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Soul Man (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,316,198Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,836 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,834 $27,316,198
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 590 $27,316,198
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 734 $27,316,198

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 1986 (Wide) by New World
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 289 $5,896,428 Nov 28, 1986 38
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 328 $5,896,428 Nov 28, 1986 38
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 181 $6,836,165 Nov 14, 1986 24
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 57 $8,522,010 Oct 31, 1986 10

Leading Cast

   Mark Watson

Supporting Cast

James Earl Jones    Professor Banks

Uncategorized

Max Wright    Dr. Aronson
Rae Dawn Chong    Sarah Walker
Arye Gross    Gordon Bloomfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus    Lisa Stinson
James Sikking    Bill Watson
M.C. Gainey    Man in Cell
Leslie Nielsen    Mr. Dunbar

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/24 3 $4,422,179   1,282 $3,449   $4,422,179 1
1986/10/31 3 $3,524,711 -20% 1,285 $2,743   $9,104,091 2
1986/11/07 3 $3,475,407 -1% 1,267 $2,743   $13,665,435 3
1986/11/14 3 $2,827,444 -19% 1,278 $2,212   $17,565,881 4
1986/11/21 7 $2,200,993 -22% 1,320 $1,667   $20,366,809 5
1986/11/28 8 $2,438,768 +11% 1,220 $1,999   $24,061,145 6
1986/12/05 9 $1,222,927 -50% 1,184 $1,033   $25,692,592 7
1986/12/12 12 $467,328 -62% 872 $536   $26,447,273 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/10/24 3 $5,579,380   1,282 $4,352   $5,579,380 1
1986/10/31 3 $4,610,648 -17% 1,285 $3,588   $10,190,028 2
1986/11/07 3 $4,548,409 -1% 1,267 $3,590   $14,738,437 3
1986/11/14 3 $3,427,379 -25% 1,278 $2,682   $18,165,816 4
1986/11/21 6 $3,456,561 +1% 1,320 $2,619   $21,622,377 5
1986/11/28 8 $2,847,288 -18% 1,220 $2,334   $24,469,665 6
1986/12/05 8 $1,510,280 -47% 1,184 $1,276   $25,979,945 7

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