Revenge of the Nerds

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,874,452Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
71% - Fresh
Audience
73% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 20th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: May 6th, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
Running Time: 90 minutes
Franchise: Revenge of the Nerds
Keywords: Parties Gone Wild, Fraternity/Sorority, Revenge, College, Slobs vs. Snobs, House Music / Electronica, LGBT, Voyeurism, Competitive Eating, Child Prodigy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

James Cromwell    Mr. Skolnick
John Goodman    Coach Harris
Robert Carradine    Louis Skolnick, Tri-Lam
Anthony Edwards    Gilbert Lowell, Tri-Lam
Ted McGinley    Stan Gable, Alpha Beta/President of Greek Council
Curtis Armstrong    Dudley 'Booger' Dawson, Tri-Lam
Donald Gibb    Fred "The Ogre" Palowakski, Alpha Beta

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/07/20 11 $1,513,090   364 $4,157   $1,513,090 3
1984/07/27 13 $1,674,196 +11% 423 $3,958   $4,161,992 10
1984/08/03 12 $1,592,746 -5% 439 $3,628   $6,670,759 17
1984/08/10 4 $4,391,174 +176% 958 $4,584   $12,173,794 24
1984/08/17 5 $3,666,836 -16% 971 $3,776   $18,479,763 31
1984/08/24 5 $2,998,153 -18% 989 $3,031   $23,604,096 38
1984/08/31 6 $3,684,329 +23% 974 $3,783   $28,764,667 45
1984/09/07 6 $2,188,176 -41% 945 $2,316   $31,627,870 52
1984/09/14 6 $1,984,597 -9% 908 $2,186   $34,257,675 59
1984/09/21 9 $1,426,017 -28% 877 $1,626   $36,231,524 66
1984/09/28 13 $887,160 -38% 670 $1,324   $37,535,225 73
1984/10/05 16 $697,931 -21% 544 $1,283   $38,480,693 80
1984/10/12 19 $474,189 -32% 483 $982   $39,094,711 87
1984/10/19 21 $322,496 -32% 369 $874   $39,579,747 94
1984/10/26 22 $240,498 -25% 298 $807   $39,956,785 101
1984/11/02 21 $232,496 -3% 369 $630   $40,272,174 108
1984/11/09 28 $183,030 -21% 236 $776   $40,537,542 115
1984/11/16 31 $110,939 -39% 169 $656   $40,728,370 122
1984/11/23 29 $88,399 -20% 125 $707   $40,870,674 129

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