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Gremlins (1984)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $148,168,459Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
85% - Certified Fresh
Audience
77% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$11,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 8th, 1984 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: August 21st, 2001 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 111 minutes
Franchise: Gremlins
Comparisons: vs. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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Keywords: Visual Effects, One Night
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 66th Weekend 2 $979,333 Sep 6, 1985 458
Biggest Domestic 65th Weekend 1 $2,393,775 Aug 30, 1985 451
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 93 $223,632 Nov 23, 1984 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 124 $174,264 Nov 16, 1984 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 110 $254,944 Nov 9, 1984 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 106 $333,572 Nov 2, 1984 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 103 $416,465 Oct 26, 1984 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 86 $665,340 Oct 19, 1984 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 93 $683,562 Oct 12, 1984 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 84 $946,260 Oct 5, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 129 $751,981 Sep 28, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 110 $1,119,446 Sep 21, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 94 $1,441,837 Sep 14, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 92 $1,612,793 Sep 7, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 51 $3,001,224 Aug 31, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 122 $1,847,756 Aug 24, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 117 $2,170,739 Aug 17, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 83 $3,151,397 Aug 10, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 84 $4,147,845 Aug 3, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 106 $4,596,286 Jul 27, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 133 $5,517,823 Jul 20, 1984 45
Fastest to $100m 498 $105,525,234 Jul 20, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 184 $6,171,855 Jul 13, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 151 $8,618,260 Jul 6, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 331 $9,023,178 Jun 29, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 440 $11,420,965 Jun 22, 1984 17
Fastest to $50m 830 $54,766,097 Jun 22, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 649 $13,949,228 Jun 15, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 319 $13,949,228 Jun 15, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,474 $12,511,634 Jun 8, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,921 1,511 Jun 8, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 34 $148,168,459 Jun 8, 1984 0

Cast

   Billy Peltzer
   Kate Beringer
   Randall Peltzer
   Mrs. Deagle
   Lynn Peltzer
Judge Reinhold    Gerald
Dick Miller    Murray Futterman
Glynn Turman    Roy Hanson
Kaye Luke    Grandfather
Scott Brady    Sheriff Frank
Corey Feldman    Pete
Jonathan Banks    Deputy Brent
Edward Andrews    Mr Corben
John Louie    Chinese Boy
Don Steele    Rockin' Ricky Rialto
Susan Burgess    Little Girl
Arnie Moore    Pete's father
Harry Carey, Jr.    Mr. Anderson
Don Elson    Man on the Street
Belinda Balaski    Mrs Harris
Daniel Llewelyn    Hungry Child
Lois Foraker    Bank Teller
Chuck Jones    Mr Jones
Kenny Davis    Dorry
Nicky Katt    Schoolchild
Tracy Wells    School Child
John C. Becher    Dr Molinaro
Gwen Willson    Mrs Molinaro
Jackie Joseph    Mrs Futterman
Joe Brooks    Santa
Jim McKrell    Lew Landers
Steven Spielberg    Man in electric wheelchair
Frank Welker    Stripe and other Mogwai and Gremlins
Michael Winslow    Mogwai and Gremlins
Bob Bergen    Mogwai/Gremlins

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Michael Finnell
Screenwriter    Chris Columbus
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Assistant Director    James Quinn
Unit Production Manager    Phil Rawlins
Art Director    James H. Spencer
Set Decorator    Jackie Carr
Cinematographer    John Hora
Special Effects Supervisor    Chris Walas
Costume Supervisor    Norman Burza
Costume Supervisor    Linda Matthews
Editor    Tina Hirsch
Sound Mixer    Ken King
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard L. Anderson
Supervising Sound Editor    Mark Mangini
Sound Editor    Warren Hamilton, Jr.
Sound Editor    David Stone
Dialogue Editor    Steve Purvis
Music Editor    Kenneth Hall
Make-up and Hair Designer    Greg LaCava
Make-up and Hair Designer    Cheri Ruff
Casting Director    Susan Arnold
Stunt Coordinator    Terry Leonard
Stunts    Rosemary Johnston
Stunts    Mike McGaughy
Stunts    Gene McLaughlin
Stunts    Rudy Doucette

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/08 2 $12,511,634   1,511 $8,280   $12,511,634 3
1984/06/15 2 $13,949,228 +11% 1,511 $9,232   $34,807,149 10
1984/06/22 2 $11,420,965 -18% 1,511 $7,559   $54,766,097 17
1984/06/29 2 $9,023,178 -21% 1,511 $5,972   $70,383,749 24
1984/07/06 2 $8,618,260 -4% 1,511 $5,704   $85,262,438 31
1984/07/13 2 $6,171,855 -28% 1,537 $4,016   $95,991,068 38
1984/07/20 3 $5,517,823 -11% 950 $5,808   $105,525,234 45
1984/07/27 4 $4,596,286 -17% 1,411 $3,257   $113,266,641 52
1984/08/03 3 $4,147,845 -10% 1,431 $2,899   $120,039,032 59
1984/08/10 6 $3,151,397 -24% 1,322 $2,384   $125,539,436 66
1984/08/17 10 $2,170,739 -31% 1,013 $2,143   $129,469,035 73
1984/08/24 9 $1,847,756 -15% 982 $1,882   $132,624,650 80
1984/08/31 9 $3,001,224 +62% 1,071 $2,802   $136,678,227 87
1984/09/07 9 $1,612,793 -46% 1,050 $1,536   $138,799,278 94
1984/09/14 9 $1,441,837 -11% 1,016 $1,419   $140,690,756 101
1984/09/21 10 $1,119,446 -22% 792 $1,413   $142,192,855 108
1984/09/28 14 $751,981 -33% 621 $1,211   $143,221,695 115
1984/10/05 11 $946,260 +26% 628 $1,507   $144,373,709 122
1984/10/12 14 $683,562 -28% 538 $1,271   $145,243,263 129
1984/10/19 16 $665,340 -3% 523 $1,272   $146,110,570 136
1984/10/26 19 $416,465 -37% 454 $917   $146,731,025 143
1984/11/02 20 $333,572 -20% 285 $1,170   $147,192,022 150
1984/11/09 24 $254,944 -24% 246 $1,036   $147,549,038 157
1984/11/16 28 $174,264 -32% 192 $908   $147,809,000 164
1984/11/23 22 $223,632 +28% 257 $870   $148,117,285 171
1985/08/30 8 $2,393,775   1,174 $2,039   $2,393,775 451
1985/09/06 12 $979,333 -59% 862 $1,136   $3,768,260 458

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/08 2 $20,857,921   1,511 $13,804   $20,857,921 7
1984/06/15 2 $22,487,211 +8% 1,511 $14,882   $43,345,132 14
1984/06/22 2 $18,015,439 -20% 1,511 $11,923   $61,360,571 21
1984/06/29 2 $15,283,607 -15% 1,511 $10,115   $76,644,178 28
1984/07/06 2 $13,175,035 -14% 1,511 $8,719   $89,819,213 35
1984/07/20 1 $8,662,944   950 $9,119   $108,670,355 49
1984/07/27 4 $7,220,832 -17% 1,411 $5,118   $115,891,187 56
1984/08/03 3 $6,496,852 -10% 1,431 $4,540   $122,388,039 63
1984/08/10 6 $4,910,257 -24% 1,322 $3,714   $127,298,296 70
1984/08/17 10 $3,478,598 -29% 1,013 $3,434   $130,776,894 77
1984/08/24 10 $2,900,109 -17% 982 $2,953   $133,677,003 84
1984/08/31 9 $3,509,482 +21% 1,071 $3,277   $137,186,485 91
1984/09/07 9 $2,062,434 -41% 1,050 $1,964   $139,248,919 98
1984/09/14 9 $1,824,490 -12% 1,016 $1,796   $141,073,409 105
1984/09/21 11 $1,396,305 -23% 792 $1,763   $142,469,714 112
1984/09/28 14 $957,735 -31% 621 $1,542   $143,427,449 119
1984/10/05 11 $1,132,252 +18% 628 $1,803   $144,559,701 126
1984/10/12 14 $885,529 -22% 538 $1,646   $145,445,230 133
1984/10/19 16 $869,330 -2% 523 $1,662   $146,314,560 140
1984/10/26 20 $543,890 -37% 454 $1,198   $146,858,450 147
1984/11/02 20 $435,644 -20% 285 $1,529   $147,294,094 154
1984/11/09 23 $340,642 -22% 246 $1,385   $147,634,736 161
1984/11/16 23 $258,917 -24% 192 $1,349   $147,893,653 168
1985/08/30 8 $2,788,927   1,174 $2,376   $2,788,927 455

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/14/20072651,656 51,656$590,428$590,428321

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/4/2009188,864 8,864$152,011$152,011424