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Basic Instinct (1992)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $117,727,224Details
International Box Office $234,972,776
Worldwide Box Office $352,700,000
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 20th, 1992 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: August 27th, 1997 by Live / Artisan
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence and sensuality, and for drug use and language.
Running Time: 128 minutes
Franchise: Basic Instinct
Comparisons: vs. The Sixth Sense
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: France,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 86 $354,468 Aug 21, 1992 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 66 $631,800 Aug 14, 1992 150
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $562,886 Jul 3, 1992 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 177 $792,189 Jun 26, 1992 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 175 $951,125 Jun 19, 1992 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 179 $1,108,665 Jun 12, 1992 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 151 $1,509,950 Jun 5, 1992 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 98 $2,345,436 May 29, 1992 73
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 563 $101,378,802 May 29, 1992 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 79 $3,215,557 May 22, 1992 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 150 $3,044,895 May 15, 1992 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 142 $4,012,920 May 8, 1992 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 244 $4,042,740 May 1, 1992 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 231 $5,355,420 Apr 24, 1992 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 284 $6,653,950 Apr 17, 1992 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 436 $7,847,500 Apr 10, 1992 24
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 938 $52,245,944 Apr 3, 1992 21
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 555 $10,115,406 Apr 3, 1992 17
Biggest April Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 252 $10,115,406 Apr 3, 1992 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 695 $13,204,200 Mar 27, 1992 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 147 $15,129,385 Mar 20, 1992 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,174 $15,129,385 Mar 20, 1992 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,794 1,567 Mar 20, 1992 3

Cast

Jeanne Tripplehorn    Doctor Beth Garner
   Catherine Tramell
   Detective Nick 'Nicky' Curran
Stephen Tobolowsky    Doctor Lamott
James Rebhorn    Dr. McElwaine
Wayne Knight    John Correli
George Dzundza    Gus Morgan
Bruce A. Young    Andrews
Jack McGee    Sheriff
Mitch Pileggi    Internal Affairs Investigator

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1992/03/20 1 $15,129,385   1,567 $9,655   $15,129,385 3
1992/03/27 2 $13,204,200 -13% 1,770 $7,460   $34,719,110 10
1992/04/03 2 $10,115,406 -23% 1,806 $5,601   $49,116,146 17
1992/04/10 2 $7,847,500 -22% 1,825 $4,300   $60,093,444 24
1992/04/17 1 $6,653,950 -15% 1,823 $3,650   $70,005,019 31
1992/04/24 1 $5,355,420 -20% 1,866 $2,870   $77,976,444 38
1992/05/01 1 $4,042,740 -25% 1,846 $2,190   $83,605,244 45
1992/05/08 1 $4,012,920 -1% 1,884 $2,130   $89,148,498 52
1992/05/15 2 $3,044,895 -24% 1,851 $1,645   $93,721,689 59
1992/05/22 5 $3,215,557 +6% 1,600 $2,010   $98,223,691 66
1992/05/29 6 $2,345,436 -27% 1,524 $1,539   $101,378,802 73
1992/06/05 8 $1,509,950 -36% 1,313 $1,150   $103,845,824 80
1992/06/12 9 $1,108,665 -27% 1,041 $1,065   $105,695,021 87
1992/06/19 10 $951,125 -14% 875 $1,087   $107,273,896 94
1992/06/26 11 $792,189 -17% 801 $989   $108,648,808 101
1992/07/03 13 $562,886 -29% 653 $862   $109,651,445 108
1992/08/14 17 $631,800   648 $975   $115,154,129 150
1992/08/21 22 $354,468 -44% 436 $813   $115,881,197 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1992/03/20 1 $21,514,910   1,567 $13,730   $21,514,910 7
1992/03/27 2 $17,485,830 -19% 1,770 $9,879   $39,000,740 14
1992/04/03 1 $13,245,204 -24% 1,806 $7,334   $52,245,944 21
1992/04/10 2 $11,105,125 -16% 1,825 $6,085   $63,351,069 28
1992/04/17 1 $9,269,955 -17% 1,823 $5,085   $72,621,024 35
1992/04/24 1 $6,941,480 -25% 1,866 $3,720   $79,562,504 42
1992/05/01 1 $5,573,074 -20% 1,846 $3,019   $85,135,578 49
1992/05/08 1 $5,541,216 -1% 1,884 $2,941   $90,676,794 56
1992/05/15 2 $4,331,340 -22% 1,851 $2,340   $95,008,134 63
1992/05/22 5 $4,025,232 -7% 1,600 $2,516   $99,033,366 70
1992/05/29 6 $3,302,508 -18% 1,524 $2,167   $102,335,874 77
1992/06/05 8 $2,250,482 -32% 1,313 $1,714   $104,586,356 84
1992/06/12 10 $1,736,415 -23% 1,041 $1,668   $106,322,771 91
1992/06/19 9 $1,533,848 -12% 875 $1,753   $107,856,619 98
1992/06/26 10 $1,231,940 -20% 801 $1,538   $109,088,559 105
1992/08/14 16 $1,004,400   648 $1,550   $115,526,729 154