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Superman III (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $59,950,623Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$39,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 17th, 1983 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Superman
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Keywords: D.C. Comics, Visual Effects
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Super Hero
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $50m 1,188 $52,461,461 Jul 15, 1983 31
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 165 $7,263,821 Jul 1, 1983 17
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 106 $19,946,683 Jul 1, 1983 17

Cast

Richard Pryor    Gus Gorman
Christopher Reeve    Superman
Annette O'Toole    Lana Lang
Robert Vaughn    Ross Webster
Margot Kidder    Lois Lane
Jackie Cooper    Perry White
Marc McClure    Jimmy Olsen
Gavan O'Herlihy    Brad

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Special Effects    Chris Corbould

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/06/17 1 $13,352,357   1,759 $7,591   $13,352,357 1
1983/06/24 2 $9,068,726 -32% 1,752 $5,176   $29,593,059 2
1983/07/01 2 $7,263,821 -20% 1,763 $4,120   $41,425,689 3
1983/07/08 3 $3,847,074 -47% 1,612 $2,387   $47,550,350 4
1983/07/15 7 $2,777,741 -28% 1,173 $2,368   $52,461,461 5
1983/07/22 9 $2,003,754 -28% 1,029 $1,947   $56,117,851 6
1983/07/29 13 $1,260,000 -37% 803 $1,569   $58,435,322 7
1983/08/05 16 $794,301 -37% 613 $1,296   $59,950,623 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1983/06/17 1 $20,524,333   1,759 $11,668   $20,524,333 1
1983/06/24 2 $13,637,535 -34% 1,752 $7,784   $34,161,868 2
1983/07/01 2 $9,541,408 -30% 1,763 $5,412   $43,703,276 3
1983/07/08 3 $5,980,444 -37% 1,612 $3,710   $49,683,720 4
1983/07/15 7 $4,430,377 -26% 1,173 $3,777   $54,114,097 5
1983/07/22 10 $3,061,225 -31% 1,029 $2,975   $57,175,322 6
1983/07/29 13 $1,981,000 -35% 803 $2,467   $59,156,322 7