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Ghost Story (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,202,210Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,784 $16,202,210
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,818 $16,202,210

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,049 $1,195,540 Jan 15, 1982 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,547 $1,492,999 Jan 8, 1982 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,454 $2,713,946 Jan 1, 1982 17
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,115 $2,105,729 Dec 18, 1981 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,301 $16,202,210 Dec 18, 1981 0

Cast

Fred Astaire    Ricky Hawthorne
Melvyn Douglas    Dr. John Jaffrey
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.    Edward Charles Wanderley
John Houseman    Sears James
Patricia Neal    Stella Hawthorne
Alice Krige    Eva Galli/Alma Mobley

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/18 5 $2,105,729   548 $3,843   $2,105,729 3
1982/01/01 9 $2,713,946   550 $4,934   $11,583,188 17
1982/01/08 10 $1,492,999 -45% 600 $2,488   $14,477,552 24
1982/01/15 10 $1,195,540 -20% 558 $2,143   $6,500,724 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/01/01 10 $4,115,311   550 $7,482   $12,984,553 21
1982/01/08 6 $2,022,117 -51% 600 $3,370   $5,305,184 28