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Romancing the Stone (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $75,078,260Details
International Box Office $40,000,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $115,078,260
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Synopsis

Joan Wilder, a writer of adventure stories, takes the chance to live an adventure on her own when she goes on the hunt for a valuable jewel. She is helped by soldier of fortune Jack Colton and competes with the cowardly Ralph. The adventure takes them to the wilds of Colombia.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,012 $75,078,260
All Time International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,820 $40,000,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,318 $115,078,260
Leggiest Movies 45 13.20

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 30th, 1984 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 106 minutes
Franchise: Romancing the Stone
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Keywords: Treasure Hunters
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: El Corazon Producciones
Production Countries: Mexico,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 92 $4,051,420 May 25, 1984 59
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 161 $10,815,844 May 25, 1984 59
Fastest to $50m 1,419 $50,127,275 May 18, 1984 56
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day) 153 $5,686,311 Apr 20, 1984 24
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 77 $15,180,420 Apr 20, 1984 24

Leading Cast

   Jack Colton
   Joan Wilder

Supporting Cast

Danny De Vito    Ralph
Alfonso Arau    Juan
Manuel Ojeda    Zolo
Zack Norman    Ira
Holland Taylor    Gloria
Mary Ellen Trainor    Elaine
Eve Smith    Mrs. Irwin
Joe Nesnow    Super
Jose Chavez    Santos
Chachita*    Hefty Woman
Camillo Garcia    Bus Driver
Rodrigo Puebla    Bad Hombre
Paco Morayta    Hotel Clerk
Jorge Zamora    Maitre d'
Kym Herrin    Angelina
Bill Burton    Jessie
Ted White    Grogan
Manuel Santiago    Vendor
Ron Silver    Vendor
Mike Cassidy    Zolo's Man
Vince Deadrick Sr.    Zolo's Man
Richard Drown    Zolo's Man
Joe Finnegan    Zolo's Man
Jimmy Medearis    Zolo's Man
Jeff Ramsey    Zolo's Man

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

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Michael Douglas    Producer
Diane Thomas    Screenwriter
Alan Silvestri    Composer
Dean Cundey    Director of Photography
Lawrence G. Paull    Production Designer
Jack Brodsky    Co-Producer
Joel Douglas    Co-Producer
Joel Douglas    Assistant Director
José María Ochoa    Assistant Director (Mexico)
Terry Leonard    Second Unit Director
John Schofield    Unit Production Manager
Carlos Rodriguez*    Unit Production Manager (Mexico)
Agustín Ituarte    Art Director
Enrique Estevez    Set Decorator
Richard Hart    Second Unit Photography
Marilyn Vance    Costume Designer
Gilda Texter    Costume Supervisor
Donn Cambern    Editor
Frank Morriss    Editor
William B. Kaplan    Sound Mixer
Robert Knudson    Re-recording Mixer
Robert J. Glass    Re-recording Mixer
Don Digirolamo    Re-recording Mixer
Charles L. Campbell    Supervising Sound Editor
Larry Carow    Sound Editor
Samuel C. Crutcher    Sound Editor
Michael Dobie    Sound Editor
Louis L. Edemann    Sound Editor
David Pettijohn    Sound Editor
Roger Sword    Sound Editor
Thomas Carlin    Music Editor
Tom Case    Makeup
Kathryn Blondell    Hairstylist
Eddy Grant    Song "Romancing the Stone" Words and Music
Karen Rea    Casting Director
Claudia Becker    Casting (Mexico)
Terry Leonard    Stunt Coordinator
Vince Deadrick Jr.    Stunt Coordinator

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
1984/03/30 4 $5,105,741   823 $6,204   $5,105,741 1
1984/04/06 3 $5,570,693 +9% 836 $6,664   $12,546,492 2
1984/04/13 3 $5,553,403 n/c 967 $5,743   $19,647,318 3
1984/04/20 3 $5,686,311 +2% 1,072 $5,304   $27,908,776 4
1984/04/27 2 $4,673,725 -18% 1,086 $4,304   $34,659,289 5
1984/05/04 3 $4,012,150 -14% 1,044 $3,843   $40,187,726 6
1984/05/11 5 $3,034,528 -24% 1,024 $2,963   $44,312,676 7
1984/05/18 3 $3,531,769 +16% 1,101 $3,208   $48,994,662 8
1984/05/25 4 $4,051,420 +15% 1,100 $3,683   $54,178,695 9
1984/06/01 7 $2,262,713 -44% 1,056 $2,143   $57,271,191 10
1984/06/08 7 $1,567,492 -31% 885 $1,771   $59,850,799 11
1984/06/15 7 $1,688,123 +8% 910 $1,855   $62,258,588 12
1984/06/22 11 $1,351,076 -20% 842 $1,605   $64,493,691 13
1984/06/29 13 $929,887 -31% 627 $1,483   $66,159,474 14
1984/07/06 12 $1,113,711 +20% 627 $1,776   $67,943,081 15
1984/07/13 14 $1,003,947 -10% 594 $1,690   $69,570,644 16
1984/07/20 15 $961,188 -4% 614 $1,565   $71,166,494 17
1984/07/27 19 $612,444 -36% 461 $1,329   $72,371,540 18
1984/08/03 20 $549,976 -10% 397 $1,385   $73,278,073 19
1984/08/10 19 $479,665 -13% 359 $1,336   $74,111,506 20
1984/08/17 20 $327,630 -32% 252 $1,300   $74,729,331 21
1984/08/24 21 $140,250 -57% 111 $1,264   $75,078,260 22

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/03/30 4 $6,975,799   823 $8,476   $6,975,799 1
1984/04/06 3 $7,118,116 +2% 836 $8,514   $14,093,915 2
1984/04/13 3 $8,128,550 +14% 967 $8,406   $22,222,465 3
1984/04/20 2 $7,763,099 -4% 1,072 $7,242   $29,985,564 4
1984/04/27 2 $6,190,012 -20% 1,086 $5,700   $36,175,576 5
1984/05/04 3 $5,102,572 -18% 1,044 $4,888   $41,278,148 6
1984/05/11 4 $4,184,745 -18% 1,024 $4,087   $45,462,893 7
1984/05/18 3 $4,664,382 +11% 1,101 $4,236   $50,127,275 8
1984/05/25 4 $4,881,203 +5% 1,100 $4,437   $55,008,478 9
1984/06/01 6 $3,274,829 -33% 1,056 $3,101   $58,283,307 10
1984/06/08 7 $2,287,158 -30% 885 $2,584   $60,570,465 11
1984/06/15 7 $2,572,150 +12% 910 $2,827   $63,142,615 12
1984/06/22 10 $2,086,972 -19% 842 $2,479   $65,229,587 13
1984/06/29 13 $1,599,783 -23% 627 $2,551   $66,829,370 14
1984/07/06 12 $1,737,327 +9% 627 $2,771   $68,566,697 15
1984/07/13 12 $1,638,609 -6% 594 $2,759   $70,205,306 16
1984/07/20 15 $1,553,790 -5% 614 $2,531   $71,759,096 17
1984/07/27 16 $969,001 -38% 461 $2,102   $72,728,097 18
1984/08/03 18 $903,744 -7% 397 $2,276   $73,631,841 19
1984/08/10 16 $769,860 -15% 359 $2,144   $74,401,701 20
1984/08/17 19 $536,309 -30% 252 $2,128   $74,938,010 21

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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