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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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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

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

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 2,009 $38,900,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,864 $38,900,000

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


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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,542 $49,816 Nov 9, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,469 $80,244 Nov 2, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 1,635 $83,952 Oct 26, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 1,092 $216,046 Oct 19, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,293 $232,357 Oct 12, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,246 $340,176 Oct 5, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,298 $471,866 Sep 28, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,246 $882,236 Sep 21, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,280 $1,503,784 Sep 14, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,561 $1,875,167 Sep 7, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,471 $3,257,979 Aug 31, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,109 $3,358,658 Aug 24, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,989 $5,584,336 Aug 17, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,134 $8,239,381 Aug 10, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,489 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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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