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Fire with Fire (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,577,139Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
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Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, language and brief sexuality.
(Rating bulletin 2233, 7/25/2012)
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,365 $177,090 May 30, 1986 24
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,130 $1,052,879 May 16, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,187 $1,770,043 May 9, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,730 1,000 May 9, 1986 3

Cast

Craig Sheffer    Joe
D.B. Sweeney    Baxter
Jon Polito    Boss
Virginia Madsen    Lisa

Blu-ray Sales: The Average Spider-Man

January 8th, 2013

There were half-a-dozen new releases to chart on the November 11th edition of the Blu-ray sales chart. This includes The Amazing Spider-Man, which earned first place with 641,000 units / $14.37 million. Its opening week Blu-ray share was 54%, which is impressive, but one has to assume the studio was hoping for more. Then again, the film is more than profitable enough to ensure a sequel. More...

DVD Sales: Not So Amazing Start

December 9th, 2012

It was a soft week for new releases on the DVD sales chart and the holdovers were not a lot of help. The Amazing Spider-Man did earn first place, but with an unimpressive opening of 536,000 units / $9.62 million. There are two mitigating factors here. Firstly, the film will likely perform much better on Blu-ray. Secondly, it was released on Friday, so it had a shortened opening week. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 31st, 2012

July 31st, 2012

According to Amazon.com, the best selling new release of the week is a catalog Blu-ray release. Not only that, it is a double-dip. There were a few contenders for Pick of the Week, including the aforementioned Blu-ray double-dip: Total Recall: Mind-Bending Edition. It looks better than the previous edition, it has more extras, and it is really cheap. Forever Marilyn is a great Blu-ray and is also excellent value for the money. Finally, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXIV. 'Nuff said. So which one is the pick of the week? Honestly, I can't decide. Call it a three-way tie. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/05/09 3 $1,770,043   1,000 $1,770   $1,770,043 3
1986/05/16 5 $1,052,879 -41% 972 $1,083   $3,328,688 10
1986/05/30 18 $177,090   308 $575   $4,577,139 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/05/09 3 $2,275,809   1,000 $2,276   $2,275,809 7