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The Commitments (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,955,001Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 4,106 $13,955,001
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,190 $13,955,001
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,307 $13,955,001
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,594 $13,955,001

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 14th, 1991 (Limited) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: August 30th, 2016 by RLJ
MPAA Rating: R for language.
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Ireland,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 972 $128,020 Nov 15, 1991 96
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,064 $436,279 Oct 11, 1991 61
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,154 $1,752,234 Sep 20, 1991 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,262 $2,511,091 Sep 13, 1991 33
Never Wide Domestic 174 $13,955,001 Aug 14, 1991 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,564 $13,955,001 Aug 14, 1991 0


Colm Meaney    Jimmy Rabbitte Sr.
Alan Parker    Eejit Record Producer
Maria Doyle Kennedy    Natalie Murphy

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Dick Clement
Screenwriter    Ian La Frenais
Screenwriter    Roddy Doyle
Based on "The Commitments" By    Roddy Doyle
Third Assistant Director    Cliff Lanning

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/13 3 $2,511,091   555 $4,524   $6,419,577 33
1991/09/20 7 $1,752,234 -30% 560 $3,129   $9,042,363 40
1991/10/11 19 $436,279   333 $1,310   $12,570,013 61
1991/11/15 34 $128,020   119 $1,076   $13,931,633 96

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/13 3 $3,381,643   555 $6,093   $7,290,129 37