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Hercules (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $99,112,101Details
International Box Office $151,587,899
Worldwide Box Office $250,700,000
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  4. Video Sales
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  6. Trailer

Metrics

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
Comparisons: vs. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
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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
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 192 $20,889 Dec 19, 1997 190
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 122 $66,387 Dec 12, 1997 183
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 140 $84,921 Dec 5, 1997 176
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 96 $219,171 Nov 28, 1997 169
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $165,816 Nov 21, 1997 162
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 169 $129,241 Nov 14, 1997 155
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 153 $208,319 Nov 7, 1997 148
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 150 $267,328 Oct 31, 1997 141
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 157 $339,828 Oct 24, 1997 134
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 148 $449,512 Oct 17, 1997 127
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 121 $688,240 Oct 10, 1997 120
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 200 $456,363 Oct 3, 1997 113
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 189 $569,199 Sep 26, 1997 106
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 147 $954,539 Sep 19, 1997 99
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 95 $1,578,793 Sep 12, 1997 92
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,201 $111,319 Sep 5, 1997 85
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 616 $336,168 Aug 29, 1997 78
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 944 $257,438 Aug 22, 1997 71
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 582 $639,941 Aug 15, 1997 64
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 570 $989,509 Aug 8, 1997 57
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 547 $1,590,092 Aug 1, 1997 50
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 365 $3,151,320 Jul 25, 1997 43
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 246 $5,192,475 Jul 18, 1997 36
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $8,339,217 Jul 11, 1997 29
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 153 $12,193,152 Jul 4, 1997 22
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 389 $12,193,152 Jul 4, 1997 22
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 968 $50,030,540 Jul 4, 1997 22
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 912 $6,613,598 Jun 29, 1997 15
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 95 $21,454,451 Jun 27, 1997 15
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $21,454,451 Jun 27, 1997 15
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,207 $21,454,451 Jun 27, 1997 15
Biggest June Day at the Domestic Box Office 498 $7,748,648 Jun 28, 1997 14
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,334 $7,748,648 Jun 28, 1997 14
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,115 $7,092,205 Jun 27, 1997 13
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,275 $852,103 Jun 20, 1997 8
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,286 $249,567 Jun 13, 1997 1

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

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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

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

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/13 15 $646,333   1 $646,333   $646,333 5
1997/06/20 8 $1,557,771 +141% 2 $778,886   $2,204,104 12
1997/06/27 1 $35,633,284 +2,187% 2,872 $12,407   $37,837,388 19
1997/07/04 3 $20,315,443 -43% 2,884 $7,044   $58,152,831 26
1997/07/11 4 $13,414,911 -34% 2,930 $4,578   $71,567,742 33
1997/07/18 7 $8,707,862 -35% 2,541 $3,427   $80,275,604 40
1997/07/25 9 $4,955,182 -43% 1,957 $2,532   $85,230,786 47
1997/08/01 13 $2,549,838 -49% 1,374 $1,856   $87,780,624 54
1997/08/08 14 $2,552,465 n/c 1,057 $2,415   $90,333,089 61
1997/08/15 42 $114,029 -96% 647 $176   $90,447,118 68
1997/08/22 30 $404,510 +255% 299 $1,353   $90,851,628 75
1997/08/29 33 $388,631 -4% 261 $1,489   $91,240,259 82
1997/09/05 36 $140,047 -64% 189 $741   $91,380,306 89
1997/09/12 16 $1,918,787 +1,270% 1,883 $1,019   $93,299,093 96
1997/09/19 16 $1,124,355 -41% 1,170 $961   $94,423,448 103
1997/09/26 17 $685,171 -39% 763 $898   $95,108,619 110
1997/10/03 20 $537,171 -22% 542 $991   $95,645,790 117
1997/10/10 15 $934,813 +74% 817 $1,144   $96,580,603 124
1997/10/17 20 $571,416 -39% 662 $863   $97,152,019 131
1997/10/24 23 $409,963 -28% 594 $690   $97,561,982 138
1997/10/31 25 $337,316 -18% 486 $694   $97,899,298 145
1997/11/07 28 $287,238 -15% 374 $768   $98,186,536 152
1997/11/14 36 $154,007 -46% 259 $595   $98,340,543 159
1997/11/21 33 $244,829 +59% 329 $744   $98,585,372 166
1997/11/28 30 $251,997 +3% 310 $813   $98,837,369 173
1997/12/05 37 $105,417 -58% 249 $423   $98,942,786 180
1997/12/12 39 $83,116 -21% 197 $422   $99,025,902 187

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
8/24/20141812,033-70% 52,799$204,312$896,523864