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The Five Heartbeats (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,377,189Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 29th, 1991 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: January 21st, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
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Keywords: Music Industry
Source:Original Screenplay
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 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,837 $267,868 May 3, 1991 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,979 $443,271 Apr 26, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,236 $720,714 Apr 19, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,831 $825,414 Apr 12, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,021 $1,270,040 Apr 5, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,269 $1,630,689 Mar 29, 1991 3

Cast

John Witherspoon    Wild Rudy
Eddie Griffin    Ventriloquist (uncredited)
Kasi Lemmons    Cookie
Leon    James Thomas 'J.T.' Matthews
Harry J. Lennix    Terrance 'Dresser' Williams
Theresa Randle    Brenda

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/03/29 9 $1,630,689   862 $1,892   $1,630,689 3
1991/04/05 11 $1,270,040 -22% 846 $1,501   $3,665,416 10
1991/04/12 12 $825,414 -35% 408 $2,023   $4,899,612 17
1991/04/19 13 $720,714 -13% 399 $1,806   $5,908,390 24
1991/04/26 16 $443,271 -38% 258 $1,718   $6,590,573 31
1991/05/03 22 $267,868 -40% 194 $1,381   $7,008,492 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/03/29 9 $2,395,376   862 $2,779   $2,395,376 7
1991/04/05 12 $1,678,822 -30% 846 $1,984   $4,074,198 14
1991/04/12 12 $1,113,478 -34% 408 $2,729   $5,187,676 21
1991/04/19 12 $959,626 -14% 399 $2,405   $6,147,302 28
1991/04/26 16 $593,322 -38% 258 $2,300   $6,740,624 35