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The Formula (1980)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,894,289Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,082 $8,894,289
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,575 $8,894,289

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 19th, 1980 (Wide) by MGM
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction


Beatrice Straight    Kay Neeley
Marlon Brando    Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil
John Gielgud    Dr. Abraham Esau, Director Reich Energy
George C. Scott    Lt. Barney Caine LAPD
Craig T. Nelson    Geologist #2

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

Production and Technical Credits


Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1980/12/19 3 $842,985   477 $1,767   $842,985 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance