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Back to School (1986)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $91,258,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 751 $91,258,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,576 $91,258,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 177 $91,258,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 325 $91,258,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 13th, 1986 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,191 $51,869,162 Jul 11, 1986 31
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 232 $5,076,101 Jul 4, 1986 24
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 182 $11,835,114 Jul 4, 1986 24

Cast

   Thornton Melon
Sally Kellerman    Dr. Diane Turner
Burt Young    Lou
Keith Gordon    Jason Melon
Adrienne Barbeau    Vanessa
Robert Downey, Jr.    Derek
Sam Kinison    Prof Terguson
Ned Beatty    Dean Martin
Paxton Whitehead    Philip Barbay
William Zabka    Chas
M. Emmet Walsh    Swim Coach Turnbull
Terry Farrell    Valerie
Severn Darden    Dr. Barazini
Robert Picardo    Giorgio
Kurt Vonnegut Jr    Himself
Edie McClurg    Marge Sweetwater
Sarah Abrell    Sorority
Dana Allison    Young woman
Boris Aplon    Tony Meloni
Nora Boland    Agnes
Kimberlin Brown    Girl in the Dorm Halway
Lisa Denton    Lisa
Bob Drew    Contractor
Holly Hayes    Girl in Crowd
Jason Hervey    Younf Thornton
Leslie Huntly    Coed
James Ingersoll    Judge
Michael McGrady    Player
Santos Morales    Bartender
Beth Peters    Mrs. Stuyvesant
Phil Rubenstein    Executive
Timothy Stack    Trendy man
Steve Sweeney    Security Guard
Stacey Toten    Hot Tub Girl
John Young    Executive
Brad Zutaut    Petey
Josh Saylor    student in Diane's class
William Grauer    Drunken student
Kristen Aldrich    Girl in Diane's class
Beck LeBeau    Hot Tub Girl
Tricia Hill    Lisa's friend
Jill D. Merin    Girl at Dorm Party
John James    Man in Stands
Eric Alver    Student at Frat Party
Theresa Lyons    Cashier
Dallas Winkler    Rodette
Lisa Le Cover    Rodette
Kimberlee Carlson    Rodette

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    Rodney Dangerfield
Story Creator    Greg Fields
Story Creator    Dennis Snee
Screenwriter    Steven Kampmann
Screenwriter    Will Porter
Screenwriter    Peter Torokvei
Screenwriter    Harold Ramis
Producer    Chuck Russell
Executive Producer    Estelle Endler
Executive Producer    Michael Endler
Executive Producer    Harold Ramis
Cinematographer    Thomas E Ackerman
Production Designer    David L Snyder
Editor    David Rawlins
Composer    Danny Elfman
Assistant Director    Robert P Cohen
Second Unit Director    David Rawlins
Production Manager    Chuck Russell
Set Decorator    Linda Descenna
Second Unit Camera    Frederick Moore
Costume Designer    Durinda Wood
Costume Supervisor    Ellis Cohen
Sound Mixer    Bill Nelson
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Bourgeois
Re-recording Mixer    Neil Brody
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Carpenter
Supervising Sound Editor    Fred Judkins
Supervising Sound Editor    Tom C McCarthy
Sound Editor    Neil Burrow
Sound Editor    Gordon Davidson
Sound Editor    Mark S Gordon
Sound Editor    James J Klinger
Sound Editor    Jim Matheny
Sound Editor    Don Walden
Music Editor    Dick Bernstein
Music Editor    Bob Badami
Make-up and Hair Designer    Hallie D'Amore
Make-up and Hair Designer    Donna Barrett Gilbert
Music Supervisor    Linda Goldner Perry
Additional Music    Mark Leonard
Additional Music    Richard Wolf
Additional Music    Bobby Caldwell
Additional Music    Randy Goodrum
Additional Music    Wayne Perkins
Casting Director    Caro Jones
Casting Director    Melissa Skoff
Stunt Coordinator    Dick Ziker
Stunts    Pete Antico
Stunts    Greg Barnett
Stunts    Todd Bryant
Stunts    Hal Burton
Stunts    Justin DeRosa
Stunts    Tom Elliott
Stunts    Richard Epper
Stunts    Gary Epper
Stunts    Allan Graf
Stunts    Carlos A Herzer
Stunts    Hugh Hooker
Stunts    Hank Hooker
Stunts    Gary Hymes
Stunts    Anderson Martin
Stunts    John C Meier
Stunts    Don Charles McGovern
Stunts    William Oliver
Stunts    Noon Orsatti
Stunts    Manuel Perry
Stunts    Charles Picerni Jr
Stunts    Steve Picerni
Stunts    Carol Rees
Stunts    Cyndi Lee Rice
Stunts    Michael Runyard
Stunts    Spike Silver
Stunts    Dean Wein
Stunts    Scott Wilder

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/06/13 1 $8,881,035   1,605 $5,533   $8,881,035 1
1986/06/20 3 $7,812,806 -12% 1,610 $4,853   $22,610,024 2
1986/06/27 2 $6,839,183 -12% 1,751 $3,906   $34,046,705 3
1986/07/04 3 $5,076,101 -26% 1,746 $2,907   $43,408,270 4
1986/07/11 3 $5,265,743 +4% 1,713 $3,074   $51,869,162 5
1986/07/18 4 $4,251,177 -19% 1,647 $2,581   $58,771,021 6
1986/07/25 6 $3,597,684 -15% 1,434 $2,509   $64,746,064 7
1986/08/01 10 $2,533,257 -30% 1,221 $2,075   $69,401,592 8
1986/08/08 12 $2,054,973 -19% 1,089 $1,887   $72,958,091 9
1986/08/15 14 $1,495,713 -27% 910 $1,644   $75,711,319 10
1986/08/22 13 $1,202,918 -20% 779 $1,544   $77,905,620 11
1986/09/05 9 $1,352,633   950 $1,424   $82,059,612 13
1986/09/12 8 $1,200,021 -11% 968 $1,240   $83,692,944 14
1986/09/19 8 $1,227,879 +2% 963 $1,275   $85,321,242 15
1986/09/26 10 $923,918 -25% 893 $1,035   $86,611,121 16

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/06/13 1 $14,797,218   1,605 $9,219   $14,797,218 1
1986/06/20 2 $12,410,304 -16% 1,610 $7,708   $27,207,522 2
1986/06/27 2 $11,124,647 -10% 1,751 $6,353   $38,332,169 3
1986/07/04 3 $8,271,250 -26% 1,746 $4,737   $46,603,419 4
1986/07/11 3 $7,916,425 -4% 1,713 $4,621   $54,519,844 5
1986/07/18 5 $6,628,536 -16% 1,647 $4,025   $61,148,380 6
1986/07/25 6 $5,719,955 -14% 1,434 $3,989   $66,868,335 7
1986/08/01 10 $4,034,783 -29% 1,221 $3,304   $70,903,118 8
1986/08/08 12 $3,312,488 -18% 1,089 $3,042   $74,215,606 9
1986/08/15 12 $2,487,096 -25% 910 $2,733   $76,702,702 10
1986/09/05 8 $1,785,944   950 $1,880   $82,492,923 13
1986/09/12 8 $1,600,440 -10% 968 $1,653   $84,093,363 14
1986/09/19 7 $1,593,840 n/c 963 $1,655   $85,687,203 15