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Wall Street (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,848,100Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$16,500,000
Domestic Releases: December 11th, 1987 (Limited) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: November 7th, 2000 by Fox Home Entertainment
Running Time: 125 minutes
Franchise: Wall Street
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Keywords: Wall Street, White Collar Crime, Relatives Playing Relatives, Directing Yourself, Class Warfare, Intertitle
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 665 $1,278,457 Jan 29, 1988 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 824 $1,543,464 Jan 22, 1988 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 982 $2,065,196 Jan 15, 1988 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,099 $2,817,932 Jan 8, 1988 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,044 $4,454,390 Jan 1, 1988 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,656 $4,407,619 Dec 25, 1987 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,989 $3,067,206 Dec 18, 1987 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,225 $4,104,611 Dec 11, 1987 3

Cast

   Bud Fox
   Gordon Gekko
Martin Sheen    Carl Fox
Sean Young    Kate Gekko
John C. McGinley    Marvin
Terence Stamp    Sir Larry Wildman
James Spader    Roger Barnes
Hal Holbrook    Lou Mannheim
Grant Shaud    Young broker
Daryl Hannah    Darien Taylor
Saul Rubinek    Harold Salt
Paul Guilfoyle    Stone Livingston
Oliver Stone    Trader - Office

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Set Decorator    Susan Bode

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 16th, 2012

October 16th, 2012

It's a mixed week on the home market. Granted, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is coming out, which made more than $200 million domestically and should sell quite well on the home market. On the other hand, the second biggest first run release is That's My Boy, which failed to make an impact at the box office. There is also a flood of weaker releases, secondary Blu-ray releases, and Christmas releases, much of which I would consider filler. The signal to noise ratio is a little off. As for the best releases of the week, there are some great TV on DVD releases like Mad Men: Season Five and Degrassi: Season 11, Part 2. There are also some limited releases, like Moonrise Kingdom on Blu-ray Combo Pack and even some Direct-to-DVD releases, like Excision on Blu-ray. All of these were contenders for Pick of the Week. In the end I went with Mad Men: Season Five for Pick of the week, while Degrassi: Season 11, Part 2 earned Puck of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Filmmakers Signature Series

October 10th, 2012

A few weeks ago, there a number of films were released on Blu-ray as part of the Filmmakers Signature Series, including Hoffa on Blu-ray. I received The French Connection, Wall Street, and The War of the Roses, the first of which I previously reviewed. Are any of the three worth picking up? More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/11 3 $4,104,611   730 $5,623   $4,104,611 3
1987/12/18 5 $3,067,206 -25% 743 $4,128   $8,514,908 10
1987/12/25 5 $4,407,619 +44% 987 $4,466   $14,722,326 17
1988/01/01 6 $4,454,390 +1% 989 $4,504   $22,467,080 24
1988/01/08 6 $2,817,932 -37% 988 $2,852   $26,643,104 31
1988/01/15 10 $2,065,196 -27% 967 $2,136   $29,808,822 38
1988/01/22 12 $1,543,464 -25% 883 $1,748   $32,069,634 45
1988/01/29 10 $1,278,457 -17% 934 $1,369   $33,849,454 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/12/11 3 $5,447,702   730 $7,463   $5,447,702 7
1987/12/18 5 $4,867,005 -11% 743 $6,550   $10,314,707 14
1987/12/25 6 $7,697,983 +58% 987 $7,799   $18,012,690 21
1988/01/01 5 $5,812,482 -24% 989 $5,877   $23,825,172 28
1988/01/08 5 $3,918,454 -33% 988 $3,966   $27,743,626 35
1988/01/15 11 $2,782,544 -29% 967 $2,878   $30,526,170 42
1988/01/22 10 $2,044,827 -27% 883 $2,316   $32,570,997 49

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/26/20102149,863 49,863$547,994$547,994516
10/3/20102734,890-30% 84,753$383,441$931,435517

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/26/201097,235 7,235$104,842$104,842516
10/3/2010165,799-20% 13,034$86,925$191,767517