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Trainspotting (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,501,785Details
International Box Office $55,059,987
Worldwide Box Office $71,561,772
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
93% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,100,000
Domestic Releases: July 19th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,177 $0 Dec 13, 1996 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 559 $25,659 Dec 6, 1996 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 393 $83,202 Nov 29, 1996 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 481 $90,103 Nov 22, 1996 129
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 734 $81,416 Nov 8, 1996 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 834 $91,670 Nov 1, 1996 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 948 $100,278 Oct 25, 1996 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 925 $134,738 Oct 18, 1996 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 640 $264,734 Oct 11, 1996 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 700 $291,917 Oct 4, 1996 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 630 $423,139 Sep 27, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 711 $492,733 Sep 20, 1996 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 820 $617,087 Sep 13, 1996 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 977 $772,039 Sep 6, 1996 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,172 $967,083 Aug 30, 1996 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,694 $911,586 Aug 23, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,222 $1,006,633 Aug 16, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,654 $1,328,242 Aug 9, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,316 $1,402,441 Aug 2, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,357 $781,615 Jul 26, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,295 $262,673 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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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