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Con Air (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $101,117,573Details
International Box Office $123,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $224,117,573
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
54% - Rotten
Audience
75% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 6th, 1997 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: September 15th, 2009 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and language
Running Time: 115 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Armageddon
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 882 $32,729 Oct 3, 1997 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 828 $61,268 Sep 26, 1997 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 600 $154,258 Sep 19, 1997 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 484 $258,131 Sep 12, 1997 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 282 $536,504 Sep 5, 1997 94
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 583 $100,015,066 Sep 5, 1997 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 163 $1,219,756 Aug 29, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 243 $963,436 Aug 22, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,119 $206,349 Aug 15, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,119 $279,388 Aug 8, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 997 $464,927 Aug 1, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 832 $971,752 Jul 25, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 716 $1,775,312 Jul 18, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 670 $2,891,449 Jul 11, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 788 $3,791,861 Jul 4, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 707 $5,898,935 Jun 27, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 519 $10,431,513 Jun 20, 1997 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 658 $57,370,562 Jun 13, 1997 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 522 $15,674,022 Jun 13, 1997 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 152 $24,131,738 Jun 6, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 635 $24,131,738 Jun 6, 1997 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 980 $24,131,738 Jun 6, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,061 2,824 Jun 6, 1997 3

Cast

   Cameron Poe
   US Marshal Vince Larkin
   Cyrus 'the Virus' Grissom
Steve Buscemi    Garland 'The Marietta Mangler' Greene
   Nathan 'Diamond Dog' Jones
Colm Meaney    Duncan Malloy
Mykelti Williamson    Mike "Baby-O" O'Dell
Rachel Ticotin    Guard Sally Bishop
Monica Potter    Tricia Poe
David Chappelle    'Pinball'
M.C. Gainey    Swamp Thing
John Roselius    Devers
Renoly Santiago    Sally Can't Dance
Danny Trejo    Johnny 'Johnny-23' Baca
Brendan Kelly    Conrad
Jesse Borrego    Francisco Cindino
Nick Chinlund    Billy Bedlam
Angela Featherstone    Ginny
Jose Zuniga    Sims
Steve Eastin    Guard Falzon
Landry Allbright    Casey Poe
Carl Ciarfalio    Con #1
Jerry Mongo Brownlee    Ajax
Ned Bellamy    Chopper Pilot
John Marshall Jones    Gator
Fredric Lane    Pilot
Martin McSorley    Co-Pilot
Dylan Haggerty    Starkey
Dan Bell    Fuel Jockey
Bob Stephenson    Ted, Pilot
Scott Ditty    Bus Guard
Tommy Bush    Sheriff
Lauren Pratt    Debbie at 6
Steve Hulin    Ronnie
Don Charles McGovern    Smoke
Doug Hutchison    Donald
Jeris Poindexter    Watts
David Ramsey    Londell
Conrad Goode    Viking
Emilio Rivera    Carlos
Mario Roberts    Mongoose
Tyrone Granderson Jones    Blade
Earl Billings    Guard
Greg Collins    Guard
Billy Devlin    Guard
Mark Ginther    Guard
Joseph Patrick Kelly    Guard
Jeff Olson    Uncle Bob
Dawn Bluford    Female Baggage Handler
Charlie Paddock    Transportation Officer #1
Randee Barnes    Stickman
Don Davis    Man in Car
Barbara Sharma    Woman in Car
Tommy Rosales    Cindino Gunman
Eddie Perez    Cindino Gunman
Scott McCoy    Cindino Gunman
Brian Hayes Currie    Cop in Vegas
Ashley Smock    Huey Pilot
Charles Lynn Frost    DEA Agent
Joey Miyashima    Tech Guy
Scott Burkholder    Air Traffic Controller
Kevin Cooney    Judge
Gerard L'Heureux    Guard Renfro
Pete Antico    Guard Garner
John Robotham    Guard Ryan
Gilbert Rosales    Ramirez
Richard Duran    Warlock
George Randall    Old Con on Plane
James Bozian    Con
Harley Zumbrum    Con
Doug Dearth    Con
David Roberson    Supervisor
Alexandra Balahoutis    Waitress
Dick Skip Evans    Airplane Pilot
Sheldon Worthington    Co-Pilot
Robert Taft    Soldier
Robert White    Soldier
Chris Ellis    BOP Official Grant
John Campbell    BOP Bus Driver
Brian Willems    Paramedic
Bill Cusack    Paramedic
Dabbs Greer    Old Man Under Truck
Marco Kyris    Cindino's Pilot

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Screenwriter    Scott Rosenberg
Executive Producer    Chad Oman
Executive Producer    Jonathan Hensleigh
Executive Producer    Peter Bogart
Executive Producer    Jim Kouf
Executive Producer    Lynn Bigelow
Visual Effects Designer    Dream Quest Images
Director of Photography    David Tattersall
Editor    Chris Lebenzon
Editor    Steve Mirkovich
Editor    Glen Scantlebury
Composer    Mark Mancina
Composer    Trevor Rabin
Associate Producer    Kenny Bates
Assistant Director    Mike Topoozian
Unit Production Manager    Peter Bogart
Art Director    Edward T. McAvoy
Art Director    Chas Butcher
Set Decorator    Debra Echard
Visual Consultant    Deborah Evans
Visual Effects Supervisor    David Goldberg
Special Effects Coordinator    Chuck Stewart
Costume Designer    Bobbie Read
Costume Supervisor    Hugo Pena
Make up    Kris Evans
Sound Mixer    Arthur Rochester
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Supervising Sound Editor    George Watters II
Sound Editor    F. Hudson Miller
Sound Editor    R.J. Palmer
Sound Editor    Suhail Kafity
Sound Editor    Gary Wright
Sound Editor    Andy Kopetzky
Sound Editor    Thomas Fucci
Sound Editor    Larry Mann
Sound Editor    Midge Costin
Sound Editor    Virginia Cook-McGowan
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Sound Designer    David Farmer
Dialogue Editor    Teri E. Dorman
Dialogue Editor    Karen Spangenberg
Dialogue Editor    Gloria D'Alessandro
Music Editor    Bob Badami
Music Editor    Will Kaplan
Music Editor    Zigmund Gron
Make up    Erma Kent
Music Supervisor    Kathy Nelson
Song Writer    Diane Warren
Casting Director    Victoria Thomas
Casting Director    Jeanne McCarthy
Casting Director    Matthew Barry
Stunt Coordinator    Kenny Bates
Stunt Coordinator    Steve Picerni

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
1997/06/06 1 $24,131,738   2,824 $8,545   $24,131,738 3
1997/06/13 2 $15,674,022 -35% 2,829 $5,540   $49,892,781 10
1997/06/20 3 $10,431,513 -33% 2,941 $3,547   $67,802,075 17
1997/06/27 5 $5,898,935 -43% 2,564 $2,301   $78,549,925 24
1997/07/04 7 $3,791,861 -36% 1,902 $1,994   $85,073,453 31
1997/07/11 8 $2,891,449 -24% 1,684 $1,717   $89,903,753 38
1997/07/18 11 $1,775,312 -39% 1,243 $1,428   $92,985,580 45
1997/07/25 12 $971,752 -45% 964 $1,008   $94,887,787 52
1997/08/01 18 $464,927 -52% 464 $1,002   $95,801,264 59
1997/08/08 25 $279,388 -40% 318 $879   $96,326,581 66
1997/08/15 28 $206,349 -26% 228 $905   $96,712,318 73
1997/08/22 18 $963,436 +367% 758 $1,271   $97,820,698 80
1997/08/29 16 $1,219,756 +27% 754 $1,618   $99,504,822 87
1997/09/05 20 $536,504 -56% 621 $864   $100,256,185 94
1997/09/12 27 $258,131 -52% 336 $768   $100,691,148 101
1997/09/19 31 $154,258 -40% 221 $698   $100,015,066 108
1997/09/26 43 $61,268 -60% 108 $567   $101,035,795 115
1997/10/03 49 $32,729 -47% 62 $528   $101,087,161 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/20 3 $3,008,184   2,941 $1,023   $60,378,746 15
1997/06/21 3 $4,363,939 +45% 2,941 $1,484   $64,742,685 16
1997/06/22 3 $3,059,390 -30% 2,941 $1,040   $67,802,075 17
1997/06/23 3 $1,181,853 -61% 2,941 $402   $68,983,928 18
1997/06/24 3 $1,333,336 +13% 2,941 $453   $70,317,264 19
1997/06/25 3 $1,158,363 -13% 2,941 $394   $71,475,627 20
1997/06/26 3 $1,175,363 +1% 2,941 $400   $72,650,990 21
1997/06/27 5 $1,822,698 +55% 2,564 $711   $74,473,688 22
1997/06/28 5 $2,185,630 +20% 2,564 $852   $76,659,318 23
1997/06/29 5 $1,890,607 -13% 2,564 $737   $78,549,925 24
1997/06/30 5 $829,271 -56% 2,564 $323   $79,379,196 25
1997/07/01 6 $726,134 -12% 2,564 $283   $80,105,330 26
1997/07/02 8 $467,034 -36% 2,564 $182   $80,572,364 27
1997/07/03 7 $709,228 +52% 2,564 $277   $81,281,592 28
1997/07/04 7 $927,727 +31% 1,902 $488   $82,209,319 29
1997/07/05 7 $1,783,433 +92% 1,902 $938   $83,992,752 30
1997/07/06 7 $1,080,701 -39% 1,902 $568   $85,073,453 31
1997/07/07 7 $469,037 -57% 1,902 $247   $85,542,490 32
1997/07/08 7 $525,070 +12% 1,902 $276   $86,067,560 33
1997/07/09 7 $482,903 -8% 1,902 $254   $86,550,463 34
1997/07/10 7 $461,841 -4% 1,902 $243   $87,012,304 35
1997/07/11 9 $784,832 +70% 1,684 $466   $87,797,136 36
1997/07/12 8 $1,370,718 +75% 1,684 $814   $89,167,854 37
1997/07/13 9 $735,899 -46% 1,684 $437   $89,903,753 38
1997/07/14 9 $319,138 -57% 1,684 $190   $90,222,891 39
1997/07/15 9 $395,083 +24% 1,684 $235   $90,617,974 40
1997/07/16 10 $297,974 -25% 1,684 $177   $90,915,948 41
1997/07/17 10 $294,320 -1% 1,684 $175   $91,210,268 42
1997/07/18 11 $512,058 +74% 1,243 $412   $91,722,326 43
1997/07/19 10 $785,906 +53% 1,243 $632   $92,508,232 44
1997/07/20 11 $477,348 -39% 1,243 $384   $92,985,580 45
1997/07/21 11 $223,670 -53% 1,243 $180   $93,209,250 46
1997/07/22 12 $243,553 +9% 1,243 $196   $93,452,803 47
1997/07/23 12 $227,477 -7% 1,243 $183   $93,680,280 48
1997/07/24 12 $235,755 +4% 1,243 $190   $93,916,035 49
1997/07/25 - $299,474 +27% 964 $311   $94,215,509 50
1997/07/26 - $471,321 +57% 964 $489   $94,686,830 51
1997/07/27 - $254,957 -46% 964 $264   $94,941,787 52
1997/07/28 - $115,537 -55% 964 $120   $95,057,324 53
1997/07/29 - $129,236 +12% 964 $134   $95,186,560 54
1997/07/30 - $106,272 -18% 964 $110   $95,292,832 55
1997/07/31 - $97,505 -8% 964 $101   $95,390,337 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/06 1 $34,218,759   2,824 $12,117   $34,218,759 7
1997/06/13 2 $23,151,803 -32% 2,829 $8,184   $57,370,562 14
1997/06/20 3 $15,280,428 -34% 2,941 $5,196   $72,650,990 21
1997/06/27 5 $8,630,602 -44% 2,564 $3,366   $81,281,592 28
1997/07/04 7 $5,730,712 -34% 1,902 $3,013   $87,012,304 35
1997/07/11 9 $4,197,964 -27% 1,684 $2,493   $91,210,268 42
1997/07/18 11 $2,705,767 -36% 1,243 $2,177   $93,916,035 49
1997/07/25 12 $1,420,302 -48% 964 $1,473   $95,336,337 56
1997/08/01 18 $710,856 -50% 464 $1,532   $96,047,193 63
1997/08/08 25 $458,776 -35% 318 $1,443   $96,505,969 70
1997/08/15 26 $351,293 -23% 228 $1,541   $96,857,262 77
1997/08/22 18 $1,427,804 +306% 758 $1,884   $98,285,066 84
1997/08/29 16 $1,434,615 n/c 754 $1,903   $99,719,681 91
1997/09/05 20 $713,336 -50% 621 $1,149   $100,433,017 98
1997/09/19 17 $1,113,719   221 $5,039   $100,974,527 112
1997/09/26 43 $79,905 -93% 108 $740   $101,054,432 119