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A Soldier's Story (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,100,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,201 $22,100,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,220 $22,100,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 14th, 1984 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
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Keywords: World War II
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 70 $598,255 Feb 8, 1985 150
Theater Average 16th Weekend 88 $3,780 Dec 28, 1984 108
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 248 $5,374,262 Oct 5, 1984 24
Theater Average 3rd Weekend 76 $19,943 Sep 28, 1984 17

Cast

Denzel Washington    Private First Class Melvin Peterson
Howard E. Rollins, Jr.    Capt. Davenport
Patti LaBelle    Big Mary
Robert Townsend    Cpl. Ellis
Art Evans    Pvt. Wilkie
Adolph Caesar    Sgt. Waters
Wings Hauser    Lt. Byrd
David Alan Grier    Cpl. Cobb

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/09/14 22 $156,383   5 $31,277   $156,383 1
1984/09/21 23 $166,401 +6% 6 $27,734   $417,655 2
1984/09/28 19 $378,914 +128% 19 $19,943   $898,706 3
1984/10/05 7 $2,028,935 +435% 217 $9,350   $3,113,181 4
1984/10/12 6 $1,551,490 -24% 223 $6,957   $5,105,085 5
1984/10/19 7 $1,578,635 +2% 289 $5,462   $7,198,464 6
1984/10/26 11 $1,319,685 -16% 316 $4,176   $9,032,228 7
1984/11/02 5 $2,140,140 +62% 580 $3,690   $11,546,133 8
1984/11/09 5 $1,724,727 -19% 581 $2,969   $13,847,074 9
1984/11/16 10 $1,178,204 -32% 510 $2,310   $15,480,357 10
1984/11/23 11 $1,460,697 +24% 479 $3,049   $17,460,039 11
1984/11/30 11 $943,471 -35% 479 $1,970   $18,768,078 12
1984/12/07 13 $360,009 -62% 341 $1,056   $19,321,567 13
1984/12/14 18 $154,641 -57% 166 $932   $19,550,790 14
1984/12/21 26 $134,407 -13% 52 $2,585   $19,758,558 15
1984/12/28 24 $230,586 +72% 61 $3,780   $20,056,018 16
1985/01/04 23 $172,153 -25% 67 $2,569   $20,248,109 17
1985/01/11 27 $127,882 -26% 46 $2,780   $20,421,179 18
1985/01/18 28 $76,686 -40% 41 $1,870   $20,544,003 19
1985/01/25 28 $66,219 -14% 32 $2,069   $20,629,212 20
1985/02/01 28 $51,780 -22% 27 $1,918   $20,702,772 21
1985/02/08 16 $598,255 +1,055% 531 $1,127   $21,319,833 22
1985/02/15 25 $256,652 -57% 156 $1,645   $21,821,347 23

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/09/14 17 $251,254   5 $50,251   $251,254 1
1984/09/21 21 $268,538 +7% 6 $44,756   $519,792 2
1984/09/28 19 $564,454 +110% 19 $29,708   $1,084,246 3
1984/10/05 7 $2,469,349 +337% 217 $11,379   $3,553,595 4
1984/10/12 6 $2,066,234 -16% 223 $9,266   $5,619,829 5
1984/10/19 7 $2,092,714 +1% 289 $7,241   $7,712,543 6
1984/10/26 10 $1,693,450 -19% 316 $5,359   $9,405,993 7
1984/11/02 5 $2,716,354 +60% 580 $4,683   $12,122,347 8
1984/11/09 5 $2,179,806 -20% 581 $3,752   $14,302,153 9
1984/11/16 10 $1,697,189 -22% 510 $3,328   $15,999,342 10
1984/11/23 11 $1,825,265 +8% 479 $3,811   $17,824,607 11
1984/11/30 11 $1,136,951 -38% 479 $2,374   $18,961,558 12
1984/12/07 13 $434,591 -62% 341 $1,274   $19,396,149 13
1984/12/14 17 $228,002 -48% 166 $1,374   $19,624,151 14
1984/12/21 24 $201,281 -12% 52 $3,871   $19,825,432 15
1984/12/28 23 $250,524 +24% 61 $4,107   $20,075,956 16
1985/01/04 22 $217,341 -13% 67 $3,244   $20,293,297 17
1985/01/11 25 $174,020 -20% 46 $3,783   $20,467,317 18
1985/01/18 27 $95,676 -45% 41 $2,334   $20,562,993 19
1985/01/25 25 $87,999 -8% 32 $2,750   $20,650,992 20
1985/02/01 25 $70,586 -20% 27 $2,614   $20,721,578 21
1985/02/08 13 $843,117 +1,094% 531 $1,588   $21,564,695 22

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