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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $179,880,271Details
International Box Office $153,200,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $333,080,271
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $23,317,323 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $23,317,323
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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 223 $179,880,271
All Time International Box Office 481 $153,200,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 335 $333,080,271

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 23rd, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: May 13th, 2008 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 118 minutes
Franchise: Indiana Jones
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Keywords: Treasure Hunters, Occult, Organized Crime, Rescue, Escape, Voodoo, Kidnap, Martial Arts, Character's Journey Shown on Map, Performing Arts, Intertitle, Archaeology, Directing Yourself, Gratuitous Cameos, In a Plane, Prequel, Sequels Without Their Original Stars
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Lucasfilm
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 77 $524,203 Oct 19, 1984 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 71 $662,516 Oct 12, 1984 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 65 $929,524 Oct 5, 1984 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 99 $660,626 Sep 28, 1984 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 92 $848,726 Sep 21, 1984 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 90 $1,065,032 Sep 14, 1984 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 109 $1,136,221 Sep 7, 1984 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 56 $2,175,460 Aug 31, 1984 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 119 $1,426,994 Aug 24, 1984 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 115 $1,619,339 Aug 17, 1984 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 97 $2,110,782 Aug 10, 1984 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 100 $2,354,687 Aug 3, 1984 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 126 $2,591,995 Jul 27, 1984 68
Fastest to $150m 272 $151,469,837 Jul 27, 1984 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 151 $3,060,056 Jul 20, 1984 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 133 $4,104,665 Jul 13, 1984 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 154 $5,106,489 Jul 6, 1984 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 207 $5,741,844 Jun 29, 1984 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 210 $7,768,527 Jun 22, 1984 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 325 $9,116,144 Jun 15, 1984 26
Fastest to $100m 393 $103,587,041 Jun 15, 1984 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 405 $12,016,144 Jun 8, 1984 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 503 $16,386,295 Jun 1, 1984 12
Biggest Domestic June Weekend 262 $16,386,295 Jun 1, 1984 12
Fastest to $50m 491 $51,737,827 May 25, 1984 9
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 135 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 603 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Biggest Domestic Weekend 920 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Widest Opening Weekend 2,668 1,687 May 25, 1984 5

Cast

   Indiana Jones
   Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott
   Short Round
Amrish Puri    Mola Ram
Roshan Seth    Chattar Lal
Philip Stone    Captain Blumburtt
Roy Chiao    Lao Che
David Yip    Wu Han
Ric Young    Kao Kan
Chua Kah Joo    Chen
Rex Ngui    Maitre d'
Philip Tan    Chief Henchman
Dan Aykroyd    Weber
Akio Mitamura    Chinese Pilot
Michael Yama    Chinese Co-Pilot
D.R. Nanayakkara    Shaman
Dharmadasa Kuruppu    Chieftain
Stany De Silva    Sanui
Ruby De Miel    Village Woman
D.M. Denawake    Village Woman
I. Serasinghe    Village Woman
Dharshana Panangala    Village Child
Raj Singh    Little Maharajah
Frank Olegario    Merchant
Ahmed El-Shenawi    Merchant
Art Repola    Eel Eater
Nizwar Karanj    Sacrifice Victim
Pat Roach    Chief Guard
Moti Makan    Guard
Mellan Mitchell    Temple Guard
Bhasker Patel    Temple Guard
Arjun Pandher    Boy in Cell
Zia Gelani    Boy in Cell

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    George Lucas
Screenwriter    Willard Huyck
Screenwriter    Gloria Katz
Producer    Robert Watts
Composer    John Williams
Associate Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    George Lucas
Assistant Director    Louis Race
Second Unit Director    Michael D. Moore
Second Unit Director    Frank Marshall
Second Unit Director    Glenn Randall
Second Unit Director    Kevin Donnelly
Production Manager    Robert Latham Brown
Production Designer    Elliot Scott
Art Director    Alan Cassie
Art Director    Roger Cain
Set Decorator    Peter Howitt
Director of Photography    Douglas Slocombe
Second Unit Photography    Allen Daviau
Additional Photography    Paul Beason
Additional Photography    Rick Fichter
Visual Effects Supervisor    Dennis Muren
Chief Cameraman    Michael McAlister
Special Effects (Mechanical)    George Gibbs
Special Effects (Model Shop Supervisor)    Lorne Peterson
Costume Designer    Anthony Powell
Costume Supervisor    Ron Beck
Supervising Film Editor    Michael Kahn
Production Sound Mixer    Simon Kaye
Re-recording Mixer    Ben Burtt
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Randy Thom
Sound Effects Editor    John Benson
Sound Effects Editor    Teresa Eckton
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Suzanne Fox
Sound Designer    Ben Burtt
Supervising Dialogue Editor    Laurel Ladevich
Dialogue Editor    Gloria S. Borders
Dialogue Editor    Richard Hymns
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Make up    Tom Smith
Make up    Peter Robb-King
Hairstylist    Colin Jamison

Blu-ray Sales: Indiana Jones Raids Blu-ray Sales Chart

October 2nd, 2012

There was a wide variety of new releases to reach the top ten on the Blu-ray Sales Chart this week. Indiana Jones Blu-ray Box Set opened in first place with 239,000 units / $15.55 million, which is excellent for a box set. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 18th, 2012

September 18th, 2012

It's quite a busy week on the home market front, but most of the new releases are TV on DVD. This includes Modern Family: Season Three on DVD or Blu-ray, which is a contender for Pick of the Week. The best limited release of the week is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on DVD or Blu-ray, while the Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray Box Set is also a contender for Pick of the Week. However, in the end I went with The Cabin in the Woods Blu-ray, which is practically the only first-run release of the week. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures

September 17th, 2012

Indiana Jones makes its Blu-ray debut this week in a massive five-disc box set. I swear I've reviewed all four films in the past, but I can only find the review for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Since this is one of the most famous franchises of all time, and it has been released on the home market repeatedly, I think I can spend less time talking about the movies and more about the Blu-rays. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/25 1 $25,337,110   1,687 $15,019   $33,668,342 5
1984/06/01 2 $16,386,295 -35% 1,687 $9,713   $68,124,122 12
1984/06/08 3 $12,016,144 -27% 1,685 $7,131   $88,772,018 19
1984/06/15 3 $9,116,144 -24% 1,685 $5,410   $103,587,041 26
1984/06/22 3 $7,768,527 -15% 1,511 $5,141   $116,222,175 33
1984/06/29 5 $5,741,844 -26% 1,546 $3,714   $125,963,710 40
1984/07/06 6 $5,106,489 -11% 1,311 $3,895   $134,941,133 47
1984/07/13 6 $4,104,665 -20% 1,287 $3,189   $141,729,774 54
1984/07/20 8 $3,060,056 -25% 1,022 $2,994   $147,185,208 61
1984/07/27 8 $2,591,995 -15% 1,052 $2,464   $151,469,837 68
1984/08/03 6 $2,354,687 -9% 1,030 $2,286   $155,393,853 75
1984/08/10 9 $2,110,782 -10% 946 $2,231   $158,988,301 82
1984/08/17 11 $1,619,339 -23% 730 $2,218   $161,855,830 89
1984/08/24 12 $1,426,994 -12% 785 $1,818   $164,297,966 96
1984/08/31 10 $2,175,460 +52% 737 $2,952   $167,334,648 103
1984/09/07 10 $1,136,221 -48% 686 $1,656   $168,868,276 110
1984/09/14 11 $1,065,032 -6% 666 $1,599   $170,306,545 117
1984/09/21 13 $848,726 -20% 589 $1,441   $171,468,059 124
1984/09/28 15 $660,626 -22% 454 $1,455   $172,379,102 131
1984/10/05 12 $929,524 +41% 400 $2,324   $173,511,145 138
1984/10/12 15 $662,516 -29% 382 $1,734   $174,347,494 145
1984/10/19 18 $524,203 -21% 248 $2,114   $175,083,524 152

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/25 1 $43,406,595   1,687 $25,730   $51,737,827 9
1984/06/01 2 $25,018,047 -42% 1,687 $14,830   $76,755,874 16
1984/06/08 3 $17,715,023 -29% 1,685 $10,513   $94,470,897 23
1984/06/15 3 $13,982,751 -21% 1,685 $8,298   $108,453,648 30
1984/06/22 3 $11,768,218 -16% 1,511 $7,788   $120,221,866 37
1984/06/29 5 $9,612,778 -18% 1,546 $6,218   $129,834,644 44
1984/07/06 5 $7,790,465 -19% 1,311 $5,942   $137,625,109 51
1984/07/13 5 $6,500,043 -17% 1,287 $5,051   $144,125,152 58
1984/07/20 8 $4,752,690 -27% 1,022 $4,650   $148,877,842 65
1984/07/27 8 $4,161,324 -12% 1,052 $3,956   $153,039,166 72
1984/08/03 6 $3,838,353 -8% 1,030 $3,727   $156,877,519 79
1984/08/10 9 $3,358,972 -12% 946 $3,551   $160,236,491 86
1984/08/17 11 $2,634,481 -22% 730 $3,609   $162,870,972 93
1984/08/24 11 $2,288,216 -13% 785 $2,915   $165,159,188 100
1984/08/31 10 $2,572,867 +12% 737 $3,491   $167,732,055 107
1984/09/07 10 $1,509,458 -41% 686 $2,200   $169,241,513 114
1984/09/14 11 $1,377,820 -9% 666 $2,069   $170,619,333 121
1984/09/21 13 $1,099,143 -20% 589 $1,866   $171,718,476 128
1984/09/28 15 $863,145 -21% 454 $1,901   $172,581,621 135
1984/10/05 12 $1,103,357 +28% 400 $2,758   $173,684,978 142
1984/10/12 15 $874,343 -21% 382 $2,289   $174,559,321 149

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/18/200811157,926 157,926$2,724,224$2,724,2241
5/25/20086160,839+2% 318,765$2,774,473$5,498,6962
6/1/20082043,578-73% 362,343$740,390$6,239,0863
6/8/20082540,445-7% 402,788$687,161$6,926,2474
6/15/20081583,031+105% 485,819$1,262,071$8,188,3185
6/29/20081846,338 556,680$787,283$9,392,2477