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RoboCop (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $51,327,050Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 17th, 1987 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: December 7th, 1992 by MGM Video
Franchise: RoboCop
Comparisons: vs. Lethal Weapon
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Keywords: Conspiracy Theory, Gangs, Dystopia, Film Noir, Robot
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 435 $456,266 Oct 2, 1987 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 422 $640,547 Sep 25, 1987 73
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,346 $50,616,395 Sep 25, 1987 73
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 447 $1,908,532 Sep 4, 1987 52
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 928 $2,139,220 Aug 21, 1987 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,134 $2,701,585 Aug 14, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,185 $3,930,235 Aug 7, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,487 $4,749,533 Jul 31, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,727 $6,332,716 Jul 24, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,123 $8,008,721 Jul 17, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,711 1,580 Jul 17, 1987 3

Cast

Kurtwood Smith    Clarence Boddicker
Ray Wise    Leon Nash
Peter Weller    Officer Alex J. Murphy/RoboCop
Ronny Cox    Richard 'Dick' Jones
Miguel Ferrer    Robert 'Bob' Morton
Nancy Allen    Officer Anne Lewis
Bill Farmer    Justin Ballard-Watkins

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Basil Poledouris
Director   

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November 12th, 2010

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Featured Blu-ray Review: RoboCop Trilogy

October 21st, 2010

The RoboCop trilogy started in 1987 and while it was never a huge box office player, the first film did win over a number of critics. In the 23 years since then, there have been two sequels, TV show, comics, video games, plus a lot of recent talk about a reboot. But when it comes to this Blu-ray, it is a question of whether or not the franchise has aged well enough to be worth picking up. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/17 1 $8,008,721   1,580 $5,069   $8,008,721 3
1987/07/24 1 $6,332,716 -21% 1,585 $3,995   $18,697,836 10
1987/07/31 4 $4,749,533 -25% 1,601 $2,967   $26,907,302 17
1987/08/07 6 $3,930,235 -17% 1,547 $2,541   $33,553,132 24
1987/08/14 8 $2,701,585 -31% 1,246 $2,168   $38,387,471 31
1987/08/21 9 $2,139,220 -21% 1,148 $1,863   $42,007,338 38
1987/09/04 12 $1,908,532   826 $2,311   $47,233,470 52
1987/09/25 13 $640,547   576 $1,112   $50,616,395 73
1987/10/02 15 $456,266 -29% 471 $969   $51,327,050 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/17 2 $12,365,120   1,580 $7,826   $12,365,120 7
1987/07/24 2 $9,792,649 -21% 1,585 $6,178   $22,157,769 14
1987/07/31 5 $7,465,128 -24% 1,601 $4,663   $29,622,897 21
1987/08/07 6 $6,062,989 -19% 1,547 $3,919   $35,685,886 28
1987/08/14 8 $4,182,232 -31% 1,246 $3,357   $39,868,118 35
1987/09/25 13 $894,936   576 $1,554   $50,870,784 77

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
1/26/2014822,325 22,325$298,930$298,9301,103
2/2/2014148,620 30,945$115,416$414,3461,104