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Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,350,242Details
International Box Office $57,759,104Details
Worldwide Box Office $139,109,346
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 881 $81,350,242
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,346 $57,759,104
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,078 $139,109,346
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 221 $81,350,242
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 359 $57,759,104
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $139,109,346
Leggiest Movies 86 11.45

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 15th, 1988 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
February 13th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
Video Release: October 7th, 1992 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Die Hard
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Keywords: Hostage, Terrorism
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Silver Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 83 $77,789 Jan 27, 1989 199
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 93 $4,766,648 Sep 2, 1988 52
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 133 $10,031,996 Sep 2, 1988 52
Fastest to $50m 1,327 $52,000,170 Aug 26, 1988 45

Cast

   Detective John McClane
Robert Davi    Big Johnson
Lorenzo Caccialanza    Marco
Joey Plewa    Alexander
Clarence Gilyard Jr.    Theo
Andreas Wisniewski    Tony
Bruno Doyon    Franco
Alexander Godunov    Karl
Alan Rickman    Hans Gruber
James Shigeta    Takagi
Hart Bochner    Ellis
William Atherton    Richard Thornburg
De'voreaux White    Argyle
Paul Gleason    Dwayne T. Robinson
Reginald VelJohnson    Sergeant Al Powell
Bonnie Bedelia    Holly Gennero McClane
Mary Ellen Trainor   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Michael Kamen

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/07/22 3 $7,105,514   1,276 $5,569   $10,147,587 2
1988/07/29 4 $6,107,608 -14% 1,324 $4,613   $21,049,817 3
1988/08/05 3 $5,738,404 -6% 1,338 $4,289   $29,417,206 4
1988/08/12 3 $5,742,848 n/c 1,713 $3,353   $38,415,083 5
1988/08/19 3 $4,523,326 -21% 1,629 $2,777   $46,026,261 6
1988/08/26 4 $3,668,253 -19% 1,432 $2,562   $52,000,170 7
1988/09/02 4 $4,766,648 +30% 1,461 $3,263   $58,456,957 8
1988/09/09 4 $2,608,219 -45% 1,422 $1,834   $61,916,243 9
1988/09/16 2 $2,544,486 -2% 1,371 $1,856   $65,388,311 10
1988/09/23 3 $2,132,131 -16% 1,282 $1,663   $68,217,305 11
1988/09/30 5 $2,015,246 -5% 1,213 $1,661   $70,751,623 12
1988/10/07 6 $1,513,576 -25% 1,050 $1,442   $72,770,440 13
1988/10/14 7 $1,062,121 -30% 968 $1,097   $74,138,586 14
1989/01/27 34 $77,789   113 $688   $80,639,179 29

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1988/07/22 3 $11,900,136   1,276 $9,326   $14,942,209 2
1988/07/29 4 $8,736,593 -27% 1,324 $6,599   $23,678,802 3
1988/08/05 3 $8,993,433 +3% 1,338 $6,722   $32,672,235 4
1988/08/12 3 $8,830,700 -2% 1,713 $5,155   $41,502,935 5
1988/08/19 4 $6,828,982 -23% 1,629 $4,192   $48,331,917 6
1988/08/26 5 $5,358,392 -22% 1,432 $3,742   $53,690,309 7
1988/09/02 4 $5,617,715 +5% 1,461 $3,845   $59,308,024 8
1988/09/09 4 $3,535,801 -37% 1,422 $2,486   $62,843,825 9
1988/09/16 2 $3,241,349 -8% 1,371 $2,364   $66,085,174 10
1988/09/23 3 $2,651,203 -18% 1,282 $2,068   $68,736,377 11
1988/09/30 3 $2,520,487 -5% 1,213 $2,078   $71,256,864 12
1988/10/07 6 $1,819,601 -28% 1,050 $1,733   $73,076,465 13