The Big Chill

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,077,501Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
68% - Fresh
Audience
79% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: September 28th, 1983 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
November 6th, 1998 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 29th, 2014 by Criterion
Keywords: Funeral Reunions
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Carson Productions

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Cast

Glenn Close    Sarah Cooper
William Hurt    Nick
Jeff Goldblum    Michael Goldman
Mary Kay Place    Meg
Meg Tilly    Chloe
Tom Berenger    Sam
Kevin Kline    Harold
JoBeth Williams    Karen

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Lawrence Kasdan

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/09/30 1 $3,662,152   722 $5,072   $3,821,920 5
1983/10/07 2 $4,147,808 +13% 723 $5,737   $9,246,429 12
1983/10/14 2 $3,253,763 -22% 727 $4,476   $13,448,866 19
1983/10/21 3 $3,194,164 -2% 725 $4,406   $17,798,023 26
1983/10/28 4 $2,690,391 -16% 808 $3,330   $21,444,664 33
1983/11/04 4 $2,967,617 +10% 829 $3,580   $25,303,941 40
1983/11/11 1 $2,929,243 -1% 830 $3,529   $29,078,324 47
1983/11/18 2 $2,204,754 -25% 826 $2,669   $31,869,358 54
1983/11/25 3 $2,933,954 +33% 825 $3,556   $36,151,051 61
1983/12/02 3 $2,037,252 -31% 832 $2,449   $38,587,201 68
1983/12/09 7 $1,102,466 -46% 793 $1,390   $40,118,255 75
1983/12/16 17 $452,378 -59% 393 $1,151   $40,926,131 82
1983/12/23 17 $562,193 +24% 356 $1,579   $41,727,992 89
1983/12/30 16 $1,447,625 +157% 525 $2,757   $43,738,171 96
1984/01/06 10 $1,692,413 +17% 710 $2,384   $45,607,821 103
1984/01/13 10 $1,526,370 -10% 734 $2,080   $47,671,598 110
1984/01/20 10 $1,124,948 -26% 743 $1,514   $49,196,984 117
1984/01/27 11 $1,092,163 -3% 692 $1,578   $50,298,180 124
1984/02/03 15 $883,473 -19% 612 $1,444   $51,472,635 131
1984/02/10 14 $735,765 -17% 584 $1,260   $52,434,893 138
1984/02/17 16 $760,766 +3% 463 $1,643   $53,441,236 145
1984/02/24 14 $641,080 -16% 529 $1,212   $54,282,285 152
1984/03/02 18 $413,528 -35% 327 $1,265   $54,898,008 159
1984/03/09 21 $314,686 -24% 248 $1,269   $55,376,667 166
1984/03/16 20 $251,466 -20% 210 $1,197   $55,757,830 173
1984/03/23 20 $205,518 -18% 165 $1,246   $56,077,501 180
1998/11/06 44 $56,968   50 $1,139   $56,968 5,521

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