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Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,519,178Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,271 $3,519,178
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,008 $3,519,178
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 725 $3,519,178
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 730 $3,519,178

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 8th, 1997 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements involving whale hunting, and for brief mild language
Franchise: Free Willy
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Keywords: Animal Lead
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,599 $21,347 Sep 19, 1997 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,767 $34,124 Sep 12, 1997 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,366 $100,020 Sep 5, 1997 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,126 $269,904 Aug 29, 1997 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,986 $164,455 Aug 22, 1997 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,666 $489,037 Aug 15, 1997 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,613 $992,651 Aug 8, 1997 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 243 3.41 Aug 8, 1997 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,232 29.3% Aug 8, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,331 1,258 Aug 8, 1997 3
Franchise Killers 33 $3,520,430 Aug 8, 1997 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,273 $3,519,178 Aug 8, 1997 0

Cast

Patrick Kilpatrick    John Wesley

Production and Technical Credits

Executive Producer    Lauren Shuler Donner

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/08 15 $992,651   1,258 $789   $992,651 3
1997/08/15 21 $489,037 -51% 1,203 $407   $2,311,809 10
1997/08/22 35 $164,455 -66% 368 $447   $2,930,369 17
1997/08/29 35 $269,904 +64% 425 $635   $3,278,561 24
1997/09/05 39 $100,020 -63% 374 $267   $3,418,090 31
1997/09/12 51 $34,124 -66% 99 $345   $0 38
1997/09/19 57 $21,347 -37% 44 $485   $3,519,178 45

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/08 - $291,216   1,258 $231   $291,216 1
1997/08/09 - $392,068 +35% 1,258 $312   $683,284 2
1997/08/10 - $309,367 -21% 1,258 $246   $992,651 3
1997/08/11 - $183,895 -41% 1,258 $146   $1,176,546 4
1997/08/12 - $217,714 +18% 1,258 $173   $1,394,260 5
1997/08/13 13 $255,558 +17% 1,258 $203   $1,649,818 6
1997/08/14 14 $172,954 -32% 1,258 $137   $1,822,772 7
1997/08/15 - $130,072 -25% 1,203 $108   $1,952,844 8
1997/08/16 - $184,964 +42% 1,203 $154   $2,137,808 9
1997/08/17 - $174,001 -6% 1,203 $145   $2,311,809 10
1997/08/18 - $99,323 -43% 1,203 $83   $2,411,132 11
1997/08/19 - $100,215 +1% 1,203 $83   $2,511,347 12
1997/08/20 16 $126,106 +26% 1,203 $105   $2,637,453 13
1997/08/21 15 $128,461 +2% 1,203 $107   $2,765,914 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/08 15 $1,822,772   1,258 $1,449   $1,822,772 7
1997/08/15 18 $943,142 -48% 1,203 $784   $2,765,914 14
1997/08/22 34 $242,743 -74% 368 $660   $3,008,657 21
1997/08/29 34 $309,413 +27% 425 $728   $3,318,070 28
1997/09/12 8 $179,761   99 $1,816   $3,497,831 42

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records