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Face/Off (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $112,276,146Details
International Box Office $128,923,854
Worldwide Box Office $241,200,000
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Certified Fresh
Audience
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$80,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 27th, 1997 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: October 7th, 1998 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for intense sequences of strong violence, and for strong language
Running Time: 140 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Karate Kid
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Keywords: Revenge
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Douglas/Reuther, WCG, David Permut
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 765 $8,078 Nov 14, 1997 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 752 $16,642 Nov 7, 1997 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 790 $26,971 Oct 31, 1997 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 730 $54,168 Oct 24, 1997 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 707 $86,254 Oct 17, 1997 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 616 $148,763 Oct 10, 1997 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 562 $216,578 Oct 3, 1997 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 359 $421,554 Sep 26, 1997 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 262 $705,379 Sep 19, 1997 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 754 $273,355 Sep 12, 1997 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,046 $227,583 Sep 5, 1997 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 748 $466,740 Aug 29, 1997 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 916 $538,474 Aug 22, 1997 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 751 $1,122,883 Aug 15, 1997 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 623 $2,112,012 Aug 8, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 472 $3,758,825 Aug 1, 1997 38
Fastest to $100m 463 $101,016,280 Aug 1, 1997 37
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 414 $5,603,028 Jul 25, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 343 $8,911,744 Jul 18, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 386 $12,332,309 Jul 11, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 518 $16,067,233 Jul 4, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 269 $16,067,233 Jul 4, 1997 10
Fastest to $50m 563 $51,521,285 Jul 4, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic July Day 708 $6,803,735 Jul 5, 1997 9
Biggest Domestic Sunday 770 $7,494,076 Jun 29, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 159 $23,387,530 Jun 27, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 679 $23,387,530 Jun 27, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 1,055 $23,387,530 Jun 27, 1997 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 732 3.02 Jun 27, 1997 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,655 33.1% Jun 27, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,406 2,621 Jun 27, 1997 3
Biggest Domestic June Day 461 $8,155,986 Jun 28, 1997 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 1,255 $8,155,986 Jun 28, 1997 2
Biggest Domestic Friday 1,004 $7,737,468 Jun 27, 1997 1

Cast

   Sean Archer
   Castor Troy
Joan Allen    Eve Archer
Gina Gershon    Sasha Hassler
Alessandro Nivola    Pollux Troy
Dominique Swain    Jamie Archer
Nick Cassavetes    Dietrich Hassler
Harve Presnell    Victor Lazarro
Colm Feore    Dr. Malcolm Walsh
John Carroll Lynch    Prison Guard Walton
CCH Pounder    Holllis Miller
Robert Wisdom    Tito Biondi
Margaret Cho    Wanda
Jamie Denton    Buzz
Matt Ross    Loomis
Chris Bauer    Dubov
Myles Jeffrey    Michael Archer
David McCurley    Adam Hassler
Thomas Jane    Burke Hicks
Tommy Flanagan    Leo
Dana Smith    Lars
Romy Walthall    Kimberly
Paul Hipp    Fitch
Kirk Baltz    Aldo
Lauren Sinclair    Agent Winters
Ben Reed    Pilot
Lisa Boyle    Cindee
Linda Hoffman    Livia
Danny Masterson    Karl
Michael Rocha    Priest
Megan Paul    Hospital Girl
Mike Werb    Hospital Dad
Tom Reynolds    LAPD Cop
Steve Hytner    Interrogating Agent
Carmen Thomas    Reporter Valerie
John Bloom    Prison Medical Technician
Walter Scott    Port Police Commander
Brooke Leslie    ER Nurse
Cam Brainard    Dispatcher
David Warshofsky    Bomb Leader
John Neidlinger    Bomb Technician
Norm Compton    Cigarette Guard
Gregg Shawzin    Lock Down Guard
Clifford Einstein    Restorative Surgeon
Marco Kyris    Recreation Guard
Tom Fridley    Prison Guard
Andrew Wallace    Altar Boy
Jacinto Rodriguez    Prisoner
Chic Daniel    FBI Squad Leader
Laurence Walsh    Walsh Clinical Nurse
Robert Zajonc    Helicopter Pilot

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Mike Werb
Screenwriter    Michael Colleary
Producer    David Permut
Producer    Barrie M. Osborne
Producer    Terence Chang
Producer    Christopher Godsick
Executive Producer    Michael Douglas
Executive Producer    Steven Reuther
Executive Producer    Jonathan D. Krane
Co-Producer    Mike Werb
Co-Producer    Michael Colleary
Associate Producer    Jeff Levine
Editor    Christian Wagner
Composer    John Powell
Assistant Director    Arthur Anderson
Second Unit Director    Billy Burton
Production Manager    Marty Ewing
Production Designer    Neil Spisak
Art Director    Steve Arnold
Set Decorator    Garrett Lewis
Director of Photography    Oliver Wood
Second Unit Camera    Gary Capo
Visual Effects Supervisor    Boyd Shermis
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Hollander
Special Effects Coordinator    Lawrence Cavanaugh
Special Effects Coordinator    R. Bruce Steinheimer
Costume Designer    Ellen Mirojnick
Costume Supervisor    Michael Dennison
Editor    Steven Kemper
Sound Mixer    David Ronne
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Anna Behlmer
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Perry
Supervising Sound Editor    Per Halberg
Supervising Sound Editor    Mark P. Stoeckinger
Sound Effects Editor    Tony Lamberti
Sound Effects Editor    Scott Wolf
Sound Effects Editor    Michael A. Reagan
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Assells
Sound Effects Editor    Rick Morris
Make up    David Atherton
Hairstylist    Mary L. Hart Mastro
Special Make-up Effects    Kevin Yagher
Additional Music    Gavin Greenaway
Casting Director    Mindy Marin
Stunt Coordinator    Brian Smrz

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/27 1 $23,387,530   2,621 $8,923   $23,387,530 3
1997/07/04 2 $16,067,233 -31% 2,637 $6,093   $51,521,285 10
1997/07/11 3 $12,332,309 -23% 2,851 $4,326   $71,772,555 17
1997/07/18 5 $8,911,744 -28% 2,851 $3,126   $86,302,135 24
1997/07/25 7 $5,603,028 -37% 2,509 $2,233   $96,057,237 31
1997/08/01 9 $3,758,825 -33% 1,888 $1,991   $102,028,771 38
1997/08/08 12 $2,112,012 -44% 1,542 $1,370   $105,666,204 45
1997/08/15 14 $1,122,883 -47% 1,110 $1,012   $107,689,374 52
1997/08/22 21 $538,474 -52% 610 $883   $108,728,998 59
1997/08/29 26 $466,740 -13% 390 $1,197   $109,380,852 66
1997/09/05 30 $227,583 -51% 343 $664   $109,683,361 73
1997/09/12 26 $273,355 +20% 354 $772   $110,046,427 80
1997/09/19 17 $705,379 +158% 776 $909   $110,826,107 87
1997/09/26 21 $421,554 -40% 618 $682   $111,425,503 94
1997/10/03 26 $216,578 -49% 460 $471   $111,744,649 101
1997/10/10 30 $148,763 -31% 330 $451   $111,953,332 108
1997/10/17 40 $86,254 -42% 218 $396   $112,094,691 115
1997/10/24 47 $54,168 -37% 194 $279   $112,178,614 122
1997/10/31 55 $26,971 -50% 111 $243   $112,225,777 129
1997/11/07 64 $16,642 -38% 74 $225   $112,255,339 136
1997/11/14 64 $8,078 -51% 42 $192   $112,273,211 143

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/27 1 $7,737,468   2,621 $2,952   $7,737,468 1
1997/06/28 1 $8,155,986 +5% 2,621 $3,112   $15,893,454 2
1997/06/29 1 $7,494,076 -8% 2,621 $2,859   $23,387,530 3
1997/06/30 2 $3,362,178 -55% 2,621 $1,283   $26,749,708 4
1997/07/01 3 $3,003,785 -11% 2,621 $1,146   $29,753,493 5
1997/07/02 3 $2,252,337 -25% 2,621 $859   $32,005,830 6
1997/07/03 3 $3,448,222 +53% 2,621 $1,316   $35,454,052 7
1997/07/04 2 $4,445,985 +29% 2,637 $1,686   $39,900,037 8
1997/07/05 2 $6,803,735 +53% 2,637 $2,580   $46,703,772 9
1997/07/06 2 $4,817,513 -29% 2,637 $1,827   $51,521,285 10
1997/07/07 2 $2,028,145 -58% 2,637 $769   $53,549,430 11
1997/07/08 3 $2,086,402 +3% 2,637 $791   $55,635,832 12
1997/07/09 3 $1,912,411 -8% 2,637 $725   $57,548,243 13
1997/07/10 3 $1,892,003 -1% 2,637 $717   $59,440,246 14
1997/07/11 3 $3,699,777 +96% 2,851 $1,298   $63,140,023 15
1997/07/12 3 $5,128,853 +39% 2,851 $1,799   $68,268,876 16
1997/07/13 3 $3,503,679 -32% 2,851 $1,229   $71,772,555 17
1997/07/14 3 $1,424,440 -59% 2,851 $500   $73,196,995 18
1997/07/15 3 $1,592,376 +12% 2,851 $559   $74,789,371 19
1997/07/16 4 $1,304,008 -18% 2,851 $457   $76,093,379 20
1997/07/17 4 $1,297,012 -1% 2,851 $455   $77,390,391 21
1997/07/18 5 $2,702,499 +108% 2,851 $948   $80,092,890 22
1997/07/19 5 $3,749,821 +39% 2,851 $1,315   $83,842,711 23
1997/07/20 5 $2,459,424 -34% 2,851 $863   $86,302,135 24
1997/07/21 5 $1,019,452 -59% 2,851 $358   $87,321,587 25
1997/07/22 5 $1,132,674 +11% 2,851 $397   $88,454,261 26
1997/07/23 5 $973,276 -14% 2,851 $341   $89,427,537 27
1997/07/24 5 $1,026,672 +5% 2,851 $360   $90,454,209 28
1997/07/25 7 $1,710,552 +67% 2,509 $682   $92,164,761 29
1997/07/26 7 $2,388,698 +40% 2,509 $952   $94,553,459 30
1997/07/27 7 $1,503,778 -37% 2,509 $599   $96,057,237 31
1997/07/28 8 $572,229 -62% 2,509 $228   $96,629,466 32
1997/07/29 8 $648,527 +13% 2,509 $258   $97,277,993 33
1997/07/30 8 $516,333 -20% 2,509 $206   $97,794,326 34
1997/07/31 8 $475,620 -8% 2,509 $190   $98,269,946 35
1997/08/01 9 $1,105,237 +132% 1,888 $585   $99,375,183 36
1997/08/02 9 $1,641,097 +48% 1,888 $869   $101,016,280 37
1997/08/03 10 $1,012,491 -38% 1,888 $536   $102,028,771 38
1997/08/04 11 $420,488 -58% 1,888 $223   $102,449,259 39
1997/08/05 11 $428,226 +2% 1,888 $227   $102,877,485 40
1997/08/06 12 $358,687 -16% 1,888 $190   $103,236,172 41
1997/08/07 12 $318,020 -11% 1,888 $168   $103,554,192 42
1997/08/08 12 $620,357 +95% 1,542 $402   $104,174,549 43
1997/08/09 11 $951,759 +53% 1,542 $617   $105,126,308 44
1997/08/10 13 $539,896 -43% 1,542 $350   $105,666,204 45
1997/08/11 13 $221,259 -59% 1,542 $143   $105,887,463 46
1997/08/12 13 $257,167 +16% 1,542 $167   $106,144,630 47
1997/08/13 14 $223,234 -13% 1,542 $145   $106,367,864 48
1997/08/14 13 $198,627 -11% 1,542 $129   $106,566,491 49
1997/08/15 14 $340,603 +71% 1,110 $307   $106,907,094 50
1997/08/16 14 $498,275 +46% 1,110 $449   $107,405,369 51
1997/08/17 15 $284,005 -43% 1,110 $256   $107,689,374 52
1997/08/18 16 $114,378 -60% 1,110 $103   $107,803,752 53
1997/08/19 15 $133,469 +17% 1,110 $120   $107,937,221 54
1997/08/20 15 $131,426 -2% 1,110 $118   $108,068,647 55
1997/08/21 16 $121,877 -7% 1,110 $110   $108,190,524 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/27 2 $35,454,052   2,621 $13,527   $35,454,052 7
1997/07/04 2 $23,986,194 -32% 2,637 $9,096   $59,440,246 14
1997/07/11 3 $17,950,145 -25% 2,851 $6,296   $77,390,391 21
1997/07/18 5 $13,063,818 -27% 2,851 $4,582   $90,454,209 28
1997/07/25 7 $7,815,737 -40% 2,509 $3,115   $98,269,946 35
1997/08/01 10 $5,284,246 -32% 1,888 $2,799   $103,554,192 42
1997/08/08 13 $3,012,299 -43% 1,542 $1,954   $106,566,491 49
1997/08/15 15 $1,624,033 -46% 1,110 $1,463   $108,190,524 56
1997/08/22 23 $723,588 -55% 610 $1,186   $108,914,112 63
1997/08/29 26 $541,666 -25% 390 $1,389   $109,455,778 70
1997/09/05 29 $317,294 -41% 343 $925   $109,773,072 77
1997/09/12 28 $347,656 +10% 354 $982   $110,120,728 84
1997/09/19 19 $883,221 +154% 776 $1,138   $111,003,949 91
1997/09/26 21 $524,122 -41% 618 $848   $111,528,071 98
1997/10/03 25 $276,498 -47% 460 $601   $111,804,569 105
1997/10/10 30 $203,868 -26% 330 $618   $112,008,437 112
1997/10/17 41 $116,009 -43% 218 $532   $112,124,446 119
1997/10/24 44 $74,360 -36% 194 $383   $112,198,806 126
1997/10/31 52 $39,891 -46% 111 $359   $112,238,697 133
1997/11/07 59 $26,436 -34% 74 $357   $112,265,133 140