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Commando (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,073,978Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 4th, 1985 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: April 6th, 2010 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Raw Deal
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Keywords: Rescue
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Silver Pictures

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 766 $668,330 Nov 29, 1985 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 905 $867,262 Nov 22, 1985 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,166 $972,010 Nov 15, 1985 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,373 $1,302,673 Nov 8, 1985 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,512 $1,941,093 Nov 1, 1985 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,666 $2,756,795 Oct 25, 1985 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,738 $4,171,033 Oct 18, 1985 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,719 $6,540,130 Oct 11, 1985 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,232 $7,700,015 Oct 4, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,948 1,495 Oct 4, 1985 3

Cast

   Col. John Matrix
Bill Paxton    Intercept Officer
Chelsea Field    Western Flight Attendant
Bill Duke    Cooke
Alyssa Milano    Jenny
David Patrick Kelly    Sully
James Olson    General Kirby
Vernon Wells    Bennett
Rae Dawn Chong    Cindy
Dan Hedaya    Arius
Branscombe Richmond    Vega

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Steven E. de Souza
Story Creator    Steven E. de Souza
Story Creator    Joseph Loeb III
Story Creator    Matthew Weisman
Composer    James Horner
Second Assistant Director    K.C. Colwell

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/10/04 1 $7,700,015   1,495 $5,151   $7,700,015 3
1985/10/11 1 $6,540,130 -15% 1,503 $4,351   $16,939,579 10
1985/10/18 1 $4,171,033 -36% 1,504 $2,773   $22,381,921 17
1985/10/25 3 $2,756,795 -34% 1,481 $1,861   $26,392,936 24
1985/11/01 6 $1,941,093 -30% 1,237 $1,569   $29,224,523 31
1985/11/08 10 $1,302,673 -33% 975 $1,336   $31,158,395 38
1985/11/15 12 $972,010 -25% 824 $1,180   $32,615,695 45
1985/11/22 14 $867,262 -11% 924 $939   $33,814,199 52
1985/11/29 15 $668,330 -23% 546 $1,224   $34,896,317 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/10/04 1 $10,399,449   1,495 $6,956   $10,399,449 7
1985/10/11 1 $7,811,439 -25% 1,503 $5,197   $18,210,888 14
1985/10/18 1 $5,425,253 -31% 1,504 $3,607   $23,636,141 21
1985/10/25 2 $3,647,289 -33% 1,481 $2,463   $27,283,430 28
1985/11/01 6 $2,572,292 -29% 1,237 $2,079   $29,855,722 35
1985/11/08 10 $1,787,963 -30% 975 $1,834   $31,643,685 42
1985/11/15 11 $1,303,252 -27% 824 $1,582   $32,946,937 49
1985/11/22 13 $1,281,050 -2% 924 $1,386   $34,227,987 56