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The Golden Child (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $79,817,937Details
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  1. Summary
  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 898 $79,817,937
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,711 $79,817,937

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 12th, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 93 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Beastmaster
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 326 $477,032 Mar 13, 1987 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 293 $633,922 Mar 6, 1987 87
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 389 $1,566,672 Feb 6, 1987 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 373 $2,301,434 Jan 30, 1987 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 506 $2,549,400 Jan 23, 1987 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 447 $3,921,103 Jan 16, 1987 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 607 $4,526,427 Jan 9, 1987 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 600 $6,644,850 Jan 2, 1987 24
Fastest to $50m 1,052 $52,242,612 Jan 2, 1987 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 564 $10,118,277 Dec 26, 1986 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,412 $7,887,899 Dec 19, 1986 10
Biggest Domestic December Weekend 290 $11,549,711 Dec 12, 1986 3
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,609 $11,549,711 Dec 12, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,699 1,667 Dec 12, 1986 3

Cast

   Chandler Jarrell
Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Til
Charles Dance    Sardo Numspa
James Hong    Doctor Hong
Frank Welker    The Thing
Victor Wong    The Old Man
Pons Maar    Fu

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Edward S. Feldman
Producer    Robert D. Wachs
Screenwriter    Dennis Feldman
Cinematographer    Donald E. Thorin
Editor    Richard A. Harris
Composer    Michael Colombier
Art Director    J. Michael Riva

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/12/12 1 $11,549,711   1,667 $6,928   $11,549,711 3
1986/12/19 1 $7,887,899 -32% 1,667 $4,732   $23,242,868 10
1986/12/26 1 $10,118,277 +28% 1,714 $5,903   $38,543,773 17
1987/01/02 1 $6,644,850 -34% 1,714 $3,877   $52,242,612 24
1987/01/09 1 $4,526,427 -32% 1,657 $2,732   $58,634,582 31
1987/01/16 3 $3,921,103 -13% 1,565 $2,505   $63,909,103 38
1987/01/23 5 $2,549,400 -35% 1,451 $1,757   $67,568,777 45
1987/01/30 5 $2,301,434 -10% 1,254 $1,835   $70,661,227 52
1987/02/06 9 $1,566,672 -32% 1,109 $1,413   $72,789,037 59
1987/03/06 14 $633,922   480 $1,321   $76,892,890 87
1987/03/13 17 $477,032 -25% 381 $1,252   $77,559,863 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/12/12 1 $15,354,969   1,667 $9,211   $15,354,969 7
1986/12/19 1 $13,070,527 -15% 1,667 $7,841   $28,425,496 14
1986/12/26 1 $17,172,266 +31% 1,714 $10,019   $45,597,762 21
1987/01/02 1 $8,510,393 -50% 1,714 $4,965   $54,108,155 28
1987/01/09 1 $5,879,845 -31% 1,657 $3,548   $59,988,000 35
1987/01/16 4 $5,031,377 -14% 1,565 $3,215   $65,019,377 42
1987/01/23 5 $3,340,416 -34% 1,451 $2,302   $68,359,793 49
1987/01/30 5 $2,862,572 -14% 1,254 $2,283   $71,222,365 56
1987/03/06 13 $823,863   480 $1,716   $77,082,831 91