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Down Periscope (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,723,977Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
12% - Rotten
Audience
61% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 1996 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some crude language
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,741 $70,661 May 17, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,868 $86,182 May 10, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,682 $148,722 May 3, 1996 66
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,436 $394,490 Apr 19, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,737 $468,110 Apr 12, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,092 $569,665 Apr 5, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,456 $810,208 Mar 29, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,196 $1,924,558 Mar 22, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,343 $2,861,543 Mar 15, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,153 $5,033,851 Mar 8, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,314 $7,231,087 Mar 1, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,202 2,022 Mar 1, 1996 3

Cast

William H. Macy    Captain Carl Knox
Harry Dean Stanton    Howard
Lauren Holly    Lt. Emily Lake
Rip Torn    Admiral Dean Winslow
Harland Williams    Seaman 2nd Class E.T. 'Sonar' Lovacelli
Bruce Dern    Yancy Graham
Ken Hudson Campbell    Seaman Buckham
Patton Oswalt    Stingray Radioman
Kelsey Grammer    Lt. Cmdr. Thomas "Tom" Dodge
Rob Schneider    Executive Officer Martin T. "Marty" Pascal

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/01 2 $7,231,087   2,022 $3,576   $7,231,087 3
1996/03/08 4 $5,033,851 -30% 2,026 $2,485   $14,059,295 10
1996/03/15 5 $2,861,543 -43% 1,936 $1,478   $18,263,325 17
1996/03/22 9 $1,924,558 -33% 1,588 $1,212   $21,090,359 24
1996/03/29 16 $810,208 -58% 967 $838   $22,468,158 31
1996/04/05 20 $569,665 -30% 728 $783   $23,333,770 38
1996/04/12 22 $468,110 -18% 770 $608   $24,053,731 45
1996/04/19 22 $394,490 -16% 658 $600   $24,580,196 52
1996/05/03 36 $148,722   396 $376   $25,099,098 66
1996/05/10 40 $86,182 -42% 339 $254   $25,446,934 73
1996/05/17 45 $70,661 -18% 204 $346   $25,607,849 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/01 2 $9,025,444   2,022 $4,464   $9,025,444 7
1996/03/08 4 $6,376,338 -29% 2,026 $3,147   $15,401,782 14
1996/03/15 5 $3,764,019 -41% 1,936 $1,944   $19,165,801 21
1996/03/22 9 $2,492,149 -34% 1,588 $1,569   $21,657,950 28
1996/03/29 15 $1,106,155 -56% 967 $1,144   $22,764,105 35
1996/04/05 19 $821,516 -26% 728 $1,128   $23,585,621 42
1996/04/12 21 $600,085 -27% 770 $779   $24,185,706 49
1996/05/03 25 $410,376   396 $1,036   $25,360,752 70
1996/05/10 37 $176,436 -57% 339 $520   $25,537,188 77