Follow us on

Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,378,353Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
40% - Rotten
Audience
68% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$36,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 24th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing images, sensuality and brief strong language
Running Time: 127 minutes
Comparisons: vs. All Good Things
Create your own comparison chart…
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Harry J. Ulfand, Ron Bass
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,626 $83,050 Mar 10, 2000 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,686 $109,040 Mar 3, 2000 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,655 $152,490 Feb 25, 2000 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,749 $188,655 Feb 18, 2000 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,432 $396,435 Feb 11, 2000 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,376 $732,035 Feb 4, 2000 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,702 $905,005 Jan 28, 2000 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,858 $1,401,250 Jan 21, 2000 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,516 $3,101,195 Jan 14, 2000 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,845 $3,910,055 Jan 7, 2000 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,445 $48,860 Dec 31, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,518 $32,135 Dec 24, 1999 3

Cast

   Ishmael Chambers
James Cromwell    Judge Fielding
Richard Jenkins    Sheriff Art Moran
   Hatsue Miyamoto
James Rebhorn    Alvin Hooks
Sam Shepard    Arthur Chambers
Rick Yune    Kazuo Miyamoto
Max von Sydow    Nels Gudmundsson
Eric Thal    Carl Heine Jr.
Jan Rubes    Ole Jurgensen
Celia Weston    Etta Heine
Max Wright    Horace Whaley
Arija Bareikis    Susan Marie Heine
Zeljko Ivanek    Dr. Whitman
Caroline Kava    Helen Chambers
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa    Zenhichi Miyamoto
Daniel von Bargen    Carl-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Reeve Carney    Young Ishmael Chambers
Anne Suzuki    Young Hatsue Imada
Saemi Nakamura    Sumiko Imada
Mika Fujii    Yukiko Imada
Dwight McFee    Bus Driver
Bill Harper    Levant
Xi Reng Jiang    Nagaishi
Myles Ferguson    German Soldier
Noah Heney    Ship's Doctor
John Destrey    Bailiff
A. Arthur Takemoto    Buddhist Priest
Ken Takemoto    Monk
Larry Musser    Gas Station Attendent
Jamie Kang    Singing Girl
Lili Marshall    Strawberry
Lisa Mena    Strawberry Woman
Jethro Heysen-Hicks    Parade Boy with Stick
Tom Heaton    Juror
Frank C. Turner    Juror
Marilyn Norry    Juror
Peter Crook    Fisherman
Ron Snyder    Fisherman
Mark Ainsworth Farrell    Fisherman
Jay Brazeau    Reporter
Tom Scholte    Reporter
Tim Burd    Reporter
Gareth Williams    FBI Agent
Anthony Harrison    FBI Agent
Adam Pospisil    Heine Child
Johnny Brynelsen    Heine Child

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Ron Bass
Screenwriter    Scott Hicks
Story Creator    David Guterson
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Producer    Frank Marshall
Producer    Harry J. Ufland
Producer    Ron Bass
Executive Producer    Carol Baum
Executive Producer    Lloyd A. Silverrman
Production Designer    Jeannine Oppewall
Editor    Hank Corwin
Composer    James Newton Howard
Director of Photography    Robert Richardson
Co-Producer    Richard Vane
Co-Producer    David Guterson
Associate Producer    Kerry Heysen
Assistant Director    Katterli Frauenfelder
Unit Production Manager    Patti Allen
Second Unit Director    Frank Marshall
Supervising Art Director    Bill Arnold
Art Director    Doug Byggdin
Set Decorator    Jim Erickson
Second Unit Camera    Ray Stella
Visual Effects Supervisor    Stephen Rosenbaum
Special Effects Coordinator    Bill Aldridge
Costume Designer    Renee Ehrlich Kalfus
Costume Supervisor    Michael Dennison
Sound Mixer    Eric Batut
Re-recording Mixer    Randy Thom
Re-recording Mixer    Shawn Murphy
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Sound Effects Editor    John Penders
Sound Designer    Hank Corwin
Dialogue Editor    Craig Carter
Music Editor    Jim Weidman
Music Editor    David Olson
Makeup    Rosalina Da Silva
Makeup    James D. Brown
Casting    David Rubin
Raleigh Wilson    Roland Raleigh Wilson

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/24 52 $32,135   3 $10,712   $32,135 3
1999/12/31 51 $48,860 +52% 3 $16,287   $143,105 10
2000/01/07 10 $3,910,055 +7,903% 1,150 $3,400   $4,078,058 17
2000/01/14 16 $3,101,195 -21% 1,155 $2,685   $8,386,753 24
2000/01/21 20 $1,401,250 -55% 1,099 $1,275   $10,388,608 31
2000/01/28 21 $905,005 -35% 1,000 $905   $11,771,703 38
2000/02/04 20 $732,035 -19% 800 $915   $12,868,743 45
2000/02/11 24 $396,435 -46% 505 $785   $13,517,178 52
2000/02/18 39 $188,655 -52% 288 $655   $13,867,358 59
2000/02/25 35 $152,490 -19% 299 $510   $14,073,043 66
2000/03/03 42 $109,040 -28% 188 $580   $14,249,313 73
2000/03/10 46 $83,050 -24% 151 $550   $14,378,353 80

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/01/07 10 $1,198,000   1,150 $1,042   $1,367,000 15
2000/01/08 10 $1,746,000 +46% 1,150 $1,518   $3,113,000 16
2000/01/09 10 $955,000 -45% 1,150 $830   $4,078,058 17
2000/01/10 9 $281,750 -70% 1,150 $245   $4,359,808 18
2000/01/11 9 $339,250 +20% 1,150 $295   $4,699,058 19
2000/01/12 9 $304,750 -10% 1,150 $265   $5,003,808 20
2000/01/13 10 $280,750 -8% 1,150 $244   $5,284,558 21
2000/01/14 15 $716,000 +155% 1,150 $623   $6,000,558 22
2000/01/15 15 $1,108,000 +55% 1,150 $963   $7,108,558 23
2000/01/16 15 $821,970 -26% 1,150 $715   $7,930,528 24
2000/01/17 14 $456,225 -44% 1,155 $395   $8,386,753 25
2000/01/18 13 $219,450 -52% 1,155 $190   $8,606,203 26
2000/01/19 12 $196,530 -10% 1,155 $170   $8,802,733 27
2000/01/20 13 $184,805 -6% 1,155 $160   $8,987,538 28
2000/01/23 18 $330,000   1,099 $300   $10,388,608 31
2000/01/24 17 $120,890 -63% 1,099 $110   $10,509,678 32
2000/01/25 17 $131,880 +9% 1,099 $120   $10,641,558 33
2000/01/26 17 $109,925 -17% 1,099 $100   $10,751,483 34
2000/01/30 19 $190,000   1,000 $190   $11,771,703 38
2000/01/31 19 $84,985 -55% 1,000 $85   $11,856,688 39
2000/02/01 19 $95,000 +12% 1,000 $95   $11,951,688 40
2000/02/02 19 $94,895 n/c 1,000 $95   $12,046,763 41
2000/02/06 19 $184,000   800 $230   $12,869,000 45
2000/02/07 18 $55,995 -70% 800 $70   $12,924,918 46
2000/02/08 17 $72,055 +29% 800 $90   $12,996,973 47
2000/02/09 17 $60,125 -17% 800 $75   $13,057,098 48
2000/02/10 17 $63,825 +6% 800 $80   $13,120,923 49
2000/02/14 20 $58,075   500 $116   $13,575,433 53

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/12/24 48 $94,245   3 $31,415   $94,245 7
1999/12/31 57 $73,758 -22% 3 $24,586   $168,003 14
2000/01/07 10 $5,117,555 +6,838% 1,150 $4,450   $5,285,558 21
2000/01/14 16 $3,701,800 -28% 1,155 $3,205   $8,987,358 28
2000/01/21 18 $1,879,340 -49% 1,099 $1,710   $10,866,698 35
2000/01/28 20 $1,270,010 -32% 1,000 $1,270   $12,136,708 42
2000/02/04 19 $984,035 -23% 800 $1,230   $13,120,743 49
2000/02/11 23 $557,960 -43% 505 $1,105   $13,678,703 56
2000/02/18 39 $241,850 -57% 288 $840   $13,920,553 63
2000/02/25 33 $219,720 -9% 299 $735   $14,140,273 70
2000/03/03 43 $155,030 -29% 188 $825   $14,295,303 77
2000/03/10 53 $83,050 -46% 151 $550   $14,378,353 84