Follow us on

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,534,703Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
81% - Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 13th, 1984 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Franchise: Muppets
Comparisons: vs. The Muppet Movie
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Gratuitous Cameos, Advertising and Marketing
Source:Based on TV
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,401 $203,000 Sep 14, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,624 $215,600 Sep 7, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,219 $514,129 Aug 31, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,608 $548,122 Aug 24, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,044 $609,400 Aug 17, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,992 $1,228,453 Aug 10, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,493 $1,524,552 Aug 3, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,683 $2,291,250 Jul 27, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,694 $3,647,069 Jul 20, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,121 $4,416,022 Jul 13, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,286 1,261 Jul 13, 1984 3

Cast

Frank Oz    Various roles
Elliott Gould    Policeman
John Landis    Leonard Winesop
Sandra Bernhard    Cameo appearance
Gates McFadden    Mr. Price's Secretary
Dabney Coleman    Martin Price
Jim Henson    Various voices
Art Carney    Bernard Crawford
Gregory Hines    Roller Skater
Joan Rivers    Miss Piggy's Co-Worker
Liza Minnelli    Herself
Brooke Shields    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 16th, 2011

August 16th, 2011

It's a deceptively busy week, as there are several significant releases hitting the home market on Tuesday. However, most of these are wide releases that flopped, to one degree or another. In fact, one of the best selling releases of the week is Jane Eyre, an early success story in limited release. When a limited release could conceivably lead the way in sales... well, that's a sure sign of weakness in the overall market. As for the best release of the week, that would have to go to The Big Lebowski Limited Edition Blu-ray Digibook. The latest season of Dexter would come close, but while the show is great, the releases are not Pick of the Week material. More...

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.

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/07/13 5 $4,416,022   1,261 $3,502   $4,416,022 3
1984/07/20 7 $3,647,069 -17% 1,261 $2,892   $11,979,757 10
1984/07/27 10 $2,291,250 -37% 975 $2,350   $16,979,378 17
1984/08/03 14 $1,524,552 -33% 914 $1,668   $19,691,476 24
1984/08/10 13 $1,228,453 -19% 783 $1,569   $21,797,463 31
1984/08/17 18 $609,400 -50% 554 $1,100   $23,026,622 38
1984/08/24 18 $548,122 -10% 548 $1,000   $24,092,964 45
1984/08/31 19 $514,129 -6% 423 $1,215   $24,842,103 52
1984/09/07 17 $215,600 -58% 308 $700   $25,234,703 59
1984/09/14 21 $203,000 -6% 290 $700   $25,534,703 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/07/13 3 $8,332,688   1,261 $6,608   $8,332,688 7
1984/07/20 6 $6,355,440 -24% 1,261 $5,040   $14,688,128 14
1984/07/27 9 $3,478,796 -45% 975 $3,568   $18,166,924 21
1984/08/03 14 $2,402,086 -31% 914 $2,628   $20,569,010 28
1984/08/10 12 $1,848,212 -23% 783 $2,360   $22,417,222 35
1984/08/17 14 $1,127,620 -39% 554 $2,035   $23,544,842 42
1984/08/24 17 $783,132 -31% 548 $1,429   $24,327,974 49
1984/08/31 16 $691,129 -12% 423 $1,634   $25,019,103 56
1984/09/07 17 $312,600 -55% 308 $1,015   $25,331,703 63