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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

April 29-May 5, 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 1 Flashdance Par. $5,682,222 +1.4% 1,140 - $4,984 $16,939,547 - 3
2 N Something Wicked This Way Comes BV $3,103,849 - 817 - $3,799 $3,103,849 - 1
3 N Valley Girl Atl $2,583,211 - 442 - $5,844 $2,583,211 $0.35 1
4 N The Hunger MGM $2,541,809 - 775 - $3,280 $2,541,809 - 1
5 4 Tootsie Col. $2,474,934 -17.7% 865 -111 $2,861 $161,938,254 $21 20
6 2 Lone Wolf McQuade Orion $2,006,629 -46.5% 884 -329 $2,270 $11,541,102 - 3
7 5 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,712,308 -36.8% 541 -13 $3,165 $12,565,028 - 5
8 6 Gandhi Col. $1,662,753 -38.0% 579 -168 $2,872 $47,778,117 - 21
9 7 The Outsiders WB $1,407,226 -31.5% 706 -97 $1,993 $22,860,888 - 6
10 3 My Tutor Crwn $1,285,441 -64.3% 475 -25 $2,706 $9,196,794 - 9
11 8 Max Dugan Returns Fox $1,246,847 -33.4% 546 -97 $2,284 $16,062,660 - 6
12 10 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $1,091,302 -29.0% 502 -158 $2,174 $347,281,435 $10.5 47
13 9 Spring Break Col. $994,982 -35.6% 683 -225 $1,457 $23,577,393 - 6
14 15 Local Hero WB $801,858 -12.4% 190 +11 $4,220 $3,217,562 - 11
15 16 Tender Mercies Uni. $162,830 -22.5% 37 - $4,401 $580,526 - 8
TOTAL (15 MOVIES):$28,758,201-15.8%9,182-1,528$3,132 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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