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Best Friends (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $36,670,556Details
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  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
50% - Rotten
Audience
30% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 17th, 1982 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 794 $172,301 Mar 18, 1983 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 732 $227,552 Mar 11, 1983 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 742 $274,152 Mar 4, 1983 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 749 $346,269 Feb 25, 1983 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 714 $487,799 Feb 18, 1983 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 843 $587,969 Feb 11, 1983 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 876 $902,187 Feb 4, 1983 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 943 $1,330,918 Jan 28, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,171 $1,661,398 Jan 21, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,315 $2,321,407 Jan 14, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,271 $3,693,383 Jan 7, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,481 $4,834,338 Dec 31, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,707 $3,566,952 Dec 24, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,241 $4,022,891 Dec 17, 1982 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,616 1,062 Dec 17, 1982 3

Cast

   Paula McCullen
Ron Silver    Larry Weisman
Jessica Tandy    Eleanor McCullen
Burt Reynolds    Richard Babson
Keenan Wynn    Tom Babson
Richard Libertini    Jorge Medina

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 4 $4,022,891   1,062 $3,788   $4,022,891 3
1982/12/24 4 $3,566,952 -11% 1,080 $3,303   $10,047,716 10
1982/12/31 4 $4,834,338 +36% 1,080 $4,476   $19,711,565 17
1983/01/07 6 $3,693,383 -24% 1,069 $3,455   $24,986,517 24
1983/01/14 6 $2,321,407 -37% 1,021 $2,274   $28,258,020 31
1983/01/21 8 $1,661,398 -28% 834 $1,992   $30,592,093 38
1983/01/28 8 $1,330,918 -20% 851 $1,564   $32,436,242 45
1983/02/04 14 $902,187 -32% 719 $1,255   $33,723,993 52
1983/02/11 13 $587,969 -35% 608 $967   $34,552,482 59
1983/02/18 18 $487,799 -17% 427 $1,142   $35,283,405 66
1983/02/25 15 $346,269 -29% 382 $906   $35,732,482 73
1983/03/04 19 $274,152 -21% 333 $823   $36,102,783 80
1983/03/11 21 $227,552 -17% 282 $807   $36,425,988 87
1983/03/18 23 $172,301 -24% 278 $620   $36,670,556 94

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 4 $6,480,764   1,062 $6,102   $6,480,764 7
1982/12/24 4 $8,396,463 +30% 1,080 $7,775   $14,877,227 14
1982/12/31 4 $6,415,907 -24% 1,080 $5,941   $21,293,134 21
1983/01/07 6 $4,643,479 -28% 1,069 $4,344   $25,936,613 28
1983/01/14 6 $2,994,082 -36% 1,021 $2,932   $28,930,695 35
1983/01/21 8 $2,174,629 -27% 834 $2,607   $31,105,324 42
1983/01/28 8 $1,716,482 -21% 851 $2,017   $32,821,806 49
1983/02/04 14 $1,142,707 -33% 719 $1,589   $33,964,513 56
1983/02/11 13 $831,093 -27% 608 $1,367   $34,795,606 63
1983/02/18 17 $590,607 -29% 427 $1,383   $35,386,213 70
1983/02/25 14 $442,418 -25% 382 $1,158   $35,828,631 77
1983/03/04 18 $369,805 -16% 333 $1,111   $36,198,436 84
1983/03/11 21 $299,819 -19% 282 $1,063   $36,498,255 91