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Volunteers (1985)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,875,740Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,292 $48,510 Oct 25, 1985 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,519 $57,600 Oct 18, 1985 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,320 $102,880 Oct 11, 1985 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,061 $199,732 Oct 4, 1985 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,250 $260,499 Sep 27, 1985 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,965 $672,718 Sep 20, 1985 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,132 $1,086,864 Sep 13, 1985 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,422 $1,606,392 Sep 6, 1985 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,252 $3,046,699 Aug 30, 1985 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,719 $3,591,142 Aug 23, 1985 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,875 $5,184,360 Aug 16, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,809 1,560 Aug 16, 1985 3

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

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/16 2 $5,184,360   1,560 $3,323   $5,184,360 3
1985/08/23 4 $3,591,142 -31% 1,468 $2,446   $10,775,502 10
1985/08/30 5 $3,046,699 -15% 1,123 $2,713   $14,540,201 17
1985/09/06 5 $1,606,392 -47% 999 $1,608   $16,584,835 24
1985/09/13 5 $1,086,864 -32% 764 $1,423   $17,864,839 31
1985/09/20 12 $672,718 -38% 631 $1,066   $18,727,557 38
1985/09/27 19 $260,499 -61% 403 $646   $19,151,554 45
1985/10/04 18 $199,732 -23% 334 $598   $19,432,868 52
1985/10/11 21 $102,880 -48% 192 $536   $19,637,863 59
1985/10/18 24 $57,600 -44% 144 $400   $19,812,315 66
1985/10/25 25 $48,510 -16% 98 $495   $19,875,740 73

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/08/16 3 $7,184,360   1,560 $4,605   $7,184,360 7
1985/08/23 4 $4,309,142 -40% 1,468 $2,935   $11,493,502 14
1985/08/30 6 $3,484,941 -19% 1,123 $3,103   $14,978,443 21
1985/09/06 7 $1,799,532 -48% 999 $1,801   $16,777,975 28
1985/09/13 7 $1,276,864 -29% 764 $1,671   $18,054,839 35
1985/09/20 12 $836,216 -35% 631 $1,325   $18,891,055 42
1985/09/27 16 $342,081 -59% 403 $849   $19,233,136 49
1985/10/04 16 $301,847 -12% 334 $904   $19,534,983 56
1985/10/11 19 $219,732 -27% 192 $1,144   $19,754,715 63
1985/10/18 24 $72,515 -67% 144 $504   $19,827,230 70