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Tootsie (1982)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $177,200,000Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 17th, 1982 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: December 16th, 2014 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: PG on appeal. Originally rated R.
Running Time: 116 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Beverly Hills Cop
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Keywords: Cross-Dressing
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
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 29th Weekend 28 $625,927 Jul 1, 1983 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 30 $589,250 Jun 24, 1983 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 26 $730,908 Jun 17, 1983 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 19 $948,251 Jun 10, 1983 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 15 $1,279,134 Jun 3, 1983 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 10 $2,439,315 May 27, 1983 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 26 $1,221,666 May 20, 1983 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 19 $1,559,536 May 13, 1983 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 28 $1,546,976 May 6, 1983 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 19 $1,951,612 Apr 29, 1983 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 17 $2,598,623 Apr 22, 1983 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 14 $3,103,088 Apr 15, 1983 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 15 $3,430,963 Apr 8, 1983 115
Fastest to $150m 290 $151,790,700 Apr 8, 1983 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 31 $2,937,159 Apr 1, 1983 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 33 $3,127,164 Mar 25, 1983 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 30 $3,579,379 Mar 18, 1983 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 30 $4,044,440 Mar 11, 1983 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 29 $4,349,058 Mar 4, 1983 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 28 $5,236,117 Feb 25, 1983 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 15 $7,524,261 Feb 18, 1983 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 65 $4,747,425 Feb 11, 1983 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 55 $6,523,267 Feb 4, 1983 52
Fastest to $100m 523 $100,398,200 Feb 4, 1983 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 65 $7,325,537 Jan 28, 1983 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 78 $8,407,104 Jan 21, 1983 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 110 $9,487,210 Jan 14, 1983 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 237 $10,553,488 Jan 7, 1983 24
Biggest Domestic January Weekend 309 $10,553,488 Jan 7, 1983 24
Fastest to $50m 1,034 $55,155,149 Jan 7, 1983 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 460 $11,222,714 Dec 31, 1982 17
Biggest Domestic December Weekend 307 $11,222,714 Dec 31, 1982 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,492 $7,469,326 Dec 24, 1982 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,788 $5,540,470 Dec 17, 1982 3

Cast

   Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels
Jessica Lange    Julie Nichols
Teri Garr    Sandy
Dabney Coleman    Ron Carlisle
Charles Durning    Les Nichols
Bill Murray    Jeff
Sydney Pollack    George Fields
George Gaynes    John Van Horn
Geena Davis    April
Doris Belack    Rita
Ellen Foley    Jacqui
Peter Gatto    Rick
Lynne Thigpen    Jo
Estelle Getty    Middle-aged woman
John Kapelos    Actor at Party

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 1 $5,540,470   943 $5,875   $5,540,470 3
1982/12/24 1 $7,469,326 +35% 964 $7,748   $18,109,741 10
1982/12/31 1 $11,222,714 +50% 1,020 $11,003   $39,886,555 17
1983/01/07 1 $10,553,488 -6% 1,115 $9,465   $55,155,149 24
1983/01/14 1 $9,487,210 -10% 1,190 $7,972   $69,277,527 31
1983/01/21 1 $8,407,104 -11% 1,214 $6,925   $81,181,848 38
1983/01/28 1 $7,325,537 -13% 1,222 $5,995   $91,621,405 45
1983/02/04 1 $6,523,267 -11% 1,222 $5,338   $100,398,200 52
1983/02/11 1 $4,747,425 -27% 1,215 $3,907   $106,522,676 59
1983/02/18 1 $7,524,261 +58% 1,197 $6,286   $116,147,056 66
1983/02/25 1 $5,236,117 -30% 1,216 $4,306   $122,866,401 73
1983/03/04 1 $4,349,058 -17% 1,221 $3,562   $128,631,608 80
1983/03/11 1 $4,044,440 -7% 1,214 $3,331   $133,976,164 87
1983/03/18 2 $3,579,379 -11% 1,185 $3,021   $138,733,218 94
1983/03/25 4 $3,127,164 -13% 1,027 $3,045   $143,212,352 101
1983/04/01 4 $2,937,159 -6% 1,049 $2,800   $147,185,684 108
1983/04/08 1 $3,430,963 +17% 1,092 $3,142   $151,790,700 115
1983/04/15 3 $3,103,088 -10% 1,064 $2,916   $155,715,701 122
1983/04/22 3 $2,598,623 -16% 976 $2,663   $159,053,728 129
1983/04/29 3 $1,951,612 -25% 865 $2,256   $161,414,932 136
1983/05/06 4 $1,546,976 -21% 805 $1,922   $163,485,230 143
1983/05/13 6 $1,559,536 +1% 759 $2,055   $165,339,970 150
1983/05/20 9 $1,221,666 -22% 689 $1,773   $166,914,703 157
1983/05/27 6 $2,439,315 +100% 835 $2,921   $169,884,870 164
1983/06/03 10 $1,279,134 -48% 775 $1,650   $171,541,171 171
1983/06/10 9 $948,251 -26% 723 $1,312   $173,019,532 178
1983/06/17 10 $730,908 -23% 723 $1,011   $174,141,310 185
1983/06/24 13 $589,250 -19% 640 $921   $175,149,889 192
1983/07/01 14 $625,927 +6% 407 $1,538   $176,188,774 199

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/12/17 1 $10,640,415   943 $11,284   $10,640,415 7
1982/12/24 1 $18,023,426 +69% 964 $18,697   $28,663,841 14
1982/12/31 1 $15,937,820 -12% 1,020 $15,625   $44,601,661 21
1983/01/07 1 $15,188,656 -5% 1,115 $13,622   $59,790,317 28
1983/01/14 1 $12,984,427 -15% 1,190 $10,911   $72,774,744 35
1983/01/21 1 $11,521,124 -11% 1,214 $9,490   $84,295,868 42
1983/01/28 1 $9,579,065 -17% 1,222 $7,839   $93,874,933 49
1983/02/04 1 $7,900,318 -18% 1,222 $6,465   $101,775,251 56
1983/02/11 1 $6,847,544 -13% 1,215 $5,636   $108,622,795 63
1983/02/18 1 $9,007,489 +32% 1,197 $7,525   $117,630,284 70
1983/02/25 1 $6,652,266 -26% 1,216 $5,471   $124,282,550 77
1983/03/04 1 $5,649,174 -15% 1,221 $4,627   $129,931,724 84
1983/03/11 1 $5,222,115 -8% 1,214 $4,302   $135,153,839 91
1983/03/18 2 $4,931,349 -6% 1,185 $4,161   $140,085,188 98
1983/03/25 5 $4,163,337 -16% 1,027 $4,054   $144,248,525 105
1983/04/01 4 $4,111,212 -1% 1,049 $3,919   $148,359,737 112
1983/04/08 1 $4,252,876 +3% 1,092 $3,895   $152,612,613 119
1983/04/15 3 $3,842,492 -10% 1,064 $3,611   $156,455,105 126
1983/04/22 4 $3,008,215 -22% 976 $3,082   $159,463,320 133
1983/04/29 5 $2,474,934 -18% 865 $2,861   $161,938,254 140
1983/05/06 4 $1,842,180 -26% 805 $2,288   $163,780,434 147
1983/05/13 6 $1,912,603 +4% 759 $2,520   $165,693,037 154
1983/05/20 8 $1,752,518 -8% 689 $2,544   $167,445,555 161
1983/05/27 8 $2,816,482 +61% 835 $3,373   $170,262,037 168
1983/06/03 11 $1,809,244 -36% 775 $2,335   $172,071,281 175
1983/06/10 9 $1,339,121 -26% 723 $1,852   $173,410,402 182
1983/06/17 11 $1,150,237 -14% 723 $1,591   $174,560,639 189
1983/06/24 13 $1,002,208 -13% 640 $1,566   $175,562,847 196