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Ransom (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $136,492,681Details
International Box Office $172,207,319Details
Worldwide Box Office $308,700,000
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 400 $136,492,681
All Time International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 457 $172,207,319
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 405 $308,700,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 64 $136,492,681
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 76 $172,207,319
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 62 $308,700,000

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 8th, 1996 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: R for graphic bloody violence and strong language
Running Time: 121 minutes
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Keywords: Kidnap, Corrupt Cops
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 361 $5,443,852 Dec 27, 1996 52
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 65 $17,303,789 Nov 29, 1996 24
Fastest to $100m 396 $105,093,059 Nov 29, 1996 24
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 76 $17,303,789 Nov 29, 1996 24
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 52 $35,116,513 Nov 29, 1996 24
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 100 $17,303,789 Nov 29, 1996 24
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 95 $35,116,513 Nov 29, 1996 24
Fastest to $50m 541 $67,143,873 Nov 15, 1996 10
Biggest Domestic November Weekend 79 $34,216,088 Nov 8, 1996 3
Top R Weekend Domestic 72 $34,216,088 Nov 8, 1996 3
Top 1996 Theater Average 61 $12,786 Nov 8, 1996 3
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 16 $34,216,088 Nov 8, 1996 3
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 10 $69,438,532 Nov 8, 1996 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day) 9 $34,216,088 Nov 8, 1996 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 8 $69,438,532 Nov 8, 1996 3

Leading Cast

   Tom Mullen

Supporting Cast

Rene Russo    Kate Mullen
Gary Sinise    Jimmy Shaker
Delroy Lindo    Agent Lonnie Hawkins
Lili Taylor    Maris Conner
Liev Schreiber    Clark Barnes
Evan Handler    Miles Roberts
Donnie Wahlberg    Cubby Barnes
Brawley Nolte    Sean Mullen
Dan Hedaya    Jackie Brown
Paul Guilfoyle    Wallace
Michael Gaston    Agent Jack Sickler
Jose Zuniga    David Torres
Nancy Ticotin    Agent Kimba Welch
Kevin McCready    Agent Paul Rhodes
Allen Bernstein    Bob Stone
Iraida Polanco    Fatima
John Ortiz    Roberto
Mike Hodge    Man at Party
Paul Geier    Mayor Barresi
Louisa Marie    Woman at Party
Edward Francis Joseph    Guest at Party
A.J. Benza    Reporter Guest
Peter Tambakis    Nelson
Tony Hoty    Doorman
Daniel May Wong    Agent Sam
John Short    Agent Dewey
Ed Jupp    Technician
Stephen Oates    NYPD/SWAT
Gene Harrison    FBI/SWAT Leader
Mick O Rourke    FBI/SWAT
Henry Kingi Jr.    FBI/SWAT
Roy Farfel    FBI/SWAT
Lex D. Geddings    FBI/SWAT Sniper
Donna Hanover    News Reporter
Rosanna Scotto    News Anchor
Tony Potts    News Anchor
John Finnerty    Newshound
Todd Hallowell    Don Campbell
Joe Bacino    Cop #1
Carl S. Redding    Cop #2
James Georgiades    Cop #3
Christian Maelen    Cop #4
David Vadim    Cop #5
Addie O'Donnell    Reporter
Judy Hudson    Reporter
Mitzie Pratt    Reporter
Lynne Redding    Reporter
Michael Countryman    Bank Manager
Chris Lopata    Agent Levin
John Richard Hartmann    Agent Lambert
Anton Evangelista    FBI Agent
Richard Price    Detective #1
Joe Badalucco, Jr.    Liquor Store Cop
Dell Maara    Liquor Store Perp
Tommy Allen    Detective at Kidnap House
John Dorish    Paramedic
Vincent Burns    Detective Doran
Brad Brewer    The Crowtations
Darren Brown    The Crowtations
Marvin Brown    The Crowtations
Glenn King    The Crowtations
Cheryl Howard    Science Fair Coordinator
James Ritz    Science Fair Judge
Anna Marie Wieder    Woman at Science Fair
Joan D. Lowry    Mayor's Wife
Craig Castaldo    Radioman
Teodorina Bello    Person on the street
J.J. Chaback    Person on the street
Lori Tan Chinn    Person on the street
Carl Don    Person on the street
Nathaniel Freeman    Person on the street
Phil Parolisi    Person on the street
Rafael Osorio    Person on the street
Leslie Devlin    Newscaster
Lewis Dodley    Newscaster
John Brian Rogers    ND Cop #1
Jeffrey Kaufman    ND Cop #2
Mark Smith    Undercover Cop
Jim Whalen    Detective
Kim Snyder    Kate's Friend
Panicker Upendran    Store Owner
Robert Zajonc (uncredited)*    Rescue Pilot

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Scott Rudin    Producer
Brian Grazer    Producer
B. Kipling Hagopian    Producer
Richard Price    Screenwriter
Alexander Ignon    Story Creator
Todd Hallowell    Executive Producer
Piotr Sobocinski    Director of Photography
Michael Corenblith    Production Designer
Dan Hanley    Editor
Michael Hill    Editor
Rita Ryack    Costume Designer
Howard Shore    Composer
Aldric Porter    Associate Producer
Adam Schroeder    Co-Producer
Susan Merzbach    Co-Producer
Louisa Velis    Associate Producer
Aldric Porter    Assistant Director
Todd Hallowell    Second Unit Director
Carl Clifford    Unit Production Manager
Michelle Morrissey    Production Supervisor
John Kasarda    Art Director
Susan Bode    Set Decorator
David M. Dunlap    Second Unit Camera
Danny Michael    Sound Mixer
Rick Dior    Re-recording Mixer
Frank Morrone    Re-recording Mixer
Bob Chefalas    Re-recording Mixer
Anthony Ciccolini III    Supervising Sound Editor
Glenn Auchinachie    Sound Effects Editor
Dan Sable    Sound Effects Editor
Jason Canovas    Sound Effects Editor
Lou Cerborino    Dialogue Editor
Bitty O'Sullivan-Smith    Dialogue Editor
Thomas A. Gulino    Dialogue Editor
Jim Henrikson    Music Editor
Suzana Peric    Music Editor
Allen Weisinger    Make up
Joe Coscia    Hairstylist
James Horner    Composer
Kathy Nelson    Music Supervisor
Cyril Hume    Story Creator
Richard Maibaum    Story Creator
Jane Jenkins    Casting Director
Janet Hirshenson    Casting Director
Jeff Ward    Stunt Coordinator

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
1996/11/08 1 $34,216,088   2,676 $12,786   $34,216,088 1
1996/11/15 2 $22,374,113 -35% 2,757 $8,115   $67,143,873 2
1996/11/22 3 $13,185,106 -41% 2,768 $4,763   $85,745,878 3
1996/11/29 4 $17,303,789 +31% 2,588 $6,686   $105,093,059 4
1996/12/06 5 $5,495,131 -68% 2,411 $2,279   $112,913,186 5
1996/12/13 8 $2,979,816 -46% 1,823 $1,635   $117,504,943 6
1996/12/20 12 $1,798,788 -40% 1,326 $1,357   $120,335,313 7
1996/12/27 13 $2,682,478 +49% 1,171 $2,291   $124,641,941 8
1997/01/03 13 $2,218,662 -17% 1,076 $2,062   $129,137,746 9
1997/01/10 19 $1,003,258 -55% 1,034 $970   $130,725,764 10
1997/01/17 23 $658,446 -34% 501 $1,314   $131,685,925 11
1997/01/24 27 $317,106 -52% 327 $970   $132,107,319 12
1997/01/31 29 $240,227 -24% 241 $997   $132,440,990 13
1997/02/07 38 $111,335 -54% 153 $728   $132,611,345 14
1997/02/14 18 $863,418 +676% 601 $1,437   $133,504,875 15
1997/02/21 18 $634,446 -27% 558 $1,137   $134,324,609 16
1997/02/28 21 $479,929 -24% 542 $885   $134,974,141 17
1997/03/07 25 $378,071 -21% 515 $734   $135,490,454 18
1997/03/14 29 $248,554 -34% 401 $620   $135,867,430 19
1997/03/21 35 $154,952 -38% 271 $572   $136,100,978 20
1997/03/28 41 $106,536 -31% 202 $527   $136,263,611 21
1997/04/04 51 $68,066 -36% 146 $466   $136,385,379 22
1997/04/11 56 $43,421 -36% 94 $462   $136,448,821 23

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/11/08 1 $44,769,760   2,676 $16,730   $44,769,760 1
1996/11/15 2 $27,791,012 -38% 2,757 $10,080   $72,560,772 2
1996/11/22 3 $15,228,498 -45% 2,768 $5,502   $87,789,270 3
1996/11/29 3 $19,628,785 +29% 2,588 $7,585   $107,418,055 4
1996/12/06 4 $7,107,072 -64% 2,411 $2,948   $114,525,127 5
1996/12/13 8 $4,011,398 -44% 1,823 $2,200   $118,536,525 6
1996/12/20 12 $3,422,938 -15% 1,326 $2,581   $121,959,463 7
1996/12/27 14 $4,959,621 +45% 1,171 $4,235   $126,919,084 8
1997/01/03 13 $2,803,422 -43% 1,076 $2,605   $129,722,506 9
1997/01/10 18 $1,304,973 -53% 1,034 $1,262   $131,027,479 10
1997/01/17 23 $762,734 -42% 501 $1,522   $131,790,213 11
1997/01/24 28 $410,550 -46% 327 $1,256   $132,200,763 12
1997/01/31 29 $299,247 -27% 241 $1,242   $132,500,010 13
1997/02/07 40 $141,447 -53% 153 $924   $132,641,457 14
1997/02/14 17 $1,048,706 +641% 601 $1,745   $133,690,163 15
1997/02/21 19 $804,049 -23% 558 $1,441   $134,494,212 16
1997/02/28 21 $618,171 -23% 542 $1,141   $135,112,383 17
1997/03/07 23 $506,493 -18% 515 $983   $135,618,876 18
1997/03/14 29 $327,150 -35% 401 $816   $135,946,026 19
1997/03/21 35 $211,049 -35% 271 $779   $136,157,075 20
1997/03/28 43 $160,238 -24% 202 $793   $136,317,313 21
1997/04/04 49 $88,087 -45% 146 $603   $136,405,400 22

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