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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,381,087Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
46% - Rotten
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 21st, 1995 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for graphic depiction of drug addiction with related strong violence, sexuality and language
Running Time: 1995 minutes
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Keywords: Basketball
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Island Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,612 $8,767 Jun 9, 1995 52
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,964 $88,809 May 12, 1995 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,651 $246,907 May 5, 1995 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,689 $440,688 Apr 28, 1995 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,711 $714,005 Apr 21, 1995 3

Cast

   Jim Carroll
Bruno Kirby    Swifty
Ernie Hudson    Reggie
Lorraine Bracco    Jim's Mother
Patrick McCaw    Neutron
Mark Wahlberg    Mickey
James Madio    Pedro
Roy Cooper    Father McNulty
Marilyn Sokol    Chanting Woman
Vincent Pastore    Construction Worker
Nick Gaetani    Referee #1
Jimmy Papiris    Iggy
Alexander Gaberman    Bobo
Ben Jorgensen    Tommy
Josh Mostel    Couterman
Juliette Lewis    Diane Moody
Michael Imperioli    Bobby
Akiko Ashley    Stripper
Manny Alfaro    Manny
Cynthia Daniel    Winkie
Brittany Daniel    Blinkie
Eric Betts    Drug Dealer #1
Joyce R. Korbin    Mugging Victim
Lawrence Barth    Referee #2
Gary Iorio    Policeman
Toby Huss    Kenny
James Dennis Carroll    Frankie Pinewater
William Webb    Juju Johnson
Michael Rapaport    Skinhead
Doc Dougherty    Policeman
John Hoyt    Billy the Bartender
Manny Siverio    Pino

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Brian Goluboff
Story Creator    Jim Carroll
Producer    Liz Heller
Producer    John Bard Manulis
Executive Producer    Chris Blackwell
Executive Producer    Dan Genetti
Production Designer    Christopher Nowak
Editor    Dana Congdon
Composer    Graeme Revell
Sound Mixer    William Sarokin
Re-recording Mixer    Jeffrey Perkins
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Supervising Sound Editor    Paul Clay
Supervising Sound Editor    Victor Iorillo
Song Writer 'Strawberry Wine'    Karyn Rachtman
Song Writer 'Blind Dogs'    Paul DiBartolo
Song Writer 'Adam Flax'    Adam Flax
Song Writer 'I've Been Down'    Kim A. Thayil
Song Writer 'Christopher J. Cornell'    Christopher J. Cornell
Song Writer    Flea

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/04/21 16 $714,005   300 $2,380   $714,005 3
1995/04/28 20 $440,688 -38% 300 $1,469   $1,353,727 10
1995/05/05 25 $246,907 -44% 300 $823   $1,743,100 17
1995/05/12 34 $88,809 -64% 172 $516   $1,935,500 24
1995/06/09 63 $8,767   21 $417   $2,075,691 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/04/21 16 $913,039   300 $3,043   $913,039 7
1995/04/28 21 $583,154 -36% 300 $1,944   $1,496,193 14
1995/05/05 25 $350,498 -40% 300 $1,168   $1,846,691 21