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Volunteers (1985)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,875,740Details
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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 16th, 1985 (Wide) by Sony/TriStar
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: HBO Films, Silverscreen Partners
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 215 $7,698,279 Aug 30, 1985 17

Leading Cast

   Lawrence Bourne III
   Beth Wexler
   Tom Tuttle from Tacoma

Supporting Cast

Tim Thomerson    John Reynolds
Gedde Watanabe    At Toon
George Plimpton    Lawrence Bourne Jr.
Ernest Harada    Chung Mee
Shakti Kapoor    Lucille
Clyde Kusatsu    Souvanna
Jude Mussetter    Bootsy
Ji-Tu Cumbuka    Cicero
Allan Arbus    Albert Bordonaro
Xander Berkeley    Kent Sutcliffe
Harry Yorku    Ai Po
Virginia Kiser    Evelyn Bourne
Duncan Ross    Noble
Toru Tanaka    Sumo Guard
Guillermo Del Rio    Sumo Guard
Jacqueline Evans    Aunt Eunice
Pamela Gual    Tammy
Phillip Guilmant    Yale President
Chick Hearn    Announcer
Carlos Romano    Beatty
Lonnie Wun    Sumo Guard

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Richard Shepherd    Producer
Walter F. Parkes    Producer
Keith Critchlow    Story Creator
Ken Levine    Screenwriter
David Isaacs    Screenwriter
Ric Waite    Director of Photography
Ronald Roose    Editor
James Horner    Composer
Theodore R. Parvin    Associate Producer
Elie Cohn    Assistant Director
Jesus Marin    Assistant Director (Mexico)
John Langley    Bridge Building Sequence
David Burton Morris    Yale Commencement Sequence
Harvey Keith    Chung Mee Sequence
Ricardo Frera    Mexico
James Schoppe    Production Designer
Jose Rodriguez Granada    Art Director
Macedonio Ramos    Set Decorator
Jack N. Green    Additional Photography
Steven Polivka    Editor
Claude Hitchcock    Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Robert J. Glass    Re-recording Mixer
Gary Alexander    Re-recording Mixer
Lon Bender    Supervising Sound Editor
Wylie Stateman    Supervising Sound Editor
Terry Allen    Sound Editor
Randy Kelley    Sound Editor
Elliott L. Koretz    Sound Editor
Dan Rich    Sound Editor
Else Blangsted    Music Editor
Del Armstrong    Make up
Dione Taylor    Hairstylist
Joyce Robinson    Casting Director
Penny Ellers    Casting Director
B.J. Davis    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/08/16 2 $5,184,360   1,560 $3,323   $5,184,360 1
1985/08/23 4 $3,591,142 -31% 1,468 $2,446   $10,775,502 2
1985/08/30 5 $3,046,699 -15% 1,123 $2,713   $14,540,201 3
1985/09/06 5 $1,606,392 -47% 999 $1,608   $16,584,835 4
1985/09/13 5 $1,086,864 -32% 764 $1,423   $17,864,839 5
1985/09/20 12 $672,718 -38% 631 $1,066   $18,727,557 6
1985/09/27 19 $260,499 -61% 403 $646   $19,151,554 7
1985/10/04 18 $199,732 -23% 334 $598   $19,432,868 8
1985/10/11 20 $102,880 -48% 192 $536   $19,637,863 9
1985/10/18 24 $57,600 -44% 144 $400   $19,812,315 10
1985/10/25 25 $48,510 -16% 98 $495   $19,875,740 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/08/16 3 $7,184,360   1,560 $4,605   $7,184,360 1
1985/08/23 4 $4,309,142 -40% 1,468 $2,935   $11,493,502 2
1985/08/30 6 $3,484,941 -19% 1,123 $3,103   $14,978,443 3
1985/09/06 7 $1,799,532 -48% 999 $1,801   $16,777,975 4
1985/09/13 7 $1,276,864 -29% 764 $1,671   $18,054,839 5
1985/09/20 12 $836,216 -35% 631 $1,325   $18,891,055 6
1985/09/27 16 $342,081 -59% 403 $849   $19,233,136 7
1985/10/04 16 $301,847 -12% 334 $904   $19,534,983 8
1985/10/11 19 $219,732 -27% 192 $1,144   $19,754,715 9
1985/10/18 24 $72,515 -67% 144 $504   $19,827,230 10

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