Sahara (2005)

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

All Releases

Domestic (57.6%)
$68,671,925
International (42.4%)
$50,568,426
Worldwide
$119,240,351
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$18,068,372
Budget$130,000,000
Earliest Release DateApril 6, 2005 (Thailand)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresAction Adventure Comedy Thriller War Western

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticApr 8, 2005$18,068,372$68,671,925

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaJun 2, 2005$730,672
BelgiumJun 10, 2005$561,781
BulgariaApr 22, 2005$44,869$139,739
Czech RepublicJun 9, 2005$29,564$116,592
DenmarkJul 8, 2005$278,384
EgyptApr 20, 2005$54,797
FinlandJul 8, 2005$204,450
FranceJun 1, 2005$2,362,631
GermanyJun 2, 2005$1,235,211$4,687,284
GreeceApr 15, 2005$151,200$331,200
IcelandApr 15, 2005$171,866
ItalyApr 22, 2005$1,166,827$3,325,503
LebanonJul 7, 2005$18,047$42,573
NetherlandsJul 14, 2005$125,730$612,935
NorwayJul 7, 2005$39,528$180,255
PolandApr 15, 2005$137,697$556,251
PortugalApr 21, 2005$593,444
RomaniaSep 23, 2005$56,460
Serbia and Montenegro$44,152
SlovakiaJun 9, 2005$8,880$28,478
South AfricaJun 24, 2005$559,754
SpainApr 22, 2005$1,222,456$4,788,975
SwedenJul 6, 2005$290,886
TurkeySep 16, 2005$42,782$89,728
UkraineApr 14, 2005$280,063
United Arab EmiratesMay 25, 2005$200,833$426,296
United KingdomApr 8, 2005$2,569,559$9,049,598

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaJun 2, 2005$70,624$131,815
ChileSep 1, 2005$137,572
MexicoMay 13, 2005$1,891,487

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaApr 7, 2005$1,078,310$4,256,902
Hong KongJul 7, 2005$255,105
JapanJun 11, 2005$840,886$2,126,576
New ZealandApr 14, 2005$164,789$694,521
Russia/CISApr 11, 2005$1,013,018$2,163,199
South KoreaJun 24, 2005$2,658,386
TaiwanApr 23, 2005$236,866$701,961
ThailandApr 6, 2005$181,500$465,500