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Free Willy A U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child.

U films should be set within a positive framework and should offer reassuring counterbalances to any violence, threat or horror. If a work is particularly suitable for pre-school children, this will be indicated in the ratings info.

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Free Willy

Directed by

Simon Wincer

Starring

Actor
Character
Jason James Richter
Jesse
Rae Lindley
Jayne Atkinson
Annie Greenwood
August Schellenberg
Randolph Johnson
Michael Madsen
Glen Greenwood
Michael Ironside
Dial
Richard Riehle
Wade
Mykelti Williamson
Dwight Mercer
Michael Bacall
Perry
Danielle Harris
Gwenie
Isaiah Malone
Vector
Betsy Toll
Passerby #1
Rob Sample
Passerby #2
Merrilyn Jones
Passerby #3
Mickey Gaines
Waiter
Justin R. Hall
Fish Thrower
Robert M. Duque
Fish Thrower
Sam Samson
Fish Thrower
Willis Van Dusen
Willis Van Dusen
Tom Lasswell
Brody
Moultrie Patten
Homeless Man
Ed Murphy
Homeless Man
Jim Michaels
Announcer
Simos Kalivas
Amusement Park Attendant
Keiko
Willy
Erik L. Nelson
Kyle Pittman
Kid
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Year: 1994
 112 minutes (1 hrs 52 mins)
UK release date UK release: 11th February 1994
 BBFC Age Rating:  U age rating
US release date US release: 16th July 1993
MPAA Age Rating: Free Willy PG age rating 
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£5,153,012
1273
Free Willy
1274

US total gross
$77,698,625
945
Free Willy

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: U
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 7

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Free Willy
1N
£3,091,074
£3,091,074
5
£1,103,955
£4,195,029
8
£551,978
£4,747,007
9
£197,135
£4,944,142
14
£98,568
£5,042,710
13
£65,712
£5,108,422
14
£32,856
£5,141,278
18
£11,734
£5,153,012
Box Office Gross Flow
£
3.1M
1.1M
552K
197.1K

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What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was The Lion King which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £59.9 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Blinded By The Light directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Viveik Kalra and Kulvinder Ghir which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 23 weeks.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Fantastic Four starring Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan and directed by Josh Trank and Stephen E. Rivkin

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 32 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £63.3 Million after 9 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

The number one film was Toy Story 3 which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £51.5 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Knight And Day directed by James Mangold and starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Tooth Fairy which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Herbie Fully Loaded directed by Angela Robinson and starring Lindsay Lohan and Michael Keaton which entered the box office at number 5.

The film with the longest run was Batman Begins which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was War Of The Worlds which had taken £28.9 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Gone In 60 Seconds starring Nicolas Cage and Giovanni Ribisi and directed by Dominic Sena

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £29.4 Million over 13 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

The number one film was Casper which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home directed by Dwight H. Little and starring Jason James Richter and Francis Capra which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Man Of The House which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £13.5 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Days Of Thunder starring Tom Cruise and Robert Duvall and directed by Tony Scott

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million over 11 weeks of release.

After an impressive 3 week run at the top Wolf of Wall Street this week surrenders to animated feature Mr Peabody and Sherman.

An early half term treat for the kids, Mr Peabody makes a splash at the top with £3.9 million over the weekend beating out quite easily a challenge from the Robocop reboot which lands at 2 with £2.4 million.

The Wolf of Wall Street dips to number 3 with a weekend take of £1.6 million bringing it's total to £17 million.

New films this week:

  • Mr Peabody and Sherman
  • Robocop (2014)
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Rusalka Met Opera 2014

This time last year Disney's Wreck-It Ralph made a good debut at the top of the box office knocking the 4 week champion Les Mis from the top.

Five years ago there was also a change at the top with Brad Pitt starring in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button making it's debut knocking Slumdog Millionaire down to number 3.

Ten years ago it was a similar story when Jet Black's starring School of Rock took over at the top on it's debut knocking the previous weeks top film Scary Movie 3 to number 4.

Fifteen years ago (and not to sound too receptive) A Bugs Life took over at the top on it's debut week knocking Shakespeare In Love into the runner up spot.

Finally twenty years ago Mrs Doubtfire was still the big film of February with Free Willy proving to be the big new film of the month.