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Playing for Keeps (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,000,000Details
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A romantic comedy about a charming, down-on-his luck former soccer star who returns home to put his life back together. Looking for a way to rebuild his relationship with his son, he gets roped into coaching the boy’s soccer team. But his attempts to finally become an “adult” are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,112 $2,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,301-9,400) 9,375 $2,000,000

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 3rd, 1986 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: October 26th, 1999 by Universal Home Entertainment
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States


Marisa Tomei    Tracy
Raymond J. Barry    Mr. Hatcher (Chloe's Father)
Harold Gould    Rockerfeller
Timothy Carhart    Emmett

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Producer    Bob Weinstein

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/03 6 $1,406,300   1,148 $1,225   $1,406,300 1

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