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The Island (2005)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,818,913Details
International Box Office $127,200,000
Worldwide Box Office $163,018,913
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Metrics

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Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
40% - Rotten
Audience
64% - Upright

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$120,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 22nd, 2005 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: December 13th, 2005 by Dreamworks Video, released as Island, The
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexuality and language.
Running Time: 136 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Island of Dr. Moreau
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Keywords: Cloning, Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Surprise Twist, Hitmen, Environment, Post Apocalypse, Conspiracy Theory, Corporate Malfeasance, Dream Sequence
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Parkes+Macdonald Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,576 $68,359 Sep 2, 2005 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,326 $161,811 Aug 26, 2005 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,081 $402,257 Aug 19, 2005 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,701 $1,277,881 Aug 12, 2005 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,213 $3,117,486 Aug 5, 2005 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,881 $5,963,223 Jul 29, 2005 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 373 $12,409,070 Jul 22, 2005 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,469 $12,409,070 Jul 22, 2005 3
Widest Opening Weekend 659 3,122 Jul 22, 2005 3

Cast

   Lincoln Six-Echo
   Jordan Two-Delta
Djimon Hounsou    Laurent
Sean Bean    Merick
Michael Clarke Duncan    Starkweather
Steve Buscemi    McCord
Ethan Phillips    Jones Three Echo
Max Baker    Chief of Incubation
Brian Stepanek    Gandu Three Echo
Noa Tishby    Community Announcer
Siobhan Flynn    Lima One Alpha
Troy Blendell    Laurent Team Member
Jamie McBride    Laurent Team Member
Kevin McCorkle    Laurent Team Member
Gary Nickens    Laurent Team Member
Kathleen Rose Perkins    Laurent Team Member
Richard Whiten    Laurent Team Member
Phil Abrams    OBGYN
Svetlana Efremova    Midwife
Katy Boyer    Harvest Surgeon
Randy Oglesby    Harvest Surgeon
Yvette Nicole Brown    Harvest Nurse
Taylor Gilbert    Harvest Nurse
Wendy Haines    Harvest Nurse
Tim Halligan    Institute Coroner
Glenn Morshower    Medical Courier
Michael Canavan    Extraction Room Doctor
Jimmy Smagula    Extraction Room Technician
Ben Tolpin    Extraction Room Technician
Robert Sherman    Agnate in Pod
Rich Hutchman    Dept. of Operations Supervisor
Gonzalo Menendez    Dept. of Operations Technician
Olivia Tracey    Dept. of Operations Agnate
Ray Xifo    Elevator Agnate
Mary Pat Gleason    Nutrition Clerk
Ashley Yegan    Stim Bar Bartender
Whitney Dylan    Client Services Operator
Mitzi Martin    Atrium Tour Guide
Lew Dauber    Tour Group Man
Shelby Leverington    Tour Group Woman
Don Creech    God-Like Man
Richard V. Licata    Board Member
Eamon Behrens    Censor
Alex Carter    Censor
Kevin Daniels    Censor
Grant Harrison    Censor
Kenneth Hughes    Censor
Brian Leckner    Censor
Dakota Mitchell    Censor
Martin Papazian    Censor
Phil Somerville    Censor
Ryan Tasz    Censor
Kirk Ward    Censor
Kelvin Han Yee    Censor
Shawnee Smith    Suzie
Chris Ellis    Aces & Spades Bartender
Don Michael Paul    Bar Guy
Eric Stonestreet    Ed the Trucker
James Granoff    Sarah's Son
James Hart    LAPD Officer
Craig Reynolds    LAPD Officer
Trent Ford    Calvin Klein Model
Sage Thomas    Girl at Beach
Jake Soldera    Little Boy in Line
Mark Christopher Lawrence    Construction Worker

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Caspian Tredwell-Owen
Screenwriter    Alex Kurtzman
Screenwriter    Roberto Orci
Story Creator    Caspian Tredwell-Owen
Producer    Walter F. Parkes
Producer    Michael Bay
Producer    Ian Bryce
Executive Producer    Laurie MacDonald
Director of Photography    Mauro Fiore
Production Designer    Nigel Phelps
Editor    Paul Rubell
Editor    Christian Wagner
Costume Designer    Deborah L. Scott
Composer    Steve Jablonsky
Associate Producer    Steven P. Saeta
Associate Producer    Josh McLaglen
Associate Producer    Ken Bates
Associate Producer    Heidi Fugeman
Associate Producer    Matthew Cohan
Assistant Director    Josh McLaglen
Second Unit Director    Ken Bates
Second Unit Director    Eric Brevic
Second Unit Director    Mark Palansky
Production Manager    Steven P. Saeta
Supervising Art Director    David Sandefur
Art Director    Jon Billington
Art Director    Sean Haworth
Art Director    Martin Whist
Set Decorator    Rosemary Brandenberg
Second Unit Camera    Mitchell Amundsen
Additional Photography    David B. Nowell
Underwater Photography    Pete Romano
Costume Supervisor    Anthony Scarano
Costume Supervisor    Mitchell Kenney
Associate Editor    Nina Lucia
Associate Editor    Todd Miller
Additional Editor    Roger Barton
Additional Editor    John Murray
Additional Editor    Tom Muldoon
Sound Mixer    Peter J. Devlin
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Greg Orloff
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Beau Borders
Additional Sound Re-recording Mixer    Tateum Kohut
Supervising Sound Editor    Per Hallberg
Supervising Sound Editor    Karen Baker Landers
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Assells
Sound Effects Editor    Dino R. Dimuro
Sound Effects Editor    Dan Hegeman
Sound Effects Editor    Peter Staubli
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Hogan
Sound Effects Editor    Bruce Tanis
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Payne
Sound Effects Editor    David McMoyler
Sound Effects Editor    Karen Vassar
Sound Effects Editor    David Werntz
Dialogue Editor    Kimaree Long
Dialogue Editor    Frederick H. Stahly
Dialogue Editor    Patrick J. Foley
Dialogue Editor    Nancy Kyong Nugent
Dialogue Editor    David A. Whittaker
Music Editor    Daniel Pinder
Music Editor    Del Spiva
Music Editor    Stephen Lotwis
Make up    Edouard F. Henriques III
Make up    Greg Funk
Hairstylist    Yolanda Toussieng
Hairstylist    Kathe Swanson
Additional Music    Blake Neely
Additional Music    Trevor Morris
Additional Music    Clay Duncan
Additional Music    Ramin Djawadi
Casting Director    Denise Chamian
Stunt Coordinator    Kenny Bates
Stunt Coordinator    Kurt Bryant

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/07/22 4 $12,409,070   3,122 $3,975   $12,409,070 3
2005/07/29 7 $5,963,223 -52% 3,138 $1,900   $24,319,260 10
2005/08/05 10 $3,117,486 -48% 2,138 $1,458   $30,944,371 17
2005/08/12 15 $1,277,881 -59% 1,107 $1,154   $34,126,169 24
2005/08/19 22 $402,257 -69% 451 $892   $35,255,603 31
2005/08/26 33 $161,811 -60% 255 $635   $35,624,407 38
2005/09/02 41 $68,359 -58% 151 $453   $35,778,381 45

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/07/22 3 $4,202,195   3,122 $1,346   $4,202,195 1
2005/07/23 4 $4,559,644 +9% 3,122 $1,460   $8,761,839 2
2005/07/24 4 $3,647,231 -20% 3,122 $1,168   $12,409,070 3
2005/07/25 4 $1,650,847 -55% 3,122 $529   $14,059,917 4
2005/07/26 4 $1,621,819 -2% 3,122 $519   $15,681,736 5
2005/07/27 4 $1,422,830 -12% 3,122 $456   $17,104,566 6
2005/07/28 4 $1,251,471 -12% 3,122 $401   $18,356,037 7
2005/07/29 8 $1,779,830 +42% 3,138 $567   $20,135,867 8
2005/07/30 8 $2,235,289 +26% 3,138 $712   $22,371,156 9
2005/07/31 7 $1,948,104 -13% 3,138 $621   $24,319,260 10
2005/08/01 6 $974,739 -50% 3,138 $311   $25,293,999 11
2005/08/02 7 $881,570 -10% 3,138 $281   $26,175,569 12
2005/08/03 7 $828,159 -6% 3,138 $264   $27,003,728 13
2005/08/04 9 $823,157 -1% 3,138 $262   $27,826,885 14
2005/08/05 10 $926,429 +13% 2,138 $433   $28,753,314 15
2005/08/06 10 $1,171,681 +26% 2,138 $548   $29,924,995 16
2005/08/07 10 $1,019,376 -13% 2,138 $477   $30,944,371 17
2005/08/08 9 $481,137 -53% 2,138 $225   $31,425,508 18
2005/08/09 9 $502,308 +4% 2,138 $235   $31,927,816 19
2005/08/10 9 $476,882 -5% 2,138 $223   $32,404,698 20
2005/08/11 9 $444,271 -7% 2,138 $208   $32,848,969 21
2005/09/05 38 $20,645   151 $137   $35,799,026 46

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/07/22 4 $18,356,037   3,122 $5,880   $18,356,037 7
2005/07/29 7 $9,470,848 -48% 3,138 $3,018   $27,826,885 14
2005/08/05 10 $5,021,403 -47% 2,138 $2,349   $32,848,288 21
2005/08/12 15 $2,005,058 -60% 1,107 $1,811   $34,853,346 28
2005/08/19 22 $609,250 -70% 451 $1,351   $35,462,596 35
2005/08/26 33 $247,426 -59% 255 $970   $35,710,022 42
2005/09/02 42 $108,891 -56% 151 $721   $35,818,913 49

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