Parenthood

The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Grosses

Domestic (79.2%)
$100,047,830
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$10,506,450
1,262 theaters
Release DateAug 2, 1989
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresComedy Drama
In Release517 days/73 weeks
Widest Release1,399 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Aug 2, 1989Wednesday1$1,821,000--1,227$1,484$1,821,0001
Aug 3, 1989Thursday1$1,727,616-5.1%-1,227$1,408$3,548,6162
Aug 4, 1989Friday1$3,142,480+81.9%-1,262$2,490$6,691,0963
Aug 5, 1989Saturday1$3,975,400+26.5%-1,262$3,150$10,666,4964
Aug 6, 1989Sunday1$3,388,570-14.8%-1,262$2,685$14,055,0665
Aug 7, 1989Monday1$1,785,730-47.3%-1,262$1,415$15,840,7966
Aug 8, 1989Tuesday1$1,766,800-1.1%-1,262$1,400$17,607,5967
Aug 9, 1989Wednesday1$1,533,330-13.2%-15.8%1,262$1,215$19,140,9268
Aug 10, 1989Thursday1$1,515,600-1.2%-12.3%1,263$1,200$20,656,5269
Aug 11, 1989Friday1$2,912,200+92.1%-7.3%1,300$2,240$23,568,72610
Aug 12, 1989Saturday1$3,854,500+32.4%-3%1,300$2,965$27,423,22611
Aug 13, 1989Sunday1$2,905,650-24.6%-14.3%1,300$2,235$30,328,87612
Aug 14, 1989Monday1$1,371,500-52.8%-23.2%1,300$1,055$31,700,37613
Aug 15, 1989Tuesday1$1,521,000+10.9%-13.9%1,300$1,170$33,221,37614
Aug 16, 1989Wednesday1$1,215,500-20.1%-20.7%1,300$935$34,436,87615
Aug 17, 1989Thursday1$1,222,000+0.5%-19.4%1,300$940$35,658,87616
Aug 18, 1989Friday1$2,191,140+79.3%-24.8%1,316$1,665$37,850,01617
Aug 19, 1989Saturday1$3,125,500+42.6%-18.9%1,316$2,375$40,975,51618
Aug 20, 1989Sunday1$2,289,840-26.7%-21.2%1,316$1,740$43,265,35619
Aug 21, 1989Monday1$1,006,740-56%-26.6%1,316$765$44,272,09620
Aug 22, 1989Tuesday1$1,085,700+7.8%-28.6%1,316$825$45,357,79621
Aug 23, 1989Wednesday1$1,029,600-5.2%-15.3%1,320$780$46,387,39622
Aug 24, 1989Thursday1$937,200-9%-23.3%1,320$710$47,324,59623
Aug 25, 1989Friday1$1,861,480+98.6%-15%1,384$1,345$49,186,07624
Aug 26, 1989Saturday1$2,747,240+47.6%-12.1%1,384$1,985$51,933,31625
Aug 27, 1989Sunday1$1,771,520-35.5%-22.6%1,384$1,280$53,704,83626
Aug 28, 1989Monday1$725,550-59%-27.9%1,382$525$54,430,38627
Aug 29, 1989Tuesday1$856,840+18.1%-21.1%1,382$620$55,287,22628
Aug 30, 1989Wednesday1$674,240-21.3%-34.5%1,376$490$55,961,46629
Aug 31, 1989Thursday1$646,720-4.1%-31%1,376$470$56,608,18630
Sep 1, 1989Friday1$1,584,605+145%-14.9%1,390$1,140$58,192,79131
Sep 2, 1989Saturday1$2,363,025+49.1%-14%1,390$1,700$60,555,81632
Sep 3, 1989Sunday1$2,126,703-10%+20%1,390$1,530$62,682,51933
Sep 4, 1989
Labor Day
Monday1$1,424,751-33%+96.4%1,390$1,025$64,107,27034
Sep 5, 1989Tuesday1$417,000-70.7%-51.3%1,390$300$64,524,27035
Sep 6, 1989Wednesday1$359,060-13.9%-46.7%1,381$260$64,883,33036
Sep 7, 1989Thursday1$352,155-1.9%-45.5%1,381$255$65,235,48537
Sep 8, 1989Friday1$1,221,443+246.8%-22.9%1,388$880$66,456,92838
Sep 9, 1989Saturday1$2,186,105+79%-7.5%1,388$1,575$68,643,03339
Sep 10, 1989Sunday1$999,365-54.3%-53%1,388$720$69,642,39840
Sep 11, 1989Monday1$255,300-74.5%-82.1%1,380$185$69,897,69841
Sep 12, 1989Tuesday1$324,300+27%-22.2%1,380$235$70,221,99842
Sep 13, 1989Wednesday1$282,900-12.8%-21.2%1,380$205$70,504,89843
Sep 14, 1989Thursday1$296,700+4.9%-15.7%1,380$215$70,801,59844
Sep 15, 1989Friday1$1,037,040+249.5%-15.1%1,392$745$71,838,63845
Sep 16, 1989Saturday1$1,858,320+79.2%-15%1,392$1,335$73,696,95846
Sep 17, 1989Sunday1$835,200-55.1%-16.4%1,392$600$74,532,15847
Sep 18, 1989Monday1$180,310-78.4%-29.4%1,387$130$74,712,46848
Sep 19, 1989Tuesday1$256,595+42.3%-20.9%1,387$185$74,969,06349
Sep 20, 1989Wednesday1$221,920-13.5%-21.6%1,387$160$75,190,98350
Sep 21, 1989Thursday1$194,180-12.5%-34.6%1,387$140$75,385,16351
Sep 22, 1989Friday1$825,410+325.1%-20.4%1,399$590$76,210,57352
Sep 23, 1989Saturday1$1,573,875+90.7%-15.3%1,399$1,125$77,784,44853
Sep 24, 1989Sunday1$608,565-61.3%-27.1%1,399$435$78,393,01354
Sep 25, 1989Monday1$152,680-74.9%-15.3%1,388$110$78,545,69355
Sep 26, 1989Tuesday1$201,260+31.8%-21.6%1,388$145$78,746,95356
Sep 27, 1989Wednesday1$159,390-20.8%-28.2%1,386$115$78,906,34357
Sep 28, 1989Thursday1$166,320+4.3%-14.3%1,386$120$79,072,66358
Sep 29, 1989Friday1$733,520+341%-11.1%1,384$530$79,806,18359
Sep 30, 1989Saturday1$1,314,800+79.2%-16.5%1,384$950$81,120,98360
Oct 1, 1989Sunday1$581,280-55.8%-4.5%1,384$420$81,702,26361
Oct 2, 1989Monday1$123,841-78.7%-18.9%1,376$90$81,826,10462
Oct 3, 1989Tuesday1$151,140+22%-24.9%1,374$110$81,977,24463
Oct 4, 1989Wednesday1$150,260-0.6%-5.7%1,366$110$82,127,50464
Oct 5, 1989Thursday1$157,090+4.5%-5.5%1,366$115$82,284,59465
Oct 6, 1989Friday1$760,350+384%+3.7%1,370$555$83,044,94466
Oct 7, 1989Saturday1$1,267,250+66.7%-3.6%1,370$925$84,312,19467
Oct 8, 1989Sunday1$726,101-42.7%+24.9%1,370$530$85,038,29568
Oct 9, 1989
Columbus Day
Monday1$274,025-62.3%+121.3%1,370$200$85,312,32069
Oct 10, 1989Tuesday1$156,170-43%+3.3%1,358$115$85,468,49070
Oct 11, 1989Wednesday1$148,610-4.8%-1.1%1,351$110$85,617,10071
Oct 12, 1989Thursday1$155,365+4.5%-1.1%1,351$115$85,772,46572
Oct 13, 1989Friday1$519,035+234.1%-31.7%1,314$395$86,291,50073
Oct 14, 1989Saturday1$827,825+59.5%-34.7%1,314$630$87,119,32574
Oct 15, 1989Sunday1$341,645-58.7%-52.9%1,314$260$87,460,97075
Oct 16, 1989Monday1$96,900-71.6%-64.6%1,292$75$87,557,87076
Oct 17, 1989Tuesday1$121,885+25.8%-22%1,283$95$87,679,75577
Oct 18, 1989Wednesday1$115,290-5.4%-22.4%1,281$90$87,795,04578
Oct 19, 1989Thursday1$115,560+0.2%-25.6%1,284$90$87,910,60579
Oct 20, 1989Friday1$437,710+278.8%-15.7%1,183$370$88,348,31580
Oct 21, 1989Saturday1$768,950+75.7%-7.1%1,183$650$89,117,26581
Oct 22, 1989Sunday1$301,665-60.8%-11.7%1,183$255$89,418,93082
Oct 23, 1989Monday1$69,180-77.1%-28.6%1,153$60$89,488,11083
Oct 24, 1989Tuesday1$91,840+32.8%-24.7%1,148$80$89,579,95084
Oct 25, 1989Wednesday1$79,100-13.9%-31.4%1,130$70$89,659,05085
Oct 26, 1989Thursday1$90,400+14.3%-21.8%1,130$80$89,749,45086
Oct 27, 1989Friday1$244,440+170.4%-44.2%873$280$89,993,89087
Oct 28, 1989Saturday1$401,580+64.3%-47.8%873$460$90,395,47088
Oct 29, 1989Sunday2$178,965-55.4%-40.7%873$205$90,574,43589
Oct 30, 1989Monday2$43,650-75.6%-36.9%873$50$90,618,08590
Oct 31, 1989
Halloween
Tuesday2$52,380+20%-43%873$60$90,670,46591
Nov 1, 1989Wednesday2$48,015-8.3%-39.3%873$55$90,718,48092
Nov 2, 1989Thursday2$52,380+9.1%-42.1%873$60$90,770,86093
Nov 3, 1989Friday1$286,400+446.8%+17.2%895$320$91,057,26094
Nov 4, 1989Saturday1$483,300+68.8%+20.3%895$540$91,540,56095
Nov 5, 1989Sunday2$196,900-59.3%+10%895$220$91,737,46096
Nov 6, 1989Monday2$50,760-74.2%+16.3%846$60$91,788,22097
Nov 7, 1989Tuesday1$71,910+41.7%+37.3%846$85$91,860,13098
Nov 8, 1989Wednesday1$63,450-11.8%+32.1%846$75$91,923,58099
Nov 9, 1989Thursday1$88,830+40%+69.6%846$105$92,012,410100
Nov 10, 1989Friday1$285,250+221.1%-0.4%815$350$92,297,660101
Nov 11, 1989Saturday1$395,275+38.6%-18.2%815$485$92,692,935102
Nov 12, 1989Sunday1$167,075-57.7%-15.1%815$205$92,860,010103
Nov 13, 1989Monday1$66,640-60.1%+31.3%784$85$92,926,650104
Nov 14, 1989Tuesday1$74,480+11.8%+3.6%784$95$93,001,130105
Nov 15, 1989Wednesday1$61,440-17.5%-3.2%768$80$93,062,570106
Nov 16, 1989Thursday1$65,280+6.2%-26.5%768$85$93,127,850107
Nov 17, 1989Friday1$170,130+160.6%-40.4%642$265$93,297,980108
Nov 18, 1989Saturday1$263,220+54.7%-33.4%642$410$93,561,200109
Nov 19, 1989Sunday1$128,400-51.2%-23.1%642$200$93,689,600110
Nov 20, 1989Monday1$41,370-67.8%-37.9%591$70$93,730,970111
Nov 21, 1989Tuesday1$47,280+14.3%-36.5%591$80$93,778,250112
Nov 22, 1989Wednesday2$62,790+32.8%+2.2%546$115$93,841,040113
Nov 23, 1989
Thanksgiving
Thursday2$78,260+24.6%+19.9%559$140$93,919,300114
Nov 24, 1989Friday2$198,660+153.8%+16.8%602$330$94,117,960115
Nov 25, 1989Saturday2$196,625-1%-25.3%605$325$94,314,585116
Nov 26, 1989Sunday2$80,325-59.1%-37.4%595$135$94,394,910117
Nov 27, 1989Monday2$19,250-76%-53.5%550$35$94,414,160118
Nov 28, 1989Tuesday2$24,750+28.6%-47.7%550$45$94,438,910119
Nov 29, 1989Wednesday2$22,000-11.1%-65%550$40$94,460,910120
Nov 30, 1989Thursday2$24,750+12.5%-68.4%550$45$94,485,660121
Dec 1, 1989Friday2$58,941+138.1%-70.3%421$140$94,544,601122
Dec 2, 1989Saturday2$94,725+60.7%-51.8%421$225$94,639,326123
Dec 3, 1989Sunday2$42,101-55.6%-47.6%421$100$94,681,427124
Dec 4, 1989Monday2$10,525-75%-45.3%421$25$94,691,952125
Dec 5, 1989Tuesday2$12,630+20%-49%421$30$94,704,582126
Dec 6, 1989Wednesday2$10,535-16.6%-52.1%421$25$94,715,117127
Dec 7, 1989Thursday2$10,530<0.1%-57.5%421$25$94,725,647128
Dec 8, 1989Friday2$31,400+198.2%-46.7%314$100$94,757,047129
Dec 9, 1989Saturday2$45,530+45%-51.9%314$145$94,802,577130
Dec 10, 1989Sunday2$29,830-34.5%-29.1%314$95$94,832,407131
Dec 11, 1989Monday2$4,710-84.2%-55.2%314$15$94,837,117132
Dec 12, 1989Tuesday2$4,710--62.7%314$15$94,841,827133
Dec 13, 1989Wednesday2$4,710--55.3%314$15$94,846,537134
Dec 14, 1989Thursday2$4,710--55.3%314$15$94,851,247135
Dec 15, 1989Friday2$25,290+436.9%-19.5%281$90$95,143,208136
Dec 16, 1989Saturday2$36,530+44.4%-19.8%281$130$95,179,738137
Dec 17, 1989Sunday2$29,505-19.2%-1.1%281$105$95,209,243138
Dec 18, 1989Monday2$4,215-85.7%-10.5%281$15$95,213,458139
Dec 19, 1989Tuesday2$4,215--10.5%281$15$95,217,673140
Dec 20, 1989Wednesday2$4,215--10.5%281$15$95,221,888141
Dec 21, 1989Thursday2$4,215--10.5%281$15$95,226,103142
Dec 22, 1989Friday2$29,300+595.1%+15.9%293$100$95,255,403143
Dec 23, 1989Saturday2$39,555+35%+8.3%293$135$95,294,958144
Dec 24, 1989Sunday2$27,835-29.6%-5.7%293$95$95,322,793145
Dec 25, 1989
Christmas Day
Monday2$46,880+68.4%+1,012.2%293$160$95,369,673146
Dec 26, 1989Tuesday2$4,395-90.6%+4.3%293$15$95,374,068147
Dec 27, 1989Wednesday2$4,395-+4.3%293$15$95,378,463148
Dec 28, 1989Thursday2$4,395-+4.3%293$15$95,382,858149
Dec 29, 1989Friday2$46,070+948.2%+57.2%271$170$95,428,928150
Dec 30, 1989Saturday2$58,265+26.5%+47.3%271$215$95,487,193151
Dec 31, 1989
New Year's Eve
Sunday2$40,650-30.2%+46%271$150$95,527,843152
Jan 1, 1990
New Year's Day
Monday2$37,940-6.7%-19.1%271$140$95,565,783153