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White Squall (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,229,300Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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White Squall is based on the real life story of the sinking of a schooner containing a class of troubled teenagres.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
60% - Fresh
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 2nd, 1996 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and a traumatic shipwreck
Running Time: 129 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Hollywood Pictures, Mistral Worldwide Company
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,243 $53,064 Apr 12, 1996 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,895 $118,804 Apr 5, 1996 66
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,511 $44,242 Mar 8, 1996 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,212 $117,465 Mar 1, 1996 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,480 $162,956 Feb 23, 1996 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,653 $1,030,641 Feb 16, 1996 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,393 $2,353,857 Feb 9, 1996 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,317 $3,908,514 Feb 2, 1996 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,892 1,524 Feb 2, 1996 3


   Sheldon "Skipper"
Caroline Goodall    Dr. Alice Sheldon
   Chuck Gieg
   Tod Johnstone
   Frank Beaumont
   Tracy Lapchick
Ryan Phillippe    Gil Martin
David Lascher    Robert March
Julio Oscar Mechoso    Girard Pascal
David Selby    Francis Beaumont
Jason Marsden    Shay Jennings
Eric Michael Cole    Dean Preston
Zeljko Ivanek    Sanders
Jordan Clarke    Charles Gieg
Lizbeth MacKay    Middy Gieg
Jill Larson    Peggy Beaumont
James Medina    Cuban Commander
James Rebhorn    Tyler
Nicole Ann Samuel    Girl in Brothel
Becky Ann Baker    Ms. Boyde
Camilla Overbye Roos    Bregitta
Nathaniel Ives    Relief Bo'sun
Chris Condon    Crew Member
Andrew Hartley    Crew Member
Peyton Thomas    Crew Member
Jordan Scott    Danish School Girl
Nynne Christiansen    Danish School Girl
Charlotte Anderson    Danish School Girl
Lene Kristensen    Danish School Girl
Anja Clausen    Danish School Girl
Anita Weider    Danish School Girl
Emily Chittell    Danish School Girl
Mette Hocke    Danish School Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Mimi Polk
Producer    Rocky Lang
Screenwriter    Todd Robinson
Executive Producer    Ridley Scott
Co-Producer    Nigel Wooll
Director of Photography    Hugh Johnson
Production Designer    Peter J. Hampton
Editor    Gerry Hambling
Costume Designer    Judianna Makovsky
Composer    Jeff Rona
Casting Director    Louis DiGiaimo
Co-Producer    Todd Robinson
Associate Producer    Terry Needham
Assistant Director    Terry Needham
Second Unit Director    David Tringham
Unit Production Manager    Nigel Wooll
Production Manager    Mark Huffam
Production Manager    Sue MacCarthy
Production Designer    Leslie Tomkins
Art Director    Joseph P. Lucky
Set Dresser    Bob Reagan
Underwater Photography    Pete Romano
Special Effects    Joss Williams
Additional Editor    Mike Ellis
Production Sound Mixer    Ken Weston
Supervising Sound Editor    Campbell Askew
Sound Editor    Mike Crouch
Sound Editor    Tony Message
Sound Editor    Gerard McCann
Dialogue Editor    Robert Gavin
Music Editor    Graham Sutton
Music Editor    Zigmund Gron
Chief Makeup    Sarah Monzani
Hairstylist    Dee Ann Brisbane
Stunt Coordinator    Eddie Stacey

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 15th, 2012

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/02/02 5 $3,908,514   1,524 $2,565   $3,908,514 3
1996/02/09 10 $2,353,857 -40% 1,524 $1,545   $7,356,010 10
1996/02/16 17 $1,030,641 -56% 864 $1,193   $9,139,448 17
1996/02/23 36 $162,956 -84% 208 $783   $9,559,443 24
1996/03/01 41 $117,465 -28% 162 $725   $9,755,796 31
1996/03/08 56 $44,242 -62% 118 $375   $9,853,455 38
1996/04/05 36 $118,804   273 $435   $10,095,861 66
1996/04/12 50 $53,064 -55% 132 $402   $10,229,300 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/02/02 4 $5,002,153   1,524 $3,282   $5,002,153 7
1996/02/09 11 $3,106,654 -38% 1,524 $2,038   $8,108,807 14
1996/02/16 17 $1,287,680 -59% 864 $1,490   $9,396,487 21
1996/02/23 35 $241,844 -81% 208 $1,163   $9,638,331 28
1996/03/01 38 $170,882 -29% 162 $1,055   $9,809,213 35
1996/04/05 33 $199,179   273 $730   $10,176,236 70