Chariots of Fire

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$58,972,904
Summary Details
DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Opening$68,907
3 theaters
Release DateSep 25, 1981
Running Time2 hr 5 min
GenresBiography Drama Sport
In Release463 days/66 weeks
Widest Release810 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 25-271$68,907-3-$22,969$68,9071
Jan 8-1013$331,010-34-$9,735$4,333,99216
Jan 15-1715$359,516+8.6%36+2$9,986$4,837,00017
Jan 22-2413$259,453-27.8%36-$7,207$5,215,24918
Jan 29-3114$476,605+83.7%70+34$6,808$5,803,57919
Feb 5-75$1,669,582+250.3%283+213$5,899$7,627,46020
Feb 12-15
Presidents' Day wknd
4$2,224,865-292-$7,619$10,389,966-
Feb 19-214$1,689,149-293-$5,765$12,570,59822
Feb 26-284$1,636,721-3.1%293-$5,586$14,785,00023
Mar 5-72$2,229,501+36.2%442+149$5,044$17,490,00024
Mar 12-144$2,019,964-9.4%447+5$4,518$20,301,48525
Mar 19-217$1,826,591-9.6%435-12$4,199$22,883,21026
Mar 26-287$1,815,532-0.6%422-13$4,302$24,698,74227
Apr 2-45$3,280,675+80.7%553+131$5,932$29,874,44328
Apr 9-113$3,434,399+4.7%753+200$4,560$34,848,53329
Apr 16-183$2,811,351-18.1%810+57$3,470$39,145,19330
Apr 23-253$2,085,480-25.8%805-5$2,590$42,230,43631
Apr 30-May 25$1,668,771-20%798-7$2,091$44,674,85932
May 7-94$1,751,755+5%758-40$2,311$47,069,23733
May 14-166$1,378,032-21.3%747-11$1,844$49,113,95734
May 21-237$1,291,793-6.3%660-87$1,957$50,967,43835
May 28-31
Memorial Day wknd
8$1,736,022-653-$2,658$53,256,841-
Jun 4-611$912,404-592-$1,541$54,545,41337
Jun 11-1314$649,362-28.8%501-91$1,296$55,593,33238