Pulp Fiction

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $107,928,762Details
International Box Office $105,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $212,928,762
Further financial details...

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

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
94% - Certified Fresh
Audience
96% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 14th, 1994 (Wide) by Miramax
December 6th, 2012 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
Video Release: March 5th, 1996 by Miramax Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence and drug use, pervasive strong language and some sexuality
Running Time: 155 minutes
Keywords: Accidental Death, Film Noir, Segments, Non-Chronological, Throwing a Fight / Match
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jersey Films, A Band Apart

Cast

John Travolta    Vincent Vega
Samuel L. Jackson    Jules Winnfield
   Mia
Harvey Keitel    Winston Wolf
Tim Roth    Pumpkin
Amanda Plummer    Honey Bunny
Maria de Medeiros    Fabianne
Ving Rhames    Marsellus Wallace
Eric Stoltz    Lance
Rosanna Arquette    Jody
Christopher Walken    Captain Koons
Bruce Willis    Butch Coolidge
Steve Buscemi    Buddy Holly
Quentin Tarantino    Jimmy
Laura Lovelace    Waitress
Robert Ruth    Coffee Shop Manager
Phil LaMarr    Marvin
Burr Steers    Roger
Frank Whaley    Brett
Alexis Arquette    Fourth Man
Paul Calderon    English Dave
Bronagh Gallagher    Trudi
Brenda Hillhouse    Butch's Mother
Sy Sher    Klondike
Angela Jones    Esmarelda
Don Blakely    Willis' Trainer
Vanessia Valentino    Pedestrian
Karen Maruyama    Gawker
Kathy Griffin    Gawker
Duane Whitaker    Maynard
Peter Greene    Zed
Stephen Hibbert    The Gimp
Dick Miller    Monster Joe
Julia Sweeney    Raquel
Chandler Lindauer    Young Butch
Carl Allen    Dead Floyd Wilson
Susan Griffiths    Marilyn Monroe
Lorelei Leslie    Mamie Van Doren
Brad Parker    Jerry Lewis
Josef Pilato    Dean Martin
Eric Clark    James Dean
Jerome Patrick Hoban    Ed Sullivan
Gary Shorelle    Ricky Nelson
Michael Gilden    Phillip Morris Page
Linda Kaye    Looky Loo Lady
Lawrence Bender    Man in Coffee Shop

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Quentin Tarantino
Producer    Lawrence Bender
Story Creator    Quentin Tarantino
Story Creator    Roger Avary
Executive Producer    Danny DeVito
Executive Producer    Michael Shamberg
Executive Producer    Stacey Sher
Co-Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Co-Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Co-Executive Producer    Richard N. Gladstein
Director of Photography    Andrzej Sekula
Editor    Sally Menke
Production Designer    David Wasco
Costume Designer    Betsy Heimann
Music Supervisor    Karyn Rachtman
Assistant Director    Frances R. Mahony III
Production Manager    Paul Hellerman
Art Director    Charles Collum
Set Decorator    Sandy Reynolds-Wasco
Costume Supervisor    Jacqueline Aronson
Sound Mixer    Ken King
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Ash
Re-recording Mixer    Dean A. Zupancic
Make up    Michelle Buhler
Hairstylist    Iain Jones
Hairstylist    Audree Futterman
Special Make-up Effects    Robert Kurtzman
Special Make-up Effects    Gregory Nicotero
Special Make-up Effects    Howard Berger
Casting Director    Ronnie Yeskel
Casting Director    Gary M. Zuckerbrod
Stunt Coordinator    Ken Lesco

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/10/14 1 $9,311,882   1,338 $6,960   $9,311,882 3
1994/10/21 1 $8,389,221 -10% 1,489 $5,634   $21,670,188 10
1994/10/28 2 $5,690,054 -32% 1,494 $3,809   $30,570,220 17
1994/11/04 4 $5,142,126 -10% 1,494 $3,442   $38,145,544 24
1994/11/11 4 $4,104,099 -20% 1,404 $2,923   $44,204,134 31
1994/11/18 7 $3,010,154 -27% 1,151 $2,615   $48,407,201 38
1994/11/25 11 $3,241,585 +8% 1,011 $3,206   $53,653,232 45
1994/12/02 12 $1,668,538 -49% 805 $2,073   $55,918,361 52
1994/12/09 12 $1,042,589 -38% 739 $1,411   $57,475,172 59
1994/12/16 12 $960,702 -8% 625 $1,537   $58,867,964 66
1994/12/23 17 $1,081,071 +13% 407 $2,656   $60,731,182 73
1994/12/30 14 $2,063,675 +91% 440 $4,690   $63,617,560 80
1995/01/06 12 $1,861,065 -10% 609 $3,056   $66,259,720 87
1995/01/13 15 $1,862,183 n/c 643 $2,896   $68,879,201 94
1995/01/20 13 $1,550,759 -17% 813 $1,907   $70,895,537 101
1995/01/27 12 $1,341,119 -14% 873 $1,536   $72,844,144 108
1995/02/03 13 $1,140,984 -15% 823 $1,386   $74,538,655 115
1995/02/10 13 $1,209,812 +6% 884 $1,369   $76,149,967 122
1995/02/17 9 $2,877,401 +138% 1,008 $2,855   $79,745,176 129
1995/02/24 7 $2,377,030 -17% 1,051 $2,262   $82,825,904 136
1995/03/03 6 $2,134,095 -10% 966 $2,209   $85,755,253 143
1995/03/10 7 $2,142,436 n/c 1,063 $2,015   $88,691,485 150
1995/03/17 7 $2,009,183 -6% 1,135 $1,770   $91,565,384 157
1995/03/24 9 $2,510,260 +25% 1,102 $2,278   $95,069,344 164
1995/03/31 9 $2,158,742 -14% 1,099 $1,964   $98,295,616 171
1995/04/07 12 $1,330,454 -38% 918 $1,449   $100,327,435 178
1995/04/14 14 $978,690 -26% 751 $1,303   $101,843,291 185
1995/04/21 21 $572,601 -41% 613 $934   $102,844,351 192
1995/04/28 26 $355,805 -38% 411 $866   $103,408,042 199
1995/05/05 20 $335,415 -6% 467 $718   $103,886,056 206
1995/05/12 25 $241,677 -28% 355 $681   $104,294,342 213
1995/05/19 27 $169,026 -30% 290 $583   $104,535,871 220
1995/05/26 21 $509,455 +201% 603 $845   $105,110,572 227
1995/06/02 21 $334,116 -34% 604 $553   $105,594,028 234
1995/06/09 23 $278,473 -17% 533 $522   $106,058,777 241
1995/06/16 26 $227,250 -18% 469 $485   $106,437,430 248
1995/06/23 24 $204,344 -10% 434 $471   $106,775,078 255
1995/06/30 26 $121,906 -40% 361 $338   $107,022,032 262
1995/07/07 26 $122,452 n/c 342 $358   $107,261,557 269
1995/07/14 30 $112,259 -8% 268 $419   $107,441,566 276
1995/07/21 37 $66,242 -41% 204 $325   $107,561,404 283
1995/07/28 40 $60,173 -9% 177 $340   $107,652,622 290
1995/08/04 48 $45,016 -25% 123 $366   $107,725,950 297
1995/08/11 51 $44,244 -2% 122 $363   $107,791,306 304
1995/08/18 52 $36,960 -16% 98 $377   $107,848,282 311
1995/08/25 57 $21,346 -42% 71 $301   $107,886,108 318

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/9/2011650,983 50,983$662,268$662,268814
10/16/20111225,862-49% 76,845$335,946$998,214815
10/23/20111717,297-33% 94,142$221,921$1,220,135816
10/30/20112010,485-39% 104,627$135,052$1,355,187817
11/6/20111613,787+31% 118,414$165,308$1,520,495818
11/27/20114143,618 396,911$1,414,640$4,263,695821
11/25/201211112,005 658,744$682,112$5,858,235873

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