E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Grosses

Domestic (54.1%)
$359,197,037
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
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Opening$11,835,389
1,103 theaters
Budget$10,500,000
Release DateJun 11, 1982
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresFamily Sci-Fi
In Release569 days/81 weeks
Widest Release1,778 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 11-131$11,835,389-1,103-$10,730$11,835,3891
Jun 18-201$12,610,610+6.6%1,116+13$11,299$34,416,9862
Jun 25-271$13,729,552+8.9%1,279+163$10,734$58,551,5623
Jul 2-41$12,776,454-6.9%1,331+52$9,599$82,480,0094
Jul 2-5
July 4th long wknd
1$16,706,592-1,331-$12,551$86,410,147-
Jul 9-111$12,802,287+0.2%1,398+67$9,157$106,852,5995
Jul 16-181$13,003,581+1.6%1,505+107$8,640$129,434,0966
Jul 23-252$11,255,124-13.4%1,524+19$7,385$150,572,5447
Jul 30-Aug 11$10,425,071-7.4%1,555+31$6,704$169,506,0568
Aug 6-81$9,525,306-8.6%1,568+13$6,074$186,691,1479
Aug 13-152$8,448,840-11.3%1,778+210$4,751$201,968,59210
Aug 20-221$7,684,162-9.1%1,771-7$4,338$215,707,26711
Aug 27-291$6,630,709-13.7%1,709-62$3,879$227,450,29812
Sep 3-51$6,020,986-9.2%1,614-95$3,730$236,998,23613
Sep 3-6
Labor Day wknd
2$7,668,859-1,614-$4,751$238,646,109-
Sep 10-121$4,598,728-23.6%1,485-129$3,096$244,717,58414
Sep 17-191$4,261,887-7.3%1,301-184$3,275$250,600,98115
Sep 24-262$4,091,788-4%1,395+94$2,933$256,031,59416
Oct 1-31$3,742,140-8.5%1,401+6$2,671$261,086,88617
Oct 8-102$3,761,768+0.5%1,352-49$2,782$265,973,07518
Oct 8-11
Columbus Day wknd
1$4,267,599-1,352-$3,156$266,478,906-
Oct 15-171$3,315,692-11.9%1,346-6$2,463$270,557,11619
Oct 22-245$3,243,210-2.2%1,200-146$2,702$274,838,08220
Oct 29-314$2,769,252-14.6%1,120-80$2,472$278,565,87421
Nov 5-72$3,046,692+10%1,110-10$2,744$282,598,65022
Nov 12-143$2,945,472-3.3%1,136+26$2,592$286,709,09523
Nov 19-214$2,880,704-2.2%983-153$2,930$290,356,89524
Nov 24-28
Thanksgiving 5-Day
1$5,161,408-1,337-$3,860$295,989,738-
Nov 25-28
Thanksgiving 4-Day
1$4,766,421-1,337-$3,565$295,989,738-
Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving 3-Day
1$3,976,778+38%1,337+354$2,974$295,989,73825
Dec 3-5
Post-Thanksgiving
1$2,355,819-40.8%1,140-197$2,066$298,924,78926
Dec 10-124$2,035,699-13.6%1,014-126$2,007$301,455,40027
Dec 17-197$2,592,117+27.3%834-180$3,108$304,942,17828
Dec 24-267$2,540,555-2%902+68$2,816$309,375,47329
Dec 31-Jan 2, 19837$4,025,193+58.4%1,125+223$3,577$317,827,56530
Jan 7-97$2,622,259-34.9%1,038-87$2,526$321,763,16331
Jan 14-167$1,768,246-32.6%844-194$2,095$324,297,87432
Jan 14-17
MLK wknd
1$1,907,621-1,117-$1,707$324,437,249-
Jan 21-239$1,414,911-20%792-52$1,786$326,208,49833
Jan 28-3010$1,271,340-10.1%721-71$1,763$327,909,77834
Feb 4-610$1,050,594-17.4%699-22$1,502$329,338,12635
Feb 11-1311$811,039-22.8%482-217$1,682$330,392,81236
Feb 18-201$1,610,701+98.6%725+243$2,221$332,308,01337
Feb 18-21
Presidents' Day wknd
8$1,887,838-725-$2,603$332,585,150-
Feb 25-278$1,390,334-13.7%727+2$1,912$334,376,23038
Mar 4-610$1,014,451-27%611-116$1,660$335,769,77939
Mar 11-1313$730,988-27.9%462-149$1,582$336,811,28440
Mar 18-208$749,925+2.6%393-69$1,908$337,803,24441
Mar 25-2713$536,129-28.5%322-71$1,664$338,601,80242
Apr 1-312$1,049,900+95.8%708+386$1,482$339,839,90943
Apr 1-4
Easter wknd
1$1,251,056-712-$1,757$340,041,065-
Apr 8-108$1,461,292+39.2%848+140$1,723$341,923,41344
Apr 15-179$1,557,590+6.6%725-123$2,148$344,163,87745
Apr 22-2410$1,195,506-23.2%690-35$1,732$345,849,53446
Apr 29-May 112$852,950-28.7%535-155$1,594$347,043,08347
May 6-814$525,763-38.4%422-113$1,245$347,807,19848
May 13-1512$555,112+5.6%413-9$1,344$348,544,88349
May 20-2210$798,984+43.9%497+84$1,607$349,527,85250
May 27-292$1,437,965+80%797+300$1,804$351,234,24051
May 27-30
Memorial Day wknd
9$1,718,800-739-$2,325$351,515,075-
Jun 3-513$1,053,934-26.7%677-120$1,556$352,905,92052