Dead Poets Society

Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.

Grosses

Domestic (54.8%)
$95,860,116
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Opening$340,456
8 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Jun 2, 1989 (Jun 9, 1989)
Running Time2 hr 8 min
GenresComedy Drama
In Release213 days/30 weeks
Widest Release1,109 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Jun 2-814$607,399-8-$75,924$607,3991
Jun 9-153$12,754,905+1,999.9%687+679$18,566$13,362,3042
Jun 16-223$14,879,275+16.7%1,091+404$13,638$28,241,5793
Jun 23-295$11,397,035-23.4%1,091-$10,446$39,638,6144
Jun 30-Jul 66$11,940,510+4.8%1,109+18$10,766$51,579,1245
Jul 7-137$8,033,103-32.7%1,109-$7,243$59,612,2276
Jul 14-207$6,861,088-14.6%1,047-62$6,553$66,473,3157
Jul 21-277$5,582,571-18.6%1,062+15$5,256$72,055,8868
Jul 28-Aug 39$4,140,964-25.8%993-69$4,170$76,196,8509
Aug 4-1011$3,111,015-24.9%902-91$3,449$79,307,86510
Aug 11-1711$2,663,423-14.4%846-56$3,148$81,971,28811
Aug 18-2415$1,613,088-39.4%633-213$2,548$83,584,37612
Aug 25-3116$1,447,684-10.3%671+38$2,157$85,032,06013
Sep 1-714$1,649,022+13.9%721+50$2,287$86,681,08214
Sep 8-1415$1,292,617-21.6%739+18$1,749$87,973,69915
Sep 15-2111$1,454,268+12.5%963+224$1,510$89,427,96716