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Legal Eagles (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,851,591Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
47% - Rotten
Audience
33% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 18th, 1986 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
Comparisons: vs. Wonder Boys
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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 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 688 $510,600 Aug 22, 1986 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 684 $755,173 Aug 15, 1986 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 820 $1,004,813 Aug 8, 1986 54
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,147 $2,715,750 Jul 18, 1986 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,210 $3,931,560 Jul 11, 1986 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,672 $4,357,740 Jul 4, 1986 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,857 $6,022,848 Jun 27, 1986 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,133 $8,132,378 Jun 20, 1986 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,318 1,248 Jun 20, 1986 5

Cast

Daryl Hannah    Chelsea Deardon
   Tom Logal
Terence Stamp    Victor Taft
Debra Winger    Laura Kelly
Brian Dennehy    Cavanaugh
Brian Doyle-Murray    Shaw
Jay Thomas    Waiter in Restaurant
Christine Baranski    Carol Freeman
Roscoe Lee Browne    Judge Dawkins

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/06/20 2 $8,132,378   1,248 $6,516   $8,221,396 5
1986/06/27 3 $6,022,848 -26% 1,248 $4,826   $18,448,346 12
1986/07/04 5 $4,357,740 -28% 1,231 $3,540   $26,121,736 19
1986/07/11 7 $3,931,560 -10% 1,206 $3,260   $32,403,688 26
1986/07/18 8 $2,715,750 -31% 1,065 $2,550   $36,911,873 33
1986/08/08 17 $1,004,813   640 $1,570   $43,913,620 54
1986/08/15 20 $755,173 -25% 547 $1,381   $45,246,764 61
1986/08/22 20 $510,600 -32% 460 $1,110   $46,210,024 68

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/06/20 3 $12,336,480   1,248 $9,885   $12,425,498 9
1986/06/27 3 $9,338,498 -24% 1,248 $7,483   $21,763,996 16
1986/07/04 5 $6,708,132 -28% 1,231 $5,449   $28,472,128 23
1986/07/11 7 $5,723,995 -15% 1,206 $4,746   $34,196,123 30
1986/08/08 17 $1,582,784   640 $2,473   $44,491,591 58
1986/08/15 19 $1,207,833 -24% 547 $2,208   $45,699,424 65