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Mississippi Burning (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,603,000Details
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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 2,271 $34,603,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,107 $34,603,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 686 $34,603,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 980 $34,603,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 9th, 1988 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 213 $2,475,978 Feb 3, 1989 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 191 $3,545,305 Jan 27, 1989 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 482 $2,652,537 Jan 20, 1989 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 422 $4,040,640 Jan 13, 1989 38
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,120 $34,603,000 Dec 9, 1988 0

Cast

Frances McDormand    Mrs. Pell
Michael Rooker    Frank Bailey
Stephen Tobolowsky    Townley
Brad Dourif    Deputy Pell
   Anderson
   Ward
R. Lee Ermey    Mayor Tilman
Pruitt Taylor Vince    Lester Cowans
Frankie Faison    Eulogist
Park Overall    Connie
Kevin Dunn    Agent Bird
Tobin Bell    Agent Stokes

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/01/13 7 $4,040,640   551 $7,333   $5,714,916 38
1989/01/20 7 $2,652,537 -34% 568 $4,670   $10,081,850 45
1989/01/27 5 $3,545,305 +34% 1,058 $3,351   $14,726,112 52
1989/02/03 8 $2,475,978 -30% 1,074 $2,305   $18,254,959 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/01/13 6 $5,755,037   551 $10,445   $7,429,313 42
1989/01/20 7 $3,751,494 -35% 568 $6,605   $11,180,807 49
1989/01/27 5 $4,598,174 +23% 1,058 $4,346   $15,778,981 56