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48 Hrs. (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $75,936,265Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 970 $75,936,265
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,837 $75,936,265
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 244 $75,936,265
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $75,936,265
Leggiest Movies 26 15.57

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 8th, 1982 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: 48 Hrs.
Comparisons: vs. Trading Places
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Keywords: Buddy Cop, Buddy Comedy
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 47 $476,530 May 27, 1983 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 65 $467,853 May 20, 1983 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 78 $409,986 May 13, 1983 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 96 $389,548 May 6, 1983 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 70 $676,068 Apr 29, 1983 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 64 $942,157 Apr 22, 1983 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 61 $1,024,043 Apr 15, 1983 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 100 $776,811 Apr 8, 1983 124
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 99 $1,379,770 Mar 18, 1983 103
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 87 $2,757,511 Feb 18, 1983 75
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 230 $7,791,063 Feb 18, 1983 75
Fastest to $50m 1,411 $50,925,225 Feb 4, 1983 61
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 116 $8,930,294 Jan 28, 1983 54
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 173 $13,397,303 Dec 31, 1982 26
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 212 $11,433,161 Dec 24, 1982 19

Cast

Nick Nolte    Jack Cates
   Reggie Hammond
Brion James    Detective Kehoe
Frank McRae    Haden
James Remar    Ganz
Annette O'Toole    Elaine
Jonathan Banks    Algren
Denise Crosby    Sally
David Patrick Kelly    Luther
Jack Thibeau    Detective
Todd Allen    Young Cop

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Composer    James Horner
Costumer: Women    Jennifer L. Parsons

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 22nd, 2011

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/12/10 3 $4,369,868   850 $5,141   $5,273,192 1
1982/12/17 5 $3,328,170 -24% 850 $3,915   $10,318,506 2
1982/12/24 3 $3,776,797 +13% 850 $4,443   $16,059,162 3
1982/12/31 6 $4,425,626 +17% 850 $5,207   $24,640,357 4
1983/01/07 2 $4,877,053 +10% 920 $5,301   $30,981,628 5
1983/01/14 2 $4,547,066 -7% 1,050 $4,331   $37,222,220 6
1983/01/21 2 $3,826,763 -16% 1,050 $3,645   $42,477,665 7
1983/01/28 2 $3,160,722 -17% 1,050 $3,010   $46,785,259 8
1983/02/04 3 $3,193,551 +1% 1,050 $3,041   $50,925,225 9
1983/02/11 2 $2,237,435 -30% 1,050 $2,131   $53,880,015 10
1983/02/18 6 $2,757,511 +23% 906 $3,044   $57,548,098 11
1983/02/25 6 $1,887,534 -32% 906 $2,083   $59,907,363 12
1983/03/04 3 $1,807,448 -4% 800 $2,259   $62,219,679 13
1983/03/11 5 $1,533,510 -15% 774 $1,981   $64,094,797 14
1983/03/18 5 $1,379,770 -10% 750 $1,840   $65,862,723 15
1983/03/25 10 $953,860 -31% 609 $1,566   $67,309,689 16
1983/04/01 13 $780,978 -18% 504 $1,550   $68,519,882 17
1983/04/08 12 $776,811 -1% 508 $1,529   $69,681,033 18
1983/04/15 12 $1,024,043 +32% 530 $1,932   $71,075,890 19
1983/04/22 14 $942,157 -8% 560 $1,682   $72,416,908 20
1983/04/29 15 $676,068 -28% 468 $1,445   $73,421,578 21
1983/05/06 18 $389,548 -42% 350 $1,113   $74,075,122 22
1983/05/13 16 $409,986 +5% 315 $1,302   $74,653,424 23
1983/05/20 13 $467,853 +14% 325 $1,440   $75,275,990 24
1983/05/27 15 $476,530 +2% 262 $1,819   $75,936,265 25

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/12/10 3 $6,087,012   850 $7,161   $6,990,336 2
1982/12/17 5 $5,292,029 -13% 850 $6,226   $12,282,365 3
1982/12/24 5 $7,932,366 +50% 850 $9,332   $20,214,731 4
1982/12/31 5 $5,889,844 -26% 850 $6,929   $26,104,575 5
1983/01/07 2 $6,570,579 +12% 920 $7,142   $32,675,154 6
1983/01/14 2 $5,975,748 -9% 1,050 $5,691   $38,650,902 7
1983/01/21 2 $4,973,635 -17% 1,050 $4,737   $43,624,537 8
1983/01/28 2 $4,107,137 -17% 1,050 $3,912   $47,731,674 9
1983/02/04 3 $3,910,906 -5% 1,050 $3,725   $51,642,580 10
1983/02/11 2 $3,148,007 -20% 1,050 $2,998   $54,790,587 11
1983/02/18 6 $3,229,242 +3% 906 $3,564   $58,019,829 12
1983/02/25 5 $2,392,402 -26% 906 $2,641   $60,412,231 13
1983/03/04 4 $2,149,056 -10% 800 $2,686   $62,561,287 14
1983/03/11 5 $1,921,666 -11% 774 $2,483   $64,482,953 15
1983/03/18 5 $1,872,876 -3% 750 $2,497   $66,355,829 16
1983/03/25 10 $1,383,075 -26% 609 $2,271   $67,738,904 17
1983/04/01 12 $1,165,318 -16% 504 $2,312   $68,904,222 18
1983/04/08 12 $1,147,625 -2% 508 $2,259   $70,051,847 19
1983/04/15 12 $1,422,904 +24% 530 $2,685   $71,474,751 20
1983/04/22 12 $1,270,759 -11% 560 $2,269   $72,745,510 21
1983/04/29 15 $940,064 -26% 468 $2,009   $73,685,574 22
1983/05/06 16 $557,864 -41% 350 $1,594   $74,243,438 23
1983/05/13 15 $564,699 +1% 315 $1,793   $74,808,137 24
1983/05/20 12 $651,598 +15% 325 $2,005   $75,459,735 25

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