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The Lost Boys (1987)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,222,567Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,500,000
Domestic Releases: July 31st, 1987 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: January 28th, 1998 by Warner Home Video, released as Lost Boys, The
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Lost Boys
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Keywords: Vampire
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Uncategorized

Chance Michael Corbitt    Laddie
Jami Gertz    Star
Jason Patric    Michael Emerson
Alexander Bacon Chapman    Greg
Corey Feldman    Edgar Frog
Corey Haim    Sam Emerson
Nori Morgan    Shelly
Jamison Newlander    Alan Frog
Dianne Wiest    Lucy Emerson
Brooke McCarter    Paul
Barnard Hughes    Grandpa
Billy Wirth    Dwayne
Edward Herrmann    Max
Alex Winter    Marko
Kiefer Sutherland    David

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Thomas Newman    Composer
Ken Karman*    Music Editor

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/07/31 2 $5,236,318   1,027 $5,099   $5,236,318 1
1987/08/07 5 $4,009,170 -23% 1,027 $3,904   $12,728,354 2
1987/08/14 9 $2,671,299 -33% 1,002 $2,666   $17,946,895 3
1987/08/21 8 $2,354,989 -12% 1,249 $1,885   $22,031,386 4
1987/09/04 14 $1,593,478   871 $1,829   $27,185,462 6
1987/09/25 16 $395,409   501 $789   $29,831,490 9
1987/10/02 18 $345,084 -13% 432 $799   $30,331,685 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1987/07/31 2 $8,719,184   1,027 $8,490   $8,719,184 1
1987/08/07 5 $6,556,412 -25% 1,027 $6,384   $15,275,596 2
1987/08/14 6 $4,400,801 -33% 1,002 $4,392   $19,676,397 3
1987/09/25 16 $550,520   501 $1,099   $29,986,601 9

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/15/20101822,425 78,657$183,040$596,265655
8/22/20103027,644+23% 106,301$195,617$791,882656

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