The Piano

In the mid-19th century, a mute woman is sent to New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$40,157,856
Summary Details
Opening$151,419
4 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Nov 12, 1993 (Feb 11, 1994) - Jun 30, 1994
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresDrama Music Romance
In Release415 days/59 weeks
Widest Release671 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 12-1422$151,419-4-$37,854$151,4191
Nov 19-2113$1,502,325+892.2%99+95$15,175$1,761,6912
Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving 3-Day
11$2,446,752+62.9%231+132$10,592$5,177,4993
Dec 3-5
Post-Thanksgiving
9$1,701,363-30.5%239+8$7,118$7,502,7444
Dec 10-1212$1,288,622-24.3%274+35$4,703$9,206,0275
Dec 17-1911$1,071,907-16.8%259-15$4,138$10,961,2906
Dec 24-2610$1,421,495+32.6%516+257$2,754$12,790,1097
Dec 31-Jan 2, 19949$2,369,154+66.7%523+7$4,529$17,169,3658
Jan 7-915$1,810,099-23.6%522-1$3,467$20,009,1339
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
13$1,691,518-500-$3,383$22,454,941-
Jan 21-2316$1,111,530-500-$2,223$23,890,42911
Jan 28-3017$1,019,992-8.2%470-30$2,170$25,270,56912
Feb 11-1317$1,301,973-610-$2,134-14
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
15$1,601,840-666-$2,405$30,008,313-
Feb 25-2717$1,033,458-671-$1,540$31,379,12416
Mar 25-2715$1,406,175-670-$2,098$36,320,30720
Apr 1-325$777,459-44.7%569-101$1,366$37,097,76621
Apr 8-1018$777,459-569-$1,366$38,443,31922
Apr 15-1711$2,491,996+220.5%---$40,157,85623