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Ghostbusters II (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $110,000,794Details
International Box Office $103,005,262
Worldwide Box Office $213,006,056
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
50% - Rotten
Audience
61% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 16th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 108 minutes
Franchise: Ghostbusters
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Keywords: Reincarnation, Possessed
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 326 $656,346 Sep 1, 1989 80
Fastest Movies to Earn $100 Million at the Domestic Box Office 552 $110,000,794 Sep 1, 1989 80
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 665 $2,883,671 Jul 21, 1989 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 635 $4,335,272 Jul 14, 1989 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 821 $5,265,962 Jul 7, 1989 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 664 $8,808,778 Jun 30, 1989 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 622 $13,854,623 Jun 23, 1989 10
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 488 $58,765,089 Jun 23, 1989 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 100 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 458 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 663 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,653 2,410 Jun 16, 1989 3

Cast

Dan Aykroyd    Doctor Raymond Stantz
Kevin Dunn    Venkman's Talk Show Guest (uncredited)
Philip Baker Hall    Police Commissioner
   Doctor Peter Venkman
   Dana Barrett
Rick Moranis    Louis Tully
Harold Ramis    Dr. Egon Spengler
Cheech Marin    Dock Supervisor
Ernie Hudson    Winston Zeddemore
Annie Potts    Janine Melnitz
Brian Doyle-Murray    Psychiatrist
Peter MacNicol    Janosz Poha
Kurt Fuller    Hardemeyer
Jason Reitman    Brownstone Boy #2
Harris Yulin    Judge Stephen 'The Hammer' Wexler
Chloe Webb    Elaine
Ben Stein    Public Works Official
Mary Ellen Trainor   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Danny Elfman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/06/16 1 $29,472,894   2,410 $12,229   $29,472,894 3
1989/06/23 3 $13,854,623 -53% 2,410 $5,749   $58,765,089 10
1989/06/30 4 $8,808,778 -36% 2,410 $3,655   $73,646,467 17
1989/07/07 4 $5,265,962 -40% 2,315 $2,275   $85,520,592 24
1989/07/14 7 $4,335,272 -18% 1,978 $2,192   $93,170,796 31
1989/07/21 9 $2,883,671 -33% 1,758 $1,640   $98,489,868 38
1989/09/01 20 $656,346   518 $1,267   $110,000,794 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/06/16 1 $44,910,466   2,410 $18,635   $44,910,466 7
1989/06/23 3 $19,927,223 -56% 2,410 $8,269   $64,837,689 14
1989/06/30 4 $15,416,941 -23% 2,410 $6,397   $80,254,630 21
1989/07/07 4 $8,580,894 -44% 2,315 $3,707   $88,835,524 28
1989/07/14 8 $6,770,673 -21% 1,978 $3,423   $95,606,197 35