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Pale Rider (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $41,410,568Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,900,000
Domestic Releases: June 28th, 1985 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: April 1st, 1992 by Warner Home Video
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Western
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 993 $321,564 Aug 30, 1985 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,335 $302,530 Aug 23, 1985 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,342 $445,332 Aug 16, 1985 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,346 $757,279 Aug 9, 1985 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,526 $1,111,656 Aug 2, 1985 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,597 $1,775,325 Jul 26, 1985 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,659 $2,772,900 Jul 19, 1985 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,815 $4,010,870 Jul 12, 1985 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,599 $7,032,807 Jul 5, 1985 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,976 $9,119,111 Jun 28, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,607 1,710 Jun 28, 1985 3

Cast

   The Preacher
Christopher Penn    Josh LaHood
Richard Hamilton    Jed Blankenship
Michael Moriarty    Hull Barret
Richard A. Dysart    Coy LaHood
Richard Kiel    Club

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/06/28 1 $9,119,111   1,710 $5,333   $9,119,111 3
1985/07/05 2 $7,032,807 -23% 1,710 $4,113   $21,553,618 10
1985/07/12 5 $4,010,870 -43% 1,688 $2,376   $28,495,616 17
1985/07/19 7 $2,772,900 -31% 1,401 $1,979   $33,166,980 24
1985/07/26 8 $1,775,325 -36% 1,068 $1,662   $36,292,645 31
1985/08/02 12 $1,111,656 -37% 887 $1,253   $38,259,457 38
1985/08/09 16 $757,279 -32% 713 $1,062   $39,617,118 45
1985/08/16 22 $445,332 -41% 532 $837   $40,430,979 52
1985/08/23 26 $302,530 -32% 415 $729   $40,950,689 59
1985/08/30 28 $321,564 +6% 345 $932   $41,410,568 66

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/07/03 3 $1,300,000   1,710 $760   $13,100,000 6
1985/07/04 4 $1,400,000 +8% 1,710 $819   $14,520,811 7

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/06/28 1 $14,520,811   1,710 $8,492   $14,520,811 7
1985/07/05 2 $9,963,935 -31% 1,710 $5,827   $24,484,746 14
1985/07/12 5 $5,909,334 -41% 1,688 $3,501   $30,394,080 21
1985/07/19 7 $4,123,240 -30% 1,401 $2,943   $34,517,320 28
1985/07/26 9 $2,630,481 -36% 1,068 $2,463   $37,147,801 35
1985/08/02 12 $1,712,038 -35% 887 $1,930   $38,859,839 42
1985/08/09 17 $1,125,808 -34% 713 $1,579   $39,985,647 49
1985/08/16 22 $662,512 -41% 532 $1,245   $40,648,159 56
1985/08/23 26 $440,845 -33% 415 $1,062   $41,089,004 63