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Firstborn (1984)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,200,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,663 $6,200,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,502 $6,200,000

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 26th, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jaffe-Lansing Production, Witt/Thomas Productions
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Jake Livingston

Supporting Cast

Corey Haim    Brian Livingston
Sarah Jessica Parker    Lisa
Robert Downey, Jr.    Lee
Christopher Gartin    Adam
James Harper    Mr. Rader
Richard Brandon    Dad
Gayle Harbor    Joanne
Ellen Barber    Wendy's Girlfriend
Richard E. Szlasa    Coach Gant
Beverly W. May    Mrs. Mercer
Brian Lima    Robby
J. D. Roth    Ken
Larry Atlas    Stranger
Vebe Borge    Friend
Sarah Inglis    Jill
Christopher Russo    Beckman
Josh Hamilton    Brad
Joseph M. Costam    Headman
Jason Bergerm    Jeffrey
Thomas Daggett    Boy in Pizza Shop
Frank Ferrara, Jr.    Driver of Car
Nole R. Cohen    Party Man
Christina Swing    Party Woman

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

Production and Technical Credits

Paul Junger Witt    Producer
Tony Thomas    Producer
Ron Koslow    Screenwriter
Stanley R. Jaffe    Executive Producer
Sherry Lansing    Executive Producer
Ron Koslow    Co-Producer
Alice Shure    Associate Producer
Robert V. Girolami    Assistant Director
Patrick McCormick    Unit Production Manager
Paul Sylbert    Production Designer
Alan Hicks    Set Decorator
Ralf Bode    Cinematographer
Colleen Atwood    Costume Designer
Patricia Eiben    Costume Supervisor
William A. Campbell    Costume Supervisor
Arthur Schmidt    Editor
Angelo Corrao    Additional Editor
John H. Bolz    Sound Mixer
Bill Varney    Re-recording Mixer
Kevin O'Connell    Re-recording Mixer
Steve Maslow    Re-recording Mixer
George II Waters    Sound Editor
Cecelia Hall    Sound Editor
Denise Horta    Sound Editor
Bruce Lacey    Sound Editor
Larry Carrow    Sound Editor
Curt Sobel    Music Editor
Fern Buchner    Makeup
Tony Marrero    Hairstylist
Bob Buziak    Music Supervisor
Burt Berman    Music Supervisor
Shirley Rich    Casting Director
Glenn Wilder    Stunt Coordinator
Dar Robinson    Stunt Coordinator
Victor Magnotta    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/10/26 7 $1,606,214   800 $2,008   $1,606,214 1
1984/11/02 7 $1,625,572 +1% 929 $1,750   $3,642,878 2
1984/11/09 12 $1,128,103 -31% 682 $1,654   $5,257,757 3
1984/11/16 20 $389,042 -66% 364 $1,069   $5,839,558 4
1984/11/23 25 $202,667 -48% 196 $1,034   $6,194,621 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/10/26 7 $2,017,306   800 $2,522   $2,017,306 1
1984/11/02 8 $2,112,348 +5% 929 $2,274   $4,129,654 2
1984/11/09 14 $1,320,862 -37% 682 $1,937   $5,450,516 3
1984/11/16 18 $541,438 -59% 364 $1,487   $5,991,954 4