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Short Circuit (1986)

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

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,936 $40,697,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,796 $40,697,761
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 487 $40,697,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 647 $40,697,761

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 1986 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Video Release: September 19th, 2000 by Image Entertainment Video
Franchise: Short Circuit
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 663 $136,800 Aug 22, 1986 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 514 $243,122 Aug 15, 1986 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 573 $266,579 Aug 8, 1986 94
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 832 $1,551,984 Jun 20, 1986 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 975 $2,104,270 Jun 13, 1986 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 951 $3,281,200 Jun 6, 1986 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,395 $3,474,006 May 30, 1986 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,327 $5,463,333 May 23, 1986 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,391 $4,420,900 May 16, 1986 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,851 $5,346,808 May 9, 1986 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,736 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   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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