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Mouse Hunt (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,894,591Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,233 $61,894,591
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,103 $61,894,591
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 312 $61,894,591
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 471 $61,894,591

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1997 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
MPAA Rating: PG for language, comic sensuality and mayhem
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 470 $42,839 May 8, 1998 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 468 $62,998 May 1, 1998 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 544 $70,902 Apr 24, 1998 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 353 $185,148 Apr 17, 1998 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 408 $198,131 Apr 10, 1998 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 282 $368,001 Apr 3, 1998 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 295 $443,515 Mar 27, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,601 $44,545 Mar 20, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,644 $59,721 Mar 13, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,268 $138,662 Mar 6, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,201 $193,422 Feb 27, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,101 $288,253 Feb 20, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 783 $665,610 Feb 13, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 844 $972,036 Feb 6, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 847 $1,524,237 Jan 30, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 933 $2,209,281 Jan 23, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 708 $4,159,346 Jan 16, 1998 31
Fastest to $50m 1,181 $50,613,000 Jan 16, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,019 $4,602,621 Jan 9, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 739 $8,418,001 Jan 2, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,102 $9,702,770 Dec 26, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,642 $6,062,922 Dec 19, 1997 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 24 4.38 Dec 19, 1997 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,503 22.8% Dec 19, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,063 2,152 Dec 19, 1997 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 414 $61,894,591 Dec 19, 1997 0

Cast

   Ernie Smuntz
   Lars Smuntz
Maury Chaykin    Alexander Falko (Mr. Falko)
Christopher Walken    Caeser, the Exterminator
Vicki Lewis    April Smuntz
Eric Christmas    The Lawyer
Michael Jeter    Quincy Thorpe
Debra Christofferson    Ingrid
Camilla Soeberg    Hilde
Ian Abercrombie    Auctioneer
Annabelle Gurwitch    Roxanne Atkins
Eric Poppick    The Banker
Ernie Sabella    Maury
William Hickey    Rudolph Smuntz
Cliff Emmich    Mayor McKrinkle
Melanie MacQueen    Mayor's Wife
Brianna Shebby    Becky
Danielle Shebby    Betty
Leslie Upson    Leslie Reinhart
Mario Cantone    Zepco Suit
Peter Anthony Rocca    Zepco Suit
Steve Bean    Lester Dinkus
Suzanne Krull    Waitress #1
William Frankfather    Mr. Texas
Pat Thomas    Constructon Worker #1
Peter Gregory    Doctor
E.J. Callahan    Historical Clerk
Susan Blommaert    Ms. Park Avenue
Valorie Armstrong    Franklin's Wife
Michael Rae Sommers    Paramedic
Michael Ross    Cop
Jose Rey    Cuban Postal Worker
Carmen Filpi    Pall Bearer #4
Harper Roisman    Factory Worker
David Fresco    Factory Worker
Scott Smith    City Paramedic
Sarah Dampf    Crying Child
Orville Stoeber    Expert
David Weisenberg    Expert
Fred Pierce    Large-nosed Man
Clement Blake    Homeless Man
Saverio Carubia    Photographer
Pep Torres    Bus Boy

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Screenwriter    Adam Rifkin
Producer    Alan Riche
Producer    Tony Ludwig
Producer    Bruce Cohen
Director of Photography    Phedon Papamichael
Production Designer    Linda Descenna
Editor    Craig Wood
Visual Effects Supervisor    Charles Gibson
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Associate Producer    Bart Brown
Assistant Director    Benita Allen Honess
Unit Production Manager    Herbert W. Gains
Unit Production Manager    Vicki Niemi
Art Director    James Nedza
Set Decorator    Ric McElvin
Second Unit Camera    Mark Vargo
Special Effects Coordinator    Michael Lantieri
Costume Designer    Jill Ohanneson
Costume Supervisor    Christopher Lawrence
Sound Mixer    Keith A. Wester
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Sound Effects Editor    Alan Rankin
Sound Effects Editor    Jon Title
Sound Effects Editor    Brian Bowen
Sound Effects Editor    Martin Lopez
Sound Effects Editor    Greg Hainer
Sound Effects Editor    Dino DiMuro
Sound Designer    Scott Martin Gershin
Sound Designer    Larry Kemp
Dialogue Editor    Dan Hegeman
Dialogue Editor    Dan Rich
Dialogue Editor    Ann Szachmeister
Dialogue Editor    Richard Dwan
Music Editor    Jacqueline Tager
Music Editor    Dan DiPrima
Make up    Julie Hewett
Hairstylist    Candace Neal
Casting Director    Denise Chamian
Stunt Coordinator    James Arnett

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/19 4 $6,062,922   2,152 $2,817   $6,062,922 3
1997/12/26 4 $9,702,770 +60% 2,191 $4,428   $21,505,569 10
1998/01/02 4 $8,418,001 -13% 2,213 $3,804   $40,021,527 17
1998/01/09 6 $4,602,621 -45% 2,233 $2,061   $45,765,583 24
1998/01/16 9 $4,159,346 -10% 2,003 $2,077   $50,702,443 31
1998/01/23 11 $2,209,281 -47% 1,776 $1,244   $54,659,175 38
1998/01/30 13 $1,524,237 -31% 1,350 $1,129   $56,639,263 45
1998/02/06 14 $972,036 -36% 1,082 $898   $57,847,237 52
1998/02/13 20 $665,610 -32% 729 $913   $58,690,284 59
1998/02/20 23 $288,253 -57% 515 $560   $59,158,747 66
1998/02/27 28 $193,422 -33% 379 $510   $59,422,374 73
1998/03/06 33 $138,662 -28% 275 $504   $59,632,042 80
1998/03/13 51 $59,721 -57% 251 $238   $59,732,802 87
1998/03/20 53 $44,545 -25% 203 $219   $59,865,928 94
1998/03/27 19 $443,515 +896% 713 $622   $60,331,323 101
1998/04/03 21 $368,001 -17% 670 $549   $60,871,489 108
1998/04/10 27 $198,131 -46% 562 $353   $61,240,828 115
1998/04/17 30 $185,148 -7% 439 $422   $61,559,741 122
1998/04/24 46 $70,902 -62% 439 $162   $61,693,488 129
1998/05/01 48 $62,998 -11% 105 $600   $61,776,886 136
1998/05/08 53 $42,839 -32% 87 $492   $61,834,214 143

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/19 4 $1,385,000   2,152 $644   $1,385,000 1
1997/12/20 4 $2,924,000 +111% 2,152 $1,359   $4,309,000 2
1997/12/21 4 $1,753,922 -40% 2,152 $815   $6,062,922 3
1997/12/22 4 $1,256,047 -28% 2,152 $584   $7,318,969 4
1997/12/23 4 $1,405,000 +12% 2,152 $653   $8,724,000 5
1997/12/24 3 $1,085,000 -23% 2,152 $504   $9,815,000 6
1997/12/25 7 $1,760,000 +62% 2,152 $818   $11,580,000 7
1997/12/29 4 $2,151,843   2,191 $982   $23,657,412 11
1997/12/30 4 $2,345,000 +9% 2,191 $1,070   $26,003,000 12
1997/12/31 4 $2,591,000 +10% 2,191 $1,183   $28,594,000 13
1998/01/01 4 $2,970,000 +15% 2,191 $1,356   $31,564,000 14
1998/01/02 4 $3,250,000 +9% 2,213 $1,469   $34,814,000 15
1998/01/03 4 $3,230,000 -1% 2,213 $1,460   $38,044,000 16
1998/01/04 4 $2,060,000 -36% 2,213 $931   $40,021,527 17
1998/01/05 7 $340,363 -83% 2,213 $154   $40,361,890 18
1998/01/06 10 $285,726 -16% 2,213 $129   $40,547,616 19
1998/01/07 9 $258,251 -10% 2,213 $117   $40,905,867 20
1998/01/08 8 $257,095 n/c 2,213 $116   $41,162,962 21
1998/01/09 9 $955,000 +271% 2,233 $428   $42,118,000 22
1998/01/10 6 $2,225,000 +133% 2,233 $996   $44,343,000 23
1998/01/11 6 $1,311,000 -41% 2,233 $587   $45,765,583 24
1998/01/12 10 $173,995 -87% 2,233 $78   $45,939,578 25
1998/01/13 10 $209,914 +21% 2,233 $94   $46,149,492 26
1998/01/14 10 $187,225 -11% 2,233 $84   $46,336,717 27
1998/01/15 10 $206,420 +10% 2,233 $92   $46,543,137 28
1998/01/16 9 $800,000 +288% 2,003 $399   $47,343,000 29
1998/01/17 9 $1,835,000 +129% 2,003 $916   $49,178,000 30
1998/01/18 9 $1,435,000 -22% 2,003 $716   $50,613,000 31
1998/01/19 4 $1,330,760 -7% 2,003 $664   $52,933,843 32
1998/01/20 9 $258,360 -81% 2,003 $129   $53,191,609 33
1998/01/21 10 $122,661 -53% 2,003 $61   $53,314,270 34

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/19 4 $11,802,799   2,152 $5,485   $11,802,799 7
1997/12/26 4 $19,800,727 +68% 2,191 $9,037   $31,603,526 14
1998/01/02 8 $9,559,436 -52% 2,213 $4,320   $41,162,962 21
1998/01/09 6 $5,380,135 -44% 2,233 $2,409   $46,543,097 28
1998/01/16 10 $6,953,361 +29% 2,003 $3,471   $53,496,458 35
1998/01/23 12 $1,618,568 -77% 1,776 $911   $55,115,026 42
1998/01/30 14 $1,760,175 +9% 1,350 $1,304   $56,875,201 49
1998/02/06 16 $1,149,473 -35% 1,082 $1,062   $58,024,674 56
1998/02/13 20 $845,820 -26% 729 $1,160   $58,870,494 63
1998/02/20 24 $358,458 -58% 515 $696   $59,228,952 70
1998/02/27 29 $264,428 -26% 379 $698   $59,493,380 77
1998/03/06 37 $179,701 -32% 275 $653   $59,673,081 84
1998/03/13 38 $148,302 -17% 251 $591   $59,821,383 91
1998/03/20 48 $66,425 -55% 203 $327   $59,887,808 98
1998/03/27 19 $615,680 +827% 713 $864   $60,503,488 105
1998/04/03 21 $539,209 -12% 670 $805   $61,042,697 112
1998/04/10 26 $331,896 -38% 562 $591   $61,374,593 119
1998/04/17 31 $247,993 -25% 439 $565   $61,622,586 126
1998/04/24 49 $91,302 -63% 439 $208   $61,713,888 133
1998/05/01 50 $77,487 -15% 105 $738   $61,791,375 140