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Ordinary People (1980)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,302,978Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,566 $52,302,978
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,506 $52,302,978
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 456 $52,302,978
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 775 $52,302,978

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 19th, 1980 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Oscars Best Picture Winner
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States


Elizabeth McGovern    Jeannine Pratt
Adam Baldwin    Stillman
Dinah Manoff    Karen
Judd Hirsch    Dr. Berger
James Sikking    Ray Hanley
Mary Tyler Moore    Beth Jarrett
Donald Sutherland    Calvin 'Call' Jarrett
Timothy Hutton    Conrad 'Con' Jarrett
M. Emmet Walsh    Coach Salan

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Production and Technical Credits

Victoria Rose Sampson*    Sound Editor

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1980/09/19 1 $170,335   6 $28,389   $170,335 1

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