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A Private Function (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,516,761Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,813 $2,516,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,936 $2,516,761
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,461 $2,516,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,833 $2,516,761

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 1985 (Wide) by Island/Alive
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Theater Average 28th Weekend 85 $2,104 Sep 6, 1985 192
Theater Average 27th Weekend 88 $2,468 Aug 30, 1985 185
Theater Average 26th Weekend 92 $2,512 Aug 23, 1985 178
Theater Average 25th Weekend 86 $2,681 Aug 16, 1985 171
Theater Average 24th Weekend 73 $3,069 Aug 9, 1985 164
Theater Average 23rd Weekend 83 $2,935 Aug 2, 1985 157
Theater Average 13th Weekend 51 $5,617 May 24, 1985 87
Theater Average 12th Weekend 62 $5,372 May 17, 1985 80
Theater Average 11th Weekend 61 $5,945 May 10, 1985 73
Theater Average 10th Weekend 99 $5,271 May 3, 1985 66
Theater Average 9th Weekend 58 $6,823 Apr 26, 1985 59
Theater Average 8th Weekend 45 $8,399 Apr 19, 1985 52
Theater Average 7th Weekend 54 $9,303 Apr 12, 1985 45
Theater Average 6th Weekend 84 $9,083 Apr 5, 1985 38
Theater Average 5th Weekend 52 $12,967 Mar 29, 1985 31
Theater Average 4th Weekend 57 $16,851 Mar 22, 1985 24

Cast

Michael Palin    Gilbert Chilvers
Maggie Smith    Joyce Chilvers
Denholm Elliott    Dr. Charles Swaby
Richard Griffiths    Henry Allardyce the Accountant
Alison Steadman    Mrs. Allardyce
Pete Postlethwaite    Douglas J. Nuttol the Butcher

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/03/08 35 $24,367   1 $24,367   $62,507 2
1985/03/15 32 $27,747 +14% 2 $13,874   $99,619 3
1985/03/22 33 $33,702 +21% 2 $16,851   $148,616 4
1985/03/29 35 $25,934 -23% 2 $12,967   $186,590 5
1985/04/05 33 $27,249 +5% 3 $9,083   $223,723 6
1985/04/12 29 $46,513 +71% 5 $9,303   $282,773 7
1985/04/19 28 $67,192 +44% 8 $8,399   $368,038 8
1985/04/26 25 $115,991 +73% 17 $6,823   $496,833 9
1985/05/03 29 $105,420 -9% 20 $5,271   $644,787 10
1985/05/10 28 $142,691 +35% 24 $5,945   $840,898 11
1985/05/17 26 $139,669 -2% 26 $5,372   $1,017,448 12
1985/05/24 20 $219,068 +57% 39 $5,617   $1,284,730 13
1985/05/31 18 $137,558 -37% 40 $3,439   $1,458,003 14
1985/06/07 19 $110,290 -20% 31 $3,558   $1,619,131 15
1985/06/21 22 $56,806   26 $2,185   $1,711,592 17
1985/06/28 22 $59,480 +5% 27 $2,203   $1,798,981 18
1985/07/05 22 $47,745 -20% 22 $2,170   $1,884,941 19
1985/07/12 23 $44,053 -8% 21 $2,098   $1,955,501 20
1985/07/19 25 $33,168 -25% 19 $1,746   $2,011,686 21
1985/07/26 27 $26,571 -20% 16 $1,661   $2,058,544 22
1985/08/02 25 $58,702 +121% 20 $2,935   $2,147,733 23
1985/08/09 29 $52,172 -11% 17 $3,069   $2,223,542 24
1985/08/16 29 $40,214 -23% 15 $2,681   $2,294,492 25
1985/08/23 34 $37,685 -6% 15 $2,512   $2,347,825 26
1985/08/30 37 $37,024 -2% 15 $2,468   $2,400,352 27
1985/09/06 35 $23,139 -38% 11 $2,104   $2,432,513 28
1985/09/13 31 $19,023 -18% 14 $1,359   $2,457,523 29
1985/09/20 31 $25,732 +35% 16 $1,608   $2,488,914 30
1985/09/27 31 $15,851 -38% 14 $1,132   $2,516,761 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/03/08 28 $33,732   1 $33,732   $71,872 2
1985/03/15 29 $43,042 +28% 2 $21,521   $114,914 3
1985/03/22 30 $45,742 +6% 2 $22,871   $160,656 4
1985/03/29 32 $35,818 -22% 2 $17,909   $196,474 5
1985/04/05 29 $39,786 +11% 3 $13,262   $236,260 6
1985/04/12 26 $64,586 +62% 5 $12,917   $300,846 7
1985/04/19 27 $79,996 +24% 8 $10,000   $380,842 8
1985/04/26 25 $158,525 +98% 17 $9,325   $539,367 9
1985/05/03 27 $158,840 n/c 20 $7,942   $698,207 10
1985/05/10 26 $179,572 +13% 24 $7,482   $877,779 11
1985/05/17 21 $187,883 +5% 26 $7,226   $1,065,662 12
1985/05/24 18 $254,783 +36% 39 $6,533   $1,320,445 13
1985/05/31 17 $188,396 -26% 40 $4,710   $1,508,841 14
1985/06/21 19 $84,715   26 $3,258   $1,739,501 17
1985/06/28 20 $97,695 +15% 27 $3,618   $1,837,196 18
1985/07/05 21 $74,252 -24% 22 $3,375   $1,911,448 19
1985/07/12 22 $67,070 -10% 21 $3,194   $1,978,518 20
1985/07/19 21 $53,455 -20% 19 $2,813   $2,031,973 21
1985/07/26 25 $57,058 +7% 16 $3,566   $2,089,031 22
1985/08/02 25 $82,339 +44% 20 $4,117   $2,171,370 23
1985/08/09 23 $82,908 +1% 17 $4,877   $2,254,278 24
1985/08/16 29 $55,862 -33% 15 $3,724   $2,310,140 25
1985/08/23 32 $53,188 -5% 15 $3,546   $2,363,328 26
1985/08/30 34 $46,046 -13% 15 $3,070   $2,409,374 27
1985/09/06 31 $29,126 -37% 11 $2,648   $2,438,500 28
1985/09/13 31 $24,682 -15% 14 $1,763   $2,463,182 29
1985/09/20 26 $37,728 +53% 16 $2,358   $2,500,910 30

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