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Weekly Box Office

Weekly Box Office

August 27-September 2, 1982

Note: Weekly box office charts 7-day results (Friday through Thursday). To access the Weekend chart (Friday through Sunday), click here.


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TWLWTitle (Click to view)StudioWeekly Gross% ChangeTheater Count / ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
1 1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $10,157,661 -20.6% 1,709 -62 $5,944 $230,977,250 $10.5 12
2 2 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $8,526,478 +2.3% 980 +178 $8,700 $36,823,936 - 5
3 3 Friday the 13th Part III Par. $3,882,080 -51.8% 913 -166 $4,252 $26,052,422 - 3
4 4 The Beastmaster MGM $3,186,082 -31.9% 1,061 +48 $3,003 $7,866,882 - 2
5 6 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $3,033,316 -24.8% 596 +7 $5,089 $11,293,460 - 3
6 5 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. $2,735,985 -39.4% 1,005 -37 $2,722 $57,695,051 - 6
7 9 The World According to Garp WB $2,444,799 -18.8% 558 +5 $4,381 $20,847,497 - 6
8 - The Road Warrior WB $2,348,607 - 552 -122 $4,255 $19,920,228 - 8
9 N Homework JenF $2,081,232 - 262 - $7,944 $2,081,232 - 1
10 8 Rocky III UA $1,999,602 -36.2% 848 -87 $2,358 $109,302,882 - 14
11 10 Young Doctors in Love Fox $1,875,388 -29.7% 650 -22 $2,885 $25,757,042 - 7
12 7 Star Wars (Re-issue) Fox $1,823,253 -50.3% 712 -357 $2,561 $11,412,195 - 3
13 - Six Pack Fox $1,818,420 - 694 +124 $2,620 $15,918,803 - 7
14 12 Things Are Tough All Over Col. $1,611,040 -27.7% 661 -252 $2,437 $18,785,744 - 4
15 13 Night Shift WB $1,579,622 -22.9% 494 -18 $3,198 $14,151,338 - 5
16 11 Poltergeist MGM $1,343,379 -40.7% 0 -739 n/a $64,613,454 - 13
TOTAL (16 MOVIES):$50,446,944-17.9%11,695+6$4,314 
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* Production Budget in millions. Studios get on average 55 percent of the final gross.


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