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Sahara


The Numbers Rating: 7.35 (23 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 39% - Rotten
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $68,671,925
International Box Office$53,000,000
Worldwide Box Office$121,671,925
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$145,000,000
Theatrical Release: April 8th, 2005 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: August 30th, 2005 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence
Keywords: Treasure Hunters
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Budget Detail:$179,262 in travel expenses for Matthew McConaughey's entourage
Budget Detail:$237,386 in "courtesy payments", "gratuities" and "local bribes" distributed on location in Morocco (THR, 12/14/2007, p. 14)
Cost of script re-writes:$4,000,000
Cost of rights for book:$10,000,000
Budget Source:LA Times, 12/8/2006
Ad Budget (Nielsen):$35,700,000
Running Time:123 minutes
US TV Rights (TBS/TNT, ABC):$10,000,000

Cast

Matthew McConaughey    Dirk Pitt
Steve Zahn    Al Giordino
Penelope Cruz    Eva Rojas
Delroy Lindo    CIA Agent Carl
Lambert Wilson    Yves Massarde
William H. Macy    Sandecker, Admiral James
Rainn Wilson    Rudi Gunn
Lennie James    General Zateb Kazim
Robert Cavanah    Captain Tombs

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Clint Mansell

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/04/08 1 $18,068,372   3,154 $5,729   $18,068,372 3
2005/04/15 2 $13,071,283 -28% 3,154 $4,144   $36,417,478 10
2005/04/22 3 $9,027,885 -31% 3,200 $2,821   $48,947,382 17
2005/04/29 5 $5,708,332 -37% 3,112 $1,834   $56,885,831 24
2005/05/06 7 $3,427,881 -40% 2,516 $1,362   $61,664,541 31
2005/05/13 11 $1,806,454 -47% 1,565 $1,154   $64,363,595 38
2005/05/20 12 $803,664 -56% 1,074 $748   $65,571,156 45
2005/05/27 12 $447,642 -44% 387 $1,157   $66,375,751 52
2005/06/03 16 $336,654 -25% 272 $1,238   $66,924,356 59
2005/06/10 17 $345,687 +3% 381 $907   $67,409,126 66
2005/06/17 22 $198,716 -43% 278 $715   $67,774,468 73
2005/06/24 27 $141,072 -29% 207 $682   $68,049,692 80
2005/07/01 31 $127,499 -10% 121 $1,054   $68,265,810 87
2005/07/08 44 $60,830 -52% 100 $608   $68,386,872 94
2005/07/15 41 $51,303 -16% 79 $649   $68,487,241 101
2005/07/22 46 $45,101 -12% 88 $513   $68,573,502 108
2005/07/29 51 $39,069 -13% 48 $814   $68,642,452 115

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/04/08 1 $6,150,277   3,154 $1,950   $6,150,277 1
2005/04/09 1 $7,600,453 +24% 3,154 $2,410   $13,750,730 2
2005/04/10 1 $4,317,642 -43% 3,154 $1,369   $18,068,372 3
2005/04/11 1 $1,432,000 -67% 3,154 $454   $19,500,000 4
2005/04/12 1 $1,402,000 -2% 3,154 $445   $20,902,000 5
2005/04/13 1 $1,216,000 -13% 3,154 $386   $22,119,000 6
2005/04/14 1 $1,228,000 +1% 3,154 $389   $23,346,000 7
2005/04/15 2 $3,900,000 +218% 3,154 $1,237   $27,200,000 8
2005/04/16 2 $5,904,914 +51% 3,154 $1,872   $33,118,155 9
2005/04/17 2 $3,299,323 -44% 3,154 $1,046   $36,417,478 10
2005/04/18 2 $883,000 -73% 3,154 $280   $37,300,000 11
2005/04/19 2 $870,000 -1% 3,154 $276   $38,170,000 12
2005/04/20 2 $856,000 -2% 3,154 $271   $39,027,000 13
2005/04/21 2 $893,000 +4% 3,154 $283   $39,919,497 14
2005/04/22 4 $2,400,000 +169% 3,200 $750   $42,300,000 15
2005/04/23 3 $4,096,872 +71% 3,200 $1,280   $46,485,966 16
2005/04/24 3 $2,461,416 -40% 3,200 $769   $48,947,382 17
2005/04/25 4 $571,000 -77% 3,200 $178   $49,519,000 18
2005/04/26 4 $542,000 -5% 3,200 $169   $50,061,000 19
2005/04/27 3 $554,000 +2% 3,200 $173   $50,614,000 20
2005/04/28 3 $563,000 +2% 3,200 $176   $51,177,499 21
2005/04/29 6 $1,600,000 +184% 3,112 $514   $52,800,000 22
2005/04/30 5 $2,743,348 +71% 3,112 $882   $55,508,242 23
2005/05/01 5 $1,377,589 -50% 3,112 $443   $56,885,831 24
2005/05/02 5 $340,000 -75% 3,112 $109   $57,226,000 25
2005/05/03 5 $343,000 +1% 3,112 $110   $57,569,000 26
2005/05/04 5 $333,000 -3% 3,112 $107   $57,902,000 27
2005/05/05 5 $335,000 +1% 3,112 $108   $58,236,660 28
2005/05/06 9 $900,000 +169% 2,516 $358   $59,100,000 29
2005/05/07 8 $1,373,356 +53% 2,516 $546   $60,536,518 30
2005/05/08 7 $1,128,023 -18% 2,516 $448   $61,664,541 31
2005/05/09 8 $214,000 -81% 2,516 $85   $61,878,000 32
2005/05/10 8 $232,000 +8% 2,516 $92   $62,110,000 33
2005/05/11 8 $228,000 -2% 2,516 $91   $62,338,000 34
2005/05/12 9 $219,000 -4% 2,516 $87   $62,557,141 35
2005/05/14 10 $829,207   1,565 $530   $63,909,895 37
2005/05/30 18 $89,427   387 $231   $66,465,178 53
2005/07/04 31 $18,436   121 $152   $68,284,246 88

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2005-04-14 1 $28,411,153       $28,411,153
2005-04-21 2 $22,078,344 -22.29%     $50,489,497
2005-04-28 3 $19,668,002 -10.92%     $70,157,499
2005-05-05 5 $11,179,161 -43.16%     $81,336,660
2005-05-12 9 $7,320,481 -34.52%     $88,657,141
2005-05-19 12 $4,170,351 -43.03%     $92,827,492
2005-05-26 13 $2,500,617 -40.04%     $95,328,109
2005-06-02 14 $2,318,617 -7.28%     $97,646,726
2005-06-09 14 $3,716,713 +60.30%     $101,363,439
2005-06-16 13 $5,512,313 +48.31%     $106,875,752
2005-06-23 14 $2,902,868 -47.34%     $109,778,620
2005-06-30 18 $3,499,691 +20.56%     $113,278,311
2005-07-07 15 $2,877,731 -17.77%     $116,156,042
2005-07-14 18 $1,629,896 -43.36%     $117,785,938
2005-07-21 23 $1,142,463 -29.91%     $118,928,401
2005-07-28 24 $774,982 -32.17%     $119,703,383
2005-08-04 27 $618,542 -20.19%     $120,321,925