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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $179,880,271Details
International Box Office $153,200,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $333,080,271
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $23,317,323 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $23,317,323
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 232 $179,880,271
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 510 $153,200,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 358 $333,080,271

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 23rd, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: May 13th, 2008 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 118 minutes
Franchise: Indiana Jones
Comparisons: vs. Raiders of the Lost Ark
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Keywords: Treasure Hunters, Occult, Organized Crime, Rescue, Escape, Voodoo, Kidnap, Martial Arts, Character's Journey Shown on Map, Performing Arts, Intertitle, Archaeology, Directing Yourself, Gratuitous Cameos, In a Plane, Prequel, Sequels Without Their Original Stars
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Lucasfilm
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 77 $524,203 Oct 19, 1984 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 71 $662,516 Oct 12, 1984 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 65 $929,524 Oct 5, 1984 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 99 $660,626 Sep 28, 1984 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 92 $848,726 Sep 21, 1984 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 90 $1,065,032 Sep 14, 1984 117
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 56 $2,175,460 Aug 31, 1984 103
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 303 $5,762,379 Aug 31, 1984 103
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 97 $2,110,782 Aug 10, 1984 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 100 $2,354,687 Aug 3, 1984 75
Fastest to $150m 285 $151,469,837 Jul 27, 1984 68
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 231 $5,106,489 Jul 6, 1984 47
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 165 $13,526,117 Jul 6, 1984 47
Fastest to $100m 410 $103,587,041 Jun 15, 1984 26
Fastest to $50m 514 $51,737,827 May 25, 1984 9
Top Historical Fiction Weekend Domestic 55 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 51 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 23 $67,113,178 May 25, 1984 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 32 $25,337,110 May 25, 1984 5
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 17 $67,113,178 May 25, 1984 5

Cast

   Indiana Jones
   Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott
   Short Round
Amrish Puri    Mola Ram
Roshan Seth    Chattar Lal
Philip Stone    Captain Blumburtt
Roy Chiao    Lao Che
David Yip    Wu Han
Ric Young    Kao Kan
Chua Kah Joo    Chen
Rex Ngui    Maitre d'
Philip Tan    Chief Henchman
Dan Aykroyd    Weber
Akio Mitamura    Chinese Pilot
Michael Yama    Chinese Co-Pilot
D.R. Nanayakkara    Shaman
Dharmadasa Kuruppu    Chieftain
Stany De Silva    Sanui
Ruby De Miel    Village Woman
D.M. Denawake    Village Woman
I. Serasinghe    Village Woman
Dharshana Panangala    Village Child
Raj Singh    Little Maharajah
Frank Olegario    Merchant
Ahmed El-Shenawi    Merchant
Art Repola    Eel Eater
Nizwar Karanj    Sacrifice Victim
Pat Roach    Chief Guard
Moti Makan    Guard
Mellan Mitchell    Temple Guard
Bhasker Patel    Temple Guard
Arjun Pandher    Boy in Cell
Zia Gelani    Boy in Cell

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    George Lucas
Screenwriter    Willard Huyck
Screenwriter    Gloria Katz
Producer    Robert Watts
Composer    John Williams
Associate Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    George Lucas
Assistant Director    Louis Race
Second Unit Director    Michael D. Moore
Second Unit Director    Frank Marshall
Second Unit Director    Glenn Randall
Second Unit Director    Kevin Donnelly
Production Manager    Robert Latham Brown
Production Designer    Elliot Scott
Art Director    Alan Cassie
Art Director    Roger Cain
Set Decorator    Peter Howitt
Director of Photography    Douglas Slocombe
Second Unit Photography    Allen Daviau
Additional Photography    Paul Beason
Additional Photography    Rick Fichter
Visual Effects Supervisor    Dennis Muren
Chief Cameraman    Michael McAlister
Special Effects (Mechanical)    George Gibbs
Special Effects (Model Shop Supervisor)    Lorne Peterson
Costume Designer    Anthony Powell
Costume Supervisor    Ron Beck
Supervising Film Editor    Michael Kahn
Production Sound Mixer    Simon Kaye
Re-recording Mixer    Ben Burtt
Re-recording Mixer    Gary Summers
Re-recording Mixer    Randy Thom
Sound Effects Editor    John Benson
Sound Effects Editor    Teresa Eckton
Sound Effects Editor    Ken Fischer
Sound Effects Editor    Suzanne Fox
Sound Designer    Ben Burtt
Supervising Dialogue Editor    Laurel Ladevich
Dialogue Editor    Gloria S. Borders
Dialogue Editor    Richard Hymns
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Make up    Tom Smith
Make up    Peter Robb-King
Hairstylist    Colin Jamison

Blu-ray Sales: Indiana Jones Raids Blu-ray Sales Chart

October 2nd, 2012

There was a wide variety of new releases to reach the top ten on the Blu-ray Sales Chart this week. Indiana Jones Blu-ray Box Set opened in first place with 239,000 units / $15.55 million, which is excellent for a box set. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 18th, 2012

September 18th, 2012

It's quite a busy week on the home market front, but most of the new releases are TV on DVD. This includes Modern Family: Season Three on DVD or Blu-ray, which is a contender for Pick of the Week. The best limited release of the week is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on DVD or Blu-ray, while the Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray Box Set is also a contender for Pick of the Week. However, in the end I went with The Cabin in the Woods Blu-ray, which is practically the only first-run release of the week. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures

September 17th, 2012

Indiana Jones makes its Blu-ray debut this week in a massive five-disc box set. I swear I've reviewed all four films in the past, but I can only find the review for Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Since this is one of the most famous franchises of all time, and it has been released on the home market repeatedly, I think I can spend less time talking about the movies and more about the Blu-rays. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/05/25 1 $25,337,110   1,687 $15,019   $33,668,342 1
1984/06/01 2 $16,386,295 -35% 1,687 $9,713   $68,124,122 2
1984/06/08 3 $12,016,144 -27% 1,685 $7,131   $88,772,018 3
1984/06/15 3 $9,116,144 -24% 1,685 $5,410   $103,587,041 4
1984/06/22 3 $7,768,527 -15% 1,511 $5,141   $116,222,175 5
1984/06/29 5 $5,741,844 -26% 1,546 $3,714   $125,963,710 6
1984/07/06 6 $5,106,489 -11% 1,311 $3,895   $134,941,133 7
1984/07/13 6 $4,104,665 -20% 1,287 $3,189   $141,729,774 8
1984/07/20 8 $3,060,056 -25% 1,022 $2,994   $147,185,208 9
1984/07/27 8 $2,591,995 -15% 1,052 $2,464   $151,469,837 10
1984/08/03 6 $2,354,687 -9% 1,030 $2,286   $155,393,853 11
1984/08/10 9 $2,110,782 -10% 946 $2,231   $158,988,301 12
1984/08/17 11 $1,619,339 -23% 730 $2,218   $161,855,830 13
1984/08/24 12 $1,426,994 -12% 785 $1,818   $164,297,966 14
1984/08/31 10 $2,175,460 +52% 737 $2,952   $167,334,648 15
1984/09/07 10 $1,136,221 -48% 686 $1,656   $168,868,276 16
1984/09/14 11 $1,065,032 -6% 666 $1,599   $170,306,545 17
1984/09/21 13 $848,726 -20% 589 $1,441   $171,468,059 18
1984/09/28 15 $660,626 -22% 454 $1,455   $172,379,102 19
1984/10/05 12 $929,524 +41% 400 $2,324   $173,511,145 20
1984/10/12 15 $662,516 -29% 382 $1,734   $174,347,494 21
1984/10/19 18 $524,203 -21% 248 $2,114   $175,083,524 22

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/05/25 1 $43,406,595   1,687 $25,730   $51,737,827 2
1984/06/01 2 $25,018,047 -42% 1,687 $14,830   $76,755,874 3
1984/06/08 3 $17,715,023 -29% 1,685 $10,513   $94,470,897 4
1984/06/15 3 $13,982,751 -21% 1,685 $8,298   $108,453,648 5
1984/06/22 3 $11,768,218 -16% 1,511 $7,788   $120,221,866 6
1984/06/29 5 $9,612,778 -18% 1,546 $6,218   $129,834,644 7
1984/07/06 5 $7,790,465 -19% 1,311 $5,942   $137,625,109 8
1984/07/13 5 $6,500,043 -17% 1,287 $5,051   $144,125,152 9
1984/07/20 8 $4,752,690 -27% 1,022 $4,650   $148,877,842 10
1984/07/27 8 $4,161,324 -12% 1,052 $3,956   $153,039,166 11
1984/08/03 6 $3,838,353 -8% 1,030 $3,727   $156,877,519 12
1984/08/10 9 $3,358,972 -12% 946 $3,551   $160,236,491 13
1984/08/17 11 $2,634,481 -22% 730 $3,609   $162,870,972 14
1984/08/24 11 $2,288,216 -13% 785 $2,915   $165,159,188 15
1984/08/31 10 $2,572,867 +12% 737 $3,491   $167,732,055 16
1984/09/07 10 $1,509,458 -41% 686 $2,200   $169,241,513 17
1984/09/14 11 $1,377,820 -9% 666 $2,069   $170,619,333 18
1984/09/21 13 $1,099,143 -20% 589 $1,866   $171,718,476 19
1984/09/28 15 $863,145 -21% 454 $1,901   $172,581,621 20
1984/10/05 12 $1,103,357 +28% 400 $2,758   $173,684,978 21
1984/10/12 15 $874,343 -21% 382 $2,289   $174,559,321 22

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/18/200811157,926 157,926$2,724,224$2,724,2241
5/25/20086160,839+2% 318,765$2,774,473$5,498,6962
6/1/20082043,578-73% 362,343$740,390$6,239,0863
6/8/20082540,445-7% 402,788$687,161$6,926,2474
6/15/20081583,031+105% 485,819$1,262,071$8,188,3185
6/29/20081846,338 556,680$787,283$9,392,2477

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