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The Guardian (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,140,440Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
13% - Rotten
Audience
32% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 27th, 1990 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, language and some drug content.
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,074 $857,460 May 18, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,965 $1,829,640 May 11, 1990 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,007 $3,020,640 May 4, 1990 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,758 $5,565,620 Apr 27, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,634 1,684 Apr 27, 1990 3

Cast

Carey Lowell    Kate
Miguel Ferrer    Ralph Hess
Theresa Randle    Arlene Russell
Xander Berkeley    Detective

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/04/27 3 $5,565,620   1,684 $3,305   $5,565,620 3
1990/05/04 5 $3,020,640 -46% 1,736 $1,740   $10,088,830 10
1990/05/11 6 $1,829,640 -39% 1,544 $1,185   $12,734,390 17
1990/05/18 8 $857,460 -53% 922 $930   $14,251,930 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/04/27 3 $7,068,190   1,684 $4,197   $7,068,190 7
1990/05/04 4 $3,836,560 -46% 1,736 $2,210   $10,904,750 14
1990/05/11 5 $2,489,720 -35% 1,544 $1,613   $13,394,470 21