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Firstborn (1984)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,200,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 26th, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jaffe-Lansing Production, Witt/Thomas Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,698 $202,667 Nov 23, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,777 $389,042 Nov 16, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,558 $1,128,103 Nov 9, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,788 $1,625,572 Nov 2, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,280 $1,606,214 Oct 26, 1984 3

Cast

   Wendy
   Sam
   Jake Livingston
Corey Haim    Brian Livingston
Sarah Jessica Parker    Lisa
Robert Downey, Jr.    Lee
Christopher Gartin    Adam
James Harper    Mr. Rader
Richard Brandon    Dad
Gayle Harbor    Joanne
Ellen Barber    Wendy's Girlfriend
Richard E. Szlasa    Coach Gant
Beverly W. May    Mrs. Mercer
Brian Lima    Robby
J. D. Roth    Ken
Larry Atlas    Stranger
Vebe Borge    Friend
Sarah Inglis    Jill
Christopher Russo    Beckman
Josh Hamilton    Brad
Joseph M. Costam    Headman
Jason Bergerm    Jeffrey
Thomas Daggett    Boy in Pizza Shop
Frank Ferrara, Jr.    Driver of Car
Nole R. Cohen    Party Man
Christina Swing    Party Woman

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Paul Junger Witt
Producer    Tony Thomas
Screenwriter    Ron Koslow
Executive Producer    Stanley R. Jaffe
Executive Producer    Sherry Lansing
Co-Producer    Ron Koslow
Associate Producer    Alice Shure
Assistant Director    Robert V. Girolami
Unit Production Manager    Patrick McCormick
Production Designer    Paul Sylbert
Set Decorator    Alan Hicks
Cinematographer    Ralf Bode
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Costume Supervisor    Patricia Eiben
Costume Supervisor    William A. Campbell
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Additional Editor    Angelo Corrao
Sound Mixer    John H. Bolz
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Sound Editor    George II Waters
Sound Editor    Cecelia Hall
Sound Editor    Denise Horta
Sound Editor    Bruce Lacey
Sound Editor    Larry Carrow
Music Editor    Curt Sobel
Makeup    Fern Buchner
Hairstylist    Tony Marrero
Music Supervisor    Bob Buziak
Music Supervisor    Burt Berman
Casting Director    Shirley Rich
Stunt Coordinator    Glenn Wilder
Stunt Coordinator    Dar Robinson
Stunt Coordinator    Victor Magnotta

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/10/26 7 $1,606,214   800 $2,008   $1,606,214 3
1984/11/02 7 $1,625,572 +1% 929 $1,750   $3,642,878 10
1984/11/09 12 $1,128,103 -31% 682 $1,654   $5,257,757 17
1984/11/16 20 $389,042 -66% 364 $1,069   $5,839,558 24
1984/11/23 25 $202,667 -48% 196 $1,034   $6,194,621 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/10/26 7 $2,017,306   800 $2,522   $2,017,306 7
1984/11/02 8 $2,112,348 +5% 929 $2,274   $4,129,654 14
1984/11/09 14 $1,320,862 -37% 682 $1,937   $5,450,516 21
1984/11/16 18 $541,438 -59% 364 $1,487   $5,991,954 28