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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 (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,647 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,676 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 801-900) 854 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,197 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,564 $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

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 GrossWeek
1999/12/10 37 $93,998   8 $11,750   $124,903 1
1999/12/17 39 $73,642 -22% 8 $9,205   $237,545 2
1999/12/24 27 $137,318 +86% 38 $3,614   $413,381 3
1999/12/31 29 $200,147 +46% 38 $5,267   $771,052 4
2000/01/07 35 $145,441 -27% 38 $3,827   $1,007,006 5
2000/01/14 36 $175,515 +21% 56 $3,134   $1,227,258 6
2000/01/21 23 $593,899 +238% 238 $2,495   $1,855,182 7
2000/01/28 30 $306,513 -48% 498 $615   $2,348,748 8
2000/02/04 40 $168,295 -45% 174 $967   $2,638,292 9
2000/02/11 56 $72,349 -57% 71 $1,019   $2,769,514 10
2000/02/18 75 $20,746 -71% 23 $902   $2,814,444 11
2000/02/25 77 $10,973 -47% 13 $844   $2,828,650 12
2000/03/03 85 $8,829 -20% 11 $803   $2,840,764 13
2000/03/10 84 $12,884 +46% 10 $1,288   $2,857,614 14
2000/03/17 92 $7,618 -41% 10 $762   $2,872,526 15
2000/03/24 94 $5,819 -24% 11 $529   $2,880,396 16
2000/03/31 101 $1,856 -68% 8 $232   $2,883,361 17
2000/04/07 108 $1,970 +6% 5 $394   $2,886,899 18
2000/04/14 103 $3,040 +54% 13 $234   $2,891,067 19
2000/04/21 99 $6,905 +127% 10 $691   $2,899,970 20

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 GrossWeek
1999/12/10 36 $132,998   8 $16,625   $163,903 2
1999/12/17 44 $112,160 -16% 8 $14,020   $276,063 3
1999/12/24 32 $294,842 +163% 38 $7,759   $570,905 4
1999/12/31 33 $290,660 -1% 38 $7,649   $861,565 5
2000/01/07 35 $190,178 -35% 38 $5,005   $1,051,743 6
2000/01/14 36 $209,540 +10% 56 $3,742   $1,261,283 7
2000/01/21 24 $780,952 +273% 238 $3,281   $2,042,235 8
2000/01/28 30 $427,762 -45% 498 $859   $2,469,997 9
2000/02/04 40 $227,168 -47% 174 $1,306   $2,697,165 10
2000/02/11 59 $96,533 -58% 71 $1,360   $2,793,698 11
2000/02/18 77 $23,979 -75% 23 $1,043   $2,817,677 12
2000/02/25 78 $14,258 -41% 13 $1,097   $2,831,935 13
2000/03/03 82 $12,795 -10% 11 $1,163   $2,844,730 14
2000/03/10 83 $20,178 +58% 10 $2,018   $2,864,908 15
2000/03/17 89 $9,669 -52% 10 $967   $2,874,577 16
2000/03/24 87 $6,928 -28% 11 $630   $2,881,505 17
2000/03/31 96 $3,424 -51% 8 $428   $2,884,929 18
2000/04/07 102 $3,098 -10% 5 $620   $2,888,027 19
2000/04/14 96 $5,038 +63% 13 $388   $2,893,065 20
2000/04/21 104 $6,905 +37% 10 $691   $2,899,970 21

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