Super 8

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Grosses

Domestic (48.8%)
$127,004,179
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$35,451,168
3,379 theaters
Budget$50,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresMystery Sci-Fi Thriller
In Release205 days/29 weeks
Widest Release3,424 theaters

Key:Estimated

DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jun 9Thursday6$1,000,000--324$3,086$1,000,000-
Jun 10Friday1$12,142,810+1,114.3%-3,379$3,593$13,142,8101
Jun 11Saturday1$13,950,854+14.9%-3,379$4,128$27,093,6642
Jun 12Sunday1$9,357,504-32.9%-3,379$2,769$36,451,1683
Jun 13Monday1$3,968,067-57.6%-3,379$1,174$40,419,2354
Jun 14Tuesday1$4,263,115+7.4%-3,379$1,261$44,682,3505
Jun 15Wednesday1$3,370,194-20.9%-3,379$997$48,052,5446
Jun 16Thursday1$3,478,245+3.2%+247.8%3,379$1,029$51,530,7897
Jun 17Friday3$5,996,562+72.4%-50.6%3,408$1,759$57,527,3518
Jun 18Saturday2$8,002,769+33.5%-42.6%3,408$2,348$65,530,1209
Jun 19Sunday2$7,472,689-6.6%-20.1%3,408$2,192$73,002,80910
Jun 20Monday2$2,561,675-65.7%-35.4%3,408$751$75,564,48411
Jun 21Tuesday3$2,629,617+2.7%-38.3%3,408$771$78,194,10112
Jun 22Wednesday3$2,427,726-7.7%-28%3,408$712$80,621,82713
Jun 23Thursday3$2,464,405+1.5%-29.1%3,408$723$83,086,23214
Jun 24Friday4$3,847,218+56.1%-35.8%3,424$1,123$86,933,45015
Jun 25Saturday4$4,819,204+25.3%-39.8%3,424$1,407$91,752,65416
Jun 26Sunday4$3,361,670-30.2%-55%3,424$981$95,114,32417
Jun 27Monday4$1,518,809-54.8%-40.7%3,424$443$96,633,13318
Jun 28Tuesday6$1,500,564-1.2%-42.9%3,424$438$98,133,69719
Jun 29Wednesday6$1,192,725-20.5%-50.9%3,424$348$99,326,42220
Jun 30Thursday6$1,216,605+2%-50.6%3,424$355$100,543,02721
Jul 1Friday6$2,308,497+89.7%-40%3,088$747$102,851,52422
Jul 2Saturday5$2,854,627+23.7%-40.8%3,088$924$105,706,15123
Jul 3Sunday5$2,759,094-3.3%-17.9%3,088$893$108,465,24524
Jul 4
Independence Day
Monday5$1,604,911-41.8%+5.7%3,088$519$110,070,15625
Jul 5Tuesday6$1,106,531-31.1%-26.3%3,088$358$111,176,68726
Jul 6Wednesday7$1,019,563-7.9%-14.5%3,088$330$112,196,25027
Jul 7Thursday7$1,035,091+1.5%-14.9%3,088$335$113,231,34128
Jul 8Friday7$1,546,103+49.4%-33%2,292$674$114,777,44429
Jul 9Saturday7$2,042,611+32.1%-28.4%2,292$891$116,820,05530
Jul 10Sunday7$1,249,491-38.8%-54.7%2,292$545$118,069,54631
Jul 11Monday8$580,750-53.5%-63.8%2,292$253$118,650,29632
Jul 12Tuesday8$642,257+10.6%-42%2,292$280$119,292,55333
Jul 13Wednesday8$552,181-14%-45.8%2,292$240$119,844,73434
Jul 14Thursday8$472,248-14.5%-54.4%2,292$206$120,316,98235
Jul 15Friday9$578,412+22.5%-62.6%1,459$396$120,895,39436
Jul 16Saturday9$845,681+46.2%-58.6%1,459$579$121,741,07537
Jul 17Sunday10$546,284-35.4%-56.3%1,459$374$122,287,35938
Jul 18Monday9$280,113-48.7%-51.8%1,459$191$122,567,47239
Jul 19Tuesday10$317,025+13.2%-50.6%1,459$217$122,884,49740
Jul 20Wednesday11$285,853-9.8%-48.2%1,459$195$123,170,35041
Jul 21Thursday12$304,710+6.6%-35.5%1,459$208$123,475,06042
Jul 22Friday14$237,144-22.2%-59%658$360$123,712,20443
Jul 23Saturday14$317,628+33.9%-62.4%658$482$124,029,83244
Jul 24Sunday14$205,270-35.4%-62.4%658$311$124,235,10245
Jul 25Monday14$111,278-45.8%-60.3%658$169$124,346,38046
Jul 26Tuesday14$113,318+1.8%-64.3%658$172$124,459,69847
Jul 27Wednesday14$104,607-7.7%-63.4%658$158$124,564,30548
Jul 28Thursday14$105,732+1.1%-65.3%658$160$124,670,03749
Jul 29Friday19$90,760-14.2%-61.7%325$279$124,760,79750
Jul 30Saturday20$124,451+37.1%-60.8%325$382$124,885,24851
Jul 31Sunday20$88,583-28.8%-56.8%325$272$124,973,83152
Aug 1Monday21$43,778-50.6%-60.7%325$134$125,017,60953
Aug 2Tuesday22$46,789+6.9%-58.7%325$143$125,064,39854
Aug 3Wednesday23$41,984-10.3%-59.9%325$129$125,106,38255
Aug 4Thursday23$40,368-3.8%-61.8%325$124$125,146,75056
Aug 5Friday24$53,214+31.8%-41.4%174$305$125,199,96457
Aug 6Saturday27$68,795+29.3%-44.7%174$395$125,268,75958
Aug 7Sunday27$48,040-30.2%-45.8%174$276$125,316,79959
Aug 8Monday25$24,234-49.6%-44.6%174$139$125,341,03360
Aug 9Tuesday26$26,857+10.8%-42.6%174$154$125,367,89061
Aug 10Wednesday27$22,840-15%-45.6%174$131$125,390,73062
Aug 11Thursday25$21,055-7.8%-47.8%174$121$125,411,78563
Aug 12Friday30$30,360+44.2%-42.9%108$281$125,442,14564
Aug 13Saturday30$44,029+45%-36%108$407$125,486,17465
Aug 14Sunday31$33,887-23%-29.5%108$313$125,520,06166
Aug 15Monday31$17,129-49.5%-29.3%108$158$125,537,19067
Aug 16Tuesday31$18,967+10.7%-29.4%108$175$125,556,15768
Aug 17Wednesday31$17,176-9.4%-24.8%108$159$125,573,33369
Aug 18Thursday32$16,440-4.3%-21.9%108$152$125,589,77370
Aug 19Friday34$30,838+87.6%+1.6%86$358$125,620,61171
Aug 20Saturday34$42,443+37.6%-3.6%86$493$125,663,05472
Aug 21Sunday33$28,576-32.7%-15.7%86$332$125,691,63073
Aug 22Monday33$12,245-57.1%-28.5%86$142$125,703,87574
Aug 23Tuesday32$14,512+18.5%-23.5%86$168$125,718,38775
Aug 24Wednesday32$13,648-6%-20.5%86$158$125,732,03576
Aug 25Thursday33$12,074-11.5%-26.6%86$140$125,744,10977
Aug 26Friday21$86,331+615%+180%242$356$125,830,44078
Aug 27Saturday21$131,207+52%+209.1%242$542$125,961,64779
Aug 28Sunday21$87,540-33.3%+206.3%242$361$126,049,18780
Aug 29Monday22$31,430-64.1%+156.7%242$129$126,080,61781
Aug 30Tuesday22$35,983+14.5%+148%242$148$126,116,60082
Aug 31Wednesday24$30,628-14.9%+124.4%242$126$126,147,22883
Sep 1Thursday25$29,078-5.1%+140.8%242$120$126,176,30684
Sep 2Friday33$69,913+140.4%-19%240$291$126,246,21985
Sep 3Saturday32$103,738+48.4%-20.9%240$432$126,349,95786
Sep 4Sunday32$101,930-1.7%+16.4%240$424$126,451,88787
Sep 5
Labor Day
Monday33$77,622-23.8%+147%240$323$126,529,50988
Sep 6Tuesday31$20,273-73.9%-43.7%240$84$126,549,78289
Sep 7Wednesday30$19,933-1.7%-34.9%240$83$126,569,71590
Sep 8Thursday30$17,309-13.2%-40.5%240$72$126,587,02491
Sep 9Friday33$40,260+132.6%-42.4%203$198$126,627,28492
Sep 10Saturday34$64,406+60%-37.9%203$317$126,691,69093
Sep 11Sunday33$37,019-42.5%-63.7%203$182$126,728,70994
Sep 12Monday30$11,510-68.9%-85.2%203$56$126,740,21995
Sep 13Tuesday32$12,819+11.4%-36.8%203$63$126,753,03896
Sep 14Wednesday31$11,756-8.3%-41%203$57$126,764,79497
Sep 15Thursday31$12,618+7.3%-27.1%203$62$126,777,41298
Sep 16Friday35$27,396+117.1%-32%159$172$126,804,80899
Sep 17Saturday37$39,804+45.3%-38.2%159$250$126,844,612100
Sep 18Sunday38$25,221-36.6%-31.9%159$158$126,869,833101
Sep 19Monday35$7,352-70.8%-36.1%159$46$126,877,185102
Sep 20Tuesday35$8,459+15.1%-34%159$53$126,885,644103
Sep 21Wednesday35$7,494-11.4%-36.3%159$47$126,893,138104
Sep 22Thursday34$8,681+15.8%-31.2%159$54$126,901,819105
Sep 23Friday38$20,395+134.9%-25.6%117$174$126,922,214106
Sep 24Saturday37$35,783+75.4%-10.1%117$305$126,957,997107
Sep 25Sunday38$17,172-52%-31.9%117$146$126,975,169108
Sep 26Monday33$6,331-63.1%-13.9%117$54$126,981,500109
Sep 27Tuesday34$7,182+13.4%-15.1%117$61$126,988,682110
Sep 28Wednesday34$6,888-4.1%-8.1%117$58$126,995,570111
Sep 29Thursday33$8,609+25%-0.8%117$73$127,004,179112