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Halloween: H2O (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $55,041,738Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$17,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 5th, 1998 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for terror violence/gore and language
Franchise: Halloween
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 911 $49,368 Nov 27, 1998 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 788 $102,078 Nov 20, 1998 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 686 $168,060 Nov 13, 1998 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,793 $28,226 Nov 6, 1998 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 682 $247,379 Oct 30, 1998 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,016 $192,158 Oct 23, 1998 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,332 $45,793 Oct 16, 1998 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,098 $94,539 Oct 9, 1998 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,226 $113,268 Oct 2, 1998 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,095 $192,070 Sep 25, 1998 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,941 $359,701 Sep 18, 1998 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,065 $589,171 Sep 11, 1998 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,927 $1,309,858 Sep 4, 1998 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,279 $1,798,856 Aug 28, 1998 26
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,084 $50,206,267 Aug 28, 1998 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,963 $3,632,178 Aug 21, 1998 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,281 $8,478,537 Aug 14, 1998 12
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 145 $16,187,724 Aug 7, 1998 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,093 $16,187,724 Aug 7, 1998 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,408 2,607 Aug 7, 1998 5
Biggest August Day at the Domestic Box Office 394 $5,910,000 Aug 8, 1998 4
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,033 $5,910,000 Aug 8, 1998 4
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,557 $5,666,595 Aug 7, 1998 3
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 290 $5,136,612 Aug 5, 1998 1

Cast

Jamie Lee Curtis    Laurie Strode/Keri Tate
Michelle Williams    Molly Cartwell
LL Cool J    Ronny
Josh Hartnett    John Tate
Joseph Gordon-Levitt    Jimmy Howell
Janet Leigh    Norma Watson
Adam Arkin    Will Brennan
Adam Hann-Byrd    Charles 'Charlie' Deveraux
Lisa Gay Hamilton    Shirley 'Shirl' Jones

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Co-Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Co-Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Composer    John Ottman

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 3rd, 2011

May 3rd, 2011

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/07 3 $16,187,724   2,607 $6,209   $24,753,129 5
1998/08/14 6 $8,478,537 -48% 2,669 $3,177   $40,105,328 12
1998/08/21 11 $3,632,178 -57% 2,360 $1,539   $47,164,113 19
1998/08/28 14 $1,798,856 -50% 1,909 $942   $50,206,267 26
1998/09/04 17 $1,309,858 -27% 1,608 $815   $52,026,061 33
1998/09/11 21 $589,171 -55% 1,290 $457   $52,810,975 40
1998/09/18 25 $359,701 -39% 926 $388   $53,323,506 47
1998/09/25 30 $192,070 -47% 530 $362   $53,608,710 54
1998/10/02 35 $113,268 -41% 263 $431   $53,775,433 61
1998/10/09 36 $94,539 -17% 228 $415   $53,899,637 68
1998/10/16 46 $45,793 -52% 144 $318   $53,973,421 75
1998/10/23 30 $192,158 +320% 671 $286   $54,180,547 82
1998/10/30 22 $247,379 +29% 744 $332   $54,498,913 89
1998/11/06 52 $28,226 -89% 114 $248   $54,579,739 96
1998/11/13 33 $168,060 +495% 436 $385   $54,757,354 103
1998/11/20 37 $102,078 -39% 330 $309   $54,908,858 110
1998/11/27 50 $49,368 -52% 128 $386   $55,004,135 117

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/05 1 $5,136,612   2,454 $2,093   $5,136,612 1
1998/08/06 1 $3,426,793 -33% 2,454 $1,396   $8,563,405 2
1998/08/07 1 $5,666,595 +65% 2,607 $2,174   $14,230,000 3
1998/08/08 3 $5,910,000 +4% 2,607 $2,267   $20,140,000 4
1998/08/09 3 $4,469,000 -24% 2,607 $1,714   $24,753,129 5
1998/08/10 2 $1,933,791 -57% 2,607 $742   $26,686,920 6
1998/08/11 3 $1,860,641 -4% 2,607 $714   $28,547,561 7
1998/08/12 2 $1,539,147 -17% 2,607 $590   $30,086,708 8
1998/08/13 2 $1,460,753 -5% 2,607 $560   $31,547,461 9
1998/08/14 4 $2,860,000 +96% 2,669 $1,072   $34,407,000 10
1998/08/15 6 $3,333,000 +17% 2,669 $1,249   $37,740,000 11
1998/08/16 6 $2,365,000 -29% 2,669 $886   $40,106,328 12
1998/08/17 7 $1,016,604 -57% 2,669 $381   $41,121,932 13
1998/08/18 7 $1,038,808 +2% 2,669 $389   $42,160,740 14
1998/08/19 8 $774,111 -25% 2,669 $290   $42,934,851 15
1998/08/20 8 $709,531 -8% 2,669 $266   $43,644,382 16
1998/08/21 9 $1,165,000 +64% 2,360 $494   $44,697,000 17
1998/08/22 10 $1,490,000 +28% 2,360 $631   $46,187,000 18
1998/08/23 10 $1,030,000 -31% 2,360 $436   $47,217,000 19

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/07 2 $23,061,386   2,607 $8,846   $31,626,791 9
1998/08/14 6 $11,905,144 -48% 2,669 $4,461   $43,531,935 16
1998/08/21 12 $4,875,476 -59% 2,360 $2,066   $48,407,411 23
1998/08/28 15 $2,308,792 -53% 1,909 $1,209   $50,716,203 30
1998/09/04 19 $1,505,601 -35% 1,608 $936   $52,221,804 37
1998/09/11 21 $742,001 -51% 1,290 $575   $52,963,805 44
1998/09/18 26 $452,835 -39% 926 $489   $53,416,640 51
1998/09/25 32 $245,525 -46% 530 $463   $53,662,165 58
1998/10/02 36 $142,933 -42% 263 $543   $53,805,098 65
1998/10/09 37 $122,530 -14% 228 $537   $53,927,628 72
1998/10/16 44 $60,761 -50% 144 $422   $53,988,389 79
1998/10/23 28 $263,145 +333% 671 $392   $54,251,534 86
1998/10/30 24 $299,979 +14% 744 $403   $54,551,513 93
1998/11/06 50 $37,781 -87% 114 $331   $54,589,294 100
1998/11/13 34 $217,486 +476% 436 $499   $54,806,780 107
1998/11/20 38 $147,987 -32% 330 $448   $54,954,767 114