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First Blood (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $47,212,904Details
International Box Office $78,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $125,212,904
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
87% - Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 22nd, 1982 (Wide) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: October 21st, 1998 by Live / Artisan
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Rambo
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Keywords: War, Vietnam War, Returning Soldiers, Accidental Death, Revenge, Non-Chronological, Corrupt Cops, PTSD
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 386 $254,442 Feb 4, 1983 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 332 $374,379 Jan 28, 1983 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 308 $488,071 Jan 21, 1983 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 239 $771,609 Jan 14, 1983 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 299 $725,442 Jan 7, 1983 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 402 $671,704 Dec 31, 1982 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 977 $327,316 Dec 24, 1982 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,167 $360,402 Dec 17, 1982 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 797 $1,022,526 Dec 10, 1982 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 557 $2,298,784 Dec 3, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 479 $3,657,291 Nov 26, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 892 $3,372,221 Nov 19, 1982 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,280 $3,631,282 Nov 12, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,609 $4,416,115 Nov 5, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,258 $4,565,972 Oct 29, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,389 $6,642,005 Oct 22, 1982 3

Cast

   John Rambo
Bill McKinney    State Police Capt. Dave Kern
Bruce Greenwood    Guardsman #5
Richard Crenna    Colonel Samuel Trautman
David Caruso    Deputy Mitch
Brian Dennehy    Hope Sheriff Will Teasle

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/10/22 1 $6,642,005   901 $7,372   $6,642,005 3
1982/10/29 1 $4,565,972 -31% 908 $5,029   $13,746,633 10
1982/11/05 1 $4,416,115 -3% 902 $4,896   $20,221,595 17
1982/11/12 2 $3,631,282 -18% 896 $4,053   $25,523,482 24
1982/11/19 2 $3,372,221 -7% 1,047 $3,221   $29,959,999 31
1982/11/26 3 $3,657,291 +8% 1,010 $3,621   $35,707,141 38
1982/12/03 3 $2,298,784 -37% 814 $2,824   $38,871,617 45
1982/12/10 6 $1,022,526 -56% 812 $1,259   $40,529,957 52
1982/12/17 15 $360,402 -65% 312 $1,155   $41,259,924 59
1982/12/24 17 $327,316 -9% 289 $1,133   $42,037,336 66
1982/12/31 15 $671,704 +105% 465 $1,445   $43,187,630 73
1983/01/07 13 $725,442 +8% 511 $1,420   $44,277,631 80
1983/01/14 12 $771,609 +6% 550 $1,403   $45,352,721 87
1983/01/21 16 $488,071 -37% 574 $850   $46,210,756 94
1983/01/28 16 $374,379 -23% 534 $701   $46,801,120 101
1983/02/04 18 $254,442 -32% 289 $880   $47,212,904 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/10/22 1 $9,180,661   901 $10,189   $9,180,661 7
1982/10/29 1 $6,624,819 -28% 908 $7,296   $15,805,480 14
1982/11/05 1 $6,086,720 -8% 902 $6,748   $21,892,200 21
1982/11/12 2 $4,695,578 -23% 896 $5,241   $26,587,778 28
1982/11/19 2 $5,462,072 +16% 1,047 $5,217   $32,049,850 35
1982/11/26 3 $4,522,983 -17% 1,010 $4,478   $36,572,833 42
1982/12/03 2 $2,934,598 -35% 814 $3,605   $39,507,431 49
1982/12/10 6 $1,392,091 -53% 812 $1,714   $40,899,522 56
1982/12/17 15 $810,498 -42% 312 $2,598   $41,710,020 63
1982/12/24 15 $805,906 -1% 289 $2,789   $42,515,926 70
1982/12/31 14 $1,036,263 +29% 465 $2,229   $43,552,189 77
1983/01/07 13 $1,028,923 -1% 511 $2,014   $44,581,112 84
1983/01/14 11 $1,141,573 +11% 550 $2,076   $45,722,685 91
1983/01/21 15 $704,056 -38% 574 $1,227   $46,426,741 98
1983/01/28 15 $531,721 -24% 534 $996   $46,958,462 105