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The Karate Kid (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $90,815,558Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 757 $90,815,558
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,574 $90,815,558
Leggiest Movies 14 17.15

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 22nd, 1984 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: April 14th, 1998 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 126 minutes
Franchise: Karate Kid
Comparisons: vs. Kung Fu Panda
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Keywords: Martial Arts, Remade
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Sony Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 54 $194,873 Dec 28, 1984 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 80 $119,799 Dec 21, 1984 185
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 81 $329,289 Nov 30, 1984 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 59 $582,319 Nov 23, 1984 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 76 $535,453 Nov 16, 1984 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 78 $596,665 Nov 9, 1984 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 85 $691,667 Nov 2, 1984 136
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 78 $1,030,451 Oct 19, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 77 $1,226,063 Oct 12, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 82 $1,407,105 Oct 5, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 92 $1,517,087 Sep 28, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 80 $1,871,102 Sep 21, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 77 $2,210,145 Sep 14, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 78 $2,459,536 Sep 7, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 46 $4,155,645 Aug 31, 1984 73
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 117 $10,698,312 Aug 31, 1984 73
Fastest to $50m 1,341 $50,857,105 Aug 3, 1984 49
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 219 $5,294,234 Jul 6, 1984 17
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 156 $13,629,501 Jul 6, 1984 17

Cast

   Daniel LaRusso
   Mr. Kesuke Miyagi
Elisabeth Shue    Ali Mills
Martin Kove    John Kreese
Randee Heller    Lucille Larusso
William Zabka    Johnny Lawrence
Ron Thomas    Bobby
Rob Garrison    Tommy
Chad McQueen    Dutch
Tony O'Dell    Jimmy
Israel Juarbe    Freddy Fernandez
William Bassett    Mr. Mills

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Jerry Weintraub
Screenwriter    Robert Mark Kamen
Cinematographer    James Crabe
Editor    Bud Smith
Editor    Walt Mulconery
Editor    John G. Avildsen
Composer    Bill Conti
Art Director    William J. Cassidy

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/22 5 $5,031,753   931 $5,405   $5,031,753 3
1984/06/29 7 $4,500,861 -11% 938 $4,798   $12,415,160 10
1984/07/06 4 $5,294,234 +18% 934 $5,668   $21,197,972 17
1984/07/13 4 $4,763,399 -10% 1,031 $4,620   $28,607,858 24
1984/07/20 5 $4,248,830 -11% 1,067 $3,982   $35,969,149 31
1984/07/27 5 $3,891,130 -8% 1,069 $3,640   $42,355,726 38
1984/08/03 5 $3,609,460 -7% 1,099 $3,284   $48,346,500 45
1984/08/10 5 $3,180,797 -12% 1,111 $2,863   $54,037,902 52
1984/08/17 6 $3,420,623 +8% 1,030 $3,321   $59,595,611 59
1984/08/24 7 $2,870,497 -16% 1,090 $2,633   $64,356,939 66
1984/08/31 4 $4,155,645 +45% 1,040 $3,996   $69,959,648 73
1984/09/07 4 $2,459,536 -41% 1,070 $2,299   $72,886,052 80
1984/09/14 4 $2,210,145 -10% 1,086 $2,035   $75,512,142 87
1984/09/21 7 $1,871,102 -15% 1,065 $1,757   $78,148,511 94
1984/09/28 7 $1,517,087 -19% 961 $1,579   $80,058,084 101
1984/10/05 10 $1,407,105 -7% 948 $1,484   $81,911,436 108
1984/10/12 9 $1,226,063 -13% 906 $1,353   $83,335,068 115
1984/10/19 12 $1,030,451 -16% 782 $1,318   $84,909,324 122
1984/10/26 18 $516,500 -50% 537 $962   $85,794,858 129
1984/11/02 17 $691,667 +34% 625 $1,107   $86,755,762 136
1984/11/09 19 $596,665 -14% 544 $1,097   $87,659,508 143
1984/11/16 16 $535,453 -10% 526 $1,018   $88,502,129 150
1984/11/23 16 $582,319 +9% 483 $1,206   $89,317,171 157
1984/11/30 16 $329,289 -43% 380 $867   $89,953,587 164
1984/12/07 19 $171,636 -48% 261 $658   $90,233,471 171
1984/12/14 21 $116,437 -32% 186 $626   $90,429,109 178
1984/12/21 27 $119,799 +3% 132 $908   $90,578,763 185
1984/12/28 25 $194,873 +63% 140 $1,392   $90,815,558 192

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/22 5 $7,914,299   931 $8,501   $7,914,299 7
1984/06/29 6 $7,989,439 +1% 938 $8,518   $15,903,738 14
1984/07/06 3 $7,940,721 -1% 934 $8,502   $23,844,459 21
1984/07/13 4 $7,875,860 -1% 1,031 $7,639   $31,720,319 28
1984/07/20 4 $6,744,277 -14% 1,067 $6,321   $38,464,596 35
1984/07/27 5 $6,272,444 -7% 1,069 $5,868   $44,737,040 42
1984/08/03 5 $6,120,065 -2% 1,099 $5,569   $50,857,105 49
1984/08/10 5 $5,317,883 -13% 1,111 $4,787   $56,174,988 56
1984/08/17 6 $5,311,454 n/c 1,030 $5,157   $61,486,442 63
1984/08/24 7 $4,317,561 -19% 1,090 $3,961   $65,804,003 70
1984/08/31 5 $4,622,513 +7% 1,040 $4,445   $70,426,516 77
1984/09/07 5 $2,875,481 -38% 1,070 $2,687   $73,301,997 84
1984/09/14 4 $2,975,412 +3% 1,086 $2,740   $76,277,409 91
1984/09/21 7 $2,263,588 -24% 1,065 $2,125   $78,540,997 98
1984/09/28 7 $1,963,334 -13% 961 $2,043   $80,504,331 105
1984/10/05 10 $1,604,674 -18% 948 $1,693   $82,109,005 112
1984/10/12 8 $1,769,868 +10% 906 $1,953   $83,878,873 119
1984/10/19 12 $1,399,485 -21% 782 $1,790   $85,278,358 126
1984/10/26 16 $785,737 -44% 537 $1,463   $86,064,095 133
1984/11/02 16 $998,748 +27% 625 $1,598   $87,062,843 140
1984/11/09 17 $903,833 -10% 544 $1,661   $87,966,676 147
1984/11/16 15 $768,176 -15% 526 $1,460   $88,734,852 154
1984/11/23 16 $889,446 +16% 483 $1,842   $89,624,298 161
1984/11/30 15 $437,537 -51% 380 $1,151   $90,061,835 168
1984/12/07 17 $250,837 -43% 261 $961   $90,312,672 175
1984/12/14 19 $146,292 -42% 186 $787   $90,458,964 182
1984/12/21 26 $161,721 +11% 132 $1,225   $90,620,685 189