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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 $25,286,805 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $4,586,066 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $29,872,871
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,205 $63,892,689
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 513 $150,007,311
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 644 $213,900,000
Leggiest Movies 47 13.07

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


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. Footloose
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Keywords: Dancing, Romance, Cross-Class Romance, Voiceover/Narration, Family Vacations, Tournament, Training Montage
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 58 $374,439 Feb 5, 1988 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 60 $501,039 Jan 29, 1988 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 70 $499,357 Jan 22, 1988 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 75 $567,905 Jan 15, 1988 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 50 $991,137 Jan 8, 1988 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 48 $1,277,912 Jan 1, 1988 136
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 100 $1,179,534 Dec 4, 1987 108
Fastest to $50m 1,457 $50,044,871 Dec 4, 1987 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 80 $1,704,317 Nov 27, 1987 101

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   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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 11 $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

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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
10/2/2016307,533 2,738,333$29,298$23,350,879997
2/12/20172410,952 2,909,264$45,857$24,059,6131,016
2/26/20171915,142 2,932,451$138,595$24,231,9451,018
3/5/20171512,336 2,944,787$115,693$24,347,6381,019
3/12/20171610,221 2,955,008$95,291$24,442,9291,020
3/19/20171512,830 2,967,838$119,773$24,562,7021,021
3/26/2017168,302 2,976,140$76,736$24,639,4391,022
4/2/2017189,028 2,985,168$84,285$24,723,7231,023
4/9/2017209,412 2,994,580$88,939$24,812,6621,024
4/16/20172014,106 3,008,686$131,667$24,944,3291,025
4/23/20171710,299 3,018,985$95,788$25,040,1161,026
4/30/2017196,401 3,025,386$58,772$25,098,8891,027
5/7/20171910,089 3,035,475$90,517$25,189,4061,028
5/14/20172010,818 3,046,293$97,399$25,286,8051,029

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