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Hercules (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $99,046,791Details
International Box Office $151,587,899
Worldwide Box Office $250,634,690
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
83% - Certified Fresh
Audience
75% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 13th, 1997 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: February 3rd, 1998 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: G
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Keywords: Family Movie, Gods and Goddesses, Prologue, Voiceover/Narration, Adopted Family, Revenge, Training Montage, Out of Retirement, Romance, Love at First Sight, Animal Lead, Sibling Rivalry
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Cast

Debi Derryberry    Additional Voices
Patrick Pinney    Cyclops
Jack Angel    Additional Voices
Wayne Knight    Demetrius the Pot Maker
Hal Holbrook    Amphytrion
Jim Cummings    Nessus the River Centaur/Pot Maker/Tall Thebian/Elderly Thebian
Danny De Vito    Phil (voice)
Phil Proctor    Additional Voices
Amanda Plummer    The Fates (voice)
James Woods    Hades
Rip Torn    Zeus (voice)
Keith David    Apollo the Sun God
Charlton Heston    Narrator
Kathleen Freeman    Heavyset Woman
Tate Donovan    Hercules
Mickie McGowan    Additional Voices
Sherry Lynn    Additional Voices
Bob Bergen    Additional Voice
Josh Keaton    Young Hercules

Featured Blu-ray Review: Hercules

August 9th, 2014

In 1989, The Little Mermaid ended Disney's slump at the box office. However, the good times didn't last forever. In fact, a decade later when Hercules came out, there were signs the studio was slipping back into a slump. Hercules missed expectations at the box office, but does that mean it was a bad movie? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up? More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/20 11 $171,854   2 $85,927   $818,187 6
1997/06/21 10 $359,512 +109% 2 $179,756   $1,177,699 7
1997/06/22 8 $320,737 -11% 2 $160,369   $1,498,436 8
1997/06/23 9 $125,607 -61% 2 $62,804   $1,624,043 9
1997/06/24 11 $124,528 -1% 2 $62,264   $1,748,571 10
1997/06/25 6 $249,947 +101% 2 $124,974   $1,998,518 11
1997/06/26 6 $205,586 -18% 2 $102,793   $2,204,104 12
1997/06/27 2 $7,092,205 +3,350% 2,872 $2,469   $9,296,309 13
1997/06/28 2 $7,748,648 +9% 2,872 $2,698   $17,044,957 14
1997/06/29 2 $6,613,598 -15% 2,872 $2,303   $23,658,555 15
1997/06/30 1 $3,640,512 -45% 2,872 $1,268   $27,299,067 16
1997/07/01 2 $3,604,498 -1% 2,872 $1,255   $30,903,565 17
1997/07/02 2 $3,280,829 -9% 2,872 $1,142   $34,184,394 18
1997/07/03 2 $3,652,994 +11% 2,872 $1,272   $37,837,388 19
1997/07/04 3 $3,401,889 -7% 2,884 $1,180   $41,239,277 20
1997/07/05 3 $4,962,612 +46% 2,884 $1,721   $46,201,889 21
1997/07/06 3 $3,828,651 -23% 2,884 $1,328   $50,030,540 22
1997/07/07 3 $1,893,867 -51% 2,884 $657   $51,924,407 23
1997/07/08 2 $2,131,872 +13% 2,884 $739   $54,056,279 24
1997/07/09 2 $2,180,951 +2% 2,884 $756   $56,237,230 25
1997/07/10 2 $1,915,601 -12% 2,884 $664   $58,152,831 26
1997/07/11 5 $2,412,503 +26% 2,930 $823   $60,565,334 27
1997/07/12 5 $3,347,905 +39% 2,930 $1,143   $63,913,239 28
1997/07/13 4 $2,578,809 -23% 2,930 $880   $66,492,048 29
1997/07/14 4 $1,239,403 -52% 2,930 $423   $67,731,451 30
1997/07/15 4 $1,509,486 +22% 2,930 $515   $69,240,937 31
1997/07/16 5 $1,225,653 -19% 2,930 $418   $70,466,590 32
1997/07/17 6 $1,101,152 -10% 2,930 $376   $71,567,742 33
1997/07/18 8 $1,514,831 +38% 2,541 $596   $73,082,573 34
1997/07/19 7 $2,162,435 +43% 2,541 $851   $75,245,008 35
1997/07/20 7 $1,515,209 -30% 2,541 $596   $76,760,217 36
1997/07/21 7 $821,165 -46% 2,541 $323   $77,581,382 37
1997/07/22 7 $917,017 +12% 2,541 $361   $78,498,399 38
1997/07/23 7 $865,414 -6% 2,541 $341   $79,363,813 39
1997/07/24 7 $911,791 +5% 2,541 $359   $80,275,604 40
1997/07/25 9 $940,192 +3% 1,957 $480   $81,215,796 41
1997/07/26 9 $1,239,915 +32% 1,957 $634   $82,455,711 42
1997/07/27 9 $971,213 -22% 1,957 $496   $83,426,924 43
1997/07/28 9 $464,787 -52% 1,957 $237   $83,891,711 44
1997/07/29 9 $477,345 +3% 1,957 $244   $84,369,056 45
1997/07/30 9 $435,232 -9% 1,957 $222   $84,804,288 46
1997/07/31 9 $426,498 -2% 1,957 $218   $85,230,786 47
1997/08/01 13 $415,703 -3% 1,374 $303   $85,646,489 48
1997/08/02 13 $646,585 +56% 1,374 $471   $86,293,074 49
1997/08/03 13 $527,804 -18% 1,374 $384   $86,820,878 50
1997/08/04 13 $250,844 -52% 1,374 $183   $87,071,722 51
1997/08/05 13 $270,178 +8% 1,374 $197   $87,341,900 52
1997/08/06 14 $221,612 -18% 1,374 $161   $87,563,512 53
1997/08/07 13 $217,112 -2% 1,374 $158   $87,780,624 54
1997/08/08 - $237,162 +9% 1,057 $224   $88,017,786 55
1997/08/09 - $426,812 +80% 1,057 $404   $88,444,598 56
1997/08/10 - $325,535 -24% 1,057 $308   $88,770,133 57
1997/08/11 - $153,849 -53% 1,057 $146   $88,923,982 58
1997/08/12 - $166,012 +8% 1,057 $157   $89,089,994 59
1997/08/13 - $189,171 +14% 1,057 $179   $89,279,165 60
1997/08/14 15 $153,924 -19% 1,057 $146   $89,433,089 61

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/13 24 $249,567   1 $249,567   $249,567 1
1997/06/20 11 $852,103 +241% 2 $426,052   $1,498,436 8
1997/06/27 2 $21,454,451 +2,418% 2,872 $7,470   $23,658,555 15
1997/07/04 3 $12,193,152 -43% 2,884 $4,228   $50,030,540 22
1997/07/11 4 $8,339,217 -32% 2,930 $2,846   $66,492,048 29
1997/07/18 7 $5,192,475 -38% 2,541 $2,043   $76,760,217 36
1997/07/25 9 $3,151,320 -39% 1,957 $1,610   $83,426,924 43
1997/08/01 13 $1,590,092 -50% 1,374 $1,157   $86,820,878 50
1997/08/08 16 $989,509 -38% 1,057 $936   $88,770,133 57
1997/08/15 18 $639,941 -35% 647 $989   $90,973,030 64
1997/08/22 29 $257,438 -60% 299 $861   $90,704,556 71
1997/08/29 33 $336,168 +31% 261 $1,288   $91,187,796 78
1997/09/05 37 $111,319 -67% 189 $589   $91,351,578 85
1997/09/12 12 $1,578,793 +1,318% 1,883 $838   $92,959,099 92
1997/09/19 15 $954,539 -40% 1,170 $816   $94,253,632 99
1997/09/26 17 $569,199 -40% 763 $746   $94,992,647 106
1997/10/03 21 $456,363 -20% 542 $842   $95,564,982 113
1997/10/10 15 $688,240 +51% 817 $842   $96,334,030 120
1997/10/17 19 $449,512 -35% 662 $679   $97,030,115 127
1997/10/24 22 $339,828 -24% 594 $572   $97,491,847 134
1997/10/31 25 $267,328 -21% 486 $550   $97,829,310 141
1997/11/07 29 $208,319 -22% 374 $557   $98,107,617 148
1997/11/14 35 $129,241 -38% 259 $499   $98,315,777 155
1997/11/21 34 $165,816 +28% 329 $504   $98,506,359 162
1997/11/28 28 $219,171 +32% 310 $707   $98,804,543 169
1997/12/05 36 $84,921 -61% 249 $341   $98,922,290 176
1997/12/12 35 $66,387 -22% 197 $337   $99,009,173 183
1997/12/19 55 $20,889 -69% 99 $211   $99,046,791 190

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/17/20142011,468 11,468$229,245$229,245863
8/31/20142518,248 34,306$341,420$657,325865
9/7/20142120,306+11% 54,612$386,423$1,043,748866
9/14/20142012,774-37% 67,386$239,257$1,283,005867

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/17/2014840,766 40,766$692,211$692,211863
8/24/20141812,132-70% 52,898$206,004$898,215864

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