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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,300,000Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 10th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 592 $55,738 Dec 14, 1984 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 463 $130,609 Dec 7, 1984 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 265 $309,715 Nov 30, 1984 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 260 $407,126 Nov 23, 1984 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 524 $230,832 Nov 16, 1984 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 674 $210,415 Nov 9, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 920 $167,913 Nov 2, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,276 $134,784 Oct 26, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 962 $250,947 Oct 19, 1984 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $293,593 Oct 12, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,112 $392,334 Oct 5, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,976 $210,686 Sep 28, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,471 $72,720 Sep 21, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,533 $126,558 Sep 14, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,178 $110,963 Sep 7, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,265 $194,999 Aug 31, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,723 $202,149 Aug 24, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,644 $414,962 Aug 17, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,718 $620,279 Aug 10, 1984 3

Cast

Christopher Lloyd    John Bigboote, Head of Operations at Yoyodyne Propulsion
Ellen Barkin    Penny Priddy
Clancy Brown    Rawhide, Biochemist/Cavalier Keyboardist
Dan Hedaya    John Gomez
Jeff Goldblum    Sidney Zwibel, M.D. AKA New Jersey
John Lithgow    Doctor Emilio Lizardo
Peter Weller    Buckaroo Banzai
Carl Lumbly    John Parker
John Ashton    Highway Patrolman
Jonathan Banks    Jack the Orderly
Ronald Lacey    President Widmark
Vincent Schiavelli    John O'Connor

Production and Technical Credits

Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Supervising Sound Editor    Gordon Ecker

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/08/10 17 $620,279   236 $2,628   $620,279 3
1984/08/17 19 $414,962 -33% 183 $2,268   $1,389,688 10
1984/08/24 20 $202,149 -51% 80 $2,527   $1,833,714 17
1984/08/31 21 $194,999 -4% 53 $3,679   $2,140,397 24
1984/09/07 20 $110,963 -43% 50 $2,219   $2,306,913 31
1984/09/14 24 $126,558 +14% 60 $2,109   $2,478,962 38
1984/09/21 26 $72,720 -43% 40 $1,818   $2,596,812 45
1984/09/28 24 $210,686 +190% 58 $3,633   $2,834,624 52
1984/10/05 19 $392,334 +86% 90 $4,359   $3,290,577 59
1984/10/12 22 $293,593 -25% 88 $3,336   $3,665,306 66
1984/10/19 22 $250,947 -15% 99 $2,535   $3,998,688 73
1984/10/26 25 $134,784 -46% 61 $2,210   $4,192,357 80
1984/11/02 25 $167,913 +25% 76 $2,209   $4,403,966 87
1984/11/09 26 $210,415 +25% 94 $2,238   $4,668,175 94
1984/11/16 24 $230,832 +10% 105 $2,198   $4,967,200 101
1984/11/23 18 $407,126 +76% 185 $2,201   $5,523,460 108
1984/11/30 18 $309,715 -24% 194 $1,596   $5,925,712 115
1984/12/07 21 $130,609 -58% 167 $782   $6,126,006 122
1984/12/14 27 $55,738 -57% 106 $526   $6,227,998 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/08/10 15 $974,726   236 $4,130   $974,726 7
1984/08/17 18 $656,839 -33% 183 $3,589   $1,631,565 14
1984/08/24 18 $313,833 -52% 80 $3,923   $1,945,398 21
1984/08/31 17 $250,552 -20% 53 $4,727   $2,195,950 28
1984/09/07 20 $156,454 -38% 50 $3,129   $2,352,404 35
1984/09/14 19 $171,688 +10% 60 $2,861   $2,524,092 42
1984/09/21 24 $99,846 -42% 40 $2,496   $2,623,938 49
1984/09/28 21 $274,305 +175% 58 $4,729   $2,898,243 56
1984/10/05 20 $473,470 +73% 90 $5,261   $3,371,713 63
1984/10/12 21 $376,028 -21% 88 $4,273   $3,747,741 70
1984/10/19 19 $309,832 -18% 99 $3,130   $4,057,573 77
1984/10/26 24 $178,480 -42% 61 $2,926   $4,236,053 84
1984/11/02 24 $221,707 +24% 76 $2,917   $4,457,760 91
1984/11/09 26 $278,608 +26% 94 $2,964   $4,736,368 98
1984/11/16 20 $379,966 +36% 105 $3,619   $5,116,334 105
1984/11/23 17 $499,663 +32% 185 $2,701   $5,615,997 112
1984/11/30 17 $379,400 -24% 194 $1,956   $5,995,397 119
1984/12/07 19 $176,863 -53% 167 $1,059   $6,172,260 126