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The Usual Suspects (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,341,568Details
International Box Office $11,107,788Details
Worldwide Box Office $34,449,356
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 16th, 1995 (Limited) by Gramercy
Video Release: June 24th, 1997 by Polygram USA Video, released as Usual Suspects, The
MPAA Rating: R for violence and a substantial amount of strong language
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Keywords: Surprise Twist, Film Noir, Voiceover/Narration, Non-Chronological, Heist, Secret Identity, Organized Crime
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Germany,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 40 $50,590 Feb 16, 1996 187
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 78 $57,389 Jan 12, 1996 152
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 75 $1,508,426 Sep 29, 1995 47
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 66 $1,973,072 Sep 22, 1995 40
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 45 $3,017,130 Sep 15, 1995 33
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 87 $2,161,617 Sep 8, 1995 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 26 $3,727,472 Sep 1, 1995 19
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 216 $7,412,099 Sep 1, 1995 19
Top 1995 Theater Average Limited Release 28 $15,366 Aug 18, 1995 5
Never Wide Domestic 64 $23,341,568 Aug 16, 1995 0

Cast

Kevin Spacey    Verbal
Pete Postlethwaite    Kobayashi
Chazz Palminteri    Dave Kujan
Gabriel Byrne    Dean Keaton
Stephen Baldwin    Spencer McManus
Benicio del Toro    Fred Fenster
Dan Hedaya    Jeff Rabin
Kevin Pollak    Todd Hockney
Giancarlo Esposito    Jack Baer, FBI

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    John Ottman
Sound Mixer    Geoffrey Patterson

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 24th, 2011

May 24th, 2011

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Featured Blu-ray Review: Digibook Double-Shot: The Terminator and The Usual Suspects

May 17th, 2011

This past couple weeks, several Fox films have been released on Blu-ray Digibooks, some of these were making their high definition debut, like The Hustler. Others are double-dips, like The Terminator and The Usual Suspects. So are these latter two worth owning on High Definition? If so, are these latest versions the better deal? More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 10th, 2011

May 9th, 2011

While summer is the busiest time of year at the box office, it's the weakest time of year on the home market. That said, this week isn't bad with a few high profile releases. Unfortunately for me, I'm still waiting on the screeners for several of these. As far as the best of the best is concerned, there are a few contenders for Pick of the Week, including the pair of Doctor Who releases. But in the end I went with The Illusionist on Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/08/18 18 $645,363   42 $15,366   $730,215 5
1995/08/25 24 $548,046 -15% 43 $12,745   $1,664,815 12
1995/09/01 8 $3,727,472 +580% 506 $7,367   $5,701,133 19
1995/09/08 10 $2,161,617 -42% 517 $4,181   $8,616,049 26
1995/09/15 5 $3,017,130 +40% 874 $3,452   $12,423,864 33
1995/09/22 7 $1,973,072 -35% 876 $2,252   $15,420,196 40
1995/09/29 10 $1,508,426 -24% 803 $1,878   $17,626,795 47
1995/10/06 13 $944,077 -37% 593 $1,592   $19,161,982 54
1995/10/13 17 $663,958 -30% 382 $1,738   $2,022,112 61
1995/10/20 22 $389,137 -41% 247 $1,575   $20,868,504 68
1995/10/27 29 $239,213 -39% 160 $1,495   $21,257,124 75
1995/11/03 29 $252,711 +6% 164 $1,541   $21,615,502 82
1995/11/10 27 $237,695 -6% 148 $1,606   $21,959,722 89
1995/11/17 30 $135,952 -43% 113 $1,203   $22,187,819 96
1995/11/24 29 $122,792 -10% 84 $1,462   $22,378,928 103
1995/12/01 32 $95,502 -22% 124 $770   $22,509,359 110
1995/12/08 31 $77,353 -19% 84 $921   $22,627,479 117
1995/12/15 33 $63,668 -18% 95 $670   $22,726,391 124
1995/12/22 44 $33,224 -48% 52 $639   $22,808,968 131
1995/12/29 53 $47,253 +42% 48 $984   $22,890,494 138
1996/01/05 44 $50,013 +6% 60 $834   $22,957,313 145
1996/01/12 53 $57,389 +15% 60 $956   $23,037,727 152
1996/02/16 60 $50,590   31 $1,632   $23,272,306 187

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1995/08/18 18 $1,031,917   42 $24,569   $1,116,769 9
1995/08/25 24 $856,892 -17% 43 $19,928   $1,973,661 16
1995/09/01 7 $4,480,771 +423% 506 $8,855   $6,454,432 23
1995/09/08 9 $2,952,302 -34% 517 $5,710   $9,406,734 30
1995/09/15 5 $4,040,390 +37% 874 $4,623   $13,447,124 37
1995/09/22 7 $2,671,245 -34% 876 $3,049   $16,118,369 44
1995/09/29 9 $2,099,536 -21% 803 $2,615   $18,217,905 51
1995/10/13 1 $19,121,213   382 $50,056   $20,479,367 65
1995/10/20 20 $538,544 -97% 247 $2,180   $21,017,911 72
1995/10/27 26 $344,880 -36% 160 $2,156   $21,362,791 79
1995/11/03 25 $359,236 +4% 164 $2,190   $21,722,027 86
1995/11/10 23 $329,840 -8% 148 $2,229   $22,051,867 93
1995/11/17 31 $204,269 -38% 113 $1,808   $22,256,136 100
1995/11/24 29 $157,721 -23% 84 $1,878   $22,413,857 107
1995/12/01 28 $136,269 -14% 124 $1,099   $22,550,126 114
1995/12/08 31 $112,597 -17% 84 $1,340   $22,662,723 121
1995/12/15 28 $113,021 n/c 95 $1,190   $22,775,744 128
1995/12/22 42 $67,497 -40% 52 $1,298   $22,843,241 135
1995/12/29 49 $64,059 -5% 48 $1,335   $22,907,300 142
1996/01/05 44 $73,038 +14% 60 $1,217   $22,980,338 149