Places in the Heart

In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$34,901,614
Summary Details
DistributorTriStar Pictures
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Opening$274,279
14 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Sep 21, 1984 (Oct 5, 1984)
Running Time1 hr 51 min
GenresDrama
In Release467 days/66 weeks
Widest Release868 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 21-2315$274,279-14-$19,591$274,2791
Sep 28-3016$254,524-7.2%14-$18,180$661,6322
Oct 5-8
Columbus Day wknd
3$4,128,711-691-$5,974$4,868,667-
Oct 12-142$3,440,272-688-$5,000$9,278,5244
Oct 19-212$3,133,493-8.9%759+71$4,128$13,391,7425
Oct 26-284$2,788,330-11%790+31$3,529$16,811,3176
Nov 2-42$2,532,800-9.2%864+74$2,931$19,679,4407
Nov 9-114$2,228,864-12%868+4$2,567$22,386,4428
Nov 16-186$1,729,216-22.4%850-18$2,034$24,429,2939
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
8$1,840,409+6.4%827-23$2,225$26,260,40210
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
10$1,090,962-40.7%801-26$1,362$27,700,85411
Dec 7-911$544,285-50.1%685-116$794$28,404,73412
Jan 4-618$342,000-285-$1,200-16
Jan 11-1321$279,450-18.3%230-55$1,215$30,310,48817
Jan 18-2028$74,354-73.4%94-136$791$30,484,84218
Feb 8-1013$641,280-501-$1,280$31,243,72321