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1983 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Calendar Grosses of Movies in Release Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 1983

#1–100 - #101–174
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Return of the JediFox$248,626,5191,764$252,583,61798.4%5/25/83
2TootsieCol.$145,056,6941,222$177,200,00081.9%12/17/82
3FlashdancePar.$92,921,2031,140$92,921,203100.0%4/15/83
4Trading PlacesPar.$90,404,8001,389$90,404,800100.0%6/10/83
5WarGamesMGM$79,567,667977$79,567,667100.0%6/3/83
6OctopussyMGM$67,893,6191,339$67,893,619100.0%6/10/83
7Staying AlivePar.$64,892,6701,747$64,892,670100.0%7/15/83
8Mr. MomFox$64,783,8271,362$64,783,827100.0%7/22/83
9Risky BusinessWB$63,541,7771,137$63,541,777100.0%8/5/83
10National Lampoon's VacationWB$61,399,5521,253$61,399,552100.0%7/29/83
11Superman IIIWB$59,950,6231,763$59,950,623100.0%6/17/83
1248 HRS.Par.$57,281,6651,050$78,868,50872.6%12/10/82
13Never Say Never AgainWB$55,432,8411,560$55,432,841100.0%10/7/83
14GandhiCol.$52,482,007825$52,767,88999.5%12/10/82
15Jaws 3-DUni.$45,517,0551,311$45,517,055100.0%7/22/83
16E.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialUni.$44,285,9431,125$359,197,03712.3%6/11/82
17Blue ThunderCol.$42,313,3541,555$42,313,354100.0%5/13/83
18The Big ChillCol.$42,180,470832$56,342,71174.9%9/30/83
19The VerdictFox$40,850,815904$53,977,25075.7%12/10/82
20Sudden ImpactWB$39,095,6011,602$67,642,69357.8%12/9/83
21Terms of EndearmentPar.$36,558,6731,027$108,423,48933.7%11/23/83
22Psycho IIUni.$34,725,0001,488$34,725,000100.0%6/3/83
23Porky's II: The Next DayFox$33,759,2661,564$33,759,266100.0%6/24/83
24Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1983)BV$30,100,0001,362$30,100,000100.0%7/15/83
25Sophie's ChoiceUni.$29,681,810548$30,036,00098.8%12/10/82
26Twilight Zone: The MovieWB$29,450,9191,288$29,450,919100.0%6/24/83
27Easy MoneyOrion$29,309,7661,171$29,309,766100.0%8/19/83
28High Road to ChinaWB$28,445,9271,508$28,445,927100.0%3/18/83
29The OutsidersWB$25,697,6471,002$25,697,647100.0%3/25/83
30Spring BreakCol.$24,071,6661,531$24,071,666100.0%3/25/83
31My TutorCrwn$22,587,834500$22,587,834100.0%3/4/83
32The Dark CrystalUni.$22,277,2241,052$40,577,00154.9%12/17/82
33ClassOrion$21,667,789844$21,667,789100.0%7/22/83
34CujoWB$21,156,1521,293$21,156,152100.0%8/12/83
35An Officer and a GentlemanPar.$21,123,035667$129,795,55416.3%7/30/82
36The Dead ZonePar.$20,766,6161,293$20,766,616100.0%10/21/83
37Scarface (1983)Uni.$20,481,0261,008$44,668,79845.9%12/9/83
38Best FriendsWB$20,445,1481,080$36,821,20355.5%12/17/82
39The ToyCol.$20,193,4421,541$47,118,05742.9%12/10/82
40BreathlessOrion$19,910,0021,166$19,910,002100.0%5/13/83
41Max Dugan ReturnsFox$17,613,720801$17,613,720100.0%3/25/83
42Valley GirlAtl$17,343,596442$17,343,596100.0%4/29/83
43All the Right MovesFox$17,233,166909$17,233,166100.0%10/21/83
44YentlMGM$17,084,012579$40,218,89942.5%11/18/83
45KrullCol.$16,519,4601,289$16,519,460100.0%7/29/83
46Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden ZoneCol.$16,478,2651,344$16,478,265100.0%5/20/83
47Richard Pryor: Here and NowCol.$16,156,7761,411$16,156,776100.0%10/28/83
48Cheech & Chong Still Smokin'Par.$15,543,710730$15,543,710100.0%5/6/83
49Monty Python's The Meaning of LifeUni.$14,929,552554$14,929,552100.0%4/1/83
50Educating RitaCol.$14,648,076407$14,648,076100.0%9/23/83
51The Man From Snowy RiverFox$14,590,405517$20,659,42370.6%11/5/82
52Private SchoolUni.$14,049,5401,024$14,049,540100.0%7/29/83
53The SurvivorsCol.$14,000,0001,014$14,000,000100.0%6/24/83
54The EntityFox$13,277,5581,035$13,277,558100.0%2/4/83
55A Christmas StoryMGM$13,242,970938$19,294,14468.6%11/18/83
56Two of a KindFox$13,178,1081,278$23,646,95255.7%12/16/83
57Revenge of the NinjaMGM$13,168,027504$13,168,027100.0%9/9/83
58Stroker AceUni.$13,000,0001,385$13,000,000100.0%7/1/83
59ChristineCol.$12,564,9241,101$21,017,84959.8%12/9/83
60Uncommon ValorPar.$12,400,0481,069$30,503,15140.7%12/16/83
61Lone Wolf McQuadeOrion$12,232,6281,221$12,232,628100.0%4/15/83
62They Call Me BruceFVI$12,075,910324$16,894,67871.5%11/12/82
63The Right StuffWB$12,040,177235$21,192,10256.8%10/21/83
64The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue)BV$12,000,000741$12,000,000100.0%3/25/83
65DeathstalkerNW$11,919,250250$11,919,250100.0%9/2/83
66The Black Stallion ReturnsMGM$11,812,2691,376$12,049,10898.0%3/25/83
67ZeligWB$11,798,616245$11,798,616100.0%7/15/83
68The Lords of DisciplinePar.$11,787,127800$11,787,127100.0%2/18/83
69The Rescuers (Re-issue)BV$11,680,4141,040$21,000,00055.6%12/16/83
70Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983)Par.$11,374,454628$11,374,454100.0%3/25/83
71Kiss Me GoodbyeFox$10,778,599803$15,782,75968.3%12/24/82
72Hercules (1983)MGM$10,676,1941,014$10,676,194100.0%8/26/83
73The House on Sorority RowFVI$10,604,986153$10,604,986100.0%1/21/83
74The Smurfs and the Magic FluteAtl$10,519,154432$11,234,22093.6%10/7/83
75Doctor DetroitUni.$10,375,8931,343$10,375,893100.0%5/6/83
76Deal of the CenturyWB$10,369,5811,226$10,369,581100.0%11/4/83
77The Man with Two BrainsWB$10,353,4381,203$10,353,438100.0%6/3/83
78The Year of Living DangerouslyWB$10,278,575690$10,278,575100.0%1/21/83
79BrainstormMGM$10,219,460498$10,219,460100.0%9/30/83
80LovesickWB$10,171,304744$10,171,304100.0%2/18/83
81Without a TraceFox$9,632,062721$9,632,062100.0%2/4/83
82Peter Pan (Re-issue) (1982)BV$9,523,164800$17,200,00055.4%12/17/82
83Bad Boys (1983)Uni.$9,190,819535$9,190,819100.0%3/25/83
84Rear Window (Re-issue) (1983)Uni.$9,084,420N/A$9,084,420100.0%9/30/83
85Airplane II: The SequelPar.$8,744,9291,300$27,150,53432.2%12/10/82
86Strange BrewMGM$8,571,374849$8,571,374100.0%8/26/83
87Tender MerciesUni.$8,443,12437$8,443,124100.0%3/4/83
88Something Wicked This Way ComesBV$8,400,000817$8,400,000100.0%4/29/83
8910 to MidnightMGM$7,175,592595$7,175,592100.0%3/11/83
90D.C. CabUni.$6,891,600908$16,134,62742.7%12/16/83
91SilkwoodFox$6,874,210287$35,615,60919.3%12/16/83
92Romantic ComedyMGM$6,857,733911$6,857,733100.0%10/7/83
93Fanny and AlexanderEmb$6,783,304N/A$6,783,304100.0%6/17/83
94NightmaresUni.$6,670,6801,025$6,670,680100.0%9/2/83
95The Golden SealGold.$6,666,725435$6,666,725100.0%8/19/83
96The Osterman WeekendFox$6,486,797670$6,486,797100.0%10/21/83
97The Sting IIUni.$6,347,0721,294$6,347,072100.0%2/18/83
98Amityville 3-DOrion$6,333,1351,254$6,333,135100.0%11/18/83
99Gorky ParkOrion$6,226,371631$15,856,02839.3%12/16/83
100To Be or Not to Be (1983)Fox$6,192,581645$13,030,21447.5%12/16/83
Summary of 174 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,841,489,682----
Averages:$16,330,400----
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