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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,564,422Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,031 $38,564,422
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,899 $38,564,422
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 608 $38,564,422
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 921 $38,564,422

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 11th, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for some violence and gore involving animal attacks
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 795 $44,586 Feb 7, 1997 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 680 $94,904 Jan 31, 1997 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 672 $133,510 Jan 24, 1997 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 330 $387,664 Jan 17, 1997 101
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,301 $17,461 Jan 3, 1997 87
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,856 $21,545 Dec 20, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,670 $49,048 Dec 13, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,326 $104,372 Dec 6, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,516 $371,602 Nov 29, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,756 $470,211 Nov 22, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,613 $1,033,749 Nov 15, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,643 $1,727,222 Nov 8, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,315 $3,660,201 Nov 1, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,684 $4,390,078 Oct 25, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,492 $7,507,928 Oct 18, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic October Weekend 257 $10,321,400 Oct 11, 1996 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,784 $10,321,400 Oct 11, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,078 2,142 Oct 11, 1996 3

Cast

   Remington
Val Kilmer    John Patterson
Tom Wilkinson    Beaumont
Emily Mortimer    Helena Patterson
Bernard Hill    Dr. David Hawthorne

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
First Assistant Director    Josh McLaglen
Second Assistant Director    Jamie Christopher
Assistant Director    Lee Cleary
Special Effects Supervisor    Chris Corbould

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/10/11 1 $10,321,400   2,142 $4,819   $10,321,400 3
1996/10/18 2 $7,507,928 -27% 2,154 $3,486   $20,241,321 10
1996/10/25 4 $4,390,078 -42% 2,202 $1,994   $26,792,125 17
1996/11/01 5 $3,660,201 -17% 2,038 $1,796   $31,779,391 24
1996/11/08 8 $1,727,222 -53% 1,711 $1,009   $34,575,614 31
1996/11/15 9 $1,033,749 -40% 1,328 $778   $36,166,456 38
1996/11/22 11 $470,211 -55% 820 $573   $36,946,439 45
1996/11/29 17 $371,602 -21% 402 $924   $37,396,787 52
1996/12/06 26 $104,372 -72% 320 $326   $37,567,525 59
1996/12/13 32 $49,048 -53% 191 $257   $37,665,720 66
1996/12/20 46 $21,545 -56% 72 $299   $37,709,317 73
1997/01/03 56 $17,461   31 $563   $37,769,792 87
1997/01/17 27 $387,664   512 $757   $38,175,694 101
1997/01/24 38 $133,510 -66% 461 $290   $38,353,568 108
1997/01/31 43 $94,904 -29% 275 $345   $38,487,058 115
1997/02/07 55 $44,586 -53% 142 $314   $38,553,833 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/10/11 1 $12,733,393   2,142 $5,945   $12,733,393 7
1996/10/18 2 $9,668,654 -24% 2,154 $4,489   $22,402,047 14
1996/10/25 5 $5,717,143 -41% 2,202 $2,596   $28,119,190 21
1996/11/01 5 $4,729,202 -17% 2,038 $2,321   $32,848,392 28
1996/11/08 9 $2,284,315 -52% 1,711 $1,335   $35,132,707 35
1996/11/15 9 $1,343,521 -41% 1,328 $1,012   $36,476,228 42
1996/11/22 12 $548,957 -59% 820 $669   $37,025,185 49
1996/11/29 18 $437,968 -20% 402 $1,089   $37,463,153 56
1996/12/06 22 $153,519 -65% 320 $480   $37,616,672 63
1996/12/13 32 $71,100 -54% 191 $372   $37,687,772 70
1997/01/17 28 $432,028   512 $844   $38,220,058 105
1997/01/24 38 $172,096 -60% 461 $373   $38,392,154 112
1997/01/31 43 $117,093 -32% 275 $426   $38,509,247 119