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Mouse Hunt (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,894,591Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,276 $61,894,591
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,202 $61,894,591

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1997 (Wide) by Dreamworks SKG
MPAA Rating: PG for language, comic sensuality and mayhem
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad, Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,230 $50,613,000 Jan 16, 1998 31
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 251 $7,955,082 Jan 16, 1998 31
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 203 $5,490,106 Jan 16, 1998 31
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 136 $10,500,267 Jan 16, 1998 31
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 163 $8,418,001 Jan 2, 1998 17
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 132 $16,100,100 Jan 2, 1998 17
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 137 $9,702,770 Dec 26, 1997 10
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 112 $18,961,622 Dec 26, 1997 10
Leggiest Opening Weekend 26 4.38 Dec 19, 1997 3

Leading Cast

   Ernie Smuntz
   Lars Smuntz

Supporting Cast

Maury Chaykin    Alexander Falko (Mr. Falko)
Christopher Walken    Caeser, the Exterminator
Vicki Lewis    April Smuntz
Eric Christmas    The Lawyer
Michael Jeter    Quincy Thorpe
Debra Christofferson    Ingrid
Camilla Soeberg    Hilde
Ian Abercrombie    Auctioneer
Annabelle Gurwitch    Roxanne Atkins
Eric Poppick    The Banker
Ernie Sabella    Maury
William Hickey    Rudolph Smuntz
Cliff Emmich    Mayor McKrinkle
Melanie MacQueen    Mayor's Wife
Brianna Shebby    Becky
Danielle Shebby    Betty
Leslie Upson    Leslie Reinhart
Mario Cantone    Zepco Suit
Peter Anthony Rocca    Zepco Suit
Steve Bean    Lester Dinkus
Suzanne Krull    Waitress #1
William Frankfather    Mr. Texas
Pat Thomas    Constructon Worker #1
Peter Gregory    Doctor
E.J. Callahan    Historical Clerk
Susan Blommaert    Ms. Park Avenue
Valorie Armstrong    Franklin's Wife
Michael Rae Sommers    Paramedic
Michael Ross    Cop
Jose Rey    Cuban Postal Worker
Carmen Filpi    Pall Bearer #4
Harper Roisman    Factory Worker
David Fresco    Factory Worker
Scott Smith    City Paramedic
Sarah Dampf    Crying Child
Orville Stoeber    Expert
David Weisenberg    Expert
Fred Pierce    Large-nosed Man
Clement E. Blake*    Homeless Man
Saverio Carubia    Photographer
Pep Torres    Bus Boy

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Alan Silvestri    Composer
Adam Rifkin    Screenwriter
Alan Riche    Producer
Tony Ludwig    Producer
Bruce Cohen    Producer
Phedon Papamichael    Director of Photography
Linda Descenna    Production Designer
Craig Wood    Editor
Charles Gibson    Visual Effects Supervisor
Bart Brown    Associate Producer
Benita Allen Honess    Assistant Director
Herbert W. Gains    Unit Production Manager
Vicki Niemi    Unit Production Manager
James Nedza    Art Director
Ric McElvin    Set Decorator
Mark Vargo    Second Unit Camera
Michael Lantieri    Special Effects Coordinator
Jill Ohanneson    Costume Designer
Christopher Lawrence    Costume Supervisor
Keith A. Wester    Sound Mixer
Steve Maslow    Re-recording Mixer
Gregg Landaker    Re-recording Mixer
Alan Rankin    Sound Effects Editor
Jon Title    Sound Effects Editor
Brian Bowen    Sound Effects Editor
Martin Lopez    Sound Effects Editor
Greg Hainer    Sound Effects Editor
Dino DiMuro    Sound Effects Editor
Scott Martin Gershin    Sound Designer
Larry Kemp    Sound Designer
Dan Hegeman    Dialogue Editor
Dan Rich    Dialogue Editor
Ann Szachmeister    Dialogue Editor
Richard Dwan    Dialogue Editor
Jacqueline Tager    Music Editor
Dan DiPrima    Music Editor
Julie Hewett    Make up
Candace Neal    Hairstylist
Denise Chamian    Casting Director
James Arnett    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
1997/12/19 4 $6,062,922   2,152 $2,817   $6,062,922 1
1997/12/26 4 $9,702,770 +60% 2,191 $4,428   $21,505,569 2
1998/01/02 4 $8,418,001 -13% 2,213 $3,804   $40,021,527 3
1998/01/09 6 $4,602,621 -45% 2,233 $2,061   $45,765,583 4
1998/01/16 9 $4,159,346 -10% 2,003 $2,077   $50,702,443 5
1998/01/23 11 $2,209,281 -47% 1,776 $1,244   $54,659,175 6
1998/01/30 13 $1,524,237 -31% 1,350 $1,129   $56,639,263 7
1998/02/06 14 $972,036 -36% 1,082 $898   $57,847,237 8
1998/02/13 20 $665,610 -32% 729 $913   $58,690,284 9
1998/02/20 23 $288,253 -57% 515 $560   $59,158,747 10
1998/02/27 28 $193,422 -33% 379 $510   $59,422,374 11
1998/03/06 33 $138,662 -28% 275 $504   $59,632,042 12
1998/03/13 51 $59,721 -57% 251 $238   $59,732,802 13
1998/03/20 53 $44,545 -25% 203 $219   $59,865,928 14
1998/03/27 19 $443,515 +896% 713 $622   $60,331,323 15
1998/04/03 21 $368,001 -17% 670 $549   $60,871,489 16
1998/04/10 27 $198,131 -46% 562 $353   $61,240,828 17
1998/04/17 30 $185,148 -7% 439 $422   $61,559,741 18
1998/04/24 46 $70,902 -62% 439 $162   $61,693,488 19
1998/05/01 48 $62,998 -11% 105 $600   $61,776,886 20
1998/05/08 53 $42,839 -32% 87 $492   $61,834,214 21

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/12/19 4 $1,385,000   2,152 $644   $1,385,000 1
1997/12/20 4 $2,924,000 +111% 2,152 $1,359   $4,309,000 2
1997/12/21 4 $1,753,922 -40% 2,152 $815   $6,062,922 3
1997/12/22 4 $1,256,047 -28% 2,152 $584   $7,318,969 4
1997/12/23 4 $1,405,000 +12% 2,152 $653   $8,724,000 5
1997/12/24 3 $1,085,000 -23% 2,152 $504   $9,815,000 6
1997/12/25 7 $1,760,000 +62% 2,152 $818   $11,580,000 7
1997/12/29 4 $2,151,843   2,191 $982   $23,657,412 11
1997/12/30 4 $2,345,000 +9% 2,191 $1,070   $26,003,000 12
1997/12/31 4 $2,591,000 +10% 2,191 $1,183   $28,594,000 13
1998/01/01 4 $2,970,000 +15% 2,191 $1,356   $31,564,000 14
1998/01/02 4 $3,250,000 +9% 2,213 $1,469   $34,814,000 15
1998/01/03 4 $3,230,000 -1% 2,213 $1,460   $38,044,000 16
1998/01/04 4 $2,060,000 -36% 2,213 $931   $40,021,527 17
1998/01/05 7 $340,363 -83% 2,213 $154   $40,361,890 18
1998/01/06 10 $285,726 -16% 2,213 $129   $40,547,616 19
1998/01/07 9 $258,251 -10% 2,213 $117   $40,905,867 20
1998/01/08 8 $257,095 n/c 2,213 $116   $41,162,962 21
1998/01/09 9 $955,000 +271% 2,233 $428   $42,118,000 22
1998/01/10 6 $2,225,000 +133% 2,233 $996   $44,343,000 23
1998/01/11 6 $1,311,000 -41% 2,233 $587   $45,765,583 24
1998/01/12 10 $173,995 -87% 2,233 $78   $45,939,578 25
1998/01/13 10 $209,914 +21% 2,233 $94   $46,149,492 26
1998/01/14 10 $187,225 -11% 2,233 $84   $46,336,717 27
1998/01/15 10 $206,420 +10% 2,233 $92   $46,543,137 28
1998/01/16 9 $800,000 +288% 2,003 $399   $47,343,000 29
1998/01/17 9 $1,835,000 +129% 2,003 $916   $49,178,000 30
1998/01/18 9 $1,435,000 -22% 2,003 $716   $50,613,000 31
1998/01/19 4 $1,330,760 -7% 2,003 $664   $52,933,843 32
1998/01/20 9 $258,360 -81% 2,003 $129   $53,191,609 33
1998/01/21 10 $122,661 -53% 2,003 $61   $53,314,270 34

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/12/19 4 $11,802,799   2,152 $5,485   $11,802,799 1
1997/12/26 4 $19,800,727 +68% 2,191 $9,037   $31,603,526 2
1998/01/02 8 $9,559,436 -52% 2,213 $4,320   $41,162,962 3
1998/01/09 6 $5,380,135 -44% 2,233 $2,409   $46,543,097 4
1998/01/16 10 $6,953,361 +29% 2,003 $3,471   $53,496,458 5
1998/01/23 12 $1,618,568 -77% 1,776 $911   $55,115,026 6
1998/01/30 14 $1,760,175 +9% 1,350 $1,304   $56,875,201 7
1998/02/06 16 $1,149,473 -35% 1,082 $1,062   $58,024,674 8
1998/02/13 20 $845,820 -26% 729 $1,160   $58,870,494 9
1998/02/20 24 $358,458 -58% 515 $696   $59,228,952 10
1998/02/27 29 $264,428 -26% 379 $698   $59,493,380 11
1998/03/06 37 $179,701 -32% 275 $653   $59,673,081 12
1998/03/13 38 $148,302 -17% 251 $591   $59,821,383 13
1998/03/20 48 $66,425 -55% 203 $327   $59,887,808 14
1998/03/27 19 $615,680 +827% 713 $864   $60,503,488 15
1998/04/03 21 $539,209 -12% 670 $805   $61,042,697 16
1998/04/10 26 $331,896 -38% 562 $591   $61,374,593 17
1998/04/17 31 $247,993 -25% 439 $565   $61,622,586 18
1998/04/24 49 $91,302 -63% 439 $208   $61,713,888 19
1998/05/01 50 $77,487 -15% 105 $738   $61,791,375 20

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