Tears of the Sun

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,632,458Details
International Box Office $42,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $85,632,458
Further financial details...

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

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
33% - Rotten
Audience
70% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$75,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 7th, 2003 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong war violence, some brutality and language
Running Time: 109 minutes
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Revolution Studios

Cast

   Lieutenant A.K. Waters
   Dr. Lena Kendricks
Cole Hauser    James "Red" Atkins
Eamonn Walker    Ellis "Zee" Pettigrew
Nick Chinlund    Michael 'Slo' Slowenski
Fionnula Flanagan    Sister Grace
Malick Bowens    Colonel Idriss Sadique
Tom Skerritt    Captain Bill Rhodes
Johnny Messner    Kelly Lake
Paul Francis    Danny "Doc" Kelley
Chad Smith    Jason "Flea" Mabry
Akosua Busia    Patience
Peter Mensah    Terwase
Charles Ingram    Demetrius "Silk" Owens
Awaovieyi Agie    Musa
Hadar Busia-Singleton    Amaka
Ida Onyango    Lasana
Fabrice Yahve Habimana, Jr.    Bujo
Sammi Rotibi    Arthur Azuka
Benjamin Ochieng    Colonel Emanuel Okeze
Jimmy Jean-Louis    Gideon
Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy    Sister Siobhan
Pierrino Mascarino    Father Gianni
Howard Mungo    President Samuel Azuka
Kanayo Chiemelu    General Mustafa Yakubu
Nkeonye Nwankwo    Refugee Woman
Alpha Osman Davies    Alpha
Morris Sesay    Man With Goat
Cle Sloan    Mission Rebel
Kobby Dankyi    Rebel Officer
Lahai Fahnbulleh    Injured Old Man
Allison Dean    Rape Victim
Rodney Charles    Christopher Marwa
Jewel McDonald    Village Woman
George Reid    Tortured Villager
Yannick Doth    Teenage Rebel Soldier
Ousmane Sall    Village Attacker
Harry Van Gorkum    Carrier Reporter
Michael Clossin    Rhodes' Aide
Anthony Vaughn    Rebel Squad Commander
Randall J. Gillet    Seahawk Pilot
William Wood    Carrier Corpsman
Chinyere A. Joyce    Chanting Woman
Martha Myles    Chanting Woman
Gerald Michael Burch    Refugee Camp Guard
Frederick Harris Jr.    Refugee Camp Guard
Elton C. Garner Jr.    Refugee Camp Guard
Floyd W. Vaughn    Relief Worker
John Anyak    Refugee
Ganohan Anasansame    Refugee

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Alex Lasker
Screenwriter    Patrick Cirillo
Producer    Michael Lobell
Producer    Arnold Rifkin
Producer    Ian Bryce
Executive Producer    Joe Roth
Production Designer    Naomi Shohan
Editor    Conrad Buff
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Director of Photography    Mauro Fiore
Co-Producer    Steven P. Saeta
Associate Producer    Stephen J. Eads
Associate Producer    Heidi Fugeman
Associate Producer    Cathy Schulman
Assistant Director    K.C. Hodenfield
Assistant Director    Rich T. Sickler
Art Director    David S. Lazan
Set Decorator    Larry Dias
Costume Designer    Marlene Stewart
Costume Supervisor    Mark A. Peterson
Sound Mixer    Willie D. Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer    Daniel Leahy
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Herbick
Supervising Sound Editor    George Simpson
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Jonascu
Sound Effects Editor    Piero Mura
Sound Designer    George Simpson
Dialogue Editor    Hugo Weng
Dialogue Editor    Susan Dudeck
Dialogue Editor    Curt Schulkey
Supervising Music Editor    Bob Badami
Additional Music Editor    Jennifer Nash
Make up    John Blake
Make up    Richard Snell
Hairstylist    Kenneth Walker
Casting Director    Mary Vernieu

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/07 2 $5,805,885   2,973 $1,953   $5,805,885 1
2003/03/08 2 $6,740,524 +16% 2,973 $2,267   $12,546,409 2
2003/03/09 2 $4,510,804 -33% 2,973 $1,517   $17,057,213 3
2003/03/10 2 $1,346,000 -70% 2,973 $453   $18,403,000 4
2003/03/11 2 $1,358,000 +1% 2,973 $457   $19,761,000 5
2003/03/12 2 $1,141,000 -16% 2,973 $384   $20,902,000 6
2003/03/13 2 $1,114,000 -2% 2,973 $375   $22,016,000 7
2003/03/14 4 $2,561,900 +130% 2,973 $862   $24,577,720 8
2003/03/15 4 $3,688,583 +44% 2,973 $1,241   $28,266,303 9
2003/03/16 4 $2,455,370 -33% 2,973 $826   $30,721,673 10
2003/03/17 4 $662,000 -73% 2,973 $223   $31,384,000 11
2003/03/18 5 $802,000 +21% 2,973 $270   $32,186,000 12
2003/03/19 5 $647,000 -19% 2,973 $218   $32,833,000 13
2003/03/20 5 $653,000 +1% 2,973 $220   $33,486,000 14
2003/03/21 8 $1,279,371 +96% 2,810 $455   $34,765,371 15
2003/03/22 8 $2,080,899 +63% 2,810 $741   $36,846,263 16
2003/03/23 8 $1,075,512 -48% 2,810 $383   $37,921,775 17
2003/03/24 8 $363,000 -66% 2,810 $129   $38,285,000 18
2003/03/25 8 $403,000 +11% 2,810 $143   $38,688,000 19
2003/03/26 8 $366,000 -9% 2,810 $130   $39,054,000 20
2003/03/27 8 $374,000 +2% 2,810 $133   $39,428,000 21

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/03/07 2 $17,057,213   2,973 $5,737   $17,057,213 3
2003/03/14 4 $8,705,853 -49% 2,973 $2,928   $30,721,673 10
2003/03/21 8 $4,435,782 -49% 2,810 $1,579   $37,921,775 17
2003/03/28 13 $2,006,425 -55% 1,764 $1,137   $41,434,588 24
2003/04/04 20 $705,691 -65% 855 $825   $42,801,916 31
2003/04/11 30 $210,131 -70% 343 $613   $43,263,007 38
2003/04/18 48 $89,147 -58% 123 $725   $43,426,961 45
2003/04/25 56 $44,827 -50% 71 $631   $43,509,938 52
2003/05/02 74 $20,604 -54% 71 $290   $43,548,669 59
2003/05/16 43 $63,782   133 $480   $43,632,458 73

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