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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,874,452Details
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 20th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: May 6th, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes
Franchise: Revenge of the Nerds
Comparisons: vs. National Lampoon's Animal House
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Keywords: College, Revenge, Fraternity/Sorority, Parties Gone Wild, Slobs vs. Snobs, House Music / Electronica, LGBT, Voyeurism, Competitive Eating, Child Prodigy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 150 $9,759,086 Aug 31, 1984 45

Cast

James Cromwell    Mr. Skolnick
John Goodman    Coach Harris
Robert Carradine    Louis Skolnick, Tri-Lam
Anthony Edwards    Gilbert Lowell, Tri-Lam
Ted McGinley    Stan Gable, Alpha Beta/President of Greek Council
Curtis Armstrong    Dudley 'Booger' Dawson, Tri-Lam
Donald Gibb    Fred "The Ogre" Palowakski, Alpha Beta

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    Thomas Newman

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 15th, 2014

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Featured Blu-ray review: Revenge of the Nerds

July 13th, 2014

Revenge of the Nerds came out in theaters 30 years ago and hit Blu-ray in February or May. Amazon seems to have been confused on this issue. The screener arrived late, possibly by a few months, but I finally got to the review this weekend. Was it worth the wait? The reviews were strong when it came out, but has it aged well? And is the Blu-ray worth checking out? More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/07/20 11 $1,513,090   364 $4,157   $1,513,090 1
1984/07/27 13 $1,674,196 +11% 423 $3,958   $4,161,992 2
1984/08/03 12 $1,592,746 -5% 439 $3,628   $6,670,759 3
1984/08/10 4 $4,391,174 +176% 958 $4,584   $12,173,794 4
1984/08/17 5 $3,666,836 -16% 971 $3,776   $18,479,763 5
1984/08/24 5 $2,998,153 -18% 989 $3,031   $23,604,096 6
1984/08/31 6 $3,684,329 +23% 974 $3,783   $28,764,667 7
1984/09/07 6 $2,188,176 -41% 945 $2,316   $31,627,870 8
1984/09/14 6 $1,984,597 -9% 908 $2,186   $34,257,675 9
1984/09/21 9 $1,426,017 -28% 877 $1,626   $36,231,524 10
1984/09/28 13 $887,160 -38% 670 $1,324   $37,535,225 11
1984/10/05 16 $697,931 -21% 544 $1,283   $38,480,693 12
1984/10/12 19 $474,189 -32% 483 $982   $39,094,711 13
1984/10/19 21 $322,496 -32% 369 $874   $39,579,747 14
1984/10/26 22 $240,498 -25% 298 $807   $39,956,785 15
1984/11/02 21 $232,496 -3% 369 $630   $40,272,174 16
1984/11/09 28 $183,030 -21% 236 $776   $40,537,542 17
1984/11/16 31 $110,939 -39% 169 $656   $40,728,370 18
1984/11/23 29 $88,399 -20% 125 $707   $40,870,674 19

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/07/20 10 $2,487,796   364 $6,835   $2,487,796 1
1984/07/27 13 $2,590,217 +4% 423 $6,123   $5,078,013 2
1984/08/03 10 $2,704,607 +4% 439 $6,161   $7,782,620 3
1984/08/10 4 $7,030,307 +160% 958 $7,339   $14,812,927 4
1984/08/17 5 $5,793,016 -18% 971 $5,966   $20,605,943 5
1984/08/24 5 $4,474,395 -23% 989 $4,524   $25,080,338 6
1984/08/31 6 $4,359,356 -3% 974 $4,476   $29,439,694 7
1984/09/07 6 $2,833,384 -35% 945 $2,998   $32,273,078 8
1984/09/14 6 $2,532,429 -11% 908 $2,789   $34,805,507 9
1984/09/21 9 $1,842,558 -27% 877 $2,101   $36,648,065 10
1984/09/28 13 $1,134,697 -38% 670 $1,694   $37,782,762 11
1984/10/05 16 $837,760 -26% 544 $1,540   $38,620,522 12
1984/10/12 19 $636,729 -24% 483 $1,318   $39,257,251 13
1984/10/19 17 $459,036 -28% 369 $1,244   $39,716,287 14
1984/10/26 22 $323,391 -30% 298 $1,085   $40,039,678 15
1984/11/02 21 $314,834 -3% 369 $853   $40,354,512 16
1984/11/09 27 $262,919 -16% 236 $1,114   $40,617,431 17
1984/11/16 24 $164,844 -37% 169 $975   $40,782,275 18

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