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Black Rain (1989)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $45,892,212Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
52% - Rotten
Audience
55% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 22nd, 1989 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 125 minutes
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Keywords: Mafia, Organized Crime, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jaffe Lansing, Michael Douglas
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 610 $1,401,320 Nov 10, 1989 52
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,133 $1,752,800 Oct 27, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,094 $2,844,545 Oct 20, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,383 $3,440,755 Oct 13, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,067 $6,421,541 Oct 6, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,736 $6,503,065 Sep 29, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,885 $9,677,102 Sep 22, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,725 1,610 Sep 22, 1989 3

Cast

   Nick
Andy Garcia    Charlie
Ken Takakura    Masahiro
Kate Capshaw    Joyce
Yusaku Matsuda    Sato
Tomisaburo Wakayama    Sugai
Shigeru Koyama    Ohasi
John Spencer    Oliver
Guts Ishimatsu    Katayama
Yuya Uchida    Nashida
Miyuki Ono    Miyuki
Luis Guzman    Frankie
John A. Costelloe    Kid
Stephen Root    Berg
Richard Riehle    Crown
Bruce Katzman    Yudell
Edmund Ikeda    Japanese Businessman
Tomo Nagasue    Japanese Translator
Clem Caserta    Abolofia
Tim Kelleher    Bobby
George Kyle    Farentino
Vondie Curtis-Hall    Detective
Joe Perce    Detective
Louis Cantarini    Detective
Doug Yasuda    Japanese/American Translator
Toshio Sato    Japanese Embassy Official
Jun Kunimura    Yoshimoto
Roy Ogata    Sato's Man
Shiro Oishi    Sato's Man
Toru Tanaka    Sugai's Man
Rikiya Yasuoka    Sugai's Man
Joji Shimaki    Sugai's Man
Goro Sasa    Ohashi's Man
Taro Ibuki    Ohashi's Man
Daisuke Awaji    Ohashi's Man
Keone Young    Karaoke Singer
Jim Ishida    Escort Officer
Shotaro Hayashi    Mediator
Toshihiro Obata    Mediator
Michiko Tsushima    Noodle Woman
Linda Gillen    Peggy
John Gotay    Danny
Matthew Porac    Patrick
Ken Kensei    Masahiro's Son
Josip Elic    Bartender
Mitchell Bahr    Friend

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Stanley R. Jaffe
Producer    Sherry Lansing
Screenwriter    Craig Bolotin
Screenwriter    Warren Lewis
Executive Producer    Craig Bolotin
Executive Producer    Julie Kirkham
Director of Photography    Jan De Bont
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Associate Producer    Alan Poul
Line Producer (Japan)    Yosuke Mizuno
Assistant Director    Aldric La'auli Porter
Assistant Director    Benjamin Rosenberg
Assistant Director (Japan)    Masayuki Taniguchi
Second Unit Director    Bobby Bass
Unit Production Manager    Michael Tadross
Unit Production Manager    William Watkins
Unit Production Manager    Mel D. Dellar
Unit Production Manager    David Salven
Production Designer    Norris Spencer
Art Director    John Jay Moore
Art Director    Herman F. Zimmerman
Art Director (Japan)    Kazuo Takenaka
Set Decorator    John Alan Hicks
Set Decorator    Leslie Bloom
Set Decorator    Richard C. Goddard
Set Decorator    John M. Dwyer
Set Decorator (Japan)    Kyoji Sasaki
Additional Photography    Howard Atherton
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Costume Supervisor    Jennifer L. Parsons
Editor    Tom Rolf
Additional Editor    William Gordean
Additional Editor    Jacqueline Cambas
Sound Mixer    Keith A. Wester
Sound Mixer    James Sabat
Re-recording Mixer    Donald O. Mitchell
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Supervising Sound Editor    Milton C. Burrow
Supervising Sound Editor    William L. Manger
Sound Editor    Neil Burrow
Sound Editor    Scott Burrow
Sound Editor    Gordon Davidson
Sound Editor    Richard Oswald
Sound Editor    Bill Wylie
Sound Editor    Chester L. Slomka
Sound Editor    Larry Mann
Sound Editor    Richard Adams
Sound Editor    Jim Yant
Sound Editor    Kay Rose
Supervising Music Editor    James Flamberg
Song Writer    Dick Rudolph
Song Writer    Hans Zimmer
Song Writer    Will Jennings
Casting Director    Dianne Crittenden
Casting (Japan)    Nobuaki Murooka
Stunt Coordinator    Bobby Bass

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/09/22 1 $9,677,102   1,610 $6,011   $9,677,102 3
1989/09/29 1 $6,503,065 -33% 1,610 $4,039   $19,236,379 10
1989/10/06 1 $6,421,541 -1% 1,760 $3,649   $27,719,189 17
1989/10/13 5 $3,440,755 -46% 1,760 $1,955   $32,401,378 24
1989/10/20 4 $2,844,545 -17% 1,615 $1,761   $36,426,839 31
1989/10/27 6 $1,752,800 -38% 1,202 $1,458   $39,029,478 38
1989/11/10 10 $1,401,320   747 $1,876   $43,140,147 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/09/22 1 $12,733,314   1,610 $7,909   $12,733,314 7
1989/09/29 1 $8,564,334 -33% 1,610 $5,319   $21,297,648 14
1989/10/06 2 $7,662,975 -11% 1,760 $4,354   $28,960,623 21
1989/10/13 5 $4,621,671 -40% 1,760 $2,626   $33,582,294 28
1989/10/20 4 $3,694,384 -20% 1,615 $2,288   $37,276,678 35