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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 26-September 1, 1983

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 3 Mr. Mom Fox $9,328,370 +32.4% 1,235 +501 $7,553 $23,295,677 - 6
2 2 Risky Business WB $7,245,305 -11.3% 1,089 +198 $6,653 $30,485,831 $6.2 4
3 1 Easy Money Orion $6,453,447 -29.4% 1,171 +41 $5,511 $15,593,626 - 2
4 4 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $4,875,949 -21.1% 1,246 -6 $3,913 $45,389,657 - 5
5 N Hercules (1983) MGM $4,575,136 - 1,001 - $4,571 $4,575,136 - 1
6 6 Return of the Jedi Fox $4,210,398 -17.1% 1,178 -106 $3,574 $228,747,532 $32.5 14
7 N Strange Brew MGM $2,885,252 - 849 - $3,398 $2,885,252 - 1
8 5 Cujo WB $2,781,250 -47.7% 1,025 -268 $2,713 $17,196,780 - 3
9 11 Flashdance Par. $2,387,381 -2.8% 792 +134 $3,014 $79,348,288 - 20
10 10 Trading Places Par. $2,226,653 -20.2% 732 -53 $3,042 $78,559,740 - 12
11 7 Staying Alive Par. $2,007,018 -30.7% 761 -57 $2,637 $56,523,852 - 7
12 12 WarGames MGM $1,890,100 -16.9% 821 +5 $2,302 $66,466,966 - 13
13 9 Metalstorm Uni. $1,740,000 -37.7% 784 +235 $2,219 $4,531,000 - 2
14 N Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $165,465 - 4 - $41,366 $165,465 - 1
TOTAL (14 MOVIES):$52,771,724-7.4%12,688+1,052$4,159 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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