The Basketball Diaries (1995) Theatrical Performance. Domestic Box Office. $2,381,087. Details. International Box Office. $41,929. Details. Worldwide Box Office.
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Budget $2,000,000.00. Revenue $2,381,087.00. Keywords. new york city; heroin; sports; basketball; addiction; friends; based on memoir or autobiography; drugs; 1960s; school suspension
The Basketball Diaries: Directed by Scott Kalvert. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
The Basketball Diaries premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 1995. The film was widely released in theaters on April 21, 1995 to mixed reviews and grossed $2.4 million at the box office.
Budget : 2000000: Revenue : 2381087: A high school basketball player’s life turns upside down after free-falling into the harrowing world of drug addiction ...
The Basketball Diaries was one of Leo’s earlier, lower-budget films. Oddly, I’d never read the original book before, which describes the narrator’s teenage years in New York City, where he cuts school, shoots heroin, has sex with both women and men, and (of course) plays I’m always interested in hearing about someone’s first celebrity ...
The movie, produced by Liz Heller and John Bard Manulis for Island Pictures on a shoestring budget of $4 million, and directed by first-timer Scott Kalvert, debuted at the Park City, Utah, festival and is tentatively scheduled for release March 17 in the Twin Cities.
Ultimately, though, “Basketball Diaries” is a missed opportunity to render a much-beloved, highly personal chronicle to the big screen. Commercial Appeal. The film, made on a budget of $4 million, was released by Fine Line Cinema in a platform mode, reaching 300 screens and grossing $2.1 million at the box-office. Cast:
The split on the board over the book was repeated when it came time to adopt a fiscal year budget during the same meeting. Tuschall moved to adopt the proposed $11.2 million budget, and MacLeod and Toombs abstained.