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Dead Man Walking (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $39,387,284Details
International Box Office $43,701,011
Worldwide Box Office $83,088,295
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
95% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 29th, 1995 (Wide) by Gramercy
MPAA Rating: R for a depiction of a rape and murder
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Keywords: Prison
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Working Title Films

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 209 $16,122 Jul 5, 1996 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 213 $20,752 Jun 28, 1996 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 214 $35,228 Jun 21, 1996 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 219 $44,060 Jun 14, 1996 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 176 $86,630 Jun 7, 1996 164
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 148 $221,591 May 24, 1996 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 146 $280,987 May 17, 1996 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 159 $334,223 May 10, 1996 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 226 $257,965 May 3, 1996 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $344,512 Apr 26, 1996 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 159 $593,443 Apr 19, 1996 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 141 $857,595 Apr 12, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $1,098,509 Apr 5, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 104 $1,519,008 Mar 29, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 147 $1,324,472 Mar 22, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 203 $1,211,581 Mar 15, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 164 $1,689,639 Mar 8, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 174 $2,138,434 Mar 1, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 237 $2,298,818 Feb 23, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 199 $3,369,119 Feb 16, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 422 $2,883,970 Feb 9, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 500 $3,571,599 Feb 2, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $2,259,782 Jan 26, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,295 $1,722,766 Jan 19, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,158 $470,717 Jan 12, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,454 $117,772 Jan 5, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,845 $118,266 Dec 29, 1995 3

Cast

   Sister Helen Prejean
Sean Penn    Matthew Poncelet
Jeffrey Combs    Chaz
Jack Black    Craig Poncelet
Clancy Brown    State Trooper
R. Lee Ermey    Clyde Percy
Robert Prosky    Hilton Barber
Jon Abrahams    Sonny Poncelet
Lois Smith    Helen's Mother
Scott Wilson    Chaplain Farlely
Raymond J. Barry    Earl Delacroix

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/12/29 35 $118,266   4 $29,567   $118,266 3
1996/01/05 34 $117,772 n/c 6 $19,629   $284,918 10
1996/01/12 26 $470,717 +300% 27 $17,434   $827,468 17
1996/01/19 17 $1,722,766 +266% 180 $9,571   $2,699,414 24
1996/01/26 11 $2,259,782 +31% 374 $6,042   $5,563,222 31
1996/02/02 6 $3,571,599 +58% 714 $5,002   $9,959,557 38
1996/02/09 6 $2,883,970 -19% 821 $3,513   $13,852,327 45
1996/02/16 10 $3,369,119 +17% 816 $4,129   $18,221,058 52
1996/02/23 10 $2,298,818 -32% 757 $3,037   $21,210,706 59
1996/03/01 9 $2,138,434 -7% 803 $2,663   $24,057,992 66
1996/03/08 11 $1,689,639 -21% 796 $2,123   $26,426,659 73
1996/03/15 13 $1,211,581 -28% 766 $1,582   $28,299,423 80
1996/03/22 12 $1,324,472 +9% 770 $1,720   $30,228,488 87
1996/03/29 11 $1,519,008 +15% 771 $1,970   $32,460,168 94
1996/04/05 14 $1,098,509 -28% 769 $1,428   $34,163,268 101
1996/04/12 13 $857,595 -22% 718 $1,194   $35,563,324 108
1996/04/19 17 $593,443 -31% 562 $1,056   $36,504,596 115
1996/04/26 22 $344,512 -42% 406 $849   $37,106,668 122
1996/05/03 27 $257,965 -25% 314 $822   $37,538,485 129
1996/05/10 23 $334,223 +30% 465 $719   $38,000,175 136
1996/05/17 27 $280,987 -16% 435 $646   $38,459,413 143
1996/05/24 31 $221,591 -21% 286 $775   $38,816,383 150
1996/06/07 35 $86,630   160 $541   $39,144,125 164
1996/06/14 41 $44,060 -49% 108 $408   $39,236,664 171
1996/06/21 41 $35,228 -20% 64 $550   $39,311,306 178
1996/06/28 49 $20,752 -41% 39 $532   $39,357,987 185
1996/07/05 48 $16,122 -22% 23 $701   $39,379,757 192

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/12/29 35 $167,146   4 $41,787   $167,146 7
1996/01/05 32 $189,605 +13% 6 $31,601   $356,751 14
1996/01/12 25 $619,897 +227% 27 $22,959   $976,648 21
1996/01/19 17 $2,326,792 +275% 180 $12,927   $3,303,440 28
1996/01/26 11 $3,084,518 +33% 374 $8,247   $6,387,958 35
1996/02/02 6 $4,580,399 +48% 714 $6,415   $10,968,357 42
1996/02/09 7 $3,883,582 -15% 821 $4,730   $14,851,939 49
1996/02/16 10 $4,059,949 +5% 816 $4,975   $18,911,888 56
1996/02/23 10 $3,007,670 -26% 757 $3,973   $21,919,558 63
1996/03/01 9 $2,817,462 -6% 803 $3,509   $24,737,020 70
1996/03/08 11 $2,350,822 -17% 796 $2,953   $27,087,842 77
1996/03/15 13 $1,816,174 -23% 766 $2,371   $28,904,016 84
1996/03/22 10 $2,037,144 +12% 770 $2,646   $30,941,160 91
1996/03/29 11 $2,123,599 +4% 771 $2,754   $33,064,759 98
1996/04/05 13 $1,640,970 -23% 769 $2,134   $34,705,729 105
1996/04/12 12 $1,205,424 -27% 718 $1,679   $35,911,153 112
1996/04/19 16 $851,003 -29% 562 $1,514   $36,762,156 119
1996/04/26 21 $518,364 -39% 406 $1,277   $37,280,520 126
1996/05/03 28 $385,432 -26% 314 $1,227   $37,665,952 133
1996/05/10 23 $512,474 +33% 465 $1,102   $38,178,426 140
1996/05/17 25 $416,366 -19% 435 $957   $38,594,792 147
1996/06/07 35 $135,109   160 $844   $39,192,604 168
1996/06/14 35 $83,474 -38% 108 $773   $39,276,078 175
1996/06/21 39 $61,157 -27% 64 $956   $39,337,235 182
1996/06/28 44 $26,400 -57% 39 $677   $39,363,635 189