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 (100%)
$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
GenresAdventure Family Sci-Fi
In Release569 days/81 weeks
Widest Release1,778 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Jun 11-171$21,806,376-1,101-$19,805$21,806,3761
Jun 18-241$23,015,634+5.5%1,105+4$20,828$44,822,0102
Jun 25-Jul 11$24,881,545+8.1%1,279+174$19,453$69,703,5553
Jul 2-81$24,346,757-2.1%1,331+52$18,292$94,050,3124
Jul 9-151$22,380,203-8.1%1,398+67$16,008$116,430,5155
Jul 16-221$22,886,905+2.3%1,505+107$15,207$139,317,4206
Jul 23-291$19,763,565-13.6%1,524+19$12,968$159,080,9857
Jul 30-Aug 51$18,084,856-8.5%1,555+31$11,630$177,165,8418
Aug 6-121$16,353,911-9.6%1,568+13$10,429$193,519,7529
Aug 13-191$14,503,353-11.3%1,778+210$8,157$208,023,10510
Aug 20-261$12,796,484-11.8%1,771-7$7,225$220,819,58911
Aug 27-Sep 21$10,157,661-20.6%1,709-62$5,943$230,977,25012
Sep 3-93$9,141,606-10%1,614-95$5,663$240,118,85613
Sep 10-162$6,220,238-32%1,485-129$4,188$246,339,09414
Sep 17-231$5,600,712-10%1,301-184$4,304$251,939,80615
Sep 24-301$5,404,940-3.5%1,395+94$3,874$257,344,74616
Oct 1-71$4,866,561-10%1,401+6$3,473$262,211,30717
Oct 8-142$5,030,117+3.4%1,352-49$3,720$267,241,42418
Oct 15-211$4,353,448-13.5%1,346-6$3,234$271,594,87219
Oct 22-284$4,201,750-3.5%1,200-146$3,501$275,796,62220
Oct 29-Nov 44$3,755,336-10.6%1,120-80$3,352$279,551,95821
Nov 5-112$4,211,665+12.2%1,110-10$3,794$283,763,62322
Nov 12-183$3,712,568-11.9%1,136+26$3,268$287,476,19123
Nov 19-254$4,536,769+22.2%1,021-115$4,443$292,012,96024
Nov 26-Dec 21$4,556,010+0.4%1,337+316$3,407$296,568,97025
Dec 3-93$2,850,731-37.4%1,140-197$2,500$299,575,78226
Dec 10-164$2,930,360+2.8%1,014-126$2,889$302,350,06127
Dec 17-237$4,484,857+53%741-273$6,052$306,834,91828
Dec 24-307$6,967,454+55.4%880+139$7,917$313,802,37229
Dec 31-Jan 6, 19837$5,338,532-23.4%1,125+245$4,745$319,140,90430
Jan 7-137$3,388,724-36.5%1,038-87$3,264$321,763,16331
Jan 14-208$2,263,959-33.2%1,120+82$2,021$324,793,58732
Jan 21-277$1,844,851-18.5%792-328$2,329$326,638,43833
Jan 28-Feb 310$1,649,094-10.6%721-71$2,287$328,287,53234
Feb 4-1010$1,294,241-21.5%699-22$1,851$329,581,77335
Feb 11-179$1,115,539-13.8%479-220$2,328$330,697,31236
Feb 18-248$2,288,584+105.2%722+243$3,169$332,985,89637
Feb 25-Mar 38$1,769,432-22.7%723+1$2,447$334,755,32838
Mar 4-109$1,324,968-25.1%610-113$2,172$336,080,29639
Mar 11-1713$973,023-26.6%447-163$2,176$337,053,31940
Mar 18-249$1,012,354+4%385-62$2,629$338,065,67341
Mar 25-3113$724,336-28.5%336-49$2,155$338,790,00942
Apr 1-711$1,672,112+130.8%678+342$2,466$340,462,12143
Apr 8-148$2,144,166+28.2%836+158$2,564$342,606,28744
Apr 15-219$2,047,741-4.5%689-147$2,972$344,654,02845
Apr 22-2810$1,536,105-25%660-29$2,327$346,190,13346
Apr 29-May 512$1,091,302-29%502-158$2,173$347,281,43547
May 6-1213$708,336-35.1%413-89$1,715$347,989,77148
May 13-1912$739,097+4.3%361-52$2,047$348,728,86849
May 20-2611$1,067,407+44.4%459+98$2,325$349,796,27550
May 27-Jun 210$2,055,711+92.6%731+272$2,812$351,851,98651
Jun 3-914$1,491,203-27.5%530-201$2,813$353,343,18952