What's Eating Gilbert Grape

A young man in a small Midwestern town struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$10,032,765
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$74,421
6 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Dec 17, 1993 (Mar 4, 1994)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 58 min
GenresDrama
In Release380 days/54 weeks
Widest Release611 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 17-1915$74,421-6-$12,403$74,4211
Dec 24-2621$62,733-15.7%6-$10,455$188,3852
Dec 31-Jan 2, 199422$82,547+31.6%6-$13,757$342,0653
Jan 7-920$75,307-8.8%7+1$10,758$457,6654
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
23$57,225-7-$8,175$545,100-
Jan 21-2319$136,336-17-$8,019$692,6366
Jan 28-3021$109,264-19.9%19+2$5,750$858,5157
Feb 4-624$82,698-24.3%19-$4,352$987,0718
Feb 11-1321$51,467-37.8%14-5$3,676$1,066,0059
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
18$45,142-7-$6,448$1,133,994-
Feb 25-2718$42,055-7-$6,007$1,188,08811
Mar 4-613$2,104,938+4,905.2%611+604$3,445$3,315,53012
Mar 11-1315$1,325,357-37%611-$2,169$5,299,63913
Mar 18-2017$935,191-29.4%565-46$1,655$6,746,56514
Mar 25-2720$672,675-28.1%337-228$1,996$7,809,95515