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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. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


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

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,881 $1,073,578 Jul 16, 1982 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,909 $1,921,742 Jul 9, 1982 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,032 $2,973,027 Jul 2, 1982 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,620 $3,107,897 Jun 25, 1982 3

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

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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

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