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1980 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1980

#1–100 - #101–116
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1The Empire Strikes BackFox$209,398,0251,278$4,910,4831265/21
29 to 5Fox$103,290,500N/A$3,966,83291012/19
3Stir CrazyCol.$101,300,000N/A$8,691,88681312/12
4Airplane!Par.$83,453,539N/AN/AN/A6/27
5Any Which Way You CanWB$70,687,344N/A$8,024,6631,54112/17
6Private BenjaminWB$69,847,348N/A$4,739,76976310/10
7Coal Miner's DaughterUni.$67,182,787N/A$3,366,4434373/7
8Smokey and the Bandit IIUni.$66,132,626N/A$10,883,8351,1968/15
9The Blue LagoonCol.$58,853,106N/AN/AN/A6/20
10The Blues BrothersUni.$57,229,890N/A$4,858,1525946/20
11Ordinary PeoplePar.$54,766,923N/A$170,33569/19
12PopeyePar.$49,823,037901$6,310,52090112/12
13Urban CowboyPar.$46,918,287N/AN/AN/A6/6
14The ShiningWB$44,017,374N/A$622,337105/23
15Seems Like Old TimesCol.$43,995,918N/AN/AN/A12/19
16Cheech & Chong's Next MovieUni.$41,675,194N/A$5,262,9638147/18
17CaddyshackWB$39,846,344N/A$3,142,6896567/25
18Friday the 13th (1980)Par.$39,754,601N/A$5,816,3211,1005/9
19BrubakerFox$37,121,708N/A$2,748,0795946/20
20Little DarlingsPar.$34,326,249N/AN/AN/A3/21
21Dressed to KillOrion$31,899,000N/AN/AN/A6/23
22The Jazz SingerUni.$27,118,000N/AN/AN/A12/19
23Flash GordonUni.$27,107,960N/A$3,934,03082312/5
24Lady and the Tramp (Re-issue) (1980)BV$26,114,207N/AN/AN/A3/7
25The Elephant ManPar.$26,010,864N/AN/AN/A10/3
26Bronco BillyWB$24,265,659N/A$3,708,7101,3216/11
27Raging BullMGM$23,334,953N/A$128,590411/14
28XanaduUni.$22,762,571N/A$1,471,5952498/8
29American GigoloPar.$22,743,674N/A$3,559,9305702/1
30My BodyguardFox$22,482,952N/A$178,641397/11
31The FogAVCO$21,378,361N/AN/AN/A2/1
32Fame (1980)MGM$21,202,829N/A$118,16035/16
33TessCol.$20,093,330N/AN/AN/A12/12
34Altered StatesWB$19,853,892N/A$174,650312/25
35Song of the South (Re-issue) (1980)BV$19,800,000N/AN/AN/A10/8
36CruisingMGM$19,784,223N/AN/AN/A2/15
37The OctagonAmCi$18,971,000N/AN/AN/A8/14
38The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1980)BV$18,000,000N/AN/AN/A12/19
39Honeysuckle RoseWB$17,815,212N/A$2,189,9668267/18
40Herbie Goes BananasBV$17,000,000N/AN/AN/A6/25
41Rough CutPar.$16,656,125N/AN/AN/A6/20
42The Final CountdownMGM$16,647,800N/AN/AN/A8/1
43The HunterPar.$16,274,150N/AN/AN/A8/1
44Hero at LargeMGM$15,934,737N/A$1,850,7254862/8
45The Long RidersUA$15,795,189N/A$2,351,1127595/16
46The Island (1980)Uni.$15,716,828N/A$3,123,2675846/13
47Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Special Edition)Col.$15,693,175N/AN/AN/A11/14
48First FamilyWB$15,198,912N/A$3,635,56456312/25
49Prom NightEmb$14,796,236N/AN/AN/A8/15
50The Nude BombUni.$14,662,035N/A$3,565,0667935/9
51Oh, God! Book IIWB$14,504,277N/A$3,439,8461,03310/3
52The CompetitionCol.$14,287,755N/A$76,163612/3
53Wholly MosesCol.$14,155,617N/A$3,625,2806086/13
54Mary Poppins (re-issue)BV$14,000,000N/AN/AN/A5/23
55Last Married Couple in AmericaUni.$12,835,544N/A$2,454,2894882/8
56Used CarsCol.$11,715,321N/AN/AN/A7/18
58The Mirror Crack'dAFD$11,000,000N/AN/AN/A12/19
57The Last Flight of Noah's ArkBV$11,000,000N/AN/AN/A7/27
59The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu ManchuWB$10,697,276N/A$2,399,1094658/8
60Stardust MemoriesUA$10,389,003N/A$326,779299/26
61The Hollywood KnightsCol.$10,000,000N/AN/AN/A5/16
62SerialPar.$9,870,727N/AN/AN/A3/28
63Somewhere in TimeUni.$9,709,597N/A$1,203,01136910/3
65Saturn 3AFD$9,000,000N/AN/AN/A2/15
64TributeFox$9,000,000N/AN/AN/A12/14
66The FormulaMGM$8,894,289N/A$842,98547712/19
67Mad MaxFilm$8,750,000N/AN/AN/A3/21
68The Big BrawlWB$8,527,743N/A$1,108,0252318/29
69The AwakeningWB$8,415,112N/A$2,728,52090910/31
70FatsoFox$7,653,061N/AN/AN/A2/1
72How to Beat the High Cost of LivingFilm$7,500,000N/AN/AN/A1/1
71How to Become a DetectiveFilm$7,500,000N/AN/AN/A6/1
73FoxesMGM$7,470,348N/A$221,141342/29
74The Big Red OneMGM$7,206,220N/AN/AN/A7/18
75The Stunt ManFox$7,063,886N/AN/AN/A6/27
76Where the Buffalo RoamUni.$6,659,377N/A$1,750,5934644/25
77The Gong Show MovieUni.$6,621,520N/A$1,476,4257755/23
78Motel HellMGM$6,342,668N/A$1,924,77675710/24
79Little Miss MarkerUni.$6,321,392N/A$853,1734723/21
80Oh, Heavenly Dog!Fox$6,216,067N/A$323,3201147/11
81Divine MadnessWB$5,318,098N/A$769,7871279/26
82In God We TrustUni.$5,215,015N/A$2,008,1506539/26
83He Knows You're AloneMGM$4,875,436N/A$748,8242798/29
84Coast to CoastPar.$4,495,445N/AN/AN/A10/3
85Willie & PhilFox$4,400,000N/AN/AN/A-
86Melvin and HowardUni.$4,309,490N/AN/AN/A10/24
87RoadieMGM$4,226,370N/A$1,002,2635496/13
88GloriaCol.$4,059,673N/A$33,767110/1
89Jaws 2 (1980 re-issue)Uni.$4,028,73526$1,382,756262/15
90KagemushaFox$4,000,000N/AN/AN/A10/10
91ResurrectionUni.$3,910,019N/A$308,0684179/26
92Hide in Plain SightMGM$3,806,930N/A$810,1093253/21
93Guyana: Cult of the DamnedUni.$3,798,102748$1,668,9657481/25
94When Time Ran OutWB$3,763,988677$1,400,9946773/28
95Heaven's GateUA$3,484,331N/AN/AN/A11/19
96FfolkesUni.$2,993,772398$805,5113984/18
97Midnight MadnessBV$2,900,000N/AN/AN/A2/8
98Loving CouplesFox$2,806,659N/A$1,010,18159210/24
99The IdolmakerMGM$2,625,716N/A$318,40317111/14
100The Black MarbleAVCO$2,500,000N/AN/AN/A1/1
Summary of 116 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,303,389,828----
Averages:$19,856,809----
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