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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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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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
Comparisons: vs. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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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 GrossWeek
1997/01/03 60 $14,513   2 $7,257   $140,259 7
1997/01/10 59 $15,911 +10% 2 $7,956   $167,092 8
1997/01/17 58 $27,795 +75% 2 $13,898   $210,413 9
1997/01/24 50 $39,421 +42% 5 $7,884   $261,856 10
1997/01/31 57 $36,521 -7% 4 $9,130   $321,231 11
1997/02/07 34 $148,493 +307% 16 $9,281   $488,508 12
1997/02/14 23 $559,532 +277% 63 $8,881   $1,115,712 13
1997/02/21 17 $752,148 +34% 122 $6,165   $2,020,421 14
1997/02/28 17 $880,872 +17% 154 $5,720   $2,020,421 15
1997/03/07 16 $1,270,753 +44% 268 $4,742   $4,833,610 16
1997/03/14 7 $3,027,349 +138% 951 $3,183   $8,373,597 17
1997/03/21 7 $3,017,085 n/c 1,020 $2,958   $12,524,591 18
1997/03/28 11 $2,172,206 -28% 992 $2,190   $15,879,157 19
1997/04/04 14 $1,522,436 -30% 905 $1,682   $18,260,734 20
1997/04/11 15 $1,090,765 -28% 763 $1,430   $19,846,376 21
1997/04/18 18 $729,266 -33% 534 $1,366   $20,923,835 22
1997/04/25 18 $548,131 -25% 452 $1,213   $21,714,873 23
1997/05/02 18 $378,924 -31% 329 $1,152   $22,262,899 24
1997/05/09 21 $222,737 -41% 277 $804   $22,595,950 25
1997/05/16 19 $237,616 +7% 298 $797   $22,945,301 26
1997/05/23 24 $256,970 +8% 202 $1,272   $23,289,812 27
1997/05/30 26 $136,391 -47% 152 $897   $23,487,856 28
1997/06/06 32 $101,561 -26% 133 $764   $23,651,464 29
1997/06/13 33 $92,209 -9% 124 $744   $23,798,688 30
1997/06/20 38 $58,872 -36% 91 $647   $23,917,419 31
1997/06/27 36 $50,451 -14% 68 $742   $24,006,586 32
1997/07/04 24 $122,385 +143% 266 $460   $24,179,050 33
1997/07/11 30 $75,815 -38% 193 $393   $24,343,345 34
1997/07/18 46 $31,850 -58% 127 $251   $24,424,537 35
1997/07/25 56 $19,333 -39% 36 $537   $24,475,416 36

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/01/03 54 $25,435   2 $12,718   $151,181 8
1997/01/10 55 $31,437 +24% 2 $15,719   $182,618 9
1997/01/17 53 $39,817 +27% 2 $19,909   $222,435 10
1997/01/24 49 $62,275 +56% 5 $12,455   $284,710 11
1997/01/31 53 $55,305 -11% 4 $13,826   $340,015 12
1997/02/07 33 $216,165 +291% 16 $13,510   $556,180 13
1997/02/14 23 $712,093 +229% 63 $11,303   $1,268,273 14
1997/02/28 15 $2,423,308   154 $15,736   $3,562,857 16
1997/03/07 15 $1,783,391 -26% 268 $6,654   $5,346,248 17
1997/03/14 8 $4,161,258 +133% 951 $4,376   $9,507,506 18
1997/03/21 8 $4,199,445 +1% 1,020 $4,117   $13,706,951 19
1997/03/28 11 $3,031,347 -28% 992 $3,056   $16,738,298 20
1997/04/04 12 $2,017,313 -33% 905 $2,229   $18,755,611 21
1997/04/11 15 $1,438,958 -29% 763 $1,886   $20,194,569 22
1997/04/18 18 $972,173 -32% 534 $1,821   $21,166,742 23
1997/04/25 18 $717,233 -26% 452 $1,587   $21,883,975 24
1997/05/02 20 $489,238 -32% 329 $1,487   $22,373,213 25
1997/05/09 19 $334,472 -32% 277 $1,207   $22,707,685 26
1997/05/16 19 $325,157 -3% 298 $1,091   $23,032,842 27
1997/05/23 24 $318,623 -2% 202 $1,577   $23,351,465 28
1997/05/30 26 $198,438 -38% 152 $1,306   $23,549,903 29
1997/06/06 32 $156,576 -21% 133 $1,177   $23,706,479 30
1997/06/13 32 $152,068 -3% 124 $1,226   $23,858,547 31
1997/06/20 36 $97,588 -36% 91 $1,072   $23,956,135 32
1997/06/27 34 $100,530 +3% 68 $1,478   $24,056,665 33
1997/07/04 22 $210,865 +110% 266 $793   $24,267,530 34
1997/07/11 31 $125,157 -41% 193 $648   $24,392,687 35
1997/07/18 44 $63,396 -49% 127 $499   $24,456,083 36