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Stand by Me (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $52,287,414Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,529 $52,287,414
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,407 $52,287,414
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 452 $52,287,414
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 756 $52,287,414

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 8th, 1986 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Voiceover/Narration, Competitive Eating
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 93 $847,517 Dec 5, 1986 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 70 $1,430,279 Nov 28, 1986 115
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 187 $5,037,343 Aug 29, 1986 24
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 92 $11,744,749 Aug 29, 1986 24

Cast

Richard Dreyfuss    The Writer
John Cusack    Denny Lachance
River Phoenix    Chris Chambers
Kiefer Sutherland    Ace Merrill
Corey Feldman    Teddy Duchamp
Wil Wheaton    Gordie Lachance
Jerry O'Connell    Vern Tessio
Casey Siemaszko    Billy Tessio

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Casting Director    Janet Hirshenson
Casting Director    Jane Jenkins
Story Creator    Stephen King

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 22nd, 2011

March 21st, 2011

It's a deceptively slow week when it comes to DVD and Blu-ray releases. Have I mentioned how much I love the word, "deceptively"? It is worse than meaningless and actually reduces the amount of information given in any sentence it appears in. In this case, the first sentence could mean the week appears to be slow, but it is actually quite busy. Or it could mean the week appears busy, but is quite slow. Unfortunately, it's the latter. There are four first run releases coming out on the home market, which is more than most weeks, but all four missed expectations to one degree or another. Additionally, there's only one new release that I'm seriously considering for Pick of the Week, The Venture Bros.: Season Four on Blu-ray. In fact, there are a couple Blu-ray catalog titles that are more interesting than any of the first run releases. Leading the way there is Stand By Me, which is not only a great movie, but the Blu-ray isn't shovelware and includes Blu-ray exclusive extras like a Picture-in-Picture track. So which release is the Pick of the Week? I can't decide, so let's call it a tie. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/08/08 25 $251,628   16 $15,727   $251,628 1
1986/08/15 24 $254,428 +1% 16 $15,902   $665,620 2
1986/08/22 2 $3,812,093 +1,398% 745 $5,117   $4,684,502 3
1986/08/29 1 $5,037,343 +32% 801 $6,289   $11,932,227 4
1986/09/05 1 $3,426,615 -32% 804 $4,262   $16,381,881 5
1986/09/12 1 $3,010,922 -12% 828 $3,636   $20,471,832 6
1986/09/19 2 $3,029,008 +1% 829 $3,654   $24,348,060 7
1986/09/26 2 $2,740,017 -10% 841 $3,258   $27,917,486 8
1986/10/03 4 $2,396,982 -13% 848 $2,827   $31,074,132 9
1986/10/10 7 $2,052,054 -14% 845 $2,428   $33,642,395 10
1986/10/17 9 $1,392,995 -32% 844 $1,650   $35,359,341 11
1986/10/24 10 $1,356,734 -3% 833 $1,629   $37,118,886 12
1986/10/31 11 $1,135,510 -16% 804 $1,412   $38,632,323 13
1986/11/07 10 $1,444,875 +27% 785 $1,841   $40,461,269 14
1986/11/14 8 $1,316,136 -9% 815 $1,615   $42,328,513 15
1986/11/21 9 $1,154,357 -12% 738 $1,564   $43,577,043 16
1986/11/28 9 $1,430,279 +24% 716 $1,998   $45,677,316 17
1986/12/05 10 $847,517 -41% 718 $1,180   $46,681,853 18
1986/12/12 11 $500,692 -41% 683 $733   $47,361,304 19

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/08/08 21 $411,192   16 $25,700   $411,192 1
1986/08/15 23 $461,217 +12% 16 $28,826   $872,409 2
1986/08/22 2 $6,022,475 +1,206% 745 $8,084   $6,894,884 3
1986/08/29 1 $6,060,382 +1% 801 $7,566   $12,955,266 4
1986/09/05 1 $4,505,644 -26% 804 $5,604   $17,460,910 5
1986/09/12 2 $3,858,142 -14% 828 $4,660   $21,319,052 6
1986/09/19 2 $3,858,417 n/c 829 $4,654   $25,177,469 7
1986/09/26 2 $3,499,681 -9% 841 $4,161   $28,677,150 8
1986/10/03 4 $2,913,191 -17% 848 $3,435   $31,590,341 9
1986/10/10 7 $2,376,005 -18% 845 $2,812   $33,966,346 10
1986/10/17 8 $1,795,806 -24% 844 $2,128   $35,762,152 11
1986/10/24 10 $1,734,661 -3% 833 $2,082   $37,496,813 12
1986/10/31 8 $1,519,581 -12% 804 $1,890   $39,016,394 13
1986/11/07 8 $1,995,983 +31% 785 $2,543   $41,012,377 14
1986/11/14 7 $1,410,309 -29% 815 $1,730   $42,422,686 15
1986/11/21 8 $1,824,351 +29% 738 $2,472   $44,247,037 16
1986/11/28 9 $1,587,299 -13% 716 $2,217   $45,834,336 17
1986/12/05 9 $1,026,276 -35% 718 $1,429   $46,860,612 18