The Eyes of Tammy Faye

A documentary look, mostly through the eyes of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner, at her rise and fall as a popular televangelist with husband Jim Bakker. Traces their rise: her teen marriage to Jim; their children's TV show (she was a puppeteer and singer), success founding the 700 Club, co-founding the Trinity Broadcast Network, and starting PTL Network; her nondenominational version of Christianity reaching out to all; and, their building of Heritage USA, a theme park. Things fall apart as money woes mount for Heritage and for Jim, as Tammy takes pills, and as Jerry Falwell takes PTL. Jim goes to prison; she remarries, finds herself alone again, yet remains unsinkable.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$1,029,591
Summary Details
DistributorLionsgate
See full company information
Runtime1 hr 19 min
GenresBiography Documentary
Release DateJul 21, 2000
Widest Release51 theaters
In Release164 days/23 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 28-3057$46,111-9-$5,123$69,7902
Aug 4-657$46,283+0.4%13+4$3,560$140,7033
Aug 11-1337$129,247+179.3%51+38$2,534$294,5634
Aug 18-2042$98,523-23.8%49-2$2,010$454,8745
Aug 25-2749$72,842-26.1%49-$1,486$599,0936
Sep 1-4
Labor Day wknd
55$75,636-49-$1,543$717,545-
Sep 8-1054$59,628-42-$1,419$830,9858
Sep 15-1757$51,668-13.3%44+2$1,174$921,7699
Sep 22-2462$39,258-24%39-5$1,006$1,002,71310
We’ve updated Box Office Mojo to showcase our most popular features, provide you with a more intuitive interface, and optimize it for mobile devices. We invite you to explore the new site.
Can't find what you're looking for? Click the "help" link at the bottom of the page.