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Alive (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $36,299,670Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
70% - Fresh
68% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$32,000,000
Domestic Releases: January 15th, 1993 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: R for strong violent content and language
Running Time: 125 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Revenant
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Keywords: Cannibalism
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,297 $317,982 Mar 12, 1993 59
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,441 $3,333,222 Feb 5, 1993 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,899 $3,810,045 Jan 29, 1993 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,910 $5,909,826 Jan 22, 1993 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,070 $8,624,292 Jan 15, 1993 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,550 1,132 Jan 15, 1993 3
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 1,050 $36,299,670 Jan 15, 1993 0


   Nando Parrado
   Antonio Balbi
   Roberto Canessa
Bruce Ramsay    Carlitos Paez
John Haymes Newton    TinTin
David Kriegel    Gustavo Zerbino
Kevin Breznahan    Roy Harley
Sam Behrens    Javier Methol
Illeana Douglas    Lilliana Methol
Jack Noseworthy    Bobby Francois
Christian Meoli    Federico Aranda
Jake Carpenter    Alberto Antuna
Michael DeLorenzo    Rafael Cano
Jose Zuniga    Fraga
Danny Nucci    Hugo Diaz
David Cubitt    Fito Strauch
Gian Di Donna    Eduardo Strauch
John Cassini    Daniel Fernandez
Michael Woolson    Juan Martino
Chad Willett    Pablo Montero
Richard Ian Cox    Moncho Sabella
Gordon Currie    Coche Inciarte
Ele Keats    Susana Parrado
Joshua Lucas    Felipe Restano
Silvio Pollio    Alex Morales
Nuno Antunes    Alvaro Mangino
Michael Tayles    Pancho Delgado
Steven Shayler    Pedro Algorta
Jason Gaffney    Victor Bolarich
Jerry Wasserman    Co-pilot
Michael Sicoly    Pilot
Diana Barrington    Sra. Alfonsin
Jan D'Arcy    Eugenia Parrado
Frank Pellegrino    Steward
Seth James Arnett    Tomas Alonso
Aurelio Dinunzio    Dr. Solana
Fiona Roeske    Sra. Solana
Tony Morelli    Martinez
Pat Romano    Jorge Armas

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    John Patrick Shanley
Producer    Robert Watts
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Story Creator    Piers Paul Read
Director of Photography    Peter James
Production Designer    Norman Reynolds
Editor    Michael Kahn
Composer    James Newton Howard
Co-Producer    Bruce Cohen
Assistant Director    Katterli Frauenfelder
Second Unit Director    Norman Reynolds
Art Director    Frederick Hole
Set Decorator    Tedd Kuchera
Second Unit Camera    Andre Fleuren
Costume Designer    Jennifer L. Parsons
Costume Supervisor    Elaine Maser
Sound Mixer    Eric Batut
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Sound Effects Editor    Frank Smathers
Dialogue Editor    Stuart Copley
Dialogue Editor    Christopher Assells
Dialogue Editor    Tony Currie
Dialogue Editor    Glenn T. Morgan
Music Editor    Jim Weidman
Make up    Linda Gill
Hairstylist    Donna Bis
Make up    Gordon Smith
Casting Director    Michael Fenton
Casting Director    Valorie Massalas
Stunt Coordinator    Gary Hymes
Stunt Coordinator    J.J. Makaro

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
1993/01/15 3 $8,624,292   1,132 $7,619   $8,624,292 3
1993/01/22 3 $5,909,826 -31% 1,235 $4,785   $16,218,421 10
1993/01/29 5 $3,810,045 -36% 1,337 $2,850   $21,702,377 17
1993/02/05 8 $3,333,222 -13% 1,277 $2,610   $26,433,897 24
1993/03/12 25 $317,982   402 $791   $34,327,309 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/01/15 2 $10,308,595   1,132 $9,107   $10,308,595 7
1993/01/22 3 $7,583,737 -26% 1,235 $6,141   $17,892,332 14
1993/01/29 5 $5,208,343 -31% 1,337 $3,896   $23,100,675 21