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La Bamba (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,678,820Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Movie Details

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

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

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Daily Box Office Performance

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

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