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The Celluloid Closet (1996)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,310,167Details
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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
96% - Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 15th, 1996 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
MPAA Rating: for some graphic footage of sexuality and violence, and for language
Running Time: 102 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Telling Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,016 $16,560 Jun 14, 1996 94
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,683 $45,866 May 17, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,628 $74,558 May 10, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,882 $86,954 May 3, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,454 $77,749 Apr 26, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,044 $72,202 Apr 19, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,461 $83,873 Apr 12, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,133 $71,900 Apr 5, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,877 $53,520 Mar 29, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,281 $56,854 Mar 22, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,155 $95,047 Mar 15, 1996 3

Cast

Susan Sarandon    Interviewee
Tom Hanks    Interviewee
Shirley MacLaine    Herself
Whoopi Goldberg    Herself
Lily Tomlin    Narrator
Tony Curtis    Himself
Harvey Fierstein    Himself
Gore Vidal    Himself
John Schlesinger    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Armistead Maupin
Story Creator    Rob Epstein
Story Creator    Jeffrey Friedman
Story Creator    Sharon Wood
Producer    Rob Epstein
Producer    Jeffrey Friedman
Executive Producer    Howard Rosenman
Executive Producer    Bernie Brillstein
Executive Producer    Brad Grey
Executive Producer    Sheila Nevins
Editor    Jeffrey Friedman
Editor    Arnold Glassman
Composer    Carter Burwell
Director of Photography    Nancy Schreiber
Co-Producer    Michael Lumpkin
Co-Executive Producer    Lily Tomlin
Associate Producer    Wendy Braitman
Associate Producer    Michael Ehrenzweig
Associate Producer    Caryn Mendez
Assistant Director    Cheryl Rosenthal
Production Manager    Cheryl Rosenthal
Art Director    Scott Chambliss
Associate Editor    Steve Bloom
Recordist    Peggy Names
Recordist    Lauretta Molitor
Recordist    Bob Gravenor
Recordist    J.T. Takagi
Recordist    Gauthem Choudherry
Re-recording Mixer    Lora Hirschberg
Supervising Sound Editor    Pat Jackson
Music Editor    Adam Smalley

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/15 37 $95,047   9 $10,561   $95,047 3
1996/03/22 48 $56,854 -40% 11 $5,169   $282,410 10
1996/03/29 50 $53,520 -6% 17 $3,148   $337,439 17
1996/04/05 42 $71,900 +34% 20 $3,595   $435,119 24
1996/04/12 39 $83,873 +17% 18 $4,660   $553,600 31
1996/04/19 39 $72,202 -14% 23 $3,139   $658,500 38
1996/04/26 36 $77,749 +8% 26 $2,990   $767,524 45
1996/05/03 40 $86,954 +12% 31 $2,805   $889,923 52
1996/05/10 42 $74,558 -14% 38 $1,962   $1,002,456 59
1996/05/17 51 $45,866 -38% 33 $1,390   $1,096,726 66
1996/06/14 50 $16,560   15 $1,104   $1,310,167 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/15 32 $225,556   9 $25,062   $225,556 7
1996/03/22 39 $58,363 -74% 11 $5,306   $283,919 14
1996/03/29 42 $79,300 +36% 17 $4,665   $363,219 21
1996/04/05 41 $106,508 +34% 20 $5,325   $469,727 28
1996/04/12 34 $116,571 +9% 18 $6,476   $586,298 35
1996/04/19 34 $103,477 -11% 23 $4,499   $689,775 42
1996/04/26 34 $113,194 +9% 26 $4,354   $802,969 49
1996/05/03 38 $124,929 +10% 31 $4,030   $927,898 56
1996/05/10 41 $122,962 -2% 38 $3,236   $1,050,860 63