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Places in the Heart (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,900,814Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
96% - Fresh
Audience
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 1984 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 57 $79,116 Apr 26, 1985 220
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 54 $106,502 Apr 19, 1985 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 51 $160,934 Apr 12, 1985 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $214,000 Apr 5, 1985 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 37 $327,630 Mar 29, 1985 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 56 $236,000 Mar 22, 1985 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 55 $318,027 Mar 15, 1985 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 109 $163,204 Mar 8, 1985 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 90 $266,000 Mar 1, 1985 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 120 $232,750 Feb 22, 1985 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 91 $430,390 Feb 15, 1985 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 73 $641,280 Feb 8, 1985 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 558 $41,076 Feb 1, 1985 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 629 $50,325 Jan 25, 1985 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 637 $74,354 Jan 18, 1985 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 292 $279,450 Jan 11, 1985 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 297 $342,000 Jan 4, 1985 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 474 $263,325 Dec 28, 1984 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 753 $184,402 Dec 21, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 619 $279,887 Dec 14, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 381 $544,285 Dec 7, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 277 $1,090,962 Nov 30, 1984 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 210 $1,840,409 Nov 23, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 398 $1,479,127 Nov 16, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 384 $2,228,864 Nov 9, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 506 $2,532,800 Nov 2, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 702 $2,788,330 Oct 26, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 984 $3,133,493 Oct 19, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,383 $3,440,272 Oct 12, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,749 $4,128,711 Oct 5, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,967 $254,524 Sep 28, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,259 $274,279 Sep 21, 1984 3

Cast

Danny Glover    Moze
Sally Field    Edna Spalding
Ed Harris    Wayne Lomax
Amy Madigan    Viola Kelsey, School teacher/Wayne's Lover
John Malkovich    Mr. Will
Lindsay Crouse    Margaret Lomax
Lane Smith    Albert Denby
Terry O'Quinn    Buddy Kelsey

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/09/21 20 $274,279   14 $19,591   $274,279 3
1984/09/28 22 $254,524 -7% 14 $18,180   $661,632 10
1984/10/05 3 $4,128,711 +1,522% 691 $5,975   $4,868,667 17
1984/10/12 3 $3,440,272 -17% 688 $5,000   $9,278,524 24
1984/10/19 2 $3,133,493 -9% 759 $4,128   $13,391,742 31
1984/10/26 4 $2,788,330 -11% 790 $3,530   $16,811,317 38
1984/11/02 2 $2,532,800 -9% 864 $2,931   $19,679,440 45
1984/11/09 4 $2,228,864 -12% 868 $2,568   $22,386,442 52
1984/11/16 7 $1,479,127 -34% 850 $1,740   $24,179,204 59
1984/11/23 8 $1,840,409 +24% 827 $2,225   $26,260,402 66
1984/11/30 9 $1,090,962 -41% 801 $1,362   $27,700,854 73
1984/12/07 11 $544,285 -50% 685 $795   $28,404,734 80
1984/12/14 16 $279,887 -49% 450 $622   $28,819,304 87
1984/12/21 23 $184,402 -34% 201 $917   $29,103,706 94
1984/12/28 23 $263,325 +43% 285 $924   $29,407,031 101
1985/01/04 18 $342,000 +30% 285 $1,200   $29,814,863 108
1985/01/11 21 $279,450 -18% 230 $1,215   $30,309,688 115
1985/01/18 29 $74,354 -73% 94 $791   $30,484,042 122
1985/01/25 30 $50,325 -32% 61 $825   $30,554,367 129
1985/02/01 30 $41,076 -18% 42 $978   $30,602,443 136
1985/02/08 14 $641,280 +1,461% 501 $1,280   $31,243,723 143
1985/02/15 18 $430,390 -33% 223 $1,930   $31,874,113 150
1985/02/22 23 $232,750 -46% 266 $875   $32,205,203 157
1985/03/01 22 $266,000 +14% 195 $1,364   $32,561,407 164
1985/03/08 25 $163,204 -39% 219 $745   $32,789,050 171
1985/03/15 15 $318,027 +95% 265 $1,200   $33,167,077 178
1985/03/22 21 $236,000 -26% 235 $1,004   $33,523,184 185
1985/03/29 21 $327,630 +39% 201 $1,630   $33,970,814 192
1985/04/05 23 $214,000 -35% 214 $1,000   $34,284,814 199
1985/04/12 25 $160,934 -25% 134 $1,201   $34,577,689 206
1985/04/19 26 $106,502 -34% 106 $1,005   $34,796,698 213
1985/04/26 28 $79,116 -26% 76 $1,041   $34,900,814 220

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/09/21 19 $407,108   14 $29,079   $407,108 7
1984/09/28 20 $332,848 -18% 14 $23,775   $739,956 14
1984/10/05 3 $5,098,296 +1,432% 691 $7,378   $5,838,252 21
1984/10/12 2 $4,419,997 -13% 688 $6,424   $10,258,249 28
1984/10/19 3 $3,764,738 -15% 759 $4,960   $14,022,987 35
1984/10/26 4 $3,123,653 -17% 790 $3,954   $17,146,640 42
1984/11/02 3 $3,010,938 -4% 864 $3,485   $20,157,578 49
1984/11/09 4 $2,542,499 -16% 868 $2,929   $22,700,077 56
1984/11/16 9 $1,719,916 -32% 850 $2,023   $24,419,993 63
1984/11/23 8 $2,189,899 +27% 827 $2,648   $26,609,892 70
1984/11/30 10 $1,250,557 -43% 801 $1,561   $27,860,449 77
1984/12/07 11 $678,968 -46% 685 $991   $28,539,417 84
1984/12/14 16 $379,887 -44% 450 $844   $28,919,304 91
1984/12/21 23 $224,402 -41% 201 $1,116   $29,143,706 98
1984/12/28 21 $329,157 +47% 285 $1,155   $29,472,863 105
1985/01/04 17 $557,375 +69% 285 $1,956   $30,030,238 112
1985/01/11 20 $379,450 -32% 230 $1,650   $30,409,688 119
1985/01/18 28 $94,354 -75% 94 $1,004   $30,504,042 126
1985/01/25 27 $57,325 -39% 61 $940   $30,561,367 133
1985/02/01 27 $41,076 -28% 42 $978   $30,602,443 140
1985/02/08 14 $841,280 +1,948% 501 $1,679   $31,443,723 147
1985/02/15 18 $528,730 -37% 223 $2,371   $31,972,453 154
1985/02/22 22 $322,954 -39% 266 $1,214   $32,295,407 161
1985/03/01 22 $330,439 +2% 195 $1,695   $32,625,846 168
1985/03/08 21 $223,204 -32% 219 $1,019   $32,849,050 175
1985/03/15 15 $438,134 +96% 265 $1,653   $33,287,184 182
1985/03/22 20 $356,000 -19% 235 $1,515   $33,643,184 189
1985/03/29 21 $427,630 +20% 201 $2,128   $34,070,814 196
1985/04/05 21 $345,941 -19% 214 $1,617   $34,416,755 203
1985/04/12 23 $273,441 -21% 134 $2,041   $34,690,196 210
1985/04/19 24 $131,502 -52% 106 $1,241   $34,821,698 217