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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 1,440 $54,215,416
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,303 $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
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 244 $776,459 Oct 16, 1987 87
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 287 $1,080,736 Oct 2, 1987 73
Fastest to $50m 1,408 $50,599,842 Oct 2, 1987 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 277 $1,480,319 Sep 25, 1987 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 327 $1,788,161 Sep 18, 1987 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 401 $2,194,731 Sep 11, 1987 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 291 $3,722,785 Sep 4, 1987 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 775 $2,637,528 Aug 28, 1987 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 942 $3,315,634 Aug 21, 1987 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,326 $3,633,080 Aug 14, 1987 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,645 $4,481,433 Aug 7, 1987 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,131 $5,187,778 Jul 31, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,773 $5,651,990 Jul 24, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,357 1,251 Jul 24, 1987 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 558 $54,215,416 Jul 24, 1987 0

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