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Throw Momma From the Train (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $53,380,796Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,527 $53,380,796
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,468 $53,380,796
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 295 $53,380,796
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 436 $53,380,796

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 11th, 1987 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (edited for re-rate after appeal)
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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
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 309 $6,273,034 Jan 15, 1988 38
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 209 $6,903,178 Jan 1, 1988 24
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 148 $15,385,182 Jan 1, 1988 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 204 $6,760,890 Dec 25, 1987 17
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 146 $15,838,812 Dec 25, 1987 17

Supporting Cast

Rob Reiner    Joel

Uncategorized

Danny De Vito    Owen
Kate Mulgrew    Margaret Donner
Kim Greist    Beth Ryan
Anne Ramsey    Mrs. Lift
Oprah Winfrey    Herself
Bruce Kirby    Detective DeBenedetto
Billy Crystal    Larry Donner

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Production and Technical Credits

David Newman    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/11 1 $7,318,878   1,470 $4,979   $7,318,878 1
1987/12/18 3 $5,680,836 -22% 1,514 $3,752   $15,206,372 2
1987/12/25 3 $6,760,890 +19% 1,619 $4,176   $25,137,640 3
1988/01/01 2 $6,903,178 +2% 1,621 $4,259   $37,618,536 4
1988/01/08 4 $3,721,187 -46% 1,623 $2,293   $42,747,260 5
1988/01/15 8 $2,814,646 -24% 1,535 $1,834   $46,703,623 6
1988/01/22 7 $2,105,624 -25% 1,440 $1,462   $49,736,471 7
1988/01/29 6 $1,588,200 -25% 1,356 $1,171   $51,858,200 8
1988/02/05 9 $1,050,201 -34% 1,028 $1,022   $53,380,796 9

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/12/11 1 $9,525,536   1,470 $6,480   $9,525,536 1
1987/12/18 3 $8,851,214 -7% 1,514 $5,846   $18,376,750 2
1987/12/25 3 $12,338,608 +39% 1,619 $7,621   $30,715,358 3
1988/01/01 2 $8,310,715 -33% 1,621 $5,127   $39,026,073 4
1988/01/08 4 $4,862,904 -41% 1,623 $2,996   $43,888,977 5
1988/01/15 8 $3,741,870 -23% 1,535 $2,438   $47,630,847 6
1988/01/22 8 $2,639,153 -29% 1,440 $1,833   $50,270,000 7
1988/01/29 6 $2,060,595 -22% 1,356 $1,520   $52,330,595 8

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