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The Fisher King (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $41,798,224Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,890 $41,798,224
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,734 $41,798,224
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 560 $41,798,224
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 865 $41,798,224

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$24,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 20th, 1991 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: June 23rd, 2015 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R for language and violence.
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 534 $1,092,832 Nov 15, 1991 59
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 721 $1,786,480 Nov 1, 1991 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 816 $2,507,041 Oct 25, 1991 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 919 $3,381,180 Oct 18, 1991 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,046 $4,506,590 Oct 11, 1991 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,163 $6,103,250 Oct 4, 1991 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,605 $7,067,908 Sep 27, 1991 10

Cast

Jeff Bridges    Jack Lucas
Michael Jeter    Homeless Cabaret Singer
   Parry
Amanda Plummer    Lydia Sinclair
David Hyde Pierce    Lou Rosen
Mercedes Ruehl    Anne Napolitano
Harry Shearer    Sitcom Actor Ben Starr
Kathy Najimy    Crazed video customer
Tom Waits    Disabled veteran
Richard LaGravenese    Strait jacket yuppie

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Terry Gilliam
Composer    George Fenton

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 8th, 2011

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/27 1 $7,067,908   1,214 $5,822   $7,570,360 10
1991/10/04 1 $6,103,250 -14% 1,530 $3,989   $16,089,470 17
1991/10/11 1 $4,506,590 -26% 1,546 $2,915   $22,387,690 24
1991/10/18 3 $3,381,180 -25% 1,551 $2,180   $27,372,072 31
1991/10/25 4 $2,507,041 -26% 1,513 $1,657   $30,907,426 38
1991/11/01 9 $1,786,480 -29% 1,304 $1,370   $33,515,465 45
1991/11/15 12 $1,092,832   923 $1,184   $37,254,897 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/09/27 1 $9,483,768   1,214 $7,812   $9,986,220 14
1991/10/04 1 $7,894,880 -17% 1,530 $5,160   $17,881,100 21
1991/10/11 1 $6,109,792 -23% 1,546 $3,952   $23,990,892 28
1991/10/18 3 $4,409,493 -28% 1,551 $2,843   $28,400,385 35
1991/10/25 4 $3,328,600 -25% 1,513 $2,200   $31,728,985 42

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records