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The Mask (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $119,920,129Details
International Box Office $231,700,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $351,620,129
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Synopsis

Stanley Ipkiss, a decent-hearted but socially awkward guy, find an ancient mask that gives him superhuman powers and the courage to go with it. The mask allows him to romance Tina Carlyle, but also makes him the target of Tina’s gangster boyfriend, who is out to use the mask’s powers for his himself.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 29th, 1994 (Wide) by New Line
Video Release: March 26th, 1997 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some stylized violence
Running Time: 101 minutes
Franchise: Mask
Comparisons: vs. Drop Dead Fred
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Keywords: Organized Crime, Visual Effects, Dark Horse Comics
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Super Hero
Production Companies: Katja Motion Picture Corporation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 87 $108,938 Jan 27, 1995 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 100 $151,412 Jan 20, 1995 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 90 $237,224 Jan 13, 1995 171
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 88 $350,796 Dec 30, 1994 157
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 95 $814,500 Nov 25, 1994 122
Fastest to $100m 516 $100,251,076 Sep 2, 1994 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 117 $6,600,654 Sep 2, 1994 38
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 59 $14,511,732 Sep 2, 1994 38
Fastest to $50m 594 $52,328,039 Aug 5, 1994 10
Top New Line Weekend Domestic 28 $23,117,068 Jul 29, 1994 3

Leading Cast

   Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask

Supporting Cast

Peter Riegert    Lt. Mitch Kellaway
Peter Greene    Dorian
Amy Yasbeck    Peggy Brandt
Richard Jeni    Charlie Schumaker
Cameron Diaz    Tina Carlyle
Orestes Matacena    Niko
Timothy Bagley    Irv
Nancy Fish    Mrs. Peenman
Johnny Williams    Burt
Reg E. Cathey    Freeze
Jim Doughan    Doyle
Denis Forest    Sweet Eddy
Joseph Alfieri    Police Officer
B.J. Barie    Alley Punk #1
Catherine Berge    Cigarette Girl
Phil Boardman    Guard
Krista Buonauro    Lady Cop
Debra Casey    Alley Punk #3
Blake Clark    Murray
Christopher Darga    Paramedic #3
Suzanne Dunn    Reporter
Joely Fisher    Maggie
Kevin Grevioux    Henchman #7
Peter Jazwinski    Park Policeman
Howard Kay    Niko's Thug #2
Robert Keith    Police Officer
Beau Lotterman    Megaphone Cop
Scott McElroy    Niko's Thug #1
Richard Montes    Henchman #1
Ivory Ocean    Mayor Tilton
Robert O'Reilly    The Figure
Louie Ortiz    Coco Bongo Valet
Daniel James Peterson    Henchman #6
Jeremy Roberts    Bobby the Bouncer
Eamonn Roche    Mr. Dickey
Randy Ruimy    Screaming Lady
Benjamin J. Stein*    Dr. Neuman
Nils Allen Stewart    Orlando
Chris Taylor    Coco Bongo Cop #1
Bullet Valmont    Alley Punk #1
Meadow Williams    Pebbles

Cameos

Wendy Walsh    Herself

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Bob Engleman    Producer
Michael Fallon    Story Creator
Mark Verheiden    Story Creator
Mike Webb    Screenwriter
Mike Richardson    Executive Producer
Charles Russell    Executive Producer
Michael De Luca    Executive Producer
Carla Fry    Associate Producer
John R. Leonetti    Director of Photography
Craig Stearns    Production Designer
Arthur Coburn    Editor
Randy Edelman    Composer
Ha Nguyen    Costume Designer
Ken Ralston    Visual Effects Consultant
Bonnie Greenberg    Music Supervisor
Fern Champion    Casting Director
Mark Paladini    Casting Director
Denis L. Stewart    Assistant Director
Bob Engleman    Unit Production Manager
Randy Moore    Art Director
Ellen Totleben    Set Decorator
Mark Irwin    Additional Photography
Scott Squires    Visual Effects Supervisor
Steve Williams    Visual Effects Supervisor-Animation
Jon Farhat    Visual Effects Supervisor
Tom Bertino    Visual Effects
Mark Hopkins McNabb    Sound Mixer
Ken Teaney    Re-recording Mixer
William Freesh    Re-recording Mixer
Tony Sereno    Re-recording Mixer
Craig Clark    Supervising Sound Editor
Steven D. Williams    Supervising Sound Editor
Ann Scibelli    Sound Effects Editor
David Farmer    Sound Effects Editor
Ricardo Broadus    Sound Effects Editor
Alan Howarth    Sound Effects Editor
Harry Cohen    Sound Designer
Tim Gedemer    Sound Designer
Jim Brookshire    Dialogue Editor
Cathie Speakman    Dialogue Editor
John LaSalandra    Music Editor
Michael "Mic" Tomasino*    Make up
Nina Paskowitz    Hairstylist
Greg Cannom    Special Make-up Effects
Mike Richardson    Story-Based on the Comic Book By Mike Richardson
Rick Barker    Stunt Coordinator

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1994/07/29 1 $23,117,068   2,360 $9,795   $23,117,068 1
1994/08/05 2 $15,231,375 -34% 2,404 $6,336   $52,328,039 2
1994/08/12 3 $10,052,412 -34% 2,462 $4,083   $70,068,211 3
1994/08/19 3 $7,606,131 -24% 2,516 $3,023   $82,824,615 4
1994/08/26 4 $5,338,698 -30% 2,516 $2,122   $91,930,697 5
1994/09/02 4 $6,600,654 +24% 2,516 $2,623   $100,251,076 6
1994/09/09 5 $2,825,711 -57% 2,175 $1,299   $103,901,001 7
1994/09/16 5 $1,955,502 -31% 1,799 $1,087   $106,538,845 8
1994/09/23 7 $1,571,237 -20% 1,647 $954   $108,557,722 9
1994/09/30 9 $1,253,951 -20% 1,360 $922   $110,190,781 10
1994/11/11 13 $1,117,843   781 $1,431   $113,960,727 16
1994/11/18 14 $866,912 -22% 800 $1,084   $115,132,345 17
1994/11/25 16 $814,500 -6% 743 $1,096   $116,311,697 18
1994/12/02 17 $461,164 -43% 604 $764   $116,940,277 19
1994/12/09 17 $330,451 -28% 502 $658   $117,394,147 20
1994/12/16 20 $266,803 -19% 434 $615   $117,767,411 21
1994/12/23 29 $237,954 -11% 310 $768   $118,212,833 22
1994/12/30 26 $350,796 +47% 277 $1,266   $118,820,184 23
1995/01/06 31 $226,377 -35% 256 $884   $119,134,304 24
1995/01/13 31 $237,224 +5% 189 $1,255   $119,445,235 25
1995/01/20 35 $151,412 -36% 172 $880   $119,637,872 26
1995/01/27 38 $108,938 -28% 168 $648   $119,789,683 27
1995/02/03 45 $56,958 -48% 107 $532   $119,874,149 28

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1994/07/29 1 $37,096,664   2,360 $15,719   $37,096,664 1
1994/08/05 2 $22,919,135 -38% 2,404 $9,534   $60,015,799 2
1994/08/12 3 $15,202,685 -34% 2,462 $6,175   $75,218,484 3
1994/08/19 3 $11,373,515 -25% 2,516 $4,520   $86,591,999 4
1994/08/26 4 $7,058,423 -38% 2,516 $2,805   $93,650,422 5
1994/09/02 4 $7,424,868 +5% 2,516 $2,951   $101,075,290 6
1994/09/09 5 $3,508,053 -53% 2,175 $1,613   $104,583,343 7
1994/09/16 5 $2,403,142 -31% 1,799 $1,336   $106,986,485 8
1994/09/23 7 $1,950,345 -19% 1,647 $1,184   $108,936,830 9
1994/11/11 12 $1,422,549   781 $1,821   $114,265,433 16
1994/11/18 15 $1,231,764 -13% 800 $1,540   $115,497,197 17
1994/11/25 16 $981,916 -20% 743 $1,322   $116,479,113 18
1994/12/02 17 $584,583 -40% 604 $968   $117,063,696 19
1994/12/09 16 $436,912 -25% 502 $870   $117,500,608 20
1994/12/16 20 $474,271 +9% 434 $1,093   $117,974,879 21
1994/12/23 26 $494,509 +4% 310 $1,595   $118,469,388 22
1994/12/30 26 $438,539 -11% 277 $1,583   $118,907,927 23
1995/01/06 30 $300,084 -32% 256 $1,172   $119,208,011 24
1995/01/13 30 $278,449 -7% 189 $1,473   $119,486,460 25
1995/01/20 35 $194,285 -30% 172 $1,130   $119,680,745 26
1995/01/27 37 $136,446 -30% 168 $812   $119,817,191 27

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