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An American Werewolf in London (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,973,249Details
International Box Office $30,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $61,973,249
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  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,496 $31,973,249
All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,096 $30,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,150 $61,973,249

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 21st, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: September 18th, 2001 by Universal Home Entertainment
Franchise: American Werewolf
Comparisons: vs. An American Werewolf in Paris
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Keywords: Monster, Werewolf, Visual Effects, London, Vacation
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 104 $11,401,796 Sep 4, 1981 17

Cast

Frank Oz    Mr. Collins/Miss Piggy
John Landis    Man being smashed into a window
Griffin Dunne    Jack Goodman
Rick Mayall    2nd Chess Player
David Naughton    David Kessler
Jenny Agutter    Nurse Alex Price
David Schofield    Darts player

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/08/21 2 $3,786,512   870 $4,352   $3,786,512 1
1981/08/28 2 $3,500,000 -8% 750 $4,667   $8,986,245 2
1981/09/04 3 $3,561,460 +2% 825 $4,317   $14,500,000 3
1981/09/11 3 $1,960,000 -45% 767 $2,555   $17,220,287 4
1981/09/18 6 $1,400,000 -29% 544 $2,574   $19,223,249 5
1981/09/25 10 $641,105 -54% 305 $2,102   $20,445,527 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/08/21 2 $5,486,245   870 $6,306   $5,486,245 1
1981/08/28 2 $5,452,295 -1% 750 $7,270   $10,938,540 2
1981/09/04 3 $4,321,747 -21% 825 $5,238   $15,260,287 3
1981/09/11 4 $2,562,962 -41% 767 $3,342   $17,823,249 4
1981/09/18 5 $1,981,173 -23% 544 $3,642   $19,804,422 5

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