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The Birdcage (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $124,060,553Details
International Box Office $57,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $181,760,553
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
79% - Certified Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 8th, 1996 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: June 3rd, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Cross-Dressing, LGBT, In-Laws / Future In-Laws
Source:Remake
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 332 $41,370 Aug 9, 1996 157
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 314 $86,544 Jul 26, 1996 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 315 $121,015 Jul 19, 1996 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 276 $199,369 Jul 12, 1996 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 193 $400,677 Jul 5, 1996 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 258 $320,036 Jun 28, 1996 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 254 $415,262 Jun 21, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 288 $444,685 Jun 14, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 305 $500,815 Jun 7, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 295 $605,039 May 31, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 196 $1,263,789 May 24, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 238 $1,274,938 May 17, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 246 $1,606,421 May 10, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 204 $2,503,872 May 3, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 200 $3,365,322 Apr 26, 1996 52
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 496 $105,937,720 Apr 19, 1996 49
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 171 $4,737,737 Apr 19, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 144 $6,772,210 Apr 12, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 118 $9,219,443 Apr 5, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 248 $10,106,414 Mar 29, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 317 $13,294,404 Mar 22, 1996 17
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 790 $60,601,672 Mar 22, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 503 $16,034,306 Mar 15, 1996 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 109 $18,275,828 Mar 8, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 930 $18,275,828 Mar 8, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,271 1,950 Mar 8, 1996 3

Cast

   Armand Goldman
Gene Hackman    Senator Kevin Keeley
Dianne Wiest    Louise Keeley
Nathan Lane    Albert Goldman/Starina
Hank Azaria    Agador
Jay Leno    Himself
Christine Baranski    Katherine Archer
Calista Flockhart    Barbara 'Barbie' Keeley

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/08 1 $18,275,828   1,950 $9,372   $18,275,828 3
1996/03/15 1 $16,034,306 -12% 2,236 $7,171   $41,336,832 10
1996/03/22 1 $13,294,404 -17% 2,236 $5,946   $60,601,672 17
1996/03/29 1 $10,106,414 -24% 2,236 $4,520   $74,627,943 24
1996/04/05 3 $9,219,443 -9% 2,236 $4,123   $87,604,273 31
1996/04/12 3 $6,772,210 -27% 2,285 $2,964   $97,752,823 38
1996/04/19 4 $4,737,737 -30% 0     $0 45
1996/04/26 7 $3,365,322 -29% 1,958 $1,719   $109,303,042 52
1996/05/03 7 $2,503,872 -26% 1,664 $1,505   $112,845,066 59
1996/05/10 6 $1,606,421 -36% 1,281 $1,254   $115,271,678 66
1996/05/17 8 $1,274,938 -21% 1,181 $1,080   $117,095,599 73
1996/05/24 9 $1,263,789 -1% 970 $1,303   $118,764,272 80
1996/05/31 11 $605,039 -52% 767 $789   $119,650,000 87
1996/06/07 12 $500,815 -17% 611 $820   $120,456,200 94
1996/06/14 13 $444,685 -11% 582 $764   $121,154,921 101
1996/06/21 14 $415,262 -7% 456 $911   $121,892,476 108
1996/06/28 19 $320,036 -23% 464 $690   $122,453,823 115
1996/07/05 17 $400,677 +25% 344 $1,165   $122,963,761 122
1996/07/12 23 $199,369 -50% 293 $680   $123,314,389 129
1996/07/19 26 $121,015 -39% 187 $647   $123,560,241 136
1996/07/26 33 $86,544 -28% 151 $573   $123,726,136 143
1996/08/09 46 $41,370   74 $559   $123,939,840 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/08 1 $25,302,526   1,950 $12,976   $25,302,526 7
1996/03/15 1 $22,004,742 -13% 2,236 $9,841   $47,307,268 14
1996/03/22 2 $17,214,261 -22% 2,236 $7,699   $64,521,529 21
1996/03/29 1 $13,863,301 -19% 2,236 $6,200   $78,384,830 28
1996/04/05 3 $12,595,783 -9% 2,236 $5,633   $90,980,613 35
1996/04/12 41 $0 -100% 2,285 $0   $0 42
1996/04/19 43 $0   0     $105,937,720 49
1996/04/26 6 $4,403,474   1,958 $2,249   $110,341,194 56
1996/05/03 7 $3,324,063 -25% 1,664 $1,998   $113,665,257 63
1996/05/10 6 $2,155,404 -35% 1,281 $1,683   $115,820,661 70
1996/05/17 8 $1,679,822 -22% 1,181 $1,422   $117,500,483 77
1996/05/31 1 $910,424   767 $1,187   $119,955,385 91
1996/06/07 13 $754,851 -17% 611 $1,235   $120,710,236 98
1996/06/14 14 $766,978 +2% 582 $1,318   $121,477,214 105
1996/06/21 14 $656,573 -14% 456 $1,440   $122,133,787 112
1996/06/28 18 $429,297 -35% 464 $925   $122,563,084 119
1996/07/05 18 $551,936 +29% 344 $1,604   $123,115,020 126
1996/07/12 21 $324,206 -41% 293 $1,107   $123,439,226 133
1996/07/19 29 $200,366 -38% 187 $1,071   $123,639,592 140