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Matilda (1996)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,360 $33,098,222
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,208 $33,098,222
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 607 $33,098,222
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 754 $33,098,222

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 706 $58,989 Nov 29, 1996 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 882 $54,405 Nov 22, 1996 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 946 $76,307 Nov 15, 1996 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 984 $93,400 Nov 8, 1996 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,079 $105,005 Nov 1, 1996 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,265 $106,691 Oct 25, 1996 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,757 $71,145 Oct 18, 1996 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,799 $96,939 Oct 11, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,664 $153,712 Oct 4, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,349 $303,726 Sep 27, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,683 $108,090 Sep 20, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,132 $301,117 Sep 13, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,292 $467,126 Sep 6, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,132 $1,111,750 Aug 30, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,521 $1,520,063 Aug 23, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,300 $3,009,427 Aug 16, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,189 $5,014,037 Aug 9, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,144 $8,208,609 Aug 2, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,319 1,975 Aug 2, 1996 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,183 $33,098,222 Aug 2, 1996 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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