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A Private Function (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,516,761Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,702 $2,516,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,598 $2,516,761
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,636 $2,516,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,989 $2,516,761

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 1985 (Wide) by Island/Alive
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 145 $15,851 Sep 27, 1985 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 141 $25,732 Sep 20, 1985 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 173 $19,023 Sep 13, 1985 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 182 $23,139 Sep 6, 1985 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 171 $37,024 Aug 30, 1985 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 211 $37,685 Aug 23, 1985 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 236 $40,214 Aug 16, 1985 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 245 $52,172 Aug 9, 1985 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 275 $58,702 Aug 2, 1985 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 474 $26,571 Jul 26, 1985 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 518 $33,168 Jul 19, 1985 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 548 $44,053 Jul 12, 1985 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 652 $47,745 Jul 5, 1985 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 706 $59,480 Jun 28, 1985 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 869 $56,806 Jun 21, 1985 115
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 921 $110,290 Jun 7, 1985 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 928 $137,558 May 31, 1985 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 773 $219,068 May 24, 1985 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,262 $139,669 May 17, 1985 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,455 $142,691 May 10, 1985 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,013 $105,420 May 3, 1985 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,235 $115,991 Apr 26, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,173 $67,192 Apr 19, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,983 $46,513 Apr 12, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,945 $27,249 Apr 5, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,503 $25,934 Mar 29, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,817 $33,702 Mar 22, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,620 $27,747 Mar 15, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,299 $24,367 Mar 8, 1985 10
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,598 $2,516,761 Mar 1, 1985 0

Cast

Michael Palin    Gilbert Chilvers
Maggie Smith    Joyce Chilvers
Denholm Elliott    Dr. Charles Swaby
Richard Griffiths    Henry Allardyce the Accountant
Alison Steadman    Mrs. Allardyce
Pete Postlethwaite    Douglas J. Nuttol the Butcher

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/08 35 $24,367   1 $24,367   $62,507 10
1985/03/15 32 $27,747 +14% 2 $13,874   $99,619 17
1985/03/22 33 $33,702 +21% 2 $16,851   $148,616 24
1985/03/29 35 $25,934 -23% 2 $12,967   $186,590 31
1985/04/05 33 $27,249 +5% 3 $9,083   $223,723 38
1985/04/12 29 $46,513 +71% 5 $9,303   $282,773 45
1985/04/19 28 $67,192 +44% 8 $8,399   $368,038 52
1985/04/26 25 $115,991 +73% 17 $6,823   $496,833 59
1985/05/03 29 $105,420 -9% 20 $5,271   $644,787 66
1985/05/10 28 $142,691 +35% 24 $5,945   $840,898 73
1985/05/17 26 $139,669 -2% 26 $5,372   $1,017,448 80
1985/05/24 20 $219,068 +57% 39 $5,617   $1,284,730 87
1985/05/31 18 $137,558 -37% 40 $3,439   $1,458,003 94
1985/06/07 19 $110,290 -20% 31 $3,558   $1,619,131 101
1985/06/21 22 $56,806   26 $2,185   $1,711,592 115
1985/06/28 22 $59,480 +5% 27 $2,203   $1,798,981 122
1985/07/05 22 $47,745 -20% 22 $2,170   $1,884,941 129
1985/07/12 23 $44,053 -8% 21 $2,098   $1,955,501 136
1985/07/19 24 $33,168 -25% 19 $1,746   $2,011,686 143
1985/07/26 27 $26,571 -20% 16 $1,661   $2,058,544 150
1985/08/02 25 $58,702 +121% 20 $2,935   $2,147,733 157
1985/08/09 29 $52,172 -11% 17 $3,069   $2,223,542 164
1985/08/16 29 $40,214 -23% 15 $2,681   $2,294,492 171
1985/08/23 34 $37,685 -6% 15 $2,512   $2,347,825 178
1985/08/30 37 $37,024 -2% 15 $2,468   $2,400,352 185
1985/09/06 35 $23,139 -38% 11 $2,104   $2,432,513 192
1985/09/13 31 $19,023 -18% 14 $1,359   $2,457,523 199
1985/09/20 31 $25,732 +35% 16 $1,608   $2,488,914 206
1985/09/27 31 $15,851 -38% 14 $1,132   $2,516,761 213

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/08 28 $33,732   1 $33,732   $71,872 14
1985/03/15 29 $43,042 +28% 2 $21,521   $114,914 21
1985/03/22 30 $45,742 +6% 2 $22,871   $160,656 28
1985/03/29 32 $35,818 -22% 2 $17,909   $196,474 35
1985/04/05 29 $39,786 +11% 3 $13,262   $236,260 42
1985/04/12 26 $64,586 +62% 5 $12,917   $300,846 49
1985/04/19 27 $79,996 +24% 8 $10,000   $380,842 56
1985/04/26 25 $158,525 +98% 17 $9,325   $539,367 63
1985/05/03 27 $158,840 n/c 20 $7,942   $698,207 70
1985/05/10 26 $179,572 +13% 24 $7,482   $877,779 77
1985/05/17 21 $187,883 +5% 26 $7,226   $1,065,662 84
1985/05/24 18 $254,783 +36% 39 $6,533   $1,320,445 91
1985/05/31 17 $188,396 -26% 40 $4,710   $1,508,841 98
1985/06/21 19 $84,715   26 $3,258   $1,739,501 119
1985/06/28 20 $97,695 +15% 27 $3,618   $1,837,196 126
1985/07/05 21 $74,252 -24% 22 $3,375   $1,911,448 133
1985/07/12 22 $67,070 -10% 21 $3,194   $1,978,518 140
1985/07/19 21 $53,455 -20% 19 $2,813   $2,031,973 147
1985/07/26 25 $57,058 +7% 16 $3,566   $2,089,031 154
1985/08/02 25 $82,339 +44% 20 $4,117   $2,171,370 161
1985/08/09 23 $82,908 +1% 17 $4,877   $2,254,278 168
1985/08/16 29 $55,862 -33% 15 $3,724   $2,310,140 175
1985/08/23 32 $53,188 -5% 15 $3,546   $2,363,328 182
1985/08/30 34 $46,046 -13% 15 $3,070   $2,409,374 189
1985/09/06 31 $29,126 -37% 11 $2,648   $2,438,500 196
1985/09/13 31 $24,682 -15% 14 $1,763   $2,463,182 203
1985/09/20 26 $37,728 +53% 16 $2,358   $2,500,910 210