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Runaway Train (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,936,012Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,228 $7,936,012
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,718 $7,936,012

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 6th, 1985 (Wide) by Cannon
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Keywords: Trains, Runaway Train, Prison Break, Fugitive / On the Run
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 295 $6,289,832 Jan 17, 1986 45
Theater Average 5th Weekend 75 $11,407 Jan 3, 1986 31

Uncategorized

John P. Ryan    Ranken
T.K. Carter    Dave Prince
Rebecca De Mornay    Sara
Danny Trejo    Boxer
Tommy "Tiny" Lister    Jackson - Black Guard
Jon Voight    Oscar "Manny" Manheim
Eric Roberts    Buck
Kenneth McMillan    Eddie MacDonald

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

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/12/06 24 $41,854   2 $20,927   $41,854 1
1985/12/13 21 $31,071 -26% 2 $15,536   $93,112 2
1985/12/20 24 $27,669 -11% 4 $6,917   $134,614 3
1985/12/27 28 $45,628 +65% 4 $11,407   $208,649 4
1986/01/03 26 $45,628 n/c 4 $11,407   $282,311 5
1986/01/10 16 $602,505 +1,220% 148 $4,071   $910,550 6
1986/01/17 7 $2,601,480 +332% 965 $2,696   $3,689,339 7
1986/01/24 7 $1,735,373 -33% 950 $1,827   $6,098,311 8
1986/01/31 16 $639,925 -63% 415 $1,542   $7,223,793 9
1986/02/07 18 $319,962 -50% 300 $1,067   $7,683,620 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/12/06 18 $62,041   2 $31,021   $62,041 1
1985/12/13 19 $44,904 -28% 2 $22,452   $106,945 2
1985/12/20 24 $56,076 +25% 4 $14,019   $163,021 3
1985/12/27 26 $73,662 +31% 4 $18,416   $236,683 4
1986/01/03 25 $71,362 -3% 4 $17,841   $308,045 5
1986/01/10 16 $779,814 +993% 148 $5,269   $1,087,859 6
1986/01/17 8 $3,275,079 +320% 965 $3,394   $4,362,938 7
1986/01/24 7 $2,220,930 -32% 950 $2,338   $6,583,868 8
1986/01/31 14 $779,790 -65% 415 $1,879   $7,363,658 9

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