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1982 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1982

#1–100 - #101–152
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialUni.$314,911,0941,778$359,197,03787.7%6/11/82
2Raiders of the Lost ArkPar.$190,360,115914$212,222,02589.7%6/12/81
3Rocky IIIUA$124,146,8971,317$124,146,897100.0%5/28/82
4On Golden PondUni.$118,720,6081,015$119,285,43299.5%12/4/81
5An Officer and a GentlemanPar.$108,530,7751,050$129,795,55483.6%7/30/82
6Porky'sFox$105,492,4831,605$105,492,483100.0%3/19/82
7ArthurWB$91,835,636619$95,461,68296.2%7/17/81
8Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanPar.$78,912,9631,621$78,912,963100.0%6/4/82
9PoltergeistMGM$76,606,2801,060$76,606,280100.0%6/4/82
10The Best Little Whorehouse in TexasUni.$69,701,6371,435$69,701,637100.0%7/23/82
11Chariots of FireCol.$58,866,893810$58,972,90499.8%9/25/81
12AnnieCol.$57,059,0031,102$57,059,003100.0%5/21/82
13First BloodOrion$47,212,9041,054$47,212,904100.0%10/22/82
14FirefoxWB$46,708,2761,304$46,708,276100.0%6/18/82
15Conan the BarbarianUni.$39,565,4751,683$39,565,475100.0%5/14/82
16The Sword and the SorcererGr1$39,103,425660$39,103,425100.0%4/23/82
17Absence of MaliceCol.$36,819,776994$40,716,96390.4%11/20/81
18RedsPar.$36,507,611644$40,382,65990.4%12/4/81
19Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset StripCol.$36,299,7201,277$36,299,720100.0%3/12/82
20Friday the 13th Part IIIPar.$34,581,5191,079$34,581,519100.0%8/13/82
21Time BanditsEmb$33,069,358696$42,365,58178.1%11/6/81
22TronBV$33,000,0001,112$33,000,000100.0%7/9/82
23TapsFox$32,454,772792$35,856,05390.5%12/9/81
24TootsieCol.$32,143,3061,020$177,200,00018.1%12/17/82
25Sharky's MachineWB$31,292,8991,379$35,610,10087.9%12/18/81
26Young Doctors in LoveFox$30,688,860796$30,688,860100.0%7/16/82
27The World According to GarpWB$29,712,172560$29,712,172100.0%7/23/82
28Victor/VictoriaMGM$28,215,453615$28,215,453100.0%3/19/82
29Blade RunnerWB$27,580,1111,325$27,580,111100.0%6/25/82
30Fast Times at Ridgemont HighUni.$27,092,880713$27,092,880100.0%8/13/82
31The ToyCol.$26,924,6151,542$47,118,05757.1%12/10/82
32Cinderella (1981 re-issue)BV$26,306,6661,050$28,040,00093.8%12/18/81
33Private LessonsJenF$26,279,000224$26,279,000100.0%8/28/81
34Some Kind of HeroPar.$23,671,186975$23,671,186100.0%4/2/82
35The Road WarriorWB$23,667,907708$23,667,907100.0%5/21/82
36Bambi (Re-issue) (1982)BV$23,000,000750$23,000,000100.0%6/4/82
37Pink Floyd: The WallMGM$22,244,207673$22,244,207100.0%8/13/82
3848 HRS.Par.$21,586,843850$78,868,50827.4%12/10/82
39Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1982)Par.$21,437,8791,330$21,437,879100.0%7/16/82
40Things Are Tough All OverCol.$21,134,3741,516$21,134,374100.0%8/6/82
41Night ShiftWB$21,095,638683$21,095,638100.0%7/30/82
42CreepshowWB$21,028,7551,132$21,028,755100.0%11/12/82
43Quest for FireFox$20,959,585426$20,959,585100.0%2/12/82
44Neighbors (1981)Col.$20,657,0851,290$29,916,20769.0%12/18/81
45Six PackFox$20,225,989783$20,225,989100.0%7/16/82
46My Favorite YearMGM$20,123,620720$20,123,620100.0%10/8/82
47Ghost StoryUni.$20,088,838600$23,371,90586.0%12/16/81
48The Thing (1982)Uni.$19,629,760910$19,629,760100.0%6/25/82
49Modern ProblemsFox$19,356,5391,119$26,154,21174.0%12/25/81
50DeathtrapWB$19,282,134603$19,282,134100.0%3/19/82
51Airplane II: The SequelPar.$18,405,6051,300$27,150,53467.8%12/10/82
52The Dark CrystalUni.$18,299,7771,052$40,577,00145.1%12/17/82
53Dead Men Don't Wear PlaidUni.$18,196,170906$18,196,170100.0%5/21/82
54Zapped!Emb$16,897,768777$16,897,768100.0%7/23/82
55Best FriendsWB$16,376,0551,080$36,821,20344.5%12/17/82
56Death Wish IIFilm$16,100,000377$16,100,000100.0%2/19/82
57Star Wars (Re-issue)Fox$15,476,2851,070$15,476,285100.0%8/13/82
58Grease 2Par.$15,171,4761,250$15,171,476100.0%6/11/82
59The Secret of NIMHMGM$14,665,733700$14,665,733100.0%7/2/82
60Halloween III: Season of the WitchUni.$14,400,0001,328$14,400,000100.0%10/22/82
61DinerMGM$14,099,95330$14,099,953100.0%3/5/82
62The BeastmasterMGM$14,056,5281,061$14,056,528100.0%8/20/82
63MissingUni.$14,000,000733$14,000,000100.0%2/12/82
64The Empire Strikes Back (Re-issue)Fox$13,276,2411,006$13,276,241100.0%11/19/82
65Visiting HoursFox$13,258,6701,176$13,258,670100.0%5/28/82
66Vice SquadEmb$13,253,583510$13,253,583100.0%1/22/82
67The VerdictFox$13,126,435646$53,977,25024.3%12/10/82
68Author! Author!Fox$13,111,101508$13,111,101100.0%6/18/82
69Amityville II: The PossessionOrion$12,534,8171,200$12,534,817100.0%9/24/82
70MonsignorFox$12,408,066885$12,408,066100.0%10/22/82
71Making LoveFox$11,897,978380$11,897,978100.0%2/12/82
72The SeductionEmb$11,378,339597$11,378,339100.0%1/22/82
73Das BootCol.$10,915,2502$10,915,250100.0%2/10/82
74RagtimePar.$10,846,867447$11,099,11897.7%11/20/81
75Silent RageCol.$10,490,7911,458$10,490,791100.0%4/2/82
76Savannah SmilesEmb$10,413,170N/A$10,413,170100.0%12/10/82
77National Lampoon's Class ReunionFox$10,054,1501,125$10,054,150100.0%10/29/82
78Hanky PankyCol.$9,823,9341,238$9,823,934100.0%6/4/82
79Shoot the MoonMGM$9,217,530585$9,217,530100.0%1/22/82
80Pennies From HeavenMGM$9,171,289315$9,171,289100.0%12/11/81
81A Midsummer Night's Sex ComedyWB$9,077,269501$9,077,269100.0%7/16/82
82If You Could See What I HearJenF$8,693,512558$8,693,512100.0%4/23/82
83Whose Life Is It, Anyway?MGM$8,206,145615$8,206,145100.0%12/2/81
84Night CrossingBV$8,000,000640$8,000,000100.0%2/5/82
85The Pirate MovieFox$7,983,086757$7,983,086100.0%8/6/82
86The Beast WithinMGM$7,742,572550$7,742,572100.0%2/12/82
87Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1982)BV$7,676,836800$17,200,00044.6%12/17/82
88RolloverWB$7,621,705484$10,851,26170.2%12/11/81
89TexBV$7,400,000N/A$7,400,000100.0%7/30/82
90Buddy BuddyMGM$7,258,543248$7,258,543100.0%12/11/81
91The MissionaryCol.$7,241,180532$7,241,180100.0%11/5/82
92Cat PeopleUni.$7,000,000600$7,000,000100.0%4/2/82
93I Ought to Be in PicturesFox$6,968,359662$6,968,359100.0%3/26/82
94The AmateurFox$6,892,098437$6,892,098100.0%2/12/82
96Forced VengeanceMGM$6,660,333576$6,660,333100.0%7/30/82
97The Last UnicornJenF$6,455,330690$6,455,330100.0%11/19/82
98The SoldierEmb$6,328,816488$6,328,816100.0%8/13/82
99The BorderUni.$6,118,683888$6,118,683100.0%1/29/82
100Evil Under the SunUni.$6,110,000609$6,110,000100.0%3/5/82
101The Man From Snowy RiverFox$6,069,018221$20,659,42329.4%11/5/82
Summary of 152 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$3,141,938,275----
Averages:$20,670,647----
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