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Scarface (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $44,942,821Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $15,445,066 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $4,842,778 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $20,287,844
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 1,758 $44,942,821
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,610 $44,942,821
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 97 $44,942,821
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 137 $44,942,821

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$25,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 9th, 1983 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 31st, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Keywords: Mafia, Film Noir, Narcotics, Intertitle, Organized Crime, Corrupt Cops, Relationships Gone Wrong, Addiction, Hitmen, Revenge, Foreign Language, Dysfunctional Family
Source:Remake
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 301 $512,589 Mar 9, 1984 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 279 $666,250 Mar 2, 1984 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 285 $786,760 Feb 24, 1984 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 309 $988,824 Feb 17, 1984 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 399 $1,020,780 Feb 10, 1984 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 470 $1,257,250 Feb 3, 1984 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 595 $1,469,520 Jan 27, 1984 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 842 $1,533,000 Jan 20, 1984 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 803 $2,546,875 Jan 13, 1984 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,005 $3,115,200 Jan 6, 1984 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,066 $4,423,200 Dec 30, 1983 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,026 $3,542,112 Dec 23, 1983 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 2,801 $3,487,680 Dec 16, 1983 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,088 $4,597,536 Dec 9, 1983 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 756 $44,942,821 Dec 9, 1983 0

Cast

   Tony Montana
Steven Bauer    Manny Ray
Michelle Pfeiffer    Elvira Hancock
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio    Gina Montana
Robert Loggia    Frank Lopez
Miriam Colon    Mama Montana
F. Murray Abraham    Omar Swarez
Harris Yulin    Mel Bernstein

Production and Technical Credits

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/12/09 2 $4,597,536   996 $4,616   $4,597,536 3
1983/12/16 2 $3,487,680 -24% 1,008 $3,460   $10,245,680 10
1983/12/23 3 $3,542,112 +2% 1,004 $3,528   $15,368,860 17
1983/12/30 4 $4,423,200 +25% 970 $4,560   $22,055,200 24
1984/01/06 3 $3,115,200 -30% 885 $3,520   $26,336,200 31
1984/01/13 4 $2,546,875 -18% 815 $3,125   $29,901,875 38
1984/01/20 7 $1,533,000 -40% 700 $2,190   $32,198,000 45
1984/01/27 8 $1,469,520 -4% 624 $2,355   $34,297,520 52
1984/02/03 12 $1,257,250 -14% 535 $2,350   $35,959,250 59
1984/02/10 10 $1,020,780 -19% 477 $2,140   $37,248,780 66
1984/02/17 11 $988,824 -3% 336 $2,943   $38,502,378 73
1984/02/24 12 $786,760 -20% 442 $1,780   $39,351,760 80
1984/03/02 14 $666,250 -15% 410 $1,625   $40,229,250 87
1984/03/09 18 $512,589 -23% 317 $1,617   $40,959,589 94
2003/09/19 32 $242,821   13 $18,679   $44,942,821 7,227
2003/09/26 32 $194,497 -20% 12 $16,208   $656,161 7,234

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/12/09 2 $6,758,000   996 $6,785   $6,758,000 7
1983/12/16 4 $5,068,748 -25% 1,008 $5,029   $11,826,748 14
1983/12/23 3 $5,805,252 +15% 1,004 $5,782   $17,632,000 21
1983/12/30 3 $5,589,000 -4% 970 $5,762   $23,221,000 28
1984/01/06 3 $4,134,000 -26% 885 $4,671   $27,355,000 35
1984/01/13 4 $3,310,000 -20% 815 $4,061   $30,665,000 42
1984/01/20 7 $2,163,000 -35% 700 $3,090   $32,828,000 49
1984/01/27 8 $1,874,000 -13% 624 $3,003   $34,702,000 56
1984/02/03 11 $1,526,000 -19% 535 $2,852   $36,228,000 63
1984/02/10 11 $1,285,554 -16% 477 $2,695   $37,513,554 70
1984/02/17 15 $1,051,446 -18% 336 $3,129   $38,565,000 77
1984/02/24 12 $998,000 -5% 442 $2,258   $39,563,000 84
1984/03/02 13 $884,000 -11% 410 $2,156   $40,447,000 91

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/8/20068116,882 116,882$0$0445

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
9/11/2011279,564 79,564$1,590,481$1,590,481702
9/18/2011814,507-82% 94,071$319,009$1,909,490703
9/25/2011127,810-46% 101,881$165,815$2,075,305704
10/2/2011206,438-18% 108,319$142,597$2,217,902705