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Stargate (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,565,669Details
International Box Office $125,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $196,565,669
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Synopsis

Egyptologist Daniel Jackson and colonel Jack O’Neill travel through an interstellar portal (a stargate) to investigate what is on the other side, only to end up on a desert planet on the other side of the universe. The planet is rules by Ra, a hermaphroditic Egyptian sun god, who oppresses hordes of slave workers.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
48% - Rotten
Audience
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 28th, 1994 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: June 18th, 1997 by Live / Artisan
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence
Running Time: 121 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: StudioCanal, Centropolis Entertainment
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 573 $88,314 Feb 24, 1995 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 594 $115,693 Feb 17, 1995 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 730 $113,416 Feb 10, 1995 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 709 $160,317 Feb 3, 1995 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 670 $212,554 Jan 27, 1995 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 645 $261,761 Jan 20, 1995 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 435 $458,860 Jan 13, 1995 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 532 $504,079 Jan 6, 1995 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 490 $777,678 Dec 30, 1994 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 750 $685,424 Dec 23, 1994 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,039 $695,378 Dec 16, 1994 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,034 $1,170,559 Dec 9, 1994 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 893 $2,265,067 Dec 2, 1994 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 545 $4,777,198 Nov 25, 1994 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,044 $4,413,420 Nov 18, 1994 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,020 $52,869,582 Nov 18, 1994 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 763 $8,107,032 Nov 11, 1994 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 768 $12,368,778 Nov 4, 1994 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 294 $12,368,778 Nov 4, 1994 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 90 $16,651,018 Oct 28, 1994 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,048 $16,651,018 Oct 28, 1994 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,157 2,033 Oct 28, 1994 3

Cast

   Colonel Jonathan "Jack" O'Neil
   Dr. Daniel Jackson
Jaye Davidson    Ra
Viveca Lindfors    Catherine
Alexis Cruz    Skaara
Mili Avital    Sha'uri
Leon Rippy    General West
John Diehl    Lieutenant Kawalsky
Carlos Lauchu    Anubis
Djimon Hounsou    Horus
Erick Avari    Kasuf
French Stewart    Louis Ferretti
Gianin Loffler    Nabeh
Christopher John Fields    Freeman
Derek Webster    Lieutenant Brown
Jack Moore    Lieutenant Reilly
Steve Giannelli    Lieutenant Porro
David Pressman    Assistant Lieutenant
Scott Smith    Officer
Cecil Hoffman    Sarah O'Neil
Rae Allen    Barbara Shore
Richard Kind    Gary Meyers, PhD
John Storey    Mitch
Lee Taylor-Allan    Jenny
George Gray    Technician
Kelly Vint    Young Catherine
Erik Holland    Professor Langford
Nick Wilder    Foreman Taylor
Sayed Badreya    Arabic Interpreter
Michael Concepcion    Horus #1
Jerry Gilmore    Horus #2
Michel Jean-Phillipe    Horus #3
Dialy N'Daiye    Horus #4
Gladys Holland    Professor
Roger Til    Professor
Kenneth Danziger    Professor
Christopher West    Professor
Robert Ackerman    Companion
Kieron Lee    Masked Ra
Frank Welker    Mastadge
John Rhys-Davies    Shouting Arab Digger (uncredited)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Dean Devlin
Producer    Oliver Eberle
Producer    Joel B. Michaels
Screenwriter    Roland Emmerich
Screenwriter    Dean Devlin
Executive Producer    Mario Kassar
Co-Producer    Ute Emmerich
Director of Photography    Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Production Designer    Holger Gross
Editor    Derek Brechin
Editor    Michael J. Duthie
Costume Designer    Joseph Porro
Additional Costume Designer    Patrick Tatopoulos
Composer    David Arnold
Associate Producer    Peter Winther
Assistant Director    Steve Love
Unit Production Manager    Donald Heitzer
Unit Production Manager    Ramsey Thomas
Art Director    Peter Murton
Art Director    Frank Bollinger
Set Decorator    Jim Erickson
Director of Photography    Peter Krause
Costume Supervisor    Garet Reilly Batchelor
Additional Editor    Peter S. Elliot
Additional Editor    Roy Watts
Sound Mixer    David Ronne
Re-recording Mixer    Patrick Cyccone
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Re-recording Mixer    Don White
Re-recording Mixer    Scott Purdy
Supervising Sound Editor    Sandy Gendler
Supervising Sound Editor    Val Kuklowsky
Sound Editor    Noah Blough
Sound Editor    Michael Dandy
Sound Editor    Cameron Frankley
Sound Editor    Mike Goodman
Sound Editor    Harry Harris
Sound Editor    Andrea Horta
Sound Editor    Lenny Jennings
Sound Editor    Mark LaPointe
Sound Editor    Kevin Hearst
Sound Editor    Mike Szakmeister
Sound Editor    Bill Van Daalen
Sound Editor    Ben Wilkins
Sound Editor    Daniel Yale
Supervising Music Editor    Laurie Higgins-Tobias
Key Makeup    Greg Nelson
Supervisor Hairstylist    Lori Guidroz
Key Hairstylist    Beth Miller
Creature Effects    Patrick Tatopoulos
Casting Director    April Webster
Stunt Coordinator    Andy Armstrong

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
1994/10/28 1 $16,651,018   2,033 $8,190   $16,651,018 3
1994/11/04 1 $12,368,778 -26% 2,033 $6,084   $34,462,744 10
1994/11/11 3 $8,107,032 -34% 2,033 $3,988   $46,505,549 17
1994/11/18 6 $4,413,420 -46% 2,033 $2,171   $52,869,582 24
1994/11/25 7 $4,777,198 +8% 2,033 $2,350   $60,169,143 31
1994/12/02 9 $2,265,067 -53% 1,904 $1,190   $63,291,430 38
1994/12/09 11 $1,170,559 -48% 1,484 $789   $65,097,345 45
1994/12/16 13 $695,378 -41% 936 $743   $66,201,560 52
1994/12/23 21 $685,424 -1% 775 $884   $67,280,619 59
1994/12/30 21 $777,678 +13% 704 $1,105   $68,644,252 66
1995/01/06 21 $504,079 -35% 658 $766   $69,320,469 73
1995/01/13 24 $458,860 -9% 413 $1,111   $69,977,992 80
1995/01/20 24 $261,761 -43% 396 $661   $70,338,783 87
1995/01/27 27 $212,554 -19% 371 $573   $70,673,374 94
1995/02/03 33 $160,317 -25% 224 $716   $70,926,023 101
1995/02/10 39 $113,416 -29% 161 $704   $71,085,359 108
1995/02/17 41 $115,693 +2% 139 $832   $71,234,377 115
1995/02/24 44 $88,314 -24% 155 $570   $71,346,004 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/10/28 1 $22,093,966   2,033 $10,868   $22,093,966 7
1994/11/04 1 $16,304,551 -26% 2,033 $8,020   $38,398,517 14
1994/11/11 3 $10,057,645 -38% 2,033 $4,947   $48,456,162 21
1994/11/18 6 $6,935,783 -31% 2,033 $3,412   $55,391,945 28
1994/11/25 7 $5,634,418 -19% 2,033 $2,771   $61,026,363 35
1994/12/02 9 $2,900,423 -49% 1,904 $1,523   $63,926,786 42
1994/12/09 11 $1,579,396 -46% 1,484 $1,064   $65,506,182 49
1994/12/16 14 $1,089,013 -31% 936 $1,163   $66,595,195 56
1994/12/23 20 $1,271,379 +17% 775 $1,640   $67,866,574 63
1994/12/30 21 $949,816 -25% 704 $1,349   $68,816,390 70
1995/01/06 21 $702,742 -26% 658 $1,068   $69,519,132 77
1995/01/13 23 $557,890 -21% 413 $1,351   $70,077,022 84
1995/01/20 24 $383,798 -31% 396 $969   $70,460,820 91
1995/01/27 27 $304,886 -21% 371 $822   $70,765,706 98
1995/02/03 33 $206,237 -32% 224 $921   $70,971,943 105
1995/02/10 39 $146,741 -29% 161 $911   $71,118,684 112
1995/02/17 41 $139,006 -5% 139 $1,000   $71,257,690 119

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/26/20091415,244 15,244$152,287$152,287632