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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 17-23, 1984

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 N Tightrope WB $13,710,425 - 1,535 - $8,932 $13,710,425 - 1
2 2 Ghostbusters Col. $8,613,533 -7.2% 1,400 -23 $6,153 $174,698,963 $30 11
3 1 Red Dawn (1984) MGM $8,517,571 -34.5% 1,792 -30 $4,753 $21,524,221 - 2
4 3 Purple Rain WB $6,295,008 -17.6% 853 -138 $7,380 $36,664,916 - 4
5 4 Revenge of the Nerds Fox $5,793,016 -17.6% 971 +13 $5,966 $20,605,943 - 5
6 N The Woman in Red Orion $5,790,156 - 1,065 - $5,437 $5,790,156 - 1
7 5 The Karate Kid Col. $5,311,454 -0.1% 1,030 -81 $5,157 $61,486,442 - 9
8 N Dreamscape Fox $4,391,255 - 816 - $5,381 $4,391,255 - 1
9 N Sheena Col. $4,159,860 - 1,496 - $2,781 $4,159,860 - 1
10 6 Gremlins WB $3,478,598 -30.6% 1,013 -309 $3,434 $130,776,894 - 11
11 9 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $2,634,461 -21.6% 730 -216 $3,609 $162,870,972 $28 13
12 7 Cloak and Dagger Uni. $2,439,419 -42.2% 951 -196 $2,565 $6,656,364 - 2
13 8 The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984) BV $1,940,631 -46.9% 772 -337 $2,514 $20,643,392 - 4
14 16 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Fox $656,839 -32.6% 183 -53 $3,589 $1,631,565 - 2
TOTAL (14 MOVIES):$73,732,226+5.9%14,607-587$5,048 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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