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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,343,976Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
8% - Rotten
27% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 28th, 1989 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Friday the 13th
Comparisons: vs. Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,274 $2,598,830 Aug 4, 1989 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,556 $6,251,310 Jul 28, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,661 1,683 Jul 28, 1989 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,504 $14,343,976 Jul 28, 1989 0


Kelly Hu    Eva Watanabe
Kane Hodder    Jason Voorhees

Featured DVD Review: Friday the 13th: The Ultimate Collection

September 29th, 2011

This week Friday the 13th Box Set: The Ultimate Collection comes out on the home market. And note, that's The Ultimate Collection, not The Complete Collection, because after Jason Takes Manhattan, a new studio took over the franchise. I've previously reviewed most of these films, so I'll just go over the two I missed, after a short recap... More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/07/28 5 $6,251,310   1,683 $3,714   $6,251,310 3
1989/08/04 9 $2,598,830 -58% 1,683 $1,544   $11,084,640 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/07/28 5 $8,485,810   1,683 $5,042   $8,485,810 7