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A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,769,755Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
31% - Rotten
Audience
32% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 26th, 1991 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R for areas of strong violence, graphic sensuality, and some language.
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Keywords: Film Noir
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,379 $279,300 May 24, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,418 $1,579,905 May 17, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,041 $1,677,410 May 10, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,955 $3,068,580 May 3, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,109 $4,348,165 Apr 26, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,841 1,523 Apr 26, 1991 3

Cast

   Jonathan Corliss
Max von Sydow    Thor Carlsson
Diane Ladd    Mrs. Corliss
Sean Young    Ellen/Dorothy Carlsson
James Russo    Dan Corelli

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Howard Shore
Based on the Novel "A Kiss Before Dying"    Ira Levin

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/26 2 $4,348,165   1,523 $2,855   $4,348,165 3
1991/05/03 3 $3,068,580 -29% 1,542 $1,990   $8,816,065 10
1991/05/10 7 $1,677,410 -45% 1,546 $1,085   $11,485,485 17
1991/05/17 9 $1,579,905 -6% 1,269 $1,245   $13,729,270 24
1991/05/24 26 $279,300 -82% 245 $1,140   $14,478,720 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/04/26 2 $5,747,485   1,523 $3,774   $5,747,485 7
1991/05/03 3 $4,060,590 -29% 1,542 $2,633   $9,808,075 14
1991/05/10 6 $2,341,290 -42% 1,546 $1,514   $12,149,365 21
1991/05/17 10 $2,050,055 -12% 1,269 $1,615   $14,199,420 28