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Toy Soldiers (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,073,942Details
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A boarding school holding the kids of some of Americas rich and powerful is taken hostage by a Central American terrorist, and it is up to a rebellious group of boys to free the school from the terrorist attack.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,054 $15,073,942
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,260 $15,073,942
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,348 $15,073,942
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,650 $15,073,942

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 26th, 1991 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R Adult situations/language, violence
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Kidnap, Terrorism, Hostage, Revenge, Organized Crime, Mafia, Narcotics
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Island World Productions
Production Countries: United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   Billy Tepper
   Joey Trotta
   Snuffy Bradberry
   Ricardo Montoya
   Hank Giles

Supporting Cast

Andrew Divoff    Luis Cali
Denholm Elliott    Headmaster
Louis Gossett Jr.    Dean Parker
Jerry Orbach (uncredited)*    Albert Trotta
R. Lee Ermey    General Kramer
Mason Adams    Deputy Director Brown
Shawn Phelan    Derek
Michael Champion    Jack Thorpe
Tracy Brooks Swope    Jennifer
Max Maxwell    HRT Commander
Joe Inscoe    Agent Grimes
Jerry Lyden    Ben
Rene Gatica    Colombian Judge
Jeremiah McLerran    Ted
Jesse Doran    Enrique Cali
Stan Kelly    Sheriff
Carol Shoemaker    Press Secretary
D. Adam Bonifant    Nicholas Josephson
Mark Retz    Guber
Paul Sincoff    Brave Student
Richard Travis    Frank the Guard
Janet Orcutt    Woman in Pink
Knowl Johnson    "Phil" Donoghue
Rafael Robledo    Carlos
Thomas R. Trigo    Ruiz
Jerry Valdez    Jorge
Russell C. Gagnon    Guard
Richard Warner    Deputy Marshal
Christopher Northrup    Camouflaged Soldier
Joe Banks    Brown's Aide
Rick Warner    FBI SAC
Sarah Stavrou    Agent at Console
David Norris    Concerned Student
Todd Bonifant    Student
Mike Rogerson    Student
Grady Weatherford    Student
Darrell Elmore    Sniper
Dennis Hunsinger    Sniper
Cliff McLaughlin    Commando
Brian J. Williams    Commando
Jeff Ramsey    Border Patrol Officer
Nick Dimitri    Border Patrol Officer
Mark Brutsche    Angry Parent
Cynthia Hayden    Angry Parent
Denise Gordy    Angry Parent
Michael Costello    Angry Parent
Mimi Eisman    Angry Parent
Lenny Steinline    Angry Parent
Lloyd Williams    Major
Jeremy Caplan    Deputy Sheriff
Roy Borden    Deputy Sheriff
John Shaw    Cali's Lawyer

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Production and Technical Credits

Jack E. Freedman    Producer
Wayne S. Williams    Producer
Patricia Herskovic    Producer
Daniel Petrie Jr    Screenwriter
David Koepp    Screenwriter
William P. Kennedy    Based on the novel "Toy Soldiers"
Mark Burg    Executive Producer
Chris Zarpas    Executive Producer
Donald C. Klune    Co-Producer
Nicholas Hassitt    Co-Producer
Thomas Burstyn    Director of Photography
Chester Kaczenski    Production Designer
Michael Kahn    Editor
Robert Folk    Composer
Doug Metzger    Associate Producer
Doug Metzger    Assistant Director
Jerry L. Ballew    Assistant Director
Micky Moore    Second Unit Director
Donald C. Klune    Unit Production Manager
Marc Dabe    Art Director
Judi Sandin    Set Decorator
Rexford Metz    Second Unit Photography
Betsy Cox    Costume Designer
Kevin Faherty    Costume Supervisor
Russell C. Fager    Production Sound Mixer
Terry Porter    Re-recording Mixer
Mel Metcalfe    Re-recording Mixer
David J. Hudson    Re-recording Mixer
Tom McCarthy    Supervising Sound Editor
Mark Gordon    Sound Editor
William Hartman    Sound Editor
Gary Krivacek    Sound Editor
Roxanne McCarthy    Sound Editor
Victor B. Lackey    Sound Editor
Don S. Walden    Sound Editor
Christopher T. Welch    Sound Editor
Ken Wannberg    Supervising Music Editor
David Atherton    Key Makeup
Doreen Vantyne    Key Hairstylist
Caro Jones    Casting Director
Brian Chavanne    Casting (New York)
Julie Mossberg    Casting (New York)

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/04/26 3 $4,182,300   1,350 $3,098   $4,182,300 1
1991/05/03 4 $3,005,880 -28% 1,354 $2,220   $8,362,680 2
1991/05/10 8 $1,659,476 -45% 1,358 $1,222   $10,841,326 3
1991/05/17 12 $1,247,420 -25% 1,286 $970   $12,674,044 4
1991/05/24 23 $348,840 -72% 380 $918   $13,436,976 5
1991/05/31 23 $266,741 -24% 411 $649   $13,783,137 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/04/26 4 $5,356,800   1,350 $3,968   $5,356,800 1
1991/05/03 4 $3,825,050 -29% 1,354 $2,825   $9,181,850 2
1991/05/10 9 $2,244,774 -41% 1,358 $1,653   $11,426,624 3
1991/05/17 12 $1,661,512 -26% 1,286 $1,292   $13,088,136 4
1991/05/24 21 $428,260 -74% 380 $1,127   $13,516,396 5