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Fright Night (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,922,237Details
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  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 2,936 $24,922,237
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,846 $24,922,237

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 2nd, 1985 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Franchise: Fright Night
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Keywords: Vampire
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,340 $453,647 Sep 20, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,415 $710,553 Sep 13, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,849 $779,933 Sep 6, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,179 $1,077,404 Aug 30, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,487 $1,561,092 Aug 23, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,634 $2,438,836 Aug 16, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,461 $4,256,991 Aug 9, 1985 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,618 $6,118,543 Aug 2, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,885 1,542 Aug 2, 1985 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,634 $24,922,237 Aug 2, 1985 0

Cast

Art Evans    Detective Lennox
Amanda Bearse    Amy Peterson
Chris Sarandon    Jerry Dandrige
Roddy McDowall    Peter Vincent
William Ragsdale    Charley Brewster
Stephen Geoffreys    Edward "Evil Ed" Thompson
Jonathan Stark    Billy Cole
Dorthy Fielding    Judy Brewster

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Herb Jaffe
Screenwriter    Tom Holland

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/02 3 $6,118,543   1,542 $3,968   $6,118,543 3
1985/08/09 5 $4,256,991 -30% 1,545 $2,755   $13,283,714 10
1985/08/16 8 $2,438,836 -43% 1,110 $2,197   $17,752,566 17
1985/08/23 10 $1,561,092 -36% 828 $1,885   $20,634,823 24
1985/08/30 17 $1,077,404 -31% 536 $2,010   $22,182,808 31
1985/09/06 16 $779,933 -28% 608 $1,283   $23,175,339 38
1985/09/13 13 $710,553 -9% 684 $1,039   $24,210,988 45
1985/09/20 16 $453,647 -36% 487 $932   $24,922,237 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/02 3 $9,026,723   1,542 $5,854   $9,026,723 7
1985/08/09 5 $6,287,007 -30% 1,545 $4,069   $15,313,730 14
1985/08/16 8 $3,760,001 -40% 1,110 $3,387   $19,073,731 21
1985/08/23 10 $2,031,673 -46% 828 $2,454   $21,105,404 28
1985/08/30 17 $1,290,002 -37% 536 $2,407   $22,395,406 35
1985/09/06 14 $1,105,029 -14% 608 $1,817   $23,500,435 42
1985/09/13 12 $968,155 -12% 684 $1,415   $24,468,590 49