The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$6,254,148
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$620,279
236 theaters
Release DateAug 10, 1984
Running Time1 hr 43 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Romance Sci-Fi
In Release147 days/21 weeks
Widest Release236 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 10-1216$620,279-236-$2,628$620,2791
Aug 17-1914$414,962-33.1%183-53$2,267$1,389,6882
Aug 24-2614$202,149-51.3%80-103$2,526$1,833,7143
Aug 31-Sep 3
Labor Day wknd
16$194,999-53-$3,679$2,140,397-
Sep 7-916$110,963-50-$2,219$2,306,9135
Sep 14-1614$126,558+14.1%60+10$2,109$2,478,9626
Sep 21-2318$72,720-42.5%40-20$1,818$2,596,8127
Sep 28-3017$210,686+189.7%58+18$3,632$2,834,6248
Oct 5-8
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
15$392,334-90-$4,359$3,290,577-
Oct 12-1415$293,593-88-$3,336$3,665,30610
Oct 19-2116$250,947-14.5%99+11$2,534$3,998,68811
Oct 26-2815$134,784-46.3%61-38$2,209$4,192,35712
Nov 2-414$167,913+24.6%76+15$2,209$4,403,96613
Nov 9-1115$210,415+25.3%94+18$2,238$4,668,17514
Nov 16-1814$230,832+9.7%105+11$2,198$4,967,20015
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
14$407,126+76.4%185+80$2,200$5,523,46016
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
14$309,715-23.9%194+9$1,596$5,925,71217
Dec 7-915$130,609-57.8%167-27$782$6,125,93618