Domestic Box Office For 1984

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Ghostbusters$220,919,9971,506$229,242,989Jun 8Columbia Pictures
2Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$179,870,2711,687$179,870,271May 23Paramount Pictures
3Gremlins$148,168,4591,537$148,168,459Jun 8Warner Bros.
4The Karate Kid$90,815,5581,111$90,815,558Jun 22Columbia Pictures
5Police Academy$81,198,8941,587$81,198,894Mar 23Warner Bros.
6Footloose$80,035,4021,384$80,035,402Feb 17Paramount Pictures
7Beverly Hills Cop$77,455,4972,006$234,760,478Dec 5Paramount Pictures
8Star Trek III: The Search for Spock$76,471,0461,966$76,471,046Jun 1Paramount Pictures
9Terms of Endearment$74,420,2691,259$108,423,489Nov 23Paramount Pictures
10Romancing the Stone$74,348,8391,110$76,572,238Mar 30Twentieth Century Fox
11Splash$69,821,3341,186$69,821,334Mar 9-
12Purple Rain$68,392,9771,022$68,392,977Jul 27Warner Bros.
13Tightrope$48,143,5791,535$48,143,579Aug 17Warner Bros.
14The Natural$47,951,9791,012$47,951,979May 11TriStar Pictures
15Greystoke$45,858,5631,175$45,858,563Mar 30Warner Bros.
16Revenge of the Nerds$40,874,452989$40,874,452Jul 20Twentieth Century Fox
17Breakin'$38,682,7071,121$38,682,707May 4Cannon Film Distributors
18Bachelor Party$38,435,9471,276$38,435,947Jun 29Twentieth Century Fox
19Red Dawn$38,376,4971,822$38,376,497Aug 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
20All of Me$36,403,0641,200$36,403,064Sep 21Universal Pictures
21The Terminator$34,004,6061,112$38,371,200Oct 26Orion Pictures
22Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter$32,980,8801,600$32,980,880Apr 13Paramount Pictures
23Conan the Destroyer$31,042,0351,249$31,042,035Jun 29Universal Pictures
24Sudden Impact$30,792,3321,602$67,642,693Dec 9Warner Bros.
25Silkwood$29,597,605843$35,615,609Dec 16Twentieth Century Fox
26The Last Starfighter$28,733,2901,287$28,733,290Jul 13Universal Pictures
27Places in the Heart$28,539,417868$34,901,614Sep 21TriStar Pictures
28Cannonball Run II$28,078,0731,845$28,078,073Jun 29Warner Bros.
29Teachers$27,774,2371,721$27,774,237Oct 5Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
302010$25,950,5171,213$40,400,657Dec 7Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
31The Muppets Take Manhattan$25,534,7031,261$25,534,703Jul 13TriStar Pictures
32Scarface$25,439,9381,008$44,668,798Dec 9Universal Pictures
33The Woman in Red$25,308,1471,069$25,308,147Aug 17Orion Pictures
34Moscow on the Hudson$25,068,724721$25,068,724Apr 6Columbia Pictures
35City Heat$24,729,4301,655$38,348,988Dec 7Warner Bros.
36Yentl$24,451,981747$40,218,899Nov 18Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
37Sixteen Candles$23,686,0271,245$23,686,027May 4Universal Pictures
38The Jungle Book
1984 Re-release
$23,456,9451,463$23,456,945Jul 27-
39Against All Odds$21,689,062979$21,689,062Mar 2Columbia Pictures
40Missing in Action$21,630,0081,209$22,812,411Nov 16Cannon Film Distributors
41Rhinestone$21,435,3211,630$21,435,321Jun 22Twentieth Century Fox
42Never Cry Wolf$20,573,773540$29,600,000Oct 7-
43Top Secret!$20,458,3401,100$20,458,340Jun 22Paramount Pictures
44Hot Dog... The Movie$20,307,3251,276$20,307,325Jan 13Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
45The NeverEnding Story$20,158,808950$20,158,808Jul 20Warner Bros.
46Unfaithfully Yours$19,928,200831$19,928,200Feb 10Twentieth Century Fox
47Oh, God! You Devil$19,921,9351,384$21,538,850Nov 9Warner Bros.
48Uncommon Valor$19,304,1371,076$30,503,151Dec 16Paramount Pictures
49Best Defense$19,265,3021,425$19,265,302Jul 20Paramount Pictures
50Dune$19,015,391975$30,925,690Dec 14Universal Pictures
51A Soldier's Story$18,961,558581$21,821,347Sep 14Columbia Pictures
52Blame It on Rio$18,644,5701,234$18,644,570Feb 17Twentieth Century Fox
53Lassiter$17,513,452945$17,513,452Feb 17Warner Bros.
54Angel$17,488,564499$17,488,564Jan 13New World Pictures
55Firestarter$17,080,1671,374$17,080,167May 11Universal Pictures
56Amadeus$16,935,508802$51,564,280Sep 21Orion Pictures
57Beat Street$16,595,7911,380$16,595,791Jun 8Orion Pictures
58Weekend Pass$15,853,993475$21,058,033Feb 3Crown
59The Ice Pirates$14,255,8011,175$14,255,801Mar 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
60Night of the Comet$13,529,9151,098$14,418,922Nov 16Atlantic Releasing Corporation
61Supergirl$13,393,9761,620$14,296,438Nov 21TriStar Pictures
62The Evil That Men Do$13,102,0251,464$13,102,025Sep 21TriStar Pictures
63Children of the Corn$12,748,869653$14,568,989Mar 9New World Pictures
64Starman$12,526,7161,271$28,744,356Dec 14Columbia Pictures
65The Big Chill$12,427,303832$56,342,711Sep 30Columbia Pictures
66Irreconcilable Differences$12,414,210902$12,414,210Sep 28Warner Bros.
67Dreamscape$12,145,169816$12,145,169Aug 17Twentieth Century Fox
68Pinocchio
1984 Re-release
$12,029,9791,309$26,414,038Dec 21-
69The Cotton Club$11,848,246809$25,928,721Dec 14Orion Pictures
70Two of a Kind$11,801,3621,278$23,646,952Dec 16Twentieth Century Fox
71Up the Creek$11,708,2691,346$11,708,269Apr 6Orion Pictures
72Tank$11,302,8841,332$11,302,884Mar 16Universal Pictures
73Hard to Hold$11,113,8061,017$11,113,806Apr 6Universal Pictures
74The Wild Life$11,020,3751,142$11,020,375Sep 28Universal Pictures
75Broadway Danny Rose$10,600,497613$10,600,497Jan 27Orion Pictures
76The Rescuers
1983 Re-release
$10,597,5091,040$21,000,000Dec 16-
77Where the Boys Are$10,530,0001,414$10,530,000Apr 6TriStar Pictures
78Thief of Hearts$10,435,0151,200$10,435,015Oct 19Paramount Pictures
79Gorky Park$10,264,285631$15,856,028Dec 16Orion Pictures
80D.C. Cab$10,059,482908$16,134,627Dec 16Universal Pictures
81Terror in the Aisles$10,004,8171,134$10,004,817Oct 26Universal Pictures
82Cloak and Dagger$9,719,9521,147$9,719,952Aug 10Universal Pictures
83Christine$9,348,0131,101$21,017,849Dec 9Columbia Pictures
84Protocol$9,325,006904$26,186,631Dec 21Warner Bros.
85Falling in Love$9,248,972807$11,129,057Nov 21Paramount Pictures
86Bolero$8,914,8811,015$8,914,881Aug 31Cannon Film Distributors
87Body Double$8,801,9401,428$8,801,940Oct 26Columbia Pictures
88Oxford Blues$8,793,1521,075$8,793,152Aug 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
89The Bounty$8,613,462986$8,613,462May 4Orion Pictures
90Reckless$8,289,916899$8,289,916Feb 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
91Streets of Fire$8,089,2901,150$8,089,290Jun 1Universal Pictures
92Just the Way You Are$7,889,6941,190$7,889,694Nov 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
93The Little Drummer Girl$7,828,841820$7,828,841Oct 19Warner Bros.
94To Be or Not to Be$7,585,092645$13,030,214Dec 16Twentieth Century Fox
95Micki + Maude$7,583,242876$26,080,861Dec 21Columbia Pictures
96Country$7,411,929488$9,640,000Sep 28-
97Johnny Dangerously$7,350,4351,106$17,124,395Dec 21Twentieth Century Fox
98Iceman$7,343,032671$7,343,032Apr 13Universal Pictures
99A Nightmare on Elm Street$7,220,490380$25,504,513Nov 9New Line Cinema
100Hardbodies$7,121,7191,594$7,121,719May 4Columbia Pictures
101The Pope of Greenwich Village$6,836,201677$6,836,201Jun 22Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
102Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$6,763,636908$15,101,131Dec 21TriStar Pictures
103Swing Shift$6,650,206814$6,650,206Apr 13Warner Bros.
104The Razor's Edge$6,551,9871,036$6,551,987Oct 19Columbia Pictures
105Ninja III: The Domination$6,544,052530$7,610,785Sep 14Cannon Film Distributors
106The Philadelphia Experiment$6,257,896490$8,103,330Aug 3New World Pictures
107The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension$6,254,148236$6,254,148Aug 10Twentieth Century Fox
108Firstborn$6,250,994929$6,250,994Oct 26Paramount Pictures
109The Right Stuff$6,202,359627$21,192,102Oct 21Warner Bros.
110The Flamingo Kid$6,193,155753$23,859,382Dec 21Twentieth Century Fox
111A Christmas Story$6,051,174938$19,294,144Nov 18Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
112Racing with the Moon$6,045,647389$6,045,647Mar 23Paramount Pictures
113Sheena$5,778,3531,496$5,778,353Aug 17Columbia Pictures
114The Man Who Loved Women$5,770,217845$10,964,231Dec 16Columbia Pictures
115The Lonely Guy$5,718,573717$5,718,573Jan 27Universal Pictures
116Meatballs Part II$5,410,9721,252$5,410,972Jul 27TriStar Pictures
117Once Upon a Time in America$5,321,508894$5,321,508Jun 1Warner Bros.
118Alphabet City$5,293,430321$7,035,585May 4Atlantic Releasing Corporation
119The Hotel New Hampshire$5,142,858244$5,142,858Mar 9Orion Pictures
120American Dreamer$5,021,751801$5,021,751Oct 26Warner Bros.
121No Small Affair$4,994,0941,247$4,994,094Nov 9Columbia Pictures
122Harry & Son$4,864,980920$4,864,980Mar 2Orion Pictures
123Grandview, U.S.A.$4,743,1191,069$4,743,119Aug 3Warner Bros.
124C.H.U.D.$4,654,423310$4,654,423Aug 31New World Pictures
125Making the Grade$4,561,3461,197$4,561,346May 18Cannon Film Distributors
126Star 80$4,531,751502$6,472,990Nov 11Warner Bros.
127Joy of Sex$4,463,841804$4,463,841Aug 3Paramount Pictures
128Until September$4,239,1541,114$4,239,154Sep 21Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
129This Is Spinal Tap$3,910,058206$4,491,645Mar 2Embassy Pictures
130Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi$3,896,5421,764$252,583,617May 25Twentieth Century Fox
131Flashpoint$3,854,8331,022$3,854,833Aug 31TriStar Pictures
132Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers$3,772,785868$3,772,785Jul 27Orion Pictures
133Exterminator 2$3,739,406535$3,739,406Sep 14Cannon Film Distributors
134The Dresser$3,612,610241$5,310,748Dec 9Columbia Pictures
135Runaway$3,417,738720$6,770,587Dec 14TriStar Pictures
136Crimes of Passion$2,912,945325$2,912,945Oct 19New World Pictures
137The Warrior and the Sorceress$2,886,225238$2,886,225Sep 7New World Pictures
138Impulse$2,773,433376$2,773,433Sep 28Twentieth Century Fox
139The Bear$2,687,148750$2,687,148Sep 28Embassy Pictures
140Under the Volcano$2,556,8001$2,556,800Jun 15Universal Pictures
141Silent Night, Deadly Night$2,491,460398$2,491,460Nov 9TriStar Pictures
142Electric Dreams$2,193,612920$2,193,612Jul 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
143Purple Hearts$2,075,282370$2,075,282Mar 30Warner Bros.
144The Buddy System$1,820,049190$1,820,049Jan 20Twentieth Century Fox
145Body Rock$1,689,501240$1,689,501Sep 28New World Pictures
146Misunderstood$1,525,532741$1,525,532Mar 30Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
147Garbo Talks$1,493,78216$1,493,782Oct 12Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
148Finders Keepers$1,467,396753$1,467,396May 18Warner Bros.
149The Smurfs and the Magic Flute$1,435,165432$11,234,220Oct 7Atlantic Releasing Corporation
150Sahara$1,402,962344$1,402,962Mar 2Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
151A Christmas Story
1984 Re-release
$1,311,065602$1,311,065Nov 21Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
152The River Rat$1,142,944316$1,142,944Sep 21Paramount Pictures
153Mike's Murder$1,059,96680$1,059,966Mar 9Warner Bros.
154The Power$929,162256$929,162Jan 20-
155Songwriter$865,915499$865,915Oct 12TriStar Pictures
156A Passage to India$789,005650$27,187,653Dec 14Columbia Pictures
157The Killing Fields$650,975663$34,700,291Nov 2Warner Bros.
158Scandalous$526,805144$526,805Jan 20Orion Pictures
159Windy City$343,89028$343,890Sep 21Warner Bros.
160Champions$200,49855$200,498Apr 20AVCO Embassy Pictures
161Razorback$150,14050$150,140Nov 16Warner Bros.
162Crackers$129,26821$129,268Feb 17Universal Pictures
163Repo Man$129,00039$129,000Mar 2Universal Pictures
164Slayground$108,12862$108,128Jan 27Universal Pictures
165The River$85,2461,001$11,489,982Dec 21Universal Pictures
166Birdy$73,61718$1,455,045Dec 21TriStar Pictures
167Mrs. Soffel$72,524801$4,385,312Dec 28Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1681984$44,735295$8,430,492Dec 14The Samuel Goldwyn Company
169Stop Making Sense$41,66641$4,949,438Oct 19Cinecom Pictures