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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $69,701,637Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
56% - Rotten
Audience
68% - Upright

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
Comparisons: vs. Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
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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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 323 $546,295 Oct 15, 1982 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 274 $809,889 Oct 8, 1982 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 336 $885,578 Oct 1, 1982 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 335 $1,208,906 Sep 24, 1982 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 401 $1,462,555 Sep 17, 1982 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 570 $1,518,548 Sep 10, 1982 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 528 $2,432,540 Sep 3, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 876 $2,305,209 Aug 27, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,052 $2,931,803 Aug 20, 1982 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,090 $50,442,986 Aug 13, 1982 28
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,037 $4,445,997 Aug 13, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,086 $6,292,139 Aug 6, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,181 $9,012,785 Jul 30, 1982 10
Biggest July Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 403 $11,874,268 Jul 23, 1982 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,527 $11,874,268 Jul 23, 1982 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,041 1,400 Jul 23, 1982 3

Cast

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

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/07/23 1 $11,874,268   1,400 $8,482   $11,874,268 3
1982/07/30 2 $9,012,785 -24% 1,435 $6,281   $28,414,748 10
1982/08/06 2 $6,292,139 -30% 1,420 $4,431   $40,102,965 17
1982/08/13 4 $4,445,997 -29% 1,401 $3,173   $48,081,292 24
1982/08/20 5 $2,931,803 -34% 1,042 $2,814   $53,374,789 31
1982/08/27 4 $2,305,209 -21% 1,005 $2,294   $57,264,275 38
1982/09/03 6 $2,432,540 +6% 960 $2,534   $60,127,591 45
1982/09/10 5 $1,518,548 -38% 885 $1,716   $62,895,558 52
1982/09/17 6 $1,462,555 -4% 840 $1,741   $65,204,639 59
1982/09/24 7 $1,208,906 -17% 780 $1,550   $66,939,244 66
1982/10/01 10 $885,578 -27% 649 $1,365   $67,834,702 73
1982/10/08 9 $809,889 -9% 597 $1,357   $69,508,404 80
1982/10/15 9 $546,295 -33% 528 $1,035   $69,701,637 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/07/23 2 $19,401,963   1,400 $13,859   $19,401,963 7
1982/07/30 2 $14,408,863 -26% 1,435 $10,041   $33,810,826 14
1982/08/06 2 $9,824,469 -32% 1,420 $6,919   $43,635,295 21
1982/08/13 4 $6,807,691 -31% 1,401 $4,859   $50,442,986 28
1982/08/20 5 $4,516,080 -34% 1,042 $4,334   $54,959,066 35
1982/08/27 6 $2,735,985 -39% 1,005 $2,722   $57,695,051 42
1982/09/03 4 $3,681,959 +35% 960 $3,835   $61,377,010 49
1982/09/10 5 $2,365,074 -36% 885 $2,672   $63,742,084 56
1982/09/17 6 $1,988,254 -16% 840 $2,367   $65,730,338 63
1982/09/24 8 $1,218,786 -39% 780 $1,563   $66,949,124 70
1982/10/01 5 $1,749,391 +44% 649 $2,696   $68,698,515 77
1982/10/08 18 $456,827 -74% 597 $765   $69,155,342 84