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Matilda (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,098,222Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Fresh
Audience
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 2nd, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 22nd, 1997 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for elements of exaggerated meanness and ridicule, and for some mild language
Comparisons: vs. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Jersey Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 701 $58,989 Nov 29, 1996 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 873 $54,405 Nov 22, 1996 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 935 $76,307 Nov 15, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 973 $93,400 Nov 8, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,065 $105,005 Nov 1, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,249 $106,691 Oct 25, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,737 $71,145 Oct 18, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,779 $96,939 Oct 11, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,646 $153,712 Oct 4, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,331 $303,726 Sep 27, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,655 $108,090 Sep 20, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,110 $301,117 Sep 13, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,267 $467,126 Sep 6, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,107 $1,111,750 Aug 30, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,496 $1,520,063 Aug 23, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,276 $3,009,427 Aug 16, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,166 $5,014,037 Aug 9, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,117 $8,208,609 Aug 2, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,285 1,975 Aug 2, 1996 3

Cast

Danny De Vito    Mr. Wormwood
Paul Reubens    FBI Agent
Embeth Davidtz    Miss Jennifer Honey
Jon Lovitz    Million $ Sticky Host (uncredited)
Rhea Perlman    Zinnia Wormwood
Pam Ferris    Agatha Trunchbull
Tracey Walter    FBI Agant Bill

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    David Newman

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/02 3 $8,208,609   1,975 $4,156   $8,208,609 3
1996/08/09 5 $5,014,037 -39% 2,006 $2,500   $18,935,225 10
1996/08/16 7 $3,009,427 -40% 2,006 $1,500   $25,254,544 17
1996/08/23 14 $1,520,063 -49% 1,611 $944   $28,641,001 24
1996/08/30 20 $1,111,750 -27% 1,250 $889   $30,613,814 31
1996/09/06 28 $467,126 -58% 808 $578   $31,211,320 38
1996/09/13 28 $301,117 -36% 565 $533   $31,553,221 45
1996/09/20 37 $108,090 -64% 410 $264   $31,710,240 52
1996/09/27 26 $303,726 +181% 726 $418   $32,046,331 59
1996/10/04 35 $153,712 -49% 348 $442   $20,966,290 66
1996/10/11 42 $96,939 -37% 473 $205   $32,378,274 73
1996/10/18 46 $71,145 -27% 367 $194   $32,455,184 80
1996/10/25 35 $106,691 +50% 283 $377   $32,580,243 87
1996/11/01 36 $105,005 -2% 264 $398   $32,711,422 94
1996/11/08 40 $93,400 -11% 200 $467   $32,836,583 101
1996/11/15 38 $76,307 -18% 157 $486   $32,938,622 108
1996/11/22 45 $54,405 -29% 135 $403   $33,013,803 115
1996/11/29 46 $58,989 +8% 76 $776   $33,084,249 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/02 2 $13,921,188   1,975 $7,049   $13,921,188 7
1996/08/09 5 $8,323,929 -40% 2,006 $4,150   $22,245,117 14
1996/08/16 8 $4,875,821 -41% 2,006 $2,431   $27,120,938 21
1996/08/23 14 $2,381,126 -51% 1,611 $1,478   $29,502,064 28
1996/08/30 22 $1,242,130 -48% 1,250 $994   $30,744,194 35
1996/09/06 27 $507,910 -59% 808 $629   $31,252,104 42
1996/09/13 28 $350,046 -31% 565 $620   $31,602,150 49
1996/09/20 37 $140,455 -60% 410 $343   $31,742,605 56
1996/10/04 2 $11,468,757   348 $32,956   $32,281,335 70
1996/10/11 40 $102,704 -99% 473 $217   $32,384,039 77
1996/10/18 42 $89,513 -13% 367 $244   $32,473,552 84
1996/10/25 34 $132,865 +48% 283 $469   $32,606,417 91
1996/11/01 34 $136,766 +3% 264 $518   $32,743,183 98
1996/11/08 39 $119,132 -13% 200 $596   $32,862,315 105
1996/11/15 37 $97,083 -19% 157 $618   $32,959,398 112
1996/11/22 40 $65,862 -32% 135 $488   $33,025,260 119

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/9/20092645,817 45,817$343,169$343,169629
10/11/20091940,652 86,469$301,231$644,401638
10/25/20092423,322 125,217$174,682$934,623640
1/10/20102333,800 339,021$313,664$2,655,212651
1/17/20102235,845+6% 374,866$358,092$3,013,304652
1/24/20102822,783-36% 397,649$227,602$3,240,906653
2/28/20101743,080 500,710$381,258$4,184,895658
3/7/20102227,894-35% 528,604$262,761$4,447,657659
7/11/20102620,211 707,838$161,486$5,882,819677
7/18/20102532,164+59% 740,002$254,739$6,137,558678
8/22/20102124,814 791,282$173,450$6,522,471683
11/16/20143013,123 2,283,841$65,615$16,921,746904
8/2/20153011,405 2,645,555$54,174$18,724,325941
8/16/20152715,755 2,670,595$74,836$18,843,265943
9/27/20152910,546 2,727,279$50,094$19,112,676949
10/11/20153012,520 2,750,400$60,597$19,223,628951
2/14/20162222,189 2,920,680$106,285$20,037,450969
2/21/20162319,831-11% 2,940,511$98,163$20,135,613970
3/20/20162222,902 2,991,279$92,524$20,359,384974
3/27/20162319,119-17% 3,010,398$91,580$20,450,964975
4/3/20162316,816-12% 3,027,159$83,576$20,534,276976
5/29/2016298,990 3,082,910$36,859$20,809,622984
6/19/20162914,092 3,117,779$57,918$20,970,669987
7/31/2016309,907 3,169,326$49,535$21,234,847993
8/28/20162110,857 3,212,498$53,525$21,441,049997