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Mad City (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,556,196Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
37% - Rotten
Audience
43% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,385 $14,673 Jan 9, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,010 $45,853 Jan 2, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,186 $58,941 Dec 26, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,868 $134,758 Dec 19, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,040 $18,712 Dec 12, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,232 $100,536 Dec 5, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,183 $210,308 Nov 28, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,163 $448,966 Nov 21, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,399 $2,203,249 Nov 14, 1997 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,977 $4,649,742 Nov 7, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,910 2,194 Nov 7, 1997 3
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 794 3.38 Nov 7, 1997 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 908 29.6% Nov 7, 1997 1

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

Composer    Thomas Newman
Director   

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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