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Volunteers (1985)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,875,740Details
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 16th, 1985 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: HBO Films, Silverscreen Partners
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 215 $7,638,203 Aug 30, 1985 17

Cast

   Lawrence Bourne III
   Beth Wexler
Tim Thomerson    John Reynolds
   Tom Tuttle from Tacoma
Gedde Watanabe    At Toon
George Plimpton    Lawrence Bourne Jr.
Ernest Harada    Chung Mee
Shakti Kapoor    Lucille
Clyde Kusatsu    Souvanna
Jude Mussetter    Bootsy
Ji-Tu Cumbuka    Cicero
Allan Arbus    Albert Bordonaro
Xander Berkeley    Kent Sutcliffe
Harry Yorku    Ai Po
Virginia Kiser    Evelyn Bourne
Duncan Ross    Noble
Toru Tanaka    Sumo Guard
Guillermo Del Rio    Sumo Guard
Jacqueline Evans    Aunt Eunice
Pamela Gual    Tammy
Phillip Guilmant    Yale President
Chick Hearn    Announcer
Carlos Romano    Beatty
Lonnie Wun    Sumo Guard

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Richard Shepherd
Producer    Walter F. Parkes
Story Creator    Keith Critchlow
Screenwriter    Ken Levine
Screenwriter    David Isaacs
Director of Photography    Ric Waite
Editor    Ronald Roose
Composer    James Horner
Associate Producer    Theodore R. Parvin
Assistant Director    Elie Cohn
Assistant Director (Mexico)    Jesus Marin
Bridge Building Sequence    John Langley
Yale Commencement Sequence    David Burton Morris
Chung Mee Sequence    Harvey Keith
Mexico    Ricardo Frera
Production Designer    James Schoppe
Art Director    Jose Rodriguez Granada
Set Decorator    Macedonio Ramos
Additional Photography    Jack N. Green
Editor    Steven Polivka
Sound Mixer    Claude Hitchcock
Re-recording Mixer    Chris Jenkins
Re-recording Mixer    Robert J. Glass
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Alexander
Supervising Sound Editor    Lon Bender
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Sound Editor    Terry Allen
Sound Editor    Randy Kelley
Sound Editor    Elliott L. Koretz
Sound Editor    Dan Rich
Music Editor    Else Blangsted
Make up    Del Armstrong
Hairstylist    Dione Taylor
Casting Director    Joyce Robinson
Casting Director    Penny Ellers
Stunt Coordinator    B.J. Davis

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/08/16 2 $5,184,360   1,560 $3,323   $5,184,360 1
1985/08/23 4 $3,591,142 -31% 1,468 $2,446   $10,775,502 2
1985/08/30 5 $3,046,699 -15% 1,123 $2,713   $14,540,201 3
1985/09/06 5 $1,606,392 -47% 999 $1,608   $16,584,835 4
1985/09/13 5 $1,086,864 -32% 764 $1,423   $17,864,839 5
1985/09/20 12 $672,718 -38% 631 $1,066   $18,727,557 6
1985/09/27 19 $260,499 -61% 403 $646   $19,151,554 7
1985/10/04 18 $199,732 -23% 334 $598   $19,432,868 8
1985/10/11 21 $102,880 -48% 192 $536   $19,637,863 9
1985/10/18 24 $57,600 -44% 144 $400   $19,812,315 10
1985/10/25 25 $48,510 -16% 98 $495   $19,875,740 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/08/16 3 $7,184,360   1,560 $4,605   $7,184,360 1
1985/08/23 4 $4,309,142 -40% 1,468 $2,935   $11,493,502 2
1985/08/30 6 $3,484,941 -19% 1,123 $3,103   $14,978,443 3
1985/09/06 7 $1,799,532 -48% 999 $1,801   $16,777,975 4
1985/09/13 7 $1,276,864 -29% 764 $1,671   $18,054,839 5
1985/09/20 12 $836,216 -35% 631 $1,325   $18,891,055 6
1985/09/27 16 $342,081 -59% 403 $849   $19,233,136 7
1985/10/04 16 $301,847 -12% 334 $904   $19,534,983 8
1985/10/11 19 $219,732 -27% 192 $1,144   $19,754,715 9
1985/10/18 24 $72,515 -67% 144 $504   $19,827,230 10

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