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Natural Born Killers (1994)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,282,766Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 26th, 1994 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 25th, 2000 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for extreme violence and graphic carnage, for shocking images, and for strong language and sexuality
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: NBK
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 462 $93,390 Dec 30, 1994 129
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,416 $50,122,564 Dec 23, 1994 126
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 341 $188,887 Dec 23, 1994 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 562 $123,842 Dec 16, 1994 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 531 $182,631 Dec 9, 1994 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 462 $267,165 Dec 2, 1994 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 315 $478,771 Nov 25, 1994 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 345 $519,925 Nov 18, 1994 87
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,402 $1,238,439 Sep 30, 1994 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,459 $2,010,958 Sep 23, 1994 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,589 $2,873,064 Sep 16, 1994 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,428 $5,010,094 Sep 9, 1994 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 962 $10,500,012 Sep 2, 1994 10
Biggest September Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 141 $10,500,012 Sep 2, 1994 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 274 $11,166,687 Aug 26, 1994 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,617 $11,166,687 Aug 26, 1994 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,863 1,510 Aug 26, 1994 3

Cast

   Mickey
   Mallory
Robert Downey, Jr.    Wayne Gale
Tommy Lee Jones    Dwight McClusky
Tom Sizemore    Jack Scagnetti
Rodney Dangerfield    Mallory's Dad
Russell Means    Old Indian
Pruitt Taylor Vince    Kavanaugh
Joe Grifasi    Duncan Homolka
Edie McClurg    Mallory's Mom
Kirk Baltz    Roger
Marshall Bell    Deputy #1
Everett Quinton    Wurlitzer
O-Lan Jones    Mabel
Ed White    Pinball Cowboy
Richard Lineback    Sonny
Lanny Flaherty    Earl
Carol-Renee Modrall    Short Order Cook
Sean Stone    Kevin
Jared Harris    London Boy
Balthazar Getty    Gas Station Attendant
Maria Pitillo    Deborah
Denis Leary    Prison inmate (uncredited)
Mark Harmon    Mickey Knox in Wayne Gale's reconstruction
Arliss Howard    Owen Traft (Mickey & Mallory's guardian angel)
Carl Ciarfalio    Mallory's Guard #2
James Gammon    Redneck's Buddy in the Diner
Dale Dye    Dale Wrigley
Jerry Gardner    Work Boss
Jack Caffrey    Work Boss
Leon Skyhorse Thomas    Work Boss
Corey Everson    TV Mallory
Eddy 'Doogie' Conna    Gerald Nash
Evan Handler    David
Terrylene    Julie
Josh Richman    Soundman
Matthew Faber    Kid
Jamie Herrold    Kid
Jake Beecham    Kid
Saemi Nakamura    Japanese Reporter
Seiko Yoshida    Japanese Kid
Katharine McQueen    London Kid
Natalie Karp    French Kid
Emmanuel Xuereb    French Kid
Jessie Rutowski    Young Girl
Sally Jackson    Mickey's Mom
Phil Neilson    Mickey's Dad
Brian Barker    Young Mickey
Corinna Laszlo    Emily-Hostage in Motel
Red West    Cowboy Sheriff
Gerry Runnels    Indian Cop
Jeremiah Bitsui    Young Indian Boy
Lorraine Ferris    Pinky
Glen Chin    Druggist
Steven Wright    Dr. Emil Reingold
Peter Crombie    Intense Cop
John M. Watson    Black Inmate
Douglas Crosby    Mallory's Guard
Melinda Renna    Antonia Chavez
Jim Carrane    Smithy
Bob Swan    Napalatoni
Louis Lombardi    Sparky
Robert Jordan    WGN Newscaster

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Jane Hamsher
Producer    Dan Murphy
Producer    Clayton Townsend
Screenwriter    David Veloz
Screenwriter    Richard Rutkowski
Screenwriter    Oliver Stone
Story Creator    Quentin Tarantino
Executive Producer    Arnon Milchan
Executive Producer    Thom Mount
Executive Producer    Oliver Stone
Co-Producer    Rand Vossler
Director of Photography    Robert Richardson
Production Designer    Victor Kempster
Editor    Hank Corwin
Editor    Brian Berdan
Associate Producer    Risa Bramon Garcia
Associate Producer    Richard Rutkowski
Assistant Director    Herbert W. Gains
Second Unit Director    Philip C. Pfeiffer
Unit Production Manager    LeeAnn Stonebreaker
Supervising Art Director    Alan Tomkins
Art Director    Margery Zweizig
Set Decorator    Merideth Boswell
Set Decorator    Robert Richardson
Costume Designer    Richard Hornung
Costume Designer    Michelle Kurpaska
Sound Mixer    David MacMillan
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Minkler
Re-recording Mixer    Christian Minkler
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael Wilhoit
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Sound Editor    Jeff Watts
Sound Editor    Robert Batha
Sound Effects Editor    Randy Kelley
Sound Effects Editor    Mark A. Lanza
Sound Effects Editor    Joseph Phillips
Sound Effects Editor    Peter J. Lehman
Dialogue Editor    Dan Rich
Music Editor    Alex Gibson
Music Editor    Carlton Kaller
Makeup    Matthew W. Mungle
Hair Designer    Cydney Cornell
Special Make-up Effects    Gordon J. Smith
Casting    Risa Bramon Garcia
Casting    Billy Hopkins
Casting    Heidi Levitt
Stunt Coordinator    Phil Neilson

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
1994/08/26 1 $11,166,687   1,510 $7,395   $11,166,687 3
1994/09/02 2 $10,500,012 -6% 1,904 $5,515   $27,008,254 10
1994/09/09 2 $5,010,094 -52% 1,904 $2,631   $34,547,614 17
1994/09/16 4 $2,873,064 -43% 1,801 $1,595   $39,502,996 24
1994/09/23 6 $2,010,958 -30% 1,602 $1,255   $42,686,295 31
1994/09/30 10 $1,238,439 -38% 1,212 $1,022   $44,750,834 38
1994/11/18 18 $519,925   750 $693   $47,771,833 87
1994/11/25 20 $478,771 -8% 750 $638   $48,641,593 94
1994/12/02 21 $267,165 -44% 669 $399   $49,105,936 101
1994/12/09 21 $182,631 -32% 570 $320   $49,415,779 108
1994/12/16 27 $123,842 -32% 450 $275   $49,531,181 115
1994/12/23 31 $188,887 +53% 400 $472   $49,889,658 122
1994/12/30 42 $93,390 -51% 325 $287   $50,215,954 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/08/26 1 $16,508,242   1,510 $10,933   $16,508,242 7
1994/09/02 2 $13,029,278 -21% 1,904 $6,843   $29,537,520 14
1994/09/09 2 $7,092,412 -46% 1,904 $3,725   $36,629,932 21
1994/09/16 4 $4,045,405 -43% 1,801 $2,246   $40,675,337 28
1994/09/23 6 $2,837,058 -30% 1,602 $1,771   $43,512,395 35
1994/11/18 16 $910,914   750 $1,215   $48,162,822 91
1994/11/25 19 $675,949 -26% 750 $901   $48,838,771 98
1994/12/02 19 $394,377 -42% 669 $590   $49,233,148 105
1994/12/09 26 $174,191 -56% 570 $306   $49,407,339 112
1994/12/16 24 $293,432 +68% 450 $652   $49,700,771 119
1994/12/23 29 $421,793 +44% 400 $1,054   $50,122,564 126