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48 Hrs. (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $75,936,265Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
69% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 8th, 1982 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: 48 Hrs.
Comparisons: vs. Zootopia
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 25th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 47 $476,530 May 27, 1983 173
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 65 $467,853 May 20, 1983 166
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 78 $409,986 May 13, 1983 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 96 $389,548 May 6, 1983 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 69 $676,068 Apr 29, 1983 145
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 63 $942,157 Apr 22, 1983 138
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 61 $1,024,043 Apr 15, 1983 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 100 $776,811 Apr 8, 1983 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 126 $780,978 Apr 1, 1983 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 131 $953,860 Mar 25, 1983 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 97 $1,379,770 Mar 18, 1983 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 103 $1,533,510 Mar 11, 1983 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 101 $1,807,448 Mar 4, 1983 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 115 $1,887,534 Feb 25, 1983 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 84 $2,757,511 Feb 18, 1983 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 162 $2,237,435 Feb 11, 1983 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 135 $3,193,551 Feb 4, 1983 61
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,358 $50,925,225 Feb 4, 1983 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 228 $3,160,722 Jan 28, 1983 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 265 $3,826,763 Jan 21, 1983 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 324 $4,547,066 Jan 14, 1983 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 525 $4,877,053 Jan 7, 1983 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,048 $4,425,626 Dec 31, 1982 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,896 $3,776,797 Dec 24, 1982 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,847 $3,328,170 Dec 17, 1982 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,135 $4,369,868 Dec 10, 1982 5

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

February 22nd, 2011

It's a pretty good week on the home market, all things considered, with two $100 million first-run releases on this week's list. On the other hand, there doesn't feel like a whole lot of depth and there are about as many featured reviews as other releases, if you count late reviews and ones where I'm still waiting on the screeners. One of these late reviews, Megamind could be the Pick of the Week, but I'm giving the Blu-ray one last chance to arrive before its release on Friday. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/10 3 $4,369,868   850 $5,141   $5,273,192 5
1982/12/17 5 $3,328,170 -24% 850 $3,915   $10,318,506 12
1982/12/24 3 $3,776,797 +13% 850 $4,443   $16,059,162 19
1982/12/31 6 $4,425,626 +17% 850 $5,207   $24,640,357 26
1983/01/07 2 $4,877,053 +10% 920 $5,301   $30,981,628 33
1983/01/14 2 $4,547,066 -7% 1,050 $4,331   $37,222,220 40
1983/01/21 2 $3,826,763 -16% 1,050 $3,645   $42,477,665 47
1983/01/28 2 $3,160,722 -17% 1,050 $3,010   $46,785,259 54
1983/02/04 3 $3,193,551 +1% 1,050 $3,041   $50,925,225 61
1983/02/11 2 $2,237,435 -30% 1,050 $2,131   $53,880,015 68
1983/02/18 6 $2,757,511 +23% 906 $3,044   $57,548,098 75
1983/02/25 6 $1,887,534 -32% 906 $2,083   $59,907,363 82
1983/03/04 3 $1,807,448 -4% 800 $2,259   $62,219,679 89
1983/03/11 5 $1,533,510 -15% 774 $1,981   $64,094,797 96
1983/03/18 5 $1,379,770 -10% 750 $1,840   $65,862,723 103
1983/03/25 10 $953,860 -31% 609 $1,566   $67,309,689 110
1983/04/01 13 $780,978 -18% 504 $1,550   $68,519,882 117
1983/04/08 12 $776,811 -1% 508 $1,529   $69,681,033 124
1983/04/15 12 $1,024,043 +32% 530 $1,932   $71,075,890 131
1983/04/22 14 $942,157 -8% 560 $1,682   $72,416,908 138
1983/04/29 15 $676,068 -28% 468 $1,445   $73,421,578 145
1983/05/06 18 $389,548 -42% 350 $1,113   $74,075,122 152
1983/05/13 16 $409,986 +5% 315 $1,302   $74,653,424 159
1983/05/20 13 $467,853 +14% 325 $1,440   $75,275,990 166
1983/05/27 15 $476,530 +2% 262 $1,819   $75,936,265 173

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/10 3 $6,087,012   850 $7,161   $6,990,336 9
1982/12/17 5 $5,292,029 -13% 850 $6,226   $12,282,365 16
1982/12/24 5 $7,932,366 +50% 850 $9,332   $20,214,731 23
1982/12/31 5 $5,889,844 -26% 850 $6,929   $26,104,575 30
1983/01/07 2 $6,570,579 +12% 920 $7,142   $32,675,154 37
1983/01/14 2 $5,975,748 -9% 1,050 $5,691   $38,650,902 44
1983/01/21 2 $4,973,635 -17% 1,050 $4,737   $43,624,537 51
1983/01/28 2 $4,107,137 -17% 1,050 $3,912   $47,731,674 58
1983/02/04 3 $3,910,906 -5% 1,050 $3,725   $51,642,580 65
1983/02/11 2 $3,148,007 -20% 1,050 $2,998   $54,790,587 72
1983/02/18 6 $3,229,242 +3% 906 $3,564   $58,019,829 79
1983/02/25 5 $2,392,402 -26% 906 $2,641   $60,412,231 86
1983/03/04 4 $2,149,056 -10% 800 $2,686   $62,561,287 93
1983/03/11 5 $1,921,666 -11% 774 $2,483   $64,482,953 100
1983/03/18 5 $1,872,876 -3% 750 $2,497   $66,355,829 107
1983/03/25 10 $1,383,075 -26% 609 $2,271   $67,738,904 114
1983/04/01 12 $1,165,318 -16% 504 $2,312   $68,904,222 121
1983/04/08 12 $1,147,625 -2% 508 $2,259   $70,051,847 128
1983/04/15 12 $1,422,904 +24% 530 $2,685   $71,474,751 135
1983/04/22 12 $1,270,759 -11% 560 $2,269   $72,745,510 142
1983/04/29 15 $940,064 -26% 468 $2,009   $73,685,574 149
1983/05/06 16 $557,864 -41% 350 $1,594   $74,243,438 156
1983/05/13 15 $564,699 +1% 315 $1,793   $74,808,137 163
1983/05/20 12 $651,598 +15% 325 $2,005   $75,459,735 170