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Scream (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $103,046,663Details
International Box Office $70,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $173,046,663
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  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 601-700) 633 $103,046,663
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,153 $70,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 837 $173,046,663
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $103,046,663
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $70,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 196 $173,046,663

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 20th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: December 8th, 1998 by Dimension Home
MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic horror violence and gore, and for language
Running Time: 111 minutes
Franchise: Scream
Comparisons: vs. Shark Night 3D
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Keywords: Wrongfully Convicted, Relationships Gone Wrong, Revenge, Surprise Twist, Spoof, Teenage Slasher
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Dimension Films, Woods Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 94 $57,412 Jul 11, 1997 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 80 $86,150 Jul 4, 1997 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 58 $180,528 Jun 27, 1997 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 40 $331,762 Jun 20, 1997 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 49 $370,172 Jun 13, 1997 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 48 $471,897 Jun 6, 1997 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 35 $780,199 May 30, 1997 164
Fastest to $100m 645 $100,248,091 May 30, 1997 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 22 $1,364,809 May 23, 1997 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 21 $1,459,743 May 16, 1997 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 72 $662,126 May 9, 1997 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 53 $1,115,480 May 2, 1997 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 49 $1,405,839 Apr 25, 1997 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 57 $1,557,981 Apr 18, 1997 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 49 $2,016,006 Apr 11, 1997 115
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 281 $6,147,319 Feb 14, 1997 59
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 148 $7,613,883 Jan 24, 1997 38
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day) 156 $7,344,739 Jan 17, 1997 31
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 118 $13,841,393 Jan 17, 1997 31
Fastest to $50m 1,110 $50,020,541 Jan 10, 1997 24
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 124 $10,015,810 Jan 3, 1997 17
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 91 $18,875,110 Jan 3, 1997 17
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 150 $9,075,667 Dec 27, 1996 10
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 112 $17,761,204 Dec 27, 1996 10

Cast

David Arquette    Deputy Dewey
   Sidney
Courteney Cox    Gale Weathers
Matthew Lillard    Stuart Macher
Rose McGowan    Tatum Riley
Skeet Ulrich    Billy
Drew Barrymore    Casey Becker
Kevin Patrick Walls    Steve
W. Earl Brown    Kenneth Jones
Jamie Kennedy    Randy
Henry Winkler    Principal Arthur Himbry
David Booth    Casey's Father
Carla Hatley    Casey's Mother
Lawrence Hecht    Mr. Prescott
Linda Blair    Obnoxious Reporter
Lois Sanders    Mrs. Tate
Joseph Whipp    Sheriff Burke
Lisa Beach    Reporters
Tony Kilbert    Reporter
C W Morgan    Hank Loomis
Frances Lee McCain    Mrs. Riley
Liev Schreiber    Cotton Weary
Troy Bishop    Ghost Teen
Ryan Kennedy    Ghost Teen
Leonaora Scelfo    Cheerleader in Bathroom
Nancy Ann Ridder    Girl in Bathroom
Lisa Canning    Mask Reporter
Bonnie Wood    Young Girl
Lucille Bliss    Check-out Lady
Aurora Draper    Party Teen #1
Justin Sullivan    Teen on Couch
Kenny Kwong    Party Teen #2
Kurtis Bedford    Bored Teen
Angela Miller    Girl on Couch

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Cary Woods
Producer    Cathy Konrad
Screenwriter    Kevin Williamson
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer    Marianne Maddalena
Co-Executive Producer    Stuart Besser
Co-Producer    Dixie J. Capp
Director of Photography    Mark Irwin
Production Designer    Bruce Alan Miller
Editor    Patrick Lussier
Composer    Marco Beltrami
Associate Producer    Nicholas C. Mastandrea
Unit Production Manager    Stuart Besser
Assistant Director    Nicholas Mastandrea
Art Director    David Lubin
Set Decorator    Michele Poulik
Costume Designer    Cynthia Bergstrom
Special Make-up Effects    Robert Kurtzman
Special Make-up Effects    Gregory Nicotero
Special Make-up Effects    Howard Berger
Sound Mixer    Richard Goodman
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Leslie Shatz
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Dahl
Casting Director    Lisa Beach

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/12/20 4 $6,354,586   1,413 $4,497   $6,354,586 1
1996/12/27 5 $9,075,667 +43% 1,450 $6,259   $21,253,204 2
1997/01/03 3 $10,015,810 +10% 1,737 $5,766   $39,084,452 3
1997/01/10 4 $7,439,018 -26% 1,833 $4,058   $50,020,541 4
1997/01/17 6 $7,344,739 -1% 1,904 $3,858   $59,475,789 5
1997/01/24 6 $4,040,199 -45% 1,994 $2,026   $64,593,256 6
1997/01/31 3 $4,505,137 +12% 1,835 $2,455   $70,363,067 7
1997/02/07 5 $3,563,218 -21% 1,750 $2,036   $75,008,414 8
1997/02/14 10 $3,261,988 -8% 1,431 $2,280   $79,108,017 9
1997/02/21 12 $1,827,708 -44% 1,212 $1,508   $81,534,236 10
1997/02/28 15 $1,301,110 -29% 1,018 $1,278   $83,310,972 11
1997/03/07 17 $1,012,668 -22% 806 $1,256   $84,681,531 12
1997/03/14 20 $629,419 -38% 658 $957   $85,605,609 13
1997/03/21 27 $300,194 -52% 514 $584   $86,107,113 14
1997/03/28 33 $191,671 -36% 334 $574   $86,461,860 15
1997/04/04 34 $164,783 -14% 282 $584   $86,742,515 16
1997/04/11 9 $2,016,006 +1,123% 1,270 $1,587   $88,826,827 17
1997/04/18 11 $1,557,981 -23% 1,153 $1,351   $91,007,109 18
1997/04/25 8 $1,405,839 -10% 1,216 $1,156   $93,021,393 19
1997/05/02 11 $1,115,480 -21% 986 $1,131   $94,572,358 20
1997/05/09 13 $662,126 -41% 784 $845   $95,588,264 21
1997/05/16 11 $1,459,743 +120% 1,114 $1,310   $97,302,612 22
1997/05/23 12 $1,364,809 -7% 854 $1,598   $99,131,100 23
1997/05/30 14 $780,199 -43% 796 $980   $100,248,091 24
1997/06/06 16 $471,897 -40% 711 $664   $101,107,295 25
1997/06/13 16 $370,172 -22% 607 $610   $101,717,267 26
1997/06/20 18 $331,762 -10% 532 $624   $102,275,097 27
1997/06/27 23 $180,528 -46% 431 $419   $102,633,081 28
1997/07/04 29 $86,150 -52% 270 $319   $102,803,370 29
1997/07/11 36 $57,412 -33% 164 $350   $102,926,472 30
1997/07/18 44 $38,325 -33% 140 $274   $103,001,286 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/12/20 4 $12,177,537   1,413 $8,618   $12,177,537 1
1996/12/27 5 $16,891,105 +39% 1,450 $11,649   $29,068,642 2
1997/01/03 3 $13,512,881 -20% 1,737 $7,779   $42,581,523 3
1997/01/10 4 $9,549,527 -29% 1,833 $5,210   $52,131,050 4
1997/01/17 6 $8,422,007 -12% 1,904 $4,423   $60,553,057 5
1997/01/24 6 $5,304,873 -37% 1,994 $2,660   $65,857,930 6
1997/01/31 4 $5,587,266 +5% 1,835 $3,045   $71,445,196 7
1997/02/07 5 $4,400,833 -21% 1,750 $2,515   $75,846,029 8
1997/02/14 10 $3,860,499 -12% 1,431 $2,698   $79,706,528 9
1997/02/21 12 $2,303,334 -40% 1,212 $1,900   $82,009,862 10
1997/02/28 16 $1,659,001 -28% 1,018 $1,630   $83,668,863 11
1997/03/07 16 $1,307,327 -21% 806 $1,622   $84,976,190 12
1997/03/14 21 $830,729 -36% 658 $1,263   $85,806,919 13
1997/03/21 28 $463,270 -44% 514 $901   $86,270,189 14
1997/03/28 33 $307,543 -34% 334 $921   $86,577,732 15
1997/04/04 33 $233,089 -24% 282 $827   $86,810,821 16
1997/04/11 8 $2,638,307 +1,032% 1,270 $2,077   $89,449,128 17
1997/04/18 11 $2,166,426 -18% 1,153 $1,879   $91,615,554 18
1997/04/25 8 $1,841,324 -15% 1,216 $1,514   $93,456,878 19
1997/05/02 11 $1,469,260 -20% 986 $1,490   $94,926,138 20
1997/05/09 13 $916,731 -38% 784 $1,169   $95,842,869 21
1997/05/16 11 $1,923,422 +110% 1,114 $1,727   $97,766,291 22
1997/05/23 12 $1,701,601 -12% 854 $1,993   $99,467,892 23
1997/05/30 14 $1,167,506 -31% 796 $1,467   $100,635,398 24
1997/06/06 16 $711,697 -39% 711 $1,001   $101,347,095 25
1997/06/13 17 $596,240 -16% 607 $982   $101,943,335 26
1997/06/20 18 $509,218 -15% 532 $957   $102,452,553 27
1997/06/27 24 $264,667 -48% 431 $614   $102,717,220 28
1997/07/04 28 $151,840 -43% 270 $562   $102,869,060 29
1997/07/11 34 $93,901 -38% 164 $573   $102,962,961 30

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/8/20111313,549 13,549$108,259$108,259648
5/29/2011189,981 35,762$85,936$299,511651

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