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The Dead Zone (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $20,766,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 21st, 1983 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Comparisons: vs. Twilight Zone: The Movie
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Keywords: Political
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,327 $777,995 Dec 2, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,596 $1,023,837 Nov 25, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,229 $1,003,425 Nov 18, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,128 $2,015,323 Nov 11, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,655 $2,344,008 Nov 4, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,010 $3,011,541 Oct 28, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,073 $4,556,083 Oct 21, 1983 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,232 1,293 Oct 21, 1983 3

Cast

   Johnny Smith
Martin Sheen    Greg Stillson
Tom Skerritt    Sheriff George Bannerman
Colleen Dewhurst    Henrietta Dodd
Brooke Adams    Sarah Bracknell
Herbert Lom    Dr. Sam Weizak

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Michael Kamen
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

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
1983/10/21 2 $4,556,083   1,293 $3,524   $4,556,083 3
1983/10/28 3 $3,011,541 -34% 1,286 $2,342   $8,995,102 10
1983/11/04 6 $2,344,008 -22% 1,140 $2,056   $12,324,008 17
1983/11/11 6 $2,015,323 -14% 1,100 $1,832   $15,156,013 24
1983/11/18 10 $1,003,425 -50% 700 $1,433   $16,688,805 31
1983/11/25 13 $1,023,837 +2% 688 $1,488   $18,248,950 38
1983/12/02 7 $777,995 -24% 720 $1,081   $19,287,938 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/10/21 2 $5,983,561   1,293 $4,628   $5,983,561 7
1983/10/28 3 $3,996,439 -33% 1,286 $3,108   $9,980,000 14
1983/11/04 6 $3,160,690 -21% 1,140 $2,773   $13,140,690 21
1983/11/11 6 $2,544,690 -19% 1,100 $2,313   $15,685,380 28
1983/11/18 9 $1,539,733 -39% 700 $2,200   $17,225,113 35
1983/11/25 11 $1,284,830 -17% 688 $1,867   $18,509,943 42