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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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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 5,465 $6,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,898 $6,300,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 10th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: January 1st, 2002 by MGM Video
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 598 $55,738 Dec 14, 1984 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 469 $130,609 Dec 7, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 270 $309,715 Nov 30, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 263 $407,126 Nov 23, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 531 $230,832 Nov 16, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 689 $210,415 Nov 9, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 936 $167,913 Nov 2, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,300 $134,784 Oct 26, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 979 $250,947 Oct 19, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,083 $293,593 Oct 12, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,138 $392,334 Oct 5, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,025 $210,686 Sep 28, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,549 $72,720 Sep 21, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,617 $126,558 Sep 14, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,278 $110,963 Sep 7, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,368 $194,999 Aug 31, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,833 $202,149 Aug 24, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 4,758 $414,962 Aug 17, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,829 $620,279 Aug 10, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,625 $6,300,000 Aug 10, 1984 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records