The Birdcage

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.

Grosses

Domestic (67%)
$124,060,553
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Opening$18,275,828
1,950 theaters
Release DateMar 8, 1996
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 57 min
GenresComedy
In Release299 days/42 weeks
Widest Release2,285 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 8-101$18,275,828-1,950-$9,372$18,275,8281
Mar 15-171$16,034,306-12.3%2,236+286$7,170$41,336,8322
Mar 22-241$13,294,404-17.1%2,236-$5,945$60,601,6723
Mar 29-311$10,106,414-24%2,236-$4,519$74,627,9434
Apr 5-73$9,219,443-8.8%2,236-$4,123$87,604,2735
Apr 12-143$6,772,210-26.5%2,285+49$2,963$97,752,8236
Apr 19-214$4,737,737-30%2,285-$2,073$104,500,0007
Apr 26-287$3,365,322-29%1,958-327$1,718$109,303,0428
May 3-57$2,503,872-25.6%1,664-294$1,504$112,845,0669
May 10-126$1,606,421-35.8%1,281-383$1,254$115,271,67810
May 17-199$1,274,938-20.6%1,181-100$1,079$117,095,59911
May 24-27
Memorial Day wknd
9$1,263,789-970-$1,302$118,764,272-
May 31-Jun 211$605,039-767-$788$119,650,00013
Jun 7-912$500,815-17.2%611-156$819$120,456,20014