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Mercury Rising (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,983,332Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
17% - Rotten
Audience
41% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 3rd, 1998 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,848 $24,525 Jul 3, 1998 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,933 $34,586 Jun 26, 1998 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,390 $117,175 Jun 19, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,413 $147,465 Jun 12, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,294 $228,060 Jun 5, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,564 $230,265 May 29, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,867 $241,770 May 22, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,877 $394,505 May 15, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,130 $551,205 May 8, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,931 $1,304,825 May 1, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,030 $2,158,180 Apr 24, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,914 $3,728,905 Apr 17, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,008 $5,457,725 Apr 10, 1998 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 253 $10,104,715 Apr 3, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,791 $10,104,715 Apr 3, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,737 2,386 Apr 3, 1998 3

Cast

   Art Jeffries
Alec Baldwin    Lt. Colonel Nicholas Kudrow
Miko Hughes    Simon
Chi McBride    FBI Agent Thomas 'Bizzi' Jordan
Kim Dickens    Stacey
Robert Stanton    Dean Crandell
Bodhi Elfman    Leo Pedranski
Carrie Preston    Emily Lang
John Carroll Lynch    Martin Lynch
Kelley Hazen    Jenny Lynch
John Doman    Supervisor Hartley
Mark Collins    Conductor
Maureen Gallagher    Flea Market Woman
Camryn Manheim    Dr. London
Peter Stormare    Stayes
Kevin Conway    FBI Chief Joe Lomax

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Sound Editor    Mildred Iatrou

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
1998/04/03 3 $10,104,715   2,386 $4,235   $10,104,715 3
1998/04/10 6 $5,457,725 -46% 2,399 $2,275   $18,843,190 10
1998/04/17 8 $3,728,905 -32% 2,213 $1,685   $24,666,610 17
1998/04/24 8 $2,158,180 -42% 1,769 $1,220   $27,891,395 24
1998/05/01 13 $1,304,825 -40% 1,273 $1,025   $29,843,055 31
1998/05/08 19 $551,205 -58% 848 $650   $30,797,610 38
1998/05/15 19 $394,505 -28% 526 $750   $31,374,550 45
1998/05/22 28 $241,770 -39% 308 $785   $31,712,520 52
1998/05/29 25 $230,265 -5% 387 $595   $32,006,820 59
1998/06/05 21 $228,060 -1% 362 $630   $32,351,270 66
1998/06/12 27 $147,465 -35% 261 $565   $32,609,408 73
1998/06/19 30 $117,175 -21% 186 $630   $32,806,685 80
1998/06/26 47 $34,586 -70% 68 $509   $32,891,426 87
1998/07/03 54 $24,525 -29% 56 $438   $32,940,507 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/03 2 $3,380,000   2,387 $1,416   $3,380,000 1
1998/04/04 3 $4,535,000 +34% 2,387 $1,900   $7,915,000 2
1998/04/05 3 $2,541,000 -44% 2,386 $1,065   $10,104,715 3
1998/04/06 2 $775,450 -69% 2,386 $325   $10,880,165 4
1998/04/07 3 $847,030 +9% 2,386 $355   $11,727,195 5
1998/04/08 4 $751,590 -11% 2,386 $315   $12,478,785 6
1998/04/09 4 $905,215 +20% 2,386 $379   $13,384,000 7
1998/04/10 6 $1,875,000 +107% 2,399 $782   $15,259,000 8
1998/04/11 5 $2,120,000 +13% 2,399 $884   $17,379,000 9
1998/04/12 6 $1,427,000 -33% 2,399 $595   $18,843,000 10
1998/04/13 7 $562,825 -61% 2,399 $235   $19,406,015 11
1998/04/14 5 $574,800 +2% 2,399 $240   $19,980,815 12
1998/04/15 7 $478,995 -17% 2,399 $200   $20,459,810 13
1998/04/16 5 $490,000 +2% 2,399 $204   $20,949,000 14
1998/04/17 9 $1,045,000 +113% 2,215 $472   $21,983,000 15
1998/04/18 8 $1,575,000 +51% 2,215 $711   $23,558,000 16
1998/04/19 9 $996,000 -37% 2,213 $450   $24,667,000 17
1998/04/20 8 $274,995 -72% 2,213 $124   $24,941,605 18
1998/04/21 6 $297,525 +8% 2,213 $134   $25,239,130 19
1998/04/22 6 $242,005 -19% 2,213 $109   $25,481,135 20
1998/04/23 7 $255,000 +5% 2,215 $115   $25,736,000 21
1998/04/24 9 $550,000 +116% 1,775 $310   $26,283,000 22
1998/04/25 8 $985,000 +79% 624 $1,579   $27,268,000 23
1998/04/26 9 $557,000 -43% 1,769 $315   $27,891,000 24
1998/04/27 8 $140,240 -75% 1,769 $79   $28,031,635 25
1998/04/28 6 $183,855 +31% 1,769 $104   $28,215,490 26
1998/04/29 6 $165,870 -10% 1,769 $94   $28,381,360 27
1998/04/30 8 $156,870 -5% 1,769 $89   $28,538,230 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/04/03 3 $13,385,465   2,386 $5,610   $13,385,465 7
1998/04/10 6 $7,552,240 -44% 2,399 $3,148   $20,937,705 14
1998/04/17 7 $4,795,510 -37% 2,213 $2,167   $25,733,215 21
1998/04/24 8 $2,805,015 -42% 1,769 $1,586   $28,538,230 28
1998/05/01 13 $1,708,175 -39% 1,273 $1,342   $30,246,405 35
1998/05/08 19 $733,640 -57% 848 $865   $30,980,045 42
1998/05/15 21 $490,705 -33% 526 $933   $31,470,750 49
1998/05/22 28 $305,805 -38% 308 $993   $31,776,555 56
1998/05/29 24 $346,655 +13% 387 $896   $32,123,210 63
1998/06/05 21 $338,733 -2% 362 $936   $32,461,943 70
1998/06/12 28 $227,567 -33% 261 $872   $32,689,510 77
1998/06/19 32 $167,330 -26% 186 $900   $32,856,840 84
1998/06/26 44 $59,142 -65% 68 $870   $32,915,982 91