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A Shock to the System (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,417,056Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
77% - Fresh
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,029 $3,417,056
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 5,458 $6,826,007
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,300 $3,417,056

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 23rd, 1990 (Wide) by Corsair
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content, nudity, language and a violent image
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,596 $1,002,158 Mar 23, 1990 3
Never Wide Domestic 884 $3,417,056 Mar 23, 1990 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,290 $3,417,056 Mar 23, 1990 0


Will Patton    Lieutenant Laker
Samuel L. Jackson    Ulysses
Swoosie Kurtz    Leslie Marshall
   Graham Marshall
Elizabeth McGovern    Stella Anderson
Mike Starr    Bum #3

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/03/23 11 $1,002,158   345 $2,905   $1,002,158 3

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