Life Is Beautiful

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Grosses

Domestic (25%)
$57,247,384
Summary Details
Opening$118,920
6 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Oct 23, 1998 (Feb 12, 1999)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance War
In Release435 days/62 weeks
Widest Release1,136 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 23-2520$118,920-6-$19,820$118,9201
Oct 30-Nov 116$459,634+286.5%38+32$12,095$651,8322
Nov 6-814$837,093+82.1%110+72$7,609$1,704,0313
Nov 13-1514$852,187+1.8%116+6$7,346$2,933,3054
Nov 20-2215$754,522-11.5%124+8$6,084$4,002,4925
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
18$871,072+15.4%124-$7,024$5,248,3386
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
14$720,955-17.2%134+10$5,380$6,207,9107
Dec 11-1313$682,280-5.4%145+11$4,705$7,155,5728
Dec 18-2012$616,260-9.7%170+25$3,625$8,043,9449
Dec 25-2715$988,234+60.4%224+54$4,411$9,434,95410
Jan 1-317$1,073,415+8.6%225+1$4,770$11,409,84011
Jan 8-1017$904,692-15.7%228+3$3,967$12,758,12212
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
19$1,263,249-218-$5,794$14,441,642-
Jan 22-2420$1,055,993-213-$4,957$15,838,66614
Jan 29-3117$926,243-12.3%215+2$4,308$17,182,78515
Feb 5-720$837,586-9.6%221+6$3,789$18,369,92116
Feb 12-148$2,366,346+182.5%644+423$3,674$21,170,83417
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
11$2,830,316-644-$4,394$21,634,804-
Feb 19-2111$2,350,648-0.7%685+41$3,431$24,666,32718
Feb 26-2813$1,915,628-18.5%681-4$2,812$27,335,87619
Mar 5-711$1,925,622+0.5%672-9$2,865$30,131,64920
Mar 12-1414$1,865,738-3.1%646-26$2,888$32,801,94221
Mar 19-2112$2,234,686+19.8%647+1$3,453$35,990,20222
Mar 26-288$3,244,284+45.2%1,121+474$2,894$40,685,40023
Apr 2-49$2,669,480-17.7%1,130+9$2,362$44,720,42524
Apr 9-1113$1,910,801-28.4%1,136+6$1,682$47,739,74125
Apr 16-1811$1,636,781-14.3%1,113-23$1,470$50,013,88826
Apr 23-2513$1,222,901-25.3%1,019-94$1,200$51,808,89027
Apr 30-May 214$831,732-32%914-105$909$53,072,60428
May 7-912$767,739-7.7%812-102$945$54,168,26429
May 14-1614$626,655-18.4%836+24$749$55,104,44030
May 21-2317$414,662-33.8%579-257$716$55,785,43731
May 28-31
Memorial Day wknd
20$354,616-408-$869$56,365,226-
Jun 4-623$214,067-339-$631$56,692,96433
Jun 11-1331$137,951-35.6%251-88$549$56,954,12534
Jun 18-2041$85,686-37.9%163-88$525$57,124,46435
Jun 25-2760$35,977-58%48-115$749$57,216,35136