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The Evening Star (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,767,815Details
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1996 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 on appeal for some sexual situations and brief strong language (previously rated R)
Franchise: Terms of Endearment
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,266 $17,819 Mar 21, 1997 89
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,815 $55,500 Jan 24, 1997 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,886 $342,194 Jan 17, 1997 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,837 $818,653 Jan 10, 1997 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,416 $2,277,110 Jan 3, 1997 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,547 $3,306,445 Dec 27, 1996 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,277 1,265 Dec 27, 1996 5

Cast

Shirley MacLaine    Aurora Greenway
Juliette Lewis    Melanie Horton
Bill Paxton    Jerry Bruckner
Mary Gross    Sitcom Parent
Marion Ross    Rosie Dunlop
MacKenzie Astin    Teddy Horton
Ben Johnson    Arthur Cotton
Jack Nicholson    Garrett Breedlove
Miranda Richardson    Patsy Carpenter
Robert Zajonc    Helicopter Pilot

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Art Director    Richard L. Johnson
Dialogue Editor    Victoria Sampson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/12/27 10 $3,306,445   1,265 $2,614   $5,272,449 5
1997/01/03 12 $2,277,110 -31% 1,268 $1,796   $10,129,807 12
1997/01/10 20 $818,653 -64% 1,211 $676   $11,731,217 19
1997/01/17 30 $342,194 -58% 621 $551   $12,385,239 26
1997/01/24 46 $55,500 -84% 318 $175   $12,485,675 33
1997/03/21 60 $17,819   150 $119   $12,747,242 89

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/12/27 10 $5,886,693   1,265 $4,654   $7,852,697 9
1997/01/03 12 $3,059,867 -48% 1,268 $2,413   $10,912,564 16
1997/01/10 20 $1,130,481 -63% 1,211 $934   $12,043,045 23
1997/01/17 30 $387,130 -66% 621 $623   $12,430,175 30