Waiting to Exhale

Based on Terry McMillan's novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender.

Grosses

Domestic (82.3%)
$67,052,156
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$14,126,927
1,253 theaters
Release DateDec 22, 1995
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release376 days/53 weeks
Widest Release1,402 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 22-25
Christmas long wknd
1$14,126,927-1,253-$11,274$14,126,9271
Dec 29-Jan 1, 1996
New Year's long wknd
4$13,296,383-1,331-$9,989$36,024,3301
Jan 5-75$6,191,493-1,402-$4,416$44,969,2253
Jan 12-148$5,423,915-12.4%1,349-53$4,020$52,538,4304
Jan 12-15
MLK wknd
8$6,460,005-1,349-$4,788$53,574,510-
Jan 19-2111$3,127,418-42.3%1,358+9$2,302$57,871,7845
Jan 26-2814$1,783,599-43%1,230-128$1,450$60,669,1866
Feb 16-19
Presidents' Day wknd
24$637,883-505-$1,263$64,236,823-