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Modern Problems (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,474,312Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Audience Spilled
Audience
32% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1981 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,602 $216,073 Feb 19, 1982 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,456 $382,203 Feb 12, 1982 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,252 $833,230 Feb 5, 1982 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,573 $1,025,546 Jan 29, 1982 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,956 $1,241,189 Jan 22, 1982 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,034 $2,106,471 Jan 15, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,408 $2,686,452 Jan 8, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,978 $5,432,125 Jan 1, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,954 $4,758,371 Dec 25, 1981 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,509 1,111 Dec 25, 1981 3

Cast

   Max Fielder
Brian Doyle-Murray    Brian Stills
Mary Kay Place    Lorraine
Patti D'Arbanville    Darcy
Dabney Coleman    Mark Winslow

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/25 1 $4,758,371   1,111 $4,283   $4,758,371 3
1982/01/01 1 $5,432,125 +14% 1,184 $4,588   $14,611,644 10
1982/01/08 4 $2,686,452 -51% 1,119 $2,401   $18,414,406 17
1982/01/15 5 $2,106,471 -22% 1,006 $2,094   $12,220,771 24
1982/01/22 9 $1,241,189 -41% 797 $1,557   $22,886,688 31
1982/01/29 11 $1,025,546 -17% 660 $1,554   $15,322,159 38
1982/02/05 13 $833,230 -19% 618 $1,348   $16,377,260 45
1982/02/12 16 $382,203 -54% 294 $1,300   $16,933,123 52
1982/02/19 16 $216,073 -43% 239 $904   $17,223,929 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/25 2 $9,179,519   1,111 $8,262   $9,179,519 7
1982/01/01 3 $6,548,435 -29% 1,184 $5,531   $15,727,954 14
1982/01/08 4 $3,316,628 -49% 1,119 $2,964   $10,114,300 21
1982/01/15 5 $2,600,917 -22% 1,006 $2,585   $12,715,217 28
1982/01/22 7 $1,581,396 -39% 797 $1,984   $14,296,613 35
1982/01/29 11 $1,247,417 -21% 660 $1,890   $15,544,030 42
1982/02/05 9 $1,006,890 -19% 618 $1,629   $16,550,920 49
1982/02/12 15 $456,936 -55% 294 $1,554   $17,007,856 56