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The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,516,617Details
International Box Office $104,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $175,516,617
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 2nd, 1995 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: March 26th, 1997 by Warner Home Video, released as Bridges of Madison County, The
MPAA Rating: PG-13 on appeal for some sexuality and brief strong language (previously rated R)
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Malpaso Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 46th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $75,267 Apr 12, 1996 318
Biggest 45th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $155,833 Apr 5, 1996 311
Biggest 44th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 24 $106,821 Mar 29, 1996 304
Biggest 38th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $95,328 Feb 16, 1996 262
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $407,939 Feb 9, 1996 255
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,030 $112,332 Sep 1, 1995 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 855 $187,503 Aug 25, 1995 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 936 $211,297 Aug 18, 1995 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 975 $249,596 Aug 11, 1995 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 860 $388,259 Aug 4, 1995 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 708 $725,170 Jul 28, 1995 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 647 $1,315,921 Jul 21, 1995 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 685 $1,857,931 Jul 14, 1995 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 667 $2,909,389 Jul 7, 1995 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 625 $4,412,907 Jun 30, 1995 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,122 $54,099,330 Jun 30, 1995 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 661 $6,204,640 Jun 23, 1995 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,016 $6,573,370 Jun 16, 1995 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,128 $9,344,123 Jun 9, 1995 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 437 $10,519,257 Jun 2, 1995 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,711 $10,519,257 Jun 2, 1995 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,457 1,805 Jun 2, 1995 3

Cast

   Robert Kincaid
   Francesca Johnson
Annie Corley    Carolyn
Victor Slezak    Michael
Jim Haynie    Richard
Phyllis Lyons    Betty
Debra Monk    Madge
Sarah Kathryn Schmitt    Young Carolyn
Christopher Kroon    Young Michael
Richard Lage    Lawyer
Michelle Benes    Lucy Redfield
Alison Wiegert    Child
Brandon Bobst    Child
Pearl Faessler    Wife
R.E. 'Stick' Faessler    Husband
Tania Mishler    Waitress
Billie McNabb    Waitress
Art Breese    Cashier
Lana Schwab    Saleswoman
Larry Loury    UPS Driver
George Orrison    Cafe Patron
Ken Billeter    Cafe Patron
Judy Trask    Cafe Patron
David Trask    Cafe Patron
Edna Dolson    Cafe Patron
Dennis McCool    Cafe Patron
Michael C. Pommier    Cafe Patron
Jana Corkean    Cafe Patron
M. Jane Seymour    Cafe Patron
Karla Jo Soper    Cafe Patron

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Clint Eastwood
Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Story Creator    Robert James Waller
Screenwriter    Richard LaGravenese
Director of Photography    Jack N. Green
Production Designer    Jeannine Oppewall
Editor    Joel Cox
Composer    Lennie Niehaus
Associate Producer    Tom Rooker
Associate Producer    Michael Maurer
Assistant Director    Bill Bannerman
Unit Production Manager    Jim Behnke
Art Director    William Arnold
Set Decorator    Jay Hart
Costume Designer    Colleen Kelsall
Sound Mixer    Willie D. Burton
Re-recording Mixer    Les Fresholtz
Re-recording Mixer    Dick Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Vern Poore
Supervising Sound Editor    Alan Robert Murray
Supervising Sound Editor    Bub Asman
Sound Effects Editor    Gary Krivacek
Sound Effects Editor    Mike Dobie
Sound Effects Editor    Samuel C. Crutcher
Sound Effects Editor    John Morrisey
Sound Effects Editor    James J Klinger
Make-up and Hair Designer    Michael A. Hancock
Makeup    J. Roy Helland
Hairstylist    Carol O'Connell
Casting Director    Ellen Chenoweth

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/06/02 2 $10,519,257   1,805 $5,828   $10,519,257 3
1995/06/09 3 $9,344,123 -11% 1,982 $4,714   $25,147,774 10
1995/06/16 4 $6,573,370 -30% 1,986 $3,310   $36,146,206 17
1995/06/23 4 $6,204,640 -6% 1,961 $3,164   $46,314,311 24
1995/06/30 7 $4,412,907 -29% 1,782 $2,476   $54,099,330 31
1995/07/07 8 $2,909,389 -34% 1,558 $1,867   $60,306,266 38
1995/07/14 11 $1,857,931 -36% 1,262 $1,472   $63,770,175 45
1995/07/21 12 $1,315,921 -29% 1,047 $1,257   $66,182,919 52
1995/07/28 15 $725,170 -45% 693 $1,046   $67,779,917 59
1995/08/04 23 $388,259 -46% 373 $1,041   $68,646,442 66
1995/08/11 29 $249,596 -36% 304 $821   $69,137,290 73
1995/08/18 36 $211,297 -15% 285 $741   $69,509,101 80
1995/08/25 41 $187,503 -11% 265 $708   $69,833,618 87
1995/09/01 48 $112,332 -40% 177 $635   $70,067,649 94
1996/02/09 24 $407,939   803 $508   $70,520,648 255
1996/02/16 50 $95,328 -77% 203 $470   $70,913,599 262
1996/03/29 41 $106,821   430 $248   $71,070,488 304
1996/04/05 30 $155,833 +46% 611 $255   $71,295,070 311
1996/04/12 42 $75,267 -52% 206 $365   $71,477,088 318

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/06/02 2 $15,803,651   1,805 $8,755   $15,803,651 7
1995/06/09 3 $13,769,185 -13% 1,982 $6,947   $29,572,836 14
1995/06/16 4 $10,536,835 -23% 1,986 $5,306   $40,109,671 21
1995/06/23 4 $9,576,752 -9% 1,961 $4,884   $49,686,423 28
1995/06/30 7 $7,710,454 -19% 1,782 $4,327   $57,396,877 35
1995/07/07 8 $4,515,367 -41% 1,558 $2,898   $61,912,244 42
1995/07/14 11 $2,954,754 -35% 1,262 $2,341   $64,866,998 49
1995/07/21 11 $2,187,749 -26% 1,047 $2,090   $67,054,747 56
1995/07/28 15 $1,203,436 -45% 693 $1,737   $68,258,183 63
1995/08/04 23 $629,511 -48% 373 $1,688   $68,887,694 70
1995/08/11 29 $410,110 -35% 304 $1,349   $69,297,804 77
1995/08/18 35 $348,311 -15% 285 $1,222   $69,646,115 84
1995/08/25 36 $309,202 -11% 265 $1,167   $69,955,317 91
1996/02/09 24 $705,562   803 $879   $70,818,271 259
1996/03/29 36 $175,570   430 $408   $71,139,237 308
1996/04/05 28 $262,584 +50% 611 $430   $71,401,821 315