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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,929,552Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,085 $14,929,552
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,289 $14,929,552
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 879 $14,929,552
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,081 $14,929,552

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 31st, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: October 8th, 2013 by Universal Home Entertainment
Running Time: 107 minutes
Franchise: Monty Python
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Keywords: Fat Suit, Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Segments
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 264 $5,660,648 Apr 1, 1983 4
Easter (Opening, 3-Day) 94 $1,987,853 Apr 1, 1983 4
Easter (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 81 $5,660,648 Apr 1, 1983 4

Uncategorized

Terry Gilliam    Fish #4/Walters/Zulu Announcer/M'Lady Joeline/Mr. Brown/Howard Katzenberg
Terry Jones    Various roles
Michael Palin    Various Roles
Eric Idle    Various roles
John Cleese    Various roles
Jane Leeves    Extra in 'Every Sperm is Sacred'
Graham Chapman    Various Roles

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/04/01 6 $1,987,853   257 $7,735   $2,278,854 1
1983/04/08 7 $2,167,389 +9% 330 $6,568   $5,306,672 2
1983/04/15 8 $1,831,717 -15% 394 $4,649   $7,676,546 3
1983/04/22 5 $1,975,457 +8% 554 $3,566   $10,119,457 4
1983/04/29 8 $1,286,609 -35% 541 $2,378   $12,139,329 5
1983/05/06 13 $569,681 -56% 380 $1,499   $13,184,709 6
1983/05/13 14 $449,100 -21% 300 $1,497   $13,837,819 7
1983/05/20 16 $372,488 -17% 232 $1,606   $14,374,296 8
1983/05/27 19 $407,600 +9% 220 $1,853   $14,929,552 9

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/03/31 1 $291,001   0     $291,001 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/04/01 7 $2,848,282   257 $11,083   $3,139,283 2
1983/04/08 7 $2,705,546 -5% 330 $8,199   $5,844,829 3
1983/04/15 8 $2,299,171 -15% 394 $5,835   $8,144,000 4
1983/04/22 5 $2,708,720 +18% 554 $4,889   $10,852,720 5
1983/04/29 7 $1,762,308 -35% 541 $3,258   $12,615,028 6
1983/05/06 12 $773,691 -56% 380 $2,036   $13,388,719 7
1983/05/13 13 $613,089 -21% 300 $2,044   $14,001,808 8
1983/05/20 15 $520,144 -15% 232 $2,242   $14,521,952 9

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