Follow us on

Major League (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,793,054Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
83% - Certified Fresh
Audience
84% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 7th, 1989 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Major League
Comparisons: vs. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Baseball
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 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 579 $963,636 Jun 2, 1989 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 600 $1,436,066 May 26, 1989 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 704 $1,802,253 May 19, 1989 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 876 $2,310,940 May 12, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 851 $3,593,058 May 5, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,150 $4,125,768 Apr 28, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,373 $5,231,854 Apr 21, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,585 $7,070,809 Apr 14, 1989 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,017 $8,836,265 Apr 7, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,845 1,541 Apr 7, 1989 3

Cast

Tom Berenger    Jake Taylor
Wesley Snipes    Willie Mays Hayes
Rene Russo    Lynn Wells
   Rick 'Wild Thing' Vaughn
Dennis Haysbert    Pedro Cerrano
Neil Flynn    Longshoreman
Corbin Bernsen    Roger Dorn
James Gammon    Lou Brown

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    James Newton Howard

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/04/07 1 $8,836,265   1,541 $5,734   $8,836,265 3
1989/04/14 1 $7,070,809 -20% 1,615 $4,378   $18,456,883 10
1989/04/21 2 $5,231,854 -26% 1,615 $3,240   $25,743,833 17
1989/04/28 3 $4,125,768 -21% 1,615 $2,555   $31,246,706 24
1989/05/05 4 $3,593,058 -13% 1,557 $2,308   $35,968,457 31
1989/05/12 5 $2,310,940 -36% 1,557 $1,484   $39,248,651 38
1989/05/19 6 $1,802,253 -22% 1,443 $1,249   $41,807,304 45
1989/05/26 8 $1,436,066 -20% 1,175 $1,222   $43,768,999 52
1989/06/02 10 $963,636 -33% 906 $1,064   $45,042,551 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/04/07 1 $11,386,074   1,541 $7,389   $11,386,074 7
1989/04/14 1 $9,125,905 -20% 1,615 $5,651   $20,511,979 14
1989/04/21 2 $6,608,959 -28% 1,615 $4,092   $27,120,938 21
1989/04/28 3 $5,254,461 -20% 1,615 $3,254   $32,375,399 28
1989/05/05 4 $4,562,312 -13% 1,557 $2,930   $36,937,711 35
1989/05/12 5 $3,067,340 -33% 1,557 $1,970   $40,005,051 42
1989/05/19 6 $2,327,882 -24% 1,443 $1,613   $42,332,933 49
1989/05/26 8 $1,745,982 -25% 1,175 $1,486   $44,078,915 56