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Sixteen Candles (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,686,027Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,111 $614,400 Jun 22, 1984 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,433 $668,170 Jun 15, 1984 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,844 $764,925 Jun 8, 1984 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,939 $1,291,806 Jun 1, 1984 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,599 $2,891,806 May 25, 1984 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,445 $2,688,730 May 18, 1984 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,913 $3,199,650 May 11, 1984 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,107 $4,461,520 May 4, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,329 1,240 May 4, 1984 3

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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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/04 2 $4,461,520   1,240 $3,598   $4,461,520 3
1984/05/11 4 $3,199,650 -28% 1,245 $2,570   $8,474,650 10
1984/05/18 6 $2,688,730 -16% 1,111 $2,420   $11,998,730 17
1984/05/25 5 $2,891,806 +8% 974 $2,969   $15,500,647 24
1984/06/01 9 $1,291,806 -55% 1,150 $1,123   $17,050,806 31
1984/06/08 12 $764,925 -41% 525 $1,457   $18,392,925 38
1984/06/15 11 $668,170 -13% 622 $1,074   $19,437,170 45
1984/06/22 14 $614,400 -8% 480 $1,280   $20,490,400 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/05/04 2 $5,275,000   1,240 $4,254   $5,275,000 7
1984/05/11 5 $4,035,000 -24% 1,245 $3,241   $9,310,000 14
1984/05/18 6 $3,298,841 -18% 1,111 $2,969   $12,608,841 21
1984/05/25 6 $3,150,159 -5% 974 $3,234   $15,759,000 28
1984/06/01 9 $1,869,000 -41% 1,150 $1,625   $17,628,000 35
1984/06/08 13 $1,141,000 -39% 525 $2,173   $18,769,000 42
1984/06/15 10 $1,107,000 -3% 622 $1,780   $19,876,000 49