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Mad City (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,561,038Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,627 $10,561,038
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,797 $10,561,038
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 609 $10,561,038
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 629 $10,561,038

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 7th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for depiction of a hostage situation, including violence and brief language
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Keywords: Hostage
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,484 $14,673 Jan 9, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,103 $45,853 Jan 2, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,290 $58,941 Dec 26, 1997 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,954 $134,758 Dec 19, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,195 $18,712 Dec 12, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,361 $100,536 Dec 5, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,312 $210,308 Nov 28, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,280 $448,966 Nov 21, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,498 $2,203,249 Nov 14, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,070 $4,649,742 Nov 7, 1997 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 263 3.38 Nov 7, 1997 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,209 29.6% Nov 7, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,002 2,194 Nov 7, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,979 $10,561,038 Nov 7, 1997 0

Cast

Alan Alda    Kevin Hollander
   Max Brackett
   Sam Baily
Mia Kirshner    Laurie Callahan
William Atherton    Dohlen
Bill Nunn    Cliff
Blythe Danner    Mrs. Banks
Robert Prosky    Lou Potts
John Landis    Doctor
Ted Levine    Chief Alvin Lemke
Jay Leno    Himself
Larry King    Himself
Julio Oscar Mechoso    Air Force Sergeant
Richard Portnow    Marty, Brackett's Agent
Raymond J. Barry    Special Agent Dobbins

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 6 $4,649,742   2,194 $2,119   $4,649,742 3
1997/11/14 11 $2,203,249 -53% 2,194 $1,004   $8,535,968 10
1997/11/21 22 $448,966 -80% 1,030 $436   $9,505,583 17
1997/11/28 30 $210,308 -53% 223 $943   $9,927,150 24
1997/12/05 32 $100,536 -52% 173 $581   $10,117,012 31
1997/12/12 57 $18,712 -81% 62 $302   $10,162,377 38
1997/12/19 26 $134,758 +620% 466 $289   $10,304,827 45
1997/12/26 46 $58,941 -56% 356 $166   $10,441,700 52
1998/01/02 49 $45,853 -22% 302 $152   $10,519,023 59
1998/01/09 59 $14,673 -68% 111 $132   $10,556,196 66

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 6 $1,375,000   2,194 $627   $1,375,000 1
1997/11/08 6 $2,050,000 +49% 2,194 $934   $3,425,000 2
1997/11/09 5 $1,224,742 -40% 2,194 $558   $4,649,742 3
1997/11/10 5 $460,578 -62% 2,194 $210   $5,110,320 4
1997/11/11 6 $611,047 +33% 2,194 $279   $5,721,367 5
1997/11/12 6 $304,950 -50% 2,194 $139   $6,026,317 6
1997/11/13 6 $306,402 n/c 2,194 $140   $6,332,719 7
1997/11/14 11 $605,000 +97% 2,194 $276   $6,937,719 8
1997/11/18 10 $151,567   2,194 $69   $8,804,568 12

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/11/07 6 $6,332,719   2,194 $2,886   $6,332,719 7
1997/11/14 11 $2,723,898 -57% 2,194 $1,242   $9,056,617 14
1997/11/21 21 $660,225 -76% 1,030 $641   $9,716,842 21
1997/11/28 27 $299,634 -55% 223 $1,344   $10,016,476 28
1997/12/05 32 $127,189 -58% 173 $735   $10,143,665 35
1997/12/12 53 $26,404 -79% 62 $426   $10,170,069 42
1997/12/19 27 $212,690 +706% 466 $456   $10,382,759 49
1997/12/26 41 $90,411 -57% 356 $254   $10,473,170 56
1998/01/02 52 $68,353 -24% 302 $226   $10,541,523 63

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records