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Blade


The Numbers Rating: 8.00 (16 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 55% - Rotten
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $70,141,876
International Box Office$61,095,812
Worldwide Box Office$131,237,688
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$45,000,000
Theatrical Release: August 21st, 1998 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: December 22nd, 1998 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong, pervasive vampire violence and gore, language and brief sexuality
Franchise: Blade
Keywords: Visual Effects, Monster, Vampire, Marvel Comics
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Super Hero
Running Time:121 minutes

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Cast

Wesley Snipes    Blade
Stephen Dorff    Deacon Frost
Kris Kristofferson    Whistler
N'Bushe Wright    Karen
Donal Logue    Quinn
Udo Kier    Vampire Elder Dragonetti
Arly Jover    Mercury
Traci Lords    Racquel
Kevin Patrick Walls    Krieger
Tim Guinee    Curtis Webb
Sanaa Lathan    Vanessa
Eric Edwards    Pearl
Carman Thomas    Senior Resident
Shannon Lee    Resident
Kenneth Johnson    Heatseeking Dennis
Clint Curtis    Creepy Morgue Guy
Judson Scott    Pallantine
Keith Leon Williams    Kam
Sidney Liufau    Japanese Doorman
Donna Wong    Nurse
Andray Johnson    Paramedic
Stephen R. Peluso    Paramedic
Marcus Aurelius    Pragmatic Policeman
John Enos, III    Blood Club Bouncer
Eboni Adams    Martial Arts Kid
Lyle Conway    Reichardt
Freeman White, III    Menacing Stud
D.V. DeVincentis    Vampire Underling
Marcus Salgado    Frost's Goon
Esau McKnight    Frost's Goon
Erl    Von Esper
Matt Schulze    Crease
Lennox Brown    Pleading Goon
Yvette Ocampo    Party Girl
Irene Stepic    Slavic Vampire Lord
Jenya Lano    Russian Woman
Levani Outchaneichvili    Russian Vampire

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Stephen Norrington
Screenwriter    David S. Goyer
Producer    Peter Frankfurt
Producer    Wesley Snipes
Producer    Robert Engelman
Executive Producer    Stan Lee
Executive Producer    Avi Arad
Executive Producer    Joseph Calamari
Executive Producer    Lynn Harris
Cinematographer    Theo Van de Sande
Production Designer    Kirk M. Petruccelli
Editor    Paul Rubell
Composer    Mark Isham
Co-Producer    Andrew J. Horne
Co-Producer    Jon Divens
Art Director    Barry Chusid
Set Decorator    Greg Grande
Visual Effects Supervisor    Chuck Comisky
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Hollander
Visual Effects Supervisor    Kevin O'Neill
Digital Effects Supervisor    Richard Bailey
Special Effects Coordinator    Lou Carlucci
Special Effects Supervisor    Vincent Montefusco
Costume Designer    Sanja Milkovic Hays
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Re-recording Mixer    Ken Teaney
Re-recording Mixer    Marshall Garlington
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregory Hedgepath
Supervising Sound Editor    Harry Cohen
Sound Effects Editor    Michael Kamper
Sound Effects Editor    Tmothy Walston
Sound Effects Editor    Jonathan Karp
Sound Effects Editor    Elisabeth Flaum
Make-up and Hair Designer    Perry M. Germain
Make-up and Hair Designer    Joy Zapata
Music Supervisor    Dana Sano
Character Creator    Marv Wolfman
Character Creator    Gene Colan
Casting Director    Rachel Abrams
Casting Director    Jory Weitz
Stunt Coordinator    Jeff Ward
Stunt Coordinator    Henry Kingi Jr.

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/21 1 $17,073,856   2,322 $7,353   $17,073,856 3
1998/08/28 1 $10,925,976 -36% 2,351 $4,647   $34,736,622 10
1998/09/04 2 $10,788,664 -1% 2,375 $4,543   $49,555,263 17
1998/09/11 3 $5,193,323 -52% 2,389 $2,174   $56,437,673 24
1998/09/18 7 $3,263,253 -37% 2,375 $1,374   $61,304,718 31
1998/09/25 9 $2,009,627 -38% 2,232 $900   $64,280,568 38
1998/10/02 11 $1,054,786 -48% 1,388 $760   $65,982,804 45
1998/10/09 15 $601,619 -43% 987 $610   $66,913,271 52
1998/10/16 18 $393,574 -35% 544 $723   $67,709,704 59
1998/10/23 27 $220,317 -44% 337 $654   $68,062,779 66
1998/10/30 33 $122,701 -44% 296 $415   $68,248,507 73
1998/11/06 39 $82,388 -33% 170 $485   $68,426,952 80
1998/11/13 46 $56,717 -31% 95 $597   $68,521,877 87
1998/11/20 25 $321,818 +467% 573 $562   $68,865,991 94
1998/11/27 25 $291,902 -9% 419 $697   $69,344,838 101
1998/12/04 24 $251,069 -14% 401 $626   $69,704,495 108
1998/12/11 31 $123,982 -51% 355 $349   $69,890,874 115
1998/12/18 40 $63,529 -49% 247 $257   $70,001,065 122

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/21 1 $5,885,000   2,322 $2,534   $5,585,000 1
1998/08/22 1 $6,190,000 +5% 2,322 $2,666   $11,775,000 2
1998/08/23 1 $5,025,000 -19% 2,322 $2,164   $17,100,000 3
1998/08/24 1 $1,963,480 -61% 2,322 $846   $19,037,336 4
1998/08/25 1 $2,017,182 +3% 2,322 $869   $21,054,518 5
1998/08/26 1 $1,600,506 -21% 2,322 $689   $22,655,024 6
1998/08/27 1 $1,562,605 -2% 2,322 $673   $24,217,629 7
1998/08/28 1 $3,045,000 +95% 2,351 $1,295   $26,856,000 8
1998/08/29 1 $4,470,000 +47% 2,351 $1,901   $31,326,000 9
1998/08/30 1 $3,329,000 -26% 2,351 $1,416   $34,737,000 10
1998/08/31 1 $1,082,370 -67% 2,351 $460   $35,818,992 11
1998/09/01 1 $1,150,019 +6% 2,351 $489   $36,969,011 12
1998/09/02 1 $942,399 -18% 2,351 $401   $37,911,410 13
1998/09/03 1 $911,849 -3% 2,351 $388   $38,823,259 14
1998/09/04 2 $2,165,000 +137% 2,375 $912   $40,932,000 15
1998/09/05 2 $3,290,000 +52% 2,375 $1,385   $44,222,000 16
1998/09/06 2 $3,060,000 -7% 2,375 $1,288   $47,282,000 17
1998/09/07 1 $2,227,575 -27% 2,375 $938   $49,555,263 18
1998/09/08 2 $653,655 -71% 2,375 $275   $50,208,918 19
1998/09/09 2 $551,482 -16% 2,375 $232   $50,760,401 20
1998/09/10 2 $488,920 -11% 2,375 $206   $51,249,321 21
1998/09/11 3 $1,330,000 +172% 2,389 $557   $52,574,000 22
1998/09/12 3 $2,365,000 +78% 2,389 $990   $54,939,000 23
1998/09/13 3 $1,477,000 -38% 2,389 $618   $56,438,000 24
1998/09/14 3 $390,072 -74% 2,389 $163   $56,827,745 25
1998/09/15 4 $468,803 +20% 2,389 $196   $57,296,548 26
1998/09/16 4 $381,786 -19% 2,389 $160   $57,678,334 27
1998/09/17 4 $384,156 +1% 2,389 $161   $58,062,490 28
1998/09/18 7 $865,000 +125% 2,375 $364   $58,906,000 29
1998/09/19 7 $1,455,000 +68% 2,375 $613   $60,361,000 30
1998/09/20 6 $904,000 -38% 2,375 $381   $61,305,000 31
1998/09/21 7 $253,880 -72% 2,375 $107   $61,558,598 32
1998/09/22 6 $291,318 +15% 2,375 $123   $61,849,916 33
1998/09/23 6 $219,010 -25% 2,375 $92   $62,068,926 34
1998/09/24 6 $219,624 n/c 2,375 $92   $62,288,550 35
1998/09/25 9 $525,000 +139% 2,232 $235   $62,796,000 36
1998/09/26 9 $944,000 +80% 2,232 $423   $63,740,000 37
1998/09/27 9 $541,000 -43% 2,232 $242   $64,281,000 38
1998/09/28 8 $145,039 -73% 2,232 $65   $64,425,607 39
1998/09/29 9 $175,329 +21% 2,232 $79   $64,600,936 40
1998/09/30 9 $167,287 -5% 2,232 $75   $64,768,223 41
1998/10/01 8 $165,624 -1% 2,232 $74   $64,933,847 42