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Stripes (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $85,300,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 26th, 1981 (Wide) by Columbia
MPAA Rating: R for sexuality/nudity, language and some drug use. (extended edition)
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Keywords: Military Life
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
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 69 $3,335,861 Sep 4, 1981 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend 3 $30,326 Sep 4, 1981 73
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 123 $10,763,552 Sep 4, 1981 73
Fastest to $50m 1,350 $50,899,475 Jul 31, 1981 42
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 191 $6,243,323 Jul 3, 1981 10
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 110 $20,144,823 Jul 3, 1981 10

Leading Cast

   John Winger

Supporting Cast

John Candy    Dewey "Ox" Oxburger
Judge Reinhold    Elmo

Uncategorized

Donald Gibb    Bouncer in mud wrestling bar
John Larroquette    Capt. Stillman
Dave Thomas    M.C
Sean Young    Louise
Joe Flaherty    Border guard/Sgt. Crocker
Bill Paxton    Soldier
Warren Oates    Sgt. Hulka
Harold Ramis    Russell Zisky
P.J. Soles    Stella Hansen
John Diehl    Cruiser

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/06/26 5 $6,152,166   1,074 $5,728   $6,152,166 1
1981/07/03 4 $6,243,323 +1% 1,085 $5,754   $17,114,611 2
1981/07/10 3 $5,692,821 -9% 1,084 $5,252   $26,423,482 3
1981/07/17 2 $5,299,888 -7% 0     $34,986,321 4
1981/07/24 3 $4,748,819 -10% 1,086 $4,373   $42,740,041 5
1981/07/31 4 $3,473,898 -27% 1,064 $3,265   $48,640,145 6
1981/08/07 5 $3,125,676 -10% 991 $3,154   $54,025,151 7
1981/08/14 2 $3,042,397 -3% 1,044 $2,914   $58,826,081 8
1981/08/21 5 $2,219,592 -27% 1,015 $2,187   $62,791,018 9
1981/08/28 4 $2,634,512 +19% 1,117 $2,359   $67,253,342 10
1981/09/04 4 $3,335,861 +27% 110 $30,326   $71,850,123 11
1981/09/11 4 $1,906,000 -43% 1,100 $1,733   $74,261,528 12
1981/09/18 5 $1,550,121 -19% 901 $1,720   $76,485,607 13
1981/09/25 9 $1,388,529 -10% 848 $1,637   $78,271,428 14
1981/10/02 10 $986,000 -29% 650 $1,517   $79,687,511 15
1981/10/16 11 $649,449   459 $1,415   $81,564,706 17
1981/11/06 11 $356,011   257 $1,385   $83,339,362 20

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/26 - $1,892,000   1,074 $1,762   $1,892,000 1
1981/06/27 - $2,327,000 +23% 1,074 $2,167   $4,219,000 2
1981/06/28 - $1,881,000 -19% 1,074 $1,751   $6,100,000 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/06/26 5 $10,871,288   1,074 $10,122   $10,871,288 1
1981/07/03 3 $9,859,373 -9% 1,085 $9,087   $20,730,661 2
1981/07/10 2 $8,914,398 -10% 1,093 $8,156   $29,686,433 3
1981/07/17 2 $8,473,896 -5% 1,113 $7,614   $38,160,329 4
1981/07/24 3 $7,175,025 -15% 1,086 $6,607   $45,166,247 5
1981/07/31 4 $5,733,228 -20% 1,064 $5,388   $50,899,475 6
1981/08/07 6 $4,884,209 -15% 991 $4,929   $55,783,684 7
1981/08/14 4 $4,787,742 -2% 1,044 $4,586   $60,571,426 8
1981/08/21 4 $4,047,404 -15% 1,015 $3,988   $64,618,830 9
1981/08/28 4 $3,895,432 -4% 1,117 $3,487   $68,514,262 10
1981/09/04 4 $3,841,266 -1% 110 $34,921   $72,355,528 11
1981/09/11 3 $2,579,958 -33% 1,100 $2,345   $74,935,486 12
1981/09/18 6 $1,947,413 -25% 901 $2,161   $76,882,899 13
1981/09/25 8 $1,818,612 -7% 848 $2,145   $78,701,511 14

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