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Poetic Justice (1993)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,725 $27,450,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,612 $27,450,453
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 840 $27,450,453
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,123 $27,450,453

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,842 $2,102,095 Aug 6, 1993 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,191 $5,021,226 Jul 30, 1993 10
Biggest Domestic July Weekend 406 $11,728,455 Jul 23, 1993 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,592 $11,728,455 Jul 23, 1993 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,312 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

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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