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Lean on Me (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $29,823,140Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
69% - Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 3rd, 1989 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: April 1st, 1992 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 959 $252,718 May 12, 1989 73
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,092 $637,329 Apr 21, 1989 52
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,246 $1,539,221 Apr 7, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,340 $2,290,174 Mar 31, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,611 $2,855,947 Mar 24, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,970 $3,623,207 Mar 17, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,305 $4,579,440 Mar 10, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,922 $5,032,605 Mar 3, 1989 3

Cast

Morgan Freeman    Principal Joe Clark
Robert Guillaume    Dr. Frank Napier
Michael Imperioli    George
Pat McNamara    Police Officer
Mike Starr    Mr. Zirella

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/03/03 1 $5,032,605   894 $5,629   $5,032,605 3
1989/03/10 1 $4,579,440 -9% 991 $4,621   $11,021,898 10
1989/03/17 3 $3,623,207 -21% 1,107 $3,273   $15,933,853 17
1989/03/24 4 $2,855,947 -21% 1,084 $2,635   $20,211,070 24
1989/03/31 4 $2,290,174 -20% 1,071 $2,138   $23,707,812 31
1989/04/07 8 $1,539,221 -33% 904 $1,703   $25,896,344 38
1989/04/21 13 $637,329   565 $1,128   $28,200,497 52
1989/05/12 22 $252,718   349 $724   $29,823,140 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/03/03 1 $6,442,458   894 $7,206   $6,442,458 7
1989/03/10 1 $5,868,188 -9% 991 $5,921   $12,310,646 14
1989/03/17 4 $5,044,477 -14% 1,107 $4,557   $17,355,123 21
1989/03/24 4 $4,062,515 -19% 1,084 $3,748   $21,417,638 28
1989/03/31 4 $2,939,485 -28% 1,071 $2,745   $24,357,123 35