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The Running Man (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $38,122,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
61% - Fresh
Audience
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 13th, 1987 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Video Release: February 9th, 2010 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
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Keywords: Post Apocalypse
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 973 $250,059 Jan 22, 1988 73
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 726 $1,156,639 Jan 1, 1988 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,169 $969,930 Dec 25, 1987 45
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,533 $1,898,940 Dec 11, 1987 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,601 $2,885,927 Dec 4, 1987 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,334 $5,364,177 Nov 27, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,941 $5,671,255 Nov 20, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,137 $8,117,465 Nov 13, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,627 1,692 Nov 13, 1987 3

Cast

   Ben Richards
Yaphet Kotto    Laughlin
Maria Conchita Alonso    Amber Mendez
Richard Dawson    Damon Killian
Jesse Ventura    Capt. Freedom
Jim Brown    Fireball
Sven-Ole Thorsen    Sven
Kurt Fuller    Tony
Erland van Lidth    Dynamo

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Harold Faltermeyer

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/11/13 1 $8,117,465   1,692 $4,798   $8,117,465 3
1987/11/20 1 $5,671,255 -30% 1,692 $3,352   $15,924,720 10
1987/11/27 5 $5,364,177 -5% 1,694 $3,167   $25,085,126 17
1987/12/04 5 $2,885,927 -46% 1,689 $1,709   $29,084,695 24
1987/12/11 6 $1,898,940 -34% 1,595 $1,191   $31,673,635 31
1987/12/25 15 $969,930   829 $1,170   $34,249,318 45
1988/01/01 14 $1,156,639 +19% 869 $1,331   $36,035,906 52
1988/01/22 22 $250,059   332 $753   $37,743,350 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/11/13 1 $10,253,465   1,692 $6,060   $10,253,465 7
1987/11/20 1 $9,467,484 -8% 1,692 $5,595   $19,720,949 14
1987/11/27 5 $6,477,819 -32% 1,694 $3,824   $26,198,768 21
1987/12/04 5 $3,575,927 -45% 1,689 $2,117   $29,774,695 28
1987/12/25 14 $1,599,879   829 $1,930   $34,879,267 49