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ALL RELEASES WIDE RELEASES LIMITED RELEASES CALENDAR GROSSES

1981 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1981

#1–100 - #101–113
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RowRankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
10170Whose Life Is It, Anyway?MGM$8,206,145615$1,348,57661512/2
1022On Golden PondUni.$119,285,4321,015$89,213212/4
10313RedsPar.$40,382,659644$2,325,02939612/4
10416TapsFox$35,856,053792$93,005312/9
10565RolloverWB$10,851,261755$2,260,68975512/11
10668Pennies From HeavenMGM$9,171,289N/A$520,00031512/11
10773Buddy BuddyMGM$7,258,543248$189,00024812/11
10834Ghost StoryUni.$23,371,905600$2,105,72954812/16
10917Sharky's MachineWB$35,610,1001,388$3,022,0411,38812/18
11024Neighbors (1981)Par.$29,916,2071,387$6,481,3861,38712/18
11126Cinderella (Re-issue) (1981)BV$28,040,000N/A$1,300,00056012/18
11291HeartbeepsUni.$2,154,696N/A$407,46449312/18
11329Modern ProblemsFox$26,154,2111,119N/A1,11112/25
Summary of 113 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,290,052,401----
Averages:$20,265,950----
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Note: RELEASE DATE shows all movies that opened in a given time period and their total grosses. WIDE RELEASES shows only movies released in 600 or more theaters and their total grosses, grouped by wide release date. LIMITED RELEASES shows only movies released in less than 600 theaters and their total grosses, grouped by release date. CALENDAR GROSSES shows all movies playing during the indicated time period, both new and holdover, and their grosses (or estimated grosses) during that time period. Movies released outside the indicated time period are shown in italics. Click here for a full explanation of the various box office sections

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