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Three Amigos (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $39,246,734Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 12th, 1986 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
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Keywords: Performing Arts, Gangs, Mistaken Identity, Movie Business, Unnamed Character, Culture Clash, Kidnap, Rescue, Talking Animals, Spoof
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,330 $2,309,912 Jan 9, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,273 $3,710,861 Jan 2, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,300 $5,499,680 Dec 26, 1986 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,412 $4,303,619 Dec 19, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,657 $5,939,000 Dec 12, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,095 1,385 Dec 12, 1986 3

Cast

   Lucky Day
   Dusty Bottoms
Martin Short    Ned Nederlander
Jon Lovitz    Morty
Phil Hartman    Sam
Joe Mantegna    Harry Flugleman
Brian Thompson    German's Other Friend

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Randy Newman

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 22nd, 2011

November 22nd, 2011

It's kind of a slow week on the home market in two ways. Firstly, the only major release of the week is Super 8. Secondly, half the releases I was supposed to review are running late. Fortunately, Super 8 is a top notch film and the Blu-ray Combo Pack is this week's Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Three Amigos!

November 20th, 2011

Three Amigos came out in theaters 25 years ago. ... Really? Suddenly I feel really old. This is a film I loved when it first came out, but it has been more a decade since I saw it. Every time I get a chance to review a movie like this, I'm filled with a little trepidation. While I have very fond memories of the movie, there's a chance watching it with more mature eyes will crush those memories. It's happened in the past and I'm worried it will happen here. After all, the film has earned only mixed reviews. Maybe it's better than its reputation. Maybe it's an undervalued gem. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/12/12 2 $5,939,000   1,385 $4,288   $5,939,000 3
1986/12/19 3 $4,303,619 -28% 1,461 $2,946   $11,909,864 10
1986/12/26 4 $5,499,680 +28% 1,466 $3,751   $20,308,890 17
1987/01/02 6 $3,710,861 -33% 1,464 $2,535   $28,443,041 24
1987/01/09 7 $2,309,912 -38% 1,465 $1,577   $31,558,853 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/12/12 2 $7,606,245   1,385 $5,492   $7,606,245 7
1986/12/19 3 $7,202,965 -5% 1,461 $4,930   $14,809,210 14
1986/12/26 4 $9,922,970 +38% 1,466 $6,769   $24,732,180 21
1987/01/02 6 $4,516,761 -54% 1,464 $3,085   $29,248,941 28