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Flatliners (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,308,153Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
49% - Rotten
Audience
59% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$26,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 10th, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 417 $1,406,221 Oct 5, 1990 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 521 $1,674,686 Sep 28, 1990 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 590 $2,189,090 Sep 21, 1990 45
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,284 $51,290,634 Sep 21, 1990 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 754 $2,645,085 Sep 14, 1990 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 965 $3,201,954 Sep 7, 1990 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 850 $5,229,574 Aug 31, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,449 $5,009,634 Aug 24, 1990 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,590 $7,056,904 Aug 17, 1990 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 341 $10,034,685 Aug 10, 1990 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,808 $10,034,685 Aug 10, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,194 1,319 Aug 10, 1990 3

Cast

Kiefer Sutherland    Nelson Wright
Julia Roberts    Rachel
Kevin Bacon    David Labraccio
William Baldwin    Joe Hurley
Oliver Platt    Randal Steckle
Kimberly Scott    Winnie Hicks
Hope Davis    Anne
Beth Grant    Housewife

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Michael Douglas
Producer    Rick Bieber
Screenwriter    Peter Filardi
Cinematographer    Jan De Bont
Editor    Robert Brown
Composer    James Newton Howard
Art Director    Eugenio Zanetti

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/08/10 1 $10,034,685   1,319 $7,608   $10,034,685 3
1990/08/17 3 $7,056,904 -30% 1,424 $4,956   $23,059,421 10
1990/08/24 3 $5,009,634 -29% 1,464 $3,422   $32,338,840 17
1990/08/31 4 $5,229,574 +4% 1,479 $3,536   $40,051,138 24
1990/09/07 4 $3,201,954 -39% 1,483 $2,159   $44,343,977 31
1990/09/14 5 $2,645,085 -17% 1,483 $1,784   $48,137,240 38
1990/09/21 7 $2,189,090 -17% 1,469 $1,490   $51,290,634 45
1990/09/28 8 $1,674,686 -23% 1,435 $1,167   $53,653,737 52
1990/10/05 7 $1,406,221 -16% 1,306 $1,077   $55,621,697 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/08/10 1 $16,002,517   1,319 $12,132   $16,002,517 7
1990/08/17 3 $11,326,689 -29% 1,424 $7,954   $27,329,206 14
1990/08/24 3 $7,492,358 -34% 1,464 $5,118   $34,821,564 21
1990/08/31 4 $6,320,459 -16% 1,479 $4,273   $41,142,023 28
1990/09/07 4 $4,350,132 -31% 1,483 $2,933   $45,492,155 35
1990/09/14 4 $3,609,389 -17% 1,483 $2,434   $49,101,544 42
1990/09/21 7 $2,877,507 -20% 1,469 $1,959   $51,979,051 49
1990/09/28 8 $2,236,425 -22% 1,435 $1,558   $54,215,476 56