Steel Magnolias

A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.

Grosses

Domestic (87.3%)
$83,759,091
Summary Details
DistributorTriStar Pictures
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Opening$5,425,440
480 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Nov 17, 1989 (Nov 24, 1989)
Running Time1 hr 57 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release410 days/58 weeks
Widest Release1,372 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 17-194$5,425,440-480-$11,303$5,425,4401
Nov 24-265$7,053,867+30%720+240$9,797$15,643,9352
Dec 1-34$4,856,409-31.2%963+243$5,043$22,685,4853
Dec 8-106$3,021,928-37.8%1,032+69$2,928$27,468,7694
Dec 15-179$2,094,664-30.7%1,102+70$1,900$30,700,6115
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
7$2,591,550-1,329-$1,950$34,652,166-
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1990
New Year's long wknd
7$6,248,970-1,365-$4,578$44,598,414-
Jan 5-77$4,502,641-1,369-$3,289$50,943,8058
Jan 12-147$3,745,560-16.8%1,372+3$2,730$56,311,6309
Jan 19-217$2,944,080-21.4%1,363-9$2,160$60,675,73010
Jan 26-2811$2,376,950-19.3%1,370+7$1,735$64,115,82011
Feb 2-411$2,019,275-15%1,369-1$1,475$67,032,44512
Feb 9-1110$1,606,880-20.4%1,328-41$1,210$69,303,29013
Feb 16-19
Presidents' Day wknd
12$1,550,400-1,216-$1,275$71,319,818-
Feb 23-2515$1,207,930-1,214-$995$72,828,10015
Mar 2-412$1,178,865-2.4%1,173-41$1,005$74,425,79516
Mar 9-1113$807,120-31.5%944-229$855$75,656,36817
Mar 16-182$7,751,555+860.4%---$83,759,09118