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Basquiat (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,962,051Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
70% - Fresh
Audience
77% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 9th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for drug use and strong language
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Keywords: Artists, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,991 $74,190 Oct 18, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,405 $65,206 Oct 11, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,434 $91,577 Oct 4, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,452 $131,933 Sep 27, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,591 $185,273 Sep 20, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,019 $219,069 Sep 13, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,554 $239,154 Sep 6, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,817 $368,506 Aug 30, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,691 $231,016 Aug 23, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,097 $210,672 Aug 16, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,304 $83,863 Aug 9, 1996 3

Cast

Christopher Walken    The Interviewer
Dennis Hopper    Bruno Bischofberger
Courtney Love    Big Pink
Parker Posey    Mary Boone
Willem Dafoe    The Electrician
Benicio Del Toro    Benny Dalmau
Claire Forlani    Gina Cardinale
Sam Rockwell    Thug
   Jean Michel Basquiat
Gary Oldman    Albert Milo
David Bowie    Andy Warhol
Michael Wincott    Rene Ricard
Tatum O'Neal    Cynthia Kruger
Vincent Gallo    Himself/Party Guest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Set Decorator    Susan Bode

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/09 39 $83,863   6 $13,977   $83,863 3
1996/08/16 29 $210,672 +151% 21 $10,032   $364,118 10
1996/08/23 31 $231,016 +10% 34 $6,795   $727,316 17
1996/08/30 30 $368,506 +60% 57 $6,465   $1,215,319 24
1996/09/06 32 $239,154 -35% 72 $3,322   $1,544,174 31
1996/09/13 33 $219,069 -8% 78 $2,809   $1,875,331 38
1996/09/20 29 $185,273 -15% 109 $1,700   $2,151,887 45
1996/09/27 34 $131,933 -29% 106 $1,245   $2,371,682 52
1996/10/04 38 $91,577 -31% 81 $1,131   $2,522,481 59
1996/10/11 44 $65,206 -29% 58 $1,124   $2,633,633 66
1996/10/18 44 $74,190 +14% 57 $1,302   $2,729,067 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/09 35 $153,446   6 $25,574   $153,446 7
1996/08/16 31 $342,854 +123% 21 $16,326   $496,300 14
1996/08/23 30 $350,513 +2% 34 $10,309   $846,813 21
1996/08/30 30 $458,207 +31% 57 $8,039   $1,305,020 28
1996/09/06 30 $351,242 -23% 72 $4,878   $1,656,262 35
1996/09/13 29 $310,352 -12% 78 $3,979   $1,966,614 42
1996/09/20 28 $273,135 -12% 109 $2,506   $2,239,749 49
1996/09/27 32 $191,155 -30% 106 $1,803   $2,430,904 56
1996/10/04 36 $137,523 -28% 81 $1,698   $2,568,427 63
1996/10/11 43 $86,450 -37% 58 $1,491   $2,654,877 70