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Short Circuit (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,697,761Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
57% - Rotten
Audience
67% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 1986 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Video Release: September 19th, 2000 by Image Entertainment Video
Franchise: Short Circuit
Comparisons: vs. Underclassman
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Keywords: Robot, Faulty Memory, Whitewashed Casting
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 655 $136,800 Aug 22, 1986 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 507 $243,122 Aug 15, 1986 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 564 $266,579 Aug 8, 1986 94
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 819 $1,551,984 Jun 20, 1986 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 956 $2,104,270 Jun 13, 1986 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 935 $3,281,200 Jun 6, 1986 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,372 $3,474,006 May 30, 1986 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,307 $5,463,333 May 23, 1986 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,360 $4,420,900 May 16, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,817 $5,346,808 May 9, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,689 1,033 May 9, 1986 3

Cast

   Stephanie Speck
   Newton Crosby
G.W. Bailey    Skroeder
Austin Pendleton    Howard Marner
Fisher Stevens    Ben Jabituya
Jack Thompson    Party Guest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/05/09 1 $5,346,808   1,033 $5,176   $5,346,808 3
1986/05/16 2 $4,420,900 -17% 1,064 $4,155   $11,030,184 10
1986/05/23 4 $5,463,333 +24% 1,310 $4,170   $17,470,363 17
1986/05/30 4 $3,474,006 -36% 1,307 $2,658   $21,789,381 24
1986/06/06 5 $3,281,200 -6% 1,307 $2,510   $26,443,038 31
1986/06/13 7 $2,104,270 -36% 1,307 $1,610   $29,857,737 38
1986/06/20 9 $1,551,984 -26% 1,302 $1,192   $32,567,385 45
1986/08/08 23 $266,579   269 $991   $40,072,839 94
1986/08/15 25 $243,122 -9% 257 $946   $40,456,961 101
1986/08/22 28 $136,800 -44% 150 $912   $40,697,761 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/05/09 1 $6,609,284   1,033 $6,398   $6,609,284 7
1986/05/16 2 $5,397,746 -18% 1,064 $5,073   $12,007,030 14
1986/05/23 4 $6,308,345 +17% 1,310 $4,816   $18,315,375 21
1986/05/30 4 $4,846,463 -23% 1,307 $3,708   $23,161,838 28
1986/06/06 5 $4,591,629 -5% 1,307 $3,513   $27,753,467 35
1986/06/13 7 $3,261,934 -29% 1,307 $2,496   $31,015,401 42
1986/08/08 22 $407,579   269 $1,515   $40,213,839 98
1986/08/15 25 $347,122 -15% 257 $1,351   $40,560,961 105