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Congo (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,022,333Details
International Box Office $71,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $152,022,333
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
24% - Rotten
Audience
29% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 9th, 1995 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for jungle adventure terror and action and brief strong language
Running Time: 110 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Karate Kid
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: The Kennedy/Marshall Company
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,025 $9,882 Oct 13, 1995 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 992 $21,845 Oct 6, 1995 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 957 $44,016 Sep 29, 1995 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 814 $95,901 Sep 22, 1995 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 663 $178,241 Sep 15, 1995 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 562 $268,374 Sep 8, 1995 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 359 $509,456 Sep 1, 1995 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 365 $585,490 Aug 25, 1995 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,817 $94,099 Aug 18, 1995 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,794 $133,484 Aug 11, 1995 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,679 $208,630 Aug 4, 1995 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,713 $293,221 Jul 28, 1995 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,341 $779,233 Jul 21, 1995 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,382 $1,308,779 Jul 14, 1995 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,148 $2,729,920 Jul 7, 1995 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 942 $4,839,347 Jun 30, 1995 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 784 $8,083,463 Jun 23, 1995 17
Fastest to $50m 823 $57,951,894 Jun 23, 1995 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 961 $10,702,870 Jun 16, 1995 10
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 146 $24,642,539 Jun 9, 1995 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 624 $24,642,539 Jun 9, 1995 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 960 $24,642,539 Jun 9, 1995 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,367 2,649 Jun 9, 1995 3

Cast

Laura Linney    Karen Ross
Dylan Walsh    Dr. Peter Elliot
Ernie Hudson    Monroe Kelly
Tim Curry    Herkermer Homolka
Grant Heslov    Richard
Joe Don Baker    R.B. Travis
Lorene Noh    Amy
Misty Rosas    Amy
Mary Ellen Trainor    Moira
Stuart Pankin    Boyd
Carolyn Seymour    Eleanor Romy
Romy Rosemont    Assistant
James Karen    College President
Bill Pugin    William
Lawrence T. Wrentz    Arliss Wender
Robert Almodovar    Rudy
Kathleen Connors    Sally
Joel Weiss    Travicom Operator
John Hawkes    Bob Driscoll
Peter Jason    Mr. Janus
Jimmy Buffett    727 Pilot
James R. Paradise    Transport Worker
Kevin Grevioux    Roadblock Officer
Shayna Fox    Amy's Voice
Kahara Muhoro    Roadblock Officer
Guy Toley    DC-3 Co-pilot
Bruce Campbell    Charles Travis
M. Darnell Suttles    Hospital Interrogator
Taylor Nichols    Jeffrey Weems
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje    Kahega
Michael Chinyamurindi    Willie Amakye
Willie Amakye    Porter
Malang    Porter
William John Murphy    Transport Worker
Jay Speed Froney    Porter
Shelton Mack    Porter
Jackson Gitonga    Mizumu Tribesman
David Mungai    Porter
Anthony Mutune    Porter
Sylvester Mwangi    Porter
Thom Barry    Samahani
Les Robinson    Porter
Nelson Shalita    Porter
Andrew Kamuyu    Mizumu Tribesman
E.J. Callahan    DC-3 Pilot
Ayo Adejugbe    African Airport Guard
Fidel Bateke    Witch Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    John Patrick Shanley
Story Creator    Michael Crichton
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Producer    Sam Mercer
Executive Producer    Frank Yablans
Production Designer    J. Michael Riva
Supervising Film Editor    Anne V. Coates
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Associate Producer    Michael Backes
Assistant Director    Katterli Frauenfelder
Unit Production Manager    Paul Deason
Art Director    Richard Holland
Set Decorator    Lisa Fischer
Second Unit Camera    Charles D. Minsky
Visual Effects Supervisor    Scott Farrar
Costume Designer    Marilyn Matthews
Sound Mixer    Ronald Judkins
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Alexander
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Sound Effects Editor    Tony Lamberti
Sound Effects Editor    Valerie Davidson
Sound Effects Editor    Rick Bozeat
Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman
Sound Effects Editor    Alan Rickman
Sound Effects Editor    Kelly Oxford
Special Make-up Effects    Matthew W. Mungle
Dialogue Editor    Patrick Foley
Dialogue Editor    Sarah Rothenberg
Dialogue Editor    Michael P. Cook
Music Editor    Ken Hall
Music Editor    Darrell Hall
Make-up and Hair Designer    Christina Smith
Hairstylist    Judith A. Cory
Special Make-up Effects    John E. Jackson
Song Writer    Lebo M.
Casting    Mike Fenton
Casting    Allison Cowitt
Stunt Coordinator    M. James Arnett

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
1995/06/09 1 $24,642,539   2,649 $9,303   $24,642,539 3
1995/06/16 2 $10,702,870 -57% 2,676 $4,000   $44,508,181 10
1995/06/23 3 $8,083,463 -24% 2,676 $3,021   $57,951,894 17
1995/06/30 6 $4,839,347 -40% 2,221 $2,179   $66,836,196 24
1995/07/07 9 $2,729,920 -44% 1,789 $1,526   $73,119,429 31
1995/07/14 13 $1,308,779 -52% 1,352 $968   $75,791,168 38
1995/07/21 15 $779,233 -40% 798 $976   $77,207,888 45
1995/07/28 26 $293,221 -62% 381 $770   $77,983,965 52
1995/08/04 29 $208,630 -29% 213 $979   $78,366,373 59
1995/08/11 35 $133,484 -36% 152 $878   $78,609,885 66
1995/08/18 38 $94,099 -30% 115 $818   $78,768,389 73
1995/08/25 23 $585,490 +522% 521 $1,124   $79,402,708 80
1995/09/01 28 $509,456 -13% 481 $1,059   $80,131,876 87
1995/09/08 28 $268,374 -47% 410 $655   $80,470,881 94
1995/09/15 36 $178,241 -34% 310 $575   $80,719,529 101
1995/09/22 46 $95,901 -46% 170 $564   $80,869,678 108
1995/09/29 53 $44,016 -54% 95 $463   $80,941,759 115
1995/10/06 58 $21,845 -50% 43 $508   $80,978,559 122
1995/10/13 72 $9,882 -55% 34 $291   $80,998,938 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/06/09 1 $33,805,311   2,649 $12,762   $33,805,311 7
1995/06/16 2 $16,063,120 -52% 2,676 $6,003   $49,868,431 14
1995/06/23 3 $12,128,418 -24% 2,676 $4,532   $61,996,849 21
1995/06/30 6 $8,392,660 -31% 2,221 $3,779   $70,389,509 28
1995/07/07 9 $4,092,880 -51% 1,789 $2,288   $74,482,389 35
1995/07/14 13 $1,946,266 -52% 1,352 $1,440   $76,428,655 42
1995/07/21 15 $1,262,089 -35% 798 $1,582   $77,690,744 49
1995/07/28 26 $466,999 -63% 381 $1,226   $78,157,743 56
1995/08/04 28 $318,658 -32% 213 $1,496   $78,476,401 63
1995/08/11 36 $197,889 -38% 152 $1,302   $78,674,290 70
1995/08/18 36 $142,928 -28% 115 $1,243   $78,817,218 77
1995/08/25 25 $805,202 +463% 521 $1,545   $79,622,420 84
1995/09/01 29 $580,087 -28% 481 $1,206   $80,202,507 91
1995/09/08 30 $338,781 -42% 410 $826   $80,541,288 98
1995/09/15 35 $232,489 -31% 310 $750   $80,773,777 105
1995/09/22 45 $123,966 -47% 170 $729   $80,897,743 112
1995/09/29 51 $58,971 -52% 95 $621   $80,956,714 119
1995/10/06 55 $32,342 -45% 43 $752   $80,989,056 126