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Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,623,833Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
48% - Rotten
Audience
74% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 14th, 1987 (Wide) by Walt Disney
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Keywords: Romance, Fake Dating
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,056 $674,716 Oct 2, 1987 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,120 $1,032,386 Sep 25, 1987 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,321 $1,377,630 Sep 18, 1987 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,463 $2,015,134 Sep 11, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,286 $3,657,688 Sep 4, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,413 $2,711,021 Aug 28, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,508 $4,041,831 Aug 21, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,987 $4,754,732 Aug 14, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,273 1,256 Aug 14, 1987 3

Cast

   Ronald Miller
Seth Green    Chuckie Miller
Amanda Peterson    Cindy Mancini
Courtney Gains    Kenneth Wurman
Dennis Dugan    David Miller
Tina Caspary    Barbara
Ami Dolenz    Fran
Max Perlich    Lester
Paula Abdul    Dancer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Associate Producer    Steven Saxton

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/08/14 3 $4,754,732   1,256 $3,786   $4,754,732 3
1987/08/21 3 $4,041,831 -15% 1,283 $3,150   $12,261,227 10
1987/08/28 7 $2,711,021 -33% 1,216 $2,229   $17,415,936 17
1987/09/04 6 $3,657,688 +35% 1,202 $3,043   $22,385,366 24
1987/09/11 6 $2,015,134 -45% 1,143 $1,763   $24,932,969 31
1987/09/18 10 $1,377,630 -32% 961 $1,434   $26,831,586 38
1987/09/25 9 $1,032,386 -25% 901 $1,146   $28,179,912 45
1987/10/02 11 $674,716 -35% 744 $907   $29,118,395 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/08/14 2 $8,219,396   1,256 $6,544   $8,219,396 7
1987/08/21 2 $6,485,519 -21% 1,283 $5,055   $14,704,915 14
1987/08/28 7 $4,022,763 -38% 1,216 $3,308   $18,727,678 21
1987/09/04 5 $4,190,157 +4% 1,202 $3,486   $22,917,835 28
1987/09/11 6 $2,536,121 -39% 1,143 $2,219   $25,453,956 35
1987/09/18 10 $1,693,570 -33% 961 $1,762   $27,147,526 42
1987/09/25 9 $1,296,153 -23% 901 $1,439   $28,443,679 49