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Men in Black


The Numbers Rating: 7.39 (31 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $250,690,539
International Box Office$337,100,000
Worldwide Box Office$587,790,539
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$90,000,000
Theatrical Release: July 1st, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: October 23rd, 1997 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language and sci-fi violence
Franchise: Men in Black
Keywords: Buddy Comedy, Secret Agent, Marvel Comics, Visual Effects, Friendly Alien on Earth
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Prints and Advertising Budget $25,000,000
Running Time:98 minutes

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones    K
Will Smith    J
Linda Fiorentino    Laurel
Vincent D'Onofrio    Edgar
Rip Torn    Zed
Tony Shalhoub    Jeebs
Verne Troyer    Alien Son
Sean Whalen    Passport Officer
Richard Hamilton    Agent D (K's first Partner)
David Cross    Newton the Morgue Attendant
Jon Gries    Nick the Van Driver
Siobhan Fallon    Beatrice
Mike Nussbaum    Gentle Rosenburg
Sergio Calderon    Jose
Carel Struyken    Arquillian
Fredric Lehne    INS Agent Janus
Kent Faulcon    1st Lt. Jake Jensen
John Alexander    Mikey

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Walter F. Parkes
Producer    Laurie MacDonald
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Co-Producer    Graham Place
Screenwriter    Ed Solomon
Director    Barry Sonnenfeld
Story Creator    Lowell Cunningham
Puppeteer    Peter Linz
Composer    Danny Elfman
Cinematographer    Don Peterman
Editor    Jim Miller
Production Designer    Bo Welch
Art Director    Thomas Duffield
Set Designer    Sean Haworth
Set Designer    Lawrence A. Hubbs
Set Designer    Marco Rubeo
Set Designer    Patrick M. Sullivan
Set Decorator    Cheryl Carasik
Costume Designer    Mary E Vogt
Sound Editor    Peter F. Kurland
Special Make-up Effects    Rick Baker
Visual Effects Supervisor    Eric Brevig
Associate Producer    Steven R Molen
Assistant Director    John Cameron
Second Unit Director    Eric Brevig
Second Unit Camera    Keith Peterman
Casting Director    David Rubin
Casting Director    Debra Zane

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/04 1 $51,068,455   3,020 $16,910   $84,133,900 5
1997/07/11 1 $30,062,317 -41% 3,020 $9,954   $139,584,970 12
1997/07/18 1 $19,029,928 -37% 3,102 $6,135   $172,145,793 19
1997/07/25 3 $12,350,884 -35% 3,180 $3,884   $194,036,790 26
1997/08/01 4 $8,011,097 -35% 2,932 $2,732   $208,122,305 33
1997/08/08 5 $5,652,350 -29% 2,653 $2,131   $218,004,940 40
1997/08/15 7 $4,204,505 -26% 2,261 $1,860   $225,304,729 47
1997/08/22 10 $2,881,113 -31% 1,835 $1,570   $230,502,569 54
1997/08/29 10 $3,355,069 +16% 1,561 $2,149   $235,057,188 61
1997/09/05 10 $1,803,297 -46% 1,491 $1,209   $237,311,281 68
1997/09/12 13 $1,578,313 -12% 1,367 $1,155   $239,354,920 75
1997/09/19 13 $1,208,375 -23% 1,260 $959   $240,942,775 82
1997/09/26 13 $906,890 -25% 1,080 $840   $242,117,436 89
1997/10/03 16 $687,721 -24% 922 $746   $243,017,806 96
1997/10/10 18 $443,442 -36% 677 $655   $243,629,478 103
1997/10/17 24 $301,530 -32% 478 $631   $244,064,365 110
1997/10/24 28 $200,870 -33% 450 $446   $244,337,321 117
1997/10/31 20 $621,083 +209% 1,010 $615   $245,012,779 124
1997/11/07 26 $252,630 -59% 505 $500   $245,419,734 131
1997/11/14 12 $2,117,200 +738% 776 $2,728   $247,659,078 138
1997/11/21 19 $558,608 -74% 605 $923   $248,408,779 145
1997/11/28 27 $250,433 -55% 535 $468   $248,804,341 152
1997/12/05 26 $160,025 -36% 539 $297   $249,002,783 159
1997/12/12 27 $150,400 -6% 394 $382   $249,212,070 166
1997/12/19 21 $207,444 +38% 349 $594   $249,479,758 173
1997/12/26 31 $171,828 -17% 181 $949   $249,836,052 180
1998/01/02 51 $37,499 -78% 58 $647   $250,107,128 187
1998/01/09 49 $29,725 -21% 41 $725   $250,147,615 194

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/01 1 $4,815,427   0     $4,815,427 0
1997/07/02 1 $14,043,310 +192% 3,020 $4,650   $18,858,737 1
1997/07/03 1 $14,206,708 +1% 0     $33,065,445 2
1997/07/04 1 $15,722,315 +11% 3,020 $5,206   $48,787,760 3
1997/07/05 1 $20,220,137 +29% 3,020 $6,695   $69,007,897 4
1997/07/06 1 $15,126,003 -25% 3,020 $5,009   $84,133,900 5
1997/07/07 1 $7,433,260 -51% 3,020 $2,461   $91,567,160 6
1997/07/08 1 $6,835,526 -8% 3,020 $2,263   $98,402,686 7
1997/07/09 1 $6,016,459 -12% 3,020 $1,992   $104,419,145 8
1997/07/10 1 $5,103,508 -15% 3,020 $1,690   $109,522,653 9
1997/07/11 1 $9,254,927 +81% 3,020 $3,065   $118,777,580 10
1997/07/12 1 $12,188,740 +32% 3,020 $4,036   $130,966,320 11
1997/07/13 1 $8,618,650 -29% 3,020 $2,854   $139,584,970 12
1997/07/14 1 $3,510,742 -59% 3,020 $1,162   $143,095,712 13
1997/07/15 1 $3,808,526 +8% 3,020 $1,261   $146,904,238 14
1997/07/16 2 $3,156,788 -17% 3,020 $1,045   $150,061,026 15
1997/07/17 2 $3,054,839 -3% 3,020 $1,012   $153,115,865 16
1997/07/18 1 $5,780,062 +89% 3,102 $1,863   $158,895,927 17
1997/07/19 1 $7,904,234 +37% 3,102 $2,548   $166,800,161 18
1997/07/20 1 $5,345,632 -32% 3,102 $1,723   $172,145,793 19
1997/07/21 2 $2,407,283 -55% 3,102 $776   $174,553,076 20
1997/07/22 2 $2,606,378 +8% 3,102 $840   $177,159,454 21
1997/07/23 2 $2,213,609 -15% 3,102 $714   $179,373,063 22
1997/07/24 2 $2,312,843 +4% 3,102 $746   $181,685,906 23
1997/07/25 3 $3,717,794 +61% 3,180 $1,169   $185,403,700 24
1997/07/26 3 $5,002,664 +35% 3,180 $1,573   $190,406,364 25
1997/07/27 3 $3,630,426 -27% 3,180 $1,142   $194,036,790 26
1997/07/28 3 $1,524,085 -58% 3,180 $479   $195,560,875 27
1997/07/29 3 $1,671,303 +10% 3,180 $526   $197,232,178 28
1997/07/30 3 $1,441,815 -14% 3,180 $453   $198,673,993 29
1997/07/31 3 $1,437,215 n/c 3,180 $452   $200,111,208 30
1997/08/01 5 $2,317,618 +61% 2,932 $790   $202,428,826 31
1997/08/02 4 $3,301,983 +42% 2,932 $1,126   $205,730,809 32
1997/08/03 4 $2,391,496 -28% 2,932 $816   $208,122,305 33
1997/08/04 5 $1,126,764 -53% 2,932 $384   $209,249,069 34
1997/08/05 5 $1,178,432 +5% 2,932 $402   $210,427,501 35
1997/08/06 5 $986,280 -16% 2,932 $336   $211,413,781 36
1997/08/07 5 $938,809 -5% 2,932 $320   $212,352,590 37
1997/08/08 6 $1,603,708 +71% 2,653 $604   $213,956,298 38
1997/08/09 5 $2,382,950 +49% 2,653 $898   $216,339,248 39
1997/08/10 5 $1,665,692 -30% 2,653 $628   $218,004,940 40
1997/08/11 6 $742,877 -55% 2,653 $280   $218,747,817 41
1997/08/12 5 $831,842 +12% 2,653 $314   $219,579,659 42
1997/08/13 5 $807,754 -3% 2,653 $304   $220,387,413 43
1997/08/14 5 $712,811 -12% 2,653 $269   $221,100,224 44
1997/08/15 7 $1,200,628 +68% 2,261 $531   $222,300,852 45
1997/08/16 7 $1,763,151 +47% 2,261 $780   $224,064,003 46
1997/08/17 7 $1,240,726 -30% 2,261 $549   $225,304,729 47
1997/08/18 7 $535,185 -57% 2,261 $237   $225,839,914 48
1997/08/19 6 $584,885 +9% 2,261 $259   $226,424,799 49
1997/08/20 6 $594,678 +2% 2,261 $263   $227,019,477 50
1997/08/21 6 $601,979 +1% 2,261 $266   $227,621,456 51
1997/08/22 10 $845,268 +40% 1,835 $461   $228,466,724 52
1997/08/23 10 $1,221,919 +45% 1,835 $666   $229,688,643 53
1997/08/24 10 $813,926 -33% 1,835 $444   $230,502,569 54
1997/08/25 10 $304,886 -63% 1,835 $166   $230,807,455 55
1997/08/26 10 $318,272 +4% 1,835 $173   $231,125,727 56
1997/08/27 11 $268,577 -16% 1,835 $146   $231,394,304 57
1997/08/28 11 $307,815 +15% 1,835 $168   $231,702,119 58
1997/08/29 12 $630,953 +105% 1,561 $404   $232,333,072 59
1997/08/30 9 $1,032,558 +64% 1,561 $661   $233,365,630 60
1997/08/31 9 $915,385 -11% 1,561 $586   $234,281,015 61
1997/09/01 9 $776,173 -15% 1,561 $497   $235,057,188 62
1997/09/02 12 $171,241 -78% 1,561 $110   $235,228,429 63
1997/09/03 12 $144,667 -16% 1,561 $93   $235,373,096 64
1997/09/04 12 $134,888 -7% 1,561 $86   $235,507,984 65
1997/09/05 10 $466,539 +246% 1,491 $313   $235,974,523 66
1997/09/06 10 $872,182 +87% 1,491 $585   $236,846,705 67
1997/09/07 10 $464,576 -47% 1,491 $312   $237,311,281 68
1997/09/08 11 $106,452 -77% 1,491 $71   $237,417,733 69
1997/09/09 11 $125,089 +18% 1,491 $84   $237,542,822 70
1997/09/10 11 $115,052 -8% 1,491 $77   $237,657,874 71
1997/09/11 12 $118,733 +3% 1,491 $80   $237,776,607 72
1997/09/12 - $402,196 +239% 1,367 $294   $238,178,803 73
1997/09/13 - $787,850 +96% 1,367 $576   $238,966,653 74
1997/09/14 - $388,267 -51% 1,367 $284   $239,354,920 75
1997/09/15 - $85,737 -78% 1,367 $63   $239,440,657 76
1997/09/16 - $105,931 +24% 1,367 $77   $239,546,588 77
1997/09/17 - $90,331 -15% 1,367 $66   $239,636,919 78
1997/09/18 - $97,481 +8% 1,367 $71   $239,734,400 79
1997/09/19 - $304,088 +212% 1,260 $241   $240,038,488 80
1997/09/20 - $604,188 +99% 1,260 $480   $240,642,676 81
1997/09/21 - $300,099 -50% 1,260 $238   $240,942,775 82
1997/09/22 - $64,522 -78% 1,260 $51   $241,007,297 83
1997/09/23 - $73,802 +14% 1,260 $59   $241,081,099 84
1997/09/24 - $63,324 -14% 1,260 $50   $241,144,423 85
1997/09/25 - $66,123 +4% 1,260 $52   $241,210,546 86
1997/09/26 13 $220,734 +234% 1,080 $204   $241,431,280 87
1997/09/27 13 $450,023 +104% 1,080 $417   $241,881,303 88
1997/09/28 - $236,133 -48% 1,080 $219   $242,117,436 89
1997/09/29 - $48,638 -79% 1,080 $45   $242,166,074 90
1997/09/30 - $52,119 +7% 1,080 $48   $242,218,193 91
1997/10/01 - $47,751 -8% 1,080 $44   $242,265,944 92
1997/10/02 - $64,141 +34% 1,080 $59   $242,330,085 93