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The Celluloid Closet (1996)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,310,167Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,433 $1,310,167
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,668 $1,310,167
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,312 $1,310,167

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,034 $16,560 Jun 14, 1996 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 593 $16,560 Jun 14, 1996 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 602 $1,104 Jun 14, 1996 94
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,711 $45,866 May 17, 1996 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 645 $45,866 May 17, 1996 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 692 $1,390 May 17, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,654 $74,558 May 10, 1996 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 591 $74,558 May 10, 1996 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 455 $1,962 May 10, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,914 $86,954 May 3, 1996 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 650 $86,954 May 3, 1996 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 283 $2,805 May 3, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,488 $77,749 Apr 26, 1996 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 816 $77,749 Apr 26, 1996 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 313 $2,990 Apr 26, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,089 $72,202 Apr 19, 1996 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 958 $72,202 Apr 19, 1996 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 384 $3,139 Apr 19, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,504 $83,873 Apr 12, 1996 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,027 $83,873 Apr 12, 1996 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 247 $4,660 Apr 12, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,182 $71,900 Apr 5, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,288 $71,900 Apr 5, 1996 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 731 $3,595 Apr 5, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,935 $53,520 Mar 29, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,651 $53,520 Mar 29, 1996 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,372 $3,148 Mar 29, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,344 $56,854 Mar 22, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,806 $56,854 Mar 22, 1996 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,337 $5,169 Mar 22, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,215 $95,047 Mar 15, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,483 $95,047 Mar 15, 1996 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,308 $10,561 Mar 15, 1996 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,071 $10,561 Mar 15, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release 59 $10,561 Mar 15, 1996 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,663 $1,310,167 Mar 15, 1996 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,162 $1,310,167 Mar 15, 1996 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,481 29 Mar 15, 1996 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records