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Ghostbusters II (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $112,494,738Details
International Box Office $103,005,262Details
Worldwide Box Office $215,500,000
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
51% - Rotten
Audience
61% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 541 $112,494,738
All Time International Box Office 755 $103,005,262
All Time Worldwide Box Office 616 $215,500,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 121 $112,494,738
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 111 $103,005,262
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 98 $215,500,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 16th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 14th, 2006 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 108 minutes
Franchise: Ghostbusters
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Keywords: Possessed, Reincarnation, Paranormal Investigation, Supernatural
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 335 $656,346 Sep 1, 1989 80
Fastest to $100m 578 $110,000,794 Sep 1, 1989 80
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 682 $2,883,671 Jul 21, 1989 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 656 $4,335,272 Jul 14, 1989 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 853 $5,265,962 Jul 7, 1989 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 692 $8,808,778 Jun 30, 1989 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 654 $13,854,623 Jun 23, 1989 10
Fastest to $50m 518 $58,765,089 Jun 23, 1989 10
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 106 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 487 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Biggest Domestic Weekend 706 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,735 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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/10/20161232,290 32,290$129,160$129,160539
7/17/20161020,409-37% 52,699$101,229$230,389540
7/24/20161013,576-33% 66,275$65,979$296,368541
7/31/20161321,138+56% 87,413$86,032$382,400542