Free Willy

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

Grosses

Domestic (50.6%)
$77,698,625
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$7,868,829
1,476 theaters
Release DateJul 16, 1993
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresAdventure Drama Family
In Release169 days/24 weeks
Widest Release1,937 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 16-185$7,868,829-1,476-$5,331$7,868,8291
Jul 23-254$8,645,619+9.9%1,937+461$4,463$22,646,5002
Jul 30-Aug 14$7,059,377-18.3%1,937-$3,644$35,367,1183
Aug 6-84$5,440,156-22.9%1,847-90$2,945$45,341,7524
Aug 13-158$4,008,006-26.3%1,820-27$2,202$52,968,0445
Aug 20-227$3,090,048-22.9%1,715-105$1,801$58,997,9436
Aug 27-299$2,262,828-26.8%1,505-210$1,503$63,049,4877
Sep 3-6
Labor Day wknd
9$3,023,208-1,551-$1,949$67,149,001-
Sep 10-1212$1,249,818-1,351-$925$68,741,0379
Sep 17-1914$1,139,837-8.8%1,196-155$953$70,181,29510
Oct 8-1014$1,188,575-1,062-$1,119$73,113,90713
Oct 8-11
Columbus Day wknd
13$1,351,469-1,062-$1,272$73,276,801-
Oct 15-1715$1,102,749-7.2%957-105$1,152$74,648,45914