A Christmas Story

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$19,294,144
Summary Details
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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Opening$2,072,473
886 theaters
Release DateNov 18, 1983
Running Time1 hr 34 min
GenresComedy Family
In Release410 days/58 weeks
Widest Release938 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Nov 18-205$2,072,473-886-$2,339$2,072,4731
Nov 25-27
Thanksgiving 3-Day
1$3,935,944+89.9%938+52$4,196$7,291,7031
Dec 2-4
Post-Thanksgiving
2$2,659,752-32.4%924-14$2,878$10,519,4973
Dec 9-116$1,773,767-33.3%854-70$2,077$12,800,3624
Jan 13-155$2,508,918----$19,294,1449
Jan 13-16
MLK wknd
1$2,508,918----$19,294,144-