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This is Spinal Tap (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,736,202Details
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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 5,865 $4,736,202
All Time Worldwide Box Office 7,467 $4,736,202
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,459 $4,736,202
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,753 $4,736,202

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 2nd, 1984 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: July 8th, 1998 by Criterion, released as This Is Spinal Tap
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Keywords: Mockumentary, Rock 'n' Roll, Rockumentary
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 18th Weekend 906 $30,721 Jun 29, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 969 $43,498 Jun 22, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 852 $90,298 Jun 15, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,206 $58,655 Jun 8, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 919 $140,096 Jun 1, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 453 $397,803 May 25, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 602 $350,835 May 18, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 862 $297,123 May 11, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 900 $372,174 May 4, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,007 $470,293 Apr 27, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,914 $235,910 Apr 20, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,972 $131,777 Apr 13, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,443 $150,145 Apr 6, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,795 $190,726 Mar 30, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,929 $99,411 Mar 23, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,861 $58,914 Mar 16, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,515 $48,819 Mar 9, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,660 $30,835 Mar 2, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,945 $4,736,202 Mar 2, 1984 0

Cast

   Nigel Tufnel (Lead Guitar, Vocals)
Billy Crystal    Morty the Mime
Anjelica Huston    Polly Deutsch
Ed Begley, Jr.    John "Stumpy" Pepys
Rob Reiner    Marty DiBergi
Michael McKean    David St. Hubbins (Lead Guitar, Vocals)
Harry Shearer    Derek Smalls (Bass, Vocals)
Bruno Kirby    Tommy Pischedda
Fran Drescher    Bobbi Flekman
Dana Carvey    Mime Waiter
Howard Hesseman    Terry Ladd
Fred Willard    Lt. Hookstratten

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/02 29 $30,835   3 $10,278   $30,835 3
1984/03/09 30 $48,819 +58% 4 $12,205   $91,944 10
1984/03/16 25 $58,914 +21% 5 $11,783   $171,591 17
1984/03/23 23 $99,411 +69% 10 $9,941   $299,850 24
1984/03/30 22 $190,726 +92% 26 $7,336   $534,560 31
1984/04/06 25 $150,145 -21% 31 $4,843   $734,446 38
1984/04/13 21 $131,777 -12% 28 $4,706   $925,604 45
1984/04/20 18 $235,910 +79% 62 $3,805   $1,233,416 52
1984/04/27 17 $470,293 +99% 206 $2,283   $1,788,814 59
1984/05/04 19 $372,174 -21% 179 $2,079   $2,350,407 66
1984/05/11 18 $297,123 -20% 171 $1,738   $2,794,914 73
1984/05/18 19 $350,835 +18% 199 $1,763   $3,294,727 80
1984/05/25 15 $397,803 +13% 201 $1,979   $3,828,016 87
1984/06/01 19 $140,096 -65% 139 $1,008   $4,070,686 94
1984/06/08 19 $58,655 -58% 64 $916   $4,198,199 101
1984/06/15 18 $90,298 +54% 86 $1,050   $4,322,050 108
1984/06/22 19 $43,498 -52% 61 $713   $4,430,741 115
1984/06/29 19 $30,721 -29% 40 $768   $4,491,645 122
2000/09/08 58 $55,854   10 $5,585   $55,854 6,037
2000/09/15 68 $30,971 -45% 11 $2,816   $120,707 6,044
2000/09/22 87 $17,951 -42% 9 $1,995   $153,053 6,051
2000/09/29 94 $13,426 -25% 10 $1,343   $175,044 6,058
2000/10/06 95 $8,020 -40% 9 $891   $188,751 6,065

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/03/02 24 $43,125   3 $14,375   $43,125 7
1984/03/09 24 $69,552 +61% 4 $17,388   $112,677 14
1984/03/16 23 $87,762 +26% 5 $17,552   $200,439 21
1984/03/23 22 $143,395 +63% 10 $14,340   $343,834 28
1984/03/30 22 $240,467 +68% 26 $9,249   $584,301 35
1984/04/06 23 $209,526 -13% 31 $6,759   $793,827 42
1984/04/13 18 $203,679 -3% 28 $7,274   $997,506 49
1984/04/20 18 $321,015 +58% 62 $5,178   $1,318,521 56
1984/04/27 14 $659,712 +106% 206 $3,202   $1,978,233 63
1984/05/04 18 $519,558 -21% 179 $2,903   $2,497,791 70
1984/05/11 17 $446,101 -14% 171 $2,609   $2,943,892 77
1984/05/18 17 $486,321 +9% 199 $2,444   $3,430,213 84
1984/05/25 15 $500,377 +3% 201 $2,489   $3,930,590 91
1984/06/01 15 $208,954 -58% 139 $1,503   $4,139,544 98
1984/06/08 18 $92,208 -56% 64 $1,441   $4,231,752 105
1984/06/15 15 $155,491 +69% 86 $1,808   $4,387,243 112
1984/06/22 16 $73,681 -53% 61 $1,208   $4,460,924 119
2000/09/08 51 $89,736   10 $8,974   $89,736 6,041
2000/09/15 68 $45,366 -49% 11 $4,124   $135,102 6,048
2000/09/22 90 $26,516 -42% 9 $2,946   $161,618 6,055
2000/09/29 77 $19,113 -28% 10 $1,911   $180,731 6,062

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records