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Firestarter (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,136,870Details
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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

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,910 $15,136,870
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,963 $15,136,870

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 11th, 1984 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: September 2nd, 2014 by Universal Home Entertainment
Comparisons: vs. Invaders from Mars
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,719 $306,870 Jun 15, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,071 $421,800 Jun 8, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,065 $918,624 Jun 1, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,648 $2,406,537 May 25, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,998 $3,107,506 May 18, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,044 $4,726,660 May 11, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,165 1,356 May 11, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,405 $15,136,870 May 11, 1984 0

Cast

Moses Gunn    Doctor Pynchot
   Charlene McGee
George C. Scott    John Rainbird
Martin Sheen    Captain Hollister
Heather Locklear    Vicki McGee
Louise Fletcher    Norma Manders
David Keith    Andrew McGee
Freddie Jones    Doctor Joseph Wanless
Art Carney    Irv Manders

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/11 3 $4,726,660   1,356 $3,486   $4,726,660 3
1984/05/18 4 $3,107,506 -34% 1,374 $2,262   $9,367,506 10
1984/05/25 7 $2,406,537 -23% 1,071 $2,247   $12,832,976 17
1984/06/01 12 $918,624 -62% 672 $1,367   $14,034,624 24
1984/06/08 16 $421,800 -54% 370 $1,140   $14,694,800 31
1984/06/15 16 $306,870 -27% 318 $965   $15,136,870 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/11 3 $6,260,000   1,356 $4,617   $6,260,000 7
1984/05/18 4 $4,166,439 -33% 1,374 $3,032   $10,426,439 14
1984/05/25 8 $2,689,561 -35% 1,071 $2,511   $13,116,000 21
1984/06/01 11 $1,157,000 -57% 672 $1,722   $14,273,000 28
1984/06/08 16 $557,000 -52% 370 $1,505   $14,830,000 35

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records