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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,227,824Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$17,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 24th, 1987 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Franchise: Superman
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Keywords: D.C. Comics, Visual Effects
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Super Hero
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,103 $2,891,836 Jul 31, 1987 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,755 $5,683,122 Jul 24, 1987 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,925 1,511 Jul 24, 1987 3
Franchise Killers 51 $2,124,533 Jul 24, 1987 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,888 $11,227,824 Jul 24, 1987 0


Gene Hackman    Lex Luthor
Christopher Reeve    Superman
Margot Kidder    Lois Lane
Jim Broadbent    Jean Pierre Dubois
Jon Cryer    Lenny
Sam Wanamaker    David Warfield
Marc McClure    Jimmy Olsen
Jackie Cooper    Perry White
Mariel Hemingway    Lacy Warfield

Production and Technical Credits


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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/24 4 $5,683,122   1,511 $3,761   $5,683,122 3
1987/07/31 7 $2,891,836 -49% 1,511 $1,914   $11,227,824 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/07/24 5 $8,335,988   1,511 $5,517   $8,335,988 7