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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $201,858,746Details
International Box Office $311,956,655
Worldwide Box Office $513,815,401
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
93% - Certified Fresh
Audience
94% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$100,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 2nd, 1991 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: October 22nd, 1997 by Live / Artisan
June 16th, 2015 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment, released as Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Special Edition)
MPAA Rating: R for strong sci-fi action and violence, and for language
Running Time: 136 minutes
Franchise: Terminator
Comparisons: vs. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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Keywords: Visual Effects, End of the World, Time Travel, Yesterday's Tomorrow
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Carolco Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 98 $588,657 Nov 15, 1991 138
Fastest Movies to Earn $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office 159 $201,858,746 Nov 15, 1991 138
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 209 $664,020 Oct 11, 1991 103
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 158 $1,252,960 Sep 27, 1991 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 98 $2,063,232 Sep 20, 1991 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 92 $2,481,453 Sep 13, 1991 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 84 $3,106,995 Sep 6, 1991 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 49 $5,401,293 Aug 30, 1991 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $4,089,720 Aug 23, 1991 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $5,544,350 Aug 16, 1991 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 149 $6,725,035 Aug 9, 1991 40
Fastest Movies to Earn $150 Million at the Domestic Box Office 210 $152,441,594 Aug 2, 1991 37
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 148 $8,587,790 Aug 2, 1991 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 201 $11,051,400 Jul 26, 1991 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 238 $14,895,425 Jul 19, 1991 19
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 263 $100,418,814 Jul 12, 1991 16
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 319 $20,738,340 Jul 12, 1991 12
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 90 $31,765,506 Jul 5, 1991 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 408 $31,765,506 Jul 5, 1991 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 583 $31,765,506 Jul 5, 1991 5
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 253 $52,306,548 Jul 5, 1991 5
Widest Opening Weekend 1,829 2,274 Jul 5, 1991 5
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 103 $8,879,970 Jul 4, 1991 2
Biggest July Day at the Domestic Box Office 425 $9,261,072 Jul 3, 1991 1
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 89 $9,261,072 Jul 3, 1991 1

Cast

   The Terminator
Linda Hamilton    Sarah Connor
Edward Furlong    John Connor
Robert Patrick    T-1000
Earl Boen    Dr. Peter Silberman
Joe Morton    Miles Bennett Dyson
S. Epatha Merkerson    Tarissa Dyson
Castulo Guerra    Enrique Salceda
Jenette Goldstein    Janelle Voight
Xander Berkeley    Todd Voight
Leslie Hamilton Gearren    T-1000 Sarah
Ken Gibbel    Douglas
Robert Winley    Cigar Biker
Pete Schrum    Lloyd
Shane Wilder    Trucker
Michael Edwards    Old John Connor
Jared Lounsbery    Kid
Casey Chavez    Kid
Ennalls Berl    Bryant
Don Lake    Mossberg
Richard Vidan    Weatherby
Tom McDonald    Cop
Jim Palmer    Jock
Gerard Williams    Jock
Gwenda Deacon    Night Nurse
Don Stanton    Lewis the Guard
Dan Stanton    Lewis as T-1000
Colin Patrick Lynch    Attendant
Noel Evangelisti    Hospital Guard
Nikki Cox    Girl
Lisa Brinegar    Girl
DeVaughn Nixon    Danny Dyson
Tony Simotes    Vault Guard
Diane Rodriguez    Jolanda Salceda
Dalton Abbott    Infant John Connor
Ron Young    Pool Cue Biker
Charles Robert Brown    Tatoo Biker
Abdul Salaam El Razzac    Gibbons
Mike Muscat    Moshier
Dean Norris    SWAT Team Leader
Charles Tamburro    Police Chopper Pilot
J. Rob Jordan    Pickup Truck Driver
Terrence Evans    Tanker Truck Driver
Denney Pierce    Burley Attendant
Mark Christopher Lawrence    Burley Attendant
Pat Kouri    SWAT Leader
Van Ling    Cyberdyne Tech

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    James Cameron
Screenwriter    William Wisher
Screenwriter    Adam Greenberg
Story Creator    James Cameron
Story Creator    Gale Anne Hurd
Producer    James Cameron
Executive Producer    Gale Anne Hurd
Executive Producer    Mario Kassar
Production Designer    Joseph Nemec III
Production Designer-Special Visual Effects Sequences    Michael Novotny
Editor    Conrad Buff
Editor    Mark Goldblatt
Editor    Richard A. Harris
Composer    Brad Fiedel
Director of Photography    Adam Greenberg
Co-Producer    B.J Rack
Co-Producer    Stephanie Austin
Assistant Director    J. Michael Haynie
Assistant Director    Terry Miller
Second Unit Director    Gary Davis
Unit Production Manager    Dirk Petersmann
Art Director    Joseph P. Lucky
Set Decorator    John M. Dwyer
Supervising Photography-Special Visual Effects Sequences    Dennis Skotak
Second Unit Camera    Michael A. Benson
Additional Photography (Aerial)    David L. Butler
Visual Effects Supervisor    Robert Skotak
Visual Effects Supervisor    Dennis Muren
Visual Effects Supervisor    Gene Warren, Jr.
Costume Designer    Marlene Stewart
Costume Supervisor    Bruce R. Hogard
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Rydstrom
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Supervising Sound Editor    Gloria S. Borders
Sound Effects Editor    Robert Shoup
Sound Effects Editor    Tim Holland
Sound Effects Editor    Teresa Eckton
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Richard Hymns
Sound Effects Editor    Ethan Van der Ryn
Sound Effects Editor    Larry Oatfield
Sound Designer    Gary Rydstrom
Dialogue Editor    Paige Satorius
Dialogue Editor    Stacey Foiles
Dialogue Editor    Ewa Sztompke
Dialogue Editor    Gwen Yates Whittle
Dialogue Editor    Sara Bolder
Music Editor    Allan K. Rosen
Make up    Jeff Dawn
Hairstylist    Peter Tothpal
Special Makeup and Terminator Effects    Stan Winston
Casting Director    Mali Finn
Stunt Coordinator    Joel Kramer
Stunt Coordinator    Gary Davis

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/07/05 1 $31,765,506   2,274 $13,969   $52,306,548 5
1991/07/12 1 $20,738,340 -35% 2,289 $9,060   $90,429,618 12
1991/07/19 1 $14,895,425 -28% 2,349 $6,341   $115,314,239 19
1991/07/26 1 $11,051,400 -26% 2,445 $4,520   $133,612,304 26
1991/08/02 2 $8,587,790 -22% 2,495 $3,442   $147,713,569 33
1991/08/09 3 $6,725,035 -22% 2,389 $2,815   $159,166,629 40
1991/08/16 2 $5,544,350 -18% 2,263 $2,450   $168,449,764 47
1991/08/23 3 $4,089,720 -26% 2,076 $1,970   $175,583,219 54
1991/08/30 3 $5,401,293 +32% 1,888 $2,861   $183,122,792 61
1991/09/06 2 $3,106,995 -42% 1,800 $1,726   $187,253,083 68
1991/09/13 4 $2,481,453 -20% 1,651 $1,503   $190,746,136 75
1991/09/20 5 $2,063,232 -17% 1,592 $1,296   $193,624,962 82
1991/09/27 7 $1,252,960 -39% 1,312 $955   $195,572,034 89
1991/10/11 15 $664,020   612 $1,085   $198,037,242 103
1991/11/15 16 $588,657   717 $821   $201,858,746 138

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/07/02 1 $2,400,000   2,274 $1,055   $2,400,000 0
1991/07/03 1 $9,261,072 +286% 2,274 $4,073   $11,661,072 1
1991/07/04 1 $8,879,970 -4% 2,274 $3,905   $20,541,042 2

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/07/05 1 $49,150,236   2,274 $21,614   $69,691,278 9
1991/07/12 1 $30,727,536 -37% 2,289 $13,424   $100,418,814 16
1991/07/19 1 $22,142,090 -28% 2,349 $9,426   $122,560,904 23
1991/07/26 1 $16,564,875 -25% 2,445 $6,775   $139,125,779 30
1991/08/02 2 $13,315,815 -20% 2,495 $5,337   $152,441,594 37
1991/08/09 3 $10,463,820 -21% 2,389 $4,380   $162,905,414 44
1991/08/16 2 $8,588,085 -18% 2,263 $3,795   $171,493,499 51
1991/08/23 2 $6,228,000 -27% 2,076 $3,000   $177,721,499 58
1991/08/30 4 $6,424,589 +3% 1,888 $3,403   $184,146,088 65
1991/09/06 2 $4,118,595 -36% 1,800 $2,288   $188,264,683 72
1991/09/13 4 $3,297,047 -20% 1,651 $1,997   $191,561,730 79
1991/09/20 4 $2,757,344 -16% 1,592 $1,732   $194,319,074 86

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/21/20096117,566 195,872$586,654$977,401609

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/16/20091018,148 18,148$217,593$217,593617
8/15/2010195,474 114,571$98,484$1,952,330669
8/22/2010109,766+78% 124,337$175,698$2,128,028670
8/29/2010195,015-49% 129,352$90,212$2,218,240671
10/16/20111712,947 216,946$205,593$3,609,168730
10/23/20111911,333-12% 228,279$181,558$3,790,726731