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Cliffhanger (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $84,049,211Details
International Box Office $170,950,789Details
Worldwide Box Office $255,000,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 822 $84,049,211
All Time International Box Office 430 $170,950,789
All Time Worldwide Box Office 500 $255,000,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 202 $84,049,211
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 75 $170,950,789
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 100 $255,000,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 28th, 1993 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: May 21st, 1996 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language.
Comparisons: vs. Red Dawn
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: France,
Italy,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 465 $3,820,254 Jul 2, 1993 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 709 $4,147,456 Jun 25, 1993 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 773 $5,671,360 Jun 18, 1993 24
Fastest to $50m 952 $52,980,314 Jun 11, 1993 21
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 864 $7,621,185 Jun 11, 1993 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 810 $12,152,400 Jun 4, 1993 10
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 376 $12,152,400 Jun 4, 1993 10
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 167 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 836 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 1,357 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,831 2,333 May 28, 1993 3

Cast

   Gabe Walker
Michael Rooker    Hal Tucker
John Lithgow    Eric Qualen
Leon    Kynette
Caroline Goodall    Kristel, Jetstar Pilot
Bruce McGill    Treasury Agent
Don S. Davis    Stuart
Max Perlich    Evan

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Special Effects    Neil Corbould

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/05/28 1 $20,458,022   2,333 $8,769   $20,458,022 3
1993/06/04 1 $12,152,400 -41% 2,337 $5,200   $37,173,770 10
1993/06/11 2 $7,621,185 -37% 2,431 $3,135   $49,625,534 17
1993/06/18 3 $5,671,360 -26% 2,395 $2,368   $58,651,674 24
1993/06/25 6 $4,147,456 -27% 2,176 $1,906   $65,558,170 31
1993/07/02 9 $3,820,254 -8% 1,786 $2,139   $71,363,525 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/05/28 1 $25,021,370   2,333 $10,725   $25,021,370 7
1993/06/04 1 $16,982,979 -32% 2,337 $7,267   $42,004,349 14
1993/06/11 2 $10,975,965 -35% 2,431 $4,515   $52,980,314 21
1993/06/18 3 $8,430,400 -23% 2,395 $3,520   $61,410,714 28
1993/06/25 6 $6,132,557 -27% 2,176 $2,818   $67,543,271 35