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The Piano (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,157,856Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 12th, 1993 (Limited) by Miramax
MPAA Rating: R for moments of extremely graphic sexuality.
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: Australia,
France,
New Zealand

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 74 $581,213 Apr 8, 1994 150
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 237 $1,691,518 Jan 14, 1994 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 322 $1,810,099 Jan 7, 1994 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 353 $2,369,154 Dec 31, 1993 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 887 $1,421,495 Dec 24, 1993 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,558 $1,071,907 Dec 17, 1993 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,940 $1,288,622 Dec 10, 1993 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,342 $1,701,363 Dec 3, 1993 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,597 $2,446,752 Nov 26, 1993 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,869 $1,502,325 Nov 19, 1993 10

Cast

Anna Paquin    Flora
Harvey Keitel    George Baines
Sam Neill    Alisdair Stewart
Holly Hunter    Ada
Cliff Curtis    Mana

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/11/19 10 $1,502,325   99 $15,175   $1,761,691 10
1993/11/26 10 $2,446,752 +63% 231 $10,592   $5,177,499 17
1993/12/03 7 $1,701,363 -30% 239 $7,119   $7,502,744 24
1993/12/10 9 $1,288,622 -24% 274 $4,703   $9,206,027 31
1993/12/17 10 $1,071,907 -17% 259 $4,139   $10,961,290 38
1993/12/24 7 $1,421,495 +33% 516 $2,755   $12,790,109 45
1993/12/31 8 $2,369,154 +67% 523 $4,530   $17,169,365 52
1994/01/07 11 $1,810,099 -24% 522 $3,468   $20,009,133 59
1994/01/14 13 $1,691,518 -7% 500 $3,383   $22,414,525 66
1994/04/08 14 $581,213   505 $1,151   $38,513,715 150

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/11/19 7 $2,471,381   99 $24,963   $2,730,747 14
1993/11/26 10 $3,070,634 +24% 231 $13,293   $5,801,381 21
1993/12/03 7 $2,116,024 -31% 239 $8,854   $7,917,405 28
1993/12/10 8 $1,971,978 -7% 274 $7,197   $9,889,383 35
1993/12/17 9 $1,479,231 -25% 259 $5,711   $11,368,614 42
1993/12/24 7 $3,431,597 +132% 516 $6,650   $14,800,211 49
1993/12/31 8 $3,398,823 -1% 523 $6,499   $18,199,034 56
1994/01/07 11 $2,523,973 -26% 522 $4,835   $20,723,007 63