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The Commitments (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,955,001Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,241 $13,955,001
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,481 $13,955,001
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,412 $13,955,001
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,709 $13,955,001

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 14th, 1991 (Limited) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: August 30th, 2016 by RLJ
MPAA Rating: R for language.
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Ireland,
United Kingdom,
United States

Supporting Cast

Maria Doyle Kennedy    Natalie Murphy


Colm Meaney    Jimmy Rabbitte Sr.
Alan Parker    Eejit Record Producer

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Dick Clement    Screenwriter
Ian La Frenais    Screenwriter
Roddy Doyle    Screenwriter
Roddy Doyle    Based on "The Commitments" By
Cliff Lanning    Third Assistant Director

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Home Market Releases for August 30th, 2016

August 29th, 2016

The Commitments

We are in the heart of TV on DVD season with a dozen such releases on this week’s list. Unfortunately, while there are a few that are worth picking up, none of them have the extras needed to be Pick of the Week contenders. The biggest release of the week is The Jungle Book, which is one of the biggest hits of the year. I got a chance to review it, so you can compare my opinion to the critics. As for the best of the best, there weren’t a lot to choose from. In the end, I went with The Commitments, which is making its Blu-ray debut this week. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/09/13 3 $2,511,091   555 $4,524   $6,419,577 5
1991/09/20 7 $1,752,234 -30% 560 $3,129   $9,042,363 6
1991/10/11 19 $436,279   333 $1,310   $12,570,013 9
1991/11/15 34 $128,020   119 $1,076   $13,931,633 14

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1991/09/13 3 $3,381,643   555 $6,093   $7,290,129 6