Murphy's Romance

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex-husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, with Emma's son liking Murphy but desperately wanting his father back.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Runtime1 hr 47 min
Opening Weekend$47,906
2 theaters
GenresComedy Drama Romance
Release Date (Wide)Dec 27, 1985 (Jan 31, 1986)
Widest Release1,046 theaters
In Release92 days/13 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 27-2916$47,906-2-$23,953$47,9061
Jan 31-Feb 23$4,195,468-1,046-$4,010-6
Feb 7-93$3,664,831-12.6%1,046-$3,503$10,023,8597
Feb 14-17
Presidents' Day wknd
Feb 21-235$2,483,152-1,007-$2,465$17,812,5979
Feb 28-Mar 28$1,898,210-23.6%941-66$2,017$20,346,28510
Mar 7-98$1,694,127-10.8%949+8$1,785$22,591,11611
Mar 14-169$1,421,863-16.1%875-74$1,624$24,629,21012
Mar 21-2313$1,082,439-23.9%809-66$1,337$26,148,16513
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