The Return of the Living Dead

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$14,237,880
Summary Details
DistributorOrion Pictures
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Opening$4,403,169
1,506 theaters
Release DateAug 16, 1985
Running Time1 hr 31 min
GenresComedy Horror Sci-Fi
In Release138 days/19 weeks
Widest Release1,506 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 16-184$4,403,169-1,506-$2,923$4,403,1691
Aug 23-258$2,780,425-36.9%1,500-6$1,853$9,282,0272
Aug 30-Sep 2
Labor Day wknd
14$1,755,421-945-$1,857$12,176,721-
Sep 6-88$1,763,712----$14,237,8804