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The Siege (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,934,175Details
International Box Office $75,691,623Details
Worldwide Box Office $116,625,798
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,929 $40,934,175
All Time International Box Office 1,048 $75,691,623
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,233 $116,625,798
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 574 $40,934,175
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 258 $75,691,623
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 328 $116,625,798

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 6th, 1998 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for violence, language and brief nudity
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Keywords: Terrorism
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lynda Obst Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,955 $9,636 Feb 12, 1999 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,027 $17,017 Feb 5, 1999 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,920 $37,022 Jan 29, 1999 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,801 $67,957 Jan 22, 1999 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,561 $127,931 Jan 15, 1999 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,298 $231,911 Jan 8, 1999 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,511 $255,296 Jan 1, 1999 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,966 $223,548 Dec 25, 1998 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,080 $321,707 Dec 18, 1998 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,119 $571,352 Dec 11, 1998 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,216 $1,037,257 Dec 4, 1998 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,837 $2,498,458 Nov 27, 1998 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,019 $3,577,517 Nov 20, 1998 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,370 $8,101,705 Nov 13, 1998 10
Biggest Domestic November Weekend 264 $13,931,285 Nov 6, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,322 $13,931,285 Nov 6, 1998 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 861 2.96 Nov 6, 1998 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 1,531 33.7% Nov 6, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,516 2,541 Nov 6, 1998 3
Biggest Domestic November Day 591 $6,100,000 Nov 7, 1998 2
Biggest Domestic Saturday 2,004 $6,100,000 Nov 7, 1998 2
Never No. 1 Domestic 875 $40,934,175 Nov 6, 1998 0

Cast

   Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard
   Elise Kraft/Sharon Bridger
   General William Devereaux
Tony Shalhoub    Frank Haddad
Sami Bouajila    Samir Nazhde
David Proval    Danny Sussman
Ahmed Ben Larby    Sheik Ahmed Bin Talal
Mosleh Mohamed    Muezzin
Lianna Pai    Tina Osu
Mark Valley    Mike Johanssen
Jack Gwaltney    Fred Darius
Lance Reddick    Floyd Rose
Jeremy Knaster    INS Official
William Hill    INS Uniform
Aasif Mandvi    Khalil Saleh
Frank DiElsi    Officer Williams
Wood Harris    Officer Henderson
Ellen Bethea    Anita
David Costabile    Fingerprint Expert
Glenn Kessler    Fiber Expert
Jeffrey Waid    Video Agent
Tom McDermott    Phone Bank Agent
Sherry Ham-Bernard    Hub's Secretary
Joseph Hodges    Landlord
Joey Naber    Rashad
Said Faraj    Yousuf
Alex Dodd    Ali
Jacqueline Antaramian    Najiba Haddad
Helmi Kassim    Frank Haddad, Jr.
Ghoulam R. Rasoully    Frank Jr.'s Teacher
Joseph Badalucco, Jr.    EMT
Diana Naftal    Injured Woman
Ben Shenkman    Kaplan, INS
Barton Tinapp    Mayoral A.A.
Neal Jones    NYPD Representative
Donna Hanover    District Attorney
Peter Schindler    Johnson, FAA
Hany Kamal    Arab Spokesman
Chip Zien    Chief of Staff
Dakin Matthews    Senator Wright
John Rothman    Congressman Marshall
John Henry Cox    Speaker of the House
E. Katherine Kerr    Attorney General
Jimmie Ray Weeks    Army General
Will Lyman    FBI Director
Ray Godshall    CIA Director
Victor Slezak    Colonel Hardwick
Chris Messina    Corporal
Gilbert Rosales    Mechanic
Amro Salama    Tariq Husseini
Jim Shankman    ACLU Lawyer
Matt Servitto    Journalist 1
Jourdan Fremin    Journalist 2
Susie Essman    Protest Speaker
Jeff Beatty    FBI Agent Undercover
Graham J. Larson    FBI Agent

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Lynda Obst
Producer    Edward Zwick
Screenwriter    Lawrence Wright
Screenwriter    Menno Meyjes
Screenwriter    Edward Zwick
Story Creator    Lawrence Wright
Executive Producer    Peter Schindler
Director of Photography    Roger Deakins
Production Designer    Lilly Kilvert
Costume Designer    Ann Roth
Composer    Graeme Revell
Co-Producer    Jonathan Filley
Associate Producer    Robin Budd
Assistant Director    Nilo Otero
Second Unit Director    Peter Horton
Unit Production Manager    Jonathan Filley
Production Supervisor    Carl S. Griffin
Supervising Art Director    John Warnke
Art Director    Chris Shriver
Set Decorator    Gretchen Rau
Second Unit Camera    Craig Haagensen
Editor    Steven Rosenblum
Sound Mixer    Allan Byer
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    D.M. Hemphill
Sound Editor    Neal Anderson
Sound Editor    Christopher Assells
Sound Editor    Dino DiMuro
Sound Editor    Hector Gika
Sound Editor    Gregory J. Hainer
Sound Editor    Danny Hegeman
Sound Editor    Craig Jaeger
Sound Editor    Patrick Sellers
Music Editor    Josh Winget
Hairstylist    William A. Farley
Casting Director    Mary Goldberg
Casting Director    Mary Colquhoun
Stunt Coordinator    Joel Kramer

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/06 2 $13,931,285   2,541 $5,483   $13,931,285 3
1998/11/13 4 $8,101,705 -42% 2,582 $3,138   $26,370,984 10
1998/11/20 6 $3,577,517 -56% 2,438 $1,467   $32,059,634 17
1998/11/27 12 $2,498,458 -30% 1,676 $1,491   $36,203,435 24
1998/12/04 13 $1,037,257 -58% 1,206 $860   $37,829,456 31
1998/12/11 16 $571,352 -45% 787 $726   $38,749,792 38
1998/12/18 22 $321,707 -44% 486 $662   $39,299,835 45
1998/12/25 29 $223,548 -31% 371 $603   $39,716,979 52
1999/01/01 32 $255,296 +14% 425 $601   $40,163,804 59
1999/01/08 28 $231,911 -9% 397 $584   $40,510,759 66
1999/01/15 41 $127,931 -45% 212 $603   $40,724,804 73
1999/01/22 47 $67,957 -47% 157 $433   $40,819,253 80
1999/01/29 51 $37,022 -46% 117 $316   $40,880,941 87
1999/02/05 57 $17,017 -54% 69 $247   $40,914,967 94
1999/02/12 63 $9,636 -43% 23 $419   $40,932,372 101

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/06 2 $4,700,000   2,541 $1,850   $4,700,000 1
1998/11/07 2 $6,100,000 +30% 2,541 $2,401   $10,800,000 2
1998/11/08 2 $3,258,000 -47% 2,541 $1,282   $13,931,285 3
1998/11/09 2 $890,960 -73% 2,541 $351   $14,822,245 4
1998/11/10 2 $1,217,549 +37% 2,541 $479   $16,039,794 5
1998/11/11 2 $1,410,548 +16% 2,541 $555   $17,450,342 6
1998/11/12 2 $818,937 -42% 2,541 $322   $18,269,279 7
1998/11/13 4 $2,530,000 +209% 2,579 $981   $20,799,000 8
1998/11/14 4 $3,720,000 +47% 2,579 $1,442   $24,519,000 9
1998/11/15 4 $1,914,000 -49% 2,579 $742   $26,371,000 10
1998/11/16 4 $479,729 -75% 2,582 $186   $26,850,713 11
1998/11/17 4 $617,923 +29% 2,582 $239   $27,468,636 12
1998/11/18 4 $534,618 -13% 2,582 $207   $28,003,254 13
1998/11/19 4 $478,863 -10% 2,582 $185   $28,482,117 14
1998/11/20 6 $1,045,000 +118% 1,715 $609   $29,527,000 15
1998/11/21 6 $1,660,000 +59% 1,715 $968   $31,187,000 16
1998/11/22 6 $868,000 -48% 2,438 $356   $32,060,000 17
1998/11/23 6 $271,194 -69% 2,438 $111   $32,330,828 18
1998/11/24 6 $385,000 +42% 1,691 $228   $32,716,000 19

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/11/06 2 $18,269,279   2,541 $7,190   $18,269,279 7
1998/11/13 4 $10,212,838 -44% 2,582 $3,955   $28,482,117 14
1998/11/20 7 $5,222,860 -49% 2,438 $2,142   $33,704,977 21
1998/11/27 12 $3,087,222 -41% 1,676 $1,842   $36,792,199 28
1998/12/04 13 $1,386,241 -55% 1,206 $1,149   $38,178,440 35
1998/12/11 16 $799,688 -42% 787 $1,016   $38,978,128 42
1998/12/18 23 $515,303 -36% 486 $1,060   $39,493,431 49
1998/12/25 30 $415,077 -19% 371 $1,119   $39,908,508 56
1999/01/01 29 $370,340 -11% 425 $871   $40,278,848 63
1999/01/08 27 $318,025 -14% 397 $801   $40,596,873 70
1999/01/15 40 $154,423 -51% 212 $728   $40,751,296 77
1999/01/22 45 $92,623 -40% 157 $590   $40,843,919 84
1999/01/29 48 $54,031 -42% 117 $462   $40,897,950 91
1999/02/05 52 $24,786 -54% 69 $359   $40,922,736 98