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Rush Hour (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $141,186,864Details
International Box Office $104,113,136Details
Worldwide Box Office $245,300,000
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  3. Box Office
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 356 $141,186,864
All Time International Box Office 747 $104,113,136
All Time Worldwide Box Office 524 $245,300,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1998 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: June 15th, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of action/violence and shootings, and for language
Running Time: 98 minutes
Franchise: Rush Hour
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Keywords: Kidnap, Buddy Cop, Buddy Comedy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Arthur Sarkissian, Roger Birnbaum
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 308 $48,028 Feb 19, 1999 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 282 $75,419 Feb 12, 1999 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 234 $142,059 Feb 5, 1999 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 189 $269,986 Jan 29, 1999 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 173 $384,540 Jan 22, 1999 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 158 $527,613 Jan 15, 1999 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 117 $837,765 Jan 8, 1999 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 77 $1,468,941 Jan 1, 1999 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 89 $1,551,791 Dec 25, 1998 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 656 $228,084 Dec 18, 1998 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 627 $281,260 Dec 11, 1998 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 699 $296,287 Dec 4, 1998 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 592 $457,318 Nov 27, 1998 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 419 $974,764 Nov 20, 1998 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 310 $1,866,524 Nov 13, 1998 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 211 $3,322,424 Nov 6, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 279 $3,799,380 Oct 30, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 197 $5,860,347 Oct 23, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 175 $8,247,411 Oct 16, 1998 31
Fastest to $100m 395 $100,377,677 Oct 9, 1998 26
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 209 $11,105,465 Oct 9, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 268 $14,492,122 Oct 2, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic October Weekend 135 $14,492,122 Oct 2, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic October Day 212 $6,655,000 Oct 3, 1998 16
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 320 $21,202,929 Sep 25, 1998 10
Fastest to $50m 431 $58,250,000 Sep 25, 1998 9
Biggest Domestic Sunday 477 $9,883,000 Sep 20, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 411 $33,001,803 Sep 18, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic September Weekend 9 $33,001,803 Sep 18, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 572 $33,001,803 Sep 18, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 330 3.30 Sep 18, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,124 30.3% Sep 18, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,388 2,638 Sep 18, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Saturday 505 $13,385,000 Sep 19, 1998 2
Biggest Domestic September Day 12 $13,385,000 Sep 19, 1998 2
Biggest Domestic Friday 667 $10,000,000 Sep 18, 1998 1

Cast

   Detective Inspector Lee
   Detective James Carter
Tom Wilkinson    Thomas Griffin
Elizabeth Pena    Tania Johnson
Tzi Ma    Consul Han
Julia Hsu    Soo Yung
Philip Baker Hall    Capt. Diel
Christopher Penn    Clive Cod
Ken Leung    Sang

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jim Kauf
Screenwriter    Ross Lamanna
Story Creator    Ross Lamanna
Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Producer    Arthur Sarkissian
Producer    Jonathan Glickman
Executive Producer    Jay Stern
Co-Executive Producer    Leon Dudevoir
Cinematographer    Adam Greenberg
Editor    Mark Helfrich
Composer    Lalo Schifrin
Music Supervisor    Gary Jones
Production Designer    Robb Wilson King
Art Director    Thomas Fichter
Costume Designer    Sharen Davis
Sound Mixer    Kim H. Ornitz
Stunt Coordinator    Terry Leonard
Stunt Coordinator    Jackie Chan
Casting Director    Matthew Barry
Casting Director    Nancy Green-Keyes

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/18 1 $33,001,803   2,638 $12,510   $33,001,803 3
1998/09/25 1 $21,202,929 -36% 2,643 $8,022   $64,037,138 10
1998/10/02 3 $14,492,122 -32% 2,701 $5,365   $84,014,663 17
1998/10/09 2 $11,105,465 -23% 2,701 $4,112   $98,382,886 24
1998/10/16 4 $8,247,411 -26% 2,724 $3,028   $109,911,590 31
1998/10/23 6 $5,860,347 -29% 2,602 $2,252   $117,284,969 38
1998/10/30 6 $3,799,380 -35% 2,402 $1,582   $122,428,446 45
1998/11/06 10 $3,322,424 -13% 2,043 $1,626   $127,044,896 52
1998/11/13 11 $1,866,524 -44% 1,615 $1,156   $129,829,673 59
1998/11/20 15 $974,764 -48% 1,229 $793   $131,219,124 66
1998/11/27 23 $457,318 -53% 611 $748   $132,009,605 73
1998/12/04 23 $296,287 -35% 408 $726   $132,434,079 80
1998/12/11 25 $281,260 -5% 410 $686   $132,785,204 87
1998/12/18 27 $228,084 -19% 332 $687   $133,072,703 94
1998/12/25 16 $1,551,791 +580% 1,014 $1,530   $134,772,462 101
1999/01/01 15 $1,468,941 -5% 1,016 $1,446   $137,534,276 108
1999/01/08 18 $837,765 -43% 783 $1,070   $139,043,657 115
1999/01/15 22 $527,613 -37% 479 $1,101   $139,897,997 122
1999/01/22 26 $384,540 -27% 441 $872   $140,382,040 129
1999/01/29 30 $269,986 -30% 427 $632   $140,754,711 136
1999/02/05 35 $142,059 -47% 314 $452   $140,975,590 143
1999/02/12 44 $75,419 -47% 157 $480   $141,090,975 150
1999/02/19 48 $48,028 -36% 120 $400   $141,153,686 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/18 1 $10,000,000   2,638 $3,791   $10,000,000 1
1998/09/19 1 $13,385,000 +34% 2,638 $5,074   $23,385,000 2
1998/09/20 1 $9,883,000 -26% 2,638 $3,746   $33,002,000 3
1998/09/21 1 $3,164,290 -68% 2,638 $1,200   $36,166,093 4
1998/09/22 1 $2,917,516 -8% 2,638 $1,106   $39,083,609 5
1998/09/23 1 $2,072,669 -29% 2,638 $786   $41,156,278 6
1998/09/24 1 $2,007,324 -3% 2,638 $761   $43,163,602 7
1998/09/25 1 $6,150,000 +206% 2,643 $2,327   $49,314,000 8
1998/09/26 1 $8,936,000 +45% 2,643 $3,381   $58,250,000 9
1998/09/27 1 $5,787,000 -35% 2,643 $2,190   $64,037,000 10
1998/09/28 1 $1,277,550 -78% 2,643 $483   $65,314,688 11
1998/09/29 1 $1,570,346 +23% 2,643 $594   $66,885,034 12
1998/09/30 1 $1,515,098 -4% 2,643 $573   $68,400,132 13
1998/10/01 1 $1,227,600 -19% 2,643 $464   $69,627,732 14
1998/10/02 3 $4,050,000 +230% 2,701 $1,499   $73,678,000 15
1998/10/03 2 $6,655,000 +64% 2,701 $2,464   $80,333,000 16
1998/10/04 3 $3,860,000 -42% 2,701 $1,429   $84,015,000 17
1998/10/05 3 $820,940 -79% 2,701 $304   $84,835,603 18
1998/10/06 3 $929,373 +13% 2,701 $344   $85,764,976 19
1998/10/07 3 $766,532 -18% 2,701 $284   $86,531,508 20
1998/10/08 3 $868,896 +13% 2,701 $322   $87,400,404 21
1998/10/09 3 $3,035,000 +249% 2,701 $1,124   $90,435,000 22
1998/10/10 2 $4,960,000 +63% 2,701 $1,836   $95,272,000 23
1998/10/11 2 $3,110,886 -37% 2,701 $1,152   $98,382,886 24
1998/10/12 2 $1,311,902 -58% 2,701 $486   $99,694,788 25
1998/10/13 3 $682,889 -48% 2,701 $253   $100,377,677 26
1998/10/14 3 $603,399 -12% 2,701 $223   $100,981,076 27
1998/10/15 3 $663,707 +10% 2,701 $246   $101,844,783 28
1998/10/16 5 $2,285,000 +244% 2,724 $839   $103,949,000 29
1998/10/17 4 $3,560,000 +56% 2,724 $1,307   $107,509,000 30
1998/10/18 5 $2,129,000 -40% 2,724 $782   $109,912,000 31
1998/10/19 5 $500,199 -77% 2,724 $184   $110,411,789 32
1998/10/20 6 $517,871 +4% 2,724 $190   $110,929,660 33
1998/10/21 5 $443,786 -14% 2,724 $163   $111,373,446 34
1998/10/22 5 $511,155 +15% 2,724 $188   $111,884,601 35
1998/10/23 6 $1,675,000 +228% 2,602 $644   $113,100,000 36
1998/10/24 5 $2,815,000 +68% 2,602 $1,082   $115,915,000 37
1998/10/25 6 $1,507,000 -46% 2,602 $579   $117,284,969 38
1998/10/26 6 $354,459 -76% 2,602 $136   $117,639,425 39
1998/10/27 5 $385,976 +9% 2,602 $148   $118,025,404 40
1998/10/28 5 $342,972 -11% 2,602 $132   $118,368,376 41
1998/11/01 5 $1,237,000   2,402 $515   $122,428,000 45
1998/11/02 5 $333,958 -73% 2,402 $139   $122,762,404 46
1998/11/03 5 $392,183 +17% 2,402 $163   $123,154,587 47
1998/11/04 6 $289,156 -26% 2,402 $120   $123,443,743 48
1998/11/05 6 $316,290 +9% 2,402 $132   $123,760,033 49
1998/11/06 10 $1,030,000 +226% 2,043 $504   $124,752,000 50
1998/11/07 9 $1,525,000 +48% 2,043 $746   $126,277,000 51
1998/11/08 10 $702,000 -54% 2,043 $344   $127,044,896 52
1998/11/09 10 $164,341 -77% 2,043 $80   $127,209,237 53
1998/11/10 9 $246,230 +50% 2,043 $121   $127,455,467 54
1998/11/11 8 $395,072 +60% 2,043 $193   $127,850,539 55
1998/11/12 10 $179,127 -55% 2,043 $88   $128,029,666 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/18 1 $42,834,209   2,638 $16,237   $42,834,209 7
1998/09/25 1 $26,688,332 -38% 2,643 $10,098   $69,522,541 14
1998/10/02 3 $17,754,880 -33% 2,701 $6,573   $87,277,421 21
1998/10/09 3 $14,386,758 -19% 2,701 $5,326   $101,664,179 28
1998/10/16 5 $9,760,443 -32% 2,724 $3,583   $111,424,622 35
1998/10/23 6 $7,204,444 -26% 2,602 $2,769   $118,629,066 42
1998/10/30 5 $5,093,406 -29% 2,402 $2,120   $123,722,472 49
1998/11/06 10 $4,240,677 -17% 2,043 $2,076   $127,963,149 56
1998/11/13 11 $2,281,211 -46% 1,615 $1,413   $130,244,360 63
1998/11/20 16 $1,307,927 -43% 1,229 $1,064   $131,552,287 70
1998/11/27 23 $585,505 -55% 611 $958   $132,137,792 77
1998/12/04 23 $366,152 -37% 408 $897   $132,503,944 84
1998/12/11 26 $340,675 -7% 410 $831   $132,844,619 91
1998/12/18 26 $376,052 +10% 332 $1,133   $133,220,671 98
1998/12/25 15 $2,844,664 +656% 1,014 $2,805   $136,065,335 105
1999/01/01 15 $2,140,557 -25% 1,016 $2,107   $138,205,892 112
1999/01/08 18 $1,164,492 -46% 783 $1,487   $139,370,384 119
1999/01/15 22 $627,116 -46% 479 $1,309   $139,997,500 126
1999/01/22 25 $487,225 -22% 441 $1,105   $140,484,725 133
1999/01/29 30 $348,806 -28% 427 $817   $140,833,531 140
1999/02/05 35 $182,025 -48% 314 $580   $141,015,556 147
1999/02/12 44 $90,102 -51% 157 $574   $141,105,658 154