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Misery (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,158,960Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 30th, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: September 14th, 2010 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Writing and Writers
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 128 $193,821 May 3, 1991 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 134 $256,200 Apr 26, 1991 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 95 $464,547 Apr 19, 1991 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $478,597 Apr 12, 1991 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $522,354 Apr 5, 1991 129
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,434 $58,771,959 Apr 5, 1991 129
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 443 $3,914,163 Jan 4, 1991 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 355 $6,057,448 Dec 28, 1990 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,149 $4,125,895 Dec 21, 1990 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,825 $4,002,586 Dec 14, 1990 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,630 $6,961,449 Dec 7, 1990 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 381 $10,076,834 Nov 30, 1990 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,796 $10,076,834 Nov 30, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,328 1,244 Nov 30, 1990 3

Cast

Kathy Bates    Annie Wilkes
James Caan    Paul Sheldon
Richard Farnsworth    Buster
Lauren Bacall    Marcia Sindell
J.T. Walsh    State Trooper Sherman Douglas
Rob Reiner    Helicopter pilot
Frances Sternhagen    Virginia

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

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.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/11/30 2 $10,076,834   1,244 $8,100   $10,076,834 3
1990/12/07 2 $6,961,449 -31% 1,281 $5,434   $19,964,852 10
1990/12/14 5 $4,002,586 -43% 1,302 $3,074   $26,107,348 17
1990/12/21 8 $4,125,895 +3% 1,320 $3,126   $31,886,620 24
1990/12/28 9 $6,057,448 +47% 1,329 $4,558   $39,903,646 31
1991/01/04 7 $3,914,163 -35% 1,370 $2,857   $44,941,885 38
1991/04/05 19 $522,354   472 $1,107   $58,771,959 129
1991/04/12 16 $478,597 -8% 442 $1,083   $59,469,235 136
1991/04/19 17 $464,547 -3% 474 $980   $60,143,292 143
1991/04/26 22 $256,200 -45% 330 $776   $60,593,174 150
1991/05/03 27 $193,821 -24% 216 $897   $60,889,526 157

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/11/30 2 $13,003,403   1,244 $10,453   $13,003,403 7
1990/12/07 2 $9,101,359 -30% 1,281 $7,105   $22,104,762 14
1990/12/14 5 $5,655,963 -38% 1,302 $4,344   $27,760,725 21
1990/12/21 6 $6,085,473 +8% 1,320 $4,610   $33,846,198 28
1990/12/28 9 $7,181,524 +18% 1,329 $5,404   $41,027,722 35
1991/04/05 18 $741,033   472 $1,570   $58,990,638 133
1991/04/12 16 $688,107 -7% 442 $1,557   $59,678,745 140
1991/04/19 15 $658,229 -4% 474 $1,389   $60,336,974 147
1991/04/26 21 $358,731 -46% 330 $1,087   $60,695,705 154