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Trading Places (1983)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $90,400,000Details
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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
86% - Certified Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 8th, 1983 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
Video Release: September 24th, 2002 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R
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Keywords: Rags to Riches, Prostitution, Gambling, Confidence Men
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 19th Weekend 119 $542,383 Oct 14, 1983 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 95 $837,069 Oct 7, 1983 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 82 $1,185,709 Sep 30, 1983 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 122 $1,038,479 Sep 23, 1983 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 118 $1,174,474 Sep 16, 1983 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 132 $1,279,288 Sep 9, 1983 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 88 $2,066,175 Sep 2, 1983 89
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 145 $1,589,421 Aug 26, 1983 82
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 141 $1,877,435 Aug 19, 1983 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 148 $2,378,675 Aug 12, 1983 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 187 $2,659,513 Aug 5, 1983 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 242 $3,043,667 Jul 29, 1983 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 267 $3,854,140 Jul 22, 1983 47
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 376 $4,304,788 Jul 15, 1983 40
Fastest to $50m 1,272 $53,078,205 Jul 15, 1983 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 559 $4,759,835 Jul 8, 1983 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 619 $6,537,144 Jul 1, 1983 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,308 $5,501,727 Jun 24, 1983 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,632 $7,006,620 Jun 17, 1983 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 2,317 $7,348,200 Jun 10, 1983 5
Widest Opening Weekend 3,133 1,375 Jun 10, 1983 5
Never No. 1 Domestic 178 $90,400,000 Jun 8, 1983 0

Cast

   Louis Winthorpe III
Ralph Bellamy    Randolph Duke
Don Ameche    Mortimer Duke
   Billy Ray Valentine
Paul Gleason    Clarence Beeks
Jamie Lee Curtis    Ophelia
Bo Diddley    Pawnbroker
Frank Oz    Corrupt Cop
Denholm Elliott    Coleman
James Belushi    Harvey
Eddie Jones    Cop #3
Giancarlo Esposito    Cellmate #2
Bill Cobbs    Bartender
Philip Bosco    Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/06/10 3 $7,348,200   1,375 $5,344   $9,040,132 5
1983/06/17 3 $7,006,620 -5% 1,387 $5,052   $20,107,968 12
1983/06/24 5 $5,501,727 -21% 1,368 $4,022   $29,582,273 19
1983/07/01 3 $6,537,144 +19% 1,290 $5,068   $39,336,962 26
1983/07/08 2 $4,759,835 -27% 1,280 $3,719   $46,265,956 33
1983/07/15 4 $4,304,788 -10% 1,227 $3,508   $53,078,205 40
1983/07/22 6 $3,854,140 -10% 1,170 $3,294   $59,304,502 47
1983/07/29 7 $3,043,667 -21% 1,040 $2,927   $64,266,216 54
1983/08/05 7 $2,659,513 -13% 945 $2,814   $68,487,723 61
1983/08/12 6 $2,378,675 -11% 880 $2,703   $72,268,923 68
1983/08/19 9 $1,877,435 -21% 785 $2,392   $75,420,736 75
1983/08/26 9 $1,589,421 -15% 732 $2,171   $77,922,508 82
1983/09/02 8 $2,066,175 +30% 750 $2,755   $80,625,915 89
1983/09/09 8 $1,279,288 -38% 750 $1,706   $82,263,931 96
1983/09/16 9 $1,174,474 -8% 750 $1,566   $83,879,023 103
1983/09/23 10 $1,038,479 -12% 698 $1,488   $85,285,760 110
1983/09/30 8 $1,185,709 +14% 790 $1,501   $86,757,964 117
1983/10/07 11 $837,069 -29% 690 $1,213   $87,914,026 124
1983/10/14 11 $542,383 -35% 509 $1,066   $88,621,914 131

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1983/06/10 3 $11,409,416   1,375 $8,298   $13,101,348 9
1983/06/17 3 $10,979,198 -4% 1,387 $7,916   $24,080,546 16
1983/06/24 5 $8,719,272 -21% 1,368 $6,374   $32,799,818 23
1983/07/01 3 $8,706,303 n/c 1,290 $6,749   $41,506,121 30
1983/07/08 2 $7,267,296 -17% 1,280 $5,678   $48,773,417 37
1983/07/15 4 $6,676,945 -8% 1,227 $5,442   $55,450,362 44
1983/07/22 6 $5,772,187 -14% 1,170 $4,933   $61,222,549 51
1983/07/29 7 $4,605,661 -20% 1,040 $4,429   $65,828,210 58
1983/08/05 7 $4,062,038 -12% 945 $4,298   $69,890,248 65
1983/08/12 6 $3,653,053 -10% 880 $4,151   $73,543,301 72
1983/08/19 9 $2,789,786 -24% 785 $3,554   $76,333,087 79
1983/08/26 10 $2,226,653 -20% 732 $3,042   $78,559,740 86
1983/09/02 8 $2,424,903 +9% 750 $3,233   $80,984,643 93
1983/09/09 8 $1,719,906 -29% 750 $2,293   $82,704,549 100
1983/09/16 9 $1,542,732 -10% 750 $2,057   $84,247,281 107
1983/09/23 10 $1,324,974 -14% 698 $1,898   $85,572,255 114
1983/09/30 7 $1,504,702 +14% 790 $1,905   $87,076,957 121
1983/10/07 10 $1,002,574 -33% 690 $1,453   $88,079,531 128