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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

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 799 $85,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,614 $85,300,000
Leggiest Movies 41 13.66
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 195 $85,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 349 $85,300,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 192 $85,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 472 $85,300,000

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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 20th Weekend 146 $356,011 Nov 6, 1981 136
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 150 $649,449 Oct 16, 1981 115
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 144 $986,000 Oct 2, 1981 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 120 $1,388,529 Sep 25, 1981 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 120 $1,550,121 Sep 18, 1981 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 115 $1,906,000 Sep 11, 1981 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 66 $3,335,861 Sep 4, 1981 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 121 $2,634,512 Aug 28, 1981 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 254 $2,219,592 Aug 21, 1981 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 243 $3,042,397 Aug 14, 1981 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 377 $3,125,676 Aug 7, 1981 45
Fastest to $50m 1,281 $50,899,475 Jul 31, 1981 42
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 531 $3,473,898 Jul 31, 1981 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 562 $4,748,819 Jul 24, 1981 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 848 $5,299,888 Jul 17, 1981 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,252 $5,692,821 Jul 10, 1981 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,816 $6,243,323 Jul 3, 1981 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,591 $6,152,166 Jun 26, 1981 3
Leggiest Opening Weekend 390 3.25 Jun 26, 1981 3
Front-Loaded Opening Weekend 2,050 30.8% Jun 26, 1981 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,652 1,074 Jun 26, 1981 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 199 $85,300,000 Jun 26, 1981 0

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records