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Top 1983 Movies at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top 1983 International - Top 1983 Worldwide

Other Domestic Cumulative records: All Time Domestic - All Time Domestic (Inf. Adj.) - Top 2016 Domestic - Top 2017 Domestic

This chart contains the total domestic box office for the top 100 movies released in 1983.

See Top Grossing Movies of 1983 for a list of movies that earned most at the domestic box office during 1983, including films released in 1982.

Top 1982 Domestic Top 1984 Domestic
Rank Movie Domestic
Box
Office
Opening
Theater
Count
Opening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
1 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $309,205,079 1,002 $23,019,618 2,111
2 Terms of Endearment $108,423,489 260 $3,498,813 1,259
3 Flashdance $90,463,574 1,140 $4,076,124 1,140
4 Trading Places $90,400,000 1,375 $7,348,200 1,387
5 WarGames $74,433,837 843 $6,227,804 977
6 Octopussy $67,900,000 1,311 $8,902,564 1,339
7 Sudden Impact $67,642,693 1,530 $9,688,561 1,602
8 Mr. Mom $64,800,000 126 $947,197 1,362
9 Staying Alive $63,841,474 1,660 $12,146,143 1,747
10 Risky Business $63,541,777 670 $4,275,327 1,137
11 National Lampoon’s Vacation $61,400,000 1,175 $8,333,358 1,253
12 Superman III $59,950,623 1,759 $13,352,357 1,763
13 The Big Chill $56,077,501 722 $3,662,152 832
14 Never Say Never Again $55,500,000 1,550 $10,958,157 1,560
15 Scarface $44,942,821 996 $4,597,536 1,008
16 Blue Thunder $42,313,354 1,539 $8,258,149 1,555
17 Jaws 3-D $42,245,180 1,300 $13,422,500 1,311
18 Yentl $39,012,241 13 $341,768 747
19 Silkwood $35,615,609 257 $1,218,322 843
20 Porky's II: The Next Day $33,759,266 1,511 $7,054,988 1,564
21 Psycho II $32,000,000 1,448 $8,310,244 1,448
22 Twilight Zone: The Movie $29,500,000 1,275 $6,614,366 1,288
23 Easy Money $29,309,766 1,130 $5,844,974 1,171
24 High Road to China $28,416,459 1,508 $6,156,049 1,508
25 Uncommon Valor $27,900,000 989 $3,144,367 1,076
26 Never Cry Wolf $27,668,764 1 $36,385 540
27 The Outsiders $25,697,647 829 $5,068,165 1,002
28 Spring Break $24,071,666 1,493 $5,908,574 1,531
29 Two of a Kind $23,700,000 1,244 $3,344,942 1,278
30 My Tutor $22,587,000 96 $435,188 500
31 Class $21,667,789 839 $4,553,233 844
32 The Right Stuff $21,500,000 229 $1,601,167 627
33 Christine $21,200,000 1,045 $3,408,904 1,101
34 Cujo $21,156,152 1,239 $6,114,899 1,293
35 The Dead Zone $20,766,000 1,293 $4,556,083 1,293
36 A Christmas Story $20,605,209 886 $2,071,473 938
37 Breathless $19,910,002 1,161 $4,384,369 1,166
38 Max Dugan Returns $17,613,720 790 $2,791,002 801
39 All the Right Moves $17,200,000 442 $1,625,486 909
40 Valley Girl $16,800,000 442 $1,856,780 442
41 Krull $16,519,460 1,281 $5,469,415 1,289
42 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone $16,478,265 1,338 $7,053,016 1,344
43 Richard Pryor Here and Now $16,156,776 1,411 $3,701,609 1,411
44 D.C. Cab $16,134,000 862 $1,564,530 908
45 Gorky Park $15,900,000 629 $1,290,754 631
46 Still Smokin $15,543,000 710 $3,085,705 730
47 The Meaning of Life $14,929,552 257 $1,987,853 554
48 Educating Rita $14,688,000 3 $73,518 407
49 Private School $14,049,540 1,024 $4,411,861 1,024
50 The Survivors $14,000,000 1,006 $3,044,927 1,014
51 The Entity $13,277,558 1,031 $3,685,654 1,035
52 To Be or Not to Be $13,030,214 638 $1,020,958 645
53 Stroker Ace $13,000,000 1,385 $4,668,135 1,385
54 Lone Wolf McQuade $12,232,628 1,221 $4,300,000 1,221
55 Zelig $11,798,616 1 $60,119 431
56 The Lords of Discipline $11,721,041 800 $3,011,932 800
57 La flûte à six schtroumpfs $11,234,220 15 $59,928 432
58 The Man Who Loved Women $11,000,000 802 $1,347,032 845
59 Deal of the Century $10,400,000 1,217 $3,520,605 1,226
60 Doctor Detroit $10,400,000 1,343 $3,295,722 1,343
61 The Man with Two Brains $10,353,438 1,203 $3,498,931 1,203
62 Revenge of the Ninja $10,325,628 93 $509,106 504
63 Lovesick $10,143,618 718 $3,093,281 744

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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