Ghostbusters

Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$229,242,989
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Opening$13,578,151
1,339 theaters
Budget$30,000,000
Release DateJun 8, 1984
Running Time1 hr 45 min
GenresAction Comedy Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release572 days/81 weeks
Widest Release1,506 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 8-101$13,578,151-1,339-$10,140$13,578,1511
Jun 15-171$15,093,905+11.2%1,479+140$10,205$38,261,2422
Jun 22-241$13,059,428-13.5%1,506+27$8,671$61,481,3513
Jun 29-Jul 11$11,148,617-14.6%1,464-42$7,615$80,636,5364
Jul 6-81$11,136,134-0.1%1,469+5$7,580$99,651,2455
Jul 13-151$9,761,392-12.3%1,470+1$6,640$115,635,5106
Jul 20-221$8,493,861-13%1,468-2$5,786$130,135,1447
Jul 27-292$7,433,758-12.5%1,458-10$5,098$142,440,4318
Aug 3-51$6,443,646-13.3%1,439-19$4,477$152,985,2679
Aug 10-122$5,783,164-10.3%1,423-16$4,064$162,590,93710
Aug 17-193$5,405,990-6.5%1,400-23$3,861$171,491,42011
Aug 24-262$4,682,210-13.4%1,391-9$3,366$179,381,17312
Aug 31-Sep 21$5,004,808+6.9%1,368-23$3,658$186,704,08413
Aug 31-Sep 3
Labor Day wknd
2$6,359,693-1,368-$4,648$188,058,969-
Sep 7-92$3,666,200-26.7%1,435+67$2,554$192,781,80614
Sep 14-161$3,457,626-5.7%1,437+2$2,406$197,279,13715
Sep 21-233$2,850,809-17.6%1,389-48$2,052$201,036,55416
Sep 28-305$2,373,369-16.7%1,263-126$1,879$204,079,99917
Oct 5-71$2,029,921-14.5%1,183-80$1,715$206,722,05218
Oct 5-8
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
6$2,262,648-1,183-$1,912$206,954,779-
Oct 12-145$1,743,706-14.1%1,107-76$1,575$209,096,24719
Oct 19-218$1,572,599-9.8%890-217$1,766$211,132,50720
Oct 26-2813$1,058,105-32.7%753-137$1,405$212,640,89321
Nov 2-411$1,216,256+14.9%780+27$1,559$214,191,22922
Nov 9-1113$1,106,531-9%675-105$1,639$215,627,42023
Nov 16-1813$730,480-34%566-109$1,290$216,680,65224
Nov 21-25
Thanksgiving 5-Day
1$1,235,264-609-$2,028$218,023,669-
Nov 22-25
Thanksgiving 4-Day
1$1,132,403-609-$1,859$218,023,669-
Nov 23-25
Thanksgiving 3-Day
12$991,525+35.7%609+43$1,628$218,023,66925
Nov 30-Dec 2
Post-Thanksgiving
13$679,554-31.5%510-99$1,332$218,865,87626
Dec 7-913$360,628-46.9%431-79$836$219,376,58127
Dec 14-1613$240,776-33.2%329-102$731$219,719,23528
Dec 21-231$290,196+20.5%229-100$1,267$220,099,31429
Dec 21-25
Christmas long wknd
16$368,992-229-$1,611$220,178,110-
Dec 28-301$451,773+55.7%217-12$2,081$220,824,57930
Dec 28-Jan 1, 1985
New Year's long wknd
16$634,854-217-$2,925$221,007,660-