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The Mask (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $119,920,129Details
International Box Office $231,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $351,620,129
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Synopsis

Stanley Ipkiss, a decent-hearted but socially awkward guy, find an ancient mask that gives him superhuman powers and the courage to go with it. The mask allows him to romance Tina Carlyle, but also makes him the target of Tina’s gangster boyfriend, who is out to use the mask’s powers for his himself.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
77% - Certified Fresh
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 29th, 1994 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: March 26th, 1997 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some stylized violence
Running Time: 101 minutes
Franchise: Mask
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Keywords: Visual Effects, Dark Horse Comics
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Katja Motion Picture Corporation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $56,958 Feb 3, 1995 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 86 $108,938 Jan 27, 1995 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 99 $151,412 Jan 20, 1995 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 90 $237,224 Jan 13, 1995 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 101 $226,377 Jan 6, 1995 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 88 $350,796 Dec 30, 1994 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 143 $237,954 Dec 23, 1994 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 152 $266,803 Dec 16, 1994 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $330,451 Dec 9, 1994 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 145 $461,164 Dec 2, 1994 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 96 $814,500 Nov 25, 1994 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 111 $866,912 Nov 18, 1994 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 111 $1,117,843 Nov 11, 1994 108
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 315 $1,253,951 Sep 30, 1994 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 383 $1,571,237 Sep 23, 1994 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 440 $1,955,502 Sep 16, 1994 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 432 $2,825,711 Sep 9, 1994 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 156 $6,600,654 Sep 2, 1994 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 475 $100,251,076 Sep 2, 1994 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 442 $5,338,698 Aug 26, 1994 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 463 $7,606,131 Aug 19, 1994 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 561 $10,052,412 Aug 12, 1994 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 560 $15,231,375 Aug 5, 1994 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $15,231,375 Aug 5, 1994 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 544 $52,328,039 Aug 5, 1994 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 155 $23,117,068 Jul 29, 1994 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 684 $23,117,068 Jul 29, 1994 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $23,117,068 Jul 29, 1994 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,771 2,360 Jul 29, 1994 3

Cast

   Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
Peter Riegert    Lt. Mitch Kellaway
Peter Greene    Dorian
Amy Yasbeck    Peggy Brandt
Richard Jeni    Charlie Schumaker
Cameron Diaz    Tina Carlyle
Orestes Matacena    Niko
Timothy Bagley    Irv
Nancy Fish    Mrs. Peenman
Johnny Williams    Burt
Reg E. Cathey    Freeze
Jim Doughan    Doyle
Denis Forest    Sweet Eddy
Joseph Alfieri    Police Officer
B.J. Barie    Alley Punk #1
Catherine Berge    Cigarette Girl
Phil Boardman    Guard
Krista Buonauro    Lady Cop
Debra Casey    Alley Punk #3
Blake Clark    Murray
Christopher Darga    Paramedic #3
Suzanne Dunn    Reporter
Joely Fisher    Maggie
Kevin Grevioux    Henchman #7
Peter Jazwinski    Park Policeman
Howard Kay    Niko's Thug #2
Robert Keith    Police Officer
Beau Lotterman    Megaphone Cop
Scott McElroy    Niko's Thug #1
Richard Montes    Henchman #1
Ivory Ocean    Mayor Tilton
Robert O'Reilly    The Figure
Louie Ortiz    Coco Bongo Valet
Daniel James Peterson    Henchman #6
Jeremy Roberts    Bobby the Bouncer
Eamonn Roche    Mr. Dickey
Randy Ruimy    Screaming Lady
Ben Stein    Dr. Neuman
Nils Allen Stewart    Orlando
Chris Taylor    Coco Bongo Cop #1
Bullet Valmont    Alley Punk #1
Wendy Walsh    Herself
Meadow Williams    Pebbles

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Bob Engleman
Story Creator    Michael Fallon
Story Creator    Mark Verheiden
Screenwriter    Mike Webb
Executive Producer    Mike Richardson
Executive Producer    Charles Russell
Executive Producer    Michael De Luca
Associate Producer    Carla Fry
Director of Photography    John R. Leonetti
Production Designer    Craig Stearns
Editor    Arthur Coburn
Composer    Randy Edelman
Costume Designer    Ha Nguyen
Visual Effects Consultant    Ken Ralston
Special Visual Effects and Animation    Industrial Light and Magic
Music Supervisor    Bonnie Greenberg
Casting Director    Fern Champion
Casting Director    Mark Paladini
Assistant Director    Denis L. Stewart
Unit Production Manager    Bob Engleman
Art Director    Randy Moore
Set Decorator    Ellen Totleben
Additional Photography    Mark Irwin
Visual Effects Supervisor    Scott Squires
Visual Effects Supervisor-Animation    Steve Williams
Visual Effects Supervisor    Jon Farhat
Visual Effects    Tom Bertino
Sound Mixer    Mark Hopkins McNabb
Re-recording Mixer    Ken Teaney
Re-recording Mixer    William Freesh
Re-recording Mixer    Tony Sereno
Supervising Sound Editor    Craig Clark
Supervising Sound Editor    Steven D. Williams
Sound Effects Editor    Ann Scibelli
Sound Effects Editor    David Farmer
Sound Effects Editor    Ricardo Broadus
Sound Effects Editor    Alan Howarth
Sound Designer    Harry Cohen
Sound Designer    Tim Gedemer
Dialogue Editor    Jim Brookshire
Dialogue Editor    Cathie Speakman
Music Editor    John LaSalandra
Make up    Michael Tomasino
Hairstylist    Nina Paskowitz
Special Make-up Effects    Greg Cannom
Story-Based on the Comic Book By Mike Richardson    Mike Richardson
Stunt Coordinator    Rick Barker

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/07/29 1 $23,117,068   2,360 $9,795   $23,117,068 3
1994/08/05 2 $15,231,375 -34% 2,404 $6,336   $52,328,039 10
1994/08/12 3 $10,052,412 -34% 2,462 $4,083   $70,068,211 17
1994/08/19 3 $7,606,131 -24% 2,516 $3,023   $82,824,615 24
1994/08/26 4 $5,338,698 -30% 2,516 $2,122   $91,930,697 31
1994/09/02 4 $6,600,654 +24% 2,516 $2,623   $100,251,076 38
1994/09/09 5 $2,825,711 -57% 2,175 $1,299   $103,901,001 45
1994/09/16 5 $1,955,502 -31% 1,799 $1,087   $106,538,845 52
1994/09/23 7 $1,571,237 -20% 1,647 $954   $108,557,722 59
1994/09/30 9 $1,253,951 -20% 1,360 $922   $110,190,781 66
1994/11/11 13 $1,117,843   781 $1,431   $113,960,727 108
1994/11/18 14 $866,912 -22% 800 $1,084   $115,132,345 115
1994/11/25 16 $814,500 -6% 743 $1,096   $116,311,697 122
1994/12/02 17 $461,164 -43% 604 $764   $116,940,277 129
1994/12/09 17 $330,451 -28% 502 $658   $117,394,147 136
1994/12/16 20 $266,803 -19% 434 $615   $117,767,411 143
1994/12/23 29 $237,954 -11% 310 $768   $118,212,833 150
1994/12/30 26 $350,796 +47% 277 $1,266   $118,820,184 157
1995/01/06 31 $226,377 -35% 256 $884   $119,134,304 164
1995/01/13 31 $237,224 +5% 189 $1,255   $119,445,235 171
1995/01/20 35 $151,412 -36% 172 $880   $119,637,872 178
1995/01/27 38 $108,938 -28% 168 $648   $119,789,683 185
1995/02/03 45 $56,958 -48% 107 $532   $119,874,149 192

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/07/29 1 $37,096,664   2,360 $15,719   $37,096,664 7
1994/08/05 2 $22,919,135 -38% 2,404 $9,534   $60,015,799 14
1994/08/12 3 $15,202,685 -34% 2,462 $6,175   $75,218,484 21
1994/08/19 3 $11,373,515 -25% 2,516 $4,520   $86,591,999 28
1994/08/26 4 $7,058,423 -38% 2,516 $2,805   $93,650,422 35
1994/09/02 4 $7,424,868 +5% 2,516 $2,951   $101,075,290 42
1994/09/09 5 $3,508,053 -53% 2,175 $1,613   $104,583,343 49
1994/09/16 5 $2,403,142 -31% 1,799 $1,336   $106,986,485 56
1994/09/23 7 $1,950,345 -19% 1,647 $1,184   $108,936,830 63
1994/11/11 12 $1,422,549   781 $1,821   $114,265,433 112
1994/11/18 15 $1,231,764 -13% 800 $1,540   $115,497,197 119
1994/11/25 16 $981,916 -20% 743 $1,322   $116,479,113 126
1994/12/02 17 $584,583 -40% 604 $968   $117,063,696 133
1994/12/09 16 $436,912 -25% 502 $870   $117,500,608 140
1994/12/16 20 $474,271 +9% 434 $1,093   $117,974,879 147
1994/12/23 26 $494,509 +4% 310 $1,595   $118,469,388 154
1994/12/30 26 $438,539 -11% 277 $1,583   $118,907,927 161
1995/01/06 30 $300,084 -32% 256 $1,172   $119,208,011 168
1995/01/13 30 $278,449 -7% 189 $1,473   $119,486,460 175
1995/01/20 35 $194,285 -30% 172 $1,130   $119,680,745 182
1995/01/27 37 $136,446 -30% 168 $812   $119,817,191 189