Domestic Box Office For 1982

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
1E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial$359,197,0371,778$11,835,3893.3%1,103Jun 11-Universal Pictures
2Tootsie$177,200,0001,222$5,540,4703.1%943Dec 17-Columbia Pictures
3An Officer and a Gentleman$129,795,5541,050$3,304,6792.5%346Jul 30-Paramount Pictures
4Rocky III$124,146,8971,317$12,431,48610%939May 28-United Artists
5Porky's$105,492,4831,605$7,623,9887.2%1,148Mar 19-Twentieth Century Fox
6Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan$78,912,9631,621$14,347,22118.2%1,621Jun 4-Paramount Pictures
748 Hrs.$78,868,5081,050$4,369,8685.5%850Dec 10-Paramount Pictures
8Poltergeist$76,606,2801,060$6,896,6129%890Jun 4-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
9The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas$69,701,6371,435$11,874,26817%1,400Jul 23-Universal Pictures
10Annie$57,059,0031,102$510,6320.9%14May 21-Columbia Pictures
11The Verdict$53,977,250904$100,9820.2%3Dec 10May 12Twentieth Century Fox
12Gandhi$52,767,889825$131,1530.2%4Dec 10-Columbia Pictures
13First Blood$47,212,9041,054$6,642,00514.1%901Oct 22-Orion Pictures
14The Toy$47,118,0571,542$6,322,80413.4%1,381Dec 10-Columbia Pictures
15Firefox$46,708,2761,304$8,152,94817.5%881Jun 18-Warner Bros.
16The Dark Crystal$40,577,0011,052$4,657,33511.5%858Dec 17-Universal Pictures
17Conan the Barbarian$39,565,4751,683$9,603,13924.3%1,395May 14-Universal Pictures
18The Sword and the Sorcerer$39,103,425660$1,798,8794.6%233Apr 23--
19Best Friends$36,821,2031,080$4,022,89110.9%1,062Dec 17-Warner Bros.
20Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip$36,299,7201,277$7,780,69321.4%1,277Mar 12-Columbia Pictures
21Friday the 13th Part III$34,581,5191,079$9,406,52227.2%1,079Aug 13-Paramount Pictures
22TRON$33,000,0001,112$4,761,79514.4%1,091Jul 9-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
23Young Doctors in Love$30,688,860796$4,206,26513.7%709Jul 16-Twentieth Century Fox
24Sophie's Choice$30,036,000548$202,1310.7%9Dec 10-Universal Pictures
25The World According to Garp$29,712,172560$2,902,0889.8%357Jul 23-Warner Bros.
26Victor/Victoria$28,215,453615$139,6340.5%3Mar 19-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
27Blade Runner$27,580,1111,325$6,150,00222.3%1,295Jun 25-Warner Bros.
28Airplane II: The Sequel$27,150,5341,300$5,329,20819.6%1,150Dec 10-Paramount Pictures
29Fast Times at Ridgemont High$27,092,880713$2,545,6749.4%498Aug 13-Universal Pictures
30Some Kind of Hero$23,671,186975$5,631,29323.8%975Apr 2-Paramount Pictures
31The Road Warrior$23,667,907708$2,527,86410.7%704May 21-Warner Bros.
32Bambi
1982 Re-release
$23,000,000750---Jun 4-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
33Pink Floyd: The Wall$22,244,207673---Aug 13-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
34Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
1982 Re-release
$21,437,8791,330$4,347,10120.3%1,330Jul 16-Paramount Pictures
35Things Are Tough All Over$21,134,3741,516$5,906,70827.9%1,516Aug 6-Columbia Pictures
36Night Shift$21,095,638683$2,539,63312%683Jul 30-Warner Bros.
37Creepshow$21,028,7551,132$5,870,88927.9%1,127Nov 12-Warner Bros.
38Quest for Fire$20,959,585426---Feb 12Jun 3Twentieth Century Fox
39The Man from Snowy River$20,659,423517$694,1263.4%158Nov 5-Twentieth Century Fox
40Six Pack$20,225,989783$1,946,4189.6%504Jul 16-Twentieth Century Fox
41My Favorite Year$20,123,620720$2,400,69611.9%714Oct 8-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
42The Thing$19,629,760910$3,107,89715.8%840Jun 25-Universal Pictures
43Deathtrap$19,282,134603$2,238,97711.6%341Mar 19-Warner Bros.
44Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid$18,196,170906$4,289,60123.6%882May 21-Universal Pictures
45Peter Pan
1982 Re-release
$17,200,000800$957,2565.6%465Dec 17-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
46Zapped!$16,897,768777$823,5484.9%200Jul 23-Embassy Pictures
47They Call Me Bruce$16,894,678324$1,071,3456.3%165Nov 12--
48Death Wish II$16,100,000377---Feb 19--
49Kiss Me Goodbye$15,782,759803$1,345,6728.5%783Dec 24-Twentieth Century Fox
50Star Wars
1982 Re-release
$15,476,7851,070$3,766,80324.3%1,070Aug 13-Twentieth Century Fox
51Grease 2$15,171,4761,250$4,645,41130.6%1,250Jun 11-Paramount Pictures
52The Secret of NIMH$14,665,733700$386,5302.6%88Jul 2-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
53Halloween III: Season of the Witch$14,400,0001,328$6,333,25944%1,297Oct 22-Universal Pictures
54Diner$14,099,95330---Mar 5-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
55The Beastmaster$14,056,5281,061$2,955,64121%1,013Aug 20-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
56Missing$14,000,000733---Feb 12-Universal Pictures
57Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1982 Re-release
$13,276,2411,006$3,949,47829.7%992Nov 19-Twentieth Century Fox
58Visiting Hours$13,258,6701,176$5,250,15739.6%1,176May 28-Twentieth Century Fox
59Vice Squad$13,253,583510---Jan 22-Embassy Pictures
60Author! Author!$13,111,101508$2,279,26017.4%504Jun 18-Twentieth Century Fox
61Amityville II: The Possession$12,534,8171,200$4,104,27732.7%1,200Sep 24-Orion Pictures
62Monsignor$12,408,066885$3,631,83429.3%857Oct 22-Twentieth Century Fox
63Making Love$11,897,978380$3,015,49725.3%363Feb 12-Twentieth Century Fox
64The Seduction$11,378,339597---Jan 22-Embassy Pictures
65The Boat$10,915,2502$26,9940.2%2Feb 10-Columbia Pictures
66Silent Rage$10,490,7911,458$3,693,11735.2%1,458Apr 2-Columbia Pictures
67Savannah Smiles$10,413,170----Dec 10-Embassy Pictures
68Class Reunion$10,054,1501,125$3,086,52530.7%1,121Oct 29-Twentieth Century Fox
69Hanky Panky$9,823,9341,238$3,597,24436.6%1,238Jun 4-Columbia Pictures
70Shoot the Moon$9,217,530585---Jan 22-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
71A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy$9,077,269501$2,514,47827.7%501Jul 16-Warner Bros.
72Trail of the Pink Panther$9,056,073806$1,341,69514.8%806Dec 17-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
73If You Could See What I Hear$8,693,512558$2,408,00027.7%524Apr 23--
74Night Crossing$8,000,000640$1,547,91219.3%640Feb 5-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
75The Pirate Movie$7,983,086757$2,528,13331.7%757Aug 6-Twentieth Century Fox
76The Beast Within$7,742,572550$1,250,00016.1%550Feb 12-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
77Tex$7,400,000----Jul 30-Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
78The Missionary$7,241,180532$1,864,85225.8%532Nov 5-Columbia Pictures
79Cat People$7,000,000600$1,617,63623.1%600Apr 2-Universal Pictures
80I Ought to Be in Pictures$6,968,359662$2,170,39731.1%662Mar 26-Twentieth Century Fox
81The Amateur$6,892,098437---Feb 12-Twentieth Century Fox
82Six Weeks$6,668,025613$978,54114.7%613Dec 17Jan 20Universal Pictures
83Forced Vengeance$6,660,333576---Jul 30-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
84The Last Unicorn$6,455,330690$2,250,00034.9%648Nov 19--
85The Soldier$6,328,816488---Aug 13-Embassy Pictures
86The Border$6,118,683888$516,0148.4%84Jan 29-Universal Pictures
87Evil Under the Sun$6,110,000609$1,690,77427.7%609Mar 5-Universal Pictures
88Partners$6,062,898877$2,318,80138.2%877Apr 30-Paramount Pictures
89Still of the Night$5,979,947----Nov 19-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
90The Last American Virgin$5,829,781158---Aug 6-Cannon Film Distributors
91Megaforce$5,675,5991,193$2,350,02141.4%1,193Jun 25-Twentieth Century Fox
92Personal Best$5,672,311236---Feb 5-Warner Bros.
93Paradise$5,588,8001,147$2,815,50350.4%1,147May 7-Embassy Pictures
94Cannery Row$5,301,539700$1,500,00028.3%700Feb 12-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
95Venom$5,229,643900---Jan 29-Paramount Pictures
96Inchon$5,200,9861,291$2,326,11244.7%1,291Sep 17-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
97Heidi's Song$5,124,391982$1,416,71327.6%982Nov 19-Paramount Pictures
98Tempest$5,005,245659$80,4921.6%4Sep 3-Columbia Pictures
99Summer Lovers$4,968,000----Jul 16--
100Honkytonk Man$4,484,991686$667,72714.9%677Dec 17-Warner Bros.
101Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again$3,792,188300$819,47621.6%300Oct 1-Paramount Pictures
102Wrong Is Right$3,583,513934$1,412,64639.4%934May 14-Columbia Pictures
103Fighting Back$3,355,9481,104$1,624,38148.4%1,104May 21-Paramount Pictures
104Penitentiary II$3,178,542198$662,89620.9%198Apr 2-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
105The Challenge$2,977,706228---Jul 23-Embassy Pictures
106Homework$2,914,328262$1,366,53546.9%262Aug 27--
107Jinxed!$2,869,638877$1,209,31142.1%877Oct 22-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
108It Came from Hollywood$2,573,342650$1,095,00342.6%650Oct 29-Paramount Pictures
109A Stranger Is Watching$2,519,559----Jan 22-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
110A Little Sex$2,370,376550$1,030,07043.5%500Apr 2-Universal Pictures
111Yes, Giorgio$2,279,543424---Sep 24-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
112Barbarosa$1,736,123187$285,31216.4%187Feb 19-Universal Pictures
113I, the Jury$1,515,578----Jan 9-Twentieth Century Fox
114Endangered Species$1,474,249----Sep 10-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
115The Sender$1,054,328300$434,88441.2%300Oct 22-Paramount Pictures
116Lookin' to Get Out$946,461303$528,55955.8%303Oct 8-Paramount Pictures
117Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean$840,958----Nov 12-Cinecom Pictures
118The House Where Evil Dwells$667,863----May 14-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
119One from the Heart$636,79641$389,24961.1%41Feb 12-Columbia Pictures
120The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time$524,203----Mar 3-Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
121Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl$327,958----Jun 25-Columbia Pictures
122I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can$291,390----Mar 5-Paramount Pictures
123Split Image$263,635----Oct 1-Orion Pictures
124Five Days One Summer$199,0786$43,89122%6Nov 12-Warner Bros.
125The Escape Artist$143,3692$23,32316.3%2May 28-Warner Bros.
126Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales$78,35033$78,350100%33Nov 19-Warner Bros.
127Movie Madness$63,405----Apr 23-United Artists
128White Dog$46,509----Nov 12-Paramount Pictures
129Hammett$42,914----Sep 17-Warner Bros.
130Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains$25,728----Oct 15-Paramount Pictures
131Love & Money$14,009----Feb 12-Paramount Pictures