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1983 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1983

#1–100 - #101–163
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersOpen
1Return of the JediFox$252,583,6171,764$23,019,6181,0025/25
2Terms of EndearmentPar.$108,423,4891,259$3,498,81326011/23
3FlashdancePar.$92,921,2031,140$4,076,1241,1404/15
4Trading PlacesPar.$90,404,8001,389$7,348,2001,3756/10
5WarGamesMGM$79,567,667977$6,227,8048436/3
6OctopussyMGM$67,893,6191,339$8,902,5641,3116/10
7Sudden ImpactWB$67,642,6931,602$9,688,5611,53012/9
8Staying AlivePar.$64,892,6701,747$12,146,1431,6607/15
9Mr. MomFox$64,783,8271,362$947,1971267/22
10Risky BusinessWB$63,541,7771,137$4,275,3276708/5
11National Lampoon's VacationWB$61,399,5521,253$8,333,3581,1757/29
12Superman IIIWB$59,950,6231,763$13,352,3571,7596/17
13The Big ChillCol.$56,342,711832$3,662,1527229/30
14Never Say Never AgainWB$55,432,8411,560$10,958,1571,55010/7
15Jaws 3-DUni.$45,517,0551,311$13,422,5001,3007/22
16Scarface (1983)Uni.$44,668,7981,008$4,597,53699612/9
17Blue ThunderCol.$42,313,3541,555$8,258,1491,5395/13
18YentlMGM$40,218,899747$3,050,21950111/18
19SilkwoodFox$35,615,609843$1,218,32225712/16
20Psycho IIUni.$34,725,0001,488$8,310,2441,4486/3
21Porky's II: The Next DayFox$33,759,2661,564$7,054,9881,5116/24
22Uncommon ValorPar.$30,503,1511,076$3,144,36798912/16
23Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1983)BV$30,100,0001,362$6,017,9141,3627/15
24Never Cry WolfBV$29,600,000540$1,116,4378810/7
25Twilight Zone: The MovieWB$29,450,9191,288$6,614,3661,2756/24
26Easy MoneyOrion$29,309,7661,171$5,844,9741,1308/19
27High Road to ChinaWB$28,445,9271,508$6,156,0491,5083/18
28The OutsidersWB$25,697,6471,002$5,068,1658293/25
29Spring BreakCol.$24,071,6661,531$5,908,5741,4933/25
30Two of a KindFox$23,646,9521,278$3,344,9421,24412/16
31My TutorCrwn$22,587,834500$435,188963/4
32ClassOrion$21,667,789844$4,553,2338397/22
33The Right StuffWB$21,192,102627$1,601,16722910/21
34CujoWB$21,156,1521,293$6,114,8991,2398/12
35ChristineCol.$21,017,8491,101$3,408,9041,04512/9
36The Rescuers (Re-issue)BV$21,000,0001,040$2,111,58286212/16
37The Dead ZonePar.$20,766,6161,293$4,556,0831,29310/21
38BreathlessOrion$19,910,0021,166$4,384,3691,1615/13
39A Christmas StoryMGM$19,294,144938$2,072,47388611/18
40Max Dugan ReturnsFox$17,613,720801$2,791,0027903/25
41Valley GirlAtl$17,343,596442$1,856,7804424/29
42All the Right MovesFox$17,233,166909$1,625,48644210/21
43KrullCol.$16,519,4601,289$5,469,4151,2817/29
44Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden ZoneCol.$16,478,2651,344$7,053,0161,3385/20
45Richard Pryor: Here and NowCol.$16,156,7761,411$3,701,6091,41110/28
46D.C. CabUni.$16,134,627908$1,564,53086212/16
47Gorky ParkOrion$15,856,028631$1,290,75462912/16
48Cheech & Chong Still Smokin'Par.$15,543,710730$3,085,7057105/6
49Monty Python's The Meaning of LifeUni.$14,929,552554$1,987,8532574/1
50Educating RitaCol.$14,648,076407$73,51839/23
51Private SchoolUni.$14,049,5401,024$4,411,8611,0247/29
52The SurvivorsCol.$14,000,0001,014$3,044,9271,0066/24
53The EntityFox$13,277,5581,035$3,685,6541,0312/4
54Revenge of the NinjaMGM$13,168,027504$2,114,1254329/9
55To Be or Not to Be (1983)Fox$13,030,214645$1,020,95863812/16
56Stroker AceUni.$13,000,0001,385$4,668,1351,3857/1
57Lone Wolf McQuadeOrion$12,232,6281,221$4,295,3001,2214/15
58The Black Stallion ReturnsMGM$12,049,1081,376$2,923,2971,3703/25
59The Sword in the Stone (Re-issue)BV$12,000,000741$2,230,6144873/25
60DeathstalkerNW$11,919,250250$456,7001669/2
61ZeligWB$11,798,616245$60,11967/15
62The Lords of DisciplinePar.$11,787,127800$3,011,9328002/18
63Raiders of the Lost Ark (Re-issue) (1983)Par.$11,374,454628$1,327,4516283/25
64The Smurfs and the Magic FluteAtl$11,234,220432$1,180,58218310/7
65The Man Who Loved WomenCol.$10,964,231845$1,347,03280212/16
66Hercules (1983)MGM$10,676,1941,014$3,473,6351,0018/26
67The House on Sorority RowFVI$10,604,986153$617,6611531/21
68Doctor DetroitUni.$10,375,8931,343$3,295,7221,3435/6
69Deal of the CenturyWB$10,369,5811,226$3,520,6051,21711/4
70The Man with Two BrainsWB$10,353,4381,203$3,498,9311,2036/3
71The Year of Living DangerouslyWB$10,278,575690$35,00011/21
72BrainstormMGM$10,219,460498$1,196,9651699/30
73LovesickWB$10,171,304744$3,093,2817182/18
74Without a TraceFox$9,632,062721$1,609,4487212/4
75Bad Boys (1983)Uni.$9,190,819535$2,171,1974683/25
76Rear Window (Re-issue) (1983)Uni.$9,084,420N/AN/AN/A9/30
77Strange BrewMGM$8,571,374849$1,913,3898498/26
78Tender MerciesUni.$8,443,12437$46,97733/4
79Something Wicked This Way ComesBV$8,400,000817$2,423,5558174/29
8010 to MidnightMGM$7,175,592595$3,050,2255953/11
81Romantic ComedyMGM$6,857,733911$2,366,02591110/7
82Fanny and AlexanderEmb$6,783,304N/AN/AN/A6/17
83NightmaresUni.$6,670,6801,025$2,572,7501,0259/2
84The Golden SealGold.$6,666,725435$920,0184188/19
85The Osterman WeekendFox$6,486,797670$301,12912510/21
86Star 80WB$6,472,990502$412,5669411/11
87The Sting IIUni.$6,347,0721,294$3,106,1081,2942/18
88Amityville 3-DOrion$6,333,1351,254$2,366,4721,25411/18
89Chained HeatJenF$6,149,983417$2,252,6824045/27
90Beyond the LimitPar.$5,997,566707$2,208,9767009/30
91The HungerMGM$5,979,292775$1,832,8987754/29
92Local HeroWB$5,895,761207$23,56712/18
93Porky's (Re-issue)Fox$5,797,1901,192$2,139,8271,1925/6
94Under FireOrion$5,696,391816$1,837,76881610/21
95Smokey & the Bandit Part IIIUni.$5,678,9501,119$1,728,0604988/12
96A Night in HeavenFox$5,563,663901$1,835,42190111/18
97The Star ChamberFox$5,555,305796$1,980,1057968/5
98The Grey FoxMGM$5,516,140N/AN/AN/A3/13
99Vertigo (1983 re-issue)Uni.$5,343,461N/AN/AN/A10/28
100The DresserCol.$5,310,748241$26,877312/9
Summary of 163 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$2,657,434,919----
Averages:$16,303,282----
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