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Rules of Engagement (2000)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,322,858Details
International Box Office $10,397,073
Worldwide Box Office $71,719,931
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  4. Video Sales
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
36% - Rotten
Audience
55% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 7th, 2000 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for scenes of war violence, and for language
Running Time: 127 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Richard D. Zanuck/Scott Rudin Production
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,052 $18,143 Aug 4, 2000 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,087 $30,592 Jul 28, 2000 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,015 $60,633 Jul 21, 2000 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,000 $87,655 Jul 14, 2000 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 878 $148,754 Jul 7, 2000 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 807 $202,870 Jun 30, 2000 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,232 $34,082 Jun 23, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,994 $74,063 Jun 16, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,696 $146,420 Jun 9, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,291 $316,061 Jun 2, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,012 $731,618 May 26, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,039 $1,164,224 May 19, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,128 $1,763,323 May 12, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,268 $2,445,265 May 5, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 984 $4,643,307 Apr 28, 2000 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $50,218,007 Apr 28, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 793 $8,007,551 Apr 21, 2000 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 927 $10,933,627 Apr 14, 2000 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $15,011,181 Apr 7, 2000 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,193 $15,011,181 Apr 7, 2000 3
Widest Opening Weekend 625 3,155 Apr 7, 2000 3
Biggest April Day at the Domestic Box Office 242 $6,412,120 Apr 8, 2000 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,837 $6,412,120 Apr 8, 2000 2

Cast

   Hodges
   Childers
Guy Pearce    Major Biggs
Bruce Greenwood    Sokal
Blair Underwood    Captain Lee
Philip Baker Hall    General Hodges
Anne Archer    Mrs. Mourain
Ben Kingsley    Mourain
Nicky Katt    Hayes III
Dale Dye    General Perry
Mark Feuerstein    Chandler
Amidou    Dr. Ahmar
Richard McGonagle    Judge
Gordon Clapp    Harris
Ryan Hurst    Corporal Hustings
Baoan Coleman    Colonel Cao
Hayden Tank    Justin
Ahmed Abounouom    Jimi
William Gibson    Hodges' Radio Man
Tuan Tran    Translator
John Speredakos    Lawyer
Scott Alan Smith    Another Lawyer
Jihane Kortobi    Little Girl
David Lewis Hays    Bailiff, NCO
Peter Tran    Cao's Radio Man
Bonnie Johnson    Mary Hodges
Jason C. West    Childers' Radio Man
Attifi Mohamed    Tariq
Zouheir Mohamed    Aziz
Chris Ufland    Ambassador Aide
Thom Barry    Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
Kevin Cooney    4 Star General
Helen Manning    Sarah Hodges
David Graf    ARG Commander
Conrad Bachmann    Secretary of Defense
Aziz Assimi    Little Boy
Robert Pentz Jr.    Courtroom Spectator
Laird Macintosh    Radio Op
Baouyen C. Bruyere    Col. Cao's Granddaughter
Steven M. Gagnon    Juror #1
Richard F. Whiten    Juror #2
Tom Knickerbocker    Juror #3
Terry Bozeman    Juror #4
Mary Wickliffe    Juror #5
Jody Wood    Juror #6
Elayn Taylor    Juror #7
Todd Kimsey    Officer #1
Lawrence Noel Larsen    Officer #2
Stephen Ramsey    Officer #3
G. Gordon Liddy    Talk Show Host

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Richard D. Zanuck
Producer    Scott Rudin
Screenwriter    Stephen Gaghan
Story Creator    James Webb
Executive Producer    Adam Schroeder
Executive Producer    James Webb
Director of Photography    Nicola Pecorini
Director of Photography    William A. Fraker
Production Designer    Robert Laing
Editor    Augie Hess
Costume Designer    Gloria Gresham
Co-Producer    Arne L. Schmidt
Composer    Mark Isham
Assistant Director    J. Michael Haynie
Assistant Director    Newt Arnold
Unit Production Manager    Arne L. Schmidt
Unit Production Manager    Robert Malerba
Unit Production Manager    Richard H. Prince
Art Director    William Cruse
Supervising    Patrick Simpson
Costume Supervisor    Mitchell Kenney
Sound Mixer    Russell Williams II
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Supervising Sound Editor    Steve Boeddeker
Supervising Sound Editor    Mike Szakmeister
Sound Editor    Chris Scarabosio
Sound Editor    Ron Eng
Sound Designer    Steve Boeddeker
Dialogue Editor    Carin Rogers
Music Editor    Tom Carlson
Make up    Robert Ryan
Hairstylist    Gail Ryan
Casting Director    Denise Chamian
Stunt Coordinator    Buddy Joe Hooker

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
2000/04/07 1 $15,011,181   3,155 $4,758   $15,011,181 3
2000/04/14 1 $10,933,627 -27% 3,190 $3,427   $30,595,672 10
2000/04/21 3 $8,007,551 -27% 3,220 $2,487   $43,050,371 17
2000/04/28 6 $4,643,307 -42% 3,027 $1,534   $50,218,007 24
2000/05/05 8 $2,445,265 -47% 2,261 $1,081   $54,075,079 31
2000/05/12 12 $1,763,323 -28% 1,618 $1,090   $56,682,161 38
2000/05/19 13 $1,164,224 -34% 1,062 $1,096   $58,449,752 45
2000/05/26 15 $731,618 -37% 793 $923   $59,525,998 52
2000/06/02 16 $316,061 -57% 555 $569   $59,997,864 59
2000/06/09 29 $146,420 -54% 372 $394   $60,247,329 66
2000/06/16 45 $74,063 -49% 221 $335   $60,376,642 73
2000/06/23 60 $34,082 -54% 184 $185   $60,439,410 80
2000/06/30 22 $202,870 +495% 452 $449   $60,748,091 87
2000/07/07 29 $148,754 -27% 320 $465   $60,956,301 94
2000/07/14 37 $87,655 -41% 241 $364   $61,114,362 101
2000/07/21 49 $60,633 -31% 175 $346   $61,223,778 108
2000/07/28 65 $30,592 -50% 111 $276   $61,286,824 115
2000/08/04 79 $18,143 -41% 91 $199   $61,322,858 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/04/07 1 $4,499,000   2,860 $1,573   $4,499,000 1
2000/04/08 1 $6,412,120 +43% 2,860 $2,242   $10,911,592 2
2000/04/09 2 $2,617,000 -59% 3,155 $829   $15,011,181 3
2000/04/10 1 $1,143,321 -56% 3,155 $362   $16,154,502 4
2000/04/11 1 $1,257,041 +10% 3,155 $398   $17,411,543 5
2000/04/12 1 $1,102,251 -12% 3,155 $349   $18,513,794 6
2000/04/13 1 $1,148,252 +4% 3,155 $364   $19,662,045 7
2000/04/14 2 $3,214,700 +180% 3,155 $1,019   $22,876,745 8
2000/04/15 1 $5,230,750 +63% 3,050 $1,715   $28,107,495 9
2000/04/16 1 $2,733,000 -48% 3,190 $857   $30,595,672 10
2000/04/17 1 $1,028,706 -62% 3,190 $322   $31,624,378 11
2000/04/18 2 $1,078,551 +5% 3,190 $338   $32,702,929 12
2000/04/19 1 $996,184 -8% 3,190 $312   $33,699,113 13
2000/04/20 3 $1,200,000 +20% 3,190 $376   $34,899,113 14
2000/04/21 2 $3,010,350 +151% 3,050 $987   $37,909,463 15
2000/04/22 2 $3,504,450 +16% 3,050 $1,149   $41,413,913 16
2000/04/23 3 $1,888,000 -46% 3,190 $592   $43,050,000 17
2000/04/24 5 $710,093 -62% 3,190 $223   $43,760,464 18
2000/04/25 3 $653,233 -8% 3,190 $205   $44,413,697 19
2000/04/26 2 $583,783 -11% 3,190 $183   $44,997,480 20
2000/04/27 2 $577,220 -1% 3,190 $181   $45,574,700 21
2000/04/28 8 $1,197,756 +108% 3,027 $396   $46,772,456 22
2000/04/29 7 $1,901,388 +59% 3,027 $628   $48,673,844 23
2000/04/30 6 $1,082,000 -43% 3,027 $357   $50,218,007 24
2000/05/01 5 $348,907 -68% 3,027 $115   $50,566,914 25
2000/05/02 5 $383,372 +10% 3,027 $127   $50,950,286 26
2000/05/03 5 $331,056 -14% 3,027 $109   $51,281,342 27
2000/05/04 4 $348,472 +5% 3,027 $115   $51,629,814 28
2000/05/07 9 $638,000   2,261 $282   $54,075,079 31
2000/05/08 8 $203,068 -68% 2,261 $90   $54,278,147 32
2000/05/09 9 $221,477 +9% 2,261 $98   $54,499,624 33
2000/05/10 9 $212,436 -4% 2,261 $94   $54,712,060 34
2000/05/11 8 $206,778 -3% 2,261 $91   $54,916,838 35
2000/05/14 12 $482,000   1,618 $298   $56,682,161 38
2000/05/15 11 $143,555 -70% 1,618 $89   $56,825,716 39
2000/05/16 11 $160,322 +12% 1,616 $99   $56,986,038 40
2000/05/17 10 $148,446 -7% 1,616 $92   $57,134,484 41
2000/05/18 10 $151,044 +2% 1,616 $93   $57,285,528 42
2000/05/21 14 $295,000   1,062 $278   $58,449,752 45
2000/05/22 14 $103,336 -65% 1,062 $97   $58,553,088 46
2000/05/23 14 $92,456 -11% 1,062 $87   $58,645,544 47
2000/05/24 13 $76,377 -17% 1,062 $72   $58,721,921 48
2000/05/25 13 $72,459 -5% 793 $91   $58,794,380 49

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/04/07 1 $19,662,045   3,155 $6,232   $19,662,045 7
2000/04/14 1 $15,380,775 -22% 3,190 $4,822   $35,042,820 14
2000/04/21 2 $10,531,880 -32% 3,220 $3,271   $45,574,700 21
2000/04/28 6 $6,055,114 -43% 3,027 $2,000   $51,629,814 28
2000/05/05 9 $3,289,024 -46% 2,261 $1,455   $54,918,838 35
2000/05/12 11 $2,366,690 -28% 1,618 $1,463   $57,285,528 42
2000/05/19 13 $1,508,852 -36% 1,062 $1,421   $58,794,380 49
2000/05/26 15 $887,423 -41% 793 $1,119   $59,681,803 56
2000/06/02 16 $419,106 -53% 555 $755   $60,100,909 63
2000/06/09 35 $201,670 -52% 372 $542   $60,302,579 70
2000/06/16 47 $102,749 -49% 221 $465   $60,405,328 77
2000/06/23 42 $139,893 +36% 184 $760   $60,545,221 84
2000/06/30 22 $262,326 +88% 452 $580   $60,807,547 91
2000/07/07 32 $219,160 -16% 320 $685   $61,026,707 98
2000/07/14 41 $136,438 -38% 241 $566   $61,163,145 105
2000/07/21 50 $93,087 -32% 175 $532   $61,256,232 112
2000/07/28 67 $48,483 -48% 111 $437   $61,304,715 119
2000/08/04 81 $18,143 -63% 91 $199   $61,322,858 126

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