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Kingpin (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,879,969Details
International Box Office $7,200,000
Worldwide Box Office $32,079,969
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  4. Video Sales
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  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
50% - Rotten
Audience
69% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 26th, 1996 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: October 14th, 2014 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for some crude sex-related humor
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Keywords: Country Mouse, City Mouse, Bowling, 1960s, Intertitle, 1970s, Paralysis / Loss of a Limb, Addiction, Money Troubles, Gambling, Confidence Men, Road Trip, Underdog, Comeback, Buddy Comedy, Amish, Scene in End Credits, Romance, Organized Crime
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Cast

Bill Murray    Ernie McCracken
Woody Harrelson    Roy Munson
Randy Quaid    Ishmael Boorg
Vanessa Angel    Claudia
Chris Elliott    The Gambler
Sayed Badreya    Fatima

Production and Technical Credits

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 14th, 2014

October 14th, 2014

In some ways, it is a great week on the home market, as there are several excellent releases worth picking up. In other ways, it is an even better week, because there are so few releases and almost no filler. The only downside is trying to select a release for Pick of the Week, as there are a number of competitors. One of the biggest releases of the week is X-Men: Days of Future Past on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and it is also one of the best. Other contenders include Mr. Peabody & Sherman on DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Combo Pack, Fargo: Season One on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack, and Witching and Bitching on DVD. Strangely, I'm still waiting for the screeners for all four films. In the end, I literally rolled a dice to determine the winner and it was X-Men: Days of Future Past. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Kingpin

October 12th, 2014

Kingpin was not a hit when it was first released nearly 20 years ago. It earned mixed reviews and barely matched its production budget domestically. However, it became a huge cult hit on the home market. This week it comes out on Blu-ray for the first time. It is also the first time I've seen it. Was it worth the wait? Or was I smart skipping it the first time it came out? More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/07/26 5 $5,582,079   1,956 $2,854   $5,582,079 3
1996/08/02 6 $4,502,369 -19% 1,975 $2,280   $13,685,154 10
1996/08/09 10 $2,861,707 -36% 1,975 $1,449   $19,300,778 17
1996/08/16 17 $1,110,523 -61% 1,209 $919   $22,168,932 24
1996/08/23 23 $526,758 -53% 671 $785   $23,392,020 31
1996/08/30 32 $313,526 -40% 411 $763   $23,981,370 38
1996/09/06 35 $169,768 -46% 270 $629   $24,213,651 45
1996/09/13 39 $141,226 -17% 232 $609   $24,415,567 52
1996/09/20 35 $147,107 +4% 235 $626   $24,617,769 59
1996/09/27 40 $98,405 -33% 156 $631   $24,768,757 66
1996/10/04 42 $77,217 -22% 144 $536   $24,879,969 73

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/07/26 4 $9,182,785   1,956 $4,695   $9,182,785 7
1996/08/02 6 $7,256,286 -21% 1,975 $3,674   $16,439,071 14
1996/08/09 9 $4,619,338 -36% 1,975 $2,339   $21,058,409 21
1996/08/16 18 $1,806,853 -61% 1,209 $1,495   $22,865,262 28
1996/08/23 23 $802,582 -56% 671 $1,196   $23,667,844 35
1996/08/30 32 $376,039 -53% 411 $915   $24,043,883 42
1996/09/06 33 $230,458 -39% 270 $854   $24,274,341 49
1996/09/13 37 $196,321 -15% 232 $846   $24,470,662 56
1996/09/20 34 $199,690 +2% 235 $850   $24,670,352 63
1996/09/27 34 $132,400 -34% 156 $849   $24,802,752 70