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Misery (1990)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,243 $61,158,960
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,115 $61,158,960
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 351 $61,158,960
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 661 $61,158,960

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 30th, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: September 14th, 2010 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: R
Comparisons: vs. The Shining
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 128 $193,821 May 3, 1991 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 134 $256,200 Apr 26, 1991 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 96 $464,547 Apr 19, 1991 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 116 $478,597 Apr 12, 1991 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 127 $522,354 Apr 5, 1991 129
Fastest to $50m 1,454 $58,771,959 Apr 5, 1991 129
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 451 $3,914,163 Jan 4, 1991 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 363 $6,057,448 Dec 28, 1990 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,165 $4,125,895 Dec 21, 1990 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,846 $4,002,586 Dec 14, 1990 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,649 $6,961,449 Dec 7, 1990 10
Biggest Domestic November Weekend 381 $10,076,834 Nov 30, 1990 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,822 $10,076,834 Nov 30, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,364 1,244 Nov 30, 1990 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 420 $61,158,960 Nov 30, 1990 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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