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The Scorpion King (2002)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $90,580,000Details
International Box Office $75,310,634
Worldwide Box Office $165,890,634
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
41% - Rotten
Audience
38% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$60,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 19th, 2002 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: October 1st, 2002 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and some sensuality
Running Time: 94 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
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Source:Spin-Off
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Alphaville
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,544 $130,000 Jun 28, 2002 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,525 $180,135 Jun 21, 2002 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,281 $323,595 Jun 14, 2002 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,471 $386,590 Jun 7, 2002 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,550 $594,080 May 31, 2002 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,318 $1,432,485 May 24, 2002 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,079 $2,912,675 May 17, 2002 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 925 $4,925,070 May 10, 2002 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 657 $9,046,660 May 3, 2002 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 428 $18,038,270 Apr 26, 2002 10
Fastest to $50m 435 $56,539,000 Apr 26, 2002 9
Biggest Domestic Sunday 540 $9,247,000 Apr 21, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic April Weekend 18 $36,075,875 Apr 19, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 347 $36,075,875 Apr 19, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 466 $36,075,875 Apr 19, 2002 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 1,118 2.86 Apr 19, 2002 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,214 34.9% Apr 19, 2002 3
Widest Opening Weekend 369 3,444 Apr 19, 2002 3
Biggest Domestic April Day 41 $14,275,000 Apr 20, 2002 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 448 $14,275,000 Apr 20, 2002 2
Biggest Domestic Friday 438 $12,602,000 Apr 19, 2002 1

Cast

   Mathayus (The Scorpion King)
   Memnon
   Cassandra
   Balthazar
Bernard Hill    Philos
Grant Heslov    Arpid
Peter Facinelli    Takmet
Ralph Moeller    Thorak
Roger Rees    King Pheron
Sherri Howard    Queen Isis
Branscombe Richmond    Jesup
Conrad Roberts    Chieftain
Joseph Ruskin    Tribal Leader
Esteban Cueto    Third Akkadian
Nils Allen Stewart    Torturer
Scott L. Schwartz    Torturer
Andre Henschel    Memnon Soldier
Michael Hilow    Guard at Ant Pit
Nick Hermz    Guard at Ant Pit
Wesley John    Guard at Gomorrah Gate
Michelle Baney    Bazaar Barmaid
Barry Kramer    Sword Merchant
Marissa McMahon    Bird Merchant
Tim Iannello    Perfume Merchant
K.D. Aubert    Harlot
Sonia Vera    Harlot
Angelica Castro    Harlot
Tutu Sweeney    Street Urchin
Yuki Tokuhiro    Urchin
Te'Amir Sweeney    Urchin
Al Leong    Asian Training Master
Woon Young Park    Asian Training Fighter
Marcus Young    Asian Training Fighter
Paul Sloan    Soldier
Talani Rabb    Harem Girl
Sole Alberti    Harem Girl
Christina Rodriguez    Harem Girl
Pennelope Jimenez    Harem Girl
Sean Michael    Boy at Well
Adoni Maropis    Doubting General
Bernard White    Falconmaster
Amy Hunter    Warrior Woman
Diana Lupo    Warrior Woman
Heather Burton    Warrior Woman
Nikki Flux    Warrior Woman
Rachel Moore    Warrior Woman
Summer Altice    Warrior Woman
Brandon Gonzalez    Boy with Dates
Peter Quartaroli    Vision Archer
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo    Night Gate Guard
Amanda Bentley    Courtesan
Claudia Orellana    Courtesan
Jim Maniaci    Palace Guard
Shant Demirjian    Army Leader
Gus Rethwisch    Barbarian Guard
Richard Cetrone    Barbarian Guard

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Stephen Sommers
Screenwriter    William Osborne
Screenwriter    David Hayter
Story Creator    Stephen Sommers
Story Creator    Jonathan Hales
Producer    Stephen Sommers
Producer    Sean Daniel
Producer    James Jacks
Producer    Kevin Misher
Executive Producer    Vince McMahon
Production Designer    Ed Verreaux
Editor    Michael Tronick
Editor    Greg Parsons
Composer    John Debney
Director of Photography    John R. Leonetti
Co-Producer    Richard Luke Rothschild
Associate Producer    Michael Tronick
Associate Producer    Josh McLaglen
Assistant Director    Josh McLaglen
Second Unit Director    Billy Burton
Second Unit Director    Greg Michael
Unit Production Manager    Andrew G. La Marca
Supervising Art Director    Greg Papalia
Art Director    Doug Meerdink
Set Decorator    Kate Sullivan
Second Unit Camera    Robert Labonge
Second Unit Camera    Hiro Narita
Additional Photography    Greg Michael
Visual Effects Supervisor    Rodney Iwashina
Visual Effects Designer    Deak Ferrand
Special Effects Coordinator    Larz Anderson
Costume Designer    John Bloomfield
Costume Supervisor    Nick Scarano
Sound Mixer    Robert Anderson, Jr.
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Supervising Sound Editor    Cameron Frankley
Sound Effects Editor    Doug Jackson
Sound Effects Editor    Paula Fairfield
Sound Effects Editor    Ai-Ling Lee
Sound Designer    Paul N. J. Ottosson
Dialogue Editor    Carin Rogers
Dialogue Editor    Robert Troy
Dialogue Editor    Gloria D'Alessandro
Music Editor    Will Kaplan
Make up    Jeff Dawn
Hairstylist    Peter Tothpal
Casting Director    Sarah Halley Finn
Casting Director    Randi Hiller
Stunt Coordinator    Billy Burton
Stunt Coordinator    Thomas L. Lupo
First Assistant Director: Additional Second Unit    Nilo Otero

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 1 $36,075,875   3,444 $10,475   $36,075,875 3
2002/04/26 1 $18,038,270 -50% 3,449 $5,230   $61,313,785 10
2002/05/03 2 $9,046,660 -50% 3,466 $2,610   $74,259,075 17
2002/05/10 4 $4,925,070 -46% 3,219 $1,530   $80,934,290 24
2002/05/17 7 $2,912,675 -41% 2,555 $1,140   $85,191,780 31
2002/05/24 10 $1,432,485 -51% 1,524 $940   $87,916,715 38
2002/05/31 13 $594,080 -59% 752 $790   $88,876,580 45
2002/06/07 16 $386,590 -35% 577 $670   $89,541,345 52
2002/06/14 18 $323,595 -16% 423 $765   $90,032,520 59
2002/06/21 25 $180,135 -44% 275 $655   $90,341,670 66
2002/06/28 32 $130,000 -28% 127 $1,024   $90,580,000 73

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 1 $12,602,000   3,443 $3,660   $12,602,000 1
2002/04/20 1 $14,275,000 +13% 3,443 $4,146   $26,828,000 2
2002/04/21 1 $9,247,000 -35% 3,443 $2,686   $36,075,875 3
2002/04/22 1 $2,135,000 -77% 3,444 $620   $38,211,000 4
2002/04/23 1 $1,912,000 -10% 3,444 $555   $40,123,000 5
2002/04/24 1 $1,620,000 -15% 3,444 $470   $41,743,000 6
2002/04/25 1 $1,533,000 -5% 3,444 $445   $43,276,000 7
2002/04/26 1 $5,417,000 +253% 3,449 $1,571   $48,693,000 8
2002/04/27 1 $7,846,000 +45% 3,449 $2,275   $56,539,000 9
2002/04/28 1 $5,156,000 -34% 3,449 $1,495   $61,313,785 10
2002/04/29 1 $1,036,000 -80% 3,449 $300   $62,350,000 11
2002/04/30 1 $1,052,000 +2% 3,449 $305   $63,402,000 12
2002/05/01 1 $931,000 -12% 3,449 $270   $64,333,000 13
2002/05/02 1 $879,000 -6% 3,449 $255   $65,212,000 14
2002/05/03 2 $2,776,000 +216% 3,465 $801   $67,988,000 15
2002/05/04 2 $3,677,000 +32% 3,465 $1,061   $71,665,000 16
2002/05/05 2 $2,170,000 -41% 3,465 $626   $74,259,075 17
2002/05/06 2 $450,000 -79% 3,466 $130   $74,709,000 18
2002/05/07 2 $466,000 +4% 3,466 $134   $75,176,000 19
2002/05/08 2 $416,000 -11% 3,466 $120   $75,592,000 20
2002/05/09 2 $418,000 n/c 3,466 $121   $76,009,000 21
2002/05/10 4 $1,287,600 +208% 3,219 $400   $77,296,820 22
2002/05/11 4 $2,140,635 +66% 3,219 $665   $79,437,455 23
2002/05/12 4 $1,496,835 -30% 3,219 $465   $80,934,290 24
2002/05/13 4 $387,000 -74% 3,219 $120   $81,321,000 25
2002/05/14 4 $386,000 n/c 3,219 $120   $81,708,000 26
2002/05/15 4 $336,000 -13% 3,219 $104   $82,044,000 27
2002/05/16 5 $235,000 -30% 3,219 $73   $82,279,000 28
2002/05/17 7 $692,000 +194% 2,555 $271   $82,971,000 29
2002/05/18 7 $1,211,000 +75% 2,555 $474   $84,182,000 30
2002/05/19 6 $1,009,779 -17% 2,555 $395   $85,191,779 31
2002/05/20 7 $255,000 -75% 2,555 $100   $85,447,000 32
2002/05/21 7 $217,000 -15% 2,555 $85   $85,664,000 33
2002/05/22 7 $192,000 -12% 2,555 $75   $85,856,000 34
2002/05/23 7 $217,000 +13% 2,555 $85   $86,072,750 35
2002/05/24 10 $344,000 +59% 2,555 $135   $86,416,750 36
2002/05/25 10 $580,000 +69% 2,555 $227   $86,997,000 37
2002/05/26 10 $542,000 -7% 2,555 $212   $87,539,000 38
2002/05/27 9 $411,480 -24% 1,524 $270   $87,816,715 39
2002/05/28 9 $130,000 -68% 1,524 $85   $88,046,000 40
2002/05/29 9 $122,000 -6% 1,524 $80   $88,168,000 41

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/04/19 1 $43,275,515   3,444 $12,565   $43,275,515 7
2002/04/26 1 $21,936,900 -49% 3,449 $6,360   $65,212,415 14
2002/05/03 2 $10,796,805 -51% 3,466 $3,115   $76,009,220 21
2002/05/10 4 $6,269,885 -42% 3,219 $1,948   $82,279,105 28
2002/05/17 7 $4,205,125 -33% 2,555 $1,646   $86,484,230 35
2002/05/24 11 $1,798,270 -57% 1,524 $1,180   $88,282,500 42
2002/05/31 14 $872,255 -51% 752 $1,160   $89,154,755 49
2002/06/07 16 $554,170 -36% 577 $960   $89,708,925 56
2002/06/14 18 $452,610 -18% 423 $1,070   $90,161,535 63
2002/06/21 24 $288,465 -36% 275 $1,049   $90,450,000 70
2002/06/28 37 $130,000 -55% 127 $1,024   $90,580,000 77

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