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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,369,899Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
56% - Rotten
Audience
44% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 19th, 1988 (Wide) by New Line
Franchise: Nightmare on Elm Street
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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 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,184 $1,616,193 Sep 23, 1988 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,350 $2,221,018 Sep 16, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,443 $3,201,442 Sep 9, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,034 $6,435,710 Sep 2, 1988 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,578 $6,989,358 Aug 26, 1988 10
Biggest August Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 211 $12,833,403 Aug 19, 1988 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,370 $12,833,403 Aug 19, 1988 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,464 1,765 Aug 19, 1988 3

Cast

Robert Englund    Freddy Krueger
Renny Harlin    Student in classroom

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/08/19 1 $12,833,403   1,765 $7,271   $12,833,403 3
1988/08/26 1 $6,989,358 -46% 1,767 $3,955   $25,064,782 10
1988/09/02 1 $6,435,710 -8% 1,758 $3,661   $34,253,190 17
1988/09/09 2 $3,201,442 -50% 1,675 $1,911   $38,365,034 24
1988/09/16 4 $2,221,018 -31% 1,465 $1,516   $41,345,236 31
1988/09/23 6 $1,616,193 -27% 1,207 $1,339   $43,552,057 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/08/19 1 $18,075,424   1,765 $10,241   $18,075,424 7
1988/08/26 1 $9,742,056 -46% 1,767 $5,513   $27,817,480 14
1988/09/02 1 $7,346,112 -25% 1,758 $4,179   $35,163,592 21
1988/09/09 2 $3,960,626 -46% 1,675 $2,365   $39,124,218 28
1988/09/16 4 $2,811,646 -29% 1,465 $1,919   $41,935,864 35