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Halloween (1978)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $47,000,000Details
International Box Office $23,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $70,000,000
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
92% - Certified Fresh
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 1,678 $47,000,000
All Time International Box Office 2,338 $23,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,889 $70,000,000

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$325,000
Domestic Releases: October 17th, 1978 (Wide) by Compass International
Video Release: September 28th, 1999 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
Franchise: Halloween
Comparisons: vs. A Nightmare on Elm Street
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher, Babysitters
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy


   Dr. Samuel "Sam" Loomis
   Laurie Strode

Production and Technical Credits


Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

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Weekly Box Office Performance

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/12/20142620,376 425,909$122,052$3,344,993785
11/2/20142123,606 470,476$140,692$3,643,210788
10/18/2015258,001 555,007$40,258$4,279,257838
10/25/2015232,863-64% 557,870$19,297$4,298,555839
11/1/20152613,842+383% 571,712$149,905$4,448,460840
10/16/20162410,877 655,461$86,907$5,119,224890
10/23/20162615,612+44% 671,073$124,740$5,243,964891
10/30/20163014,443-7% 685,516$115,400$5,359,363892

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/29/2013911,650 11,650$361,153$361,153731
10/6/2013164,351-63% 16,001$134,879$496,032732