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Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,118,077Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 1st, 1988 (Wide) by United Artists
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Mirage

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,920 $1,898,023 Apr 15, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,979 $3,087,063 Apr 8, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,889 $5,126,791 Apr 1, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,427 1,196 Apr 1, 1988 3

Cast

Jason Robards, Jr.    Drunken Writer
Dianne Wiest    Mother
Kiefer Sutherland    Tad Aligash
   Jamie Conway
David Hyde Pierce    Bartender at fashion show
Swoosie Kurtz    Megan
Reni Santoni    Additional Voices
Phoebe Cates    Amanda
Kelly Lynch    Elaine
Frances Sternhagen    Clara
Tracy Pollan    Vicky
John Houseman    Mr. Vogel
William Hickey    Ferret Man

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/04/01 3 $5,126,791   1,196 $4,287   $5,126,791 3
1988/04/08 5 $3,087,063 -40% 1,199 $2,575   $10,000,101 10
1988/04/15 10 $1,898,023 -39% 1,103 $1,721   $12,695,672 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/04/01 3 $6,913,038   1,196 $5,780   $6,913,038 7
1988/04/08 5 $3,884,611 -44% 1,199 $3,240   $10,797,649 14