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Weekend Box Office


August 31-September 3, 1984
Weekend
4-day Labor Day Weekend


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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
- - The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Fox $194,999 -3.5% 53 -27 $3,679 $2,140,397 - 4
15 13 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,049,716 -5.2% 432 -47 $2,429 $8,103,330 - 5
14 10 Dreamscape Fox $1,360,881 -26.2% 623 -191 $2,184 $8,887,086 - 3
13 N C.H.U.D. NW $1,762,922 - 310 - $5,686 $1,762,922 - 1
12 N Flashpoint (1984) TriS $1,916,222 - 1,022 - $1,874 $1,916,222 - 1
11 8 Oxford Blues MGM $2,087,808 -16.0% 856 -219 $2,439 $5,845,675 - 2
10 12 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $2,175,460 +52.5% 737 -48 $2,951 $167,334,648 $28 15
9 9 Gremlins WB $3,001,224 +62.4% 1,071 +89 $2,802 $136,678,227 - 13
8 3 Red Dawn (1984) MGM $3,257,979 -3.0% 1,095 -301 $2,975 $29,673,615 - 4
7 6 The Woman in Red Orion $3,577,644 +21.6% 944 -125 $3,789 $13,683,901 - 3
6 5 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $3,684,329 +22.9% 974 -15 $3,782 $28,764,667 - 7
5 4 Purple Rain WB $4,068,212 +25.5% 949 +34 $4,286 $45,660,272 - 6
4 7 The Karate Kid Col. $4,155,645 +44.8% 1,040 -50 $3,995 $69,959,648 - 11
3 N Bolero Can. $4,579,240 - 1,015 - $4,511 $4,579,240 - 1
2 2 Ghostbusters Col. $6,359,693 +35.8% 1,368 -23 $4,648 $188,058,969 $30 13
1 1 Tightrope WB $7,130,891 -0.9% 1,535 - $4,645 $30,778,273 - 3
TOTAL (16 MOVIES):$50,362,865-14,024-$3,591 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.


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