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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,204,830Details
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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 (Rank 801-900) 884 $81,204,830
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,723 $81,204,830
Leggiest Movies 84 11.50

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 27th, 1991 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 4th, 2014 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 136 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Notebook
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Keywords: Non-Chronological
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 38 $501,605 Jun 19, 1992 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 36 $616,560 Jun 12, 1992 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 27 $921,905 Jun 5, 1992 164
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 84 $1,657,810 Apr 3, 1992 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 49 $2,814,240 Mar 27, 1992 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 53 $2,897,230 Mar 20, 1992 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 50 $3,344,045 Mar 13, 1992 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 51 $3,933,105 Mar 6, 1992 73
Fastest to $50m 1,425 $52,433,849 Mar 6, 1992 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 55 $4,359,130 Feb 28, 1992 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 61 $5,006,595 Feb 21, 1992 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 44 $7,058,930 Feb 14, 1992 52
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 151 $7,058,930 Feb 14, 1992 52
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 120 $14,713,191 Feb 14, 1992 52
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day) 134 $5,235,940 Jan 24, 1992 31
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 64 $10,913,465 Jan 24, 1992 31

Cast

Chris O'Donnell    Buddy Threadgoode
Kathy Bates    Evelyn Couch
Mary-Louise Parker    Ruth Jameson
Mary Stuart Masterson    Idgie Threadgoode
Lois Smith    Mama Threadgoode
Jessica Tandy    Ninny Threadgoode
LaTanya Richardson    Janeen
Cicely Tyson    Sipsey
Grace Zabriskie    Eva Bates
Nick Searcy    Frank Bennett

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1992/01/24 2 $5,235,940   673 $7,780   $7,781,959 31
1992/01/31 2 $6,675,765 +27% 1,048 $6,370   $16,816,819 38
1992/02/07 4 $6,157,290 -8% 1,229 $5,010   $25,342,589 45
1992/02/14 3 $7,058,930 +15% 1,306 $5,405   $34,263,454 52
1992/02/21 3 $5,006,595 -29% 1,321 $3,790   $40,954,794 59
1992/02/28 4 $4,359,130 -13% 1,329 $3,280   $47,032,199 66
1992/03/06 3 $3,933,105 -10% 1,331 $2,955   $52,433,849 73
1992/03/13 5 $3,344,045 -15% 1,327 $2,520   $57,148,824 80
1992/03/20 5 $2,897,230 -13% 1,329 $2,180   $61,366,419 87
1992/03/27 7 $2,814,240 -3% 1,312 $2,145   $65,370,114 94
1992/04/03 12 $1,657,810 -41% 1,228 $1,350   $67,903,424 101
1992/04/10 11 $1,173,265 -29% 950 $1,235   $69,702,314 108
1992/04/17 12 $858,235 -27% 791 $1,085   $71,120,094 115
1992/04/24 11 $734,695 -14% 674 $1,090   $72,310,479 122
1992/06/05 10 $921,905   878 $1,050   $76,743,604 164
1992/06/12 11 $616,560 -33% 734 $840   $77,932,324 171
1992/06/19 12 $501,605 -19% 608 $825   $78,874,364 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1992/01/24 2 $7,595,035   673 $11,285   $10,141,054 35
1992/01/31 2 $9,044,245 +19% 1,048 $8,630   $19,185,299 42
1992/02/07 3 $8,019,225 -11% 1,229 $6,525   $27,204,524 49
1992/02/14 3 $8,743,675 +9% 1,306 $6,695   $35,948,199 56
1992/02/21 3 $6,724,870 -23% 1,321 $5,091   $42,673,069 63
1992/02/28 3 $5,827,675 -13% 1,329 $4,385   $48,500,744 70
1992/03/06 3 $5,304,035 -9% 1,331 $3,985   $53,804,779 77
1992/03/13 5 $4,664,410 -12% 1,327 $3,515   $58,469,189 84
1992/03/20 5 $4,086,685 -12% 1,329 $3,075   $62,555,874 91
1992/03/27 7 $3,689,740 -10% 1,312 $2,812   $66,245,614 98
1992/04/03 10 $2,283,435 -38% 1,228 $1,859   $68,529,049 105
1992/04/10 9 $1,732,810 -24% 950 $1,824   $70,261,859 112
1992/04/17 10 $1,313,925 -24% 791 $1,661   $71,575,784 119
1992/06/05 9 $1,494,065   878 $1,702   $77,315,764 168
1992/06/12 11 $1,056,995 -29% 734 $1,440   $78,372,759 175