The Karate Kid

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Grosses

Domestic (49.2%)
$176,591,618
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
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Opening$55,665,805
3,663 theaters
Budget$40,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 20 min
GenresAction Drama Family Sport
In Release204 days/29 weeks
Widest Release3,740 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 11-131$55,665,805-3,663-$15,196$55,665,8051
Jun 18-202$29,876,295-46.3%3,663-$8,156$107,130,2392
Jun 25-274$15,547,421-48%3,740+77$4,157$135,788,7213
Jul 2-46$8,000,259-48.5%3,109-631$2,573$151,523,5174
Jul 2-5
July 4th long wknd
6$11,031,522-3,109-$3,548$154,554,780-
Jul 9-118$5,365,636-32.9%2,458-651$2,182$164,301,1245
Jul 16-1810$2,288,707-57.3%1,532-926$1,493$169,290,6756
Jul 23-2513$1,100,315-51.9%780-752$1,410$171,713,1737
Jul 30-Aug 116$595,026-45.9%461-319$1,290$172,932,0648
Aug 6-816$612,692+3%442-19$1,386$173,883,7029
Aug 13-1518$518,156-15.4%372-70$1,392$174,861,44710
Aug 20-2224$378,103-27%314-58$1,204$175,514,42411
Aug 27-2930$248,539-34.3%255-59$974$175,908,76312
Sep 3-533$246,132-1%227-28$1,084$176,238,16513
Sep 3-6
Labor Day wknd
33$316,839-227-$1,395$176,308,872-
Sep 10-1239$125,789-48.9%168-59$748$176,464,96514
Sep 17-1944$95,819-23.8%147-21$651$176,591,61815