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Soul Food (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,492,389Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,500,000
Domestic Releases: September 26th, 1997 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R for some strong sexuality and language
Franchise: Soul Food
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Keywords: African-American
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 146 $5,622,362 Oct 10, 1997 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 124 $10,595,519 Oct 10, 1997 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 109 $6,246,841 Oct 10, 1997 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 79 $11,772,369 Oct 10, 1997 17

Cast

Vanessa Williams    Teri
Vivica Fox    Maxine
Nia Long    Bird
Mekhi Phifer    Lem
Malik Yoba    Studio Engineer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    George Tillman, Jr

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/09/26 3 $11,197,897   1,336 $8,382   $11,197,897 1
1997/10/03 2 $8,358,379 -25% 1,350 $6,191   $22,685,472 2
1997/10/10 3 $5,622,362 -33% 1,285 $4,375   $30,302,742 3
1997/10/17 6 $3,312,268 -41% 1,213 $2,731   $35,170,436 4
1997/10/24 11 $2,001,307 -40% 1,203 $1,664   $37,956,781 5
1997/10/31 14 $1,226,180 -39% 957 $1,281   $39,707,095 6
1997/11/07 19 $755,547 -38% 656 $1,152   $40,829,490 7
1997/11/14 26 $436,353 -42% 437 $999   $41,554,843 8
1997/11/21 27 $268,717 -38% 300 $896   $41,938,015 9
1997/11/28 22 $348,969 +30% 273 $1,278   $42,443,737 10
1997/12/05 22 $196,509 -44% 313 $628   $42,713,920 11
1997/12/12 26 $184,681 -6% 314 $588   $42,957,749 12
1997/12/19 36 $66,688 -64% 141 $473   $43,081,109 13
1997/12/26 44 $66,654 n/c 138 $483   $43,198,792 14
1998/01/02 41 $82,590 +24% 133 $621   $0 15
1998/01/09 44 $50,380 -39% 123 $410   $43,436,158 16
1998/01/16 52 $33,849 -33% 81 $418   $43,490,057 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/09/26 2 $3,367,881   1,336 $2,521   $3,367,881 1
1997/09/27 3 $4,685,014 +39% 1,336 $3,507   $8,052,895 2
1997/09/28 2 $3,145,002 -33% 1,336 $2,354   $11,197,897 3
1997/09/29 2 $812,170 -74% 1,336 $608   $12,010,067 4
1997/09/30 3 $725,883 -11% 1,339 $542   $12,735,950 5
1997/10/01 2 $732,974 +1% 1,339 $547   $13,468,924 6
1997/10/02 2 $858,169 +17% 1,339 $641   $14,327,093 7
1997/10/03 4 $2,275,110 +165% 1,350 $1,685   $16,602,203 8
1997/10/04 2 $3,720,860 +64% 1,350 $2,756   $20,323,063 9
1997/10/05 2 $2,362,409 -37% 1,350 $1,750   $22,685,472 10
1997/10/06 1 $5,343,288 +126% 1,350 $3,958   $28,028,760 11
1997/10/07 3 $508,816 -90% 1,350 $377   $23,728,616 12
1997/10/08 4 $435,282 -14% 1,350 $322   $24,163,898 13
1997/10/09 2 $516,482 +19% 1,350 $383   $24,680,380 14
1997/10/10 5 $1,423,511 +176% 1,285 $1,108   $26,103,891 15
1997/10/12 3 $1,605,000   1,286 $1,248   $30,302,742 17
1997/10/13 4 $624,479 -61% 1,285 $486   $30,927,221 18
1997/10/14 4 $323,885 -48% 1,285 $252   $31,251,106 19
1997/10/15 6 $286,214 -12% 1,285 $223   $31,537,320 20
1997/10/16 4 $320,848 +12% 1,285 $250   $31,858,168 21
1997/10/17 6 $840,000 +162% 1,203 $698   $32,698,000 22
1997/10/18 6 $1,580,000 +88% 1,203 $1,313   $35,133,000 23
1997/10/19 5 $886,000 -44% 1,213 $730   $35,170,436 24
1997/10/20 5 $221,875 -75% 1,213 $183   $35,392,311 25
1997/10/21 10 $197,442 -11% 1,213 $163   $35,589,753 26
1997/10/24 10 $560,000   1,205 $465   $36,515,000 29
1997/10/25 8 $970,000 +73% 1,205 $805   $37,485,000 30

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/09/26 2 $14,327,093   1,336 $10,724   $14,327,093 1
1997/10/03 2 $10,353,287 -28% 1,350 $7,669   $24,680,380 2
1997/10/10 3 $7,177,788 -31% 1,285 $5,586   $31,858,168 3
1997/10/17 7 $4,097,306 -43% 1,213 $3,378   $35,955,474 4
1997/10/24 11 $2,525,441 -38% 1,203 $2,099   $38,480,915 5
1997/10/31 15 $1,593,028 -37% 957 $1,665   $40,073,943 6
1997/11/07 18 $1,044,547 -34% 656 $1,592   $41,118,490 7
1997/11/14 28 $550,808 -47% 437 $1,260   $41,669,298 8
1997/11/21 25 $425,470 -23% 300 $1,418   $42,094,768 9
1997/11/28 22 $422,643 -1% 273 $1,548   $42,517,411 10
1997/12/05 23 $255,657 -40% 313 $817   $42,773,068 11
1997/12/12 26 $241,353 -6% 314 $769   $43,014,421 12
1997/12/19 36 $117,717 -51% 141 $835   $43,132,138 13
1998/01/02 3 $43,468,368   133 $326,830   $43,385,778 15
1998/01/09 42 $70,430 -100% 123 $573   $43,456,208 16