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Desperado (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,532,388Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
62% - Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 25th, 1995 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody violence, a strong sex sequence and language
Franchise: El Mariachi
Comparisons: vs. Pulp Fiction
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,927 $232,012 Oct 13, 1995 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,212 $103,329 Oct 6, 1995 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,439 $401,395 Sep 29, 1995 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,606 $702,083 Sep 22, 1995 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,636 $1,371,913 Sep 15, 1995 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,498 $2,636,255 Sep 8, 1995 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,870 $6,026,298 Sep 1, 1995 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,210 $7,910,446 Aug 25, 1995 3
Successful Sequels 32 $5,869,526 Aug 25, 1995 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,209 2,027 Aug 25, 1995 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,572 $25,532,388 Aug 25, 1995 0

Cast

Antonio Banderas    El Mariachi
Steve Buscemi    Buscemi
Salma Hayek    Carolina
Danny Trejo    Navajas
Cheech Marin    Short Bartender
Joaquim de Almeida    Bucho
Carlos Gomez    Right Hand
Quentin Tarantino    Pick-Up Guy

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/08/25 2 $7,910,446   2,027 $3,903   $7,910,446 3
1995/09/01 4 $6,026,298 -24% 2,027 $2,973   $17,056,961 10
1995/09/08 5 $2,636,255 -56% 1,921 $1,372   $20,902,266 17
1995/09/15 13 $1,371,913 -48% 1,203 $1,140   $23,137,894 24
1995/09/22 16 $702,083 -49% 708 $992   $24,285,276 31
1995/09/29 24 $401,395 -43% 320 $1,254   $24,916,076 38
1995/10/06 38 $103,329 -74% 200 $517   $25,129,942 45
1995/10/13 26 $232,012 +125% 460 $504   $25,405,445 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/08/25 2 $11,030,663   2,027 $5,442   $11,030,663 7
1995/09/01 4 $7,235,348 -34% 2,027 $3,569   $18,266,011 14
1995/09/08 5 $3,499,970 -52% 1,921 $1,822   $21,765,981 21
1995/09/15 13 $1,817,212 -48% 1,203 $1,511   $23,583,193 28
1995/09/22 16 $931,488 -49% 708 $1,316   $24,514,681 35
1995/09/29 25 $511,932 -45% 320 $1,600   $25,026,613 42
1995/10/06 37 $146,820 -71% 200 $734   $25,173,433 49