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Arthur (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,464,486Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 17th, 1981 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Arthur
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Keywords: Shrinking, Tiny Worlds, Dubbed with New Dialogue
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: McCormic, MBST Entertainment, Benderspink Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 14 $559,968 Mar 19, 1982 248
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 14 $617,815 Mar 12, 1982 241
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 12 $805,000 Mar 5, 1982 234
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 10 $933,000 Feb 26, 1982 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 10 $997,606 Feb 19, 1982 220
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 11 $1,061,498 Feb 12, 1982 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 32 $337,755 Feb 5, 1982 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 35 $350,039 Jan 29, 1982 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 34 $359,415 Jan 22, 1982 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 31 $586,812 Jan 15, 1982 185
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 41 $1,169,415 Dec 4, 1981 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 15 $2,125,599 Nov 27, 1981 136
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 260 $6,613,824 Nov 27, 1981 136
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 301 $6,613,824 Nov 27, 1981 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 48 $1,491,526 Nov 20, 1981 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 53 $1,655,733 Nov 13, 1981 122
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 220 $5,151,831 Nov 13, 1981 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 57 $1,734,076 Nov 6, 1981 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 96 $1,254,295 Oct 30, 1981 108
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 69 $2,136,948 Oct 16, 1981 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 70 $2,322,083 Oct 9, 1981 87
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 188 $7,225,186 Oct 9, 1981 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 96 $2,111,572 Oct 2, 1981 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 98 $2,396,551 Sep 25, 1981 73
Fastest to $50m 1,435 $50,053,029 Sep 25, 1981 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 100 $2,935,103 Sep 18, 1981 66
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 86 $5,001,805 Sep 4, 1981 52
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 192 $5,001,805 Sep 4, 1981 52
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 48 $15,563,170 Sep 4, 1981 52

Cast

Dudley Moore    Arthur Bach
Liza Minnelli    Linda Marolla
John Gielgud    Hobson
Richard Hamilton    Bill
Paul Gleason    Executive
Geraldine Fitzgerald    Martha Bach
Jill Eikenberry    Susan Johnson

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/07/17 9 $2,719,534   701 $3,880   $2,719,534 1
1981/07/24 6 $3,041,995 +12% 705 $4,315   $7,711,222 2
1981/07/31 7 $2,403,000 -21% 630 $3,814   $11,957,885 3
1981/08/07 6 $3,098,055 +29% 605 $5,121   $16,800,890 4
1981/08/14 3 $2,931,246 -5% 661 $4,435   $21,743,829 5
1981/08/21 3 $3,088,798 +5% 774 $3,991   $26,724,137 6
1981/08/28 3 $3,214,004 +4% 854 $3,763   $31,973,249 7
1981/09/04 2 $5,001,805 +56% 949 $5,271   $38,663,847 8
1981/09/11 1 $3,002,255 -40% 948 $3,167   $42,646,628 9
1981/09/18 3 $2,935,103 -2% 939 $3,126   $46,731,366 10
1981/09/25 4 $2,396,551 -18% 925 $2,591   $50,053,029 11
1981/10/02 4 $2,111,572 -12% 910 $2,320   $52,922,322 12
1981/10/09 4 $2,322,083 +10% 931 $2,494   $56,300,113 13
1981/10/16 3 $2,136,948 -8% 636 $3,360   $59,956,546 14
1981/10/30 3 $1,254,295   875 $1,433   $63,438,928 16
1981/11/06 3 $1,734,076 +38% 838 $2,069   $65,752,970 17
1981/11/13 3 $1,655,733 -5% 803 $2,062   $68,088,640 18
1981/11/20 3 $1,491,526 -10% 838 $1,780   $70,039,803 19
1981/11/27 3 $2,125,599 +43% 821 $2,589   $73,102,503 20
1981/12/04 4 $1,169,415 -45% 817 $1,431   $74,651,604 21
1982/01/15 12 $586,812   381 $1,540   $80,803,852 27
1982/01/22 15 $359,415 -39% 282 $1,275   $4,753,637 28
1982/01/29 16 $350,039 -3% 192 $1,823   $5,223,531 29
1982/02/05 17 $337,755 -4% 492 $686   $5,670,098 30
1982/02/12 12 $1,061,498 +214% 583 $1,821   $6,822,852 31
1982/02/19 9 $997,606 -6% 619 $1,612   $8,029,109 32
1982/02/26 6 $933,000 -6% 575 $1,623   $9,252,519 33
1982/03/05 8 $805,000 -14% 500 $1,610   $10,328,771 34
1982/03/12 11 $617,815 -23% 449 $1,376   $11,206,458 35
1982/03/19 9 $559,968 -9% 395 $1,418   $12,004,667 36

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/07/27 - $450,313   705 $639   $8,161,535 11

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1981/07/17 5 $4,669,227   701 $6,661   $4,669,227 1
1981/07/24 5 $4,885,658 +5% 705 $6,930   $9,554,885 2
1981/07/31 6 $4,147,950 -15% 630 $6,584   $13,702,835 3
1981/08/07 5 $5,109,748 +23% 605 $8,446   $18,812,583 4
1981/08/14 3 $4,822,756 -6% 661 $7,296   $23,635,339 5
1981/08/21 3 $5,123,906 +6% 774 $6,620   $28,759,245 6
1981/08/28 3 $4,902,797 -4% 854 $5,741   $33,662,042 7
1981/09/04 2 $5,982,331 +22% 949 $6,304   $39,644,373 8
1981/09/11 1 $4,151,890 -31% 948 $4,380   $43,796,263 9
1981/09/18 3 $3,860,215 -7% 939 $4,111   $47,656,478 10
1981/09/25 4 $3,154,272 -18% 925 $3,410   $50,810,750 11
1981/10/02 4 $3,167,280 n/c 910 $3,481   $53,978,030 12
1981/10/09 2 $3,841,568 +21% 931 $4,126   $57,819,598 13
1981/10/30 3 $1,834,261   875 $2,096   $64,018,894 16
1981/11/06 3 $2,414,013 +32% 838 $2,881   $66,432,907 17
1981/11/13 3 $2,115,370 -12% 803 $2,634   $68,548,277 18
1981/11/20 3 $2,428,627 +15% 838 $2,898   $70,976,904 19
1981/11/27 3 $2,505,285 +3% 821 $3,052   $73,482,189 20
1982/01/15 9 $768,176   381 $2,016   $4,394,222 27
1982/01/22 12 $479,270 -38% 282 $1,700   $4,873,492 28
1982/01/29 16 $458,851 -4% 192 $2,390   $5,332,343 29
1982/02/05 13 $429,011 -7% 492 $872   $5,761,354 30
1982/02/12 12 $1,270,149 +196% 583 $2,179   $7,031,503 31
1982/02/19 7 $1,288,016 +1% 619 $2,081   $8,319,519 32
1982/02/26 6 $1,204,252 -7% 575 $2,094   $9,523,771 33
1982/03/05 7 $1,064,872 -12% 500 $2,130   $10,588,643 34
1982/03/12 8 $856,056 -20% 449 $1,907   $11,444,699 35