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Sling Blade (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,475,416Details
International Box Office $9,699,584Details
Worldwide Box Office $34,175,000
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2901-3000) 2,969 $24,475,416
All Time International Box Office (Rank 3301-3400) 3,375 $9,699,584
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3101-3200) 3,158 $34,175,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 901-1000) 930 $24,475,416
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1001-1100) 1,041 $9,699,584
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 901-1000) 999 $34,175,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,833,610
Domestic Releases: November 20th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: February 4th, 1998 by Miramax Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Short Film
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 88 $19,333 Jul 25, 1997 250
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 78 $31,850 Jul 18, 1997 243
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 47 $75,815 Jul 11, 1997 236
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 42 $122,385 Jul 4, 1997 229
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 75 $50,451 Jun 27, 1997 222
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 87 $58,872 Jun 20, 1997 215
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 68 $92,209 Jun 13, 1997 208
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 72 $101,561 Jun 6, 1997 201
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 69 $136,391 May 30, 1997 194
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 49 $256,970 May 23, 1997 187
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 74 $237,616 May 16, 1997 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 95 $222,737 May 9, 1997 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 73 $378,924 May 2, 1997 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 62 $548,131 Apr 25, 1997 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 60 $729,266 Apr 18, 1997 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 44 $1,090,765 Apr 11, 1997 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 39 $1,522,436 Apr 4, 1997 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 25 $2,172,206 Mar 28, 1997 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 17 $3,017,085 Mar 21, 1997 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 26 $3,027,349 Mar 14, 1997 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 94 $1,270,753 Mar 7, 1997 110

Cast

Robert Duvall    Karl's Father
Billy Bob Thornton    Karl Childers
Lucas Black    Frank Wheatley
J.T. Walsh    Charles Bushman
John Ritter    Vaughan Cunningham
Brent Briscoe    Sooter Hodges

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/01/03 60 $14,513   2 $7,257   $140,259 47
1997/01/10 59 $15,911 +10% 2 $7,956   $167,092 54
1997/01/17 58 $27,795 +75% 2 $13,898   $210,413 61
1997/01/24 50 $39,421 +42% 5 $7,884   $261,856 68
1997/01/31 57 $36,521 -7% 4 $9,130   $321,231 75
1997/02/07 34 $148,493 +307% 16 $9,281   $488,508 82
1997/02/14 23 $559,532 +277% 63 $8,881   $1,115,712 89
1997/02/21 17 $752,148 +34% 122 $6,165   $2,020,421 96
1997/02/28 17 $880,872 +17% 154 $5,720   $2,020,421 103
1997/03/07 16 $1,270,753 +44% 268 $4,742   $4,833,610 110
1997/03/14 7 $3,027,349 +138% 951 $3,183   $8,373,597 117
1997/03/21 7 $3,017,085 n/c 1,020 $2,958   $12,524,591 124
1997/03/28 11 $2,172,206 -28% 992 $2,190   $15,879,157 131
1997/04/04 14 $1,522,436 -30% 905 $1,682   $18,260,734 138
1997/04/11 15 $1,090,765 -28% 763 $1,430   $19,846,376 145
1997/04/18 18 $729,266 -33% 534 $1,366   $20,923,835 152
1997/04/25 18 $548,131 -25% 452 $1,213   $21,714,873 159
1997/05/02 18 $378,924 -31% 329 $1,152   $22,262,899 166
1997/05/09 21 $222,737 -41% 277 $804   $22,595,950 173
1997/05/16 19 $237,616 +7% 298 $797   $22,945,301 180
1997/05/23 24 $256,970 +8% 202 $1,272   $23,289,812 187
1997/05/30 26 $136,391 -47% 152 $897   $23,487,856 194
1997/06/06 32 $101,561 -26% 133 $764   $23,651,464 201
1997/06/13 33 $92,209 -9% 124 $744   $23,798,688 208
1997/06/20 38 $58,872 -36% 91 $647   $23,917,419 215
1997/06/27 36 $50,451 -14% 68 $742   $24,006,586 222
1997/07/04 24 $122,385 +143% 266 $460   $24,179,050 229
1997/07/11 30 $75,815 -38% 193 $393   $24,343,345 236
1997/07/18 46 $31,850 -58% 127 $251   $24,424,537 243
1997/07/25 56 $19,333 -39% 36 $537   $24,475,416 250

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/01/03 54 $25,435   2 $12,718   $151,181 51
1997/01/10 55 $31,437 +24% 2 $15,719   $182,618 58
1997/01/17 53 $39,817 +27% 2 $19,909   $222,435 65
1997/01/24 49 $62,275 +56% 5 $12,455   $284,710 72
1997/01/31 53 $55,305 -11% 4 $13,826   $340,015 79
1997/02/07 33 $216,165 +291% 16 $13,510   $556,180 86
1997/02/14 23 $712,093 +229% 63 $11,303   $1,268,273 93
1997/02/28 15 $2,423,308   154 $15,736   $3,562,857 107
1997/03/07 15 $1,783,391 -26% 268 $6,654   $5,346,248 114
1997/03/14 8 $4,161,258 +133% 951 $4,376   $9,507,506 121
1997/03/21 8 $4,199,445 +1% 1,020 $4,117   $13,706,951 128
1997/03/28 11 $3,031,347 -28% 992 $3,056   $16,738,298 135
1997/04/04 12 $2,017,313 -33% 905 $2,229   $18,755,611 142
1997/04/11 15 $1,438,958 -29% 763 $1,886   $20,194,569 149
1997/04/18 18 $972,173 -32% 534 $1,821   $21,166,742 156
1997/04/25 18 $717,233 -26% 452 $1,587   $21,883,975 163
1997/05/02 20 $489,238 -32% 329 $1,487   $22,373,213 170
1997/05/09 19 $334,472 -32% 277 $1,207   $22,707,685 177
1997/05/16 19 $325,157 -3% 298 $1,091   $23,032,842 184
1997/05/23 24 $318,623 -2% 202 $1,577   $23,351,465 191
1997/05/30 26 $198,438 -38% 152 $1,306   $23,549,903 198
1997/06/06 32 $156,576 -21% 133 $1,177   $23,706,479 205
1997/06/13 32 $152,068 -3% 124 $1,226   $23,858,547 212
1997/06/20 36 $97,588 -36% 91 $1,072   $23,956,135 219
1997/06/27 34 $100,530 +3% 68 $1,478   $24,056,665 226
1997/07/04 22 $210,865 +110% 266 $793   $24,267,530 233
1997/07/11 31 $125,157 -41% 193 $648   $24,392,687 240
1997/07/18 44 $63,396 -49% 127 $499   $24,456,083 247