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The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,700,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 7th, 1984 (Wide) by Cinecom
MPAA Rating: R for language, some drug content and brief nudity.
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 47th Weekend 64 $8,137 Jul 26, 1985 325
Theater Average 47th Weekend 35 $2,712 Jul 26, 1985 325
Biggest Domestic 46th Weekend 75 $5,131 Jul 19, 1985 318
Theater Average 46th Weekend 41 $2,566 Jul 19, 1985 318
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 73 $10,559 Jul 12, 1985 311
Theater Average 45th Weekend 52 $2,112 Jul 12, 1985 311
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 66 $15,215 Jul 5, 1985 304
Theater Average 44th Weekend 38 $2,536 Jul 5, 1985 304
Biggest Domestic 43rd Weekend 69 $11,733 Jun 28, 1985 297
Theater Average 43rd Weekend 43 $2,347 Jun 28, 1985 297
Biggest Domestic 41st Weekend 57 $24,375 Jun 14, 1985 283
Theater Average 41st Weekend 24 $3,482 Jun 14, 1985 283
Biggest Domestic 40th Weekend 64 $22,236 Jun 7, 1985 276
Theater Average 40th Weekend 23 $3,706 Jun 7, 1985 276
Biggest Domestic 39th Weekend 59 $32,488 May 31, 1985 269
Theater Average 39th Weekend 35 $2,953 May 31, 1985 269
Biggest Domestic 38th Weekend 63 $29,750 May 24, 1985 262
Theater Average 38th Weekend 24 $3,719 May 24, 1985 262
Biggest Domestic 37th Weekend 70 $27,100 May 17, 1985 255
Theater Average 37th Weekend 65 $1,936 May 17, 1985 255
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 78 $28,278 May 10, 1985 248
Theater Average 36th Weekend 60 $2,020 May 10, 1985 248
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 76 $33,428 May 3, 1985 241
Theater Average 35th Weekend 61 $1,966 May 3, 1985 241
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 68 $42,700 Apr 26, 1985 234
Theater Average 34th Weekend 58 $2,372 Apr 26, 1985 234
Theater Average 33rd Weekend 68 $1,987 Apr 19, 1985 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 94 $32,649 Apr 12, 1985 220
Theater Average 32nd Weekend 38 $2,968 Apr 12, 1985 220
Theater Average 31st Weekend 71 $2,325 Apr 5, 1985 213
Theater Average 30th Weekend 62 $2,556 Mar 29, 1985 206
Theater Average 29th Weekend 56 $3,114 Mar 22, 1985 199
Theater Average 28th Weekend 57 $2,771 Mar 15, 1985 192
Theater Average 27th Weekend 54 $3,375 Mar 8, 1985 185
Theater Average 26th Weekend 58 $3,545 Mar 1, 1985 178
Theater Average 25th Weekend 51 $3,480 Feb 22, 1985 171
Theater Average 24th Weekend 35 $4,088 Feb 15, 1985 164
Theater Average 23rd Weekend 73 $3,138 Feb 8, 1985 157
Theater Average 22nd Weekend 73 $3,150 Feb 1, 1985 150
Theater Average 21st Weekend 64 $3,493 Jan 25, 1985 143
Theater Average 20th Weekend 71 $3,231 Jan 18, 1985 136
Theater Average 19th Weekend 32 $5,593 Jan 11, 1985 129
Theater Average 18th Weekend 41 $5,169 Jan 4, 1985 122
Theater Average 17th Weekend 17 $8,391 Dec 28, 1984 115
Theater Average 16th Weekend 43 $5,144 Dec 21, 1984 108
Theater Average 14th Weekend 97 $3,943 Dec 7, 1984 94
Theater Average 13th Weekend 79 $4,659 Nov 30, 1984 87
Theater Average 12th Weekend 29 $7,083 Nov 23, 1984 80
Theater Average 11th Weekend 39 $7,318 Nov 16, 1984 73
Theater Average 8th Weekend 62 $7,543 Oct 26, 1984 52

Uncategorized

Joe Morton    The Brother
David Strathairn    Man in black
Steve James    Odell
Fisher Stevens    Card trickster
Bill Cobbs    Walter
Tom Wright    Sam

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/10/26 29 $67,887   9 $7,543   $67,887 8
1984/11/02 28 $119,927 +77% 28 $4,283   $216,909 9
1984/11/09 29 $98,811 -18% 19 $5,201   $347,243 10
1984/11/16 32 $109,766 +11% 15 $7,318   $505,243 11
1984/11/23 27 $106,247 -3% 15 $7,083   $632,282 12
1984/11/30 22 $107,148 +1% 23 $4,659   $771,827 13
1984/12/07 24 $67,037 -37% 17 $3,943   $869,090 14
1984/12/14 25 $60,547 -10% 17 $3,562   $951,982 15
1984/12/21 28 $118,301 +95% 23 $5,144   $1,088,369 16
1984/12/28 26 $192,988 +63% 23 $8,391   $1,305,588 17
1985/01/04 24 $144,741 -25% 28 $5,169   $1,473,805 18
1985/01/11 24 $167,804 +16% 30 $5,593   $1,689,856 19
1985/01/18 26 $90,460 -46% 28 $3,231   $1,813,352 20
1985/01/25 25 $97,796 +8% 28 $3,493   $1,948,302 21
1985/02/01 25 $85,037 -13% 27 $3,150   $2,076,189 22
1985/02/08 30 $78,442 -8% 25 $3,138   $2,177,981 23
1985/02/15 31 $89,935 +15% 22 $4,088   $2,288,767 24
1985/02/22 32 $66,113 -26% 19 $3,480   $2,374,623 25
1985/03/01 36 $60,261 -9% 17 $3,545   $2,453,618 26
1985/03/08 34 $53,999 -10% 16 $3,375   $2,523,635 27
1985/03/15 29 $63,735 +18% 23 $2,771   $2,604,423 28
1985/03/22 29 $62,276 -2% 20 $3,114   $2,690,273 29
1985/03/29 33 $33,234 -47% 13 $2,556   $2,744,266 30
1985/04/05 31 $34,874 +5% 15 $2,325   $2,795,271 31
1985/04/12 33 $32,649 -6% 11 $2,968   $2,840,479 32
1985/04/19 34 $13,907 -57% 7 $1,987   $2,867,530 33
1985/04/26 31 $42,700 +207% 18 $2,372   $2,915,910 34
1985/05/03 34 $33,428 -22% 17 $1,966   $2,966,780 35
1985/05/10 36 $28,278 -15% 14 $2,020   $3,007,422 36
1985/05/17 30 $27,100 -4% 14 $1,936   $3,043,452 37
1985/05/24 28 $29,750 +10% 8 $3,719   $3,081,760 38
1985/05/31 25 $32,488 +9% 11 $2,953   $3,119,015 39
1985/06/07 25 $22,236 -32% 6 $3,706   $3,162,690 40
1985/06/14 22 $24,375 +10% 7 $3,482   $3,195,289 41
1985/06/28 25 $11,733   5 $2,347   $3,216,502 43
1985/07/05 25 $15,215 +30% 6 $2,536   $3,235,415 44
1985/07/12 27 $10,559 -31% 5 $2,112   $3,250,654 45
1985/07/19 30 $5,131 -51% 2 $2,566   $3,258,940 46
1985/07/26 29 $8,137 +59% 3 $2,712   $3,269,276 47

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/10/26 27 $96,982   9 $10,776   $96,982 8
1984/11/02 26 $151,450 +56% 28 $5,409   $248,432 9
1984/11/09 28 $147,045 -3% 19 $7,739   $395,477 10
1984/11/16 27 $130,558 -11% 15 $8,704   $526,035 11
1984/11/23 24 $138,644 +6% 15 $9,243   $664,679 12
1984/11/30 21 $137,374 -1% 23 $5,973   $802,053 13
1984/12/07 22 $89,382 -35% 17 $5,258   $891,435 14
1984/12/14 23 $78,633 -12% 17 $4,625   $970,068 15
1984/12/21 27 $142,532 +81% 23 $6,197   $1,112,600 16
1984/12/28 24 $216,464 +52% 23 $9,411   $1,329,064 17
1985/01/04 23 $192,988 -11% 28 $6,892   $1,522,052 18
1985/01/11 23 $200,840 +4% 30 $6,695   $1,722,892 19
1985/01/18 24 $127,614 -36% 28 $4,558   $1,850,506 20
1985/01/25 23 $140,646 +10% 28 $5,023   $1,991,152 21
1985/02/01 22 $108,387 -23% 27 $4,014   $2,099,539 22
1985/02/08 27 $99,293 -8% 25 $3,972   $2,198,832 23
1985/02/15 30 $109,678 +10% 22 $4,985   $2,308,510 24
1985/02/22 31 $84,847 -23% 19 $4,466   $2,393,357 25
1985/03/01 33 $76,279 -10% 17 $4,487   $2,469,636 26
1985/03/08 27 $71,052 -7% 16 $4,441   $2,540,688 27
1985/03/15 26 $87,309 +23% 23 $3,796   $2,627,997 28
1985/03/22 27 $83,035 -5% 20 $4,152   $2,711,032 29
1985/03/29 31 $49,365 -41% 13 $3,797   $2,760,397 30
1985/04/05 28 $47,433 -4% 15 $3,162   $2,807,830 31
1985/04/12 29 $45,793 -3% 11 $4,163   $2,853,623 32
1985/04/19 32 $19,587 -57% 7 $2,798   $2,873,210 33
1985/04/26 29 $60,142 +207% 18 $3,341   $2,933,352 34
1985/05/03 34 $45,792 -24% 17 $2,694   $2,979,144 35
1985/05/10 31 $37,208 -19% 14 $2,658   $3,016,352 36
1985/05/17 25 $35,658 -4% 14 $2,547   $3,052,010 37
1985/05/24 25 $34,517 -3% 8 $4,315   $3,086,527 38
1985/05/31 22 $53,927 +56% 11 $4,902   $3,140,454 39
1985/06/07 19 $30,460 -44% 6 $5,077   $3,170,914 40
1985/06/28 22 $15,431   5 $3,086   $3,220,200 43
1985/07/05 24 $19,895 +29% 6 $3,316   $3,240,095 44
1985/07/12 26 $13,714 -31% 5 $2,743   $3,253,809 45
1985/07/19 24 $7,330 -47% 2 $3,665   $3,261,139 46

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