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The Wild Life (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,500,000Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 4,808 $9,500,000
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 3,748 $23,834,813
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,009 $9,500,000

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 28th, 1984 (Wide)
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,519 $537,000 Oct 19, 1984 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,539 $1,171,061 Oct 12, 1984 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,435 $2,281,525 Oct 5, 1984 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,311 $4,001,400 Sep 28, 1984 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,533 1,140 Sep 28, 1984 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 3,118 $9,500,000 Sep 28, 1984 0

Cast

Rick Moranis    Harry
Eric Stoltz    Bill Conrad
Christopher Penn    Tom Drake
Lea Thompson    Anita
Ilan Mitchell-Smith    Jim Conrad
Randy Quaid    Charlie
Cameron Crowe    Cop #2
Jack Kehoe    Mr. Parker
Sherilyn Fenn    Penny Harlin
Ben Stein    Surplus Salesman

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
1984/09/28 2 $4,001,400   1,140 $3,510   $4,001,400 3
1984/10/05 6 $2,281,525 -43% 1,142 $1,998   $7,093,446 10
1984/10/12 10 $1,171,061 -49% 909 $1,288   $8,629,301 17
1984/10/19 17 $537,000 -54% 600 $895   $9,453,750 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1984/09/28 2 $4,811,921   1,140 $4,221   $4,811,921 7
1984/10/05 5 $2,646,319 -45% 1,142 $2,317   $7,458,240 14
1984/10/12 10 $1,458,510 -45% 909 $1,605   $8,916,750 21