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The Fan (1996)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,582,965Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
38% - Rotten
34% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 16th, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence throughout and some intense violence
Running Time: 120 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tri-Star Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,949 $83,355 Sep 20, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,546 $250,390 Sep 13, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,281 $703,085 Sep 6, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,583 $2,506,322 Aug 30, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,877 $3,312,040 Aug 23, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,554 $6,271,406 Aug 16, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,237 2,016 Aug 16, 1996 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,073 $18,582,965 Aug 16, 1996 0


   Gil Renard
   Bobby Rayburn
John Leguizamo    Manny
Benicio del Toro    Juan Primo
Ellen Barkin    Jewel Stern
Patti D'Arbanville    Ellen Renard
Chris Mulkey    Tim
Andrew J. Ferchland    Richie Renard
Brandon Hammond    Sean Rayburn
Charles Hallahan    Coop
Dan Butler    Garrity
Kurt Fuller    Bernie
Michael Jace    Scalper
Frank Medrano    Bartender, Leon
Don S. Davis    Stook
John Kruk    Lanz
Stoney Jackson    Zamora
Brad William Henke    Tjader
Drew Snyder    Burrows
Edith Diaz    Elvira
Walter Addison    Detective Lewis
Wayne Duvall    Detective Baker
Joe Pichler    Sick Sean
James G. Macdonald    Sick Sean's Dad
Tuesday Knight    Nurse
Marla Sucharetza    Angie
Nikki Lee    Dawna
Marjorie Lovett    Stanford Woman
Michael Andolini    Man Behind Gil
M.C. Gainey    Man Behind Man
Michael Bofshever    Little League Coach
Kirk Ward    The Giant Mascot
Eric Bruskotter    Catcher
Kirk D. Terry    Umpire
Abraham Flores    Umpire
Dennis Neil Henderson    Umpire
Aaron Neville    Opening Game Singer
Jerry Saslow    Reporter
Michael P. Byrne    Reporter
Bret Lewis    Reporter
Roger Lodge    Reporter
Ron Pitts    Reporter
Stanley DeSantis    Stoney
Jack Black    Broadcast Technician
Thomas Duffy    Figgy
Don Fischer    Cop
Vernon Guichard, II    Cop
Kim Robillard    Jefferson Sporting Goods Clerk
Keith Leon Williams    Stadium Official
Chante Moore    Primo Tribute Singer
Paul Herman    Seedy Suit Guy
Robert Lewis Kempf    Baggage Attendant
Jesse Ibarra    Padres Pitcher
James Betzsold    Padres Catcher
Chris Fick    Giants Left Fielder
Ben Hines    Giants 1st Baseman
Rick Magnante    Giants 3rd Base Coach
Carl Mergenthaler    Bobby's Teammate
Clayton Holt    Bobby's Teammate
Lennox Brown    Bobby's Teammate
Troy Cephers    Bobby's Teammate
Freeman White    Bobby's Teammate
Bruce Hines    Umpire-End Game
Adam Druxman    Paparazzi
Kathy Stewart    Fan
Carolyn Washington    Fan
Nikki Hart    Fan
Bo Daniels    Fan
Randal Salguero    Fan
Tracy Leanne Mandac    Fan
Gregg Tome    Detective Schmerg
Sonya Bertelson    Waitress
Brian Freifield    Art
Jennifer Stander    Store Employee
Roy Conrad    Shopkeeper
Richard Riehle    Shopkeeper
Earl Billings    Shopkeeper
Tim Monsion    Shopkeeper
Ralph Bertelle    Shopkeeper
Norm Compton    Shopkeeper

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Wendy Finerman
Screenwriter    Phoef Sutton
Story Creator    Peter Abrahams
Executive Producer    Bill Unger
Executive Producer    James W. Skotchdopole
Executive Producer    Barrie M. Osborne
Director of Photography    Dariusz Wolski
Production Designer    Ida Random
Editor    Christian Wagner
Editor    Claire Simpson
Costume Designer    Rita Ryack
Costume Designer    Daniel Orlandi
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Co-Producer    Margaret French Isaac
Associate Producer    Greg Mooradian
Assistant Director    James W. Skotchdopole
Unit Production Manager    Robert Joseph Pugliese
Unit Production Manager    Jim Westman
Art Director    Mayne Berke
Set Decorator    Claire Bowin
Special Effects Supervisor    Joe Ramsey
Costume Supervisor    Dan Bronson
Sound Mixer    Bill Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Additional Re-Recording Mixer    Gregory H. Watkins
Additional Re-Recording Mixer    Carlos de Larios
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Supervising Sound Editor    Robert G. Henderson
Sound Effects Editor (Supervisor)    Brook Henderson Ward
Sound Effects Editor    David M. Horton
Sound Effects Editor    Virginia Cook-McGowan
Sound Effects Editor    Greg Dillon
Sound Effects Editor    Adam Johnston
Sound Effects Editor    Scot A. Tinsley
Sound Effects Editor    William Manger
Sound Effects Editor    John Phillips
Sound Effects Editor    Roxanne Jones
Sound Effects Editor    David B. Cohn
Sound Effects Editor    Samuel C. Crutcher
Music Editor    Adam Smalley
Additional Music Editor    Angie Rubin
Make up    Richard Snell
Hairstylist    Ron Scott
Song Writer    Sharon Boyle
Song Writer    Johnny Lee Jackson
Song Writer    Terence Trent D'Arby
Song Writer    Tyruss Himes
Song Writer    Hans Zimmer
Casting Director    Ellen Lewis
Stunt Coordinator    Chuck Picerni
Stunt Coordinator    Steve Picerni

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/16 4 $6,271,406   2,016 $3,111   $6,271,406 3
1996/08/23 7 $3,312,040 -47% 2,016 $1,643   $12,614,473 10
1996/08/30 10 $2,506,322 -24% 1,521 $1,648   $16,647,427 17
1996/09/06 17 $703,085 -72% 816 $862   $17,803,483 24
1996/09/13 30 $250,390 -64% 403 $621   $18,265,797 31
1996/09/20 42 $83,355 -67% 140 $595   $18,406,215 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/16 4 $9,302,433   2,016 $4,614   $9,302,433 7
1996/08/23 7 $4,838,672 -48% 2,016 $2,400   $14,141,105 14
1996/08/30 10 $2,959,293 -39% 1,521 $1,946   $17,100,398 21
1996/09/06 18 $915,009 -69% 816 $1,121   $18,015,407 28
1996/09/13 30 $307,453 -66% 403 $763   $18,322,860 35