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Bad Boys (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,190,819Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 25th, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
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Keywords: Prison
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,175 $1,013,819 Apr 22, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,146 $735,530 Apr 15, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,298 $1,344,828 Apr 8, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,655 $1,723,624 Apr 1, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,961 $2,171,197 Mar 25, 1983 3

Cast

Sean Penn    Mick O'Brien
Ally Sheedy    J.C. Walenski
Alan Ruck    Carl Brennan
Reni Santoni    Ramon Herrera
Esai Morales    Paco Moreno
Clancy Brown    Viking Lofgren
Rick Rosenthal    Judge
Jim Moody    Gene Daniels
Jason Gedrick    Inmate

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 1st, 2011

February 1st, 2011

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Featured Blu-ray Review: Bad Boys

February 1st, 2011

Sean Penn's career is defined by his powerful dramas, which have earned five Oscar nominations and tow wins. Back in 1983 when he was just getting his career started, he starred in Bad Boys, which is now mostly forgotten. When people think of his early career, they think of Spicoli and not Mick O'Brien. But now nearly 30 years after it was first released in theaters, it is coming out on Blu-ray. Does it deserve to be rediscovered, and does it shine on High Definition. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/03/25 8 $2,171,197   468 $4,639   $2,171,197 3
1983/04/01 9 $1,723,624 -21% 484 $3,561   $4,838,012 10
1983/04/08 10 $1,344,828 -22% 458 $2,936   $6,945,828 17
1983/04/15 14 $735,530 -45% 256 $2,873   $8,032,166 24
1983/04/22 12 $1,013,819 +38% 535 $1,895   $9,190,819 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/03/25 8 $3,114,388   468 $6,655   $3,114,388 7
1983/04/01 9 $2,486,612 -20% 484 $5,138   $5,601,000 14
1983/04/08 9 $1,695,636 -32% 458 $3,702   $7,296,636 21
1983/04/15 13 $880,364 -48% 256 $3,439   $8,177,000 28