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Godzilla (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $136,314,294Details
International Box Office $239,685,706Details
Worldwide Box Office $376,000,000
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 400 $136,314,294
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 285 $239,685,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 287 $376,000,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 21 $136,314,294
All Time International Box Office for Remake Movies 14 $239,685,706
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 14 $376,000,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$125,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 19th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi monster action/violence
Running Time: 139 minutes
Franchise: Godzilla
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Keywords: Disaster, Creature Features, Visual Effects, Kaiju
Source:Remake
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Centropolis Entertainment, Fried Films, Independent Pictures.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 247 $100,649,895 May 29, 1998 13
Biggest Domestic Monday 81 $11,679,410 May 25, 1998 6
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 77 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Remake Weekend Domestic 18 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Science Fiction Weekend Domestic 73 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Top Sony Pictures Weekend Domestic 31 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Fastest to $50m 267 $58,493,223 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 25 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 15 $84,244,444 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 26 $55,726,951 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 15 $106,582,250 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 20 $44,047,541 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $84,244,444 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 20 $55,726,951 May 22, 1998 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 13 $106,582,250 May 22, 1998 5
Top Remake Day Domestic 43 $16,894,040 May 23, 1998 4
Top Sony Pictures Day Domestic 76 $16,894,040 May 23, 1998 4

Supporting Cast

Matthew Broderick    Nick Tatopoulos
Jean Reno    Philippe Roche
Maria Pitillo    Audrey Timmonds
Hank Azaria    Victor "Animal" Palotti
Kevin Dunn    Colonel Hicks
Michael Lerner    Mayor Ebert
Harry Shearer    Charles Caiman
Arabella Field    Lucy Palotti
Vicki Lewis    Dr. Elsie Chapman
Doug Savant    Sergeant O'Neal
Malcolm Danare    Dr. Mendel Craven
Lorry Goldman    Gene, Mayor's Aide
Christian Aubert    Jean-Luc
Philippe Bergeron    Jean-Claude
Frank Bruynbroek    Jean-Pierre
Francois Girard    Jean-Philippe
Nicholas J. Giangiulio    Ed
Robert Lesser    Murray
Ralph Manza    Old Fisherman
Greg Callahan    Governor
Chris Ellis    General Anderson
Nancy Cartwright    Caiman's Secretary
Richard E. Grant    Admiral Phelps
Jack Moore    Leonard
Steve Giannelli    Jules
Brian Farabaugh    Arthur
Stephen Xavier Lee    Lt. Anderson
Bodhi Elfman    Freddie
Rich Battista    Jimmy
Lloyd Kino    Japanese Tanker Cook
Toshi Toda    Japanese Tanker Captain
Clyde Kusatsu    Japanese Tanker Skipper
Masaya Kato    Japanese Tanker Crew Member
Glenn Morshower    Kyle Terrington
Lola Pashalinski    Pharmacist
Rob Fukuzaki    WIDF Co-Anchor
Dale Harimoto    WKXI Anchor
Gary Cruz    WFKK Anchor
Derek Webster    Utah Captain
Stuart Fratkin    Utah Ensign
Frank Cilberg    Utah Sailor
Jason Edward Jones    Utah Sailor
Roger McIntyre    Utah Sailor
David Pressman    Anchorage Captain
Robert Faltisco    Anchorage Ensign
Chris Maleki    Anchorage Ensign
Scott Lusby    Anchorage Ensign
Alex Dodd    Anchorage Sailor
Terence Winter    Apache Pilot
Kirk Geiger    Apache Pilot
Pat Mastroianni    Apache Pilot
Eric Saiet    Apache Pilot
Burt Bulos    Apache Pilot
Robert Floyd    Apache Pilot
Seth Peterson    Apache Pilot
Jamison Yang    F-18 Pilot
Nathan Anderson    F-18 Pilot
Mark Munafo    F-18 Pilot
Dwight Schmidt    F-18 Pilot
Dwayne Swingler    Raven Pilot 2
Lawton Paseka    Officer
Greg Collins    Soldier on Bridge
James Black    Soldier
Thomas Giuseppe Giantonelli    Soldier
Paul Ware    Soldier
Monte Russell    Soldier on Plane
Christopher Carruthers    Radio Technician
Daniel Pearce    Radio Technician
Mark Fite    Radio Operator
Craig A. Castaldo    Radio Man
Eric Paske    Rodgers
Lee Weaver    Homeless Guy
Leonard Termo    Homeless Guy
Joshua Taylor    Spotter
Al Sapienza    Taxi Cab Driver
Stoney Westmoreland    Tunnel Guard
Gary Warner    Gun Technician
Ed Wheeler    New York Cop
Bill Hoag    New Jersey Cop
Joe Badalucco, Jr.    Forklift Driver
Jonathan Dienst    Field Reporter
Benjamin V. Baird    Reporter
Madeline McFadden    Reporter
Julian M. Phillip    Reporter
Raymond Ramos    Reporter

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Roland Emmerich    Screenwriter
Dean Devlin    Screenwriter
Ted Elliott    Story Creator
Terry Rossio    Story Creator
Dean Devlin    Story Creator
Roland Emmerich    Story Creator
Dean Devlin    Producer
Roland Emmerich    Executive Producer
Ute Emmerich    Executive Producer
William Fay    Executive Producer
Oliver Scholl    Production Designer
Peter Amundson    Editor
David J. Siegel    Editor
David Arnold    Composer
Ueli Steiger    Director of Photography
Peter Winther    Co-Producer
Kelly Van Horn    Co-Producer
Rob Fried    Co-Executive Producer
Cary Woods    Co-Executive Producer
Kim Winther    Assistant Director
Josef Rusnak    Second Unit Director
Kelly Van Horn    Unit Production Manager
Wm. Ladd Skinner*    Supervising Art Director
Robert Woodruff    Art Director
Oana Bogdan    Art Director
Charley Beal    Art Director
Victor Zolfo    Set Decorator
James V. Kent    Set Decorator
Peter Joachim Krause    Second Unit Camera
Volker Engel    Visual Effects Supervisor
Karen Goulekas    Visual Effects Supervisor
Patrick Tatopoulos    Special Effects
Clay Pinney    Special Effects
Joshua D. Rose    Digital Effects Supervisor
Jerome Chen    Digital Effects Supervisor
Joseph Porro    Costume Designer
Jose Antonio Garcia    Sound Mixer
Les Lazarowitz    Sound Mixer
Kevin O'Connell    Re-recording Mixer
Greg P. Russell    Re-recording Mixer
Per Hallberg    Supervising Sound Editor
Wylie Stateman    Supervising Sound Editor
Dina Eaton    Music Editor
Zoltan Zoltan    Make up
Patty Miller    Hairstylist
April Webster    Casting Director
David Bloch    Casting Director
R.A. Rondell    Stunt Coordinator
Gregory H. Watkins    Re-recording Mixer

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
1998/05/22 1 $44,047,541   3,310 $13,307   $58,493,223 1
1998/05/29 1 $18,020,444 -59% 3,310 $5,444   $99,326,687 2
1998/06/05 3 $9,712,119 -46% 3,310 $2,934   $114,014,285 3
1998/06/12 5 $6,202,337 -36% 3,310 $1,874   $123,653,780 4
1998/06/19 8 $2,980,534 -52% 2,337 $1,275   $129,206,880 5
1998/06/26 12 $1,458,014 -51% 1,855 $786   $132,388,522 6
1998/07/03 13 $813,116 -44% 1,162 $700   $134,002,926 7
1998/07/10 23 $202,157 -75% 450 $449   $134,677,021 8
1998/07/17 31 $105,259 -48% 260 $405   $134,876,106 9
1998/07/24 40 $55,493 -47% 175 $317   $134,979,308 10
1998/07/31 53 $26,963 -51% 94 $287   $135,033,851 11
1998/08/07 59 $20,221 -25% 74 $273   $135,069,042 12
1998/08/14 57 $19,668 -3% 50 $393   $135,098,290 13
1998/08/21 29 $268,078 +1,263% 563 $476   $135,373,940 14
1998/08/28 36 $200,806 -25% 501 $401   $135,669,033 15
1998/09/04 37 $170,424 -15% 379 $450   $135,888,409 16
1998/09/11 43 $83,633 -51% 337 $248   $136,023,813 17
1998/09/18 44 $74,392 -11% 0     $136,142,003 18

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/05/19 1 $4,088,785   0     $4,088,785 0
1998/05/20 1 $8,425,468 +106% 3,310 $2,545   $12,514,253 1
1998/05/21 1 $6,020,214 -29% 3,310 $1,819   $18,534,467 2
1998/05/22 1 $12,502,990 +108% 3,310 $3,777   $31,037,457 3
1998/05/23 1 $16,894,040 +35% 3,310 $5,104   $47,931,497 4
1998/05/24 1 $14,650,511 -13% 3,310 $4,426   $62,582,008 5
1998/05/25 1 $11,679,410 -20% 3,310 $3,529   $74,261,418 6
1998/05/26 1 $2,806,287 -76% 3,310 $848   $77,067,705 7
1998/05/27 1 $2,111,921 -25% 3,310 $638   $79,179,626 8
1998/05/28 1 $2,130,000 +1% 3,310 $644   $81,309,000 9
1998/05/29 2 $4,515,000 +112% 3,310 $1,364   $85,821,000 10
1998/05/30 1 $7,910,000 +75% 3,310 $2,390   $93,731,000 11
1998/05/31 1 $5,540,000 -30% 3,310 $1,674   $99,327,000 12
1998/06/01 2 $1,323,208 -76% 3,310 $400   $100,649,895 13
1998/06/02 2 $1,340,925 +1% 3,310 $405   $101,990,820 14
1998/06/03 2 $1,106,173 -18% 3,310 $334   $103,096,992 15
1998/06/04 2 $1,205,173 +9% 3,310 $364   $104,302,166 16
1998/06/05 4 $2,535,000 +110% 3,310 $766   $106,837,000 17
1998/06/06 3 $4,450,000 +76% 3,310 $1,344   $111,287,000 18
1998/06/07 3 $3,015,000 -32% 3,310 $911   $114,314,000 19
1998/06/08 4 $828,569 -73% 3,310 $250   $114,842,854 20
1998/06/09 4 $927,107 +12% 3,310 $280   $115,769,961 21
1998/06/10 4 $773,984 -17% 3,310 $234   $116,543,945 22
1998/06/11 4 $907,498 +17% 3,310 $274   $117,451,443 23
1998/06/12 5 $1,654,557 +82% 3,310 $500   $119,106,000 24
1998/06/13 4 $2,945,000 +78% 3,310 $890   $122,051,000 25
1998/06/14 4 $1,933,000 -34% 3,310 $584   $123,654,000 26
1998/06/15 6 $672,380 -65% 3,310 $203   $124,326,160 27
1998/06/16 6 $684,439 +2% 3,310 $207   $125,010,599 28
1998/06/17 6 $612,569 -11% 3,310 $185   $125,623,168 29
1998/06/18 6 $603,178 -2% 3,310 $182   $126,226,346 30
1998/06/19 8 $834,654 +38% 2,337 $357   $127,061,000 31
1998/06/20 8 $1,185,000 +42% 2,337 $507   $128,246,000 32
1998/06/21 6 $962,000 -19% 2,337 $412   $129,207,000 33
1998/06/22 8 $407,948 -58% 2,337 $175   $129,614,828 34
1998/06/23 8 $476,189 +17% 2,337 $204   $130,091,017 35
1998/06/24 8 $423,773 -11% 2,337 $181   $130,514,790 36
1998/06/25 9 $415,718 -2% 2,337 $178   $130,930,508 37

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/05/22 1 $66,860,561   3,310 $20,200   $81,306,243 2
1998/05/29 1 $22,995,923 -66% 3,310 $6,947   $104,302,166 3
1998/06/05 3 $13,149,277 -43% 3,310 $3,973   $117,451,443 4
1998/06/12 5 $8,774,903 -33% 3,310 $2,651   $126,226,346 5
1998/06/19 8 $4,704,162 -46% 2,337 $2,013   $130,930,508 6
1998/06/26 11 $2,259,302 -52% 1,855 $1,218   $133,189,810 7
1998/07/03 14 $1,285,054 -43% 1,162 $1,106   $134,474,864 8
1998/07/10 26 $295,983 -77% 450 $658   $134,770,847 9
1998/07/17 31 $152,968 -48% 260 $588   $134,923,815 10
1998/07/24 39 $83,073 -46% 175 $475   $135,006,888 11
1998/07/31 56 $41,933 -50% 94 $446   $135,048,821 12
1998/08/07 52 $29,801 -29% 74 $403   $135,078,622 13
1998/08/14 51 $27,240 -9% 50 $545   $135,105,862 14
1998/08/21 29 $362,365 +1,230% 563 $644   $135,468,227 15
1998/08/28 36 $249,758 -31% 501 $499   $135,717,985 16
1998/09/04 36 $222,195 -11% 379 $586   $135,940,180 17
1998/09/11 44 $127,431 -43% 337 $378   $136,067,611 18

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