Reality Bites

A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Generation X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston.

Grosses

Domestic (62.9%)
$20,982,557
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$5,113,050
1,149 theaters
Release DateFeb 18, 1994
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 39 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release317 days/45 weeks
Widest Release1,175 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Feb 18, 1994Friday1$1,597,110--1,149$1,390$1,597,1101
Feb 19, 1994Saturday1$1,872,870+17.3%-1,149$1,630$3,469,9802
Feb 20, 1994Sunday1$1,643,070-12.3%-1,149$1,430$5,113,0503
Feb 21, 1994
Presidents' Day
Monday1$890,475-45.8%-1,149$775$6,003,5254
Feb 22, 1994Tuesday1$430,885-51.6%-1,149$375$6,434,4105
Feb 23, 1994Wednesday1$212,565-50.7%-1,149$185$6,646,9756
Feb 24, 1994Thursday1$344,700+62.2%-1,149$300$6,991,6757
Feb 25, 1994Friday1$969,375+181.2%-39.3%1,175$825$7,961,0508
Feb 26, 1994Saturday1$1,633,250+68.5%-12.8%1,175$1,390$9,594,3009
Feb 27, 1994Sunday1$981,125-39.9%-40.3%1,175$835$10,575,42510
Feb 28, 1994Monday2$223,250-77.2%-74.9%1,175$190$10,798,67511
Mar 1, 1994Tuesday2$276,125+23.7%-35.9%1,175$235$11,074,80012
Mar 2, 1994Wednesday2$188,245-31.8%-11.4%1,175$160$11,263,04513
Mar 3, 1994Thursday2$258,500+37.3%-25%1,175$220$11,521,54514
Mar 4, 1994Friday2$782,275+202.6%-19.3%1,079$725$12,303,82015
Mar 5, 1994Saturday2$998,075+27.6%-38.9%1,079$925$13,301,89516
Mar 6, 1994Sunday2$566,475-43.2%-42.3%1,079$525$13,868,37017
Mar 7, 1994Monday2$183,430-67.6%-17.8%1,079$170$14,051,80018
Mar 8, 1994Tuesday2$214,825+17.1%-22.2%1,074$200$14,266,62519
Mar 9, 1994Wednesday2$155,735-27.5%-17.3%1,074$145$14,422,36020
Mar 10, 1994Thursday2$182,410+17.1%-29.4%1,073$170$14,604,77021
Mar 11, 1994Friday2$465,695+155.3%-40.5%817$570$15,070,46522
Mar 12, 1994Saturday2$575,985+23.7%-42.3%817$705$15,646,45023
Mar 13, 1994Sunday2$330,885-42.6%-41.6%817$405$15,977,33524
Mar 14, 1994Monday2$130,080-60.7%-29.1%813$160$16,107,41525
Mar 15, 1994Tuesday2$154,280+18.6%-28.2%812$190$16,261,69526
Mar 16, 1994Wednesday2$109,350-29.1%-29.8%810$135$16,371,04527
Mar 17, 1994Thursday2$101,035-7.6%-44.6%808$125$16,472,08028
Mar 18, 1994Friday2$287,370+184.4%-38.3%558$515$16,759,45029
Mar 19, 1994Saturday2$440,820+53.4%-23.5%558$790$17,200,27030
Mar 20, 1994Sunday2$231,570-47.5%-30%558$415$17,431,84031
Mar 21, 1994Monday2$69,750-69.9%-46.4%558$125$17,501,59032
Mar 22, 1994Tuesday2$107,445+54%-30.4%551$195$17,609,03533
Mar 23, 1994Wednesday2$81,685-24%-25.3%527$155$17,690,72034
Mar 24, 1994Thursday2$85,825+5.1%-15.1%520$165$17,776,54535
Mar 25, 1994Friday2$171,715+100.1%-40.2%340$505$17,948,26036
Mar 26, 1994Saturday2$212,525+23.8%-51.8%340$625$18,160,78537
Mar 27, 1994Sunday2$147,925-30.4%-36.1%340$435$18,308,71038
Mar 28, 1994Monday2$69,725-52.9%<0.1%340$205$18,378,43539
Mar 29, 1994Tuesday2$81,615+17.1%-24%340$240$18,460,05040
Mar 30, 1994Wednesday2$60,395-26%-26.1%257$235$18,520,44541
Mar 31, 1994Thursday2$56,635-6.2%-34%241$235$18,577,08042
Apr 1, 1994Friday2$106,950+88.8%-37.7%186$575$18,684,03043
Apr 2, 1994Saturday2$112,530+5.2%-47.1%186$605$18,796,56044
Apr 3, 1994
Easter Sunday
Sunday2$74,405-33.9%-49.7%186$400$18,870,96545
Apr 4, 1994Monday2$30,940-58.4%-55.6%182$170$18,901,90546
Apr 5, 1994Tuesday2$36,415+17.7%-55.4%182$200$18,938,32047
Apr 6, 1994Wednesday2$30,030-17.5%-50.3%182$165$18,968,35048
Apr 7, 1994Thursday2$33,670+12.1%-40.5%182$185$19,002,02049
Apr 8, 1994Friday2$85,470+153.8%-20.1%222$385$19,087,49050
Apr 9, 1994Saturday2$120,990+41.6%+7.5%222$545$19,208,48051
Apr 10, 1994Sunday2$64,385-46.8%-13.5%222$290$19,272,86552
Apr 11, 1994Monday2$19,985-69%-35.4%222$90$19,292,85053
Apr 12, 1994Tuesday2$26,395+32.1%-27.5%220$119$19,319,24554
Apr 13, 1994Wednesday2$21,595-18.2%-28.1%216$99$19,340,84055
Apr 14, 1994Thursday2$22,675+5%-32.7%216$104$19,363,51556
Apr 15, 1994Friday2$60,750+167.9%-28.9%135$450$19,424,26557
Apr 16, 1994Saturday2$89,775+47.8%-25.8%135$665$19,514,04058
Apr 17, 1994Sunday2$50,625-43.6%-21.4%135$375$19,564,66559
Apr 18, 1994Monday2$15,525-69.3%-22.3%135$115$19,580,19060
Apr 19, 1994Tuesday2$20,255+30.5%-23.3%135$150$19,600,44561
Apr 20, 1994Wednesday2$16,875-16.7%-21.9%135$125$19,617,32062
Apr 21, 1994Thursday2$18,225+8%-19.6%135$135$19,635,54563
Apr 22, 1994Friday2$55,440+204.2%-8.7%144$385$19,690,98564
Apr 23, 1994Saturday2$85,680+54.5%-4.6%144$595$19,776,66565
Apr 24, 1994Sunday2$43,920-48.7%-13.2%144$305$19,820,58566
Apr 25, 1994Monday2$13,680-68.9%-11.9%144$95$19,834,26567
Apr 26, 1994Tuesday2$18,000+31.6%-11.1%144$125$19,852,26568
Apr 27, 1994Wednesday2$15,120-16%-10.4%144$105$19,867,38569
Apr 28, 1994Thursday2$16,560+9.5%-9.1%144$115$19,883,94570
Apr 29, 1994Friday2$46,460+180.6%-16.2%202$230$19,930,40571
Apr 30, 1994Saturday2$76,760+65.2%-10.4%202$380$20,007,16572
May 1, 1994Sunday2$36,360-52.6%-17.2%202$180$20,043,52573
May 2, 1994Monday2$9,090-75%-33.6%202$45$20,052,61574
May 3, 1994Tuesday2$10,100+11.1%-43.9%202$50$20,062,71575
May 4, 1994Wednesday2$9,055-10.3%-40.1%202$44$20,071,77076
May 5, 1994Thursday2$8,080-10.8%-51.2%202$40$20,079,85077