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Hamlet (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,501,094Details
International Box Office $2,628,576Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,129,670
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  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,023 $4,501,094
All Time International Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,063 $2,628,576
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,875 $7,129,670
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 501-600) 587 $4,501,094

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 3rd, 1998 by Warner Home Video, released as Hamlet (1996)
August 14th, 2007 by Warner Home Video, released as William Shakespeare's Hamlet
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent images and sexuality
Comparisons: vs. Hamlet
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Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Theater Average 4th Weekend 15 $27,826 Jan 17, 1997 26
Theater Average 3rd Weekend 54 $24,079 Jan 10, 1997 19
Theater Average 2nd Weekend 90 $29,454 Jan 3, 1997 12
Top 1996 Theater Average 11 $30,228 Dec 27, 1996 5

Cast

   Hamlet
Julie Christie    Gertrude
Billy Crystal    First Gravedigger
Gerard Depardieu    Reynaldo
Charlton Heston    Player King
Derek Jacobi    Claudius
Jack Lemmon    Marcellus
Rufus Sewell    Fortinbras
Robin Williams    Osric
Kate Winslet    Ophelia
Judi Dench    Hecuba
Richard Attenborough    English Ambassador
Jimi Mistry    Sailor Two
Rosemary Harris    Player Queen
Timothy Spall    Rosencrantz
John Gielgud    Priam

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Patrick Doyle

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/12/27 41 $90,684   3 $30,228   $148,321 1
1997/01/03 37 $88,362 -3% 3 $29,454   $344,863 2
1997/01/10 42 $72,237 -18% 3 $24,079   $462,498 3
1997/01/17 43 $83,478 +16% 3 $27,826   $582,904 4
1997/01/24 23 $455,728 +446% 56 $8,138   $1,062,899 5
1997/01/31 24 $417,453 -8% 56 $7,455   $1,651,891 6
1997/02/07 26 $344,057 -18% 56 $6,144   $2,121,048 7
1997/02/14 26 $526,300 +53% 92 $5,721   $2,758,109 8
1997/02/21 26 $290,488 -45% 88 $3,301   $3,157,347 9
1997/02/28 28 $252,067 -13% 93 $2,710   $3,518,612 10
1997/03/07 29 $201,577 -20% 87 $2,317   $3,813,678 11
1997/03/14 36 $142,096 -30% 71 $2,001   $4,042,969 12
1997/03/21 42 $81,791 -42% 43 $1,902   $4,189,130 13
1997/03/28 47 $72,189 -12% 36 $2,005   $4,300,536 14
1997/04/04 57 $43,150 -40% 33 $1,308   $4,359,168 15
1997/04/11 55 $44,875 +4% 43 $1,044   $4,414,535 16

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/12/27 42 $198,864   3 $66,288   $256,501 2
1997/01/03 36 $133,760 -33% 3 $44,587   $390,261 3
1997/01/10 42 $109,165 -18% 3 $36,388   $499,426 4
1997/01/17 44 $107,745 -1% 3 $35,915   $607,171 5
1997/01/24 23 $627,267 +482% 56 $11,201   $1,234,438 6
1997/01/31 24 $542,553 -14% 56 $9,688   $1,776,991 7
1997/02/07 25 $454,818 -16% 56 $8,122   $2,231,809 8
1997/02/14 24 $635,050 +40% 92 $6,903   $2,866,859 9
1997/02/21 24 $399,686 -37% 88 $4,542   $3,266,545 10
1997/02/28 28 $345,556 -14% 93 $3,716   $3,612,101 11
1997/03/07 27 $288,772 -16% 87 $3,319   $3,900,873 12
1997/03/14 36 $206,466 -29% 71 $2,908   $4,107,339 13
1997/03/21 43 $121,008 -41% 43 $2,814   $4,228,347 14
1997/03/28 49 $87,671 -28% 36 $2,435   $4,316,018 15
1997/04/04 54 $53,642 -39% 33 $1,626   $4,369,660 16

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