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White Squall (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,229,300Details
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White Squall is based on the real life story of the sinking of a schooner containing a class of troubled teenagres.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,829 $10,229,300
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,228 $10,229,300

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$38,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 2nd, 1996 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and a traumatic shipwreck
Running Time: 129 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Hollywood Pictures, Mistral Worldwide Company
Production Countries: United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   Sheldon "Skipper"
   Chuck Gieg
   Tod Johnstone
   Frank Beaumont
   Tracy Lapchick

Supporting Cast

Caroline Goodall    Dr. Alice Sheldon
Ryan Phillippe    Gil Martin
David Lascher    Robert March
Julio Oscar Mechoso    Girard Pascal
David Selby    Francis Beaumont
Jason Marsden    Shay Jennings
Eric Michael Cole    Dean Preston
Zeljko Ivanek    Sanders
Jordan Clarke    Charles Gieg
Lizbeth MacKay    Middy Gieg
Jill Larson    Peggy Beaumont
James Medina    Cuban Commander
James Rebhorn    Tyler
Nicole Ann Samuel    Girl in Brothel
Becky Ann Baker    Ms. Boyde
Camilla Overbye Roos    Bregitta
Nathaniel Ives    Relief Bo'sun
Chris Condon    Crew Member
Andrew Hartley    Crew Member
Peyton Thomas    Crew Member
Jordan Scott    Danish School Girl
Nynne Christiansen    Danish School Girl
Charlotte Anderson    Danish School Girl
Lene Kristensen    Danish School Girl
Anja Clausen    Danish School Girl
Anita Weider    Danish School Girl
Emily Chittell    Danish School Girl
Mette Hocke    Danish School Girl

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Production and Technical Credits

Mimi Polk Gitlin*    Producer
Rocky Lang    Producer
Todd Robinson    Screenwriter
Ridley Scott    Executive Producer
Nigel Wooll    Co-Producer
Hugh Johnson    Director of Photography
Peter J. Hampton    Production Designer
Gerry Hambling    Editor
Judianna Makovsky    Costume Designer
Jeff Rona    Composer
Louis DiGiaimo    Casting Director
Todd Robinson    Co-Producer
Terry Needham    Associate Producer
Terry Needham    Assistant Director
David Tringham    Second Unit Director
Nigel Wooll    Unit Production Manager
Mark Huffam    Production Manager
Sue MacCarthy    Production Manager
Leslie Tomkins    Production Designer
Joseph P. Lucky    Art Director
Bob Reagan    Set Dresser
Pete Romano    Underwater Photography
Joss Williams    Special Effects
Mike Ellis    Additional Editor
Ken Weston    Production Sound Mixer
Campbell Askew    Supervising Sound Editor
Mike Crouch    Sound Editor
Tony Message    Sound Editor
Gerard McCann    Sound Editor
Robert Gavin    Dialogue Editor
Graham Sutton    Music Editor
Zigmund Gron    Music Editor
Sarah Monzani    Chief Makeup
Dee Ann Brisbane    Hairstylist
Eddie Stacey    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
1996/02/02 5 $3,908,514   1,524 $2,565   $3,908,514 1
1996/02/09 10 $2,353,857 -40% 1,524 $1,545   $7,356,010 2
1996/02/16 17 $1,030,641 -56% 864 $1,193   $9,139,448 3
1996/02/23 36 $162,956 -84% 208 $783   $9,559,443 4
1996/03/01 41 $117,465 -28% 162 $725   $9,755,796 5
1996/03/08 56 $44,242 -62% 118 $375   $9,853,455 6
1996/04/05 36 $118,804   273 $435   $10,095,861 10
1996/04/12 50 $53,064 -55% 132 $402   $10,229,300 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/02/02 4 $5,002,153   1,524 $3,282   $5,002,153 1
1996/02/09 11 $3,106,654 -38% 1,524 $2,038   $8,108,807 2
1996/02/16 17 $1,287,680 -59% 864 $1,490   $9,396,487 3
1996/02/23 35 $241,844 -81% 208 $1,163   $9,638,331 4
1996/03/01 38 $170,882 -29% 162 $1,055   $9,809,213 5
1996/04/05 33 $199,179   273 $730   $10,176,236 10