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Ghostbusters II (1989)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $112,494,738Details
International Box Office $103,005,262Details
Worldwide Box Office $215,500,000
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 576 $112,494,738
All Time International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 831 $103,005,262
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 676 $215,500,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 85 $112,494,738
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 73 $103,005,262
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 62 $215,500,000

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 16th, 1989 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 14th, 2006 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 108 minutes
Franchise: Ghostbusters
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Keywords: Possessed, Reincarnation, Paranormal Investigation, Supernatural
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 228 $5,265,962 Jul 7, 1989 24
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 192 $12,089,276 Jul 7, 1989 24
Top Comedy Weekend Domestic 82 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3
Top Sony Pictures Weekend Domestic 90 $29,472,894 Jun 16, 1989 3

Leading Cast

   Doctor Peter Venkman
   Dana Barrett

Supporting Cast

Ernie Hudson    Winston Zeddemore
Annie Potts    Janine Melnitz
Mary Ellen Trainor   

Uncategorized

Dan Aykroyd    Doctor Raymond Stantz
Kevin Dunn    Venkman's Talk Show Guest (uncredited)
Philip Baker Hall    Police Commissioner
Rick Moranis    Louis Tully
Harold Ramis    Dr. Egon Spengler
Cheech Marin    Dock Supervisor
Brian Doyle-Murray    Psychiatrist
Peter MacNicol    Janosz Poha
Kurt Fuller    Hardemeyer
Jason Reitman    Brownstone Boy #2
Harris Yulin    Judge Stephen 'The Hammer' Wexler
Chloe Webb    Elaine
Ben Stein    Public Works Official

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Danny Elfman    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/06/16 1 $29,472,894   2,410 $12,229   $29,472,894 1
1989/06/23 3 $13,854,623 -53% 2,410 $5,749   $58,765,089 2
1989/06/30 4 $8,808,778 -36% 2,410 $3,655   $73,646,467 3
1989/07/07 4 $5,265,962 -40% 2,315 $2,275   $85,520,592 4
1989/07/14 7 $4,335,272 -18% 1,978 $2,192   $93,170,796 5
1989/07/21 9 $2,883,671 -33% 1,758 $1,640   $98,489,868 6
1989/09/01 20 $656,346   518 $1,267   $110,000,794 12

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1989/06/16 1 $44,910,466   2,410 $18,635   $44,910,466 1
1989/06/23 3 $19,927,223 -56% 2,410 $8,269   $64,837,689 2
1989/06/30 4 $15,416,941 -23% 2,410 $6,397   $80,254,630 3
1989/07/07 4 $8,580,894 -44% 2,315 $3,707   $88,835,524 4
1989/07/14 8 $6,770,673 -21% 1,978 $3,423   $95,606,197 5

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/10/20161232,290 32,290$129,160$129,160539
7/17/20161020,409-37% 52,699$101,229$230,389540
7/24/20161013,576-33% 66,275$65,979$296,368541
7/31/20161321,138+56% 87,413$86,032$382,400542

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