The Terminator

In 1984, a human soldier is tasked to stop an indestructible cyborg killing machine, both sent from 2029, from executing a young woman, whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.

Grosses

Domestic (49%)
$38,371,200
Summary Details
DistributorOrion Pictures
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Opening$4,020,663
1,005 theaters
Budget$6,400,000
Release DateOct 26, 1984
Running Time1 hr 47 min
GenresAction Sci-Fi
In Release432 days/61 weeks
Widest Release1,112 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 26-283$4,020,663-1,005-$4,000$4,020,6631
Nov 2-41$4,219,463+4.9%1,112+107$3,794$9,780,3932
Nov 9-112$3,191,628-24.4%960-152$3,324$14,504,5763
Nov 16-186$2,848,258-10.8%1,016+56$2,803$18,925,4834
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
3$3,934,127+38.1%1,017+1$3,868$25,220,2335
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
2$2,975,716-24.4%1,032+15$2,883$29,113,7326
Dec 7-94$1,439,000-51.6%1,023-9$1,406$31,318,7757
Dec 14-168$955,973-33.6%938-85$1,019$32,838,6738
Dec 21-25
Christmas long wknd
14$722,260-551-$1,310$34,004,606-
Jan 4-615$702,042-643-$1,091-11
Jan 11-1318$521,060-25.8%595-48$875$37,168,69812
Jan 18-2022$377,785-27.5%533-62$708$37,778,14613
Jan 25-2726$352,169-6.8%---$38,371,20014