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Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,118,077Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,798 $16,118,077
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,838 $16,118,077
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,203 $16,118,077
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,486 $16,118,077

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 1st, 1988 (Wide) by United Artists
MPAA Rating: R
Comparisons: vs. The Burning Plain
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,956 $1,898,023 Apr 15, 1988 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,016 $3,087,063 Apr 8, 1988 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,923 $5,126,791 Apr 1, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,472 1,196 Apr 1, 1988 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,313 $16,118,077 Apr 1, 1988 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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