The English Patient

At the close of World War II, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Grosses

Domestic (33.9%)
$78,676,425
Summary Details
Opening$278,439
10 theaters
Budget$27,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Nov 15, 1996 (Dec 6, 1996)
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 42 min
GenresDrama Romance War
In Release412 days/58 weeks
Widest Release1,409 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 15-1714$278,439-10-$27,843$278,4391
Nov 22-248$2,713,093+874.4%268+258$10,123$3,205,9992
Nov 29-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 3-Day
7$4,340,950+60%593+325$7,320$9,285,7653
Dec 6-8
Post-Thanksgiving
7$2,707,595-37.6%617+24$4,388$13,219,6414
Dec 13-1510$1,779,831-34.3%683+66$2,605$16,015,2275
Dec 20-2213$1,670,429-6.1%612-71$2,729$18,433,8246
Dec 27-2914$2,659,575+59.2%582-30$4,569$22,758,2527
Jan 3-511$2,732,463+2.7%582-$4,694$28,007,1328
Jan 10-1214$2,023,234-26%561-21$3,606$31,002,0219
Jan 17-20
MLK wknd
14$2,336,800-553-$4,225$34,118,472-
Jan 24-2613$1,915,342-615-$3,114$36,674,72811
Jan 31-Feb 214$1,853,099-3.2%655+40$2,829$39,205,21712
Feb 7-98$2,237,749+20.8%1,042+387$2,147$42,013,56113
Feb 14-17
Presidents' Day wknd
8$4,585,551-1,115-$4,112$47,738,423-
Feb 21-2310$2,823,228-1,186-$2,380$51,532,32415
Feb 28-Mar 213$2,228,209-21.1%1,144-42$1,947$54,745,72216
Mar 7-913$2,007,254-9.9%1,004-140$1,999$57,548,10917
Mar 14-1612$1,901,016-5.3%948-56$2,005$60,317,56518
Mar 21-2310$2,015,118+6%1,002+54$2,011$63,154,81819
Mar 28-308$3,019,179+49.8%1,409+407$2,142$67,599,23120
Apr 4-611$2,029,724-32.8%1,300-109$1,561$71,058,18821
Apr 11-1314$1,270,359-37.4%1,005-295$1,264$73,040,32222