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Eraser (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $101,295,562Details
International Box Office $133,104,438
Worldwide Box Office $234,400,000
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
36% - Rotten
Audience
39% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$100,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 21st, 1996 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: March 26th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violent action throughout and some language
Running Time: 114 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Point Break
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Keywords: Mafia, Visual Effects
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,152 $25,348 Oct 11, 1996 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 933 $76,470 Oct 4, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 869 $121,039 Sep 27, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 770 $180,556 Sep 20, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 584 $298,521 Sep 13, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 352 $611,220 Sep 6, 1996 80
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 574 $100,182,147 Sep 6, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 248 $1,223,893 Aug 30, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 298 $1,355,613 Aug 23, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,082 $412,338 Aug 16, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,084 $643,744 Aug 9, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 928 $1,356,529 Aug 2, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 925 $2,191,472 Jul 26, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 888 $3,438,931 Jul 19, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 651 $6,307,035 Jul 12, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $13,269,318 Jul 5, 1996 17
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 337 $13,269,318 Jul 5, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 454 $17,165,544 Jun 28, 1996 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 527 $53,589,320 Jun 28, 1996 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 147 $24,566,446 Jun 21, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 622 $24,566,446 Jun 21, 1996 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 956 $24,566,446 Jun 21, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,714 2,410 Jun 21, 1996 3

Cast

   John Kruger, the Eraser
James Caan    Robert Deguerin
   Lee Cullen
James Coburn    Beller
Robert Pastorelli    Johnny C.
James Cromwell    Donahue
Danny Nucci    Monroe
Andy Romano    Harper
Nick Chinlund    Calderon
Gerry Becker    Morehart
Mark Rolston    J. Scar
John Slattery    Corman
Robert Miranda    Frediano
Michael Papajohn    Schiff
Joe Viterelli    Tony
Roma Maffia    Claire
Tony Longo    Little Mike
John Snyder    Sal
Olek Krupa    Sergei
Melora Walters    Darleen
Cylk Cozart    Darryl
K. Todd Freeman    Dutton
Rocco Sisto    Pauley
Gerald Berns    Young Agent
Steve Ford    Knoland
Ismael "East" Carlo    Priest
Thomas J. Huff    Somes
Rick Batalla    Bartender
Michael Gregory    Leiman
Patrick Kilpatrick    Haggerty
James Short    Crane Sniper
A.J. Nay    Sniper #2
Camryn Manheim    Nurse
Skipp Sudduth    Watch Commander
Anthony Fusco    Witsec Op
Gregory McKinney    Witsec Op #1
Craig Barnett    Clerk
Corey Joshua Taylor    Officer
Rick Marzan    Crawford
Brian Libby    1st Perimeter Guy
Dan Wynands    2nd Perimeter Guy
David Fonteno    Security Official
Sonny H. King    Security Guard
Edward Rote    Security Guard
Michael Cameron    Gate Guard
Tim Colceri    Lobby Guard
Dieter R. Trippel    Lobby Guard
Matthew Mahaney    Vault Guard
Denis Forest    Technician
Christopher Mankiewicz    Zoo Guard
Michael Stone    Zoo Killer #1
Kevin Fry    Dock Guard
Sam Scarber    Dock Guard
Richie Varga    Secretary
Diana Morgan    Female Reporter
Ben Shenkman    Reporter
Dominic Marcus    Reporter
Pat Collins    Anchorman
Dorin Seymour    Attorney
Clayton Landey    Witsec Agent
Frank Minitello    Paramedic
Charles Chiquete    Officer Worker #1
Glenndon Chatman    Glenndon
Camille Winbush    Camille
Vic Polizos    Hannon
James Clark    Locomotive Engineer
David Bilson    Pilot
Al Cerullo    Pilot
Rick Shuster    Pilot

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Arnold Kopelson
Producer    Anne Kopelson
Screenwriter    Tony Puryear
Screenwriter    Walon Green
Story Creator    Tony Puryear
Executive Producer    Michael Tadross
Executive Producer    Charles Russell
Director of Photography    Adam Greenberg
Production Designer    Bill Kenney
Editor    Michael Tronick
Co-Producer    Stephen Brown
Co-Producer    Caroline Pham
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Associate Producer    Frank Capra III
Assistant Director    Frank Capra III
Second Unit Director    Terry Leonard
Unit Production Manager    George Manasse
Unit Production Manager    Dennis E. Jones
Production Supervisor    Justin Moritt
Art Director    Bill Skinner
Set Decorator    Garrett Lewis
Second Unit Camera    Mike Benson
Second Unit Camera    Tom Priestley
Visual Effects Supervisor    John E. Sullivan
Visual Effects Supervisor    Michael Fink
Visual Effects Supervisor    Patrice Dinhut
Costume Designer    Richard Bruno
Costume Supervisor    Hugo Pena
Sound Mixer    Robert Eber
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey J. Haboush
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin E. Carpenter
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Schaper
Supervising Sound Editor    Bub Asman
Supervising Sound Editor    Alan Murray
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Aud
Sound Effects Editor    Patrick Bietz
Sound Effects Editor    John V. Bonds, Jr.
Sound Effects Editor    Neil Burrow
Sound Effects Editor    Samuel C. Crutcher
Sound Effects Editor    Mike Dobie
Sound Effects Editor    Doug Jackson
Sound Effects Editor    James Klinger
Sound Effects Editor    Gary Krivacek
Sound Effects Editor    Walter Newman
Sound Effects Editor    Jayme Parker
Dialogue Editor    Lucy Coldsnow
Dialogue Editor    John Reynolds
Dialogue Editor    Pat Foley
Dialogue Editor    Cathy Flynn
Music Editor    Will Kaplan
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Make up    Jeff Dawn
Hairstylist    Peter Tothpal
Song Writer    Linda Thompson
Song Writer    David Foster
Song Writer    Evan Kopelson
Song Writer    Douglas Pashley
Story Creator    Walon Green
Story Creator    Michael Chernuchin
Casting Director    Bonnie Timmermann
Stunt Coordinator    Joel Kramer

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/06/21 1 $24,566,446   2,410 $10,194   $24,566,446 3
1996/06/28 2 $17,165,544 -30% 2,556 $6,716   $53,589,320 10
1996/07/05 5 $13,269,318 -23% 2,556 $5,191   $70,872,789 17
1996/07/12 7 $6,307,035 -52% 2,506 $2,517   $80,871,220 24
1996/07/19 10 $3,438,931 -45% 2,317 $1,484   $87,124,392 31
1996/07/26 13 $2,191,472 -36% 1,865 $1,175   $90,940,535 38
1996/08/02 15 $1,356,529 -38% 1,197 $1,133   $93,272,730 45
1996/08/09 20 $643,744 -53% 665 $968   $94,557,455 52
1996/08/16 24 $412,338 -36% 435 $948   $95,270,648 59
1996/08/23 16 $1,355,613 +229% 940 $1,442   $96,808,807 66
1996/08/30 18 $1,223,893 -10% 940 $1,302   $99,013,389 73
1996/09/06 20 $611,220 -50% 838 $729   $100,182,147 80
1996/09/13 29 $298,521 -51% 518 $576   $100,629,947 87
1996/09/20 30 $180,556 -40% 291 $620   $100,912,448 94
1996/09/27 37 $121,039 -33% 201 $602   $101,104,323 101
1996/10/04 43 $76,470 -37% 174 $439   $101,228,120 108
1996/10/11 51 $25,348 -67% 97 $261   $101,283,031 115

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/06/21 1 $36,423,776   2,410 $15,114   $36,423,776 7
1996/06/28 2 $21,179,695 -42% 2,556 $8,286   $57,603,471 14
1996/07/05 5 $16,960,714 -20% 2,556 $6,636   $74,564,185 21
1996/07/12 7 $9,121,276 -46% 2,506 $3,640   $83,685,461 28
1996/07/19 11 $5,063,602 -44% 2,317 $2,185   $88,749,063 35
1996/07/26 15 $3,167,138 -37% 1,865 $1,698   $91,916,201 42
1996/08/02 16 $1,997,510 -37% 1,197 $1,669   $93,913,711 49
1996/08/09 20 $944,599 -53% 665 $1,420   $94,858,310 56
1996/08/16 25 $594,884 -37% 435 $1,368   $95,453,194 63
1996/08/23 15 $2,336,302 +293% 940 $2,485   $97,789,496 70
1996/08/30 17 $1,781,431 -24% 940 $1,895   $99,570,927 77
1996/09/06 21 $760,499 -57% 838 $908   $100,331,426 84
1996/09/13 25 $400,466 -47% 518 $773   $100,731,892 91
1996/09/20 29 $251,392 -37% 291 $864   $100,983,284 98
1996/09/27 33 $168,366 -33% 201 $838   $101,151,650 105
1996/10/04 38 $106,033 -37% 174 $609   $101,257,683 112