The Thin Red Line

Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Grosses

Domestic (91.3%)
$36,400,491
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$282,534
5 theaters
Budget$52,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 25, 1998 (Jan 15, 1999) - May 20, 1999
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 50 min
GenresDrama War
In Release372 days/53 weeks
Widest Release1,657 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 25-2719$282,534-5-$56,506$369,3571
Jan 1-323$375,636+33%7+2$53,662$1,020,4382
Jan 8-1015$1,276,384+239.8%61+54$20,924$2,486,0473
Jan 15-173$9,765,762+665.1%1,528+1,467$6,391$12,838,6654
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
4$11,362,226-1,528-$7,436$14,435,129-
Jan 22-244$5,794,840-40.7%1,538+10$3,767$22,313,5555
Jan 29-317$3,300,316-43%1,657+119$1,991$27,272,4596
Feb 5-712$1,912,400-42.1%1,646-11$1,161$30,426,0427
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
12$1,866,991-1,301-$1,435$33,032,012-
Feb 19-2117$932,267-905-$1,030$34,370,3949
Feb 26-2827$392,982-57.8%436-469$901$35,126,07510
Mar 5-733$226,776-42.3%303-133$748$35,514,19811
Mar 12-1441$139,020-38.7%176-127$789$35,753,40212
Mar 19-2145$113,284-18.5%129-47$878$35,948,02913
Mar 26-2850$65,470-42.2%96-33$681$36,066,88114
Apr 2-455$58,079-11.3%132+36$439$36,160,62515
Apr 9-1152$64,274+10.7%139+7$462$36,257,43516