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The Natural (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $47,951,979Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
81% - Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 11th, 1984 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Video Release: July 28th, 1998 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
April 3rd, 2007 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Natural, The (Director's Cut)
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Keywords: Baseball
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 217 $273,600 Sep 14, 1984 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 337 $193,800 Sep 7, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 434 $184,496 Aug 31, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 476 $207,760 Aug 24, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 503 $247,200 Aug 17, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 512 $293,700 Aug 10, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 284 $653,000 Aug 3, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 331 $657,846 Jul 27, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 350 $841,538 Jul 20, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 400 $1,014,338 Jul 13, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 385 $1,576,403 Jul 6, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 585 $1,492,203 Jun 29, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 636 $2,064,956 Jun 22, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 818 $2,502,952 Jun 15, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,269 $2,482,504 Jun 8, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,404 $3,424,331 Jun 1, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 975 $6,920,974 May 25, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,040 $5,423,223 May 18, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,923 $5,088,381 May 11, 1984 3

Cast

Glenn Close    Iris Gaines
   Roy Hobbs
Kim Basinger    Memo Paris
Robert Duvall    Max Mercy
Michael Madsen    Bartholomew "Bump" Bailey
Robert Prosky    The Judge
Joe Don Baker    The Whammer
Wilford Brimley    Pop Fisher
Barbara Hershey    Harriet Bird
Richard Farnsworth    Red Blow
Mike Starr    Boone

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Randy Newman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/11 1 $5,088,381   989 $5,145   $5,088,381 3
1984/05/18 1 $5,423,223 +7% 989 $5,484   $12,656,941 10
1984/05/25 2 $6,920,974 +28% 989 $6,998   $21,533,597 17
1984/06/01 3 $3,424,331 -51% 1,012 $3,384   $26,337,412 24
1984/06/08 6 $2,482,504 -28% 982 $2,528   $30,162,643 31
1984/06/15 6 $2,502,952 +1% 992 $2,523   $33,645,465 38
1984/06/22 8 $2,064,956 -17% 970 $2,129   $36,732,079 45
1984/06/29 11 $1,492,203 -28% 702 $2,126   $38,954,488 52
1984/07/06 11 $1,576,403 +6% 807 $1,953   $41,135,310 59
1984/07/13 13 $1,014,338 -36% 672 $1,509   $42,767,283 66
1984/07/20 17 $841,538 -17% 560 $1,503   $44,043,332 73
1984/07/27 17 $657,846 -22% 414 $1,589   $44,960,822 80
1984/08/03 19 $653,000 -1% 350 $1,866   $45,817,000 87
1984/08/10 21 $293,700 -55% 267 $1,100   $46,309,185 94
1984/08/17 21 $247,200 -16% 206 $1,200   $46,869,829 101
1984/08/24 19 $207,760 -16% 196 $1,060   $47,152,085 108
1984/08/31 23 $184,496 -11% 114 $1,618   $47,398,521 115
1984/09/07 18 $193,800 +5% 228 $850   $47,620,559 122
1984/09/14 19 $273,600 +41% 304 $900   $47,951,979 129

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/11 1 $7,233,718   989 $7,314   $7,233,718 7
1984/05/18 1 $7,378,905 +2% 989 $7,461   $14,612,623 14
1984/05/25 2 $8,300,458 +12% 989 $8,393   $22,913,081 21
1984/06/01 3 $4,767,058 -43% 1,012 $4,711   $27,680,139 28
1984/06/08 6 $3,462,374 -27% 982 $3,526   $31,142,513 35
1984/06/15 6 $3,524,610 +2% 992 $3,553   $34,667,123 42
1984/06/22 8 $2,795,162 -21% 970 $2,882   $37,462,285 49
1984/06/29 11 $2,096,622 -25% 702 $2,987   $39,558,907 56
1984/07/06 11 $2,194,038 +5% 807 $2,719   $41,752,945 63
1984/07/13 13 $1,448,849 -34% 672 $2,156   $43,201,794 70
1984/07/20 16 $1,101,182 -24% 560 $1,966   $44,302,976 77
1984/07/27 17 $861,024 -22% 414 $2,080   $45,164,000 84
1984/08/03 19 $851,485 -1% 350 $2,433   $46,015,485 91
1984/08/10 17 $607,144 -29% 267 $2,274   $46,622,629 98
1984/08/17 20 $321,696 -47% 206 $1,562   $46,944,325 105
1984/08/24 19 $269,700 -16% 196 $1,376   $47,214,025 112
1984/08/31 19 $212,734 -21% 114 $1,866   $47,426,759 119
1984/09/07 18 $251,620 +18% 228 $1,104   $47,678,379 126