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Event Horizon (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,668,092Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
24% - Rotten
Audience
61% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 15th, 1997 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: December 15th, 1998 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and gore, language and some nudity
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Keywords: Heaven and Hell, Hauntings, Demons, Time Travel
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,687 $6,398 Nov 7, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,674 $13,725 Oct 31, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,185 $54,202 Oct 24, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,652 $149,697 Oct 17, 1997 66
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,890 $23,726 Oct 3, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,563 $64,873 Sep 26, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,987 $215,194 Sep 19, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,294 $916,776 Sep 12, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,671 $1,252,683 Sep 5, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,165 $3,115,054 Aug 29, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,331 $4,357,366 Aug 22, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,857 $9,511,915 Aug 15, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,767 2,311 Aug 15, 1997 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 548 3.08 Aug 15, 1997 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 640 32.5% Aug 15, 1997 1

Cast

Sam Neill    Weir
Jack Noseworthy    Justin
Laurence Fishburne    Miller
Jason Isaacs    D.J
Kathleen Quinlan    Peters, Med Tech
Joely Richardson    Lt. Starck, Executive Officer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Michael Kamen
Special Effects Supervisor    Neil Corbould

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/15 4 $9,511,915   2,311 $4,116   $9,511,915 3
1997/08/22 7 $4,357,366 -54% 2,328 $1,872   $17,793,622 10
1997/08/29 11 $3,115,054 -29% 2,328 $1,338   $22,588,898 17
1997/09/05 13 $1,252,683 -60% 1,630 $769   $24,397,486 24
1997/09/12 15 $916,776 -27% 1,121 $818   $25,672,544 31
1997/09/19 28 $215,194 -77% 623 $345   $26,139,603 38
1997/09/26 39 $64,873 -70% 219 $296   $26,277,546 45
1997/10/03 53 $23,726 -63% 105 $226   $26,321,167 52
1997/10/17 34 $149,697   416 $360   $26,494,965 66
1997/10/24 46 $54,202 -64% 208 $261   $26,616,590 73
1997/10/31 64 $13,725 -75% 73 $188   $26,652,957 80
1997/11/07 69 $6,398 -53% 30 $213   $26,668,092 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/15 4 $3,088,865   2,311 $1,337   $3,088,865 1
1997/08/16 4 $3,512,269 +14% 2,311 $1,520   $6,601,134 2
1997/08/17 4 $2,910,781 -17% 2,311 $1,260   $9,511,915 3
1997/08/18 4 $1,120,253 -62% 2,311 $485   $10,632,168 4
1997/08/19 4 $1,032,555 -8% 2,311 $447   $11,664,723 5
1997/08/20 4 $903,037 -13% 2,311 $391   $12,567,760 6
1997/08/21 4 $868,496 -4% 2,311 $376   $13,436,256 7
1997/08/22 7 $1,357,814 +56% 2,328 $583   $14,794,070 8
1997/08/23 7 $1,711,494 +26% 2,328 $735   $16,505,564 9
1997/08/24 7 $1,288,058 -25% 2,328 $553   $17,793,622 10
1997/08/25 7 $465,142 -64% 2,328 $200   $18,258,764 11
1997/08/26 7 $492,678 +6% 2,328 $212   $18,742,442 12
1997/08/27 8 $362,184 -26% 2,328 $156   $19,104,626 13
1997/08/28 9 $360,218 -1% 2,328 $155   $19,464,844 14
1997/08/29 10 $728,765 +102% 2,328 $313   $20,193,609 15
1997/08/30 11 $912,890 +25% 2,328 $392   $21,106,499 16
1997/08/31 10 $891,259 -2% 2,328 $383   $21,997,758 17
1997/09/01 14 $582,140 -35% 2,328 $250   $22,579,898 18
1997/09/02 10 $226,111 -61% 2,328 $97   $22,815,009 19
1997/09/03 10 $171,628 -24% 2,328 $74   $22,986,637 20
1997/09/04 9 $158,166 -8% 2,328 $68   $23,144,803 21
1997/09/05 12 $379,398 +140% 1,630 $233   $23,524,201 22
1997/09/06 13 $585,405 +54% 1,630 $359   $24,109,606 23
1997/09/07 15 $287,880 -51% 1,630 $177   $24,397,486 24
1997/09/08 13 $82,539 -71% 1,630 $51   $24,480,025 25
1997/09/09 12 $108,263 +31% 1,630 $66   $24,588,288 26
1997/09/10 13 $82,662 -24% 1,630 $51   $24,670,950 27
1997/09/11 14 $84,818 +3% 1,630 $52   $24,755,768 28
1997/09/12 - $208,961 +146% 1,121 $186   $24,964,729 29
1997/09/13 - $576,517 +176% 1,121 $514   $25,541,246 30
1997/09/14 - $131,298 -77% 1,121 $117   $25,672,544 31
1997/09/15 - $54,127 -59% 1,121 $48   $25,726,671 32
1997/09/16 - $81,784 +51% 1,121 $73   $25,808,455 33
1997/09/17 - $58,172 -29% 1,121 $52   $25,866,627 34
1997/09/18 - $57,782 -1% 1,121 $52   $25,924,409 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/15 4 $13,436,256   2,311 $5,814   $13,436,256 7
1997/08/22 7 $6,037,588 -55% 2,328 $2,593   $19,473,844 14
1997/08/29 11 $3,670,959 -39% 2,328 $1,577   $23,144,803 21
1997/09/05 12 $1,610,965 -56% 1,630 $988   $24,755,768 28
1997/09/12 17 $1,168,641 -27% 1,121 $1,042   $25,924,409 35
1997/09/19 28 $288,264 -75% 623 $463   $26,212,673 42
1997/09/26 40 $84,768 -71% 219 $387   $26,297,441 49
1997/10/17 35 $217,120   416 $522   $26,562,388 70
1997/10/24 43 $76,844 -65% 208 $369   $26,639,232 77
1997/10/31 60 $22,462 -71% 73 $308   $26,661,694 84