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The Mask of Zorro (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $93,828,745Details
International Box Office $139,871,255Details
Worldwide Box Office $233,700,000
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Synopsis

After having been imprisoned for 20 years, Don Diego de la Vega (aka Zorro) is intent on revenge after rival Don Raphael Montero murdered his wife and took his daughter Elena. He takes on Alejandro Murieta, who has his own reason for revenge, as his brother was killed by one of Montero’s henchmen, as an apprentice.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 736 $93,828,745
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 579 $139,871,255
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 596 $233,700,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 38 $93,828,745
All Time International Box Office for Remake Movies 25 $139,871,255
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 25 $233,700,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$65,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 17th, 1998 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: October 18th, 2005 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as The Mask of Zorro (Deluxe Edition)
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense action and violence
Running Time: 140 minutes
Franchise: Zorro
Comparisons: vs. Shanghai Knights
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Source:Remake
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: Mexico,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 673 $50,748,224 Jul 24, 1998 12
Top Historical Fiction Weekend Domestic 75 $22,525,855 Jul 17, 1998 3
Top Remake Weekend Domestic 66 $22,525,855 Jul 17, 1998 3

Leading Cast

   Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro
   Zorro/Don Diego de la Vega
   Elena

Supporting Cast

Stuart Wilson    Don Rafael Montero
Matt Letscher    Captain Harrison Love
Maury Chaykin    Prison Warden
Tony Amendola    Don Luiz
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.    Don Pedro
L.Q. Jones    Three-Fingered Jack
Jose Perez    Corporal Armando Garcia
William Marquez    Fray Felipe
Victor Rivers    Joaquin Murrietta
Julieta Rosen    Esperanza De La Vega
Jose Maria De Tavira    Young Alejandro Murrieta
Diego Sieres    Young Joaquin Murrieta
Emiliano Guerra    Boy Crying
Yolanda Orizaga    Woman Crying
Paco Morayta    Undertaker
Pedro Altamirano    Squad Leader
Luisa Huertas    Nanny
Maria Fernandez Cruz    Baby Elena De La Vega
Monica Fernandez Cruz    Baby Elena De La Vega
Raul Martinez    Heavyset Lieutenant
Tony Cabral    Soldier Holding "Wanted" Poster
Tony Genaro    Watering Station Owner
Ivan Rafael    Small Boy at Watering Station
David Villalpando    Stupid Soldier
Paul Ganus    Prison Guard
Sergio Espinosa    Leper Zorro
Conrad Roberts    Black Zorro
Abel Woolrich    Ancient Zorro
Moises Suarez    Don Hector
Humberto Elizondo    Don Julio
Fernando Becerril    One of the Six Dons
Alberto Carrera    One of the Six Dons
Eduardo Lopez    One of the Six Dons
Gonzalo Lora    One of the Six Dons
Rudy Miller    One of the Six Dons
Manolo Pastor    One of the Six Dons
Diego Sandoval    Padre At The Beach
Enrike Palma    Bartender
Erika Carlson    Don Pedro's Wife
Manuel de Jesus Vasquez Morales    Guitar-Playing Soldier
Oscar Zerafin Gonzalez    Giant Soldier
Vanessa Bauche    Indian Girl
Kelsie Kimberli Garcia    Baby Joaquin
Kaylissa Keli Garcia    Baby Joaquin

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
John Eskow    Screenwriter
Ted Elliott    Screenwriter
Terry Rossio    Screenwriter
Ted Elliott    Story Creator
Terry Rossio    Story Creator
Randall Jahnson    Story Creator
Doug Claybourne    Producer
David Foster    Producer
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
Walter F. Parkes    Executive Producer
Laurie MacDonald    Executive Producer
Phil Meheux    Director of Photography
Cecilia Montiel    Production Designer
Thom Noble    Editor
Graciela Mazon    Costume Designer
James Horner    Composer
John Gertz    Co-Producer
Tava R. Maloy    Associate Producer
George Parra    Assistant Director
Glenn Randall Jr.    Second Unit Director
Doug Claybourne    Unit Production Manager
Michael Atwell    Art Director
Denise Camargo    Set Decorator
Kim Marks    Second Unit Photography
Syd Dutton    Visual Effects (Matte Paintings)
Laurencio Cordero    Special Effects Supervisor
Rocky Gehr    Special Effects Coordinator
John Stears    Special Effects Coordinator
Pud Cusack    Production Sound Mixer
Kevin O'Connell    Re-recording Mixer
Greg P. Russell    Re-recording Mixer
Dave McMoyler    Supervising Sound Editor
Hector C. Gika*    Sound Designer
Ken Diaz    Makeup Designer
Rosa Elisa Duprat    Key Makeup
Gabriel Solana    Key Makeup
Paul LeBlanc    Hairstylist Designer
Eduardo Feline Gomez    Key Hairstylist
James Horner    Song "I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You" music
Will Jennings    Song "I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You" words
Pam Dixon Mickelson*    Casting Director
Claudia Becker    Casting (Mexico)

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
1998/07/17 1 $22,525,855   2,515 $8,957   $22,525,855 1
1998/07/24 2 $13,414,229 -40% 2,515 $5,334   $47,269,464 2
1998/07/31 6 $8,320,932 -38% 2,515 $3,309   $61,953,317 3
1998/08/07 8 $5,508,627 -34% 2,436 $2,261   $71,641,665 4
1998/08/14 11 $3,760,358 -32% 2,123 $1,771   $78,430,821 5
1998/08/21 15 $2,103,883 -44% 1,500 $1,403   $82,512,233 6
1998/08/28 15 $1,718,086 -18% 1,322 $1,300   $85,203,939 7
1998/09/04 14 $2,106,833 +23% 1,213 $1,737   $87,940,321 8
1998/09/11 15 $1,003,555 -52% 1,085 $925   $89,228,663 9
1998/09/18 13 $688,771 -31% 946 $728   $90,210,339 10
1998/09/25 18 $431,218 -37% 725 $595   $90,837,081 11
1998/10/02 25 $202,903 -53% 408 $497   $91,132,279 12
1998/10/09 31 $135,445 -33% 295 $459   $91,307,993 13
1998/10/16 37 $84,275 -38% 172 $490   $91,433,971 14
1998/10/23 47 $56,039 -34% 113 $496   $91,509,343 15
1998/10/30 44 $48,192 -14% 86 $560   $91,573,526 16
1998/11/06 22 $516,952 +973% 605 $854   $92,103,521 17
1998/11/13 20 $377,170 -27% 568 $664   $92,689,591 18
1998/11/20 28 $204,379 -46% 405 $505   $93,013,581 19
1998/11/27 34 $151,519 -26% 270 $561   $93,217,877 20
1998/12/04 36 $87,355 -42% 231 $378   $93,365,581 21
1998/12/11 40 $69,010 -21% 1,472 $47   $93,470,618 22
1998/12/18 43 $47,460 -31% 84 $565   $93,551,761 23
1998/12/25 43 $64,483 +36% 69 $935   $93,652,754 24
1999/01/01 48 $55,810 -13% 69 $809   $93,771,072 25

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/07/17 1 $7,430,000   2,515 $2,954   $7,430,000 1
1998/07/18 2 $8,410,000 +13% 2,515 $3,344   $15,840,000 2
1998/07/19 1 $6,737,000 -20% 2,515 $2,679   $22,525,855 3
1998/07/20 1 $3,011,219 -55% 2,515 $1,197   $25,537,074 4
1998/07/21 1 $3,056,353 +1% 2,515 $1,215   $28,593,427 5
1998/07/22 1 $2,708,674 -11% 2,515 $1,077   $31,302,101 6
1998/07/23 2 $2,553,134 -6% 2,515 $1,015   $33,855,235 7
1998/07/24 2 $4,085,000 +60% 2,515 $1,624   $37,940,000 8
1998/07/25 3 $5,255,000 +29% 2,515 $2,089   $43,195,000 9
1998/07/26 3 $3,987,000 -24% 2,515 $1,585   $47,269,464 10
1998/07/27 3 $1,671,227 -58% 2,515 $665   $48,940,691 11
1998/07/28 3 $1,807,533 +8% 2,515 $719   $50,748,224 12
1998/07/29 4 $1,457,314 -19% 2,515 $579   $52,205,538 13
1998/07/30 5 $1,426,847 -2% 2,515 $567   $53,632,385 14
1998/07/31 6 $2,540,000 +78% 2,515 $1,010   $56,172,000 15
1998/08/01 5 $3,420,000 +35% 2,515 $1,360   $59,592,000 16
1998/08/02 5 $2,505,000 -27% 2,515 $996   $61,953,000 17
1998/08/03 7 $1,070,074 -57% 2,602 $411   $63,023,391 18
1998/08/04 7 $1,131,725 +6% 2,515 $450   $64,155,116 19
1998/08/05 8 $994,710 -12% 2,515 $396   $65,149,826 20
1998/08/06 8 $983,212 -1% 2,515 $391   $66,133,038 21
1998/08/07 8 $1,729,962 +76% 2,436 $710   $67,863,000 22
1998/08/08 8 $2,325,000 +34% 2,436 $954   $70,188,000 23
1998/08/09 8 $1,670,000 -28% 2,436 $686   $71,641,665 24
1998/08/10 9 $754,519 -55% 2,436 $310   $72,396,184 25
1998/08/11 9 $877,960 +16% 2,436 $360   $73,274,144 26
1998/08/12 9 $713,173 -19% 2,436 $293   $73,987,317 27
1998/08/13 9 $683,146 -4% 2,436 $280   $74,670,463 28
1998/08/20 10 $432,228   2,123 $204   $80,406,350 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1998/07/17 1 $33,855,235   2,515 $13,461   $33,855,235 1
1998/07/24 3 $19,777,150 -42% 2,515 $7,864   $53,632,385 2
1998/07/31 6 $12,500,653 -37% 2,515 $4,970   $66,133,038 3
1998/08/07 8 $8,537,425 -32% 2,436 $3,505   $74,670,463 4
1998/08/14 11 $5,737,887 -33% 2,123 $2,703   $80,408,350 5
1998/08/21 15 $3,077,503 -46% 1,500 $2,052   $83,485,853 6
1998/08/28 14 $2,347,635 -24% 1,322 $1,776   $85,833,488 7
1998/09/04 14 $2,391,620 +2% 1,213 $1,972   $88,225,108 8
1998/09/11 15 $1,296,460 -46% 1,085 $1,195   $89,521,568 9
1998/09/18 14 $884,295 -32% 946 $935   $90,405,863 10
1998/09/25 19 $523,513 -41% 725 $722   $90,929,376 11
1998/10/02 27 $243,172 -54% 408 $596   $91,172,548 12
1998/10/09 32 $177,148 -27% 295 $601   $91,349,696 13
1998/10/16 38 $103,608 -42% 172 $602   $91,453,304 14
1998/10/23 41 $72,030 -30% 113 $637   $91,525,334 15
1998/10/30 41 $61,235 -15% 86 $712   $91,586,569 16
1998/11/06 22 $725,852 +1,085% 605 $1,200   $92,312,421 17
1998/11/13 21 $496,781 -32% 568 $875   $92,809,202 18
1998/11/20 29 $257,156 -48% 405 $635   $93,066,358 19
1998/11/27 33 $211,868 -18% 270 $785   $93,278,226 20
1998/12/04 35 $123,382 -42% 231 $534   $93,401,608 21
1998/12/11 39 $102,693 -17% 1,472 $70   $93,504,301 22
1998/12/18 38 $83,970 -18% 84 $1,000   $93,588,271 23
1998/12/25 43 $126,991 +51% 69 $1,840   $93,715,262 24

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