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Steel Magnolias (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $83,759,091Details
International Box Office $11,392,847Details
Worldwide Box Office $95,151,938
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Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 15th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 8th, 1994 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
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Source:Based on Play
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
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 282 $5,052,427 Jan 26, 1990 75
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 257 $7,961,534 Jan 12, 1990 61
Fastest to $50m 1,423 $50,943,805 Jan 5, 1990 54
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 223 $6,248,970 Dec 29, 1989 47
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 167 $14,048,436 Dec 29, 1989 47
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 349 $5,826,116 Dec 22, 1989 40
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 188 $7,053,867 Nov 24, 1989 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 139 $15,857,942 Nov 24, 1989 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 208 $7,053,867 Nov 24, 1989 12
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 192 $15,857,942 Nov 24, 1989 12

Supporting Cast

Julia Roberts    Shelby Eatenton Latcherie

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Tom Skerritt    Drum Eatenton
Dolly Parton    Truvy Jones
Bill McCutcheon    Owen Jenkins
Kevin J. O'Connor    Sammy Dwayne Desoto
Shirley MacLaine    Louisa 'Ouiser' Boudreaux
Jonathan Ward    Jonathan Eatenton
Daryl Hannah    Annelle Dupuy Desoto
Knowl Johnson    Thomas 'Tommy' Lee Eatenton
Olympia Dukakis    Clairee Belcher
Sam Shepard    Spud Jones
Ann Wedgeworth    Aunt Fern Thornton
Dylan McDermott    Jackson Latcherie
Sally Field    M'Lynn Eatenton
Bibi Besch    Belle Marmillion

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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
1989/11/17 4 $5,425,440   480 $11,303   $5,467,015 1
1989/11/24 5 $7,053,867 +30% 720 $9,797   $15,643,935 2
1989/12/01 4 $4,856,409 -31% 963 $5,043   $22,685,485 3
1989/12/08 5 $3,021,928 -38% 1,032 $2,928   $27,468,769 4
1989/12/15 7 $2,094,664 -31% 1,102 $1,901   $30,700,611 5
1989/12/22 7 $2,591,550 +24% 1,329 $1,950   $34,652,166 6
1989/12/29 7 $6,248,970 +141% 1,365 $4,578   $44,598,414 7
1990/01/05 6 $4,502,641 -28% 1,369 $3,289   $50,943,805 8
1990/01/12 7 $3,745,560 -17% 1,372 $2,730   $56,311,630 9
1990/01/19 7 $2,944,080 -21% 1,363 $2,160   $60,675,730 10
1990/01/26 8 $2,376,950 -19% 1,370 $1,735   $64,115,820 11
1990/02/02 10 $2,019,275 -15% 1,369 $1,475   $67,032,445 12
1990/02/09 10 $1,606,880 -20% 1,328 $1,210   $69,303,290 13
1990/02/16 10 $1,550,400 -4% 1,216 $1,275   $71,319,818 14
1990/02/23 10 $1,207,930 -22% 1,214 $995   $72,828,100 15
1990/03/02 10 $1,178,865 -2% 1,173 $1,005   $74,425,795 16
1990/03/23 18 $603,480   642 $940   $77,568,541 19

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/11/17 3 $8,548,493   480 $17,809   $8,590,068 2
1989/11/24 4 $9,239,008 +8% 720 $12,832   $17,829,076 3
1989/12/01 3 $6,617,765 -28% 963 $6,872   $24,446,841 4
1989/12/08 4 $4,159,106 -37% 1,032 $4,030   $28,605,947 5
1989/12/15 5 $3,454,669 -17% 1,102 $3,135   $32,060,616 6
1989/12/22 6 $6,288,828 +82% 1,329 $4,732   $38,349,444 7
1989/12/29 7 $8,091,720 +29% 1,365 $5,928   $46,441,164 8
1990/01/05 4 $6,124,906 -24% 1,369 $4,474   $52,566,070 9
1990/01/12 7 $5,165,580 -16% 1,372 $3,765   $57,731,650 10
1990/01/19 7 $4,007,220 -22% 1,363 $2,940   $61,738,870 11
1990/01/26 7 $3,274,300 -18% 1,370 $2,390   $65,013,170 12
1990/02/02 7 $2,683,240 -18% 1,369 $1,960   $67,696,410 13
1990/02/09 5 $2,073,008 -23% 1,328 $1,561   $69,769,418 14
1990/02/16 10 $1,850,752 -11% 1,216 $1,522   $71,620,170 15
1990/02/23 9 $1,626,760 -12% 1,214 $1,340   $73,246,930 16

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/8/20103012,472 165,808$80,943$1,315,599840
8/22/20102918,981 196,511$123,187$1,514,861842
5/8/20162514,712 1,619,371$79,445$11,095,7441,140
3/26/2017286,876 1,881,375$45,038$12,632,8761,186

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