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Howard the Duck (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,295,774Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $2,644,607 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $2,644,607
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  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
15% - Rotten
Audience
38% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 1st, 1986 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 10th, 2009 by Universal Home Entertainment
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Keywords: Marvel Comics
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,861 $350,745 Aug 22, 1986 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,639 $1,027,336 Aug 15, 1986 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,177 $2,719,620 Aug 8, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,909 $5,070,136 Aug 1, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,815 1,554 Aug 1, 1986 3

Cast

David Paymer    Larry Scientist
Tim Robbins    Phil Blumburtt
Jeffrey Jones    Dr Jenning
Lea Thompson    Beverly Switzler
Paul Guilfoyle    Lieutenant Welker

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
1986/08/01 3 $5,070,136   1,554 $3,263   $5,070,136 3
1986/08/08 8 $2,719,620 -46% 1,563 $1,740   $10,776,987 10
1986/08/15 17 $1,027,336 -62% 914 $1,124   $13,410,673 17
1986/08/22 23 $350,745 -66% 349 $1,005   $14,420,333 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/08/01 3 $8,057,367   1,554 $5,185   $8,057,367 7
1986/08/08 7 $4,325,970 -46% 1,563 $2,768   $12,383,337 14
1986/08/15 16 $1,686,251 -61% 914 $1,845   $14,069,588 21

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/31/20111336,161 52,814$216,604$316,356125
8/14/20111825,167 85,436$150,750$511,762127
8/21/20112415,219-40% 100,655$91,162$602,923128
8/28/20112812,849-16% 113,504$76,966$679,889129
10/9/20112910,207 176,279$61,140$1,048,823135