Fame

An updated version of the musical Fame, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts. The name of the school in 1980 was Fiorello Laguardia High School.

Grosses

Domestic (29.1%)
$22,455,510
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Opening$10,011,682
3,096 theaters
Budget$18,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 47 min
GenresComedy Drama Family Music Musical Romance
In Release105 days/15 weeks
Widest Release3,133 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Sep 25Friday3$3,539,749--3,096$1,143$3,539,7491
Sep 26Saturday3$4,104,884+16%-3,096$1,325$7,644,6332
Sep 27Sunday3$2,367,049-42.3%-3,096$764$10,011,6823
Sep 28Monday3$629,334-73.4%-3,096$203$10,641,0164
Sep 29Tuesday4$472,061-25%-3,096$152$11,113,0775
Sep 30Wednesday5$386,236-18.2%-3,096$124$11,499,3136
Oct 1Thursday4$380,923-1.4%-3,096$123$11,880,2367
Oct 2Friday8$1,450,137+280.7%-59%3,133$462$13,330,3738
Oct 3Saturday6$2,128,099+46.8%-48.2%3,133$679$15,458,4729
Oct 4Sunday8$1,048,716-50.7%-55.7%3,133$334$16,507,18810
Oct 5Monday9$233,607-77.7%-62.9%3,133$74$16,740,79511
Oct 6Tuesday9$276,494+18.4%-41.4%3,133$88$17,017,28912
Oct 7Wednesday10$223,804-19.1%-42.1%3,133$71$17,241,09313
Oct 8Thursday9$244,669+9.3%-35.8%3,133$78$17,485,76214
Oct 9Friday10$763,160+211.9%-47.4%3,110$245$18,248,92215
Oct 10Saturday10$1,101,949+44.4%-48.2%3,110$354$19,350,87116
Oct 11Sunday10$677,958-38.5%-35.4%3,110$217$20,028,82917
Oct 12
Indig. Peoples' Day
Monday10$385,787-43.1%+65.1%3,110$124$20,414,61618
Oct 13Tuesday11$159,836-58.6%-42.2%3,110$51$20,574,45219
Oct 14Wednesday11$150,261-6%-32.9%3,110$48$20,724,71320
Oct 15Thursday11$167,246+11.3%-31.6%3,110$53$20,891,95921
Oct 16Friday14$275,562+64.8%-63.9%1,555$177$21,167,52122
Oct 17Saturday14$411,718+49.4%-62.6%1,555$264$21,579,23923
Oct 18Sunday14$216,610-47.4%-68%1,555$139$21,795,84924
Oct 19Monday15$52,745-75.6%-86.3%1,555$33$21,848,59425
Oct 20Tuesday15$47,654-9.7%-70.2%1,555$30$21,896,24826
Oct 21Wednesday16$45,353-4.8%-69.8%1,555$29$21,941,60127
Oct 22Thursday16$52,091+14.9%-68.9%1,555$33$21,993,69228
Oct 23Friday23$64,796+24.4%-76.5%445$145$22,058,48829
Oct 24Saturday21$98,395+51.9%-76.1%445$221$22,156,88330
Oct 25Sunday24$49,173-50%-77.3%445$110$22,206,05631
Oct 26Monday26$13,053-73.5%-75.3%445$29$22,219,10932
Oct 27Tuesday29$12,912-1.1%-72.9%445$29$22,232,02133
Oct 28Wednesday32$6,978-46%-84.6%445$15$22,238,99934
Oct 29Thursday32$7,798+11.8%-85%445$17$22,246,79735
Oct 30Friday34$19,212+146.4%-70.4%172$111$22,266,00936
Oct 31
Halloween
Saturday40$18,458-3.9%-81.2%172$107$22,284,46737
Nov 1Sunday38$18,625+0.9%-62.1%172$108$22,303,09238
Nov 2Monday37$5,504-70.4%-57.8%172$32$22,308,59639
Nov 3Tuesday37$6,972+26.7%-46%172$40$22,315,56840
Nov 4Wednesday40$4,505-35.4%-35.4%172$26$22,320,07341
Nov 5Thursday40$5,423+20.4%-30.5%172$31$22,325,49642
Nov 6Friday45$5,156-4.9%-73.2%61$84$22,330,65243
Nov 7Saturday44$9,065+75.8%-50.9%61$148$22,339,71744
Nov 8Sunday46$3,933-56.6%-78.9%61$64$22,343,65045
Nov 9Monday46$1,043-73.5%-81.1%61$17$22,344,69346
Nov 10Tuesday41$2,506+140.3%-64.1%61$41$22,347,19947
Nov 11Wednesday41$4,053+61.7%-10%61$66$22,351,25248
Nov 12Thursday44$1,514-62.6%-72.1%61$24$22,352,76649
Nov 13Friday47$4,439+193.2%-13.9%39$113$22,357,20550
Nov 14Saturday46$5,412+21.9%-40.3%39$138$22,362,61751
Nov 15Sunday49$2,866-47%-27.1%39$73$22,365,48352
Nov 16Monday48$514-82.1%-50.7%39$13$22,365,99753
Nov 17Tuesday48$701+36.4%-72%39$17$22,366,69854
Nov 18Wednesday48$513-26.8%-87.3%39$13$22,367,21155
Nov 19Thursday49$607+18.3%-59.9%39$15$22,367,81856
Nov 20Friday51$864+42.3%-80.5%23$37$22,368,68257
Nov 21Saturday51$2,024+134.3%-62.6%23$88$22,370,70658
Nov 22Sunday51$942-53.5%-67.1%23$40$22,371,64859
Nov 23Monday48$403-57.2%-21.6%23$17$22,372,05160
Nov 24Tuesday49$432+7.2%-38.4%23$18$22,372,48361
Nov 25Wednesday37$6,580+1,423.1%+1,182.7%146$45$22,379,06362
Nov 26
Thanksgiving
Thursday37$5,456-17.1%+798.8%146$37$22,384,51963
Nov 27Friday36$16,947+210.6%+1,861.5%146$116$22,401,46664
Nov 28Saturday35$18,917+11.6%+834.6%146$129$22,420,38365
Nov 29Sunday34$9,573-49.4%+916.2%146$65$22,429,95666
Nov 30Monday32$2,924-69.5%+625.6%146$20$22,432,88067
Dec 1Tuesday32$3,135+7.2%+625.7%146$21$22,436,01568
Dec 2Wednesday35$2,506-20.1%-61.9%146$17$22,438,52169
Dec 3Thursday33$3,091+23.3%-43.3%146$21$22,441,61270
Dec 4Friday48$3,187+3.1%-81.2%62$51$22,444,79971
Dec 5Saturday48$5,074+59.2%-73.2%62$81$22,449,87372
Dec 6Sunday48$2,336-54%-75.6%62$37$22,452,20973
Dec 7Monday45$777-66.7%-73.4%62$12$22,452,98674
Dec 8Tuesday45$640-17.6%-79.6%62$10$22,453,62675
Dec 9Wednesday45$905+41.4%-63.9%62$14$22,454,53176
Dec 10Thursday44$979+8.2%-68.3%62$15$22,455,51077