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Stripes (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $85,300,000Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 26th, 1981 (Wide) by Columbia
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality/nudity, language and some drug use. (extended edition)
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Keywords: Military Life
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
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 67 $3,335,861 Sep 4, 1981 73
Fastest to $50m 1,303 $50,899,475 Jul 31, 1981 42

Cast

   John Winger
Sean Young    Louise
Bill Paxton    Soldier
Harold Ramis    Russell Zisky
John Candy    Dewey "Ox" Oxburger
Judge Reinhold    Elmo
John Larroquette    Capt. Stillman
Dave Thomas    M.C
Joe Flaherty    Border guard/Sgt. Crocker
Warren Oates    Sgt. Hulka
P.J. Soles    Stella Hansen
John Diehl    Cruiser
Donald Gibb    Bouncer in mud wrestling bar

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/26 5 $6,152,166   1,074 $5,728   $6,152,166 3
1981/07/03 4 $6,243,323 +1% 1,085 $5,754   $17,114,611 10
1981/07/10 3 $5,692,821 -9% 1,084 $5,252   $26,423,482 17
1981/07/17 2 $5,299,888 -7% 0     $34,986,321 24
1981/07/24 3 $4,748,819 -10% 1,086 $4,373   $42,740,041 31
1981/07/31 4 $3,473,898 -27% 1,064 $3,265   $48,640,145 38
1981/08/07 5 $3,125,676 -10% 991 $3,154   $54,025,151 45
1981/08/14 2 $3,042,397 -3% 1,044 $2,914   $58,826,081 52
1981/08/21 5 $2,219,592 -27% 1,015 $2,187   $62,791,018 59
1981/08/28 4 $2,634,512 +19% 1,117 $2,359   $67,253,342 66
1981/09/04 4 $3,335,861 +27% 110 $30,326   $71,850,123 73
1981/09/11 4 $1,906,000 -43% 1,100 $1,733   $74,261,528 80
1981/09/18 5 $1,550,121 -19% 901 $1,720   $76,485,607 87
1981/09/25 9 $1,388,529 -10% 848 $1,637   $78,271,428 94
1981/10/02 10 $986,000 -29% 650 $1,517   $79,687,511 101
1981/10/16 11 $649,449   459 $1,415   $81,564,706 115
1981/11/06 11 $356,011   257 $1,385   $83,339,362 136

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/26 - $1,892,000   1,074 $1,762   $1,892,000 1
1981/06/27 - $2,327,000 +23% 1,074 $2,167   $4,219,000 2
1981/06/28 - $1,881,000 -19% 1,074 $1,751   $6,100,000 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/26 5 $10,871,288   1,074 $10,122   $10,871,288 7
1981/07/03 3 $9,859,373 -9% 1,085 $9,087   $20,730,661 14
1981/07/10 3 $8,914,398 -10% 1,093 $8,156   $29,686,433 21
1981/07/17 2 $8,473,896 -5% 1,113 $7,614   $38,160,329 28
1981/07/24 3 $7,175,025 -15% 1,086 $6,607   $45,166,247 35
1981/07/31 4 $5,733,228 -20% 1,064 $5,388   $50,899,475 42
1981/08/07 6 $4,884,209 -15% 991 $4,929   $55,783,684 49
1981/08/14 4 $4,787,742 -2% 1,044 $4,586   $60,571,426 56
1981/08/21 4 $4,047,404 -15% 1,015 $3,988   $64,618,830 63
1981/08/28 4 $3,895,432 -4% 1,117 $3,487   $68,514,262 70
1981/09/04 4 $3,841,266 -1% 110 $34,921   $72,355,528 77
1981/09/11 3 $2,579,958 -33% 1,100 $2,345   $74,935,486 84
1981/09/18 6 $1,947,413 -25% 901 $2,161   $76,882,899 91
1981/09/25 8 $1,818,612 -7% 848 $2,145   $78,701,511 98