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Cliffhanger (1993)

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

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
69% - Fresh
Audience
52% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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. Doctor Zhivago
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 454 $3,820,254 Jul 2, 1993 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 694 $4,147,456 Jun 25, 1993 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 758 $5,671,360 Jun 18, 1993 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 936 $52,980,314 Jun 11, 1993 21
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 849 $7,621,185 Jun 11, 1993 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 796 $12,152,400 Jun 4, 1993 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 376 $12,152,400 Jun 4, 1993 10
Biggest May Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 167 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 823 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,326 $20,458,022 May 28, 1993 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,795 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

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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