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Defending Your Life (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,371,128Details
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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

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,758 $16,371,128
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,795 $16,371,128
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 968 $16,371,128
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,143 $16,371,128
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 536 $16,371,128
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 560 $16,371,128

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 22nd, 1991 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,408 $204,719 May 24, 1991 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,143 $390,807 May 17, 1991 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,098 $644,203 May 10, 1991 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,140 $1,037,092 May 3, 1991 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,328 $1,423,703 Apr 26, 1991 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,298 $2,437,311 Apr 19, 1991 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,557 $3,058,664 Apr 12, 1991 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,157 $3,287,408 Apr 5, 1991 17
Never Wide Domestic 130 $16,371,128 Mar 22, 1991 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,280 $16,371,128 Mar 22, 1991 0

Cast

Ethan Embry    Steve
Rip Torn    Bob Diamond
   Julia
Shirley MacLaine    Shirley MacLaine
Albert Brooks    Daniel Miller
James Eckhouse    Jeep owner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Dialogue Editor    Hector Gika

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/05 5 $3,287,408   689 $4,771   $3,574,576 17
1991/04/12 5 $3,058,664 -7% 715 $4,278   $7,569,629 24
1991/04/19 6 $2,437,311 -20% 715 $3,409   $10,844,529 31
1991/04/26 9 $1,423,703 -42% 701 $2,031   $12,877,537 38
1991/05/03 13 $1,037,092 -27% 632 $1,641   $14,292,366 45
1991/05/10 16 $644,203 -38% 551 $1,169   $15,230,766 52
1991/05/17 21 $390,807 -39% 377 $1,037   $15,825,668 59
1991/05/24 31 $204,719 -48% 105 $1,950   $16,156,857 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/05 6 $4,223,797   689 $6,130   $4,510,965 21
1991/04/12 5 $3,896,253 -8% 715 $5,449   $8,407,218 28
1991/04/19 6 $3,046,616 -22% 715 $4,261   $11,453,834 35
1991/04/26 10 $1,801,440 -41% 701 $2,570   $13,255,274 42
1991/05/03 13 $1,331,289 -26% 632 $2,106   $14,586,563 49
1991/05/10 17 $848,298 -36% 551 $1,540   $15,434,861 56
1991/05/17 21 $517,277 -39% 377 $1,372   $15,952,138 63