Stand by Me

After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$52,287,414
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Opening$242,795
16 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Aug 8, 1986 (Aug 22, 1986)
Running Time1 hr 29 min
GenresAdventure Drama
In Release147 days/21 weeks
Widest Release848 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 8-1020$242,795-16-$15,174$242,7951
Aug 15-1722$254,428+4.8%16-$15,901$665,6202
Aug 22-242$3,812,093+1,398.3%745+729$5,116$4,684,5023
Aug 29-Sep 1
Labor Day wknd
1$5,037,343-801-$6,288$11,932,227-
Sep 5-71$3,426,615-804-$4,261$16,681,8815
Sep 12-141$3,010,922-12.1%828+24$3,636$20,417,8326
Sep 19-213$3,029,008+0.6%829+1$3,653$24,348,0607
Sep 26-282$2,740,017-9.5%841+12$3,258$27,917,4868
Oct 3-54$2,396,982-12.5%848+7$2,826$31,074,1399
Oct 10-13
Columbus Day wknd
11$2,052,054-843-$2,434$33,642,395-
Oct 17-1910$1,392,995-844-$1,650$35,359,34111
Oct 24-2612$1,356,734-2.6%833-11$1,628$37,118,88612
Oct 31-Nov 211$1,135,510-16.3%804-29$1,412$38,632,32313
Nov 7-910$1,444,875+27.2%785-19$1,840$40,461,26914
Nov 14-168$1,316,136-8.9%815+30$1,614$42,328,51315
Nov 21-2312$1,154,357-12.3%738-77$1,564$43,577,04316
Nov 28-30
Thanksgiving 3-Day
10$1,430,279+23.9%716-22$1,997$45,677,31617
Dec 5-7
Post-Thanksgiving
13$847,517-40.7%718+2$1,180$46,681,85318
Dec 12-1413$500,692-40.9%683-35$733$47,361,30419
Dec 19-213$4,764,796+851.6%---$52,287,41420