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Dead Man Walking (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $39,387,284Details
International Box Office $43,701,011Details
Worldwide Box Office $83,088,295
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,995 $39,387,284
All Time International Box Office 1,612 $43,701,011
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,653 $83,088,295
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 51 $39,387,284
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 602 $39,387,284
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 437 $43,701,011
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 486 $83,088,295

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


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
Comparisons: vs. The Theory of Everything
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 212 $16,122 Jul 5, 1996 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 78 $16,122 Jul 5, 1996 192
Theater Average 28th Weekend Limited Release 190 $701 Jul 5, 1996 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 216 $20,752 Jun 28, 1996 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 73 $20,752 Jun 28, 1996 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 268 $532 Jun 28, 1996 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 216 $35,228 Jun 21, 1996 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 56 $35,228 Jun 21, 1996 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 276 $550 Jun 21, 1996 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 221 $44,060 Jun 14, 1996 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 55 $44,060 Jun 14, 1996 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 384 $408 Jun 14, 1996 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 177 $86,630 Jun 7, 1996 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 36 $86,630 Jun 7, 1996 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 379 $541 Jun 7, 1996 164
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 150 $221,591 May 24, 1996 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 32 $221,591 May 24, 1996 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 357 $775 May 24, 1996 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 148 $280,987 May 17, 1996 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 31 $280,987 May 17, 1996 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 478 $646 May 17, 1996 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 161 $334,223 May 10, 1996 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 32 $334,223 May 10, 1996 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 488 $719 May 10, 1996 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 229 $257,965 May 3, 1996 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 45 $257,965 May 3, 1996 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 483 $822 May 3, 1996 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 221 $344,512 Apr 26, 1996 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 44 $344,512 Apr 26, 1996 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 529 $849 Apr 26, 1996 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 160 $593,443 Apr 19, 1996 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 36 $593,443 Apr 19, 1996 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 456 $1,056 Apr 19, 1996 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 142 $857,595 Apr 12, 1996 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 27 $857,595 Apr 12, 1996 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 423 $1,194 Apr 12, 1996 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 127 $1,098,509 Apr 5, 1996 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 27 $1,098,509 Apr 5, 1996 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 329 $1,428 Apr 5, 1996 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 105 $1,519,008 Mar 29, 1996 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 22 $1,519,008 Mar 29, 1996 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 199 $1,970 Mar 29, 1996 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 149 $1,324,472 Mar 22, 1996 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 31 $1,324,472 Mar 22, 1996 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 288 $1,720 Mar 22, 1996 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 208 $1,211,581 Mar 15, 1996 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 38 $1,211,581 Mar 15, 1996 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 413 $1,582 Mar 15, 1996 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 168 $1,689,639 Mar 8, 1996 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 28 $1,689,639 Mar 8, 1996 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 256 $2,123 Mar 8, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 178 $2,138,434 Mar 1, 1996 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 19 $2,138,434 Mar 1, 1996 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 190 $2,663 Mar 1, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 241 $2,298,818 Feb 23, 1996 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 22 $2,298,818 Feb 23, 1996 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 183 $3,037 Feb 23, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 203 $3,369,119 Feb 16, 1996 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 15 $3,369,119 Feb 16, 1996 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 118 $4,129 Feb 16, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 433 $2,883,970 Feb 9, 1996 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 27 $2,883,970 Feb 9, 1996 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 218 $3,513 Feb 9, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 515 $3,571,599 Feb 2, 1996 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 21 $3,571,599 Feb 2, 1996 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 124 $5,002 Feb 2, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,377 $2,259,782 Jan 26, 1996 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 78 $2,259,782 Jan 26, 1996 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 130 $6,042 Jan 26, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,354 $1,722,766 Jan 19, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 118 $1,722,766 Jan 19, 1996 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 79 $9,571 Jan 19, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,269 $470,717 Jan 12, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 448 $470,717 Jan 12, 1996 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 40 $17,434 Jan 12, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,623 $117,772 Jan 5, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,184 $117,772 Jan 5, 1996 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 109 $19,629 Jan 5, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,016 $118,266 Dec 29, 1995 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,301 $118,266 Dec 29, 1995 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 201 $29,567 Dec 29, 1995 3
Theater Average Limited Release 248 $29,567 Dec 29, 1995 3
Top 1995 Theater Average Limited Release 8 $29,567 Dec 29, 1995 3
Never Wide Domestic 21 $39,387,284 Dec 29, 1995 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 919 $39,387,284 Dec 29, 1995 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 134 817 Dec 29, 1995 0

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

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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