Die Hard

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Grosses

Domestic (59%)
$83,008,852
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$601,851
21 theaters
Budget$28,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Jul 15, 1988 (Jul 22, 1988)
Running Time2 hr 12 min
GenresAction Thriller
In Release175 days/25 weeks
Widest Release1,713 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 15-1716$601,851-21-$28,659$601,8511
Jul 22-243$7,105,514+1,080.6%1,276+1,255$5,568$10,147,5872
Jul 29-314$6,107,608-14%1,324+48$4,612$20,140,7353
Aug 5-73$5,738,404-6%1,338+14$4,288$29,417,2064
Aug 12-143$5,742,848<0.1%1,713+375$3,352$38,415,0835
Aug 19-213$4,523,326-21.2%1,629-84$2,776$46,026,2616
Aug 26-284$3,668,253-18.9%1,432-197$2,561$52,000,1707
Sep 2-5
Labor Day wknd
4$4,766,648-1,461-$3,262$58,456,957-
Sep 9-114$2,608,219-1,422-$1,834$61,916,2439
Sep 16-182$2,544,486-2.4%1,371-51$1,855$65,388,31110
Sep 23-253$2,132,131-16.2%1,282-89$1,663$68,217,30511
Sep 30-Oct 25$2,015,246-5.5%1,213-69$1,661$70,751,62312
Oct 7-10
Columbus Day wknd
6$1,513,576-1,050-$1,441$72,770,440-
Oct 14-167$1,062,121-968-$1,097$74,138,58614
Oct 21-2313$876,888-17.4%829-139$1,057$75,215,70015
Oct 28-3013$680,673-22.4%740-89$919$76,181,47316