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Toy Soldiers (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,073,942Details
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Synopsis

A boarding school holding the kids of some of Americas rich and powerful is taken hostage by a Central American terrorist, and it is up to a rebellious group of boys to free the school from the terrorist attack.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 26th, 1991 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R Adult situations/language, violence
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Kidnap, Terrorism, Hostage, Revenge, Organized Crime, Mafia, Narcotics
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Island World Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,842 $266,741 May 31, 1991 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,216 $348,840 May 24, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,730 $1,247,420 May 17, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,088 $1,659,476 May 10, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,019 $3,005,880 May 3, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,201 $4,182,300 Apr 26, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,139 1,350 Apr 26, 1991 3

Cast

   Billy Tepper
   Joey Trotta
   Snuffy Bradberry
Andrew Divoff    Luis Cali
Denholm Elliott    Headmaster
Louis Gossett Jr.    Dean Parker
Jerry Orbach    Albert Trotta
   Ricardo Montoya
   Hank Giles
R. Lee Ermey    General Kramer
Mason Adams    Deputy Director Brown
Shawn Phelan    Derek
Michael Champion    Jack Thorpe
Tracy Brooks Swope    Jennifer
Max Maxwell    HRT Commander
Joe Inscoe    Agent Grimes
Jerry Lyden    Ben
Rene Gatica    Colombian Judge
Jeremiah McLerran    Ted
Jesse Doran    Enrique Cali
Stan Kelly    Sheriff
Carol Shoemaker    Press Secretary
D. Adam Bonifant    Nicholas Josephson
Mark Retz    Guber
Paul Sincoff    Brave Student
Richard Travis    Frank the Guard
Janet Orcutt    Woman in Pink
Knowl Johnson    "Phil" Donoghue
Rafael Robledo    Carlos
Thomas R. Trigo    Ruiz
Jerry Valdez    Jorge
Russell C. Gagnon    Guard
Richard Warner    Deputy Marshal
Christopher Northrup    Camouflaged Soldier
Joe Banks    Brown's Aide
Rick Warner    FBI SAC
Sarah Stavrou    Agent at Console
David Norris    Concerned Student
Todd Bonifant    Student
Mike Rogerson    Student
Grady Weatherford    Student
Darrell Elmore    Sniper
Dennis Hunsinger    Sniper
Cliff McLaughlin    Commando
Brian J. Williams    Commando
Jeff Ramsey    Border Patrol Officer
Nick Dimitri    Border Patrol Officer
Mark Brutsche    Angry Parent
Cynthia Hayden    Angry Parent
Denise Gordy    Angry Parent
Michael Costello    Angry Parent
Mimi Eisman    Angry Parent
Lenny Steinline    Angry Parent
Lloyd Williams    Major
Jeremy Caplan    Deputy Sheriff
Roy Borden    Deputy Sheriff
John Shaw    Cali's Lawyer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Jack E. Freedman
Producer    Wayne S. Williams
Producer    Patricia Herskovic
Screenwriter    Daniel Petrie Jr
Screenwriter    David Koepp
Based on the novel "Toy Soldiers"    William P. Kennedy
Executive Producer    Mark Burg
Executive Producer    Chris Zarpas
Co-Producer    Donald C. Klune
Co-Producer    Nicholas Hassitt
Director of Photography    Thomas Burstyn
Production Designer    Chester Kaczenski
Editor    Michael Kahn
Composer    Robert Folk
Associate Producer    Doug Metzger
Assistant Director    Doug Metzger
Assistant Director    Jerry L. Ballew
Second Unit Director    Micky Moore
Unit Production Manager    Donald C. Klune
Art Director    Marc Dabe
Set Decorator    Judi Sandin
Second Unit Photography    Rexford Metz
Costume Designer    Betsy Cox
Costume Supervisor    Kevin Faherty
Production Sound Mixer    Russell C. Fager
Re-recording Mixer    Terry Porter
Re-recording Mixer    Mel Metcalfe
Re-recording Mixer    David J. Hudson
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom McCarthy
Sound Editor    Mark Gordon
Sound Editor    William Hartman
Sound Editor    Gary Krivacek
Sound Editor    Roxanne McCarthy
Sound Editor    Victor B. Lackey
Sound Editor    Don S. Walden
Sound Editor    Christopher T. Welch
Supervising Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Key Makeup    David Atherton
Key Hairstylist    Doreen Vantyne
Casting Director    Caro Jones
Casting (New York)    Brian Chavanne
Casting (New York)    Julie Mossberg

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/26 3 $4,182,300   1,350 $3,098   $4,182,300 3
1991/05/03 4 $3,005,880 -28% 1,354 $2,220   $8,362,680 10
1991/05/10 8 $1,659,476 -45% 1,358 $1,222   $10,841,326 17
1991/05/17 12 $1,247,420 -25% 1,286 $970   $12,674,044 24
1991/05/24 23 $348,840 -72% 380 $918   $13,436,976 31
1991/05/31 23 $266,741 -24% 411 $649   $13,783,137 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/26 4 $5,356,800   1,350 $3,968   $5,356,800 7
1991/05/03 4 $3,825,050 -29% 1,354 $2,825   $9,181,850 14
1991/05/10 9 $2,244,774 -41% 1,358 $1,653   $11,426,624 21
1991/05/17 12 $1,661,512 -26% 1,286 $1,292   $13,088,136 28
1991/05/24 21 $428,260 -74% 380 $1,127   $13,516,396 35