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Chain Reaction (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,226,204Details
International Box Office $38,983,130Details
Worldwide Box Office $60,209,334
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,227 $21,226,204
All Time International Box Office 1,743 $38,983,130
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,142 $60,209,334

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


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
Comparisons: vs. Bullet to the Head
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,377 $100,590 Sep 27, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,509 $127,826 Sep 20, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,762 $162,748 Sep 13, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,141 $202,929 Sep 6, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,321 $324,538 Aug 30, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,803 $400,055 Aug 23, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,436 $1,322,469 Aug 16, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,689 $3,719,559 Aug 9, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,294 $7,545,944 Aug 2, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,924 2,255 Aug 2, 1996 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,858 $21,226,204 Aug 2, 1996 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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