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Waterworld (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $88,246,220Details
International Box Office $176,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $264,246,220
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 802 $88,246,220
All Time International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 441 $176,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 503 $264,246,220

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$175,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 28th, 1995 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: January 10th, 2012 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense scenes of action violence, brief nudity and language
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Keywords: Post Apocalypse, Mutants, Development Hell
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 231 $7,168,226 Sep 1, 1995 38
Fastest to $50m 719 $52,015,165 Aug 4, 1995 14

Leading Cast

   Mariner

Supporting Cast

Dennis Hopper    Deacon
Jeanne Tripplehorn    Helen
Tina Majorino    Enola
Michael Jeter    Gregor
Gerard Murphy    Nord
R.D. Call    Enforcer
Kim Coates    Drifter #2
John Fleck    Doctor
Robert Joy    Ledger Guy
Jack Black    Pilot
John Toles-Bey    Plane Gunner
Zitto Kazann    Elder #3 & Survivor #1
Zakes Mokae    Priam
Sab Shimono    Elder #1
Chaim Jeraffi    Drifter #1
Leonardo Cimino    Elder #2
Luke Ka'lli, Jr    Boy #1
Anthony DeMasters    Boy #2
Willy Petrovic    Boy #3
Jack Kehler    Banker
Lanny Flaherty    Trader #1
Robert A. Silverman    Hydroholic
Rita Zohar    Atoller #1
Henry Kapono Ka'Aihue    Gatesman #2
August Neves    Old Atoller
Tracy Anderson    Gatesman #3
Neil Giuntoli    Hellfire Gunner
David Finnegan    Toby
Gregory B. Goossen    Sawzall Smoker
William Preston    Depth Gauge Guy
Ari Barak    Atoll Man
Chris Douridas    Atoller #7
Alexa Jago    Atoll Woman
Sean Whalen    Bone
Robert LaSardo    Smitty
Lee Arenberg    Djeng
Doug Spinuzza    Truan
Rick Aviles    Gatesman #1

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Peter Rader    Screenwriter
David Twohy    Screenwriter
Charles Gordon    Producer
John Davis    Producer
Kevin Costner    Producer
Jeffrey Mueller    Executive Producer
Andrew Licht    Executive Producer
Ilona Herzberg    Executive Producer
Dennis Gassner    Production Designer
Peter Boyle    Editor
James Newton Howard    Composer
Dean Semler    Director of Photography
David Fulton    Associate Producer
Gene Levy    Line Producer
Alan Curtiss    Assistant Director
David Sardi    Assistant Director
David Ellis    Second Unit Director
Mickey Gilbert    Second Unit Director
David Klassen    Art Director
Nancy Haigh    Set Decorator
Gary Capo    Second Unit Camera
John Bloomfield    Costume Designer
Nick Scarano    Costume Supervisor
Keith A. Wester    Sound Mixer
Gregg Landaker    Re-recording Mixer
Steve Maslow    Re-recording Mixer
Lou Angelo    Sound Editor
Simon Coke    Sound Editor
David A. Arnold    Sound Editor
Gordon Davidson    Sound Editor
Teri E. Dorman    Sound Editor
Michael Haight    Sound Editor
Andy Kopetzky    Sound Editor
David Kulczycki    Sound Editor
Larry Mann    Sound Editor
Chuck Michael    Sound Editor
Michael Nash    Sound Editor
Harry B. III Miller    Sound Editor
Bob Newlan    Sound Editor
Mark Pappas    Sound Editor
Rodger Pardee    Sound Editor
Karen Wilson    Sound Editor
Gary Wright    Sound Editor
Jim Weidman    Music Editor
Frank Perez    Make up
Jim McCoy    Make up
Elle Elliott    Hairstylist
Janis Clark    Hairstylist
David Rubin    Casting Director
R.A. Rondell    Stunt Coordinator
Norman Howell    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
1995/07/28 1 $21,171,780   2,268 $9,335   $21,171,780 1
1995/08/04 1 $13,452,035 -36% 2,383 $5,645   $45,570,515 2
1995/08/11 3 $8,603,140 -36% 2,420 $3,555   $60,618,305 3
1995/08/18 5 $5,308,605 -38% 2,413 $2,200   $70,077,295 4
1995/08/25 8 $3,548,155 -33% 2,197 $1,615   $76,273,920 5
1995/09/01 9 $3,476,230 -2% 1,820 $1,910   $81,255,765 6
1995/09/08 14 $1,301,015 -63% 1,301 $1,000   $83,017,205 7
1995/09/15 19 $819,975 -37% 841 $975   $84,211,995 8
1995/09/22 22 $501,070 -39% 563 $890   $84,962,555 9
1995/09/29 28 $302,130 -40% 373 $810   $85,399,645 10
1995/10/06 32 $162,470 -46% 211 $770   $85,648,830 11
1995/10/13 37 $95,290 -41% 150 $635   $85,791,035 12
1995/10/20 40 $88,030 -8% 110 $800   $85,911,555 13
1995/10/27 16 $569,430 +547% 666 $855   $86,516,410 14
1995/11/03 17 $522,750 -8% 615 $850   $87,271,295 15
1995/11/10 19 $351,390 -33% 442 $795   $87,812,765 16
1995/11/17 28 $143,360 -59% 224 $640   $88,056,360 17
1995/11/24 35 $87,115 -39% 133 $655   $88,214,660 18

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1995/07/28 1 $32,118,480   2,268 $14,162   $32,118,480 1
1995/08/04 1 $19,896,685 -38% 2,383 $8,349   $52,015,165 2
1995/08/11 3 $12,753,525 -36% 2,420 $5,270   $64,768,690 3
1995/08/18 5 $7,957,075 -38% 2,413 $3,298   $72,725,765 4
1995/08/25 8 $5,053,770 -36% 2,197 $2,300   $77,779,535 5
1995/09/01 9 $3,936,655 -22% 1,820 $2,163   $81,716,190 6
1995/09/08 14 $1,675,830 -57% 1,301 $1,288   $83,392,020 7
1995/09/15 19 $1,069,465 -36% 841 $1,272   $84,461,485 8
1995/09/22 22 $636,030 -41% 563 $1,130   $85,097,515 9
1995/09/29 28 $388,845 -39% 373 $1,042   $85,486,360 10
1995/10/06 31 $209,385 -46% 211 $992   $85,695,745 11
1995/10/13 36 $127,780 -39% 150 $852   $85,823,525 12
1995/10/20 40 $123,455 -3% 110 $1,122   $85,946,980 13
1995/10/27 14 $801,565 +549% 666 $1,204   $86,748,545 14
1995/11/03 17 $712,830 -11% 615 $1,159   $87,461,375 15
1995/11/10 18 $451,625 -37% 442 $1,022   $87,913,000 16
1995/11/17 30 $214,545 -52% 224 $958   $88,127,545 17

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