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Desperate Hours (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,624,629Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,470 $2,624,629
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 5,743 $5,243,039
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,632 $2,624,629

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 5th, 1990 (Wide) by MGM
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,429 $1,367,657 Oct 5, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,715 1,033 Oct 5, 1990 3
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 4,544 $2,624,629 Oct 5, 1990 0


Elias Koteas    Wally Bosworth
Kelly Lynch    Nancy Breyers
Lindsay Crouse    Brenda Chandler
Shawnee Smith    May Cornell
Gerry Bamman    Ed Tallent
Mimi Rogers    Nora Cornell
James Rebhorn    Prosecutor
Anthony Hopkins    Tim Cornell
Mickey Rourke    Michael Bosworth
David Morse    Albert
Robert Zajonc    Police Pilot

Production and Technical Credits


The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/10/05 9 $1,367,657   1,033 $1,324   $1,367,657 3

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