Weekend Domestic Chart for August 14th, 1981

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  MovieDistributorGenreGrossChangeThtrs.Per Thtr.Total GrossDays
1 (1) Raiders of the Lost Ark Paramount Pictures Adventure $5,157,432 +6% 1,310 $3,937   $104,088,566 66
2 (5) Stripes Columbia Comedy $3,042,397 -3% 1,044 $2,914   $58,826,081 52
3 (6) Arthur Warner Bros. Comedy $2,931,246 -5% 661 $4,435   $21,743,829 31
4 new Deadly Blessing United Artists $2,800,000   1,000 $2,800   $2,800,000 3
5 (9) Under the Rainbow Warner Bros. Comedy $2,717,447 +41% 771 $3,525   $9,418,480 17
6 (4) Heavy Metal Sony Pictures Adventure $2,693,969 -17% 738 $3,650   $7,967,081 10
7 (2) Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back 20th Century Fox Adventure $2,077,984 -48% 969 $2,144   $200,877,589 453
8 (3) Tarzan, The Ape Man MGM Action $2,058,645 -39% 825 $2,495   $24,274,951 24
9 (10) An Eye for an Eye Avco Embassy Action $1,804,357 n/c 544 $3,317   $0 10
10 (7) Superman II Warner Bros. Adventure $1,697,996 -22% 679 $2,501   $94,096,867 59
11 (8) Blow Out Filmways Pictures Thriller/Suspense $1,450,000 -28% 428 $3,388   $10,000,000 24
12 (11) Endless Love Universal Drama $1,255,655 -27% 471 $2,666   $19,486,265 31
13 (12) Victory Paramount Pictures Action $1,000,000 -38% 383 $2,611   $6,800,000 17
14 (13) Student Bodies Paramount Pictures Comedy $700,000 -56% 333 $2,102   $0 10
15 (16) The Cannonball Run 20th Century Fox Action $677,752 -11% 426 $1,591   $57,498,710 59
16 (14) Wolfen Warner Bros. Horror $615,228 -28% 300 $2,051   $8,873,042 24
17 (-) The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Avco Embassy $282,156   75 $3,762   $8,264,117 73
18 (-) The Blue Lagoon Universal Drama $275,039   116 $2,371   $0 423
19 new Chu Chu and the Philly Flash 20th Century Fox $221,898   97 $2,288   $221,898 3
20 (-) Comin' at Ya! Filmways Pictures $143,446   15 $9,563   $143,446 24
21 (20) Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams Columbia $0 -100% 0     $33,982,504 73
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