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A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $44,793,222Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
74% - Fresh
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 27th, 1987 (Wide) by New Line
Franchise: Nightmare on Elm Street
Comparisons: vs. A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,062 $1,112,631 Apr 10, 1987 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,027 $1,946,301 Apr 3, 1987 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,217 $2,535,046 Mar 27, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,305 $3,612,733 Mar 20, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,421 $5,032,897 Mar 13, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,657 $6,743,712 Mar 6, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,996 $8,880,555 Feb 27, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,126 1,343 Feb 27, 1987 3

Cast

Laurence Fishburne    Max
Patricia Arquette    Kirsten Parker
Robert Englund    Freddy Krueger
Jennifer Rubin    Taryn White
John Saxon    Lt. Donald Thompson
Heather Langenkamp    Nancy Thompson
Craig Wasson    Dr. Neil Gordon
Zsa Zsa Gabor    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/02/27 1 $8,880,555   1,343 $6,612   $8,880,555 3
1987/03/06 2 $6,743,712 -24% 1,378 $4,894   $18,111,601 10
1987/03/13 2 $5,032,897 -25% 1,365 $3,687   $24,844,413 17
1987/03/20 4 $3,612,733 -28% 1,383 $2,612   $29,789,816 24
1987/03/27 6 $2,535,046 -30% 1,342 $1,889   $33,293,191 31
1987/04/03 7 $1,946,301 -23% 1,196 $1,627   $36,028,354 38
1987/04/10 9 $1,112,631 -43% 1,100 $1,011   $37,781,130 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/02/27 1 $11,367,889   1,343 $8,465   $11,367,889 7
1987/03/06 3 $8,443,627 -26% 1,378 $6,127   $19,811,516 14
1987/03/13 3 $6,365,567 -25% 1,365 $4,663   $26,177,083 21
1987/03/20 5 $4,581,062 -28% 1,383 $3,312   $30,758,145 28
1987/03/27 6 $3,323,908 -27% 1,342 $2,477   $34,082,053 35
1987/04/03 6 $2,586,446 -22% 1,196 $2,163   $36,668,499 42