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The Thing (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,782,838Details
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  1. Summary
  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 4,118 $13,782,838
All Time Worldwide Box Office 5,201 $13,782,838
All Time Domestic Box Office for Remake Movies 189 $13,782,838
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Remake Movies 214 $13,782,838

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 25th, 1982 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: September 9th, 1998 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Thing, The
Franchise: The Thing
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Keywords: Alien Invasion, Parasite, Doppelganger, Marooned
Source:Remake
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 2,913 $1,073,578 Jul 16, 1982 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 2,936 $1,921,742 Jul 9, 1982 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 3,061 $2,973,027 Jul 2, 1982 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 3,656 $3,107,897 Jun 25, 1982 3
Never No. 1 Domestic 2,575 $13,782,838 Jun 25, 1982 0

Cast

Keith David    Childs
   R.J. MacRaedy
Wilford Brimley    Dr. Blair
T.K. Carter    Nauls
Adrienne Barbeau    Computer Voice
Richard Masur    Clark

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/06/25 8 $3,107,897   840 $3,700   $3,107,897 3
1982/07/02 8 $2,973,027 -4% 910 $3,267   $8,367,389 10
1982/07/09 9 $1,921,742 -35% 753 $2,552   $11,540,408 17
1982/07/16 14 $1,073,578 -44% 440 $2,440   $13,782,838 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/06/25 8 $5,394,362   840 $6,422   $5,394,362 7
1982/07/02 8 $4,224,304 -22% 910 $4,642   $9,618,666 14
1982/07/09 9 $3,090,594 -27% 753 $4,104   $12,709,260 21

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/11/2010198,777 8,777$94,264$94,264605