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The Hard Way (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,525,330Details
International Box Office $41,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $65,525,330
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  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 2,955 $24,525,330
All Time International Box Office 1,674 $41,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,001 $65,525,330
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 761 $24,525,330
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 302 $41,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 446 $65,525,330
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 920 $24,525,330
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 468 $41,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 616 $65,525,330

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 8th, 1991 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for strong language.
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Keywords: Buddy Cop
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,938 $158,795 May 3, 1991 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,840 $253,500 Apr 26, 1991 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,673 $517,275 Apr 19, 1991 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,894 $743,895 Apr 12, 1991 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,027 $1,212,200 Apr 5, 1991 31
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,309 $3,005,505 Mar 22, 1991 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,578 $4,010,555 Mar 15, 1991 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,555 $6,301,470 Mar 8, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,736 1,622 Mar 8, 1991 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,650 $24,525,330 Mar 8, 1991 0

Cast

Christina Ricci    Bonnie
LL Cool J    Billy
   Nick Lang
Delroy Lindo    Captain Brix
Annabella Sciorra    Susan
   John Moss
Luis Guzman    Detective Benny Pooley
Penny Marshall    Angie, Nick's Agent
Mos Def    Dead Romeos
Kathy Najimy    Lang's Girl Friday
Lewis Black    Banker
Bill Cobbs    Raggedy Man
Stephen Lang    Party Crasher

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Set Decorator    Susan Bode

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/03/08 3 $6,301,470   1,622 $3,885   $6,301,470 3
1991/03/15 5 $4,010,555 -36% 1,627 $2,465   $12,201,655 10
1991/03/22 7 $3,005,505 -25% 1,629 $1,845   $16,419,275 17
1991/04/05 12 $1,212,200   1,102 $1,100   $21,636,405 31
1991/04/12 13 $743,895 -39% 813 $915   $22,778,760 38
1991/04/19 14 $517,275 -30% 627 $825   $23,558,130 45
1991/04/26 23 $253,500 -51% 390 $650   $23,987,340 52
1991/05/03 32 $158,795 -37% 349 $455   $24,228,035 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/03/08 3 $8,191,100   1,622 $5,050   $8,191,100 7
1991/03/15 5 $5,222,670 -36% 1,627 $3,210   $13,413,770 14
1991/04/05 13 $1,610,660   1,102 $1,462   $22,034,865 35
1991/04/12 13 $1,005,990 -38% 813 $1,237   $23,040,855 42
1991/04/19 14 $692,985 -31% 627 $1,105   $23,733,840 49
1991/04/26 22 $335,400 -52% 390 $860   $24,069,240 56