1998 in Film

1998 In Film

These are the top grossing films that were first released in 1998; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year. The top ten films of 1998 as of January 26, 2006 (U.S. and Canada), January 26, 2006 (UK), and January 26, 2006 (Australia) are as follows:

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1998 Rank Title Studio Director(s) Worldwide Gross U.S/Canada Gross U.K. Gross Australia Gross Budget
1. Armageddon Touchstone Michael Bay $553,709,788 $201,578,182 £16,401,954 $14,316,211 $140 million
2. Saving Private Ryan Dreamworks/Paramount Steven Spielberg $481,840,909 $216,540,909 £18,740,016 $24,172,708 $70 million
3. Godzilla TriStar Roland Emmerich $379,014,294 $136,314,294 £15,920,578 $13,496,649 $130 million
4. There's Something About Mary Fox Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly $369,884,651 $176,484,651 £15,665,386 $20,007,019 $23 million
5. A Bug's Life Disney/Pixar John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton $363,398,565 $162,798,565 £28,824,239 $20,131,422 $120 million
6. Deep Impact Paramount/DreamWorks Mimi Leder $349,464,664 $140,464,664 £10,157,326 $16,929,903 $75 million
7. Mulan Disney Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft $304,320,254 $120,620,254 £9,454,609 $4,776,349 $70 million
8. Dr. Dolittle Fox Betty Thomas $294,456,605 $144,156,605 £19,671,348 $16,617,575 $71.5 million
9. Shakespeare in Love Miramax/Universal John Madden $289,317,794 $100,317,794 '£20,080,703 $12,009,367 $25 million
10. Lethal Weapon 4 Warner Bros. Richard Donner $285,444,603 $130,444,603 £7,006,948 $10,998,583 $140 million

As of December 9, 2008, 38 films released in 1998 have grossed more than $100 million. Two films have grossed more than $400 million.

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For a complete list of 1998's top-grossing films, follow these links:

  • Worldwide: http://boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?view2=worldwide&yr=1998&p=.htm
    • U.S. & Canada: http://boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?yr=1998&p=.htm
    • United Kingdom: http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/statistics/boxoffice/
    • Australia: http://www.moviemarshal.com.au/

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