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Dark City (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,435,076Details
International Box Office $12,821,985
Worldwide Box Office $27,257,061
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
74% - Certified Fresh
Audience
84% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$27,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 27th, 1998 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: July 29th, 1998 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violent images and some sexuality
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Keywords: Faulty Memory, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,757 $32,545 Apr 17, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,489 $75,143 Apr 10, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,270 $170,787 Apr 3, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,010 $142,257 Mar 27, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,716 $415,245 Mar 20, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,276 $1,443,008 Mar 13, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,109 $2,837,941 Mar 6, 1998 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,755 $5,576,953 Feb 27, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,550 1,754 Feb 27, 1998 3

Cast

Jennifer Connelly    Emma Murdoch
Melissa George    May
William Hurt    Inspector Frank Bumstead
Richard O'Brien   
Rufus Sewell    John Murdoch
Kiefer Sutherland    Dr. Schreber

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/27 4 $5,576,953   1,754 $3,180   $5,576,953 3
1998/03/06 9 $2,837,941 -49% 1,754 $1,618   $10,190,659 10
1998/03/13 10 $1,443,008 -49% 1,520 $949   $12,591,256 17
1998/03/20 17 $415,245 -71% 512 $811   $13,562,437 24
1998/03/27 30 $142,257 -66% 187 $761   $13,868,907 31
1998/04/03 28 $170,787 +20% 378 $452   $14,096,581 38
1998/04/10 43 $75,143 -56% 146 $515   $14,266,827 45
1998/04/17 60 $32,545 -57% 90 $362   $14,337,579 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/27 3 $1,950,000   1,754 $1,112   $1,950,000 1
1998/02/28 4 $2,245,000 +15% 1,754 $1,280   $4,195,000 2
1998/03/01 4 $1,476,000 -34% 1,754 $842   $5,577,000 3
1998/03/02 3 $458,983 -69% 1,754 $262   $6,035,936 4
1998/03/03 4 $500,942 +9% 1,754 $286   $6,536,878 5
1998/03/04 4 $383,773 -23% 1,754 $219   $6,920,651 6
1998/03/05 4 $382,259 n/c 1,754 $218   $7,302,910 7
1998/03/06 8 $805,000 +111% 1,754 $459   $8,158,000 8
1998/03/07 9 $1,180,000 +47% 1,754 $673   $9,338,000 9
1998/03/08 10 $793,000 -33% 1,754 $452   $10,190,659 10
1998/03/09 9 $245,158 -69% 1,754 $140   $10,435,817 11
1998/03/10 9 $145,000 -41% 1,754 $83   $10,706,000 12
1998/03/11 9 $217,407 +50% 1,754 $124   $10,912,626 13
1998/03/12 9 $219,514 +1% 1,754 $125   $11,132,140 14
1998/03/13 10 $415,000 +89% 1,520 $273   $11,563,000 15
1998/03/16 10 $155,416   1,520 $102   $12,746,671 18
1998/03/17 10 $145,272 -7% 1,520 $96   $12,891,943 19

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/27 4 $7,352,718   1,754 $4,192   $7,352,718 7
1998/03/06 9 $3,795,530 -48% 1,754 $2,164   $11,148,248 14
1998/03/13 10 $1,998,944 -47% 1,520 $1,315   $13,147,192 21
1998/03/20 17 $579,458 -71% 512 $1,132   $13,726,650 28
1998/03/27 30 $199,144 -66% 187 $1,065   $13,925,794 35
1998/04/03 28 $265,890 +34% 378 $703   $14,191,684 42
1998/04/10 43 $113,350 -57% 146 $776   $14,305,034 49

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/11/2010187,208 7,208$72,012$72,012624