Boys Don't Cry

A young man named Brandon Teena navigates love, life, and being transgender in rural Nebraska.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$11,540,607
Summary Details
DistributorFox Searchlight Pictures
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Opening$73,720
2 theaters
Budget$2,000,000
Release DateOct 8, 1999
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 58 min
GenresBiography Crime Drama Romance
In Release451 days/64 weeks
Widest Release365 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 8-1043$73,720-2-$36,860$73,7201
Oct 15-1734$121,018+64.2%18+16$6,723$237,5042
Oct 22-2424$307,581+154.2%39+21$7,886$595,9613
Oct 29-3125$257,330-16.3%41+2$6,276$975,0594
Nov 5-731$204,474-20.5%34-7$6,013$1,295,6835
Nov 12-1435$143,603-29.8%30-4$4,786$1,536,0976
Nov 19-2133$155,798+8.5%37+7$4,210$1,749,1537
Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving 3-Day
36$142,294-8.7%33-4$4,311$1,961,8718
Dec 3-5
Post-Thanksgiving
38$106,993-24.8%32-1$3,343$2,118,7679
Dec 10-1239$84,192-21.3%32-$2,631$2,249,02410
Dec 17-1939$80,869-3.9%31-1$2,608$2,370,93811
Dec 24-2640$64,496-20.2%51+20$1,264$2,485,43012
Dec 31-Jan 2, 200040$109,898+70.4%48-3$2,289$2,697,06813
Jan 7-943$107,803-1.9%41-7$2,629$2,881,43114
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
38$138,207-43-$3,214$3,074,284-
Jan 21-2346$79,106-37-$2,138$3,190,62716
Jan 28-3042$133,393+68.6%34-3$3,923$3,393,36917
Feb 4-644$127,887-4.1%34-$3,761$3,578,04418
Feb 11-1347$107,598-15.9%25-9$4,303$3,734,38119
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
22$583,099-118-$4,941$4,370,540-
Feb 25-2725$334,251-122-$2,739$4,839,06121
Mar 3-523$436,326+30.5%182+60$2,397$5,407,45222
Mar 10-1225$462,078+5.9%186+4$2,484$6,070,56123
Mar 17-1923$512,618+10.9%260+74$1,971$6,817,52924
Mar 24-2617$695,333+35.6%280+20$2,483$7,802,63525
Mar 31-Apr 216$984,311+41.6%365+85$2,696$9,326,08726
Apr 7-918$674,451-31.5%360-5$1,873$10,369,82427
Apr 14-1620$344,404-48.9%252-108$1,366$10,968,56928
Apr 21-2331$161,303-53.2%158-94$1,020$11,288,91229
Apr 28-3045$68,053-57.8%94-64$723$11,425,40230