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The Negotiator (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $44,705,766Details
International Box Office $4,400,000
Worldwide Box Office $49,105,766
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
75% - Certified Fresh
Audience
79% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 29th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence and language
Running Time: 139 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Equalizer
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Keywords: Corrupt Cops
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 838 $160,430 Oct 30, 1998 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 570 $304,740 Oct 23, 1998 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 394 $524,544 Oct 16, 1998 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,435 $40,764 Oct 9, 1998 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,466 $61,378 Oct 2, 1998 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,810 $177,857 Sep 25, 1998 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,415 $404,604 Sep 18, 1998 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,386 $718,421 Sep 11, 1998 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,297 $1,443,961 Sep 4, 1998 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,847 $1,409,660 Aug 28, 1998 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,963 $2,265,372 Aug 21, 1998 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,723 $4,204,152 Aug 14, 1998 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,735 $6,503,833 Aug 7, 1998 12
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 488 $10,218,831 Jul 31, 1998 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,771 $10,218,831 Jul 31, 1998 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,680 2,436 Jul 31, 1998 5

Cast

   Danny Roman
   Chris Sabian
David Morse    Commander Beck
Ron Rifkin    Commander Frost
John Spencer    Chief Al Travis
J.T. Walsh    Inspector Niebaum
Siobhan Fallon    Maggie
Paul Giamatti    Rudy
Regina Taylor    Karen Roman
Bruce Beatty    Markus
Michael Cudlitz    Palermo
Carlos Gomez    Eagle
Tim Kelleher    Argento
Dean Norris    Scott
Nestor Serrano    Hellman
Doug Spinuzza    Tonray
Leonard Thomas    Allen
Stephen Lee    Farley
Lily Nicksay    Omar's Daughter
Lauri Johnson    Chief's Wife
Sabi Dorr    Bartender
Gene Wolande    Morewitz
Rhonda Dotson    Linda Roenick
Donald Korte    Officer at Funeral
Anthony T. Petrusonis    Officer at Funeral
John McDonald    Pipes and Drums Leader
Jack McLaughlin Gray    Priest
John Lordan    Linda's Attorney
Jack Shearer    D.A. Young
Donna Ponterotto    Secretary
Michael Shamus Wiles    Taylor
Mik Scriba    Bell
Joey Perillo    Tech 1
Mary Page Keller    Lisa Sabian
Kelsey Mulrooney    Stacy Sabian
Brad Blaisdell    FBI Agent Grey
Bruce Wright    FBI Agent Moran
Robert David Hall    Cale Wangro
Guy Van Swearingen    Officer
Bernard Hocke    Sniper
Tony Mockus Jr.    Agent
Carol-Anne Touchberry    Reporter
Robert Jordan    Reporter
Geoff Morrell    Reporter
Janna Tetzlaff    Reporter
Millie Santiago    Reporter
Mike Leiderman    Reporter
Jay Levine    Reporter
Mark Giangreco    Reporter
Rick Scarry    Reporter
Mary Ingersoll    Reporter
McNally Sagal    Reporter
Mary Major    Reporter
Lynn Rondell    Reporter
Edwina Moore    Reporter
Lynn Forslund    News Anchor
Muriel Clair    News Anchor
Mary Ann Childers    News Anchor
Diann Burns    News Anchor
Carla Sanchez    News Anchor
Charles Valentino    FBI Agent
Robert Baier    Officer at HBT
Ted Montue    Officer at IAB
John Buckley    Detective
Darius Aubry    Detective
Steven Mainz    TAC Officer
Max Caine    Raoul

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    James DeMonaco
Screenwriter    Kevin Fox
Producer    David Hoberman
Producer    Arnon Milchan
Executive Producer    David Nicksay
Executive Producer    Robert Stone
Executive Producer    Webster Stone
Production Designer    Holger Gross
Editor    Christian Wagner
Composer    Graeme Revell
Director of Photography    Russell Carpenter
Co-Producer    Albert Beveridge
Assistant Director    Barry Thomas
Second Unit Director    David Ellis
Unit Production Manager    Herbert W. Gains
Art Director    Kevin Ishioka
Set Decorator    Richard Goddard
Second Unit Camera    Gary Capo
Costume Designer    Francine Jamison-Tanchuck
Costume Supervisor    Frank Rose
Additional Editor    Tony Ciccone
Sound Mixer    Russell Williams
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Supervising Sound Editor    Mark Stoeckinger
Sound Effects Editor    Michael A. Reagan
Sound Effects Editor    Rick Morris
Sound Effects Editor    Scott Wolf
Sound Effects Editor    Dino DiMuro
Make up    Marietta Carter-Narcisse
Make up    Tania McComas
Hairstylist    Robert Stevenson
Casting Director    David Rubin
Stunt Coordinator    Joel Kramer

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
1998/07/31 4 $10,218,831   2,436 $4,195   $13,101,455 5
1998/08/07 7 $6,503,833 -36% 2,436 $2,670   $24,968,778 12
1998/08/14 9 $4,204,152 -35% 2,032 $2,069   $32,482,548 19
1998/08/21 14 $2,265,372 -46% 1,558 $1,454   $36,782,922 26
1998/08/28 17 $1,409,660 -38% 1,004 $1,404   $39,130,183 33
1998/09/04 15 $1,443,961 +2% 911 $1,585   $41,027,820 40
1998/09/11 19 $718,421 -50% 830 $866   $41,967,339 47
1998/09/18 23 $404,604 -44% 650 $622   $42,629,085 54
1998/09/25 33 $177,857 -56% 421 $422   $42,953,687 61
1998/10/02 48 $61,378 -65% 205 $299   $43,088,286 68
1998/10/09 55 $40,764 -34% 0     $43,156,504 75
1998/10/16 17 $524,544 +1,187% 734 $715   $43,701,500 82
1998/10/23 22 $304,740 -42% 614 $496   $44,220,029 89
1998/10/30 28 $160,430 -47% 259 $619   $44,484,065 96

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/29 5 $1,434,098   2,311 $621   $1,434,098 1
1998/07/30 4 $1,448,526 +1% 2,311 $627   $2,882,624 2
1998/07/31 5 $3,100,000 +114% 2,436 $1,273   $5,983,000 3
1998/08/01 4 $4,000,000 +29% 2,436 $1,642   $9,983,000 4
1998/08/02 3 $3,189,000 -20% 2,436 $1,309   $13,101,000 5
1998/08/03 5 $1,403,285 -56% 2,515 $558   $14,504,740 6
1998/08/04 5 $1,473,420 +5% 2,436 $605   $15,978,160 7
1998/08/05 6 $1,277,558 -13% 2,436 $524   $17,255,718 8
1998/08/06 6 $1,209,227 -5% 2,436 $496   $18,464,945 9
1998/08/07 7 $1,900,055 +57% 2,436 $780   $20,365,000 10
1998/08/08 7 $2,600,000 +37% 2,436 $1,067   $22,965,000 11
1998/08/09 7 $2,006,000 -23% 2,436 $823   $24,968,778 12
1998/08/10 7 $812,674 -59% 2,436 $334   $25,781,452 13
1998/08/11 7 $932,432 +15% 2,436 $383   $26,713,884 14
1998/08/12 7 $804,498 -14% 2,436 $330   $27,518,382 15
1998/08/13 7 $760,014 -6% 2,436 $312   $28,278,396 16
1998/08/14 9 $1,200,000 +58% 2,032 $591   $29,478,000 17
1998/08/15 10 $1,733,000 +44% 2,032 $853   $31,211,000 18
1998/08/16 9 $1,272,000 -27% 2,032 $626   $32,482,548 19
1998/08/17 11 $511,938 -60% 2,032 $252   $32,994,486 20
1998/08/18 10 $617,208 +21% 2,032 $304   $33,611,694 21
1998/08/19 10 $483,821 -22% 2,032 $238   $34,095,515 22

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/31 4 $15,582,321   2,436 $6,397   $18,464,945 9
1998/08/07 7 $9,813,451 -37% 2,436 $4,029   $28,278,396 16
1998/08/14 10 $6,239,154 -36% 2,032 $3,070   $34,517,550 23
1998/08/21 14 $3,202,973 -49% 1,558 $2,056   $37,720,523 30
1998/08/28 17 $1,863,336 -42% 1,004 $1,856   $39,583,859 37
1998/09/04 16 $1,665,059 -11% 911 $1,828   $41,248,918 44
1998/09/11 19 $975,563 -41% 830 $1,175   $42,224,481 51
1998/09/18 24 $551,349 -43% 650 $848   $42,775,830 58
1998/09/25 31 $251,078 -54% 421 $596   $43,026,908 65
1998/10/02 48 $88,832 -65% 205 $433   $43,115,740 72
1998/10/09 49 $61,216 -31% 0     $43,176,956 79
1998/10/16 16 $738,333 +1,106% 734 $1,006   $43,915,289 86
1998/10/23 22 $408,346 -45% 614 $665   $44,323,635 93