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Malcolm X (1992)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $48,169,910Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,684 $48,169,910
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,592 $48,169,910
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 269 $48,169,910
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 360 $48,169,910

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 18th, 1992 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 18th, 2000 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language.
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Keywords: Biography, Black Urban, African-American
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 155 $8,561,890 Nov 27, 1992 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 111 $18,506,061 Nov 27, 1992 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 180 $8,561,890 Nov 27, 1992 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 169 $18,506,061 Nov 27, 1992 12

Leading Cast

   Malcolm X

Supporting Cast

Lonette McKee    Louise Little
Delroy Lindo    West Indian Archie
Spike Lee    Shorty
Angela Bassett    Betty Shabazz

Uncategorized

David Patrick Kelly    Mr. Ostrowski
William Fichtner    Cop at Harlem Station
Brendan Kelly    Guard Cone
Christopher Plummer    Chaplain Gill
Michael Imperioli    Reporter at Fire Bombing
Vincent D'Onofrio    Bill Newman
Ossie Davis    Himself
Debi Mazar    Peg
Karen Allen    Miss Dunne
Richard Schiff    JFK Reporter
Peter Boyle    Capt. Green
Giancarlo Esposito    Thomas Hayer
LaTanya Richardson    Lorraine

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Terence Blanchard    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1992/11/20 3 $9,871,125   1,124 $8,782   $13,622,147 1
1992/11/27 5 $8,561,890 -13% 1,249 $6,855   $26,877,774 2
1992/12/04 5 $3,771,464 -56% 1,249 $3,020   $32,608,857 3
1992/12/11 7 $1,819,072 -52% 1,249 $1,456   $35,730,153 4
1992/12/18 10 $1,297,197 -29% 1,202 $1,079   $37,875,385 5
1993/01/01 12 $1,992,516   1,040 $1,916   $44,707,772 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1992/11/20 3 $14,564,862   1,124 $12,958   $18,315,884 2
1992/11/27 5 $10,521,509 -28% 1,249 $8,424   $28,837,393 3
1992/12/04 5 $5,073,688 -52% 1,249 $4,062   $33,911,081 4
1992/12/11 7 $1,691,522 -67% 1,249 $1,354   $35,602,603 5

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