Absence of Malice

When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$40,716,963
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Opening$97,667
2 theaters
Release DateNov 20, 1981
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresDrama Romance Thriller
In Release407 days/58 weeks
Widest Release994 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 20-222$97,667-2-$48,833$97,6671
Dec 18-203$2,427,365-816-$2,974$2,590,1445
Jan 8-104$2,440,996-886-$2,755$18,737,0228
Jan 15-171$3,290,111+34.8%994+108$3,309$23,341,5169
Jan 22-242$2,097,019-36.3%965-29$2,173$27,469,76710
Jan 29-312$2,166,098+3.3%938-27$2,309$30,331,62411
Feb 5-72$1,837,530-15.2%932-6$1,971$32,739,50112
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
7$1,526,550-660-$2,312$34,838,679-
Feb 19-2110$893,845-646-$1,383$36,138,74514
Feb 26-287$927,000+3.7%600-46$1,545$37,405,29415
Mar 5-79$726,000-21.7%550-50$1,320$38,364,52816
Mar 12-1411$652,467-10.1%480-70$1,359$39,263,08517
Mar 19-2110$541,247-17%443-37$1,221$40,007,09318
Mar 26-289$514,406-5%435-8$1,182$40,716,96319