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The Trigger Effect (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,608,238Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
75% - Fresh
Audience
43% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 30th, 1996 (Wide) by Gramercy
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
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Source:Based on TV
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,242 $65,600 Sep 20, 1996 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,342 $65,600 Sep 20, 1996 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,365 $631 Sep 20, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,790 $211,661 Sep 13, 1996 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 783 $211,661 Sep 13, 1996 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,673 $820 Sep 13, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,463 $681,043 Sep 6, 1996 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 332 $681,043 Sep 6, 1996 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,982 $1,305 Sep 6, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,189 $1,887,791 Aug 30, 1996 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 146 $1,887,791 Aug 30, 1996 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,953 $3,603 Aug 30, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 215 $3,603 Aug 30, 1996 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 847 $3,608,238 Aug 30, 1996 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 4,232 $3,608,238 Aug 30, 1996 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 4,540 0 Aug 30, 1996 0

Cast

Elisabeth Shue    Annie
Jack Noseworthy    Prowler
Dermot Mulroney    Joe
Michael Rooker    Gary
Kyle MacLachlan    Matthew
Bill Smitrovich    Steph
Richard Schiff    Gun Shop Clerk
Carl Ciarfalio    Security Guard

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    James Newton Howard

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/30 12 $1,887,791   524 $3,603   $1,887,791 3
1996/09/06 18 $681,043 -64% 522 $1,305   $2,926,126 10
1996/09/13 34 $211,661 -69% 258 $820   $3,393,174 17
1996/09/20 46 $65,600 -69% 104 $631   $3,539,660 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/08/30 12 $2,245,083   524 $4,285   $2,245,083 7
1996/09/06 17 $936,430 -58% 522 $1,794   $3,181,513 14
1996/09/13 31 $292,547 -69% 258 $1,134   $3,474,060 21