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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,378,353Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,159 $14,378,353
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,394 $14,378,353

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$36,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 24th, 1999 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing images, sensuality and brief strong language
Running Time: 127 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Harry J. Ulfand, Ron Bass
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 341 $5,160,987 Jan 14, 2000 24
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 220 $5,920,233 Jan 14, 2000 24
Top 1999 Theater Average 92 $16,287 Dec 31, 1999 10

Leading Cast

   Ishmael Chambers
   Hatsue Miyamoto

Supporting Cast

James Cromwell    Judge Fielding
Richard Jenkins    Sheriff Art Moran
James Rebhorn    Alvin Hooks
Sam Shepard    Arthur Chambers
Rick Yune    Kazuo Miyamoto
Max von Sydow    Nels Gudmundsson
Eric Thal    Carl Heine Jr.
Jan Rubes    Ole Jurgensen
Celia Weston    Etta Heine
Max Wright    Horace Whaley
Arija Bareikis    Susan Marie Heine
Zeljko Ivanek    Dr. Whitman
Caroline Kava    Helen Chambers
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa    Zenhichi Miyamoto
Daniel von Bargen    Carl-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Reeve Carney    Young Ishmael Chambers
Anne Suzuki    Young Hatsue Imada
Saemi Nakamura    Sumiko Imada
Mika Fujii    Yukiko Imada
Dwight McFee    Bus Driver
Bill Harper    Levant
Xi Reng Jiang    Nagaishi
Myles Ferguson    German Soldier
Noah Heney    Ship's Doctor
John Destrey    Bailiff
A. Arthur Takemoto    Buddhist Priest
Ken Takemoto    Monk
Larry Musser    Gas Station Attendent
Jamie Kang    Singing Girl
Lili Marshall    Strawberry
Lisa Mena    Strawberry Woman
Jethro Heysen-Hicks    Parade Boy with Stick
Tom Heaton    Juror
Frank C. Turner    Juror
Marilyn Norry    Juror
Peter Crook    Fisherman
Ron Snyder    Fisherman
Mark Ainsworth Farrell    Fisherman
Jay Brazeau    Reporter
Tom Scholte    Reporter
Tim Burd    Reporter
Gareth Williams    FBI Agent
Anthony Harrison    FBI Agent
Adam Pospisil    Heine Child
Johnny Brynelsen    Heine Child

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Scott Hicks    Screenwriter
David Guterson    Story Creator
Kathleen Kennedy    Producer
Frank Marshall    Producer
Harry J. Ufland    Producer
Carol Baum    Executive Producer
Lloyd A. Silverrman    Executive Producer
Jeannine Oppewall    Production Designer
Hank Corwin    Editor
James Newton Howard    Composer
Robert Richardson    Director of Photography
Richard Vane    Co-Producer
David Guterson    Co-Producer
Kerry Heysen    Associate Producer
Katterli Frauenfelder    Assistant Director
Patti Allen    Unit Production Manager
Frank Marshall    Second Unit Director
Bill Arnold    Supervising Art Director
Doug Byggdin    Art Director
Jim Erickson    Set Decorator
Ray Stella    Second Unit Camera
Stephen Rosenbaum    Visual Effects Supervisor
Bill Aldridge    Special Effects Coordinator
Renee Ehrlich Kalfus    Costume Designer
Michael Dennison    Costume Supervisor
Eric Batut    Sound Mixer
Randy Thom    Re-recording Mixer
Shawn Murphy    Re-recording Mixer
Rick Kline    Re-recording Mixer
John Penders    Sound Effects Editor
Hank Corwin    Sound Designer
Craig Carter    Dialogue Editor
Jim Weidman    Music Editor
David Olson    Music Editor
Rosalina Da Silva    Makeup
James D. Brown    Makeup
David Rubin    Casting
Roland Raleigh Wilson    Raleigh Wilson

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
1999/12/24 52 $32,135   3 $10,712   $32,135 1
1999/12/31 51 $48,860 +52% 3 $16,287   $143,105 2
2000/01/07 10 $3,910,055 +7,903% 1,150 $3,400   $4,078,058 3
2000/01/14 16 $3,101,195 -21% 1,155 $2,685   $8,386,753 4
2000/01/21 20 $1,401,250 -55% 1,099 $1,275   $10,388,608 5
2000/01/28 21 $905,005 -35% 1,000 $905   $11,771,703 6
2000/02/04 20 $732,035 -19% 800 $915   $12,868,743 7
2000/02/11 24 $396,435 -46% 505 $785   $13,517,178 8
2000/02/18 39 $188,655 -52% 288 $655   $13,867,358 9
2000/02/25 35 $152,490 -19% 299 $510   $14,073,043 10
2000/03/03 42 $109,040 -28% 188 $580   $14,249,313 11
2000/03/10 46 $83,050 -24% 151 $550   $14,378,353 12

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/01/07 10 $1,198,000   1,150 $1,042   $1,367,000 15
2000/01/08 10 $1,746,000 +46% 1,150 $1,518   $3,113,000 16
2000/01/09 10 $955,000 -45% 1,150 $830   $4,078,058 17
2000/01/10 9 $281,750 -70% 1,150 $245   $4,359,808 18
2000/01/11 9 $339,250 +20% 1,150 $295   $4,699,058 19
2000/01/12 9 $304,750 -10% 1,150 $265   $5,003,808 20
2000/01/13 10 $280,750 -8% 1,150 $244   $5,284,558 21
2000/01/14 15 $716,000 +155% 1,150 $623   $6,000,558 22
2000/01/15 15 $1,108,000 +55% 1,150 $963   $7,108,558 23
2000/01/16 15 $821,970 -26% 1,150 $715   $7,930,528 24
2000/01/17 14 $456,225 -44% 1,155 $395   $8,386,753 25
2000/01/18 13 $219,450 -52% 1,155 $190   $8,606,203 26
2000/01/19 12 $196,530 -10% 1,155 $170   $8,802,733 27
2000/01/20 13 $184,805 -6% 1,155 $160   $8,987,538 28
2000/01/23 18 $330,000   1,099 $300   $10,388,608 31
2000/01/24 17 $120,890 -63% 1,099 $110   $10,509,678 32
2000/01/25 17 $131,880 +9% 1,099 $120   $10,641,558 33
2000/01/26 17 $109,925 -17% 1,099 $100   $10,751,483 34
2000/01/30 19 $190,000   1,000 $190   $11,771,703 38
2000/01/31 19 $84,985 -55% 1,000 $85   $11,856,688 39
2000/02/01 19 $95,000 +12% 1,000 $95   $11,951,688 40
2000/02/02 19 $94,895 n/c 1,000 $95   $12,046,763 41
2000/02/06 19 $184,000   800 $230   $12,869,000 45
2000/02/07 18 $55,995 -70% 800 $70   $12,924,918 46
2000/02/08 17 $72,055 +29% 800 $90   $12,996,973 47
2000/02/09 17 $60,125 -17% 800 $75   $13,057,098 48
2000/02/10 17 $63,825 +6% 800 $80   $13,120,923 49
2000/02/14 20 $58,075   500 $116   $13,575,433 53

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1999/12/24 48 $94,245   3 $31,415   $94,245 1
1999/12/31 57 $73,758 -22% 3 $24,586   $168,003 2
2000/01/07 10 $5,117,555 +6,838% 1,150 $4,450   $5,285,558 3
2000/01/14 16 $3,701,800 -28% 1,155 $3,205   $8,987,358 4
2000/01/21 18 $1,879,340 -49% 1,099 $1,710   $10,866,698 5
2000/01/28 20 $1,270,010 -32% 1,000 $1,270   $12,136,708 6
2000/02/04 19 $984,035 -23% 800 $1,230   $13,120,743 7
2000/02/11 23 $557,960 -43% 505 $1,105   $13,678,703 8
2000/02/18 39 $241,850 -57% 288 $840   $13,920,553 9
2000/02/25 33 $219,720 -9% 299 $735   $14,140,273 10
2000/03/03 43 $155,030 -29% 188 $825   $14,295,303 11
2000/03/10 53 $83,050 -46% 151 $550   $14,378,353 12

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