An American Werewolf in London

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,973,249Details
International Box Office $30,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $61,973,249
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  4. Video Sales
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 21st, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
Franchise: American Werewolf
Keywords: Werewolf, Monster
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/08/21 2 $3,786,512   870 $4,352   $3,786,512 3
1981/08/28 2 $3,500,000 -8% 750 $4,667   $8,986,245 10
1981/09/04 3 $3,561,460 +2% 825 $4,317   $14,500,000 17
1981/09/11 3 $1,960,000 -45% 767 $2,555   $17,220,287 24
1981/09/18 6 $1,400,000 -29% 544 $2,574   $19,223,249 31
1981/09/25 10 $641,105 -54% 305 $2,102   $20,445,527 38

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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

Director    John Landis