A Bug's Life

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Grosses

Domestic (44.8%)
$162,798,565
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Opening$291,121
1 theaters
Budget$120,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Nov 20, 1998 (Nov 25, 1998) - May 20, 1999
Running Time1 hr 35 min
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family
In Release407 days/58 weeks
Widest Release2,773 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Nov 20, 1998Friday2$93,038--1$93,038$93,0381
Nov 21, 1998Saturday2$107,727+15.8%-1$107,727$200,7652
Nov 22, 1998Sunday2$90,356-16.1%-1$90,356$291,1213
Nov 23, 1998Monday2$40,724-54.9%-1$40,724$331,8454
Nov 24, 1998Tuesday2$40,095-1.5%-1$40,095$371,9405
Nov 25, 1998Wednesday1$5,154,129+12,754.8%-2,686$1,918$5,526,0696
Nov 26, 1998
Thanksgiving
Thursday1$7,327,335+42.2%-2,686$2,727$12,853,4047
Nov 27, 1998Friday1$13,096,936+78.7%+13,977%2,686$4,876$25,950,3408
Nov 28, 1998Saturday1$12,471,098-4.8%+11,476.6%2,686$4,643$38,421,4389
Nov 29, 1998Sunday1$7,690,018-38.3%+8,410.8%2,686$2,863$46,111,45610
Nov 30, 1998Monday1$1,524,407-80.2%+3,643.3%2,686$567$47,635,86311
Dec 1, 1998Tuesday1$1,416,383-7.1%+3,432.6%2,686$527$49,052,24612
Dec 2, 1998Wednesday1$1,219,650-13.9%-76.3%2,686$454$50,271,89613
Dec 3, 1998Thursday1$1,231,892+1%-83.2%2,686$458$51,503,78814
Dec 4, 1998Friday1$4,006,751+225.3%-69.4%2,701$1,483$55,510,53915
Dec 5, 1998Saturday1$7,928,279+97.9%-36.4%2,701$2,935$63,438,81816
Dec 6, 1998Sunday1$5,239,188-33.9%-31.9%2,701$1,939$68,678,00617
Dec 7, 1998Monday1$881,231-83.2%-42.2%2,701$326$69,559,23718
Dec 8, 1998Tuesday1$1,024,578+16.3%-27.7%2,701$379$70,583,81519
Dec 9, 1998Wednesday1$840,516-18%-31.1%2,701$311$71,424,33120
Dec 10, 1998Thursday1$869,464+3.4%-29.4%2,701$321$72,293,79521
Dec 11, 1998Friday1$2,538,090+191.9%-36.7%2,748$923$74,831,88522
Dec 12, 1998Saturday1$5,151,662+103%-35%2,748$1,874$79,983,54723
Dec 13, 1998Sunday1$3,503,923-32%-33.1%2,748$1,275$83,487,47024
Dec 14, 1998Monday1$626,991-82.1%-28.9%2,748$228$84,114,46125
Dec 15, 1998Tuesday1$747,259+19.2%-27.1%2,748$271$84,861,72026
Dec 16, 1998Wednesday1$715,067-4.3%-14.9%2,748$260$85,576,78727
Dec 17, 1998Thursday1$777,941+8.8%-10.5%2,748$283$86,354,72828
Dec 18, 1998Friday3$2,141,288+175.3%-15.6%2,773$772$88,496,01629
Dec 19, 1998Saturday3$4,386,421+104.8%-14.9%2,773$1,581$92,882,43730
Dec 20, 1998Sunday3$3,460,223-21.1%-1.2%2,773$1,247$96,342,66031
Dec 21, 1998Monday3$1,917,846-44.6%+205.9%2,773$691$98,260,50632
Dec 22, 1998Tuesday3$2,327,080+21.3%+211.4%2,773$839$100,587,58633
Dec 23, 1998Wednesday3$2,282,393-1.9%+219.2%2,773$823$102,869,97934
Dec 24, 1998Thursday3$1,495,720-34.5%+92.3%2,773$539$104,365,69935
Dec 25, 1998
Christmas Day
Friday7$2,053,715+37.3%-4.1%2,456$836$106,419,41436
Dec 26, 1998Saturday5$4,338,976+111.3%-1.1%2,456$1,766$110,758,39037
Dec 27, 1998Sunday5$3,733,764-13.9%+7.9%2,456$1,520$114,492,15438
Dec 28, 1998Monday5$3,319,339-11.1%+73.1%2,456$1,351$117,811,49339
Dec 29, 1998Tuesday5$3,565,152+7.4%+53.2%2,456$1,451$121,376,64540
Dec 30, 1998Wednesday5$3,304,679-7.3%+44.8%2,456$1,345$124,681,32441
Dec 31, 1998
New Year's Eve
Thursday5$2,908,240-12%+94.4%2,456$1,184$127,589,56442
Jan 1, 1999
New Year's Day
Friday5$3,647,410+25.4%+77.6%2,551$1,429$131,236,97443
Jan 2, 1999Saturday5$3,144,959-13.8%-27.5%2,551$1,232$134,381,93344
Jan 3, 1999Sunday5$2,038,513-35.2%-45.4%2,551$799$136,420,44645
Jan 4, 1999Monday5$566,942-72.2%-82.9%2,551$222$136,987,38846
Jan 5, 1999Tuesday5$501,404-11.6%-85.9%2,551$196$137,488,79247
Jan 6, 1999Wednesday5$363,047-27.6%-89%2,551$142$137,851,83948
Jan 7, 1999Thursday5$379,419+4.5%-87%2,551$148$138,231,25849
Jan 8, 1999Friday4$852,583+124.7%-76.6%2,500$341$139,083,84150
Jan 9, 1999Saturday4$2,253,721+164.3%-28.3%2,500$901$141,337,56251
Jan 10, 1999Sunday4$1,617,647-28.2%-20.6%2,500$647$142,955,20952
Jan 11, 1999Monday4$244,962-84.9%-56.8%2,500$97$143,200,17153
Jan 12, 1999Tuesday4$270,589+10.5%-46%2,500$108$143,470,76054
Jan 13, 1999Wednesday4$232,268-14.2%-36%2,500$92$143,703,02855
Jan 14, 1999Thursday4$251,640+8.3%-33.7%2,500$100$143,954,66856
Jan 15, 1999Friday5$662,207+163.2%-22.3%1,815$364$144,616,87557
Jan 16, 1999Saturday4$1,605,085+142.4%-28.8%1,815$884$146,221,96058
Jan 17, 1999Sunday5$1,175,914-26.7%-27.3%1,815$647$147,397,87459
Jan 18, 1999
MLK Day
Monday5$1,108,933-5.7%+352.7%1,815$610$148,506,80760
Jan 19, 1999Tuesday5$196,614-82.3%-27.3%1,815$108$148,703,42161
Jan 20, 1999Wednesday5$153,141-22.1%-34.1%1,815$84$148,856,56262
Jan 21, 1999Thursday5$157,650+2.9%-37.4%1,815$86$149,034,21263
Jan 22, 1999Friday5$456,665+189.7%-31%1,521$300$149,490,87764
Jan 23, 1999Saturday4$1,293,785+183.3%-19.4%1,521$850$150,784,66265
Jan 24, 1999Sunday4$970,166-25%-17.5%1,521$637$151,734,82866
Jan 25, 1999Monday5$131,831-86.4%-88.1%1,521$86$151,866,65967
Jan 26, 1999Tuesday5$123,644-6.2%-37.1%1,521$81$151,990,30368
Jan 27, 1999Wednesday5$115,635-6.5%-24.5%1,521$76$152,105,93869
Jan 28, 1999Thursday5$123,995+7.2%-21.3%1,521$81$152,229,93370
Jan 29, 1999Friday5$388,505+213.3%-14.9%1,510$257$152,618,43871
Jan 30, 1999Saturday4$994,993+156.1%-23.1%1,510$658$153,613,43172
Jan 31, 1999Sunday4$538,572-45.9%-44.5%1,510$356$154,152,00373
Feb 1, 1999Monday5$105,287-80.5%-20.1%1,510$69$154,257,29074
Feb 2, 1999Tuesday5$98,851-6.1%-20.1%1,510$65$154,356,14175
Feb 3, 1999Wednesday5$90,590-8.4%-21.7%1,510$59$154,446,73176
Feb 4, 1999Thursday5$95,983+6%-22.6%1,510$63$154,542,71477
Feb 5, 1999Friday5$217,159+126.2%-44.1%1,286$168$154,759,87378
Feb 6, 1999Saturday5$690,846+218.1%-30.6%1,286$537$155,450,71979
Feb 7, 1999Sunday5$509,166-26.3%-5.5%1,286$395$155,959,88580
Feb 8, 1999Monday5$70,293-86.2%-33.2%1,286$54$156,030,17881
Feb 9, 1999Tuesday5$54,998-21.8%-44.4%1,286$42$156,085,17682
Feb 10, 1999Wednesday5$56,019+1.9%-38.2%1,286$43$156,141,19583
Feb 11, 1999Thursday5$57,590+2.8%-40%1,286$44$156,198,78584
Feb 12, 1999Friday5$119,922+108.2%-44.8%979$122$156,318,70785
Feb 13, 1999Saturday5$340,108+183.6%-50.8%979$347$156,658,81586
Feb 14, 1999Sunday5$343,074+0.9%-32.6%979$350$157,001,88987
Feb 15, 1999
Presidents' Day
Monday4$265,908-22.5%+278.3%979$271$157,267,79788
Feb 16, 1999Tuesday5$75,946-71.4%+38.1%979$77$157,343,74389
Feb 17, 1999Wednesday5$76,766+1.1%+37%979$78$157,420,50990
Feb 18, 1999Thursday5$85,409+11.3%+48.3%979$87$157,505,91891