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Raising Arizona (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,847,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,177 $22,847,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,234 $22,847,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 671 $22,847,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 841 $22,847,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 13th, 1987 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Life on the Outside, Kidnap, Hitmen, Infertility
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Circle Arizona Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 260 $5,624,603 Apr 17, 1987 38

Leading Cast

   H.I. McDonnough

Uncategorized

Trey Wilson    Nathan Arizona (Hufheinz) Sr
William Forsythe    Evelle
Frances McDormand    Dot
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Leonard Smalls
John Goodman    Gale
M. Emmet Walsh    Machine Shop Ear-Bender
Holly Hunter    Edwina 'Ed' McDonnough

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Ethan Coen    Producer
Ethan Coen    Screenwriter
Joel Coen    Screenwriter
Carter Burwell    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/03/13 21 $36,240   1 $36,240   $0 1
1987/03/27 13 $1,095,252   149 $7,351   $1,705,461 3
1987/04/03 13 $953,647 -13% 150 $6,358   $2,995,568 4
1987/04/10 7 $2,209,320 +132% 452 $4,888   $5,417,010 5
1987/04/17 8 $2,451,750 +11% 696 $3,523   $8,823,750 6
1987/04/24 9 $1,821,616 -26% 697 $2,614   $11,519,440 7
1987/05/01 8 $1,462,587 -20% 666 $2,196   $13,510,310 8
1987/05/08 10 $1,127,902 -23% 688 $1,639   $15,072,020 9
1987/05/15 10 $1,001,442 -11% 686 $1,460   $16,604,873 10
1987/05/22 11 $961,425 -4% 659 $1,459   $17,811,160 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/03/27 12 $1,431,712   149 $9,609   $2,041,921 3
1987/04/03 8 $1,165,769 -19% 150 $7,772   $3,207,690 4
1987/04/10 7 $3,164,310 +171% 452 $7,001   $6,372,000 5
1987/04/17 8 $3,325,824 +5% 696 $4,778   $9,697,824 6
1987/04/24 8 $2,349,899 -29% 697 $3,371   $12,047,723 7
1987/05/01 8 $1,896,395 -19% 666 $2,847   $13,944,118 8
1987/05/08 8 $1,659,313 -13% 688 $2,412   $15,603,431 9
1987/05/15 7 $1,246,304 -25% 686 $1,817   $16,849,735 10

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