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The Road to El Dorado (2000)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,802,661Details
International Box Office $14,897,339
Worldwide Box Office $65,700,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
48% - Rotten
Audience
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$95,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 31st, 2000 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic material and language
Running Time: 89 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Emperor's New Groove
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks SKG, DreamWorks Animation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,275 $103,069 Jun 23, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,654 $79,013 Jun 16, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,419 $145,813 Jun 9, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,563 $168,378 Jun 2, 2000 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,349 $50,013,417 May 26, 2000 62
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,119 $391,103 May 26, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,127 $182,751 May 19, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,111 $1,044,522 May 12, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,692 $907,993 May 5, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,469 $2,005,892 Apr 28, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 843 $5,225,727 Apr 21, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,121 $6,156,329 Apr 14, 2000 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,169 $9,085,803 Apr 7, 2000 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 197 $12,846,652 Mar 31, 2000 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,399 $12,846,652 Mar 31, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 536 3,218 Mar 31, 2000 3
Biggest April Day at the Domestic Box Office 340 $5,395,666 Apr 1, 2000 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 2,282 $5,395,666 Apr 1, 2000 2
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,836 3.49 Mar 31, 2000 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,087 28.6% Mar 31, 2000 1

Cast

Kevin Kline    Tulio (voice)
Kenneth Branagh    Miguel (voice)
Rosie Perez    Chel (voice)
Armand Assante    Tzekel-Kan (voice)
Edward James Olmos    The Chief (voice)
Jim Cummings    Cortes
Frank Welker    Altivo
Tobin Bell    Zaragoza
Duncan Marjoribanks    Acolyte
Elijah Chiang    Kid #1
Cyrus Shaki Khan    Kid #2
Elton John    Narrator

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Ted Elliott
Screenwriter    Terry Rossio
Producer    Bonne Radford
Producer    Brooke Breton
Executive Producer    Jeffrey Katzenberg
Production Designer    Christian Schellewald
Editor    Vicki Hiatt
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Composer    John Powell
Co-Executive Producer    Bill Damaschke
Production Manager    Jill Hopper
Production Manager    Mark Swift
Art Director    Raymond Zibach
Art Director    Paul Lasaine
Art Director    Wendell Luebbe
Supervising Film Editor    John Carnochan
Supervising Film Editor    Dan Molina
Additional Editor    Jeff Patch
Additional Editor    Lynne Southerland
Re-recording Mixer    Andy Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Anna Behlmer
Sound Editor    Yann Delpuech
Sound Designer    Greg King
Supervising Music Editor    Adam Smalley
Music Editor    Vicki Hiatt
Song Writer    Elton John
Song Writer    Tim Rice
Song Writer    Patrick Leonard

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
2000/03/31 2 $12,846,652   3,218 $3,992   $12,846,652 3
2000/04/07 3 $9,085,803 -29% 3,223 $2,819   $25,123,505 10
2000/04/14 5 $6,156,329 -32% 3,223 $1,910   $33,045,722 17
2000/04/21 7 $5,225,727 -15% 3,170 $1,648   $41,916,784 24
2000/04/28 13 $2,005,892 -62% 2,247 $893   $46,447,127 31
2000/05/05 14 $907,993 -55% 1,528 $594   $47,774,961 38
2000/05/12 18 $1,044,522 +15% 1,027 $1,017   $49,105,052 45
2000/05/19 31 $182,751 -83% 451 $405   $49,491,378 52
2000/05/26 22 $391,103 +114% 602 $650   $49,954,302 59
2000/06/02 26 $168,378 -57% 490 $344   $50,218,243 66
2000/06/09 30 $145,813 -13% 314 $464   $50,475,604 73
2000/06/16 43 $79,013 -46% 249 $317   $50,637,368 80
2000/06/23 37 $103,069 +30% 225 $458   $50,802,661 87

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/03/31 3 $3,676,101   3,218 $1,142   $3,676,101 1
2000/04/01 2 $5,395,666 +47% 3,218 $1,677   $9,071,767 2
2000/04/02 1 $4,148,000 -23% 3,218 $1,289   $12,846,652 3
2000/04/03 1 $840,459 -80% 3,218 $261   $13,687,111 4
2000/04/04 2 $872,651 +4% 3,218 $271   $14,559,762 5
2000/04/05 2 $762,267 -13% 3,218 $237   $15,322,029 6
2000/04/06 2 $715,673 -6% 3,218 $222   $16,037,702 7
2000/04/07 5 $1,908,000 +167% 3,218 $593   $17,946,000 8
2000/04/08 3 $3,962,880 +108% 2,880 $1,376   $21,909,069 9
2000/04/09 1 $3,126,000 -21% 3,223 $970   $25,123,505 10
2000/04/10 4 $436,219 -86% 3,223 $135   $25,559,724 11
2000/04/11 4 $456,649 +5% 3,223 $142   $26,016,373 12
2000/04/12 4 $433,539 -5% 3,223 $135   $26,449,912 13
2000/04/13 4 $439,081 +1% 3,223 $136   $26,889,993 14
2000/04/14 8 $1,206,240 +175% 3,223 $374   $28,096,233 15
2000/04/15 5 $2,579,220 +114% 2,670 $966   $30,675,453 16
2000/04/16 4 $2,055,000 -20% 3,223 $638   $33,045,722 17
2000/04/17 3 $871,298 -58% 3,223 $270   $33,917,020 18
2000/04/18 3 $965,793 +11% 3,223 $300   $34,882,813 19
2000/04/19 3 $850,746 -12% 3,223 $264   $35,733,559 20
2000/04/20 4 $900,000 +6% 3,223 $279   $36,633,559 21
2000/04/21 6 $2,289,840 +154% 2,820 $812   $38,923,399 22
2000/04/22 7 $1,818,900 -21% 2,820 $645   $40,742,299 23
2000/04/23 7 $1,215,000 -33% 3,223 $377   $41,917,000 24
2000/04/24 2 $853,476 -30% 3,223 $265   $42,770,260 25
2000/04/25 5 $556,839 -35% 3,223 $173   $43,327,099 26
2000/04/26 4 $568,497 +2% 3,223 $176   $43,895,596 27
2000/04/27 4 $545,639 -4% 3,223 $169   $44,441,235 28
2000/04/30 11 $594,000   2,247 $264   $46,447,127 31
2000/05/01 13 $112,541 -81% 2,247 $50   $46,559,668 32
2000/05/02 16 $104,323 -7% 2,247 $46   $46,663,991 33
2000/05/03 13 $100,525 -4% 2,247 $45   $46,764,516 34
2000/05/04 14 $102,452 +2% 2,247 $46   $46,866,968 35
2000/05/07 14 $351,000   1,528 $230   $47,774,961 38
2000/05/08 14 $72,406 -79% 1,528 $47   $47,847,367 39
2000/05/09 16 $64,899 -10% 1,528 $42   $47,912,266 40
2000/05/10 15 $73,441 +13% 1,528 $48   $47,985,707 41
2000/05/11 14 $74,823 +2% 1,528 $49   $48,060,530 42
2000/05/14 18 $242,000   1,027 $236   $49,105,052 45
2000/05/15 18 $85,769 -65% 1,027 $84   $49,190,821 46
2000/05/16 20 $40,253 -53% 1,027 $39   $49,231,074 47
2000/05/17 19 $38,236 -5% 1,027 $37   $49,269,310 48
2000/05/18 19 $39,317 +3% 1,027 $38   $49,308,627 49
2000/05/29 19 $81,992   602 $136   $49,954,302 60
2000/05/31 19 $32,542   602 $54   $50,013,417 62
2000/06/01 18 $33,376 +3% 602 $55   $50,046,793 63
2000/06/04 19 $57,000   490 $116   $50,215,000 66
2000/06/05 17 $27,569 -52% 490 $56   $50,242,740 67
2000/06/06 19 $28,875 +5% 490 $59   $50,271,615 68
2000/06/07 17 $25,871 -10% 490 $53   $50,297,486 69
2000/06/08 18 $29,215 +13% 490 $60   $50,329,773 70

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/03/31 2 $16,037,702   3,218 $4,984   $16,037,702 7
2000/04/07 3 $10,851,691 -32% 3,223 $3,367   $26,889,393 14
2000/04/14 4 $9,801,664 -10% 3,223 $3,041   $36,691,057 21
2000/04/21 6 $7,750,178 -21% 3,170 $2,445   $44,441,235 28
2000/04/28 13 $2,425,733 -69% 2,247 $1,080   $46,866,968 35
2000/05/05 14 $1,193,562 -51% 1,528 $781   $48,060,530 42
2000/05/12 19 $1,248,097 +5% 1,027 $1,215   $49,308,627 49
2000/05/19 32 $254,572 -80% 451 $564   $49,563,199 56
2000/05/26 21 $486,666 +91% 602 $808   $50,049,865 63
2000/06/02 24 $279,926 -42% 490 $571   $50,329,791 70
2000/06/09 32 $228,564 -18% 314 $728   $50,558,355 77
2000/06/16 36 $141,237 -38% 249 $567   $50,699,592 84
2000/06/23 52 $103,069 -27% 225 $458   $50,802,661 91

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