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The Karate Kid (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $90,815,558Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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. The Princess Bride
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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 26th Weekend 118 $116,437 Dec 14, 1984 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 108 $171,636 Dec 7, 1984 171
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 77 $596,665 Nov 9, 1984 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 84 $691,667 Nov 2, 1984 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 130 $516,500 Oct 26, 1984 129
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 91 $1,517,087 Sep 28, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 78 $1,871,102 Sep 21, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 76 $2,210,145 Sep 14, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 76 $2,459,536 Sep 7, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 46 $4,155,645 Aug 31, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 102 $2,870,497 Aug 24, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 119 $3,420,623 Aug 17, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 228 $3,180,797 Aug 10, 1984 52
Fastest to $50m 1,312 $50,857,105 Aug 3, 1984 49
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 312 $3,609,460 Aug 3, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 453 $3,891,130 Jul 27, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 682 $4,248,830 Jul 20, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 969 $4,763,399 Jul 13, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,368 $5,294,234 Jul 6, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,352 $4,500,861 Jun 29, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,944 $5,031,753 Jun 22, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 173 $90,815,558 Jun 22, 1984 0

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

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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