Down in the Delta

Rosa Lynn sends her drug-addicted daughter Loretta and Loretta's children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
Release DateDec 25, 1998
Running Time1 hr 52 min
In Release372 days/53 weeks
Widest Release417 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
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Jan 8-1020$528,430-51.1%417+1$1,267$4,353,5763
Jan 15-18
MLK wknd
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Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
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