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1983 OPENING GROSSES

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RankTitle (click to view)Studio
Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
50 Yor: Hunter from the Future Col. $2,810,199 100.0% 1,425 $1,972 $2,810,199 8/19/83
81 The Lonely Lady Uni. $1,223,220 100.0% 703 $1,740 $1,223,220 9/30/83
84 Rocky III (Re-issue) MGM $902,228 100.0% 1,071 $842 $902,228 5/6/83
75 The Man Who Wasn't There (1983) Par. $1,379,502 56.5% 980 $1,407 $2,443,487 8/12/83
82 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/83
58 Trenchcoat BV $2,192,621 50.9% 723 $3,032 $4,304,286 3/11/83
44 The Sting II Uni. $3,106,108 48.9% 1,294 $2,400 $6,347,072 2/18/83
13 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Col. $7,053,016 42.8% 1,338 $5,271 $16,478,265 5/20/83
85 Nate and Hayes Par. $815,160 41.5% 925 $881 $1,963,756 11/18/83
53 Nightmares Uni. $2,572,750 38.6% 1,025 $2,510 $6,670,680 9/9/83
55 Amityville 3-D Orion $2,366,472 37.4% 1,254 $1,887 $6,333,135 11/18/83
59 Porky's (Re-issue) Fox $2,139,827 36.9% 1,192 $1,795 $5,797,190 5/6/83
57 Beyond the Limit Par. $2,208,976 36.8% 700 $3,155 $5,997,566 9/30/83
70 Curse of the Pink Panther MGM $1,641,182 36.5% 812 $2,021 $4,491,986 8/12/83
73 Yellowbeard Orion $1,564,155 36.4% 761 $2,055 $4,300,000 6/24/83
23 Stroker Ace Uni. $4,668,135 35.9% 1,385 $3,370 $13,000,000 7/1/83
62 The Star Chamber Fox $1,980,105 35.6% 796 $2,487 $5,555,305 8/5/83
29 Lone Wolf McQuade Orion $4,295,300 35.1% 1,221 $3,517 $12,232,628 4/15/83
56 Romantic Comedy MGM $2,366,025 34.5% 911 $2,597 $6,857,733 10/7/83
37 Deal of the Century WB $3,520,605 34.0% 1,217 $2,892 $10,369,581 11/4/83
38 The Man with Two Brains WB $3,498,931 33.8% 1,203 $2,908 $10,353,438 6/3/83
21 Krull Col. $5,469,415 33.1% 1,281 $4,269 $16,519,460 7/29/83
65 A Night in Heaven Fox $1,835,421 33.0% 901 $2,037 $5,563,663 11/18/83
39 Hercules (1983) MGM $3,473,635 32.5% 1,001 $3,470 $10,676,194 8/26/83
64 Under Fire Orion $1,837,768 32.3% 816 $2,252 $5,696,391 10/21/83
42 Doctor Detroit Uni. $3,295,722 31.8% 1,343 $2,454 $10,375,893 5/6/83
27 Private School Uni. $4,411,861 31.4% 1,024 $4,308 $14,049,540 7/29/83
67 The Hunger MGM $1,832,898 30.7% 775 $2,365 $5,979,292 4/29/83
45 Lovesick WB $3,093,281 30.4% 718 $4,308 $10,171,304 2/18/83
2 Jaws 3-D Uni. $13,422,500 29.5% 1,300 $10,325 $45,517,055 7/22/83
17 Cujo WB $6,114,899 28.9% 1,239 $4,935 $21,156,152 8/12/83
54 Something Wicked This Way Comes BV $2,423,555 28.9% 817 $2,966 $8,400,000 4/29/83
35 The Entity Fox $3,685,654 27.8% 1,031 $3,574 $13,277,558 2/4/83
48 The Lords of Discipline Par. $3,011,932 25.6% 800 $3,764 $11,787,127 2/18/83
19 Spring Break Col. $5,908,574 24.5% 1,493 $3,957 $24,071,666 3/25/83
49 The Black Stallion Returns MGM $2,923,297 24.3% 1,370 $2,133 $12,049,108 3/25/83
80 Metalstorm Uni. $1,274,000 24.0% 784 $1,625 $5,301,085 8/26/83
9 Psycho II Uni. $8,310,244 23.9% 1,448 $5,739 $34,725,000 6/3/83
34 Richard Pryor: Here and Now Col. $3,701,609 22.9% 1,411 $2,623 $16,156,776 10/28/83
78 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,301,800 22.9% 1,119 $1,163 $5,678,950 9/2/83
14 Twilight Zone: The Movie WB $6,614,366 22.5% 1,275 $5,187 $29,450,919 6/24/83
3 Superman III WB $13,352,357 22.3% 1,759 $7,590 $59,950,623 6/17/83
63 Strange Brew MGM $1,913,389 22.3% 849 $2,253 $8,571,374 8/26/83
28 Breathless Orion $4,384,369 22.0% 1,161 $3,776 $19,910,002 5/13/83
25 The Dead Zone Par. $4,556,083 21.9% 1,293 $3,523 $20,766,616 10/21/83
74 The Osterman Weekend Fox $1,415,075 21.8% 670 $2,112 $6,486,797 11/4/83
47 The Survivors Col. $3,044,927 21.7% 1,006 $3,026 $14,000,000 6/24/83
16 High Road to China WB $6,156,049 21.6% 1,508 $4,082 $28,445,927 3/18/83
26 Class Orion $4,553,233 21.0% 839 $5,426 $21,667,789 7/22/83
12 Porky's II: The Next Day Fox $7,054,988 20.9% 1,511 $4,669 $33,759,266 6/24/83
18 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1983) BV $6,017,914 20.0% 1,362 $4,418 $30,100,000 7/15/83
20 Easy Money Orion $5,844,974 19.9% 1,130 $5,172 $29,309,766 8/19/83
46 Cheech & Chong Still Smokin' Par. $3,085,705 19.9% 710 $4,346 $15,543,710 5/6/83
5 Never Say Never Again WB $10,958,157 19.8% 1,550 $7,069 $55,432,841 10/7/83
22 The Outsiders WB $5,068,165 19.7% 829 $6,113 $25,697,647 3/25/83
10 Blue Thunder Col. $8,258,149 19.5% 1,539 $5,365 $42,313,354 5/13/83
4 Staying Alive Par. $12,146,143 18.7% 1,660 $7,316 $64,892,670 7/15/83
69 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $1,716,040 16.7% 690 $2,487 $10,278,575 2/18/83
71 Without a Trace Fox $1,609,448 16.7% 721 $2,232 $9,632,062 2/4/83
40 Christine Col. $3,408,904 16.2% 1,045 $3,262 $21,017,849 12/9/83
51 Max Dugan Returns Fox $2,791,002 15.8% 790 $3,532 $17,613,720 3/25/83
68 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $1,751,997 14.6% 741 $2,364 $12,000,000 4/1/83
6 Sudden Impact WB $9,688,561 14.3% 1,530 $6,332 $67,642,693 12/9/83
41 Two of a Kind Fox $3,344,942 14.1% 1,244 $2,688 $23,646,952 12/16/83
8 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $8,333,358 13.6% 1,175 $7,092 $61,399,552 7/29/83
7 Octopussy MGM $8,902,564 13.1% 1,311 $6,790 $67,893,619 6/10/83
76 The Man Who Loved Women Col. $1,347,032 12.3% 802 $1,679 $10,964,231 12/16/83
77 Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983) Par. $1,327,451 11.7% 628 $2,113 $11,374,454 3/25/83
61 A Christmas Story MGM $2,072,473 10.7% 886 $2,339 $19,294,144 11/18/83
66 All the Right Moves Fox $1,835,117 10.6% 675 $2,718 $17,233,166 10/28/83
24 Scarface (1983) Uni. $4,597,536 10.3% 996 $4,616 $44,668,798 12/9/83
43 Uncommon Valor Par. $3,144,367 10.3% 989 $3,179 $30,503,151 12/16/83
60 The Rescuers (Re-issue) BV $2,111,582 10.1% 862 $2,449 $21,000,000 12/16/83
72 D.C. Cab Uni. $1,564,530 9.7% 862 $1,815 $16,134,627 12/16/83
1 Return of the Jedi Fox $23,019,618 9.1% 1,002 $22,973 $252,583,617 5/25/83
11 Trading Places Par. $7,348,200 8.1% 1,375 $5,344 $90,404,800 6/10/83
79 Gorky Park Orion $1,290,754 8.1% 629 $2,052 $15,856,028 12/16/83
15 WarGames MGM $6,227,804 7.8% 843 $7,387 $79,567,667 6/3/83
83 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox $1,020,958 7.8% 638 $1,600 $13,030,214 12/16/83
31 Risky Business WB $4,275,327 6.7% 670 $6,381 $63,541,777 8/5/83
30 Mr. Mom Fox $4,279,384 6.6% 734 $5,830 $64,783,827 8/19/83
36 The Big Chill Col. $3,662,152 6.5% 722 $5,072 $56,342,711 9/30/83
52 Gandhi Col. $2,746,571 5.2% 734 $3,741 $52,767,889 2/25/83
33 Flashdance Par. $4,076,124 4.4% 1,140 $3,575 $92,921,203 4/15/83
32 Terms of Endearment Par. $4,245,520 3.9% 945 $4,492 $108,423,489 12/9/83
Totals and Averages (85 Movies):
Totals:$356,990,11615.8%--$2,266,524,524-
Averages:$4,199,88415.8%1,038$4,046$26,664,994-
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* Date movie went wide (600+ theaters). Chart shows wide releases only in the year a movie went wide.



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