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Red Dawn (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,900,000Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $15,518,211 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $90,163 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $15,608,374
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
53% - Rotten
Audience
65% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 10th, 1984 (Wide) by MGM/UA Classics
Video Release: July 17th, 2007 by MGM Video
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,529 $49,816 Nov 9, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,457 $80,244 Nov 2, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,622 $83,952 Oct 26, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,082 $216,046 Oct 19, 1984 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,279 $232,357 Oct 12, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,229 $340,176 Oct 5, 1984 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,286 $471,866 Sep 28, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,232 $882,236 Sep 21, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,266 $1,503,784 Sep 14, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,547 $1,875,167 Sep 7, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,456 $3,257,979 Aug 31, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,090 $3,358,658 Aug 24, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,971 $5,584,336 Aug 17, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,113 $8,239,381 Aug 10, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,463 1,822 Aug 10, 1984 3

Cast

Charlie Sheen    Matt Eckert
Harry Dean Stanton    Tom Eckert
   Jed Eckert
   Robert
Ben Johnson    Mason
Frank McRae    Mr. Teasdale
Lea Thompson    Erica
Jennifer Grey    Toni
Powers Boothe    Col. Andy Tanner
Lane Smith    Mayor Bates

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/08/10 1 $8,239,381   1,822 $4,522   $8,239,381 3
1984/08/17 2 $5,584,336 -32% 1,792 $3,116   $18,590,986 10
1984/08/24 3 $3,358,658 -40% 1,369 $2,453   $24,882,879 17
1984/08/31 8 $3,257,979 -3% 1,095 $2,975   $29,673,615 24
1984/09/07 7 $1,875,167 -42% 1,066 $1,759   $32,170,309 31
1984/09/14 8 $1,503,784 -20% 960 $1,566   $34,286,783 38
1984/09/21 12 $882,236 -41% 749 $1,178   $35,596,060 45
1984/09/28 18 $471,866 -47% 504 $936   $36,338,284 52
1984/10/05 20 $340,176 -28% 388 $877   $36,830,670 59
1984/10/12 24 $232,357 -32% 355 $655   $37,227,988 66
1984/10/19 24 $216,046 -7% 313 $690   $37,538,426 73
1984/10/26 27 $83,952 -61% 298 $282   $37,699,984 80
1984/11/02 29 $80,244 -4% 145 $553   $37,814,162 87
1984/11/09 32 $49,816 -38% 124 $402   $37,890,177 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/08/10 1 $13,006,650   1,822 $7,139   $13,006,650 7
1984/08/17 2 $8,517,571 -35% 1,792 $4,753   $21,524,221 14
1984/08/24 4 $4,891,415 -43% 1,369 $3,573   $26,415,636 21
1984/08/31 8 $3,879,506 -21% 1,095 $3,543   $30,295,142 28
1984/09/07 7 $2,487,857 -36% 1,066 $2,334   $32,782,999 35
1984/09/14 8 $1,930,825 -22% 960 $2,011   $34,713,824 42
1984/09/21 12 $1,152,594 -40% 749 $1,539   $35,866,418 49
1984/09/28 18 $624,076 -46% 504 $1,238   $36,490,494 56
1984/10/05 19 $505,137 -19% 388 $1,302   $36,995,631 63
1984/10/12 23 $326,749 -35% 355 $920   $37,322,380 70
1984/10/19 20 $293,652 -10% 313 $938   $37,616,032 77
1984/10/26 25 $117,886 -60% 298 $396   $37,733,918 84
1984/11/02 27 $106,443 -10% 145 $734   $37,840,361 91

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/22/20071351,138 51,138$766,559$766,5591
8/5/20071862,653 129,948$939,168$1,947,9213
8/12/20072257,208-9% 187,156$857,548$2,805,4684
8/19/20072739,579-31% 226,735$593,289$3,398,7585
9/2/20072635,612 293,238$533,824$4,395,6387
9/30/20072731,610 418,207$356,561$5,821,12211

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/14/2012179,025 9,025$90,163$90,163274