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Places in the Heart (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,900,814Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,353 $34,900,814
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,294 $34,900,814

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 1984 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 74 $641,280 Feb 8, 1985 143
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 316 $5,017,308 Nov 23, 1984 66
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 331 $5,017,308 Nov 23, 1984 66
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 207 $6,076,304 Nov 9, 1984 52
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 122 $11,255,652 Oct 5, 1984 17

Uncategorized

Ed Harris    Wayne Lomax
Amy Madigan    Viola Kelsey, School teacher/Wayne's Lover
John Malkovich    Mr. Will
Lindsay Crouse    Margaret Lomax
Lane Smith    Albert Denby
Danny Glover    Moze
Terry O'Quinn    Buddy Kelsey
Sally Field    Edna Spalding

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Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/09/21 20 $274,279   14 $19,591   $274,279 1
1984/09/28 22 $254,524 -7% 14 $18,180   $661,632 2
1984/10/05 3 $4,128,711 +1,522% 691 $5,975   $4,868,667 3
1984/10/12 3 $3,440,272 -17% 688 $5,000   $9,278,524 4
1984/10/19 2 $3,133,493 -9% 759 $4,128   $13,391,742 5
1984/10/26 4 $2,788,330 -11% 790 $3,530   $16,811,317 6
1984/11/02 2 $2,532,800 -9% 864 $2,931   $19,679,440 7
1984/11/09 4 $2,228,864 -12% 868 $2,568   $22,386,442 8
1984/11/16 7 $1,479,127 -34% 850 $1,740   $24,179,204 9
1984/11/23 8 $1,840,409 +24% 827 $2,225   $26,260,402 10
1984/11/30 9 $1,090,962 -41% 801 $1,362   $27,700,854 11
1984/12/07 11 $544,285 -50% 685 $795   $28,404,734 12
1984/12/14 16 $279,887 -49% 450 $622   $28,819,304 13
1984/12/21 23 $184,402 -34% 201 $917   $29,103,706 14
1984/12/28 23 $263,325 +43% 285 $924   $29,407,031 15
1985/01/04 18 $342,000 +30% 285 $1,200   $29,814,863 16
1985/01/11 21 $279,450 -18% 230 $1,215   $30,309,688 17
1985/01/18 29 $74,354 -73% 94 $791   $30,484,042 18
1985/01/25 30 $50,325 -32% 61 $825   $30,554,367 19
1985/02/01 30 $41,076 -18% 42 $978   $30,602,443 20
1985/02/08 14 $641,280 +1,461% 501 $1,280   $31,243,723 21
1985/02/15 18 $430,390 -33% 223 $1,930   $31,874,113 22
1985/02/22 23 $232,750 -46% 266 $875   $32,205,203 23
1985/03/01 22 $266,000 +14% 195 $1,364   $32,561,407 24
1985/03/08 25 $163,204 -39% 219 $745   $32,789,050 25
1985/03/15 15 $318,027 +95% 265 $1,200   $33,167,077 26
1985/03/22 21 $236,000 -26% 235 $1,004   $33,523,184 27
1985/03/29 21 $327,630 +39% 201 $1,630   $33,970,814 28
1985/04/05 23 $214,000 -35% 214 $1,000   $34,284,814 29
1985/04/12 25 $160,934 -25% 134 $1,201   $34,577,689 30
1985/04/19 26 $106,502 -34% 106 $1,005   $34,796,698 31
1985/04/26 28 $79,116 -26% 76 $1,041   $34,900,814 32

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/09/21 19 $407,108   14 $29,079   $407,108 1
1984/09/28 20 $332,848 -18% 14 $23,775   $739,956 2
1984/10/05 3 $5,098,296 +1,432% 691 $7,378   $5,838,252 3
1984/10/12 2 $4,419,997 -13% 688 $6,424   $10,258,249 4
1984/10/19 3 $3,764,738 -15% 759 $4,960   $14,022,987 5
1984/10/26 4 $3,123,653 -17% 790 $3,954   $17,146,640 6
1984/11/02 3 $3,010,938 -4% 864 $3,485   $20,157,578 7
1984/11/09 4 $2,542,499 -16% 868 $2,929   $22,700,077 8
1984/11/16 9 $1,719,916 -32% 850 $2,023   $24,419,993 9
1984/11/23 8 $2,189,899 +27% 827 $2,648   $26,609,892 10
1984/11/30 10 $1,250,557 -43% 801 $1,561   $27,860,449 11
1984/12/07 11 $678,968 -46% 685 $991   $28,539,417 12
1984/12/14 16 $379,887 -44% 450 $844   $28,919,304 13
1984/12/21 23 $224,402 -41% 201 $1,116   $29,143,706 14
1984/12/28 21 $329,157 +47% 285 $1,155   $29,472,863 15
1985/01/04 17 $557,375 +69% 285 $1,956   $30,030,238 16
1985/01/11 20 $379,450 -32% 230 $1,650   $30,409,688 17
1985/01/18 28 $94,354 -75% 94 $1,004   $30,504,042 18
1985/01/25 27 $57,325 -39% 61 $940   $30,561,367 19
1985/02/01 27 $41,076 -28% 42 $978   $30,602,443 20
1985/02/08 14 $841,280 +1,948% 501 $1,679   $31,443,723 21
1985/02/15 18 $528,730 -37% 223 $2,371   $31,972,453 22
1985/02/22 22 $322,954 -39% 266 $1,214   $32,295,407 23
1985/03/01 22 $330,439 +2% 195 $1,695   $32,625,846 24
1985/03/08 21 $223,204 -32% 219 $1,019   $32,849,050 25
1985/03/15 15 $438,134 +96% 265 $1,653   $33,287,184 26
1985/03/22 20 $356,000 -19% 235 $1,515   $33,643,184 27
1985/03/29 21 $427,630 +20% 201 $2,128   $34,070,814 28
1985/04/05 21 $345,941 -19% 214 $1,617   $34,416,755 29
1985/04/12 23 $273,441 -21% 134 $2,041   $34,690,196 30
1985/04/19 24 $131,502 -52% 106 $1,241   $34,821,698 31

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