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Alien Nation (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,216,243Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 7th, 1988 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Friendly Alien on Earth, Film Noir, First Contact
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,926 $1,306,849 Nov 4, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,282 $1,784,842 Oct 28, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,504 $2,606,250 Oct 21, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,430 $4,252,252 Oct 14, 1988 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,083 $8,421,429 Oct 7, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,024 1,430 Oct 7, 1988 3

Cast

James Caan    Detective Sergeant Matthew Sykes
Terence Stamp    William Harcourt
Earl Boen    Duncan Crais
Mandy Patinkin    Det. Samuel 'George' Francisco
Brian Thompson    Trent Porter
Francis X. McCarthy    Capt. Warner

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/10/07 1 $8,421,429   1,430 $5,889   $8,421,429 3
1988/10/14 2 $4,252,252 -50% 1,436 $2,961   $13,915,546 10
1988/10/21 3 $2,606,250 -39% 1,436 $1,815   $17,675,279 17
1988/10/28 3 $1,784,842 -32% 1,420 $1,257   $20,258,536 24
1988/11/04 10 $1,306,849 -27% 1,174 $1,113   $22,255,224 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/10/07 1 $9,663,294   1,430 $6,758   $9,663,294 7
1988/10/14 2 $5,405,735 -44% 1,436 $3,764   $15,069,029 14
1988/10/21 3 $3,404,665 -37% 1,436 $2,371   $18,473,694 21
1988/10/28 3 $2,474,681 -27% 1,420 $1,743   $20,948,375 28