Free Willy

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $77,698,625Details
International Box Office $76,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $153,698,625
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
57% - Rotten
Audience
50% - Spilled

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 16th, 1993 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: November 19th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild language.
Franchise: Free Willy
Keywords: Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises

Cast

Michael Madsen    Glen Greenwood
Mykelti Williamson    Dwight Mercer
Michael Ironside    Dial
Danielle Harris    Gwenie
Lori Petty    Rae Lindley
Jason James Richter    Jesse

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Basil Poledouris
Producer    Lauren Shuler Donner

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/07/16 5 $7,868,829   1,476 $5,331   $7,868,829 3
1993/07/23 4 $8,645,619 +10% 1,937 $4,463   $22,646,500 10
1993/07/30 4 $7,059,377 -18% 1,937 $3,644   $35,367,118 17
1993/08/06 4 $5,440,156 -23% 1,847 $2,945   $45,341,752 24
1993/08/13 8 $4,008,006 -26% 1,820 $2,202   $52,968,044 31
1993/08/20 7 $3,090,048 -23% 1,715 $1,802   $58,997,943 38
1993/08/27 9 $2,262,828 -27% 1,505 $1,504   $63,049,487 45
1993/09/03 9 $3,023,208 +34% 1,551 $1,949   $67,149,001 52

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/10/20103043,548 43,548$434,609$434,609634
1/17/20102647,760+10% 91,308$0$434,609635
2/28/20102848,696 171,309$267,341$701,950641
3/14/20102629,172 230,227$426,203$1,573,748643
3/28/20102544,675 298,001$574,074$2,459,427645

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