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The Core (2003)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,111,260Details
International Box Office $43,021,371
Worldwide Box Office $74,132,631
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
41% - Rotten
Audience
34% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$85,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 28th, 2003 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi life/death situations and brief strong language
Running Time: 137 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Red Planet
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Keywords: End of the World, Disaster
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, David Foster, Cooper Layne, Sean Bailey
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,966 $8,665 Jul 4, 2003 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,969 $18,438 Jun 27, 2003 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,658 $56,313 Jun 20, 2003 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,686 $76,246 Jun 13, 2003 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,607 $118,161 Jun 6, 2003 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,715 $9,390 May 30, 2003 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,908 $13,485 May 23, 2003 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,035 $21,407 May 16, 2003 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,791 $54,928 May 9, 2003 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,325 $161,889 May 2, 2003 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,682 $612,745 Apr 25, 2003 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,261 $1,820,231 Apr 18, 2003 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,116 $3,306,820 Apr 11, 2003 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,812 $6,181,635 Apr 4, 2003 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 215 $12,053,131 Mar 28, 2003 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,524 $12,053,131 Mar 28, 2003 3
Widest Opening Weekend 823 3,017 Mar 28, 2003 3
Biggest March Day at the Domestic Box Office 465 $5,013,850 Mar 29, 2003 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,561 $5,013,850 Mar 29, 2003 2

Cast

   Dr. Josh Keyes
   Major Rebecca "Beck" Childs
   Brazzelton
Stanley Tucci    Dr. Conrad Zimsky
DJ Qualls    Taz Finch
Richard Jenkins    General Purcell
Tcheky Karyo    Sergei Putechin
Bruce Greenwood    Colonel Robert Iverson
Alfre Woodard    NASA Chief Talma Stickley
Christopher Shyer    Dave Perry
Ray Galletti    Paul
Eileen Pedde    Lynne
Rekha Sharma    Danni
Tom Scholte    Acker
Glenn Morshower    FBI Agent
Anthony Harrison    FBI Agent
Bart Anderson    Dad
Nicole Leroux    Mom
Justin Callan    Little Boy
Chris Humphreys    GBTV Reporter-Trafalgar Square
Dion Johnstone    Flight Engineer Timmins
Fred Ewanuick    Endeavor Flight Engineer
Hrothgar Mathews    Chief Engineer Mission Control
Shawn Green    Himself
Ming Tzong Hong    Scientist
Jennifer Spence    Zimsky's Assistant
Michael St. John Smith    Pentagon General
John Shaw    FBI Agent-Rat's Apartment
Nickolas Baric    Security Policeman-Tribunal
Fred Keating    Court Marshall Presiding Officer
Rosa Di Brigida    Rome Cafe Patron
Roberto Roberto    Rome Cafe Patron
Ermanno De Biagi    Rome Cafe Patron
Marcello Laurentis    Rome Cafe Patron
Greg Bennett    Technician-Virgil Base
Matt Winston    Luke Barry
Claire Riley    News Anchor
Marke Driesschen    News Anchor
Laurie Murdoch    Project Destiny Engineer
Costa Spanos    Project Destiny Engineer
Monique Martel    Paris Cafe Lady
Lenie Scoffie    Paris Cafe Lady
Nathaniel Deveaux    U.S.S. Constellation Captain
Robert Manitopyes    U.S.S. Constellation Screen Ops

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Cooper Lane
Screenwriter    John Rogers
Producer    David Foster
Producer    Cooper Lane
Producer    Sean Bailey
Director of Photography    John Lindley
Production Designer    Philip Harrison
Editor    Terry Rawlings
Costume Designer    Dan Lester
Visual Effects Supervisor    Gregory L McMurry
Composer    Christopher Young
Co-Producer    David Householter
Assistant Director    Jim Brebner
Second Unit Director    Chris Woods
Unit Production Manager    Mary Eilts
Unit Production Manager    David Householter
Production Supervisor    Diane Sabatini
Supervising Art Director    Andrew Neskorommy
Art Director    Sandra Tanaka
Set Decorator    Lin MacDonald
Second Unit Camera    Chris Woods
Special Effects Supervisor    Garry Elmendorf
Sound Mixer    Darren Brisker
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    Frank A. Montano
Additional Re recording Mixer    Chris Carpenter
Additional Re recording Mixer    Andy Koyama
Supervising Sound Editor    John Leveque
Supervising Sound Editor    Anthony R. Milch
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Payne
Sound Effects Editor    Stephen P. Robinson
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Steve Mann
Sound Effects Editor    Jay Nierenberg
Sound Effects Editor    David Esparza
Sound Designer    Harry Cohen
Sound Designer    Tim Walston
Supervising Dialogue Editor    Bernard Weiser
Dialogue Editor    Vic Radulich
Dialogue Editor    Susan Kurtz
Dialogue Editor    Mark Gordon
Supervising Music Editor    Thomas Milano
Music Editor    Tanya Noel Hill
Make up    Deborah Larsen
Make up    Stan Edmonds
Hairstylist    Sanna Seppanen
Casting Director    Deborah Aquila
Casting Director    Tricia Wood
Casting Director    Lynne Carrow
Casting Director    Susan Brouse
Stunt Coordinator    Scott Ateah

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
2003/03/28 3 $12,053,131   3,017 $3,995   $12,053,131 3
2003/04/04 6 $6,181,635 -49% 3,019 $2,048   $20,802,701 10
2003/04/11 8 $3,306,820 -47% 3,019 $1,095   $25,755,993 17
2003/04/18 15 $1,820,231 -45% 2,021 $901   $28,781,441 24
2003/04/25 22 $612,745 -66% 1,228 $499   $30,108,032 31
2003/05/02 33 $161,889 -74% 589 $275   $30,486,630 38
2003/05/09 49 $54,928 -66% 152 $361   $30,583,153 45
2003/05/16 71 $21,407 -61% 94 $228   $30,625,303 52
2003/05/23 80 $13,485 -37% 33 $409   $30,649,458 59
2003/05/30 60 $9,390 -30% 27 $348   $30,664,058 66
2003/06/06 32 $118,161 +1,158% 173 $683   $30,794,650 73
2003/06/13 36 $76,246 -35% 125 $610   $30,935,266 80
2003/06/20 40 $56,313 -26% 96 $587   $31,042,346 87
2003/06/27 56 $18,438 -67% 49 $376   $31,093,059 94
2003/07/04 68 $8,665 -53% 29 $299   $31,111,260 101

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/28 2 $3,976,502   3,017 $1,318   $3,976,502 1
2003/03/29 3 $5,013,850 +26% 3,017 $1,662   $8,990,352 2
2003/03/30 3 $3,062,779 -39% 3,017 $1,015   $12,053,131 3
2003/03/31 4 $718,000 -77% 3,017 $238   $12,771,000 4
2003/04/01 4 $689,000 -4% 3,017 $228   $13,461,000 5
2003/04/02 4 $588,000 -15% 3,017 $195   $14,048,000 6
2003/04/03 4 $573,000 -3% 3,017 $190   $14,621,066 7
2003/04/04 6 $1,737,611 +203% 3,019 $576   $16,358,677 8
2003/04/05 6 $2,773,746 +60% 3,019 $919   $19,132,423 9
2003/04/06 6 $1,670,278 -40% 3,019 $553   $20,802,701 10
2003/04/07 6 $394,000 -76% 3,019 $131   $21,197,000 11
2003/04/08 7 $453,000 +15% 3,019 $150   $21,650,000 12
2003/04/09 8 $394,000 -13% 3,019 $131   $22,044,000 13
2003/04/10 7 $405,000 +3% 3,019 $134   $22,449,000 14
2003/04/11 9 $889,000 +120% 3,019 $294   $23,338,000 15
2003/04/12 8 $1,458,413 +64% 3,019 $483   $24,833,820 16
2003/04/13 7 $922,173 -37% 3,019 $305   $25,755,993 17
2003/04/14 8 $289,000 -69% 3,019 $96   $26,045,000 18
2003/04/15 8 $304,000 +5% 3,019 $101   $26,349,000 19
2003/04/17 9 $353,000   3,019 $117   $26,961,000 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/28 4 $14,621,066   3,017 $4,846   $14,621,066 7
2003/04/04 6 $7,828,107 -46% 3,019 $2,593   $22,449,173 14
2003/04/11 9 $4,512,037 -42% 3,019 $1,495   $26,961,210 21
2003/04/18 15 $2,534,077 -44% 2,021 $1,254   $29,495,287 28
2003/04/25 23 $829,454 -67% 1,228 $675   $30,324,741 35
2003/05/02 34 $203,484 -75% 589 $345   $30,528,225 42
2003/05/09 52 $75,671 -63% 152 $498   $30,603,896 49
2003/05/16 70 $32,077 -58% 94 $341   $30,635,973 56
2003/05/23 74 $18,695 -42% 33 $567   $30,654,668 63
2003/05/30 58 $21,821 +17% 27 $808   $30,676,489 70
2003/06/06 31 $182,531 +736% 173 $1,055   $30,859,020 77
2003/06/13 34 $127,013 -30% 125 $1,016   $30,986,033 84
2003/06/20 40 $88,588 -30% 96 $923   $31,074,621 91
2003/06/27 55 $27,974 -68% 49 $571   $31,102,595 98
2003/07/04 76 $8,665 -69% 29 $299   $31,111,260 105

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