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Sharky's Machine (1981)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $32,984,898Details
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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 2,376 $32,984,898
All Time Worldwide Box Office 3,227 $32,984,898
All Time Domestic Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 380 $32,984,898
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Warner Bros. Movies 428 $32,984,898

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1981 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: April 7th, 2015 by Warner Home Video
Comparisons: vs. Escape from New York
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 763 $455,812 Feb 19, 1982 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 781 $666,949 Feb 12, 1982 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 893 $897,448 Feb 5, 1982 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 1,072 $1,132,426 Jan 29, 1982 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 1,381 $1,327,346 Jan 22, 1982 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,376 $2,261,513 Jan 15, 1982 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,641 $2,850,839 Jan 8, 1982 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,398 $5,218,574 Jan 1, 1982 17
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,703 $3,022,041 Dec 18, 1981 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,130 1,388 Dec 18, 1981 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 1,195 $32,984,898 Dec 18, 1981 0

Cast

Burt Reynolds    Sharky
Charles Durning    Friscoe
Bill Nunn    Kitten's Bouncer
Henry Silva    Billy Score
Richard Libertini    Nosh
Rachel Ward    Dominoe
Val Avery    Man with Siakwan

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/12/18 2 $3,022,041   1,388 $2,177   $3,022,041 3
1982/01/01 2 $5,218,574   1,442 $3,619   $18,938,352 17
1982/01/08 2 $2,850,839 -45% 1,379 $2,067   $23,349,293 24
1982/01/15 3 $2,261,513 -21% 1,109 $2,039   $26,501,387 31
1982/01/22 8 $1,327,346 -41% 801 $1,657   $28,568,586 38
1982/01/29 10 $1,132,426 -15% 688 $1,646   $26,950,104 45
1982/02/05 9 $897,448 -21% 659 $1,362   $31,433,448 52
1982/02/12 14 $666,949 -26% 502 $1,329   $32,374,117 59
1982/02/19 15 $455,812 -32% 451 $1,011   $32,984,898 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/01/01 2 $6,778,676   1,442 $4,701   $20,498,454 21
1982/01/08 2 $3,741,420 -45% 1,379 $2,713   $24,239,874 28
1982/01/15 3 $3,001,366 -20% 1,109 $2,706   $27,241,240 35
1982/01/29 2 $4,718,322   688 $6,858   $30,536,000 49
1982/02/05 7 $1,171,168 -75% 659 $1,777   $31,707,168 56
1982/02/12 14 $821,918 -30% 502 $1,637   $32,529,086 63