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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,564,422Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,115 $38,564,422
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,070 $38,564,422
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 649 $38,564,422
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 979 $38,564,422

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 11th, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for some violence and gore involving animal attacks
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Keywords: Animals Gone Bad
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 72 $10,321,400 Oct 11, 1996 3
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 44 $20,946,371 Oct 11, 1996 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day) 41 $10,321,400 Oct 11, 1996 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 24 $20,946,371 Oct 11, 1996 3

Leading Cast

   Remington

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Val Kilmer    John Patterson
Tom Wilkinson    Beaumont
Emily Mortimer    Helena Patterson
Bernard Hill    Dr. David Hawthorne

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Jerry Goldsmith    Composer
Josh McLaglen    First Assistant Director
Jamie Christopher    Second Assistant Director
Lee Cleary    Assistant Director
Chris Corbould    Special Effects Supervisor

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
1996/10/11 1 $10,321,400   2,142 $4,819   $10,321,400 1
1996/10/18 2 $7,507,928 -27% 2,154 $3,486   $20,241,321 2
1996/10/25 4 $4,390,078 -42% 2,202 $1,994   $26,792,125 3
1996/11/01 5 $3,660,201 -17% 2,038 $1,796   $31,779,391 4
1996/11/08 8 $1,727,222 -53% 1,711 $1,009   $34,575,614 5
1996/11/15 9 $1,033,749 -40% 1,328 $778   $36,166,456 6
1996/11/22 11 $470,211 -55% 820 $573   $36,946,439 7
1996/11/29 17 $371,602 -21% 402 $924   $37,396,787 8
1996/12/06 26 $104,372 -72% 320 $326   $37,567,525 9
1996/12/13 32 $49,048 -53% 191 $257   $37,665,720 10
1996/12/20 46 $21,545 -56% 72 $299   $37,709,317 11
1997/01/03 56 $17,461   31 $563   $37,769,792 13
1997/01/17 27 $387,664   512 $757   $38,175,694 15
1997/01/24 38 $133,510 -66% 461 $290   $38,353,568 16
1997/01/31 43 $94,904 -29% 275 $345   $38,487,058 17
1997/02/07 55 $44,586 -53% 142 $314   $38,553,833 18

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/10/11 1 $12,733,393   2,142 $5,945   $12,733,393 1
1996/10/18 2 $9,668,654 -24% 2,154 $4,489   $22,402,047 2
1996/10/25 5 $5,717,143 -41% 2,202 $2,596   $28,119,190 3
1996/11/01 5 $4,729,202 -17% 2,038 $2,321   $32,848,392 4
1996/11/08 9 $2,284,315 -52% 1,711 $1,335   $35,132,707 5
1996/11/15 9 $1,343,521 -41% 1,328 $1,012   $36,476,228 6
1996/11/22 12 $548,957 -59% 820 $669   $37,025,185 7
1996/11/29 18 $437,968 -20% 402 $1,089   $37,463,153 8
1996/12/06 22 $153,519 -65% 320 $480   $37,616,672 9
1996/12/13 32 $71,100 -54% 191 $372   $37,687,772 10
1997/01/17 28 $432,028   512 $844   $38,220,058 15
1997/01/24 38 $172,096 -60% 461 $373   $38,392,154 16
1997/01/31 43 $117,093 -32% 275 $426   $38,509,247 17

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