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The Arrival (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,031,906Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
44% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 31st, 1996 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: June 17th, 1997 by Live / Artisan, released as Arrival, The
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sci-fi violence and terror, and for brief language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,556 $33,587 Aug 9, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,297 $72,791 Aug 2, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,076 $132,131 Jul 26, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,836 $90,166 Jul 19, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,009 $121,669 Jul 12, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,499 $134,171 Jul 5, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,302 $311,583 Jun 28, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,412 $571,713 Jun 21, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,529 $1,133,711 Jun 14, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,446 $2,198,736 Jun 7, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,969 $4,806,763 May 31, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,600 1,693 May 31, 1996 3

Cast

   Zane Ziminski
Ron Silver    Phil Gordian & Mexican Guard
Lindsay Crouse    Ilana Green
Richard Schiff    Calvin
Teri Polo    Char

Production and Technical Credits

Costume Designer    Mayes C. Rubeo

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/05/31 5 $4,806,763   1,693 $2,839   $4,806,763 3
1996/06/07 8 $2,198,736 -54% 1,693 $1,299   $8,928,595 10
1996/06/14 9 $1,133,711 -48% 1,134 $1,000   $11,077,166 17
1996/06/21 11 $571,713 -50% 591 $967   $12,404,955 24
1996/06/28 21 $311,583 -46% 349 $893   $13,066,801 31
1996/07/05 30 $134,171 -57% 195 $688   $13,278,763 38
1996/07/12 28 $121,669 -9% 196 $621   $13,443,091 45
1996/07/19 31 $90,166 -26% 146 $618   $13,589,904 52
1996/07/26 28 $132,131 +47% 211 $626   $13,774,261 59
1996/08/02 37 $72,791 -45% 119 $612   $13,827,765 66
1996/08/09 51 $33,587 -54% 66 $509   $14,012,411 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/05/31 6 $6,729,859   1,693 $3,975   $6,729,859 7
1996/06/07 8 $3,213,596 -52% 1,693 $1,898   $9,943,455 14
1996/06/14 10 $1,889,787 -41% 1,134 $1,666   $11,833,242 21
1996/06/21 11 $921,976 -51% 591 $1,560   $12,755,218 28
1996/06/28 20 $389,374 -58% 349 $1,116   $13,144,592 35
1996/07/05 32 $176,830 -55% 195 $907   $13,321,422 42
1996/07/12 30 $178,316 +1% 196 $910   $13,499,738 49
1996/07/19 33 $142,392 -20% 146 $975   $13,642,130 56
1996/07/26 34 $112,844 -21% 211 $535   $13,754,974 63
1996/08/02 31 $223,850 +98% 119 $1,881   $13,978,824 70