Footloose

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $80,000,000Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
56% - Rotten
Audience
72% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,200,000
Domestic Releases: February 17th, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: June 25th, 1996 by Paramount Home Video
Keywords: Bullies, Coming of Age, Death of a Son or Daughter, New Guy/Girl in School, Romance, Culture Clash, Country Mouse, City Mouse, Rock 'n' Roll, Religious, Dancing
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Musical
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

John Lithgow    Reverend Shaw Moore
Kevin Bacon    Ren McCormack
Christopher Penn    Willard
Dianne Wiest    Vi Moore
Sarah Jessica Parker    Rusty
Lori Singer    Ariel Moore

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Supervising Sound Editor    Gordon Ecker

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/02/17 1 $8,556,935   1,384 $6,183   $8,556,935 3
1984/02/24 1 $6,617,737 -23% 1,384 $4,782   $16,857,254 10
1984/03/02 1 $6,300,641 -5% 1,384 $4,552   $24,615,584 17
1984/03/09 2 $5,476,656 -13% 1,384 $3,957   $315 24
1984/03/16 2 $4,745,560 -13% 1,360 $3,489   $37,940,028 31
1984/03/23 3 $4,420,411 -7% 1,360 $3,250   $43,998,844 38
1984/03/30 5 $4,166,896 -6% 1,360 $3,064   $49,528,265 45
1984/04/06 9 $3,052,131 -27% 1,272 $2,399   $53,740,337 52
1984/04/13 10 $2,237,610 -27% 998 $2,242   $56,747,753 59
1984/04/20 7 $2,443,796 +9% 1,045 $2,339   $60,535,312 66
1984/04/27 7 $2,257,778 -8% 1,110 $2,034   $63,767,719 73
1984/05/04 10 $1,683,727 -25% 922 $1,826   $66,153,124 80
1984/05/11 11 $1,218,894 -28% 876 $1,391   $67,834,529 87
1984/05/18 9 $1,279,264 +5% 750 $1,706   $69,599,398 94
1984/05/25 9 $1,924,094 +50% 912 $2,110   $71,963,803 101
1984/06/01 10 $1,066,786 -45% 702 $1,520   $73,450,748 108
1984/06/08 13 $748,909 -30% 566 $1,323   $74,688,368 115
1984/06/15 10 $743,987 -1% 585 $1,272   $75,846,770 122

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