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Sixteen Candles (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,686,027Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,057 $23,686,027
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,037 $23,686,027
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 784 $23,686,027
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $23,686,027

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 4th, 1984 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Parties Gone Wild
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 188 $7,444,679 May 25, 1984 24

Cast

John Cusack    Bryce
Joan Cusack    Girl Wearing a Scoliosis Brace
Anthony Michael Hall    Farmer Ted
Brian Doyle-Murray    Reverend
   Samantha 'Sam' Baker
Jami Gertz    Robin
Gedde Watanabe    Long Duk Dong
John Kapelos    Rudy Ryszczyk
Paul Dooley    Jim Baker
Billie Bird    Dorothy Baker

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Danny Elfman

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/05/04 2 $4,461,520   1,240 $3,598   $4,461,520 1
1984/05/11 4 $3,199,650 -28% 1,245 $2,570   $8,474,650 2
1984/05/18 6 $2,688,730 -16% 1,111 $2,420   $11,998,730 3
1984/05/25 5 $2,891,806 +8% 974 $2,969   $15,500,647 4
1984/06/01 9 $1,291,806 -55% 1,150 $1,123   $17,050,806 5
1984/06/08 12 $764,925 -41% 525 $1,457   $18,392,925 6
1984/06/15 11 $668,170 -13% 622 $1,074   $19,437,170 7
1984/06/22 14 $614,400 -8% 480 $1,280   $20,490,400 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/05/04 2 $5,275,000   1,240 $4,254   $5,275,000 1
1984/05/11 5 $4,035,000 -24% 1,245 $3,241   $9,310,000 2
1984/05/18 6 $3,298,841 -18% 1,111 $2,969   $12,608,841 3
1984/05/25 6 $3,150,159 -5% 974 $3,234   $15,759,000 4
1984/06/01 9 $1,869,000 -41% 1,150 $1,625   $17,628,000 5
1984/06/08 13 $1,141,000 -39% 525 $2,173   $18,769,000 6
1984/06/15 10 $1,107,000 -3% 622 $1,780   $19,876,000 7