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Volunteers (1985)

Volunteers poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,875,740Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,363 $19,875,740
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,363 $19,875,740
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 869 $19,875,740
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 1,042 $19,875,740
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 1,049 $19,875,740
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 1,337 $19,875,740

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


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
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,319 $48,510 Oct 25, 1985 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,545 $57,600 Oct 18, 1985 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,345 $102,880 Oct 11, 1985 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,082 $199,732 Oct 4, 1985 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,272 $260,499 Sep 27, 1985 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,987 $672,718 Sep 20, 1985 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,157 $1,086,864 Sep 13, 1985 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,447 $1,606,392 Sep 6, 1985 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,276 $3,046,699 Aug 30, 1985 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,745 $3,591,142 Aug 23, 1985 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,904 $5,184,360 Aug 16, 1985 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,844 1,560 Aug 16, 1985 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,965 $19,875,740 Aug 16, 1985 0

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 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