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Harlem Nights (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $60,857,262Details
International Box Office $35,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $95,857,262
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 17th, 1989 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: African-American
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 280 $198,531 Mar 23, 1990 129
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 613 $2,124,064 Dec 29, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,341 $1,354,976 Dec 22, 1989 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,206 $50,299,677 Dec 15, 1989 35
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,623 $1,724,761 Dec 15, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,585 $2,917,788 Dec 8, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,387 $5,202,610 Dec 1, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 895 $11,136,904 Nov 24, 1989 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 228 $16,096,808 Nov 17, 1989 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,101 $16,096,808 Nov 17, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,986 2,180 Nov 17, 1989 3

Cast

   Quick
Lela Rochon    Sunshine
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.    Man with Broken Nose
Danny Aiello    Phil Cantone
Richard Pryor    Sugar Ray
Redd Foxx    Bennie Wilson
Arsenio Hall    Crying Man
Michael Lerner    Bugsy Calhoune
Jasmine Guy    Dominique La Rue

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/17 1 $16,096,808   2,180 $7,384   $16,096,808 3
1989/11/24 2 $11,136,904 -31% 2,180 $5,109   $34,865,452 10
1989/12/01 3 $5,202,610 -53% 2,180 $2,387   $42,544,572 17
1989/12/08 6 $2,917,788 -44% 2,180 $1,338   $46,876,890 24
1989/12/15 10 $1,724,761 -41% 1,324 $1,303   $49,476,458 31
1989/12/22 13 $1,354,976 -21% 1,046 $1,295   $51,654,653 38
1989/12/29 12 $2,124,064 +57% 1,064 $1,996   $55,021,591 45
1990/03/23 29 $198,531   214 $928   $60,135,854 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/17 1 $23,728,548   2,180 $10,885   $23,728,548 7
1989/11/24 2 $13,613,414 -43% 2,180 $6,245   $37,341,962 14
1989/12/01 4 $6,617,140 -51% 2,180 $3,035   $43,959,102 21
1989/12/08 5 $3,792,595 -43% 2,180 $1,740   $47,751,697 28
1989/12/15 10 $2,547,980 -33% 1,324 $1,924   $50,299,677 35
1989/12/22 13 $2,597,850 +2% 1,046 $2,484   $52,897,527 42