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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. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,090 $38,122,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,990 $38,122,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 641 $38,122,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 953 $38,122,000

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


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
MPAA Rating: R
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 208 $5,364,177 Nov 27, 1987 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 170 $11,867,041 Nov 27, 1987 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 228 $5,364,177 Nov 27, 1987 17
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 213 $11,867,041 Nov 27, 1987 17
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 94 $8,117,465 Nov 13, 1987 3
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 59 $17,958,075 Nov 13, 1987 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day) 47 $8,117,465 Nov 13, 1987 3
Veterans Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 31 $17,958,075 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
Story Creator    Stephen King

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/11/13 1 $8,117,465   1,692 $4,798   $8,117,465 1
1987/11/20 1 $5,671,255 -30% 1,692 $3,352   $15,924,720 2
1987/11/27 5 $5,364,177 -5% 1,694 $3,167   $25,085,126 3
1987/12/04 5 $2,885,927 -46% 1,689 $1,709   $29,084,695 4
1987/12/11 6 $1,898,940 -34% 1,595 $1,191   $31,673,635 5
1987/12/25 15 $969,930   829 $1,170   $34,249,318 7
1988/01/01 14 $1,156,639 +19% 869 $1,331   $36,035,906 8
1988/01/22 22 $250,059   332 $753   $37,743,350 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/11/13 1 $10,253,465   1,692 $6,060   $10,253,465 1
1987/11/20 1 $9,467,484 -8% 1,692 $5,595   $19,720,949 2
1987/11/27 5 $6,477,819 -32% 1,694 $3,824   $26,198,768 3
1987/12/04 5 $3,575,927 -45% 1,689 $2,117   $29,774,695 4
1987/12/25 14 $1,599,879   829 $1,930   $34,879,267 7