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Hamlet (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $20,710,451Details
International Box Office $1,783,276
Worldwide Box Office $22,493,727
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
76% - Fresh
59% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1990 (Limited) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Source:Based on Play
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Icon Productions
Production Countries: France,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 167 $131,854 May 24, 1991 159
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 548 $2,341,127 Feb 1, 1991 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 834 $2,415,838 Jan 25, 1991 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 897 $3,406,300 Jan 18, 1991 33


Alan Bates    Claudius
Paul Scofield    The Ghost
Ian Holm    Polonius
Helena Bonham Carter    Ophelia
Stephen Dillane    Horatio
Nathaniel Parker    Laertes
Sean Murray    Guildenstern
Michael Maloney    Rosencrantz
Trevor Peacock    The Gravedigger
John McEnery    Osric
Richard Warwick    Bernardo
Christien Anholt    Marcellus
Dave Duffy    Francisco
Vernon Dobtcheff    Reynaldo
Peter Postlethwaite    Player King
Christopher Fairbank    Player Queen
Sarah Phillips    A Player
Ned Mendez    A Player
Roy York    A Player
Marjorie Bell    A Player
Justin Case    A Player
Roger Low    A Player
Pamela Sinclair    A Player
Baby Simon Sinclair    A Player
Roy Evans    A Player

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Dyson Lovell
Screenwriter    Christopher De Vore
Screenwriter    Franco Zeffirelli
Based on the paly by    William Shakespeare
Executive Producer    Bruce Davey
Composer    Ennio Morricone
Production Designer    Dante Ferretti
Cinematographer    David Watkin
Editor    Richard Marden
Assistant Director    Michael Murray
Production Supervisor    David Barron
Supervising Art Director    Michael Lamont
Art Director    James Morahan
Art Director    Franco Ceraolo
Art Director    Antonio Tarolla
Art Director    Alan Tomkins
Set Decorator    Francesca Lo Schiavo
Costume Designer    Maurizio Millenotti
Costume Supervisor    Richard Pointing
Sound Mixer    David Stephenson
Re-recording Mixer    Gerry Humphreys
Re-recording Mixer    Dean Humphreys
Sound Editor    Nicolas Stevenson
Dialogue Editor    Archie Ludski
Music Editor    Robin Clarke
Makeup (Supervising)    Franco Corridoni
Supervising Hairstylist    Maria Teresa Corridoni
Casting Director    Joyce Nettles
Third Assistant Director    Cliff Lanning

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/01/18 9 $3,406,300   522 $6,525   $4,250,628 33
1991/01/25 10 $2,415,838 -29% 525 $4,602   $7,444,856 40
1991/02/01 10 $2,341,127 -3% 525 $4,459   $10,807,476 47
1991/05/24 37 $131,854   145 $909   $20,488,197 159

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/01/18 9 $4,184,690   522 $8,017   $5,029,018 37
1991/01/25 8 $3,437,331 -18% 525 $6,547   $8,466,349 44