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La Bamba (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $54,215,416Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1401-1500) 1,441 $54,215,416
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2301-2400) 2,309 $54,215,416

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,500,000
Domestic Releases: July 24th, 1987 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Comparisons: vs. 42
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Keywords: Biography, Rock 'n' Roll
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,409 $50,599,842 Oct 2, 1987 73

Cast

Joe Pantoliano    Bob Keene
Lou Diamond Phillips    Ritchie Valens
Elizabeth Pena    Rosie Morales
Noble Willingham    Howard
Esai Morales    Bob Morales

Production and Technical Credits

Set Decorator    Rosemary Brandenberg

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/24 5 $5,651,990   1,251 $4,518   $5,698,884 3
1987/07/31 3 $5,187,778 -8% 1,249 $4,154   $14,377,467 10
1987/08/07 4 $4,481,433 -14% 1,183 $3,788   $21,980,663 17
1987/08/14 5 $3,633,080 -19% 1,060 $3,427   $28,126,620 24
1987/08/21 7 $3,315,634 -9% 1,105 $3,001   $33,351,578 31
1987/08/28 8 $2,637,528 -20% 1,093 $2,413   $37,604,290 38
1987/09/04 5 $3,722,785 +41% 1,180 $3,155   $42,433,770 45
1987/09/11 5 $2,194,731 -41% 1,192 $1,841   $45,077,268 52
1987/09/18 8 $1,788,161 -19% 1,059 $1,689   $47,415,888 59
1987/09/25 7 $1,480,319 -17% 1,011 $1,464   $49,240,819 66
1987/10/02 9 $1,080,736 -27% 887 $1,218   $50,599,842 73
1987/10/16 12 $776,459   710 $1,094   $52,678,820 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/24 4 $9,142,795   1,251 $7,308   $9,189,689 7
1987/07/31 3 $8,309,541 -9% 1,249 $6,653   $17,499,230 14
1987/08/07 4 $6,994,310 -16% 1,183 $5,912   $24,493,540 21
1987/08/14 5 $5,542,404 -21% 1,060 $5,229   $30,035,944 28
1987/08/21 6 $4,930,818 -11% 1,105 $4,462   $34,966,762 35
1987/08/28 8 $3,744,223 -24% 1,093 $3,426   $38,710,985 42
1987/09/04 6 $4,171,552 +11% 1,180 $3,535   $42,882,537 49
1987/09/11 5 $2,745,190 -34% 1,192 $2,303   $45,627,727 56
1987/09/18 8 $2,132,773 -22% 1,059 $2,014   $47,760,500 63
1987/09/25 7 $1,758,606 -18% 1,011 $1,739   $49,519,106 70