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L.A. Story (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,854,480Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 8th, 1991 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: May 18th, 2010 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Keywords: News, Los Angeles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 902 $111,650 May 17, 1991 101
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 768 $216,270 May 3, 1991 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 924 $214,896 Apr 26, 1991 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 803 $318,435 Apr 19, 1991 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 860 $389,130 Apr 12, 1991 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,102 $398,364 Apr 5, 1991 59
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,730 $1,567,223 Mar 8, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,926 $2,307,948 Mar 1, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,398 $2,762,364 Feb 22, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,097 $5,196,800 Feb 15, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,458 $6,616,915 Feb 8, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,599 1,091 Feb 8, 1991 3

Cast

Kevin Pollak    Frank Swan
John Lithgow    Harry Zell (scenes deleted)
   Harris K. Telemacher
Rick Moranis    Gravedigger (uncredited)
Chevy Chase    Mr. Christopher (uncredited)
Woody Harrelson    Harris' Boss (uncredited)
Patrick Stewart    Mr. Perdue, Maitre d' at L'Idiot
Sarah Jessica Parker    SanDeE*
Richard E. Grant    Roland Mackey
Terry Jones    Sara's Mother
Victoria Tennant    Sara McDowel
Marilu Henner    Trudi
Iman    Cynthia
Larry Miller    Tom

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/02/08 2 $6,616,915   1,091 $6,065   $6,616,915 3
1991/02/15 6 $5,196,800 -21% 1,120 $4,640   $13,814,259 10
1991/02/22 8 $2,762,364 -47% 1,122 $2,462   $17,537,583 17
1991/03/01 8 $2,307,948 -16% 1,068 $2,161   $20,605,125 24
1991/03/08 10 $1,567,223 -32% 929 $1,687   $22,777,904 31
1991/04/05 23 $398,364   373 $1,068   $26,474,991 59
1991/04/12 19 $389,130 -2% 357 $1,090   $26,995,790 66
1991/04/19 24 $318,435 -18% 345 $923   $27,443,102 73
1991/04/26 24 $214,896 -33% 242 $888   $27,759,083 80
1991/05/03 25 $216,270 +1% 267 $810   $28,052,067 87
1991/05/17 33 $111,650   154 $725   $28,463,149 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/02/08 2 $8,617,459   1,091 $7,899   $8,617,459 7
1991/02/15 6 $6,157,760 -29% 1,120 $5,498   $14,775,219 14
1991/02/22 8 $3,521,958 -43% 1,122 $3,139   $18,297,177 21
1991/03/01 8 $2,913,504 -17% 1,068 $2,728   $21,210,681 28
1991/04/05 22 $530,033   373 $1,421   $26,606,660 63
1991/04/12 18 $518,007 -2% 357 $1,451   $27,124,667 70
1991/04/19 24 $419,520 -19% 345 $1,216   $27,544,187 77
1991/04/26 26 $291,610 -30% 242 $1,205   $27,835,797 84