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The Big Hit (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,066,941Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
41% - Rotten
Audience
58% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 24th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: September 23rd, 2008 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence, pervasive language and some sexuality
Running Time: 91 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Way of the Gun
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tri-Star Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,914 $20,808 Jul 24, 1998 94
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,577 $32,422 Jul 3, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,815 $38,046 Jun 26, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,487 $85,270 Jun 19, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,770 $31,004 Jun 12, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,621 $63,936 Jun 5, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,170 $185,675 May 29, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,817 $522,033 May 22, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,564 $1,420,609 May 15, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,645 $2,332,176 May 8, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,905 $5,751,053 May 1, 1998 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 222 $10,809,424 Apr 24, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,674 $10,809,424 Apr 24, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,011 2,149 Apr 24, 1998 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,744 2.80 Apr 24, 1998 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,984 35.7% Apr 24, 1998 1

Cast

   Melvin Surley
   Cisco
Christina Applegate    Pam Schulman
Avery Brooks    Paris
   Crunch
   Vince
Lainie Kazan    Jeanne Shulman
Elliott Gould    Morton Schulman
Sab Shimono    Jiro Nishi
Lela Rochon    Chantel
Robin Dunne    Gump, The Stutterer
Danny Smith    Video Store Kid
Joshua Peace    Lance
David Usher    Sergio
Hardee T. Lineham    Accountant
Gerry Mendicino    Slave Trader
Robert Eaton    Pimp
John Stoneham, Jr.    Pimp
Nicola Jones    Blonde
Alexa Gilmour    Aly, Keiko's Friend
John Stocker    Sid Mussberger, The Neighbor
Cotton Mather    Moe
Derrek Peels    Windbush
Tig Fong    Kaya
Danny Lima    Aaron, The Limo Driver
Morgan Freeman    Boy In Hotel Lobby
Giovahann White    Paris' Son
Bobby Hannah    Paris' Driver

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Ben Ramsey
Producer    Warren Zide
Producer    Wesley Snipes
Executive Producer    John Woo
Executive Producer    Terence Chang
Executive Producer    John M. Eckert
Production Designer    Taavo Soodor
Editor    Robin Russell
Editor    Pietro Scalia
Composer    Graeme Revell
Director of Photography    Danny Nowak
Co-Producer    Craig Perry
Co-Producer    Victor McGauley
Co-Producer    Roger Garcia
Assistant Director    Jeff Authors
Unit Production Manager    John M. Eckert
Art Director    Andrew Stearn
Art Director    Craig Lathrop
Set Decorator    Enrico Campana
Costume Designer    Margaret Mohr
Sound Mixer    Douglas Ganton
Re-recording Mixer    Don White
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Koyama
Re-recording Mixer    Keith Elliot
Re-recording Mixer    Brad Thornton
Supervising Sound Editor    Wayne Griffin
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael O'Farrell
Sound Designer    Sandy Gendler
Make up    Donald Mowat
Hairstylist    James D. Brown
Music Supervisor    Pilar McCurry
Song Writer    Johnny Kson
Song Writer    Mark Wahlberg
Casting Director    Roger Mussenden
Stunt Coordinator    John Stoneham, Jr.
Stunt Coordinator    Lau Chi-Ho

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/24 1 $10,809,424   2,149 $5,030   $10,809,424 3
1998/05/01 3 $5,751,053 -47% 2,149 $2,676   $19,353,865 10
1998/05/08 8 $2,332,176 -59% 2,149 $1,085   $23,210,659 17
1998/05/15 10 $1,420,609 -39% 1,510 $941   $25,385,890 24
1998/05/22 19 $522,033 -63% 525 $994   $26,273,040 31
1998/05/29 27 $185,675 -64% 259 $717   $26,589,290 38
1998/06/05 40 $63,936 -66% 141 $453   $26,690,429 45
1998/06/12 54 $31,004 -52% 80 $388   $26,735,278 52
1998/06/19 34 $85,270 +175% 456 $187   $26,832,605 59
1998/06/26 44 $38,046 -55% 193 $197   $26,900,172 66
1998/07/03 49 $32,422 -15% 47 $690   $26,945,149 73
1998/07/24 57 $20,808   15 $1,387   $27,052,167 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/24 1 $3,860,000   2,149 $1,796   $3,860,000 1
1998/04/25 1 $4,230,000 +10% 2,149 $1,968   $8,090,000 2
1998/04/26 1 $2,752,000 -35% 2,149 $1,281   $10,809,000 3
1998/04/27 1 $752,954 -73% 2,149 $350   $11,562,378 4
1998/04/28 1 $840,823 +12% 2,149 $391   $12,403,201 5
1998/04/29 1 $604,799 -28% 2,149 $281   $13,008,000 6
1998/04/30 1 $594,812 -2% 2,149 $277   $13,602,812 7
1998/05/01 3 $1,820,000 +206% 2,149 $847   $15,423,000 8
1998/05/02 3 $2,555,000 +40% 2,149 $1,189   $17,978,000 9
1998/05/03 3 $1,495,000 -41% 2,149 $696   $19,354,000 10
1998/05/04 2 $402,318 -73% 2,149 $187   $19,756,183 11
1998/05/05 3 $471,860 +17% 2,149 $220   $20,228,043 12
1998/05/06 3 $342,110 -27% 2,149 $159   $20,570,153 13
1998/05/07 3 $308,330 -10% 2,149 $143   $20,878,483 14
1998/05/08 5 $780,000 +153% 2,149 $363   $21,658,000 15
1998/05/09 7 $1,005,000 +29% 2,149 $468   $22,663,000 16
1998/05/10 9 $584,000 -42% 2,149 $272   $23,211,000 17
1998/05/11 5 $211,616 -64% 2,149 $98   $23,422,275 18
1998/05/12 5 $239,273 +13% 2,149 $111   $23,661,548 19
1998/05/13 6 $169,764 -29% 2,149 $79   $23,831,312 20
1998/05/14 7 $135,000 -20% 2,149 $63   $23,966,000 21
1998/05/15 9 $429,000 +218% 1,510 $284   $24,395,000 22
1998/05/16 10 $610,000 +42% 1,510 $404   $25,005,000 23
1998/05/17 9 $421,000 -31% 1,510 $279   $25,386,000 24
1998/05/18 7 $158,545 -62% 1,510 $105   $25,544,435 25
1998/05/19 11 $87,007 -45% 1,510 $58   $25,631,442 26
1998/05/20 10 $58,493 -33% 1,510 $39   $25,689,935 27
1998/05/21 8 $121,554 +108% 1,510 $80   $25,811,489 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/24 1 $13,602,812   2,149 $6,330   $13,602,812 7
1998/05/01 3 $7,275,671 -47% 2,149 $3,386   $20,878,483 14
1998/05/08 7 $3,086,798 -58% 2,149 $1,436   $23,965,281 21
1998/05/15 10 $1,785,726 -42% 1,510 $1,183   $25,751,007 28
1998/05/22 19 $652,608 -63% 525 $1,243   $26,403,615 35
1998/05/29 32 $222,878 -66% 259 $861   $26,626,493 42
1998/06/05 39 $77,781 -65% 141 $552   $26,704,274 49
1998/06/12 52 $43,061 -45% 80 $538   $26,747,335 56
1998/06/19 37 $114,791 +167% 456 $252   $26,862,126 63
1998/06/26 48 $50,601 -56% 193 $262   $26,912,727 70