Domestic Box Office For 1998

Key:Estimated

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
9Godzilla$136,314,2943,310$44,047,54132.3%3,310May 20-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
8Deep Impact$140,464,6643,280$41,152,37529.3%3,156May 8-Paramount Pictures
5The Waterboy$161,491,6462,782$39,414,071-2,664Nov 6-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2Armageddon$201,578,1823,184$36,089,97217.9%3,127Jul 1-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11Lethal Weapon 4$130,444,6033,117$34,048,12426.1%3,117Jul 10-Warner Bros.
7Rush Hour$141,186,8642,724$33,001,80323.4%2,638Sep 18-New Line Cinema
12The Truman Show$125,618,2012,911$31,542,12125.1%2,315Jun 5-Paramount Pictures
1Saving Private Ryan$216,540,9092,807$30,576,10414.1%2,463Jul 24-DreamWorks Distribution
23The X Files$83,898,3132,650$30,138,75835.9%2,629Jun 19-Twentieth Century Fox
6Doctor Dolittle$144,156,6052,871$29,014,32420.1%2,777Jun 26-Twentieth Century Fox
17The Rugrats Movie$100,494,6752,832$27,321,47027.2%2,782Nov 20-Paramount Pictures
10Patch Adams$135,026,9022,909$25,262,28018.7%2,712Dec 25-Universal Pictures
13Mulan$120,620,2542,953$22,745,14318.9%2,888Jun 19-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
19The Mask of Zorro$94,095,5232,515$22,525,85523.9%2,515Jul 17-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
28Star Trek: Insurrection$70,187,6582,677$22,052,83631.4%2,620Dec 11-Paramount Pictures
30Lost in Space$69,117,6293,306$20,154,91929.2%3,306Apr 3-New Line Cinema
15Enemy of the State$111,549,8362,517$20,038,57318%2,393Nov 20-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
20Stepmom$91,137,6622,503$19,142,44021%2,358Dec 25-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
24The Wedding Singer$80,245,7252,837$18,865,08023.5%2,821Feb 13-New Line Cinema
14You've Got Mail$115,821,4952,948$18,426,74915.9%2,691Dec 18-Warner Bros.
37The Man in the Iron Mask$56,968,9023,101$17,271,45030.3%3,101Mar 13-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
21Antz$90,757,8632,929$17,195,16018.9%2,449Oct 2-DreamWorks Distribution
29Blade$70,087,7182,389$17,073,85624.4%2,322Aug 21-New Line Cinema
36U.S. Marshals$57,167,4052,817$16,863,98829.5%2,817Mar 6-Warner Bros.
31A Perfect Murder$67,638,3682,845$16,615,70424.6%2,845Jun 5-Warner Bros.
53I Still Know What You Did Last Summer$40,002,1122,473$16,520,03841.3%2,443Nov 13-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
27Six Days Seven Nights$74,339,2942,606$16,485,27622.2%2,550Jun 12-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39Snake Eyes$55,591,4092,718$16,310,37329.3%2,713Aug 7-Paramount Pictures
41Halloween H20: 20 Years Later$55,041,7382,669$16,187,72429.4%2,607Aug 7-Dimension Films
40What Dreams May Come$55,382,9272,531$15,833,59228.6%2,526Oct 2-PolyGram
25City of Angels$78,685,1142,433$15,369,04819.5%2,212Apr 10-Warner Bros.
46Meet Joe Black$44,619,1002,527$15,017,99533.7%2,503Nov 13-Universal Pictures
16The Prince of Egypt$101,413,1883,218$14,524,32114.3%3,118Dec 18-DreamWorks Distribution
58Sphere$37,020,2772,814$14,433,95739%2,814Feb 13-Warner Bros.
34Hope Floats$60,053,1952,404$14,210,46423.7%2,367May 29-Twentieth Century Fox
42Small Soldiers$54,682,5472,613$14,047,59225.7%2,539Jul 10Nov 19DreamWorks Distribution
49The Siege$40,981,2892,582$13,931,28534%2,541Nov 6-Twentieth Century Fox
3There's Something About Mary$176,484,6512,555$13,740,6447.8%2,186Jul 15-Twentieth Century Fox
26The Horse Whisperer$75,383,5632,362$13,685,48818.2%2,039May 15-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
45Practical Magic$46,732,8812,652$13,104,69428%2,652Oct 16-Warner Bros.
69Grease
1998 Re-release
$28,411,0182,064$12,705,46344.7%2,064Mar 27-Paramount Pictures
48Ronin$41,616,2622,487$12,697,64130.5%2,487Sep 25-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
54Primary Colors$39,001,1871,976$12,045,39530.9%1,965Mar 20Jun 25Universal Pictures
57Out of Sight$37,562,5682,112$12,020,43532%2,106Jun 26-Universal Pictures
62Bride of Chucky$32,400,6582,467$11,830,85536.5%2,412Oct 16-Universal Pictures
52The Faculty$40,283,3212,365$11,633,49528.9%2,365Dec 25-Miramax
56How Stella Got Her Groove Back$37,672,9411,399$11,318,91930%1,395Aug 14-Twentieth Century Fox
32The Parent Trap$66,308,5182,407$11,148,49716.8%2,247Jul 31-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70The Big Hit$27,007,1432,149$10,809,42440%2,149Apr 24-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
44Mighty Joe Young$50,632,0372,559$10,602,04220.9%2,502Dec 25-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
67Spice World$29,342,5922,339$10,527,22235.9%2,339Jan 23-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
55Urban Legend$38,072,4382,257$10,515,44427.6%2,257Sep 25-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
75Fallen$25,232,2892,448$10,401,58641.2%2,448Jan 16-Warner Bros.
77The Avengers$23,384,9392,466$10,305,95744.1%2,466Aug 14-Warner Bros.
47The Negotiator$44,547,6812,436$10,218,83122.9%2,436Jul 31-Warner Bros.
61Mercury Rising$32,935,2892,399$10,104,71530.7%2,386Apr 3-Universal Pictures
85Psycho$21,485,6552,489$10,031,85046.7%2,477Dec 4-Universal Pictures
68The Object of My Affection$29,187,2431,990$9,725,85533.3%1,890Apr 17-Twentieth Century Fox
64Wild Things$30,147,7392,177$9,622,44431.9%2,177Mar 20-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
63A Night at the Roxbury$30,331,1652,169$9,604,79131.7%1,865Oct 2-Paramount Pictures
73Great Expectations$26,420,6721,906$9,593,29036.3%1,867Jan 30-Twentieth Century Fox
86Vampires$20,308,7721,793$9,106,49744.8%1,793Oct 30-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
51Pleasantville$40,584,4211,773$8,855,06321.8%1,636Oct 23-New Line Cinema
33Ever After: A Cinderella Story$65,705,7712,067$8,526,90413%1,767Jul 31-Twentieth Century Fox
80Rounders$22,912,4092,191$8,459,12636.9%2,176Sep 11-Miramax
81Beloved$22,852,4871,571$8,165,55135.7%1,501Oct 16-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
90The Replacement Killers$19,204,9291,936$8,046,55341.9%1,936Feb 6-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
74Can't Hardly Wait$25,605,0151,987$8,025,91031.3%1,987Jun 12-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
88Hard Rain$19,870,5672,132$8,009,02440.3%2,107Jan 16-Paramount Pictures
95Half Baked$17,460,0201,703$7,722,54044.2%1,701Jan 16-Universal Pictures
84He Got Game$21,567,8531,414$7,610,66335.3%1,319May 1-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
89Species II$19,221,9392,510$7,274,00837.8%2,510Apr 10-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
60Jack Frost$34,562,5562,152$7,104,12520.6%2,152Dec 11-Warner Bros.
94Disturbing Behavior$17,514,9801,842$7,007,71440%1,842Jul 24-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
9854$16,757,1631,869$6,611,53239.5%1,859Aug 28-Miramax
78One True Thing$23,245,8401,636$6,606,45528.4%1,590Sep 18-Universal Pictures
87Mafia!$19,889,2991,944$6,577,96133.1%1,942Jul 24-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
104Soldier$14,594,2262,507$6,447,23744.2%2,507Oct 23-Warner Bros.
66Madeline$29,967,7501,863$6,414,66821.4%1,863Jul 10-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
92Babe: Pig in the City$18,319,8602,387$6,162,64033.6%2,384Nov 25-Universal Pictures
107Blues Brothers 2000$14,051,3842,516$6,129,61543.6%2,507Feb 6-Universal Pictures
83Quest for Camelot$22,510,7983,107$6,041,60226.8%3,107May 15-Warner Bros.
79The Players Club$23,047,939624$5,894,60725.6%593Apr 10-New Line Cinema
102Twilight$15,055,0911,354$5,866,41139%1,351Mar 6-Paramount Pictures
108Desperate Measures$13,806,1371,963$5,833,41242.3%1,963Jan 30-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
109Hush$13,583,6901,966$5,742,43142.3%1,966Mar 6-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
105Dark City$14,378,3311,754$5,576,95338.8%1,754Feb 27-New Line Cinema
96The Big Lebowski$17,451,8731,235$5,533,84431.7%1,207Mar 6-Gramercy Pictures (I)
124Knock Off$10,319,9151,800$5,516,23153.5%1,800Sep 4-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
71Paulie$26,875,2681,812$5,369,80020%1,553Apr 17-DreamWorks Distribution
103The Wizard of Oz
1998 Re-release
$14,836,9841,882$5,354,31136.1%1,879Nov 6-Warner Bros.
113Senseless$12,874,8991,850$5,337,65141.5%1,843Feb 20-Dimension Films
114Mr. Nice Guy$12,716,9531,463$5,250,70441.3%1,463Mar 20-New Line Cinema
118Holy Man$12,069,7192,013$5,106,91942.3%2,013Oct 9-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
106Les Misérables$14,096,3211,477$5,011,84035.6%1,477May 1-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
91The Odd Couple II$18,912,3281,852$4,810,28825.4%1,650Apr 10-Paramount Pictures
111Black Dog$12,951,0882,050$4,809,37537.1%2,025May 1-Universal Pictures
120Deep Rising$11,203,0261,788$4,737,79342.3%1,758Jan 30-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
101Dead Man on Campus$15,064,9461,830$4,704,68831.2%1,797Aug 21-Paramount Pictures
100Dance with Me$15,923,1221,467$4,507,66328.3%1,467Aug 21-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
82The Borrowers$22,619,5891,606$4,470,11119.8%1,535Feb 13-PolyGram
123The Newton Boys$10,452,0121,969$4,010,24538.4%1,965Mar 27-Twentieth Century Fox
115Why Do Fools Fall in Love$12,461,7731,377$3,946,38231.7%1,369Aug 28-Warner Bros.
117I'll Be Home for Christmas$12,214,3381,776$3,898,29331.9%1,759Nov 13-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
136Firestorm$8,165,2122,057$3,849,30847.1%2,037Jan 9-Twentieth Century Fox
122Home Fries$10,493,3661,925$3,784,02336.1%1,925Nov 27-Warner Bros.
127Dirty Work$10,023,2821,776$3,634,23636.3%1,776Jun 12-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
134Apt Pupil$8,863,1931,448$3,583,15140.4%1,448Oct 23-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
131Wrongfully Accused$9,623,3292,062$3,504,63036.4%2,062Aug 21-Warner Bros.
130Belly$9,639,390630$3,454,77635.8%600Nov 6-Artisan Entertainment
133Ringmaster$9,257,1031,320$3,344,02236.1%1,312Nov 27-Artisan Entertainment
121Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas$10,680,2751,130$3,338,59031.3%1,126May 22-Universal Pictures
93Simon Birch$18,253,415930$3,321,37018.2%596Sep 11-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
139Krippendorf's Tribe$7,571,1151,529$3,316,37743.8%1,529Feb 27-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
125I Got the Hook Up$10,317,779655$3,310,34932.1%655May 29-Miramax
129Very Bad Things$9,898,4121,260$3,245,85332.8%1,260Nov 27-PolyGram
137My Giant$8,072,0071,948$3,117,79538.6%1,948Apr 10-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
141BASEketball$7,027,2901,910$3,086,10543.9%1,905Jul 31-Universal Pictures
154Phantoms$5,624,2821,859$3,065,95154.5%1,859Jan 23-Miramax
140Star Kid$7,029,0251,053$2,958,76842.1%1,041Jan 16-Trimark Pictures
152Palmetto$5,878,9111,505$2,876,75348.9%1,505Feb 20-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
148Almost Heroes$6,136,8562,048$2,837,92846.2%2,048May 29-Warner Bros.
126Air Bud: Golden Receiver$10,224,1161,669$2,603,72625.5%1,669Aug 14-Miramax
138Woo$8,064,972625$2,517,26331.2%625May 8-New Line Cinema
156Ride$5,485,295509$2,513,33445.8%496Mar 27Apr 30Miramax
135Return to Paradise$8,341,087985$2,465,12929.6%965Aug 14-PolyGram
142Caught Up$6,754,958722$2,422,63135.9%713Feb 27--
163Kissing a Fool$4,106,5881,754$2,308,14556.2%1,742Feb 27-Universal Pictures
116Barney's Great Adventure$12,218,638833$2,203,86518%540Apr 3-PolyGram
165Major League: Back to the Minors$3,572,4432,322$2,087,01158.4%2,322Apr 17-Warner Bros.
162Meet the Deedles$4,356,2161,763$2,006,75146.1%1,763Mar 27-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
157Celebrity$5,078,660493$1,588,01331.3%493Nov 20-Miramax
143Gone with the Wind
1998 Re-release
$6,750,112214$1,192,59317.7%214Jun 26-New Line Cinema
182Tarzan and the Lost City$2,172,9411,412$1,110,56451.1%1,412Apr 24-Warner Bros.
177Hav Plenty$2,284,034413$1,102,03648.2%413Jun 19-Miramax
119Sliding Doors$11,841,544522$834,8177%117Apr 24-Miramax
200One Tough Cop$1,223,034415$651,35053.3%415Oct 9--
186Two Girls and a Guy$2,057,193316$649,42331.6%316Apr 24-Fox Searchlight Pictures
202Nightwatch$1,179,002300$585,73349.7%300Apr 17-Miramax
193Suicide Kings$1,740,156152$558,08132.1%135Apr 17Jul 23Artisan Entertainment
197In God's Hands$1,546,414109$555,34235.9%109Apr 24-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
178Pecker$2,281,761184$541,64623.7%184Sep 25-Fine Line Features
184Zero Effect$2,087,471129$434,84020.8%100Jan 30-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
99A Simple Plan$16,316,273675$390,5632.4%31Dec 11-Paramount Pictures
217Strangeland$713,239315$373,28852.3%315Oct 2-Artisan Entertainment
22Everest$87,178,59962$364,2440.4%10Mar 6-MacGillivray Freeman Films
159Your Friends and Neighbors$4,714,658246$340,2887.2%32Aug 21Nov 5Gramercy Pictures (I)
180The Impostors$2,198,044162$308,76714%66Oct 2-Fox Searchlight Pictures
212Strike!$907,996133$307,76333.9%133Aug 21Sep 3Miramax
208Velvet Goldmine$1,053,78885$301,78728.6%85Nov 6-Miramax
4A Bug's Life$162,798,5652,773$291,1210.2%1Nov 20May 20Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
59The Thin Red Line$36,400,4911,657$282,5340.8%5Dec 25May 20Twentieth Century Fox
223Deceiver$572,433211$279,10348.8%211Jan 30-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
169The Last Days of Disco$3,020,601168$277,6019.2%22May 29-Gramercy Pictures (I)
65Elizabeth$30,082,699624$275,1310.9%9Nov 6-Gramercy Pictures (I)
171Freeriders$2,750,06430$264,5489.6%11Oct 20--
203Permanent Midnight$1,171,00190$260,56222.3%55Sep 18Nov 12Artisan Entertainment
235Hurricane Streets$375,63493$231,50061.6%93Feb 13-United Artists
18Shakespeare in Love$100,317,7942,030$224,0120.2%8Dec 11-Miramax
222Orgazmo$602,30294$210,07334.9%94Oct 23Nov 26October Films
260Chairman of the Board$181,233196$181,233100%196Mar 13-Trimark Pictures
112Living Out Loud$12,905,9011,087$169,7471.3%8Oct 30-New Line Cinema
191Clay Pigeons$1,794,086297$167,3649.3%19Sep 25-Gramercy Pictures (I)
190Hurlyburly$1,798,86284$164,8269.2%16Dec 25-Fine Line Features
232Swept from the Sea$397,02055$163,28941.1%55Jan 23-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
145American History X$6,719,864513$156,0762.3%17Oct 30-New Line Cinema
2343 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain$375,805120$150,12739.9%120Apr 10-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
76Waking Ned Devine$24,792,251540$148,9710.6%9Nov 20Jun 24Fox Searchlight Pictures
216The Big One$720,07453$146,90920.4%33Apr 10May 28Miramax
72Bulworth$26,528,1852,051$141,8160.5%2May 15-Twentieth Century Fox
187The Butcher Boy$1,995,91190$135,6066.8%9Apr 3Aug 20Warner Bros.
213Firelight$785,48239$135,40117.2%10Sep 4Dec 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
170Happiness$2,982,01160$130,3034.4%6Oct 16-Good Machine
155Slums of Beverly Hills$5,502,773253$125,5612.3%7Aug 14-Fox Searchlight Pictures
132The Spanish Prisoner$9,584,314296$124,0111.3%7Apr 3-Sony Pictures Classics
269Sour Grapes$123,10428$123,104100%28Apr 17-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
166Next Stop Wonderland$3,395,581224$123,0553.6%8Aug 21-Miramax
35Life Is Beautiful$57,247,3841,136$118,9200.2%6Oct 23-Miramax
195The Gingerbread Man$1,677,13130$118,2787.1%8Jan 23-PolyGram
161Dangerous Beauty$4,553,271313$105,9892.3%10Feb 20-Warner Bros.
151The Opposite of Sex$5,881,367165$102,3851.7%5May 22Nov 26Sony Pictures Classics
181Chinese Box$2,178,160106$97,9164.5%12Apr 17Jul 16Trimark Pictures
246Wide Awake$282,17543$95,87534%29Mar 20Apr 9Miramax
160Little Voice$4,611,784215$93,7222%6Dec 4-Miramax
158Hilary and Jackie$4,912,892300$92,9561.9%6Dec 30-October Films
218Polish Wedding$692,58859$92,05513.3%11Jul 17-Fox Searchlight Pictures
267The Night Flier$125,39795$91,54973%95Feb 6-New Line Cinema
167Mrs Dalloway$3,309,4218$90,1272.7%8Feb 20-First Look International
219Dancer, Texas Pop. 81$676,63128$87,98313%26May 1-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
172The Mighty$2,652,246518$87,7053.3%9Oct 9-Miramax
253Still Breathing$228,45567$86,65937.9%67May 1May 28October Films
176Dancing at Lughnasa$2,287,81893$83,7593.7%4Nov 13Apr 15Sony Pictures Classics
279The Real Blonde$83,48810$83,488100%10Feb 27-Paramount Pictures
189Oscar and Lucinda$1,897,40465$83,4614.4%7Jan 2-Fox Searchlight Pictures
173Love and Death on Long Island$2,581,0126$78,1513%6Mar 6-Lionsgate
273Little Men$104,255111$77,92474.7%111May 8May 21-
283Homegrown$77,91035$77,910100%35Apr 17-Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
199Cousin Bette$1,295,19468$76,4885.9%13Jun 12-Fox Searchlight Pictures
146Gods and Monsters$6,451,628149$75,5081.2%6Nov 6-Lionsgate
179Touch of Evil
1998 Re-release
$2,247,46545$70,7253.1%3Sep 11Jan 7October Films