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Body Heat (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,058,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
97% - Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 28th, 1981 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: November 19th, 1997 by Warner Home Video
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Keywords: Surprise Twist, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 270 $488,921 Dec 4, 1981 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 226 $714,777 Nov 27, 1981 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 308 $576,164 Nov 20, 1981 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 311 $700,294 Nov 13, 1981 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 340 $876,546 Nov 6, 1981 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 564 $672,518 Oct 30, 1981 66
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 656 $1,295,365 Oct 16, 1981 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 766 $1,674,739 Oct 9, 1981 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 964 $2,093,285 Oct 2, 1981 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,383 $2,186,458 Sep 25, 1981 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,523 $3,027,895 Sep 18, 1981 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,318 $376,791 Sep 11, 1981 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,376 $712,208 Sep 4, 1981 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,795 $564,593 Aug 28, 1981 3

Cast

   Mattie Walker
Mickey Rourke    Teddy Lewis
   Ned Racine
Ted Danson    Peter Lowenstein
Richard Crenna    Edmund Walker

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/08/28 11 $564,593   34 $16,606   $564,593 3
1981/09/04 12 $712,208 +26% 34 $20,947   $1,584,997 10
1981/09/11 8 $376,791 -47% 34 $11,082   $2,123,244 17
1981/09/18 2 $3,027,895 +704% 764 $3,963   $5,327,189 24
1981/09/25 5 $2,186,458 -28% 814 $2,686   $8,629,339 31
1981/10/02 5 $2,093,285 -4% 747 $2,802   $11,563,489 38
1981/10/09 7 $1,674,739 -20% 755 $2,218   $14,193,846 45
1981/10/16 9 $1,295,365 -23% 636 $2,037   $15,908,157 52
1981/10/30 10 $672,518   476 $1,413   $18,666,092 66
1981/11/06 8 $876,546 +30% 532 $1,648   $19,889,623 73
1981/11/13 12 $700,294 -20% 451 $1,553   $20,963,171 80
1981/11/20 8 $576,164 -18% 387 $1,489   $21,789,750 87
1981/11/27 6 $714,777 +24% 348 $2,054   $22,820,617 94
1981/12/04 8 $488,921 -32% 436 $1,121   $23,496,500 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/08/28 12 $872,789   34 $25,670   $872,789 7
1981/09/04 8 $873,664 n/c 34 $25,696   $1,746,453 14
1981/09/11 7 $552,841 -37% 34 $16,260   $2,299,294 21
1981/09/18 1 $4,143,587 +650% 764 $5,424   $6,442,881 28
1981/09/25 5 $3,027,323 -27% 814 $3,719   $9,470,204 35
1981/10/02 5 $3,048,903 +1% 747 $4,082   $12,519,107 42
1981/10/09 8 $2,093,685 -31% 755 $2,773   $14,612,792 49
1981/10/30 6 $1,019,503   476 $2,142   $19,013,077 70
1981/11/06 6 $1,249,800 +23% 532 $2,349   $20,262,877 77
1981/11/13 7 $950,709 -24% 451 $2,108   $21,213,586 84
1981/11/20 6 $892,254 -6% 387 $2,306   $22,105,840 91
1981/11/27 5 $901,739 +1% 348 $2,591   $23,007,579 98