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Police Academy (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,198,894Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
41% - Rotten
Audience
64% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,500,000
Domestic Releases: March 23rd, 1984 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Police Academy
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Keywords: Police life, Intertitle
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 198 $398,124 Jul 20, 1984 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 176 $511,512 Jul 13, 1984 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $707,370 Jul 6, 1984 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 178 $791,924 Jun 29, 1984 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 164 $1,030,241 Jun 22, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 135 $1,415,821 Jun 15, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 221 $1,088,344 Jun 8, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $1,723,418 Jun 1, 1984 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 110 $2,811,971 May 25, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 170 $2,808,194 May 18, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 321 $2,546,224 May 11, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 313 $3,543,670 May 4, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 293 $4,733,389 Apr 27, 1984 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,231 $53,531,977 Apr 27, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 346 $6,101,974 Apr 20, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 751 $5,705,834 Apr 13, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 882 $7,403,955 Apr 6, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,353 $8,061,398 Mar 30, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,061 $8,570,007 Mar 23, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,644 1,063 Mar 23, 1984 3

Cast

   Carey Mahoney
Kim Cattrall    Cadet Karen Thompson
Bubba Smith    Cadet Moses Hightower
G.W. Bailey    Lt. Thaddeus Harris
George Gaynes    Cmndt. Eric Lassard
Leslie Easterbrook    Sgt. Debbie Callahan
David Graf    Cadet Eugene Tackleberry
Marion Ramsey    Cadet Laverne Hooks
Michael Winslow    Cadet Larvell Jones
Hugh Wilson    Angry driver
Donovan Scott    Cadet Leslie Barbara
Andrew Rubin    Cadet George Martín
Bruce Mahler    Cadet Douglas Fackler

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/23 1 $8,570,007   1,063 $8,062   $8,570,007 3
1984/03/30 1 $8,061,398 -6% 1,063 $7,584   $19,925,138 10
1984/04/06 1 $7,403,955 -8% 1,358 $5,452   $30,011,891 17
1984/04/13 2 $5,705,834 -23% 1,370 $4,165   $37,798,967 24
1984/04/20 1 $6,101,974 +7% 1,587 $3,845   $46,450,269 31
1984/04/27 1 $4,733,389 -22% 1,587 $2,983   $53,531,977 38
1984/05/04 4 $3,543,670 -25% 1,452 $2,441   $58,554,912 45
1984/05/11 6 $2,546,224 -28% 1,318 $1,932   $62,138,642 52
1984/05/18 5 $2,808,194 +10% 1,412 $1,989   $65,933,965 59
1984/05/25 6 $2,811,971 n/c 1,203 $2,337   $69,553,781 66
1984/06/01 8 $1,723,418 -39% 1,068 $1,614   $71,877,171 73
1984/06/08 10 $1,088,344 -37% 811 $1,342   $73,660,152 80
1984/06/15 8 $1,415,821 +30% 950 $1,490   $75,544,030 87
1984/06/22 12 $1,030,241 -27% 750 $1,374   $77,251,799 94
1984/06/29 14 $791,924 -23% 611 $1,296   $78,535,168 101
1984/07/06 14 $707,370 -11% 605 $1,169   $79,657,766 108
1984/07/13 16 $511,512 -28% 405 $1,263   $80,511,527 115
1984/07/20 19 $398,124 -22% 340 $1,171   $81,198,894 122

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/23 1 $11,863,740   1,063 $11,161   $11,863,740 7
1984/03/30 1 $10,744,196 -9% 1,063 $10,107   $22,607,936 14
1984/04/06 1 $9,485,197 -12% 1,358 $6,985   $32,093,133 21
1984/04/13 2 $8,255,162 -13% 1,370 $6,026   $40,348,295 28
1984/04/20 1 $8,450,293 +2% 1,587 $5,325   $48,798,588 35
1984/04/27 1 $6,212,654 -26% 1,587 $3,915   $55,011,242 42
1984/05/04 4 $4,581,176 -26% 1,452 $3,155   $59,592,418 49
1984/05/11 6 $3,533,353 -23% 1,318 $2,681   $63,125,771 56
1984/05/18 5 $3,616,039 +2% 1,412 $2,561   $66,741,810 63
1984/05/25 5 $3,411,943 -6% 1,203 $2,836   $70,153,753 70
1984/06/01 8 $2,418,055 -29% 1,068 $2,264   $72,571,808 77
1984/06/08 10 $1,556,401 -36% 811 $1,919   $74,128,209 84
1984/06/15 8 $2,093,349 +34% 950 $2,204   $76,221,558 91
1984/06/22 12 $1,521,686 -27% 750 $2,029   $77,743,244 98
1984/06/29 14 $1,207,152 -21% 611 $1,976   $78,950,396 105
1984/07/06 14 $1,049,619 -13% 605 $1,735   $80,000,015 112
1984/07/13 14 $800,755 -24% 405 $1,977   $80,800,770 119