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Halloween II (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,533,818Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,500,000
Domestic Releases: October 30th, 1981 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: November 7th, 1996 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Franchise: Halloween
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,483 $790,205 Nov 27, 1981 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,682 $1,300,000 Nov 20, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,705 $2,255,317 Nov 13, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,372 $4,400,000 Nov 6, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,234 $7,676,836 Oct 30, 1981 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,370 1,217 Oct 30, 1981 3

Cast

Jamie Lee Curtis    Laurie Strode
Donald Pleasance    Dr. Samuel "Sam" Loomis
Dana Carvey    WWAR Assistant

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/10/30 1 $7,676,836   1,217 $6,308   $7,676,836 3
1981/11/06 2 $4,400,000 -43% 1,208 $3,642   $14,200,000 10
1981/11/13 2 $2,255,317 -49% 1,010 $2,233   $17,615,968 17
1981/11/20 4 $1,300,000 -42% 815 $1,595   $19,324,019 24
1981/11/27 5 $790,205 -39% 480 $1,646   $20,470,309 31

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/10/30 1 $2,163,826   1,217 $1,778   $2,163,826 1
1981/10/31 1 $3,374,741 +56% 1,217 $2,773   $5,538,567 2
1981/11/01 1 $2,138,269 -37% 1,217 $1,757   $7,676,836 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/10/30 1 $9,564,578   1,217 $7,859   $9,564,578 7
1981/11/06 2 $5,560,651 -42% 1,208 $4,603   $15,360,651 14
1981/11/13 2 $2,663,368 -52% 1,010 $2,637   $18,024,019 21
1981/11/20 4 $1,656,085 -38% 815 $2,032   $19,680,104 28