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Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $130,444,603Details
International Box Office $154,955,397
Worldwide Box Office $285,400,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
52% - Rotten
Audience
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$140,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 10th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
Running Time: 127 minutes
Franchise: Lethal Weapon
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Keywords: Buddy Cop
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 835 $59,651 Oct 30, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 759 $105,655 Oct 23, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 686 $165,657 Oct 16, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 524 $278,936 Oct 9, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 405 $431,079 Oct 2, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 292 $751,344 Sep 25, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 835 $300,616 Sep 18, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 769 $442,412 Sep 11, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 632 $849,192 Sep 4, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 842 $947,085 Aug 28, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 936 $1,321,921 Aug 21, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 713 $2,724,287 Aug 14, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 548 $4,739,997 Aug 7, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 433 $7,789,156 Jul 31, 1998 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 319 $100,112,665 Jul 24, 1998 21
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $13,143,811 Jul 24, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 281 $21,727,030 Jul 17, 1998 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 333 $50,015,124 Jul 10, 1998 7
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 451 $9,837,000 Jul 12, 1998 3
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 73 $34,048,124 Jul 10, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 361 $34,048,124 Jul 10, 1998 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 494 $34,048,124 Jul 10, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 637 3,117 Jul 10, 1998 3
Biggest July Day at the Domestic Box Office 225 $12,930,000 Jul 11, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 513 $12,930,000 Jul 11, 1998 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 489 $11,305,000 Jul 10, 1998 1
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 76 3.01 Jul 10, 1998 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 98 33.2% Jul 10, 1998 1

Cast

   Martin Riggs
   Roger Murtaugh
Joe Pesci    Leo Getz
Rene Russo    Lorna Cole
Chris Rock    Lee Butters
Jet Li    Wah Sing Ku
Steve Kahan    Captain Ed Murphy
Darlene Love    Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe    Rianne Murtaugh
Damon Hines    Nick Murtaugh
Ebonie Smith    Carrie Murtaugh
Richard Libertini    Rabbi Gelb
Jack Kehler    State Department Man

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Michael Kamen
Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/10 1 $34,048,124   3,117 $10,923   $34,048,124 3
1998/07/17 2 $21,727,030 -36% 3,117 $6,970   $71,742,154 10
1998/07/24 3 $13,143,811 -40% 3,117 $4,217   $94,605,847 17
1998/07/31 7 $7,789,156 -41% 2,602 $2,994   $107,901,821 24
1998/08/07 10 $4,739,997 -39% 2,329 $2,035   $116,240,150 31
1998/08/14 12 $2,724,287 -43% 1,928 $1,413   $121,053,120 38
1998/08/21 18 $1,321,921 -51% 1,408 $939   $123,585,727 45
1998/08/28 18 $947,085 -28% 889 $1,065   $125,026,063 52
1998/09/04 24 $849,192 -10% 701 $1,211   $126,166,385 59
1998/09/11 25 $442,412 -48% 632 $700   $126,749,340 66
1998/09/18 28 $300,616 -32% 573 $525   $127,213,134 73
1998/09/25 12 $751,344 +150% 924 $813   $128,056,493 80
1998/10/02 16 $431,079 -43% 901 $478   $128,741,321 87
1998/10/09 22 $278,936 -35% 564 $495   $129,181,021 94
1998/10/16 27 $165,657 -41% 398 $416   $129,468,093 101
1998/10/23 39 $105,655 -36% 281 $376   $129,636,417 108
1998/10/30 43 $59,651 -44% 201 $297   $129,734,803 115

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/10 1 $11,305,000   3,117 $3,627   $11,305,000 1
1998/07/11 1 $12,930,000 +14% 3,117 $4,148   $24,235,000 2
1998/07/12 1 $9,837,000 -24% 3,117 $3,156   $34,048,000 3
1998/07/13 1 $4,276,747 -57% 3,117 $1,372   $38,324,871 4
1998/07/14 1 $4,376,776 +2% 3,117 $1,404   $42,701,647 5
1998/07/15 1 $3,761,868 -14% 3,117 $1,207   $46,463,515 6
1998/07/16 1 $3,551,609 -6% 3,117 $1,139   $50,015,124 7
1998/07/17 2 $6,505,000 +83% 3,117 $2,087   $56,520,000 8
1998/07/18 1 $8,710,000 +34% 3,117 $2,794   $65,230,000 9
1998/07/19 2 $6,541,000 -25% 3,117 $2,098   $71,742,154 10
1998/07/20 3 $2,524,715 -61% 3,117 $810   $74,266,869 11
1998/07/21 3 $2,647,470 +5% 3,117 $849   $76,914,339 12
1998/07/22 3 $2,308,553 -13% 3,117 $741   $79,222,892 13
1998/07/23 3 $2,239,144 -3% 3,117 $718   $81,462,036 14
1998/07/24 3 $3,910,000 +75% 3,117 $1,254   $85,372,000 15
1998/07/25 2 $5,410,000 +38% 3,117 $1,736   $90,782,000 16
1998/07/26 4 $3,887,000 -28% 3,117 $1,247   $94,605,847 17
1998/07/27 5 $1,432,151 -63% 3,117 $459   $96,037,998 18
1998/07/28 5 $1,564,947 +9% 3,117 $502   $97,602,945 19
1998/07/29 7 $1,261,158 -19% 3,117 $405   $98,864,111 20
1998/07/30 7 $1,248,554 -1% 3,117 $401   $100,112,665 21
1998/07/31 8 $2,245,000 +80% 2,602 $863   $102,358,000 22
1998/08/01 7 $3,225,000 +44% 2,602 $1,239   $105,583,000 23
1998/08/02 7 $2,306,000 -28% 2,602 $886   $107,902,000 24
1998/08/03 8 $912,867 -60% 2,491 $366   $108,814,688 25
1998/08/04 8 $978,231 +7% 2,602 $376   $109,789,919 26
1998/08/05 9 $866,484 -11% 2,602 $333   $110,656,403 27
1998/08/06 9 $843,750 -3% 2,602 $324   $111,500,153 28
1998/08/07 10 $1,379,847 +64% 2,329 $592   $112,880,000 29
1998/08/08 10 $2,000,000 +45% 2,329 $859   $114,880,000 30
1998/08/09 10 $1,358,000 -32% 2,329 $583   $116,240,150 31
1998/08/10 10 $523,346 -61% 2,329 $225   $116,763,496 32
1998/08/11 10 $581,681 +11% 2,329 $250   $117,345,177 33
1998/08/12 10 $504,493 -13% 2,329 $217   $117,849,670 34
1998/08/13 10 $479,163 -5% 2,329 $206   $118,326,832 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/10 1 $50,015,124   3,117 $16,046   $50,015,124 7
1998/07/17 2 $31,446,912 -37% 3,117 $10,089   $81,462,036 14
1998/07/24 4 $18,650,629 -41% 3,117 $5,984   $100,112,665 21
1998/07/31 8 $11,387,488 -39% 2,602 $4,376   $111,500,153 28
1998/08/07 10 $6,828,680 -40% 2,329 $2,932   $118,328,833 35
1998/08/14 13 $3,934,973 -42% 1,928 $2,041   $122,263,806 42
1998/08/21 18 $1,815,172 -54% 1,408 $1,289   $124,078,978 49
1998/08/28 18 $1,238,215 -32% 889 $1,393   $125,317,193 56
1998/09/04 25 $989,735 -20% 701 $1,412   $126,306,928 63
1998/09/11 24 $605,590 -39% 632 $958   $126,912,518 70
1998/09/18 30 $392,631 -35% 573 $685   $127,305,149 77
1998/09/25 12 $1,005,093 +156% 924 $1,088   $128,310,242 84
1998/10/02 16 $591,843 -41% 901 $657   $128,902,085 91
1998/10/09 23 $400,351 -32% 564 $710   $129,302,436 98
1998/10/16 28 $228,326 -43% 398 $574   $129,530,762 105
1998/10/23 37 $144,390 -37% 281 $514   $129,675,152 112