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Movie Comparison: Grease (1978) vs. Footloose (1984)

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Domestic Release Date Jun 16, 1978Feb 17, 1984
Production Budget $6,000,000$8,200,000
Opening Weekend Theaters 8621,384
Maximum Theaters 2,9311,384
Theatrical Engagements 13,16319,354
Domestic Opening Weekend $8,941,717$8,556,935
Domestic Box Office $181,813,770$80,000,000
Inflation Adjusted
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office $205,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $387,513,770$80,000,000

Note: A theatrical engagement is defined as the movie playing in a single theater for one week. So, for example, a film that plays in 3,000 theaters in its first week and 2,000 theaters in its second week will have had 5,000 theatrical engagements.