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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

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
65% - Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 936 $6,905 Apr 21, 2000 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,290 $3,040 Apr 14, 2000 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,668 $1,970 Apr 7, 2000 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,954 $1,856 Mar 31, 2000 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,878 $5,819 Mar 24, 2000 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,015 $7,618 Mar 17, 2000 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,106 $12,884 Mar 10, 2000 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,576 $8,829 Mar 3, 2000 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,838 $10,973 Feb 25, 2000 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,839 $20,746 Feb 18, 2000 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,314 $72,349 Feb 11, 2000 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,862 $168,295 Feb 4, 2000 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,655 $306,513 Jan 28, 2000 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,533 $593,899 Jan 21, 2000 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,240 $175,515 Jan 14, 2000 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,992 $145,441 Jan 7, 2000 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,303 $200,147 Dec 31, 1999 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,079 $137,318 Dec 24, 1999 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,026 $73,642 Dec 17, 1999 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,159 $93,998 Dec 10, 1999 5

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

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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