Domestic Box Office For Summer 1981

Summer 1981 runs May 1-Sep 5

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Superman II$108,185,7061,878$108,185,706Jun 19Warner Bros.
2Stripes$85,297,0001,074$85,297,000Jun 26Columbia Pictures
3The Cannonball Run$72,179,5791,692$72,179,579Jun 19Twentieth Century Fox
4For Your Eyes Only$54,812,802952$54,812,802Jun 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
5The Four Seasons$50,427,646623$50,427,646May 22Universal Pictures
6History of the World: Part I$31,672,907484$31,672,907Jun 12Twentieth Century Fox
7Bustin' Loose$31,261,269828$31,261,269May 22Universal Pictures
8The Great Muppet Caper$31,206,25173$31,206,251Jun 26Universal Pictures
9Endless Love$31,184,024574$31,184,024Jul 17Universal Pictures
10An American Werewolf in London$30,565,292870$30,565,292Aug 21Universal Pictures
11Body Heat$24,058,83834$24,058,838Aug 28Warner Bros.
12Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark$21,861,9101,078$212,222,025Jun 12Paramount Pictures
13Friday the 13th Part 2$21,722,7761,350$21,722,776Apr 30Paramount Pictures
14Under the Rainbow$18,826,490488$18,826,490Jul 31Warner Bros.
15Outland$17,374,595331$17,374,595May 22Warner Bros.
16Dragonslayer$14,110,013868$14,110,013Jun 26Paramount Pictures
17The Legend of the Lone Ranger$12,617,8451,018$12,617,845May 22Universal Pictures
18Wolfen$10,626,725967$10,626,725Jul 24Warner Bros.
19Prince of the City$8,124,2573$8,124,257Aug 19Warner Bros.
20Student Bodies$5,165,432628$5,165,432Aug 7Paramount Pictures
21Arthur$3,626,046701$95,461,682Jul 17Warner Bros.
22Honky Tonk Freeway$2,004,742629$2,004,742Aug 21Universal Pictures
23King of the Mountain$1,791,147703$1,791,147May 1Universal Pictures
24Cattle Annie and Little Britches$388,664215$534,816Apr 24Universal Pictures