They Live

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,000,000Details
Further financial details...

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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
82% - Certified Fresh
Audience
79% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$4,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 4th, 1988 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: October 22nd, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
Keywords: Advertising and Marketing
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Cast

Keith David    Frank
Meg Foster    Holly Thompson
Sy Richardson    Black Revolutionary

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Sound Editor    Hector Gika

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 6th, 2012

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/11/04 1 $4,827,903   1,463 $3,300   $4,827,903 3
1988/11/11 4 $2,772,100 -43% 1,459 $1,900   $8,988,903 10

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