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Sixteen Candles (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,686,027Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,034 $23,686,027
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,974 $23,686,027
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 780 $23,686,027
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 946 $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

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 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