Bowfinger

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Grosses

Domestic (67.3%)
$66,384,775
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$18,062,550
2,706 theaters
Budget$55,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresComedy
In Release147 days/21 weeks
Widest Release2,746 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 13, 1999Friday2$5,817,900--2,706$2,150$5,817,9001
Aug 14, 1999Saturday2$7,184,430+23.5%-2,706$2,655$13,002,3302
Aug 15, 1999Sunday2$5,060,220-29.6%-2,706$1,870$18,062,5503
Aug 16, 1999Monday2$1,853,610-63.4%-2,706$685$19,916,1604
Aug 17, 1999Tuesday2$1,975,380+6.6%-2,706$730$21,891,5405
Aug 18, 1999Wednesday2$1,704,780-13.7%-2,706$630$23,596,3206
Aug 19, 1999Thursday2$1,596,540-6.3%-2,706$590$25,192,8607
Aug 20, 1999Friday2$3,192,475+100%-45.1%2,717$1,175$28,385,3358
Aug 21, 1999Saturday2$4,496,635+40.9%-37.4%2,717$1,655$32,881,9709
Aug 22, 1999Sunday2$2,920,775-35%-42.3%2,717$1,075$35,802,74510
Aug 23, 1999Monday2$1,032,460-64.7%-44.3%2,717$380$36,835,20511
Aug 24, 1999Tuesday3$1,127,555+9.2%-42.9%2,717$415$37,962,76012
Aug 25, 1999Wednesday4$937,365-16.9%-45%2,717$345$38,900,12513
Aug 26, 1999Thursday4$919,910-1.9%-42.4%2,746$335$39,820,03514
Aug 27, 1999Friday4$2,008,250+118.3%-37.1%2,732$735$41,828,28515
Aug 28, 1999Saturday4$2,827,620+40.8%-37.1%2,732$1,035$44,655,90516
Aug 29, 1999Sunday3$1,748,480-38.2%-40.1%2,732$640$46,404,38517
Aug 30, 1999Monday4$587,380-66.4%-43.1%2,732$215$46,991,76518
Aug 31, 1999Tuesday5$614,795+4.7%-45.5%2,732$225$47,606,56019
Sep 1, 1999Wednesday5$463,995-24.5%-50.5%2,732$169$48,070,55520
Sep 2, 1999Thursday5$409,795-11.7%-55.5%2,732$149$48,480,35021
Sep 3, 1999Friday4$1,378,020+236.3%-31.4%2,702$510$49,858,37022
Sep 4, 1999Saturday4$2,202,130+59.8%-22.1%2,702$815$52,060,50023
Sep 5, 1999Sunday4$2,242,660+1.8%+28.3%2,702$830$54,303,16024
Sep 6, 1999
Labor Day
Monday4$1,567,160-30.1%+166.8%2,702$580$55,870,32025
Sep 7, 1999Tuesday5$364,770-76.7%-40.7%2,702$135$56,235,09026
Sep 8, 1999Wednesday5$297,220-18.5%-35.9%2,702$110$56,532,31027
Sep 9, 1999Thursday5$270,195-9.1%-34.1%2,702$99$56,802,50528
Sep 10, 1999Friday5$931,760+244.8%-32.4%2,452$380$57,734,26529
Sep 11, 1999Saturday4$1,937,080+107.9%-12%2,452$790$59,671,34530
Sep 12, 1999Sunday6$735,585-62%-67.2%2,452$299$60,406,93031
Sep 13, 1999Monday7$183,915-75%-88.3%2,452$75$60,590,84532
Sep 14, 1999Tuesday7$220,680+20%-39.5%2,452$90$60,811,52533
Sep 15, 1999Wednesday7$232,940+5.6%-21.6%2,452$95$61,044,46534
Sep 16, 1999Thursday7$233,015<0.1%-13.8%2,452$95$61,277,48035
Sep 17, 1999Friday6$546,695+134.6%-41.3%2,063$265$61,824,17536
Sep 18, 1999Saturday6$742,680+35.8%-61.7%2,063$360$62,566,85537
Sep 19, 1999Sunday7$422,915-43.1%-42.5%2,063$205$62,989,77038
Sep 20, 1999Monday8$144,410-65.9%-21.5%2,063$70$63,134,18039
Sep 21, 1999Tuesday7$144,525<0.1%-34.5%2,063$70$63,278,70540
Sep 22, 1999Wednesday8$123,780-14.4%-46.9%2,063$60$63,402,48541
Sep 23, 1999Thursday7$123,685<0.1%-46.9%2,063$59$63,526,17042
Sep 24, 1999Friday8$227,325+83.8%-58.4%1,299$175$63,753,49543
Sep 25, 1999Saturday8$376,710+65.7%-49.3%1,299$290$64,130,20544
Sep 26, 1999Sunday10$181,860-51.7%-57%1,299$140$64,312,06545
Sep 27, 1999Monday9$64,950-64.3%-55%1,299$50$64,377,01546
Sep 28, 1999Tuesday9$71,445+10%-50.6%1,299$55$64,448,46047
Sep 29, 1999Wednesday10$58,455-18.2%-52.8%1,299$45$64,506,91548
Sep 30, 1999Thursday10$58,505<0.1%-52.7%1,299$45$64,565,42049
Oct 1, 1999Friday10$93,235+59.4%-59%643$145$64,658,65550
Oct 2, 1999Saturday11$144,675+55.2%-61.6%643$225$64,803,33051
Oct 3, 1999Sunday11$70,730-51.1%-61.1%643$110$64,874,06052
Oct 4, 1999Monday11$22,505-68.2%-65.4%643$35$64,896,56553
Oct 5, 1999Tuesday11$25,720+14.3%-64%643$40$64,922,28554
Oct 6, 1999Wednesday11$25,695<0.1%-56%643$39$64,947,98055
Oct 7, 1999Thursday11$28,935+12.6%-50.5%643$45$64,976,91556
Oct 8, 1999Friday13$62,495+116%-33%431$145$65,039,41057
Oct 9, 1999Saturday13$94,820+51.7%-34.5%431$220$65,134,23058
Oct 10, 1999Sunday13$60,340-36.4%-14.7%431$140$65,194,57059
Oct 11, 1999
Columbus Day
Monday13$21,550-64.3%-4.2%431$50$65,216,12060
Oct 12, 1999Tuesday13$15,085-30%-41.3%431$35$65,231,20561
Oct 13, 1999Wednesday13$17,240+14.3%-32.9%431$40$65,248,44562
Oct 14, 1999Thursday13$19,395+12.5%-33%431$45$65,267,84063
Oct 15, 1999Friday10$48,575+150.5%-22.3%335$145$65,316,41564
Oct 16, 1999Saturday10$75,375+55.2%-20.5%335$225$65,391,79065
Oct 17, 1999Sunday16$41,875-44.4%-30.6%335$125$65,433,66566
Oct 18, 1999Monday22$15,075-64%-30%335$45$65,448,74067
Oct 19, 1999Tuesday22$16,750+11.1%+11%335$50$65,465,49068
Oct 20, 1999Wednesday22$16,665-0.5%-3.3%335$49$65,482,15569
Oct 21, 1999Thursday22$16,690+0.2%-13.9%335$49$65,498,84570
Oct 22, 1999Friday12$38,775+132.3%-20.2%235$165$65,537,62071
Oct 23, 1999Saturday12$55,230+42.4%-26.7%235$235$65,592,85072
Oct 24, 1999Sunday13$30,550-44.7%-27%235$130$65,623,40073
Oct 25, 1999Monday24$9,395-69.2%-37.7%235$39$65,632,79574
Oct 26, 1999Tuesday24$10,575+12.6%-36.9%235$45$65,643,37075
Oct 27, 1999Wednesday24$9,415-11%-43.5%235$40$65,652,78576
Oct 28, 1999Thursday23$9,215-2.1%-44.8%235$39$65,662,00077
Oct 29, 1999Friday17$34,200+271.1%-11.8%228$150$65,696,20078
Oct 30, 1999Saturday17$46,740+36.7%-15.4%228$205$65,742,94079
Oct 31, 1999
Halloween
Sunday19$23,940-48.8%-21.6%228$105$65,766,88080
Nov 1, 1999Monday22$12,540-47.6%+33.5%228$55$65,779,42081
Nov 2, 1999Tuesday22$13,680+9.1%+29.4%228$60$65,793,10082
Nov 3, 1999Wednesday21$11,395-16.7%+21%228$49$65,804,49583
Nov 4, 1999Thursday21$12,525+9.9%+35.9%228$54$65,817,02084
Nov 5, 1999Friday16$40,920+226.7%+19.6%264$155$65,857,94085
Nov 6, 1999Saturday16$63,360+54.8%+35.6%264$240$65,921,30086
Nov 7, 1999Sunday18$35,640-43.8%+48.9%264$135$65,956,94087
Nov 8, 1999Monday22$13,195-63%+5.2%264$49$65,970,13588
Nov 9, 1999Tuesday21$13,225+0.2%-3.3%264$50$65,983,36089
Nov 10, 1999Wednesday22$17,160+29.8%+50.6%264$65$66,000,52090
Nov 11, 1999Thursday22$18,485+7.7%+47.6%264$70$66,019,00591
Nov 12, 1999Friday15$26,220+41.8%-35.9%228$115$66,045,22592
Nov 13, 1999Saturday15$52,440+100%-17.2%228$230$66,097,66593
Nov 14, 1999Sunday18$28,495-45.7%-20%228$124$66,126,16094
Nov 15, 1999Monday21$9,120-68%-30.9%228$40$66,135,28095
Nov 16, 1999Tuesday21$11,400+25%-13.8%228$50$66,146,68096
Nov 17, 1999Wednesday21$10,260-10%-40.2%228$45$66,156,94097
Nov 18, 1999Thursday21$10,325+0.6%-44.1%228$45$66,167,26598
Nov 19, 1999Friday18$27,945+170.7%+6.6%207$135$66,195,21099
Nov 20, 1999Saturday18$45,540+63%-13.2%207$220$66,240,750100
Nov 21, 1999Sunday21$26,910-40.9%-5.6%207$130$66,267,660101
Nov 22, 1999Monday21$9,315-65.4%+2.1%207$45$66,276,975102
Nov 23, 1999Tuesday21$10,350+11.1%-9.2%207$50$66,287,325103
Nov 24, 1999Wednesday7$10,010-3.3%-2.4%143$70$66,297,335104
Nov 25, 1999
Thanksgiving
Thursday7$10,725+7.1%+3.9%143$75$66,308,060105
Nov 26, 1999Friday7$21,830+103.5%-21.9%118$185$66,329,890106
Nov 27, 1999Saturday7$24,190+10.8%-46.9%118$205$66,354,080107
Nov 28, 1999Sunday10$11,210-53.7%-58.3%118$95$66,365,290108
Nov 29, 1999Monday11$4,130-63.2%-55.7%118$35$66,369,420109
Nov 30, 1999Tuesday11$5,310+28.6%-48.7%118$45$66,374,730110
Dec 1, 1999Wednesday11$4,720-11.1%-52.8%118$40$66,379,450111
Dec 2, 1999Thursday11$5,325+12.8%-50.3%118$45$66,384,775112