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Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,996,665Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,011 $40,996,665
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,969 $40,996,665

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 23rd, 1986 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: September 13th, 2011 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Franchise: Poltergeist
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Keywords: Hauntings, Religious, Occult, Visual Effects, Possessed, Foreign Language, Psychics, Sequels Without Their Original Stars, Posthumous Release
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 103 $12,357,190 May 23, 1986 3
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 71 $30,509,936 May 23, 1986 3
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 56 $12,357,190 May 23, 1986 3
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 48 $30,509,936 May 23, 1986 3


Craig T. Nelson    Steve Freeling
JoBeth Williams    Diane Freeling
Heather O'Rourke    Carol Anne Freeling
Zelda Rubinstein    Tangina Barrons

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Production and Technical Credits

Jerry Goldsmith    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/05/23 2 $12,357,190   1,596 $7,743   $12,357,190 1
1986/05/30 3 $6,034,943 -51% 1,599 $3,774   $20,594,640 2
1986/06/06 4 $4,207,047 -30% 1,583 $2,658   $27,040,650 3
1986/06/13 6 $2,222,901 -47% 1,556 $1,429   $30,856,589 4
1986/06/20 7 $1,870,990 -16% 1,405 $1,332   $33,897,611 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/05/23 2 $14,559,697   1,596 $9,123   $14,559,697 1
1986/05/30 3 $8,273,906 -43% 1,599 $5,174   $22,833,603 2
1986/06/06 4 $5,800,085 -30% 1,583 $3,664   $28,633,688 3
1986/06/13 6 $3,392,933 -42% 1,556 $2,181   $32,026,621 4

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