Absolute Power

Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman).

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$50,068,310
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing
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Opening$14,678,016
2,568 theaters
Release DateFeb 14, 1997
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 1 min
GenresAction Crime Drama Thriller
In Release321 days/45 weeks
Widest Release2,568 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Feb 15, 1997Saturday2$6,062,927+32.9%-2,568$2,360$10,624,9492
Feb 14, 1997Friday1$4,562,022--2,568$1,776$4,562,0221
Feb 22, 1997Saturday1$4,252,155+68.8%-29.9%2,568$1,655$26,456,7039
Feb 16, 1997Sunday2$4,053,067-33.1%-2,568$1,578$14,678,0163
Mar 1, 1997Saturday1$2,751,500+80.8%-35.3%2,568$1,071$35,408,68816
Feb 21, 1997Friday1$2,518,751+192.8%-44.8%2,568$980$22,204,5488
Feb 23, 1997Sunday1$2,243,427-47.2%-44.6%2,568$873$28,700,13010
Mar 8, 1997Saturday1$1,810,634+78.9%-34.2%2,116$855$41,183,95823
Feb 17, 1997
Presidents' Day
Monday2$2,092,204-48.4%-2,568$814$16,770,2204
Mar 15, 1997Saturday1$1,152,056+79.6%-36.4%1,605$717$44,934,28530
Mar 2, 1997Sunday1$1,454,734-47.1%-35.2%2,168$671$36,863,42217
Feb 28, 1997Friday1$1,521,848+161.1%-39.6%2,568$592$32,657,18815
Mar 22, 1997Saturday3$576,614+74.8%-49.9%1,016$567$47,162,25037
Jun 14, 1997Saturday5$48,563+72.3%-41.5%94$516$49,978,616121
Mar 7, 1997Friday1$1,012,237+188.9%-33.5%2,116$478$39,373,32422
Feb 18, 1997Tuesday1$1,103,048-47.3%-2,568$429$17,873,2685
Mar 9, 1997Sunday1$889,679-50.9%-38.8%2,116$420$42,073,63724
Mar 14, 1997Friday1$641,329+155%-36.6%1,605$399$43,782,22929
Mar 16, 1997Sunday1$615,784-46.5%-30.8%1,605$383$45,550,06931
Feb 19, 1997Wednesday1$952,297-13.7%-2,568$370$18,825,5656
Jun 7, 1997Saturday5$83,072+72.8%-27.7%235$353$49,788,426114
Mar 29, 1997Saturday3$161,734+23.1%-72%468$345$48,154,90544
Feb 20, 1997Thursday1$860,232-9.7%-2,568$334$19,685,7977
Mar 21, 1997Friday3$329,957+100.6%-48.6%1,016$324$46,585,63636
Mar 23, 1997Sunday3$312,649-45.8%-49.2%1,016$307$47,474,89938
Jun 15, 1997Sunday5$28,552-41.2%-37.8%94$303$50,007,168122
Jun 13, 1997Friday5$28,185+57.8%-41.4%94$299$49,930,053120
May 31, 1997Saturday4$114,851+59.3%-6%400$287$49,487,057107
Mar 28, 1997Friday3$131,412+35%-60.2%468$280$47,993,17143
May 25, 1997Sunday4$124,138+1.6%-455$272$49,125,979101
May 24, 1997Saturday4$122,137+58.4%-455$268$49,001,841100
Feb 25, 1997Tuesday1$657,292+5.6%-40.4%2,568$255$29,979,71312
Feb 24, 1997Monday1$622,291-72.3%-70.3%2,568$242$29,322,42111
Mar 30, 1997
Easter Sunday
Sunday3$108,988-32.6%-65.1%468$232$48,263,89345
Feb 27, 1997Thursday1$582,884+1.8%-32.2%2,568$226$31,135,34014
Feb 26, 1997Wednesday1$572,743-12.9%-39.9%2,568$223$30,552,45613
Jun 6, 1997Friday5$48,081+73.7%-33.3%235$204$49,705,354113
Mar 4, 1997Tuesday1$427,289+21.6%-35%2,168$197$37,642,20319
Jun 8, 1997Sunday5$45,884-44.8%-29.4%235$195$49,834,310115
May 26, 1997
Memorial Day
Monday4$88,100-29%-455$193$49,214,079102
May 30, 1997Friday4$72,112+118.6%-6.5%400$180$49,372,206106
Mar 5, 1997Wednesday1$368,455-13.8%-35.7%2,168$169$38,010,65820
May 23, 1997Friday4$77,087--455$169$48,879,70499
Jun 1, 1997Sunday4$64,957-43.4%-47.7%400$162$49,552,014108
Mar 3, 1997Monday1$351,492-75.8%-43.5%2,168$162$37,214,91418
Mar 6, 1997Thursday1$350,429-4.9%-39.9%2,168$161$38,361,08721
Mar 11, 1997Tuesday1$303,379+20.6%-29%2,116$143$42,628,64826
Mar 18, 1997Tuesday1$200,739+26.6%-33.8%1,605$125$45,909,38033
Mar 12, 1997Wednesday1$260,722-14.1%-29.2%2,116$123$42,889,37027
Mar 10, 1997Monday1$251,632-71.7%-28.4%2,116$118$42,325,26925
Mar 13, 1997Thursday1$251,530-3.5%-28.2%2,116$118$43,140,90028
Mar 19, 1997Wednesday1$181,835-9.4%-30.3%1,605$113$46,091,21534
Mar 25, 1997Tuesday3$108,689+25.3%-45.9%1,016$106$47,670,31140
Mar 20, 1997Thursday1$164,464-9.6%-34.6%1,605$102$46,255,67935
Mar 17, 1997Monday1$158,572-74.2%-37%1,605$98$45,708,64132
Mar 27, 1997Thursday3$97,375+3.5%-40.8%1,016$95$47,861,75942
Mar 26, 1997Wednesday3$94,073-13.4%-48.3%1,016$92$47,764,38441
Apr 1, 1997Tuesday3$40,364+14.7%-62.9%468$86$48,339,43947
Mar 24, 1997Monday3$86,723-72.3%-45.3%1,016$85$47,561,62239
Jun 10, 1997Tuesday5$18,816+17.2%-37.5%235$80$49,869,180117
Jun 12, 1997Thursday5$17,862+20.5%-35.5%235$76$49,901,868119
Jun 3, 1997Tuesday4$30,119+22.5%+12.9%400$75$49,606,724110
Mar 31, 1997Monday3$35,182-67.7%-59.4%468$75$48,299,07546
May 29, 1997Thursday4$32,983+25.2%-455$72$49,300,094105
Apr 3, 1997Thursday3$33,535+10.9%-65.6%468$71$48,403,21149
Jun 5, 1997Thursday4$27,682+21.1%-16.1%400$69$49,657,273112
Jun 9, 1997Monday5$16,054-65%-34.7%235$68$49,850,364116
Apr 2, 1997Wednesday3$30,237-25.1%-67.9%468$64$48,369,67648
Jun 11, 1997Wednesday5$14,826-21.2%-35.2%235$63$49,884,006118
Jun 2, 1997Monday4$24,591-62.1%-72.1%400$61$49,576,605109
May 27, 1997Tuesday4$26,685-69.7%-455$58$49,240,764103
May 28, 1997Wednesday4$26,347-1.3%-455$57$49,267,111104
Jun 4, 1997Wednesday4$22,867-24.1%-13.2%400$57$49,629,591111