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Desperate Measures (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,678,274Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,134 $13,678,274
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,218 $13,678,274
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,315 $13,678,274
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,601 $13,678,274

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 30th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,693 $28,779 Apr 10, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,574 $54,877 Apr 3, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,653 $74,630 Mar 27, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,003 $80,772 Mar 20, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,285 $110,313 Feb 27, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,842 $375,762 Feb 20, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,375 $1,378,515 Feb 13, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,048 $3,004,790 Feb 6, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,706 $5,833,412 Jan 30, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 285 3.35 Jan 30, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,180 29.8% Jan 30, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,331 1,963 Jan 30, 1998 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,589 $13,678,274 Jan 30, 1998 0

Cast

Michael Keaton    Peter McCabe
Andy Garcia    Frank Connor
Marcia Gay Harden    Dr. Samantha Hawkins
Brian Cox    Captain Jeremiah Cassidy
Efrain Figueroa   
Tracey Walter    Medical Inmate
Joseph Cross    Frank's Son

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/01/30 6 $5,833,412   1,963 $2,972   $5,833,412 3
1998/02/06 9 $3,004,790 -48% 1,963 $1,531   $10,252,317 10
1998/02/13 14 $1,378,515 -54% 1,432 $963   $12,405,688 17
1998/02/20 20 $375,762 -73% 522 $720   $13,017,853 24
1998/02/27 40 $110,313 -71% 202 $546   $13,244,189 31
1998/03/20 41 $80,772   389 $208   $13,427,020 52
1998/03/27 39 $74,630 -8% 248 $301   $13,492,778 59
1998/04/03 48 $54,877 -26% 138 $398   $13,578,123 66
1998/04/10 58 $28,779 -48% 54 $533   $13,668,777 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/01/30 5 $1,740,000   1,963 $886   $1,740,000 1
1998/01/31 6 $2,650,000 +52% 1,963 $1,350   $4,390,000 2
1998/02/01 6 $1,566,000 -41% 1,963 $798   $5,833,412 3
1998/02/02 5 $352,438 -77% 1,963 $180   $6,185,850 4
1998/02/03 5 $437,766 +24% 1,963 $223   $6,623,615 5
1998/02/04 5 $320,491 -27% 1,963 $163   $6,944,107 6
1998/02/05 5 $303,722 -5% 1,963 $155   $7,247,829 7
1998/02/06 7 $845,000 +178% 1,963 $430   $8,093,000 8
1998/02/07 9 $1,415,000 +67% 1,963 $721   $9,508,000 9
1998/02/08 9 $807,000 -43% 1,963 $411   $10,262,000 10
1998/02/09 8 $195,158 -76% 1,963 $99   $10,447,475 11
1998/02/10 8 $220,395 +13% 1,963 $112   $10,661,870 12
1998/02/11 8 $182,678 -17% 1,963 $93   $10,844,548 13
1998/02/12 8 $180,000 -1% 1,963 $92   $11,025,000 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/01/30 6 $7,247,527   1,963 $3,692   $7,247,527 7
1998/02/06 9 $3,779,646 -48% 1,963 $1,925   $11,027,173 14
1998/02/13 14 $1,614,918 -57% 1,432 $1,128   $12,642,091 21
1998/02/20 21 $491,785 -70% 522 $942   $13,133,876 28
1998/03/20 46 $71,900   389 $185   $13,418,148 56
1998/03/27 40 $105,098 +46% 248 $424   $13,523,246 63
1998/04/03 40 $116,752 +11% 138 $846   $13,639,998 70

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records