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Cradle Will Rock (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,899,970Details
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Synopsis

The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock, as well of some other events and people of the 1930s. It provides a commentary on the role of art and politics and between views of the wealthy and the struggling.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,687 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,801-8,900) 8,802 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 801-900) 863 $2,899,970
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,223 $2,899,970
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,600 $2,899,970

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$32,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 8th, 1999 (Limited) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: R for some language and sexuality
Running Time: 134 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Duchess
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   Marc Blitzstein
   Diego Rivera
   Hazel Huffman
   Nelson Rockefeller
   John Houseman
   Gray Mathers
   Hallie Flanagan
   Orson Welles
   Tommy Crickshaw
   Countess LaGrange
   Margherita Sarfatti
   Aldo Silvano
   Olive Stanton

Supporting Cast

Jamey Sheridan    John Adair
Bob Balaban    Harry Hopkins
Jack Black    Sid
Kyle Gass    Larry
Paul Giamatti    Carlo
Barnard Hughes    Frank Marvel
Barbara Sukowa    Sophie Silvano
Victoria Clark    Dulce Fox
Erin Hill    Sandra Mescal
Daniel Jenkins    Will Geer
Timothy Jerome    Bert Weston
Chris McKinney    Canada Lee
Stephen Spinella    Donald O'Hara
Henry Stram    Hiram Sherman
John Carpenter    William Randolph Hearst
Adele Robbins    Augusta Weissberger
Lee Arenberg    Abe Feder
Allan Nicholls    George Zorn
Rob Carlson    National Guardsman
Alison Tatlock    Reporter
Dina Platias    Lucille Schly
Pamela D. Henry    Alma Dixon
Emma Smith Stevens    Stagehand
Steven Tyler    Lehman Engel
Brenda Pressley    Rose
Brian Brophy    Pierre De Rohan
David Costabile    Beaver Man
Marla Schaffel    Beaver Woman
Dominic Cortese    Beaver Accordion Accompanist
Gretchen Mol    Marion Davies
Gil Robbins    Congressman Starnes
Harris Yulin    Chairman Martin Dies
Ned Bellamy    Power - Paul Edwards
V.J. Foster    James
William Duell    Butler
Albert Macklin    Tailor
Scott Sowers    Reporter
Bobby Amore    Reporter
Lynn Cohen    Mama
Dominic Chainese*    Papa
Peter Jacobson    Uncle
Evan Katz    Joey
Alysia Zucker    Chance
Sarah Hyland    Giovanna
Stephanie Roth    Marta
Spanky McHugh    Melvin
Todd Stockman    Puppeteer
Patrick Husted    Vaudeville Theater Manager
Jay Green    Plate Twirler
Carolyn West    Assistant Plate Twirler
Steven Skybell    Bertolt Brecht
Susan Heimbinder    Eva Blitzstein
Audra McDonald    "Joe Worker" Singer
Robert Ari    Liberty Committee #1
Michele Pawk    Liberty Committee #2
Gregg Edelman    Dream Larry Foreman
Matthew Bennett    Dream Cop
Brian Powell    Aide
Jack Willis    Lawyer
Gilbert Cruz    Mendez
Robert Hirschfeld    Sol
P.J. Brown    Guard
Michael Rivkin    Protester
Keira Naughton    Protester
Taylor Stanley    Claire
Tommy Allen    Pete
Jeff Butcher    Mendez Double
Sandy Hamilton    Sol Double
Corina Katt    Frida Kahlo
Josie Whittlesey    Model
Sandra Lindquist    Model
Tamika Lamison    Model
Edward James Hyland    Worker in Theatre
Boris McGiver    Man on Street
Chris Bauer    Carpenter
Leonardo Cimino    Man in Line
Patti Tippo    Clerk
Carrie Preston    Administrator
Mary Robbins    Disgruntled Worker #1
Chris Talbott    Disgruntled Worker #2
Susan Bruce    Disgruntled Worker #3
Ian Bagg    Disgruntled Worker #4
Tony Amendola    Carl Jaspar

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Tim Robbins    Screenwriter
Jon Kilik    Producer
Lydia Dean Pilcher    Producer
Tim Robbins    Producer
Louise Krakower    Executive Producer
Frank Beacham    Executive Producer
Allan Nicholls    Executive Producer
Jean Yves Escoffier    Director of Photography
Richard Hoover    Production Designer
Geraldine Peroni    Editor
Ruth Myers    Costume Designer
David Robbins    Composer
Douglas Aibel    Casting Director
Allison Hebble    Associate Producer
Allan Nicholls    Assistant Director
Amy Herman    Unit Production Manager
Troy Sizemore    Supervising Art Director
Peter Rogness    Art Director
Debra Schutt    Set Decorator
J.C. Brotherhood    Special Effects
Lisa Frucht    Costume Supervisor
Tod A. Maitland    Production Sound Mixer
Lee Dichter    Re-recording Mixer
Reilly Steele    Re-recording Mixer
Eliza Paley    Supervising Sound Editor
Warren Shaw    Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Bruce Kitzmeyer    Sound Effects Editor
Jeffrey Stern    Dialogue Editor
Tony Martinez    Dialogue Editor
Sylvia Menno    Dialogue Editor
Daniel Lieberstein    Music Editor
Michal Bigger    Makeup Design and Supervision
Linda Grimes    Key Makeup
Peg Schierholz    Hairstylist Design and Supervision
Kathe Swanson    Key Hairstylist
Jery Hewitt    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
1999/12/10 37 $93,998   8 $11,750   $124,903 1
1999/12/17 39 $73,642 -22% 8 $9,205   $237,545 2
1999/12/24 27 $137,318 +86% 38 $3,614   $413,381 3
1999/12/31 29 $200,147 +46% 38 $5,267   $771,052 4
2000/01/07 35 $145,441 -27% 38 $3,827   $1,007,006 5
2000/01/14 36 $175,515 +21% 56 $3,134   $1,227,258 6
2000/01/21 23 $593,899 +238% 238 $2,495   $1,855,182 7
2000/01/28 30 $306,513 -48% 498 $615   $2,348,748 8
2000/02/04 40 $168,295 -45% 174 $967   $2,638,292 9
2000/02/11 56 $72,349 -57% 71 $1,019   $2,769,514 10
2000/02/18 75 $20,746 -71% 23 $902   $2,814,444 11
2000/02/25 77 $10,973 -47% 13 $844   $2,828,650 12
2000/03/03 85 $8,829 -20% 11 $803   $2,840,764 13
2000/03/10 84 $12,884 +46% 10 $1,288   $2,857,614 14
2000/03/17 92 $7,618 -41% 10 $762   $2,872,526 15
2000/03/24 94 $5,819 -24% 11 $529   $2,880,396 16
2000/03/31 101 $1,856 -68% 8 $232   $2,883,361 17
2000/04/07 108 $1,970 +6% 5 $394   $2,886,899 18
2000/04/14 103 $3,040 +54% 13 $234   $2,891,067 19
2000/04/21 99 $6,905 +127% 10 $691   $2,899,970 20

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/01/17 30 $28,784   56 $514   $1,227,258 41

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/12/10 36 $132,998   8 $16,625   $163,903 2
1999/12/17 44 $112,160 -16% 8 $14,020   $276,063 3
1999/12/24 32 $294,842 +163% 38 $7,759   $570,905 4
1999/12/31 33 $290,660 -1% 38 $7,649   $861,565 5
2000/01/07 35 $190,178 -35% 38 $5,005   $1,051,743 6
2000/01/14 36 $209,540 +10% 56 $3,742   $1,261,283 7
2000/01/21 24 $780,952 +273% 238 $3,281   $2,042,235 8
2000/01/28 30 $427,762 -45% 498 $859   $2,469,997 9
2000/02/04 40 $227,168 -47% 174 $1,306   $2,697,165 10
2000/02/11 59 $96,533 -58% 71 $1,360   $2,793,698 11
2000/02/18 77 $23,979 -75% 23 $1,043   $2,817,677 12
2000/02/25 78 $14,258 -41% 13 $1,097   $2,831,935 13
2000/03/03 82 $12,795 -10% 11 $1,163   $2,844,730 14
2000/03/10 83 $20,178 +58% 10 $2,018   $2,864,908 15
2000/03/17 89 $9,669 -52% 10 $967   $2,874,577 16
2000/03/24 87 $6,928 -28% 11 $630   $2,881,505 17
2000/03/31 96 $3,424 -51% 8 $428   $2,884,929 18
2000/04/07 102 $3,098 -10% 5 $620   $2,888,027 19
2000/04/14 96 $5,038 +63% 13 $388   $2,893,065 20
2000/04/21 104 $6,905 +37% 10 $691   $2,899,970 21

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