Movies Released in 1984

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January, 1984

January 13 Angel Thriller/Suspense   $17,488,564  
Hot Dog… The Movie Comedy   $17,540,166  
 
January 20 The Buddy System Drama   $1,820,049  
Scandalous Comedy   $526,805  
 
January 25 Entre Nous   $0  
 
January 27 Broadway Danny Rose Comedy   $10,600,497  
The Lonely Guy Comedy   $4,800,000  
Slayground Action   $108,128  

February, 1984

February 1 Scrubbers   $0  
Strangers Kiss   $0  
 
February 3 Reckless Drama   $6,731,602  
Weekend Pass Comedy   $21,058,033  
 
February 10 Unfaithfully Yours Romantic Comedy   $19,928,200  
 
February 17 Blame it on Rio Comedy   $18,600,000  
Crackers Action   $58,689  
Footloose Musical $8,200,000 $80,000,000  
Lassiter Thriller/Suspense   $17,513,452  

March, 1984

March 2 Against All Odds Drama   $25,100,000  
Harry & Son Drama   $4,900,000  
Over the Brooklyn Bridge Comedy   $592,448  
Repo Man Comedy $1,500,000 $2,300,000  
Sahara Adventure   $1,025,015  
This is Spinal Tap Comedy   $4,736,202  
 
March 9 Children of the Corn Horror   $14,600,000  
The Hotel New Hampshire Drama $7,500,000 $5,142,858  
Mike's Murder Thriller/Suspense   $1,100,000  
Splash Comedy $8,000,000 $62,599,495  
 
March 16 The Ice Pirates Comedy $9,000,000 $13,075,390  
Tank Action   $11,131,530  
 
March 23 Le bal Musical   $0  
Police Academy Comedy $4,500,000 $81,198,894  
Racing with the Moon Drama   $5,400,000  
 
March 30 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Adventure   $45,900,000  
Misunderstood Drama   $1,500,000  
Purple Hearts Drama   $952,478  
Romancing the Stone Adventure   $75,078,260  

April, 1984

April 6 Hard To Hold Drama   $8,853,155  
Moscow on the Hudson Comedy   $25,100,000  
The Stone Boy Drama   $0  
Up the Creek Comedy   $11,708,269  
Where the Boys Are '84 Comedy   $10,530,000  
 
April 13 Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter Horror $2,600,000 $32,980,880  
Iceman Drama   $7,343,032  
Kidco   $0  
Phar Lap   $0  
Privates on Parade   $0  
Sugar Cane Alley   $0  
Swing Shift Drama   $6,700,000  
 
April 20 Champions Drama   $200,000  
Kipperbang   $0  
 
April 27 Love Letters Thriller/Suspense $550,000 $5,269,990  
Young Lust   $0  

May, 1984

May 4 Alphabet City Action   $7,000,000  
The Bounty Drama   $8,613,462  
Breakin' Musical   $36,100,000  
Hardbodies Comedy   $7,121,000  
Sixteen Candles Comedy   $23,686,027  
 
May 11 Firestarter Horror   $15,136,870  
Gabriela (1984)   $0  
The Natural Drama   $47,951,979  
 
May 18 Finders Keepers Comedy   $1,500,000  
Making the Grade Comedy   $4,561,000  
 
May 23 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Adventure $28,000,000 $179,880,271  

June, 1984

June 1 Once Upon a Time in America Drama $30,000,000 $5,321,508  
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Adventure $18,000,000 $76,471,046  
Streets of Fire Action   $5,600,000  
 
June 8 Beat Street Drama   $16,595,791  
Ghostbusters Comedy $30,000,000 $238,632,124 Play
Gremlins Comedy $11,000,000 $148,168,459  
 
June 13 Under the Volcano Drama   $2,428,653  
 
June 15 Careful, He Might Hear You Drama   $0  
 
June 16 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets   $52,800,000  
 
June 22 The Karate Kid Action $8,000,000 $90,815,558  
The Pope of Greenwich Village Drama   $6,139,896  
Rhinestone Comedy   $21,400,000  
Top Secret! Comedy   $21,100,000  
 
June 29 Another Country Drama   $0  
Bachelor Party Comedy   $38,435,947  
Cannonball Run II Comedy   $28,100,000  
Conan the Destroyer Action $18,000,000 $26,400,000  

July, 1984

July 9 The Gods Must Be Crazy Comedy   $30,031,783  
 
July 13 The Last Starfighter Comedy   $22,200,789  
The Muppets Take Manhattan Comedy   $25,534,703  
 
July 20 Best Defense Comedy   $19,265,302  
The Bostonians Drama   $312,566  
Electric Dreams Comedy   $1,932,663  
One Deadly Summer   $0  
Revenge of the Nerds Comedy   $40,874,452  
Die Unendliche Geschichte Adventure $27,000,000 $21,300,000  
 
July 27 Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers Comedy   $3,772,785  
Meatballs II Comedy   $5,410,972  
Purple Rain Drama   $68,392,977  

August, 1984

August 3 Grandview, U.S.A. Drama   $4,743,119  
Joy of Sex Comedy   $4,463,000  
The Philadelphia Experiment Adventure   $8,103,330  
 
August 10 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Adventure   $6,300,000  
Cloak & Dagger Action   $9,719,952  
Red Dawn Action   $38,900,000  
 
August 15 The Woman in Red Comedy   $25,308,147  
 
August 17 Dreamscape Adventure   $12,116,365  
Old Enough   $0  
Sheena Adventure $25,000,000 $5,778,353  
Tightrope Thriller/Suspense   $48,100,000  
 
August 24 Cal Drama   $0  
Oxford Blues Comedy   $8,793,000  
 
August 29 Choose Me Comedy   $2,490,233  
 
August 31 Bolero Drama   $9,000,000  
C.H.U.D. Horror $1,250,000 $4,700,000  
Flashpoint Action   $3,854,833  

September, 1984

September 7 The Brother from Another Planet Comedy   $3,700,000  
The Warrior and the Sorceress Action   $2,886,225  
 
September 14 Un amour de Swann Drama   $223,327  
Exterminator 2 Action   $3,739,406  
Ninja III: The Domination Action   $7,610,785  
A Soldier's Story Drama   $22,100,000  
 
September 19 Amadeus Drama $18,000,000 $51,973,029  
 
September 21 All of Me Comedy   $35,243,581  
The Evil That Men Do Action   $13,102,025  
Places in the Heart Drama   $34,900,814  
The River Rat Action   $790,254  
Until September Drama   $4,097,094  
Windy City Drama   $343,890  
 
September 28 The Bear Drama   $2,687,148  
Body Rock Musical   $1,639,127  
Heartbreakers Drama   $104,125  
Impulse Thriller/Suspense   $2,766,716  
Irreconcilable Differences Comedy   $12,400,000  
The Wild Life Comedy   $9,500,000  
 
September 29 Country Drama   $8,400,000  

October, 1984

October 5 Eureka (1984)   $0  
The Perils of Gwendoline   $0  
Stranger Than Paradise   $0  
Teachers Drama   $27,700,000  
 
October 12 Comfort and Joy   $0  
Garbo Talks Drama   $1,427,108  
Songwriter Drama   $865,915  
 
October 19 Crimes of Passion Thriller/Suspense   $2,912,945  
The Little Drummer Girl Thriller/Suspense   $7,828,841  
The Razor's Edge Drama   $6,600,000  
Stop Making Sense Concert/Performance   $5,020,659  
Thief of Hearts Drama   $10,400,000  
 
October 26 American Dreamer Romantic Comedy   $5,021,751  
Body Double Thriller/Suspense $10,000,000 $8,801,940  
Firstborn Drama   $6,200,000  
Give My Regards to Broad Street Musical   $1,387,440  
The Terminator Action $6,400,000 $38,019,031  
Terror in the Aisles Multiple Genres   $8,316,206  

November, 1984

November 2 Blame it on the Night Comedy   $201,096  
The Killing Fields Drama   $34,609,720  
Lovelines Comedy   $225,570  
 
November 9 A Nightmare on Elm Street Horror $1,800,000 $25,504,513  
No Small Affair Romantic Comedy   $4,994,094  
Oh God, You Devil! Comedy   $21,538,000  
Paris, Texas Drama   $2,164,507  
Silent Night, Deadly Night Horror   $2,491,460  
 
November 16 Un dimanche ŕ la campagne Drama   $2,153,717  
Gimme an F   $0  
Just the Way You Are Comedy   $7,517,699  
Missing in Action Action   $22,812,411  
Night of the Comet Horror   $14,600,000  
Razorback Horror   $138,643  
 
November 21 Falling in Love Drama   $10,600,000  
Supergirl Adventure   $14,296,438  

December, 1984

December 5 Beverly Hills Cop Action $15,000,000 $234,760,478  
 
December 7 2010 Thriller/Suspense   $41,000,000  
City Heat Action   $38,348,988  
 
December 14 The Cotton Club Drama $48,000,000 $25,928,721  
Dune Action $45,000,000 $27,447,471  
Mass Appeal Drama   $1,900,000  
Nineteen Eighty-Four Thriller/Suspense   $8,368,371  
A Passage to India Drama   $27,187,653  
Runaway Thriller/Suspense   $6,800,000  
Starman Adventure   $28,700,000  
 
December 17 The River Drama   $8,818,672  
 
December 19 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo Musical   $15,000,000  
 
December 21 Birdy Drama   $1,400,000  
The Flamingo Kid Comedy   $23,859,382  
Johnny Dangerously Comedy   $17,124,395  
Micki + Maude Comedy   $26,200,000  
Protocol Comedy   $26,300,000  
 
December 26 Mrs. Soffel Drama   $4,012,827