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Scream 2 (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $101,363,301Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
81% - Certified Fresh
Audience
56% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$24,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 12th, 1997 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: July 22nd, 1998 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language and strong bloody violence
Running Time: 120 minutes
Franchise: Scream
Comparisons: vs. Scream
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Keywords: Prologue, Revenge, News, Surprise Twist, College, Teenage Slasher
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 188 $21,695 Jun 19, 1998 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 140 $54,569 Jun 12, 1998 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 128 $97,314 Jun 5, 1998 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 100 $207,226 May 29, 1998 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 77 $347,914 May 22, 1998 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 76 $423,204 May 15, 1998 157
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 598 $100,208,537 May 15, 1998 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 155 $206,004 May 8, 1998 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 66 $731,449 May 1, 1998 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 25 $1,790,792 Apr 24, 1998 136
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,788 $65,547 Feb 27, 1998 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,756 $95,743 Feb 20, 1998 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,539 $170,455 Feb 13, 1998 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,518 $237,105 Feb 6, 1998 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,268 $472,484 Jan 30, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,284 $804,576 Jan 23, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,023 $1,939,119 Jan 16, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 838 $3,581,635 Jan 9, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 489 $7,284,026 Jan 2, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 631 $9,085,992 Dec 26, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 620 $13,921,565 Dec 19, 1997 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 460 $51,704,000 Dec 19, 1997 9
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 533 $9,005,000 Dec 14, 1997 3
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $32,926,342 Dec 12, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 384 $32,926,342 Dec 12, 1997 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 535 $32,926,342 Dec 12, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,266 2,663 Dec 12, 1997 3
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 427 $14,200,000 Dec 13, 1997 2
Biggest December Day at the Domestic Box Office 94 $14,380,000 Dec 12, 1997 1
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 326 $14,380,000 Dec 12, 1997 1
Movies with Leggiest Opening Weekend 124 2.29 Dec 12, 1997 1
Movies with Most Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 156 43.7% Dec 12, 1997 1

Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar    Casey "Cici" Cooper
David Arquette    Dewey Riley
Jada Pinkett Smith    Maureen Evans
Jamie Kennedy    Randy
Laurie Metcalf    Debbie Salt
Neve Campbell    Sidney Prescott
Jerry O'Connell    Derek
Liev Schreiber    Cotton Weary
Courteney Cox    Gale Weathers
Heather Graham    Casey Becker in 'Stab'
Joshua Jackson    Film Class Student
Omar Epps    Phil Stevens
Rebecca Gayheart    Sorority Sister Lois
Luke Wilson    Billy in 'Stab'
Timothy Olyphant    Mickey
David Warner    Drama Teacher Gus Gold
Portia de Rossi    Sorority Sister Murphy
Selma Blair    Cici's Friend on Phone
Lewis Arquette    Chief Lewis Hartley

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Composer    Danny Elfman
Composer    Marco Beltrami

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 1 $32,926,342   2,663 $12,364   $32,926,342 3
1997/12/19 3 $13,921,565 -58% 2,638 $5,277   $55,081,458 10
1997/12/26 6 $9,085,992 -35% 2,670 $3,403   $71,100,014 17
1998/01/02 5 $7,284,026 -20% 2,688 $2,710   $85,492,042 24
1998/01/09 9 $3,581,635 -51% 2,332 $1,536   $90,781,396 31
1998/01/16 14 $1,939,119 -46% 1,549 $1,252   $93,597,728 38
1998/01/23 15 $804,576 -59% 1,015 $793   $94,673,427 45
1998/01/30 23 $472,484 -41% 649 $728   $95,386,233 52
1998/02/06 29 $237,105 -50% 386 $614   $95,744,116 59
1998/02/13 41 $170,455 -28% 230 $741   $95,992,506 66
1998/02/20 45 $95,743 -44% 166 $577   $96,127,998 73
1998/02/27 52 $65,547 -32% 129 $508   $96,231,110 80
1998/04/24 10 $1,790,792   1,769 $1,012   $98,104,519 136
1998/05/01 18 $731,449 -59% 1,211 $604   $99,297,310 143
1998/05/08 30 $206,004 -72% 515 $400   $99,716,637 150
1998/05/15 18 $423,204 +105% 666 $635   $100,208,537 157
1998/05/22 23 $347,914 -18% 443 $785   $100,693,014 164
1998/05/29 26 $207,226 -40% 347 $597   $100,966,146 171
1998/06/05 35 $97,314 -53% 264 $369   $101,152,687 178
1998/06/12 42 $54,569 -44% 224 $244   $101,273,628 185
1998/06/19 58 $21,695 -60% 161 $135   $101,334,374 192

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 1 $14,380,000   3,112 $4,621   $14,380,000 1
1997/12/13 1 $14,200,000 -1% 3,112 $4,563   $28,580,000 2
1997/12/14 1 $9,005,000 -37% 3,112 $2,894   $39,247,000 3
1997/12/15 1 $2,498,070 -72% 3,112 $803   $41,744,624 4
1997/12/16 1 $2,848,833 +14% 3,112 $915   $44,593,457 5
1997/12/17 1 $2,198,958 -23% 3,112 $707   $46,792,015 6
1997/12/19 3 $4,915,000   2,638 $1,863   $46,075,000 8
1997/12/20 3 $5,629,000 +15% 2,638 $2,134   $51,704,000 9
1997/12/21 3 $3,377,458 -40% 2,638 $1,280   $55,081,458 10
1997/12/22 3 $2,000,132 -41% 2,638 $758   $57,081,590 11
1997/12/23 3 $1,925,000 -4% 2,663 $723   $58,842,000 12
1997/12/24 4 $735,000 -62% 2,663 $276   $59,577,000 13
1997/12/25 6 $2,740,000 +273% 2,663 $1,029   $62,317,000 14
1997/12/29 5 $1,727,211   2,670 $647   $72,827,225 18
1997/12/30 6 $1,470,000 -15% 2,670 $551   $73,990,000 19
1997/12/31 8 $950,000 -35% 2,670 $356   $74,940,000 20
1998/01/01 6 $2,230,000 +135% 2,670 $835   $77,170,000 21
1998/01/02 6 $2,415,000 +8% 2,688 $898   $79,585,000 22
1998/01/03 6 $2,780,000 +15% 2,688 $1,034   $82,365,000 23
1998/01/04 6 $1,429,000 -49% 2,688 $532   $85,492,042 24
1998/01/05 5 $498,017 -65% 2,688 $185   $85,990,059 25
1998/01/06 5 $524,436 +5% 2,688 $195   $86,514,495 26
1998/01/07 5 $413,585 -21% 2,688 $154   $86,928,080 27
1998/01/08 5 $389,230 -6% 2,688 $145   $87,317,310 28
1998/01/09 8 $980,000 +152% 2,332 $420   $88,180,000 29
1998/01/10 8 $1,715,000 +75% 2,332 $735   $89,995,000 30
1998/01/11 9 $736,000 -57% 2,332 $316   $90,781,396 31
1998/01/12 8 $227,198 -69% 2,332 $97   $91,008,594 32
1998/01/13 8 $256,146 +13% 2,332 $110   $91,264,710 33
1998/01/14 9 $206,278 -19% 2,332 $88   $91,471,015 34
1998/01/15 7 $234,999 +14% 2,332 $101   $91,706,017 35
1998/04/24 8 $575,000   1,769 $325   $96,889,000 134
1998/04/25 10 $785,000 +37% 1,775 $442   $97,674,000 135
1998/04/26 11 $432,000 -45% 1,769 $244   $98,105,000 136

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/12 1 $41,159,893   2,663 $15,456   $41,159,893 7
1997/12/19 3 $20,854,129 -49% 2,638 $7,905   $62,014,022 14
1997/12/26 6 $16,193,994 -22% 2,670 $6,065   $78,208,016 21
1998/01/02 9 $8,991,745 -44% 2,688 $3,345   $87,199,761 28
1998/01/09 9 $4,458,848 -50% 2,332 $1,912   $91,658,609 35
1998/01/16 15 $2,210,242 -50% 1,549 $1,427   $93,868,851 42
1998/01/23 16 $1,044,898 -53% 1,015 $1,029   $94,913,749 49
1998/01/30 25 $593,262 -43% 649 $914   $95,507,011 56
1998/02/06 30 $315,040 -47% 386 $816   $95,822,051 63
1998/02/13 41 $210,204 -33% 230 $914   $96,032,255 70
1998/02/20 45 $133,308 -37% 166 $803   $96,165,563 77
1998/04/24 10 $2,252,134   1,769 $1,273   $98,565,861 140
1998/05/01 19 $944,772 -58% 1,211 $780   $99,510,633 147
1998/05/08 30 $274,700 -71% 515 $533   $99,785,333 154
1998/05/15 19 $559,767 +104% 666 $840   $100,345,100 161
1998/05/22 23 $413,820 -26% 443 $934   $100,758,920 168
1998/05/29 26 $296,453 -28% 347 $854   $101,055,373 175
1998/06/05 32 $163,686 -45% 264 $620   $101,219,059 182
1998/06/12 42 $93,620 -43% 224 $418   $101,312,679 189

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/8/20111710,617 10,617$100,751$100,751668