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The Dark Crystal (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,577,001Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
72% - Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 17th, 1982 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: June 25th, 2008 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Franchise: Dark Crystal
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 642 $841,001 Feb 11, 1983 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 745 $1,120,722 Feb 4, 1983 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 708 $1,790,022 Jan 28, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 906 $2,226,613 Jan 21, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 974 $3,158,167 Jan 14, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,079 $4,308,705 Jan 7, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,328 $5,405,071 Dec 31, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,822 $3,370,458 Dec 24, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,038 $4,657,335 Dec 17, 1982 3

Cast

Frank Oz    Aughra/Chamberlain
Jim Henson    Jen, a Gelfling (movement only)/High Priest (Ritual Master)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 12th, 2012

June 11th, 2012

It's another strong week at the home market, at least for this time of year. Usually at this time of year we are dealing with January and February releases, which tend to be rather bad and are rarely big hits at the box office. However, we have the last of the winter blockbusters coming out this Tuesday. The Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Blu-ray Combo Pack will be the best selling release of the week, and good enough to buy, but it is not Pick of the Week material. There were a couple others that came close, like Too Big to Fail on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and In Darkness on DVD or Blu-ray. In the end, I went with Shallow Grave's Criterion Collection Blu-ray as the pick of the week, although Harold and Maude's Criterion Collection Blu-ray and Gold Rush's Criterion Collection Blu-ray are really close behind. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 3 $4,657,335   858 $5,428   $4,657,335 3
1982/12/24 5 $3,370,458 -28% 927 $3,636   $10,773,559 10
1982/12/31 2 $5,405,071 +60% 1,052 $5,138   $22,029,071 17
1983/01/07 4 $4,308,705 -20% 1,043 $4,131   $27,864,765 24
1983/01/14 4 $3,158,167 -27% 1,008 $3,133   $32,278,167 31
1983/01/21 5 $2,226,613 -29% 905 $2,460   $35,499,613 38
1983/01/28 5 $1,790,022 -20% 816 $2,194   $37,949,022 45
1983/02/04 9 $1,120,722 -37% 617 $1,816   $39,497,722 52
1983/02/11 10 $841,001 -25% 579 $1,453   $40,577,001 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 3 $7,403,101   858 $8,628   $7,403,101 7
1982/12/24 2 $9,220,899 +25% 927 $9,947   $16,624,000 14
1982/12/31 2 $6,932,060 -25% 1,052 $6,589   $23,556,060 21
1983/01/07 4 $5,563,940 -20% 1,043 $5,335   $29,120,000 28
1983/01/14 4 $4,153,000 -25% 1,008 $4,120   $33,273,000 35
1983/01/21 5 $2,886,000 -31% 905 $3,189   $36,159,000 42
1983/01/28 5 $2,218,000 -23% 816 $2,718   $38,377,000 49
1983/02/04 10 $1,359,000 -39% 617 $2,203   $39,736,000 56

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/4/20091015,206 15,206$0$067