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Basquiat (1996)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,531 $2,962,051
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,352 $2,962,051
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 820 $2,962,051
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,100 $2,962,051
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,453 $2,962,051

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 9th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for drug use and strong language
Comparisons: vs. Nowhere Boy
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,019 $74,190 Oct 18, 1996 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 429 $74,190 Oct 18, 1996 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 684 $1,302 Oct 18, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,436 $65,206 Oct 11, 1996 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 537 $65,206 Oct 11, 1996 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 955 $1,124 Oct 11, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,464 $91,577 Oct 4, 1996 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 527 $91,577 Oct 4, 1996 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,110 $1,131 Oct 4, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,483 $131,933 Sep 27, 1996 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 503 $131,933 Sep 27, 1996 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,157 $1,245 Sep 27, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,624 $185,273 Sep 20, 1996 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 488 $185,273 Sep 20, 1996 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 952 $1,700 Sep 20, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,055 $219,069 Sep 13, 1996 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 529 $219,069 Sep 13, 1996 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 487 $2,809 Sep 13, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,600 $239,154 Sep 6, 1996 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 596 $239,154 Sep 6, 1996 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 526 $3,322 Sep 6, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,869 $368,506 Aug 30, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 494 $368,506 Aug 30, 1996 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 197 $6,465 Aug 30, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,756 $231,016 Aug 23, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 745 $231,016 Aug 23, 1996 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 384 $6,795 Aug 23, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,167 $210,672 Aug 16, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 811 $210,672 Aug 16, 1996 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 508 $10,032 Aug 16, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,394 $83,863 Aug 9, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,627 $83,863 Aug 9, 1996 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 850 $13,977 Aug 9, 1996 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,248 $13,977 Aug 9, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release 43 $13,977 Aug 9, 1996 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,013 $2,962,051 Aug 9, 1996 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,466 $2,962,051 Aug 9, 1996 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 772 103 Aug 9, 1996 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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