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Dune (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,447,471Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
57% - Rotten
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$45,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1984 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
January 31st, 2006 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Dune - Extended Edition
Comparisons: vs. Flash Gordon
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,748 $852,765 Jan 18, 1985 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,801 $1,477,945 Jan 11, 1985 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,871 $2,390,736 Jan 4, 1985 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,467 $4,942,030 Dec 28, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,236 $4,769,713 Dec 21, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,626 $6,025,091 Dec 14, 1984 3

Cast

Patrick Stewart    Gurney Halleck
Max von Sydow    Doctor Kynes
Sean Young    Chani
Brad Dourif    Piter De Vries
Dean Stockwell    Doctor Wellington Yueh
Kyle MacLachlan    Paul Atreides
Kenneth McMillan    Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
Linda Hunt    Shadout Mapes
Sting    Feyd-Rautha
Jose Ferrer    Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV
Francesca Annis    Lady Jessica
Freddie Jones    Thufir Hawat
Virginia Madsen    Princess Irulan
Everett McGill    Stilgar
Jurgen Prochnow    Duke Leto Atreides
Alicia Witt    Alia
David Lynch    Spice Worker
Richard Jordan    Duncan Idaho
Sian Phillips    Rev. Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam
Paul L. Smith    The Beast Rabban

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/12/14 2 $6,025,091   915 $6,585   $6,025,091 3
1984/12/21 2 $4,769,713 -21% 944 $5,053   $13,062,174 10
1984/12/28 8 $4,942,030 +4% 975 $5,069   $20,675,141 17
1985/01/04 10 $2,390,736 -52% 967 $2,472   $23,867,837 24
1985/01/11 14 $1,477,945 -38% 717 $2,061   $26,090,556 31
1985/01/18 13 $852,765 -42% 645 $1,322   $27,447,471 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/12/14 2 $8,292,461   915 $9,063   $8,292,461 7
1984/12/21 2 $7,440,650 -10% 944 $7,882   $15,733,111 14
1984/12/28 8 $5,743,990 -23% 975 $5,891   $21,477,101 21
1985/01/04 10 $3,135,510 -45% 967 $3,243   $24,612,611 28
1985/01/11 13 $1,982,095 -37% 717 $2,764   $26,594,706 35