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Cast Away (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $233,632,142Details
International Box Office $193,598,374
Worldwide Box Office $427,230,516
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$85,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 2000 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense images and action sequences
Running Time: 143 minutes
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Keywords: Marooned, Extreme Weather
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, ImageMovers, Playtone
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 201 $7,467 Jul 13, 2001 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 242 $4,980 Jul 6, 2001 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 207 $17,159 Jun 29, 2001 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 172 $36,516 Jun 22, 2001 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 171 $56,455 Jun 15, 2001 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 142 $108,049 Jun 8, 2001 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 149 $122,697 Jun 1, 2001 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 157 $150,283 May 25, 2001 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 194 $147,364 May 18, 2001 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 196 $186,328 May 11, 2001 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 212 $226,980 May 4, 2001 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 191 $308,176 Apr 27, 2001 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 192 $404,386 Apr 20, 2001 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 256 $332,249 Apr 13, 2001 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 294 $345,870 Apr 6, 2001 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 220 $614,261 Mar 30, 2001 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $1,050,300 Mar 23, 2001 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $1,229,032 Mar 16, 2001 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 147 $1,554,438 Mar 9, 2001 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 124 $2,073,578 Mar 2, 2001 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 85 $3,105,171 Feb 23, 2001 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 48 $5,401,468 Feb 16, 2001 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 77 $5,157,519 Feb 9, 2001 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $7,469,464 Feb 2, 2001 45
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 136 $200,961,000 Feb 2, 2001 44
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 84 $8,091,349 Jan 26, 2001 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 69 $11,151,419 Jan 19, 2001 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $19,777,426 Jan 12, 2001 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 158 $152,406,225 Jan 12, 2001 22
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 86 $22,220,725 Jan 5, 2001 17
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 53 $22,220,725 Jan 5, 2001 17
Biggest January Day at the Domestic Box Office 69 $11,110,000 Jan 6, 2001 16
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 692 $7,938,594 Dec 31, 2000 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 149 $30,977,869 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $30,977,869 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 623 $30,977,869 Dec 29, 2000 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 173 $100,628,594 Dec 29, 2000 10
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 106 $8,835,686 Dec 28, 2000 7
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 89 $9,293,175 Dec 27, 2000 6
Biggest Tuesday at the Domestic Box Office 42 $11,669,789 Dec 26, 2000 5
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 263 $51,521,864 Dec 22, 2000 5
Biggest Monday at the Domestic Box Office 79 $10,968,669 Dec 25, 2000 4
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 495 $28,883,406 Dec 22, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,147 2,774 Dec 22, 2000 3
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 140 $12,145,000 Dec 23, 2000 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 603 $12,145,000 Dec 23, 2000 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 489 $11,755,000 Dec 22, 2000 1
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 17 2.46 Dec 22, 2000 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 23 40.7% Dec 22, 2000 1

Cast

   Chuck Noland
Helen Hunt    Kelly Frears
Nick Searcy    Stan
Lari White    Bettina Peterson
Michael Forrest    Pilot Jack
Viveka Davis    Pilot Gwen
Christopher Noth    Jerry Lovett
Geoffrey Blake    Maynard Graham
Jenifer Lewis    Becca Twig

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    William Broyles Jr.
Executive Producer    Joan Bradshaw
Producer    Steve Starkey
Producer    Tom Hanks
Producer    Robert Zemeckis
Producer    Jack Rapke
Cinematographer    Don Burgess
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Production Designer    Rick Carter
Art Director    Jim Teegarden
Art Director    Stefan Dechant
Art Director    Elizabeth Lapp
Set Decorator    Rosemary Brandenberg
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara
Costume Designer    Joanna Johnston
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Sound Designer    Randy Thom
Visual Effects Supervisor    Ken Ralston
Associate Producer    Steven Boyd
Assistant Director    Alan B. Curtiss
Assistant Director    Josh McLaglen
Casting Director    Victoria Burrows
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Dialogue Editor    Ewa Sztompke

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/22 1 $28,883,406   2,774 $10,412   $28,883,406 3
2000/12/29 1 $30,977,869 +7% 2,929 $10,576   $109,689,440 10
2001/01/05 1 $22,220,725 -28% 2,948 $7,538   $141,702,072 17
2001/01/12 2 $19,777,426 -11% 3,048 $6,489   $167,758,651 24
2001/01/19 2 $11,151,419 -44% 3,061 $3,643   $181,970,406 31
2001/01/26 3 $8,091,349 -27% 2,891 $2,799   $193,243,499 38
2001/02/02 3 $7,469,464 -8% 2,648 $2,821   $203,010,647 45
2001/02/09 5 $5,157,519 -31% 2,347 $2,197   $209,798,303 52
2001/02/16 9 $5,401,468 +5% 2,243 $2,408   $216,918,728 59
2001/02/23 10 $3,105,171 -43% 1,997 $1,555   $220,921,892 66
2001/03/02 12 $2,073,578 -33% 1,499 $1,383   $223,776,964 73
2001/03/09 12 $1,554,438 -25% 1,289 $1,206   $225,901,006 80
2001/03/16 14 $1,229,032 -21% 1,079 $1,139   $227,682,611 87
2001/03/23 16 $1,050,300 -15% 786 $1,336   $229,168,596 94
2001/03/30 21 $614,261 -42% 591 $1,039   $230,144,288 101
2001/04/06 23 $345,870 -44% 413 $837   $230,654,808 108
2001/04/13 24 $332,249 -4% 370 $898   $231,088,363 115
2001/04/20 23 $404,386 +22% 403 $1,003   $231,653,007 122
2001/04/27 27 $308,176 -24% 371 $831   $232,073,556 129
2001/05/04 27 $226,980 -26% 326 $696   $232,386,686 136
2001/05/11 27 $186,328 -18% 282 $661   $232,636,184 143
2001/05/18 27 $147,364 -21% 245 $601   $232,844,706 150
2001/05/25 26 $150,283 +2% 199 $755   $233,051,159 157
2001/06/01 24 $122,697 -18% 168 $730   $233,249,446 164
2001/06/08 28 $108,049 -12% 142 $761   $233,403,779 171
2001/06/15 34 $56,455 -48% 109 $518   $233,503,178 178
2001/06/22 53 $36,516 -35% 74 $493   $233,569,750 185
2001/06/29 61 $17,159 -53% 50 $343   $233,604,271 192
2001/07/06 95 $4,980 -71% 20 $249   $233,620,604 199
2001/07/13 81 $7,467 +50% 11 $679   $233,630,478 206

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/22 1 $11,755,000   2,769 $4,245   $11,755,000 1
2000/12/23 1 $12,145,000 +3% 2,769 $4,386   $23,900,000 2
2000/12/24 1 $5,820,000 -52% 2,769 $2,102   $29,720,000 3
2000/12/25 1 $10,968,669 +88% 2,769 $3,961   $39,852,075 4
2000/12/26 1 $11,669,789 +6% 2,769 $4,214   $51,521,864 5
2000/12/27 1 $9,293,175 -20% 2,769 $3,356   $60,815,039 6
2000/12/28 1 $8,835,686 -5% 2,774 $3,185   $69,650,725 7
2000/12/29 1 $11,414,000 +29% 2,927 $3,900   $81,065,000 8
2000/12/30 1 $11,625,000 +2% 2,927 $3,972   $92,690,000 9
2000/12/31 1 $7,938,594 -32% 2,927 $2,712   $100,628,594 10
2001/01/01 1 $9,060,846 +14% 2,929 $3,093   $109,689,440 11
2001/01/02 1 $4,053,089 -55% 2,929 $1,384   $113,742,529 12
2001/01/03 1 $2,737,583 -32% 2,929 $935   $116,480,112 13
2001/01/04 1 $3,001,235 +10% 2,929 $1,025   $119,481,347 14
2001/01/05 1 $6,542,000 +118% 2,929 $2,234   $126,023,000 15
2001/01/06 1 $11,110,000 +70% 2,948 $3,769   $137,133,000 16
2001/01/07 1 $5,532,000 -50% 2,948 $1,877   $141,702,072 17
2001/01/08 1 $1,631,343 -71% 2,948 $553   $143,333,415 18
2001/01/09 1 $1,723,629 +6% 2,948 $585   $145,057,044 19
2001/01/10 1 $1,419,192 -18% 2,948 $481   $146,476,236 20
2001/01/11 1 $1,584,989 +12% 2,948 $538   $147,981,225 21
2001/01/12 2 $4,425,000 +179% 2,948 $1,501   $152,406,225 22
2001/01/13 2 $7,358,000 +66% 3,048 $2,414   $159,764,000 23
2001/01/14 2 $5,463,000 -26% 3,048 $1,792   $165,227,000 24
2001/01/15 3 $2,531,447 -54% 3,048 $831   $167,758,651 25
2001/01/16 2 $1,124,803 -56% 3,048 $369   $168,883,454 26
2001/01/17 2 $933,307 -17% 3,048 $306   $169,816,761 27
2001/01/18 2 $1,002,226 +7% 3,048 $329   $170,818,987 28
2001/01/19 2 $2,851,000 +184% 3,048 $935   $173,670,000 29
2001/01/20 2 $5,355,000 +88% 3,053 $1,754   $179,025,000 30
2001/01/21 2 $2,917,000 -46% 3,061 $953   $181,970,406 31
2001/01/22 3 $759,418 -74% 3,061 $248   $182,729,824 32
2001/01/23 1 $888,261 +17% 3,061 $290   $183,618,085 33
2001/01/24 1 $745,438 -16% 3,061 $244   $184,363,523 34
2001/01/25 2 $788,627 +6% 3,061 $258   $185,152,150 35
2001/01/26 3 $2,024,000 +157% 2,890 $700   $187,176,000 36
2001/01/27 3 $4,345,000 +115% 2,890 $1,503   $191,521,000 37
2001/01/28 3 $1,374,000 -68% 2,891 $475   $193,243,499 38
2001/01/29 3 $552,515 -60% 2,891 $191   $193,796,014 39
2001/01/30 2 $642,698 +16% 2,891 $222   $194,438,712 40
2001/01/31 2 $548,505 -15% 2,891 $190   $194,987,217 41
2001/02/01 2 $553,966 +1% 2,891 $192   $195,541,183 42
2001/02/02 4 $1,810,000 +227% 2,648 $684   $197,351,000 43
2001/02/03 3 $3,610,000 +99% 2,648 $1,363   $200,961,000 44
2001/02/04 4 $1,902,000 -47% 2,646 $719   $203,010,647 45
2001/02/05 5 $375,905 -80% 2,646 $142   $203,386,552 46
2001/02/06 5 $473,677 +26% 2,646 $179   $203,860,229 47
2001/02/07 4 $396,449 -16% 2,646 $150   $204,256,672 48
2001/02/08 5 $384,112 -3% 2,646 $145   $204,640,784 49
2001/02/09 6 $1,181,000 +207% 2,646 $446   $205,822,000 50
2001/02/10 4 $2,450,000 +107% 2,648 $925   $208,272,000 51
2001/02/11 5 $1,351,000 -45% 2,354 $574   $209,798,303 52
2001/02/12 5 $326,508 -76% 2,354 $139   $210,124,811 53
2001/02/13 7 $357,742 +10% 2,354 $152   $210,482,553 54
2001/02/14 6 $687,161 +92% 2,354 $292   $211,169,714 55
2001/02/15 7 $347,546 -49% 2,354 $148   $211,517,260 56
2001/02/19 9 $730,405   2,243 $326   $216,918,728 60
2001/02/20 10 $334,311 -54% 2,243 $149   $217,253,039 61
2001/02/21 9 $283,801 -15% 2,243 $127   $217,536,840 62
2001/02/22 10 $279,881 -1% 2,243 $125   $217,816,721 63
2001/02/23 10 $778,000 +178% 1,996 $390   $218,595,000 64
2001/02/24 10 $1,545,000 +99% 1,996 $774   $220,140,000 65
2001/02/25 11 $769,000 -50% 1,997 $385   $220,922,000 66
2001/02/26 10 $193,566 -75% 1,997 $97   $221,115,450 67
2001/02/27 10 $210,357 +9% 1,997 $105   $221,325,815 68
2001/02/28 10 $183,570 -13% 1,997 $92   $221,509,385 69
2001/03/01 10 $194,001 +6% 1,997 $97   $221,703,386 70
2001/03/04 12 $495,000   1,499 $330   $223,776,964 73
2001/03/05 12 $134,933 -73% 1,499 $90   $223,911,897 74
2001/03/06 11 $160,407 +19% 1,499 $107   $224,072,304 75
2001/03/07 13 $137,252 -14% 1,499 $92   $224,209,556 76
2001/03/08 13 $137,012 n/c 1,499 $91   $224,346,568 77
2001/03/11 12 $381,000   1,289 $296   $225,901,000 80
2001/03/12 12 $123,360 -68% 1,289 $96   $226,024,366 81
2001/03/13 13 $144,510 +17% 1,289 $112   $226,158,876 82
2001/03/14 12 $133,917 -7% 1,289 $104   $226,302,193 83
2001/03/15 13 $150,786 +13% 1,289 $117   $226,453,579 84
2001/03/18 14 $298,000   1,079 $276   $227,683,000 87
2001/03/19 14 $105,027 -65% 1,079 $97   $227,787,638 88
2001/03/20 14 $113,350 +8% 1,079 $105   $227,900,988 89
2001/03/21 14 $106,165 -6% 1,079 $98   $228,007,154 90
2001/03/22 14 $111,142 +5% 1,079 $103   $228,118,296 91
2001/03/25 17 $234,000   786 $298   $229,169,000 94
2001/03/26 18 $82,393 -65% 786 $105   $229,250,989 95
2001/03/27 17 $96,493 +17% 786 $123   $229,347,482 96
2001/03/28 17 $89,092 -8% 786 $113   $229,436,574 97
2001/03/29 16 $93,453 +5% 786 $119   $229,530,027 98

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/12/22 1 $78,711,571   2,774 $28,375   $78,711,571 7
2000/12/29 1 $40,769,776 -48% 2,929 $13,919   $119,481,347 14
2001/01/05 1 $28,499,878 -30% 2,948 $9,668   $147,981,225 21
2001/01/12 2 $22,837,762 -20% 3,048 $7,493   $170,818,987 28
2001/01/19 2 $14,333,163 -37% 3,061 $4,683   $185,152,150 35
2001/01/26 3 $10,389,033 -28% 2,891 $3,594   $195,541,183 42
2001/02/02 3 $9,099,601 -12% 2,648 $3,436   $204,640,784 49
2001/02/09 5 $6,876,476 -24% 2,347 $2,930   $211,517,260 56
2001/02/16 9 $6,299,461 -8% 2,243 $2,808   $217,816,721 63
2001/02/23 10 $3,886,665 -38% 1,997 $1,946   $221,703,386 70
2001/03/02 12 $2,643,182 -32% 1,499 $1,763   $224,346,568 77
2001/03/09 12 $2,107,011 -20% 1,289 $1,635   $226,453,579 84
2001/03/16 14 $1,664,717 -21% 1,079 $1,543   $228,118,296 91
2001/03/23 16 $1,411,731 -15% 786 $1,796   $229,530,027 98
2001/03/30 21 $778,911 -45% 591 $1,318   $230,308,938 105
2001/04/06 23 $447,176 -43% 413 $1,083   $230,756,114 112
2001/04/13 24 $492,507 +10% 370 $1,331   $231,248,621 119
2001/04/20 23 $516,759 +5% 403 $1,282   $231,765,380 126
2001/04/27 27 $394,326 -24% 371 $1,063   $232,159,706 133
2001/05/04 27 $290,150 -26% 326 $890   $232,449,856 140
2001/05/11 29 $247,486 -15% 282 $878   $232,697,342 147
2001/05/18 29 $203,534 -18% 245 $831   $232,900,876 154
2001/05/25 28 $225,873 +11% 199 $1,135   $233,126,749 161
2001/06/01 26 $168,981 -25% 168 $1,006   $233,295,730 168
2001/06/08 27 $150,993 -11% 142 $1,063   $233,446,723 175
2001/06/15 37 $86,511 -43% 109 $794   $233,533,234 182
2001/06/22 50 $53,878 -38% 74 $728   $233,587,112 189
2001/06/29 62 $28,512 -47% 50 $570   $233,615,624 196
2001/07/06 93 $7,387 -74% 20 $369   $233,623,011 203
2001/07/13 85 $9,131 +24% 11 $830   $233,632,142 210

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