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Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,029,569Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,962 $25,029,569
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,921 $25,029,569
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 762 $25,029,569
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 927 $25,029,569

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 6th, 1990 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Ernest
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Keywords: Prison
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 160 $8,711,308 Apr 13, 1990 10

Cast

Jim Varney    Ernest P. Worrell
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Lyle

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 22nd, 2011

March 21st, 2011

It's a deceptively slow week when it comes to DVD and Blu-ray releases. Have I mentioned how much I love the word, "deceptively"? It is worse than meaningless and actually reduces the amount of information given in any sentence it appears in. In this case, the first sentence could mean the week appears to be slow, but it is actually quite busy. Or it could mean the week appears busy, but is quite slow. Unfortunately, it's the latter. There are four first run releases coming out on the home market, which is more than most weeks, but all four missed expectations to one degree or another. Additionally, there's only one new release that I'm seriously considering for Pick of the Week, The Venture Bros.: Season Four on Blu-ray. In fact, there are a couple Blu-ray catalog titles that are more interesting than any of the first run releases. Leading the way there is Stand By Me, which is not only a great movie, but the Blu-ray isn't shovelware and includes Blu-ray exclusive extras like a Picture-in-Picture track. So which release is the Pick of the Week? I can't decide, so let's call it a tie. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/04/06 3 $6,143,372   1,943 $3,162   $6,143,372 1
1990/04/13 4 $4,249,910 -31% 1,956 $2,173   $12,628,792 2
1990/04/20 5 $2,951,802 -31% 1,918 $1,539   $17,311,962 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/04/06 3 $8,378,882   1,943 $4,312   $8,378,882 1
1990/04/13 3 $5,981,278 -29% 1,956 $3,058   $14,360,160 2