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Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,691,550Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
53% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 30th, 1989 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (appeal overturned)
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Keywords: Biography, Musicians
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,464 $2,161,404 Jul 7, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,324 $3,807,986 Jun 30, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,013 1,417 Jun 30, 1989 3

Cast

Stephen Tobolowsky    Jud Phillips
Winona Ryder    Myra Gale Lewis
   Jerry Lee Lewis
Alec Baldwin    Jimmy Swaggart
Lisa Jane Persky    Babe
Trey Wilson    Sam Phillips
Lisa Blount    Lois Brown

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/06/30 7 $3,807,986   1,417 $2,687   $3,807,986 3
1989/07/07 10 $2,161,404 -43% 1,417 $1,525   $8,446,281 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/06/30 7 $6,284,877   1,417 $4,435   $6,284,877 7