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Waterworld (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $88,246,220Details
International Box Office $176,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $264,246,220
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
42% - Rotten
Audience
43% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
Comparisons: vs. The Blair Witch Project
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 582 $87,115 Nov 24, 1995 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 513 $143,360 Nov 17, 1995 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 288 $351,390 Nov 10, 1995 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 256 $522,750 Nov 3, 1995 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 263 $569,430 Oct 27, 1995 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,388 $88,030 Oct 20, 1995 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,537 $95,290 Oct 13, 1995 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,321 $162,470 Oct 6, 1995 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,048 $302,130 Sep 29, 1995 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 953 $501,070 Sep 22, 1995 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 938 $819,975 Sep 15, 1995 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 956 $1,301,015 Sep 8, 1995 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 523 $3,476,230 Sep 1, 1995 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 856 $3,548,155 Aug 25, 1995 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 826 $5,308,605 Aug 18, 1995 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 696 $8,603,140 Aug 11, 1995 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 663 $52,015,165 Aug 4, 1995 14
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 662 $13,452,035 Aug 4, 1995 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 197 $13,452,035 Aug 4, 1995 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 188 $21,171,780 Jul 28, 1995 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 777 $21,171,780 Jul 28, 1995 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 1,236 $21,171,780 Jul 28, 1995 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,853 2,268 Jul 28, 1995 3

Cast

   Mariner
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

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Peter Rader
Screenwriter    David Twohy
Producer    Charles Gordon
Producer    John Davis
Producer    Kevin Costner
Executive Producer    Jeffrey Mueller
Executive Producer    Andrew Licht
Executive Producer    Ilona Herzberg
Production Designer    Dennis Gassner
Editor    Peter Boyle
Composer    James Newton Howard
Director of Photography    Dean Semler
Associate Producer    David Fulton
Line Producer    Gene Levy
Assistant Director    Alan Curtiss
Assistant Director    David Sardi
Second Unit Director    David Ellis
Second Unit Director    Mickey Gilbert
Art Director    David Klassen
Set Decorator    Nancy Haigh
Second Unit Camera    Gary Capo
Costume Designer    John Bloomfield
Costume Supervisor    Nick Scarano
Sound Mixer    Keith A. Wester
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Sound Editor    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
Music Editor    Jim Weidman
Make up    Frank Perez
Make up    Jim McCoy
Hairstylist    Elle Elliott
Hairstylist    Janis Clark
Casting Director    David Rubin
Stunt Coordinator    R.A. Rondell
Stunt Coordinator    Norman Howell

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/07/28 1 $21,171,780   2,268 $9,335   $21,171,780 3
1995/08/04 1 $13,452,035 -36% 2,383 $5,645   $45,570,515 10
1995/08/11 3 $8,603,140 -36% 2,420 $3,555   $60,618,305 17
1995/08/18 5 $5,308,605 -38% 2,413 $2,200   $70,077,295 24
1995/08/25 8 $3,548,155 -33% 2,197 $1,615   $76,273,920 31
1995/09/01 9 $3,476,230 -2% 1,820 $1,910   $81,255,765 38
1995/09/08 14 $1,301,015 -63% 1,301 $1,000   $83,017,205 45
1995/09/15 19 $819,975 -37% 841 $975   $84,211,995 52
1995/09/22 22 $501,070 -39% 563 $890   $84,962,555 59
1995/09/29 28 $302,130 -40% 373 $810   $85,399,645 66
1995/10/06 32 $162,470 -46% 211 $770   $85,648,830 73
1995/10/13 37 $95,290 -41% 150 $635   $85,791,035 80
1995/10/20 40 $88,030 -8% 110 $800   $85,911,555 87
1995/10/27 16 $569,430 +547% 666 $855   $86,516,410 94
1995/11/03 17 $522,750 -8% 615 $850   $87,271,295 101
1995/11/10 19 $351,390 -33% 442 $795   $87,812,765 108
1995/11/17 28 $143,360 -59% 224 $640   $88,056,360 115
1995/11/24 35 $87,115 -39% 133 $655   $88,214,660 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/07/28 1 $32,118,480   2,268 $14,162   $32,118,480 7
1995/08/04 1 $19,896,685 -38% 2,383 $8,349   $52,015,165 14
1995/08/11 3 $12,753,525 -36% 2,420 $5,270   $64,768,690 21
1995/08/18 5 $7,957,075 -38% 2,413 $3,298   $72,725,765 28
1995/08/25 8 $5,053,770 -36% 2,197 $2,300   $77,779,535 35
1995/09/01 9 $3,936,655 -22% 1,820 $2,163   $81,716,190 42
1995/09/08 14 $1,675,830 -57% 1,301 $1,288   $83,392,020 49
1995/09/15 19 $1,069,465 -36% 841 $1,272   $84,461,485 56
1995/09/22 22 $636,030 -41% 563 $1,130   $85,097,515 63
1995/09/29 28 $388,845 -39% 373 $1,042   $85,486,360 70
1995/10/06 31 $209,385 -46% 211 $992   $85,695,745 77
1995/10/13 36 $127,780 -39% 150 $852   $85,823,525 84
1995/10/20 40 $123,455 -3% 110 $1,122   $85,946,980 91
1995/10/27 14 $801,565 +549% 666 $1,204   $86,748,545 98
1995/11/03 17 $712,830 -11% 615 $1,159   $87,461,375 105
1995/11/10 18 $451,625 -37% 442 $1,022   $87,913,000 112
1995/11/17 30 $214,545 -52% 224 $958   $88,127,545 119