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Broadcast News (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,249,404Details
International Box Office $16,081,905Details
Worldwide Box Office $67,331,309
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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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 16th, 1987 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: News
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 256 $7,594,989 Jan 15, 1988 33
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 228 $5,906,721 Jan 1, 1988 19
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 180 $12,790,710 Jan 1, 1988 19
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 243 $5,449,920 Dec 25, 1987 12
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 185 $12,405,189 Dec 25, 1987 12

Cast

John Cusack    Angry Messenger
Joan Cusack    Blair Litton
   Tom Grunnick
Jack Nicholson    Bill Rorich
Albert Brooks    Aaron Altman
Robert Prosky    Ernie Merriman
Lois Chiles    Jennifer Mack
Holly Hunter    Jane Craig

Production and Technical Credits

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 25th, 2011

January 24th, 2011

It's bit of an oddball week on the home market. There are four first-run releases, if you include The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. Granted, that film was a limited release, but it did earn more than $5 million, and it appears to be selling quite well, especially for a foreign language film. On the other hand, none seem like they will be particularly impressive in terms of sales. Of the four biggest releases, Red on Blu-ray is the best bet, but for Pick of the Week, I'm going with Broadcast News: Criterion Collection on Blu-ray. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/25 4 $5,449,920   677 $8,050   $5,890,959 2
1988/01/01 4 $5,906,721 +8% 681 $8,674   $16,225,956 3
1988/01/08 2 $4,301,846 -27% 681 $6,317   $22,374,949 4
1988/01/15 6 $3,507,349 -18% 748 $4,689   $27,448,020 5
1988/01/22 5 $2,601,659 -26% 773 $3,366   $31,199,421 6
1988/01/29 5 $2,161,650 -17% 813 $2,659   $34,089,879 7
1988/02/05 6 $1,829,086 -15% 848 $2,157   $36,581,646 8
1988/02/19 10 $1,647,772   798 $2,065   $40,671,744 10
1988/02/26 8 $1,349,287 -18% 826 $1,634   $42,527,943 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/25 4 $9,878,196   677 $14,591   $10,319,235 3
1988/01/01 4 $7,753,868 -22% 681 $11,386   $18,073,103 4
1988/01/08 2 $5,867,568 -24% 681 $8,616   $23,940,671 5
1988/01/15 5 $4,657,091 -21% 748 $6,226   $28,597,762 6
1988/01/22 5 $3,330,467 -28% 773 $4,308   $31,928,229 7
1988/01/29 4 $2,824,331 -15% 813 $3,474   $34,752,560 8
1988/02/19 9 $2,154,684   798 $2,700   $41,178,656 11

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