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The Right Stuff (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,500,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 3,197 $21,500,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,175 $21,500,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 473 $21,500,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 512 $21,500,000

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


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
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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

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 80 $578,616 Mar 9, 1984 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 68 $896,726 Mar 2, 1984 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 53 $1,318,438 Feb 24, 1984 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 54 $1,608,243 Feb 17, 1984 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 413 $195,817 Feb 10, 1984 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 429 $239,522 Feb 3, 1984 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 458 $278,022 Jan 27, 1984 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 570 $267,910 Jan 20, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 445 $402,762 Jan 13, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 551 $384,806 Jan 6, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 519 $529,567 Dec 30, 1983 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 1,142 $277,034 Dec 23, 1983 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 1,869 $171,079 Dec 16, 1983 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 1,531 $368,225 Dec 9, 1983 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,443 $681,997 Dec 2, 1983 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,482 $1,190,368 Nov 25, 1983 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 2,346 $927,452 Nov 18, 1983 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,646 $1,373,154 Nov 11, 1983 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 3,265 $1,485,106 Nov 4, 1983 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,887 $1,565,168 Oct 28, 1983 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 4,333 $1,601,167 Oct 21, 1983 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,833 $21,500,000 Oct 21, 1983 0

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

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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