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Philadelphia (1993)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $77,324,422Details
International Box Office $124,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $201,324,422
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 969 $77,324,422
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 675 $124,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 747 $201,324,422

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$26,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 1993 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some graphic language and thematic material.
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Keywords: LGBT, Terminal Illness, AIDS
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tri-Star Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 82 $376,171 May 27, 1994 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 85 $440,747 May 20, 1994 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 75 $639,835 May 13, 1994 145
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 98 $1,221,376 Apr 8, 1994 110
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 76 $1,941,168 Mar 25, 1994 96
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 93 $4,020,975 Feb 18, 1994 61
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 211 $8,840,232 Feb 18, 1994 61
Fastest to $50m 1,422 $50,469,007 Feb 11, 1994 54
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day) 79 $7,316,408 Jan 28, 1994 40
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 32 $16,085,338 Jan 28, 1994 40
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day) 52 $13,817,010 Jan 14, 1994 26
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 18 $30,377,103 Jan 14, 1994 26

Leading Cast

   Andrew Beckett
   Joe Miller

Supporting Cast

Jason Robards, Jr.    Charles Wheeler
Mary Steenburgen    Belinda Conine
Antonio Banderas    Miguel Alvarez
Ron Vawter    Bob Seidman
Robert Ridgely    Walter Kenton
Charles Napier    Judge Garnett
Lisa Summerour    Lisa Miller
Obba Babatunde    Jerome Green
Andre B. Blake    Young Man at Pharmacy
Robert Castle    Bud Beckett
Daniel Chapman    Clinic Storyteller
Ann Dowd    Jell Beckett
David Drake    Bruno
Karen Finley    Dr. Gillman
Charles Glenn    Kenneth Killcoyne
Peter Jacobs    Peter/Mona Lisa
Paul Lazar    Dr. Klenstein
John Bedford Lloyd    Matt Beckett
Roberta Maxwell    Judge Tate
Warren Miller    Mr. Finley
Harry Northup    Jury Member
Dan Olmstead    Randy Beckett
Joey Perillo    Filko
Laruen Roselli    Iris
Bill Rowe    Dr. Armbruster
Anna Deavere Smith    Anthea Burton
Lisa Talerico    Shelby
Daniel von Bargen    Jury Foreman
Tracey Walter    Libarian
Bradley Whitford    Jamey Collins
Chandra Wilson    Chandra
Kathryn Witt    Melissa Benedict
Joanne Woodward    Sarah Beckett
Buzz Kilman    Crutches
Mark Sorensen, Jr    Clinic Patient
Jeffrey Williamson    Tyrone
Stephanie Roth    Rachel Smilow
Ford Wheeler    Alan
Freddie Foxxx    Hospital Patient
Paul Moore    Hospital Patient
Jane Moore    Lydia Glines
Dennis Radesky    Santa Claus
Glen Hartell    Library Guard
John Ignarri    Young Man in Library
Richard Ehrlich    Young Man in Library
Katie Lintner    Alexis
Peg French    Bronte Sister
Ann Howard    Bronte Sister
Meghan Tepas    Meghan
Molly Hickock    Molly Beckett
Elizabeth Roby    Elizabeth Beckett
Adam LeFevre    Jill's Husband
Gary Goetzman    Guido Paonessa
Melissa Fraser Brown    Jury Member
Jordan Cael    Jury Member
Dodie Bemme    Jury Member
Patricia Greenwell    Jury Member
Donovan Mannato    Jury Member
Steven Scales    Jury Member
Billy Ray Tyson    Jury Member
Kenneth Utt    Jury Member
Steve Vignari    Jury Member
Lawrence T. Wrentz    Jury Member
James B. Howard    Dexter Smith
Charles Techman    Ralph Peterson
Jim Roche    Not Adam and Steve
Donna Hamilton    Angela Medina
Daniel Wolff    Filko's Buddy
John T. O'Connell    Macho Barfly
Edward Kirkland    Couisn Eddie
Tony Fitzpatrick    Bartender
Debra H. Ballard    Court Stenographer
Ira Flitter    Andrew's Friend
Gene Borkan    Bailiff
Jon Arterton    Flirtation
Michael Callen    Flirtation
Aurelio Font    Flirtation
Jimmy Rutland    Flirtation
Cliff Townsend    Flirtation
Q. Lazzarus    Party Singer
Lucas Platt    Robert
Lewis Walker    Punchline
Carmen Mahiques    Miguel's Mom
Jose Castillo    Miguel's Dad
Leigh Smiley    Younger Sarah Beckett
Philip Jospeh 'PJ' McGee    Child Andrew

Interviewee(s)

Edward Rendell    Himself

Cameos

Roger Corman    Mr. Laird
Julius Erving    Himself

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Edward Saxon    Producer
Jonathan Demme    Producer
Ron Nyswaner    Screenwriter
Gary Goetzman    Executive Producer
Kenneth Utt    Executive Producer
Ron Bozman    Executive Producer
Kristi Zea    Production Designer
Tak Fujimoto    Director of Photography
Howard Shore    Composer
Craig McKay    Editor
Kristi Zea    Associate Producer
Ron Bozman    Assistant Director
Kristi Zea    Second Unit Director
Kenneth Utt    Unit Production Manager
Thomas A. Imperato    Production Supervisor
Tim Galvin    Art Director
Karen O'Hara    Set Decorator
Colleen Atwood    Costume Designer
Kathleen Gerlach    Associate Producer
David Davenport    Costume Supervisor
Timothy J. Alberts    Costume Supervisor
Colleen Sharp    Associate Editor
Chris Newman    Sound Mixer
Tom Fleischman    Re-recording Mixer
Reilly Steele    Re-recording Mixer
Ron Bochar    Supervising Sound Editor
Fred Rosenberg    Dialogue Editor
Laura Civiello    Dialogue Editor
Suzana Peric    Music Editor
Nicholas Meyers    Music Editor
Carl Fullerton    Makeup
Alan D'Angerio    Hairstylist
Bruce Springsteen    Song Writer 'Steets of Philadelphia'
Neil Young    Song Writer 'Philadelphia'
Peter Gabriel    Song Writer 'Lovetown'
Howard Feuer    Casting

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
1994/01/14 1 $13,817,010   1,245 $11,098   $14,769,800 4
1994/01/21 1 $8,830,605 -36% 1,295 $6,819   $26,528,645 5
1994/01/28 2 $7,316,408 -17% 1,562 $4,684   $36,603,403 6
1994/02/04 3 $5,819,694 -20% 1,594 $3,651   $44,827,015 7
1994/02/11 7 $4,223,332 -27% 1,604 $2,633   $50,469,007 8
1994/02/18 10 $4,020,975 -5% 1,449 $2,775   $55,887,066 9
1994/03/25 8 $1,941,168   888 $2,186   $66,824,986 14
1994/04/08 12 $1,221,376   809 $1,510   $70,762,214 16
1994/04/15 13 $791,057 -35% 637 $1,242   $71,918,939 17
1994/04/22 13 $620,936 -22% 590 $1,052   $72,815,444 18
1994/04/29 13 $415,144 -33% 434 $957   $73,444,168 19
1994/05/13 11 $639,835   707 $905   $74,654,908 21
1994/05/20 13 $440,747 -31% 533 $827   $75,391,710 22
1994/05/27 12 $376,171 -15% 368 $1,022   $75,967,588 23
1994/06/03 14 $219,070 -42% 298 $735   $76,269,149 24
1994/06/10 13 $145,973 -33% 228 $640   $76,512,063 25

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1994/01/14 1 $16,745,250   1,245 $13,450   $17,698,040 5
1994/01/21 1 $11,588,955 -31% 1,295 $8,949   $29,286,995 6
1994/01/28 2 $9,720,326 -16% 1,562 $6,223   $39,007,321 7
1994/02/04 3 $7,238,354 -26% 1,594 $4,541   $46,245,675 8
1994/02/11 6 $5,620,416 -22% 1,604 $3,504   $51,866,091 9
1994/04/08 9 $1,587,044   809 $1,962   $71,127,882 17
1994/04/15 10 $1,066,626 -33% 637 $1,674   $72,194,508 18
1994/04/22 8 $834,516 -22% 590 $1,414   $73,029,024 19
1994/05/13 11 $935,890   707 $1,324   $74,950,963 22
1994/05/20 9 $640,454 -32% 533 $1,202   $75,591,417 23
1994/05/27 9 $458,662 -28% 368 $1,246   $76,050,079 24
1994/06/03 11 $316,011 -31% 298 $1,060   $76,366,090 25

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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