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Mononoke-hime (1999)

Mononoke-hime
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,374,107Details
International Box Office $147,975,893
Worldwide Box Office $150,350,000
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Synopsis

The Emishi people are under attack from a demon boar god. Its prince, Ashitaka, is compelled to save his home. Though he succeeds, a deadly curse is implanted upon him. Knowing his fate, he leaves his village on a journey for answers. He comes upon Irontown where the ambitious Lady Eboshi resides. His life is entwined with a mysterious girl named San and eventually, the battle between nature and civilization will unfold.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 29th, 1999 (Limited) by Miramax, released as Princess Mononoke
January 5th, 2017 (Special Engagement) by Fathom Events, released as Princess Mononoke
Video Release: October 19th, 2000 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, released as Princess Mononoke
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for images of violence and gore
Running Time: 134 minutes
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Keywords: Prince/Princess, Anime, Voiceover/Narration, Prologue, Non-Chronological, Gods and Goddesses, Demons
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Studio Ghibli, Tokuma Shoten, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu Inc.
Production Countries: Japan

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,808 $96,782 Dec 17, 1999 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 608 $96,782 Dec 17, 1999 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,780 $807 Dec 17, 1999 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,996 $128,630 Dec 10, 1999 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 620 $128,630 Dec 10, 1999 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,692 $1,046 Dec 10, 1999 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,074 $212,161 Dec 3, 1999 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 543 $212,161 Dec 3, 1999 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,228 $1,645 Dec 3, 1999 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,327 $318,772 Nov 26, 1999 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 486 $318,772 Nov 26, 1999 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 852 $2,571 Nov 26, 1999 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,607 $142,479 Nov 19, 1999 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 893 $142,479 Nov 19, 1999 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 775 $3,475 Nov 19, 1999 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,690 $243,040 Nov 12, 1999 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 707 $243,040 Nov 12, 1999 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 642 $5,171 Nov 12, 1999 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,790 $384,220 Nov 5, 1999 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 535 $384,220 Nov 5, 1999 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 501 $10,111 Nov 5, 1999 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,791 $144,446 Oct 29, 1999 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,125 $144,446 Oct 29, 1999 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 524 $18,056 Oct 29, 1999 3
Theater Average Limited Release 732 $18,056 Oct 29, 1999 3
Top 1999 Theater Average Limited Release 21 $18,056 Oct 29, 1999 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,170 $2,374,107 Oct 29, 1999 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,635 $2,374,107 Oct 29, 1999 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 690 121 Oct 29, 1999 0

Cast

   Ashitaka
   San
   Lady Eboshi
Kaoru Kobayashi    Jiko Bou
Masahiko Nishimura    Koroku
Tsunehiko Kamijoe    Gonza
Sumi Shimamoto    Toki
Akihiro Miwa    Moro
Mitsuko Mori    Oracle
Hisaya Morishige    Okkoto

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story by    Hayao Miyazaki
Screenwriter    Hayao Miyazaki
Producer    Takeshi Seyama
Cinematographer    Atsushi Okui
Editor    Takeshi Seyama
Composer    Joe Hisaishi
Animation Supervisor    Masashi Ando
Animation    Tsutomu Awata
Animation    Masaaki Endo

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Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/29 33 $144,446   8 $18,056   $144,446 3
1999/11/05 23 $384,220 +166% 38 $10,111   $592,844 10
1999/11/12 27 $243,040 -37% 47 $5,171   $963,310 17
1999/11/19 31 $142,479 -41% 41 $3,475   $1,187,089 24
1999/11/26 26 $318,772 +124% 124 $2,571   $1,638,393 31
1999/12/03 25 $212,161 -33% 129 $1,645   $1,937,984 38
1999/12/10 30 $128,630 -39% 123 $1,046   $2,142,914 45
1999/12/17 33 $96,782 -25% 120 $807   $2,298,191 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/07 20 $102,000   38 $2,684   $592,844 10
1999/11/08 19 $24,401 -76% 38 $642   $617,245 11
1999/11/09 20 $26,041 +7% 38 $685   $643,286 12

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/10/29 35 $208,624   8 $26,078   $208,624 7
1999/11/05 25 $511,646 +145% 38 $13,464   $720,270 14
1999/11/12 27 $324,340 -37% 47 $6,901   $1,044,610 21
1999/11/19 27 $275,011 -15% 41 $6,708   $1,319,621 28
1999/11/26 26 $406,202 +48% 124 $3,276   $1,725,823 35
1999/12/03 26 $288,461 -29% 129 $2,236   $2,014,284 42
1999/12/10 28 $187,125 -35% 123 $1,521   $2,201,409 49
1999/12/17 32 $172,698 -8% 120 $1,439   $2,374,107 56

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/23/20141221,860 21,860$502,332$502,332736