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Every Which Way but Loose (1978)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $104,268,727Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
31% - Rotten
56% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 20th, 1978 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: April 1st, 1992 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 114 minutes
Franchise: Every Which Way But Loose
Comparisons: vs. Crocodile Dundee
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,168 $6,000,000 Jan 5, 1979 19
Biggest December Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 338 $10,272,000 Dec 22, 1978 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,755 $10,272,000 Dec 22, 1978 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,244 1,275 Dec 22, 1978 5


   Philo Beddoe
Ruth Gordon    Ma Boggs
Bill McKinney    Dallas
Sondra Locke    Lynn Halsey-Taylor
Geoffrey Lewis    Orville Boggs
Beverly D'Angelo    Echo

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1978/12/22 1 $10,272,000   1,275 $8,056   $10,272,000 5
1979/01/05 2 $6,000,000   1,218 $4,926   $31,868,391 19

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