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A Fine Mess (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,029,824Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Audience Spilled
33% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 5,516 $6,029,824
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 4,634 $13,701,186
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,962 $6,029,824

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 8th, 1986 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,144 $1,114,224 Aug 15, 1986 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,858 $2,620,657 Aug 8, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,498 1,162 Aug 8, 1986 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,671 $6,029,824 Aug 8, 1986 0


James Cromwell    Detective Blist
Paul Sorvino    Tony Pazzo
Ted Danson    Spence Holden
Dennis Franz    Phil
Maria Conchita Alonso    Claudia Pazzo
Howie Mandel    Dennis Powell
Richard Mulligan    Wayne 'Turnip' Parragella
Stuart Margolin    Maurice 'Binky' Drundza

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
1986/08/08 9 $2,620,657   1,162 $2,255   $2,620,657 3
1986/08/15 16 $1,114,224 -57% 1,148 $971   $4,959,839 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/08/08 10 $3,845,615   1,162 $3,309   $3,845,615 7