His star power was the magnet that drew Canadian studio Lions Gate and 2929 Entertainment, a media company that makes low-budget movies founded by billionaires Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban, to develop the film, which grossed
$19 million in box office and DVD sales.
Indecent Proposal" grossed
$6,661,241 on Friday (April 9), $7,365,913 on Saturday (10) and $4,360,478 on Sunday (11).
That's more than 12 percent above the 1998 record and has been driven by a wide array of mass appeal films, highlighted by ``Star Wars: Episode I,'' ``Austin Powers, The Spy Who Shagged Me,'' ``Big Daddy,'' ``Tarzan,'' and ``The Sixth Sense,'' all of which grossed
more than $160 million each.
The report is based on financial data from 235 casinos that each grossed
more than $1 million during the year and account for almost all of Nevada's casino revenues.
Bucksbaum predicted the final domestic take for ``Flubber'' should hit about $100 million, marking Williams' biggest success since ``The Birdcage'' grossed
$124 million last year, while ``Alien Resurrection'' will wind up in the $85 million to $88 million range.