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Godzilla (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $136,314,294Details
International Box Office $239,685,706Details
Worldwide Box Office $376,000,000
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  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 301-400) 394 $136,314,294
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 271 $239,685,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 277 $376,000,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 21 $136,314,294
All Time International Box Office for Remake Movies 13 $239,685,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 14 $376,000,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$125,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 19th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi monster action/violence
Running Time: 139 minutes
Franchise: Godzilla
Comparisons: vs. Godzilla Raids Again
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Keywords: Disaster, Creature Features, Visual Effects, Kaiju
Source:Remake
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Centropolis Entertainment, Fried Films, Independent Pictures.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 239 $100,649,895 May 29, 1998 13
Biggest Domestic Monday 75 $11,679,410 May 25, 1998 6
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 77 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Remake Weekend Domestic 18 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Science Fiction Weekend Domestic 70 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Sony Pictures Weekend Domestic 30 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Fastest to $50m 260 $58,493,223 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 25 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 15 $81,239,068 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 26 $55,726,951 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 15 $102,779,984 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 20 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $81,239,068 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 20 $55,726,951 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $102,779,984 May 22, 1998 5
Top Remake Day Domestic 43 $16,894,040 May 23, 1998 4
Top Sony Pictures Day Domestic 72 $16,894,040 May 23, 1998 4

Cast

Matthew Broderick    Nick Tatopoulos
Jean Reno    Philippe Roche
Maria Pitillo    Audrey Timmonds
Hank Azaria    Victor "Animal" Palotti
Kevin Dunn    Colonel Hicks
Michael Lerner    Mayor Ebert
Harry Shearer    Charles Caiman
Arabella Field    Lucy Palotti
Vicki Lewis    Dr. Elsie Chapman
Doug Savant    Sergeant O'Neal
Malcolm Danare    Dr. Mendel Craven
Lorry Goldman    Gene, Mayor's Aide
Christian Aubert    Jean-Luc
Philippe Bergeron    Jean-Claude
Frank Bruynbroek    Jean-Pierre
Francois Girard    Jean-Philippe
Nicholas J. Giangiulio    Ed
Robert Lesser    Murray
Ralph Manza    Old Fisherman
Greg Callahan    Governor
Chris Ellis    General Anderson
Nancy Cartwright    Caiman's Secretary
Richard E. Grant    Admiral Phelps
Jack Moore    Leonard
Steve Giannelli    Jules
Brian Farabaugh    Arthur
Stephen Xavier Lee    Lt. Anderson
Bodhi Elfman    Freddie
Rich Battista    Jimmy
Lloyd Kino    Japanese Tanker Cook
Toshi Toda    Japanese Tanker Captain
Clyde Kusatsu    Japanese Tanker Skipper
Masaya Kato    Japanese Tanker Crew Member
Glenn Morshower    Kyle Terrington
Lola Pashalinski    Pharmacist
Rob Fukuzaki    WIDF Co-Anchor
Dale Harimoto    WKXI Anchor
Gary Cruz    WFKK Anchor
Derek Webster    Utah Captain
Stuart Fratkin    Utah Ensign
Frank Cilberg    Utah Sailor
Jason Edward Jones    Utah Sailor
Roger McIntyre    Utah Sailor
David Pressman    Anchorage Captain
Robert Faltisco    Anchorage Ensign
Chris Maleki    Anchorage Ensign
Scott Lusby    Anchorage Ensign
Alex Dodd    Anchorage Sailor
Terence Winter    Apache Pilot
Kirk Geiger    Apache Pilot
Pat Mastroianni    Apache Pilot
Eric Saiet    Apache Pilot
Burt Bulos    Apache Pilot
Robert Floyd    Apache Pilot
Seth Peterson    Apache Pilot
Jamison Yang    F-18 Pilot
Nathan Anderson    F-18 Pilot
Mark Munafo    F-18 Pilot
Dwight Schmidt    F-18 Pilot
Dwayne Swingler    Raven Pilot 2
Lawton Paseka    Officer
Greg Collins    Soldier on Bridge
James Black    Soldier
Thomas Giuseppe Giantonelli    Soldier
Paul Ware    Soldier
Monte Russell    Soldier on Plane
Christopher Carruthers    Radio Technician
Daniel Pearce    Radio Technician
Mark Fite    Radio Operator
Craig A. Castaldo    Radio Man
Eric Paske    Rodgers
Lee Weaver    Homeless Guy
Leonard Termo    Homeless Guy
Joshua Taylor    Spotter
Al Sapienza    Taxi Cab Driver
Stoney Westmoreland    Tunnel Guard
Gary Warner    Gun Technician
Ed Wheeler    New York Cop
Bill Hoag    New Jersey Cop
Joe Badalucco, Jr.    Forklift Driver
Jonathan Dienst    Field Reporter
Benjamin V. Baird    Reporter
Madeline McFadden    Reporter
Julian M. Phillip    Reporter
Raymond Ramos    Reporter

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Roland Emmerich
Screenwriter    Dean Devlin
Story Creator    Ted Elliott
Story Creator    Terry Rossio
Story Creator    Dean Devlin
Story Creator    Roland Emmerich
Producer    Dean Devlin
Executive Producer    Roland Emmerich
Executive Producer    Ute Emmerich
Executive Producer    William Fay
Production Designer    Oliver Scholl
Editor    Peter Amundson
Editor    David J. Siegel
Composer    David Arnold
Director of Photography    Ueli Steiger
Co-Producer    Peter Winther
Co-Producer    Kelly Van Horn
Co-Executive Producer    Rob Fried
Co-Executive Producer    Cary Woods
Assistant Director    Kim Winther
Second Unit Director    Josef Rusnak
Unit Production Manager    Kelly Van Horn
Supervising Art Director    William Ladd Skinner
Art Director    Robert Woodruff
Art Director    Oana Bogdan
Art Director    Charley Beal
Set Decorator    Victor Zolfo
Set Decorator    James V. Kent
Second Unit Camera    Peter Joachim Krause
Visual Effects Supervisor    Volker Engel
Visual Effects Supervisor    Karen Goulekas
Special Effects    Patrick Tatopoulos
Special Effects    Clay Pinney
Digital Effects Supervisor    Joshua D. Rose
Digital Effects Supervisor    Jerome Chen
Costume Designer    Joseph Porro
Sound Mixer    Jose Antonio Garcia
Sound Mixer    Les Lazarowitz
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Supervising Sound Editor    Per Hallberg
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Music Editor    Dina Eaton
Make up    Zoltan Zoltan
Hairstylist    Patty Miller
Casting Director    April Webster
Casting Director    David Bloch
Stunt Coordinator    R.A. Rondell
Re-recording Mixer    Gregory H. Watkins

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/05/22 1 $44,047,541   3,310 $13,307   $58,493,223 1
1998/05/29 1 $18,020,444 -59% 3,310 $5,444   $99,326,687 2
1998/06/05 3 $9,712,119 -46% 3,310 $2,934   $114,014,285 3
1998/06/12 5 $6,202,337 -36% 3,310 $1,874   $123,653,780 4
1998/06/19 8 $2,980,534 -52% 2,337 $1,275   $129,206,880 5
1998/06/26 12 $1,458,014 -51% 1,855 $786   $132,388,522 6
1998/07/03 13 $813,116 -44% 1,162 $700   $134,002,926 7
1998/07/10 23 $202,157 -75% 450 $449   $134,677,021 8
1998/07/17 31 $105,259 -48% 260 $405   $134,876,106 9
1998/07/24 40 $55,493 -47% 175 $317   $134,979,308 10
1998/07/31 53 $26,963 -51% 94 $287   $135,033,851 11
1998/08/07 59 $20,221 -25% 74 $273   $135,069,042 12
1998/08/14 57 $19,668 -3% 50 $393   $135,098,290 13
1998/08/21 29 $268,078 +1,263% 563 $476   $135,373,940 14
1998/08/28 36 $200,806 -25% 501 $401   $135,669,033 15
1998/09/04 37 $170,424 -15% 379 $450   $135,888,409 16
1998/09/11 43 $83,633 -51% 337 $248   $136,023,813 17
1998/09/18 44 $74,392 -11% 0     $136,142,003 18

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/05/19 1 $4,088,785   0     $4,088,785 0
1998/05/20 1 $8,425,468 +106% 3,310 $2,545   $12,514,253 1
1998/05/21 1 $6,020,214 -29% 3,310 $1,819   $18,534,467 2
1998/05/22 1 $12,502,990 +108% 3,310 $3,777   $31,037,457 3
1998/05/23 1 $16,894,040 +35% 3,310 $5,104   $47,931,497 4
1998/05/24 1 $14,650,511 -13% 3,310 $4,426   $62,582,008 5
1998/05/25 1 $11,679,410 -20% 3,310 $3,529   $74,261,418 6
1998/05/26 1 $2,806,287 -76% 3,310 $848   $77,067,705 7
1998/05/27 1 $2,111,921 -25% 3,310 $638   $79,179,626 8
1998/05/28 1 $2,130,000 +1% 3,310 $644   $81,309,000 9
1998/05/29 2 $4,515,000 +112% 3,310 $1,364   $85,821,000 10
1998/05/30 1 $7,910,000 +75% 3,310 $2,390   $93,731,000 11
1998/05/31 1 $5,540,000 -30% 3,310 $1,674   $99,327,000 12
1998/06/01 2 $1,323,208 -76% 3,310 $400   $100,649,895 13
1998/06/02 2 $1,340,925 +1% 3,310 $405   $101,990,820 14
1998/06/03 2 $1,106,173 -18% 3,310 $334   $103,096,992 15
1998/06/04 2 $1,205,173 +9% 3,310 $364   $104,302,166 16
1998/06/05 4 $2,535,000 +110% 3,310 $766   $106,837,000 17
1998/06/06 3 $4,450,000 +76% 3,310 $1,344   $111,287,000 18
1998/06/07 3 $3,015,000 -32% 3,310 $911   $114,314,000 19
1998/06/08 4 $828,569 -73% 3,310 $250   $114,842,854 20
1998/06/09 4 $927,107 +12% 3,310 $280   $115,769,961 21
1998/06/10 4 $773,984 -17% 3,310 $234   $116,543,945 22
1998/06/11 4 $907,498 +17% 3,310 $274   $117,451,443 23
1998/06/12 5 $1,654,557 +82% 3,310 $500   $119,106,000 24
1998/06/13 4 $2,945,000 +78% 3,310 $890   $122,051,000 25
1998/06/14 4 $1,933,000 -34% 3,310 $584   $123,654,000 26
1998/06/15 6 $672,380 -65% 3,310 $203   $124,326,160 27
1998/06/16 6 $684,439 +2% 3,310 $207   $125,010,599 28
1998/06/17 6 $612,569 -11% 3,310 $185   $125,623,168 29
1998/06/18 6 $603,178 -2% 3,310 $182   $126,226,346 30
1998/06/19 8 $834,654 +38% 2,337 $357   $127,061,000 31
1998/06/20 8 $1,185,000 +42% 2,337 $507   $128,246,000 32
1998/06/21 6 $962,000 -19% 2,337 $412   $129,207,000 33
1998/06/22 8 $407,948 -58% 2,337 $175   $129,614,828 34
1998/06/23 8 $476,189 +17% 2,337 $204   $130,091,017 35
1998/06/24 8 $423,773 -11% 2,337 $181   $130,514,790 36
1998/06/25 9 $415,718 -2% 2,337 $178   $130,930,508 37

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/05/22 1 $66,860,561   3,310 $20,200   $81,306,243 2
1998/05/29 1 $22,995,923 -66% 3,310 $6,947   $104,302,166 3
1998/06/05 3 $13,149,277 -43% 3,310 $3,973   $117,451,443 4
1998/06/12 5 $8,774,903 -33% 3,310 $2,651   $126,226,346 5
1998/06/19 8 $4,704,162 -46% 2,337 $2,013   $130,930,508 6
1998/06/26 11 $2,259,302 -52% 1,855 $1,218   $133,189,810 7
1998/07/03 14 $1,285,054 -43% 1,162 $1,106   $134,474,864 8
1998/07/10 26 $295,983 -77% 450 $658   $134,770,847 9
1998/07/17 31 $152,968 -48% 260 $588   $134,923,815 10
1998/07/24 39 $83,073 -46% 175 $475   $135,006,888 11
1998/07/31 56 $41,933 -50% 94 $446   $135,048,821 12
1998/08/07 52 $29,801 -29% 74 $403   $135,078,622 13
1998/08/14 51 $27,240 -9% 50 $545   $135,105,862 14
1998/08/21 29 $362,365 +1,230% 563 $644   $135,468,227 15
1998/08/28 36 $249,758 -31% 501 $499   $135,717,985 16
1998/09/04 36 $222,195 -11% 379 $586   $135,940,180 17
1998/09/11 44 $127,431 -43% 337 $378   $136,067,611 18