The Straight Story (1999)

Alvin Straight, a 73-year-old, learns that his estranged brother, Lyle is critically ill. Unable to drive, Alvin embarks on a journey from Iowa to Mt. Zion, by riding a lawn mower. Will he succeed?

All Releases

Domestic (96.2%)
$6,203,044
International (3.8%)
$243,183
Worldwide
$6,447,686
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Domestic Opening$92,312
Earliest Release DateOctober 15, 1999 (Domestic)
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresBiography Drama

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseOctober 15-March 10, 20003 markets$6,203,044$213,281$6,417,007
25th AnniversaryJune 27, 2024Netherlands$29,658$29,658
2021 Re-releaseAPAC$244$1,021

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$6,203,0445,875
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil1$213,2812,558
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Netherlands1$29,6584,522
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
New Zealand1$2447,347