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La Bamba (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $54,215,416Details
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  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 1,401-1,500) 1,467 $54,215,416
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,362 $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
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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 1,439 $50,599,842 Oct 2, 1987 73
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 191 $8,473,858 Sep 4, 1987 45

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 GrossWeek
1987/07/24 5 $5,651,990   1,251 $4,518   $5,698,884 1
1987/07/31 3 $5,187,778 -8% 1,249 $4,154   $14,377,467 2
1987/08/07 4 $4,481,433 -14% 1,183 $3,788   $21,980,663 3
1987/08/14 5 $3,633,080 -19% 1,060 $3,427   $28,126,620 4
1987/08/21 7 $3,315,634 -9% 1,105 $3,001   $33,351,578 5
1987/08/28 8 $2,637,528 -20% 1,093 $2,413   $37,604,290 6
1987/09/04 5 $3,722,785 +41% 1,180 $3,155   $42,433,770 7
1987/09/11 5 $2,194,731 -41% 1,192 $1,841   $45,077,268 8
1987/09/18 8 $1,788,161 -19% 1,059 $1,689   $47,415,888 9
1987/09/25 7 $1,480,319 -17% 1,011 $1,464   $49,240,819 10
1987/10/02 9 $1,080,736 -27% 887 $1,218   $50,599,842 11
1987/10/16 12 $776,459   710 $1,094   $52,678,820 13

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/07/24 4 $9,142,795   1,251 $7,308   $9,189,689 1
1987/07/31 3 $8,309,541 -9% 1,249 $6,653   $17,499,230 2
1987/08/07 4 $6,994,310 -16% 1,183 $5,912   $24,493,540 3
1987/08/14 5 $5,542,404 -21% 1,060 $5,229   $30,035,944 4
1987/08/21 6 $4,930,818 -11% 1,105 $4,462   $34,966,762 5
1987/08/28 8 $3,744,223 -24% 1,093 $3,426   $38,710,985 6
1987/09/04 6 $4,171,552 +11% 1,180 $3,535   $42,882,537 7
1987/09/11 5 $2,745,190 -34% 1,192 $2,303   $45,627,727 8
1987/09/18 8 $2,132,773 -22% 1,059 $2,014   $47,760,500 9
1987/09/25 7 $1,758,606 -18% 1,011 $1,739   $49,519,106 10

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