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Trainspotting (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,501,785Details
International Box Office $55,057,186Details
Worldwide Box Office $71,558,971
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,100,000
Domestic Releases: July 19th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
International Releases: May 16th, 1996 (Wide) (Australia)
January 13th, 2017 (Limited), released as Trainspotting (Re: 2017) (United Kingdom)
Video Release: March 25th, 1998 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Trainspotting
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Keywords: Narcotics, Addiction, Voiceover/Narration, Non-Chronological, Death of a Son or Daughter, Hallucinations
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 90 $83,202 Nov 29, 1996 136
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release 8 $32,834 Jul 19, 1996 3

Cast

Ewan McGregor    Mark "Rents" Renton
Robert Carlyle    Francis (Franco) Begbie
Jonny Lee Miller    Simon David "Sick Boy" Williamson
Ewen Bremner    Spud
Shirley Henderson    Gail

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Based on the novel by    Irvine Welsh

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/07/19 21 $262,673   8 $32,834   $262,673 3
1996/07/26 18 $781,615 +198% 38 $20,569   $1,224,004 10
1996/08/02 14 $1,402,441 +79% 191 $7,343   $3,201,141 17
1996/08/09 13 $1,328,242 -5% 357 $3,721   $5,534,070 24
1996/08/16 18 $1,006,633 -24% 357 $2,820   $7,572,009 31
1996/08/23 20 $911,586 -9% 357 $2,553   $9,277,145 38
1996/08/30 22 $967,083 +6% 297 $3,256   $10,915,981 45
1996/09/06 16 $772,039 -20% 340 $2,271   $12,021,735 52
1996/09/13 20 $617,087 -20% 332 $1,859   $13,027,053 59
1996/09/20 18 $492,733 -20% 330 $1,493   $13,833,741 66
1996/09/27 19 $423,139 -14% 335 $1,263   $14,526,392 73
1996/10/04 23 $291,917 -31% 248 $1,177   $15,034,290 80
1996/10/11 25 $264,734 -9% 218 $1,214   $15,458,787 87
1996/10/18 32 $134,738 -49% 169 $797   $15,680,997 94
1996/10/25 36 $100,278 -26% 134 $748   $15,848,534 101
1996/11/01 37 $91,670 -9% 122 $751   $16,003,122 108
1996/11/08 43 $81,416 -11% 91 $895   $16,128,393 115
1996/11/22 36 $90,103   161 $560   $16,315,334 129
1996/11/29 36 $83,202 -8% 87 $956   $16,425,298 136
1996/12/06 49 $25,659 -69% 48 $535   $16,479,171 143
1996/12/13 51 $0 -100% 0     $16,501,000 150

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/07/19 21 $442,389   8 $55,299   $442,389 7
1996/07/26 18 $1,356,311 +207% 38 $35,692   $1,798,700 14
1996/08/02 12 $2,407,128 +77% 191 $12,603   $4,205,828 21
1996/08/09 12 $2,359,548 -2% 357 $6,609   $6,565,376 28
1996/08/16 19 $1,800,183 -24% 357 $5,043   $8,365,559 35
1996/08/23 17 $1,583,339 -12% 357 $4,435   $9,948,898 42
1996/08/30 21 $1,300,798 -18% 297 $4,380   $11,249,696 49
1996/09/06 15 $1,160,270 -11% 340 $3,413   $12,409,966 56
1996/09/13 19 $931,042 -20% 332 $2,804   $13,341,008 63
1996/09/20 17 $762,245 -18% 330 $2,310   $14,103,253 70
1996/09/27 17 $639,120 -16% 335 $1,908   $14,742,373 77
1996/10/04 23 $451,680 -29% 248 $1,821   $15,194,053 84
1996/10/11 24 $352,206 -22% 218 $1,616   $15,546,259 91
1996/10/18 29 $201,997 -43% 169 $1,195   $15,748,256 98
1996/10/25 30 $163,196 -19% 134 $1,218   $15,911,452 105
1996/11/01 35 $135,525 -17% 122 $1,111   $16,046,977 112
1996/11/22 32 $116,865   161 $726   $16,342,096 133
1996/11/29 34 $111,416 -5% 87 $1,281   $16,453,512 140
1996/12/06 40 $47,488 -57% 48 $989   $16,501,000 147

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 5/16/1996 $0 0 8 9 $744,080 2/23/2017
United Kingdom 1/13/2017 $900 1 1 2 $101,835 1/25/2017
 
Rest of World $54,211,271
 
International Total$55,057,186 2/23/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records