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Air Force One (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $172,956,409Details
International Box Office $142,311,944Details
Worldwide Box Office $315,268,353
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 261 $172,956,409
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 570 $142,311,944
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 399 $315,268,353
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 23 $172,956,409
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 98 $142,311,944
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 62 $315,268,353

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$85,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 25th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: November 16th, 2010 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence
Running Time: 117 minutes
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Keywords: Terrorism
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Beacon Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 83 $8,520,110 Aug 29, 1997 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 67 $8,520,110 Aug 29, 1997 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 42 $16,650,411 Aug 29, 1997 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 65 $10,355,853 Aug 29, 1997 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 24 $20,237,909 Aug 29, 1997 38
Fastest to $150m 243 $150,097,083 Aug 29, 1997 37
Fastest to $100m 283 $105,449,902 Aug 8, 1997 16
Biggest Domestic August Weekend 55 $25,731,622 Aug 1, 1997 10
Fastest to $50m 331 $51,144,387 Jul 25, 1997 6
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 69 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Top R Weekend Domestic 60 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Top Sony Pictures Weekend Domestic 51 $37,132,505 Jul 25, 1997 3
Top 1997 Theater Average 83 $12,721 Jul 25, 1997 3

Leading Cast

   President James Marshall

Supporting Cast

Gary Oldman    Ivan Korshunov
Wendy Crewson    Grace Marshall
Paul Guilfoyle    Chief of Staff Lloyd 'Shep' Shepherd
William H. Macy    Major Caldwell
Liesel Matthews    Alice Marshall
Dean Stockwell    Defense Secretary Walter Dean
Glenn Close    Vice President Kathryn Bennett
Xander Berkeley    Secret Service Agent Gibbs
Tom Everett    NSA Adviser Jack Doherty
Jurgen Prochnow    Gen. Evan Radek
Donna Bullock    Press Secretary Melanie Mitchell
Michael Ray Miller    AFO Pilot Colonel Axelrod
Carl Weintraub    AFO Co-Pilot Lt. Col. Ingrahams
Elester Ladham    AFO Navigator
Elya Baskin    Andrei Kolchak
Levani*    Sergei Lenski
David Vadim    Igor Nevski
Andrew Divoff    Boris Bazylev
Ilia Volokh*    Vladimir Krasin
Chris Howell    Major Perkins
Spencer Garrett    Lee, White House Aide
Bill Smitrovich    General Northwood
Philip Baker Hall    U.S. Attorney General Ward
Albert Owens    "Football" Colonel
Willard Pugh    White House Comm. Officer
Michael Monks    Assistant Press Secretary
Alan Woolf    Russian President Petrov
Messiri Freeman    Future Postmaster General
Thomas Crawford    Steward Mike
Fenton Lawless    Steward Joey
Dan Shor    Notre Dame Aide
David Gianopolous    Agent Johnson
Glenn Morshower    Agent Walters
Richard Doyle    AFO Back-up Pilot
Don R. McManus    F-15 Leader Col. Carlton
Duke Miglin    F-15 "Halo 2" Fighter Pilot
Pavel D. Lychnikoff    Prison Guard
Oleg Taktarov    Prison Guard
Mario Roberts    Secret Service Agent
Keith Woulard    Secret Service Agent
J. Mark Donaldson    Secret Service Agent
Bruce Holman    Secret Service Agent
Brian Libby    Chief Mechanic
Diana Bellamy    Switchboard Operator
Thom Barry    Ramstein S.O.F. Watch Officer
Harry Hutchinson    Ramstein Airbase Controller
E.E. Bell    Reporter
Mark Thompson    Reporter
Marciarose Shestack    Reporter
Ren Hanami    Reporter
Suzanne Michaels    CNN Anchor
Boris Krutonog    MiG Leader
Alex Veadov    MiG Pilo
Allan Kolman    Kazak Soldier
Dan Barringer    USAF Jump Master
Mark Knutson    Russian Jump Master
Jim Harley    Willis
Aleks Shaklin    Government Official
Igor N. Lobotsky    Russian Official
Koko Kiledjian    Russian Speaker
Gordon Michaels    USAF Radio Specialist
Robert Peters    USAF Radio Specialist
Kristian Sorensen    USAF Radio Specialist
Stuart Nixon    USAF Security
Marty Rosen    CIA Director
Lee Faranda    Russian Bad Guy
Michael Hambrick    CNN Reporter
Catherine T. Yang    Foreign TV Reporter
David Macisaac    MC-130 Pilot
J. Scott Shonka    Pararescue Jumper
Paul Sklar    Pararescue Jumper
David Permenter    Winch Recovery Master
David O'Donnell    Young Airman
Timothy Carhart    Secret Service Agent at Checkpoint (uncredited)

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Jon Shestack    Producer
Gail Katz    Producer
Wolfgang Petersen    Producer
Armyan Bernstein    Producer
Andrew W. Marlowe    Screenwriter
David Lester    Executive Producer
Marc Abraham    Executive Producer
Thomas A. Bliss    Executive Producer
Michael Ballhaus    Director of Photography
William Sandell    Production Designer
Richard Francis-Bruce    Editor
Richard Edlund    Visual Effects Supervisor
Erica Edell Phillips    Costume Designer
Jerry Goldsmith    Composer
Peter Kohn    Assistant Director
David A. Siegel    Unit Production Manager
Nancy Patton    Supervising Art Director
Carl Aldana    Art Director
Carl Stensel    Art Director
Ernie Bishop    Set Decorator
Terry D. Frazee    Special Effects Coordinator
Amy Stofsky    Costume Supervisor
Mark Peterson    Costume Supervisor
Keith A. Wester    Production Sound Mixer
Paul Massey    Re-recording Mixer
Rick Kline    Re-recording Mixer
D.M. Hemphill    Re-recording Mixer
Wylie Stateman    Supervising Sound Editor
Peter Michael Sullivan    Supervising Sound Editor
Randy Kelley    Sound Effects Editor
Jon Title    Sound Effects Editor
Christopher Assells    Sound Effects Editor
Rick Bozeat    Sound Effects Editor
Nick Kharabadze    Sound Effects Editor
Peter Zinda    Sound Effects Editor
Kevin Haney    Key Makeup
Gerald J. Solomon    Key Hairstylist
Janet Hirshenson    Casting Director
Jane Jenkins    Casting Director
Doug Coleman    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/07/25 1 $37,132,505   2,919 $12,721   $37,132,505 1
1997/08/01 1 $25,731,622 -31% 2,919 $8,815   $80,738,833 2
1997/08/08 2 $17,827,096 -31% 2,981 $5,980   $110,582,800 3
1997/08/15 2 $12,350,122 -31% 2,981 $4,143   $130,353,620 4
1997/08/22 3 $7,870,403 -36% 2,824 $2,787   $143,092,008 5
1997/08/29 3 $8,520,110 +8% 2,601 $3,276   $154,240,266 6
1997/09/05 5 $3,861,490 -55% 2,468 $1,565   $159,262,854 7
1997/09/12 6 $2,810,020 -27% 2,190 $1,283   $163,224,275 8
1997/09/19 9 $2,073,198 -26% 1,885 $1,100   $166,093,896 9
1997/09/26 11 $1,216,315 -41% 1,540 $790   $167,901,381 10
1997/10/03 13 $756,150 -38% 1,094 $691   $169,003,294 11
1997/10/10 23 $308,185 -59% 521 $592   $169,517,032 12
1997/10/17 33 $169,478 -45% 333 $509   $169,792,834 13
1997/10/24 37 $104,292 -38% 280 $372   $169,950,374 14
1997/10/31 19 $621,083 +496% 1,010 $615   $170,606,595 15
1997/11/07 27 $252,630 -59% 505 $500   $171,013,550 16
1997/11/14 30 $237,020 -6% 389 $609   $171,372,714 17
1997/11/21 49 $45,081 -81% 118 $382   $171,461,309 18
1997/11/28 59 $24,443 -46% 77 $317   $171,501,547 19
1997/12/26 30 $189,031   584 $324   $171,769,219 23
1998/01/02 30 $203,070 +7% 593 $342   $172,144,501 24
1998/01/09 33 $118,980 -41% 508 $234   $172,334,889 25
1998/01/16 34 $117,992 -1% 383 $308   $172,500,454 26
1998/01/23 45 $60,331 -49% 302 $200   $172,573,708 27
1998/01/30 57 $34,077 -44% 165 $207   $172,620,724 28

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/07/25 1 $11,981,951   2,919 $4,105   $11,981,951 1
1997/07/26 1 $14,006,743 +17% 2,919 $4,798   $25,988,694 2
1997/07/27 1 $11,143,811 -20% 2,919 $3,818   $37,132,505 3
1997/07/28 1 $5,075,313 -54% 2,919 $1,739   $42,207,818 4
1997/07/29 1 $4,804,269 -5% 2,919 $1,646   $47,012,087 5
1997/07/30 1 $4,132,300 -14% 2,919 $1,416   $51,144,387 6
1997/07/31 1 $3,862,824 -7% 2,919 $1,323   $55,007,211 7
1997/08/01 2 $7,473,778 +93% 2,919 $2,560   $62,480,989 8
1997/08/02 1 $10,511,122 +41% 2,919 $3,601   $72,992,111 9
1997/08/03 1 $7,746,722 -26% 2,919 $2,654   $80,738,833 10
1997/08/04 1 $3,267,306 -58% 2,919 $1,119   $84,006,139 11
1997/08/05 1 $3,302,994 +1% 2,919 $1,132   $87,309,133 12
1997/08/06 1 $2,823,124 -15% 2,919 $967   $90,132,257 13
1997/08/07 1 $2,623,447 -7% 2,919 $899   $92,755,704 14
1997/08/08 2 $5,103,400 +95% 2,981 $1,712   $97,859,104 15
1997/08/09 1 $7,590,798 +49% 2,981 $2,546   $105,449,902 16
1997/08/10 2 $5,132,898 -32% 2,981 $1,722   $110,582,800 17
1997/08/11 2 $1,924,412 -63% 2,981 $646   $112,507,212 18
1997/08/12 2 $2,028,640 +5% 2,981 $681   $114,535,852 19
1997/08/13 2 $1,881,812 -7% 2,981 $631   $116,417,664 20
1997/08/14 2 $1,585,834 -16% 2,981 $532   $118,003,498 21
1997/08/15 3 $3,504,053 +121% 2,981 $1,175   $121,507,551 22
1997/08/16 1 $5,277,454 +51% 2,981 $1,770   $126,785,005 23
1997/08/17 3 $3,568,615 -32% 2,981 $1,197   $130,353,620 24
1997/08/18 3 $1,186,734 -67% 2,981 $398   $131,540,354 25
1997/08/19 3 $1,278,443 +8% 2,981 $429   $132,818,797 26
1997/08/20 3 $1,232,271 -4% 2,981 $413   $134,051,068 27
1997/08/21 3 $1,170,537 -5% 2,981 $393   $135,221,605 28
1997/08/22 4 $2,279,783 +95% 2,824 $807   $137,501,388 29
1997/08/23 3 $3,523,860 +55% 2,824 $1,248   $141,025,248 30
1997/08/24 5 $2,066,760 -41% 2,824 $732   $143,092,008 31
1997/08/25 5 $638,267 -69% 2,824 $226   $143,730,275 32
1997/08/26 6 $741,357 +16% 2,824 $263   $144,471,632 33
1997/08/27 7 $602,112 -19% 2,824 $213   $145,073,744 34
1997/08/28 4 $646,412 +7% 2,824 $229   $145,720,156 35
1997/08/29 5 $1,662,927 +157% 2,601 $639   $147,383,083 36
1997/08/30 3 $2,714,000 +63% 2,601 $1,043   $150,097,083 37
1997/08/31 3 $2,307,440 -15% 2,601 $887   $152,404,523 38
1997/09/01 3 $1,835,743 -20% 2,601 $706   $154,240,266 39
1997/09/02 5 $426,627 -77% 2,501 $171   $154,666,893 40
1997/09/03 4 $376,629 -12% 2,601 $145   $155,043,522 41
1997/09/04 4 $357,842 -5% 2,601 $138   $155,401,364 42
1997/09/05 5 $1,033,398 +189% 2,468 $419   $156,434,762 43
1997/09/06 4 $1,927,805 +87% 2,468 $781   $158,362,567 44
1997/09/07 5 $900,287 -53% 2,468 $365   $159,262,854 45
1997/09/08 5 $247,621 -72% 2,468 $100   $159,510,475 46
1997/09/09 4 $323,206 +31% 2,468 $131   $159,833,681 47
1997/09/10 4 $287,665 -11% 2,468 $117   $160,121,346 48
1997/09/11 4 $292,909 +2% 2,468 $119   $160,414,255 49
1997/09/12 6 $797,922 +172% 2,190 $364   $161,212,177 50
1997/09/13 5 $1,400,593 +76% 2,190 $640   $162,612,770 51
1997/09/14 7 $611,505 -56% 2,190 $279   $163,224,275 52
1997/09/15 7 $168,538 -72% 2,190 $77   $163,392,813 53
1997/09/16 6 $225,353 +34% 2,190 $103   $163,618,166 54
1997/09/17 6 $194,786 -14% 2,190 $89   $163,812,952 55
1997/09/18 6 $207,746 +7% 2,190 $95   $164,020,698 56
1997/09/19 8 $552,385 +166% 1,885 $293   $164,573,083 57
1997/09/20 8 $1,083,717 +96% 1,885 $575   $165,656,800 58
1997/09/21 9 $437,096 -60% 1,885 $232   $166,093,896 59
1997/09/22 9 $128,957 -70% 1,885 $68   $166,222,853 60
1997/09/23 8 $175,333 +36% 1,885 $93   $166,398,186 61
1997/09/24 8 $145,274 -17% 1,885 $77   $166,543,460 62
1997/09/25 8 $141,606 -3% 1,885 $75   $166,685,066 63
1997/09/26 11 $321,203 +127% 1,540 $209   $167,006,269 64
1997/09/27 11 $633,150 +97% 1,540 $411   $167,639,419 65
1997/09/28 - $261,962 -59% 1,540 $170   $167,901,381 66
1997/09/29 - $77,356 -70% 1,540 $50   $167,978,737 67
1997/09/30 - $92,740 +20% 1,540 $60   $168,071,477 68
1997/10/01 - $82,410 -11% 1,540 $54   $168,153,887 69
1997/10/02 - $93,257 +13% 1,540 $61   $168,247,144 70
1997/10/03 - $217,225 +133% 1,094 $199   $168,464,369 71
1997/10/04 - $376,523 +73% 1,094 $344   $168,840,892 72
1997/10/05 - $162,402 -57% 1,094 $148   $169,003,294 73
1997/10/06 - $43,839 -73% 1,094 $40   $169,047,133 74
1997/10/07 - $57,854 +32% 1,094 $53   $169,104,987 75
1997/10/08 - $48,026 -17% 1,094 $44   $169,153,013 76
1997/10/09 - $55,834 +16% 1,094 $51   $169,208,847 77

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/07/25 1 $55,007,211   2,919 $18,845   $55,007,211 1
1997/08/01 1 $37,748,493 -31% 2,919 $12,932   $92,755,704 2
1997/08/08 2 $25,247,794 -33% 2,981 $8,470   $118,003,498 3
1997/08/15 3 $17,218,107 -32% 2,981 $5,776   $135,221,605 4
1997/08/22 4 $10,498,551 -39% 2,824 $3,718   $145,720,156 5
1997/08/29 4 $9,681,208 -8% 2,601 $3,722   $155,401,364 6
1997/09/05 5 $5,012,891 -48% 2,468 $2,031   $160,414,255 7
1997/09/12 7 $3,606,443 -28% 2,190 $1,647   $164,020,698 8
1997/09/19 9 $2,664,368 -26% 1,885 $1,413   $166,685,066 9
1997/09/26 11 $1,562,078 -41% 1,540 $1,014   $168,247,144 10
1997/10/03 15 $961,703 -38% 1,094 $879   $169,208,847 11
1997/10/10 23 $414,509 -57% 521 $796   $169,623,356 12
1997/10/17 33 $222,726 -46% 333 $669   $169,846,082 13
1997/10/24 35 $139,430 -37% 280 $498   $169,985,512 14
1997/10/31 19 $775,408 +456% 1,010 $768   $170,760,920 15
1997/11/07 26 $374,774 -52% 505 $742   $171,135,694 16
1997/11/14 33 $280,534 -25% 389 $721   $171,416,228 17
1997/11/21 47 $60,876 -78% 118 $516   $171,477,104 18
1997/12/26 27 $361,243   584 $619   $171,941,431 23
1998/01/02 35 $274,478 -24% 593 $463   $172,215,909 24
1998/01/09 31 $166,553 -39% 508 $328   $172,382,462 25
1998/01/16 38 $130,915 -21% 383 $342   $172,513,377 26
1998/01/23 47 $73,270 -44% 302 $243   $172,586,647 27

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