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Gandhi (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,767,889Details
International Box Office $75,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $127,767,889
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
92% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$22,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 8th, 1982 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: February 20th, 2007 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Gandhi (Two Disc Special Edition)
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Keywords: Biography, Non-Chronological, Religious
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $300,722 Jun 10, 1983 187
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 41 $466,650 Jun 3, 1983 180
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 29 $827,377 May 27, 1983 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 50 $582,746 May 20, 1983 166
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,430 $50,498,856 May 20, 1983 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 44 $837,843 May 13, 1983 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 52 $823,234 May 6, 1983 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $1,303,096 Apr 29, 1983 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $2,076,315 Apr 22, 1983 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8 $2,891,847 Apr 15, 1983 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 35 $2,178,715 Apr 8, 1983 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 67 $1,484,322 Apr 1, 1983 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 71 $1,565,567 Mar 25, 1983 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 70 $1,888,255 Mar 18, 1983 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 64 $2,265,483 Mar 11, 1983 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 67 $2,349,892 Mar 4, 1983 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 67 $2,746,571 Feb 25, 1983 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 61 $3,408,236 Feb 18, 1983 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 231 $1,724,252 Feb 11, 1983 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 234 $2,345,521 Feb 4, 1983 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 346 $2,408,466 Jan 28, 1983 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 552 $2,324,871 Jan 21, 1983 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,656 $314,067 Jan 14, 1983 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,420 $271,515 Jan 7, 1983 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,919 $318,902 Dec 31, 1982 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,801 $189,487 Dec 24, 1982 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,462 $122,742 Dec 17, 1982 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,790 $131,153 Dec 10, 1982 5

Cast

   Mahatma Gandhi
Candice Bergen    Margaret Bourke-White
Edward Fox    General Dyer
John Gielgud    Lord Irwin
Trevor Howard    Judge Broomfield
John Mills    Lord Chelmsford
Martin Sheen    Walker
Ian Charleson    Charlie Andrews
Athol Fugard    General Smuts
Gunther Maria Halmer    Herman Kallenbach
Saeed Jaffrey    Sardar Patel
Geraldine James    Mirabehn
Alyque Padamsee    Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Amrish Puri    Kahn
Roshan Seth    Pandit Nehru
Rohini Hattangadi    Kasturbai Gandhi
Ian Bannen    Senior Police Officer
Michael Bryant    Principal Secretary
John Clements    Advocate General
Richard Griffiths    Collins
Nigel Hawthorne    Kinnoch
Bernard Hepton    G.O.C.
Michael Hordern    Sir George Hodge
Om Puri    Nahari
Richard Vernon    Sir Edward Gait
Vijay Kashyap    Apte
Neena Gupta    Abha
Shane Rimmer    Commentator
Peter Harlowe    Lord Mountbatten
Daniel Day-Lewis    Colin
Harsh Nayyar    Nathuran Vinayuk Godse
John Ratzenberger    American Lieutenant
Bernard Hill    Soldier/train guard
Marius Weyers    Conductor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Richard Attenborough

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/10 13 $131,153   4 $32,788   $183,583 5
1982/12/17 19 $122,742 -6% 4 $30,686   $408,624 12
1982/12/24 18 $189,487 +54% 6 $31,581   $718,758 19
1982/12/31 17 $318,902 +68% 12 $26,575   $1,324,162 26
1983/01/07 16 $271,515 -15% 12 $22,626   $1,795,890 33
1983/01/14 15 $314,067 +16% 16 $19,629   $2,270,952 40
1983/01/21 4 $2,324,871 +640% 350 $6,642   $4,784,319 47
1983/01/28 4 $2,408,466 +4% 357 $6,746   $8,252,717 54
1983/02/04 4 $2,345,521 -3% 357 $6,570   $11,663,441 61
1983/02/11 4 $1,724,252 -26% 357 $4,830   $14,124,875 68
1983/02/18 2 $3,408,236 +98% 531 $6,419   $18,321,529 75
1983/02/25 2 $2,746,571 -19% 734 $3,742   $22,004,071 82
1983/03/04 2 $2,349,892 -14% 766 $3,068   $25,259,056 89
1983/03/11 3 $2,265,483 -4% 760 $2,981   $28,429,296 96
1983/03/18 4 $1,888,255 -17% 672 $2,810   $31,226,069 103
1983/03/25 9 $1,565,567 -17% 461 $3,396   $33,684,518 110
1983/04/01 10 $1,484,322 -5% 495 $2,999   $35,745,885 117
1983/04/08 6 $2,178,715 +47% 805 $2,706   $38,633,920 124
1983/04/15 4 $2,891,847 +33% 825 $3,505   $42,512,447 131
1983/04/22 4 $2,076,315 -28% 747 $2,780   $45,510,009 138
1983/04/29 7 $1,303,096 -37% 579 $2,251   $47,418,460 145
1983/05/06 8 $823,234 -37% 411 $2,003   $48,601,351 152
1983/05/13 8 $837,843 +2% 390 $2,148   $49,729,399 159
1983/05/20 11 $582,746 -30% 346 $1,684   $50,498,856 166
1983/05/27 13 $827,377 +42% 305 $2,713   $51,669,867 173
1983/06/03 15 $466,650 -44% 280 $1,667   $52,324,530 180
1983/06/10 16 $300,722 -36% 275 $1,094   $52,767,889 187

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/10 11 $233,452   4 $58,363   $285,882 9
1982/12/17 18 $243,389 +4% 4 $60,847   $529,271 16
1982/12/24 18 $475,989 +96% 6 $79,332   $1,005,260 23
1982/12/31 16 $519,115 +9% 12 $43,260   $1,524,375 30
1983/01/07 14 $432,510 -17% 12 $36,043   $1,956,885 37
1983/01/14 14 $502,563 +16% 16 $31,410   $2,459,448 44
1983/01/21 4 $3,384,803 +574% 350 $9,671   $5,844,251 51
1983/01/28 4 $3,473,669 +3% 357 $9,730   $9,317,920 58
1983/02/04 4 $3,082,703 -11% 357 $8,635   $12,400,623 65
1983/02/11 4 $2,512,670 -18% 357 $7,038   $14,913,293 72
1983/02/18 2 $4,344,207 +73% 531 $8,181   $19,257,500 79
1983/02/25 2 $3,651,664 -16% 734 $4,975   $22,909,164 86
1983/03/04 2 $3,254,649 -11% 766 $4,249   $26,163,813 93
1983/03/11 3 $3,174,001 -2% 760 $4,176   $29,337,814 100
1983/03/18 3 $2,781,137 -12% 672 $4,139   $32,118,951 107
1983/03/25 9 $2,142,612 -23% 461 $4,648   $34,261,563 114
1983/04/01 10 $2,193,642 +2% 495 $4,432   $36,455,205 121
1983/04/08 5 $3,165,395 +44% 805 $3,932   $39,620,600 128
1983/04/15 4 $3,813,094 +20% 825 $4,622   $43,433,694 135
1983/04/22 6 $2,681,670 -30% 747 $3,590   $46,115,364 142
1983/04/29 8 $1,662,753 -38% 579 $2,872   $47,778,117 149
1983/05/06 8 $1,113,439 -33% 411 $2,709   $48,891,556 156
1983/05/13 8 $1,024,554 -8% 390 $2,627   $49,916,110 163
1983/05/20 11 $926,380 -10% 346 $2,677   $50,842,490 170
1983/05/27 12 $1,015,390 +10% 305 $3,329   $51,857,880 177
1983/06/03 14 $609,287 -40% 280 $2,176   $52,467,167 184