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Amadeus (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,973,029Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
95% - Certified Fresh
Audience
95% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 19th, 1984 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
April 5th, 2002 (Limited) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: December 17th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for brief nudity (Director's Cut)
Comparisons: vs. Chariots of Fire
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Keywords: Biography, Performing Arts, Musicians, Professional Rivalry, Child Prodigy
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 47th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $55,195 Aug 9, 1985 327
Biggest 46th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 40 $49,551 Aug 2, 1985 320
Biggest 45th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 39 $61,351 Jul 26, 1985 313
Biggest 44th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 34 $77,987 Jul 19, 1985 306
Biggest 43rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 29 $90,322 Jul 12, 1985 299
Biggest 42nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $108,720 Jul 5, 1985 292
Biggest 41st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $107,797 Jun 28, 1985 285
Biggest 40th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $115,084 Jun 21, 1985 278
Biggest 39th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $209,800 Jun 14, 1985 271
Biggest 38th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 18 $277,872 Jun 7, 1985 264
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,436 $50,138,356 Jun 7, 1985 264
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $389,056 May 31, 1985 257
Biggest 36th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11 $626,770 May 24, 1985 250
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $587,663 May 17, 1985 243
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 15 $538,636 May 10, 1985 236
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $650,283 May 3, 1985 229
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $790,154 Apr 26, 1985 222
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12 $991,391 Apr 19, 1985 215
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8 $1,446,212 Apr 12, 1985 208
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9 $1,976,987 Apr 5, 1985 201
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8 $2,013,210 Mar 29, 1985 194
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11 $1,405,027 Mar 22, 1985 187
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $916,131 Mar 15, 1985 180
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $831,126 Mar 8, 1985 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $1,000,472 Mar 1, 1985 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $1,093,433 Feb 22, 1985 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 28 $1,214,634 Feb 15, 1985 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 30 $1,509,004 Feb 8, 1985 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $1,296,953 Feb 1, 1985 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 113 $572,484 Jan 25, 1985 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 164 $494,534 Jan 18, 1985 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 144 $680,899 Jan 11, 1985 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 169 $656,786 Jan 4, 1985 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 146 $960,607 Dec 28, 1984 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 347 $438,959 Dec 21, 1984 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 443 $399,321 Dec 14, 1984 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 341 $634,773 Dec 7, 1984 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 273 $1,104,448 Nov 30, 1984 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 241 $1,652,737 Nov 23, 1984 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 429 $1,358,236 Nov 16, 1984 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 556 $1,560,260 Nov 9, 1984 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,223 $887,477 Nov 2, 1984 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,729 $866,722 Oct 26, 1984 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,290 $936,675 Oct 19, 1984 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,910 $1,016,836 Oct 12, 1984 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,832 $781,958 Oct 5, 1984 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,579 $500,910 Sep 28, 1984 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,865 $505,276 Sep 21, 1984 5

Cast

F. Murray Abraham    Antonio Salieri
Tom Hulce    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Elizabeth Berridge    Constanze Mozart
Simon Callow    Emanuel Schikaneder
Roy Dotrice    Leopold Mozart
Christine Ebersole    Katerina Cavalieri
Jeffrey Jones    Emperor Joseph II
Charles Kay    Count Orsini-Rosenberg
Kenny Baker    Parody Commendatore
Cynthia Nixon    Lorl
Vincent Schiavelli    Salieri's Valet

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Saul Zaentz
Special Effects    Neil Corbould

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/09/21 14 $505,276   25 $20,211   $655,411 5
1984/09/28 17 $500,910 -1% 25 $20,036   $1,404,057 12
1984/10/05 14 $781,958 +56% 66 $11,848   $2,541,918 19
1984/10/12 12 $1,016,836 +30% 118 $8,617   $3,627,088 26
1984/10/19 14 $936,675 -8% 124 $7,554   $4,976,735 33
1984/10/26 14 $866,722 -7% 110 $7,879   $6,224,690 40
1984/11/02 13 $887,477 +2% 111 $7,995   $7,519,419 47
1984/11/09 6 $1,560,260 +76% 419 $3,724   $9,287,154 54
1984/11/16 8 $1,358,236 -13% 407 $3,337   $11,215,329 61
1984/11/23 9 $1,652,737 +22% 372 $4,443   $13,557,200 68
1984/11/30 8 $1,104,448 -33% 382 $2,891   $15,061,352 75
1984/12/07 10 $634,773 -43% 337 $1,884   $16,015,463 82
1984/12/14 12 $399,321 -37% 244 $1,637   $16,691,352 89
1984/12/21 16 $438,959 +10% 124 $3,540   $17,374,467 96
1984/12/28 15 $960,607 +119% 139 $6,911   $18,612,824 103
1985/01/04 15 $656,786 -32% 140 $4,691   $19,496,703 110
1985/01/11 16 $680,899 +4% 144 $4,728   $20,539,902 117
1985/01/18 19 $494,534 -27% 154 $3,211   $21,298,243 124
1985/01/25 18 $572,484 +16% 155 $3,693   $22,075,492 131
1985/02/01 7 $1,296,953 +127% 514 $2,523   $23,638,710 138
1985/02/08 9 $1,509,004 +16% 501 $3,012   $25,595,644 145
1985/02/15 13 $1,214,634 -20% 374 $3,248   $27,267,335 152
1985/02/22 8 $1,093,433 -10% 478 $2,288   $28,746,160 159
1985/03/01 11 $1,000,472 -9% 435 $2,300   $30,133,694 166
1985/03/08 11 $831,126 -17% 387 $2,148   $31,329,290 173
1985/03/15 11 $916,131 +10% 390 $2,349   $32,660,123 180
1985/03/22 11 $1,405,027 +53% 489 $2,873   $34,518,639 187
1985/03/29 12 $2,013,210 +43% 546 $3,687   $37,532,120 194
1985/04/05 10 $1,976,987 -2% 802 $2,465   $40,457,689 201
1985/04/12 11 $1,446,212 -27% 685 $2,111   $42,850,568 208
1985/04/19 14 $991,391 -31% 564 $1,758   $44,389,371 215
1985/04/26 15 $790,154 -20% 521 $1,517   $45,567,753 222
1985/05/03 17 $650,283 -18% 461 $1,411   $46,595,340 229
1985/05/10 17 $538,636 -17% 406 $1,327   $47,434,743 236
1985/05/17 14 $587,663 +9% 456 $1,289   $48,249,702 243
1985/05/24 12 $626,770 +7% 321 $1,953   $49,146,743 250
1985/05/31 13 $389,056 -38% 331 $1,175   $49,658,280 257
1985/06/07 15 $277,872 -29% 256 $1,085   $50,138,356 264
1985/06/14 16 $209,800 -24% 179 $1,172   $50,459,166 271
1985/06/21 19 $115,084 -45% 103 $1,117   $50,706,016 278
1985/06/28 20 $107,797 -6% 102 $1,057   $50,888,548 285
1985/07/05 19 $108,720 +1% 78 $1,394   $51,049,369 292
1985/07/12 21 $90,322 -17% 74 $1,221   $51,222,849 299
1985/07/19 21 $77,987 -14% 64 $1,219   $51,359,142 306
1985/07/26 24 $61,351 -21% 43 $1,427   $51,427,420 313
1985/08/02 26 $49,551 -19% 43 $1,152   $51,493,548 320
1985/08/09 27 $55,195 +11% 37 $1,492   $51,564,280 327
2002/04/05 43 $86,764   18 $4,820   $86,764 6,410
2002/04/12 52 $57,571 -34% 14 $4,112   $181,016 6,417
2002/04/19 52 $51,887 -10% 17 $3,052   $258,650 6,424
2002/04/26 68 $29,444 -43% 14 $2,103   $311,626 6,431
2002/05/03 71 $14,173 -52% 9 $1,575   $339,531 6,438
2002/05/10 77 $9,595 -32% 9 $1,066   $356,369 6,445
2002/05/17 84 $4,458 -54% 6 $743   $366,401 6,452

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/09/21 14 $753,012   25 $30,120   $903,147 9
1984/09/28 16 $856,813 +14% 25 $34,273   $1,759,960 16
1984/10/05 15 $850,292 -1% 66 $12,883   $2,610,252 23
1984/10/12 11 $1,429,808 +68% 118 $12,117   $4,040,060 30
1984/10/19 13 $1,317,908 -8% 124 $10,628   $5,357,968 37
1984/10/26 14 $1,273,974 -3% 110 $11,582   $6,631,942 44
1984/11/02 14 $1,094,952 -14% 111 $9,864   $7,726,894 51
1984/11/09 6 $2,130,199 +95% 419 $5,084   $9,857,093 58
1984/11/16 7 $2,047,370 -4% 407 $5,030   $11,904,463 65
1984/11/23 9 $2,052,441 n/c 372 $5,517   $13,956,904 72
1984/11/30 7 $1,423,786 -31% 382 $3,727   $15,380,690 79
1984/12/07 9 $911,341 -36% 337 $2,704   $16,292,031 86
1984/12/14 11 $643,477 -29% 244 $2,637   $16,935,508 93
1984/12/21 15 $716,709 +11% 124 $5,780   $17,652,217 100
1984/12/28 14 $1,187,700 +66% 139 $8,545   $18,839,917 107
1985/01/04 13 $1,019,086 -14% 140 $7,279   $19,859,003 114
1985/01/11 16 $944,706 -7% 144 $6,560   $20,803,709 121
1985/01/18 18 $699,299 -26% 154 $4,541   $21,503,008 128
1985/01/25 16 $838,749 +20% 155 $5,411   $22,341,757 135
1985/02/01 6 $1,744,883 +108% 514 $3,395   $24,086,640 142
1985/02/08 9 $1,966,061 +13% 501 $3,924   $26,052,701 149
1985/02/15 13 $1,600,026 -19% 374 $4,278   $27,652,727 156
1985/02/22 9 $1,480,495 -7% 478 $3,097   $29,133,222 163
1985/03/01 11 $1,364,942 -8% 435 $3,138   $30,498,164 170
1985/03/08 11 $1,245,828 -9% 387 $3,219   $31,743,992 177
1985/03/15 10 $1,369,620 +10% 390 $3,512   $33,113,612 184
1985/03/22 9 $2,405,298 +76% 489 $4,919   $35,518,910 191
1985/03/29 11 $2,961,792 +23% 546 $5,425   $38,480,702 198
1985/04/05 10 $2,923,654 -1% 802 $3,645   $41,404,356 205
1985/04/12 11 $1,993,624 -32% 685 $2,910   $43,397,980 212
1985/04/19 13 $1,379,619 -31% 564 $2,446   $44,777,599 219
1985/04/26 14 $1,167,458 -15% 521 $2,241   $45,945,057 226
1985/05/03 17 $951,050 -19% 461 $2,063   $46,896,107 233
1985/05/10 16 $765,932 -19% 406 $1,887   $47,662,039 240
1985/05/17 10 $857,934 +12% 456 $1,881   $48,519,973 247
1985/05/24 11 $749,251 -13% 321 $2,334   $49,269,224 254
1985/05/31 12 $591,260 -21% 331 $1,786   $49,860,484 261
1985/06/07 14 $388,882 -34% 256 $1,519   $50,249,366 268
1985/06/14 16 $341,566 -12% 179 $1,908   $50,590,932 275
1985/06/21 17 $189,819 -44% 103 $1,843   $50,780,751 282
1985/06/28 18 $159,898 -16% 102 $1,568   $50,940,649 289
1985/07/05 18 $191,878 +20% 78 $2,460   $51,132,527 296
1985/07/12 20 $148,628 -23% 74 $2,008   $51,281,155 303
1985/07/19 19 $84,914 -43% 64 $1,327   $51,366,069 310
1985/07/26 23 $77,928 -8% 43 $1,812   $51,443,997 317
1985/08/02 26 $65,088 -16% 43 $1,514   $51,509,085 324
2002/04/05 41 $123,445   18 $6,858   $123,445 6,414
2002/04/12 51 $83,318 -33% 14 $5,951   $206,763 6,421
2002/04/19 52 $75,419 -9% 17 $4,436   $282,182 6,428
2002/04/26 63 $43,176 -43% 14 $3,084   $325,358 6,435
2002/05/03 70 $21,416 -50% 9 $2,380   $346,774 6,442
2002/05/10 72 $15,169 -29% 9 $1,685   $361,943 6,449