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The Big Chill (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $56,077,501Details
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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: September 28th, 1983 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
November 6th, 1998 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 29th, 2014 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Funeral Reunions
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Carson Productions

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 83 $205,518 Mar 23, 1984 180
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 82 $251,466 Mar 16, 1984 173
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 86 $314,686 Mar 9, 1984 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 77 $413,528 Mar 2, 1984 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 65 $641,080 Feb 24, 1984 152
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 64 $760,766 Feb 17, 1984 145
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 79 $735,765 Feb 10, 1984 138
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 71 $883,473 Feb 3, 1984 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 73 $1,092,163 Jan 27, 1984 124
Fastest to $50m 1,478 $50,298,180 Jan 27, 1984 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 85 $1,124,948 Jan 20, 1984 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 73 $1,526,370 Jan 13, 1984 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 82 $1,692,413 Jan 6, 1984 103
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 230 $8,056,731 Nov 25, 1983 61
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 271 $8,056,731 Nov 25, 1983 61
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 140 $8,043,794 Nov 11, 1983 47
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 116 $11,390,012 Oct 7, 1983 12

Cast

Glenn Close    Sarah Cooper
   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   

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/09/30 1 $3,662,152   722 $5,072   $3,821,920 1
1983/10/07 2 $4,147,808 +13% 723 $5,737   $9,246,429 2
1983/10/14 2 $3,253,763 -22% 727 $4,476   $13,448,866 3
1983/10/21 3 $3,194,164 -2% 725 $4,406   $17,798,023 4
1983/10/28 4 $2,690,391 -16% 808 $3,330   $21,444,664 5
1983/11/04 4 $2,967,617 +10% 829 $3,580   $25,303,941 6
1983/11/11 1 $2,929,243 -1% 830 $3,529   $29,078,324 7
1983/11/18 2 $2,204,754 -25% 826 $2,669   $31,869,358 8
1983/11/25 3 $2,933,954 +33% 825 $3,556   $36,151,051 9
1983/12/02 3 $2,037,252 -31% 832 $2,449   $38,587,201 10
1983/12/09 7 $1,102,466 -46% 793 $1,390   $40,118,255 11
1983/12/16 17 $452,378 -59% 393 $1,151   $40,926,131 12
1983/12/23 17 $562,193 +24% 356 $1,579   $41,727,992 13
1983/12/30 16 $1,447,625 +157% 525 $2,757   $43,738,171 14
1984/01/06 10 $1,692,413 +17% 710 $2,384   $45,607,821 15
1984/01/13 10 $1,526,370 -10% 734 $2,080   $47,671,598 16
1984/01/20 10 $1,124,948 -26% 743 $1,514   $49,196,984 17
1984/01/27 11 $1,092,163 -3% 692 $1,578   $50,298,180 18
1984/02/03 15 $883,473 -19% 612 $1,444   $51,472,635 19
1984/02/10 14 $735,765 -17% 584 $1,260   $52,434,893 20
1984/02/17 16 $760,766 +3% 463 $1,643   $53,441,236 21
1984/02/24 14 $641,080 -16% 529 $1,212   $54,282,285 22
1984/03/02 18 $413,528 -35% 327 $1,265   $54,898,008 23
1984/03/09 21 $314,686 -24% 248 $1,269   $55,376,667 24
1984/03/16 20 $251,466 -20% 210 $1,197   $55,757,830 25
1984/03/23 20 $205,518 -18% 165 $1,246   $56,077,501 26
1998/11/06 44 $56,968   50 $1,139   $56,968 789

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/09/30 1 $4,938,853   722 $6,841   $5,098,621 2
1983/10/07 2 $5,096,482 +3% 723 $7,049   $10,195,103 3
1983/10/14 2 $4,408,756 -13% 727 $6,064   $14,603,859 4
1983/10/21 3 $4,150,414 -6% 725 $5,725   $18,754,273 5
1983/10/28 4 $3,582,051 -14% 808 $4,433   $22,336,324 6
1983/11/04 4 $3,812,757 +6% 829 $4,599   $26,149,081 7
1983/11/11 1 $3,515,523 -8% 830 $4,236   $29,664,604 8
1983/11/18 1 $3,552,493 +1% 826 $4,301   $33,217,097 9
1983/11/25 3 $3,332,852 -6% 825 $4,040   $36,549,949 10
1983/12/02 3 $2,465,840 -26% 832 $2,964   $39,015,789 11
1983/12/09 7 $1,457,964 -41% 793 $1,839   $40,473,753 12
1983/12/16 17 $692,046 -53% 393 $1,761   $41,165,799 13
1983/12/23 17 $1,124,747 +63% 356 $3,159   $42,290,546 14
1983/12/30 15 $1,624,862 +44% 525 $3,095   $43,915,408 15
1984/01/06 9 $2,229,820 +37% 710 $3,141   $46,145,228 16
1984/01/13 9 $1,926,808 -14% 734 $2,625   $48,072,036 17
1984/01/20 12 $1,133,981 -41% 743 $1,526   $49,206,017 18
1984/01/27 10 $1,383,145 +22% 692 $1,999   $50,589,162 19
1984/02/03 15 $1,109,966 -20% 612 $1,814   $51,699,128 20
1984/02/10 13 $981,342 -12% 584 $1,680   $52,680,470 21
1984/02/17 16 $960,735 -2% 463 $2,075   $53,641,205 22
1984/02/24 14 $843,275 -12% 529 $1,594   $54,484,480 23
1984/03/02 17 $577,501 -32% 327 $1,766   $55,061,981 24
1984/03/09 19 $444,383 -23% 248 $1,792   $55,506,364 25
1984/03/16 20 $365,619 -18% 210 $1,741   $55,871,983 26