Children of a Lesser God

A new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$31,853,080
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$1,909,084
215 theaters
Release DateOct 3, 1986
Running Time1 hr 59 min
GenresDrama Romance
In Release455 days/65 weeks
Widest Release544 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 3-55$1,909,084-215-$8,879$1,909,0841
Oct 10-13
Columbus Day wknd
8$1,928,543-241-$8,002$4,507,2151
Oct 17-196$2,038,900-480-$4,247$6,991,6913
Oct 24-268$1,810,811-11.2%480-$3,772$9,546,1414
Oct 31-Nov 27$1,571,939-13.2%544+64$2,889$11,714,7285
Nov 7-99$1,581,397+0.6%544-$2,906$13,916,8726
Nov 14-167$1,331,594-15.8%544-$2,447$15,828,7637
Nov 21-2310$1,129,214-15.2%501-43$2,253$17,336,6628
Nov 28-3011$1,166,301+3.3%501-$2,327$19,113,5979
Dec 5-712$647,654-44.5%464-37$1,395$20,024,37910
Feb 6-815$105,911-93-$1,138$22,116,65319
Feb 13-16
Presidents' Day wknd
14$859,590-463-$1,856$23,030,044-
Mar 27-2916$373,583-274-$1,363$27,303,40926