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Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,291,255Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,020 $2,291,255
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,495 $2,291,255
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $2,291,255

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 26th, 1996 (Wide) by BET Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements including mild violence, language, and sensuality
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Keywords: African-American
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Supporting Cast

Leon    Uncle Melvin
Isaac Hayes    Preacher Hurn
Richard Roundtree    Cleve

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/01/26 42 $75,675   14 $5,405   $75,675 1
1996/02/02 46 $68,347 -10% 15 $4,556   $169,795 2
1996/02/09 46 $78,401 +15% 14 $5,600   $271,259 3
1996/02/16 52 $82,212 +5% 12 $6,851   $382,512 4
1996/03/01 32 $208,211   77 $2,704   $700,461 6
1996/03/08 36 $150,944 -28% 73 $2,068   $911,052 7
1996/03/15 35 $102,744 -32% 58 $1,771   $1,079,701 8
1996/04/12 40 $81,500   64 $1,273   $1,419,396 12
1996/05/17 38 $110,957   58 $1,913   $1,846,807 17
1996/05/24 47 $92,400 -17% 47 $1,966   $1,965,708 18
1996/05/31 47 $45,097 -51% 79 $571   $2,029,332 19
1996/06/07 44 $36,608 -19% 35 $1,046   $2,089,016 20
1996/06/14 49 $20,882 -43% 21 $994   $2,131,891 21
1996/06/21 42 $27,927 +34% 17 $1,643   $2,174,060 22

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/01/26 38 $101,448   14 $7,246   $101,448 1
1996/02/02 42 $91,410 -10% 15 $6,094   $192,858 2
1996/02/09 41 $107,442 +18% 14 $7,674   $300,300 3
1996/03/01 31 $267,858   77 $3,479   $760,108 6
1996/03/08 34 $216,849 -19% 73 $2,971   $976,957 7
1996/05/17 37 $137,458   58 $2,370   $1,873,308 17
1996/05/24 44 $110,927 -19% 47 $2,360   $1,984,235 18
1996/05/31 43 $68,173 -39% 79 $863   $2,052,408 19
1996/06/07 39 $58,601 -14% 35 $1,674   $2,111,009 20
1996/06/14 37 $35,124 -40% 21 $1,673   $2,146,133 21

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