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Romancing the Stone (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $75,078,260Details
International Box Office $40,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $115,078,260
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Synopsis

Joan Wilder, a writer of adventure stories, takes the chance to live an adventure on her own when she goes on the hunt for a valuable jewel. She is helped by soldier of fortune Jack Colton and competes with the cowardly Ralph. The adventure takes them to the wilds of Colombia.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
87% - Certified Fresh
Audience
69% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 30th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 106 minutes
Franchise: Romancing the Stone
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Keywords: Treasure Hunters
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: El Corazon Producciones
Production Countries: Mexico,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 200 $140,250 Aug 24, 1984 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 125 $327,630 Aug 17, 1984 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 114 $479,665 Aug 10, 1984 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 117 $549,976 Aug 3, 1984 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 135 $612,444 Jul 27, 1984 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 104 $961,188 Jul 20, 1984 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $1,003,947 Jul 13, 1984 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 123 $1,113,711 Jul 6, 1984 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 181 $929,887 Jun 29, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 142 $1,351,076 Jun 22, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 133 $1,688,123 Jun 15, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 187 $1,567,492 Jun 8, 1984 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 161 $2,262,713 Jun 1, 1984 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 85 $4,051,420 May 25, 1984 59
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,338 $50,127,275 May 18, 1984 56
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 189 $3,531,769 May 18, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 393 $3,034,528 May 11, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 424 $4,012,150 May 4, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 569 $4,673,725 Apr 27, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 755 $5,686,311 Apr 20, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,279 $5,553,403 Apr 13, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,974 $5,570,693 Apr 6, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,897 $5,105,741 Mar 30, 1984 3

Cast

   Jack Colton
   Joan Wilder
Danny De Vito    Ralph
Alfonso Arau    Juan
Manuel Ojeda    Zolo
Zack Norman    Ira
Holland Taylor    Gloria
Mary Ellen Trainor    Elaine
Eve Smith    Mrs. Irwin
Joe Nesnow    Super
Jose Chavez    Santos
Evita Muñoz    Hefty Woman
Camillo Garcia    Bus Driver
Rodrigo Puebla    Bad Hombre
Paco Morayta    Hotel Clerk
Jorge Zamora    Maitre d'
Kym Herrin    Angelina
Bill Burton    Jessie
Ted White    Grogan
Manuel Santiago    Vendor
Ron Silver    Vendor
Mike Cassidy    Zolo's Man
Vince Deadrick Sr.    Zolo's Man
Richard Drown    Zolo's Man
Joe Finnegan    Zolo's Man
Jimmy Medearis    Zolo's Man
Jeff Ramsey    Zolo's Man

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Michael Douglas
Screenwriter    Diane Thomas
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Director of Photography    Dean Cundey
Production Designer    Lawrence G. Paull
Co-Producer    Jack Brodsky
Co-Producer    Joel Douglas
Assistant Director    Joel Douglas
Assistant Director (Mexico)    José María Ochoa
Second Unit Director    Terry Leonard
Unit Production Manager    John Schofield
Unit Production Manager (Mexico)    Carlos Rodríguez Álvarez
Art Director    Agustín Ituarte
Set Decorator    Enrique Estevez
Second Unit Photography    Richard Hart
Costume Designer    Marilyn Vance
Costume Supervisor    Gilda Texter
Editor    Donn Cambern
Editor    Frank Morriss
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Knudson
Re-recording Mixer    Robert J. Glass
Re-recording Mixer    Don Digirolamo
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Samuel C. Crutcher
Sound Editor    Michael Dobie
Sound Editor    Louis L. Edemann
Sound Editor    David Pettijohn
Sound Editor    Roger Sword
Music Editor    Thomas Carlin
Makeup    Tom Case
Hairstylist    Kathryn Blondell
Song "Romancing the Stone" Words and Music    Eddy Grant
Casting Director    Karen Rea
Casting (Mexico)    Claudia Becker
Stunt Coordinator    Terry Leonard
Stunt Coordinator    Vince Deadrick Jr.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/30 4 $5,105,741   823 $6,204   $5,105,741 3
1984/04/06 3 $5,570,693 +9% 836 $6,664   $12,546,492 10
1984/04/13 3 $5,553,403 n/c 967 $5,743   $19,647,318 17
1984/04/20 3 $5,686,311 +2% 1,072 $5,304   $27,908,776 24
1984/04/27 2 $4,673,725 -18% 1,086 $4,304   $34,659,289 31
1984/05/04 3 $4,012,150 -14% 1,044 $3,843   $40,187,726 38
1984/05/11 5 $3,034,528 -24% 1,024 $2,963   $44,312,676 45
1984/05/18 3 $3,531,769 +16% 1,101 $3,208   $48,994,662 52
1984/05/25 4 $4,051,420 +15% 1,100 $3,683   $54,178,695 59
1984/06/01 7 $2,262,713 -44% 1,056 $2,143   $57,271,191 66
1984/06/08 7 $1,567,492 -31% 885 $1,771   $59,850,799 73
1984/06/15 7 $1,688,123 +8% 910 $1,855   $62,258,588 80
1984/06/22 11 $1,351,076 -20% 842 $1,605   $64,493,691 87
1984/06/29 13 $929,887 -31% 627 $1,483   $66,159,474 94
1984/07/06 12 $1,113,711 +20% 627 $1,776   $67,943,081 101
1984/07/13 14 $1,003,947 -10% 594 $1,690   $69,570,644 108
1984/07/20 15 $961,188 -4% 614 $1,565   $71,166,494 115
1984/07/27 19 $612,444 -36% 461 $1,329   $72,371,540 122
1984/08/03 20 $549,976 -10% 397 $1,385   $73,278,073 129
1984/08/10 19 $479,665 -13% 359 $1,336   $74,111,506 136
1984/08/17 20 $327,630 -32% 252 $1,300   $74,729,331 143
1984/08/24 21 $140,250 -57% 111 $1,264   $75,078,260 150

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/30 4 $6,975,799   823 $8,476   $6,975,799 7
1984/04/06 3 $7,118,116 +2% 836 $8,514   $14,093,915 14
1984/04/13 3 $8,128,550 +14% 967 $8,406   $22,222,465 21
1984/04/20 2 $7,763,099 -4% 1,072 $7,242   $29,985,564 28
1984/04/27 2 $6,190,012 -20% 1,086 $5,700   $36,175,576 35
1984/05/04 3 $5,102,572 -18% 1,044 $4,888   $41,278,148 42
1984/05/11 4 $4,184,745 -18% 1,024 $4,087   $45,462,893 49
1984/05/18 3 $4,664,382 +11% 1,101 $4,236   $50,127,275 56
1984/05/25 4 $4,881,203 +5% 1,100 $4,437   $55,008,478 63
1984/06/01 6 $3,274,829 -33% 1,056 $3,101   $58,283,307 70
1984/06/08 7 $2,287,158 -30% 885 $2,584   $60,570,465 77
1984/06/15 7 $2,572,150 +12% 910 $2,827   $63,142,615 84
1984/06/22 10 $2,086,972 -19% 842 $2,479   $65,229,587 91
1984/06/29 13 $1,599,783 -23% 627 $2,551   $66,829,370 98
1984/07/06 12 $1,737,327 +9% 627 $2,771   $68,566,697 105
1984/07/13 12 $1,638,609 -6% 594 $2,759   $70,205,306 112
1984/07/20 15 $1,553,790 -5% 614 $2,531   $71,759,096 119
1984/07/27 16 $969,001 -38% 461 $2,102   $72,728,097 126
1984/08/03 18 $903,744 -7% 397 $2,276   $73,631,841 133
1984/08/10 16 $769,860 -15% 359 $2,144   $74,401,701 140
1984/08/17 19 $536,309 -30% 252 $2,128   $74,938,010 147