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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $69,701,637Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,500,000
Domestic Releases: July 23rd, 1982 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Based on Musical or Opera
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 225 $7,363,812 Sep 3, 1982 45
Fastest to $50m 1,152 $50,442,986 Aug 13, 1982 28

Cast

Charles Durning    Governor
Burt Reynolds    Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Dom DeLuise    Melvin P. Thorpe
Dolly Parton    Mona Stangley

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/07/23 1 $11,874,268   1,400 $8,482   $11,874,268 1
1982/07/30 2 $9,012,785 -24% 1,435 $6,281   $28,414,748 2
1982/08/06 2 $6,292,139 -30% 1,420 $4,431   $40,102,965 3
1982/08/13 4 $4,445,997 -29% 1,401 $3,173   $48,081,292 4
1982/08/20 5 $2,931,803 -34% 1,042 $2,814   $53,374,789 5
1982/08/27 4 $2,305,209 -21% 1,005 $2,294   $57,264,275 6
1982/09/03 6 $2,432,540 +6% 960 $2,534   $60,127,591 7
1982/09/10 5 $1,518,548 -38% 885 $1,716   $62,895,558 8
1982/09/17 6 $1,462,555 -4% 840 $1,741   $65,204,639 9
1982/09/24 7 $1,208,906 -17% 780 $1,550   $66,939,244 10
1982/10/01 10 $885,578 -27% 649 $1,365   $67,834,702 11
1982/10/08 9 $809,889 -9% 597 $1,357   $69,508,404 12
1982/10/15 9 $546,295 -33% 528 $1,035   $69,701,637 13

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1982/07/23 2 $19,401,963   1,400 $13,859   $19,401,963 1
1982/07/30 2 $14,408,863 -26% 1,435 $10,041   $33,810,826 2
1982/08/06 2 $9,824,469 -32% 1,420 $6,919   $43,635,295 3
1982/08/13 4 $6,807,691 -31% 1,401 $4,859   $50,442,986 4
1982/08/20 5 $4,516,080 -34% 1,042 $4,334   $54,959,066 5
1982/08/27 6 $2,735,985 -39% 1,005 $2,722   $57,695,051 6
1982/09/03 4 $3,681,959 +35% 960 $3,835   $61,377,010 7
1982/09/10 5 $2,365,074 -36% 885 $2,672   $63,742,084 8
1982/09/17 6 $1,988,254 -16% 840 $2,367   $65,730,338 9
1982/09/24 8 $1,218,786 -39% 780 $1,563   $66,949,124 10
1982/10/01 5 $1,749,391 +44% 649 $2,696   $68,698,515 11
1982/10/08 18 $456,827 -74% 597 $765   $69,155,342 12

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