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Before Night Falls (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,221,817Details
International Box Office $4,281,642
Worldwide Box Office $8,503,459
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
73% - Certified Fresh
Audience
84% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 2000 (Wide) by Fine Line
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, some language and brief violence
Running Time: 125 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, LGBT
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Grandview Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,026 $36,185 Apr 13, 2001 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,175 $42,080 Apr 6, 2001 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 814 $131,645 Mar 30, 2001 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 658 $217,850 Mar 23, 2001 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 743 $223,984 Mar 16, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 793 $254,969 Mar 9, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 846 $300,005 Mar 2, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 921 $358,303 Feb 23, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,107 $397,047 Feb 16, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,989 $212,875 Feb 9, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,489 $205,873 Feb 2, 2001 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,736 $104,171 Jan 26, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,231 $111,709 Jan 19, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,505 $155,766 Jan 12, 2001 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,564 $76,106 Jan 5, 2001 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,150 $65,000 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,286 $85,230 Dec 22, 2000 3

Cast

   Reinaldo Arenas
Olivier Martinez    Lazaro Gomez Carilles
Andrea Di Stefano    Pepe Malas
Johnny Depp    Bon Bon/Lieutenant Victor
Sean Penn    Cuco Sanchez
John Ortiz    Juan Abreu
Santiago Magill    Tomas Diego
Michael Wincott    Heberto Zorilla Ochoa
Najwa Nimri    Fina Zorilla Ochoa
Alfredo Villa    Armando Garcia
Rene Rivera    Recruit Driver
Maurice Compte    Nicolas Abreu
Vincent Laresca    Jose Abreu
Manuel E. Gonzalez    Jose Lezama Lima
Héctor Babenco    Virgillo Pinera
Olatz Lopez Garmendia    Reinaldo's Mother
Vito Maria Schnabel    Teenage Reinaldo
Patricia Reyes Spendola    Maria Teresa Freye de Andrade
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.    Reinaldo's Grandfather
Ofelia Medina    Landlady
Giovani Florido    Young Reinaldo
Lolo Navarro    Reinaldo's Grandmother
Sebastian Silva    Reinaldo's Gather
Carmen Beato    Teacher
Cy Schnabel    Smallest School Child
Olmo Schnabel    Smallest School Child
Diego Luna    Carlos
Lia Chapman    Lolin
Jerzy Skolimowski    Professor
Aquiles Benites    Translator
Eva Piaskowska    Pretty Blonde Student
Marlene Diaz    Woman in Car #1
Olga Borayo    Woman in Car #2
Manolo Garcia    Faustino
Lola Schnabel    Girl with Keys
Lois Barragan    Woman, UNEAC
Eduardo Antonio    Nightclub Singer
Stella Schnabel    Valeria
Claudette Maille    Maria Luisa Lima
Chanel Puertas    Blonde on the Beach
Manolo Rivero    Royal Gay
Neemo Librizzi    Pedro the Bus Driver
Andrea Fassier    French Tourist
Magda Magda    Santeria Dancer
Julian Bucio    Violent Soldier
Jorge Zárate    Prosecutor
Francisco Gatorno    Jorge Camacho
Marisol Padilla Sanchez    Margarita Camacho
Jorge Zamora    Kid with Kite
Noel Medina    Policeman on Beach
Jorge Zepeda    State Security on Beach
Julyan Diaz    Teenager #1
Eduardo Arroyuelo    Teenager #2
Antonio Zavala    Stranger in Lenin Park
Eloy Ganuza    State Security in Lenin Park
Khotan Khotan    Young Man with Bird
Rene Pereira    Antonio
Abel Woolrich    Hungry Inmate
Mario Oliver    Gay Inmate
Robertico Valdez    Singing Inmate
Claudio Osoria    Guard at El Morro
Diahnne Dea    Blanca Romero
Caridad Martinez    Dancer in the Convent
Zulema Cruz    Zulema
Annie Gil    Blanca's Teenage Daughter
Filiberto Estrella    Dwarf
Juan Cristobal Murillo    Immigration Officer
Filiberto Hebra    Man at Mariel Harbor
Matthias Ehrenberg    Officer at Mariel Harbor
Jack Schnabel    Mr. Greenberg
Esther Schnabel    Mrs. Greenberg
Xavier Domingo    Death
Eric Springer    Orderly
Jimmy Nugent    Taxi Driver

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Written by    Cunningham O'Keefe
Written by    Lazaro Gomez Carriles
Written by    Julian Schnabel
Producer    Jon Kilik
Co-Executive Producer    Julian Schnabel
Co-Executive Producer    Olatz Lopez Garmendia
Production Designer    Salvador Parra
Film Editor    Michael Berenbaum
Music Composed by    Carter Burwell
Director of Photography    Xavier Perez Grobet
Director of Photography    Guillermo Rosas
Assistant Director    Sebastian Silva
Unit Production Manager    Matthias Ehrenberg
Production Supervisor    Mike Phillips
Art Director    Antonio Munohierro
Art Director    Andy Bernard
Set Decorator    Sandra Cabriada Morales
Set Decorator    Paula Caso Serran
Set Decorator    Laurie Freedman
Costume Designer    Mariestela Fernandez
Production Sound Mixer    Christian Wangler
Production Sound Mixer    Allan Byer
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Fernandez
Supervising Sound Editor    Bob Hein
Sound Effects Editor    Albert Lasser
Dialogue Editor    Sylvia Menno
Music Editor    Todd Kasow
Make up    Ana Lozano
Hairstylist    Manolo Garcia
Additional Music    Lou Reed
Additional Music    Laurie Anderson
Music Supervisor    Olatz Lopez Garmendia
Music Supervisor    Susan Jacobs
Additional Photography    Mauricio Rubinstein

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/22 32 $85,230   8 $10,654   $85,230 3
2000/12/29 44 $65,000 -24% 8 $8,125   $235,232 10
2001/01/05 41 $76,106 +17% 8 $9,513   $350,767 17
2001/01/12 35 $155,766 +105% 18 $8,654   $552,299 24
2001/01/19 38 $111,709 -28% 23 $4,857   $706,594 31
2001/01/26 39 $104,171 -7% 26 $4,007   $856,899 38
2001/02/02 32 $205,873 +98% 41 $5,021   $1,110,467 45
2001/02/09 31 $212,875 +3% 55 $3,870   $1,398,907 52
2001/02/16 28 $397,047 +87% 74 $5,366   $1,887,839 59
2001/02/23 24 $358,303 -10% 127 $2,821   $2,332,862 66
2001/03/02 25 $300,005 -16% 125 $2,400   $2,768,814 73
2001/03/09 28 $254,969 -15% 108 $2,361   $3,149,756 80
2001/03/16 28 $223,984 -12% 112 $2,000   $3,485,859 87
2001/03/23 26 $217,850 -3% 107 $2,036   $3,817,364 94
2001/03/30 32 $131,645 -40% 79 $1,666   $4,044,804 101
2001/04/06 51 $42,080 -68% 54 $779   $4,136,677 108
2001/04/13 48 $36,185 -14% 47 $770   $4,221,817 115

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/01/15 32 $31,614   18 $1,756   $552,299 25
2001/03/05 20 $31,526   125 $252   $2,800,340 74
2001/03/22 20 $31,681   112 $283   $3,601,652 91

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/22 37 $170,232   8 $21,279   $170,232 7
2000/12/29 43 $104,429 -39% 8 $13,054   $274,661 14
2001/01/05 41 $121,872 +17% 8 $15,234   $396,533 21
2001/01/12 33 $198,352 +63% 18 $11,020   $594,885 28
2001/01/19 38 $157,843 -20% 23 $6,863   $752,728 35
2001/01/26 40 $151,866 -4% 26 $5,841   $904,594 42
2001/02/02 31 $281,438 +85% 41 $6,864   $1,186,032 49
2001/02/09 28 $304,760 +8% 55 $5,541   $1,490,792 56
2001/02/16 27 $483,767 +59% 74 $6,537   $1,974,559 63
2001/02/23 24 $494,250 +2% 127 $3,892   $2,468,809 70
2001/03/02 25 $425,978 -14% 125 $3,408   $2,894,787 77
2001/03/09 27 $367,088 -14% 108 $3,399   $3,261,875 84
2001/03/16 28 $337,639 -8% 112 $3,015   $3,599,514 91
2001/03/23 27 $313,645 -7% 107 $2,931   $3,913,159 98
2001/03/30 32 $181,438 -42% 79 $2,297   $4,094,597 105
2001/04/06 41 $91,035 -50% 54 $1,686   $4,185,632 112
2001/04/13 55 $36,185 -60% 47 $770   $4,221,817 119

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