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The Principal (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,214,194Details
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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 3,434 $19,214,194
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,445 $19,214,194

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 18th, 1987 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
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 8th Weekend 1,652 $317,513 Nov 6, 1987 52
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,986 $1,268,300 Oct 16, 1987 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,270 $1,851,200 Oct 9, 1987 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,649 $2,411,805 Oct 2, 1987 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,774 $3,546,772 Sep 25, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,067 $4,697,710 Sep 18, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,471 1,196 Sep 18, 1987 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,024 $19,214,194 Sep 18, 1987 0

Cast

Esai Morales    Raymi Rojas
James Belushi    Rick Latimer
Louis Gossett Jr.    Jake Phillips
Rae Dawn Chong    Hilary Orozco

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/09/18 2 $4,697,710   1,196 $3,928   $4,697,710 3
1987/09/25 2 $3,546,772 -24% 1,196 $2,966   $9,405,482 10
1987/10/02 3 $2,411,805 -32% 1,157 $2,085   $12,745,287 17
1987/10/09 7 $1,851,200 -23% 1,157 $1,600   $15,238,487 24
1987/10/16 7 $1,268,300 -31% 1,153 $1,100   $16,829,787 31
1987/11/06 20 $317,513   490 $648   $19,214,194 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/09/18 2 $5,858,710   1,196 $4,899   $5,858,710 7
1987/09/25 2 $4,474,772 -24% 1,196 $3,741   $10,333,482 14
1987/10/02 3 $3,053,805 -32% 1,157 $2,639   $13,387,287 21
1987/10/09 7 $2,174,200 -29% 1,157 $1,879   $15,561,487 28