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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,306,560Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,806 $2,306,560
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,740 $2,306,560

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 26th, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
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Keywords: World War II
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: Japan,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,994 $217,560 Oct 14, 1983 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,360 $239,000 Oct 7, 1983 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 2,709 $309,918 Sep 30, 1983 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,424 $291,970 Sep 23, 1983 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,732 $430,885 Sep 16, 1983 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,888 $58,094 Sep 9, 1983 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,675 $112,114 Sep 2, 1983 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,200 $99,221 Aug 26, 1983 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,682 $2,306,560 Aug 26, 1983 0

Cast

David Bowie    Maj. Jack 'Strafer' Celliers
Jack Thompson    Group Capt. Hicksley

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/08/26 27 $99,221   4 $24,805   $99,221 3
1983/09/02 30 $112,114 +13% 4 $28,029   $277,579 10
1983/09/09 30 $58,094 -48% 4 $14,524   $369,501 17
1983/09/16 18 $430,885 +642% 74 $5,823   $830,000 24
1983/09/23 22 $291,970 -32% 70 $4,171   $1,284,970 31
1983/09/30 19 $309,918 +6% 157 $1,974   $1,695,915 38
1983/10/07 20 $239,000 -23% 146 $1,637   $2,042,000 45
1983/10/14 20 $217,560 -9% 196 $1,110   $2,306,560 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/08/26 25 $165,465   4 $41,366   $165,465 7
1983/09/02 26 $145,942 -12% 4 $36,486   $311,407 14
1983/09/09 27 $87,708 -40% 4 $21,927   $399,115 21
1983/09/16 18 $593,885 +577% 74 $8,025   $993,000 28
1983/09/23 18 $392,997 -34% 70 $5,614   $1,385,997 35
1983/09/30 17 $417,003 +6% 157 $2,656   $1,803,000 42
1983/10/07 19 $286,000 -31% 146 $1,959   $2,089,000 49