Driving Miss Daisy

An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.

Grosses

Domestic (73.1%)
$106,593,296
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$73,745
3 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Dec 15, 1989 (Jan 26, 1990)
Running Time1 hr 39 min
GenresDrama
In Release382 days/54 weeks
Widest Release1,668 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 15-1718$73,745-3-$24,581$73,7451
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
17$440,037-32-$13,751$639,5811
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1990
New Year's long wknd
17$636,873-32-$19,902$1,589,510-
Jan 5-718$451,538-32-$14,110$2,216,1124
Jan 12-1413$2,725,876+503.7%277+245$9,840$5,116,0985
Jan 19-219$2,643,374-3%278+1$9,508$9,123,9396
Jan 26-281$5,705,721+115.8%895+617$6,375$16,045,4577
Feb 2-41$6,011,600+5.4%895-$6,716$24,384,8838
Feb 9-112$6,494,882+8%1,302+407$4,988$32,941,5289
Feb 16-19
Presidents' Day wknd
1$9,834,744-1,302-$7,553$45,233,059-
Feb 23-252$6,107,836-1,432-$4,265$53,290,51611
Mar 2-44$5,089,040-16.7%1,432-$3,553$60,302,14412
Mar 9-115$3,467,147-31.9%1,432-$2,421$65,332,25913
Mar 16-187$2,874,332-17.1%1,353-79$2,124$69,545,08014
Mar 23-254$3,682,465+28.1%1,652+299$2,229$74,523,53115
Mar 30-Apr 15$5,175,409+40.5%1,668+16$3,102$82,063,38116
Apr 6-87$3,210,821-38%1,528-140$2,101$86,911,64317
Apr 13-1510$2,243,724-30.1%1,387-141$1,617$90,455,66318
Apr 20-2210$2,075,163-7.5%1,296-91$1,601$93,591,32319
Apr 27-2911$1,630,821-21.4%1,063-233$1,534$96,111,62320
May 4-612$1,534,747-5.9%1,120+57$1,370$98,406,08121
May 11-1310$1,044,626-31.9%914-206$1,142$100,046,09022
May 18-2016$515,297-50.7%803-111$641$100,861,22823
Jun 8-1013$642,840-964-$666-26
Jun 15-1715$503,466-21.7%775-189$649$103,639,74427
Jun 22-2411$2,594,668+415.4%---$106,593,29628