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The Living Daylights (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,185,000Details
International Box Office $140,015,000
Worldwide Box Office $191,200,000
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
70% - Fresh
Audience
66% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 31st, 1987 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: February 12th, 2013 by Fox/MGM
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: James Bond
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Keywords: Secret Agent
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,170 $262,131 Oct 2, 1987 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,350 $50,096,813 Oct 2, 1987 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,168 $362,940 Sep 25, 1987 59
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 906 $2,211,779 Sep 4, 1987 38
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,301 $3,605,304 Aug 21, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,427 $5,004,732 Aug 14, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,407 $7,706,230 Aug 7, 1987 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 441 $11,051,284 Jul 31, 1987 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,629 $11,051,284 Jul 31, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,539 1,728 Jul 31, 1987 3

Cast

   James Bond
John Rhys-Davies    General Leonid Pushkin
Desmond Llewelyn    Q
Robert Brown    M
Maryam d'Abo    Kara Milovy
Jeroen Krabbe    General Georgi Koskov
Joe Don Baker    Brad Whitaker
Art Malik    Kamran Shah
Caroline Bliss    Miss Moneypenny
John Terry    Felix Leiter

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Michael G. Wilson
Producer    Michael G. Wilson
Associate Producer    Barbara Broccoli
Producer    Albert R. Broccoli
Set Decorator    Michael Ford
Special Effects    Chris Corbould

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
1987/07/31 1 $11,051,284   1,728 $6,395   $11,051,284 3
1987/08/07 1 $7,706,230 -30% 1,727 $4,462   $24,789,876 10
1987/08/14 2 $5,004,732 -35% 1,680 $2,979   $33,671,807 17
1987/08/21 6 $3,605,304 -28% 1,599 $2,255   $39,820,817 24
1987/09/04 9 $2,211,779   1,054 $2,098   $46,896,844 38
1987/09/25 17 $362,940   527 $689   $49,697,117 59
1987/10/02 21 $262,131 -28% 404 $649   $50,096,813 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/31 1 $17,083,646   1,728 $9,886   $17,083,646 7
1987/08/07 1 $11,583,429 -32% 1,727 $6,707   $28,667,075 14
1987/08/14 3 $7,548,438 -35% 1,680 $4,493   $36,215,513 21
1987/09/25 17 $500,505   527 $950   $49,834,682 63