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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,381,087Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,901-7,000) 6,973 $2,381,087
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,409 $2,381,087
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 996 $2,381,087
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,362 $2,381,087
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,765 $2,381,087

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 21st, 1995 (Wide) by New Line
MPAA Rating: R for graphic depiction of drug addiction with related strong violence, sexuality and language
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Basketball
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Island Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Jim Carroll

Supporting Cast

Bruno Kirby    Swifty
Ernie Hudson    Reggie
Lorraine Bracco    Jim's Mother
Patrick McCaw    Neutron
Mark Wahlberg    Mickey
James Madio    Pedro
Roy Cooper    Father McNulty
Marilyn Sokol    Chanting Woman
Vincent Pastore    Construction Worker
Nick Gaetani    Referee #1
Jimmy Papiris    Iggy
Alexander Gaberman    Bobo
Ben Jorgensen    Tommy
Josh Mostel    Couterman
Juliette Lewis    Diane Moody
Michael Imperioli    Bobby
Akiko Ashley    Stripper
Manny Alfaro    Manny
Cynthia Daniel    Winkie
Brittany Daniel    Blinkie
Eric Betts    Drug Dealer #1
Joyce R. Korbin    Mugging Victim
Lawrence Barth    Referee #2
Gary Iorio    Policeman
Toby Huss    Kenny
James Dennis Carroll    Frankie Pinewater
William Webb    Juju Johnson
Michael Rapaport    Skinhead
Doc Dougherty    Policeman
John Hoyt    Billy the Bartender
Manny Siverio    Pino

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Brian Goluboff    Screenwriter
Jim Carroll    Story Creator
Liz Heller    Producer
John Bard Manulis    Producer
Chris Blackwell    Executive Producer
Dan Genetti    Executive Producer
Christopher Nowak    Production Designer
Dana Congdon    Editor
Graeme Revell    Composer
William Sarokin    Sound Mixer
Jeffrey Perkins    Re-recording Mixer
David J. Hudson    Re-recording Mixer
Paul Clay    Supervising Sound Editor
Victor Iorillo    Supervising Sound Editor
Karyn Rachtman    Song Writer 'Strawberry Wine'
Paul DiBartolo    Song Writer 'Blind Dogs'
Adam Flax    Song Writer 'Adam Flax'
Kim A. Thayil    Song Writer 'I've Been Down'
Christopher J. Cornell    Song Writer 'Christopher J. Cornell'
Flea    Song Writer

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1995/04/21 16 $714,005   300 $2,380   $714,005 1
1995/04/28 20 $440,688 -38% 300 $1,469   $1,353,727 2
1995/05/05 25 $246,907 -44% 300 $823   $1,743,100 3
1995/05/12 34 $88,809 -64% 172 $516   $1,935,500 4
1995/06/09 63 $8,767   21 $417   $2,075,691 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1995/04/21 16 $913,039   300 $3,043   $913,039 1
1995/04/28 21 $583,154 -36% 300 $1,944   $1,496,193 2
1995/05/05 25 $350,498 -40% 300 $1,168   $1,846,691 3