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Weekend Box Office


August 26-28, 1983
Weekend


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TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 3 Mr. Mom Fox $6,445,106 +50.6% 1,235 +501 $5,218 $20,412,413 - 6
6 6 Return of the Jedi Fox $2,563,071 -15.5% 1,178 -106 $2,175 $227,100,205 $32.5 14
- N Fire and Ice Fox $263,238 - 89 - $2,957 $263,238 - 1
4 N Hercules (1983) MGM $3,473,635 - 1,001 - $3,470 $3,473,635 - 1
8 N Strange Brew MGM $1,913,389 - 849 - $2,253 $1,913,389 - 1
13 12 WarGames MGM $1,256,949 -10.2% 821 +5 $1,530 $65,833,815 - 13
3 1 Easy Money Orion Pictures $4,554,729 -22.1% 1,171 +41 $3,889 $13,694,908 - 2
9 9 Trading Places Paramount $1,589,421 -15.3% 732 -53 $2,171 $77,922,508 - 12
10 11 Flashdance Paramount $1,569,817 +3.5% 792 +134 $1,982 $78,530,724 - 20
11 10 Staying Alive Paramount $1,347,108 -26.7% 761 -57 $1,770 $55,863,942 - 7
12 8 Metalstorm Universal $1,274,000 -36.9% 784 +235 $1,625 $4,065,000 - 2
- N Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Universal $99,221 - 4 - $24,805 $99,221 - 1
2 2 Risky Business Warner Bros. $4,820,197 -8.2% 1,089 +198 $4,426 $28,060,723 $6.2 4
5 4 National Lampoon's Vacation Warner Bros. $3,410,591 -15.3% 1,246 -6 $2,737 $43,924,299 - 5
7 5 Cujo Warner Bros. $1,944,372 -45.9% 1,025 -268 $1,896 $16,359,902 - 3
TOTAL (15 MOVIES):$36,524,844-5.1%12,777+791$2,859 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.


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