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The Firm (1993)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $158,340,892Details
International Box Office $112,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $270,340,892
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
75% - Certified Fresh
Audience
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$42,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 30th, 1993 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
Running Time: 155 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Rainmaker
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Keywords: Lawyers, Mafia
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: John Davis, Scott Rudin, Mirage
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 311 $2,602,524 Aug 20, 1993 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $3,435,860 Aug 13, 1993 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 302 $4,700,045 Aug 6, 1993 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 256 $7,076,680 Jul 30, 1993 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 265 $10,000,456 Jul 23, 1993 26
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 347 $102,895,739 Jul 16, 1993 23
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 324 $13,281,416 Jul 16, 1993 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 427 $17,937,098 Jul 9, 1993 12
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 438 $55,810,972 Jul 2, 1993 9
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 88 $32,476,785 Jul 2, 1993 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 410 $32,476,785 Jul 2, 1993 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 578 $32,476,785 Jul 2, 1993 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,728 2,393 Jul 2, 1993 5
Biggest June Day at the Domestic Box Office 558 $7,225,412 Jun 30, 1993 1
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 154 $7,225,412 Jun 30, 1993 1

Cast

   Mitch McDeere
Jeanne Tripplehorn    Abby McDeere
Ed Harris    Wayne Tarrance
Holly Hunter    Tammy Hemphill
Hal Holbrook    Oliver Lambert
David Strathairn    Ray McDeere
Terry Kinney    Lamar Quinn
Gene Hackman    Avery Tolar
Wilford Brimley    William Devasher
Gary Busey    Eddie Lomax
Steven Hill    F. Denton Voyles
Tobin Bell    The Nordic Man
Barbara Garrick    Kay Quinn
Jerry Hardin    Royce McKnigh
Paul Calderon    Thomas Richie
Jerry Weintraub    Sonny Capps
Sullivan Walker    Barry Abanks
Karina Lombard    Young Woman on Beach
Margo Martindale    Nina Huff
John Beal    Nathan Locke
Dean Norris    The Squat Man
Lou Walker    Frank Mulhollan
Debbie Turner    Rental Agent
Tommy Cresswell    Wally Hudson
David Kimball    Randall Dunbar
Don Jones    Attorney
Michael D. Allen    Attorney
Levi Frazier, Jr.    Restaurant Waiter
Brian Casey    Telephone Installer
Willaim J. Parham    Minister
Victor Nelson    Cafe Waiter
Richard Ranta    Congressman Billings
Janie Paris    Madge
Frank Crawford    Judge
Bart Whiteman    Dutch
David Dwyer    Prison Guard
Mark W. Johnson    FBI Agent
Jerry Chipman    FBI Agent
Jimmy Lackie    Technician
Afemo Omilami    Cotton Truck Drive
Clinton Smith    Cotton Truck Driver
Susan Elliot    River Museum Guide
Erin Branham    River Museum Guide
Ed Connelly    Pilot
Joey Anderson    Ruth
Deborah Thomas    Quinn's Maid
Tommy Matthews    Elvis Hemphill
Chris Schadrack    Lawyer Recruiter
Jeffrey Ford    Lawyer Recruiter
Jonathan Kaplan    Lawyer Recruiter
Rebecca Gelnn    Young Woman at Patio Bar
Terri Welles    Woman Dancing with Avery
Gregory B. Goossen    Vietnam Veteran
Jeane Aufdenberg    Car Rental Agent
William R. Booth    Seaplane Pilot
Ollie Nightingale    Restaurant Singer
Teenie Hodges    Restaurant Lead Guitarist
Little Jimmy King    Memphis Street Musician
James White    Singer at Hyatt

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Scott Rudin
Producer    John Davis
Producer    Sydney Pollack
Screenwriter    David Rabe
Screenwriter    Robert Towne
Screenwriter    David Rayfiel
Based on the novel by    John Grisham
Executive Producer    Michael Hausman
Executive Producer    Lindsay Doran
Cinematographer    John Seale
Production Designer    Richard MacDonald
Editor    William Steinkamp
Editor    Fredric Steinkamp
Composer    Dave Grusin
Assistant Director    David McGiffert
Unit Production Manager    Michael Hausman
Art Director    John Willett
Set Decorator    Casey Hallenbeck
Underwater Photography    Pete Romano
Costume Designer    Ruth Myers
Costume Supervisor    Bruce Ericksen
Sound Mixer    David MacMillan
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Smith
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    J. Paul Huntsman
Sound Effects Editor    John Haeny
Sound Effects Editor    Myron Nettinga
Dialogue Editor    Matthew Sawelson
Dialogue Editor    Adam Sawelson
Dialogue Editor    Gary Lewis
Dialogue Editor    David Beadle
Music Editor    Ted Whitfield
Makeup (Supervisor)    Ben Nye, Jr.
Hairstylist (Key)    Bill Farley
Song "Money, Money, Money"    George Nowak
Casting Director    David Rubin
Stunt Coordinator    Andy Armstrong

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
1993/07/02 1 $32,476,785   2,393 $13,572   $45,554,727 5
1993/07/09 1 $17,937,098 -45% 2,393 $7,496   $73,748,070 12
1993/07/16 1 $13,281,416 -26% 2,393 $5,550   $95,804,149 19
1993/07/23 3 $10,000,456 -25% 2,393 $4,179   $112,896,195 26
1993/07/30 3 $7,076,680 -29% 2,105 $3,362   $125,004,859 33
1993/08/06 6 $4,700,045 -34% 1,812 $2,594   $133,269,804 40
1993/08/13 9 $3,435,860 -27% 1,601 $2,146   $139,248,778 47
1993/08/20 9 $2,602,524 -24% 1,358 $1,916   $143,742,362 54

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/06/30 1 $7,225,412   2,393 $3,019   $7,225,412 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/07/02 1 $42,733,030   2,393 $17,858   $55,810,972 9
1993/07/09 1 $26,711,761 -37% 2,393 $11,162   $82,522,733 16
1993/07/16 1 $20,373,006 -24% 2,393 $8,514   $102,895,739 23
1993/07/23 3 $15,032,440 -26% 2,393 $6,282   $117,928,179 30
1993/07/30 6 $10,641,580 -29% 2,105 $5,055   $128,569,759 37
1993/08/06 6 $7,243,159 -32% 1,812 $3,997   $135,812,918 44
1993/08/13 8 $5,326,920 -26% 1,601 $3,327   $141,139,838 51