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Soul Man (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,316,198Details
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  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 2,727 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,613 $27,316,198
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 695 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 847 $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
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,308 $467,328 Dec 12, 1986 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,018 $1,222,927 Dec 5, 1986 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 840 $2,438,768 Nov 28, 1986 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,401 $2,200,993 Nov 21, 1986 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,652 $2,827,444 Nov 14, 1986 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,062 $3,475,407 Nov 7, 1986 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,778 $3,524,711 Oct 31, 1986 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,147 $4,422,179 Oct 24, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,278 1,282 Oct 24, 1986 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,464 $27,316,198 Oct 24, 1986 0

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 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

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records