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Courage Under Fire (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $59,003,384Details
International Box Office $41,829,761
Worldwide Box Office $100,833,145
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
85% - Certified Fresh
Audience
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$46,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 12th, 1996 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for war violence and language
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 526 $183,672 Oct 25, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 367 $340,566 Oct 18, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 382 $393,185 Oct 11, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 439 $401,109 Oct 4, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 624 $329,774 Sep 27, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 823 $305,347 Sep 20, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 876 $378,152 Sep 13, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 941 $503,600 Sep 6, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 853 $932,278 Aug 30, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,120 $1,018,083 Aug 23, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,036 $1,910,129 Aug 16, 1996 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,215 $51,694,384 Aug 16, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 927 $3,272,014 Aug 9, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,025 $4,455,042 Aug 2, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,207 $5,730,594 Jul 26, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $8,023,994 Jul 19, 1996 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 366 $12,501,586 Jul 12, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,435 $12,501,586 Jul 12, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,229 1,986 Jul 12, 1996 3

Cast

   Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
   Captain Karen Emma Walden
Lou Diamond Phillips    Jack Ketchum
Michael Moriarty    Brigadier General Hershberg
Matt Damon    Ilario
Seth Gilliam    Altameyer
Bronson Pinchot    Bruno
Scott Glenn    Tony Gartner
Diane Baker    Louise Boylar
Zeljko Ivanek    Banacek
Bruce McGill    McQuillan
Sean Astin    Patella
Sean Patrick Thomas    Thompson
Regina Taylor    Meredith Serling
Tim Guinee    Rady
Tim Ransom    Boylar
Armand Darrius    Robins
Mark Adair-Rios    Bobcat 5
Ned Vaughn    Chelli
Manny Perez    Jenkins
David McSwain    Egan
Sean Patrick Thomas    Thompson
Ken Jenkins    Joel Walden
Kathleen Widdoes    Geraldine Walden
Christina Stojanovich    Anne Marie Walden
Lucky Luciano    Nathan Serling, Sr.
Erica C. Newman    Joleen Serling
Jamal A. Mays    Brian Serling
Ashlee Jordan Pryor    Josie Serling
Michole Briana White    Maria
Jeffrey Waid    Hillerman
Patrick Young    Drill Team Commander
Jimmy Ray Pickens    Soldier
Jack Watkins    Coffee Sergeant
Matt Sigloch    Cadre
James Paul Morse    Cadre
Alissa Alban    Hershberg's Secretary
Bruce McGill    McQuillan
Rory J. Aylward    Teegarden's Crew Chief
Kyle Mickaelian    Refueler
Michael Dolan    Orderly
John Roarke    The President
Tom Schanley    Questioner
Bob Apisa    Iraqi Tank Commander
Daniel Gonzalez    Laughing Gunner
Albert Hall    Speaker
Richard Venture    Don Boylar
Amy Hathaway    Annie
Reed Frerichs    Delinquent Soldier
Julius Carter    Rowtero

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    John Davis
Producer    Joseph M. Singer
Producer    David T. Friendly
Screenwriter    Patrick Sheane Duncan
Executive Producer    Joseph Caracciolo Jr.
Executive Producer    Debra Martin Chase
Director of Photography    Roger Deakins
Production Designer    John Graysmark
Editor    Steven Rosenblum
Composer    James Horner
Co-Producer    Paul Neesan
Assistant Director    Skip Cosper
Art Director    Steve Cooper
Set Decorator    Rick Gentz
Second Unit Camera    Nick Taylor
Visual Effects Supervisor    Alan Munro
Special Effects Coordinator    Paul Lombardi
Digital Effects Supervisor    Peter Michael Sullivan
Costume Designer    Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Costume Supervisor    Frank Rose
Additional Editor    Robert Leighton
Sound Mixer    Willie D. Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Anna Behlmer
Supervising Sound Editor    Per Hallberg
Sound Effects Editor    Chris Assells
Sound Effects Editor    Scott Martin Gershin
Sound Effects Editor    Mark Gordon
Sound Effects Editor    Philip Hess
Sound Effects Editor    Alan Rankin
Sound Effects Editor    Jay Richardson
Sound Designer    Lon E. Bender
Dialogue Editor    Dan Hegeman
Dialogue Editor    Lauren Stephens
Dialogue Editor    Ann Fisher
Music Editor    Jim Henrikson
Make up    Edna Sheen
Hairstylist    Barbara Olvera
Hairstylist    Dino Ganziano
Make-up and Prosthetic Effects Designer    Michael Mills
Casting Director    Mary Colquhoun
Stunt Coordinator    Ron Stein

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
1996/07/12 3 $12,501,586   1,986 $6,295   $12,501,586 3
1996/07/19 3 $8,023,994 -36% 2,001 $4,010   $26,037,256 10
1996/07/26 4 $5,730,594 -29% 1,880 $3,048   $35,341,622 17
1996/08/02 7 $4,455,042 -22% 1,816 $2,453   $42,662,461 24
1996/08/09 8 $3,272,014 -27% 1,666 $1,964   $48,152,046 31
1996/08/16 13 $1,910,129 -42% 1,474 $1,296   $51,694,384 38
1996/08/23 18 $1,018,083 -47% 921 $1,105   $53,579,803 45
1996/08/30 23 $932,278 -8% 636 $1,466   $54,903,443 52
1996/09/06 24 $503,600 -46% 578 $871   $55,576,084 59
1996/09/13 25 $378,152 -25% 514 $736   $56,126,794 66
1996/09/20 25 $305,347 -19% 455 $671   $56,549,574 73
1996/09/27 21 $329,774 +8% 443 $744   $56,978,730 80
1996/10/04 21 $401,109 +22% 751 $534   $57,551,363 87
1996/10/11 20 $393,185 -2% 910 $432   $58,116,259 94
1996/10/18 19 $340,566 -13% 875 $389   $58,584,603 101
1996/10/25 26 $183,672 -46% 610 $301   $58,918,501 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/07/12 4 $18,013,262   1,986 $9,070   $18,013,262 7
1996/07/19 3 $11,597,766 -36% 2,001 $5,796   $29,611,028 14
1996/07/26 5 $8,596,391 -26% 1,880 $4,573   $38,207,419 21
1996/08/02 7 $6,672,613 -22% 1,816 $3,674   $44,880,032 28
1996/08/09 8 $4,904,223 -27% 1,666 $2,944   $49,784,255 35
1996/08/16 14 $2,777,465 -43% 1,474 $1,884   $52,561,720 42
1996/08/23 20 $1,409,445 -49% 921 $1,530   $53,971,165 49
1996/08/30 24 $1,101,319 -22% 636 $1,732   $55,072,484 56
1996/09/06 22 $676,158 -39% 578 $1,170   $55,748,642 63
1996/09/13 24 $495,585 -27% 514 $964   $56,244,227 70
1996/09/20 25 $404,729 -18% 455 $890   $56,648,956 77
1996/09/27 20 $501,298 +24% 443 $1,132   $57,150,254 84
1996/10/04 21 $572,820 +14% 751 $763   $57,723,074 91
1996/10/11 19 $520,963 -9% 910 $572   $58,244,037 98
1996/10/18 19 $490,792 -6% 875 $561   $58,734,829 105