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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,968,169Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 13th, 1998 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: January 19th, 1999 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of violence and some sensuality/nudity
Running Time: 132 minutes
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Keywords: Costume Drama, Royalty, Epilogue, Voiceover/Narration, Twins
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: United Artists
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,180 $23,398 Jul 3, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,282 $32,185 Jun 26, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,357 $43,321 Jun 19, 1998 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,292 $73,262 Jun 12, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,392 $88,229 Jun 5, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,558 $93,913 May 29, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,265 $173,577 May 22, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,635 $156,258 May 15, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,501 $251,014 May 8, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,522 $361,777 May 1, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,592 $557,046 Apr 24, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,643 $969,675 Apr 17, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,710 $1,601,607 Apr 10, 1998 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,090 $50,120,813 Apr 3, 1998 27
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,358 $3,507,255 Apr 3, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,086 $6,334,914 Mar 27, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 906 $11,077,005 Mar 20, 1998 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 125 $17,271,450 Mar 13, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,013 $17,271,450 Mar 13, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 705 3,101 Mar 13, 1998 3
Biggest March Day at the Domestic Box Office 281 $7,005,000 Mar 14, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,618 $7,005,000 Mar 14, 1998 2
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 1,520 $5,790,000 Mar 13, 1998 1

Cast

   King Louis XIV/Philippe
   Aramis
   Athos
   Porthos
   D'Artagnan
Anne Parillaud    Queen Mother, Anne d'Autriche
Judith Godreche    Christine
Edward Atterton    Lieutenant Andre
Peter Sarsgaard    Raoul
Hugh Laurie    King's advisor
David Lowe    King's Advisor
Brigitte Boucher    Madame Rotund
Matthew Jocelyn    Assassin
Karine Belly    Wench
Emmanuel Guttierez    King's Friend
Christian Erickson    Ballroom Guard
Francois Montagut    Blond Musketeer
Andrew Wallace    Peasant Boy
Cecile Auclert    Serving Woman
Sonia Backers    Serving Woman
Vincent Nemeth    Customer
Joe Sheridan    Fortress Keeper
Olivier Hemon    Fortress Head Guard
Michael Morris    Bastille Gate Guard
Emmanuel Patron    Fortress Guard
Leonor Varela    Ballroom Beauty
Michael Hofland    Michael Hofland (Ruffian
Laura Fraser    Bedroom Beauty
Brigitte Auber    Queen Anne's Attendant
Jean-Pol Brissart    Monk

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Written by    Randall Wallace
Story Creator    Alexander Dumas
Producer    Randall Wallace
Producer    Russell Smith
Executive Producer    Alan Ladd Jr.
Production Designer    Anthony Pratt
Editor    William Hoy
Music by    Nick Glennie-Smith
Co-Producer    Paul Hitchcock
Co-Producer    Rene Dupont
Assistant Director    Frederic Auburtin
Assistant Director    David Tomblin
Second Unit Director    David Carrigan
Unit Production Manager    Steven Harding
Unit Production Manager    Ariel Levy
Supervising Art Director    Francois Lamothe
Supervising Art Director    Albert Rajau
Set Decorator    Philippe Turlure
Costume Designer    James Acheson
Second Unit Photography    Henri Habans
Production Sound Mixer    David A. Stephenson
Re-recording Mixer    Melissa S Hofmann
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Keller
Supervising Sound Editor    Kelly L Oxford
Supervising Sound Editor    Lon Bender
Makeup (Key)    Gianneto de Rossi
Hairstylist (Key)    Mirella de Rossi
Music Editor    Laura Perlman
Casting Director    Amanda Mackey
Casting Director    Cathy Sandrich
Stunt Coordinator    Philippe Guegan
Stunt Coordinator    Yannick Derrien

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/13 2 $17,271,450   3,101 $5,570   $17,271,450 3
1998/03/20 3 $11,077,005 -36% 3,101 $3,572   $34,483,255 10
1998/03/27 4 $6,334,914 -43% 3,101 $2,043   $43,653,200 17
1998/04/03 7 $3,507,255 -45% 2,504 $1,401   $49,047,279 24
1998/04/10 13 $1,601,607 -54% 1,658 $966   $52,218,103 31
1998/04/17 17 $969,675 -39% 1,037 $935   $54,040,815 38
1998/04/24 22 $557,046 -43% 759 $734   $54,885,059 45
1998/05/01 24 $361,777 -35% 527 $686   $55,424,648 52
1998/05/08 26 $251,014 -31% 411 $611   $55,787,411 59
1998/05/15 30 $156,258 -38% 312 $501   $56,027,523 66
1998/05/22 29 $173,577 +11% 271 $641   $56,272,292 73
1998/05/29 35 $93,913 -46% 178 $528   $56,413,146 80
1998/06/05 37 $88,229 -6% 178 $496   $56,552,345 87
1998/06/12 40 $73,262 -17% 137 $535   $56,677,774 94
1998/06/19 46 $43,321 -41% 107 $405   $56,771,702 101
1998/06/26 49 $32,185 -26% 69 $466   $56,837,470 108
1998/07/03 55 $23,398 -27% 49 $478   $56,876,365 115

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/13 1 $5,790,000   3,101 $1,867   $5,790,000 1
1998/03/14 2 $7,005,000 +21% 3,101 $2,259   $12,795,000 2
1998/03/15 2 $4,510,000 -36% 3,101 $1,454   $17,271,450 3
1998/03/16 1 $1,462,553 -68% 3,101 $472   $18,734,003 4
1998/03/17 1 $1,672,379 +14% 3,101 $539   $20,406,382 5
1998/03/18 1 $1,483,007 -11% 3,101 $478   $21,889,389 6
1998/03/19 2 $1,516,862 +2% 3,101 $489   $23,406,251 7
1998/03/20 3 $3,365,000 +122% 3,101 $1,085   $26,771,000 8
1998/03/21 3 $4,765,000 +42% 3,101 $1,537   $31,536,000 9
1998/03/22 3 $2,866,000 -40% 3,101 $924   $34,483,255 10
1998/03/23 4 $588,077 -79% 3,101 $190   $35,071,332 11
1998/03/24 4 $830,000 +41% 3,101 $268   $35,901,332 12
1998/03/25 3 $704,882 -15% 3,101 $227   $36,597,063 13
1998/03/26 3 $721,223 +2% 3,101 $233   $37,318,286 14
1998/03/27 5 $1,900,000 +163% 3,101 $613   $39,218,000 15
1998/03/28 4 $2,780,000 +46% 3,101 $896   $41,998,000 16
1998/03/29 4 $1,578,000 -43% 3,101 $509   $43,653,000 17
1998/03/30 4 $403,688 -74% 3,101 $130   $44,056,288 18
1998/03/31 4 $558,061 +38% 3,101 $180   $44,614,349 19
1998/04/01 4 $465,117 -17% 3,101 $150   $45,080,066 20
1998/04/02 4 $459,958 -1% 3,101 $148   $45,540,024 21
1998/04/03 8 $1,025,000 +123% 2,504 $409   $46,565,000 22
1998/04/04 7 $1,545,000 +51% 2,504 $617   $48,110,000 23
1998/04/05 8 $833,000 -46% 2,504 $333   $49,047,279 24
1998/04/06 6 $307,641 -63% 2,504 $123   $49,354,920 25
1998/04/07 5 $398,774 +30% 2,504 $159   $49,753,694 26
1998/04/08 6 $367,119 -8% 2,504 $147   $50,120,813 27

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/03/13 2 $23,406,250   3,101 $7,548   $23,406,250 7
1998/03/20 3 $13,912,036 -41% 3,101 $4,486   $37,318,286 14
1998/03/27 4 $8,221,738 -41% 3,101 $2,651   $45,540,024 21
1998/04/03 7 $5,076,472 -38% 2,504 $2,027   $50,616,496 28
1998/04/10 14 $2,454,644 -52% 1,658 $1,480   $53,071,140 35
1998/04/17 18 $1,256,873 -49% 1,037 $1,212   $54,328,013 42
1998/04/24 22 $734,858 -42% 759 $968   $55,062,871 49
1998/05/01 24 $473,526 -36% 527 $899   $55,536,397 56
1998/05/08 26 $334,868 -29% 411 $815   $55,871,265 63
1998/05/15 32 $227,450 -32% 312 $729   $56,098,715 70
1998/05/22 29 $220,518 -3% 2,271 $97   $56,319,233 77
1998/05/29 37 $144,883 -34% 178 $814   $56,464,116 84
1998/06/05 37 $140,396 -3% 178 $789   $56,604,512 91
1998/06/12 39 $123,869 -12% 137 $904   $56,728,381 98
1998/06/19 42 $76,904 -38% 107 $719   $56,805,285 105
1998/06/26 50 $47,682 -38% 69 $691   $56,852,967 112