Follow us on

Matilda (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,098,222Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2301-2400) 2,368 $33,098,222
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3201-3300) 3,222 $33,098,222
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 610 $33,098,222
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 758 $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
Create your own comparison chart…
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

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
1/22/20172210,327 3,412,990$41,205$22,347,0701,018