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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,321,508Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
94% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 1st, 1984 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: September 30th, 2014 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, sexual content, language and some drug use. (edited version)
R for strong violence including a scene of rape, sexual content, language and some drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2321, 5/7/2014)
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Keywords: Mafia
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: Italy,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,517 $153,665 Jun 22, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,235 $453,973 Jun 15, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,191 $1,006,953 Jun 8, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,921 $2,412,014 Jun 1, 1984 3

Cast

   Noodles
Jennifer Connelly    Young Deborah
Joe Pesci    Frankie Monaldi
Elizabeth McGovern    Deborah
James Woods    Maximillian Bercouicz
Danny Aiello    Police Chief Aiello
Burt Young    Joe
James Russo    Bugsy
Estelle Harris    Peggy's Mother
Treat Williams    James Conway O'Donnell
Tuesday Weld    Carol
William Forsythe    Philip 'Cockeye' Stein

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Ennio Morricone

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January 10th, 2011

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/01 6 $2,412,014   894 $2,698   $2,412,014 3
1984/06/08 11 $1,006,953 -58% 802 $1,256   $4,095,832 10
1984/06/15 15 $453,973 -55% 313 $1,450   $4,941,826 17
1984/06/22 18 $153,665 -66% 136 $1,130   $5,321,508 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/06/01 7 $3,088,879   894 $3,455   $3,088,879 7
1984/06/08 11 $1,398,974 -55% 802 $1,744   $4,487,853 14
1984/06/15 12 $679,990 -51% 313 $2,172   $5,167,843 21

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/5/2014237,417 7,417$71,277$71,2771

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/5/2014157,816 7,816$213,531$213,5311