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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,202,109Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 11th, 1988 (Wide) by Walt Disney
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Ernest
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Keywords: Christmas
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,664 $950,189 Dec 16, 1988 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,778 $1,506,410 Dec 9, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,873 $2,389,314 Dec 2, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,379 $5,216,851 Nov 25, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,214 $4,841,057 Nov 18, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,727 $5,710,734 Nov 11, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,685 1,634 Nov 11, 1988 3

Cast

Jim Varney    Ernest P. Worrell
Billie Bird    Mary Morrissey

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Associate Producer    Steven Saxton

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
1988/11/11 2 $5,710,734   1,634 $3,495   $5,710,734 3
1988/11/18 3 $4,841,057 -15% 1,640 $2,952   $11,787,541 10
1988/11/25 5 $5,216,851 +8% 1,640 $3,181   $18,554,205 17
1988/12/02 6 $2,389,314 -54% 1,640 $1,457   $21,616,624 24
1988/12/09 8 $1,506,410 -37% 1,553 $970   $23,615,570 31
1988/12/16 10 $950,189 -37% 1,307 $727   $24,896,164 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/11/11 2 $6,946,484   1,634 $4,251   $6,946,484 7
1988/11/18 3 $6,390,870 -8% 1,640 $3,897   $13,337,354 14
1988/11/25 5 $5,889,956 -8% 1,640 $3,591   $19,227,310 21
1988/12/02 6 $2,881,850 -51% 1,640 $1,757   $22,109,160 28
1988/12/09 8 $1,836,815 -36% 1,553 $1,183   $23,945,975 35