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Stripes (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $85,300,000Details
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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)
Comparisons: vs. Superbad
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 146 $356,011 Nov 6, 1981 136
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 150 $649,449 Oct 16, 1981 115
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 143 $986,000 Oct 2, 1981 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $1,388,529 Sep 25, 1981 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $1,550,121 Sep 18, 1981 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 113 $1,906,000 Sep 11, 1981 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 64 $3,335,861 Sep 4, 1981 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 119 $2,634,512 Aug 28, 1981 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 251 $2,219,592 Aug 21, 1981 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 240 $3,042,397 Aug 14, 1981 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 370 $3,125,676 Aug 7, 1981 45
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,268 $50,899,475 Jul 31, 1981 42
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 524 $3,473,898 Jul 31, 1981 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 552 $4,748,819 Jul 24, 1981 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 837 $5,299,888 Jul 17, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,238 $5,692,821 Jul 10, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,798 $6,243,323 Jul 3, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,569 $6,152,166 Jun 26, 1981 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,624 1,074 Jun 26, 1981 3

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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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