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The Cotton Club (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,928,721Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,930 $25,928,721
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,934 $25,928,721

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$48,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 14th, 1984 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
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Keywords: Mafia
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 345 $6,474,346 Jan 4, 1985 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 208 $11,875,970 Dec 28, 1984 17

Leading Cast

   Dixie Dwyer, Musician (cornet solos)

Supporting Cast

Diane Lane    Vera Cicero
Nicolas Cage    Vincent Dwyer

Uncategorized

Glenn Withrow    Ed Popke
Ed O'Ross    Monk
Gregory Hines    Sandman Williams
Gwen Verdon    Tish Dwyer
James Russo    Vince's hood
Lonette McKee    Ula Rose Oliver
Diane Venora    Gloria Swanson
Laurence Fishburne    Bumpy Rhodes
Sofia Coppola    Child in street
Allen Garfield    Abbadabba Berman
Bob Hoskins    Owney Madden
Mario Van Peebles    Dancer
Lisa Jane Persky    Frances Flegenheimer
Fred Gwynne    Frenchy Demange
Giancarlo Esposito    Bumpy Hood
Tom Waits    Irving Stark
James Remar    Dutch Schultz
Bill Cobbs    Big Joe Ison
John P. Ryan    Joe Flynn
Jennifer Grey    Patsy Dwyer

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Mario Puzo    Story Creator

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/12/14 5 $2,903,603   808 $3,594   $2,903,603 1
1984/12/21 8 $3,159,832 +9% 808 $3,911   $7,373,481 2
1984/12/28 9 $4,448,524 +41% 809 $5,499   $13,304,950 3
1985/01/04 9 $2,562,311 -42% 771 $3,323   $16,654,422 4
1985/01/11 8 $1,946,277 -24% 743 $2,619   $19,466,127 5
1985/01/18 9 $1,116,979 -43% 693 $1,612   $21,269,268 6
1985/01/25 10 $1,135,528 +2% 654 $1,736   $22,792,891 7
1985/02/01 14 $688,853 -39% 490 $1,406   $23,937,021 8
1985/02/08 19 $397,994 -42% 355 $1,121   $24,590,206 9
1985/02/15 27 $197,180 -50% 153 $1,289   $24,952,537 10
1985/02/22 26 $190,031 -4% 222 $856   $25,190,575 11
1985/03/01 28 $136,534 -28% 140 $975   $25,348,508 12
1985/03/08 24 $185,363 +36% 147 $1,261   $25,660,053 13
1985/03/15 27 $112,281 -39% 114 $985   $25,830,380 14
1985/03/22 31 $47,331 -58% 60 $789   $25,928,721 15

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/12/14 5 $4,213,649   808 $5,215   $4,213,649 1
1984/12/21 8 $4,642,777 +10% 808 $5,746   $8,856,426 2
1984/12/28 10 $5,235,685 +13% 809 $6,472   $14,092,111 3
1985/01/04 8 $3,427,739 -35% 771 $4,446   $17,519,850 4
1985/01/11 7 $2,632,439 -23% 743 $3,543   $20,152,289 5
1985/01/18 10 $1,505,074 -43% 693 $2,172   $21,657,363 6
1985/01/25 9 $1,590,805 +6% 654 $2,432   $23,248,168 7
1985/02/01 13 $944,044 -41% 490 $1,927   $24,192,212 8
1985/02/08 18 $563,145 -40% 355 $1,586   $24,755,357 9
1985/02/15 26 $245,187 -56% 153 $1,603   $25,000,544 10
1985/02/22 26 $211,430 -14% 222 $952   $25,211,974 11
1985/03/01 25 $262,716 +24% 140 $1,877   $25,474,690 12
1985/03/08 19 $243,409 -7% 147 $1,656   $25,718,099 13
1985/03/15 24 $163,291 -33% 114 $1,432   $25,881,390 14

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