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Witness (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $65,532,576Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 8th, 1985 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: October 13th, 2015 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Religious, Culture Clash
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 127 $423,222 Jun 21, 1985 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 108 $600,737 Jun 14, 1985 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 114 $728,002 Jun 7, 1985 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 133 $741,089 May 31, 1985 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 117 $1,066,676 May 24, 1985 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 124 $1,113,057 May 17, 1985 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 186 $918,490 May 10, 1985 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 187 $1,057,870 May 3, 1985 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 211 $1,170,790 Apr 26, 1985 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 220 $1,370,496 Apr 19, 1985 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 211 $1,835,932 Apr 12, 1985 66
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,364 $50,734,434 Apr 5, 1985 63
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 218 $2,415,924 Apr 5, 1985 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 348 $2,386,253 Mar 29, 1985 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 277 $3,754,331 Mar 22, 1985 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 343 $4,419,527 Mar 15, 1985 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 603 $4,506,587 Mar 8, 1985 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 951 $4,791,953 Mar 1, 1985 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,396 $5,163,819 Feb 22, 1985 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,736 $6,497,155 Feb 15, 1985 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,078 $4,539,990 Feb 8, 1985 3

Cast

   John Book
Danny Glover    McFee
Viggo Mortensen    Moses Hochleitner
Kelly McGillis    Rachel Lapp
Lukas Haas    Samuel Lapp
Alexander Godunov    Daniel Hochleitner
Patti LuPone    Elaine
Josef Sommer    Chief Paul Schaeffer
Timothy Carhart    Zenovich

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/02/08 2 $4,539,990   876 $5,183   $4,539,990 3
1985/02/15 2 $6,497,155 +43% 957 $6,789   $12,770,386 10
1985/02/22 2 $5,163,819 -21% 957 $5,396   $19,317,498 17
1985/03/01 2 $4,791,953 -7% 1,165 $4,113   $25,598,419 24
1985/03/08 1 $4,506,587 -6% 1,169 $3,855   $31,596,283 31
1985/03/15 2 $4,419,527 -2% 1,169 $3,781   $37,659,033 38
1985/03/22 7 $3,754,331 -15% 1,115 $3,367   $42,956,090 45
1985/03/29 10 $2,386,253 -36% 978 $2,440   $46,384,549 52
1985/04/05 8 $2,415,924 +1% 895 $2,699   $49,767,479 59
1985/04/12 9 $1,835,932 -24% 775 $2,369   $52,570,366 66
1985/04/19 11 $1,370,496 -25% 686 $1,998   $54,508,584 73
1985/04/26 10 $1,170,790 -15% 638 $1,835   $56,143,219 80
1985/05/03 12 $1,057,870 -10% 632 $1,674   $57,603,689 87
1985/05/10 11 $918,490 -13% 565 $1,626   $58,895,610 94
1985/05/17 9 $1,113,057 +21% 649 $1,715   $60,357,368 101
1985/05/24 9 $1,066,676 -4% 526 $2,028   $61,815,744 108
1985/05/31 10 $741,089 -31% 531 $1,396   $62,786,290 115
1985/06/07 8 $728,002 -2% 501 $1,453   $63,836,926 122
1985/06/14 11 $600,737 -17% 383 $1,569   $64,795,624 129
1985/06/21 15 $423,222 -30% 314 $1,348   $65,532,576 136

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/02/08 2 $6,273,231   876 $7,161   $6,273,231 7
1985/02/15 2 $7,880,448 +26% 957 $8,235   $14,153,679 14
1985/02/22 2 $6,652,787 -16% 957 $6,952   $20,806,466 21
1985/03/01 2 $6,283,230 -6% 1,165 $5,393   $27,089,696 28
1985/03/08 1 $6,149,810 -2% 1,169 $5,261   $33,239,506 35
1985/03/15 2 $5,962,253 -3% 1,169 $5,100   $39,201,759 42
1985/03/22 6 $4,796,537 -20% 1,115 $4,302   $43,998,296 49
1985/03/29 10 $3,353,259 -30% 978 $3,429   $47,351,555 56
1985/04/05 7 $3,382,879 +1% 895 $3,780   $50,734,434 63
1985/04/12 9 $2,403,654 -29% 775 $3,101   $53,138,088 70
1985/04/19 10 $1,834,341 -24% 686 $2,674   $54,972,429 77
1985/04/26 9 $1,573,390 -14% 638 $2,466   $56,545,819 84
1985/05/03 12 $1,431,301 -9% 632 $2,265   $57,977,120 91
1985/05/10 11 $1,267,191 -11% 565 $2,243   $59,244,311 98
1985/05/17 8 $1,504,757 +19% 649 $2,319   $60,749,068 105
1985/05/24 9 $1,296,133 -14% 526 $2,464   $62,045,201 112
1985/05/31 9 $1,063,723 -18% 531 $2,003   $63,108,924 119
1985/06/07 8 $1,085,963 +2% 501 $2,168   $64,194,887 126
1985/06/14 11 $914,467 -16% 383 $2,388   $65,109,354 133