Touch of Evil

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,237,659Details
Further financial details...

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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
95% - Certified Fresh
Audience
93% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: May 21st, 1958 (Wide) by October Films
Video Release: January 10th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
Keywords: Film Noir

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Cast

Akim Tamiroff    Uncle Joe Grandi
Charlton Heston    Ramon Miguel "Mike" Vargas
Janet Leigh    Susan Vargas
Marlene Dietrich    Tanya
Zsa Zsa Gabor    Nightclub Owner
Orson Welles    Capt. Hank Quinlan
Keenan Wynn    Bit part

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Orson Welles

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/09/11 46 $70,725   3 $23,575   $70,725 14,726
1998/09/18 34 $174,065 +146% 12 $14,505   $308,725 14,733
1998/09/25 26 $219,737 +26% 30 $7,325   $664,053 14,740
1998/10/02 31 $141,104 -36% 37 $3,814   $877,157 14,747
1998/10/09 30 $144,512 +2% 39 $3,705   $1,078,110 14,754
1998/10/16 26 $181,560 +26% 44 $4,126   $1,317,475 14,761
1998/10/23 34 $126,609 -30% 45 $2,814   $1,526,639 14,768
1998/10/30 37 $95,230 -25% 42 $2,267   $1,675,350 14,775
1998/11/06 42 $67,280 -29% 36 $1,869   $1,779,698 14,782
1998/11/13 44 $64,068 -5% 34 $1,884   $1,871,225 14,789
1998/11/20 46 $55,804 -13% 38 $1,469   $1,953,381 14,796
1998/11/27 51 $45,617 -18% 28 $1,629   $2,024,956 14,803
1998/12/04 48 $39,454 -14% 39 $1,012   $2,083,657 14,810
1998/12/11 57 $22,094 -44% 28 $789   $2,121,281 14,817
1998/12/18 51 $23,520 +6% 25 $941   $2,158,273 14,824
1998/12/25 55 $25,025 +6% 25 $1,001   $2,195,484 14,831
1999/01/01 58 $24,512 -2% 25 $980   $2,237,659 14,838

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