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Sphere (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,068,294Details
International Box Office $13,100,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $50,168,294
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$73,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 13th, 1998 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action including some startling images
Running Time: 128 minutes
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Keywords: Time Travel, Underwater
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Leggiest Opening Weekend 37 4.24 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 56 $16,586,765 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 26 $30,591,795 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 60 $18,739,573 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 27 $34,562,325 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day) 34 $16,586,765 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 19 $30,591,795 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 35 $18,739,573 Feb 13, 1998 3
Washington's Birthday (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 21 $34,562,325 Feb 13, 1998 3

Cast

   Norman
   Beth
   Harry
Peter Coyote    Barnes
Liev Schreiber    Ted
Queen Latifah    Fletcher
Marga Gomez    Jane Edmunds
Huey Lewis    Helicopter Pilot
Bernard Hocke    Seaman
James Pickens, Jr.    OSSA Instructor
Michael Keys Hall    OSSA Official
Ralph Tabakin    OSSA Official

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Paul Attanasio
Screenwriter    Stephen Hauser
Story Creator    Michael Crichton
Producer    Michael Crichton
Producer    Andrew Wald
Producer    Barry Levinson
Executive Producer    Peter Giuliano
Production Designer    Norman Reynolds
Editor    Stu Linder
Composer    Elliot Goldenthal
Director of Photography    Adam Greenberg
Associate Producer    Patricia Churchill
Assistant Director    Katterli Frauenfelder
Assistant Director    Cara Giallanza
Assistant Director    Robert Huberman
Second Unit Director    David Ellis
Unit Production Manager    Patricia Churchill
Art Director    Mark Mansbridge
Art Director    Jonathan McKinstry
Set Decorator    Anne Kuljian
Visual Effects Supervisor    Jeffrey A. Okun
Visual Effects Supervisor    Carlos Arguello
Special Effects Supervisor    Ken Pepiot
Costume Designer    Gloria Gresham
Costume Supervisor    Jim Tyson
Additional Editor    Blair Daily
Sound Mixer    Steve Cantamessa
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer    Lora Hirschberg
Supervising Sound Editor    Tim Holland
Sound Effects Editor    J.R. Grubbs
Sound Effects Editor    Marian Wilde
Sound Effects Editor    Mary Helen Leasman
Make up    Allan Apone
Hairstylist    Catherine Childers
Adaptation    Kurt Wimmer
Casting Director    Ellen Chenoweth
Stunt Coordinator    Ronnie Rondell

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 3 $16,586,765   2,814 $5,894   $16,586,765 1
1998/02/20 3 $7,684,122 -54% 2,814 $2,731   $25,862,308 2
1998/02/27 6 $3,809,123 -50% 2,238 $1,702   $32,462,849 3
1998/03/06 14 $1,239,387 -67% 1,512 $820   $34,751,717 4
1998/03/13 21 $512,794 -59% 684 $750   $35,672,349 5
1998/03/20 34 $166,779 -67% 282 $591   $36,045,329 6
1998/03/27 42 $68,617 -59% 130 $528   $36,174,083 7
1998/04/03 22 $311,797 +354% 616 $506   $36,509,212 8
1998/04/10 32 $154,940 -50% 384 $403   $36,828,145 9
1998/04/17 53 $62,558 -60% 179 $349   $36,976,367 10

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/02/13 3 $3,910,000   2,814 $1,389   $3,910,000 1
1998/02/14 3 $6,270,000 +60% 2,814 $2,228   $10,180,000 2
1998/02/15 3 $6,420,000 +2% 2,814 $2,281   $14,433,957 3
1998/02/16 3 $2,152,808 -66% 2,814 $765   $16,586,765 4
1998/02/17 3 $1,024,440 -52% 2,814 $364   $17,611,205 5
1998/02/18 3 $803,363 -22% 2,814 $285   $18,414,568 6
1998/02/19 3 $763,618 -5% 2,814 $271   $19,178,186 7
1998/02/20 3 $2,110,000 +176% 2,814 $750   $21,288,000 8
1998/02/21 3 $3,505,000 +66% 2,814 $1,246   $24,793,000 9
1998/02/22 3 $2,070,000 -41% 2,814 $736   $26,863,000 10
1998/02/23 3 $476,011 -77% 2,814 $169   $27,338,319 11
1998/02/24 3 $520,124 +9% 2,814 $185   $27,858,469 12
1998/02/25 4 $393,046 -24% 2,814 $140   $28,249,554 13
1998/02/26 4 $405,000 +3% 2,814 $144   $28,654,000 14
1998/02/27 7 $1,015,000 +151% 2,238 $454   $29,669,000 15
1998/02/28 6 $1,740,000 +71% 2,238 $777   $31,409,000 16
1998/03/01 6 $1,045,000 -40% 2,238 $467   $32,463,000 17
1998/03/02 6 $248,819 -76% 2,238 $111   $32,711,468 18
1998/03/03 6 $306,497 +23% 2,238 $137   $33,017,965 19
1998/03/04 6 $245,606 -20% 2,238 $110   $33,263,571 20
1998/03/05 6 $248,759 +1% 2,238 $111   $33,512,330 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/02/13 3 $18,178,186   2,814 $6,460   $18,178,186 1
1998/02/20 3 $10,475,540 -42% 2,814 $3,723   $28,653,726 2
1998/02/27 6 $4,858,604 -54% 2,238 $2,171   $33,512,330 3
1998/03/06 14 $1,647,225 -66% 1,512 $1,089   $35,159,555 4
1998/03/13 21 $718,995 -56% 684 $1,051   $35,878,550 5
1998/03/20 34 $226,916 -68% 282 $805   $36,105,466 6
1998/03/27 42 $91,949 -59% 130 $707   $36,197,415 7
1998/04/03 22 $475,790 +417% 616 $772   $36,673,205 8
1998/04/10 32 $240,604 -49% 384 $627   $36,913,809 9