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Hamlet (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $20,710,451Details
International Box Office $1,783,276Details
Worldwide Box Office $22,493,727
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1990 (Limited) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Source:Based on Play
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Icon Productions
Production Countries: France,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 276 $5,147,284 Jan 25, 1991 40
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 274 $7,257,604 Jan 18, 1991 33
Never Wide Domestic 83 $20,710,451 Dec 19, 1990 0

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Alan Bates    Claudius
Paul Scofield    The Ghost
Ian Holm    Polonius
Helena Bonham Carter    Ophelia
Stephen Dillane    Horatio
Nathaniel Parker    Laertes
Sean Murray    Guildenstern
Michael Maloney    Rosencrantz
Trevor Peacock    The Gravedigger
John McEnery    Osric
Richard Warwick    Bernardo
Christien Anholt    Marcellus
Dave Duffy    Francisco
Vernon Dobtcheff    Reynaldo
Pete Postlethwaite    Player King
Christopher Fairbank    Player Queen
Sarah Phillips    A Player
Ned Mendez    A Player
Roy York    A Player
Marjorie Bell    A Player
Justin Case    A Player
Roger Low    A Player
Pamela Sinclair    A Player
Baby Simon Sinclair    A Player
Roy Evans    A Player

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

Production and Technical Credits

Dyson Lovell    Producer
Christopher De Vore    Screenwriter
Franco Zeffirelli    Screenwriter
William Shakespeare    Based on the paly by
Bruce Davey    Executive Producer
Ennio Morricone    Composer
Dante Ferretti    Production Designer
David Watkin    Cinematographer
Richard Marden    Editor
Michael Murray    Assistant Director
David Barron    Production Supervisor
Michael Lamont    Supervising Art Director
James Morahan    Art Director
Franco Ceraolo    Art Director
Antonio Tarolla    Art Director
Alan Tomkins    Art Director
Francesca Lo Schiavo    Set Decorator
Maurizio Millenotti    Costume Designer
Richard Pointing    Costume Supervisor
David Stephenson    Sound Mixer
Gerry Humphreys    Re-recording Mixer
Dean Humphreys    Re-recording Mixer
Nicolas Stevenson    Sound Editor
Archie Ludski    Dialogue Editor
Robin Clarke    Music Editor
Franco Corridoni    Makeup (Supervising)
Maria Teresa Corridoni    Supervising Hairstylist
Joyce Nettles    Casting Director
Cliff Lanning    Third Assistant Director

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
1991/01/18 9 $3,406,300   522 $6,525   $4,250,628 5
1991/01/25 10 $2,415,838 -29% 525 $4,602   $7,444,856 6
1991/02/01 10 $2,341,127 -3% 525 $4,459   $10,807,476 7
1991/05/24 37 $131,854   145 $909   $20,488,197 23

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/01/18 9 $4,184,690   522 $8,017   $5,029,018 6
1991/01/25 8 $3,437,331 -18% 525 $6,547   $8,466,349 7