Meet Joe Black

Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.

Grosses

Domestic (31.2%)
$44,619,100
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$15,017,995
2,503 theaters
Budget$90,000,000
Release DateNov 13, 1998
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 58 min
GenresDrama Fantasy Romance
In Release414 days/59 weeks
Widest Release2,527 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 13-153$15,017,995-2,503-$5,999$15,017,9951
Nov 20-224$7,871,985-47.6%2,511+8$3,135$26,431,8152
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
6$5,786,830-26.5%2,527+16$2,290$35,769,8953
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
6$2,417,780-58.2%2,188-339$1,105$39,220,3004
Dec 11-138$1,679,920-30.5%1,872-316$897$41,459,1405
Dec 18-2011$683,240-59.3%1,102-770$620$42,589,9356
Jan 1-327$301,365-543-$555$43,542,0708
Jan 8-1026$255,685-15.2%544+1$470$43,906,6209
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
35$197,715-338-$584$44,196,490-
Jan 22-2437$138,650-295-$470$44,380,87511
Jan 29-3142$96,800-30.2%239-56$405$44,522,26512
Feb 5-751$48,925-49.5%103-136$475$44,606,33513