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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $30,031,783Details
International Box Office $4,300,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $34,331,783
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 9th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Franchise: Gods Must Be Crazy
Comparisons: vs. Apocalypto
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Keywords: Voiceover/Narration
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 86th Weekend 3 $118,058 Feb 28, 1986 602
Theater Average 86th Weekend 35 $1,283 Feb 28, 1986 602
Biggest Domestic 85th Weekend 3 $119,849 Feb 21, 1986 595
Theater Average 85th Weekend 40 $1,303 Feb 21, 1986 595
Biggest Domestic 84th Weekend 3 $145,799 Feb 14, 1986 588
Theater Average 84th Weekend 30 $1,602 Feb 14, 1986 588
Biggest Domestic 83rd Weekend 4 $97,108 Feb 7, 1986 581
Theater Average 83rd Weekend 36 $1,044 Feb 7, 1986 581
Biggest Domestic 82nd Weekend 3 $138,238 Jan 31, 1986 574
Theater Average 82nd Weekend 37 $1,455 Jan 31, 1986 574
Biggest Domestic 81st Weekend 3 $142,249 Jan 24, 1986 567
Theater Average 81st Weekend 38 $1,248 Jan 24, 1986 567
Biggest Domestic 80th Weekend 3 $164,551 Jan 17, 1986 560
Theater Average 80th Weekend 33 $1,456 Jan 17, 1986 560
Biggest Domestic 79th Weekend 3 $169,073 Jan 10, 1986 553
Theater Average 79th Weekend 39 $1,321 Jan 10, 1986 553
Biggest Domestic 78th Weekend 2 $173,783 Jan 3, 1986 546
Theater Average 78th Weekend 36 $1,580 Jan 3, 1986 546
Biggest Domestic 77th Weekend 3 $166,235 Dec 27, 1985 539
Theater Average 77th Weekend 32 $1,956 Dec 27, 1985 539
Biggest Domestic 76th Weekend 7 $68,082 Dec 20, 1985 532
Theater Average 76th Weekend 44 $774 Dec 20, 1985 532
Biggest Domestic 75th Weekend 5 $99,360 Dec 13, 1985 525
Theater Average 75th Weekend 47 $795 Dec 13, 1985 525
Biggest Domestic 74th Weekend 4 $150,141 Dec 6, 1985 518
Theater Average 74th Weekend 39 $956 Dec 6, 1985 518
Biggest Domestic 73rd Weekend 1 $353,815 Nov 29, 1985 511
Theater Average 73rd Weekend 33 $2,081 Nov 29, 1985 511
Biggest Domestic 72nd Weekend 2 $253,611 Nov 22, 1985 504
Theater Average 72nd Weekend 39 $1,546 Nov 22, 1985 504
Biggest Domestic 71st Weekend 1 $317,253 Nov 15, 1985 497
Theater Average 71st Weekend 36 $1,753 Nov 15, 1985 497
Biggest Domestic 70th Weekend 2 $299,769 Nov 8, 1985 490
Theater Average 70th Weekend 37 $1,763 Nov 8, 1985 490
Biggest Domestic 69th Weekend 2 $312,797 Nov 1, 1985 483
Theater Average 69th Weekend 35 $1,840 Nov 1, 1985 483
Biggest Domestic 68th Weekend 2 $263,679 Oct 25, 1985 476
Theater Average 68th Weekend 38 $1,560 Oct 25, 1985 476
Biggest Domestic 67th Weekend 1 $291,832 Oct 18, 1985 469
Theater Average 67th Weekend 41 $1,769 Oct 18, 1985 469
Biggest Domestic 66th Weekend 4 $346,222 Oct 11, 1985 462
Theater Average 66th Weekend 33 $2,025 Oct 11, 1985 462
Biggest Domestic 65th Weekend 6 $367,809 Oct 4, 1985 455
Theater Average 65th Weekend 37 $1,988 Oct 4, 1985 455
Biggest Domestic 64th Weekend 4 $351,346 Sep 27, 1985 448
Theater Average 64th Weekend 37 $1,909 Sep 27, 1985 448
Biggest Domestic 63rd Weekend 3 $357,811 Sep 20, 1985 441
Theater Average 63rd Weekend 33 $2,092 Sep 20, 1985 441
Biggest Domestic 62nd Weekend 2 $322,571 Sep 13, 1985 434
Theater Average 62nd Weekend 30 $1,979 Sep 13, 1985 434
Biggest Domestic 61st Weekend 3 $326,366 Sep 6, 1985 427
Theater Average 61st Weekend 37 $2,400 Sep 6, 1985 427
Biggest Domestic 60th Weekend 4 $340,506 Aug 30, 1985 420
Theater Average 60th Weekend 27 $2,768 Aug 30, 1985 420
Biggest Domestic 59th Weekend 3 $298,737 Aug 23, 1985 413
Theater Average 59th Weekend 28 $2,792 Aug 23, 1985 413
Biggest Domestic 58th Weekend 6 $268,620 Aug 16, 1985 406
Theater Average 58th Weekend 32 $2,583 Aug 16, 1985 406
Biggest Domestic 57th Weekend 5 $284,114 Aug 9, 1985 399
Theater Average 57th Weekend 30 $2,655 Aug 9, 1985 399
Biggest Domestic 56th Weekend 5 $272,567 Aug 2, 1985 392
Theater Average 56th Weekend 29 $2,547 Aug 2, 1985 392
Biggest Domestic 55th Weekend 5 $276,571 Jul 26, 1985 385
Theater Average 55th Weekend 35 $2,561 Jul 26, 1985 385
Biggest Domestic 54th Weekend 3 $291,663 Jul 19, 1985 378
Theater Average 54th Weekend 27 $2,804 Jul 19, 1985 378
Biggest Domestic 53rd Weekend 3 $303,514 Jul 12, 1985 371
Theater Average 53rd Weekend 32 $2,617 Jul 12, 1985 371
Biggest Domestic 52nd Weekend 5 $307,333 Jul 5, 1985 364
Theater Average 52nd Weekend 26 $2,872 Jul 5, 1985 364
Biggest Domestic 51st Weekend 5 $279,385 Jun 28, 1985 357
Theater Average 51st Weekend 32 $2,472 Jun 28, 1985 357
Biggest Domestic 50th Weekend 5 $303,819 Jun 21, 1985 350
Theater Average 50th Weekend 28 $2,532 Jun 21, 1985 350
Biggest Domestic 49th Weekend 4 $344,090 Jun 14, 1985 343
Theater Average 49th Weekend 30 $2,568 Jun 14, 1985 343
Biggest Domestic 48th Weekend 3 $345,407 Jun 7, 1985 336
Theater Average 48th Weekend 38 $2,450 Jun 7, 1985 336
Biggest Domestic 47th Weekend 3 $400,015 May 31, 1985 329
Theater Average 47th Weekend 33 $2,721 May 31, 1985 329
Biggest Domestic 46th Weekend 3 $580,283 May 24, 1985 322
Theater Average 46th Weekend 23 $4,002 May 24, 1985 322
Biggest Domestic 45th Weekend 6 $423,731 May 17, 1985 315
Theater Average 45th Weekend 29 $3,162 May 17, 1985 315
Biggest Domestic 44th Weekend 7 $405,544 May 10, 1985 308
Theater Average 44th Weekend 29 $3,144 May 10, 1985 308
Biggest Domestic 43rd Weekend 6 $420,411 May 3, 1985 301
Theater Average 43rd Weekend 26 $3,474 May 3, 1985 301
Biggest Domestic 42nd Weekend 7 $403,839 Apr 26, 1985 294
Theater Average 42nd Weekend 26 $3,452 Apr 26, 1985 294
Biggest Domestic 41st Weekend 7 $363,831 Apr 19, 1985 287
Theater Average 41st Weekend 29 $3,220 Apr 19, 1985 287
Biggest Domestic 40th Weekend 13 $322,568 Apr 12, 1985 280
Theater Average 40th Weekend 27 $3,395 Apr 12, 1985 280
Biggest Domestic 39th Weekend 14 $308,416 Apr 5, 1985 273
Theater Average 39th Weekend 23 $4,005 Apr 5, 1985 273
Biggest Domestic 38th Weekend 16 $323,491 Mar 29, 1985 266
Theater Average 38th Weekend 17 $4,256 Mar 29, 1985 266
Biggest Domestic 37th Weekend 20 $356,436 Mar 22, 1985 259
Theater Average 37th Weekend 20 $4,294 Mar 22, 1985 259
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 17 $400,435 Mar 15, 1985 252
Theater Average 36th Weekend 18 $4,449 Mar 15, 1985 252
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 20 $326,909 Mar 8, 1985 245
Theater Average 35th Weekend 19 $4,246 Mar 8, 1985 245
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 22 $316,253 Mar 1, 1985 238
Theater Average 34th Weekend 15 $4,274 Mar 1, 1985 238
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 25 $308,327 Feb 22, 1985 231
Theater Average 33rd Weekend 19 $4,405 Feb 22, 1985 231
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 25 $362,604 Feb 15, 1985 224
Theater Average 32nd Weekend 8 $6,043 Feb 15, 1985 224
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 32 $305,146 Feb 8, 1985 217
Theater Average 31st Weekend 17 $5,548 Feb 8, 1985 217
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 31 $341,226 Feb 1, 1985 210
Theater Average 30th Weekend 24 $5,018 Feb 1, 1985 210
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 42 $296,292 Jan 25, 1985 203
Theater Average 29th Weekend 29 $4,558 Jan 25, 1985 203
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 52 $214,475 Jan 18, 1985 196
Theater Average 28th Weekend 30 $4,563 Jan 18, 1985 196
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 52 $247,345 Jan 11, 1985 189
Theater Average 27th Weekend 22 $5,621 Jan 11, 1985 189
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 79 $231,693 Jan 4, 1985 182
Theater Average 26th Weekend 27 $5,941 Jan 4, 1985 182
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 65 $343,134 Dec 28, 1984 175
Theater Average 25th Weekend 11 $8,798 Dec 28, 1984 175
Theater Average 24th Weekend 26 $4,978 Dec 21, 1984 168
Theater Average 23rd Weekend 61 $3,410 Dec 14, 1984 161
Theater Average 22nd Weekend 62 $3,533 Dec 7, 1984 154
Theater Average 21st Weekend 45 $4,588 Nov 30, 1984 147
Theater Average 20th Weekend 24 $6,084 Nov 23, 1984 140
Theater Average 19th Weekend 39 $5,085 Nov 16, 1984 133
Theater Average 18th Weekend 24 $6,716 Nov 9, 1984 126
Theater Average 17th Weekend 24 $6,495 Nov 2, 1984 119
Theater Average 16th Weekend 33 $6,057 Oct 26, 1984 112

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Marius Weyers    Andrew Steyn

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/07/13 22 $8,788   1 $8,788   $14,796 1
1984/10/26 24 $157,474   26 $6,057   $178,632 16
1984/11/02 24 $194,857 +24% 30 $6,495   $433,547 17
1984/11/09 25 $214,916 +10% 32 $6,716   $713,256 18
1984/11/16 25 $208,493 -3% 41 $5,085   $1,001,828 19
1984/11/23 20 $285,950 +37% 47 $6,084   $1,409,951 20
1984/11/30 19 $224,817 -21% 49 $4,588   $1,708,911 21
1984/12/07 20 $162,536 -28% 46 $3,533   $1,942,953 22
1984/12/14 20 $132,992 -18% 39 $3,410   $2,137,763 23
1984/12/21 21 $189,161 +42% 38 $4,978   $2,387,738 24
1984/12/28 20 $343,134 +81% 39 $8,798   $2,817,055 25
1985/01/04 21 $231,693 -32% 39 $5,941   $3,120,040 26
1985/01/11 22 $247,345 +7% 44 $5,621   $3,464,143 27
1985/01/18 22 $214,475 -13% 47 $4,563   $3,772,525 28
1985/01/25 21 $296,292 +38% 65 $4,558   $4,159,994 29
1985/02/01 20 $341,226 +15% 68 $5,018   $4,611,302 30
1985/02/08 21 $305,146 -11% 55 $5,548   $5,023,200 31
1985/02/15 21 $362,604 +19% 60 $6,043   $5,483,663 32
1985/02/22 21 $308,327 -15% 70 $4,405   $5,867,853 33
1985/03/01 21 $316,253 +3% 74 $4,274   $6,277,523 34
1985/03/08 16 $326,909 +3% 77 $4,246   $6,709,373 35
1985/03/15 14 $400,435 +22% 90 $4,449   $7,232,203 36
1985/03/22 19 $356,436 -11% 83 $4,294   $7,756,461 37
1985/03/29 22 $323,491 -9% 76 $4,256   $8,239,437 38
1985/04/05 20 $308,416 -5% 77 $4,005   $8,700,015 39
1985/04/12 23 $322,568 +5% 95 $3,395   $9,157,225 40
1985/04/19 22 $363,831 +13% 113 $3,220   $9,649,621 41
1985/04/26 21 $403,839 +11% 117 $3,452   $10,196,907 42
1985/05/03 19 $420,411 +4% 121 $3,474   $10,777,604 43
1985/05/10 22 $405,544 -4% 129 $3,144   $11,337,755 44
1985/05/17 21 $423,731 +4% 134 $3,162   $11,922,323 45
1985/05/24 14 $580,283 +37% 145 $4,002   $12,683,519 46
1985/05/31 12 $400,015 -31% 147 $2,721   $13,215,301 47
1985/06/07 13 $345,407 -14% 141 $2,450   $13,752,216 48
1985/06/14 15 $344,090 n/c 134 $2,568   $14,298,431 49
1985/06/21 17 $303,819 -12% 120 $2,532   $14,805,505 50
1985/06/28 18 $279,385 -8% 113 $2,472   $15,274,772 51
1985/07/05 16 $307,333 +10% 107 $2,872   $15,768,951 52
1985/07/12 18 $303,514 -1% 116 $2,617   $16,241,696 53
1985/07/19 18 $291,663 -4% 104 $2,804   $16,726,555 54
1985/07/26 18 $276,571 -5% 108 $2,561   $17,179,754 55
1985/08/02 19 $272,567 -1% 107 $2,547   $17,642,136 56
1985/08/09 20 $284,114 +4% 107 $2,655   $18,121,758 57
1985/08/16 24 $268,620 -5% 104 $2,583   $18,578,033 58
1985/08/23 27 $298,737 +11% 107 $2,792   $19,058,166 59
1985/08/30 27 $340,506 +14% 123 $2,768   $19,659,315 60
1985/09/06 23 $326,366 -4% 136 $2,400   $20,089,949 61
1985/09/13 20 $322,571 -1% 163 $1,979   $20,524,406 62
1985/09/20 21 $357,811 +11% 171 $2,092   $21,026,234 63
1985/09/27 15 $351,346 -2% 184 $1,909   $21,498,994 64
1985/10/04 15 $367,809 +5% 185 $1,988   $21,995,323 65
1985/10/11 16 $346,222 -6% 171 $2,025   $22,464,001 66
1985/10/18 18 $291,832 -16% 165 $1,769   $22,834,443 67
1985/10/25 19 $263,679 -10% 169 $1,560   $23,200,064 68
1985/11/01 19 $312,797 +19% 170 $1,840   $23,616,688 69
1985/11/08 20 $299,769 -4% 170 $1,763   $24,024,462 70
1985/11/15 20 $317,253 +6% 181 $1,753   $24,457,216 71
1985/11/22 25 $253,611 -20% 164 $1,546   $24,812,340 72
1985/11/29 21 $353,815 +40% 170 $2,081   $25,291,731 73
1985/12/06 18 $150,141 -58% 157 $956   $25,516,989 74
1985/12/13 17 $99,360 -34% 125 $795   $25,668,659 75
1985/12/20 20 $68,082 -31% 88 $774   $25,789,765 76
1985/12/27 19 $166,235 +144% 85 $1,956   $26,048,439 77
1986/01/03 20 $173,783 +5% 110 $1,580   $26,385,407 78
1986/01/10 20 $169,073 -3% 128 $1,321   $26,624,847 79
1986/01/17 28 $164,551 -3% 113 $1,456   $26,855,982 80
1986/01/24 26 $142,249 -14% 114 $1,248   $27,073,435 81
1986/01/31 27 $138,238 -3% 95 $1,455   $27,277,632 82
1986/02/07 24 $97,108 -30% 93 $1,044   $27,416,937 83
1986/02/14 29 $145,799 +50% 91 $1,602   $27,619,218 84
1986/02/21 26 $119,849 -18% 92 $1,303   $27,780,106 85
1986/02/28 24 $118,058 -1% 92 $1,283   $27,937,111 86

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/10/26 23 $217,532   26 $8,367   $238,690 17
1984/11/02 22 $259,650 +19% 30 $8,655   $498,340 18
1984/11/09 24 $294,995 +14% 32 $9,219   $793,335 19
1984/11/16 21 $330,666 +12% 41 $8,065   $1,124,001 20
1984/11/23 19 $360,093 +9% 47 $7,662   $1,484,094 21
1984/11/30 18 $296,323 -18% 49 $6,047   $1,780,417 22
1984/12/07 18 $224,354 -24% 46 $4,877   $2,004,771 23
1984/12/14 18 $193,806 -14% 39 $4,969   $2,198,577 24
1984/12/21 21 $275,344 +42% 38 $7,246   $2,473,921 25
1984/12/28 18 $414,426 +51% 39 $10,626   $2,888,347 26
1985/01/04 20 $328,451 -21% 39 $8,422   $3,216,798 27
1985/01/11 21 $341,252 +4% 44 $7,756   $3,558,050 28
1985/01/18 21 $305,652 -10% 47 $6,503   $3,863,702 29
1985/01/25 19 $406,374 +33% 65 $6,252   $4,270,076 30
1985/02/01 18 $447,978 +10% 68 $6,588   $4,718,054 31
1985/02/08 21 $403,005 -10% 55 $7,327   $5,121,059 32
1985/02/15 21 $438,467 +9% 60 $7,308   $5,559,526 33
1985/02/22 20 $401,744 -8% 70 $5,739   $5,961,270 34
1985/03/01 20 $421,194 +5% 74 $5,692   $6,382,464 35
1985/03/08 15 $449,304 +7% 77 $5,835   $6,831,768 36
1985/03/15 14 $568,257 +26% 90 $6,314   $7,400,025 37
1985/03/22 18 $515,921 -9% 83 $6,216   $7,915,946 38
1985/03/29 20 $475,653 -8% 76 $6,259   $8,391,599 39
1985/04/05 20 $443,058 -7% 77 $5,754   $8,834,657 40
1985/04/12 21 $451,133 +2% 95 $4,749   $9,285,790 41
1985/04/19 21 $507,278 +12% 113 $4,489   $9,793,068 42
1985/04/26 20 $564,125 +11% 117 $4,822   $10,357,193 43
1985/05/03 19 $575,018 +2% 121 $4,752   $10,932,211 44
1985/05/10 19 $566,381 -2% 129 $4,391   $11,498,592 45
1985/05/17 16 $604,644 +7% 134 $4,512   $12,103,236 46
1985/05/24 13 $712,050 +18% 145 $4,911   $12,815,286 47
1985/05/31 11 $591,523 -17% 147 $4,024   $13,406,809 48
1985/06/07 13 $547,532 -7% 141 $3,883   $13,954,341 49
1985/06/14 15 $547,345 n/c 134 $4,085   $14,501,686 50
1985/06/21 15 $493,701 -10% 120 $4,114   $14,995,387 51
1985/06/28 15 $466,231 -6% 113 $4,126   $15,461,618 52
1985/07/05 15 $476,564 +2% 107 $4,454   $15,938,182 53
1985/07/12 17 $496,710 +4% 116 $4,282   $16,434,892 54
1985/07/19 14 $468,291 -6% 104 $4,503   $16,903,183 55
1985/07/26 17 $466,386 n/c 108 $4,318   $17,369,569 56
1985/08/02 19 $468,075 n/c 107 $4,375   $17,837,644 57
1985/08/09 20 $471,769 +1% 107 $4,409   $18,309,413 58
1985/08/16 23 $450,016 -5% 104 $4,327   $18,759,429 59
1985/08/23 21 $559,380 +24% 107 $5,228   $19,318,809 60
1985/08/30 25 $444,774 -20% 123 $3,616   $19,763,583 61
1985/09/06 20 $438,252 -1% 136 $3,222   $20,201,835 62
1985/09/13 19 $466,588 +6% 163 $2,863   $20,668,423 63
1985/09/20 17 $479,225 +3% 171 $2,802   $21,147,648 64
1985/09/27 13 $479,866 n/c 184 $2,608   $21,627,514 65
1985/10/04 13 $490,265 +2% 185 $2,650   $22,117,779 66
1985/10/11 16 $424,832 -13% 171 $2,484   $22,542,611 67
1985/10/18 18 $393,774 -7% 165 $2,387   $22,936,385 68
1985/10/25 18 $367,506 -7% 169 $2,175   $23,303,891 69
1985/11/01 18 $420,802 +15% 170 $2,475   $23,724,693 70
1985/11/08 18 $415,270 -1% 170 $2,443   $24,139,963 71
1985/11/15 20 $418,766 +1% 181 $2,314   $24,558,729 72
1985/11/22 21 $379,187 -9% 164 $2,312   $24,937,916 73
1985/11/29 17 $428,932 +13% 170 $2,523   $25,366,848 74
1985/12/06 14 $202,451 -53% 157 $1,289   $25,569,299 75
1985/12/13 16 $152,384 -25% 125 $1,219   $25,721,683 76
1985/12/20 18 $160,521 +5% 88 $1,824   $25,882,204 77
1985/12/27 18 $329,420 +105% 85 $3,876   $26,211,624 78
1986/01/03 20 $244,150 -26% 110 $2,220   $26,455,774 79
1986/01/10 18 $235,657 -3% 128 $1,841   $26,691,431 80
1986/01/17 25 $239,755 +2% 113 $2,122   $26,931,186 81
1986/01/24 21 $208,208 -13% 114 $1,826   $27,139,394 82
1986/01/31 22 $180,435 -13% 95 $1,899   $27,319,829 83
1986/02/07 21 $153,590 -15% 93 $1,652   $27,473,419 84
1986/02/14 24 $186,838 +22% 91 $2,053   $27,660,257 85
1986/02/21 24 $158,796 -15% 92 $1,726   $27,819,053 86

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