Out of Africa

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $79,096,868Details
International Box Office $179,113,992
Worldwide Box Office $258,210,860
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
52% - Rotten
Audience
84% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$31,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 18th, 1985 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 28th, 2012

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 6th, 2012

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Cast

Meryl Streep    Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen-Finecke
Robert Redford    Denys Finch Hatton
Michael Gough    Delamere
Klaus Maria Brandauer    Baron Bror Blixen/Baron Hans Blixen
Iman    Mariammo

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Sydney Pollack

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/12/20 4 $3,637,290   922 $3,945   $3,696,534 5
1985/12/27 4 $6,504,397 +79% 922 $7,055   $14,162,371 12
1986/01/03 2 $6,360,296 -2% 928 $6,854   $26,685,197 19
1986/01/10 1 $5,137,370 -19% 922 $5,572   $34,249,287 26
1986/01/17 3 $5,191,875 +1% 923 $5,625   $41,378,120 33
1986/01/24 4 $3,197,040 -38% 924 $3,460   $46,302,669 40
1986/01/31 5 $3,300,070 +3% 997 $3,310   $50,757,129 47
1986/02/07 4 $3,548,440 +8% 1,102 $3,220   $55,295,894 54
1986/02/14 5 $3,661,460 +3% 1,042 $3,514   $60,022,414 61
1986/02/21 6 $2,310,910 -37% 1,023 $2,259   $63,056,459 68
1986/02/28 9 $1,786,185 -23% 909 $1,965   $65,522,379 75
1986/03/07 9 $1,536,668 -14% 796 $1,930   $67,718,811 82
1986/03/14 10 $1,360,825 -11% 720 $1,890   $69,670,271 89
1986/03/21 11 $1,320,000 -3% 750 $1,760   $71,478,551 96
1986/03/28 7 $2,002,200 +52% 885 $2,262   $74,465,286 103
1986/04/04 7 $1,884,432 -6% 913 $2,064   $77,266,673 110
1986/04/11 10 $1,314,300 -30% 780 $1,685   $79,096,868 117

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