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A Time to Kill (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $108,766,007Details
International Box Office $43,500,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $152,266,007
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 24th, 1996 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: March 26th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violence and some graphic language
Running Time: 149 minutes
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Keywords: Lawyers, Sex Crimes, African-American, Revenge, Courtroom Drama, Bigotry
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: TTK Productions, Regency Enterprises
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 574 $101,002,684 Sep 13, 1996 54
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 109 $7,088,005 Aug 30, 1996 40
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 61 $14,384,481 Aug 30, 1996 40
Fastest to $50m 956 $59,189,197 Aug 9, 1996 19

Leading Cast

   Ellen Roark
   Carl Lee Hailey
   Jake Brigance

Supporting Cast

Kevin Spacey    Rufus Buckley
Brenda Fricker    Ethel Twitty
Oliver Platt    Harry Rex Vonner
Charles S. Dutton    Sheriff Ozzie Walls
Ashley Judd    Carla Brigance
Patrick McGoohan    Judge Omar Noose
Donald Sutherland    Lucien Wilbanks
John Diehl    Tim Nunley
Doug Hutchison    Pete Willard
Nicky Katt    Billy Ray Cobb
Joe Seneca    Reverend Isaiah Street
Chris Cooper    Deputy Looney
Beth Grant    Cora Mae Cobb
Anthony Heald    Dr. Wilbert Rodeheaver
Jonathan Hadary    Norman Reinfield
Byron Jennings    Brent Musgrove
Tonea Stewart    Gwen Hailey
Raeven Larrymore Kelly    Tonya Hailey
Kiefer Sutherland    Freddie Cobb
Darrin Mitchell    Skip Hailey
LaConte McGrew    Slim Hailey
Devin Lloyd    Willie Hailey
Kurtwood Smith    Stump Sisson
Tim Parati    Winston
Mark Whitman Johnson    Deputy Hastings
Thomas Merdis    Reverend Ollie Agee
Alexandra Kyle    Hannah Brigance
Terry Loughlin    Jury Foreman
Andy Stahl    Reluctant Male Juror
Joe Bullen    Joe Frank Perryman
Lorraine Middleton    Blonde Woman Juror
Graham Timbes    Male Juror
Benjamin Mouton    Klan Bomber
Patrick Sutton    Militant Teenager
Greg Lauren    Taylor
Danny Nelson    Bud Twitty
Mike Pniewski    Deputy Tatum
Elizabeth Omilami    Woman Angry at Klan
Lukas Cain    Looney's Son
Stacy Rae Toyon    Looney's Wife
Wayne Dehart    Claude
Helen E. Floyd    Waitress at Claude's
David Brian Williams    Customer at Claudes
Octavia Spencer    Roark's Nurse
Rebecca Koon    Dell
James M. Crumley Jr.    Guardsman Mackenvale
Jim Ritchie    Tom Hardy
Perry Ritchie    Sarah Hardy
Mike McLaren    Administrator at Whitfield
Timothy F. Monich    Reverend Fink
Leonard Thomas    Man in Lumberyard
Brance H. Beamon    Noose's Butler
Mildred J. Gilbreath    Noose's Housekeeper
Will Crapps    Minister
David U. Hodges    Bailiff
Maggie Wade Dixon    T.V. Anchor
Russell Hambline    Old Man Bates
Robert Chapman    Young Fisherman
Robert R. Bell Jr.    Fisherman
Tommy McCullough    Old Fisherman
Ryk St. Vincent    Deputy
Bettina Rose    Buckley's Secretary
Linda Calvin Johnson    Sugar
Terrance Freeman    Court Deputy
Alice Julius-Scott    NAACP Woman
William Truly Jr.    NAACP Men
Walter L. Hutchins    NAACP Man
Jerry Hunt    Electrical Company Worker
Howard Ballou    Reporter #1 w/Hastings
Todd Demers    Reporter #1 w/Jake
Stephanie Strickland    Reporter with Buckley
Sherri Hilton    Reporter #2 with Jake
Kim Hendrix    Reporter with Buckley
Rob Jay    Reporter with Buckley
Steve Coulter    Klansman
Jackie Stewart    Fire Chief
Rosebud Dixon-Green    Woman at Rally
Robert Zajonc (uncredited)*   

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Akiva Goldsman    Screenwriter
John Grisham    Story Creator
Arnon Milchan    Producer
Michael Nathanson    Producer
Hunt Lowry    Producer
John Grisham    Producer
Larry Fulton    Production Designer
William Steinkamp    Editor
Elliot Goldenthal    Composer
Peter Menzies Jr.    Director of Photography
William M. Elvin    Associate Producer
Bill Johnson    Unit Production Manager
Richard Toyon    Art Director
Dorree Cooper    Set Decorator
Andrew Adamson    Visual Effects Supervisor
Steve Galich    Special Effects Coordinator
Ingrid Ferrin    Costume Designer
Pam Wise    Costume Supervisor
Michael T. Wilson    Additional Editor
Petur Hliddal    Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Mark Smith    Re-recording Mixer
Adam Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
John Leveque    Supervising Sound Editor
Donald L. Warner, Jr.    Sound Effects Editor
Steve Mann    Sound Effects Editor
Bernard Weiser    Sound Effects Editor
Joseph DiVitale    Sound Effects Editor
Gordon Ecker    Sound Effects Editor
Roland Thai    Sound Designer
Kimberly Lowe-Voigt    Dialogue Editor
Bob Bradshaw    Dialogue Editor
David Kern    Dialogue Editor
Gordon Davidson    Dialogue Editor
Bruce Stambler    Dialogue Editor
Michael Connell    Music Editor
Ben Nye Jr.    Make up
Marietta Carter-Narcisse    Make up
Janine Rath    Hairstylist
Mali Finn    Casting Director
Mickey Gilbert    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
1996/07/26 1 $14,823,159   2,123 $6,982   $19,628,271 1
1996/08/02 1 $13,262,934 -11% 2,253 $5,887   $41,499,943 2
1996/08/09 2 $10,755,168 -19% 2,313 $4,650   $59,189,197 3
1996/08/16 3 $8,122,960 -24% 2,313 $3,512   $72,596,677 4
1996/08/23 4 $6,142,811 -24% 2,182 $2,815   $82,436,202 5
1996/08/30 4 $7,088,005 +15% 2,132 $3,325   $91,956,706 6
1996/09/06 4 $3,829,155 -46% 2,056 $1,862   $96,972,897 7
1996/09/13 7 $2,838,127 -26% 1,836 $1,546   $101,002,684 8
1996/09/20 8 $1,601,518 -44% 1,449 $1,105   $103,308,837 9
1996/09/27 11 $1,144,219 -29% 1,281 $893   $104,836,096 10
1996/10/04 14 $705,604 -38% 880 $802   $105,858,983 11
1996/10/11 21 $370,762 -47% 528 $702   $106,450,723 12
1996/10/18 23 $219,403 -41% 378 $580   $106,733,448 13
1996/10/25 18 $508,382 +132% 952 $534   $107,320,978 14
1996/11/01 23 $351,575 -31% 802 $438   $21,528,076 15
1996/11/08 24 $245,983 -30% 399 $616   $108,284,771 16
1996/11/15 28 $166,572 -32% 271 $615   $108,553,578 17
1996/11/22 37 $87,950 -47% 173 $508   $108,706,165 18

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/07/26 2 $23,431,897   2,123 $11,037   $28,237,009 2
1996/08/02 1 $20,197,020 -14% 2,253 $8,965   $48,434,029 3
1996/08/09 2 $16,039,688 -21% 2,313 $6,935   $64,473,717 4
1996/08/16 3 $11,819,674 -26% 2,313 $5,110   $76,293,391 5
1996/08/23 4 $8,575,310 -27% 2,182 $3,930   $84,868,701 6
1996/08/30 4 $8,275,041 -4% 2,132 $3,881   $93,143,742 7
1996/09/06 3 $5,020,815 -39% 2,056 $2,442   $98,164,557 8
1996/09/13 7 $3,542,762 -29% 1,836 $1,930   $101,707,319 9
1996/09/20 10 $1,984,558 -44% 1,449 $1,370   $103,691,877 10
1996/09/27 10 $1,461,502 -26% 1,281 $1,141   $105,153,379 11
1996/10/04 15 $926,582 -37% 880 $1,053   $106,079,961 12
1996/10/11 22 $434,084 -53% 528 $822   $106,514,045 13
1996/10/18 23 $298,551 -31% 378 $790   $106,812,596 14
1996/11/01 1 $86,862,287   802 $108,307   $108,038,788 16
1996/11/08 24 $348,218 -100% 399 $873   $108,387,006 17
1996/11/15 26 $231,209 -34% 271 $853   $108,618,215 18

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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