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The Prince of Egypt (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $101,413,188Details
International Box Office $117,200,000
Worldwide Box Office $218,613,188
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
79% - Certified Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1998 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
Video Release: September 14th, 1999 by Paramount Home Video, released as Prince of Egypt, The
MPAA Rating: PG for intense depiction of thematic elements
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Keywords: Religious
Source:Based on Religious Text
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: DreamWorks SKG, DreamWorks Animation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 290 $72,569 May 14, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 309 $89,480 May 7, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 259 $166,804 Apr 30, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 385 $123,074 Apr 23, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 279 $256,411 Apr 16, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 230 $389,370 Apr 9, 1999 115
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 602 $100,240,570 Apr 9, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 262 $393,530 Apr 2, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 332 $378,443 Mar 26, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 996 $121,018 Mar 19, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 651 $260,377 Mar 12, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 484 $426,625 Mar 5, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 504 $538,859 Feb 26, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 572 $659,388 Feb 19, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 388 $1,535,837 Feb 12, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 449 $1,921,629 Feb 5, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 482 $2,625,153 Jan 29, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 437 $3,926,434 Jan 22, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 325 $6,289,465 Jan 15, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 685 $6,074,356 Jan 8, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 453 $11,244,612 Jan 1, 1999 17
Biggest January Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 262 $11,244,612 Jan 1, 1999 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 645 $51,721,000 Dec 25, 1998 13
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 565 $15,119,107 Dec 25, 1998 10
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 166 $15,119,107 Dec 25, 1998 10
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 506 $6,310,000 Dec 26, 1998 9
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,879 $6,310,000 Dec 26, 1998 9
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,237 $14,524,321 Dec 18, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 668 3,118 Dec 18, 1998 3

Cast

   Moses/God
Ralph Fiennes    Rameses II
Michelle Pfeiffer    Tzipporah
Sandra Bullock    Miriam
Jeff Goldblum    Aaron
Danny Glover    Jethro
Patrick Stewart    Pharaoh Seti
Steve Martin    Hotep
Helen Mirren    The Queen
Martin Short    Huy
James Avery    Additional Voice
Aria Noelle Curzon    Additional Voice
Stephanie Sawyer    Additional Voice
Francesca Smith    Additional Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Director   
Producer    Penny Finkelman Cox
Producer    Sandra Rabins
Executive Producer    Jeffrey Katzenberg
Original Song Score by    Stephen Schwartz
Words and Music by    Diane Warren
Story Creator    Philip Lazebnik
Associate Producer    Ron Rocha
Production Manager    Bill Damaschke
Production Designer    Darek Gogol
Art Director    Kathy Altieri
Art Director    Richard Chavez
Costume Designer    Kelly Kimball
Editor    Nick Fletcher
Additional Film Editor    John Carnochan
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Anna Behlmer
Re-recording Mixer    Shawn Murphy
Sound Editor    Neal Anderson
Sound Editor    Christopher Assells
Sound Editor    Greg Hainer
Sound Editor    Phil Hess
Sound Editor    Chris Hogan
Sound Editor    Craig Jaeger
Sound Editor    Randy Kelley
Sound Editor    Tony Lamberti
Sound Editor    Pete Lehman
Sound Editor    David McMoyler
Sound Editor    Brian McPherson
Sound Editor    Rick Morris
Sound Designer    Lon Bender
Sound Designer    Wylie Stateman
Music Editor (Supervising)    Adam Smalley
Casting    Leslee Feldman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/18 2 $14,524,321   3,118 $4,658   $14,524,321 3
1998/12/25 4 $15,119,107 +4% 3,218 $4,698   $40,058,288 10
1999/01/01 4 $11,244,612 -26% 3,202 $3,512   $66,351,243 17
1999/01/08 5 $6,074,356 -46% 2,947 $2,061   $74,864,804 24
1999/01/15 8 $6,289,465 +4% 2,215 $2,839   $82,611,846 31
1999/01/22 8 $3,926,434 -38% 2,001 $1,962   $87,327,161 38
1999/01/29 10 $2,625,153 -33% 1,925 $1,364   $90,829,789 45
1999/02/05 11 $1,921,629 -27% 1,663 $1,156   $93,389,964 52
1999/02/12 14 $1,535,837 -20% 1,408 $1,091   $95,354,781 59
1999/02/19 23 $659,388 -57% 836 $789   $96,360,722 66
1999/02/26 23 $538,859 -18% 727 $741   $97,067,401 73
1999/03/05 20 $426,625 -21% 830 $514   $97,676,468 80
1999/03/12 31 $260,377 -39% 473 $550   $98,088,033 87
1999/03/19 41 $121,018 -54% 284 $426   $98,411,175 94
1999/03/26 27 $378,443 +213% 694 $545   $98,851,843 101
1999/04/02 21 $393,530 +4% 708 $556   $99,492,863 108
1999/04/09 23 $389,370 -1% 644 $605   $100,240,570 115
1999/04/16 26 $256,411 -34% 482 $532   $100,595,017 122
1999/04/23 36 $123,074 -52% 408 $302   $100,800,804 129
1999/04/30 29 $166,804 +36% 340 $491   $101,015,851 136
1999/05/07 40 $89,480 -46% 303 $295   $101,105,331 143
1999/05/14 45 $72,569 -19% 225 $323   $101,217,900 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/18 2 $4,265,000   3,111 $1,371   $4,265,000 1
1998/12/19 2 $5,300,000 +24% 3,111 $1,704   $9,565,000 2
1998/12/20 2 $4,589,000 -13% 3,111 $1,475   $14,524,000 3
1998/12/21 2 $2,324,328 -49% 3,118 $745   $16,338,549 4
1998/12/22 1 $3,352,451 +44% 3,118 $1,075   $19,691,000 5
1998/12/23 2 $2,775,000 -17% 3,111 $892   $22,466,000 6
1998/12/24 2 $2,270,000 -18% 3,111 $730   $24,736,000 7
1998/12/25 5 $4,145,000 +83% 3,111 $1,332   $28,881,000 8
1998/12/26 4 $6,310,000 +52% 3,218 $1,961   $35,191,000 9
1998/12/27 4 $4,686,000 -26% 3,218 $1,456   $39,877,000 10
1998/12/28 3 $4,055,784 -13% 3,218 $1,260   $43,932,784 11
1998/12/29 3 $4,108,606 +1% 3,218 $1,277   $48,041,390 12
1998/12/30 4 $3,680,000 -10% 3,218 $1,144   $51,721,000 13
1998/12/31 4 $3,385,000 -8% 3,218 $1,052   $55,108,000 14
1999/01/01 4 $4,555,000 +35% 3,202 $1,423   $59,663,000 15
1999/01/02 4 $3,715,000 -18% 3,202 $1,160   $63,378,000 16
1999/01/03 4 $2,584,000 -30% 3,202 $807   $66,351,000 17
1999/01/04 4 $745,069 -71% 3,202 $233   $67,096,312 18
1999/01/05 4 $676,509 -9% 3,202 $211   $67,772,821 19
1999/01/06 4 $488,909 -28% 3,202 $153   $68,261,730 20
1999/01/07 4 $528,718 +8% 3,202 $165   $68,790,448 21
1999/01/08 6 $1,135,000 +115% 2,947 $385   $69,925,000 22
1999/01/09 5 $2,900,000 +156% 2,947 $984   $72,825,000 23
1999/01/10 4 $2,039,804 -30% 2,947 $692   $74,864,804 24
1999/01/11 6 $348,907 -83% 2,947 $118   $75,213,711 25
1999/01/12 6 $382,656 +10% 2,947 $130   $75,596,367 26
1999/01/13 6 $348,971 -9% 2,947 $118   $75,945,338 27
1999/01/14 5 $377,043 +8% 2,947 $128   $76,322,381 28
1999/01/15 9 $989,619 +162% 2,215 $447   $77,312,000 29
1999/01/16 8 $2,025,000 +105% 2,215 $914   $79,337,000 30
1999/01/17 7 $1,585,000 -22% 2,215 $716   $80,922,000 31
1999/01/18 3 $1,638,113 +3% 2,215 $740   $82,611,846 32
1999/01/23 9 $1,685,000   2,001 $842   $85,756,000 37
1999/01/24 6 $1,365,000 -19% 2,001 $682   $87,327,000 38
1999/01/25 9 $232,906 -83% 2,001 $116   $87,560,067 39
1999/01/27 9 $220,519   2,001 $110   $87,991,227 41
1999/01/28 10 $213,409 -3% 2,001 $107   $88,204,636 42
1999/01/30 9 $1,335,000   1,925 $694   $90,155,000 44
1999/01/31 6 $719,000 -46% 1,925 $374   $90,829,789 45
1999/02/04 10 $166,403   1,925 $86   $91,468,335 49
1999/02/07 12 $0   0     $93,389,964 52
1999/02/08 12 $125,149   1,663 $75   $93,515,113 53
1999/02/09 17 $94,768 -24% 1,663 $57   $93,609,881 54
1999/02/10 16 $98,389 +4% 1,663 $59   $93,708,270 55
1999/02/11 15 $110,674 +12% 1,663 $67   $93,818,944 56
1999/02/15 10 $441,051   1,408 $313   $95,354,781 60
1999/02/16 13 $119,606 -73% 1,408 $85   $95,474,387 61
1999/02/17 10 $206,443 +73% 1,408 $147   $95,580,830 62
1999/02/18 13 $120,504 -42% 1,408 $86   $95,701,334 63
1999/02/21 18 $245,000   836 $293   $97,388,638 66
1999/02/22 20 $43,611 -82% 836 $52   $97,432,249 67
1999/02/28 18 $202,000   727 $278   $97,067,401 73
1999/03/01 18 $45,124 -78% 727 $62   $97,112,525 74
1999/03/03 18 $44,209   727 $61   $97,202,852 76
1999/03/04 20 $46,991 +6% 727 $65   $97,249,843 77
1999/03/07 18 $169,000   830 $204   $97,676,468 80
1999/03/08 19 $33,479 -80% 830 $40   $97,709,947 81
1999/03/09 19 $39,611 +18% 830 $48   $97,749,558 82
1999/03/10 19 $36,495 -8% 830 $44   $97,786,053 83
1999/03/11 18 $41,603 +14% 830 $50   $97,827,656 84

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/12/18 2 $24,939,181   3,118 $7,998   $24,939,181 7
1998/12/25 4 $30,167,450 +21% 3,218 $9,375   $55,106,631 14
1999/01/01 4 $13,683,817 -55% 3,202 $4,274   $68,790,448 21
1999/01/08 5 $7,531,933 -45% 2,947 $2,556   $76,322,381 28
1999/01/15 8 $7,078,346 -6% 2,215 $3,196   $83,400,727 35
1999/01/22 9 $4,803,909 -32% 2,001 $2,401   $88,204,636 42
1999/01/29 10 $3,263,699 -32% 1,925 $1,695   $91,468,335 49
1999/02/05 13 $2,350,609 -28% 1,663 $1,413   $93,818,944 56
1999/02/12 14 $1,882,390 -20% 1,408 $1,337   $95,701,334 63
1999/02/19 23 $827,208 -56% 836 $989   $96,528,542 70
1999/02/26 24 $721,301 -13% 727 $992   $97,249,843 77
1999/03/05 22 $577,813 -20% 830 $696   $97,827,656 84
1999/03/12 27 $462,501 -20% 473 $978   $98,290,157 91
1999/03/19 40 $183,243 -60% 284 $645   $98,473,400 98
1999/03/26 26 $625,933 +242% 694 $902   $99,099,333 105
1999/04/02 19 $751,867 +20% 708 $1,062   $99,851,200 112
1999/04/09 23 $487,406 -35% 644 $757   $100,338,606 119
1999/04/16 30 $339,124 -30% 482 $704   $100,677,730 126
1999/04/23 37 $171,317 -49% 408 $420   $100,849,047 133
1999/04/30 35 $166,804 -3% 340 $491   $101,015,851 140
1999/05/07 40 $129,480 -22% 303 $427   $101,145,331 147