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1983 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Limited Releases in 1983

#1–76
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Never Cry WolfBV$29,600,000540$1,116,4378810/7
2My TutorCrwn$22,587,834500$435,188963/4
3Valley GirlAtl$17,343,596442$1,856,7804424/29
4Monty Python's The Meaning of LifeUni.$14,929,552554$1,987,8532574/1
5Educating RitaCol.$14,648,076407$73,51839/23
6Revenge of the NinjaMGM$13,168,027504$2,114,1254329/9
7DeathstalkerNW$11,919,250250$456,7001669/2
8ZeligWB$11,798,616245$60,11967/15
9The Smurfs and the Magic FluteAtl$11,234,220432$1,180,58218310/7
10The House on Sorority RowFVI$10,604,986153$617,6611531/21
11BrainstormMGM$10,219,460498$1,196,9651699/30
12Bad Boys (1983)Uni.$9,190,819535$2,171,1974683/25
13Rear Window (Re-issue) (1983)Uni.$9,084,420N/AN/AN/A9/30
14Tender MerciesUni.$8,443,12437$46,97733/4
1510 to MidnightMGM$7,175,592595$3,050,2255953/11
16Fanny and AlexanderEmb$6,783,304N/AN/AN/A6/17
17The Golden SealGold.$6,666,725435$920,0184188/19
18Star 80WB$6,472,990502$412,5669411/11
19Chained HeatJenF$6,149,983417$2,252,6824045/27
20Local HeroWB$5,895,761207$23,56712/18
21The Grey FoxMGM$5,516,140N/AN/AN/A3/13
22Vertigo (1983 re-issue)Uni.$5,343,461N/AN/AN/A10/28
23The DresserCol.$5,310,748241$26,877312/9
24VigilanteFVI$5,091,888250$1,588,4642503/4
25Eddie and the CruisersEmb$4,786,789475$1,444,8864759/23
26MortuaryFVI$4,319,001146$763,1841469/2
27The KeepPar.$4,218,594508$1,032,29550812/16
28JoysticksJenF$3,952,448310$1,431,0653103/4
29Let's Spend the Night TogetherEmb$3,821,199475$1,319,0504752/11
30La TraviataUni.$3,783,329N/AN/AN/A4/22
31The Return of Martin GuerreEurp$3,704,433N/AN/AN/A6/3
32Running BraveBV$3,000,000440$441,14523411/4
33The Final OptionMGM$2,666,873338$750,2593389/16
34The King of ComedyFox$2,536,24276$137,624142/18
35Rumble FishUni.$2,494,480296$18,985110/8
36Table for FiveWB$2,439,705181$148,208402/18
37Tough EnoughFox$2,433,722538$725,1175383/25
38The Evil DeadNL$2,400,000128N/AN/A1/1
39Man, Woman and ChildPar.$2,314,561350$802,7023504/1
40Merry Christmas Mr. LawrenceUni.$2,306,560196$99,22148/26
41The Draughtsman's ContractMGM$2,256,246N/AN/AN/A4/29
42The Night of the Shooting StarsMGM$2,251,121N/AN/AN/A1/21
43Friday the 13th Part III (Re-issue)Par.$2,108,548520$788,7975205/13
44ScrewballsNW$2,082,215128$210,000754/1
45TestamentPar.$2,044,89241$317,9964111/4
46PiecesFVI$2,032,311104$604,5101049/23
47Baby, It's YouPar.$1,867,79230$12,42013/4
48Heat and DustUni.$1,741,435N/AN/AN/A9/15
49KoyaanisqatsiIsAl$1,723,872N/AN/AN/A4/27
50StrykerNW$1,723,487N/AN/AN/A9/2
51Get CrazyEmb$1,645,711N/AN/AN/A8/5
52LiannaMGM$1,530,839N/AN/AN/A1/18
53Strange InvadersOrion$1,362,303274$655,4612749/16
54Eddie Macon's RunUni.$1,262,691N/AN/AN/A-
55Losin' ItEmb$1,246,141180$437,2571804/8
56Possession (1983)Lime$1,113,538N/AN/AN/A10/28
57Say Amen, SomebodyMGM$1,108,299N/AN/AN/A3/11
58Of Unknown OriginWB$1,080,470199$540,44619911/23
59Getting It OnComw$975,414350$975,4143508/19
60Enigma (1983)Emb$893,967N/AN/AN/A-
61Over the Brooklyn BridgeMGM$837,914N/AN/AN/A-
62The Ballad of Gregorio CortezEmb$804,96332$15,47718/19
63L'Etoile du NordMGM$781,151N/AN/AN/A-
64Lonely Hearts (1983)Gold.$777,087N/AN/AN/A9/4
65Fire and IceFox$760,88389$263,238898/26
66The Wicked LadyMGM$724,912N/AN/AN/A-
67The Pirates of PenzanceUni.$694,49791$255,496912/18
68DanielPar.$687,475N/AN/AN/A8/26
69Poltergeist (re-issue)MGM$536,108593$536,1085935/20
70StreamersUA$378,452N/AN/AN/A10/14
71Britannia HospitalUA$375,713N/AN/AN/A3/4
72Boarding SchoolAtl$306,061N/AN/AN/A9/9
73Heart Like a WheelFox$272,278N/AN/AN/A4/1
74Puberty BluesUniC$237,0001$7,38117/15
75The Girl with Red HairUA$39,001N/AN/AN/A2/25
76Rock and RuleMGM$30,379N/AN/AN/A4/15
Summary of 76 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$346,651,674----
Averages:$4,561,206----
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