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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
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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 86 $108,938 Jan 27, 1995 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 99 $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 96 $814,500 Nov 25, 1994 122
Fastest to $100m 503 $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 $14,398,485 Sep 2, 1994 38
Fastest to $50m 578 $52,328,039 Aug 5, 1994 10
Top New Line Weekend Domestic 28 $23,117,068 Jul 29, 1994 3

Cast

   Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
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
Ben Stein    Dr. Neuman
Nils Allen Stewart    Orlando
Chris Taylor    Coco Bongo Cop #1
Bullet Valmont    Alley Punk #1
Wendy Walsh    Herself
Meadow Williams    Pebbles

Production and Technical Credits

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

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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