Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$252,583,617
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$23,019,618
1,002 theaters
Budget$32,500,000
Release DateMay 25, 1983
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 11 min
GenresAction Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi
In Release587 days/83 weeks
Widest Release1,764 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
May 27-291$23,019,618-1,002-$22,973$33,660,3981
May 27-30
Memorial Day wknd
1$30,490,619-1,002-$30,429$41,131,3991
Jun 3-51$17,229,694-25.2%1,002-$17,195$70,040,3872
Jun 10-121$11,995,064-30.4%1,002-$11,971$93,008,8113
Jun 17-192$11,217,546-6.5%1,002-$11,195$112,898,1214
Jun 24-261$11,127,915-0.8%1,302+300$8,546$132,694,0635
Jul 1-4
July 4th long wknd
1$12,038,626-1,296-$9,289$153,077,895-
Jul 8-101$7,337,926-1,301-$5,640$165,172,5847
Jul 15-172$8,270,850+12.7%1,644+343$5,030$178,481,0538
Jul 22-243$7,239,419-12.5%1,554-90$4,658$191,442,1249
Jul 29-313$5,659,948-21.8%1,729+175$3,273$201,411,23410
Aug 5-72$4,499,005-20.5%1,764+35$2,550$209,656,20511
Aug 12-144$3,759,299-16.4%1,515-249$2,481$216,873,91712
Aug 19-216$3,033,669-19.3%1,284-231$2,362$222,489,24313
Aug 26-286$2,563,071-15.5%1,178-106$2,175$227,100,20514
Sep 2-5
Labor Day wknd
5$3,509,131-957-$3,666$232,256,663-
Sep 9-116$1,621,851-715-$2,268$234,515,98716
Sep 16-188$1,346,372-17%575-140$2,341$236,382,16917
Sep 23-259$1,093,199-18.8%496-79$2,204$237,883,85218
Sep 30-Oct 211$917,828-16%373-123$2,460$239,135,74319
Oct 7-10
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
12$804,710-306-$2,629$240,195,174-
Oct 14-1610$622,402-293-$2,124$240,962,08721
Oct 21-2311$503,212-19.2%234-59$2,150$241,664,22222
Oct 28-3013$338,104-32.8%194-40$1,742$242,137,84223
Nov 4-614$355,538+5.2%157-37$2,264$242,621,53624
Nov 11-1314$386,618+8.7%140-17$2,761$243,109,15725
Nov 18-2015$259,244-32.9%121-19$2,142$243,457,86426
Nov 25-27
Thanksgiving 3-Day
16$365,356+40.9%103-18$3,547$243,994,52627
Dec 2-4
Post-Thanksgiving
13$239,932-34.3%111+8$2,161$244,354,18128
Dec 9-1113$158,486-33.9%94-17$1,686$244,583,98229
Dec 16-1815$188,698+19.1%106+12$1,780$244,816,95530
Dec 23-26
Christmas long wknd
15$1,213,489-1,031-$1,177$246,174,591-
Dec 30-Jan 2, 1984
New Year's long wknd
15$1,762,045-873-$2,018$249,253,614-
Jan 6-815$771,287-540-$1,428$250,380,05533
Jan 13-1516$435,461-43.5%325-215$1,339$251,010,23434
Jan 20-2218$255,401-41.3%234-91$1,091$251,381,09535
Jan 27-2916$183,493-28.2%147-87$1,248$251,640,91936
Feb 3-516$147,127-19.8%116-31$1,268$251,833,92737
Feb 10-1217$115,198-21.7%97-19$1,187$251,983,14138
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
13$104,768-70-$1,496$252,120,895-
Feb 24-2613$71,546-67-$1,067$252,212,41140
Mar 2-415$99,124+38.5%60-7$1,652$252,340,28341
Mar 9-1114$69,828-29.6%53-7$1,317$252,452,59342