Domestic Box Office For 1984

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
1Beverly Hills Cop$234,760,4782,006$15,214,8056.5%1,532Dec 5-Paramount Pictures
2Ghostbusters$229,242,9891,506$13,578,1515.9%1,339Jun 8-Columbia Pictures
3Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$179,870,2711,687$25,337,11014.1%1,687May 23-Paramount Pictures
4Gremlins$148,168,4591,537$12,511,6348.4%1,511Jun 8Nov 29Warner Bros.
5The Karate Kid$90,815,5581,111$5,031,7535.5%931Jun 22-Columbia Pictures
6Police Academy$81,198,8941,587$8,570,00710.6%1,063Mar 23-Warner Bros.
7Footloose$80,035,4021,384$8,556,93510.7%1,384Feb 17-Paramount Pictures
8Romancing the Stone$76,572,2381,110$5,105,7416.7%823Mar 30-Twentieth Century Fox
9Star Trek III: The Search for Spock$76,471,0461,966$16,673,29521.8%1,966Jun 1-Paramount Pictures
10Splash$69,821,3341,186$6,174,0598.8%829Mar 9-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11Purple Rain$68,392,9771,022$7,766,20111.4%917Jul 27-Warner Bros.
12Amadeus$51,564,280802$505,2761%25Sep 21Aug 15Orion Pictures
13Tightrope$48,143,5791,535$9,156,54519%1,535Aug 17-Warner Bros.
14The Natural$47,951,9791,012$5,088,38110.6%989May 11-TriStar Pictures
15Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes$45,858,5631,175$6,517,73214.2%753Mar 30-Warner Bros.
16Revenge of the Nerds$40,874,452989$1,513,0903.7%364Jul 20-Twentieth Century Fox
172010: The Year We Make Contact$40,400,6571,213$7,393,36118.3%1,126Dec 7-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
18Breakin'$38,682,7071,121$6,047,68615.6%1,069May 4-Cannon Film Distributors
19Bachelor Party$38,435,9471,276$4,573,53011.9%1,081Jun 29-Twentieth Century Fox
20Red Dawn$38,376,4971,822$8,230,38121.4%1,822Aug 10-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
21The Terminator$38,371,2001,112$4,020,66310.5%1,005Oct 26-Orion Pictures
22City Heat$38,348,9881,655$6,301,69416.4%1,393Dec 7-Warner Bros.
23All of Me$36,403,0641,200$5,803,84815.9%1,192Sep 21-Universal Pictures
24Places in the Heart$34,901,614868$274,2790.8%14Sep 21-TriStar Pictures
25The Killing Fields$34,700,291663$32,181<0.1%1Nov 2-Warner Bros.
26Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter$32,980,8801,600$11,183,14833.9%1,594Apr 13-Paramount Pictures
27Conan the Destroyer$31,042,0351,249$6,958,87222.4%1,117Jun 29-Universal Pictures
28Dune$30,925,690975$6,025,09119.5%915Dec 14-Universal Pictures
29The Gods Must Be Crazy$30,031,783147---Apr 6-Twentieth Century Fox
30Starman$28,744,3561,271$2,872,02210%1,261Dec 14-Columbia Pictures
31The Last Starfighter$28,733,2901,287$6,011,69520.9%1,287Jul 13-Universal Pictures
32Cannonball Run II$28,078,0731,845$8,323,94829.6%1,778Jun 29-Warner Bros.
33Teachers$27,774,2371,721$7,013,36625.3%1,721Oct 5-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
34A Passage to India$27,187,653650$84,5800.3%3Dec 14Apr 25Columbia Pictures
35Pinocchio
1984 Re-release
$26,414,0381,309$3,769,25114.3%1,217Dec 21-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
36Protocol$26,186,631904$3,427,84013.1%893Dec 21-Warner Bros.
37Micki + Maude$26,080,861876$2,742,45810.5%794Dec 21-Columbia Pictures
38The Cotton Club$25,928,721809$2,903,60311.2%808Dec 14-Orion Pictures
39The Muppets Take Manhattan$25,534,7031,261$4,416,02217.3%1,261Jul 13-TriStar Pictures
40A Nightmare on Elm Street$25,504,513380$1,271,0005%165Nov 9-New Line Cinema
41The Woman in Red$25,308,1471,069$3,159,81112.5%1,065Aug 17-Orion Pictures
42Moscow on the Hudson$25,068,724721$3,536,68714.1%618Apr 6-Columbia Pictures
43The Flamingo Kid$23,859,382753$2,015,0768.4%531Dec 21-Twentieth Century Fox
44Sixteen Candles$23,686,0271,245$4,461,52018.8%1,240May 4-Universal Pictures
45The Jungle Book
1984 Re-release
$23,456,9451,463$5,291,67022.6%1,430Jul 27-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
46Missing in Action$22,812,4111,209$6,101,46026.7%1,150Nov 16-Cannon Film Distributors
47A Soldier's Story$21,821,347581$156,3830.7%5Sep 14Feb 21Columbia Pictures
48Against All Odds$21,689,062979$3,766,12817.4%976Mar 2-Columbia Pictures
49Oh, God! You Devil$21,538,8501,384$5,560,00125.8%1,384Nov 9-Warner Bros.
50Rhinestone$21,435,3211,630$5,459,72625.5%1,630Jun 22-Twentieth Century Fox
51Weekend Pass$21,058,033475$1,451,6766.9%399Feb 3-Crown
52Top Secret!$20,458,3401,100$4,406,20521.5%1,100Jun 22-Paramount Pictures
53Hot Dog... The Movie$20,307,3251,276$4,506,75622.2%1,273Jan 13-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
54The NeverEnding Story$20,158,808950$4,325,82321.5%950Jul 20-Warner Bros.
55Unfaithfully Yours$19,928,200831$3,774,12618.9%820Feb 10-Twentieth Century Fox
56Best Defense$19,265,3021,425$7,872,29740.9%1,425Jul 20-Paramount Pictures
57Blame It on Rio$18,644,5701,234$3,437,66018.4%1,201Feb 17-Twentieth Century Fox
58Lassiter$17,513,452945$5,027,58328.7%945Feb 17-Warner Bros.
59Angel$17,488,564499$2,214,82412.7%330Jan 13-New World Pictures
60Johnny Dangerously$17,124,3951,106$2,947,74617.2%1,086Dec 21-Twentieth Century Fox
61Firestarter$17,080,1671,374$4,726,66027.7%1,356May 11-Universal Pictures
62Beat Street$16,595,7911,380$5,218,04031.4%1,380Jun 8-Orion Pictures
63Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo$15,101,131908$2,921,03019.3%707Dec 21-TriStar Pictures
64Children of the Corn$14,568,989653$2,042,82114%350Mar 9-New World Pictures
65Night of the Comet$14,418,9221,098$3,580,57824.8%1,098Nov 16-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
66Supergirl$14,296,4381,620$5,738,24940.1%1,608Nov 21Jan 27TriStar Pictures
67The Ice Pirates$14,255,8011,175$4,358,02230.6%1,175Mar 16-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
68The Evil That Men Do$13,102,0251,464$4,538,40034.6%1,464Sep 21-TriStar Pictures
69Irreconcilable Differences$12,414,210902$3,076,89424.8%902Sep 28-Warner Bros.
70Dreamscape$12,145,169816$2,257,62718.6%816Aug 17-Twentieth Century Fox
71Up the Creek$11,708,2691,346$3,210,88227.4%1,346Apr 6-Orion Pictures
72The River$11,489,9821,001$30,0270.3%3Dec 21-Universal Pictures
73Tank$11,302,8841,332$4,035,96035.7%1,332Mar 16-Universal Pictures
74Falling in Love$11,129,057807$2,293,71020.6%305Nov 21-Paramount Pictures
75Hard to Hold$11,113,8061,017$3,410,00130.7%1,017Apr 6-Universal Pictures
76The Wild Life$11,020,3751,142$4,001,40036.3%1,140Sep 28-Universal Pictures
77Broadway Danny Rose$10,600,497613$953,7949%109Jan 27-Orion Pictures
78Where the Boys Are$10,530,0001,414$3,665,08834.8%1,414Apr 6-TriStar Pictures
79Thief of Hearts$10,435,0151,200$3,091,67029.6%1,200Oct 19-Paramount Pictures
80Terror in the Aisles$10,004,8171,134$4,009,86640.1%1,127Oct 26-Universal Pictures
81Cloak and Dagger$9,719,9521,147$2,862,02529.4%1,147Aug 10-Universal Pictures
82Country$9,640,000488$24,4430.3%1Sep 28-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
83Bolero$8,914,8811,015$4,579,24051.4%1,015Aug 31-Cannon Film Distributors
84Body Double$8,801,9401,428$2,837,97832.2%1,428Oct 26-Columbia Pictures
85Oxford Blues$8,793,1521,075$2,486,41828.3%1,075Aug 24-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
86The Bounty$8,613,462986$2,622,30630.4%986May 4-Orion Pictures
871984$8,430,492295$29,8970.4%1Dec 14-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
88Reckless$8,289,916899$2,446,01629.5%897Feb 3-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
89The Philadelphia Experiment$8,103,330490$1,877,00023.2%490Aug 3-New World Pictures
90Streets of Fire$8,089,2901,150$2,426,50030%1,150Jun 1-Universal Pictures
91Just the Way You Are$7,889,6941,190$2,291,80329%1,190Nov 16-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
92The Little Drummer Girl$7,828,841820$2,632,71933.6%820Oct 19-Warner Bros.
93Ninja III: The Domination$7,610,785530$1,727,54622.7%530Sep 14-Cannon Film Distributors
94Iceman$7,343,032671$1,836,12025%642Apr 13-Universal Pictures
95Hardbodies$7,121,7191,594$2,684,59937.7%1,538May 4-Columbia Pictures
96Alphabet City$7,035,585321$1,172,29216.7%321May 4-Atlantic Releasing Corporation
97The Pope of Greenwich Village$6,836,201677$1,544,62422.6%677Jun 22-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
98Runaway$6,770,587720$1,198,27917.7%720Dec 14-TriStar Pictures
99Swing Shift$6,650,206814$2,270,13634.1%710Apr 13-Warner Bros.
100The Razor's Edge$6,551,9871,036$2,411,31136.8%1,036Oct 19-Columbia Pictures
101The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension$6,254,148236$620,2799.9%236Aug 10-Twentieth Century Fox
102Firstborn$6,250,994929$1,606,21425.7%800Oct 26-Paramount Pictures
103Racing with the Moon$6,045,647389$1,803,43229.8%389Mar 23-Paramount Pictures
104Sheena$5,778,3531,496$2,950,11451.1%1,496Aug 17-Columbia Pictures
105The Lonely Guy$5,718,573717$2,072,13036.2%717Jan 27-Universal Pictures
106Meatballs Part II$5,410,9721,252$2,515,26846.5%1,252Jul 27-TriStar Pictures
107Once Upon a Time in America$5,321,508894$2,412,01445.3%894Jun 1-Warner Bros.
108Love Letters$5,269,990----Apr 27-New World Pictures
109The Hotel New Hampshire$5,142,858244$1,075,80020.9%244Mar 9-Orion Pictures
110American Dreamer$5,021,751801$1,580,99031.5%801Oct 26-Warner Bros.
111No Small Affair$4,994,0941,247$2,273,46945.5%1,247Nov 9Nov 29Columbia Pictures
112Stop Making Sense$4,949,43841$41,6660.8%7Oct 19-Cinecom Pictures
113Harry & Son$4,864,980920$1,900,00039.1%920Mar 2-Orion Pictures
114Grandview, U.S.A.$4,743,1191,069$2,194,29346.3%1,069Aug 3-Warner Bros.
115C.H.U.D.$4,654,423310$1,762,92237.9%310Aug 31-New World Pictures
116Making the Grade$4,561,3461,197$1,760,85638.6%1,197May 18-Cannon Film Distributors
117This Is Spinal Tap$4,491,645206$30,8350.7%3Mar 2Jul 5Embassy Pictures
118Joy of Sex$4,463,841804$1,913,00142.9%804Aug 3-Paramount Pictures
119Mrs. Soffel$4,385,312801$86,2802%2Dec 28-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
120Until September$4,239,1541,114$1,983,32146.8%1,114Sep 21-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
121Pete's Dragon
1984 Re-release
$4,100,000----Mar 9-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
122Entre Nous$3,974,975----Jan 25-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
123Flashpoint$3,854,8331,022$1,916,22249.7%1,022Aug 31-TriStar Pictures
124Cheech & Chong's the Corsican Brothers$3,772,785868$1,667,88144.2%868Jul 27-Orion Pictures
125Exterminator 2$3,739,406535$1,204,19732.2%535Sep 14-Cannon Film Distributors
126The Brother from Another Planet$3,677,209----Sep 7-Cinecom Pictures
127Careful, He Might Hear You$2,938,179----Jun 15-Twentieth Century Fox
128Crimes of Passion$2,912,945325$1,103,21037.9%325Oct 19-New World Pictures
129The Warrior and the Sorceress$2,886,225238$574,21019.9%238Sep 7-New World Pictures
130Phar Lap$2,878,404----Apr 13-Twentieth Century Fox
131Impulse$2,773,433376$995,57035.9%376Sep 28-Twentieth Century Fox
132The Bear$2,687,148750$1,160,64443.2%750Sep 28-Embassy Pictures
133Under the Volcano$2,556,8001$31,0001.2%1Jun 15-Universal Pictures
134Silent Night, Deadly Night$2,491,460398$1,432,80057.5%398Nov 9-TriStar Pictures
135Choose Me$2,490,233----Aug 29Jan 3Island Alive
136Stranger Than Paradise$2,436,000----Oct 1-The Samuel Goldwyn Company
137A Sunday in the Country$2,411,14316---Nov 16-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
138Electric Dreams$2,193,612920$1,009,58646%920Jul 20-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
139Paris, Texas$2,181,9878---Nov 2-Twentieth Century Fox
140Purple Hearts$2,075,282370---Mar 30-Warner Bros.
141The Buddy System$1,820,049190$524,67228.8%190Jan 20-Twentieth Century Fox
142Body Rock$1,689,501240$631,84937.4%240Sep 28-New World Pictures
143Misunderstood$1,525,532741$916,96760.1%741Mar 30-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
144Garbo Talks$1,493,78216$127,1928.5%16Oct 12-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
145Finders Keepers$1,467,396753$865,20759%753May 18-Warner Bros.
146Birdy$1,455,04518$13,7200.9%1Dec 21-TriStar Pictures
147Sahara$1,402,962344$550,84839.3%344Mar 2-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
148Gabriela$1,318,839----Jan 1-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
149A Christmas Story
1984 Re-release
$1,311,065602$119,7829.1%55Nov 21Dec 9Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
150The River Rat$1,142,944316$441,46638.6%316Sep 21-Paramount Pictures
151Mike's Murder$1,059,96680$234,43822.1%80Mar 9-Warner Bros.
152Comfort and Joy$1,057,368----Oct 10-Universal Pictures
153The Bostonians$1,009,700----Jul 20--
154The Power$929,162256$929,162100%256Jan 20--
155Songwriter$865,915499$497,40657.4%499Oct 12-TriStar Pictures
156Scandalous$526,805144$274,93352.2%144Jan 20-Orion Pictures
157Windy City$343,89028$104,75430.5%28Sep 21-Warner Bros.
158The Stone Boy$261,033----Apr 6-Twentieth Century Fox
159Champions$200,49855$54,26227.1%39Apr 20May 3AVCO Embassy Pictures
160Razorback$150,14050$89,33159.5%50Nov 16-Warner Bros.
161Heartbreakers$148,750----Sep 28-Orion Pictures
162Crackers$129,26821$58,68945.4%21Feb 17-Universal Pictures
163Repo Man$129,00039$95,30073.9%39Mar 2-Universal Pictures
164Eureka$123,572----Oct 5-United Artists
165Slayground$108,12862$108,128100%62Jan 27-Universal Pictures