Title: Cronos
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Written by: Guillermo del Toro
Distributed by: CNCAIMC
Guillermo Springall
Iguana Producciones
Released: May, 1993
Rating: R
Running time: 94 min.
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Budget: $2,000,000

Cronos is an independent Mexican horror film of the vampire subgenre. It was written and directed by Guillermo del Toro and produced by CNCAIMC, Guillermo Springall, and Iguana Producciones. It was first screened at the Cannes film festival in May, 1993. It opened to limited theatrical release in the United States on April 1st, 1994 (only two theaters).

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  • Cronos was distributed theatrically in the United States by October Films. It premiered at the New York New Directors and New Films Festival in New York on March 24th, 1994.
  • Cronos grossed $621,392 in its domestic release in the United States. Shown in only two theaters, it grossed $17,538 over its opening weekend, averaging $8,769 per theater. [1]

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Vampire films

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  1. Box Office Mojo; Cronos (1993); Domestic summary.

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1930s; 1937; 16th century; Coffin; Corpse; Crucifix; Dogs; Flaying; Funeral director; Girl; Impalement; Insects; Mask; Mexico; Mexico City; Resurrection; Smoking; Stabbings; Vampires

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