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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 3-9, 1984

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 2 Ghostbusters Col. $10,266,152 -11.0% 1,439 -19 $7,134 $156,807,773 $30 9
2 1 Purple Rain WB $10,129,632 -19.6% 1,007 +90 $10,059 $22,730,491 - 2
3 4 Gremlins WB $6,396,852 -11.4% 1,431 +20 $4,470 $122,288,039 - 9
4 3 The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984) BV $6,225,642 -29.4% 1,463 +33 $4,255 $15,047,424 - 2
5 5 The Karate Kid Col. $6,120,065 -2.4% 1,099 +30 $5,569 $50,857,105 - 7
6 8 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $3,838,353 -7.8% 1,030 -22 $3,727 $156,877,519 $28 11
7 6 The Neverending Story WB $3,614,580 -29.4% 891 -59 $4,057 $15,427,850 - 3
8 N Grandview, USA WB $3,494,302 - 1,069 - $3,269 $3,494,302 - 1
9 N Joy of Sex Par. $2,820,155 - 804 - $3,508 $2,820,155 - 1
10 13 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $2,704,625 +4.4% 439 +16 $6,161 $7,782,620 - 3
11 N The Philadelphia Experiment NW $2,695,369 - 490 - $5,501 $2,695,369 - 1
12 12 Bachelor Party Fox $2,606,947 -10.6% 762 -13 $3,421 $31,995,998 - 6
13 11 The Last Starfighter Uni. $2,421,975 -20.0% 668 -149 $3,626 $19,939,218 - 4
14 9 The Muppets Take Manhattan TriS $2,402,086 -31.0% 914 -61 $2,628 $20,569,010 - 4
15 7 Best Defense Par. $2,229,874 -51.3% 921 -504 $2,421 $17,786,543 - 3
16 10 Meatballs II TriS $1,596,398 -53.1% 1,050 -202 $1,520 $5,003,494 - 2
17 15 Conan the Destroyer Uni. $1,030,811 -14.2% 458 -17 $2,251 $25,979,733 - 6
TOTAL (17 MOVIES):$70,593,818-11.1%15,935+638$4,430 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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