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Nightbreed (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,000,000Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
36% - Rotten
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 5,082 $8,000,000
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 4,419 $15,981,038
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,378 $8,000,000

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 16th, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,690 $1,837,278 Feb 23, 1990 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,403 $3,708,918 Feb 16, 1990 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,980 1,488 Feb 16, 1990 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,323 $8,000,000 Feb 16, 1990 0


Hugh Quarshie    Detective Joyce
Craig Sheffer    Aaron Boone/Cabal
David Cronenberg    Dr. Philip K. Decker

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Danny Elfman
Special Effects Supervisor    Chris Corbould

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 28th, 2014

October 27th, 2014

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/02/16 6 $3,708,918   1,488 $2,493   $3,708,918 3
1990/02/23 7 $1,837,278 -50% 1,488 $1,235   $6,191,002 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/02/16 6 $4,353,724   1,488 $2,926   $4,353,724 7