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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 10-16, 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 N Red Dawn (1984) MGM $13,006,650 - 1,822 - $7,139 $13,006,650 - 1
2 1 Ghostbusters Col. $9,277,657 -9.6% 1,423 -16 $6,520 $166,085,430 $30 10
3 2 Purple Rain WB $7,639,417 -24.6% 991 -16 $7,709 $30,369,908 - 3
4 10 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $7,030,307 +159.9% 958 +519 $7,339 $14,812,927 - 4
5 5 The Karate Kid Col. $5,317,883 -13.1% 1,111 +12 $4,787 $56,174,988 - 8
6 3 Gremlins WB $5,010,257 -21.7% 1,322 -109 $3,790 $127,298,296 - 10
7 N Cloak and Dagger Uni. $4,216,945 - 1,147 - $3,676 $4,216,945 - 1
8 4 The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984) BV $3,655,337 -41.3% 1,109 -354 $3,296 $18,702,761 - 3
9 6 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $3,358,992 -12.5% 946 -84 $3,551 $160,236,511 $28 12
10 7 The Neverending Story WB $2,137,072 -40.9% 719 -172 $2,972 $17,564,922 - 4
11 12 Bachelor Party Fox $1,875,223 -28.1% 738 -24 $2,541 $33,871,221 - 7
12 14 The Muppets Take Manhattan TriS $1,848,212 -23.1% 783 -131 $2,360 $22,417,222 - 5
13 13 The Last Starfighter Uni. $1,625,171 -32.9% 570 -98 $2,851 $21,564,389 - 5
14 11 The Philadelphia Experiment NW $1,405,825 -47.8% 405 -85 $3,471 $4,101,194 - 2
15 8 Grandview, USA WB $1,248,817 -64.3% 914 -155 $1,366 $4,743,119 - 2
16 N The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Fox $974,726 - 236 - $4,130 $974,726 - 1
TOTAL (16 MOVIES):$69,628,491-1.4%15,194-741$4,583 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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