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Ordinary People (1980)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,302,978Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
93% - Certified Fresh
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 1,496 $52,302,978
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,340 $52,302,978
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 440 $52,302,978
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 736 $52,302,978

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 19th, 1980 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,662 $170,335 Sep 19, 1980 3


Donald Sutherland    Calvin 'Call' Jarrett
M. Emmet Walsh    Coach Salan
Adam Baldwin    Stillman
Dinah Manoff    Karen
Judd Hirsch    Dr. Berger
James Sikking    Ray Hanley
Mary Tyler Moore    Beth Jarrett
Timothy Hutton    Conrad 'Con' Jarrett
Elizabeth McGovern    Jeannine Pratt

Production and Technical Credits

Sound Editor    Victoria Sampson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1980/09/19 1 $170,335   6 $28,389   $170,335 3

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