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Witness (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $65,532,576Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,197 $65,532,576
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,126 $65,532,576
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 322 $65,532,576
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 646 $65,532,576

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 8th, 1985 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: October 13th, 2015 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Religious, Culture Clash
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,454 $50,734,434 Apr 5, 1985 63
Easter (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 243 $6,104,461 Apr 5, 1985 59
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day) 169 $6,497,155 Feb 15, 1985 10
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 115 $16,416,755 Feb 15, 1985 10

Leading Cast

   John Book

Supporting Cast

Patti LuPone    Elaine
Danny Glover    McFee
Viggo Mortensen    Moses Hochleitner
Kelly McGillis    Rachel Lapp
Lukas Haas    Samuel Lapp
Alexander Godunov    Daniel Hochleitner

Uncategorized

Josef Sommer    Chief Paul Schaeffer
Timothy Carhart    Zenovich

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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
1985/02/08 2 $4,539,990   876 $5,183   $4,539,990 1
1985/02/15 2 $6,497,155 +43% 957 $6,789   $12,770,386 2
1985/02/22 2 $5,163,819 -21% 957 $5,396   $19,317,498 3
1985/03/01 2 $4,791,953 -7% 1,165 $4,113   $25,598,419 4
1985/03/08 1 $4,506,587 -6% 1,169 $3,855   $31,596,283 5
1985/03/15 2 $4,419,527 -2% 1,169 $3,781   $37,659,033 6
1985/03/22 7 $3,754,331 -15% 1,115 $3,367   $42,956,090 7
1985/03/29 10 $2,386,253 -36% 978 $2,440   $46,384,549 8
1985/04/05 8 $2,415,924 +1% 895 $2,699   $49,767,479 9
1985/04/12 9 $1,835,932 -24% 775 $2,369   $52,570,366 10
1985/04/19 11 $1,370,496 -25% 686 $1,998   $54,508,584 11
1985/04/26 10 $1,170,790 -15% 638 $1,835   $56,143,219 12
1985/05/03 12 $1,057,870 -10% 632 $1,674   $57,603,689 13
1985/05/10 11 $918,490 -13% 565 $1,626   $58,895,610 14
1985/05/17 9 $1,113,057 +21% 649 $1,715   $60,357,368 15
1985/05/24 9 $1,066,676 -4% 526 $2,028   $61,815,744 16
1985/05/31 10 $741,089 -31% 531 $1,396   $62,786,290 17
1985/06/07 8 $728,002 -2% 501 $1,453   $63,836,926 18
1985/06/14 11 $600,737 -17% 383 $1,569   $64,795,624 19
1985/06/21 15 $423,222 -30% 314 $1,348   $65,532,576 20

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/02/08 2 $6,273,231   876 $7,161   $6,273,231 1
1985/02/15 2 $7,880,448 +26% 957 $8,235   $14,153,679 2
1985/02/22 2 $6,652,787 -16% 957 $6,952   $20,806,466 3
1985/03/01 2 $6,283,230 -6% 1,165 $5,393   $27,089,696 4
1985/03/08 1 $6,149,810 -2% 1,169 $5,261   $33,239,506 5
1985/03/15 2 $5,962,253 -3% 1,169 $5,100   $39,201,759 6
1985/03/22 6 $4,796,537 -20% 1,115 $4,302   $43,998,296 7
1985/03/29 10 $3,353,259 -30% 978 $3,429   $47,351,555 8
1985/04/05 7 $3,382,879 +1% 895 $3,780   $50,734,434 9
1985/04/12 9 $2,403,654 -29% 775 $3,101   $53,138,088 10
1985/04/19 10 $1,834,341 -24% 686 $2,674   $54,972,429 11
1985/04/26 9 $1,573,390 -14% 638 $2,466   $56,545,819 12
1985/05/03 12 $1,431,301 -9% 632 $2,265   $57,977,120 13
1985/05/10 11 $1,267,191 -11% 565 $2,243   $59,244,311 14
1985/05/17 8 $1,504,757 +19% 649 $2,319   $60,749,068 15
1985/05/24 9 $1,296,133 -14% 526 $2,464   $62,045,201 16
1985/05/31 9 $1,063,723 -18% 531 $2,003   $63,108,924 17
1985/06/07 8 $1,085,963 +2% 501 $2,168   $64,194,887 18
1985/06/14 11 $914,467 -16% 383 $2,388   $65,109,354 19

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