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Chain Reaction (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,226,204Details
International Box Office $38,983,130
Worldwide Box Office $60,209,334
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
16% - Rotten
Audience
27% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 2nd, 1996 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense action/violence
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,348 $100,590 Sep 27, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,479 $127,826 Sep 20, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,726 $162,748 Sep 13, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,104 $202,929 Sep 6, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,281 $324,538 Aug 30, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,755 $400,055 Aug 23, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,394 $1,322,469 Aug 16, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,655 $3,719,559 Aug 9, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,261 $7,545,944 Aug 2, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,888 2,255 Aug 2, 1996 3

Cast

Morgan Freeman    Paul Shannon
   Eddie Kasalivich
Kevin Dunn    FBI Agent Doyle
Rachel Weisz    Dr. Lily Sinclair
Brian Cox    Lyman Earl Collier
Fred Ward    FBI Agent Leon Ford
Neil Flynn    State Trooper Nemitz
Michael Shannon    D.C. Flower Delivery Man

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/02 4 $7,545,944   2,255 $3,346   $7,545,944 3
1996/08/09 7 $3,719,559 -51% 2,556 $1,455   $14,919,074 10
1996/08/16 15 $1,322,469 -64% 1,201 $1,101   $18,165,610 17
1996/08/23 26 $400,055 -70% 416 $962   $19,233,322 24
1996/08/30 31 $324,538 -19% 252 $1,288   $19,734,656 31
1996/09/06 33 $202,929 -37% 252 $805   $19,993,201 38
1996/09/13 38 $162,748 -20% 247 $659   $20,223,600 45
1996/09/20 36 $127,826 -21% 212 $603   $20,405,731 52
1996/09/27 39 $100,590 -21% 170 $592   $20,550,712 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/02 3 $11,199,515   2,255 $4,967   $11,199,515 7
1996/08/09 7 $5,643,626 -50% 2,556 $2,208   $16,843,141 14
1996/08/16 16 $1,990,126 -65% 1,201 $1,657   $18,833,267 21
1996/08/23 26 $576,851 -71% 416 $1,387   $19,410,118 28
1996/08/30 31 $380,154 -34% 252 $1,509   $19,790,272 35
1996/09/06 32 $270,580 -29% 252 $1,074   $20,060,852 42
1996/09/13 35 $217,053 -20% 247 $879   $20,277,905 49
1996/09/20 35 $172,217 -21% 212 $812   $20,450,122 56