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Escape from L.A. (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,329,895Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 9th, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: August 5th, 1997 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violence and some language
Franchise: Escape from New York
Comparisons: vs. The Darkest Hour
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Keywords: Delayed Sequel
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,429 $81,397 Nov 1, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,025 $188,299 Oct 25, 1996 80
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,355 $48,447 Sep 27, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,693 $56,229 Sep 20, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,626 $313,110 Sep 13, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,144 $352,233 Sep 6, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,432 $1,538,055 Aug 30, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,742 $2,110,146 Aug 23, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,378 $4,247,255 Aug 16, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,956 $8,912,557 Aug 9, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,764 2,312 Aug 9, 1996 3

Cast

Pam Grier    Hershe Las Palmas
Steve Buscemi    Map to the Stars Eddie
   Snake Plissken
Peter Fonda    Pipeline
Breckin Meyer    Surfer
Bruce Campbell    Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
Valeria Golino    Taslima
Cliff Robertson    President
Robert Carradine    Skinhead
Stacy Keach    Malloy

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/09 3 $8,912,557   2,312 $3,855   $8,912,557 3
1996/08/16 6 $4,247,255 -52% 2,312 $1,837   $17,105,662 10
1996/08/23 10 $2,110,146 -50% 2,172 $972   $21,281,286 17
1996/08/30 16 $1,538,055 -27% 1,472 $1,045   $23,695,941 24
1996/09/06 29 $352,233 -77% 708 $498   $24,321,918 31
1996/09/13 27 $313,110 -11% 452 $693   $24,723,832 38
1996/09/20 47 $56,229 -82% 253 $222   $24,828,263 45
1996/09/27 49 $48,447 -14% 189 $256   $24,901,770 52
1996/10/25 25 $188,299   355 $530   $25,164,531 80
1996/11/01 38 $81,397 -57% 165 $493   $25,329,895 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/09 4 $12,858,407   2,312 $5,562   $12,858,407 7
1996/08/16 6 $6,312,733 -51% 2,312 $2,730   $19,171,140 14
1996/08/23 11 $2,986,746 -53% 2,172 $1,375   $22,157,886 21
1996/08/30 15 $1,811,799 -39% 1,472 $1,231   $23,969,685 28
1996/09/06 28 $441,037 -76% 708 $623   $24,410,722 35
1996/09/13 27 $361,312 -18% 452 $799   $24,772,034 42
1996/09/20 44 $81,289 -78% 253 $321   $24,853,323 49
1996/10/25 25 $272,266   355 $767   $25,248,498 84