Empire of the Sun

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$22,238,696
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$1,314,509
225 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Dec 11, 1987 (Dec 25, 1987)
Running Time2 hr 33 min
GenresAction Drama History War
In Release387 days/55 weeks
Widest Release673 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 11-1312$1,314,509-225-$5,842$1,314,5091
Dec 18-2014$1,044,436-20.5%225-$4,641$2,935,9122
Dec 25-2710$2,914,509+179.1%673+448$4,330$6,610,1923
Jan 1-310$3,183,207+9.2%673-$4,729$11,977,7894
Jan 8-1012$1,822,927-42.7%673-$2,708$14,574,9305
Jan 15-1717$1,063,063-41.7%528-145$2,013$16,231,7766
Jan 22-2416$770,000-27.6%409-119$1,882$17,398,5317
Jan 29-313$4,609,670+498.7%---$22,238,6968