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Volcano (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $47,546,796Details
International Box Office $72,553,204
Worldwide Box Office $120,100,000
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
44% - Rotten
Audience
31% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$90,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 25th, 1997 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: March 9th, 1999 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense depiction of urban disaster and related injuries
Comparisons: vs. Point Break
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Keywords: Disaster
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,477 $33,163 Aug 1, 1997 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,661 $37,038 Jul 25, 1997 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,520 $72,475 Jul 18, 1997 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,818 $64,722 Jul 11, 1997 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,272 $171,494 Jul 4, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,086 $289,166 Jun 27, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,016 $453,778 Jun 20, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,249 $496,176 Jun 13, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,524 $602,076 Jun 6, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,696 $909,500 May 30, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,331 $2,308,917 May 23, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,326 $3,596,177 May 16, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,617 $4,494,695 May 9, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,182 $9,099,743 May 2, 1997 10
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 137 $14,581,740 Apr 25, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,232 $14,581,740 Apr 25, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,162 2,774 Apr 25, 1997 3

Cast

   Mike Roark
   Dr. Amy Barnes
Gaby Hoffmann    Kelly Roark
Don Cheadle    Emmit Reese
Keith David    Lt. Ed Fox
Jacqueline Kim    Dr. Jaye Calder
John Corbett    Norman Calder
Michael Rispoli    Gator Harris
John Carroll Lynch    Stan Olber
Marcello Thedford    Kevin
Laurie Lathem    Rachel
Bert Kramer    Fire Chief
Bo Eason    Bud McVie
James G. Macdonald    Terry Jasper
Dayton Callie    Roger Lapher
Michael J. Cutt    Armstrong
Kevin Bourland    Bob Davis
Valente Rodriguez    Train Driver
Sheila Howard    Panicked Woman/Nanny
Gerry Black    Train Passenger
Susie Essman    Anita
Lou Myers    Pastor Lake
Gareth Williams    Pete
Juan Gabriel Reynoso    Carlos
Angela Albarez    Lydia Perez
Richard Penn    Middle Aged Man
Jennifer Bill    Nurse Fran
Mickey Cottrell    Councilman Gates
M. Darnell Suttles    Chief Sindelar
Ken Kerman    Museum Guard
Sal Rendino    Storm Drain Worker
Michael Manuel    Storm Drain Worker
Jared Thorne    Tommy
Taylor Thorne    Tommy
Richard Schiff    Haskins
Brad Parker    Ken Woods
Pete Kasper    Kenny Lopez
Brian Markinson    OEM Staffer
Robert Wisdom    OEM Staffer
Katie Rich    OEM Staffer
Ceal Coleman    OEM Staffer
Phil Nee    OEM Staffer
Carlos Cervantes    OEM Staffer
George Zaver    OEM Staffer
Marty Levy    OEM Staffer
Wayne Grace    OEM Staffer
Mother Love    Traffic Cop
Kayli DeGregorio    5-Year-Old Chuckie
Kelsi DeGregorio    5-Year-Old Chuckie
Steven Mainz    K-Rail Driver
Josie Dapar    Survivor #1
Joy Baggish    Survivor #2
Ron Perkins    Fire Chief
Todd Sible    Scott
Joshua Fardon    Medic
Catherine Schreiber    Displeased Protestor
David Pressman    Second Protestor
Danny Comden    Ascending Cop
Michael McGrady    Policeman
Michole Briana White    ER Nurse
Steve MacLaughlin    Construction Supervisor
Howard DuVall    Engineer
Sam Alejan    Engineer
Gary Kent James    Engineer
Robert Tittor    Engineer
John Perry Edson, Jr.    Engineer
David T. Mabowe    Engineer
Ken Thomas    Engineer
Eddie James Low    Engineer
Georganna Barry    Java Lady
Tom Crabson    Passenger on Train
Rick Rogers    Sgt. Riley
Terry Anzur    Himself
Kerry Kilbride    Herself
Jennifer Bjorklund    Herself
Lonnie Lardner    Herself
Frank Buckley    Himself
Harvey Levin    Himself
Larry Carroll    Himself
Chris Myers    Himself
Angie Crouch    Herself
Shepard Smith    Himself
Steve Edwards    Himself
Christopher Spinder    Himself
Sasha Foo    Himself
Jeremy Thompson    Himself
Rick Garcia    Himself
Peter Trunk    Himself
Penny Griego    Herself
Michael Villani    Himself
Pat Lalama    Himself
Bruce Orchid    Himself
Paula Bond    Herself
Charles Perez    Himself
Sandra Clark    Herself
Teresa Quevedo-Stoll    Herself
Rich Goldner    Himself
Leo Qunones    Himself
Juan Carlos Gonzalez    Himself
Alina Recasens    Herself
James Scott Hodson    Himself
Walter Richards    Himself
Jere Laird    Himself
Richard L. D. Saxon    Himself
Luann Lee    Herself
Sergio Urquidi    Himself
Dorothy Lucey    Herself
Jane Velez-Mitchell    Herself
Jean Martirez    Herself
Jillian Warry    Herself
Chris McWatt    Himself
Jane Wells    Herself
Al Naipo    Himself
Karl T. Wright    Himself
Warren Olney    Himself
Wynn Arenas    Herself
Takayuki Yamauchi    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jerome Armstrong
Screenwriter    Billy Ray
Story Creator    Jerome Armstrong
Producer    Neal H. Moritz
Producer    Andrew Z. Davis
Executive Producer    Lauren Shuler Donner
Cinematographer    Theo Van de Sande
Production Designer    Jackson DeGovia
Editor    Michael Tronick
Editor    Don Brochu
Costume Designer    Kirsten Everberg
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Co-Producer    Michael Fottrell
Co-Producer    Stokely Chaffin
Associate Producer    Scott Stuber
Assistant Director    Michele Panelli-Venetis
Second Unit Director    Mic Rodgers
Unit Production Manager    Michael Fottrell
Production Supervisor    Steve Dayan
Production Supervisor    Sara E. White
Art Director    Scott Ritenour
Art Director    Tom Reta
Art Director    William Cruse
Art Director    Donald Woodruff
Set Decorator    K.C. Fox
Second Unit Camera    Michael A. Benson
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Walsh
Visual Effects Supervisor    Stuart Robertson
Special Effects Coordinator    Mat Beck
Special Effects Coordinator    Clay Pinney
Special Effects Coordinator    Martin Bresin
Digital Effects Supervisor    Ralph Maiers
Costume Supervisor    Jim Tyson
Sound Mixer    Jim Tanenbaum
Re-recording Mixer    Bob Litt
Re-recording Mixer    Elliot Tyson
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Boyes
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom Bellfort
Supervising Sound Editor    John Larsen
Sound Effects Editor    Ethan Van der Ryn
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Christopher Scarabosio
Sound Effects Editor    Frank Eulner
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Dialogue Editor    Ulrika Akander
Dialogue Editor    David Arnold
Dialogue Editor    Teri E. Dorman
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Makeup Supervisor    Michael Mills
Makeup Key    Elaine Offers
Hairstylist Supervisor    Bonnie Sue Walker
Hairstylist Key    Ellen Powell
Casting Director    Dianne Crittenden
Stunt Coordinator    Mic Rodgers
Stunt Coordinator    Shane Dixon
Sound Supervisor    Christopher Boyes

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
1997/04/25 1 $14,581,740   2,774 $5,257   $14,581,740 3
1997/05/02 3 $9,099,743 -38% 2,777 $3,277   $27,443,779 10
1997/05/09 5 $4,494,695 -51% 2,650 $1,696   $34,099,939 17
1997/05/16 5 $3,596,177 -20% 2,636 $1,364   $38,931,948 24
1997/05/23 8 $2,308,917 -36% 1,736 $1,330   $42,420,888 31
1997/05/30 12 $909,500 -61% 1,003 $907   $43,736,669 38
1997/06/06 12 $602,076 -34% 677 $889   $44,696,245 45
1997/06/13 14 $496,176 -18% 681 $729   $45,429,719 52
1997/06/20 15 $453,778 -9% 693 $655   $46,167,547 59
1997/06/27 18 $289,166 -36% 482 $600   $46,729,814 66
1997/07/04 20 $171,494 -41% 319 $538   $47,067,010 73
1997/07/11 33 $64,722 -62% 212 $305   $47,251,136 80
1997/07/18 35 $72,475 +12% 146 $496   $47,323,611 87
1997/07/25 48 $37,038 -49% 86 $431   $47,413,718 94
1997/08/01 48 $33,163 -10% 86 $386   $47,474,112 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/04/25 1 $18,344,036   2,774 $6,613   $18,344,036 7
1997/05/02 3 $11,261,208 -39% 2,777 $4,055   $29,605,244 14
1997/05/09 5 $5,730,527 -49% 2,650 $2,162   $35,335,771 21
1997/05/16 5 $4,776,200 -17% 2,636 $1,812   $40,111,971 28
1997/05/23 8 $2,715,198 -43% 1,736 $1,564   $42,827,169 35
1997/05/30 12 $1,267,000 -53% 1,003 $1,263   $44,094,169 42
1997/06/06 13 $839,374 -34% 677 $1,240   $44,933,543 49
1997/06/13 14 $780,226 -7% 681 $1,146   $45,713,769 56
1997/06/20 14 $726,879 -7% 693 $1,049   $46,440,648 63
1997/06/27 17 $454,868 -37% 482 $944   $46,895,516 70
1997/07/04 20 $290,898 -36% 319 $912   $47,186,414 77
1997/07/11 39 $64,722 -78% 212 $305   $47,251,136 84
1997/07/18 35 $125,544 +94% 146 $860   $47,376,680 91
1997/07/25 46 $64,269 -49% 86 $747   $47,440,949 98