Steel Magnolias

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $83,759,091Details
International Box Office $11,392,847
Worldwide Box Office $95,151,938
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
67% - Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: November 15th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 8th, 1994 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

Sally Field    M'Lynn Eatenton
Dolly Parton    Truvy Jones
Shirley MacLaine    Louisa 'Ouiser' Boudreaux
Daryl Hannah    Annelle Dupuy Desoto
Olympia Dukakis    Clairee Belcher
Julia Roberts    Shelby Eatenton Latcherie
Dylan McDermott    Jackson Latcherie
Tom Skerritt    Drum Eatenton
Kevin J. O'Connor    Sammy Dwayne Desoto
Jonathan Ward    Jonathan Eatenton
Knowl Johnson    Thomas 'Tommy' Lee Eatenton
Sam Shepard    Spud Jones
Ann Wedgeworth    Aunt Fern Thornton
Bibi Besch    Belle Marmillion
Bill McCutcheon    Owen Jenkins

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Herbert Ross

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/17 4 $5,425,440   480 $11,303   $5,467,015 5
1989/11/24 5 $7,053,867 +30% 720 $9,797   $15,643,935 12
1989/12/01 4 $4,856,409 -31% 963 $5,043   $22,685,485 19
1989/12/08 5 $3,021,928 -38% 1,032 $2,928   $27,468,769 26
1989/12/15 7 $2,094,664 -31% 1,102 $1,901   $30,700,611 33
1989/12/22 7 $2,591,550 +24% 1,329 $1,950   $34,652,166 40
1989/12/29 7 $6,248,970 +141% 1,365 $4,578   $44,598,414 47
1990/01/05 6 $4,502,641 -28% 1,369 $3,289   $50,943,805 54
1990/01/12 7 $3,745,560 -17% 1,372 $2,730   $56,311,630 61
1990/01/19 7 $2,944,080 -21% 1,363 $2,160   $60,675,730 68
1990/01/26 8 $2,376,950 -19% 1,370 $1,735   $64,115,820 75
1990/02/02 10 $2,019,275 -15% 1,369 $1,475   $67,032,445 82
1990/02/09 10 $1,606,880 -20% 1,328 $1,210   $69,303,290 89
1990/02/16 10 $1,550,400 -4% 1,216 $1,275   $71,319,818 96
1990/02/23 10 $1,207,930 -22% 1,214 $995   $72,828,100 103
1990/03/02 10 $1,178,865 -2% 1,173 $1,005   $74,425,795 110
1990/03/23 18 $603,480   642 $940   $77,568,541 131

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/8/20103012,472 165,808$80,943$1,315,599840
8/22/20102918,981 196,511$123,187$1,514,861842

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