The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$69,701,637
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$11,874,268
1,400 theaters
Release DateJul 23, 1982
Running Time1 hr 54 min
GenresComedy Musical
In Release162 days/23 weeks
Widest Release1,435 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 23-251$11,874,268-1,400-$8,481$11,874,2681
Jul 30-Aug 12$9,012,785-24.1%1,435+35$6,280$28,414,7482
Aug 6-83$6,292,139-30.2%1,420-15$4,431$40,102,9653
Aug 13-155$4,445,997-29.3%1,401-19$3,173$48,081,2924
Aug 20-225$2,931,803-34.1%1,042-359$2,813$53,374,7895
Aug 27-294$2,305,209-21.4%1,005-37$2,293$57,264,2756
Sep 3-6
Labor Day wknd
6$2,432,540-960-$2,533$60,127,591-
Sep 10-1210$1,518,548-885-$1,715$62,895,5588
Sep 17-197$1,462,555-3.7%840-45$1,741$65,204,6399
Sep 24-268$1,208,906-17.3%780-60$1,549$66,939,24410
Oct 1-38$885,578-26.7%649-131$1,364$67,834,70211
Oct 8-109$809,889-8.5%597-52$1,356$69,508,40412
Oct 15-177$546,295-32.5%528-69$1,034$69,701,63713