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1983 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 Return of the Jedi Fox $23,019,618 9.1% 1,002 $22,973 $252,583,617 5/25/83
2 Jaws 3-D Uni. $13,422,500 29.5% 1,300 $10,325 $45,517,055 7/22/83
3 Superman III WB $13,352,357 22.3% 1,759 $7,590 $59,950,623 6/17/83
4 Staying Alive Par. $12,146,143 18.7% 1,660 $7,316 $64,892,670 7/15/83
5 Never Say Never Again WB $10,958,157 19.8% 1,550 $7,069 $55,432,841 10/7/83
6 Sudden Impact WB $9,688,561 14.3% 1,530 $6,332 $67,642,693 12/9/83
7 Octopussy MGM $8,902,564 13.1% 1,311 $6,790 $67,893,619 6/10/83
8 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $8,333,358 13.6% 1,175 $7,092 $61,399,552 7/29/83
9 Psycho II Uni. $8,310,244 23.9% 1,448 $5,739 $34,725,000 6/3/83
10 Blue Thunder Col. $8,258,149 19.5% 1,539 $5,365 $42,313,354 5/13/83
11 Trading Places Par. $7,348,200 8.1% 1,375 $5,344 $90,404,800 6/10/83
12 Porky's II: The Next Day Fox $7,054,988 20.9% 1,511 $4,669 $33,759,266 6/24/83
13 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Col. $7,053,016 42.8% 1,338 $5,271 $16,478,265 5/20/83
14 Twilight Zone: The Movie WB $6,614,366 22.5% 1,275 $5,187 $29,450,919 6/24/83
15 WarGames MGM $6,227,804 7.8% 843 $7,387 $79,567,667 6/3/83
16 High Road to China WB $6,156,049 21.6% 1,508 $4,082 $28,445,927 3/18/83
17 Cujo WB $6,114,899 28.9% 1,239 $4,935 $21,156,152 8/12/83
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
19 Spring Break Col. $5,908,574 24.5% 1,493 $3,957 $24,071,666 3/25/83
20 Easy Money Orion $5,844,974 19.9% 1,130 $5,172 $29,309,766 8/19/83
21 Krull Col. $5,469,415 33.1% 1,281 $4,269 $16,519,460 7/29/83
22 The Outsiders WB $5,068,165 19.7% 829 $6,113 $25,697,647 3/25/83
23 Stroker Ace Uni. $4,668,135 35.9% 1,385 $3,370 $13,000,000 7/1/83
24 Scarface (1983) Uni. $4,597,536 10.3% 996 $4,616 $44,668,798 12/9/83
25 The Dead Zone Par. $4,556,083 21.9% 1,293 $3,523 $20,766,616 10/21/83
26 Class Orion $4,553,233 21.0% 839 $5,426 $21,667,789 7/22/83
27 Private School Uni. $4,411,861 31.4% 1,024 $4,308 $14,049,540 7/29/83
28 Breathless Orion $4,384,369 22.0% 1,161 $3,776 $19,910,002 5/13/83
29 Lone Wolf McQuade Orion $4,295,300 35.1% 1,221 $3,517 $12,232,628 4/15/83
30 Risky Business WB $4,275,327 6.7% 670 $6,381 $63,541,777 8/5/83
31 Flashdance Par. $4,076,124 4.4% 1,140 $3,575 $92,921,203 4/15/83
32 Richard Pryor: Here and Now Col. $3,701,609 22.9% 1,411 $2,623 $16,156,776 10/28/83
33 The Entity Fox $3,685,654 27.8% 1,031 $3,574 $13,277,558 2/4/83
34 The Big Chill Col. $3,662,152 6.5% 722 $5,072 $56,342,711 9/30/83
35 Deal of the Century WB $3,520,605 34.0% 1,217 $2,892 $10,369,581 11/4/83
36 The Man with Two Brains WB $3,498,931 33.8% 1,203 $2,908 $10,353,438 6/3/83
37 Terms of Endearment Par. $3,498,813 3.2% 260 $13,456 $108,423,489 11/23/83
38 Hercules (1983) MGM $3,473,635 32.5% 1,001 $3,470 $10,676,194 8/26/83
39 Christine Col. $3,408,904 16.2% 1,045 $3,262 $21,017,849 12/9/83
40 Two of a Kind Fox $3,344,942 14.1% 1,244 $2,688 $23,646,952 12/16/83
41 Doctor Detroit Uni. $3,295,722 31.8% 1,343 $2,454 $10,375,893 5/6/83
42 Uncommon Valor Par. $3,144,367 10.3% 989 $3,179 $30,503,151 12/16/83
43 The Sting II Uni. $3,106,108 48.9% 1,294 $2,400 $6,347,072 2/18/83
44 Lovesick WB $3,093,281 30.4% 718 $4,308 $10,171,304 2/18/83
45 Cheech & Chong Still Smokin' Par. $3,085,705 19.9% 710 $4,346 $15,543,710 5/6/83
46 10 to Midnight MGM $3,050,225 42.5% 595 $5,126 $7,175,592 3/11/83
47 Yentl MGM $3,050,219 7.6% 501 $6,088 $40,218,899 11/18/83
48 The Survivors Col. $3,044,927 21.7% 1,006 $3,026 $14,000,000 6/24/83
49 The Lords of Discipline Par. $3,011,932 25.6% 800 $3,764 $11,787,127 2/18/83
50 The Black Stallion Returns MGM $2,923,297 24.3% 1,370 $2,133 $12,049,108 3/25/83
51 Yor: Hunter from the Future Col. $2,810,199 100.0% 1,425 $1,972 $2,810,199 8/19/83
52 Max Dugan Returns Fox $2,791,002 15.8% 790 $3,532 $17,613,720 3/25/83
53 Nightmares Uni. $2,572,750 38.6% 1,025 $2,510 $6,670,680 9/2/83
54 Something Wicked This Way Comes BV $2,423,555 28.9% 817 $2,966 $8,400,000 4/29/83
55 Amityville 3-D Orion $2,366,472 37.4% 1,254 $1,887 $6,333,135 11/18/83
56 Romantic Comedy MGM $2,366,025 34.5% 911 $2,597 $6,857,733 10/7/83
57 Chained Heat JenF $2,252,682 36.6% 404 $5,575 $6,149,983 5/27/83
58 The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue) BV $2,230,614 18.6% 487 $4,580 $12,000,000 3/25/83
59 Beyond the Limit Par. $2,208,976 36.8% 700 $3,155 $5,997,566 9/30/83
60 Trenchcoat BV $2,192,621 50.9% 723 $3,032 $4,304,286 3/11/83
61 Bad Boys (1983) Uni. $2,171,197 23.6% 468 $4,639 $9,190,819 3/25/83
62 Porky's (Re-issue) Fox $2,139,827 36.9% 1,192 $1,795 $5,797,190 5/6/83
63 Revenge of the Ninja MGM $2,114,125 16.1% 432 $4,893 $13,168,027 9/9/83
64 The Rescuers (Re-issue) BV $2,111,582 10.1% 862 $2,449 $21,000,000 12/16/83
65 A Christmas Story MGM $2,072,473 10.7% 886 $2,339 $19,294,144 11/18/83
66 Metalstorm Uni. $2,019,000 38.1% 549 $3,677 $5,301,085 8/19/83
67 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $1,987,853 13.3% 257 $7,734 $14,929,552 4/1/83
68 The Star Chamber Fox $1,980,105 35.6% 796 $2,487 $5,555,305 8/5/83
69 Strange Brew MGM $1,913,389 22.3% 849 $2,253 $8,571,374 8/26/83
70 Valley Girl Atl $1,856,780 10.7% 442 $4,200 $17,343,596 4/29/83
71 Under Fire Orion $1,837,768 32.3% 816 $2,252 $5,696,391 10/21/83
72 A Night in Heaven Fox $1,835,421 33.0% 901 $2,037 $5,563,663 11/18/83
73 The Hunger MGM $1,832,898 30.7% 775 $2,365 $5,979,292 4/29/83
74 Smokey & the Bandit Part III Uni. $1,728,060 30.4% 498 $3,470 $5,678,950 8/12/83
75 Curse of the Pink Panther MGM $1,641,182 36.5% 812 $2,021 $4,491,986 8/12/83
76 All the Right Moves Fox $1,625,486 9.4% 442 $3,677 $17,233,166 10/21/83
77 Without a Trace Fox $1,609,448 16.7% 721 $2,232 $9,632,062 2/4/83
78 The Right Stuff WB $1,601,167 7.6% 229 $6,991 $21,192,102 10/21/83
79 Vigilante FVI $1,588,464 31.2% 250 $6,353 $5,091,888 3/4/83
80 D.C. Cab Uni. $1,564,530 9.7% 862 $1,815 $16,134,627 12/16/83
81 Yellowbeard Orion $1,564,155 36.4% 761 $2,055 $4,300,000 6/24/83
82 Eddie and the Cruisers Emb $1,444,886 30.2% 475 $3,041 $4,786,789 9/23/83
83 Joysticks JenF $1,431,065 36.2% 310 $4,616 $3,952,448 3/4/83
84 The Man Who Wasn't There (1983) Par. $1,379,502 56.5% 980 $1,407 $2,443,487 8/12/83
85 The Man Who Loved Women Col. $1,347,032 12.3% 802 $1,679 $10,964,231 12/16/83
86 Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983) Par. $1,327,451 11.7% 628 $2,113 $11,374,454 3/25/83
87 Let's Spend the Night Together Emb $1,319,050 34.5% 475 $2,776 $3,821,199 2/11/83
88 Gorky Park Orion $1,290,754 8.1% 629 $2,052 $15,856,028 12/16/83
89 The Lonely Lady Uni. $1,223,220 100.0% 703 $1,740 $1,223,220 9/30/83
90 Silkwood Fox $1,218,322 3.4% 257 $4,740 $35,615,609 12/16/83
91 Brainstorm MGM $1,196,965 11.7% 169 $7,082 $10,219,460 9/30/83
92 Videodrome Uni. $1,194,175 56.3% 600 $1,990 $2,120,439 2/4/83
93 The Smurfs and the Magic Flute Atl $1,180,582 10.5% 183 $6,451 $11,234,220 10/7/83
94 Never Cry Wolf BV $1,116,437 3.8% 88 $12,686 $29,600,000 10/7/83
95 The Keep Par. $1,032,295 24.5% 508 $2,032 $4,218,594 12/16/83
96 To Be or Not to Be (1983) Fox $1,020,958 7.8% 638 $1,600 $13,030,214 12/16/83
97 Getting It On Comw $975,414 100.0% 350 $2,786 $975,414 8/19/83
98 Mr. Mom Fox $947,197 1.5% 126 $7,517 $64,783,827 7/22/83
99 The Golden Seal Gold. $920,018 13.8% 418 $2,201 $6,666,725 8/19/83
100 Rocky III (Re-issue) MGM $902,228 100.0% 1,071 $842 $902,228 5/6/83
101 Nate and Hayes Par. $815,160 41.5% 925 $881 $1,963,756 11/18/83
102 Man, Woman and Child Par. $802,702 34.7% 350 $2,293 $2,314,561 4/1/83
103 Friday the 13th Part III (Re-issue) Par. $788,797 37.4% 520 $1,516 $2,108,548 5/13/83
104 Mortuary FVI $763,184 17.7% 146 $5,227 $4,319,001 9/2/83
105 The Final Option MGM $750,259 28.1% 338 $2,219 $2,666,873 9/16/83
106 Tough Enough Fox $725,117 29.8% 538 $1,347 $2,433,722 3/25/83
107 Strange Invaders Orion $655,461 48.1% 274 $2,392 $1,362,303 9/16/83
108 The House on Sorority Row FVI $617,661 5.8% 153 $4,037 $10,604,986 1/21/83
109 Pieces FVI $604,510 29.7% 104 $5,812 $2,032,311 9/23/83
110 Of Unknown Origin WB $540,446 50.0% 199 $2,715 $1,080,470 11/23/83
111 Poltergeist (re-issue) MGM $536,108 100.0% 593 $904 $536,108 5/20/83
112 Deathstalker NW $456,700 3.8% 166 $2,751 $11,919,250 9/2/83
113 Running Brave BV $441,145 14.7% 234 $1,885 $3,000,000 11/4/83
114 Losin' It Emb $437,257 35.1% 180 $2,429 $1,246,141 4/8/83
115 My Tutor Crwn $435,188 1.9% 96 $4,533 $22,587,834 3/4/83
116 Star 80 WB $412,566 6.4% 94 $4,389 $6,472,990 11/11/83
117 Testament Par. $317,996 15.6% 41 $7,756 $2,044,892 11/4/83
118 The Osterman Weekend Fox $301,129 4.6% 125 $2,409 $6,486,797 10/21/83
119 Fire and Ice Fox $263,238 34.6% 89 $2,957 $760,883 8/26/83
120 The Pirates of Penzance Uni. $255,496 36.8% 91 $2,807 $694,497 2/18/83
121 Screwballs NW $210,000 10.1% 75 $2,800 $2,082,215 4/1/83
122 Table for Five WB $148,208 6.1% 40 $3,705 $2,439,705 2/18/83
123 The King of Comedy Fox $137,624 5.4% 14 $9,830 $2,536,242 2/18/83
124 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $99,221 4.3% 4 $24,805 $2,306,560 8/26/83
125 Educating Rita Col. $73,518 0.5% 3 $24,506 $14,648,076 9/23/83
126 Zelig WB $60,119 0.5% 6 $10,019 $11,798,616 7/15/83
127 Tender Mercies Uni. $46,977 0.6% 3 $15,659 $8,443,124 3/4/83
128 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $35,000 0.3% 1 $35,000 $10,278,575 1/21/83
129 Local Hero WB $23,567 0.4% 1 $23,567 $5,895,761 2/18/83
130 Rumble Fish Uni. $18,985 0.8% 1 $18,985 $2,494,480 10/8/83
131 The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Emb $15,477 1.9% 1 $15,477 $804,963 8/19/83
132 Baby, It's You Par. $12,420 0.7% 1 $12,420 $1,867,792 3/4/83
133 Puberty Blues UniC $7,381 3.1% 1 $7,381 $237,000 7/15/83
Totals and Averages (133 Movies):
Totals:$390,974,98515.1%--$2,593,047,455-
Averages:$2,939,66215.1%713$4,124$19,496,597-
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