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Soul Man (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,316,198Details
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  1. Summary
  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 (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,771 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,703 $27,316,198
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 861 $27,316,198

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 282 $5,686,076 Nov 28, 1986 38
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 317 $5,686,076 Nov 28, 1986 38
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 177 $6,592,289 Nov 14, 1986 24
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 57 $8,217,992 Oct 31, 1986 10

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   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/24 3 $4,422,179   1,282 $3,449   $4,422,179 1
1986/10/31 3 $3,524,711 -20% 1,285 $2,743   $9,104,091 2
1986/11/07 3 $3,475,407 -1% 1,267 $2,743   $13,665,435 3
1986/11/14 3 $2,827,444 -19% 1,278 $2,212   $17,565,881 4
1986/11/21 7 $2,200,993 -22% 1,320 $1,667   $20,366,809 5
1986/11/28 8 $2,438,768 +11% 1,220 $1,999   $24,061,145 6
1986/12/05 9 $1,222,927 -50% 1,184 $1,033   $25,692,592 7
1986/12/12 12 $467,328 -62% 872 $536   $26,447,273 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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