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Soul Man (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,316,198Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 1986 (Wide) by New World
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,294 $467,328 Dec 12, 1986 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,006 $1,222,927 Dec 5, 1986 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 827 $2,438,768 Nov 28, 1986 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,385 $2,200,993 Nov 21, 1986 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,631 $2,827,444 Nov 14, 1986 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,039 $3,475,407 Nov 7, 1986 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,753 $3,524,711 Oct 31, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,120 $4,422,179 Oct 24, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,245 1,282 Oct 24, 1986 3

Cast

James Earl Jones    Professor Banks
Leslie Nielsen    Mr. Dunbar
   Mark Watson
Rae Dawn Chong    Sarah Walker
Arye Gross    Gordon Bloomfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus    Lisa Stinson
James Sikking    Bill Watson
M.C. Gainey    Man in Cell
Max Wright    Dr. Aronson

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/10/24 3 $4,422,179   1,282 $3,449   $4,422,179 3
1986/10/31 3 $3,524,711 -20% 1,285 $2,743   $9,104,091 10
1986/11/07 3 $3,475,407 -1% 1,267 $2,743   $13,665,435 17
1986/11/14 3 $2,827,444 -19% 1,278 $2,212   $17,565,881 24
1986/11/21 7 $2,200,993 -22% 1,320 $1,667   $20,366,809 31
1986/11/28 8 $2,438,768 +11% 1,220 $1,999   $24,061,145 38
1986/12/05 9 $1,222,927 -50% 1,184 $1,033   $25,692,592 45
1986/12/12 12 $467,328 -62% 872 $536   $26,447,273 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/10/24 3 $5,579,380   1,282 $4,352   $5,579,380 7
1986/10/31 3 $4,610,648 -17% 1,285 $3,588   $10,190,028 14
1986/11/07 3 $4,548,409 -1% 1,267 $3,590   $14,738,437 21
1986/11/14 3 $3,427,379 -25% 1,278 $2,682   $18,165,816 28
1986/11/21 6 $3,456,561 +1% 1,320 $2,619   $21,622,377 35
1986/11/28 8 $2,847,288 -18% 1,220 $2,334   $24,469,665 42
1986/12/05 8 $1,510,280 -47% 1,184 $1,276   $25,979,945 49