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Dirty Dancing (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $63,892,689Details
International Box Office $150,007,311Details
Worldwide Box Office $213,900,000
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $23,305,172 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $1,970,733 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $25,275,905
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 21st, 1987 (Wide) by Vestron
August 22nd, 1997 (Limited) by Vestron
International Releases: July 15th, 2016 (Limited), released as Dirty Dancing (Secret Cinema 2016) (United Kingdom)
Video Release: August 27th, 1997 by Live / Artisan
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 minutes
Franchise: Dirty Dancing
Comparisons: vs. Pretty Woman
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Keywords: Dancing
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 58 $374,439 Feb 5, 1988 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 60 $501,039 Jan 29, 1988 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 70 $499,357 Jan 22, 1988 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 75 $567,905 Jan 15, 1988 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 50 $991,137 Jan 8, 1988 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $1,277,912 Jan 1, 1988 136
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $844,229 Dec 11, 1987 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 100 $1,179,534 Dec 4, 1987 108
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,418 $50,044,871 Dec 4, 1987 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 79 $1,704,317 Nov 27, 1987 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 112 $1,467,927 Nov 20, 1987 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 109 $1,700,823 Nov 13, 1987 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $1,704,920 Nov 6, 1987 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 231 $1,304,542 Oct 30, 1987 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $1,785,660 Oct 23, 1987 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 314 $1,839,181 Oct 16, 1987 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 428 $2,021,673 Oct 9, 1987 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 679 $1,878,207 Oct 2, 1987 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 962 $2,100,759 Sep 25, 1987 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,260 $2,471,555 Sep 18, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,337 $3,542,221 Sep 11, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,476 $4,889,239 Sep 4, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,679 $3,666,750 Aug 28, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,307 $3,900,000 Aug 21, 1987 3

Cast

Wayne Knight    Stan
Jennifer Grey    Baby Houseman
Emile Ardolino    Cameo
Jerry Orbach    Jake Houseman
   Johnny Castle
Jack Weston    Max Kellerman

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/08/21 4 $3,900,000   975 $4,000   $3,900,000 3
1987/08/28 3 $3,666,750 -6% 975 $3,761   $10,025,438 10
1987/09/04 2 $4,889,239 +33% 1,002 $4,879   $16,465,415 17
1987/09/11 2 $3,542,221 -28% 1,009 $3,511   $20,949,272 24
1987/09/18 6 $2,471,555 -30% 994 $2,486   $24,469,975 31
1987/09/25 6 $2,100,759 -15% 1,001 $2,099   $27,376,139 38
1987/10/02 5 $1,878,207 -11% 990 $1,897   $30,011,849 45
1987/10/09 6 $2,021,673 +8% 978 $2,067   $32,631,532 52
1987/10/16 5 $1,839,181 -9% 1,012 $1,817   $34,837,670 59
1987/10/23 6 $1,785,660 -3% 991 $1,802   $37,229,977 66
1987/10/30 9 $1,304,542 -27% 994 $1,312   $39,210,484 73
1987/11/06 12 $1,704,920 +31% 878 $1,942   $41,469,209 80
1987/11/13 8 $1,700,823 n/c 958 $1,775   $43,871,705 87
1987/11/20 9 $1,467,927 -14% 951 $1,544   $45,856,700 94
1987/11/27 9 $1,704,317 +16% 978 $1,743   $48,431,980 101
1987/12/04 8 $1,179,534 -31% 995 $1,185   $50,044,871 108
1987/12/11 10 $844,229 -28% 986 $856   $51,480,865 115
1988/01/01 13 $1,277,912   855 $1,495   $55,913,006 136
1988/01/08 11 $991,137 -22% 809 $1,225   $57,288,167 143
1988/01/15 13 $567,905 -43% 654 $868   $58,239,543 150
1988/01/22 18 $499,357 -12% 642 $778   $58,992,492 157
1988/01/29 12 $501,039 n/c 645 $777   $60,449,463 164
1988/02/05 12 $374,439 -25% 542 $691   $61,024,554 171
1997/08/22 36 $162,378   54 $3,007   $63,608,760 3,657
1997/08/29 42 $84,138 -48% 55 $1,530   $63,788,169 3,664
1997/09/05 46 $38,103 -55% 37 $1,030   $63,841,571 3,671
1997/09/12 48 $40,523 +6% 58 $699   $63,892,689 3,678

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/08/22 - $60,623   54 $1,123   $63,507,005 3,655
1997/08/23 - $59,257 -2% 54 $1,097   $63,566,262 3,656
1997/08/24 - $42,498 -28% 54 $787   $63,608,760 3,657

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/08/21 4 $6,358,688   975 $6,522   $6,358,688 7
1987/08/28 3 $5,217,488 -18% 975 $5,351   $11,576,176 14
1987/09/04 2 $5,830,875 +12% 1,002 $5,819   $17,407,051 21
1987/09/11 2 $4,591,369 -21% 1,009 $4,550   $21,998,420 28
1987/09/18 6 $3,276,960 -29% 994 $3,297   $25,275,380 35
1987/09/25 6 $2,858,262 -13% 1,001 $2,855   $28,133,642 42
1987/10/02 5 $2,476,217 -13% 990 $2,501   $30,609,859 49
1987/10/09 6 $2,388,630 -4% 978 $2,442   $32,998,489 56
1987/10/16 5 $2,445,828 +2% 1,012 $2,417   $35,444,317 63
1987/10/23 6 $2,461,625 +1% 991 $2,484   $37,905,942 70
1987/10/30 9 $1,858,347 -25% 994 $1,870   $39,764,289 77
1987/11/06 9 $2,406,593 +30% 878 $2,741   $42,170,882 84
1987/11/13 6 $2,217,891 -8% 958 $2,315   $44,388,773 91
1987/11/20 8 $2,338,890 +5% 951 $2,459   $46,727,663 98
1987/11/27 8 $2,137,674 -9% 978 $2,186   $48,865,337 105
1987/12/04 8 $1,771,299 -17% 995 $1,780   $50,636,636 112
1988/01/01 11 $1,661,936   855 $1,944   $56,297,030 140
1988/01/08 8 $1,374,608 -17% 809 $1,699   $57,671,638 147
1988/01/15 13 $821,497 -40% 654 $1,256   $58,493,135 154
1988/01/22 11 $1,455,289 +77% 642 $2,267   $59,948,424 161
1988/01/29 9 $701,691 -52% 645 $1,088   $60,650,115 168
1997/08/22 32 $257,649   54 $4,771   $63,704,031 3,661
1997/08/29 43 $99,437 -61% 55 $1,808   $63,803,468 3,668
1997/09/05 43 $48,698 -51% 37 $1,316   $63,852,166 3,675

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
United Kingdom 7/15/2016 $1,248,299 1 1 2 $2,486,722 7/27/2016
 
Rest of World $147,520,589
 
International Total$150,007,311 7/27/2016

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/13/20062165,069 65,069$0$0468
5/13/20072165,540 149,163$0$185,354507
9/20/20091372,710 295,808$726,373$1,584,455630
9/27/2009977,235+6% 373,043$771,578$2,356,033631
3/13/20162215,998 2,490,972$79,931$22,286,350968
8/7/20162713,036 2,669,880$51,888$23,080,166989
9/4/20162911,775 2,710,976$47,225$23,242,649993

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/20/2009203,950 3,950$46,725$46,725630
9/27/2009185,061+28% 9,011$60,836$107,561631
10/4/20091410,327+104% 19,338$124,238$231,799632