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Mercury Rising (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,983,332Details
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  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 2,372 $32,983,332
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,220 $32,983,332
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 719 $32,983,332
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,011 $32,983,332

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 3rd, 1998 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
Comparisons: vs. Tropic Thunder
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,865 $24,525 Jul 3, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,953 $34,586 Jun 26, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,407 $117,175 Jun 19, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,428 $147,465 Jun 12, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,308 $228,060 Jun 5, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,583 $230,265 May 29, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,886 $241,770 May 22, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,897 $394,505 May 15, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,155 $551,205 May 8, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,953 $1,304,825 May 1, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,052 $2,158,180 Apr 24, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,936 $3,728,905 Apr 17, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,030 $5,457,725 Apr 10, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic April Weekend 253 $10,104,715 Apr 3, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,815 $10,104,715 Apr 3, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 815 2.99 Apr 3, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,576 33.4% Apr 3, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,763 2,386 Apr 3, 1998 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,193 $32,983,332 Apr 3, 1998 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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