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Shocker (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,554,699Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
21% - Rotten
30% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 3,727 $16,554,699
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,745 $16,554,699
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,172 $16,554,699
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,454 $16,554,699

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 27th, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: September 8th, 2015 by Shout Factory
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,662 $2,358,320 Nov 10, 1989 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,854 $3,356,650 Nov 3, 1989 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,112 $4,510,990 Oct 27, 1989 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,540 1,783 Oct 27, 1989 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,260 $16,554,699 Oct 27, 1989 0


Brent Spiner    Talkshow Guest (uncredited)
Ted Raimi    Pac Man
Peter Berg    Jonathan Parker
Michael Murphy    Lt. Don Parker
Heather Langenkamp    Victim
Wes Craven    Man Neighbor
Mitch Pileggi    Horace Pinker

Production and Technical Credits


Home Market Releases for September 8th, 2015

September 8th, 2015

Over the Garden Wall

The home market is not particularly strong. The Age of Adaline is the biggest first-run release of the week, at least as far as physical releases are concerned. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming out on Video on Demand and it is bigger than all other releases combined. However, I really think it is a waste to rent it, as the Blu-ray is Pick of the Week material. Or to be more accurate, it will be Pick of the Week when it comes out in October. As for the Pick of the Week for this week, I'm going with Over the Garden Wall on DVD. More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/10/27 2 $4,510,990   1,783 $2,530   $4,510,990 3
1989/11/03 3 $3,356,650 -26% 1,795 $1,870   $9,281,945 10
1989/11/10 4 $2,358,320 -30% 1,438 $1,640   $12,615,270 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/10/27 2 $5,925,295   1,783 $3,323   $5,925,295 7
1989/11/03 3 $4,331,655 -27% 1,795 $2,413   $10,256,950 14