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Antz (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $90,757,863Details
International Box Office $61,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $152,457,863
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
51% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 2nd, 1998 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
MPAA Rating: PG for mild language and menacing action
Running Time: 83 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Lion King
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, DreamWorks Animation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 370 $126,943 Feb 5, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 429 $144,529 Jan 29, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 450 $174,713 Jan 22, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $315,900 Jan 15, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 379 $332,023 Jan 8, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 276 $546,012 Jan 1, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 320 $552,428 Dec 25, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 416 $487,292 Dec 18, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,229 $180,804 Dec 11, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $300,555 Dec 4, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 582 $952,899 Nov 27, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 361 $2,326,903 Nov 20, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 246 $4,016,741 Nov 13, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 215 $5,564,148 Nov 6, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 600 $4,511,865 Oct 30, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 403 $8,114,334 Oct 23, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 451 $11,215,721 Oct 16, 1998 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 831 $51,448,556 Oct 16, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 590 $14,713,918 Oct 9, 1998 10
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 1,240 $5,452,000 Oct 4, 1998 3
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 87 $17,195,160 Oct 2, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,006 $17,195,160 Oct 2, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,639 2,449 Oct 2, 1998 3
Biggest October Day at the Domestic Box Office 151 $7,540,000 Oct 3, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,401 $7,540,000 Oct 3, 1998 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,048 4.09 Oct 2, 1998 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,196 24.5% Oct 2, 1998 1

Cast

Woody Allen    Z-4195
Dan Aykroyd    Chip
Anne Bancroft    Queen
Jane Curtin    Muffy
Danny Glover    Barbatus
Gene Hackman    General Mandible
Jennifer Lopez    Azteca
John Mahoney    Drunk Scout
Paul Mazursky    Psychologist
Grant Shaud    Foreman
Sylvester Stallone    Weaver
Sharon Stone    Bala
Christopher Walken    Colonel Cutter

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Additional Sequences   
Screenwriter    Todd Alcott
Screenwriter    Chris Weitz
Screenwriter    Paul Weitz
Producer    Brad Lewis
Producer    Aron Warner
Producer    Patty Wooton
Executive Producer    Penney Finkelman Cox
Executive Producer    Sandra Rabins
Executive Producer    Carl Rosendahl
Production Designer    John Bell
Composer    Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer    John Powell
Production Manager    Patty Bonfilio
Production Manager    Jane Hartwell
Production Manager    Denise Minter
Art Director    Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin
Additional Editor    Curtis Freilich
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard L. Anderson
Supervising Sound Editor    Elliott L. Koretz
Sound Editor    Julia Evershade
Sound Editor    Eric Lindemann
Sound Editor    Marvin Walowitz
Music Editor    Brian Richards
Casting Director    Leslee Feldman

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
1998/10/02 1 $17,195,160   2,449 $7,021   $17,195,160 3
1998/10/09 1 $14,713,918 -14% 2,813 $5,231   $35,621,609 10
1998/10/16 3 $11,215,721 -24% 2,903 $3,863   $51,448,556 17
1998/10/23 3 $8,114,334 -28% 2,929 $2,770   $61,732,909 24
1998/10/30 4 $4,511,865 -44% 2,929 $1,540   $67,794,867 31
1998/11/06 4 $5,564,148 +23% 2,604 $2,137   $75,000,988 38
1998/11/13 5 $4,016,741 -28% 2,351 $1,709   $81,102,917 45
1998/11/20 8 $2,326,903 -42% 2,002 $1,162   $84,175,780 52
1998/11/27 17 $952,899 -59% 1,280 $744   $85,695,084 59
1998/12/04 22 $300,555 -68% 920 $327   $86,162,869 66
1998/12/11 28 $180,804 -40% 575 $314   $86,449,718 73
1998/12/18 16 $487,292 +170% 902 $540   $87,016,039 80
1998/12/25 19 $552,428 +13% 853 $648   $87,988,302 87
1999/01/01 19 $546,012 -1% 775 $705   $89,214,361 94
1999/01/08 21 $332,023 -39% 565 $588   $89,684,944 101
1999/01/15 29 $315,900 -5% 424 $745   $90,089,521 108
1999/01/22 33 $174,713 -45% 382 $457   $90,304,070 115
1999/01/29 36 $144,529 -17% 345 $419   $90,484,950 122
1999/02/05 37 $126,943 -12% 282 $450   $90,646,554 129

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/02 2 $4,205,000   2,449 $1,717   $4,205,000 1
1998/10/03 1 $7,540,000 +79% 2,449 $3,079   $11,745,000 2
1998/10/04 1 $5,452,000 -28% 2,449 $2,226   $17,195,000 3
1998/10/05 2 $958,076 -82% 2,449 $391   $18,153,236 4
1998/10/06 2 $954,682 n/c 2,449 $390   $19,107,918 5
1998/10/07 2 $854,275 -11% 2,449 $349   $19,962,193 6
1998/10/08 2 $945,498 +11% 2,449 $386   $20,907,691 7
1998/10/09 1 $3,405,000 +260% 2,813 $1,210   $24,313,000 8
1998/10/10 1 $6,375,000 +87% 2,813 $2,266   $30,688,000 9
1998/10/11 1 $4,933,609 -23% 2,813 $1,754   $35,621,609 10
1998/10/12 1 $2,402,168 -51% 2,813 $854   $38,023,777 11
1998/10/13 2 $770,326 -68% 2,813 $274   $38,794,103 12
1998/10/14 2 $681,403 -12% 2,813 $242   $39,475,506 13
1998/10/15 1 $757,329 +11% 2,813 $269   $40,232,835 14
1998/10/16 3 $2,710,000 +258% 2,903 $934   $42,943,000 15
1998/10/17 2 $5,085,000 +88% 2,903 $1,752   $48,028,000 16
1998/10/18 1 $3,418,000 -33% 2,411 $1,418   $51,449,000 17
1998/10/19 4 $555,601 -84% 2,903 $191   $52,004,157 18
1998/10/20 4 $566,802 +2% 2,903 $195   $52,570,959 19
1998/10/21 4 $486,194 -14% 2,903 $167   $53,057,153 20
1998/10/22 2 $561,422 +15% 2,903 $193   $53,618,575 21
1998/10/23 5 $1,950,000 +247% 2,929 $666   $55,569,000 22
1998/10/24 3 $3,740,000 +92% 2,929 $1,277   $59,309,000 23
1998/10/25 1 $2,349,000 -37% 2,929 $802   $61,732,909 24
1998/10/26 4 $405,691 -83% 2,929 $139   $62,135,600 25
1998/10/27 4 $410,208 +1% 2,929 $140   $62,548,808 26
1998/10/28 4 $353,918 -14% 2,929 $121   $62,902,726 27
1998/11/01 3 $1,929,000   2,929 $659   $67,795,000 31
1998/11/02 4 $362,117 -81% 2,929 $124   $68,156,984 32
1998/11/03 3 $579,864 +60% 2,929 $198   $68,736,848 33
1998/11/04 5 $327,411 -44% 2,929 $112   $69,064,259 34
1998/11/05 5 $372,581 +14% 2,929 $127   $69,436,850 35
1998/11/06 8 $1,200,000 +222% 2,604 $461   $70,637,000 36
1998/11/07 4 $2,440,000 +103% 2,604 $937   $73,077,000 37
1998/11/08 3 $1,737,000 -29% 2,604 $667   $75,000,988 38
1998/11/09 6 $253,079 -85% 2,604 $97   $75,254,037 39
1998/11/10 8 $346,600 +37% 2,604 $133   $75,600,637 40
1998/11/11 3 $1,181,977 +241% 2,604 $454   $76,782,614 41
1998/11/12 5 $303,562 -74% 2,604 $117   $77,086,176 42
1998/11/13 7 $915,000 +201% 2,351 $389   $78,001,000 43
1998/11/14 5 $1,855,000 +103% 2,351 $789   $79,856,000 44
1998/11/15 5 $1,211,000 -35% 2,351 $515   $81,103,000 45
1998/11/16 6 $170,613 -86% 2,351 $73   $81,273,539 46
1998/11/17 7 $189,265 +11% 2,351 $81   $81,462,795 47
1998/11/18 6 $192,314 +2% 2,351 $82   $81,655,109 48
1998/11/19 6 $193,768 +1% 2,351 $82   $81,848,877 49
1998/11/20 10 $470,000 +143% 2,002 $235   $82,319,000 50
1998/11/21 9 $1,050,000 +123% 2,002 $524   $83,369,000 51
1998/11/22 7 $721,000 -31% 2,002 $360   $84,176,000 52
1998/11/23 8 $138,746 -81% 2,002 $69   $84,314,526 53
1998/11/24 8 $185,000 +33% 2,002 $92   $84,500,000 54

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/10/02 1 $20,907,691   2,449 $8,537   $20,907,691 7
1998/10/09 1 $19,325,144 -8% 2,813 $6,870   $40,232,835 14
1998/10/16 3 $13,385,740 -31% 2,903 $4,611   $53,618,575 21
1998/10/23 3 $9,664,427 -28% 2,929 $3,300   $63,283,002 28
1998/10/30 4 $6,153,838 -36% 2,929 $2,101   $69,436,840 35
1998/11/06 3 $7,649,336 +24% 2,604 $2,938   $77,086,176 42
1998/11/13 5 $4,762,701 -38% 2,351 $2,026   $81,848,877 49
1998/11/20 10 $2,893,308 -39% 2,002 $1,445   $84,742,185 56
1998/11/27 17 $1,120,129 -61% 1,280 $875   $85,862,314 63
1998/12/04 22 $406,600 -64% 920 $442   $86,268,914 70
1998/12/11 28 $259,833 -36% 575 $452   $86,528,747 77
1998/12/18 14 $907,127 +249% 902 $1,006   $87,435,874 84
1998/12/25 19 $1,232,475 +36% 853 $1,445   $88,668,349 91
1999/01/01 21 $684,572 -44% 775 $883   $89,352,921 98
1999/01/08 23 $420,700 -39% 565 $745   $89,773,621 105
1999/01/15 30 $355,736 -15% 424 $839   $90,129,357 112
1999/01/22 33 $211,064 -41% 382 $553   $90,340,421 119
1999/01/29 37 $179,190 -15% 345 $519   $90,519,611 126