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Philadelphia (1993)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $77,324,422Details
International Box Office $124,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $201,324,422
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 925 $77,324,422
All Time International Box Office 614 $124,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 690 $201,324,422

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$26,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 1993 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some graphic language and thematic material.
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Keywords: LGBT, Terminal Illness, AIDS
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tri-Star Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 116 $145,973 Jun 10, 1994 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 106 $219,070 Jun 3, 1994 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 82 $376,171 May 27, 1994 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 85 $440,747 May 20, 1994 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 75 $639,835 May 13, 1994 145
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 158 $415,144 Apr 29, 1994 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 132 $620,936 Apr 22, 1994 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 123 $791,057 Apr 15, 1994 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 99 $1,221,376 Apr 8, 1994 110
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 74 $1,941,168 Mar 25, 1994 96
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 88 $4,020,975 Feb 18, 1994 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 129 $4,223,332 Feb 11, 1994 54
Fastest to $50m 1,352 $50,469,007 Feb 11, 1994 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 117 $5,819,694 Feb 4, 1994 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 115 $7,316,408 Jan 28, 1994 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 142 $8,830,605 Jan 21, 1994 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 115 $13,817,010 Jan 14, 1994 26
Biggest Domestic January Weekend 183 $13,817,010 Jan 14, 1994 26

Cast

   Andrew Beckett
   Joe Miller
Jason Robards, Jr.    Charles Wheeler
Mary Steenburgen    Belinda Conine
Antonio Banderas    Miguel Alvarez
Ron Vawter    Bob Seidman
Robert Ridgely    Walter Kenton
Charles Napier    Judge Garnett
Lisa Summerour    Lisa Miller
Obba Babatunde    Jerome Green
Andre B. Blake    Young Man at Pharmacy
Robert Castle    Bud Beckett
Daniel Chapman    Clinic Storyteller
Roger Corman    Mr. Laird
Ann Dowd    Jell Beckett
David Drake    Bruno
Karen Finley    Dr. Gillman
Charles Glenn    Kenneth Killcoyne
Peter Jacobs    Peter/Mona Lisa
Paul Lazar    Dr. Klenstein
John Bedford Lloyd    Matt Beckett
Roberta Maxwell    Judge Tate
Warren Miller    Mr. Finley
Harry Northup    Jury Member
Dan Olmstead    Randy Beckett
Joey Perillo    Filko
Laruen Roselli    Iris
Bill Rowe    Dr. Armbruster
Anna Deavere Smith    Anthea Burton
Lisa Talerico    Shelby
Daniel von Bargen    Jury Foreman
Tracey Walter    Libarian
Bradley Whitford    Jamey Collins
Chandra Wilson    Chandra
Kathryn Witt    Melissa Benedict
Joanne Woodward    Sarah Beckett
Buzz Kilman    Crutches
Mark Sorensen, Jr    Clinic Patient
Jeffrey Williamson    Tyrone
Stephanie Roth    Rachel Smilow
Ford Wheeler    Alan
Freddie Foxxx    Hospital Patient
Paul Moore    Hospital Patient
Jane Moore    Lydia Glines
Dennis Radesky    Santa Claus
Glen Hartell    Library Guard
John Ignarri    Young Man in Library
Richard Ehrlich    Young Man in Library
Julius Erving    Himself
Katie Lintner    Alexis
Peg French    Bronte Sister
Ann Howard    Bronte Sister
Meghan Tepas    Meghan
Molly Hickock    Molly Beckett
Elizabeth Roby    Elizabeth Beckett
Adam LeFevre    Jill's Husband
Gary Goetzman    Guido Paonessa
Melissa Fraser Brown    Jury Member
Jordan Cael    Jury Member
Dodie Bemme    Jury Member
Patricia Greenwell    Jury Member
Donovan Mannato    Jury Member
Steven Scales    Jury Member
Billy Ray Tyson    Jury Member
Kenneth Utt    Jury Member
Steve Vignari    Jury Member
Lawrence T. Wrentz    Jury Member
James B. Howard    Dexter Smith
Charles Techman    Ralph Peterson
Jim Roche    Not Adam and Steve
Donna Hamilton    Angela Medina
Edward Rendell    Himself
Daniel Wolff    Filko's Buddy
John T. O'Connell    Macho Barfly
Edward Kirkland    Couisn Eddie
Tony Fitzpatrick    Bartender
Debra H. Ballard    Court Stenographer
Ira Flitter    Andrew's Friend
Gene Borkan    Bailiff
Jon Arterton    Flirtation
Michael Callen    Flirtation
Aurelio Font    Flirtation
Jimmy Rutland    Flirtation
Cliff Townsend    Flirtation
Q. Lazzarus    Party Singer
Lucas Platt    Robert
Lewis Walker    Punchline
Carmen Mahiques    Miguel's Mom
Jose Castillo    Miguel's Dad
Leigh Smiley    Younger Sarah Beckett
Philip Jospeh 'PJ' McGee    Child Andrew

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Edward Saxon
Producer    Jonathan Demme
Screenwriter    Ron Nyswaner
Executive Producer    Gary Goetzman
Executive Producer    Kenneth Utt
Executive Producer    Ron Bozman
Production Designer    Kristi Zea
Director of Photography    Tak Fujimoto
Composer    Howard Shore
Editor    Craig McKay
Associate Producer    Kristi Zea
Assistant Director    Ron Bozman
Second Unit Director    Kristi Zea
Unit Production Manager    Kenneth Utt
Production Supervisor    Thomas A. Imperato
Art Director    Tim Galvin
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Associate Producer    Kathleen Gerlach
Costume Supervisor    David Davenport
Costume Supervisor    Timothy J. Alberts
Associate Editor    Colleen Sharp
Sound Mixer    Chris Newman
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Re-recording Mixer    Reilly Steele
Supervising Sound Editor    Ron Bochar
Dialogue Editor    Fred Rosenberg
Dialogue Editor    Laura Civiello
Music Editor    Suzana Peric
Music Editor    Nicholas Meyers
Makeup    Carl Fullerton
Hairstylist    Alan D'Angerio
Song Writer 'Steets of Philadelphia'    Bruce Springsteen
Song Writer 'Philadelphia'    Neil Young
Song Writer 'Lovetown'    Peter Gabriel
Casting    Howard Feuer

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/01/14 1 $13,817,010   1,245 $11,098   $14,769,800 26
1994/01/21 1 $8,830,605 -36% 1,295 $6,819   $26,528,645 33
1994/01/28 2 $7,316,408 -17% 1,562 $4,684   $36,603,403 40
1994/02/04 3 $5,819,694 -20% 1,594 $3,651   $44,827,015 47
1994/02/11 7 $4,223,332 -27% 1,604 $2,633   $50,469,007 54
1994/02/18 10 $4,020,975 -5% 1,449 $2,775   $55,887,066 61
1994/03/25 8 $1,941,168   888 $2,186   $66,824,986 96
1994/04/08 12 $1,221,376   809 $1,510   $70,762,214 110
1994/04/15 13 $791,057 -35% 637 $1,242   $71,918,939 117
1994/04/22 13 $620,936 -22% 590 $1,052   $72,815,444 124
1994/04/29 13 $415,144 -33% 434 $957   $73,444,168 131
1994/05/13 11 $639,835   707 $905   $74,654,908 145
1994/05/20 13 $440,747 -31% 533 $827   $75,391,710 152
1994/05/27 12 $376,171 -15% 368 $1,022   $75,967,588 159
1994/06/03 14 $219,070 -42% 298 $735   $76,269,149 166
1994/06/10 13 $145,973 -33% 228 $640   $76,512,063 173

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/01/14 1 $16,745,250   1,245 $13,450   $17,698,040 30
1994/01/21 1 $11,588,955 -31% 1,295 $8,949   $29,286,995 37
1994/01/28 2 $9,720,326 -16% 1,562 $6,223   $39,007,321 44
1994/02/04 3 $7,238,354 -26% 1,594 $4,541   $46,245,675 51
1994/02/11 6 $5,620,416 -22% 1,604 $3,504   $51,866,091 58
1994/04/08 9 $1,587,044   809 $1,962   $71,127,882 114
1994/04/15 10 $1,066,626 -33% 637 $1,674   $72,194,508 121
1994/04/22 8 $834,516 -22% 590 $1,414   $73,029,024 128
1994/05/13 11 $935,890   707 $1,324   $74,950,963 149
1994/05/20 9 $640,454 -32% 533 $1,202   $75,591,417 156
1994/05/27 9 $458,662 -28% 368 $1,246   $76,050,079 163
1994/06/03 11 $316,011 -31% 298 $1,060   $76,366,090 170