06710
Oct 27, 1997Monday1$773,531-71.4%-26.8%2,351$329$27,409,59811
Oct 28, 1997Tuesday1$1,002,468+29.6%-15.1%2,351$426$28,412,06612
Oct 29, 1997Wednesday1$777,133-22.5%-22.5%2,351$330$29,189,19913
Oct 30, 1997Thursday1$724,500-6.8%-28%2,351$308$29,913,69914
Oct 31, 1997
Halloween
Friday1$1,530,906+111.3%-49.8%2,404$636$31,444,60515
Nov 1, 1997Saturday1$3,742,064+144.4%-16.1%2,404$1,556$35,186,66916
Nov 2, 1997Sunday1$2,095,378-44%-22.6%2,404$871$37,282,04717
Nov 3, 1997Monday1$605,988-71.1%-21.7%2,404$252$37,888,03518
Nov 4, 1997Tuesday1$803,408+32.6%-19.9%2,404$334$38,691,44319
Nov 5, 1997Wednesday1$604,977-24.7%-22.2%2,404$251$39,296,42020
Nov 6, 1997Thursday1$605,895+0.2%-16.4%2,404$252$39,902,31521
Nov 7, 1997Friday2$1,524,547+151.6%-0.4%2,207$690$41,426,86222
Nov 8, 1997Saturday2$2,157,460+41.5%-42.3%2,207$977$43,584,32223
Nov 9, 1997Sunday2$1,396,685-35.3%-33.3%2,207$632$44,981,00724
Nov 10, 1997Monday2$557,672-60.1%-8%2,207$252$45,538,67925
Nov 11, 1997Tuesday2$722,062+29.5%-10.1%2,207$327$46,260,74126
Nov 12, 1997Wednesday2$368,622-48.9%-39.1%2,207$167$46,629,36327
Nov 13, 1997Thursday2$392,243+6.4%-35.3%2,207$177$47,021,60628
Nov 14, 1997Friday2$1,017,718+159.5%-33.2%2,016$504$48,039,32429
Nov 15, 1997Saturday2$1,615,647+58.8%-25.1%2,016$801$49,654,97130
Nov 16, 1997Sunday2$869,323-46.2%-37.8%2,016$431$50,524,29431
Nov 17, 1997Monday2$221,203-74.6%-60.3%2,016$109$50,745,49732
Nov 18, 1997Tuesday2$273,192+23.5%-62.2%2,016$135$51,018,68933
Nov 19, 1997Wednesday2$225,809-17.3%-38.7%2,016$112$51,244,49834
Nov 20, 1997Thursday2$226,864+0.5%-42.2%2,016$112$51,471,36235
Nov 21, 1997Friday2$660,457+191.1%-35.1%1,763$374$52,131,81936
Nov 22, 1997Saturday2$1,008,969+52.8%-37.6%1,763$572$53,140,78837
Nov 23, 1997Sunday2$571,755-43.3%-34.2%1,763$324$53,712,54338
Nov 24, 1997Monday2$155,064-72.9%-29.9%1,763$87$53,867,60739
Nov 25, 1997Tuesday2$224,992+45.1%-17.6%1,763$127$54,092,59940
Nov 26, 1997Wednesday2$287,893+28%+27.5%1,763$163$54,380,49241
Nov 27, 1997
Thanksgiving
Thursday2$434,601+51%+91.6%1,763$246$54,815,09342
Nov 28, 1997Friday2$469,023+7.9%-29%850$551$55,284,11643
Nov 29, 1997Saturday2$531,687+13.4%-47.3%850$625$55,815,80344
Nov 30, 1997Sunday2$252,019-52.6%-55.9%850$296$56,067,82245
Dec 1, 1997Monday2$64,269-74.5%-58.6%850$75$56,132,09146
Dec 2, 1997Tuesday2$85,466+33%-62%850$100$56,217,55747
Dec 3, 1997Wednesday2$68,645-19.7%-76.2%850$80$56,286,20248
Dec 4, 1997Thursday2$74,917+9.1%-82.8%850$88$56,361,11949
Dec 5, 1997Friday2$288,345+284.9%-38.5%825$349$56,649,46450
Dec 6, 1997Saturday2$450,661+56.3%-15.2%825$546$57,100,12551
Dec 7, 1997Sunday2$247,803-45%-1.7%825$300$57,347,92852
Dec 8, 1997Monday2$60,451-75.6%-5.9%825$73$57,408,37953
Dec 9, 1997Tuesday2$80,167+32.6%-6.2%825$97$57,488,54654
Dec 10, 1997Wednesday2$69,655-13.1%+1.5%825$84$57,558,20155
Dec 11, 1997Thursday2$73,081+4.9%-2.5%825$88$57,631,28256
Dec 12, 1997Friday2$206,821+183%-28.3%775$266$57,838,10357
Dec 13, 1997Saturday2$276,356+33.6%-38.7%775$356$58,114,45958
Dec 14, 1997Sunday2$202,555-26.7%-18.3%775$261$58,317,01459
Dec 15, 1997Monday2$44,440-78.1%-26.5%775$57$58,361,45460
Dec 16, 1997Tuesday3$57,481+29.3%-28.3%775$74$58,418,93561
Dec 17, 1997Wednesday2$51,056-11.2%-26.7%775$65$58,469,99162
Dec 18, 1997Thursday3$52,248+2.3%-28.5%775$67$58,522,23963
Dec 19, 1997Friday4$81,586+56.2%-60.6%586$139$58,603,82564
Dec 20, 1997Saturday4$103,505+26.9%-62.5%586$176$58,707,33065
Dec 21, 1997Sunday4$90,991-12.1%-55.1%586$155$58,798,32166
Dec 22, 1997Monday4$24,614-72.9%-44.6%586$42$58,822,93567
Dec 23, 1997Tuesday5$24,466-0.6%-57.4%586$41$58,847,40168
Dec 24, 1997Wednesday5$11,621-52.5%-77.2%586$19$58,859,02269
Dec 25, 1997
Christmas Day
Thursday12$16,472+41.7%-68.5%586$28$58,875,49470
Dec 26, 1997Friday6$41,811+153.8%-48.8%470$88$58,917,30571
Dec 27, 1997Saturday6$32,562-22.1%-68.5%470$69$58,949,86772
Dec 28, 1997Sunday6$23,422-28.1%-74.3%470$49$58,973,28973
Dec 29, 1997Monday6$7,248-69.1%-70.6%470$15$58,980,53774
Dec 30, 1997Tuesday6$7,770+7.2%-68.2%470$16$58,988,30775
Dec 31, 1997
New Year's Eve
Wednesday6$6,505-16.3%-44%470$13$58,994,81276
Jan 1, 1998
New Year's Day
Thursday7$7,938+22%-51.8%470$16$59,002,75077
Jan 2, 1998Friday6$27,663+248.5%-33.8%470$58$59,030,41378
Jan 3, 1998Saturday6$20,349-26.4%-37.5%470$43$59,050,76279
Jan 4, 1998Sunday6$17,969-11.7%-23.3%470$38$59,068,73180
Jan 5, 1998Monday6$5,764-67.9%-20.5%470$12$59,074,49581
Jan 6, 1998Tuesday6$6,208+7.7%-20.1%470$13$59,080,70382
Jan 7, 1998Wednesday6$5,319-14.3%-18.2%470$11$59,086,02283
Jan 8, 1998Thursday6$5,336+0.3%-32.8%470$11$59,091,35884
Jan 9, 1998Friday6$6,424+20.4%-76.8%28$229$59,097,78285
Jan 10, 1998Saturday6$9,064+41.1%-55.5%28$323$59,106,84686
Jan 11, 1998Sunday6$5,828-35.7%-67.6%28$208$59,112,67487
Jan 12, 1998Monday6$2,400-58.8%-58.4%28$85$59,115,07488
Jan 13, 1998Tuesday6$2,353-2%-62.1%28$84$59,117,42789
Jan 14, 1998Wednesday6$1,917-18.5%-64%28$68$59,119,34490
Jan 15, 1998Thursday6$2,306+20.3%-56.8%28$82$59,121,65091
Jan 16, 1998Friday5$159,433+6,813.8%+2,381.8%802$198$59,281,08392
Jan 17, 1998Saturday5$273,831+71.8%+2,921.1%802$341$59,554,91493
Jan 18, 1998Sunday5$194,986-28.8%+3,245.7%802$243$59,749,90094
Jan 19, 1998
MLK Day
Monday5$95,450-51%+3,877.1%802$119$59,845,35095
Jan 20, 1998Tuesday5$65,214-31.7%+2,671.5%802$81$59,910,56496
Jan 21, 1998Wednesday5$62,913-3.5%+3,181.8%802$78$59,973,47797
Jan 22, 1998Thursday5$63,826+1.5%+2,667.8%802$79$60,037,30398
Jan 23, 1998Friday5$100,228+57%-37.1%650$154$60,137,53199
Jan 24, 1998Saturday5$145,458+45.1%-46.9%650$223$60,282,989100
Jan 25, 1998Sunday5$66,846-54%-65.7%650$102$60,349,835101
Jan 26, 1998Monday5$42,115-37%-55.9%650$64$60,391,950102
Jan 27, 1998Tuesday5$42,583+1.1%-34.7%650$65$60,434,533103
Jan 28, 1998Wednesday5$41,947-1.5%-33.3%650$64$60,476,480104
Jan 29, 1998Thursday5$44,989+7.3%-29.5%650$69$60,521,469105
Jan 30, 1998Friday5$56,958+26.6%-43.2%305$186$60,578,427106
Jan 31, 1998Saturday5$89,226+56.7%-38.7%305$292$60,667,653107
Feb 1, 1998Sunday5$58,157-34.8%-13%305$190$60,725,810108
Feb 2, 1998Monday5$18,434-68.3%-56.2%305$60$60,744,244109
Feb 3, 1998Tuesday5$18,853+2.3%-55.7%305$61$60,763,097110
Feb 4, 1998Wednesday5$16,128-14.5%-61.6%305$52$60,779,225111
Feb 5, 1998Thursday5$16,132<0.1%-64.1%305$52$60,795,357112
Feb 6, 1998Friday6$28,916+79.2%-49.2%193$149$60,824,273113
Feb 7, 1998Saturday6$46,107+59.5%-48.3%193$238$60,870,380114
Feb 8, 1998Sunday6$29,063-37%-50%193$150$60,899,443115
Feb 9, 1998Monday6$10,907-62.5%-40.8%193$56$60,910,350116
Feb 10, 1998Tuesday6$11,131+2.1%-41%193$57$60,921,481117
Feb 11, 1998Wednesday6$11,247+1%-30.3%193$58$60,932,728118
Feb 12, 1998Thursday6$11,932+6.1%-26%193$61$60,944,660119