Punchline

A medical school dropout and a housewife/mom try to make it as stand-up comedians. They become friends and help each other out at an NYC comedy club.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$21,042,667
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Opening$160,742
4 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Sep 30, 1988 (Oct 7, 1988)
Running Time2 hr 8 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release98 days/14 weeks
Widest Release917 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 30-Oct 224$160,742-4-$40,185$160,7421
Oct 7-10
Columbus Day wknd
3$5,206,592-753-$6,914$5,446,3071
Oct 14-163$3,542,663-904-$3,918$9,871,9993
Oct 21-236$2,394,385-32.4%916+12$2,613$13,265,4934
Oct 28-306$1,530,065-36.1%917+1$1,668$15,565,6745
Nov 4-612$1,406,972-8%912-5$1,542$17,530,9906
Nov 11-1315$908,076-35.5%876-36$1,036$18,844,7117
Nov 18-207$1,937,174+113.3%---$21,042,6678