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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $30,031,783Details
International Box Office $4,300,000
Worldwide Box Office $34,331,783
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 9th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Franchise: Gods Must Be Crazy
Comparisons: vs. Apocalypto
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 86th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $118,058 Feb 28, 1986 602
Biggest 85th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $119,849 Feb 21, 1986 595
Biggest 84th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $145,799 Feb 14, 1986 588
Biggest 83rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $97,108 Feb 7, 1986 581
Biggest 82nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $138,238 Jan 31, 1986 574
Biggest 81st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $142,249 Jan 24, 1986 567
Biggest 80th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $164,551 Jan 17, 1986 560
Biggest 79th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $169,073 Jan 10, 1986 553
Biggest 78th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $173,783 Jan 3, 1986 546
Biggest 77th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $166,235 Dec 27, 1985 539
Biggest 76th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $68,082 Dec 20, 1985 532
Biggest 75th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5 $99,360 Dec 13, 1985 525
Biggest 74th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $150,141 Dec 6, 1985 518
Biggest 73rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1 $353,815 Nov 29, 1985 511
Biggest 72nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $253,611 Nov 22, 1985 504
Biggest 71st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1 $317,253 Nov 15, 1985 497
Biggest 70th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $299,769 Nov 8, 1985 490
Biggest 69th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $312,797 Nov 1, 1985 483
Biggest 68th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $263,679 Oct 25, 1985 476
Biggest 67th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1 $291,832 Oct 18, 1985 469
Biggest 66th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $346,222 Oct 11, 1985 462
Biggest 65th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $367,809 Oct 4, 1985 455
Biggest 64th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $351,346 Sep 27, 1985 448
Biggest 63rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $357,811 Sep 20, 1985 441
Biggest 62nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2 $322,571 Sep 13, 1985 434
Biggest 61st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $326,366 Sep 6, 1985 427
Biggest 60th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $340,506 Aug 30, 1985 420
Biggest 59th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $298,737 Aug 23, 1985 413
Biggest 58th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $268,620 Aug 16, 1985 406
Biggest 57th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5 $284,114 Aug 9, 1985 399
Biggest 56th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $272,567 Aug 2, 1985 392
Biggest 55th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $276,571 Jul 26, 1985 385
Biggest 54th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $291,663 Jul 19, 1985 378
Biggest 53rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4 $303,514 Jul 12, 1985 371
Biggest 52nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5 $307,333 Jul 5, 1985 364
Biggest 51st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5 $279,385 Jun 28, 1985 357
Biggest 50th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5 $303,819 Jun 21, 1985 350
Biggest 49th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $344,090 Jun 14, 1985 343
Biggest 48th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $345,407 Jun 7, 1985 336
Biggest 47th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $400,015 May 31, 1985 329
Biggest 46th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3 $580,283 May 24, 1985 322
Biggest 45th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $423,731 May 17, 1985 315
Biggest 44th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $405,544 May 10, 1985 308
Biggest 43rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6 $420,411 May 3, 1985 301
Biggest 42nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $403,839 Apr 26, 1985 294
Biggest 41st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7 $363,831 Apr 19, 1985 287
Biggest 40th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 13 $322,568 Apr 12, 1985 280
Biggest 39th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 14 $308,416 Apr 5, 1985 273
Biggest 38th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 16 $323,491 Mar 29, 1985 266
Biggest 37th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $356,436 Mar 22, 1985 259
Biggest 36th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 17 $400,435 Mar 15, 1985 252
Biggest 35th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $326,909 Mar 8, 1985 245
Biggest 34th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 22 $316,253 Mar 1, 1985 238
Biggest 33rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 25 $308,327 Feb 22, 1985 231
Biggest 32nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 25 $362,604 Feb 15, 1985 224
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 32 $305,146 Feb 8, 1985 217
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $341,226 Feb 1, 1985 210
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 41 $296,292 Jan 25, 1985 203
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 51 $214,475 Jan 18, 1985 196
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 51 $247,345 Jan 11, 1985 189
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 78 $231,693 Jan 4, 1985 182
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 65 $343,134 Dec 28, 1984 175
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $189,161 Dec 21, 1984 168
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 166 $132,992 Dec 14, 1984 161
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 184 $162,536 Dec 7, 1984 154
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 171 $224,817 Nov 30, 1984 147
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 182 $285,950 Nov 23, 1984 140
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 272 $208,493 Nov 16, 1984 133
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 313 $214,916 Nov 9, 1984 126
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 413 $194,857 Nov 2, 1984 119
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 589 $157,474 Oct 26, 1984 112
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,455 $8,788 Jul 13, 1984 7

Cast

Marius Weyers    Andrew Steyn

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/07/13 22 $8,788   1 $8,788   $14,796 7
1984/10/26 24 $157,474   26 $6,057   $178,632 112
1984/11/02 24 $194,857 +24% 30 $6,495   $433,547 119
1984/11/09 25 $214,916 +10% 32 $6,716   $713,256 126
1984/11/16 25 $208,493 -3% 41 $5,085   $1,001,828 133
1984/11/23 20 $285,950 +37% 47 $6,084   $1,409,951 140
1984/11/30 19 $224,817 -21% 49 $4,588   $1,708,911 147
1984/12/07 20 $162,536 -28% 46 $3,533   $1,942,953 154
1984/12/14 20 $132,992 -18% 39 $3,410   $2,137,763 161
1984/12/21 21 $189,161 +42% 38 $4,978   $2,387,738 168
1984/12/28 20 $343,134 +81% 39 $8,798   $2,817,055 175
1985/01/04 21 $231,693 -32% 39 $5,941   $3,120,040 182
1985/01/11 22 $247,345 +7% 44 $5,621   $3,464,143 189
1985/01/18 22 $214,475 -13% 47 $4,563   $3,772,525 196
1985/01/25 21 $296,292 +38% 65 $4,558   $4,159,994 203
1985/02/01 20 $341,226 +15% 68 $5,018   $4,611,302 210
1985/02/08 21 $305,146 -11% 55 $5,548   $5,023,200 217
1985/02/15 21 $362,604 +19% 60 $6,043   $5,483,663 224
1985/02/22 21 $308,327 -15% 70 $4,405   $5,867,853 231
1985/03/01 21 $316,253 +3% 74 $4,274   $6,277,523 238
1985/03/08 16 $326,909 +3% 77 $4,246   $6,709,373 245
1985/03/15 14 $400,435 +22% 90 $4,449   $7,232,203 252
1985/03/22 19 $356,436 -11% 83 $4,294   $7,756,461 259
1985/03/29 22 $323,491 -9% 76 $4,256   $8,239,437 266
1985/04/05 20 $308,416 -5% 77 $4,005   $8,700,015 273
1985/04/12 23 $322,568 +5% 95 $3,395   $9,157,225 280
1985/04/19 22 $363,831 +13% 113 $3,220   $9,649,621 287
1985/04/26 21 $403,839 +11% 117 $3,452   $10,196,907 294
1985/05/03 19 $420,411 +4% 121 $3,474   $10,777,604 301
1985/05/10 22 $405,544 -4% 129 $3,144   $11,337,755 308
1985/05/17 21 $423,731 +4% 134 $3,162   $11,922,323 315
1985/05/24 14 $580,283 +37% 145 $4,002   $12,683,519 322
1985/05/31 12 $400,015 -31% 147 $2,721   $13,215,301 329
1985/06/07 13 $345,407 -14% 141 $2,450   $13,752,216 336
1985/06/14 15 $344,090 n/c 134 $2,568   $14,298,431 343
1985/06/21 17 $303,819 -12% 120 $2,532   $14,805,505 350
1985/06/28 18 $279,385 -8% 113 $2,472   $15,274,772 357
1985/07/05 16 $307,333 +10% 107 $2,872   $15,768,951 364
1985/07/12 18 $303,514 -1% 116 $2,617   $16,241,696 371
1985/07/19 17 $291,663 -4% 104 $2,804   $16,726,555 378
1985/07/26 18 $276,571 -5% 108 $2,561   $17,179,754 385
1985/08/02 19 $272,567 -1% 107 $2,547   $17,642,136 392
1985/08/09 20 $284,114 +4% 107 $2,655   $18,121,758 399
1985/08/16 24 $268,620 -5% 104 $2,583   $18,578,033 406
1985/08/23 27 $298,737 +11% 107 $2,792   $19,058,166 413
1985/08/30 27 $340,506 +14% 123 $2,768   $19,659,315 420
1985/09/06 23 $326,366 -4% 136 $2,400   $20,089,949 427
1985/09/13 20 $322,571 -1% 163 $1,979   $20,524,406 434
1985/09/20 21 $357,811 +11% 171 $2,092   $21,026,234 441
1985/09/27 15 $351,346 -2% 184 $1,909   $21,498,994 448
1985/10/04 15 $367,809 +5% 185 $1,988   $21,995,323 455
1985/10/11 16 $346,222 -6% 171 $2,025   $22,464,001 462
1985/10/18 18 $291,832 -16% 165 $1,769   $22,834,443 469
1985/10/25 19 $263,679 -10% 169 $1,560   $23,200,064 476
1985/11/01 19 $312,797 +19% 170 $1,840   $23,616,688 483
1985/11/08 20 $299,769 -4% 170 $1,763   $24,024,462 490
1985/11/15 20 $317,253 +6% 181 $1,753   $24,457,216 497
1985/11/22 25 $253,611 -20% 164 $1,546   $24,812,340 504
1985/11/29 21 $353,815 +40% 170 $2,081   $25,291,731 511
1985/12/06 18 $150,141 -58% 157 $956   $25,516,989 518
1985/12/13 17 $99,360 -34% 125 $795   $25,668,659 525
1985/12/20 20 $68,082 -31% 88 $774   $25,789,765 532
1985/12/27 19 $166,235 +144% 85 $1,956   $26,048,439 539
1986/01/03 20 $173,783 +5% 110 $1,580   $26,385,407 546
1986/01/10 20 $169,073 -3% 128 $1,321   $26,624,847 553
1986/01/17 28 $164,551 -3% 113 $1,456   $26,855,982 560
1986/01/24 26 $142,249 -14% 114 $1,248   $27,073,435 567
1986/01/31 27 $138,238 -3% 95 $1,455   $27,277,632 574
1986/02/07 24 $97,108 -30% 93 $1,044   $27,416,937 581
1986/02/14 29 $145,799 +50% 91 $1,602   $27,619,218 588
1986/02/21 26 $119,849 -18% 92 $1,303   $27,780,106 595
1986/02/28 24 $118,058 -1% 92 $1,283   $27,937,111 602

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/10/26 23 $217,532   26 $8,367   $238,690 116
1984/11/02 22 $259,650 +19% 30 $8,655   $498,340 123
1984/11/09 24 $294,995 +14% 32 $9,219   $793,335 130
1984/11/16 21 $330,666 +12% 41 $8,065   $1,124,001 137
1984/11/23 19 $360,093 +9% 47 $7,662   $1,484,094 144
1984/11/30 18 $296,323 -18% 49 $6,047   $1,780,417 151
1984/12/07 18 $224,354 -24% 46 $4,877   $2,004,771 158
1984/12/14 18 $193,806 -14% 39 $4,969   $2,198,577 165
1984/12/21 21 $275,344 +42% 38 $7,246   $2,473,921 172
1984/12/28 18 $414,426 +51% 39 $10,626   $2,888,347 179
1985/01/04 20 $328,451 -21% 39 $8,422   $3,216,798 186
1985/01/11 21 $341,252 +4% 44 $7,756   $3,558,050 193
1985/01/18 21 $305,652 -10% 47 $6,503   $3,863,702 200
1985/01/25 19 $406,374 +33% 65 $6,252   $4,270,076 207
1985/02/01 18 $447,978 +10% 68 $6,588   $4,718,054 214
1985/02/08 21 $403,005 -10% 55 $7,327   $5,121,059 221
1985/02/15 21 $438,467 +9% 60 $7,308   $5,559,526 228
1985/02/22 20 $401,744 -8% 70 $5,739   $5,961,270 235
1985/03/01 20 $421,194 +5% 74 $5,692   $6,382,464 242
1985/03/08 15 $449,304 +7% 77 $5,835   $6,831,768 249
1985/03/15 14 $568,257 +26% 90 $6,314   $7,400,025 256
1985/03/22 18 $515,921 -9% 83 $6,216   $7,915,946 263
1985/03/29 20 $475,653 -8% 76 $6,259   $8,391,599 270
1985/04/05 20 $443,058 -7% 77 $5,754   $8,834,657 277
1985/04/12 21 $451,133 +2% 95 $4,749   $9,285,790 284
1985/04/19 21 $507,278 +12% 113 $4,489   $9,793,068 291
1985/04/26 20 $564,125 +11% 117 $4,822   $10,357,193 298
1985/05/03 19 $575,018 +2% 121 $4,752   $10,932,211 305
1985/05/10 19 $566,381 -2% 129 $4,391   $11,498,592 312
1985/05/17 16 $604,644 +7% 134 $4,512   $12,103,236 319
1985/05/24 13 $712,050 +18% 145 $4,911   $12,815,286 326
1985/05/31 11 $591,523 -17% 147 $4,024   $13,406,809 333
1985/06/07 13 $547,532 -7% 141 $3,883   $13,954,341 340
1985/06/14 15 $547,345 n/c 134 $4,085   $14,501,686 347
1985/06/21 15 $493,701 -10% 120 $4,114   $14,995,387 354
1985/06/28 15 $466,231 -6% 113 $4,126   $15,461,618 361
1985/07/05 15 $476,564 +2% 107 $4,454   $15,938,182 368
1985/07/12 17 $496,710 +4% 116 $4,282   $16,434,892 375
1985/07/19 14 $468,291 -6% 104 $4,503   $16,903,183 382
1985/07/26 17 $466,386 n/c 108 $4,318   $17,369,569 389
1985/08/02 19 $468,075 n/c 107 $4,375   $17,837,644 396
1985/08/09 20 $471,769 +1% 107 $4,409   $18,309,413 403
1985/08/16 23 $450,016 -5% 104 $4,327   $18,759,429 410
1985/08/23 21 $559,380 +24% 107 $5,228   $19,318,809 417
1985/08/30 25 $444,774 -20% 123 $3,616   $19,763,583 424
1985/09/06 20 $438,252 -1% 136 $3,222   $20,201,835 431
1985/09/13 19 $466,588 +6% 163 $2,863   $20,668,423 438
1985/09/20 17 $479,225 +3% 171 $2,802   $21,147,648 445
1985/09/27 13 $479,866 n/c 184 $2,608   $21,627,514 452
1985/10/04 13 $490,265 +2% 185 $2,650   $22,117,779 459
1985/10/11 16 $424,832 -13% 171 $2,484   $22,542,611 466
1985/10/18 18 $393,774 -7% 165 $2,387   $22,936,385 473
1985/10/25 18 $367,506 -7% 169 $2,175   $23,303,891 480
1985/11/01 18 $420,802 +15% 170 $2,475   $23,724,693 487
1985/11/08 18 $415,270 -1% 170 $2,443   $24,139,963 494
1985/11/15 20 $418,766 +1% 181 $2,314   $24,558,729 501
1985/11/22 21 $379,187 -9% 164 $2,312   $24,937,916 508
1985/11/29 17 $428,932 +13% 170 $2,523   $25,366,848 515
1985/12/06 14 $202,451 -53% 157 $1,289   $25,569,299 522
1985/12/13 16 $152,384 -25% 125 $1,219   $25,721,683 529
1985/12/20 18 $160,521 +5% 88 $1,824   $25,882,204 536
1985/12/27 18 $329,420 +105% 85 $3,876   $26,211,624 543
1986/01/03 20 $244,150 -26% 110 $2,220   $26,455,774 550
1986/01/10 18 $235,657 -3% 128 $1,841   $26,691,431 557
1986/01/17 25 $239,755 +2% 113 $2,122   $26,931,186 564
1986/01/24 21 $208,208 -13% 114 $1,826   $27,139,394 571
1986/01/31 22 $180,435 -13% 95 $1,899   $27,319,829 578
1986/02/07 21 $153,590 -15% 93 $1,652   $27,473,419 585
1986/02/14 24 $186,838 +22% 91 $2,053   $27,660,257 592
1986/02/21 24 $158,796 -15% 92 $1,726   $27,819,053 599