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The Black Cauldron (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,288,692Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
55% - Rotten
Audience
48% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 24th, 1985 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: March 10th, 2000 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Comparisons: vs. The Fox and the Hound
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,978 $29,708 Sep 27, 1985 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,462 $87,582 Sep 20, 1985 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,770 $96,400 Sep 13, 1985 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,436 $214,695 Sep 6, 1985 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,019 $621,320 Aug 30, 1985 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,315 $919,505 Aug 23, 1985 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,859 $1,077,688 Aug 16, 1985 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,044 $1,686,201 Aug 9, 1985 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,962 $3,072,085 Aug 2, 1985 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,181 $4,180,110 Jul 26, 1985 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,227 1,276 Jul 26, 1985 5

Cast

Freddie Jones    Dallben
John Huston    Narrator
Nigel Hawthorne    Fflewddur Fflam
John Hurt    The Horned King

Production and Technical Credits

Production Manager    Don Hahn

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/07/26 3 $4,180,110   1,276 $3,276   $5,404,342 5
1985/08/02 5 $3,072,085 -27% 1,252 $2,454   $11,513,298 12
1985/08/09 11 $1,686,201 -45% 706 $2,388   $15,377,546 19
1985/08/16 15 $1,077,688 -36% 672 $1,604   $17,715,547 26
1985/08/23 15 $919,505 -15% 609 $1,510   $19,466,359 33
1985/08/30 21 $621,320 -32% 574 $1,082   $20,656,497 40
1985/09/06 25 $214,695 -65% 263 $816   $20,974,258 47
1985/09/13 25 $96,400 -55% 172 $560   $21,114,946 54
1985/09/20 25 $87,582 -9% 162 $541   $21,236,919 61
1985/09/27 30 $29,708 -66% 57 $521   $21,288,692 68

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/07/26 3 $7,216,981   1,276 $5,656   $8,441,213 9
1985/08/02 5 $5,250,132 -27% 1,252 $4,193   $13,691,345 16
1985/08/09 10 $2,946,514 -44% 706 $4,174   $16,637,859 23
1985/08/16 15 $1,908,995 -35% 672 $2,841   $18,546,854 30
1985/08/23 15 $1,488,323 -22% 609 $2,444   $20,035,177 37
1985/08/30 23 $724,386 -51% 574 $1,262   $20,759,563 44
1985/09/06 23 $258,983 -64% 263 $985   $21,018,546 51
1985/09/13 24 $130,791 -49% 172 $760   $21,149,337 58
1985/09/20 21 $109,647 -16% 162 $677   $21,258,984 65