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Skyscraper (2018)

Skyscraper
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $46,749,120Details
International Box Office $62,253,618Details
Worldwide Box Office $109,002,738
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Synopsis

Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…above the fire line.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,772 $46,749,120
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,325 $62,253,618
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,381 $109,002,738

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: July 13th, 2018 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: July 5th, 2018 (Wide), released as skyscraper (South Korea)
July 11th, 2018 (Wide) (Belgium)
July 11th, 2018 (Wide) (Switzerland)
July 12th, 2018 (Wide) (Albania)
July 12th, 2018 (Wide) (Croatia)
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MPAA Rating: PG for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language.
(Rating bulletin 2526 (Cert #51591), 5/9/2018)
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Disaster, Rescue, FBI, Ex-soldier, Amputee, Hong Kong, Terrorism, Framed, Trapped
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Legendary Pictures, Seven Bucks Productions, Flynn Picture Company, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Will Sawyer

Supporting Cast

Neve Campbell    Sarah Sawyer
Chin Han    Zhao Long Ji
Roland Møller    Kores Botha
Noah Taylor    Mr. Pierce
Byron Mann    Inspector Wu
Pablo Schreiber    Ben
Hannah Quinlivan    Xia
McKenna Roberts    Georgia Sawyer
Noah Cottrell    Henry Sawyer
Adrian Holmes    Ajani Okeke
Elfina Luk    Sergeant Han
Kevin Rankin    Ray
Gretal Montgomery    Ray’s Wife
Jett Klyne    Ray’s Son
Kayden Magnuson    Ray’s Daughter
Byron Lawson    Suit #1
Jason Day    Botha’s Thug #1
Ryan Handley    Botha’s Thug #2
Sean Kohnke    Botha’s Thug #3
Shawn Stewart    Botha’s Thug #4
Brian Ho    Shady Man
Nelson Wong    News Camera Man
Mike Li    Operations Technician
Colin Corrigan    Windbreaker Man
Omari Newton    Hostage Rescue Commander
Venus Terzo    Hostage Negotiator
Paul McGillion    On-Scene Commander
Matt O'Leary    Skinny Hacker
Tzi Ma    Fire Chief Sheng
Tina Tong    Building Voice
Carlo Yu    HKP Officer #1
Dimitri Tsoy    HKP Officer #2
Allen Keng    HKP Officer #3
Sam Yunussov    Penthouse Guard #1
Paul Wu    Penthouse Guard #2
Glenn Chow    Maintenance Technician
Robert Boyce    Helicopter Pilot
Aaron Au    Police Sniper
Grace Wang    News Reporter #1
Marcus Sim    News Reporter #2
Rene Wang    Hong Kong Newscaster
Kathy Wu    Chinese Newscaster #1
Lawrence Chau    Chinese Newscaster #2
Evan Lai    Chinese Newscaster #3
Shamel Hashish    Arabic Speaking Newscaster
Matthew Wolf    British Newscaster
Fabio Tassone    French Newscaster
Leanne Suter    American Newscaster #1
Rick Chambers    American Newscaster #2
Lasaundra Gibson    American Newscaster #3
Wendy Jacobson    Zhao Interviewer
Sarah Thurber    Ferry Princess

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Rawson Marshall Thurber    Screenwriter
Beau Flynn    Producer
Dwayne Johnson    Producer
Rawson Marshall Thurber    Producer
Hiram Garcia    Producer
Dany Garcia    Executive Producer
Wendy Jacobson    Executive Producer
Eric McLeod    Executive Producer
Eric Hedayat    Executive Producer
Robert Elswit    Director of Photography
Jim Bissell    Production Designer
Mike Sale    Editor
Julian Clarke    Editor
Ann Foley    Costume Designer
Steve Jablonsky    Composer
Sarah Halley Finn    Casting Director
Craig Hammack    Visual Effects Supervisor
Allan Poppleton    Supervising Stunt and Fight Coordinator
Brett Chan    Stunt Coordinator
Larry Lam    Stunt Coordinator
Stuart Thorp    Stunt Coordinator
Robert Alonzo    Stunt Coordinator
Daniel Mansfield    Second Assistant Director
J.J. Perry    Second Unit Director
Petra Holtorf-Stratton    Co-Producer
Helen Jarvis    Supervising Art Director
Grant Van Der Slagt    Art Director
Cheryl Marion    Art Director
Craig Humphries    Art Director
Lin MacDonald    Set Decorator
Kimi Webber    Script Supervisor
David Husby    Sound Mixer
Joel Whist    Special Effects Supervisor
Terry Mackay    Location Manager
Rino Pace    Location Manager
Jessica Lythgoe-Green    Costume Supervisor
Jana Rayne MacDonald    Costume Supervisor
Connie Parker    Make up
Andrea Manchur    Make up
Joanna Mireau    Make up
Todd Masters    Special Make-up Effects
Debra Weibe    Hairstylist
David Raymond    First Assistant Editor
Sean Thompson    First Assistant Editor
Gary Lam    First Assistant Editor
Peter Tackaberry    Assistant Editor
Thom M. Kyle    Assistant Editor
Ron Webb    Music Editor
Per Hallberg    Supervising Sound Editor
Jon Taylor    Re-recording Mixer
Frank A. Montano    Re-recording Mixer
Ann Scibelli    Sound Designer
Jon Title    Sound Designer
Peter Staubli    Sound Designer
Robert Kellough    Sound Effects Editor
Matthew Wilson    Sound Effects Editor
David Werntz    Sound Effects Editor
D. Chris Smith    Sound Effects Editor
Randy Torres    Sound Effects Editor
Adam Kopald    Sound Effects Editor
John C. Stuver    Dialogue Editor
Richard Duarte    Foley Mixer
Jack Cucci    Foley Mixer
Jonathan Alan Abbott    Set Designer
Raymond Garrioch    Set Designer
Devin Gray    Set Designer
Siri Hermanski    Set Designer
Gaby Miegeville-Little    Set Designer
Bliss McDonald    Production Supervisor
Shamess Shute    First Assistant Director

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

Thursday Night Previews: Equalizer nearly Equals Mamma Mia

July 20th, 2018

The Equalizer 2

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! pulled in $3.4 million during its previews on Thursday, which is a figure that is nearly impossible to judge. There simply are not enough live-action musicals released to compare to. The vast majority if those that do come out come out at Christmas time, so it is a poor comparison. Rock of Ages is the closest both in terms of style (Both films are Jukebox Musicals.) and release dates, but that film came out before midnight shows became standard. I’ve seen some compare it to Pitch Perfect 2, but that was a sequel and that messes with the comparisons. That said, $3.4 million is still a good amount. The reviews suggest good legs and a $35 million opening is likely, which is a little better than predicted, by a little bit. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Mamma Mia have an Encore on Top?

July 19th, 2018

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!

At the beginning of the month, I didn’t have relatively high hopes for this weekend; I thought it could put up a fight in the year-over-year comparison, but would ultimately lose. That has changed and not for the better. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! is still widely expected to earn first place over the weekend, but it might not do well enough to finish with $100 million domestically. The Equalizer 2 won’t match its predecessor, not with the amount of action films struggling in theaters. Finally, Unfriended: Dark Web is opening in barely more than 1,500 theaters and it is going nowhere. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation should have a good hold, but I’m not sure about any of the rest. This weekend last year, Dunkirk opened with just over $50 million and five other films earned $10 million or more over the weekend. There’s no way 2018 will match that. I don’t even think it will be close. More...

International Box Office: Dying Slumps, Still Survives in Top Spot

July 18th, 2018

Dying to Survive

Dying to Survive remained in first place, both in its native China and on the international chart. It earned $69.29 million over the weekend for a total of $367.40 million after two full weeks of release. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Summer Vacation Boosts Transylvania’s Debut

July 17th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

The weekend wasn’t nearly as close as expected. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation ran away at the box office, while fellow new release, Skyscraper, only managed third place. This did allow Ant-Man and the Wasp to earn second place during its second weekend of release. Overall, the box office fell 12% compared to last weekend, but it was 1.6% higher than the same weekend last year. Granted, this is not a high enough margin of victory to compensate for ticket price inflation, but 2018 has such a large lead that even a small victory like this is more than enough to feel good about the overall box office. Speaking of large leads, 2018’s lead over 2017 remains impressive at $550 million or 8.9% at $6.72 billion to $6.17 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: Transylvania Triumphant, Skyscraper Sinks

July 15th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

It was not a close race at the box office this weekend, as Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation topped expectations and Skyscraper did not. Transylvania 3 will open with a projected $44.1 million over the weekend for a total opening of $45.4 million, including June 30th’s special showings. This is average for the franchise, as is its reviews and A minus CinemaScore. The film will have no trouble earning enough to cover its $65 million production budget domestically. Meanwhile, the film opened with $46.4 million on 12,600 screens in 442 markets internationally, representing just under half of the total international marketplace. Its biggest market was Mexico, where it earned $8.6 million, while it was also impressive in Russia with $5.8 million. Its only holdover is Australia, where it added $2.4 million to its running tally, which sits at $10.2 million after three weeks of release. More...

Friday Estimates: Smooth Sailing for Transylvania, Skyscraper Burning Down

July 14th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation easily won the box office race on Friday with $16.65 million during its opening day. This is a bit better than expected and puts it on pace for an opening weekend of $44 million, including special previews that took place June 30th. Its reviews are just below the overall positive level, while it managed an A minus from CinemaScore. That’s as low as a family film can go before it would hurt its legs. It should get to $100 million domestically without difficulty, but it won’t match the previous films in the franchise. It will break even and could even justify a fourth film. More...

Thursday Night Previews: Transylvania Surprises with $2.6 million, Skyscraper is a Little Short at $1.95 million

July 13th, 2018

Skyscraper

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation opened with $2.6 million in previews on Thursday. It’s hard to compare this number, as many family films don’t bother with previews, so there’s not a lot of numbers we can use in comparison. Hotel Transylvania 2 didn’t have previews, so that’s not helpful. Incredibles 2 earned $18.5 million during its previews, but it’s a Pixar film and those films tend to have a lot of adult fans as well. While there are not a lot of numbers that we can use as comparisons, this is still better than expected and it means the film could top $45 million over the weekend. We will have a better understanding of the film’s box office chances tomorrow. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will Transylvania have a Buoyant Vacation? Or can Skyscraper Stand Tall?

July 12th, 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

There should be a close race at the top of the box office this weekend, as both Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation and Skyscraper have a real shot at $40 million over the weekend. In fact, there’s a good chance both films will earn first place at least one day over the weekend. Meanwhile, Ant-Man and the Wasp will be pushed into third place, but will still be a solid box office performer. It’s this depth that is key, because the top two films from this weekend last year, War for the Planet of the Apes and Spider-Man: Homecoming, both earned more than either of the two new releases this year are expected to earn. 2018 is weak at the top, but the depth gives the weekend a great shot at coming out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2018 Preview: July

July 1st, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp

June was amazing, with two absolute monster hits and a solid $100 million hit. By the end of the month, 2018’s lead over 2017 will be well over $500 million, or close to 10%. Even if 2018 only managed to maintain this lead in terms of raw numbers for the rest of the year, it will be a massive jump at the box office. As for July, there are a couple of potential monster hits, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Mission: Impossible—Fallout, plus four potential $100 million hits. Last July, there was only one monster hit, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and three $100 million hits. I don’t think 2018 will match 2017 at the top, but 2018 appears to have more depth and that should put it a little ahead over the full month. More...

Skyscraper Trailer

May 23rd, 2018

Action movie starring Dwayne Johnson opens July 13 ... Full Movie Details. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2018/07/13 3 $24,905,015   3,782 $6,585   $24,905,015 1
2018/07/20 7 $10,960,000 -56% 3,822 $2,868   $46,749,120 2

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2018/07/13 2 $9,248,305   3,782 $2,445   $9,248,305 1
2018/07/14 3 $9,020,860 -2% 3,782 $2,385   $18,269,165 2
2018/07/15 3 $6,635,850 -26% 3,782 $1,755   $24,905,015 3
2018/07/16 3 $2,565,660 -61% 3,782 $678   $27,470,675 4
2018/07/17 3 $4,092,165 +59% 3,782 $1,082   $31,562,840 5
2018/07/18 3 $2,329,420 -43% 3,782 $616   $33,892,260 6
2018/07/19 4 $1,896,860 -19% 3,782 $502   $35,789,120 7
2018/07/20 5 $3,166,000 +67% 3,822 $828   $38,955,120 8
2018/07/21 - $4,585,000 +45% 3,822 $1,200   $43,540,120 9
2018/07/22 - $3,209,000 -30% 3,822 $840   $46,749,120 10

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2018/07/13 3 $35,789,120   3,782 $9,463   $35,789,120 1

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Albania 7/12/2018 $4,659 3 3 3 $4,659 7/19/2018
Argentina 7/13/2018 $530,927 139 139 139 $695,029 7/19/2018
Australia 7/13/2018 $2,296,356 460 460 460 $2,296,356 7/16/2018
Austria 7/13/2018 $180,364 64 64 64 $233,951 7/19/2018
Belgium 7/11/2018 $222,142 76 76 76 $291,213 7/19/2018
Brazil 7/13/2018 $965,579 498 498 498 $1,152,048 7/19/2018
Bulgaria 7/13/2018 $63,932 50 50 50 $63,932 7/19/2018
China 7/19/2018 $0 0 0 0 $13,720,000 7/21/2018
Croatia 7/12/2018 $16,189 33 33 33 $23,994 7/19/2018
Cyprus 7/12/2018 $18,599 6 6 6 $24,021 7/19/2018
Czech Republic 7/12/2018 $86,933 115 115 115 $118,148 7/19/2018
Denmark 7/12/2018 $143,383 72 72 72 $204,751 7/19/2018
Ecuador 7/13/2018 $254,255 42 42 42 $319,812 7/19/2018
Egypt 7/13/2018 $175,301 23 23 23 $226,563 7/19/2018
Estonia 7/13/2018 $25,449 18 18 18 $38,025 7/19/2018
Finland 7/13/2018 $56,330 112 112 112 $78,757 7/19/2018
France 7/13/2018 $1,441,502 597 597 597 $2,001,099 7/19/2018
Germany 7/13/2018 $1,261,312 528 528 528 $1,568,757 7/19/2018
Greece 7/12/2018 $59,767 59 59 59 $59,767 7/19/2018
Hong Kong 7/13/2018 $1,436,226 50 50 50 $1,806,955 7/19/2018
Hungary 7/12/2018 $194,844 58 58 58 $253,700 7/19/2018
Iceland 7/12/2018 $42,536 10 10 10 $49,866 7/19/2018
Indonesia 7/13/2018 $1,965,069 250 250 250 $2,395,084 7/19/2018
Israel 7/12/2018 $333,366 32 32 32 $460,890 7/19/2018
Italy 7/19/2018 $0000$0
Latvia 7/13/2018 $15,149 11 11 11 $21,581 7/19/2018
Lebanon 7/12/2018 $87,311 17 17 17 $127,844 7/19/2018
Lithuania 7/13/2018 $33,764 17 17 17 $33,764 7/19/2018
Macedonia 7/12/2018 $2,411 3 3 3 $2,411 7/19/2018
Malaysia 7/13/2018 $1,507,845 152 152 152 $1,907,299 7/19/2018
Mexico 7/13/2018 $3,198,390 817 817 817 $3,743,811 7/16/2018
Middle East Region 7/13/2018 $1,630,859 67 67 67 $2,136,336 7/19/2018
Netherlands 7/12/2018 $512,674 4 4 4 $799,198 7/19/2018
New Zealand 7/13/2018 $369,302 85 85 85 $369,302 7/16/2018
Norway 7/13/2018 $176,406 121 121 121 $237,759 7/19/2018
Pakistan 7/13/2018 $91,372 45 45 45 $102,693 7/19/2018
Paraguay 7/12/2018 $40,122 17 17 17 $50,072 7/19/2018
Philippines 7/13/2018 $997,161 196 196 196 $1,105,337 7/19/2018
Poland 7/13/2018 $202,336 140 140 140 $202,336 7/19/2018
Portugal 7/13/2018 $348,789 0 0 0 $468,516 7/19/2018
Romania 7/13/2018 $176,321 75 75 75 $201,525 7/19/2018
Russia (CIS) 7/13/2018 $2,732,749 1354 1354 1354 $2,732,749 7/18/2018
Serbia and Montenegro 7/12/2018 $17,792 39 39 39 $26,768 7/19/2018
Singapore 7/12/2018 $749,919 32 32 32 $905,444 7/19/2018
Slovakia 7/12/2018 $42,315 73 73 73 $55,802 7/19/2018
Slovenia 7/12/2018 $13,654 13 13 13 $18,290 7/19/2018
South Africa 7/13/2018 $353,134 129 129 129 $435,123 7/19/2018
South Korea 7/5/2018 $0 0 812 812 $6,753,749 7/22/2018
Spain 7/13/2018 $845,994 301 301 301 $965,226 7/19/2018
Sweden 7/13/2018 $208,876 125 125 125 $235,765 7/19/2018
Switzerland 7/11/2018 $217,917 85 85 85 $285,865 7/19/2018
Taiwan 7/13/2018 $2,031,841 113 113 113 $2,589,866 7/19/2018
Thailand 7/12/2018 $560,201 115 115 115 $681,993 7/19/2018
Turkey 7/13/2018 $254,576 423 423 423 $899,000 7/19/2018
Ukraine 7/13/2018 $345,708 169 169 169 $445,793 7/19/2018
United Arab Emirates 7/13/2018 $1,718,467 53 53 53 $2,198,301 7/19/2018
United Kingdom 7/13/2018 $2,418,171 543 543 543 $2,418,171 7/18/2018
Uruguay 7/12/2018 $66,570 18 18 18 $69,828 7/19/2018
Vietnam 7/13/2018 $633,291 156 156 156 $938,724 7/19/2018
 
International Total$62,253,618 7/22/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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