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Blue Thunder (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $42,313,354Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,897 $42,313,354
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,769 $42,313,354
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 575 $42,313,354
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 884 $42,313,354

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 1983 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: R
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 153 $6,239,999 May 27, 1983 17
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 109 $17,135,235 May 27, 1983 17

Cast

Daniel Stern    Officer Richard Lymangood
Malcolm McDowell    Col. F.E. Cochrane
Roy Scheider    Officer Frank Murphy
Warren Oates    Capt. Jack Braddock
Candy Clark    Kate
Pat McNamara    Matusek

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/05/13 1 $8,258,149   1,539 $5,366   $8,258,149 1
1983/05/20 2 $6,153,893 -25% 1,539 $3,999   $17,478,900 2
1983/05/27 2 $6,239,999 +1% 1,555 $4,013   $25,942,709 3
1983/06/03 5 $3,208,259 -49% 1,416 $2,266   $30,420,065 4
1983/06/10 7 $1,908,080 -41% 1,205 $1,583   $33,431,260 5
1983/06/17 8 $1,581,035 -17% 1,057 $1,496   $35,973,470 6
1983/06/24 12 $1,063,756 -33% 770 $1,382   $37,806,273 7
1983/07/01 12 $1,240,688 +17% 805 $1,541   $39,684,916 8
1983/07/08 12 $865,372 -30% 734 $1,179   $40,957,276 9
1983/07/15 14 $816,085 -6% 550 $1,484   $42,313,354 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/05/13 1 $11,325,007   1,539 $7,359   $11,325,007 1
1983/05/20 2 $8,377,703 -26% 1,539 $5,444   $19,702,710 2
1983/05/27 2 $7,509,096 -10% 1,555 $4,829   $27,211,806 3
1983/06/03 6 $4,311,374 -43% 1,416 $3,045   $31,523,180 4
1983/06/10 7 $2,869,255 -33% 1,205 $2,381   $34,392,435 5
1983/06/17 8 $2,350,082 -18% 1,057 $2,223   $36,742,517 6
1983/06/24 12 $1,701,711 -28% 770 $2,210   $38,444,228 7
1983/07/01 11 $1,647,676 -3% 805 $2,047   $40,091,904 8
1983/07/08 12 $1,405,365 -15% 734 $1,915   $41,497,269 9