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Movie Comparison: Psycho (1998) vs. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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  PsychoA Nightmare
on Elm Street
Domestic Release Date Dec 4, 1998Nov 9, 1984
Production Budget $20,000,000$1,800,000
Opening Weekend Theaters 2,477165
Maximum Theaters 2,490274
Theatrical Engagements 9,5191,257
Domestic Opening Weekend $10,031,850$1,271,000
Domestic Box Office $21,541,218$25,504,513
Inflation Adjusted
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office $15,685,000
Worldwide Box Office $37,226,218$25,504,513

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.