Follow us on

Quiz Show (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,787,282Details
Further financial details...

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

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 14th, 1994 (Limited) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some strong language
Comparisons: Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: TV Industry
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 84 $41,904 Apr 21, 1995 222
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 78 $73,644 Apr 7, 1995 208
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 60 $157,544 Mar 31, 1995 201
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 128 $47,820 Mar 24, 1995 194
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 116 $72,241 Mar 17, 1995 187
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 122 $110,732 Mar 10, 1995 180
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 113 $155,836 Mar 3, 1995 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $511,816 Feb 24, 1995 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $1,027,618 Feb 17, 1995 159
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,313 $29,772 Dec 30, 1994 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,512 $29,534 Dec 23, 1994 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,629 $39,690 Dec 16, 1994 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,676 $54,739 Dec 9, 1994 89
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,038 $441,524 Nov 11, 1994 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,009 $735,199 Nov 4, 1994 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,185 $948,292 Oct 28, 1994 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,229 $1,563,145 Oct 21, 1994 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,407 $2,148,473 Oct 14, 1994 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,488 $3,160,749 Oct 7, 1994 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,087 $3,365,119 Sep 30, 1994 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,058 $2,925,602 Sep 23, 1994 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,688 $757,714 Sep 16, 1994 5

Cast

Ralph Fiennes    Charles Van Doren
Ethan Hawke    Student (uncredited)
Mira Sorvino    Sandra Goodwin
John Turturro    Herbie Stempel
Hank Azaria    Albert Freedman
David Paymer    Dan Enright
Illeana Douglas    Woman at Book Party (Elizabeth)
William Fichtner    Stage Manager
Calista Flockhart    Barnard Girl
Barry Levinson    Dave Garroway
Paul Guilfoyle    Lishman
Griffin Dunne    Account Guy
Rob Morrow    Dick Goodwin
Christopher McDonald    Jack Barry
Paul Scofield    Mark Van Doren
Martin Scorsese    Martin Rittenhome

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Mark Isham
Assistant Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/09/16 18 $757,714   27 $28,063   $792,366 5
1994/09/23 4 $2,925,602 +286% 219 $13,359   $4,098,362 12
1994/09/30 5 $3,365,119 +15% 439 $7,665   $8,430,084 19
1994/10/07 7 $3,160,749 -6% 822 $3,845   $12,565,785 26
1994/10/14 10 $2,148,473 -32% 822 $2,614   $15,738,644 33
1994/10/21 11 $1,563,145 -27% 714 $2,189   $17,918,825 40
1994/10/28 15 $948,292 -39% 577 $1,643   $19,301,923 47
1994/11/04 17 $735,199 -22% 537 $1,369   $20,338,682 54
1994/11/11 20 $441,524 -40% 308 $1,434   $20,988,577 61
1994/12/09 37 $54,739   67 $817   $21,707,245 89
1994/12/16 44 $39,690 -27% 45 $882   $21,764,076 96
1994/12/23 54 $29,534 -26% 25 $1,181   $21,815,795 103
1994/12/30 55 $29,772 +1% 21 $1,418   $21,854,889 110
1995/02/17 15 $1,027,618   422 $2,435   $23,055,295 159
1995/02/24 19 $511,816 -50% 352 $1,454   $23,744,736 166
1995/03/03 36 $155,836 -70% 123 $1,267   $24,020,002 173
1995/03/10 43 $110,732 -29% 114 $971   $24,170,527 180
1995/03/17 49 $72,241 -35% 100 $722   $24,274,102 187
1995/03/24 50 $47,820 -34% 60 $797   $24,342,899 194
1995/03/31 30 $157,544 +229% 241 $654   $24,518,065 201
1995/04/07 42 $73,644 -53% 115 $640   $24,651,358 208
1995/04/21 50 $41,904   72 $582   $24,775,084 222

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/09/16 10 $1,138,108   27 $42,152   $1,172,760 9
1994/09/23 4 $3,892,205 +242% 219 $17,773   $5,064,965 16
1994/09/30 5 $4,340,071 +12% 439 $9,886   $9,405,036 23
1994/10/07 6 $4,185,135 -4% 822 $5,091   $13,590,171 30
1994/10/14 9 $2,765,509 -34% 822 $3,364   $16,355,680 37
1994/10/21 11 $1,997,951 -28% 714 $2,798   $18,353,631 44
1994/10/28 15 $1,249,852 -37% 577 $2,166   $19,603,483 51
1994/11/04 16 $943,570 -25% 537 $1,757   $20,547,053 58
1994/12/09 38 $71,880   67 $1,073   $21,724,386 93
1994/12/16 41 $61,875 -14% 45 $1,375   $21,786,261 100
1994/12/23 56 $38,856 -37% 25 $1,554   $21,825,117 107
1995/02/17 15 $1,205,243   422 $2,856   $23,232,920 163
1995/02/24 19 $631,246 -48% 352 $1,793   $23,864,166 170
1995/03/03 35 $195,629 -69% 123 $1,590   $24,059,795 177
1995/03/10 41 $142,066 -27% 114 $1,246   $24,201,861 184
1995/03/17 45 $93,218 -34% 100 $932   $24,295,079 191
1995/03/24 44 $65,442 -30% 60 $1,091   $24,360,521 198
1995/03/31 30 $217,193 +232% 241 $901   $24,577,714 205