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Throw Momma From the Train (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,380,796Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,460 $53,380,796
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,313 $53,380,796
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 372 $53,380,796
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 529 $53,380,796

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 548 $1,050,201 Feb 5, 1988 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 558 $1,588,200 Jan 29, 1988 52
Fastest to $50m 1,318 $50,270,000 Jan 22, 1988 49
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 626 $2,105,624 Jan 22, 1988 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 703 $2,814,646 Jan 15, 1988 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 826 $3,721,187 Jan 8, 1988 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 560 $6,903,178 Jan 1, 1988 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,003 $6,760,890 Dec 25, 1987 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,961 $5,680,836 Dec 18, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,329 $7,318,878 Dec 11, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,017 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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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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