The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

After her sex offender husband gets caught in the act and kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against one of her husband's victims and the woman's family.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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766 theaters
Release DateJan 10, 1992
Running Time1 hr 50 min
GenresDrama Thriller
In Release357 days/51 weeks
Widest Release1,759 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jan 10-121$7,675,016-766-$10,019$7,675,0161
Jan 17-20
MLK wknd
Jan 24-261$8,007,691-1,722-$4,650$32,082,7083
Jan 31-Feb 21$8,120,455+1.4%1,759+37$4,616$42,852,5854
Feb 7-92$6,469,602-20.3%1,759-$3,678$51,457,7825
Feb 14-17
Presidents' Day wknd
Feb 21-235$4,076,328-1,721-$2,368$65,131,7587
Feb 28-Mar 16$3,523,802-13.6%1,679-42$2,098$69,703,6458
Mar 6-89$2,609,995-25.9%1,590-89$1,641$73,301,4479
Mar 13-159$1,877,290-28.1%1,429-161$1,313$75,956,69810
Mar 20-2210$1,456,259-22.4%1,292-137$1,127$78,092,47411
Mar 27-2912$881,301-39.5%970-322$908$79,475,79712