Follow us on

Gandhi (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,767,889Details
International Box Office $75,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $127,767,889
Further financial details...

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,518 $52,767,889
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,103 $75,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,169 $127,767,889

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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)
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 191 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Viceroy's House
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Biography, Non-Chronological, Religious
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: India,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 42 $300,722 Jun 10, 1983 187
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 41 $466,650 Jun 3, 1983 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 29 $827,377 May 27, 1983 173
Theater Average 25th Weekend 82 $2,713 May 27, 1983 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 50 $582,746 May 20, 1983 166
Fastest to $50m 1,498 $50,498,856 May 20, 1983 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 44 $837,843 May 13, 1983 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 52 $823,234 May 6, 1983 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 35 $1,303,096 Apr 29, 1983 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 18 $2,076,315 Apr 22, 1983 138
Theater Average 20th Weekend 96 $2,780 Apr 22, 1983 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 8 $2,891,847 Apr 15, 1983 131
Theater Average 19th Weekend 71 $3,505 Apr 15, 1983 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 35 $2,178,715 Apr 8, 1983 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 67 $1,484,322 Apr 1, 1983 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 71 $1,565,567 Mar 25, 1983 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 71 $1,888,255 Mar 18, 1983 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 65 $2,265,483 Mar 11, 1983 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 69 $2,349,892 Mar 4, 1983 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 70 $2,746,571 Feb 25, 1983 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 64 $3,408,236 Feb 18, 1983 75
Theater Average 11th Weekend 55 $6,419 Feb 18, 1983 75
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 185 $9,629,619 Feb 18, 1983 75
Theater Average 9th Weekend 65 $6,570 Feb 4, 1983 61
Theater Average 8th Weekend 79 $6,746 Jan 28, 1983 54
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 185 $6,804,872 Jan 28, 1983 54
Theater Average 6th Weekend 19 $19,629 Jan 14, 1983 40
Theater Average 5th Weekend 14 $22,626 Jan 7, 1983 33
Theater Average 4th Weekend 19 $26,575 Dec 31, 1982 26
Theater Average 3rd Weekend 25 $31,581 Dec 24, 1982 19
Theater Average 2nd Weekend 84 $30,686 Dec 17, 1982 12

Cast

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

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Richard Attenborough

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/12/10 13 $131,153   4 $32,788   $183,583 1
1982/12/17 19 $122,742 -6% 4 $30,686   $408,624 2
1982/12/24 18 $189,487 +54% 6 $31,581   $718,758 3
1982/12/31 17 $318,902 +68% 12 $26,575   $1,324,162 4
1983/01/07 16 $271,515 -15% 12 $22,626   $1,795,890 5
1983/01/14 15 $314,067 +16% 16 $19,629   $2,270,952 6
1983/01/21 4 $2,324,871 +640% 350 $6,642   $4,784,319 7
1983/01/28 4 $2,408,466 +4% 357 $6,746   $8,252,717 8
1983/02/04 4 $2,345,521 -3% 357 $6,570   $11,663,441 9
1983/02/11 4 $1,724,252 -26% 357 $4,830   $14,124,875 10
1983/02/18 2 $3,408,236 +98% 531 $6,419   $18,321,529 11
1983/02/25 2 $2,746,571 -19% 734 $3,742   $22,004,071 12
1983/03/04 2 $2,349,892 -14% 766 $3,068   $25,259,056 13
1983/03/11 3 $2,265,483 -4% 760 $2,981   $28,429,296 14
1983/03/18 4 $1,888,255 -17% 672 $2,810   $31,226,069 15
1983/03/25 9 $1,565,567 -17% 461 $3,396   $33,684,518 16
1983/04/01 10 $1,484,322 -5% 495 $2,999   $35,745,885 17
1983/04/08 6 $2,178,715 +47% 805 $2,706   $38,633,920 18
1983/04/15 4 $2,891,847 +33% 825 $3,505   $42,512,447 19
1983/04/22 4 $2,076,315 -28% 747 $2,780   $45,510,009 20
1983/04/29 7 $1,303,096 -37% 579 $2,251   $47,418,460 21
1983/05/06 8 $823,234 -37% 411 $2,003   $48,601,351 22
1983/05/13 8 $837,843 +2% 390 $2,148   $49,729,399 23
1983/05/20 11 $582,746 -30% 346 $1,684   $50,498,856 24
1983/05/27 13 $827,377 +42% 305 $2,713   $51,669,867 25
1983/06/03 15 $466,650 -44% 280 $1,667   $52,324,530 26
1983/06/10 16 $300,722 -36% 275 $1,094   $52,767,889 27

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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

ProductionNext