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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,400,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,721 $27,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,608 $27,400,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 694 $27,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 844 $27,400,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 29th, 1985 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 475 $60,611 Aug 9, 1985 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 443 $99,492 Aug 2, 1985 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 504 $117,527 Jul 26, 1985 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 449 $179,461 Jul 19, 1985 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 535 $183,391 Jul 12, 1985 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 545 $223,513 Jul 5, 1985 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 426 $355,679 Jun 28, 1985 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 422 $419,471 Jun 21, 1985 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 398 $527,639 Jun 14, 1985 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 432 $642,005 Jun 7, 1985 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 483 $802,813 May 31, 1985 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 494 $1,180,104 May 24, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 672 $1,283,383 May 17, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,058 $1,150,717 May 10, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,265 $1,533,777 May 3, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,459 $2,073,229 Apr 26, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,730 $2,691,952 Apr 19, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,475 $2,683,767 Apr 12, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,810 $1,642,116 Apr 5, 1985 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,355 $1,526,098 Mar 29, 1985 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,458 $27,400,000 Mar 29, 1985 0

Cast

   Susan
Will Patton    Wayne Nolan
Laurie Metcalf    Leslie Glass
   Roberta Glass
Aidan Quinn    Dez
John Turturro    Ray
Giancarlo Esposito    Street Vendor
Richard Portnow    Party Guest
Timothy Carhart    Victoria's Boyfriend

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Thomas Newman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/29 14 $1,526,098   268 $5,694   $1,526,098 3
1985/04/05 13 $1,642,116 +8% 326 $5,037   $4,028,460 10
1985/04/12 5 $2,683,767 +63% 760 $3,531   $7,639,212 17
1985/04/19 5 $2,691,952 n/c 1,180 $2,281   $11,180,480 24
1985/04/26 7 $2,073,229 -23% 1,008 $2,057   $14,126,084 31
1985/05/03 9 $1,533,777 -26% 824 $1,861   $16,295,054 38
1985/05/10 10 $1,150,717 -25% 693 $1,660   $17,949,630 45
1985/05/17 7 $1,283,383 +12% 713 $1,800   $19,727,315 52
1985/05/24 8 $1,180,104 -8% 597 $1,977   $21,431,722 59
1985/05/31 8 $802,813 -32% 618 $1,299   $22,411,411 66
1985/06/07 10 $642,005 -20% 530 $1,211   $23,474,784 73
1985/06/14 12 $527,639 -18% 453 $1,165   $24,424,555 80
1985/06/21 16 $419,471 -21% 357 $1,175   $25,210,403 87
1985/06/28 16 $355,679 -15% 314 $1,133   $25,881,321 94
1985/07/05 18 $223,513 -37% 225 $993   $26,176,170 101
1985/07/12 19 $183,391 -18% 183 $1,002   $26,541,937 108
1985/07/19 20 $179,461 -2% 179 $1,003   $26,843,195 115
1985/07/26 20 $117,527 -35% 135 $871   $27,078,495 122
1985/08/02 20 $99,492 -15% 119 $836   $27,270,171 129
1985/08/09 26 $60,611 -39% 78 $777   $27,398,584 136

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/03/29 13 $2,386,344   268 $8,904   $2,386,344 7
1985/04/05 12 $2,569,101 +8% 326 $7,881   $4,955,445 14
1985/04/12 5 $3,533,083 +38% 760 $4,649   $8,488,528 21
1985/04/19 5 $3,564,327 +1% 1,180 $3,021   $12,052,855 28
1985/04/26 6 $2,708,422 -24% 1,008 $2,687   $14,761,277 35
1985/05/03 7 $2,037,636 -25% 824 $2,473   $16,798,913 42
1985/05/10 9 $1,645,019 -19% 693 $2,374   $18,443,932 49
1985/05/17 6 $1,807,686 +10% 713 $2,535   $20,251,618 56
1985/05/24 8 $1,356,980 -25% 597 $2,273   $21,608,598 63
1985/05/31 7 $1,224,181 -10% 618 $1,981   $22,832,779 70
1985/06/07 9 $1,064,137 -13% 530 $2,008   $23,896,916 77
1985/06/14 12 $894,016 -16% 453 $1,974   $24,790,932 84
1985/06/21 14 $734,710 -18% 357 $2,058   $25,525,642 91
1985/06/28 16 $427,015 -42% 314 $1,360   $25,952,657 98
1985/07/05 17 $405,889 -5% 225 $1,804   $26,358,546 105
1985/07/12 18 $305,188 -25% 183 $1,668   $26,663,734 112
1985/07/19 17 $297,234 -3% 179 $1,661   $26,960,968 119
1985/07/26 19 $209,711 -29% 135 $1,553   $27,170,679 126
1985/08/02 20 $167,294 -20% 119 $1,406   $27,337,973 133

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records