Domestic 1983 Weekend 49

December 9-11, 1983

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
1-Sudden Impact$9,688,561-1,530-$6,332$9,688,5611Warner Bros.
2-Scarface$4,597,536-996-$4,616$4,597,5361Universal Pictures
31Terms of Endearment$4,245,520+35.8%945+685$4,492$14,295,3493Paramount Pictures
4-Christine$3,408,904-1,045-$3,262$3,408,9041Columbia Pictures
5-Yentl$3,050,219-501-$6,088-4Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
62A Christmas Story$1,773,767-33.3%854-70$2,077$12,800,3624Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
77The Dead Zone$1,478,678+90.1%---$20,766,6168Paramount Pictures
83The Big Chill$1,102,466-45.9%793-39$1,390$40,118,25511Columbia Pictures
94Never Say Never Again$666,311-49.8%718-226$928$51,284,24410Warner Bros.
105The Smurfs and the Magic Flute$631,140-38.2%207-36$3,048$5,330,98310Atlantic Releasing Corporation
116All the Right Moves$440,202-53%699-191$629$16,936,4788Twentieth Century Fox
128Educating Rita$396,723-47.4%395-10$1,004$9,337,55412Columbia Pictures
1311The Right Stuff$368,225-46%184-51$2,001$11,922,9878Warner Bros.
1413A Night in Heaven$159,613-74.7%---$5,563,6634Twentieth Century Fox
1514Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi$158,486-33.9%94-17$1,686$244,583,98229Twentieth Century Fox
169Amityville 3-D$13,135-98.2%---$6,333,1354Orion Pictures