Shanghai Surprise

Shanghai, 1938: A missionary woman hires a fortune hunter to help her find 1100 lbs. opium lost, as wounded need the morphine. Adventure and romance follows.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$2,315,683
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Opening$729,885
401 theaters
Budget$17,000,000
Release DateAug 29, 1986
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Crime Drama Romance
In Release125 days/17 weeks
Widest Release401 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 29-Sep 1
Labor Day wknd
18$729,885-401-$1,820$729,8851
Sep 5-713$238,554-353-$675$1,110,0622
Sep 12-1416$32,546-86.4%40-313$813$1,223,3483
Sep 19-2114$470,113+1,344.5%350+310$1,343$1,708,1144
Sep 26-2814$109,783-76.6%177-173$620$1,954,3265
Oct 3-517$36,948-66.3%102-75$362$2,027,5946
Oct 10-13
Columbus Day wknd
14$5,730-15-$382$2,048,536-
Oct 17-1915$107,217-264-$406$2,156,8508
Oct 24-2615$20,422-81%106-158$192$2,209,0139