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True Lies (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $146,282,411Details
International Box Office $219,017,589Details
Worldwide Box Office $365,300,000
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
72% - Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 329 $146,282,411
All Time International Box Office 290 $219,017,589
All Time Worldwide Box Office 276 $365,300,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 15 $146,282,411
All Time International Box Office for Remake Movies 14 $219,017,589
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 13 $365,300,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 46 $146,282,411
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 46 $219,017,589
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 38 $365,300,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$100,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 15th, 1994 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for a lot of action/violence and some language
Running Time: 141 minutes
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Keywords: Secret Agent, Terrorism, Visual Effects
Source:Remake
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Lightstorm Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 288 $25,914 Dec 30, 1994 171
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 356 $36,140 Dec 16, 1994 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 354 $53,079 Dec 9, 1994 150
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 242 $245,395 Nov 18, 1994 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 202 $387,456 Nov 11, 1994 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 178 $507,923 Nov 4, 1994 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 200 $542,610 Oct 28, 1994 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 243 $561,866 Oct 21, 1994 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 280 $544,392 Oct 14, 1994 94
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 244 $975,803 Sep 30, 1994 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 204 $1,465,254 Sep 23, 1994 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 258 $1,555,809 Sep 16, 1994 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 263 $2,153,995 Sep 9, 1994 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 132 $4,130,340 Sep 2, 1994 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 333 $3,425,095 Aug 26, 1994 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 250 $5,218,303 Aug 19, 1994 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 268 $7,009,382 Aug 12, 1994 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 316 $9,189,733 Aug 5, 1994 24
Fastest to $100m 379 $100,824,836 Aug 5, 1994 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 307 $13,741,443 Jul 29, 1994 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 335 $20,696,264 Jul 22, 1994 10
Fastest to $50m 514 $61,531,149 Jul 22, 1994 10
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 127 $25,869,770 Jul 15, 1994 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 575 $25,869,770 Jul 15, 1994 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 870 $25,869,770 Jul 15, 1994 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,777 2,369 Jul 15, 1994 3

Cast

   Harry Tasker
Jamie Lee Curtis    Helen Tasker
Tom Arnold    Gib
Bill Paxton    Simon
Tia Carrere    Juno Skinner
Art Malik    Aziz
Eliza Dushku    Dana
Grant Heslov    Faisil
Charlton Heston    Spencer Trilby

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    James Cameron
Screenwriter    Claude Zidi
Screenwriter    Simon Michael
Screenwriter    Didier Kamika
Producer    James Cameron
Producer    Stephanie Austin
Executive Producer    Rae Sanchini
Executive Producer    Robert Shriver
Executive Producer    Lawrence Kasanoff
Cinematographer    Russell Carpenter
Editor    Mark Goldblatt
Editor    Conrad Buff
Editor    Richard A. Harris
Composer    Brad Fiedel
Production Designer    Peter Lamont
Art Director    Robert Laing
Art Director    Michael Novotny
Set Designer    Joseph Hodges
Set Decorator    Cindy Carr
Costume Designer    Marlene Stewart
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Unit Production Manager    Scott Thaler
Unit Production Manager    Patricia Whitcher
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Bruno
Special Effects Coordinator    Thomas L. Fisher
Special Effects Coordinator    Joel Kramer
Associate Producer    Pamela Easley Harris
1st Assistant Director    J. Michael Haynie
1st Assistant Director    Aldric La'auli Porter
Casting Director    Mali Finn

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/07/15 1 $25,869,770   2,369 $10,920   $25,869,770 3
1994/07/22 2 $20,696,264 -20% 2,561 $8,081   $61,531,149 10
1994/07/29 3 $13,741,443 -34% 2,510 $5,475   $85,168,601 17
1994/08/05 5 $9,189,733 -33% 2,340 $3,927   $100,824,836 24
1994/08/12 5 $7,009,382 -24% 2,156 $3,251   $112,253,140 31
1994/08/19 5 $5,218,303 -26% 1,860 $2,806   $120,952,040 38
1994/08/26 7 $3,425,095 -34% 1,530 $2,239   $126,696,780 45
1994/09/02 6 $4,130,340 +21% 1,691 $2,443   $132,204,043 52
1994/09/09 8 $2,153,995 -48% 1,547 $1,392   $135,124,659 59
1994/09/16 10 $1,555,809 -28% 1,309 $1,189   $137,398,094 66
1994/09/23 9 $1,465,254 -6% 1,251 $1,171   $139,358,691 73
1994/09/30 11 $975,803 -33% 1,000 $976   $140,779,782 80
1994/10/14 13 $544,392   588 $926   $142,459,676 94
1994/10/21 13 $561,866 +3% 566 $993   $143,219,650 101
1994/10/28 18 $542,610 -3% 595 $912   $143,974,511 108
1994/11/04 22 $507,923 -6% 491 $1,034   $144,710,724 115
1994/11/11 23 $387,456 -24% 389 $996   $145,297,068 122
1994/11/18 25 $245,395 -37% 311 $789   $145,658,895 129
1994/12/09 38 $53,079   121 $439   $146,136,848 150
1994/12/16 45 $36,140 -32% 84 $430   $146,194,648 157
1994/12/30 59 $25,914   24 $1,080   $146,273,950 171

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/07/15 1 $40,834,885   2,369 $17,237   $40,834,885 7
1994/07/22 2 $30,592,273 -25% 2,561 $11,945   $71,427,158 14
1994/07/29 3 $20,207,945 -34% 2,510 $8,051   $91,635,103 21
1994/08/05 5 $13,608,655 -33% 2,340 $5,816   $105,243,758 28
1994/08/12 5 $10,489,979 -23% 2,156 $4,865   $115,733,737 35
1994/08/19 5 $7,537,948 -28% 1,860 $4,053   $123,271,685 42
1994/08/26 7 $4,802,018 -36% 1,530 $3,139   $128,073,703 49
1994/09/02 6 $4,896,961 +2% 1,691 $2,896   $132,970,664 56
1994/09/09 8 $2,871,621 -41% 1,547 $1,856   $135,842,285 63
1994/09/16 8 $2,051,152 -29% 1,309 $1,567   $137,893,437 70
1994/09/23 8 $1,910,542 -7% 1,251 $1,527   $139,803,979 77
1994/10/14 11 $742,500   588 $1,263   $142,657,784 98
1994/10/21 12 $774,117 +4% 566 $1,368   $143,431,901 105
1994/10/28 18 $770,900 n/c 595 $1,296   $144,202,801 112
1994/11/04 19 $706,811 -8% 491 $1,440   $144,909,612 119
1994/11/11 18 $503,888 -29% 389 $1,295   $145,413,500 126
1994/12/09 37 $74,739   121 $618   $146,158,508 154