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A Passage to India (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,187,653Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
85% - Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$27,500,000
Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1984 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 20th, 2001 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Passage to India, A
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 246 $240,326 Apr 19, 1985 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 242 $309,164 Apr 12, 1985 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 199 $457,547 Apr 5, 1985 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 188 $583,679 Mar 29, 1985 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 131 $1,081,601 Mar 22, 1985 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 154 $1,077,553 Mar 15, 1985 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 186 $1,075,039 Mar 8, 1985 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 167 $1,393,859 Mar 1, 1985 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 172 $1,677,005 Feb 22, 1985 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 128 $2,578,374 Feb 15, 1985 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 191 $2,626,286 Feb 8, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 329 $2,522,842 Feb 1, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 641 $2,033,367 Jan 25, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,272 $1,507,319 Jan 18, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,740 $592,628 Jan 11, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,046 $290,952 Jan 4, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,221 $483,618 Dec 28, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,234 $186,442 Dec 21, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,347 $84,580 Dec 14, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,465 $27,187,653 Dec 14, 1984 0

Cast

Alec Guinness    Professor Godbole
Judy Davis    Adele Quested
Edward Fox    Richard Fielding
Peggy Ashcroft    Mrs. Moore
James Fox    Richard Fielding
Art Malik    Ali

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/12/14 22 $84,580   3 $28,193   $84,580 3
1984/12/21 22 $186,442 +120% 3 $62,147   $316,153 10
1984/12/28 17 $483,618 +159% 13 $37,201   $924,991 17
1985/01/04 19 $290,952 -40% 14 $20,782   $1,340,681 24
1985/01/11 17 $592,628 +104% 40 $14,816   $2,076,680 31
1985/01/18 5 $1,507,319 +154% 218 $6,914   $3,844,281 38
1985/01/25 3 $2,033,367 +35% 291 $6,988   $6,528,622 45
1985/02/01 3 $2,522,842 +24% 639 $3,948   $9,756,701 52
1985/02/08 4 $2,626,286 +4% 650 $4,040   $13,289,029 59
1985/02/15 6 $2,578,374 -2% 629 $4,099   $16,644,219 66
1985/02/22 6 $1,677,005 -35% 645 $2,600   $18,696,127 73
1985/03/01 8 $1,393,859 -17% 541 $2,576   $20,593,285 80
1985/03/08 10 $1,075,039 -23% 515 $2,087   $21,874,907 87
1985/03/15 10 $1,077,553 n/c 537 $2,007   $23,368,194 94
1985/03/22 12 $1,081,601 n/c 498 $2,172   $24,816,971 101
1985/03/29 20 $583,679 -46% 287 $2,034   $25,752,389 108
1985/04/05 19 $457,547 -22% 260 $1,760   $26,420,482 115
1985/04/12 24 $309,164 -32% 198 $1,561   $26,861,678 122
1985/04/19 24 $240,326 -22% 157 $1,531   $27,187,653 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/12/14 21 $129,711   3 $43,237   $129,711 7
1984/12/21 20 $311,662 +140% 3 $103,887   $441,373 14
1984/12/28 16 $608,356 +95% 13 $46,797   $1,049,729 21
1985/01/04 18 $434,323 -29% 14 $31,023   $1,484,052 28
1985/01/11 17 $852,910 +96% 40 $21,323   $2,336,962 35
1985/01/18 4 $2,158,293 +153% 218 $9,900   $4,495,255 42
1985/01/25 3 $2,738,604 +27% 291 $9,411   $7,233,859 49
1985/02/01 3 $3,428,884 +25% 639 $5,366   $10,662,743 56
1985/02/08 4 $3,403,102 -1% 650 $5,236   $14,065,845 63
1985/02/15 6 $2,953,277 -13% 629 $4,695   $17,019,122 70
1985/02/22 6 $2,180,304 -26% 645 $3,380   $19,199,426 77
1985/03/01 8 $1,600,442 -27% 541 $2,958   $20,799,868 84
1985/03/08 9 $1,490,773 -7% 515 $2,895   $22,290,641 91
1985/03/15 9 $1,444,729 -3% 537 $2,690   $23,735,370 98
1985/03/22 12 $1,433,340 -1% 498 $2,878   $25,168,710 105
1985/03/29 18 $794,225 -45% 287 $2,767   $25,962,935 112
1985/04/05 19 $589,579 -26% 260 $2,268   $26,552,514 119
1985/04/12 22 $394,813 -33% 198 $1,994   $26,947,327 126