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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. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,215 $7,377,189
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,566 $7,377,189

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 29th, 1991 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: January 21st, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
Comparisons: vs. New Jack City
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,867 $267,868 May 3, 1991 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,011 $443,271 Apr 26, 1991 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,270 $720,714 Apr 19, 1991 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,867 $825,414 Apr 12, 1991 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,056 $1,270,040 Apr 5, 1991 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,307 $1,630,689 Mar 29, 1991 3
Never Wide Domestic 424 $7,377,189 Mar 29, 1991 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,422 $7,377,189 Mar 29, 1991 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records