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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,196,170Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
77% - Fresh
Audience
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 21st, 1982 (Wide) by Universal
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Keywords: Private Investigator, Film Noir
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,814 $149,453 Jul 2, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,949 $80,940 Jun 25, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,098 $399,254 Jun 18, 1982 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,179 $765,547 Jun 11, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,401 $1,311,848 Jun 4, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,301 $4,605,672 May 28, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,160 $4,289,601 May 21, 1982 3

Cast

   Rigby Reardon
Carl Reiner    Field Marshall Von Kluck
Elliott Gould    Barry
Reni Santoni    Captain Carlos Rodriguez
Francis X. McCarthy    Waiter
George Gaynes    Dr. John Hay Forrest

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/05/21 2 $4,289,601   882 $4,863   $4,289,601 3
1982/05/28 4 $4,605,672 +7% 906 $5,084   $11,355,943 10
1982/06/04 8 $1,311,848 -72% 570 $2,301   $14,080,644 17
1982/06/11 10 $765,547 -42% 470 $1,629   $16,328,763 24
1982/06/18 16 $399,254 -48% 289 $1,382   $17,359,165 31
1982/06/25 21 $80,940 -80% 56 $1,445   $17,782,886 38
1982/07/02 19 $149,453 +85% 105 $1,423   $18,196,170 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/05/21 2 $6,750,271   882 $7,653   $6,750,271 7
1982/05/28 4 $6,018,525 -11% 906 $6,643   $12,768,796 14
1982/06/04 8 $2,794,420 -54% 570 $4,902   $15,563,216 21
1982/06/11 10 $1,396,695 -50% 470 $2,972   $16,959,911 28
1982/06/18 13 $742,035 -47% 289 $2,568   $17,701,946 35
1982/06/25 16 $344,771 -54% 56 $6,157   $18,046,717 42