Snow Falling on Cedars

A Japanese-American fisherman is accused of killing his neighbor at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Grosses

Domestic (62.6%)
$14,417,593
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$32,135
3 theaters
Budget$35,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 22, 1999 (Jan 7, 2000)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 7 min
GenresDrama Mystery Romance Thriller
In Release376 days/53 weeks
Widest Release1,155 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 22, 1999Wednesday9$9,385--3$3,128$9,3851
Dec 23, 1999Thursday8$9,655+2.9%-3$3,218$19,0402
Dec 24, 1999Friday8$11,141+15.4%-3$3,713$30,1813
Dec 25, 1999
Christmas Day
Saturday10$9,363-16%-3$3,121$39,5444
Dec 26, 1999Sunday11$11,631+24.2%-3$3,877$51,1755
Dec 27, 1999Monday12$11,192-3.8%-3$3,730$62,3676
Dec 28, 1999Tuesday12$11,803+5.5%-3$3,934$74,1707
Dec 29, 1999Wednesday13$9,570-18.9%+2%3$3,190$83,7408
Dec 30, 1999Thursday11$10,505+9.8%+8.8%3$3,501$94,2459
Dec 31, 1999
New Year's Eve
Friday10$7,047-32.9%-36.7%3$2,349$101,29210
Jan 1, 2000
New Year's Day
Saturday10$17,102+142.7%+82.7%3$5,700$118,39411
Jan 2, 2000Sunday12$14,631-14.4%+25.8%3$4,877$133,02512
Jan 3, 2000Monday12$10,080-31.1%-9.9%3$3,360$143,10513
Jan 4, 2000Tuesday12$9,059-10.1%-23.2%3$3,019$152,16414
Jan 5, 2000Wednesday12$7,480-17.4%-21.8%3$2,493$159,64415
Jan 6, 2000Thursday12$8,359+11.8%-20.4%3$2,786$168,00316
Jan 7, 2000Friday8$1,207,495+14,345.4%+17,034.9%1,150$1,049$1,375,49817
Jan 8, 2000Saturday8$1,748,015+44.8%+10,121.1%1,150$1,520$3,123,51318
Jan 9, 2000Sunday8$954,545-45.4%+6,424.1%1,150$830$4,078,05819
Jan 10, 2000Monday8$281,750-70.5%+2,695.1%1,150$245$4,359,80820
Jan 11, 2000Tuesday8$339,250+20.4%+3,644.9%1,150$295$4,699,05821
Jan 12, 2000Wednesday8$304,750-10.2%+3,974.2%1,150$265$5,003,80822
Jan 13, 2000Thursday9$281,750-7.5%+3,270.6%1,150$245$5,285,55823
Jan 14, 2000Friday11$716,095+154.2%-40.7%1,155$619$6,001,65324
Jan 15, 2000Saturday11$1,131,925+58.1%-35.2%1,155$980$7,133,57825
Jan 16, 2000Sunday11$796,950-29.6%-16.5%1,155$690$7,930,52826
Jan 17, 2000
MLK Day
Monday11$456,225-42.8%+61.9%1,155$395$8,386,75327
Jan 18, 2000Tuesday11$219,450-51.9%-35.3%1,155$190$8,606,20328
Jan 19, 2000Wednesday10$196,350-10.5%-35.6%1,155$170$8,802,55329
Jan 20, 2000Thursday11$184,805-5.9%-34.4%1,155$160$8,987,35830
Jan 21, 2000Friday9$417,620+126%-41.7%1,099$380$9,404,97831
Jan 22, 2000Saturday9$653,905+56.6%-42.2%1,099$595$10,058,88332
Jan 23, 2000Sunday11$329,725-49.6%-58.6%1,099$300$10,388,60833
Jan 24, 2000Monday11$120,890-63.3%-73.5%1,099$110$10,509,49834
Jan 25, 2000Tuesday11$131,880+9.1%-39.9%1,099$120$10,641,37835
Jan 26, 2000Wednesday11$109,925-16.6%-44%1,099$100$10,751,30336
Jan 27, 2000Thursday11$115,395+5%-37.6%1,099$105$10,866,69837
Jan 28, 2000Friday9$275,125+138.4%-34.1%1,000$275$11,141,82338
Jan 29, 2000Saturday9$439,995+59.9%-32.7%1,000$439$11,581,81839
Jan 30, 2000Sunday10$189,885-56.8%-42.4%1,000$189$11,771,70340
Jan 31, 2000Monday9$84,985-55.2%-29.7%1,000$84$11,856,68841
Feb 1, 2000Tuesday9$95,000+11.8%-28%1,000$95$11,951,68842
Feb 2, 2000Wednesday9$94,895-0.1%-13.7%1,000$94$12,046,58343
Feb 3, 2000Thursday9$90,125-5%-21.9%1,000$90$12,136,70844
Feb 4, 2000Friday7$208,015+130.8%-24.4%800$260$12,344,72345
Feb 5, 2000Saturday7$340,025+63.5%-22.7%800$425$12,684,74846
Feb 6, 2000Sunday9$183,995-45.9%-3.1%800$229$12,868,74347
Feb 7, 2000Monday8$55,995-69.6%-34.1%800$69$12,924,73848
Feb 8, 2000Tuesday7$72,055+28.7%-24.2%800$90$12,996,79349
Feb 9, 2000Wednesday7$60,125-16.6%-36.6%800$75$13,056,91850
Feb 10, 2000Thursday7$63,825+6.2%-29.2%800$79$13,120,74351
Feb 11, 2000Friday8$113,625+78%-45.4%505$225$13,234,36852
Feb 12, 2000Saturday8$189,385+66.7%-44.3%505$375$13,423,75353
Feb 13, 2000Sunday8$93,425-50.7%-49.2%505$185$13,517,17854
Feb 14, 2000Monday8$58,075-37.8%+3.7%505$115$13,575,25355
Feb 15, 2000Tuesday8$35,350-39.1%-50.9%505$70$13,610,60356
Feb 16, 2000Wednesday8$32,825-7.1%-45.4%505$65$13,643,42857
Feb 17, 2000Thursday8$35,275+7.5%-44.7%505$69$13,678,70358
Feb 18, 2000Friday10$37,440+6.1%-67%288$130$13,716,14359
Feb 19, 2000Saturday10$70,560+88.5%-62.7%288$245$13,786,70360
Feb 20, 2000Sunday10$50,415-28.6%-46%288$175$13,837,11861
Feb 21, 2000
Presidents' Day
Monday12$30,240-40%-47.9%288$105$13,867,35862
Feb 22, 2000Tuesday12$18,720-38.1%-47%288$65$13,886,07863
Feb 23, 2000Wednesday12$17,280-7.7%-47.4%288$60$13,903,35864
Feb 24, 2000Thursday12$17,195-0.5%-51.3%288$59$13,920,55365
Feb 25, 2000Friday12$43,355+152.1%+15.8%299$145$13,963,90866
Feb 26, 2000Saturday12$70,265+62.1%-0.4%299$235$14,034,17367
Feb 27, 2000Sunday13$38,870-44.7%-22.9%299$130$14,073,04368
Feb 28, 2000Monday13$14,950-61.5%-50.6%299$50$14,087,99369
Feb 29, 2000Tuesday13$17,940+20%-4.2%299$60$14,105,93370
Mar 1, 2000Wednesday13$16,445-8.3%-4.8%299$55$14,122,37871
Mar 2, 2000Thursday12$17,895+8.8%+4.1%299$59$14,140,27372
Mar 3, 2000Friday12$33,840+89.1%-21.9%188$180$14,174,11373
Mar 4, 2000Saturday12$49,820+47.2%-29.1%188$265$14,223,93374
Mar 5, 2000Sunday14$25,380-49.1%-34.7%188$135$14,249,31375
Mar 6, 2000Monday14$11,280-55.6%-24.5%188$60$14,260,59376
Mar 7, 2000Tuesday14$12,220+8.3%-31.9%188$65$14,272,81377
Mar 8, 2000Wednesday14$10,340-15.4%-37.1%188$55$14,283,15378
Mar 9, 2000Thursday14$12,150+17.5%-32.1%188$64$14,295,30379
Mar 10, 2000Friday13$24,915+105.1%-26.4%151$165$14,320,21880
Mar 11, 2000Saturday13$36,240+45.5%-27.3%151$240$14,356,45881
Mar 12, 2000Sunday15$21,895-39.6%-13.7%151$145$14,378,35382
Mar 13, 2000Monday15$9,060-58.6%-19.7%151$60$14,387,41383
Mar 14, 2000Tuesday15$10,570+16.7%-13.5%151$70$14,397,98384
Mar 15, 2000Wednesday15$9,815-7.1%-5.1%151$65$14,407,79885
Mar 16, 2000Thursday15$9,795-0.2%-19.4%151$64$14,417,59386