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Hamlet (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,501,094Details
International Box Office $2,628,576
Worldwide Box Office $7,129,670
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
95% - Certified Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
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Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,143 $44,875 Apr 11, 1997 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,351 $43,150 Apr 4, 1997 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,291 $72,189 Mar 28, 1997 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,428 $81,791 Mar 21, 1997 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,221 $142,096 Mar 14, 1997 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,137 $201,577 Mar 7, 1997 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,204 $252,067 Feb 28, 1997 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,357 $290,488 Feb 21, 1997 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,192 $526,300 Feb 14, 1997 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,962 $344,057 Feb 7, 1997 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,357 $417,453 Jan 31, 1997 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,934 $455,728 Jan 24, 1997 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,967 $83,478 Jan 17, 1997 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,541 $72,237 Jan 10, 1997 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,739 $88,362 Jan 3, 1997 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,137 $90,684 Dec 27, 1996 5

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

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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