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Predator (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $59,735,548Details
International Box Office $38,532,010
Worldwide Box Office $98,267,558
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 12th, 1987 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: December 26th, 2000 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 107 minutes
Franchise: Predator
Comparisons: vs. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
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Keywords: Humans as Prey
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 983 $152,084 Sep 4, 1987 87
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,404 $56,072,497 Sep 4, 1987 87
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,197 $4,000,063 Jul 3, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,376 $5,222,538 Jun 26, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,320 $8,225,869 Jun 19, 1987 10
Biggest June Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 381 $12,031,638 Jun 12, 1987 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,530 $12,031,638 Jun 12, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,698 1,623 Jun 12, 1987 3

Cast

   Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer
Carl Weathers    Dillon
Sven-Ole Thorsen    Russian
Bill Duke    Sergeant Mac
Jesse Ventura    Blain
R.G. Armstrong    Gen. Phillips

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jim Thomas
Screenwriter    John Thomas
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Second Assistant Director    K.C. Colwell

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June 26th, 2010

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/06/12 1 $12,031,638   1,623 $7,413   $12,031,638 3
1987/06/19 2 $8,225,869 -32% 1,636 $5,028   $25,738,838 10
1987/06/26 5 $5,222,538 -37% 1,632 $3,200   $34,925,416 17
1987/07/03 7 $4,000,063 -23% 1,597 $2,505   $41,775,223 24
1987/09/04 34 $152,084   193 $788   $56,072,497 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/06/12 1 $17,512,969   1,623 $10,790   $17,512,969 7
1987/06/19 2 $12,189,909 -30% 1,636 $7,451   $29,702,878 14
1987/06/26 5 $8,072,282 -34% 1,632 $4,946   $37,775,160 21

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/25/2009147,709 7,709$105,221$105,221461
11/1/2009206,444-16% 14,153$88,415$193,636462
7/11/2010159,095 222,774$125,050$3,062,013498
7/18/2010204,677-49% 227,451$64,303$3,126,316499