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Poetic Justice (1993)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,450,453Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
31% - Rotten
Audience
84% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 23rd, 1993 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong language, and for violence and sexuality.
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,779 $2,102,095 Aug 6, 1993 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,138 $5,021,226 Jul 30, 1993 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 406 $11,728,455 Jul 23, 1993 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,543 $11,728,455 Jul 23, 1993 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,227 1,273 Jul 23, 1993 3

Cast

Michael Rapaport    Dockworker
Clifton Collins, Jr.    Mailroom Supervisor
Regina King    Iesha
Billy Zane    Brad
Janet Jackson    Justice
Lori Petty    Penelope
Tone Loc    J Bone
Jenifer Lewis    Annie
Tupac Shakur    Lucky
Khandi Alexander    Simone

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/07/23 1 $11,728,455   1,273 $9,213   $11,728,455 3
1993/07/30 7 $5,021,226 -57% 1,285 $3,908   $20,923,955 10
1993/08/06 10 $2,102,095 -58% 1,170 $1,797   $25,107,237 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1993/07/23 2 $15,902,729   1,273 $12,492   $15,902,729 7
1993/07/30 8 $7,102,413 -55% 1,285 $5,527   $23,005,142 14