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Before Night Falls (2000)

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,019 $4,221,817
All Time International Box Office 4,244 $4,281,642
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,261 $8,503,459
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 606 $4,221,817
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,906 $4,221,817
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,314 $4,281,642
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,896 $8,503,459

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,036 $36,185 Apr 13, 2001 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 239 $36,185 Apr 13, 2001 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 640 $770 Apr 13, 2001 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,186 $42,080 Apr 6, 2001 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 259 $42,080 Apr 6, 2001 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 753 $779 Apr 6, 2001 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 824 $131,645 Mar 30, 2001 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 147 $131,645 Mar 30, 2001 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 243 $1,666 Mar 30, 2001 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 670 $217,850 Mar 23, 2001 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 115 $217,850 Mar 23, 2001 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 186 $2,036 Mar 23, 2001 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 754 $223,984 Mar 16, 2001 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 133 $223,984 Mar 16, 2001 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 208 $2,000 Mar 16, 2001 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 803 $254,969 Mar 9, 2001 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 142 $254,969 Mar 9, 2001 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 154 $2,361 Mar 9, 2001 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 858 $300,005 Mar 2, 2001 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 149 $300,005 Mar 2, 2001 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 180 $2,400 Mar 2, 2001 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 933 $358,303 Feb 23, 2001 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 160 $358,303 Feb 23, 2001 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 160 $2,821 Feb 23, 2001 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,123 $397,047 Feb 16, 2001 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 179 $397,047 Feb 16, 2001 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 34 $5,366 Feb 16, 2001 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,009 $212,875 Feb 9, 2001 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 375 $212,875 Feb 9, 2001 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 138 $3,870 Feb 9, 2001 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,512 $205,873 Feb 2, 2001 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 459 $205,873 Feb 2, 2001 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 88 $5,021 Feb 2, 2001 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,777 $104,171 Jan 26, 2001 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 824 $104,171 Jan 26, 2001 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 227 $4,007 Jan 26, 2001 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,273 $111,709 Jan 19, 2001 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 901 $111,709 Jan 19, 2001 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 229 $4,857 Jan 19, 2001 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,553 $155,766 Jan 12, 2001 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 852 $155,766 Jan 12, 2001 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 100 $8,654 Jan 12, 2001 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,621 $76,106 Jan 5, 2001 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,395 $76,106 Jan 5, 2001 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 182 $9,513 Jan 5, 2001 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,214 $65,000 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,694 $65,000 Dec 29, 2000 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 717 $8,125 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,352 $85,230 Dec 22, 2000 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,597 $85,230 Dec 22, 2000 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,292 $10,654 Dec 22, 2000 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,036 $10,654 Dec 22, 2000 3
Top 2000 Theater Average Limited Release 103 $10,654 Dec 22, 2000 3
Never Wide Domestic 740 $4,221,817 Dec 22, 2000 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,071 $4,221,817 Dec 22, 2000 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 702 119 Dec 22, 2000 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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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