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Blow Out (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,747,234Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 24th, 1981 (Wide) by Filmways Pictures
Comparisons: vs. Fatal Attraction
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,170 $522,000 Aug 28, 1981 38
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,540 $1,450,000 Aug 14, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,849 $2,000,000 Aug 7, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,445 $2,200,000 Jul 31, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,660 $3,000,000 Jul 24, 1981 3

Cast

John Lithgow    Burke
   Jack
Dennis Franz    Manny Karp
Nancy Allen    Sally

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Pino Donaggio

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/07/24 8 $3,000,000   708 $4,237   $3,000,000 3
1981/07/31 10 $2,200,000 -27% 650 $3,385   $6,200,000 10
1981/08/07 8 $2,000,000 -9% 500 $4,000   $7,800,000 17
1981/08/14 11 $1,450,000 -28% 428 $3,388   $10,000,000 24
1981/08/28 13 $522,000   242 $2,157   $13,747,234 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/07/24 8 $4,000,000   708 $5,650   $4,000,000 7
1981/07/31 13 $1,800,000 -55% 650 $2,769   $5,800,000 14
1981/08/07 10 $2,750,000 +53% 500 $5,500   $8,550,000 21