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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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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,738 $16,501,785
All Time International Box Office 1,335 $55,057,186
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,847 $71,558,971
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 159 $16,501,785
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,179 $16,501,785
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 360 $55,057,186
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 570 $71,558,971

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


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 Domestic 22nd Weekend 1,181 $0 Dec 13, 1996 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 700 $0 Dec 13, 1996 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 700 $0 Dec 13, 1996 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 560 $25,659 Dec 6, 1996 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 165 $25,659 Dec 6, 1996 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 553 $535 Dec 6, 1996 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 394 $83,202 Nov 29, 1996 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 89 $83,202 Nov 29, 1996 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 343 $956 Nov 29, 1996 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 482 $90,103 Nov 22, 1996 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 106 $90,103 Nov 22, 1996 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 670 $560 Nov 22, 1996 129
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 740 $81,416 Nov 8, 1996 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 157 $81,416 Nov 8, 1996 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 555 $895 Nov 8, 1996 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 842 $91,670 Nov 1, 1996 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 162 $91,670 Nov 1, 1996 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 789 $751 Nov 1, 1996 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 958 $100,278 Oct 25, 1996 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 178 $100,278 Oct 25, 1996 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 848 $748 Oct 25, 1996 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 936 $134,738 Oct 18, 1996 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 175 $134,738 Oct 18, 1996 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 889 $797 Oct 18, 1996 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 651 $264,734 Oct 11, 1996 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 116 $264,734 Oct 11, 1996 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 571 $1,214 Oct 11, 1996 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 710 $291,917 Oct 4, 1996 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 128 $291,917 Oct 4, 1996 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 690 $1,177 Oct 4, 1996 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 637 $423,139 Sep 27, 1996 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 111 $423,139 Sep 27, 1996 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 714 $1,263 Sep 27, 1996 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 719 $492,733 Sep 20, 1996 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 119 $492,733 Sep 20, 1996 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 610 $1,493 Sep 20, 1996 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 833 $617,087 Sep 13, 1996 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 123 $617,087 Sep 13, 1996 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 510 $1,859 Sep 13, 1996 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 988 $772,039 Sep 6, 1996 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 126 $772,039 Sep 6, 1996 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 438 $2,271 Sep 6, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,187 $967,083 Aug 30, 1996 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 129 $967,083 Aug 30, 1996 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 260 $3,256 Aug 30, 1996 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,715 $911,586 Aug 23, 1996 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 173 $911,586 Aug 23, 1996 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 585 $2,553 Aug 23, 1996 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,246 $1,006,633 Aug 16, 1996 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 187 $1,006,633 Aug 16, 1996 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 726 $2,820 Aug 16, 1996 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,679 $1,328,242 Aug 9, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 170 $1,328,242 Aug 9, 1996 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 676 $3,721 Aug 9, 1996 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,345 $1,402,441 Aug 2, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 151 $1,402,441 Aug 2, 1996 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 329 $7,343 Aug 2, 1996 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,394 $781,615 Jul 26, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 287 $781,615 Jul 26, 1996 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 94 $20,569 Jul 26, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,342 $262,673 Jul 19, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 757 $262,673 Jul 19, 1996 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 157 $32,834 Jul 19, 1996 3
Theater Average Limited Release 192 $32,834 Jul 19, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release 8 $32,834 Jul 19, 1996 3
Never Wide Domestic 129 $16,501,785 Jul 19, 1996 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,267 $16,501,785 Jul 19, 1996 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 336 349 Jul 19, 1996 0

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