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Throw Momma From the Train (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,380,796Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
61% - Fresh
Audience
54% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 11th, 1987 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (edited for re-rate after appeal)
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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 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 542 $1,050,201 Feb 5, 1988 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 550 $1,588,200 Jan 29, 1988 52
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,300 $50,270,000 Jan 22, 1988 49
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 618 $2,105,624 Jan 22, 1988 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 692 $2,814,646 Jan 15, 1988 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 812 $3,721,187 Jan 8, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 548 $6,903,178 Jan 1, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 987 $6,760,890 Dec 25, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,937 $5,680,836 Dec 18, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,301 $7,318,878 Dec 11, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,981 1,470 Dec 11, 1987 3

Cast

Danny De Vito    Owen
Billy Crystal    Larry Donner
Kate Mulgrew    Margaret Donner
Rob Reiner    Joel
Kim Greist    Beth Ryan
Anne Ramsey    Mrs. Lift
Oprah Winfrey    Herself
Bruce Kirby    Detective DeBenedetto

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    David Newman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/11 1 $7,318,878   1,470 $4,979   $7,318,878 3
1987/12/18 3 $5,680,836 -22% 1,514 $3,752   $15,206,372 10
1987/12/25 3 $6,760,890 +19% 1,619 $4,176   $25,137,640 17
1988/01/01 2 $6,903,178 +2% 1,621 $4,259   $37,618,536 24
1988/01/08 4 $3,721,187 -46% 1,623 $2,293   $42,747,260 31
1988/01/15 8 $2,814,646 -24% 1,535 $1,834   $46,703,623 38
1988/01/22 7 $2,105,624 -25% 1,440 $1,462   $49,736,471 45
1988/01/29 6 $1,588,200 -25% 1,356 $1,171   $51,858,200 52
1988/02/05 10 $1,050,201 -34% 1,028 $1,022   $53,380,796 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/11 1 $9,525,536   1,470 $6,480   $9,525,536 7
1987/12/18 3 $8,851,214 -7% 1,514 $5,846   $18,376,750 14
1987/12/25 3 $12,338,608 +39% 1,619 $7,621   $30,715,358 21
1988/01/01 2 $8,310,715 -33% 1,621 $5,127   $39,026,073 28
1988/01/08 4 $4,862,904 -41% 1,623 $2,996   $43,888,977 35
1988/01/15 8 $3,741,870 -23% 1,535 $2,438   $47,630,847 42
1988/01/22 8 $2,639,153 -29% 1,440 $1,833   $50,270,000 49
1988/01/29 6 $2,060,595 -22% 1,356 $1,520   $52,330,595 56