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The Assignment (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $600,843Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
60% - Fresh
Audience
62% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 26th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, sexuality and language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,072 $24,230 Oct 17, 1997 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,984 $24,230 Oct 17, 1997 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,307 $1,346 Oct 17, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,509 $84,588 Oct 10, 1997 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,313 $84,588 Oct 10, 1997 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,246 $1,967 Oct 10, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,553 $122,428 Oct 3, 1997 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,144 $122,428 Oct 3, 1997 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,182 $2,040 Oct 3, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,988 $117,608 Sep 26, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,295 $117,608 Sep 26, 1997 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,047 $3,459 Sep 26, 1997 3
Theater Average Limited Release 10,401 $3,459 Sep 26, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average Limited Release 280 $3,459 Sep 26, 1997 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,432 $600,843 Sep 26, 1997 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,945 $600,843 Sep 26, 1997 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,552 26 Sep 26, 1997 0

Cast

Donald Sutherland    Jack Shaw/Henry Fields
Aidan Quinn    Annibal Ramirez/Carlos
Ben Kingsley    Amos
Al Waxman    Carl Mickens - CIA

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 34 $117,608   34 $3,459   $117,608 3
1997/10/03 31 $122,428 +4% 60 $2,040   $300,861 10
1997/10/10 35 $84,588 -31% 43 $1,967   $451,863 17
1997/10/17 55 $24,230 -71% 18 $1,346   $540,063 24

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 - $31,328   34 $921   $31,328 1
1997/09/27 - $48,852 +56% 34 $1,437   $80,180 2
1997/09/28 - $37,428 -23% 34 $1,101   $117,608 3
1997/09/29 - $13,081 -65% 34 $385   $130,689 4
1997/09/30 - $17,889 +37% 34 $526   $148,578 5
1997/10/01 - $14,331 -20% 34 $422   $162,909 6
1997/10/02 - $15,524 +8% 34 $457   $178,433 7
1997/10/03 - $17,325 +12% 60 $289   $195,758 8
1997/10/04 - $29,048 +68% 60 $484   $224,806 9
1997/10/05 - $21,753 -25% 60 $363   $246,559 10
1997/10/06 - $7,411 -66% 60 $124   $253,970 11
1997/10/07 - $10,481 +41% 60 $175   $264,451 12
1997/10/08 - $8,490 -19% 60 $142   $272,941 13
1997/10/09 - $7,436 -12% 60 $124   $280,377 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 29 $178,433   34 $5,248   $178,433 7
1997/10/03 30 $188,842 +6% 60 $3,147   $367,275 14
1997/10/10 34 $148,558 -21% 43 $3,455   $515,833 21