Gorillas in the Mist

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.


Domestic (40.4%)
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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15 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Sep 23, 1988 (Oct 7, 1988)
Running Time2 hr 9 min
GenresBiography Drama
In Release105 days/15 weeks
Widest Release1,085 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 23-2522$366,925-15-$24,461$366,9251
Sep 30-Oct 22$3,451,230+840.6%558+543$6,185$3,989,3112
Oct 7-10
Columbus Day wknd
Oct 14-164$2,631,125-1,085-$2,425$12,660,0684
Oct 21-237$2,188,920-16.8%1,073-12$2,040$15,689,9875
Oct 28-305$1,554,650-29%1,054-19$1,475$17,866,9776
Nov 4-613$1,373,140-11.7%967-87$1,420$19,783,0557
Nov 11-133$4,482,294+226.4%---$24,720,4798