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Mommie Dearest (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,032,000Details
International Box Office $6,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $25,032,000
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
55% - Rotten
Audience
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1981 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
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Keywords: Biography, Dysfunctional Family, Performing Arts, Movie Business, Boarding School
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,027 $446,530 Nov 13, 1981 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,233 $506,081 Nov 6, 1981 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,697 $493,189 Oct 30, 1981 45
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,125 $1,094,351 Oct 16, 1981 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,137 $2,009,548 Oct 9, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,160 $3,208,436 Oct 2, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,277 $4,667,761 Sep 25, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,612 $905,920 Sep 18, 1981 3

Cast

Faye Dunaway    Joan Crawford
Xander Berkeley    Christopher Crawford (adult)
Diana Scarwid    Christina Crawford (adult)

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/09/18 7 $905,920   85 $10,658   $905,920 3
1981/09/25 1 $4,667,761 +415% 930 $5,019   $5,580,619 10
1981/10/02 2 $3,208,436 -31% 930 $3,450   $10,537,537 17
1981/10/09 6 $2,009,548 -37% 874 $2,299   $13,336,905 24
1981/10/16 10 $1,094,351 -46% 636 $1,721   $14,814,292 31
1981/10/30 13 $493,189   541 $912   $16,621,744 45
1981/11/06 10 $506,081 +3% 430 $1,177   $17,387,968 52
1981/11/13 13 $446,530 -12% 370 $1,207   $17,988,509 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/09/18 8 $912,858   85 $10,740   $912,858 7
1981/09/25 1 $6,416,243 +603% 930 $6,899   $7,329,101 14
1981/10/02 3 $3,998,256 -38% 930 $4,299   $11,327,357 21
1981/10/09 7 $2,392,584 -40% 874 $2,738   $13,719,941 28
1981/10/30 7 $753,332   541 $1,392   $16,881,887 49
1981/11/06 9 $660,092 -12% 430 $1,535   $17,541,979 56