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Armageddon (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $201,578,182Details
International Box Office $353,021,818
Worldwide Box Office $554,600,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
39% - Rotten
Audience
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$140,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 1st, 1998 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: November 13th, 1998 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi disaster action, sensuality and brief language
Running Time: 150 minutes
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Keywords: End of the World, Visual Effects
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer, Valhalla Motion Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 477 $13,029 Dec 4, 1998 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 390 $43,710 Nov 27, 1998 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 323 $85,149 Nov 20, 1998 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 257 $170,896 Nov 13, 1998 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 243 $243,544 Nov 6, 1998 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 258 $282,269 Oct 30, 1998 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 212 $427,499 Oct 23, 1998 117
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 157 $200,231,869 Oct 23, 1998 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 203 $536,506 Oct 16, 1998 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 197 $723,198 Oct 9, 1998 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 299 $505,724 Oct 2, 1998 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 206 $951,613 Sep 25, 1998 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $1,254,927 Sep 18, 1998 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 183 $1,581,421 Sep 11, 1998 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 107 $2,828,361 Sep 4, 1998 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 235 $2,305,833 Aug 28, 1998 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 292 $2,735,637 Aug 21, 1998 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 231 $4,138,566 Aug 14, 1998 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 234 $5,318,807 Aug 7, 1998 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $7,561,217 Jul 31, 1998 33
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 179 $151,127,643 Jul 24, 1998 27
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 200 $11,159,371 Jul 24, 1998 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $16,591,782 Jul 17, 1998 19
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 217 $103,008,810 Jul 10, 1998 13
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 257 $23,557,064 Jul 10, 1998 12
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 224 $5,911,749 Jul 7, 1998 7
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 291 $5,911,209 Jul 6, 1998 6
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 330 $11,943,000 Jul 5, 1998 5
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 70 $36,089,972 Jul 3, 1998 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 342 $36,089,972 Jul 3, 1998 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 458 $36,089,972 Jul 3, 1998 5
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 252 $54,202,675 Jul 3, 1998 5
Widest Opening Weekend 653 3,127 Jul 3, 1998 5
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 770 $10,542,000 Jul 4, 1998 4
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 367 $13,620,000 Jul 3, 1998 3
Biggest July Day at the Domestic Box Office 217 $13,620,000 Jul 3, 1998 3
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 117 $8,430,000 Jul 2, 1998 2
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 83 $9,668,216 Jul 1, 1998 1

Cast

   Harry S. Stamper
Billy Bob Thornton    Dan Truman
   Grace Stamper
   A.J. Frost
Will Patton    Charles (Chick) Chapple
Keith David    General Kimsey
Steve Buscemi    Rockhound
Owen Wilson    Oscar Choi
William Fichtner    Colonel William Sharp
Jessica Steen    Co-Pilot Jennifer Watts
Jason Isaacs    Ronald Quincy
Ken Hudson Campbell    Max Lennert
Grayson McCouch    Gruber
Clark Brolly    Freddy Noonan
Marshall R. Teague    Colonel Davis
Chris Ellis    Walter Clark
Eddie Griffin    Little Guy
Michael Clarke Duncan    Jayotis 'Bear' Kurleenbear
John Mahon    Karl
Grace Zabriskie    Dottie
Udo Kier    Psychologist
Seiko Matsuda    Asian Tourist (female)
Lawrence Tierney    Hollis Vernon (Grap) Stamper
Charlton Heston    Narrator
Peter Stormare    Lev Andropov
Shawnee Smith    Redhead
Bodhi Elfman    Math Guy
Michael Bay    NASA Scientist
Gedde Watanabe    Asian Tourist
James Fitzpatrick    NORAD Tech

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer    Gale Anne Hurd
Producer    Michael Bay
Executive Producer    Jonathan Hensleigh
Executive Producer    Jim Van Wyck
Executive Producer    Chad Oman
Director   
Screenwriter    Jonathan Hensleigh
Screenwriter    J.J. Abrams
Story Creator    Robert Roy Pool
Story Creator    Jonathan Hensleigh
Cinematographer    John Schwartzman
Editor    Mark Goldblatt
Editor    Chris Lebenzon
Editor    Glen Scantlebury
Composer    Trevor Rabin
Production Designer    Michael White
Supervising Art Director    Georf Hubbard
Art Director    Lawrence A. Hubbs
Art Director    Bruton Jones
Set Designer    John P. Bruce
Set Designer    Daniel Jennings
Set Designer    Kevin Ishioka
Set Designer    George R. Lee
Set Designer    Gilbert Clayton
Set Designer    William Taliaferro
Set Designer    Mindi Toback
Set Designer    Patricia Klawonn
Set Designer    Steven M. Saylor
Set Designer    Gary R. Speckman
Set Designer    Domenic Silvestri
Costume Designer    Michael Kaplan
Costume Designer    Magali Guidasci
Sound Mixer    Keith A. Wester
Visual Effects Supervisor    Pat McClung
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Hoover
Associate Producer    Barry Waldman
Associate Producer    Pat Sandston
Associate Producer    Kenny Bates
Assistant Director    K.C. Hodenfield
Second Unit Director    Kenny Bates
Stunt Coordinator    Kenny Bates
Second Unit Camera    Mauro Fiore
Casting Director    Bonnie Timmermann
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Music Programmer    Paul Linford

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
1998/07/03 1 $36,089,972   3,127 $11,541   $54,202,675 5
1998/07/10 2 $23,557,064 -35% 3,136 $7,512   $99,860,537 12
1998/07/17 3 $16,591,782 -30% 3,184 $5,211   $129,134,246 19
1998/07/24 5 $11,159,371 -33% 3,127 $3,569   $149,607,826 26
1998/07/31 8 $7,561,217 -32% 2,491 $3,035   $163,139,999 33
1998/08/07 9 $5,318,807 -30% 2,123 $2,505   $172,771,899 40
1998/08/14 10 $4,138,566 -22% 1,786 $2,317   $180,032,498 47
1998/08/21 13 $2,735,637 -34% 1,423 $1,922   $184,993,784 54
1998/08/28 12 $2,305,833 -16% 1,324 $1,742   $188,540,431 61
1998/09/04 11 $2,828,361 +23% 1,386 $2,041   $192,140,665 68
1998/09/11 9 $1,581,421 -44% 1,334 $1,185   $194,125,324 75
1998/09/18 9 $1,254,927 -21% 1,259 $997   $195,835,936 82
1998/09/25 11 $951,613 -24% 1,128 $844   $197,134,670 89
1998/10/02 15 $505,724 -47% 726 $697   $197,914,090 96
1998/10/09 12 $723,198 +43% 806 $897   $198,798,517 103
1998/10/16 16 $536,506 -26% 653 $822   $199,629,136 110
1998/10/23 18 $427,499 -20% 552 $774   $200,231,869 117
1998/10/30 20 $282,269 -34% 476 $593   $200,662,652 124
1998/11/06 29 $243,544 -14% 335 $727   $201,046,133 131
1998/11/13 32 $170,896 -30% 273 $626   $201,331,567 138
1998/11/20 40 $85,149 -50% 167 $510   $201,470,728 145
1998/11/27 52 $43,710 -49% 94 $465   $201,551,346 152
1998/12/04 61 $13,029 -70% 61 $214   $201,573,391 159

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/01 1 $9,668,216   3,090 $3,129   $9,668,216 1
1998/07/02 1 $8,430,000 -13% 3,090 $2,728   $18,098,000 2
1998/07/03 1 $13,620,000 +62% 3,090 $4,408   $31,718,000 3
1998/07/04 1 $10,542,000 -23% 3,090 $3,412   $42,260,000 4
1998/07/05 1 $11,943,000 +13% 3,127 $3,819   $54,203,000 5
1998/07/06 1 $5,911,209 -51% 3,127 $1,890   $60,113,884 6
1998/07/07 1 $5,911,749 n/c 3,127 $1,891   $66,025,629 7
1998/07/08 1 $5,493,980 -7% 3,127 $1,757   $71,519,609 8
1998/07/09 1 $4,783,864 -13% 3,127 $1,530   $76,303,473 9
1998/07/10 2 $7,170,000 +50% 3,136 $2,286   $83,473,000 10
1998/07/11 2 $8,840,000 +23% 3,136 $2,819   $92,313,000 11
1998/07/12 2 $5,661,000 -36% 3,136 $1,805   $99,861,000 12
1998/07/13 2 $3,145,273 -44% 3,136 $1,003   $103,008,810 13
1998/07/14 2 $3,461,383 +10% 3,136 $1,104   $106,470,193 14
1998/07/15 2 $3,037,718 -12% 3,136 $969   $109,507,911 15
1998/07/16 2 $3,034,553 n/c 3,136 $968   $112,542,464 16
1998/07/17 3 $5,105,000 +68% 3,184 $1,603   $117,647,000 17
1998/07/18 3 $6,710,000 +31% 3,184 $2,107   $124,357,000 18
1998/07/19 3 $4,896,000 -27% 3,184 $1,538   $129,134,246 19
1998/07/20 4 $2,321,878 -53% 3,184 $729   $131,456,124 20
1998/07/21 4 $2,537,127 +9% 3,184 $797   $133,993,251 21
1998/07/22 4 $2,220,449 -12% 3,184 $697   $136,213,700 22
1998/07/23 4 $2,234,755 +1% 3,184 $702   $138,448,455 23
1998/07/24 5 $3,285,000 +47% 3,127 $1,051   $141,733,000 24
1998/07/25 5 $4,335,000 +32% 3,127 $1,386   $146,068,000 25
1998/07/26 5 $3,188,000 -26% 3,127 $1,020   $149,607,826 26
1998/07/27 4 $1,519,817 -52% 3,127 $486   $151,127,643 27
1998/07/28 4 $1,701,601 +12% 3,127 $544   $152,829,244 28
1998/07/29 6 $1,368,475 -20% 2,709 $505   $154,197,719 29
1998/07/30 6 $1,381,063 +1% 2,709 $510   $155,578,782 30
1998/07/31 7 $2,315,000 +68% 2,491 $929   $157,894,000 31
1998/08/01 8 $3,060,000 +32% 2,491 $1,228   $160,954,000 32
1998/08/02 8 $2,223,000 -27% 2,491 $892   $163,140,000 33
1998/08/03 6 $1,090,348 -51% 1,767 $617   $164,230,347 34
1998/08/04 6 $1,192,166 +9% 2,491 $479   $165,422,513 35
1998/08/05 7 $1,035,183 -13% 2,491 $416   $166,457,696 36
1998/08/06 7 $995,396 -4% 2,491 $400   $167,453,092 37
1998/08/07 9 $1,559,908 +57% 2,123 $735   $169,013,000 38
1998/08/08 9 $2,070,000 +33% 2,123 $975   $171,083,000 39
1998/08/09 9 $1,557,000 -25% 2,123 $733   $172,771,899 40
1998/08/10 8 $777,982 -50% 2,123 $366   $173,549,881 41
1998/08/11 8 $887,489 +14% 2,123 $418   $174,437,370 42
1998/08/12 8 $738,863 -17% 2,123 $348   $175,176,233 43
1998/08/13 8 $717,699 -3% 2,123 $338   $175,893,932 44
1998/08/14 10 $1,170,000 +63% 1,786 $655   $177,064,000 45
1998/08/15 9 $1,764,000 +51% 1,786 $988   $178,828,000 46
1998/08/16 10 $1,204,000 -32% 1,786 $674   $180,032,498 47
1998/08/17 9 $566,423 -53% 1,786 $317   $180,598,321 48
1998/08/18 9 $641,768 +13% 1,786 $359   $181,240,689 49
1998/08/19 9 $517,815 -19% 1,786 $290   $181,756,504 50
1998/08/20 9 $499,643 -4% 1,786 $280   $182,258,147 51
1998/09/08 10 $150,762   1,386 $109   $192,291,427 70
1998/09/09 10 $129,562 -14% 1,386 $93   $192,420,989 71
1998/09/10 10 $122,914 -5% 1,386 $89   $192,543,903 72
1998/09/11 10 $410,000 +234% 1,334 $307   $192,954,000 73
1998/09/12 9 $780,000 +90% 1,334 $585   $193,734,000 74
1998/09/13 9 $375,000 -52% 1,334 $281   $194,125,000 75
1998/09/15 9 $138,749   1,334 $104   $194,360,915 77
1998/09/16 10 $109,954 -21% 1,334 $82   $194,470,869 78
1998/09/20 9 $306,000   1,259 $243   $196,836,000 82
1998/09/21 9 $81,730 -73% 1,259 $65   $196,917,666 83
1998/09/22 9 $108,320 +33% 1,259 $86   $197,025,986 84
1998/09/23 9 $75,389 -30% 1,259 $60   $197,101,375 85
1998/09/24 9 $81,682 +8% 1,259 $65   $197,183,057 86

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/03 1 $58,190,770   3,127 $18,609   $76,303,473 9
1998/07/10 2 $36,238,991 -38% 3,136 $11,556   $112,542,464 16
1998/07/17 3 $25,905,991 -29% 3,184 $8,136   $138,448,455 23
1998/07/24 5 $17,130,327 -34% 3,127 $5,478   $155,578,782 30
1998/07/31 7 $11,874,310 -31% 2,491 $4,767   $167,453,092 37
1998/08/07 9 $8,440,840 -29% 2,123 $3,976   $175,893,932 44
1998/08/14 9 $6,364,215 -25% 1,786 $3,563   $182,258,147 51
1998/08/21 13 $3,976,451 -38% 1,423 $2,794   $186,234,598 58
1998/08/28 12 $3,077,706 -23% 1,324 $2,325   $189,312,304 65
1998/09/04 11 $3,231,599 +5% 1,386 $2,332   $192,543,903 72
1998/09/11 9 $2,037,106 -37% 1,334 $1,527   $194,581,009 79
1998/09/18 9 $1,602,048 -21% 1,259 $1,272   $196,183,057 86
1998/09/25 11 $1,225,309 -24% 1,128 $1,086   $197,408,366 93
1998/10/02 15 $666,953 -46% 726 $919   $198,075,319 100
1998/10/09 13 $1,017,311 +53% 806 $1,262   $199,092,630 107
1998/10/16 17 $711,740 -30% 653 $1,090   $199,804,370 114
1998/10/23 18 $576,013 -19% 552 $1,044   $200,380,383 121
1998/10/30 20 $422,206 -27% 476 $887   $200,802,589 128
1998/11/06 27 $358,082 -15% 335 $1,069   $201,160,671 135
1998/11/13 31 $224,908 -37% 273 $824   $201,385,579 142
1998/11/20 41 $122,057 -46% 167 $731   $201,507,636 149
1998/11/27 51 $52,726 -57% 94 $561   $201,560,362 156

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/2/2010168,254 8,254$156,746$156,746599
6/6/2010118,185 37,353$152,244$700,892604