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Nightmares (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,670,680Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
17% - Rotten
Audience
33% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 2nd, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: December 22nd, 2015 by Shout Factory
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,239 $715,680 Sep 23, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,244 $1,473,737 Sep 16, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,271 $2,572,750 Sep 9, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,805 $590,616 Sep 2, 1983 3

Cast

   J.J. Cooney
Lance Henriksen    MacLeod
Richard Masur    Steven Houston
Veronica Cartwright    Claire Houston
William Sanderson   
James Tolkan    Voice of the Bishop

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/09/02 18 $590,616   104 $5,679   $590,616 3
1983/09/09 3 $2,572,750 +336% 1,025 $2,510   $3,279,750 10
1983/09/16 6 $1,473,737 -43% 968 $1,522   $5,451,000 17
1983/09/23 12 $715,680 -51% 504 $1,420   $6,670,680 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/09/02 17 $707,000   104 $6,798   $707,000 7
1983/09/09 3 $3,270,263 +363% 1,025 $3,191   $3,977,263 14
1983/09/16 6 $1,977,737 -40% 968 $2,043   $5,955,000 21