Weekend Domestic Chart for August 31st, 1984

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  MovieDistributorGenreGrossChangeThtrs.Per Thtr.Total GrossDays
1 (1) Tightrope Warner Bros. Thriller/Suspense $7,130,891 -1% 1,535 $4,646   $30,778,273 17
2 (2) Ghostbusters Sony Pictures Comedy $6,824,562 +40% 1,368 $4,989   $188,550,041 87
3 new Bolero Cannon Drama $4,579,240   1,015 $4,512   $4,579,240 3
4 (7) The Karate Kid Sony Pictures Action $4,155,645 +45% 1,040 $3,996   $69,959,648 73
5 (4) Purple Rain Warner Bros. Drama $4,068,212 +26% 949 $4,287   $45,660,272 38
6 (5) Revenge of the Nerds 20th Century Fox Comedy $3,684,329 +23% 974 $3,783   $28,764,667 45
7 (6) The Woman in Red Orion Pictures Comedy $3,577,643 +21% 944 $3,790   $13,683,901 19
8 (3) Red Dawn MGM/UA Classics Action $3,257,979 -3% 1,095 $2,975   $29,673,615 24
9 (9) Gremlins Warner Bros. Comedy $3,001,224 +62% 1,071 $2,802   $136,678,227 87
10 (12) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Paramount Pictures Adventure $2,175,460 +52% 737 $2,952   $167,334,648 103
11 (8) Oxford Blues MGM/UA Classics Comedy $2,087,808 -16% 856 $2,439   $5,845,675 10
12 new Flashpoint Sony/TriStar Action $1,916,222   1,022 $1,875   $1,916,222 3
13 new C.H.U.D. New World Horror $1,762,922   310 $5,687   $1,762,922 3
14 (10) Dreamscape 20th Century Fox Adventure $1,360,881 -26% 623 $2,184   $8,887,086 17
15 (13) The Philadelphia Experiment New World Adventure $1,049,716 -5% 432 $2,430   $8,103,330 31
16 (14) The Jungle Book Walt Disney Musical $845,717 -1% 637 $1,328   $23,001,559 6,165
17 (16) Bachelor Party 20th Century Fox Comedy $657,149 +5% 419 $1,568   $36,558,262 66
18 (17) The Neverending Story Warner Bros. Adventure $655,427 +17% 385 $1,702   $20,158,808 45
19 (18) The Muppets Take Manhattan Sony/TriStar Comedy $514,129 -6% 423 $1,215   $24,842,103 52
20 (15) Cloak & Dagger Universal Action $489,520 -24% 232 $2,110   $8,071,189 24
21 (20) The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 20th Century Fox Adventure $194,999 -4% 53 $3,679   $2,140,397 24
22 (22) Under the Volcano Universal Drama $189,269 +35% 31 $6,105   $1,756,265 82
23 (19) The Natural Sony/TriStar Drama $184,496 -11% 114 $1,618   $47,398,521 115
24 new Choose Me Island/Alive Comedy $56,231   2 $28,116   $107,279 5
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