Domestic Box Office For Summer 1984

Summer 1984 runs May 4-Sep 1

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Ghostbusters$189,115,6061,506$229,242,989Jun 8Columbia Pictures
2Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$167,732,0551,687$179,870,271May 23Paramount Pictures
3Gremlins$137,186,4851,537$148,168,459Jun 8Warner Bros.
4Star Trek III: The Search for Spock$76,471,0461,966$76,471,046Jun 1Paramount Pictures
5The Karate Kid$70,426,5161,111$90,815,558Jun 22Columbia Pictures
6The Natural$47,951,9791,012$47,951,979May 11TriStar Pictures
7Purple Rain$46,549,9601,022$68,392,977Jul 27Warner Bros.
8Breakin'$38,682,7071,121$38,682,707May 4Cannon Film Distributors
9Bachelor Party$38,435,9471,276$38,435,947Jun 29Twentieth Century Fox
10Romancing the Stone$38,173,2631,110$76,572,238Mar 30Twentieth Century Fox
11Tightrope$32,019,5951,535$48,143,579Aug 17Warner Bros.
12Conan the Destroyer$31,042,0351,249$31,042,035Jun 29Universal Pictures
13Red Dawn$30,295,1421,822$38,376,497Aug 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
14Revenge of the Nerds$29,439,634989$40,874,452Jul 20Twentieth Century Fox
15The Last Starfighter$28,733,2901,287$28,733,290Jul 13Universal Pictures
16Cannonball Run II$28,078,0731,845$28,078,073Jun 29Warner Bros.
17Police Academy$26,187,6521,587$81,198,894Mar 23Warner Bros.
18The Muppets Take Manhattan$25,534,7031,261$25,534,703Jul 13TriStar Pictures
19Sixteen Candles$23,686,0271,245$23,686,027May 4Universal Pictures
20The Jungle Book
1984 Re-release
$23,456,9451,463$23,456,945Jul 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
21Rhinestone$21,435,3211,630$21,435,321Jun 22Twentieth Century Fox
22Top Secret!$20,458,3401,100$20,458,340Jun 22Paramount Pictures
23The NeverEnding Story$20,158,808950$20,158,808Jul 20Warner Bros.
24Best Defense$19,265,3021,425$19,265,302Jul 20Paramount Pictures
25Firestarter$17,080,1671,374$17,080,167May 11Universal Pictures
26Splash$16,624,3721,186$69,821,334Mar 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
27Beat Street$16,595,7911,380$16,595,791Jun 8Orion Pictures
28Footloose$15,566,0051,384$80,035,402Feb 17Paramount Pictures
29The Woman in Red$14,301,8381,069$25,308,147Aug 17Orion Pictures
30Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes$12,454,5561,175$45,858,563Mar 30Warner Bros.
31Cloak and Dagger$9,719,9521,147$9,719,952Aug 10Universal Pictures
32Dreamscape$9,223,084816$12,145,169Aug 17Twentieth Century Fox
33The Bounty$8,613,462986$8,613,462May 4Orion Pictures
34Moscow on the Hudson$8,487,088721$25,068,724Apr 6Columbia Pictures
35Streets of Fire$8,089,2901,150$8,089,290Jun 1Universal Pictures
36Hardbodies$7,121,7191,594$7,121,719May 4Columbia Pictures
37The Pope of Greenwich Village$6,836,201677$6,836,201Jun 22Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
38Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter$6,541,3071,600$32,980,880Apr 13Paramount Pictures
39The Philadelphia Experiment$6,257,896490$8,103,330Aug 3New World Pictures
40Oxford Blues$6,203,0971,075$8,793,152Aug 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
41Sheena$5,778,3531,496$5,778,353Aug 17Columbia Pictures
42Terms of Endearment$5,595,8101,259$108,423,489Nov 23Paramount Pictures
43Meatballs Part II$5,410,9721,252$5,410,972Jul 27TriStar Pictures
44Once Upon a Time in America$5,321,508894$5,321,508Jun 1Warner Bros.
45Alphabet City$5,293,430321$7,035,585May 4Atlantic Releasing Corporation
46Bolero$5,211,7351,015$8,914,881Aug 31Cannon Film Distributors
47Grandview, U.S.A.$4,743,1191,069$4,743,119Aug 3Warner Bros.
48Making the Grade$4,561,3461,197$4,561,346May 18Cannon Film Distributors
49Joy of Sex$4,463,841804$4,463,841Aug 3Paramount Pictures
50Weekend Pass$3,828,651475$21,058,033Feb 3Crown
51Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers$3,772,785868$3,772,785Jul 27Orion Pictures
52Under the Volcano$2,556,8001$2,556,800Jun 15Universal Pictures
53Flashpoint$2,310,5141,022$3,854,833Aug 31TriStar Pictures
54The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension$2,195,950236$6,254,148Aug 10Twentieth Century Fox
55Electric Dreams$2,193,612920$2,193,612Jul 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
56C.H.U.D.$2,012,291310$4,654,423Aug 31New World Pictures
57This Is Spinal Tap$1,931,825206$4,491,645Mar 2Embassy Pictures
58Purple Hearts$1,931,686370$2,075,282Mar 30Warner Bros.
59Children of the Corn$1,736,514653$14,568,989Mar 9New World Pictures
60Finders Keepers$1,467,396753$1,467,396May 18Warner Bros.
61Iceman$589,032671$7,343,032Apr 13Universal Pictures