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Cradle Will Rock (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,899,970Details
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Synopsis

The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock, as well of some other events and people of the 1930s. It provides a commentary on the role of art and politics and between views of the wealthy and the struggling.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,552 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,384 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 831 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,106 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,459 $2,899,970

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$32,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 8th, 1999 (Limited) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: R for some language and sexuality
Running Time: 134 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 942 $6,905 Apr 21, 2000 138
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 363 $6,905 Apr 21, 2000 138
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 513 $691 Apr 21, 2000 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,303 $3,040 Apr 14, 2000 131
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 554 $3,040 Apr 14, 2000 131
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 943 $234 Apr 14, 2000 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,686 $1,970 Apr 7, 2000 124
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 777 $1,970 Apr 7, 2000 124
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 918 $394 Apr 7, 2000 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,982 $1,856 Mar 31, 2000 117
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 915 $1,856 Mar 31, 2000 117
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,205 $232 Mar 31, 2000 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,903 $5,819 Mar 24, 2000 110
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 700 $5,819 Mar 24, 2000 110
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,036 $529 Mar 24, 2000 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,044 $7,618 Mar 17, 2000 103
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 703 $7,618 Mar 17, 2000 103
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 835 $762 Mar 17, 2000 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,131 $12,884 Mar 10, 2000 96
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 660 $12,884 Mar 10, 2000 96
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 473 $1,288 Mar 10, 2000 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,606 $8,829 Mar 3, 2000 89
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 880 $8,829 Mar 3, 2000 89
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 966 $803 Mar 3, 2000 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,872 $10,973 Feb 25, 2000 82
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 939 $10,973 Feb 25, 2000 82
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,060 $844 Feb 25, 2000 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,877 $20,746 Feb 18, 2000 75
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 805 $20,746 Feb 18, 2000 75
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,097 $902 Feb 18, 2000 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,343 $72,349 Feb 11, 2000 68
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 505 $72,349 Feb 11, 2000 68
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,084 $1,019 Feb 11, 2000 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,886 $168,295 Feb 4, 2000 61
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 364 $168,295 Feb 4, 2000 61
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,296 $967 Feb 4, 2000 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,678 $306,513 Jan 28, 2000 54
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 291 $306,513 Jan 28, 2000 54
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,101 $615 Jan 28, 2000 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,558 $593,899 Jan 21, 2000 47
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 203 $593,899 Jan 21, 2000 47
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 472 $2,495 Jan 21, 2000 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,280 $175,515 Jan 14, 2000 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 613 $175,515 Jan 14, 2000 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 385 $3,134 Jan 14, 2000 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,045 $145,441 Jan 7, 2000 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 799 $145,441 Jan 7, 2000 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 378 $3,827 Jan 7, 2000 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,363 $200,147 Dec 31, 1999 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 743 $200,147 Dec 31, 1999 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 317 $5,267 Dec 31, 1999 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,150 $137,318 Dec 24, 1999 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,017 $137,318 Dec 24, 1999 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,154 $3,614 Dec 24, 1999 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,117 $73,642 Dec 17, 1999 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,604 $73,642 Dec 17, 1999 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 589 $9,205 Dec 17, 1999 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,248 $93,998 Dec 10, 1999 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,500 $93,998 Dec 10, 1999 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,122 $11,750 Dec 10, 1999 5
Theater Average Limited Release 1,703 $11,750 Dec 10, 1999 5
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 59 $11,750 Dec 10, 1999 5
Never Wide Domestic 1,026 $2,899,970 Dec 8, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,482 $2,899,970 Dec 8, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 264 490 Dec 8, 1999 0

Cast

   Marc Blitzstein
   Diego Rivera
   Hazel Huffman
   Nelson Rockefeller
   John Houseman
   Gray Mathers
   Hallie Flanagan
   Orson Welles
   Tommy Crickshaw
   Countess LaGrange
   Margherita Sarfatti
   Aldo Silvano
   Olive Stanton
Jamey Sheridan    John Adair
Bob Balaban    Harry Hopkins
Jack Black    Sid
Kyle Gass    Larry
Paul Giamatti    Carlo
Barnard Hughes    Frank Marvel
Barbara Sukowa    Sophie Silvano
Victoria Clark    Dulce Fox
Erin Hill    Sandra Mescal
Daniel Jenkins    Will Geer
Timothy Jerome    Bert Weston
Chris McKinney    Canada Lee
Stephen Spinella    Donald O'Hara
Henry Stram    Hiram Sherman
John Carpenter    William Randolph Hearst
Adele Robbins    Augusta Weissberger
Lee Arenberg    Abe Feder
Allan Nicholls    George Zorn
Rob Carlson    National Guardsman
Alison Tatlock    Reporter
Dina Platias    Lucille Schly
Pamela D. Henry    Alma Dixon
Emma Smith Stevens    Stagehand
Steven Tyler    Lehman Engel
Brenda Pressley    Rose
Brian Brophy    Pierre De Rohan
David Costabile    Beaver Man
Marla Schaffel    Beaver Woman
Dominic Cortese    Beaver Accordion Accompanist
Gretchen Mol    Marion Davies
Gil Robbins    Congressman Starnes
Harris Yulin    Chairman Martin Dies
Ned Bellamy    Power - Paul Edwards
V.J. Foster    James
William Duell    Butler
Albert Macklin    Tailor
Scott Sowers    Reporter
Bobby Amore    Reporter
Lynn Cohen    Mama
Dominic Chianese Sr.    Papa
Peter Jacobson    Uncle
Evan Katz    Joey
Alysia Zucker    Chance
Sarah Hyland    Giovanna
Stephanie Roth    Marta
Spanky McHugh    Melvin
Todd Stockman    Puppeteer
Patrick Husted    Vaudeville Theater Manager
Jay Green    Plate Twirler
Carolyn West    Assistant Plate Twirler
Steven Skybell    Bertolt Brecht
Susan Heimbinder    Eva Blitzstein
Audra McDonald    "Joe Worker" Singer
Robert Ari    Liberty Committee #1
Michele Pawk    Liberty Committee #2
Gregg Edelman    Dream Larry Foreman
Matthew Bennett    Dream Cop
Brian Powell    Aide
Jack Willis    Lawyer
Gilbert Cruz    Mendez
Robert Hirschfeld    Sol
P.J. Brown    Guard
Michael Rivkin    Protester
Keira Naughton    Protester
Taylor Stanley    Claire
Tommy Allen    Pete
Jeff Butcher    Mendez Double
Sandy Hamilton    Sol Double
Corina Katt    Frida Kahlo
Josie Whittlesey    Model
Sandra Lindquist    Model
Tamika Lamison    Model
Edward James Hyland    Worker in Theatre
Boris McGiver    Man on Street
Chris Bauer    Carpenter
Leonardo Cimino    Man in Line
Patti Tippo    Clerk
Carrie Preston    Administrator
Mary Robbins    Disgruntled Worker #1
Chris Talbott    Disgruntled Worker #2
Susan Bruce    Disgruntled Worker #3
Ian Bagg    Disgruntled Worker #4
Tony Amendola    Carl Jaspar
Michelle Rodriguez   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Tim Robbins
Producer    Jon Kilik
Producer    Lydia Dean Pilcher
Producer    Tim Robbins
Executive Producer    Louise Krakower
Executive Producer    Frank Beacham
Executive Producer    Allan Nicholls
Director of Photography    Jean Yves Escoffier
Production Designer    Richard Hoover
Editor    Geraldine Peroni
Costume Designer    Ruth Myers
Composer    David Robbins
Casting Director    Douglas Aibel
Associate Producer    Allison Hebble
Assistant Director    Allan Nicholls
Unit Production Manager    Amy Herman
Supervising Art Director    Troy Sizemore
Art Director    Peter Rogness
Set Decorator    Debra Schutt
Special Effects    J.C. Brotherhood
Costume Supervisor    Lisa Frucht
Production Sound Mixer    Tod A. Maitland
Re-recording Mixer    Lee Dichter
Re-recording Mixer    Reilly Steele
Supervising Sound Editor    Eliza Paley
Supervising Sound Effects Editor    Warren Shaw
Sound Effects Editor    Bruce Kitzmeyer
Dialogue Editor    Jeffrey Stern
Dialogue Editor    Tony Martinez
Dialogue Editor    Sylvia Menno
Music Editor    Daniel Lieberstein
Makeup Design and Supervision    Michal Bigger
Key Makeup    Linda Grimes
Hairstylist Design and Supervision    Peg Schierholz
Key Hairstylist    Kathe Swanson
Stunt Coordinator    Jery Hewitt

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/10 37 $93,998   8 $11,750   $124,903 5
1999/12/17 39 $73,642 -22% 8 $9,205   $237,545 12
1999/12/24 27 $137,318 +86% 38 $3,614   $413,381 19
1999/12/31 29 $200,147 +46% 38 $5,267   $771,052 26
2000/01/07 35 $145,441 -27% 38 $3,827   $1,007,006 33
2000/01/14 36 $175,515 +21% 56 $3,134   $1,227,258 40
2000/01/21 23 $593,899 +238% 238 $2,495   $1,855,182 47
2000/01/28 30 $306,513 -48% 498 $615   $2,348,748 54
2000/02/04 40 $168,295 -45% 174 $967   $2,638,292 61
2000/02/11 56 $72,349 -57% 71 $1,019   $2,769,514 68
2000/02/18 75 $20,746 -71% 23 $902   $2,814,444 75
2000/02/25 77 $10,973 -47% 13 $844   $2,828,650 82
2000/03/03 85 $8,829 -20% 11 $803   $2,840,764 89
2000/03/10 84 $12,884 +46% 10 $1,288   $2,857,614 96
2000/03/17 92 $7,618 -41% 10 $762   $2,872,526 103
2000/03/24 94 $5,819 -24% 11 $529   $2,880,396 110
2000/03/31 101 $1,856 -68% 8 $232   $2,883,361 117
2000/04/07 108 $1,970 +6% 5 $394   $2,886,899 124
2000/04/14 103 $3,040 +54% 13 $234   $2,891,067 131
2000/04/21 99 $6,905 +127% 10 $691   $2,899,970 138

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/01/17 30 $28,784   56 $514   $1,227,258 41

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/10 36 $132,998   8 $16,625   $163,903 9
1999/12/17 44 $112,160 -16% 8 $14,020   $276,063 16
1999/12/24 32 $294,842 +163% 38 $7,759   $570,905 23
1999/12/31 33 $290,660 -1% 38 $7,649   $861,565 30
2000/01/07 35 $190,178 -35% 38 $5,005   $1,051,743 37
2000/01/14 36 $209,540 +10% 56 $3,742   $1,261,283 44
2000/01/21 24 $780,952 +273% 238 $3,281   $2,042,235 51
2000/01/28 30 $427,762 -45% 498 $859   $2,469,997 58
2000/02/04 40 $227,168 -47% 174 $1,306   $2,697,165 65
2000/02/11 59 $96,533 -58% 71 $1,360   $2,793,698 72
2000/02/18 77 $23,979 -75% 23 $1,043   $2,817,677 79
2000/02/25 78 $14,258 -41% 13 $1,097   $2,831,935 86
2000/03/03 82 $12,795 -10% 11 $1,163   $2,844,730 93
2000/03/10 83 $20,178 +58% 10 $2,018   $2,864,908 100
2000/03/17 89 $9,669 -52% 10 $967   $2,874,577 107
2000/03/24 87 $6,928 -28% 11 $630   $2,881,505 114
2000/03/31 96 $3,424 -51% 8 $428   $2,884,929 121
2000/04/07 102 $3,098 -10% 5 $620   $2,888,027 128
2000/04/14 96 $5,038 +63% 13 $388   $2,893,065 135
2000/04/21 104 $6,905 +37% 10 $691   $2,899,970 142