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The Killing Fields (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,609,720Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
93% - Certified Fresh
Audience
92% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 2nd, 1984 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 7th, 2014 by Warner Home Video
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Keywords: Vietnam War, War
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 31st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 49 $134,899 May 31, 1985 213
Biggest 30th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 48 $177,712 May 24, 1985 206
Biggest 29th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 39 $302,675 May 17, 1985 199
Biggest 28th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 53 $198,602 May 10, 1985 192
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 45 $290,415 May 3, 1985 185
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $414,548 Apr 26, 1985 178
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 44 $507,724 Apr 19, 1985 171
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 45 $641,902 Apr 12, 1985 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 43 $870,489 Apr 5, 1985 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 46 $931,582 Mar 29, 1985 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 31 $1,501,758 Mar 22, 1985 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 37 $1,566,481 Mar 15, 1985 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 42 $1,608,401 Mar 8, 1985 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $1,780,982 Mar 1, 1985 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 39 $2,227,148 Feb 22, 1985 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 26 $3,234,083 Feb 15, 1985 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 36 $3,075,802 Feb 8, 1985 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 38 $3,019,640 Feb 1, 1985 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 228 $818,450 Jan 25, 1985 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 284 $782,986 Jan 18, 1985 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,098 $213,311 Jan 11, 1985 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,407 $201,613 Jan 4, 1985 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,428 $271,002 Dec 28, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,141 $182,242 Dec 21, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,212 $33,530 Dec 14, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,265 $56,308 Dec 7, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,488 $81,803 Nov 30, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,921 $93,786 Nov 23, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,412 $90,794 Nov 16, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,849 $33,948 Nov 9, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,514 $32,181 Nov 2, 1984 3

Cast

Craig T. Nelson    Military Attache
John Malkovich    Al Rockoff
Julian Sands    Jon Swain
Sam Waterston    Sydney Schanberg
Haing S. Ngor    Dith Pran

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/11/02 31 $32,181   1 $32,181   $32,181 3
1984/11/09 34 $33,948 +5% 1 $33,948   $87,981 10
1984/11/16 34 $90,794 +167% 3 $30,265   $195,290 17
1984/11/23 28 $93,786 +3% 3 $31,262   $348,212 24
1984/11/30 23 $81,803 -13% 3 $27,268   $479,282 31
1984/12/07 25 $56,308 -31% 3 $18,769   $571,996 38
1984/12/14 28 $33,530 -40% 3 $11,177   $631,359 45
1984/12/21 24 $182,242 +444% 12 $15,187   $833,217 52
1984/12/28 22 $271,002 +49% 12 $22,584   $1,173,692 59
1985/01/04 22 $201,613 -26% 13 $15,509   $1,503,309 66
1985/01/11 23 $213,311 +6% 13 $16,409   $1,815,419 73
1985/01/18 16 $782,986 +267% 76 $10,302   $2,696,318 80
1985/01/25 13 $818,450 +5% 76 $10,769   $3,898,988 87
1985/02/01 2 $3,019,640 +269% 657 $4,596   $7,230,966 94
1985/02/08 3 $3,075,802 +2% 663 $4,639   $11,386,765 101
1985/02/15 4 $3,234,083 +5% 658 $4,915   $15,631,365 108
1985/02/22 4 $2,227,148 -31% 658 $3,385   $18,539,180 115
1985/03/01 6 $1,780,982 -20% 651 $2,736   $20,996,482 122
1985/03/08 7 $1,608,401 -10% 607 $2,650   $23,222,224 129
1985/03/15 6 $1,566,481 -3% 650 $2,410   $25,430,033 136
1985/03/22 10 $1,501,758 -4% 609 $2,466   $27,617,095 143
1985/03/29 17 $931,582 -38% 375 $2,484   $29,316,582 150
1985/04/05 15 $870,489 -7% 456 $1,909   $30,593,032 157
1985/04/12 19 $641,902 -26% 415 $1,547   $31,600,715 164
1985/04/19 19 $507,724 -21% 386 $1,315   $32,372,755 171
1985/04/26 20 $414,548 -18% 346 $1,198   $33,015,563 178
1985/05/03 24 $290,415 -30% 285 $1,019   $33,485,904 185
1985/05/10 25 $198,602 -32% 223 $891   $33,810,244 192
1985/05/17 22 $302,675 +52% 227 $1,333   $34,214,405 199
1985/05/24 21 $177,712 -41% 169 $1,052   $34,422,316 206
1985/05/31 19 $134,899 -24% 175 $771   $34,609,720 213

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/11/02 29 $54,033   1 $54,033   $54,033 7
1984/11/09 32 $50,463 -7% 1 $50,463   $104,496 14
1984/11/16 26 $149,930 +197% 3 $49,977   $254,426 21
1984/11/23 23 $143,053 -5% 3 $47,684   $397,479 28
1984/11/30 22 $118,209 -17% 3 $39,403   $515,688 35
1984/12/07 23 $82,141 -31% 3 $27,380   $597,829 42
1984/12/14 24 $53,146 -35% 3 $17,715   $650,975 49
1984/12/21 22 $251,715 +374% 12 $20,976   $902,690 56
1984/12/28 19 $399,006 +59% 12 $33,251   $1,301,696 63
1985/01/04 21 $300,412 -25% 13 $23,109   $1,602,108 70
1985/01/11 22 $311,224 +4% 13 $23,940   $1,913,332 77
1985/01/18 13 $1,167,206 +275% 76 $15,358   $3,080,538 84
1985/01/25 13 $1,130,788 -3% 76 $14,879   $4,211,326 91
1985/02/01 2 $4,099,637 +263% 657 $6,240   $8,310,963 98
1985/02/08 3 $4,086,319 n/c 663 $6,163   $12,397,282 105
1985/02/15 4 $3,914,750 -4% 658 $5,949   $16,312,032 112
1985/02/22 4 $2,903,468 -26% 658 $4,413   $19,215,500 119
1985/03/01 6 $2,398,323 -17% 651 $3,684   $21,613,823 126
1985/03/08 7 $2,249,729 -6% 607 $3,706   $23,863,552 133
1985/03/15 6 $2,251,785 n/c 650 $3,464   $26,115,337 140
1985/03/22 11 $2,269,663 +1% 609 $3,727   $28,385,000 147
1985/03/29 15 $1,337,543 -41% 375 $3,567   $29,722,543 154
1985/04/05 15 $1,236,270 -8% 456 $2,711   $30,958,813 161
1985/04/12 18 $906,218 -27% 415 $2,184   $31,865,031 168
1985/04/19 18 $735,984 -19% 386 $1,907   $32,601,015 175
1985/04/26 19 $594,474 -19% 346 $1,718   $33,195,489 182
1985/05/03 23 $416,153 -30% 285 $1,460   $33,611,642 189
1985/05/10 23 $300,088 -28% 223 $1,346   $33,911,730 196
1985/05/17 18 $332,874 +11% 227 $1,466   $34,244,604 203
1985/05/24 19 $230,217 -31% 169 $1,362   $34,474,821 210