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The Golden Child (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $79,817,937Details
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  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 930 $79,817,937
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,790 $79,817,937

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 12th, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 242 $5,848,624 Jan 23, 1987 45
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 222 $8,995,472 Jan 16, 1987 38
Fastest to $50m 1,096 $52,242,612 Jan 2, 1987 24
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 215 $6,644,850 Jan 2, 1987 24
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 147 $15,244,068 Jan 2, 1987 24
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 125 $10,118,277 Dec 26, 1986 17
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 66 $24,463,866 Dec 26, 1986 17

Leading Cast

   Chandler Jarrell

Supporting Cast

Randall 'Tex' Cobb    Til

Uncategorized

Charles Dance    Sardo Numspa
James Hong    Doctor Hong
Frank Welker    The Thing
Victor Wong    The Old Man
Pons Maar    Fu

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Edward S. Feldman    Producer
Robert D. Wachs    Producer
Dennis Feldman    Screenwriter
Donald E. Thorin    Cinematographer
Richard A. Harris    Editor
Michael Colombier    Composer
J. Michael Riva    Art Director

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/12/12 1 $11,549,711   1,667 $6,928   $11,549,711 1
1986/12/19 1 $7,887,899 -32% 1,667 $4,732   $23,242,868 2
1986/12/26 1 $10,118,277 +28% 1,714 $5,903   $38,543,773 3
1987/01/02 1 $6,644,850 -34% 1,714 $3,877   $52,242,612 4
1987/01/09 1 $4,526,427 -32% 1,657 $2,732   $58,634,582 5
1987/01/16 3 $3,921,103 -13% 1,565 $2,505   $63,909,103 6
1987/01/23 5 $2,549,400 -35% 1,451 $1,757   $67,568,777 7
1987/01/30 5 $2,301,434 -10% 1,254 $1,835   $70,661,227 8
1987/02/06 9 $1,566,672 -32% 1,109 $1,413   $72,789,037 9
1987/03/06 14 $633,922   480 $1,321   $76,892,890 13
1987/03/13 17 $477,032 -25% 381 $1,252   $77,559,863 14

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/12/12 1 $15,354,969   1,667 $9,211   $15,354,969 1
1986/12/19 1 $13,070,527 -15% 1,667 $7,841   $28,425,496 2
1986/12/26 1 $17,172,266 +31% 1,714 $10,019   $45,597,762 3
1987/01/02 1 $8,510,393 -50% 1,714 $4,965   $54,108,155 4
1987/01/09 1 $5,879,845 -31% 1,657 $3,548   $59,988,000 5
1987/01/16 4 $5,031,377 -14% 1,565 $3,215   $65,019,377 6
1987/01/23 5 $3,340,416 -34% 1,451 $2,302   $68,359,793 7
1987/01/30 5 $2,862,572 -14% 1,254 $2,283   $71,222,365 8
1987/03/06 13 $823,863   480 $1,716   $77,082,831 13

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