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The Right Stuff (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,500,000Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$27,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 21st, 1983 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: November 5th, 2013 by Warner Home Video
Comparisons: vs. The Untouchables
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 79 $578,616 Mar 9, 1984 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 67 $896,726 Mar 2, 1984 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 53 $1,318,438 Feb 24, 1984 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 54 $1,608,243 Feb 17, 1984 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 410 $195,817 Feb 10, 1984 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 423 $239,522 Feb 3, 1984 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 451 $278,022 Jan 27, 1984 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 561 $267,910 Jan 20, 1984 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 438 $402,762 Jan 13, 1984 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 545 $384,806 Jan 6, 1984 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 513 $529,567 Dec 30, 1983 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,128 $277,034 Dec 23, 1983 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,846 $171,079 Dec 16, 1983 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,511 $368,225 Dec 9, 1983 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,420 $681,997 Dec 2, 1983 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,460 $1,190,368 Nov 25, 1983 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,316 $927,452 Nov 18, 1983 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,614 $1,373,154 Nov 11, 1983 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,225 $1,485,106 Nov 4, 1983 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,842 $1,565,168 Oct 28, 1983 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,283 $1,601,167 Oct 21, 1983 3

Cast

   Gordon Cooper
Lance Henriksen    Walter Schirra
Scott Glenn    Alan Shepard
Ed Harris    John Glenn
Jeff Goldblum    Recruiter
Sam Shepard    Chuck Yeager
Fred Ward    Virgil Grissom
Veronica Cartwright    Betty Grissom
Kathy Baker    Louise Shepard
Barbara Hershey    Glennis Yeager
Kim Stanley    Pancho Barnes, Owner of Pancho's Happy Bottom Riding Club
Pamela Reed    Trudy Cooper
Harry Shearer    NASA Recruiter
Scott Wilson    Scott Crossfield
John P. Ryan    Head of Program

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/10/21 7 $1,601,167   229 $6,992   $1,601,167 3
1983/10/28 6 $1,565,168 -2% 229 $6,835   $3,773,121 10
1983/11/04 7 $1,485,106 -5% 229 $6,485   $5,767,908 17
1983/11/11 7 $1,373,154 -8% 229 $5,996   $7,572,268 24
1983/11/18 11 $927,452 -32% 229 $4,050   $8,793,624 31
1983/11/25 9 $1,190,368 +28% 233 $5,109   $10,493,765 38
1983/12/02 11 $681,997 -43% 235 $2,902   $11,378,193 45
1983/12/09 12 $368,225 -46% 184 $2,001   $11,922,987 52
1983/12/16 20 $171,079 -54% 91 $1,880   $12,211,256 59
1983/12/23 21 $277,034 +62% 91 $3,044   $12,595,060 66
1983/12/30 20 $529,567 +91% 100 $5,296   $13,392,993 73
1984/01/06 18 $384,806 -27% 99 $3,887   $13,895,191 80
1984/01/13 18 $402,762 +5% 96 $4,195   $14,434,669 87
1984/01/20 20 $267,910 -33% 92 $2,912   $14,818,056 94
1984/01/27 22 $278,022 +4% 92 $3,022   $15,183,991 101
1984/02/03 21 $239,522 -14% 89 $2,691   $15,497,614 108
1984/02/10 21 $195,817 -18% 87 $2,251   $15,746,612 115
1984/02/17 10 $1,608,243 +721% 627 $2,565   $17,413,836 122
1984/02/24 6 $1,318,438 -18% 624 $2,113   $19,153,704 129
1984/03/02 10 $896,726 -32% 566 $1,584   $20,360,569 136
1984/03/09 15 $578,616 -35% 454 $1,274   $21,192,102 143

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/10/21 5 $2,207,953   229 $9,642   $2,207,953 7
1983/10/28 6 $2,074,849 -6% 229 $9,060   $4,282,802 14
1983/11/04 7 $1,916,312 -8% 229 $8,368   $6,199,114 21
1983/11/11 7 $1,667,058 -13% 229 $7,280   $7,866,172 28
1983/11/18 11 $1,437,225 -14% 229 $6,276   $9,303,397 35
1983/11/25 9 $1,392,799 -3% 233 $5,978   $10,696,196 42
1983/12/02 8 $858,566 -38% 235 $3,653   $11,554,762 49
1983/12/09 12 $485,415 -43% 184 $2,638   $12,040,177 56
1983/12/16 20 $277,849 -43% 91 $3,053   $12,318,026 63
1983/12/23 20 $545,400 +96% 91 $5,993   $12,863,426 70
1983/12/30 20 $646,959 +19% 100 $6,470   $13,510,385 77
1984/01/06 18 $521,522 -19% 99 $5,268   $14,031,907 84
1984/01/13 18 $518,239 -1% 96 $5,398   $14,550,146 91
1984/01/20 20 $355,823 -31% 92 $3,868   $14,905,969 98
1984/01/27 20 $352,123 -1% 92 $3,827   $15,258,092 105
1984/02/03 21 $292,703 -17% 89 $3,289   $15,550,795 112
1984/02/10 18 $254,798 -13% 87 $2,929   $15,805,593 119
1984/02/17 9 $2,029,673 +697% 627 $3,237   $17,835,266 126
1984/02/24 6 $1,628,577 -20% 624 $2,610   $19,463,843 133
1984/03/02 10 $1,149,643 -29% 566 $2,031   $20,613,486 140