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The Last Emperor (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,984,000Details
International Box Office $3,901Details
Worldwide Box Office $43,987,901
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 20th, 1987 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
International Releases: December 23rd, 1988 (Limited) (South Korea)
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: China,
France,
Italy,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 19 $930,729 May 20, 1988 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $1,055,977 May 13, 1988 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $1,256,177 May 6, 1988 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $1,780,196 Apr 29, 1988 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $2,597,418 Apr 22, 1988 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $3,398,662 Apr 15, 1988 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $837,400 Apr 8, 1988 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 102 $560,501 Apr 1, 1988 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 76 $842,611 Mar 25, 1988 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 89 $876,913 Mar 18, 1988 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 88 $1,106,588 Mar 11, 1988 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 87 $1,342,857 Mar 4, 1988 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 112 $1,211,122 Feb 26, 1988 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 88 $1,710,481 Feb 19, 1988 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 120 $1,548,355 Feb 12, 1988 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 123 $1,795,760 Feb 5, 1988 80
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 559 $678,798 Jan 22, 1988 66
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $1,124,142 Jan 1, 1988 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,625 $999,042 Dec 25, 1987 38
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,748 $402,257 Dec 11, 1987 24

Cast

Joan Chen    Wan Jung/Elizabeth
Peter O'Toole    Reginald F. 'R. J.' Johnston
John Lone    Adult Pu Yi/Henry

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/11 13 $402,257   29 $13,871   $1,327,583 24
1987/12/25 14 $999,042   92 $10,859   $3,676,398 38
1988/01/01 15 $1,124,142 +13% 94 $11,959   $5,565,638 45
1988/01/22 17 $678,798   108 $6,285   $8,778,734 66
1988/02/05 7 $1,795,760   371 $4,840   $11,766,918 80
1988/02/12 11 $1,548,355 -14% 372 $4,162   $13,858,723 87
1988/02/19 9 $1,710,481 +10% 375 $4,561   $16,008,433 94
1988/02/26 11 $1,211,122 -29% 377 $3,213   $17,720,495 101
1988/03/04 10 $1,342,857 +11% 494 $2,718   $19,458,722 108
1988/03/11 11 $1,106,588 -18% 479 $2,310   $20,966,245 115
1988/03/18 11 $876,913 -21% 371 $2,364   $22,146,384 122
1988/03/25 12 $842,611 -4% 428 $1,969   $23,349,260 129
1988/04/01 13 $560,501 -33% 386 $1,452   $24,058,739 136
1988/04/08 12 $837,400 +49% 460 $1,820   $25,169,033 143
1988/04/15 4 $3,398,662 +306% 877 $3,875   $29,320,303 150
1988/04/22 6 $2,597,418 -24% 877 $2,962   $33,097,200 157
1988/04/29 9 $1,780,196 -31% 851 $2,092   $35,635,164 164
1988/05/06 8 $1,256,177 -29% 817 $1,538   $37,419,329 171
1988/05/13 9 $1,055,977 -16% 763 $1,384   $38,914,923 178
1988/05/20 10 $930,729 -12% 792 $1,175   $40,295,591 185

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/25 13 $1,764,140   92 $19,175   $4,441,496 42
1988/02/05 6 $2,339,210   371 $6,305   $12,310,368 84
1988/02/12 9 $1,987,584 -15% 372 $5,343   $14,297,952 91
1988/02/19 8 $2,211,421 +11% 375 $5,897   $16,509,373 98
1988/02/26 8 $1,606,492 -27% 377 $4,261   $18,115,865 105
1988/03/04 8 $1,743,792 +9% 494 $3,530   $19,859,657 112
1988/03/11 9 $1,409,814 -19% 479 $2,943   $21,269,471 119
1988/03/18 8 $1,237,178 -12% 371 $3,335   $22,506,649 126
1988/03/25 10 $991,589 -20% 428 $2,317   $23,498,238 133
1988/04/01 10 $833,395 -16% 386 $2,159   $24,331,633 140
1988/04/08 8 $1,590,008 +91% 460 $3,457   $25,921,641 147
1988/04/15 3 $4,578,141 +188% 877 $5,220   $30,499,782 154
1988/04/22 6 $3,355,186 -27% 877 $3,826   $33,854,968 161
1988/04/29 6 $2,308,184 -31% 851 $2,712   $36,163,152 168
1988/05/06 7 $1,695,794 -27% 817 $2,076   $37,858,946 175
1988/05/13 9 $1,505,916 -11% 763 $1,974   $39,364,862 182

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
South Korea 12/23/1988 $0 0 1 1 $3,901 9/17/2016
 
International Total$3,901 9/17/2016