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Air Force One (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $172,956,409Details
International Box Office $142,311,944
Worldwide Box Office $315,268,353
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
66% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$85,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 25th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: November 16th, 2010 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence
Running Time: 117 minutes
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Keywords: Terrorism
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Beacon Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 155 $34,077 Jan 30, 1998 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 130 $60,331 Jan 23, 1998 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 113 $117,992 Jan 16, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 130 $118,980 Jan 9, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 109 $203,070 Jan 2, 1998 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $189,031 Dec 26, 1997 157
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 811 $24,443 Nov 28, 1997 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 779 $45,081 Nov 21, 1997 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 339 $237,020 Nov 14, 1997 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 391 $252,630 Nov 7, 1997 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $621,083 Oct 31, 1997 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,061 $104,292 Oct 24, 1997 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 908 $169,478 Oct 17, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 659 $308,185 Oct 10, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 370 $756,150 Oct 3, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 330 $1,216,315 Sep 26, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 272 $2,073,198 Sep 19, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 274 $2,810,020 Sep 12, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 258 $3,861,490 Sep 5, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 73 $8,520,110 Aug 29, 1997 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 213 $150,097,083 Aug 29, 1997 37
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 197 $7,870,403 Aug 22, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 151 $12,350,122 Aug 15, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 163 $17,827,096 Aug 8, 1997 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 250 $105,449,902 Aug 8, 1997 16
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 211 $25,731,622 Aug 1, 1997 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 54 $25,731,622 Aug 1, 1997 10
Biggest August Day at the Domestic Box Office 101 $10,511,122 Aug 2, 1997 9
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 296 $51,144,387 Jul 25, 1997 6
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 390 $5,075,313 Jul 28, 1997 4
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 361 $11,143,811 Jul 27, 1997 3
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 65 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 427 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 940 2,919 Jul 25, 1997 3
Biggest July Day at the Domestic Box Office 206 $14,006,743 Jul 26, 1997 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 446 $14,006,743 Jul 26, 1997 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 474 $11,981,951 Jul 25, 1997 1
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,044 3.10 Jul 25, 1997 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,192 32.3% Jul 25, 1997 1

Cast

   President James Marshall
Gary Oldman    Ivan Korshunov
Wendy Crewson    Grace Marshall
Paul Guilfoyle    Chief of Staff Lloyd 'Shep' Shepherd
William H. Macy    Major Caldwell
Liesel Matthews    Alice Marshall
Dean Stockwell    Defense Secretary Walter Dean
Glenn Close    Vice President Kathryn Bennett
Xander Berkeley    Secret Service Agent Gibbs
Tom Everett    NSA Adviser Jack Doherty
Jurgen Prochnow    Gen. Evan Radek
Donna Bullock    Press Secretary Melanie Mitchell
Michael Ray Miller    AFO Pilot Colonel Axelrod
Carl Weintraub    AFO Co-Pilot Lt. Col. Ingrahams
Elester Ladham    AFO Navigator
Elya Baskin    Andrei Kolchak
Levan Uchaneyshvili    Sergei Lenski
David Vadim    Igor Nevski
Andrew Divoff    Boris Bazylev
Ilia Volok    Vladimir Krasin
Chris Howell    Major Perkins
Spencer Garrett    Lee, White House Aide
Bill Smitrovich    General Northwood
Philip Baker Hall    U.S. Attorney General Ward
Albert Owens    "Football" Colonel
Willard Pugh    White House Comm. Officer
Michael Monks    Assistant Press Secretary
Alan Woolf    Russian President Petrov
Messiri Freeman    Future Postmaster General
Thomas Crawford    Steward Mike
Fenton Lawless    Steward Joey
Dan Shor    Notre Dame Aide
David Gianopolous    Agent Johnson
Glenn Morshower    Agent Walters
Richard Doyle    AFO Back-up Pilot
Don R. McManus    F-15 Leader Col. Carlton
Duke Miglin    F-15 "Halo 2" Fighter Pilot
Pavel D. Lychnikoff    Prison Guard
Oleg Taktarov    Prison Guard
Mario Roberts    Secret Service Agent
Keith Woulard    Secret Service Agent
J. Mark Donaldson    Secret Service Agent
Bruce Holman    Secret Service Agent
Brian Libby    Chief Mechanic
Diana Bellamy    Switchboard Operator
Thom Barry    Ramstein S.O.F. Watch Officer
Harry Hutchinson    Ramstein Airbase Controller
E.E. Bell    Reporter
Mark Thompson    Reporter
Marciarose Shestack    Reporter
Ren Hanami    Reporter
Suzanne Michaels    CNN Anchor
Boris Krutonog    MiG Leader
Alex Veadov    MiG Pilo
Allan Kolman    Kazak Soldier
Dan Barringer    USAF Jump Master
Mark Knutson    Russian Jump Master
Jim Harley    Willis
Aleks Shaklin    Government Official
Igor N. Lobotsky    Russian Official
Koko Kiledjian    Russian Speaker
Gordon Michaels    USAF Radio Specialist
Robert Peters    USAF Radio Specialist
Kristian Sorensen    USAF Radio Specialist
Stuart Nixon    USAF Security
Marty Rosen    CIA Director
Lee Faranda    Russian Bad Guy
Michael Hambrick    CNN Reporter
Catherine T. Yang    Foreign TV Reporter
David Macisaac    MC-130 Pilot
J. Scott Shonka    Pararescue Jumper
Paul Sklar    Pararescue Jumper
David Permenter    Winch Recovery Master
David O'Donnell    Young Airman
Timothy Carhart    Secret Service Agent at Checkpoint (uncredited)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Jon Shestack
Producer    Gail Katz
Producer    Wolfgang Petersen
Producer    Armyan Bernstein
Screenwriter    Andrew W. Marlowe
Executive Producer    David Lester
Executive Producer    Marc Abraham
Executive Producer    Thomas A. Bliss
Director of Photography    Michael Ballhaus
Production Designer    William Sandell
Editor    Richard Francis-Bruce
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Edlund
Costume Designer    Erica Edell Phillips
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Assistant Director    Peter Kohn
Unit Production Manager    David A. Siegel
Supervising Art Director    Nancy Patton
Art Director    Carl Aldana
Art Director    Carl Stensel
Set Decorator    Ernie Bishop
Special Effects Coordinator    Terry D. Frazee
Costume Supervisor    Amy Stofsky
Costume Supervisor    Mark Peterson
Production Sound Mixer    Keith A. Wester
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Peter Michael Sullivan
Sound Effects Editor    Randy Kelley
Sound Effects Editor    Jon Title
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Assells
Sound Effects Editor    Rick Bozeat
Sound Effects Editor    Nick Kharabadze
Sound Effects Editor    Peter Zinda
Key Makeup    Kevin Haney
Key Hairstylist    Gerald J. Solomon
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Stunt Coordinator    Doug Coleman

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/25 1 $37,132,505   2,919 $12,721   $37,132,505 3
1997/08/01 1 $25,731,622 -31% 2,919 $8,815   $80,738,833 10
1997/08/08 2 $17,827,096 -31% 2,981 $5,980   $110,582,800 17
1997/08/15 2 $12,350,122 -31% 2,981 $4,143   $130,353,620 24
1997/08/22 3 $7,870,403 -36% 2,824 $2,787   $143,092,008 31
1997/08/29 3 $8,520,110 +8% 2,601 $3,276   $154,240,266 38
1997/09/05 5 $3,861,490 -55% 2,468 $1,565   $159,262,854 45
1997/09/12 6 $2,810,020 -27% 2,190 $1,283   $163,224,275 52
1997/09/19 9 $2,073,198 -26% 1,885 $1,100   $166,093,896 59
1997/09/26 11 $1,216,315 -41% 1,540 $790   $167,901,381 66
1997/10/03 13 $756,150 -38% 1,094 $691   $169,003,294 73
1997/10/10 23 $308,185 -59% 521 $592   $169,517,032 80
1997/10/17 33 $169,478 -45% 333 $509   $169,792,834 87
1997/10/24 37 $104,292 -38% 280 $372   $169,950,374 94
1997/10/31 19 $621,083 +496% 1,010 $615   $170,606,595 101
1997/11/07 27 $252,630 -59% 505 $500   $171,013,550 108
1997/11/14 30 $237,020 -6% 389 $609   $171,372,714 115
1997/11/21 49 $45,081 -81% 118 $382   $171,461,309 122
1997/11/28 59 $24,443 -46% 77 $317   $171,501,547 129
1997/12/26 30 $189,031   584 $324   $171,769,219 157
1998/01/02 30 $203,070 +7% 593 $342   $172,144,501 164
1998/01/09 33 $118,980 -41% 508 $234   $172,334,889 171
1998/01/16 34 $117,992 -1% 383 $308   $172,500,454 178
1998/01/23 45 $60,331 -49% 302 $200   $172,573,708 185
1998/01/30 57 $34,077 -44% 165 $207   $172,620,724 192

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/25 1 $11,981,951   2,919 $4,105   $11,981,951 1
1997/07/26 1 $14,006,743 +17% 2,919 $4,798   $25,988,694 2
1997/07/27 1 $11,143,811 -20% 2,919 $3,818   $37,132,505 3
1997/07/28 1 $5,075,313 -54% 2,919 $1,739   $42,207,818 4
1997/07/29 1 $4,804,269 -5% 2,919 $1,646   $47,012,087 5
1997/07/30 1 $4,132,300 -14% 2,919 $1,416   $51,144,387 6
1997/07/31 1 $3,862,824 -7% 2,919 $1,323   $55,007,211 7
1997/08/01 2 $7,473,778 +93% 2,919 $2,560   $62,480,989 8
1997/08/02 1 $10,511,122 +41% 2,919 $3,601   $72,992,111 9
1997/08/03 1 $7,746,722 -26% 2,919 $2,654   $80,738,833 10
1997/08/04 1 $3,267,306 -58% 2,919 $1,119   $84,006,139 11
1997/08/05 1 $3,302,994 +1% 2,919 $1,132   $87,309,133 12
1997/08/06 1 $2,823,124 -15% 2,919 $967   $90,132,257 13
1997/08/07 1 $2,623,447 -7% 2,919 $899   $92,755,704 14
1997/08/08 2 $5,103,400 +95% 2,981 $1,712   $97,859,104 15
1997/08/09 1 $7,590,798 +49% 2,981 $2,546   $105,449,902 16
1997/08/10 2 $5,132,898 -32% 2,981 $1,722   $110,582,800 17
1997/08/11 2 $1,924,412 -63% 2,981 $646   $112,507,212 18
1997/08/12 2 $2,028,640 +5% 2,981 $681   $114,535,852 19
1997/08/13 2 $1,881,812 -7% 2,981 $631   $116,417,664 20
1997/08/14 2 $1,585,834 -16% 2,981 $532   $118,003,498 21
1997/08/15 3 $3,504,053 +121% 2,981 $1,175   $121,507,551 22
1997/08/16 1 $5,277,454 +51% 2,981 $1,770   $126,785,005 23
1997/08/17 3 $3,568,615 -32% 2,981 $1,197   $130,353,620 24
1997/08/18 3 $1,186,734 -67% 2,981 $398   $131,540,354 25
1997/08/19 3 $1,278,443 +8% 2,981 $429   $132,818,797 26
1997/08/20 3 $1,232,271 -4% 2,981 $413   $134,051,068 27
1997/08/21 3 $1,170,537 -5% 2,981 $393   $135,221,605 28
1997/08/22 4 $2,279,783 +95% 2,824 $807   $137,501,388 29
1997/08/23 3 $3,523,860 +55% 2,824 $1,248   $141,025,248 30
1997/08/24 5 $2,066,760 -41% 2,824 $732   $143,092,008 31
1997/08/25 5 $638,267 -69% 2,824 $226   $143,730,275 32
1997/08/26 6 $741,357 +16% 2,824 $263   $144,471,632 33
1997/08/27 7 $602,112 -19% 2,824 $213   $145,073,744 34
1997/08/28 4 $646,412 +7% 2,824 $229   $145,720,156 35
1997/08/29 5 $1,662,927 +157% 2,601 $639   $147,383,083 36
1997/08/30 3 $2,714,000 +63% 2,601 $1,043   $150,097,083 37
1997/08/31 3 $2,307,440 -15% 2,601 $887   $152,404,523 38
1997/09/01 3 $1,835,743 -20% 2,601 $706   $154,240,266 39
1997/09/02 5 $426,627 -77% 2,501 $171   $154,666,893 40
1997/09/03 4 $376,629 -12% 2,601 $145   $155,043,522 41
1997/09/04 4 $357,842 -5% 2,601 $138   $155,401,364 42
1997/09/05 5 $1,033,398 +189% 2,468 $419   $156,434,762 43
1997/09/06 4 $1,927,805 +87% 2,468 $781   $158,362,567 44
1997/09/07 5 $900,287 -53% 2,468 $365   $159,262,854 45
1997/09/08 5 $247,621 -72% 2,468 $100   $159,510,475 46
1997/09/09 4 $323,206 +31% 2,468 $131   $159,833,681 47
1997/09/10 4 $287,665 -11% 2,468 $117   $160,121,346 48
1997/09/11 4 $292,909 +2% 2,468 $119   $160,414,255 49
1997/09/12 6 $797,922 +172% 2,190 $364   $161,212,177 50
1997/09/13 5 $1,400,593 +76% 2,190 $640   $162,612,770 51
1997/09/14 7 $611,505 -56% 2,190 $279   $163,224,275 52
1997/09/15 7 $168,538 -72% 2,190 $77   $163,392,813 53
1997/09/16 6 $225,353 +34% 2,190 $103   $163,618,166 54
1997/09/17 6 $194,786 -14% 2,190 $89   $163,812,952 55
1997/09/18 6 $207,746 +7% 2,190 $95   $164,020,698 56
1997/09/19 8 $552,385 +166% 1,885 $293   $164,573,083 57
1997/09/20 8 $1,083,717 +96% 1,885 $575   $165,656,800 58
1997/09/21 9 $437,096 -60% 1,885 $232   $166,093,896 59
1997/09/22 9 $128,957 -70% 1,885 $68   $166,222,853 60
1997/09/23 8 $175,333 +36% 1,885 $93   $166,398,186 61
1997/09/24 8 $145,274 -17% 1,885 $77   $166,543,460 62
1997/09/25 8 $141,606 -3% 1,885 $75   $166,685,066 63
1997/09/26 11 $321,203 +127% 1,540 $209   $167,006,269 64
1997/09/27 11 $633,150 +97% 1,540 $411   $167,639,419 65
1997/09/28 - $261,962 -59% 1,540 $170   $167,901,381 66
1997/09/29 - $77,356 -70% 1,540 $50   $167,978,737 67
1997/09/30 - $92,740 +20% 1,540 $60   $168,071,477 68
1997/10/01 - $82,410 -11% 1,540 $54   $168,153,887 69
1997/10/02 - $93,257 +13% 1,540 $61   $168,247,144 70
1997/10/03 - $217,225 +133% 1,094 $199   $168,464,369 71
1997/10/04 - $376,523 +73% 1,094 $344   $168,840,892 72
1997/10/05 - $162,402 -57% 1,094 $148   $169,003,294 73
1997/10/06 - $43,839 -73% 1,094 $40   $169,047,133 74
1997/10/07 - $57,854 +32% 1,094 $53   $169,104,987 75
1997/10/08 - $48,026 -17% 1,094 $44   $169,153,013 76
1997/10/09 - $55,834 +16% 1,094 $51   $169,208,847 77

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/25 1 $55,007,211   2,919 $18,845   $55,007,211 7
1997/08/01 1 $37,748,493 -31% 2,919 $12,932   $92,755,704 14
1997/08/08 2 $25,247,794 -33% 2,981 $8,470   $118,003,498 21
1997/08/15 3 $17,218,107 -32% 2,981 $5,776   $135,221,605 28
1997/08/22 4 $10,498,551 -39% 2,824 $3,718   $145,720,156 35
1997/08/29 4 $9,681,208 -8% 2,601 $3,722   $155,401,364 42
1997/09/05 5 $5,012,891 -48% 2,468 $2,031   $160,414,255 49
1997/09/12 7 $3,606,443 -28% 2,190 $1,647   $164,020,698 56
1997/09/19 9 $2,664,368 -26% 1,885 $1,413   $166,685,066 63
1997/09/26 11 $1,562,078 -41% 1,540 $1,014   $168,247,144 70
1997/10/03 15 $961,703 -38% 1,094 $879   $169,208,847 77
1997/10/10 23 $414,509 -57% 521 $796   $169,623,356 84
1997/10/17 33 $222,726 -46% 333 $669   $169,846,082 91
1997/10/24 35 $139,430 -37% 280 $498   $169,985,512 98
1997/10/31 19 $775,408 +456% 1,010 $768   $170,760,920 105
1997/11/07 26 $374,774 -52% 505 $742   $171,135,694 112
1997/11/14 33 $280,534 -25% 389 $721   $171,416,228 119
1997/11/21 47 $60,876 -78% 118 $516   $171,477,104 126
1997/12/26 27 $361,243   584 $619   $171,941,431 161
1998/01/02 35 $274,478 -24% 593 $463   $172,215,909 168
1998/01/09 31 $166,553 -39% 508 $328   $172,382,462 175
1998/01/16 38 $130,915 -21% 383 $342   $172,513,377 182
1998/01/23 47 $73,270 -44% 302 $243   $172,586,647 189