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The Deer Hunter (1979)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,000,000Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,661 $50,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,575 $50,000,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 493 $50,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 801 $50,000,000

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: 1979 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: R
Comparisons: vs. Apocalypse Now
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Keywords: Returning Soldiers, Vietnam War, War
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Meryl Streep    Linda


John Savage    Steven
John Cazale    Stan
Christopher Walken    Nick
Joe Grifasi    Bandleader
Richard Kuss    Linda's Father
Mary Ann Haenel    Stan's Girl
Amy Wright    Bridesmaid
Mady Kaplan    Axel's Girl
Pierre Segui    Julien
Rutanya Alda    Angela
Shirley Stoler    Steven's Mother
Chuck Aspegren    Axel
George Dzundza    John

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

Production and Technical Credits


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