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Real Genius (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,952,019Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,248 $12,952,019
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,335 $12,952,019
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,092 $12,952,019
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,279 $12,952,019

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 7th, 1985 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
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Keywords: College, Child Prodigy, Military Stealing New Invention
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,133 $41,884 Oct 25, 1985 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,041 $71,264 Oct 18, 1985 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,179 $87,920 Oct 11, 1985 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,122 $130,834 Oct 4, 1985 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,095 $196,901 Sep 27, 1985 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,823 $427,942 Sep 20, 1985 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,113 $572,843 Sep 13, 1985 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,609 $702,114 Sep 6, 1985 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,921 $1,059,300 Aug 30, 1985 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,538 $1,184,505 Aug 23, 1985 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,498 $2,203,206 Aug 16, 1985 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,882 $2,557,180 Aug 9, 1985 5
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,685 $12,952,019 Aug 7, 1985 0

Cast

Val Kilmer    Chris Knight
William Atherton    Professor Jerry Hathaway
Ed Lauter    David Dekker
Patti D'Arbanville    Sherry Nugil
Gabriel Jarret    Mitch Taylor
Jon Gries    Lazlo Hollyfeld

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/09 7 $2,557,180   990 $2,583   $3,493,585 5
1985/08/16 9 $2,203,206 -14% 956 $2,305   $6,696,791 12
1985/08/23 11 $1,184,505 -46% 609 $1,945   $8,581,296 19
1985/08/30 18 $1,059,300 -11% 480 $2,207   $10,126,984 26
1985/09/06 17 $702,114 -34% 511 $1,374   $10,991,199 33
1985/09/13 16 $572,843 -18% 440 $1,302   $11,696,711 40
1985/09/20 19 $427,942 -25% 378 $1,132   $12,224,653 47
1985/09/27 23 $196,901 -54% 254 $775   $12,511,976 54
1985/10/04 21 $130,834 -34% 209 $626   $12,702,101 61
1985/10/11 23 $87,920 -33% 140 $628   $12,815,021 68
1985/10/18 23 $71,264 -19% 120 $594   $12,896,285 75
1985/10/25 28 $41,884 -41% 74 $566   $12,952,019 82

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/09 7 $3,557,180   990 $3,593   $4,493,585 9
1985/08/16 9 $2,903,206 -18% 956 $3,037   $7,396,791 16
1985/08/23 11 $1,670,893 -42% 609 $2,744   $9,067,684 23
1985/08/30 18 $1,221,401 -27% 480 $2,545   $10,289,085 30
1985/09/06 15 $834,783 -32% 511 $1,634   $11,123,868 37
1985/09/13 17 $672,843 -19% 440 $1,529   $11,796,711 44
1985/09/20 16 $518,364 -23% 378 $1,371   $12,315,075 51
1985/09/27 20 $256,192 -51% 254 $1,009   $12,571,267 58
1985/10/04 20 $155,834 -39% 209 $746   $12,727,101 65
1985/10/11 23 $97,920 -37% 140 $699   $12,825,021 72
1985/10/18 22 $85,114 -13% 120 $709   $12,910,135 79

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records