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Short Circuit (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,697,761Details
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,977 $40,697,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,877 $40,697,761
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $40,697,761
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 529 $40,697,761

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 1986 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
Video Release: September 19th, 2000 by Image Entertainment Video
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 98 minutes
Franchise: Short Circuit
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Keywords: Robot, Faulty Memory, Whitewashed Casting
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 166 $5,463,333 May 23, 1986 17
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 140 $13,106,109 May 23, 1986 17

Cast

   Stephanie Speck
   Newton Crosby
G.W. Bailey    Skroeder
Austin Pendleton    Howard Marner
Fisher Stevens    Ben Jabituya
Jack Thompson    Party Guest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/05/09 1 $5,346,808   1,033 $5,176   $5,346,808 1
1986/05/16 2 $4,420,900 -17% 1,064 $4,155   $11,030,184 2
1986/05/23 4 $5,463,333 +24% 1,310 $4,170   $17,470,363 3
1986/05/30 4 $3,474,006 -36% 1,307 $2,658   $21,789,381 4
1986/06/06 5 $3,281,200 -6% 1,307 $2,510   $26,443,038 5
1986/06/13 7 $2,104,270 -36% 1,307 $1,610   $29,857,737 6
1986/06/20 9 $1,551,984 -26% 1,302 $1,192   $32,567,385 7
1986/08/08 23 $266,579   269 $991   $40,072,839 14
1986/08/15 25 $243,122 -9% 257 $946   $40,456,961 15
1986/08/22 28 $136,800 -44% 150 $912   $40,697,761 16

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/05/09 1 $6,609,284   1,033 $6,398   $6,609,284 1
1986/05/16 2 $5,397,746 -18% 1,064 $5,073   $12,007,030 2
1986/05/23 4 $6,308,345 +17% 1,310 $4,816   $18,315,375 3
1986/05/30 4 $4,846,463 -23% 1,307 $3,708   $23,161,838 4
1986/06/06 5 $4,591,629 -5% 1,307 $3,513   $27,753,467 5
1986/06/13 7 $3,261,934 -29% 1,307 $2,496   $31,015,401 6
1986/08/08 22 $407,579   269 $1,515   $40,213,839 14
1986/08/15 25 $347,122 -15% 257 $1,351   $40,560,961 15

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