Windtalkers

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,914,068Details
International Box Office $36,714,197
Worldwide Box Office $77,628,265
Further financial details...

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

Synopsis

Joe Ender feels guilty for losing his entire platoon in an ambush, and gets a chance to prove himself by protecting Navajo soldier Ben Yahzee, who is a critical asset.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
32% - Rotten
Audience
50% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$115,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 14th, 2002 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: February 4th, 2003 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive graphic war violence, and for language
Running Time: 134 minutes
Keywords: World War II
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: MGM

Cast

   Sergeant Joe Enders
   Private Ben Yahzee
Peter Stormare    Sergeant Eric 'Gunny' Hjelmstad
Noah Emmerich    Corporal Charles 'Chick' Rogers
Mark Ruffalo    Pappas
Brian Van Holt    Harrigan
Roger Willie    Private Charles Whitehorse
Frances O'Connor    Nurse Rita Swelton
Christian Slater    Sergeant Peter 'Ox' Henderson
Martin Henderson    Nellie
Jason Isaacs    Major Mellitz
Billy Morts    Sgt. Fortino
Cameron Thor    Mertens
Kevin Cooney    Ear Doctor
Holmes Osborne    Colonel Hollings
Keith Campbell    Kittring
Clayton Barber    Hasby
Scott Atkinson    Camp Tarawa Staff Sergeant
Jeremy Davidson    Marine
Brian F. Maynard    Corpsman
Albert Smith    Navajo Man
James Dever    Field Hospital Colonel
Vincent Whipple    Navajo Instructor
Jim Morse    Marine Recruit
Chris Devlin    Sgt. Code Instructor
Jeff Davis    Tech Sgt.
Glen Begay    Radio Codetalker
Ross Lasi Tanoai    Eddie the Bartender
Brian Kasai    Japanese Intelligence Officer
Hiroshi Mori    Japanese Radio Operator
John Takeshi Ichikawa    Japanese Bunker Commander
Christopher T. Yamamoto    Japanese Bunker Gunner
Marc McClellan    Marine Artillery Commander
Steve Tanizaki    Japanese Artillery Officer
Malcolm Dohi    Battleship Codetalker
Darrel Guilbeau    Battleship Petty Officer
Aaron Yamagata    Tanapag Boy
Victoria Chen    Tanapag Mother
Jon Michael Souza    N.C.O. Officer
Carissa Jung    Tanapag Girl
Wataru Yoshida    Japanese Artillery
Junya Oishi    Japanese Artillery Sighter
Jiro Koga    Japanese Artillery Gunner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    John Rice
Screenwriter    Joe Batteer
Producer    John Woo
Producer    Terence Chang
Producer    Tracie Graham
Producer    Alison Rosenzweig
Executive Producer    C.O. Erickson
Line Producer    John J. Smith
Line Producer    Richard Stenta
Director of Photography    Jeffrey Kimball
Production Designer    Holger Gross
Editor    Steven Kemper
Editor    Jeff Gullo
Editor    Tom Rolf
Special Make-up Effects    Kevin Yagher
Co-Producer    Caroline Macaulay
Co-Producer    Arthur Anderson
Composer    James Horner
Associate Producer    Steve Traxler
Assistant Director    Arthur Anderson
Second Unit Director    Brian Smrz
Production Manager    John J. Smith
Art Director    Kevin Ishioka
Set Decorator    Richard Goddard
Additional Photography    Bill Mitchell
Visual Effects Supervisor    Kevin Lingenfelser
Special Effects Coordinator    John Frazier
Costume Supervisor    Nick Scarano
Production Sound Mixer    Richard Goodman
Re-recording Mixer    Randy Thom
Re-recording Mixer    David E. Fluhr
Supervising Sound Editor    Mark P. Stoeckinger
Co-Supervising Sound Editor    Alan Rankin
Co-Supervising Sound Editor    Victor Ray Ennis
Sound Editor    Paul Jyrala
Sound Editor    Perry Robertson
Sound Designer    Bryan Bowen
Sound Designer    Bruce Tanis
Dialogue Editor    Michael Hertlein
Dialogue Editor    David A. Cohen
Supervising Music Editor    Jim Henrikson
Music Editor    Dick Bernstein
Music Editor    Philip Tallman
Music Editor    Joe E. Rand
Key Makeup    Steve LaPorte
Key Hairstylist    Janis Clark
Special Effects Makeup Supervisor    Mitch Coughlin
Key Special Effects Makeup    Rick Stratton
Special Effects Makeup    Jamie Kelman
Casting Director    Mindy Marin
Stunt Coordinator    Brian Smrz
Stunt Co-Coordinator    Gregg Smrz
Stunt Co-Coordinator    Eddie Yansick
Stunt Co-Coordinator    Al Goto

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/06/14 3 $4,400,000   2,898 $1,518   $4,400,000 1
2002/06/15 4 $4,564,000 +4% 2,898 $1,575   $8,964,000 2
2002/06/16 3 $4,500,000 -1% 2,898 $1,553   $14,520,412 3
2002/06/17 3 $1,527,000 -66% 2,898 $527   $16,047,000 4
2002/06/18 4 $1,491,000 -2% 2,898 $514   $17,539,000 5
2002/06/19 4 $1,301,000 -13% 2,898 $449   $18,840,000 6
2002/06/20 4 $1,209,000 -7% 2,898 $417   $20,049,000 7
2002/06/21 8 $1,907,000 +58% 2,898 $658   $21,956,000 8
2002/06/22 8 $2,700,000 +42% 2,898 $932   $24,700,000 9
2002/06/23 6 $2,000,000 -26% 2,898 $690   $26,600,000 10
2002/06/24 7 $735,000 -63% 2,898 $254   $27,335,000 11
2002/06/25 7 $819,000 +11% 2,898 $283   $28,154,000 12
2002/06/26 7 $766,000 -6% 2,898 $264   $28,920,000 13
2002/06/27 7 $754,000 -2% 2,898 $260   $29,675,000 14
2002/06/28 10 $935,000 +24% 2,529 $370   $30,610,000 15
2002/06/29 10 $1,378,000 +47% 2,529 $545   $31,988,000 16
2002/06/30 10 $1,110,000 -19% 2,529 $439   $33,170,000 17

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/06/14 3 $14,520,412   2,898 $5,010   $14,520,412 3
2002/06/21 6 $6,551,131 -55% 2,898 $2,261   $26,600,014 10
2002/06/28 10 $3,501,253 -47% 2,529 $1,384   $33,175,859 17
2002/07/05 15 $1,769,971 -49% 1,563 $1,132   $36,601,964 24
2002/07/12 17 $1,187,328 -33% 1,485 $800   $38,645,492 31
2002/07/19 18 $833,136 -30% 1,285 $648   $40,146,482 38
2002/07/26 32 $116,414 -86% 202 $576   $40,358,935 45
2002/08/02 35 $98,229 -16% 187 $525   $40,531,308 52
2002/08/09 45 $73,827 -25% 140 $527   $40,657,108 59
2002/08/30 68 $15,053   34 $443   $40,859,614 80
2002/09/06 79 $7,701 -49% 21 $367   $40,871,393 87
2002/09/13 82 $8,941 +16% 13 $688   $40,883,601 94
2002/09/20 105 $5,347 -40% 12 $446   $40,892,057 101
2002/09/27 93 $9,887 +85% 20 $494   $40,904,367 108
2002/10/04 105 $4,021 -59% 11 $366   $40,911,830 115

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