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Executive Decision (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,679,192Details
International Box Office $65,400,000
Worldwide Box Office $122,079,192
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
53% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 15th, 1996 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R for violence and brief language
R for violence
(Rating bulletin 2169, 4/27/2011)
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Keywords: Hostage
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Silver Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 758 $183,020 Jun 14, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 592 $293,744 Jun 7, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 498 $414,990 May 31, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 354 $804,222 May 24, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 391 $1,026,681 May 17, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,685 $202,827 May 10, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,560 $348,094 May 3, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,236 $878,910 Apr 26, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,107 $1,795,816 Apr 19, 1996 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,248 $50,531,998 Apr 19, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $3,072,312 Apr 12, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 931 $4,838,155 Apr 5, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 968 $6,914,769 Mar 29, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,072 $9,776,225 Mar 22, 1996 10
Biggest March Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 214 $12,069,780 Mar 15, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,520 $12,069,780 Mar 15, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,914 2,232 Mar 15, 1996 3

Cast

B.D. Wong    Sergeant Louie
J.T. Walsh    Senator Mavros
Oliver Platt    Cahill
Joe Morton    Cappy
   David Grant
John Leguizamo    Rat
Halle Berry    Jean
   Lt. Colonel Austin Travis
Ahmed Ahmed    Terrorist #4
Ingo Neuhaus    Doc

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Jerry Goldsmith

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/15 2 $12,069,780   2,232 $5,408   $12,069,780 3
1996/03/22 2 $9,776,225 -19% 2,289 $4,271   $26,047,638 10
1996/03/29 3 $6,914,769 -29% 2,289 $3,021   $35,800,429 17
1996/04/05 5 $4,838,155 -30% 2,285 $2,117   $42,852,311 24
1996/04/12 7 $3,072,312 -36% 2,082 $1,476   $47,755,379 31
1996/04/19 11 $1,795,816 -42% 1,543 $1,164   $50,531,998 38
1996/04/26 15 $878,910 -51% 1,240 $709   $51,969,820 45
1996/05/03 23 $348,094 -60% 640 $544   $52,635,553 52
1996/05/10 29 $202,827 -42% 260 $780   $52,955,317 59
1996/05/17 9 $1,026,681 +406% 827 $1,241   $54,055,567 66
1996/05/24 11 $804,222 -22% 627 $1,283   $55,141,839 73
1996/05/31 13 $414,990 -48% 479 $866   $55,719,707 80
1996/06/07 17 $293,744 -29% 353 $832   $56,167,250 87
1996/06/14 21 $183,020 -38% 220 $832   $56,472,312 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/03/15 2 $16,271,413   2,232 $7,290   $16,271,413 7
1996/03/22 3 $12,614,247 -22% 2,289 $5,511   $28,885,660 14
1996/03/29 3 $9,128,496 -28% 2,289 $3,988   $38,014,156 21
1996/04/05 5 $6,668,911 -27% 2,285 $2,919   $44,683,067 28
1996/04/12 6 $4,053,115 -39% 2,082 $1,947   $48,736,182 35
1996/04/19 10 $2,354,728 -42% 1,543 $1,526   $51,090,910 42
1996/04/26 15 $1,196,549 -49% 1,240 $965   $52,287,459 49
1996/05/03 22 $465,031 -61% 640 $727   $52,752,490 56
1996/05/10 29 $276,396 -41% 260 $1,063   $53,028,886 63
1996/05/17 9 $1,308,731 +373% 827 $1,583   $54,337,617 70
1996/05/24 10 $967,100 -26% 627 $1,542   $55,304,717 77
1996/05/31 13 $568,789 -41% 479 $1,187   $55,873,506 84
1996/06/07 18 $415,786 -27% 353 $1,178   $56,289,292 91