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Misery (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,158,960Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,291 $61,158,960
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,222 $61,158,960
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 361 $61,158,960
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 687 $61,158,960

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 30th, 1990 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: September 14th, 2010 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Writing and Writers
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
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 21st Weekend 96 $464,547 Apr 19, 1991 143
Fastest to $50m 1,513 $58,771,959 Apr 5, 1991 129
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 286 $8,339,677 Jan 4, 1991 38
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 230 $6,057,448 Dec 28, 1990 31
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 183 $12,875,666 Dec 28, 1990 31

Cameos

Rob Reiner    Helicopter pilot

Uncategorized

Kathy Bates    Annie Wilkes
Frances Sternhagen    Virginia
James Caan    Paul Sheldon
Richard Farnsworth    Buster
Lauren Bacall    Marcia Sindell
J.T. Walsh    State Trooper Sherman Douglas

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Janet Hirshenson    Casting Director
Jane Jenkins    Casting Director
Stephen King    Story Creator

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/11/30 2 $10,076,834   1,244 $8,100   $10,076,834 1
1990/12/07 2 $6,961,449 -31% 1,281 $5,434   $19,964,852 2
1990/12/14 5 $4,002,586 -43% 1,302 $3,074   $26,107,348 3
1990/12/21 8 $4,125,895 +3% 1,320 $3,126   $31,886,620 4
1990/12/28 9 $6,057,448 +47% 1,329 $4,558   $39,903,646 5
1991/01/04 7 $3,914,163 -35% 1,370 $2,857   $44,941,885 6
1991/04/05 19 $522,354   472 $1,107   $58,771,959 19
1991/04/12 16 $478,597 -8% 442 $1,083   $59,469,235 20
1991/04/19 17 $464,547 -3% 474 $980   $60,143,292 21
1991/04/26 22 $256,200 -45% 330 $776   $60,593,174 22
1991/05/03 27 $193,821 -24% 216 $897   $60,889,526 23

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/11/30 2 $13,003,403   1,244 $10,453   $13,003,403 1
1990/12/07 2 $9,101,359 -30% 1,281 $7,105   $22,104,762 2
1990/12/14 5 $5,655,963 -38% 1,302 $4,344   $27,760,725 3
1990/12/21 6 $6,085,473 +8% 1,320 $4,610   $33,846,198 4
1990/12/28 9 $7,181,524 +18% 1,329 $5,404   $41,027,722 5
1991/04/05 18 $741,033   472 $1,570   $58,990,638 19
1991/04/12 16 $688,107 -7% 442 $1,557   $59,678,745 20
1991/04/19 15 $658,229 -4% 474 $1,389   $60,336,974 21
1991/04/26 21 $358,731 -46% 330 $1,087   $60,695,705 22

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