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The Siege (1998)

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

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
44% - Rotten
Audience
53% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,929 $9,636 Feb 12, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,004 $17,017 Feb 5, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,898 $37,022 Jan 29, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,780 $67,957 Jan 22, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,541 $127,931 Jan 15, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,283 $231,911 Jan 8, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,489 $255,296 Jan 1, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,942 $223,548 Dec 25, 1998 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,054 $321,707 Dec 18, 1998 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,089 $571,352 Dec 11, 1998 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,186 $1,037,257 Dec 4, 1998 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,810 $2,498,458 Nov 27, 1998 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,989 $3,577,517 Nov 20, 1998 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,349 $8,101,705 Nov 13, 1998 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 264 $13,931,285 Nov 6, 1998 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,302 $13,931,285 Nov 6, 1998 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,483 2,541 Nov 6, 1998 3
Biggest November Day at the Domestic Box Office 591 $6,100,000 Nov 7, 1998 2
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 1,956 $6,100,000 Nov 7, 1998 2

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

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
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