Raiders of the Lost Ark

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Grosses

Domestic (60%)
$212,222,025
Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures
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Opening$8,305,823
1,078 theaters
Budget$18,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresAction Adventure
In Release568 days/81 weeks
Widest Release1,078 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 12-141$8,305,823-1,078-$7,704$8,305,8231
Jun 19-213$8,018,871-3.5%1,078-$7,438$21,861,9102
Jan 8-106$1,908,232-914-$2,087$179,642,06331
Jan 15-176$1,629,191-14.6%796-118$2,046$181,718,67232
Jan 22-244$1,788,556+9.8%740-56$2,416$183,912,00033
Jan 29-315$1,520,273-15%681-59$2,232$185,748,79234
Feb 5-77$1,281,561-15.7%732+51$1,750$187,406,14735
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
6$1,640,574-620-$2,646$189,468,297-
Feb 19-216$1,442,813-668-$2,159$191,231,28737
Feb 26-285$1,410,000-2.3%650-18$2,169$192,999,47438
Mar 5-75$1,665,000+18.1%650-$2,561$194,974,74839
Mar 12-146$1,243,988-25.3%633-17$1,965$196,614,67240