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Kôkaku kidôtai (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $443,579Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
95% - Fresh
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 5th, 1996 (Wide) by Palm Pictures, released as Ghost in the Shell
Video Release: September 23rd, 2014 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
Franchise: Ghost in the Shell
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Keywords: Anime, Film Noir
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: Japan,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,018 $28,143 Jun 7, 1996 66
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,498 $44,614 Apr 26, 1996 24
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,285 $54,939 Apr 12, 1996 10

Production and Technical Credits


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 23rd, 2014

September 23rd, 2014

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/04/12 48 $54,939   7 $7,848   $160,222 10
1996/04/26 46 $44,614   8 $5,577   $260,073 24
1996/06/07 47 $28,143   10 $2,814   $443,579 66

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