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Mermaids (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,140,500Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,239 $35,140,500
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,080 $35,140,500
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 577 $35,140,500
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 726 $35,140,500

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1990 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,363 $2,287,275 Jan 11, 1991 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,296 $3,704,258 Jan 4, 1991 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,140 $6,199,833 Dec 28, 1990 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,888 $3,323,442 Dec 21, 1990 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,505 $3,514,678 Dec 14, 1990 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,096 $35,140,500 Dec 14, 1990 0

Cast

Christina Ricci    Kate Flax
Bob Hoskins    Lou Landsky
Winona Ryder    Charlotte Flax
   Rachel Flax

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/12/14 6 $3,514,678   920 $3,820   $3,514,678 3
1990/12/21 10 $3,323,442 -5% 968 $3,433   $8,349,564 10
1990/12/28 8 $6,199,833 +87% 977 $6,346   $16,367,698 17
1991/01/04 8 $3,704,258 -40% 1,002 $3,697   $21,231,536 24
1991/01/11 10 $2,287,275 -38% 1,111 $2,059   $24,658,479 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/12/14 6 $5,026,122   920 $5,463   $5,026,122 7
1990/12/21 9 $5,141,743 +2% 968 $5,312   $10,167,865 14
1990/12/28 8 $7,359,413 +43% 977 $7,533   $17,527,278 21
1991/01/04 7 $4,843,926 -34% 1,002 $4,834   $22,371,204 28