Patch Adams

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.

Grosses

Domestic (66.7%)
$135,026,902
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$25,262,280
2,712 theaters
Budget$90,000,000
Release DateDec 25, 1998
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresBiography Comedy Drama Romance
In Release372 days/53 weeks
Widest Release2,909 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 25, 1998
Christmas Day
Friday1$8,081,760--2,714$2,977$8,081,7601
Dec 26, 1998Saturday1$9,803,880+21.3%-2,714$3,612$17,885,6402
Dec 27, 1998Sunday1$7,376,640-24.8%-2,712$2,720$25,262,2803
Dec 28, 1998Monday1$5,086,325-31%-2,712$1,875$30,348,6054
Dec 29, 1998Tuesday1$5,112,120+0.5%-2,712$1,885$35,460,7255
Dec 30, 1998Wednesday1$4,840,920-5.3%-2,712$1,785$40,301,6456
Dec 31, 1998
New Year's Eve
Thursday1$6,142,680+26.9%-2,712$2,265$46,444,3257
Jan 1, 1999
New Year's Day
Friday1$8,046,675+31%-0.4%2,751$2,925$54,491,0008
Jan 2, 1999Saturday1$6,918,765-14%-29.4%2,751$2,515$61,409,7659
Jan 3, 1999Sunday1$4,085,235-41%-44.6%2,752$1,484$65,495,00010
Jan 4, 1999Monday1$1,374,885-66.3%-73%2,752$499$66,869,88511
Jan 5, 1999Tuesday1$1,540,560+12.1%-69.9%2,752$559$68,410,44512
Jan 6, 1999Wednesday1$1,182,930-23.2%-75.6%2,752$429$69,593,37513
Jan 7, 1999Thursday1$1,224,195+3.5%-80.1%2,752$444$70,817,57014
Jan 8, 1999Friday1$3,268,595+167%-59.4%2,770$1,179$74,086,16515
Jan 9, 1999Saturday1$6,218,655+90.3%-10.1%2,770$2,245$80,304,82016
Jan 10, 1999Sunday1$3,199,350-48.6%-21.7%2,770$1,155$83,504,17017
Jan 11, 1999Monday1$706,350-77.9%-48.6%2,770$255$84,210,52018
Jan 12, 1999Tuesday1$914,100+29.4%-40.7%2,770$330$85,124,62019
Jan 13, 1999Wednesday1$761,750-16.7%-35.6%2,770$275$85,886,37020
Jan 14, 1999Thursday1$762,125<0.1%-37.7%2,770$275$86,648,49521
Jan 15, 1999Friday1$2,762,815+262.5%-15.5%2,893$955$89,411,31022
Jan 16, 1999Saturday1$4,657,730+68.6%-25.1%2,893$1,610$94,069,04023
Jan 17, 1999Sunday1$2,806,210-39.8%-12.3%2,893$970$96,875,25024
Jan 18, 1999
MLK Day
Monday2$1,822,590-35.1%+158%2,893$630$98,697,84025
Jan 19, 1999Tuesday1$663,320-63.6%-27.4%2,893$229$99,361,16026
Jan 20, 1999Wednesday1$562,380-15.2%-26.2%2,893$194$99,923,54027
Jan 21, 1999Thursday1$563,555+0.2%-26.1%2,893$194$100,487,09528
Jan 22, 1999Friday1$2,094,480+271.7%-24.2%2,909$720$102,581,57529
Jan 23, 1999Saturday1$3,927,150+87.5%-15.7%2,909$1,350$106,508,72530
Jan 24, 1999Sunday1$2,079,935-47%-25.9%2,909$715$108,588,66031
Jan 25, 1999Monday1$436,050-79%-76.1%2,907$150$109,024,71032
Jan 26, 1999Tuesday1$537,980+23.4%-18.9%2,908$185$109,562,69033
Jan 27, 1999Wednesday1$450,430-16.3%-19.9%2,906$155$110,013,12034
Jan 28, 1999Thursday1$493,170+9.5%-12.5%2,901$170$110,506,29035
Jan 29, 1999Friday1$1,813,625+267.7%-13.4%2,879$629$112,319,91536
Jan 30, 1999Saturday1$3,166,550+74.6%-19.4%2,879$1,099$115,486,46537
Jan 31, 1999Sunday1$1,021,505-67.7%-50.9%2,879$354$116,507,97038
Feb 1, 1999Monday1$330,510-67.6%-24.2%2,874$115$116,838,48039
Feb 2, 1999Tuesday1$429,915+30.1%-20.1%2,866$150$117,268,39540
Feb 3, 1999Wednesday1$343,920-20%-23.6%2,866$120$117,612,31541
Feb 4, 1999Thursday1$358,250+4.2%-27.4%2,879$124$117,970,56542
Feb 5, 1999Friday1$1,187,115+231.4%-34.5%2,729$435$119,157,68043
Feb 6, 1999Saturday1$2,196,845+85.1%-30.6%2,729$805$121,354,52544
Feb 7, 1999Sunday2$1,023,375-53.4%+0.2%2,729$375$122,377,90045
Feb 8, 1999Monday2$244,710-76.1%-26%2,719$90$122,622,61046
Feb 9, 1999Tuesday2$297,880+21.7%-30.7%2,708$110$122,920,49047
Feb 10, 1999Wednesday2$244,080-18.1%-29%2,712$90$123,164,57048
Feb 11, 1999Thursday2$270,195+10.7%-24.6%2,702$99$123,434,76549
Feb 12, 1999Friday2$660,995+144.6%-44.3%2,101$314$124,095,76050
Feb 13, 1999Saturday2$1,323,630+100.2%-39.7%2,101$630$125,419,39051
Feb 14, 1999Sunday2$1,145,045-13.5%+11.9%2,101$545$126,564,43552
Feb 15, 1999
Presidents' Day
Monday3$440,995-61.5%+80.2%2,101$209$127,005,43053
Feb 16, 1999Tuesday2$224,290-49.1%-24.7%2,039$110$127,229,72054
Feb 17, 1999Wednesday2$183,150-18.3%-25%2,035$90$127,412,87055
Feb 18, 1999Thursday2$202,995+10.8%-24.9%2,030$99$127,615,86556
Feb 19, 1999Friday2$475,195+134.1%-28.1%1,584$299$128,091,06057
Feb 20, 1999Saturday2$863,280+81.7%-34.8%1,584$545$128,954,34058
Feb 21, 1999Sunday2$403,920-53.2%-64.7%1,570$257$129,358,26059
Feb 22, 1999Monday2$100,100-75.2%-77.3%1,540$65$129,458,36060
Feb 23, 1999Tuesday2$121,840+21.7%-45.7%1,523$80$129,580,20061
Feb 24, 1999Wednesday2$106,610-12.5%-41.8%1,523$70$129,686,81062
Feb 25, 1999Thursday2$114,595+7.5%-43.5%1,528$74$129,801,40563
Feb 26, 1999Friday3$246,185+114.8%-48.2%929$265$130,047,59064
Feb 27, 1999Saturday3$413,405+67.9%-52.1%929$445$130,460,99565
Feb 28, 1999Sunday3$213,670-48.3%-47.1%929$230$130,674,66566
Mar 1, 1999Monday3$54,060-74.7%-46%901$60$130,728,72567
Mar 2, 1999Tuesday3$61,460+13.7%-49.6%878$70$130,790,18568
Mar 3, 1999Wednesday3$57,070-7.1%-46.5%878$65$130,847,25569
Mar 4, 1999Thursday3$65,850+15.4%-42.5%878$75$130,913,10570
Mar 5, 1999Friday3$145,920+121.6%-40.7%608$240$131,059,02571
Mar 6, 1999Saturday3$234,085+60.4%-43.4%608$385$131,293,11072
Mar 7, 1999Sunday4$124,640-46.8%-41.7%608$205$131,417,75073
Mar 8, 1999Monday4$31,845-74.5%-41.1%579$55$131,449,59574
Mar 9, 1999Tuesday4$36,920+15.9%-39.9%568$65$131,486,51575
Mar 10, 1999Wednesday4$34,380-6.9%-39.8%573$60$131,520,89576
Mar 11, 1999Thursday4$40,110+16.7%-39.1%573$70$131,561,00577
Mar 12, 1999Friday3$72,320+80.3%-50.4%321$225$131,633,32578
Mar 13, 1999Saturday3$120,375+66.4%-48.6%321$375$131,753,70079
Mar 14, 1999Sunday4$56,175-53.3%-54.9%321$175$131,809,87580
Mar 15, 1999Monday4$19,240-65.7%-39.6%296$65$131,829,11581
Mar 16, 1999Tuesday4$25,830+34.3%-30%287$90$131,854,94582
Mar 17, 1999Wednesday4$18,785-27.3%-45.4%289$65$131,873,73083
Mar 18, 1999Thursday4$24,650+31.2%-38.5%290$85$131,898,38084
Mar 19, 1999Friday3$179,550+628.4%+148.3%665$270$132,077,93085
Mar 20, 1999Saturday3$285,950+59.3%+137.5%665$430$132,363,88086
Mar 21, 1999Sunday3$159,605-44.2%+184.1%665$240$132,523,48587
Mar 22, 1999Monday3$68,145-57.3%+254.2%649$105$132,591,63088
Mar 23, 1999Tuesday3$80,125+17.6%+210.2%641$125$132,671,75589
Mar 24, 1999Wednesday3$67,830-15.3%+261.1%646$105$132,739,58590
Mar 25, 1999Thursday3$70,950+4.6%+187.8%645$110$132,810,53591
Mar 26, 1999Friday3$133,010+87.5%-25.9%566$235$132,943,54592
Mar 27, 1999Saturday3$192,440+44.7%-32.7%566$340$133,135,98593
Mar 28, 1999Sunday4$118,860-38.2%-25.5%566$210$133,254,84594
Mar 29, 1999Monday3$46,495-60.9%-31.8%547$85$133,301,34095
Mar 30, 1999Tuesday3$54,105+16.4%-32.5%541$100$133,355,44596
Mar 31, 1999Wednesday4$52,985-2.1%-21.9%530$99$133,408,43097
Apr 1, 1999Thursday4$63,480+19.8%-10.5%529$120$133,471,91098
Apr 2, 1999Friday4$128,470+102.4%-3.4%443$290$133,600,38099
Apr 3, 1999Saturday4$146,190+13.8%-24%443$330$133,746,570100
Apr 4, 1999
Easter Sunday
Sunday4$77,525-47%-34.8%443$175$133,824,095101
Apr 5, 1999Monday4$44,625-42.4%-4%425$105$133,868,720102
Apr 6, 1999Tuesday4$44,415-0.5%-17.9%423$105$133,913,135103
Apr 7, 1999Wednesday4$40,090-9.7%-24.3%422$95$133,953,225104
Apr 8, 1999Thursday4$40,125<0.1%-36.8%422$95$133,993,350105
Apr 9, 1999Friday4$86,705+116.1%-32.5%340$255$134,080,055106
Apr 10, 1999Saturday4$124,095+43.1%-15.1%340$364$134,204,150107
Apr 11, 1999Sunday4$59,485-52.1%-23.3%340$174$134,263,635108
Apr 12, 1999Monday4$16,050-73%-64%321$50$134,279,685109
Apr 13, 1999Tuesday4$19,260+20%-56.6%321$60$134,298,945110
Apr 14, 1999Wednesday4$17,490-9.2%-56.4%318$55$134,316,435111
Apr 15, 1999Thursday4$19,080+9.1%-52.4%318$60$134,335,515112
Apr 16, 1999Friday4$55,650+191.7%-35.8%265$210$134,391,165113
Apr 17, 1999Saturday4$90,115+61.9%-27.4%265$340$134,481,280114
Apr 18, 1999Sunday4$39,750-55.9%-33.2%265$150$134,521,030115
Apr 19, 1999Monday4$12,550-68.4%-21.8%251$50$134,533,580116
Apr 20, 1999Tuesday4$13,750+9.6%-28.6%250$55$134,547,330117
Apr 21, 1999Wednesday4$12,350-10.2%-29.4%247$50$134,559,680118
Apr 22, 1999Thursday4$13,585+10%-28.8%247$55$134,573,265119
Apr 23, 1999Friday3$37,005+172.4%-33.5%185$200$134,610,270120
Apr 24, 1999Saturday3$55,525+50%-38.4%185$300$134,665,795121
Apr 25, 1999Sunday4$22,215-60%-44.1%185$120$134,688,010122
Apr 26, 1999Monday4$7,515-66.2%-40.1%167$45$134,695,525123
Apr 27, 1999Tuesday4$7,470-0.6%-45.7%166$45$134,702,995124
Apr 28, 1999Wednesday4$7,495+0.3%-39.3%167$44$134,710,490125
Apr 29, 1999Thursday4$6,680-10.9%-50.8%167$40$134,717,170126
Apr 30, 1999Friday4$25,025+274.6%-32.4%143$175$134,742,195127
May 1, 1999Saturday4$39,325+57.1%-29.2%143$275$134,781,520128
May 2, 1999Sunday4$15,730-60%-29.2%143$110$134,797,250129
May 3, 1999Monday4$3,930-75%-47.7%131$30$134,801,180130
May 4, 1999Tuesday4$4,445+13.1%-40.5%127$35$134,805,625131
May 5, 1999Wednesday4$5,080+14.3%-32.2%127$40$134,810,705132
May 6, 1999Thursday4$5,095+0.3%-23.7%127$40$134,815,800133
May 7, 1999Friday5$14,175+178.2%-43.4%105$135$134,829,975134
May 8, 1999Saturday5$22,050+55.6%-43.9%105$210$134,852,025135
May 9, 1999Sunday5$13,650-38.1%-13.2%105$130$134,865,675136
May 10, 1999Monday5$2,850-79.1%-27.5%95$30$134,868,525137
May 11, 1999Tuesday5$3,800+33.3%-14.5%95$40$134,872,325138
May 12, 1999Wednesday5$3,845+1.2%-24.3%95$40$134,876,170139
May 13, 1999Thursday5$4,275+11.2%-16.1%105$40$134,880,445140
May 14, 1999Friday5$14,105+229.9%-0.5%91$155$134,894,550141
May 15, 1999Saturday5$19,565+38.7%-11.3%91$215$134,914,115142
May 16, 1999Sunday5$7,758-60.3%-43.2%91$85$134,921,873143
May 17, 1999Monday4$2,275-70.7%-20.2%91$25$134,924,148144
May 18, 1999Tuesday4$3,080+35.4%-18.9%88$35$134,927,228145
May 19, 1999Wednesday5$2,460-20.1%-36%82$30$134,929,688146
May 20, 1999Thursday5$2,870+16.7%-32.9%82$35$134,932,558147
May 21, 1999Friday6$13,330+364.5%-5.5%86$155$134,945,888148
May 22, 1999Saturday6$18,920+41.9%-3.3%86$220$134,964,808149
May 23, 1999Sunday6$12,040-36.4%+55.2%86$140$134,976,848150
May 24, 1999Monday6$3,900-67.6%+71.4%78$50$134,980,748151
May 25, 1999Tuesday6$2,380-39%-22.7%68$35$134,983,128152
May 26, 1999Wednesday6$2,275-4.4%-7.5%65$35$134,985,403153
May 27, 1999Thursday6$2,600+14.3%-9.4%65$40$134,988,003154
May 28, 1999Friday7$6,375+145.2%-52.2%71$89$134,994,378155
May 29, 1999Saturday7$7,455+16.9%-60.6%71$105$135,001,833156
May 30, 1999Sunday7$6,390-14.3%-46.9%71$90$135,008,223157
May 31, 1999
Memorial Day
Monday7$6,745+5.6%+72.9%71$95$135,014,968158
Jun 1, 1999Tuesday7$1,775-73.7%-25.4%71$25$135,016,743159
Jun 2, 1999Wednesday7$1,420-20%-37.6%71$20$135,018,163160
Jun 3, 1999Thursday7$1,400-1.4%-46.2%71$19$135,019,563161