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Brainstorm (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,921,050Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
63% - Fresh
Audience
56% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 30th, 1983 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: August 22nd, 2000 by Warner Home Video
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,410 $274,202 Nov 25, 1983 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,753 $270,774 Nov 18, 1983 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,606 $543,183 Nov 11, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,250 $473,254 Nov 4, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,636 $642,679 Oct 28, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,806 $1,128,671 Oct 21, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,588 $1,059,768 Oct 14, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,028 $1,219,755 Oct 7, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,451 $1,196,965 Sep 30, 1983 3

Cast

Christopher Walken    Dr. Michael Anthony Brace
Natalie Wood    Karen Brace
Louise Fletcher    Dr. Lillian Reynolds
Cliff Robertson    Alex Terson

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    James Horner
Sound Editor    Victoria Sampson

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 10th, 2012

July 9th, 2012

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/09/30 7 $1,196,965   169 $7,083   $1,196,965 3
1983/10/07 7 $1,219,755 +2% 178 $6,853   $2,843,590 10
1983/10/14 6 $1,059,768 -13% 276 $3,840   $4,163,445 17
1983/10/21 9 $1,128,671 +7% 498 $2,266   $5,670,900 24
1983/10/28 11 $642,679 -43% 475 $1,353   $6,655,589 31
1983/11/04 14 $473,254 -26% 381 $1,242   $7,369,369 38
1983/11/11 14 $543,183 +15% 456 $1,191   $8,081,610 45
1983/11/18 22 $270,774 -50% 299 $906   $8,521,351 52
1983/11/25 24 $274,202 +1% 292 $939   $8,921,050 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/09/30 6 $1,623,835   169 $9,608   $1,623,835 7
1983/10/07 7 $1,479,842 -9% 178 $8,314   $3,103,677 14
1983/10/14 6 $1,438,552 -3% 276 $5,212   $4,542,229 21
1983/10/21 9 $1,470,681 +2% 498 $2,953   $6,012,910 28
1983/10/28 11 $883,205 -40% 475 $1,859   $6,896,115 35
1983/11/04 15 $642,312 -27% 381 $1,686   $7,538,427 42
1983/11/11 12 $712,150 +11% 456 $1,562   $8,250,577 49
1983/11/18 23 $396,271 -44% 299 $1,325   $8,646,848 56