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Hamlet (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,501,094Details
International Box Office $2,628,576Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,129,670
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,921 $4,501,094
All Time International Box Office 4,733 $2,628,576
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,637 $7,129,670
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 569 $4,501,094

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 3rd, 1998 by Warner Home Video, released as Hamlet (1996)
August 14th, 2007 by Warner Home Video, released as William Shakespeare's Hamlet
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent images and sexuality
Comparisons: vs. Hamlet
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Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,158 $44,875 Apr 11, 1997 110
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 243 $44,875 Apr 11, 1997 110
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 534 $1,044 Apr 11, 1997 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,371 $43,150 Apr 4, 1997 103
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 297 $43,150 Apr 4, 1997 103
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 393 $1,308 Apr 4, 1997 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,313 $72,189 Mar 28, 1997 96
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 253 $72,189 Mar 28, 1997 96
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 193 $2,005 Mar 28, 1997 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,456 $81,791 Mar 21, 1997 89
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 286 $81,791 Mar 21, 1997 89
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 237 $1,902 Mar 21, 1997 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,243 $142,096 Mar 14, 1997 82
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 225 $142,096 Mar 14, 1997 82
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 270 $2,001 Mar 14, 1997 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,157 $201,577 Mar 7, 1997 75
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 209 $201,577 Mar 7, 1997 75
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 201 $2,317 Mar 7, 1997 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,225 $252,067 Feb 28, 1997 68
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 222 $252,067 Feb 28, 1997 68
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 177 $2,710 Feb 28, 1997 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,386 $290,488 Feb 21, 1997 61
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 246 $290,488 Feb 21, 1997 61
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 148 $3,301 Feb 21, 1997 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,215 $526,300 Feb 14, 1997 54
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 176 $526,300 Feb 14, 1997 54
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 40 $5,721 Feb 14, 1997 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,004 $344,057 Feb 7, 1997 47
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 312 $344,057 Feb 7, 1997 47
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 54 $6,144 Feb 7, 1997 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,402 $417,453 Jan 31, 1997 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 318 $417,453 Jan 31, 1997 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 47 $7,455 Jan 31, 1997 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,991 $455,728 Jan 24, 1997 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 356 $455,728 Jan 24, 1997 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 70 $8,138 Jan 24, 1997 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,065 $83,478 Jan 17, 1997 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,199 $83,478 Jan 17, 1997 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2 $27,826 Jan 17, 1997 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,659 $72,237 Jan 10, 1997 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,431 $72,237 Jan 10, 1997 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 21 $24,079 Jan 10, 1997 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,879 $88,362 Jan 3, 1997 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,414 $88,362 Jan 3, 1997 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 37 $29,454 Jan 3, 1997 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,273 $90,684 Dec 27, 1996 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,532 $90,684 Dec 27, 1996 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 194 $30,228 Dec 27, 1996 5
Theater Average Limited Release 238 $30,228 Dec 27, 1996 5
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release 9 $30,228 Dec 27, 1996 5
Never Wide Domestic 697 $4,501,094 Dec 25, 1996 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,995 $4,501,094 Dec 25, 1996 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 831 90 Dec 25, 1996 0

Cast

   Hamlet
Julie Christie    Gertrude
Billy Crystal    First Gravedigger
Gerard Depardieu    Reynaldo
Charlton Heston    Player King
Derek Jacobi    Claudius
Jack Lemmon    Marcellus
Rufus Sewell    Fortinbras
Robin Williams    Osric
Kate Winslet    Ophelia
Judi Dench    Hecuba
Richard Attenborough    English Ambassador
Jimi Mistry    Sailor Two
Rosemary Harris    Player Queen
Timothy Spall    Rosencrantz
John Gielgud    Priam

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Patrick Doyle

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/12/27 41 $90,684   3 $30,228   $148,321 5
1997/01/03 37 $88,362 -3% 3 $29,454   $344,863 12
1997/01/10 42 $72,237 -18% 3 $24,079   $462,498 19
1997/01/17 43 $83,478 +16% 3 $27,826   $582,904 26
1997/01/24 23 $455,728 +446% 56 $8,138   $1,062,899 33
1997/01/31 24 $417,453 -8% 56 $7,455   $1,651,891 40
1997/02/07 26 $344,057 -18% 56 $6,144   $2,121,048 47
1997/02/14 26 $526,300 +53% 92 $5,721   $2,758,109 54
1997/02/21 26 $290,488 -45% 88 $3,301   $3,157,347 61
1997/02/28 28 $252,067 -13% 93 $2,710   $3,518,612 68
1997/03/07 29 $201,577 -20% 87 $2,317   $3,813,678 75
1997/03/14 36 $142,096 -30% 71 $2,001   $4,042,969 82
1997/03/21 42 $81,791 -42% 43 $1,902   $4,189,130 89
1997/03/28 47 $72,189 -12% 36 $2,005   $4,300,536 96
1997/04/04 57 $43,150 -40% 33 $1,308   $4,359,168 103
1997/04/11 55 $44,875 +4% 43 $1,044   $4,414,535 110

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/12/27 42 $198,864   3 $66,288   $256,501 9
1997/01/03 36 $133,760 -33% 3 $44,587   $390,261 16
1997/01/10 42 $109,165 -18% 3 $36,388   $499,426 23
1997/01/17 44 $107,745 -1% 3 $35,915   $607,171 30
1997/01/24 23 $627,267 +482% 56 $11,201   $1,234,438 37
1997/01/31 24 $542,553 -14% 56 $9,688   $1,776,991 44
1997/02/07 25 $454,818 -16% 56 $8,122   $2,231,809 51
1997/02/14 24 $635,050 +40% 92 $6,903   $2,866,859 58
1997/02/21 24 $399,686 -37% 88 $4,542   $3,266,545 65
1997/02/28 28 $345,556 -14% 93 $3,716   $3,612,101 72
1997/03/07 27 $288,772 -16% 87 $3,319   $3,900,873 79
1997/03/14 36 $206,466 -29% 71 $2,908   $4,107,339 86
1997/03/21 43 $121,008 -41% 43 $2,814   $4,228,347 93
1997/03/28 49 $87,671 -28% 36 $2,435   $4,316,018 100
1997/04/04 54 $53,642 -39% 33 $1,626   $4,369,660 107