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The Lost Boys (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,222,567Details
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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 2,428 $32,222,567
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,276 $32,222,567
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 389 $32,222,567
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 431 $32,222,567

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,500,000
Domestic Releases: July 31st, 1987 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 28th, 1998 by Warner Home Video, released as Lost Boys, The
Franchise: Lost Boys
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Keywords: Vampire
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 955 $345,084 Oct 2, 1987 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,127 $395,409 Sep 25, 1987 59
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,233 $1,593,478 Sep 4, 1987 38
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,922 $2,354,989 Aug 21, 1987 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,489 $2,671,299 Aug 14, 1987 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,587 $4,009,170 Aug 7, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,891 $5,236,318 Jul 31, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,750 1,027 Jul 31, 1987 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,238 $32,222,567 Jul 31, 1987 0

Cast

Jason Patric    Michael Emerson
Corey Haim    Sam Emerson
Dianne Wiest    Lucy Emerson
Barnard Hughes    Grandpa
Edward Herrmann    Max
Kiefer Sutherland    David
Jami Gertz    Star
Corey Feldman    Edgar Frog
Jamison Newlander    Alan Frog
Brooke McCarter    Paul
Billy Wirth    Dwayne
Alex Winter    Marko
Chance Michael Corbitt    Laddie
Alexander Bacon Chapman    Greg
Nori Morgan    Shelly

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/31 2 $5,236,318   1,027 $5,099   $5,236,318 3
1987/08/07 5 $4,009,170 -23% 1,027 $3,904   $12,728,354 10
1987/08/14 9 $2,671,299 -33% 1,002 $2,666   $17,946,895 17
1987/08/21 8 $2,354,989 -12% 1,249 $1,885   $22,031,386 24
1987/09/04 14 $1,593,478   871 $1,829   $27,185,462 38
1987/09/25 16 $395,409   501 $789   $29,831,490 59
1987/10/02 18 $345,084 -13% 432 $799   $30,331,685 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/31 2 $8,719,184   1,027 $8,490   $8,719,184 7
1987/08/07 5 $6,556,412 -25% 1,027 $6,384   $15,275,596 14
1987/08/14 6 $4,400,801 -33% 1,002 $4,392   $19,676,397 21
1987/09/25 16 $550,520   501 $1,099   $29,986,601 63

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/15/20101822,425 78,657$183,040$596,265655
8/22/20103027,644+23% 106,301$195,617$791,882656